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Holiday Feasts The Will Leave You Feeling Merry and Stuffed!

 

By Annie Abrahamson

On the first day of Christmas, the Gaslamp gave to me….

A festive list of restaurants ready to serve up some fun and delicious Christmas cheer! Dining out on the holidays is the perfect way to celebrate with friends and family without the stress of cooking for a large group. So, instead of dashing through the kitchen, leave the food prep to the professionals and spend Christmas feasting away!

 

 

Asti Ristorante

Elegant and warm, Asti Ristorante is serving up an Italian-style, 3-course on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Choose from delicious dishes like Costolette Brasate (braised short ribs) or Filet Mignon. Bring the whole family; the little ones can enjoy a special 2-course meal of their own! $59 for adults, $21 for kids. Make your reservations here

Bandar

If you love Persian cuisine, Bandar is just the place to spend your holidays! The will have a special menu available on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day including their Classic Hummus, World Famous Chicken, and Filet Mignon Shish Kabob. Save your seat here.

 

 

Cafe 21

Cafe 21

The Gaslamp’s beloved cafe is getting in the holiday spirit by launching a new line-up of kitchen libations, vegan hot drinks, and organic teas and coffee! On Christmas Day, prepare to sip as well as dine with a special 3-course preset menu for both brunch and dinner. See the menu and make your reservation here.

 

Cafe Sevilla

Rock around the Christmas tree with dinner and live music at Sevilla this Christmas Eve and Day! Dine on a special 3-course meal including holiday favorites with a Spanish twist. Check out the menu here.

Lionfish Modern Coastal Cuisine

A beautiful sight, we’re hungry tonight…walking in a modern coastal wonderland! Head  to Lionfish on December 24 where Chef Jojo Ruiz will be cooking up a delicious Christmas Eve dinner. Make your reservations here

Rockin’ Baja Lobster

Rockin’ Baja Lobster is giving a gift to your taste buds with their “Holiday Bucket”! This seafood-lover’s dream includes a WHOLE lobster, baja style shrimp, grilled chicken, skirt steak, crab cluster, grilled corn on the cob, a queso dip appetizer, and a partridge in a pear tree! (That last item isn’t actually included.) For just $69.99 per person, this feast is hard to beat! 

Rustic Root

Rustic Root

Santa’s got the presents, so Rustic Root will take care of dinner! This Christmas Day, they are serving a special three-course meal with delicious choices like Crab Stuffed Deviled Eggs, Seared Scallops Orzotto, and Eggnog Cheesecake. Bring the whole gang and dig into some family-style side dishes too! Save your seat here.

STK Steakhouse

Let the grinch have his roast beast while you head to STK for a Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Prime Rib Special! Even kids can join in with their very own menu featuring a beef filet, mac & cheese, and chocolate cake! $58 for adults, $24 for kids. Book your reservation here

 

 

Union Kitchen & Tap

Wake up early, open your presents, and head over to Union Gaslamp for a special Christmas Day brunch (don’t forget to change out of your pajamas). Kitchen opens at 10am. 

Looking for a last minute gift or stocking stuffer? Grab a gift card at one of your favorite Gaslamp restaurants, bars, or shops! Here are a few holiday offers that will give you more bang for your buck!

Eyes On Fifth

Get a $20 bonus card for every $100 you spend.

Huntress

Purchase $100 gift card and get a mini-Christmas tree display.

Lumi

Purchase $100 gift card and get a mini-Christmas tree display.

Rustic Root

Purchase $100 gift card and get a mini-Christmas tree display.

Cafe Sevilla

Buy $100 gift card, get $25 free.

STK Steakhouse

Buy $100 and get $25 OR buy $50 and get $10.

 

Volcano Rabbit

Purchase $100 gift card and get a mini-Christmas tree display.