New Year’s Eve Dining at OC Restaurants

December 27, 2021

From fine dining and foie gras to good luck soul food, there are numerous ways to celebrate the New Year in Orange County on Dec. 31. Here's a roundup of restaurants offering special New Year's Eve menus: 

Fable & Spirit – NEWPORT BEACH
Make your final meal of the year count with New Year’s Eve Dinner at Fable & Spirit! Chef David Shofner offers his full menu, along with a very special Creekstone Farm Filet Mignon & Fresh Maine Lobster special with the option to add seared Foie Gras. Complete your meal with wine recommendations from Sommelier Ali Coyle and unique cocktails by Director of Spirits Drew Coyle. For more information and reservations, visit

Dublin 4 Gastropub and Wineworks For Everyone – MISSION VIEJO
Enjoy a three-course prix-fixe dinner curated by Chef David Shofner. Selections include Shrimp en Cassoulet, Maine Lobster Gratin, and Creekstone Farm Filet Rossini with seared Foie Gras. Bid the year farewell with a Callebaut Chocolate Espresso Tart finale. Those dining from 9 p.m. to midnight will enjoy live music by Zach Churchill. Dinner is $100 per guest (not including tax, gratuity and beverages). Space is limited. For more information and reservations, please call 949-582-0026 and or email

For your final meal of the year, enjoy the finest, freshest fish from around the globe, prepared with the kind of artistry that can only be executed by a seasoned sushi chef to ensure an unparalleled sushi experience! Ring in the New Year with your favorite Champagne, wine, and sake, as well as the restaurant’s signature cocktails! To make reservations, please visit

The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar — TUSTIN & NEWPORT BEACH
Say farewell to 2021 with a meal prepared by Chef Yvon Goetz. The Winery’s Tustin location is offering its full menu, complete with wine and Champagne from its expansive selection, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. To learn more or make reservations, please call The Winery Tustin at (714) 258-7600 or visit **** The Winery’s Newport Beach location allows guests to ring in the New Year "The Winery Way" with seating from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. (earlier seating available from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.). Guests of the second seating will enjoy a three-course prix-fixe menu, Champagne toast, and dancing into 2022. For more information or to make reservations, please call The Winery Newport Beach at (949) 999-6622 or visit

Haven Craft Kitchen + Bar — ORANGE
Enjoy New Year’s Eve in the heart of Old Towne Orange at Haven Craft Kitchen, where Chef Craig Brady will be offering a special three-course prix-fixe menu with celebratory selections including Grilled Quail, Mushroom Bolognese Agnolotti, Baja Grouper and Port Wine-Braised Shortrib. Haven will also offer a limited menu with a la carte selections. Welcome 2022 with Haven’s award-winning selection of Champagne, wine, beer, spirits, and cocktails (the restaurant will be open until 2 a.m.). Haven’s prix-fixe dinner is $125 per guest (not including tax, gratuity and beverages). Find more information and make reservations online at

Georgia’s Restaurant — ANAHEIM & LONG BEACH 
Allow your last meal of 2021 to set the stage for an incredible New Year with Georgia’s Prosperity Meal! In the South, Black-Eyed Peas and Greens symbolize wealth — so go all-in on eating Black-Eyed Peas and Leafy Greens for good luck on New Year's Eve! Add Cornbread and you've got everything you need to welcome wealth: Pennies, Dollars & Gold. Both Georgia’s locations will be serving the Prosperity Meal on New Year’s Eve. For more information, please call Georgia’s Restaurant at the Anaheim Packing House at (714) 906-1900 or at the Long Beach Exchange at (562) 420-5637, or visit

Enjoy an authentic Mexican New Year’s Eve Dinner at Puesto! Sourcing its ingredients from in and around the state, Puesto has reached national acclaim for its Mexico City-style tacos made with non-GMO organic maíz azul stone-ground tortillas, crispy melted cheese and scratch salsas. Join them for their full menu on New Year’s Eve, as well as a complimentary tequila shot at 9 p.m., when the ball drops in Times Square! For more information, menus and reservations, visit

Driftwood Kitchen - LAGUNA BEACH 
Join Driftwood Kitchen for an incredible seaside New Year’s Eve Dinner, complete with fresh seafood, hand-shucked oysters and steaks! The restaurant’s classic California Coastal vibe with breathtaking oceanfront views are the perfect setting to enjoy Chef Rainer Schwarz’s celebrated menu, along with a few specials to entice. For reservations at Driftwood Kitchen, call 949.715.7700 or visit

The Deck on Laguna Beach - LAGUNA BEACH
The beautiful Pacific Ocean is the perfect backdrop to enjoy New Year’s Eve. Guests can look forward to ocean-to-table favorites prepared by Chef Rainer Schwarz, hand-crafted cocktails, and an unparalleled view of Laguna Beach. The Deck will be offering its entire menu, so you know there is something for everyone! To make reservations at The Deck, call 949.494.6700 or visit

Hendrix Restaurant & Bar — LAGUNA NIGUEL
Enjoy New Year’s Eve Dinner with Hendrix’s menu of New American cuisine, which assimilates flavors from the melting pot of traditional American cooking techniques. Executive Chef Rainer Schwarz’s seasonal menu of fish, steaks and chops are complemented by a selection of rotisserie-cooked meats. Hendrix features a full bar with signature drinks, American craft beers, and an easy-to-navigate wine list. For more information and reservations, please call 949.248.1912 or visit

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