Events Holiday Events Christmas Dinners

The below events are from 2019.  We will post 2020 dates as soon as learn of updates.  Many events have been postponed or cancelled due to COVID-19.


Christmas Dinners in Monterey County

Leave the stress of the holidays to the fabulous restaurants in Monterey County! Several eateries remain open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day to serve up delicious seasonal meals. Click here for a full list of other holiday events in Monterey.


Aubergine at L'Auberge Carmel will serve dinner on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The award-winning restaurant offers a four-course dinner menu available with and without wine pairings. Guests can choose from an array of indulgent dishes and desserts. 5pm-9pm, $225 (not including wine pairing). Call 831-624-8578 to reserve.

Carmel Valley

Bernardus Lodge hosts a delicious four-course dinner on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Dine on traditional favorites made with sustainably sourced, local and organic produce and naturally raised meats, as well as several special creations from Chef Cal Stamenov. There will also be wine tasting and hot apple cider by the fireplace. Dinner is served from 5pm-9pm and is $145 for adults. Call 831-658-3400 to reserve.


Start a new holiday tradition with a delectable holiday dinner at Estéban restaurant, located at the historic Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa. Sip, savor and share a classic four-course prix fixe Spanish-inspired meal. A children's menu and a tapas menu will also be available. The holiday menu will be available Christmas Eve from 5pm-9pm and Christmas Day from 4pm-9pm, $80 per person. For reservations call 831-324-6773.