Last-minute holiday plans? Here are 5 restaurants where you can celebrate


Posted at Dec 22 2016 06:33 PM | Updated as of Dec 24 2016 04:47 PM

It’s once again the season for festivities! It’s the time when holiday parties abound, and everyday you feel the ache and weariness caused by the almost daily revelries once December rolled in – but in a good way. How can you say no to a fun crowd, great party music, overflowing drinks and mouthwatering holiday spread? Certainly no one!

And even with just a few more days left before all the merriment ends, there’s still time left to invite your friends, colleagues or family for an exciting lunch out or a delectable sit down dinner. There are lots of restaurants where you can toast to everyone’s favorite time of the year, and our recommendation? At Eastwood, there are great choices perfect for big groups coming in. We’ll let you decide where, but we’ll lay your options here so all you’ll need to do is drive over, sit down and enjoy!

1. Applebee’s

Fiesta lime chicken. Photo by Mae Ilagan
Pork ribs. Photo by Mae Ilagan

You and your bros are big on burgers, so spoil yourselves in this American food joint. This place will fill you big time with their other offerings as well, as Applebee’s is widely known for grilled favorites like the USDA House Sirloin and saucy ribs. Their Cowboy Burger doesn’t disappoint, and their Wonton Tacos will win you over. Party platters are also available to save you the hassle of thinking what to get and just dig in to goodness! Visit Applebee’s at the G/F of Eastwood City Walk 1.

2. T.G.I. Friday's

Who doesn’t love T.G.I.Fridays? Go for your standard meals you’ve loved over the years – Loaded Potato Skins, Chicken Fingers, Buffalo Wings, Jack Daniel’s Grill, name it. To make the cheer last the whole night, their Signature Margarita and the Ultimate Mudslide will last you until the wee hours. Visit Fridays at the G/F of Eastwood City Walk 1.

3. Annam

Dry sauteed lemongrass pork noodle.
Pho Australian beef steak slices.

If healthy is your year-end dedication, there’s still no need to scrimp on good food! Annam will cater to your nourishing cravings, with hearty noodle soup variants and even vegan meals! Top choices for your potluck are Vietnamese Bahn Mi and Pho, Pho Chicken and the Pho Australian selections. Visit Annam at the G/F of the 1880 Building, Eastwood Ave., Eastwood City.

4. Italianni's


If the buddies and the fam are pizza and pasta lovers, Italianni’s is the place to be. Fall in love all over again with their delicious Italian home-cooked style dishes. Also serving breads, salads and choice of beverages, it’s an authentic Italian experience you’re in here. Visit Italianni’s at the 2/F Eastwood Mall.

5. Outback Steakhouse


You can never have enough meats, especially during this season. How do Outback’s signature dishes Victoria Fillet, Herb Crusted Prime Rib, Teriyaki Style Steak Medallion and Toowoomba Topped Fillet appeal to you? Very much, indeed! So don’t hesitate and order to your heart’s content – you all deserve it! Visit Outback Steakhouse at Eastwood Citywalk 1.

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