Santa Dinner in San Diego: Where to go in 2022
Do you have any ideas for where to eat Christmas dinner? You may prefer to eat at your favorite restaurant rather than cook. This article will list all the beautiful places you can eat at for your Christmas celebrations in San Diego.
Fogo de Chao
Christmas dinner is the perfect opportunity to experience the delicious culinary delight that is Fogo De Chao. Diners can enjoy steak, chicken, lamb, and pork as well as seafood this Christmas, inspired by the flavors of south Brazil.
Fogo de Chao will also be providing a holiday party at your home with their filet mignon or roasted turkey, along with side dishes.
The Gaslamp Quarter’s oldest restaurant is also one of the most popular Italian restaurants in San Diego. This restaurant, which is Tuscan-themed, is currently offering a 3-course Christmas dinner. (Menu to follow!) This will make any Italian grandmother proud.
Bronze Bird is located in the Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter and offers a 3-course Christmas Dinner for $45/person, or $60 with wine pairings.
This casual California-inspired restaurant offers Steelhead Trout, Maple Glazed Ham, and Pumpkin ravioli. You can also order from their regular menu.
Hotel del Coronado Crown Room
On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, dine in the Coronet Room and Crown Room for a lavish holiday buffet. You can enjoy the buffet with all your favorite dishes and some culinary delights throughout the day.
$205 per person, $100 for children ages 4-10. Young children 3-3 years old are free when accompanied by a paying adult.
Del is surrounded by thousands upon thousands of lights, Christmas trees, garlands, and holiday decorations that will delight all guests. Book your reservation now
Spend the evening enjoying your San Diego Christmas brunch or dinner. There are still rooms available at the time this is written. Read my full Hotel del Coronado review. You have the following access through me:
Room selection Tips: Avoid booking rooms in The Cabanas and The Views without having a view type specified. They offer poor views and locations. In September 2023, the Victorian Building will be closed for renovation.
Arlo, San Diego’s favorite destination restaurant, will serve a Christmas Eve and Christmas Day special menu.
You will find holiday favorites like Lobster Pot Pie, Pumpkin Spiced Gnocchi, and Snowball Flight Dessert on the menu. This cocktail can be paired with a homemade cocktail like Spiked Brown Butter Egg Nog to bring holiday cheer.
Sally’s Manchester Grand Hyatt
For holiday travelers who are staying at Manchester Grand Hyatt, and for locals as well, they can enjoy a plated Christmas Day dinner featuring grilled jumbo prawns and caramelized cipollini onion, and creamy herb horseradish.
You & Yours Gin will also have seasonal craft cocktails like the Winter Rose with Makers mark and Rudolph with You & Yours Gin.
Harrah’s Southern California Resort
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Funner, California is the perfect place to find a vacation escape or top-tier dining. The lobby at Harrah’s Resort So Cal will quickly transport you to a Christmas wonderland.
You will be able to enjoy Christmas dinner at Hell’s Kitchen, Cafe or KJ Chinese Restaurant.
Rancho Valencia Resort and spa, Rancho Santa Fe (CA)
Rancho Valencia will host guests with the best Christmas Feast on Christmas Day.
Highlights include a large cold seafood station, a sushi bar, photo-worthy cheese & charcuterie, and house-made Mero Sea Bass. There is also an osso bucco with a special kid’s buffet that will satisfy even the pickiest eaters.
Your magical Christmas celebration will be enhanced by live music, seasonal sweets and cookie decorating, arts, and crafts, caroling, and horse-drawn carriage rides.
$195 per person, $55 for each child 11 years and younger, and free for children 3 and below
You can also order Christmas to-go. This allows you to pick from your favorite sides or pies, as well as the whole holiday meal. All orders must be placed online before Thursday, December 19, 2005, at 5 p.m.
These DIY Gingerbread Cookie Kits make a great way to spend Christmas with your family. These cookie kits are gluten-free and plant-based, made with only the best ingredients, 100% organic products, and without artificial colorings or shortening.
The red frosting is made from beet juice and the green frosting with matcha powder. Both frostings are available for nationwide shipping.
Pacifica Del Mar
Combining an award-winning menu and breathtaking ocean views creates a winning combination in Pacifica Del Mar. Although they don’t offer a Christmas menu, there are no shortage of New England clam chowders, blackened fish tacos, and crab cakes.
Sunset is a popular time to dine at this restaurant, and it’s a very popular time among tourists as well as locals.
Vintana Wine + Dine
Vintana Wine + Dine is located on the top floor of the Centre at Lexus Escondido and offers delicious California cuisine in a chic, hip setting.
Their Christmas menu this year features seasonal specials such as the Duroc Pork Chop or Filet mignon. This three-course meal is $64.95 for adults and $16.95 per child.
Adelaide at L’Auberge Del Mar
Adelaide offers stunning ocean views, exceptional service, and the best ocean-forward entrees. They have a wide selection of seafood options, including salmon, oysters, Dungeness crab, Halibut, and Halibut.
Stay over at L’Auberge Del Mar for additional benefits.
A $30 daily breakfast credit per individual (up to 2 persons).
A $100 resort credit.
Upgrade available at check-in.
Covewood at San Diego Mission Bay Resort
Who said Christmas had to be formal and stuffy? Covewood is not one of those places! Barefoot chic is the style here. You can walk straight from the bay to enjoy a casual, but delicious dinner.
You can enjoy charred octopus and scallops as well as halibut and truffle fries. Enjoy a relaxing walk on the bay after dinner…barefoot of course.
It’s also fun to spend the night at San Diego Mission Bay Resort.
Mediterranean Room at La Valencia Hotel
Mediterranean Room has the following titles: “San Diego’s Hottest New Restaurants”, 11 Great Patios with Views” and “Reader’s Best Choice Restaurants”. So why not enjoy Christmas dinner here?
You can choose from tuna belly, mussels, tuna belly, and prawns and see for yourself why the Mediterranean Room is so popular.
You can also stay the night at La Valencia Hotel, La Jolla.