Halloween and Día de los Muertos food and drink specials around town

Halloween and Día de los Muertos food and drink specials around town
Celebrate Halloween with some festive food and drink specials around town. (Ann Johansson / For The Times)

From a spooky five-course dinner at Melisse to $3 Boorito burritos at Chipotle, we've got your Halloween and Día de los Muertos plans covered. There's also a wine and Halloween candy tasting. You're welcome.

Angel City Brewery will feature Halloween-themed vendors and treats from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. After the sun goes down, the live music will start in the beer hall. There will also be a costume contest with cash prizes at 10 p.m. 216 Alameda St., Los Angeles, (213) 622-1261,


Bar10 is serving two specialty Halloween cocktails through Saturday. The drinks include The Cauldron made with spiced rum, cherry liqueur, black berry cordial and lime juice; and the Irish Autumn made with Tullamore Dew whiskey, Baileys, pumpkin spice liquor, pumpkin puree and graham cracker and pumpkin pie spice crust. Bothcocktails are $12. 8933 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, (323) 332-6445,

Bo Nuage is celebrating its second location by giving away a free pumpkin spice cloud cake to anyone who visits the Beverly Hills location on Halloween in costume. 9523 Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, (424) 335 0491,

The Bungalow promises special Halloween treats and cocktails, including a magical orange sangria. Guests are encouraged to come in costume. The Bungalow will be open from 12 p.m. to 2 a.m. Reservations can be made by calling (310) 899-8530 or emailing 101 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica.

Carmela Ice Cream has some special Halloween flavors including brown butter sage, candied pecan, spiced apple sorbet, and pumpkin spice and cardamom. 7920 W. 3rd St. Los Angeles. Multiple locations at

Chaya DTLA will have a three-course Halloween menu for $35 on Halloween night, as well as $5 Dark and Stormy Death punch from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Also, $14 Halloween cocktails are available now through Saturday. 525 S. Flower St., Los Angeles, (213) 236-9577,

Chaya Venice will feature a spooky discounted Halloween menu and special cocktails including the Twerk or Treat and Harvest Peach. The cocktails are priced at $13.13 now through Friday and will be $6.66 Saturday. 110 Navy St., Venice, (310) 396-1179,

Chipotle is bringing back its Boorito fundraiser Saturday between 5 p.m. and closing. The restaurant chain will be offering $3 burritos, bowls, salads and tacos to customers dressed in costume with an "unnecessary addition." Proceeds from the fundraiser, up to $1 million, will benefit the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation. For more information on the unnecessary addition and to check on participating locations, visit

E.P. & L.P. will have a rooftop party on Saturday night. Beginning at 8 p.m., the L.P. rooftop will transform into a cemetery and Frankie's Private Bar will become a haunted house. From 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., look for an open bar with festival cocktails. General admission is $100. For VIP guests, tickets are $150 and there will be exclusive access to a Veuve Clicquot Lounge at Frankie's from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., along with the open bar. Groups can purchase an L.P. Killer Package (table with tickets for four and a bottle of Magnum Veuve Clicquot and bottle of Ruinart Rose) for $1,500 or an L.P. RIP Package for $3,000 (10 tickets to the Sunset Terrace with a 3-liter bottle of Veuve Clicquot and a bottle of Dom Perignon). Tickets are available for purchase online. 603 N. La Cienega Blvd., West Hollywood, (310) 855-9955,

Gracias Madre is featuring a couple of specials from chef Chandra Gilbert and beverage director Jason Eisner, including organic cotton candy; pumpkin cake with candied pumpkin; and house carrot cake soda. The specials will be available on Halloween and Día de los Muertos Sunday. 8905 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, (323) 978-2170,

Hot Dog on a Stick is offering customers at any participating Los Angeles location a special Halloween deal. Now through Halloween, any customer who says the phrase "Stick or Treat" will receive one stick item for $1. Multiple locations at

Mélisse is offering a five-course Halloween menu for $95 per person from 5:45 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday. The menu features deviled eggs and caviar; "choked by a spider soup;" eyeball monkfish; ribs and bones; and vampire's blood float. 1104 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, (310) 395-0881,

Plan Check Sawtelle will have a pumpkin carving contest Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Carving tools and pumpkins will be provided. After each round, guests can vote for their favorite pumpkin via Facebook and Instagram. Gift cards will be awarded to the top three pumpkins. 1800 Sawtelle Blvd., Los Angeles, (310) 444-1411,

POT is teaming up with Alex Stupak for a cookbook launch and taco party Friday. There will be plenty of tacos, sad love songs by Heartbreak Radio and Día de lo Muertos face painting. The festivities will take place from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. and you can make reservations here. 3515 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, (213) 368-3030,


Red O Santa Monica will have happy-hour prices on cocktails all evening. Guests who arrive in costume will receive $7 margaritas, well drinks, glasses of wine and $5 beers. There will be a costume contest around 9 p.m., and the winner will receive a $100 gift card. 1541 Ocean Ave.,  No. 120, Santa Monica, (310) 458-1600,


Salt & Straw has a "spooktacular" Halloween series with special flavors available through the month. The Great Candycopia ice cream has chunks of housemade Snickers, Whoppers and peanut butter cups. For more information on the flavors, visit N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, (323) 466-0485.

Taste on Melrose will have a Halloween hangover brunch Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Menu highlights include fried chicken and French toast; chorizo hash; and a hangover kobe burger. There will also be a Day of the Dead shake with bourbon, banana and honey. 8454 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, (323) 852-6888,

Tom Bergin's is having a Halloween party from 5 p.m. Saturday to 2 a.m. Sunday with a costume contest, a DJ, pumpkin Old Fashioneds and a special punch bowl cocktail with smoking dry ice. 840 S Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles, (323) 936-7151,

Vintage Enoteca is having its sixth-annual Halloween candy and wine tasting. Starting at 5 p.m. Saturday, each guest will receive a bowl of Halloween candy paired with a flight of four wines. Think Skittles and Sour Patch Kids with a glass of Mercat NV Cava Brut, Penedes from Spain. The tasting is $30 per person, and reservations are recommended. 7554 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, (323) 512-5278,

The Wallace will have a bottomless black punched for Halloween called "heaven's gate punch" made with rum, candy corn simple syrup, lime juice and squid ink for $14. THe restaurant will also have $1 oysters all night served with "blood mignonette made with hibiscus and annatto." 3833 Main St., Culver City, (310) 202-6400,

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