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Festive Food & Booze in the Tri-Valley

Festive Food & Booze in the Tri-Valley

Each year during the holiday season, Tri-Valley restaurants, cafés, and ice creameries take traditionally seasonal flavors and recreate them with their own added twist. From fresh apple donuts to eggnogtinis, take a peek at this year’s festive offerings and start building your foodie wish list!

Seasonal Mimosa Flight


A must for mimosa-lovers, BottleTaps in Pleasanton serves up a seasonal mimosa flight featuring four specialty flavors. These sweet, bubbly creations are only available on weekends during brunch, so make sure to visit BottleTaps Saturdays & Sundays from 11:30am-3pm to try this festive edition of their mimosa flight! 

Cinnamon Apple Donuts

The Press Café is known for their seasonal spin on artisanal beverages and bites. This year, try out their fresh-baked cinnamon apple donuts! The Press Café has two Tri-Valley locations in both Pleasanton and Livermore.

Caramel Apples


Danville Chocolates is our go-to spot for hand-dipped caramel apples anytime of the year, but they’re especially delicious during the holiday season. Their caramel apples dipped in a variety of sweets and candies make for great treat or gift. 

Egg Nog Cappuccinos

Head to Story Coffee in Downtown Livermore to try one of their various seasonal drinks like the Egg Nog Cappuccino, Peppermint Mocha, Ginger Spice Latte, or Cider! 

Hot Buttered Rum

Beer Baron Bar & Kitchen features a wide selection of spirits, beers, and unique cocktails. During the holiday season, order up this warm hot buttered rum made in a special Santa mug. If you don’t feel like parting with this cute mug, take him home for an extra fee! 

Oatmeal Raisin Stout

spiced beer with oatmeal cookie on the rim and a jar of cookies

This award-winning herbed beer from Danville Brewing Company tastes like an Oatmeal Raisin Cookie. Made with a complex mix of flavors, it’s brewed with caramel malts and spiced with cinnamon cloves vanilla and nutmeg. 

Sideboard's Hot Chocolate


Sideboard Neighborhood Kitchen & Coffee Bar features a specialty Hot Chocolate that’s available year-round, but it’s especially tasty during the chillier months. Crafted with house made chocolate syrup, a house made roasted marshmallow, and rimmed with sweet graham cracker crumbles.

Eggnog Soft Serve


Meadowlark Dairy is locally famous for its unique flavors of house made soft serve and other dairy products. Stop by during the holidays for their special seasonal flavors: peppermint, eggnog, and salted caramel. 



Simply Fondue is known year-round for their creative cocktails, cheese and chocolate fondues, and delicious appetizers, but their Eggnogtini is a seasonal offering you won’t want to miss!

Holiday High Tea


Each year, RoyalTEA Garden in Downtown Pleasanton features an extra festive menu during the holiday season. Dig into house made sweets,  savory treats, tea sandwiches, unlimited tea, and more! 

Hot Apple Cider


This Hot Apple Cider from The Press Café is almost too cute to sip. Like most of their menu, this seasonal offering is perfectly delicious and totally Instagrammable. The Press Café has two Tri-Valley locations in both Pleasanton and Livermore.