Christmas is just around the corner, but for those of us who prefer not to cook on the holiday, there's a long list of places to eat in LA on Christmas and Christmas Eve. Below, we’ve listed some of our favorite places to eat this Christmas.

 

 

 

Saddle Peak Lodge

 

There are few places more beautiful in this world than Malibu, so why not take the day to travel through the canyons to Saddle Peak Lodge. From 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Christmas Day, chef Adam Horton is serving up a holiday dinner your tastebuds will always remember. This four-course dinner features choice of salad, appetizers, main course, and dessert. For a look at the full menu click here.

 

Dinner is priced at $98 per adult and $59 per child (12 and under). 

 

 

 

The Belvedere at The Peninsula Beverly Hills

 

If you don’t want to take the long drive north to Malibu, The Peninsula Beverly Hills might be the right place for you this Christmas. Executive Chef David Codney will be serving up a family-style feast featuring a duck confit rillette, turkey with sage stuffing, and seared scallops with maple-glazed kobocha.

 

Dinner is priced at $140 per person and includes all-you-can-drink Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne.

 

 

 

Jean-Georges Beverly Hills

 

If you prefer holiday brunch over dinner, then head over to the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills. Jean-Georges Vongerichten will be cooking up a Christmas Day brunch that includes truffle hamachi toast and grilled octopus to start, salmon and squab entrees, and pumpkin bourbon bread pudding for dessert.

 

Brunch is priced at $155 per person.

 

 

 

The Restaurant at Montage Beverly Hills

 

If want Beverly Hills luxury without spending $150 on a meal, then check out the Montage Beverly Hills this Christmas. The restaurant is serving Christmas Day dinner from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. for $105 per person. The four-course tasting menu includes holiday-inspired dishes like a rosemary citrus-glazed ham, a stuffed rib roast, and sweet potato gnocchi. Just be sure to save room for the eggnog panna cotta for dessert.

 

 

 

BALEENkitchen

 

Join chefs Vasili Tavernakis and Paul Dinulescu for a spectacular three-course dinner. The Christmas Day menu includes roasted squash bisque, a holiday stroganoff, and center-cut pork chops. For dessert, choose between a chocolate lava cake or port-poached pear. The prefix menu is priced at $65.