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Here’s Where to Celebrate New Year’s in Pasadena (Don’t Worry, You Can Sleep in Late the Next Morning)



This year’s Rose Parade will be held on Monday, January 2, so you can ring in the New Year and then recuperate all Sunday before heading out for the Parade route. Take your time this year to dine, drink and welcome 2017 at one of these great Pasadena restaurants, then plan to sleep in late!

True Food Kitchen – Pasadena
Website: http://www.truefoodkitchen.com/
Address: 168 W Colorado St.
Phone: (626) 639-6818
Managers: Steven Mary, Executive Chef
Specials: New Year’s Eve Special Menus & Offers / Regular Hours New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day!
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Reservations Now, Resolutions Later. True Food Kitchen will be open for regular business hours on New Year’s Eve. Book your reservation with us today!

 

The Royce Wood-Fired Steakhouse at the Langham
Website: http://www.roycela.com/
Address: 1401 South Oak Knoll Ave.
Phone: (626) 585-6410
Managers: Matt Nathanson
Specials:New Year’s Eve Special Menus & Offers
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Enjoy an elegant 4-course prix-fixe Dinner from 5-6:30pm, priced at $105 per person without wine, $150 per person including wine, OR enjoy a 6-course Dinner from 8-10:30pm, priced at $175 per person without wine, $250 per person including wine. All prices exclude tax & gratuity.
New Year’s Eve at The Royce Wood-fired Steakhouse

First Seating:
Amuse Bouche

Second Course Choice of:
Wagyu Beef (tartare, caviar crème, horseradish, micro parsley)
Hamachi (tofu, burdock, yuzu kosho)

Third Course Choice of:
John Dory (porcini, parsley puree, lollipop kale, lemon verbena, perigord truffle)
Moyer Farm Filet (smoked potato, cippolini onion, broccoli rabe, foie gras)
Red Wine Risotto (black trumpet mushroom, perigord truffle, port reduction)

Fourth Course Choice of:
Winter Crostata (citrus marmalade, anglaise)
Black Forest (pot de crème)

Second Seating:
Amuse Bouche

Second Course Choice of:
Wagyu Beef (tar tare, caviar crème, horseradish, micro parsley)
Hamachi (tofu, burdock, yuzu kosho)

Third Course Choice of:
Chestnut Veloute (espresso caramel, spiced cream)
Lobster Bisque (vanilla oil, tarragon milk)

Fourth Course Choice of:
John Dory (porcini, parsley puree, lollipop kale, lemon verbena, perigord truffle)
Moyer Farm Filet (smoked potato, cippolini onion, broccoli rabe, foie gras)
Red Wine Risotto (black trumpet mushroom, perigord truffle, port reduction)

Fifth Course Choice of:
La Tur (prosciutto di parma, citrus jam)
Boschetto al Tartufo (almonds, honeycomb, pink lady)

Sixth Course Choice of:
Winter Crostata (citrus marmalade, anglaise)
Black Forest (pot de crème)

 

Roy’s Pasadena
Website: https://www.roysrestaurant.com/locations/ca/pasadena
Address: 641 E. Colorado Blvd
Phone: (626) 356-4066
Managers: Keith Hamamoto
Specials: New Year’s Eve Special Menus & Offers
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with a remarkable four-course menu, starting at just $55.
We will have extended hours until 1AM to ruing in the New Year with you!
NEW YEAR’S EVE
APPETIZER
Kampachi Tartare
Togarashi Yuzu Aioli – Charred Onion – Micro Greens – Lotus Root Chip

Truffled Beef Dumplings
Filet Mignon – Wild Mushrooms – Shaved Truffle – Shaoxing Reduction

24 Hr. Asian Hot Wing
Korean Chili Flake – Smoked Hawaiian Sea Salt – Citrus Nam Pla

Kung Pao Shrimp Tempura
Roasted Hawaiian Macadamia Nuts – Daikon – Scallions

SOUP & SALAD
Lobster Bisque
White Truffle Crème Fraîche – Maine Lobster – Coconut Milk

Duck Ramen
Bok Choy – Mushrooms – Wakame – Thai Basil

Petite BLT Wedge
Heirloom Tomatoes – Red Onion Marmalade – Bacon – Bleu Cheese

Mixed Greens Salad
Kale – Arugula – Goat Cheese – Roasted Beets – Ginger Truffle Vinaigrette

ENTREE
Entree price includes choice of appetizer, soup or salad and dessert. Price does not include tax, gratuity or beverages.

