Happenings at the Cliffs

Cliffsmas Extravaganza


Santa, elves, carolers - oh my! Kick off the season with the ultimate holiday party!

The holidays are here and the Cliffs is starting with a BIG extravaganza to celebrate! Meet us at Marisol’s holiday pop-up restaurant for an evening of festivities. Warm up at the hot chocolate station (option to make it boozy!) with a side of Christmas cookies ready for dunking. We’re bringing in the elves and the big man himself for your first photo with Santa (5:30pm - 6:30pm). Then sing-along to your favorite holiday tunes with a gaggle of carolers (6:30pm - 7:30pm). 

This is a free family friendly public event. We welcome hotel guests and locals to join us for the festivities! No reservations required.

Thursday, November 30 • 5pm - 8pm


Cliffsmas All Season Long

Experience Pismo Beach’s best holiday-themed restaurant and bar!

Marisol at the Cliffs is transforming into a fabulous winter wonderland and Pismo Beach’s best holiday-themed restaurant! Come ready to snap your Instagram worthy holiday photos - dance alongside a lifesize Nutcracker and hold hands in our dazzling wintery forest. Dive into extra festive cocktails and desserts that will get even the greenest grinch in the holiday spirit.

Join us for dinner to experience Executive Chef Troy’s daily farmers market menu. Chef highlights the freshest winter ingredients from SLOCAL’s locally grown produce, meats, and seafood. With a new exciting dish each week, every visit will be a new adventure!

Marisol at the Cliffs is the perfect destination for the quintessential California Christmas!Open to the public - we welcome hotel guests, locals and their families to join us throughout the holiday season. 

View Cliffsmas Holiday Drinks & Desserts Menu

November 30 - December 31 • Restaurant hours 8am - 9pm

Christmas Eve Dinner


Marisol Restaurant hosts a special Christmas Eve Dinner famous and legendary with locals and visitors.

Savor your favorites from our specially crafted Christmas Eve menu that will ignite the holiday cheer in every bite. Pair dinner with our hand-picked selection of local wines and festive holiday cocktails. Then end the night with a delicious slice of your choice of house baked pies by our in-house pastry chef. Book your table now and relax to views of the coast at an enchanting Christmas Eve Dinner at Marisol.

View our Christmas Eve 2023 Menu

Reserve by calling 805-556-3316 

December 24 • Dinner seating 1pm - 8pm



Make enjoying a breath of fresh ocean air and walking alongside the cliffs a holiday tradition! Stop by Marisol for brunch, holiday specials, or relaxing drinks at our full bar - all set to the backdrop of the beautiful California coast.

Christmas Eve Day, Dec 24

  • Brunch hours 8am - 12pm
  • See Christmas Eve Dinner for hours & info
  • Bar closes at 9:30pm

Christmas Day, Dec 25

  • Brunch 8am - 3pm
  • Dinner 3:30pm - 6pm
  • Bar closes at 9:30pm

New Years Day, Jan 1 

  • Brunch 8am - 3pm
  • Dinner 3:30pm - 9pm
  • Bar closes at 9:30pm


Celebrate the end of 2023 with a delectable 4-course dinner set to the stunning California coastline.

Experience the sun setting over the California coastline marking the end of the last day of 2023! Celebrate with a beautiful 4-course dinner curated by Executive Chef Troy offering seasonal favorites and comforting classics from land and sea. Each guest will receive a glass of champagne or sparkling cider during dinner to toast the year past and the one ahead. For reservations after 7pm, all dinner guests also receive an all access pass to our New Years Eve Party. Welcome the new year in style at the Cliffs!

View our New Years Eve 2023 Menu

December 31 • Reserve by calling 805-556-3316 

  • Early bird seating 3:30pm - 6:30pm • Adult $90pp, Children 5 or under $45pp, tax and gratuities not included.
  • Dinner and party seating 7pm - 9pm • Adult $125pp, Children 5 or under $45pp, tax and gratuities not included.


Ring in 2024 in unparalleled style at our exclusive New Year's Eve blowout!

Get ready to dance, revel in the final moments of 2023, and welcome in 2024 with an unforgettable celebration along the California coast. Whether you want to embrace the glitz and glam or keep it casual yet classy, come sparkle and shine at the Cliffs for New Years Eve!

Experience live performances by DJ and electric violinist Razzvio! Spend the night tearing up the dance floor as she spins your favorite hits. Razzvio will captivate audiences with her live electric violin sets bringing an epic blend of electrifying beats and beautiful elegance. Enjoy new years eve favors and top it off with a midnight champagne toast for everyone! 

We welcome all locals and hotel guests. RSVP for our New Years Eve Party here.

December 31 • 9:30pm - 12am

Host your own holiday event at the Cliffs

Host Your Own Holiday Event at the Cliffs!

Whether it's an intimate gathering or a grand celebration, we're here to help you tailored the perfect event for the holidays!

Our culinary team will help you create a custom menu and our events team will ensure every detail is perfect while you sit back and enjoy the coastal views. Drop us a line and our team will be thrilled to help you spread holiday cheer this season.

Experience the magic of the holidays on the Central Coast like never before at the Cliffs!