2018 Best New Year’s Eve Restaurants in New York City

Best New Year’s Eve Restaurants NY

Where to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in New York City



Send off the year in style! 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, we’ve compiled a list of the Best New Year’s Eve Restaurants in New York City, presented in alphabetical order.

American Cut Steakhouse Tribeca

New York, NY

Marc Forgione explores all things steak at this TriBeCa restaurant.

On New Year’s Eve, the multi-course menu ($150) will feature choices such as tuna tartare, porterhouse for two with bone marrow butter, and chocolate flourless cake with banana and toasted marshmallow ice cream. There’s also a Prosecco toast at midnight.

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Asiate

New York, NY

Asiate is a posh restaurant located on the 35th floor of the Mandarin Oriental in Time Warner Center.

A glass of Champagne will welcome guests enjoying the four-course prix-fixe dinner menu on New Year’s Eve ($298 adults, $78 kids). Dishes will include Maine lobster and Wagyu beef with pommes fondant, beet and black truffle. A vegetarian four-course prix-fixe dinner menu ($298 adults, $78 kids) will also be offered.

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Beauty & Essex

New York, NY

Beauty & Essex on New York’s Lower East Side will ring in the new year with an “Old Hollywood” themed New Year’s Eve Ball ($250, tickets are limited) from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Enjoy a four-hour open bar, passed food and a Champagne toast in the restaurant’s Grand Dining Room. 

A family-style meal ($195) will be offered to guests with reservations from 9 p.m. and later – party favors and a Champagne toast are included.

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Carbone

New York, NY

Chefs Mario Carbone and Rich Torrisi serve up familiar Italian fare at Carbone.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at one of the two seatings offered at this Greenwich Village hot-spot.

Chefs Club by FOOD & WINE

New York, NY

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Chefs Club by FOOD & WINE, which will present a choice of two menus at two seatings ($99 for three courses; $555 for everything on the menu, suggested for parties of seven-plus).

At the later seating, a Champagne toast, party favors and live DJ enhance the festivities.

db bistro moderne

New York, NY

Chef Daniel Boulud’s exquisite fare is available at a more modest price at db bistro moderne in the Theater District.

On New Year’s Eve, enjoy a four-course menu ($95, offered from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.) in the restaurant’s elegant dining room. Choose from dishes such as Nantucket Bay scallop crudo, a squab duo (roasted breast and leg confit) and Meyer lemon semifreddo.

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The Dutch

New York, NY

The Dutch is a bustling SoHo spot with a full raw bar and late-night eats from Andrew Carmellini. 

The New Year’s Eve tasting menu ($145, sommelier pairing $75) presents main course choices like wild striped bass with crispy rice, rack of lamb and hot fried chicken.

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Eleven Madison Park

New York, NY

Chef Daniel Humm and restaurateur Will Guidara present one of the world’s finest dining experiences at Eleven Madison Park.

Diners on New Year’s Eve will be treated to special tasting menus: seven courses for $350 at the early seating; and nine courses for $675 at the late seating, which includes a Champagne toast at midnight.

Gotham Bar & Grill

New York, NY

This American classic in the West Village will offer multi-course menus on New Year’s Eve(first seating $130; Gala $350).

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Gramercy Tavern

New York, NY

Ring in the New Year at a New York classic: Gramercy Tavern.

In the main dining room, guests will be offered a special tasting menu for $345

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Hearth

New York, NY

Hearth offers modern American cuisine in modest, minimalist style in the East Village. 

Beef tartare, smoked chicken and brown butter cake with sabayon will be a few of the selections from the four-course New Year’s Eve menu ($88, $62 for wine pairings). Expect a Champagne toast at midnight, too.

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La Vara

Brooklyn, NY

This Cobble Hill tapas spot from Alexandra Raij has a quiet garden out back and offers many affordable wines by the glass.

On New Year’s Eve, a special à la carte menu will be offered along with seasonal dishes available for the first time.

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Le Coucou

New York, NY

Chef Daniel Rose has created a NYC dining experience redolent of the great French restaurants of times past, but with his very current twist.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve by indulging in a six-course tasting menu ($895). Festivities will include Champagne toasts, dancing and a performance at midnight.

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Marea

New York, NY

Marea offers expensive, but often transcendent Italian-accented seafood on Central Park South.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at one of two seatings: a four-course menu ($150) will be served at the first seating, while the second seating will present a seven-course menu ($495, optional wine pairing $195).

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The Mark Restaurant by Jean-Georges

New York, NY

Indulge in caviar, foie gras, poached lobster and Wagyu beef tenderloin on the special New Year’s Eve tasting menu ($498) at The Mark Restaurant by Jean-Georges on New York’s Upper East Side. 

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Massoni

New York, NY

Massoni at Arlo NoMad boasts a warm vibe, a buzzing bar and colorful murals on the exposed brick walls. 

On New Year’s Eve, enjoy a four-course dinner with dishes such as king crab and lobster raviolo, and dry-aged Kansas City steak with black truffle jus. The later seatings include a rooftop toast at midnight and a dance party.

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The NoMad

New York, NY

The NoMad restaurant celebrates New Year’s Eve with a special prix-fixe menu that presents temptations such as risotto with Parmesan and shaved white truffles, poached halibut and lemon tart with almond and ricotta ice cream. 

Choose from an early seating (reservations before 7:30 p.m.) for $175 for four courses, and seatings from 8 p.m. forward for $250 for five courses.

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Ristorante Morini

New York, NY

Chef Michael White goes way uptown with this upscale Italian eatery.

A four-course menu ($105, wine pairing $65) will be offered on New Year’s Eve; it includes a midnight Champagne toast. A three-course menu for kids ($55) will also be available.

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Rôtisserie Georgette

New York, NY

On the Upper East Side, this French rotisserie-centric restaurant roasts meats and vegetables. Guests sit on caramel-colored leather banquettes in a high-ceilinged room bedecked with Portuguese tiles and antique mirrors, preceded by a bar where the beautiful wood floor is worth a glance.

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Santina

New York, NY

Santina brings a taste of the Italian seashore to the High Line in the Meatpacking District.

Calabrian tuna cecina (spicy tuna tartare), lamb meatballs and hazelnut orange cake will be a few of the choices on the New Year’s Eve three-course menu for the early seating ($95) and four-course menu for the second seating ($120) and late seating ($175, with Prosecco toast at midnight). 

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Vandal

New York, NY

Vandal is a multi-room restaurant-bar from the Tao and Lavo team.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at an à la carte dinner seating from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. or a prix-fixe seating (four-course family-style dinner) beginning at 9:15 p.m.

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