Peppercorn Crusted Filet Mignon
White Cheddar & Truffle Mash – Grilled Asparagus – Charred Miso Demi-Glace $81

Roasted “Angry” Half Chicken
Bacon & Sour Cream Smash – Winter Squash – Pepper Pan Gravy $55

Bacon Wrapped Kurobuta Pork Chop
Okinawan Sweet Potatoes – Garlic Spinach – Sambal Beurre Blanc $74

U-10 Sea Scallops
Israeli Cous Cous – Prosciutto – Fresno Chili – Pesto Butter Sauce $85

Chilean Sea Bass
Coconut Forbidden Rice – Charred Broccolini – Shiitake – Citrus $91

Herb Infused 14oz Hand Cut Ribeye
Pommes Frites – Brussels – Wild Mushroom $86

Black Bean Shrimp
Pineapple Fried Rice – Spicy Spam & Long Beans $65

Jumbo Lump Crab Dynamite Stuffed 2lb Maine Lobster
Confit Carrots – Asparagus – Lobster Cream Sauce $119

DESSERT
Pretzel Bread Pudding
Salted Caramel – House Made Kona Coffee Ice Cream

Yuzu Napoleon
Assorted Berries – Yuzu Pudding – Micro Mint

Turtle Pie
Chocolate – Pecans – Chantilly Cream

 

Il Fornaio – Pasadena
Website: http://www.ilfornaio.com/pasadena
Address: 24 West Union Street
Phone: (626) 683-9797
Specials: New Year’s Eve Special Menus & Offers
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Kick off 2017 in style! Join us New Year’s Eve and toast to happiness and health in the new year. Salute!

 

Kabuki Japanese Restaurant – Pasadena
Website: http://www.kabukirestaurants.com/location/old-pasadena/
Address: 88 W Colorado Blvd
Phone: (626) 568-9310
Managers: Masa Kurihara, Executive Chef
Specials: New Year’s Eve Special Menus & Offers
Saturday, December 31, 2016
We’re open on New Year’s Eve! Celebrate a new year with your friends and family at your neighborhood Kabuki! We’re open 11 am to 10 pm on New Year’s Eve.

 

Bacchus’ Kitchen
Website: http://bacchuskitchen.com/
Address: 1384 E Washington Blvd
Phone: (626) 594-6377
Managers: Claud Beltran, Executive Chef
Specials: New Year’s Eve Special Menus & Offers
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Join us at Claud & Co to ring in the new year! We will be featuring a 5 course menu from Chef Claud Beltran for $125.00 per person (tax and tip not included), live music from Nina Lares and a champagne toast at midnight!
New Year’s Eve Celebration
2016 Bacchus Kitchen

1
Forme de Ambert cheese, toasted walnuts, leek vinaigrette Or Poached Shrimp
Escabeche vegetables red pepper reduction, amaranth lettuce

Additional Course:
Seared New York Foie Gras
yuzu carrot broth, apple chive salad
add $25

2
Cream soup of roasted sunchoke black winter truffle Or Angel Hair Pasta
jumbo lump crab, sage and bay leaf cream, Roasted tomato petals and winter savory

Additional Course:
San Daniel Prosciutto EVO & grilled bread
add $25

3
Corn Masa Sope smoked shredded duck leg, white bean ragout, shiitake mushroom pico de gallo Or Lobster Claw Tamale panela cheese & tomato lemon cream

4
Chop of New Zealand Lamb sautéed assorted mushrooms, potato galette demi glace sauce Or Pan Seared Black Cod wrapped in rice paper with Thai basil and shredded carrots, star anise infused ratatouille vegetable broth Or Kahlua Marinated Duck Breast
parmesan farro, roasted yellow carrots, dried cherry and cognac sauce

Dessert:
Sticky toffee Pudding, vanilla gelato Or Chocolate Terrine, cinnamon crème anglaise, roasted pears

Sparkling Wine Toast to ring in the New Year!
Reservations available between 7pm- 9:30 pm. Live music starting at 9pm
$125 per person + tax + gratuity. Corkage limited to 3 bottles per table.

