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    Coast to Coast: Top Holiday Party Restaurants in Los Angeles and New York

    September 24, 2013

    Fall is here and you know what that means...it’s time to start planning your holiday parties. Whether you’re planning a party for your coworkers, friends, or family, we've got an amazing collection of holiday party restaurants to host your holiday party. Hosting holiday parties in restaurants makes decorating easy, since most restaurants take pride in their décor and ambiance, and food and built in event staff are provided. Check out our top picks for holiday party restaurants in LA and NYC!

    Take a look at some of the top holiday party restaurants in Los Angeles to help you decide which place to book for your next event.

    Angel City Brewery is located in downtown LA in the Arts District. This cool, industrial brewery has event space available for rent starting at $500. Perfect for company holiday parties that have a lot of young guests or for a party amongst friends.

    La Petit Poubelle is tucked inside La Poubelle restaurant, an LA classic which has been in business for 42 years. The private space has an artisanal cocktail menu and uses sustainably farmed, locally sourced ingredients prepared by chef Johnny Zone. The space has a secret door and holds about 30 for a seated event.

    Duplex on Third is a sophisticated restaurant that specialized in private events. In fact, you can rent out the entire restaurant if you want, or you can choose to rent out the upstairs bar, lounge, and dining room only. The restaurant prides itself in “family style” service and hors d'œuvre parties and also offers traditional sit down dinners and buffets. Duplex maintains an experienced events team to ensure all elements of your event are executed flawlessly.

    Looking for holiday party restaurants in New York? We’ve got you covered! Check out these swanky New York restaurants perfect for your next big soiree.

    MELI has authentic Greek cuisine with a modern twist and is located in Midtown. The main dining room boasts soaring ceilings, a spectacular chandelier and oversized photographs of Greek landscape with a black and white theme. The mezzanine area is private, with a dramatic view from the glass railing of the entire space and has a separate bar.

    The Darby is located in the Meatpacking District and boasts a unique ambience reflective of an Old Hollywood glamorous evening out. The staff at Darby can help with every aspect of your event from flowers to menu design and even entertainment. The entire concept of the space is based off the notion of Shakespeare’s "All the world is a stage."

    Barn Joo is a Korean-inspired gastropub in the bridge over Flatiron District and Union Square. The exciting characteristic of Barn Joo’s menu is a changing array of small plates that highlight the use of farm to table ingredients and offer comfort foods with a touch of Korean soul. The modern design inside is perfect for hosting all kinds of holiday parties.

    What are some of your favorite holiday party restaurants? We’d love to hear about it! Feel free to share with us by leaving a comment below, on Facebook or Twitter.