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Holiday dinner service at mar'sel at Terranea Resort.

Festive Feasts

Holiday Dining

 

Taking full advantage of the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island views, each restaurant promises tastes that satisfy and sights that surprise. Terranea's chefs take a fresh approach by personally tailoring menus with an emphasis on seasonal and local ingredients, many of which are grown in its own gardens. From intimate dinners to business meetings, the collection of delectable restaurants have a table reserved for every party. If you would rather relax in your room, a complete in-room dining menu is also available 24 hours a day.

Happy Hour

Join us for food & drink specials.
Excluding holidays

bashi – daily, 4 - 6 p m
catalina kitchen – Daily, 3 - 5 p m
Nelson' s – monday - Friday, 2 - 5 p m
The Lobby Bar – monday - Friday, 3 - 6 p m

Thanksgiving Dining

THANKSGIVING BUFFET AT CATALINA KITCHEN

Celebrate with friends and family at catalina kitchen with a Thanksgiving buffet and live entertainment, including a carving station, local seafood, traditional Thanksgiving side dishes, charcuterie, crepes, and desserts. Sparkling wine toast included!

Thursday, November 28, 2019 12 - 10pm | Adults: $115 | Children 5-10: $47 | Children 4 and under complimentary

CHEF’S TASTING MENU AT MAR’SEL

White truffles at mar’sel – it’s a tradition! Truffles are a delicious delicacy and, ounce for ounce, the most expensive food in the world. Featuring a five-course tasting experience, complemented by an expert-curated wine pairing. Please also inquire about the addition of white Alba truffles on any of our à la carte offerings.

Featured nightly during the months of November and December | Market Price

THANKSGIVING AT MAR'SEL

There is plenty to be thankful for at mar’sel with a traditional Thanksgiving feast. Enjoy a prix fixe gourmet menu of holiday classics set with an elegant backdrop, offering unmatched Pacific views. Caviar and truffles are available tableside upon request with specialty wine selections for the holidays.

Thursday, November 28 | 11am – 8:30pm | Adults: $98 | Children 5 – 10: $55 | Children 4 and under complimentary

THANKSGIVING AT THE LOBBY BAR

Enjoy watching football in the Lobby Bar on Thanksgiving Day with our house-roasted turkey sandwich on cranberry walnut bread, with a cranberry aioli and warm brioche stuffing.

Thursday, November 28 | 3pm – 12am

THANKSGIVING AT NELSON'S

For a casual Thanksgiving with a view, head to Nelson’s for a family style dinner with tangerine brined smoked turkey breast, whipped Yukon potatoes, cider braised root vegetables, brioche stuffing, fall squash bisque and Parker House dinner rolls with Terranea sea salt whipped butter. Served with pumpkin pie and pumpkin cheesecake for dessert.

Thursday, November 28 | 11am – 9pm | Adults: $65 | Children 5 – 10: $30 | Children 4 and under complimentary
Reservations available for resort guests.

THANKSGIVING AT SOLVIVA

Give thanks at solviva with our Thanksgiving three-course prix fixe menu. Celebrate with wellness-centric dishes, including fresh chestnut soup and burdock root stuffed quail. Wine pairing available upon request.

Thursday, November 28 | 5 – 8pm | $45

THANKSGIVING AT THE GRILL

Spend the afternoon poolside and indulge with an open-faced turkey sandwich complete with mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy, and cranberry sauce. Available exclusively for resort guests.

Thursday, November 28 & Friday, November 29 | 11am – 5pm

THANKSGIVING AT BASHI

bashi will be serving an Asian-inspired Thanksgiving, complete with a memorable family feast of turkey wings two ways (smoked and crispy), and butter bread stuffing with Chinese sausage and shiitake mushrooms.

Thursday, November 28 | 12 – 9pm | $34

WHISKEY AND SAKE TASTING AT BASHI

Join us at bashi as we explore the world of whiskey and sake. Try one of our rotating flights!