 

Shiro Restaurant
Website: http://restaurantshiro.com/index.html
Address: 1505 Mission St
Phone: (626) 799-4774
Managers: Luis A. Ortega Banuelos, Chef de Cusine
Specials: New Year’s Eve Special Menus & Offers
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Greet NY’s with great food and music. Jazz from Hollywood Bowl conductor, educator & violinist Yvette Devereaux, pianist Jane Getz who’s played w/Charles Mingus, Herbie Mann, Stan Getz, & others and Bassist Kevin O’Neal, musical director for Marilyn McCoo, Billy Davis Jr, Barry Harris & others. FUN!
NEW YEAR’S EVE
AT SHIRO WITH LIVE JAZZ

Ring in the New Year at Shiro Saturday Dec. 31. A great four course Prix Fixe meal and live jazz from Dr. Yvette Yvette Devereaux, conductor, educator and violinist, and pianist, Jane Getz and Bassist, Kevin O’Neal). Music begins at 8pm. Make your reservations now as we always sell out!

First Seating (6pm – 8pm) : $110 pp
with a complimentary glass of Dessert Wine

Second Seating (8pm-New Year) : $150 pp with a complimentary glass of Champagne
and live entertainment

 

Maison Akira
Website: http://www.maisonakira.net/
Address: 713 E. Green St
Phone: (626) 796-9501
Managers: Akira Hirose Executive Chef
Specials: New Year’s Eve Special Menus & Offers
Saturday, December 31, 2016
We will be offering a special New Year’s Eve 4 course set menu ONLY for tonight. $120 food only, $170 with wine pairing. Our regular menu and corkage will NOT be available tonight. We will be open from 5:30pm-9pm and the restaurant will close completely at 11pm.

 

Del Frisco’s Grille – Pasadena
Website: https://delfriscosgrille.com/pasadena
Address: 55 S. Lake Avenue Suite 150
Phone: (626) 765-9913
Managers: Carrie Crawford, General Manager
Specials: New Year’s Eve Special Menus & Offers
Saturday, December 31, 2016

Toast to the New Year at Del Frisco’s Grille where we’re celebrating 2017 in a big way… All Weekend! Join us New Year’s Eve for amazing dinner features along with a complimentary midnight champagne toast. Plus, we’re serving brunch on Saturday and Sunday.
Toast to the New Year at Del Frisco’s Grille where we’re celebrating 2017 in a big way… All Weekend! Join us New Year’s Eve for amazing dinner features along with a complimentary midnight champagne toast. Plus, we’re serving brunch on Saturday and Sunday.

New Year’s Eve Dinner Features Include:

Lobster Tail 6 oz – $21
Two 6 oz Lobster Tails – $42
Prime Rib Available Saturday & Sunday Evening
Complimentary Midnight Champagne Toast

 

Vertical Wine Bistro
Website: http://verticalwinebistro.com/
Address: 70 N. Raymond Ave
Phone: (626) 795-3999
Managers:
Specials: New Year’s Eve Special Menus & Offers
Saturday, December 31, 2016
NYE reservations. Two seating options available: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm includes 3-course meal, glass of house wine @ $75 pp; 9:00 pm – close includes 3-course meal, glass of house wine and a champagne toast at midnight @ $100 pp.

 

The Terrace at The Langham, Pasadena
Website: http://www.langhamhotels.com/en/the-langham/pasadena/dining/the-terrace/
Address: 1401 South Oak Knoll
Phone: (626) 585-6218
Specials: New Year’s Eve Special Menus & Offers
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Enjoy a 4-Course Prix-fixe Dinner with Live Entertainment served 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
$95 per person without wine, $140 per person including wine; $48 per child under 12. Prices exclude tax and gratuity.

