(Credit: BOA Steakhouse)

(Credit: BOA Steakhouse)


This holiday season, instead of slaving over a kitchen, spending hours cleaning, preparing, shopping, chopping, stirring, and stressing over the minute details of your annual holiday party, consider letting the professionals step in with a holiday meal that will alleviate seasonal stress. Booking a holiday party at one of these Los Angeles private dining rooms, from upscale occasions to relaxed, grown-up pizza parties, allows the host of the party to join in the festivities of the season, creating memories that last well beyond the never-ending pile of dishes you would have been cleaning. Explore these great picks for private dining rooms across Los Angeles.
(Credit: FIG & OLIVE)

(Credit: FIG & OLIVE)


FIG & OLIVE Melrose Place
8490 Melrose Pl.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 360-9100
www.figandolive.com

The White Atrium at FIG & OLIVE Melrose Place provides a unique and elegant venue for your holiday entertaining options. Seating up to 50 guests, the space is lined with olive trees, rosemary bushels, and natural light accents, adding a breezy air of elegance to all occasions. Prix fixe brunch, lunch, and dinner options are available and all include tastings of the Mediterranean region’s best olive oils. Charcuterie, zucchini carpaccio and the Fig Gorgonzola tartlet are the perfect starters for many meals while Riviera Shrimp and Salmon Salad or Rosemary Lamb Chops provide the perfect main dish. Their Riviera Balcony and Outside Café also offer unique holiday private-dining options.

(Credit:  Dia de Campo)

(Credit: Dia de Campo)


Dia de Campo
1238 Hermosa Ave.
Hermosa Beach, CA
(310) 379-1829
www.diadecampohb.com

The Fireplace Dining room at Hermosa Beach’s Dia de Campo boasts deep red colors, luxe textures, and warm lighting that are certain to complement your laid-back holiday feast with friends, family, or co-workers. The restaurant’s playful menu allows your group to enjoy re-envisioned Mexican dishes and specialties such as a Squash Blossom Quesadilla and Red Braised Lamb Nachos while the Para Todos Mis Amigos plating options make ordering for a group a much simpler task. The Fireplace Dining room seats up to 24 guests.

(Credit: BOA Steakhouse)

(Credit: BOA Steakhouse)


BOA Steakhouse Sunset
9200 Sunset Blvd #650
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 278-2050
www.innovativedining.com

With one of the area’s largest private dining opportunities (a full restaurant buyout can host you and your closest 1000 friends!), BOA Steakhouse Sunset knows the ins and outs of a well-planned holiday affair. Their Club Room, which can accommodate a more manageable 20-45 guests, is the perfect place for a more relaxed holiday affair. Guests can dine on luxury bites served on small tables while sitting on plush couches lined with colorful pillows. Private dining rooms allow for a more elegant affair, including holiday-themed tablescapes. The BOA Holiday menus, served at any of their private dining locations, starting at $85/person, feature perfectly curated appetizers, beverages, and entrees such as Turkey Roulade and Candy Cane Panna Cotta. Breakfast menus are reasonably priced between $10-$30/person.

(Credit: Plan Check Downtown)

(Credit: Plan Check Downtown)


Plan Check Downtown
1111 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 403-1616
www.plancheck.com

The industrially inspired brick and mortar and vintage architectural elements at Plan Check Downtown’s private dining room provide a minimalist’s holiday dream come true, where family and friends, paired with fabulous food and drinks, take center stage at your holiday feast. Approachable, family-style offerings, including their sweet potato waffle fries and Chef Uchimura’s signature PCB burger, make everyone feel at home. Open bar options are available to add to your festive holiday spirit.

(credit: Nick + Stef’s Steakhouse)

(credit: Nick + Stef’s Steakhouse)


Nick & Stef’s Steakhouse
330 South Hope St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071
(213) 680-0330
www.patinagroup.com

The newly-reopened Nick & Stef’s Steakhouse features an updated, modern look full of bright color, hand-curated furnishings, and artistic flare. A variety of self-contained private rooms are available for your holiday party, including a beautiful outdoor patio space overlooking Bunker Hill for our seasonally warm winters, and menus can be tailored to suite any event, large or small. Patrons are invited to return to the dry-aged prime steak options that made Nick & Stef’s famous, while enjoying an expanded menu including over 500 labels in their world-class wine list.

(Credit: Sierra Prescott)

(Credit: Sierra Prescott)


Republique
624 S. La Brea Ave.
Los Angeles, CA
(310) 362-6115
www.republiquela.com

With a history dating back to 1928, when Charlie Chaplin himself built the property, République features not only an exceptional menu, but a collection of unique private and semi-private dining spaces to accommodate groups of various sizes and needs. The Left Bank, which accommodates up to 18 seated diners, is flanked by both an exposed, original brick wall on one side, and a glass-walled wine cellar on the other. The Bakery, the actual working room where the restaurant’s baked goods are produced each morning, transforms at night into a cozy enclave for small groups. Dinner menus can be tailor-made based on group, or smaller groups can select from their expansive menu of hors d’oeuvres, oysters, charcuterie, pasta, risotto, steak, fish, and other specialty meats. Breakfast and brunch menus are also available.

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(Credit: Discover Los Angeles)


Desano Pizza Bakery
4959 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90029
(323) 913-7000
www.desanopizza.it

East Hollywood’s Desano Pizza Bakery might not seem the likely choice for a holiday dining event, but their private dining room, which accommodates 24 seated guests, actually makes for a fantastic, laid-back holiday affair to remember. Neapolitan style pizza is made onsite (guests can also buy out the main portion of the restaurant to watch the pizza making in action), including specialty pizzas, calzones, and gelato. Booking a pizza party at Desano includes craft brews, as well as Italian and California wines by the bottle.

(Credit: Wally's)

(Credit: Wally’s)


Wally’s Beverly Hills
447 N Canon Dr
Beverly Hills 90210
(310) 475-3540
www.wallysbeverlyhills.com

At Wally’s in Beverly Hills, guests have a choice of communal tables in the main restaurant or can reserve the private dining room this holiday season. Each long communal table can hold a max of 20 people each making it perfect for large parties. Guests can also reserve the private dining room that seats 22 comfortably or 30 for a cocktail event. The great advantage to reserving Wally’s private dining room is there is no charge to do so! Guests are only asked to purchase a food and beverage minimum. Want to customize a menu for a special holiday party? Wally’s let’s you do that. Wally’s also offers flights of caviar, truffle supplements, and wine pairings all for additional fees.

Katie Bodell is the Blog Editor for Trekaroo, the largest family travel website in the U.S. She is also a freelance writer, a happy wife to her best friend, and a mom to three sweet California girls. See more on: Trekaroo | CheapOair | Google+ | Twitter.

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