Tis’ the season for delicious hearty soup and spiced mulled wine. Whether you like to host or prefer to dine out, we know that the holiday season is packed with social events – work lunches and parties, family dinners, Friendsmas celebrations.

Across the West End, as shown in this guide, visitors can dine at cozy restaurants or shop at our specialty grocers for their holiday season hosting needs:

Hosting Essentials

Farmer’s Son Co. at 1079 Wellington Ave

Specialty: more than candles – You’ll find accessories for your kitchen and bar, and more!

De Luca’s at 942 Portage Ave.   

Specialty: authentic Italian foods and ingredients

The Pourium at 942 Portage Ave

Specialty: wines from around the world in all price ranges

Blady Middle Eastern at 1324 Portage Ave

Specialty: authentic Middle Eastern foods and ingredients

Cozy Dining

Pho Hoang at 794 Sargent Ave

  • Cuisine: modern Vietnamese
  •  Menu

Little Nana’s Kitchen at 810 Beverly Street 

  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Menu

Feast Cafe Bistro at 587 Ellice Ave

  • Cuisine: Traditional and local
  • Menu

Rice Bowl Restaurant at 641 Sargent Ave

  • Cuisine: Filipino, Vietnamese and Chinese
  • Menu

New Year’s Celebrations

The Good Will Social Club  at 625 Portage Ave

  • Holiday Dance Party with The Solutions

Date: Wednesday, December 27th, 2023

Time: 8 PM

  • Real Love New Year’s Eve with The Funky Miracles, French Class, and other guests:

Date: Sunday, December 31st, 2023

Time: 9 PM

Casa Do Minho Portuguese Center at 1080 Wall Street

Date: Sunday, December 31st, 2023

Time: Cocktails at 6 PM, Dinner at 7 PM

Anavets –  John Osborn VC Unit #1 at 300-1395 Ellice Ave

Date: Sunday, December 31st, 2023

Time: 8 PM


On behalf of the West End BIZ, we wish you a lovely holiday season and a great start to the new year!