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Dining Out for New Year's Eve


Besides attending one of the world's Top 10 Hot Spots for New Year's Eve, what could be better than celebrating the end of the year with a memorable meal? Whether you're looking for a party scene full of revelers or a more romantic space to share a midnight Champagne toast with someone special, you'll find the best restaurants in Colorado Mountains to ring in the New Year.

Ajax Tavern Bar
The Little Nell
685 E. Durant Ave.
Aspen, CO 81611

Socializing snow bunnies and A-list celebrities congregate at this apr├Ęs-ski hot-spot for clever cocktails and glam pub grub. More...

Elway's Vail Steakhouse
Dining Room at Elway The Lodge at Vail
174 E. Gore Creek Dr.
Vail, CO 81657

Classic Denver chophouse transplanted to a magical mountainside setting. More...

Flame Steakhouse
Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail
1 Vail Rd.
Vail, CO 81657

A luxe, ultra-modern take on the Western steakhouse. More...

Jimmy's, An American Restaurant & Bar American
Mill Street Plaza
205 S. Mill St.
Aspen, CO 81611
Straightforward American fare plus tequilas galore. More...

Keystone Ranch American
Dining Room at Keystone Ranch, Keystone, CO 1437 Summit County Rd. 150
Keystone, CO 80435
Western ambience, mountain views, and Colorado-influenced contemporary American fare lure the cognoscenti to this Keystone restaurant. More...

Matsuhisa Aspen Japanese
Dining Room at Matsuhisa Aspen, Aspen, CO 303 E. Main St.
Aspen, CO 81611
Book early if you want a seat at this sushi sensation in high season. More...

Sweet Basil American
Dining Room at Sweet Basil, Vail, CO 193 E. Gore Creek Dr., Ste. 201
Vail, CO 81657

A Colorado-casual Vail institution combining creative contemporary cuisine, professional service and a large wine cellar. More...

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