Holiday Dining Guide in MDR 2022
CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR’S DINING SPECIALS
Our holiday dining guide in Marina del Rey is here to bring you cheer! From big-group spots to family-friendly eateries, celebrate the season together in L.A.’s Marina. Scroll below for a list of MDR restaurants offering classic holiday meals and festive settings.
BUT FIRST…COFFEE! ALFRED OPENS THURSDAY, DEC. 8
Alfred Coffee is scheduled to open in its Marina del Rey location at the Boardwalk Shops (4635 Admiralty Way, just around the corner from HiHo Cheeseburger!). If you’re headed to the Holiday Boat Parade festivities in the afternoon of Saturday, December 10, this new coffee spot is worth the side trip! Beloved by many for its coffee and matcha, the L.A.-based coffee chain will surely be embraced by locals and visitors needing a caffeine kick. Expect loads of photos and videos on your social feed featuring their famous neon “But first, coffee” slogan, too. Open daily: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
This beachfront restaurant is offering a three-course prix fixe Holiday Dinner on December 25 and New Year’s Eve Dinner on December 31. Enjoy outdoor heated patio spaces and gorgeous beach views. Click here for more information.
HOLIDAY DINING CRUISE
Hop aboard a luxury yacht and choose from a holiday cocktail cruise, holiday lunch cruise, or traditional holiday brunch and dinner including special holiday cruises on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Click here to make reservations.
Feast on an All-You-Can-Eat Christmas Brunch featuring Mexican cuisine on Christmas Day at this waterfront location in Fisherman’s Village. From a trp-tip and ham carving station and apple-jalapeño stuffing to unlimited champagne, this is the place to celebrate the holidays. $36 per adult; $12 per child. The regular menu is available from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Click here for more information.
SINDER: BOAT PARADE AFTER PARTY
Make your way to Sinder at the Marina del Rey Marriott after the Holiday Boat Parade to enjoy live music, holiday cocktails and holiday cookie gathering from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 10. Make sure to try their Candycane Martini and Winter Fig Old Fashioned cocktails! Click here for more information.
NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY AT TONY P’S
Ring in the New Year with live music, dancing, and window views of the Marina del Rey fireworks at Tony P’s Dockside Grill. No cover charge for dinner service patrons, and $20 at the door if you arrive after dinner. Celebrate 2023 with a midnight balloon drop and a champagne toast. Call 310-823-4534 to make reservations.
WHISKEY RED’S HOLIDAY BRUNCH AND DINNER
Whiskey Red’s is open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day for a special four-course brunch or a-la-carte dinner. Enjoy this waterfront restaurant with spacious outdoor patios featuring panoramic views of the Marina del Rey channel. Click here for more information.
OTHER WAYS TO CELEBRATE
Looking for other ways o celebrate with friends, family, or coworkers? Book a private room for smaller groups at waterfront hotels, restaurants, yacht clubs or charter a yacht for a holiday sunset cruise. Click here for more ideas.