The Marine Room in La Jolla creates a culinary destination for the holidays

Verbena Star Anise Salmon Gravlax (Photo by Maria Desiderata Montana)
Verbena Star Anise Salmon Gravlax (Photo by Maria Desiderata Montana)

A Unique, Local and Sustainable Spin on Traditional Dishes

At The Marine Room in La Jolla, home to sweeping views and exquisite cuisine for more than 70 years, award-winning Executive Chef Bernard Guillas and Chef de Cuisine Ron Oliver have created holiday menus with incredible flavors featuring local and sustainable ingredients with global flare. San Diego foodies can stay local for this culinary destination
this holiday season.

(Photo by Maria Desiderata Montana)
(Photo by Maria Desiderata Montana)

Thanksgiving Day – Enjoy stunning views of La Jolla Shores and a festive á la carte menu for a stress-free Thanksgiving meal. Choose from delicious Shrimp Beignet and Wild Baja Prawn Cocktail, Julian Cherry Cider Brined Turkey Breast and Black Muscat Braised Pork Osso Bucco and more. Top off your meal with selection of delectable desserts including Butterscotch Pumpkin Torte and Salted Caramel Cheesecake. Pair these dishes with a selection from Advanced Sommelier Lisa Redwine’s wine list, which was recently awarded 2013 Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator.

(Photo by Maria Desiderata Montana)
(Photo by Maria Desiderata Montana)

Christmas Day – Create new traditions with family and friends with this seasonal á la carte menu including Suzie’s Farms Candy Cane Beets, Almond Fennel Pollen Crusted Lobster Tail, Wattle Seed Spiced Cervena Elk Medallions and Nectarine Soy Glazed Loch Duart Scottish Salmon.  Dessert is a must with options of Warm Buttered Pear Torte, Godiva Raspberry Chocolate Yule Log or Dulce de Leche Cheesecake, to name a few.

(Photo by Maria Desiderata Montana)
(Photo by Maria Desiderata Montana)

New Year’s Eve – Ring in the New Year with a culinary celebration. The Marine Room has two options to choose from:

 First seating beginning at 5:30 p.m. A three-course menu including appetizer choices of Almond Berbere Spiced Wild Prawn Cocktail, 20 Year Ambrosante Braised Kobe Beef Cheeks or Porcini Truffle Bisque, main course options of Mandarine Miso Glazed Pompano, Absinthe Butter Basted Maine Lobster Tail or Midwestern Black Angus Filet Mignon and the Dessert Trilogy for
$85 per person*

 Second seating beginning at 8:30 p.m. An evening to remember starts with a five-course prix fixe menu with the seasons most festive ingredients hand selected by Chef Bernard and Chef de Cuisine Ron Oliver for $160 per person.* Count down to the New Year and dance to live music in the lounge.

(Photo by Maria Desiderata Montana)
(Photo by Maria Desiderata Montana)

Holiday Parties – Voted “Top 100 Restaurants with Most Scenic View in the US” in Open Table Diner’s Choice Poll of 2013, treat colleagues, family and friends to fine dining at its finest. Let us tend to every detail so that you can enjoy the party, including customized menus, specialty cocktails and festive decor. Whether it is an intimate party of 20 or a festive gathering of 200, The Marine Room is a perfect setting for guests to host an elaborate daytime or evening affair at our oceanfront restaurant. For more information on hosting a holiday party, call 858.551.1977 or email MRCatering@MarineRoom.com.

(Photo by Maria Desiderata Montana)
(Photo by Maria Desiderata Montana)

Reservations for upcoming events can be made by calling 858.459.7222 or by visiting MarineRoom.com.

*Beverage, tax and gratuity not include; menu subject to change 

(Photo by Maria Desiderata Montana)
(Photo by Maria Desiderata Montana)

About The Marine Room

Awarded AAA/CAA Four Diamond Rating, “Most Romantic Restaurant,” “Best Chef” and recipient of OpenTable’s Diners’ Choice Award, The Marine Room and its famed Executive Chef Bernard Guillas offer diners global cuisine rooted in French classics. Its spectacular views, exemplary service and outstanding wine list have made it San Diego’s premier dining destination for more than 70 years.

The Marine Room  is owned and operated by La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club, Inc. and is located at 2000 Spindrift Drive in La Jolla. Visit MarineRoom.com for more information.

(Photos by Maria Desiderata Montana)
(Photos by Maria Desiderata Montana)

Holiday Menus:

High Tide Breakfast
October 19-20 from 8 to 11 a.m.
November 16-17 and December 1-3 from 7 to 10 a.m.
Buffet – $34 per person
MarineRoom.com/HighTide

Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November 28 from 12 to 7 p.m.
A la carte menu
MarineRoom.com/Thanksgiving

Holiday Lunches – December 4-6, 11-13, and 18-20 from 11:30a.m. to 2 p.m.
A la cart menu
MarineRoom.com/HolidayLunches

Christmas Eve Specials – Tuesday, December 24. Seating begins at 5:30 p.m.
A la carte menu
MarineRoom.com/ChristmasEve

Christmas Day – Wednesday, December 25 from 12 to 7 p.m.
A la carte menu
MarineRoom.com/Christmas

New Year’s Eve – Tuesday, December 31
First Seating begins at 5:30 p.m. – Three-course prix fixe menu – $85 per person
Second Seating begins at 8:30p.m. – Five Course Chef’s Menu – $160 per person
MarineRoom.com/NewYearsEve

The Marine Room on Social Media:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarineRoom
Twitter: @TheMarineRoom
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/TheMarineRoom

La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club: www.LJBTC.com
La Jolla Shores Hotel: www.LJShoresHotel.com
The Marine Room: www.MarineRoom.com
The Shores Restaurant: www.TheShoresRestaurant.com

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