New Year's Eve 2018 Information

New Years Eve 2018 2019 Santa Barbara

What is The Palace doing for New Year’s Eve?

The information below IS subject to change!!

For New Year’s Eve, we are having our Annual Masquerade Celebration with LIVE musical entertainment.  We will be serving a delicious 3 course menu with, featuring our one-of-a-kind New Orleans specialties.  The tables will be decorated with beads, chocolate and masks for each guest with a Champagne toast for each seating

There will be additional party favors for the late seating only. 

What reservation times are available?

There will be three seating’s for the evening, 5:00/ 5:30 pm, 7:00/7:30 pm and 9:00/9:30 pm. The 5 thru 7:30 pm time periods are a 2 hour maximum stay in the restaurant. The 9:00/9:30 seating includes the midnight celebration,

How do I make a reservation?

Call The Palace Grill at (805) 963-5000

You may leave a name and number and we will call you back. Your reservation will be arranged for you, and will take about 2-3 minutes.  All reservation requires a CC# guarantee  

How much does it cost?

The price is $60.00 or $70 per person depending on the entrée one chooses.  Tax, tip, and additional drinks are NOT included.

What does it include?

Because it is the New Years Eve celebration, we are planning on making this a spectacular night of amazing food in an exciting, fun atmosphere.  The menu will feature popular items from our current menu, some old favorites, as well as some creative new items.

Cancellation/Party Size Changes:

All cancellations and changes in party size must be made by 4:00pm on Thursday December 27, 2018.  After that time, the deposit is non-refundable. 


A $25.00 per person deposit will be taken by credit card at the time the reservation is made.  The deposit will not actually be charged to your credit card unless you cancel or downsize after the December 27th deadline.

The Menu

starter selections

(choose any one of the following with any main course)

Traditional Louisiana Gumbo
with chicken and andouille sausage

The Palace Seafood Gumbo
with fresh shrimp, crawfish, and catfish

Bayou Greens Salad
with fire-roasted pecans and a honey mustard vinaigrette

Caribbean Coconut Shrimp
with zesty marmalade-horseradish dipping sauce

Cajun Crawfish Popcorn
tender louisiana crawfish tails served with our creamy sherry wine sauce

Oysters Palace/Rockefeller Combination
two palace classics - perhaps the best oyster dishes you've ever had!



($60.00 per person)

(include any starter listed above and any dessert listed below)

Louisiana Crawfish Etoufée
the "classic-style", smothered w/ bell peppers and onions in a rich, dark roux

Chicken Tchoupitoulas
chicken breast sauteed and topped with our creole tarragon choron sauce

Blackened Fresh Catfish Pontchartrain
seared crisp and juicy with crawfish tails and cajun hollandaise.

Jambalaya Sauce Picante
shrimp, chicken and andouille sausage in a tomato creole sauce over "dirty rice"

Fusilli al Fumo
with -smoked mozzarella, roast red peppers , eggplant in a basil-tomato cream sauce (vegetarian)

Crawfish Pasta Lafitte
penne pasta, with sauteed crawfish tails. tomatoes, mushrooms, onion and a touch of cream



($70.00 per person)

(include any starter listed above and any dessert listed below)  

Blackened or Grilled 8 oz Filet Mignon
with cajun dill vegetables and mashed potato

Divers' Scallops
pan seared, with artichoke, mushrooms rice pilaf and jalapeno beurre blanc sauce

Blackened Fresh Redfish
"pontchartrain style" with crawfish and hollandaise sauce

Blackened Fresh Norwegian Salmon Pontchartrain
with crawfish tails and cajun hollandaise

Southern Style Rack of Lamb
with a mushroom demi glaze sauce mashed potato and cajun dill vegetables

Jumbo Louisiana Soft Shell Crabs
stuffed with bienville dressing jalapeno beurre blanc sauce sauce


Both Menus Include:

choice of the desserts listed below:

louisiana bread pudding souffle
(with our whiskey cream sauce)

palace grill's chocolate souffle
(with our chocolate whiskey cream sauce)

florida key lime pie
served with chantilly cream

seasonal fruit sorbet


includes champagne toast

live music of JT and the Zydeco Zippers