New Year’s Eve: Where to Ring in 2013 in Pasadena

Much of the country will have its eyes on Pasadena for the Tournament of Roses Parade but Pasadena's restaurants and lounges have plenty in store for New Year's Eve.

What are you doing New Year's Eve? Pasadena is full of spots to eat, drink, dance and be merry into 2013. Check out our list below and tell us of other Pasadena celebrations you know about in the comments section.

Noir Food & Wine 

New Year’s Eve four-course dinner with two seatings:

Early seating: (3 hours, 30 minutes) 5-8:30 p.m.

No seating after 6 p.m.

Late seating: (4 hours) 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

40 N. Mentor Ave., 626-795-7199.

Raymond Restaurant and 1886 Bar  

The nostalgic Raymond and its 1886 Bar both have celebratory options.

1886 Bar New Year’s Eve Party Package

$40 cover charge from 9 p.m.-2 a.m.

The Raymond “Party Package” includes one Heidsick-°©‐Monopole Cocktail, one Bar Menu item, Party Favors, Entertainment and a Champagne Toast at Midnight. 1886 Bar has created a special menu of handcrafted Heidsick-Monopole Champagne cocktails that will be offered throughout the night.

The Raymond

Two seatings will be offered.

-Early seating: $80 (food only) Reservations taken between 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Six‐Course Prix Fixe Menu (Does not include beverages, tax or gratuity)

-Late seating: $80 (food only) Reservations taken between 8-9 p.m.

Six‐Course Prix Fixe Menu (Does not include beverages, tax or gratuity)

-Late Seating & Midnight Party Package:
Six‐Course Prix Fixe Menu, party favors, live entertainment, and champagne toast on midnight (Does not include additional beverages, tax or gratuity)

The Raymond’s New Year’s Eve menu is attached to this article.

1250 S. Fair Oaks Ave., 626-441-3136.

Pop Champagne & Dessert Bar

Of course, a champagne bar has to have a New Year’s Eve celebration.

Two seatings and special menus will be offered.

The first seating is at 7 p.m. for $60 minimum per person.

The second seating is at 10 p.m. for $80 minimum per person. 

33 E. Union St., 626-795-1295.

Trattoria Neapolis

Two seatings, multiple courses and live music make the Italian restaurant’s New year’s celebration. See full menu, prices and details attached to this article.

336 S. Lake Ave., 626- 792-3000.


Magnolia Lounge is hosting a 1920's Speakeasy New Year’s Eve party to ring in 2013.

Doors open at 9 p.m. and DJ Vertex is spinning

Tickets are $25 ahead of time or $35 at the door.

The fee includes your entry, 20's inspired favors and a champagne toast at midnight. With a reservation including bottle service, the entry fee is highly discounted.

492 S. Lake Ave., 626-584-1126.

Arroyo Chop House

The steak house will offer their regular menu along with "Surf and Turf' specials and other creations. Party favors, hats, balloons and a live band will help make it a special evening.

536 S. Arroyo Parkway, 626-577-7463.

Langham Huntington Hotel

The luxury hotel’s restaurants, bar and lobby lounge will have different celebratory events.

The Terrace
Chef Erik Schuster prepares holiday delights throughout the day in The Terrace

Breakfast Buffet
Indulge in a holiday breakfast buffet
• Served 6:30 to 10:00am
• $30 per person
• A la carte selections available

• Served 11:30am to 2:00pm
• A la carte pricing

• Served 5:00 to 10:00pm
• Four courses with live entertainment
• $95 per person without wine
• $125 per person with wine
• $30 per child under 12

The Royce
Chef David Féau will present a five course dinner for the first seating
• Served 5:00 to 6:30pm
• $125 per person without wine
• $185 per person with wine
• Prix fixe menu

Chef David Féau will present a seven course dinner for the second seating
• Served 8:00 to 10:00pm
• $175 per person without wine
• $250 per person with wine
• Prix fixe menu

Lobby Lounge
Celebrate with live music and dancing as we welcome the New Year!
• 9:00pm to 1:00am
• $75 per person includes champagne, wine, passed hors d'oeuvres and a delectable desserts station
• $50 per person for hotel guests
• Space is limited – reservations are required

The Tap Room
• $25 cover charge for non-hotel guests, starting at 8:00pm
• Open until 2:00am

1401 S. Oak Knoll Ave., (626) 585 6218


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