Christmas Eve is right around the corner, and so are many fantastic restaurants offering Christmas Eve dinner in Orange County. Some of the best restaurants in Orange County will be serving some of the most flavorful dishes to celebrate the holiday. You might never feel the need to cook Christmas Eve dinner with all these great dining options.
Prego Ristorante is offering a traditional Italian Christmas Eve four course meal, in addition to their regular menu. This popular Italian restaurant in Irvine has a beautiful ambiance to enjoy Christmas Eve dinner. The four course meal is $39.95 plus tax and reservations are recommended.
The Cellar has been an iconic restaurant in Orange County for many years. The restaurant was designed by the same designer who helped created the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Disneyland. Guest can savor is their gourmet food while being served on a silver dome. The Cellar has a Christmas Eve four course meal available for $64.95 per person with reservations required.
Back Bay Bistro
If your family would like to enjoy a water front meal on Christmas Eve, Back Bay Bistro has some of the best bay views in the city. Located right along Newport Dunes bay, Back Bay Bistro is offering a delicious prime rib Christmas Eve dinner. Reservations suggested.
Tamarind of London
The highly acclaimed Tamarind of London has just recently opened in Newport Beach. Tamarind is going to be a hot spot for Christmas Eve dinner this year. Enjoy their unique fusion Indian food paired with a ginger sutra martini. Tamarind of London will be serving Christmas Eve dinner off their regular menu, and reservations are recommended.
Andrea at Pelican Hill Resort
Embrace the beauty of Pelican Hill Resort during the holidays by celebrating Christmas Eve dinner at Andrea Restaurant. Chef Luca brings a delicious Italian holiday festa for guests to enjoy. Christmas Eve dinner will be A’ la carte based on their menu selections. Christmas Day dinner is also available paired with an acoustic guitarist for $95 per adult and $45 per child. Reservations are highly recommended.
Nestled right along Pacific Coast Highway in the classic Pottery Shack building is Sapphire Laguna. Sapphire Laguna offers the most flavorful Mediterranean food using spices from around the world. Sapphire Laguna is offering a preselected three course meal with prices ranging from $53-66 per person. Reservations are available between 4:30-9:30pm.
Shelby Barone is a local freelance writer in Orange County. She is a Mom to three young children and spends her free time doing volunteer work in her community. She is passionate about health, nutrition and helping people to live with food allergies. She currently writes at Glitterful Felt Stories.