Nightly in November and December | 5 – 10pm |

THANKSGIVING BALLROOM BUFFET

Live music fills the air in the ballroom as you gobble up culinary delights from the multi-station buffet, cider station and dessert bar. Champagne is included to give a toast of thanks.

Thursday, November 28 | Seatings: 12:30pm, 1pm, 1:30pm, 4pm, 4:30pm, and 5pm Adults: $105++ | Children 5 – 10: $47++ | Children 4 and under complimentary

Hanukkah Dining

HANUKKAH AT SEA BEANS

Visit sea beans for a Hanukkah menu featuring challah French toast with apple brandy compote and toasted almonds, and egg drop matzo ball soup.

Sunday, December 22 – Monday, December 30 | 11am – 9pm

HANUKKAH SWEET TREATS AT SEA BEANS

Satisfy your sweet tooth with festive Hanukkah treats served all week long at sea beans.

Sunday, December 22 – Monday, December 30 | 11am – 9pm

HANUKKAH DINNER AT CATALINA KITCHEN

Get your loved ones together for a special Hanukkah menu at catalina kitchen with unique specials each day throughout the holiday.

Sunday, December 22 – Monday, December 30 | 5 – 10pm

Christmas Dining

CATALINA KITCHEN TREE LIGHTING DINNER

Before or after Terranea’s annual holiday tree lighting, head to catalina kitchen for a lavish buffet. Enjoy live entertainment as you experience the creative menu. Feast on a variety of pizzas and pastas, sliders, hot entrées, and gelato station. Choose from well-crafted cocktails and a diverse list of beer and wine, along with a “build your own Old Fashioned” bar.

Sunday, December 8 | 4 – 10pm Adults: $38 | Children 5 – 10: $18 | Children 4 and under complimentary

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

Santa journeys from the North Pole for a magical breakfast and photo opportunities in the ballroom. Enjoy bakery and waffle stations, beverage and hot food stations, as well as an egg kitchen, kids buffet, festive crafts, and pictures with Santa!

Sunday, December 15 | Seatings: 9am, 9:30am, and 10am Adults: $65 | Children 2 – 10: $32 | Children 2 and under complimentary

CHRISTMAS EVE BRUNCH AT CATALINA KITCHEN

Bring your family this Christmas Eve to catalina kitchen for a buffet feast including holiday favorites, a carving station featuring turducken, local seafood, chef's specials, salad bar, charcuterie, cheese, and desserts.

Tuesday, December 24 | 9am – 3pm Adults: $99 | Children 5 – 10: $45 | Children 4 and under complimentary

CHRISTMAS EVE AT BASHI

Enjoy Asian-inspired specials such as Sonoma County Peking duck with Chinese steamed buns, Colorado lamb chop, salt and pepper whole lobster, and a surf and turf sushi roll.

Tuesday, December 24 | 12 - 9pm

KICKOFF TO CHRISTMAS WITH MRS. CLAUS AT SEA BEANS

Get in the holiday spirit and join Terranea for its annual tree lighting ceremony. Afterward, stop by sea beans for popcorn, holiday cookie decorating and a visit with Mrs. Claus. She will be gathering letters from boys and girls of all ages to share with Santa before Christmas. sea beans activities are complimentary. Unwrapped toys or gifts to donate to a local charity are welcomed.

Sunday, December 8 | 6 – 8pm

CHRISTMAS DINNER AT mar'sel 

Wrap up the holiday with a five-course dinner menu of Christmas classics with suggested wine pairings. The menu features mar’sel classics including duck confit, Brussels sprout salad and our signature lobster burrata, in addition to a few holiday surprises! Specialty wines from the cellar to be offered by the glass.

Wednesday, December 25, 2019 5 – 9:30pm | Adults: $155 | Children 5-10: $45 | Children 4 and under complimentary

CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER BUFFET AT CATALINA KITCHEN

Enjoy live entertainment as you experience the holiday buffet, including a carving station, local seafood, classic and non-classic steakhouse accompaniments, a raw bar, chef's specials, salad bar, charcuterie, cheese and desserts.

