2012 New Year’s Eve dinner in San Diego



Rockin’ New Year’s Eve Dinner Show at Anthology: Anthology is San Diego’s swankiest supper club that pairs live music with creative cuisine in a sophisticated setting. For an elegant New Year’s Eve celebration with just the right amount of rock, head to Anthology for a special dinner show featuring a four-course menu and entertainment by classic rock cover band The Trip. Your meal begins with a complimentary glass of champagne and your choice of Anthology’s Signature Chowder or an Endive and Apple Salad, followed by Pan Roasted Pork Belly or Grilled Baja Prawns. For your main entrée, choose from the Pan Roasted Alaskan Halibut, Garlic Crusted Filet Mignon or Leek and Spinach Ravioli. As The Trip brings down the house, you’ll indulge in the Dark Chocolate Molten Cake for dessert. Anthology offers two seating options, at 7pm and 9:30pm. Pricing ranges from $125 to $165.


Searsucker: The hottest dining destination in downtown San Diego, Searsucker features Chef Brian Malarkey’s inventive menu of American Classic cuisine served in an urban-chic lounge setting designed by Thomas Schoos. And as soon as dinner is cleared, the bar heats up with a sizzling hot local crowd sipping craft cocktails in a haze of flirtation. It’s no surprise that Searsucker is a coveted locale for New Year’s Eve dinner in San Diego. This year, Searsucker is serving a five-course New Year’s Eve prixe fixe menu for reservations from 5:30 to 11pm. New Year’s Eve dinner is priced at $75 per person for reservations before 7pm, and $100 per person for reservations after 7pm, which includes a complimentary champagne toast. Searsucker is known for such tantalizing entrees as Hanger Butcher’s Steak, Ribeye Tomahawk, Tongue & Cheek, Baja Scallops, Costa Rica Swordfish and Local Halibut. And you can’t skip on dessert; favorites include The King Sundae, Fried Cheesecake Pie and Red Velvet Cake.


JRDN: New Year’s Eve dinner with an ocean view; it’s a beautiful life we lead here in San Diego. Embrace the natural scenery and spend the holiday with JRDN at Tower23 Hotel in Pacific Beach. The sea-side JRDN restaurant and lounge is serving its signature dinner menu on New Year’s Eve, with plentiful options of all-natural meats, fine seafood and organic produce to please all palates. A few must-try items include a Grande Platter of 12 Oysters, Chilled Maine Lobster, Hamachi Sashimi, Spiced Parsnip Soup, Seared Scallops, Roasted Venison Loin, Miso Glazed Black Cod, and a custom selection of steaks, lobster, and beef cuts. After dinner, turn up the energy and head to the lounge as JRDN hosts a swanky New Year’s Eve party with local DJs. JRDN is serving dinner from 5 to 10pm and dinner guests will receive free entry into the party.

Burlap: Serving Chef Brian Malarkey’s “Asian Cowboy” cuisine in an eclectic environment that offers the perfect mix of global sophistication and local cool, Burlap brings an entirely new flavor to the North County dining scene. Located on the edge of Carmel Valley and Del Mar, Burlap is known for creative cuisine and a high-energy atmosphere, making it a top choice for New Year’s Eve dinner in San Diego. Burlap invites you to wine and dine your way into the New Year with a five-course prixe fixe menu, followed by a festive celebration featuring beats by DJ Joey Jiminez. Burlap is known for such unique dishes as Prosciutto Wrapped Albacore, 7oz. Prime Filet and 16oz. Colorado Lamb Porterhouse, as well as small bites to share, including Korean Kowboy Ribs, Carb Free Crab Cake, Firecracker Duck Wings, Venison Carpaccio, and King Oyster Mushrooms. New Year’s Eve dinner is priced at $75 per person for reservations 5:30 to 6:45pm, and $125 per person for reservations 7:15 to 10:30pm, which includes a complimentary champagne toast. All diners will receive free cover, and separate bar admission is $40 from 8pm ‘til close.

Gaslamp Strip Club – A Steak Place: Keep it classy this year and celebrate New Year’s Eve at downtown San Diego’s finest Strip Club. No, seriously. Gaslamp Strip Club – A Steak Place invites you to enjoy an indulgent four-course dinner on New Year’s Eve night, which begins with a featured cocktail or champagne flute. With your spirit in hand, nosh on a first course of Vegas Shrimp Cocktail, followed by a Family Style Salad with house vinaigrette and grill ready garlic bread to share. Entrée selections range from 12oz. Lobster Tail to 12oz. New York Strip, 8oz. Filet Mignon, and 8oz. Sushi Grade Ahi Tuna. Pair your entrée with one side dish, such as roasted garlic mashed potatoes, sautéed corn with jalapenos and bacon, or lobster truffle mac & cheese. And for the finale dessert, enjoy a Chocolate Mousse Cake or New York Cheesecake. New Year’s Eve dinner is priced at $49.95 per person.