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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 Houston to ring in the New Year.

Backstreet Cafe American Regional
Dining Room at Backstreet Cafe, Houston, TX 1103 S. Shepherd Dr.
Houston, TX 77019
Brunch picks are standouts along with the multitude of appetizers and entrées. More...

BCN Taste & Tradition Spanish
4210 Roseland St.
Houston, TX 77006

True Catalan food in Montrose. More...

Bistro Lancaster Contemporary
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Dining Room at Bistro Lancaster, Houston, TX The Lancaster
701 Texas Ave.
Houston, TX 77002
The intimate, genteel dining room of The Lancaster hotel features creative American cuisine and professional service. More...

Mark's American Cuisine Contemporary
Dining Room at Mark 1658 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX 77019

American cuisine from chef Mark Cox in a romantic setting. More...

Monarch American Regional
Dining Room at Monarch, Houston, TX Hotel ZaZa Houston
5701 Main St.
Houston, TX 77005
Great views, prime people-watching and gourmet comfort food at Hotel ZaZa Houston. More...

Ouisie's Table American Regional
3939 San Felipe Rd.
Houston, TX 77027
Classy River Oaks garden restaurant serves contemporary Southern fare with flair. More...

Red Lion Pub British
2316 S. Shepherd Dr.
Houston, TX 77019

A real British pub in Houston. More...

Tony's European
Dining Room at Tony 3755 Richmond Ave.
Houston, TX 77046

Over-the-top luxury marks Tony’s, a longtime Houston fine dining destination. More...

Vallone's Steakhouse
Dining Room at Vallone Gateway Memorial City
947 Gessner Rd.
Houston, TX 77024
High-end steaks done right. More...

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