 

Claud & Co Eatery
Website: http://www.eateryonallen.com/index.html
Address: 488 N Allen
Phone: (626) 688-7256
Managers: Claud Beltran, Executive Chef
Specials: New Year’s Eve Special Menus & Offers
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Join us a Claud & Co to ring in the new year!
New Year’s Eve
at the Eatery
House made handkerchief pasta
parmesan cream, fried garlic, Chives
add shaved white truffles
—–
BBQ shrimp and grits
baby greens
OR
Roasted beets
house made ricotta, balsamic, crispy beet greens
—–
Prime flat iron steaks
roasted potatoes and winter squash, peppercorn demi glace
OR
Roasted chicken breast
wild mushroom risotto, haricot vert, dijonaisse
—-
Squash French toast
whipped mascarpone, whiskey maple butter sauce
$80 per guest
tax & gratuity not included

 

redwhite & bluezz
Website: http://www.redwhitebluezz.com/
Address: 37 S. El Molino
Phone: (626) 792-4441
Managers: Art Silveri, Owner
Specials: New Year’s Eve Special Menus & Offers
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Come celebrate in style with redwhite+bluezz! We have a delicious special pre-fixe menu as well as live music all night long! Reservations are for 2 hours. Last seating at 11pm.
NYE Pre-Fixe Menu
First seating at 4:30PM – Last Seating at 11PM
Live Music from 7PM-12:30AM by The Bop Chicks

New Year’s Eve 2016

1st Course
Zucchini, Leek and Cream Cheese Soup

2nd Course
Choice of…
RWB House Salad… mixed greens, roasted cherry tomatoes, pickled pearl onions, hot house cucumbers, roasted pine nuts, gorgonzola cheese and sherry dressing.
Bouillabaisse… rock fish, mussels, clams, shrimp, calamari, house made vegetable broth, almonds and garlic crostini.

3rd Course
Choice of…
Barramundi… pan seared with crispy polenta cake, Spanish sofrito sauce and crispy serrano ham.
8 Hour Braised Short Ribs…with creamy parmesan polenta, roasted mixed vegetables and au jus
“Small” Rack of Lamb … with creamy parmesan polenta with oven roasted vegetables
*Available after 6PM*

4th Course
Choice of…
Bread Pudding… house made caramel, vanilla whipped cream and fresh berry salad
Thousand Layer Cake… house made chocolate sauce, fresh whipped cream and berry salad
Complimentary Champagne Toast with Dessert
$65 per person before 6PM
$85 per person after 6PM

 

POP Champagne Bar & Restaurant
Website: http://www.popchampagnebar.com/
Address: 33 E. Union St
Phone: (626) 795-1295
Managers: Ray Vasquez, Executive Chef
Specials:
2017 New Year’s Eve Menu
7:00 Seating
Includes four course meal
$90 per person

10:00 Seating
Includes four course meal, live three person band, and champagne toast at midnight
$100 per person

Reservations necessary. Only prix fixe menu available.
Please select one item from each course.

First Course – Starters

Wild Mushroom & Goat Cheese Bruschetta
Ricotta Toast with House-Made Ricotta and Blueberry-Thyme Jam
Prosciutto Wrapped Shrimp, Garlic Aioli
Ahi Tuna Tartar Tacos, Avocado Purée, Crispy Wonton, Cilantro

Second Course – Soup Or Salad

Soup du Jour – To Be Decided
Beet Salad – Roasted Tri-color Beets, Feta, Micro Mint, Candied Walnut, White Balsamic Reduction
Warm Kale & Farro Salad – Sautéed Kale, Farro, Feta, Crispy Sweet Potato, Haricots Verts, Pine Nuts, Rosemary Apple Cider Vinaigrette
Caprese Salad – Heirloom Tomatoes, Burrata Mozzarella, Basil Pesto, Balsamic Glaze, Olive Oil