Tuesday, December 24 6 – 9pm | Adults: $95 | Children 5-10: $35 | Children 4 and under complimentary

CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER AT MAR'SEL

‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through mar’sel…a traditional three-course dinner menu of holiday classics will be served! Enjoy choice of appetizers, entrées and desserts. Specialty wines from the cellar to be offered by the glass. A limited à la carte menu will be offered as well.

Tuesday, December 24 5 – 9:30pm | Adults: $125 | Children 5-10: $60 | Children 4 and under complimentary

CHRISTMAS AT NELSON’S

Head to Nelson’s to enjoy a beautiful view and a holiday feast featuring smoked wild mushroom bruschetta, California paella, smoked prime rib, and rosemary garlic porchetta.

Wednesday, December 25 | 11am – 9pm

CHRISTMAS AT SOLVIVA

Celebrate Christmas Eve and Christmas Day by the coast and enjoy a prix fixe menu designed with wellness in mind. Dishes include a warm Brussels leaves and morel mushroom salad and roasted pork chop entrée with chanterelle mushrooms and feijoa sauce.

Tuesday, December 24 & Wednesday, December 25 | 5 – 8pm | $45

CHRISTMAS AT THE GRILL

Spend each afternoon poolside with an open-faced prime rib sandwich with mashed potatoes, au jus sauce, and creamy horseradish. Available exclusively for resort guests.

Monday, December 23 – Wednesday, December 25 | 11am – 5pm

CHRISTMAS AT THE LOBBY BAR

Delight your taste buds with holiday specials to celebrate the season.

Tuesday, December 24 & Wednesday, December 25 | 3pm – 12am

HOLIDAY DINNER AT NELSON’S

Delight your taste buds with smoked prime rib au jus, marbled potato gratin, and glazed baby carrots.

Saturday, December 21 – Tuesday, December 24 | 4 – 9pm

CHRISTMAS DAY BRUNCH BUFFET AT CATALINA KITCHEN

After unwrapping gifts, gather the family for brunch at catalina kitchen. Buffet stations feature holiday favorites, including a carving station, local seafood, waffles and pancakes, fresh market fruit, chef's specials, crepe station, and omelets made to order.

Wednesday, December 25 | 9am – 3pm Adults: $99 | Children 5 – 10: $45 Children 4 and under complimentary

CHRISTMAS DAY DINNER BUFFET AT CATALINA KITCHEN

Extend the Christmas spirit all day long at catalina kitchen. A festive holiday feast includes delectable menu items for the whole family, including holiday favorites, a carving station, local seafood, a raw bar, chef's specials, salad bar, charcuterie, cheese and desserts. Enhance your experience with holiday-themed cocktails.

Wednesday, December 25 | 6 – 10pm Adults: $99 | Children 5 – 10: $47 Children 4 and under complimentary

CHRISTMAS DAY AT BASHI

Enjoy Asian-inspired specials such as Sonoma County Peking duck with Chinese steamed buns, Colorado lamb chop, salt and pepper whole lobster, and a surf and turf sushi roll.

Wednesday, December 25 | 12 - 9pm

New Year’s Dining 

NEW YEAR’S EVE AT THE LOBBY BAR

Toast to the New Year with live music at the Lobby Bar and delicious menu selections.

Tuesday, December 31 | 3pm – 1am

NEW YEAR'S EVE AT BASHI

Ring in the New Year with new flavors at bashi, featuring Asianinspired à la carte specials such as 16oz koji dry aged ribeye, roasted garlic tiger prawns, surf and turf sushi roll, and Wagyu beef tartare.

Tuesday, December 31 | 12 – 10pm

NEW YEAR’S EVE BUFFET AT CATALINA KITCHEN

Start the celebration early at catalina kitchen with New Year’s Eve breakfast and lunch, including a breakfast buffet featuring a carving station, omelets made to order, chef's specials, salad bar, charcuterie, cheese and desserts.

