The Village restaurants are here to take care of your dining needs over the holidays, and we’re here to share all of the options for where to take the family out on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve.

We will continue to update this list as the holidays approach, so stay tuned!


1. Del Mar Rendezvous

Favorite local Chinese restaurant, Del Mar Rendezvous will be open on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Featuring a “Dim Sum and Then Some” menu, enjoy a Prix-Fixe 2-course menu with a kids menu option.

Christmas Eve Hours: 11:30am – 2:30pm, 4 – 8:30pm
Christmas Day Hours: 2:30 – 8:30pm


1555 Camino Del Mar #102 /(858) 755-2669 /

2. En Fuego Cantina & Grill

Join En Fuego Cantina for a festive New Year’s Eve celebration with margaritas, tacos and live music.

New Year’s Eve Hours: 11am – Midnight


1342 Camino Del Mar / (858) 792-6551 / 

3. Jake’s Del Mar

With both Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve landing on a Monday, Jake’s Del Mar will be open and hosting an all night Aloha Happy Hour with discounted appetizers and drinks.

Christmas Eve Hours: TBD
New Year’s Eve Hours: TBD


1660 Coast Blvd / (858) 755-2002 / 

4. L’Auberge Del Mar

On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, L’Auberge chef and his talented team will serve celebratory gourmet meals to delight and surprise diners with cozy winter-inspired dishes and seasonal desserts. On New Year’s Eve, enjoy a 3 or 5 course elegant meal with wine pairing options. Guests dining with L’Auberge at the 9pm seating receive automatic entry to their New Years Eve celebrations in the Living Room held after the meal.

Christmas Eve Hours: 3 – 9pm
Christmas Day Hours: 3 – 7pm
New Year’s Eve Hours: Two Seatings- 6pm & 9pm


1540 Camino Del Mar / (858) 793-6460 /

5. Shimbashi Izakaya


Shimbashi Izakaya is extending their new year celebrations. From December 26th through January 6th, Shimbashi will offer traditional Japanese new year foods for good health, happiness and prosperity. Then, on January 5th, celebrate the New Year with a “Mochitsuki” Rice Cake Pounding. Festivities will include a demonstration of rice pounding, complimentary mochi (rice cake) and a chorus group Kaguya’s performance.


January 5th Hours: 2 – 4pm


1555 Camino Del Mar #201 / (858) 523-0479 /

6. Pacifica Del Mar

Enjoy a Christmas Day lunch or dinner at Pacifica Del Mar, with a special 3-course menu full of holiday classics and Pacifica favorites set to stunning ocean views. On New Year’s Eve, Pacifica will have 2 seatings for dinner. Chef Chris Idso has prepared a special 3-course menu full of fresh dishes that speak to the season. The first seating will start at 4:30 p.m. and is $65 per person. The second seating will start at 7:30 p.m., which includes a toast, favors and DJ for $89. Reservations are strongly suggested.

Christmas Day Hours: 12 – 9pm
New Year’s Eve Hours: Two Seatings- 4:30pm & 7:30pm


1555 Camino Del Mar / (858) 792-0476 /

7. Beeside Balcony

Ring in the New Year at Beeside Balcony with a complimentary glass of bubbles! Open on New Year’s Eve, Beeside will be serving their regular lunch and dinner menu with special New Year’s Eve dinner entrees.  Additionally, every adult will receive a complimentary glass of Pol Clement sparkling wine!

New Year’s Eve Hours: 11:30am – 9pm


1201 Camino Del Mar #200 / (858) 481-9889 /

8. Poseidon Del Mar

Poseidon will be open on Christmas Eve. Always a very busy night for the restaurant, reservations are highly recommended.


Christmas Eve Hours: 11am – 3pm, 4:30 – 9pm


1670 Coast Blvd / (858) 755-9345 /


9. Zel’s Del Mar

Zel’s Del Mar will be open for New Year’s Eve, serving their American classics and hosting live music all night.


1247 Camino Del Mar / (858) 755-0076 /


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