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Dining Out for New Year's Eve
NEW YORK

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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 New York to ring in the New Year.

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Battery Park
Chelsea
East Village
Financial District
Flatiron District
Gramercy Park
Greenwich Village
Lower East Side
Meatpacking District
Midtown East
Midtown West
Murray Hill
NoHo
NoLIta
NoMad
SoHo
Theater District
TriBeCa
Upper East Side
Upper West Side
West Village
Brooklyn

BATTERY PARK

El Vez Mexican
13/20
Dining Room at El Vez, New York, NY 259 Vesey St.
New York, NY 10282
Menu
Festive and fun, this downtown Mexican restaurant offers potent cocktails and affordable fare. More...


CHELSEA

L’Amico American
No Rating
Dining Room at L’Amico, New York, NY 849 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10001

American fare, and a touch of Italy, at this Chelsea restaurant from Laurent Tourondel. More...

Morimoto Japanese
14/20
Dining Room at Morimoto, New York, NY 88 Tenth Ave.
New York, NY 10011
Menu
Japanese fare takes on some Iron Chef flair. More...

EAST VILLAGE

DBGB Kitchen and Bar Burgers
13/20
Dining Room at DBGB Kitchen and Bar, New York, NY 299 Bowery St.
New York, NY 10003
Menu
Daniel Boulud's East Village ode to the hamburger. More...



FINANCIAL DISTRICT

The Dead Rabbit Grocery and Grog Lounge
13/20
Dining Room at The Dead Rabbit Grocery and Grog, New York, NY 30 Water St.
New York, NY 10004

A 19th century-themed drinking spot with hearty food to match. More...

FLATIRON DISTRICT

230 Fifth Small Plates
14/20
Dining Room at 230 Fifth, New York, NY 230 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10001
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Enjoy the view twenty floors above Manhattan. More...

The Breslin Bar & Dining Room Gastropub
13/20
Dining Room at The Breslin Bar & Dining Room, New York, NY Ace Hotel New York
16 W. 29th St.
New York, NY 10001
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Meat-centric, gastropub-like temple of coolness in the Ace Hotel New York. More...

GRAMERCY PARK

Maialino Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Maialino, New York, NY Gramercy Park Hotel
2 Lexington Ave.
New York, NY 10010
Menu
Danny Meyer does it again---this time Roman-style. More...

GREENWICH VILLAGE

Blue Hill Contemporary
16/20
Dining Room at Blue Hill, New York, NY 75 Washington Pl.
New York, NY 10011
Menu
Casually cool Greenwich Village eatery with an extremely seasonal menu. More...

Carbone Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Carbone, New York, NY 181 Thompson St.
New York, NY 10012
Menu
Chefs Mario Carbone and Rich Torrisi serve up familiar Italian fare at this Greenwich Village hot-spot. More...

LOWER EAST SIDE

Contra American
13/20
138 Orchard St.
New York, NY 10002
Menu
Inventive fixed-menu spot on the Lower East Side that mimics the neo-bistrot movement in Paris. More...

MEATPACKING DISTRICT

Del Posto Italian
15/20
Dining Room at Del Posto, New York, NY 85 Tenth Ave.
New York, NY 10011
Menu
Molto Mario meets Meatpacking. More...

MIDTOWN EAST

Aquavit Scandinavian
15/20
Dining Room at Aquavit, New York, NY 65 E. 55th St.
New York, NY 10022
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This Midtown restaurant takes its inspiration from Sweden and creates a smorgasbord of Scandinavian specialties. More...

BLT Steak Steakhouse
13/20
Dining Room at BLT Steak, New York, NY 106 E. 57th St.
New York, NY 10022
Menu
Midtown steakhouse offers French flair, exceptional meats, and an extensive wine list. More...

MIDTOWN WEST

Abboccato Italian Kitchen Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Abboccato Italian Kitchen, New York, NY 136 W. 55th St.
New York, NY 10019

Rustic and charming atmosphere brings the true feel of Italy to Midtown Manhattan. More...

Asiate French
15/20
Dining Room at Asiate, New York, NY Time Warner Center, 35th Floor
Mandarin Oriental New York
80 Columbus Cir.
New York, NY 10023
Menu
The scene is so gorgeous that hardcore foodies fear it may distract the attention from the content of their plates. More...

Brasserie 8 1/2 French
14/20
Dining Room at Brasserie 8 1/2, New York, NY 9 W. 57th St.
New York, NY 10019
Menu
A welcome respite on busy 57th Street presenting both brasserie and bistro favorites. More...