Tuesday, December 31 | Breakfast Buffet: 7am – 12pm | À la carte Lunch: 12 – 3pm Adults: $42 | Children 5 – 10: $22 Children 4 and under complimentary

NEW YEAR'S EVE DINNER BUFFET AT CATALINA KITCHEN

Make your last meal of 2019 one to remember. Join us at catalina kitchen for a New Year's Eve buffet and live entertainment, including holiday favorites, a carving station, local seafood, a raw bar, chef's specials, salad bar, charcuterie, cheese and desserts.

Tuesday, December 31 | 6 – 10pm Adults: $119 | Children 5 – 10: $47 Children 4 and under complimentary

NEW YEAR'S EVE UNDERWATER EXTRAVAGANZA

Count down to 2020 with a dazzling celebration for those 21 and over, including an open bar with VIP bottle service available. Enjoy a variety of food stations from Terranea’s award-winning culinary team. Dance the night away to tunes provided by a live DJ. Room package available which includes two tickets to the Extravaganza.

Tuesday, December 31 | 9pm – 2am | Adults 21 and over: $185++ pre-order, $200++ at the door | Platinum: $5,000+ | Gold: $2,500+ | Silver: $2,000+
Tickets available at Terranea.com

NEW YEAR'S EVE WINTER WONDERLAND FAMILY DINNER

Be transported into a magical winter wonderland-themed family celebration. Set your resolutions for the New Year over a three-course meal alongside a live action dessert bar. Toast to a fabulous year ahead with Champagne and live entertainment.

Tuesday, December 31| Seatings: 7:30pm & 8:30pm Adults: $140++ | Ages 12 – 20: $95++ | Children ages 4-11: $40++

NEW YEAR’S EVE AT SOLVIVA

Ring in the New Year with wellness at solviva and enjoy a prix fixe menu specially designed by our chef and nutritionist. Enjoy Kefir coconut milk steamed mussels from our California coast with patatas bravas; as an entrée, a duet of beef tenderloin and swordfish steak that will set you up to start the New Year in balance. Toast to the New Year with our special selection of Terranea Piper-Heidsieck Champagne.

Tuesday, December 31 | 5 – 8pm | $65

Ask for our “Dine & Dance” package, which includes our set menu plus access to our NYE extravaganza party for $165. Bookable on Terranea.com/events.

"A NIGHT IN NEW ORLEANS” NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER AT MAR'SEL

Be our guest at mar’sel as we celebrate the ending of a beautiful year. Join the first seating for a four-course tasting menu. The second seating features a five-course tasting menu in which the chef will be paying tribute to his culinary roots of New Orleans. Sommelier Alicia Ajolo will be opening specialty wines from the cellar to be offered by the glass alongside suggested wine pairings for the tasting menu. The evening will be accompanied by a live jazz band and parting gifts.

Tuesday, December 31 | Seatings: 5 – 6pm & 7:30 – 8pm Adults: $145, $225 | Children 5 – 10: $65 Children 4 and under complimentary

NEW YEAR'S DAY BUFFET AT CATALINA KITCHEN

Start 2020 off right with a delicious brunch at catalina kitchen. Offerings include holiday favorites, a carving station, local seafood, waffles and pancakes, fresh market fruit, chef's specials, salad bar, charcuterie, cheese and desserts.

Wednesday, January 1 | 9am – 3pm; final seating at 2pm Adults: $99 | Children 5 – 10: $47 Children 4 and under complimentary

NEW YEAR'S DAY AT NELSON'S

Recover from your festivities with Nelson’s New Year’s Day hangover specials, including handcrafted menudo and pozole, fresh tortillas, roasted salsas, and a custom Bloody Mary bar.

Wednesday, January 1 | 11am – 9pm

NEW YEAR’S DAY AT BASHI

Begin the year with a family-style meal at bashi including Thai crab omelette, salad greens, breakfast potatoes, and Longanisa pandesal sliders with pickled green papaya, arugula, gochujang spread, and tomatoes. Enjoy specials on sake and toast to 2020.

Wednesday, January 1 | 12 – 9pm