Third Course – Entrée

Chef’s Special – To Be Decided
Filet Mignon – 6oz. Filet, Served with Chimichurri, Truffle Mash Potato & Truffle Pommes Frites, Tomato Avocado Salad
Champagne Chicken – Champagne Marinated Chicken, Truffle Mash Potato, Blanched and Sautéed Vegetables, Champagne Butter Sauce
Truffle Mac & Cheese – White Cheddar Sauce, Panko Bread Crumbs, Crispy Oyster Mushrooms

Intermezzo

Strawberry Champagne Sorbet with Almond Shortbread

Fourth Course – Dessert

Vanilla Crème Brûlée – Topped with Fresh Berries, Chantilly Cream
Seasonal Pavlova – French Meringue Topped with Chantilly Cream & Seasonal Fresh Fruit
Soufflé du Jour – Double Chocolate with Raspberry Anglaise
Cookies & Cream – Warm Browned Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Topped with Vanilla Ice Cream, Sprinkle of Fleur de Sel

Also Available
Five Cheese Taster 22
Meat & Cheese Plate 24/29
Caviar – Capelin 20, Bowfin 30, or Osetra 50

Prices do not include tax or gratuity. No substitutions.
20% gratuity and 9% sales tax to be added to all tables.
Credit card on file required to hold all reservations.
Cancellations within 48 hours & no-shows charged $100 per person to card on file.

 

SORRISO
Website: http://www.sorrisopasadena.com/
Address: 46 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena
Phone: (626) 405-1000
Specials: Celebrate New Year’s Eve With Dinner, Dancing & Entertainment

 

ix Tapa Cantina
Website: http://www.cantinaixtapa.com/
Address: 119 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena
Phone: (626) 304-1000
Specials: NEW YEARS EVE – 2017
Ring in the New Year at the West Coast Mecca New Years Eve Central in Pasadena Ca., “Ixtapa Cantina” Pasadena’s Celebration of the New Year’s Day Rose Parade & Rose Bowl. Join us for Dinner, or come for the Club.
$20 Pre-Sale Tickets available..

 

Bistro 45
Website: http://bistro45.com/
Address: 45 S Mentor Ave
Phone: (626) 795-2478
Specials:
New Years Eve 5:00 to 6:30 (Limited Regular Menu)
New Years Day Closed

New Years Eve 9:00 PM Seating
Gobillard Champagne upon approval
Albacore Tartare with crispy rice cake and salmon caviar

Lobster Ravioli In a Lobster/shrimp emulsion

Pan Roasted MSC certified chilean sea bass Spinach Puree and Pinot Noir Citrus Sauce

All Natural American Wagyu flat iron with potatoes “Anna”, Heirloom carrots and Broccolini Cabernet Reduction

New Year’s Petit Fours and Butterscotch Pot Au Creme unlimited Segura Viudas Cava at Midnight

$125 per person Party favors and as always, great music and dancing

 

Lost at Sea
Website: https://www.lostatseapas.com/
Address: 57 Holly Street, Pasadena
Phone: (626) 385-7644
Specials:
Holiday Schedule:
New Years Eve, we will be serving our regular menu along with Champagne wishes and caviar dreams.
We are closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

 

Kings Row Gastropub
Website: http://www.kingsrowpub.com/
Address: 20 E Colorado Blvd
Phone: (626) 793-3010
Managers:
Specials:
!!!NEW YEARS EVE!!!
C4 is here to play all your musical favorites as we welcome the New Year.
No cover before 8pm. $20 at the door after 8pm. Drink specials, brewery swag, and live rock all night long! Eat, Drink, and Dance in the New Year!
Start:
December 31, 2016 9:00 pm – December 31, 2016 11:55 pm

 

Barkley Restaurant
Website: https://thebarkleyrestaurant.com/
Address: 1400 Huntington Dr
Phone: (626) 799-0758
Managers:
Specials: A Royal New Year’s Eve at the Barkley Live Music By Angel Town Combo Free Admission No Cover Charge

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