Gaby Brasserie Française French
13/20
Dining Room at Gaby Brasserie Française, New York, NY Sofitel New York
44 W. 45th St.
New York, NY 10036
Menu
Along with New York artwork this brasserie offers French specialties and tasty low-calorie menus. More...

Hakkasan Chinese
14/20
Dining Room at Hakkasan, New York, NY 311 W. 43rd St.
New York, NY 10036

Savor progressive Chinese cuisine in a sumptuous space at this NYC branch of the London original. More...

Monarch Rooftop Lounge Lounge
13/20
Dining Room at Monarch Rooftop Lounge, New York, NY 71 W. 35th St., 18th Floor
New York, NY 10001

Manhattan views complemented by satisfying drinks and food at this rooftop lounge. More...

Per Se Contemporary
19/20
Dining Room at Per Se, New York, NY Time Warner Center
10 Columbus Cir.
New York, NY 10019
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The ethos of The French Laundry is here, but Per Se prevails as its own other-worldly archetype. More...

MURRAY HILL

The Water Club American
14/20
Dining Room at The Water Club, New York, NY East River at 30th St.
New York, NY 10016
Menu
Memorable classic American cuisine with incomparable river views from every table. More...

NOHO

Indochine French
13/20
Dining Room at Indochine, New York, NY 430 Lafayette St.
New York, NY 10003
Menu
Exotically designed setting which compliments the French-Vietnamese fusion menu that after many years is still fresh and well-done. More...

NOLITA

Cherche Midi French
13/20
Dining Room at Cherche Midi, New York, NY 282 Bowery
New York, NY 10012
Menu
This delightful brasserie’s appellation recalls a street on the Left Bank. More...

La Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels Wine Bar
13/20
Dining Room at La Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels, New York, NY 249 Centre St.
New York, NY 10013
Menu
Gallic wine and snacks on Centre Street. More...

NOMAD

The NoMad Contemporary
15/20
Dining Room at The NoMad, New York, NY The NoMad Hotel
1170 Broadway
New York, NY 10001
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Humm and Guidara team up again --- this time to oversee the dining experience at The NoMad Hotel. More...

SOHO

Burger & Barrel Burgers
13/20
Dining Room at Burger & Barrel, New York, NY 25 W. Houston St.
New York, NY 10012
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Burgers and wine in a dimly lit SoHo spot. More...

Delicatessen American
13/20
Dining Room at Delicatessen, New York, NY 54 Prince St.
New York, NY 10012
Menu
Inverted classic New York cuisine with a twist in SoHo from the people who brought you Cafeteria. More...

The Dutch American
14/20
Dining Room at The Dutch, New York, NY 131 Sullivan St.
New York, NY 10012
Menu
A bustling SoHo spot with a full raw bar and late-night eats from Andrew Carmellini. More...

Mercer Kitchen Contemporary
14/20
Dining Room at Mercer Kitchen, New York, NY 99 Prince St.
New York, NY 10012
Menu
Magician Vongerichten conjures up a spectacle of flavor out of (practically) thin air. More...

THEATER DISTRICT

db bistro moderne French
16/20
Dining Room at db bistro moderne, New York, NY City Club Hotel
55 W. 44th St.
New York, NY 10036
Menu
Chef Daniel Boulud's exquisite fare at a more modest price. More...

Molyvos Greek
15/20
Dining Room at Molyvos, New York, NY Wellington Hotel
871 Seventh Ave.
New York, NY 10019
Menu
Moussaka that is truly Zeus-inspired---the Livanos family adds a light touch to the bold flavor of the Hellenes. More...

Petrossian Caviar
15/20
Dining Room at Petrossian, New York, NY 182 W. 58th St.
New York, NY 10019
Menu
Caviar and Champagne served in a gilded Lalique interior --- the next best thing to dining at the Czarist court. More...

TRIBECA

Blaue Gans Austrian
12/20
139 Duane St.
New York, NY 10013
Menu
Casual Austro-German cooking for the not-so-common man. More...

Bouley French
17/20
Dining Room at Bouley, New York, NY 163 Duane St.
New York, NY 10013
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Contemporary French cuisine from David Bouley at his namesake TriBeCa establishment. More...

Brushstroke Japanese
16/20
Dining Room at Brushstroke, New York, NY 30 Hudson St.
New York, NY 10013
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Kaiseki small-plate artistry by David Bouley in TriBeCa. More...

Scalini Fedeli Italian
15/20
Dining Room at Scalini Fedeli, New York, NY 165 Duane St.
New York, NY 10013
Menu
Chef Michael Cetrulo's lobster tail with Champagne and pancetta sauce alone is reason to celebrate life. More...

UPPER EAST SIDE

Bistro Chat Noir French
14/20
Dining Room at Bistro Chat Noir, New York, NY 22 E. 66th St.
New York, NY 10065
Menu
An upscale French bistro meows for attention in a Madison Avenue townhouse. More...

Daniel French
19/20
Dining Room at Daniel, New York, NY 60 E. 65th St.
New York, NY 10065
Menu | Photo | Video
Daniel Boulud's French contemporary cuisine floats like a butterfly. More...

The Mark Restaurant by Jean-Georges American
15/20
Dining Room at The Mark Restaurant by Jean-Georges, New York, NY The Mark
25 E. 77th St.
New York, NY 10075
Menu
Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s relaxed Upper East Side eatery brings comfort dining to The Mark. More...

Rôtisserie Georgette French
14/20
Dining Room at Rôtisserie Georgette, New York, NY 14 E. 60th St.
New York, NY 10022
Menu
A French rotisserie-centric restaurant roasts meats and vegetables. More...

UPPER WEST SIDE

Bar Boulud French
14/20
Dining Room at Bar Boulud, New York, NY 1900 Broadway
New York, NY 10023
Menu
Daniel Boulud moves over to the West Side with this chic wine bar. More...

Boulud Sud Mediterranean
15/20
Dining Room at Boulud Sud, New York, NY 20 W. 64th St.
New York, NY 10023
Menu
Mediterranean fare from Daniel Boulud in a sedate Upper West Side setting. More...

'Cesca Italian
14/20
164 W. 75th St.
New York, NY 10023
Menu
Rustic Italian on the Upper West Side. More...

FishTag Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at FishTag, New York, NY 222 W. 79th St.
New York, NY 10024
Menu
A seafood-heavy gastropub from chef Michael Psilakis. More...

Kefi Greek
14/20
Dining Room at Kefi, New York, NY 505 Columbus Ave.
New York, NY 10024
Menu
Value-oriented Greek cuisine expands Upper West Side base without missing a beat. More...

WEST VILLAGE

Bar Bolonat Israeli
14/20
Dining Room at Bar Bolonat, New York, NY 611 Hudson St.
New York, NY 10014
Menu
The cuisine of the Jewish diaspora in the Middle East, all in one West Village spot. More...

Gotham Bar & Grill Contemporary
15/20
Dining Room at Gotham Bar & Grill, New York, NY 12 E. 12th St.
New York, NY 10003
Menu
Equally stunning flavors and presentations at this American classic. More...

Morandi Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Morandi, New York, NY 211 Waverly Pl.
New York, NY 10014
Menu
Keith McNally created this hip West Village outpost of authentic Italian cuisine. More...

Ofrenda Mexican
13/20
Dining Room at Ofrenda, New York, NY 113 Seventh Ave. S.
New York, NY 10014
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A casual setting for rustic, inventive Mexican cooking in the West Village. More...

Perry St. New American
15/20
Dining Room at Perry St., New York, NY 176 Perry St.
New York, NY 10014
Menu
Celeb chef Jean-Georges goes elegantly casual with a neighborhood place and New American cuisine. More...

SUSHISAMBA Brazilian
13/20
87 Seventh Ave.
New York, NY 10014
Menu
Festive ambience and Brazilian-Japanese fusion flavors. More...

Wallsé Austrian
15/20
Dining Room at Wallsé, New York, NY 344 W. 11th St.
New York, NY 10014

Experience Austrian gemütlichkeit with the elegant tastes and textures of Viennese cuisine. Guten Appetit! More...


BROOKLYN

Concord Hill American
13/20
347 Graham Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Menu
Solid vegetable and meaty fare in Williamsburg. More...

The Four Horsemen Wine Bar
13/20
Dining Room at The Four Horsemen, Brooklyn, NY 295 Grand St.
Brooklyn, NY 11211

Hipsters, wine lovers and LCD Soundsystem fans converge at this Williamsburg wine bar. More...

Roberta's Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Roberta 261 Moore St.
Brooklyn, NY 11206
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Pizza-centric and seasonal fare in a gritty Brooklyn neighborhood. More...

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