100+ New Year's Eve Parties in NYC 2022-2023 (Part I)

December 5, 2022, 7:49.18 pm ET  


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PEBBLE BAR

On Saturday, December 31st from 9pm-3am, Pebble Bar will be hosting their first ever New Year’s Eve Bash to ring in 2023. Taking over all four stories of the townhouse, the ticketed event will feature Pebble Bar’s signature cocktails, passed appetizers, and live music and DJs. General Admission ($250): Includes access to the second and third floor; live DJs; premium open bar; passed appetizers; and a champagne toast at midnight ($350 for VIP admission). There’s also a NYE Afterparty ($50) for access before 1am.

OCEANS

Chef Andy Kitko has curated a 4-course Prix Fixe Menu with 5-6 options per course. Menu highlights include whole fish sashimi (first course for two), whole fish grilled (third course for two), surf and turf entrée (filet and lobster), and specialty sushi roll and toro tartar options. Additional items from the raw bar will also be available to share such as caviar, shrimp cocktail, oysters, etc. Vegetarian options are available. There’s also a dessert platter with multiple items to share.  $175 per person

THE LAMB’S CLUB

The Lamb’s Club is hosting two dinner seatings and a party on New Year’s Eve. The First Dinner Seating ($175) from 5pm-6pm, 3-course prix-fixe menu, includes one glass of Champagne. Second dinner seating + DJ Dance Party ($375 - 500) at The Lambs Bar from 8pm-9pm, 5-course prix-fixe menu with wine pairings ($375 pp), with the option to upgrade to an elevated wine pairing ($500 pp). This party includes a 4-hour premium open bar, hors d'oeuvres, and a champagne toast to ring in the New Year.


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SOOGIL

East Village Korean-French restaurant Soogil is celebrating with a luxurious holiday tasting menu served on New Year’s Eve from 5pm - 11pm. The six-course Holiday Tasting Menu ($175) starts with an amuse bouche of Foie Gras, Tuna, and Truffle.  The meal will also include a King Crab Salad, Scallop and Honeynut Squash Soup with apple and Korean gochujang chili condiment, John Dory and Shrimp; and Beef Wellington with beef tenderloin, song-I mushroom, potato bread, Korean chive pesto and a 24 hour soy bordelaise sauce. For dessert, there’s a playful Jenga Tower of stacked crispy corn “churros.”

ALDAMA

Aldama, Brooklyn’s finest Mexican restaurant, will be ringing in the New Year with live music from late night DJs. Enjoy classics like the Taco de Trompo (pork belly, flank steak, adobo, pineapple and serrano gel), best paired with Aldama’s famed Citrus Fizz (El Tequileño tequila, fresh citrus, Topo Chico) while Brooklyn’s finest DJs spin today’s hottest tracks.

LE JARDINIER

On New Year’s Eve, Le Jardinier will be offering a special tasting menu to celebrate the New Year. Named for the French word for "gardener," Le Jardinier is a One-Michelin-Starred restaurant that evokes a modern greenhouse in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. The vegetable-centric menu from Culinary Directory Chef Alain Verzeroli, Chef de Cuisine Andrew Ayala and Corporate Pastry Chef Salvatore Martone utilizes the highest quality seasonal ingredients, fitting seamlessly into the timeless, light-filled interiors designed by award-winning architect Joseph Dirand. 


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FANDI MATA

On New Year’s Eve, Fandi Mata is partnering with House of Yes to host an extravaganza called the “Garden of Cosmic Delights.” The celestial evening will include a prix fixe feast, cosmic cabaret, live music & vocalists, circus spectacles, surprise celebrations and dance party magic. Party-goers are encouraged to wear getups evoking galactic glamor and stardust styles to complement the intergalactic jungle. Tickets for dinner and a show include a welcome glass of bubbly, a cocktail, appetizer, entrée & dessert and guaranteed admission to the subsequent party ($200pp).   

VALERIE

On New Year’s Eve, Midtown’s Valerie—a bi-level cocktail bar and restaurant—will be ringing in the New Year in style. With its Art Deco-inspired decor, extensive gin-library and high quality cocktails, Valerie is the perfect spot for those who have a Gatsby-style New Year's Eve celebration in mind. Valerie also offers a stellar cuisine selection, with a specialty menu created just for the occasion, which includes warm baked brie, crescent duck breast, and more. With vibrant holiday decor, live music from Danny Lipsitz, and top-shelf sipping, Valerie is the place to be when the clock strikes midnight.

SAINT THEO’S

Saint Theo’s is a coastal Italian inspired restaurant from Robert Goldman’s Bleecker Street Hospitality and Kyle Hotchkiss Carone’s Grand Tour Hospitality. Paired with a beverage program led by Simon Sebbah [Angels' Share, Lyanness], the menu is inspired by Venice and the Italian coast, highlighting fresh seafood, simple yet elevated housemade pastas, and seasonal ingredients. Make sure to ring in the New Year at this stylish space and become immersed within the lively, fun crowd that Saint Theo’s never fails to attract.  


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MILADY’S

Open this New Year’s Eve for good drinks, good times, and a champagne toast at midnight, Milady’s debuted this fall as the latest project from award-winning bar owner Julie Reiner (of Brooklyn’s Clover Club and Leyenda) along with partners Christine Williams, Susan Fedroff, and Chef/Partner Sam Sherman. The original Milady’s was a famed SoHo dive bar that closed in 2014 after 70 years of entertaining patrons of all stripes, and its new iteration is updated with the team’s signature focus on quality and a lighthearted, nostalgic vibe.  

MISTER PARADISE

Ring in the New Year in Paradise at East Village’s highest quality bar experience, Mister Paradise! For $150 per person, guests can enjoy a top-shelf open bar from 9pm to 2am that includes items from their recently revamped menu including the Spaghetti Day cocktail, that uses a house-made Pomodoro sauce cordial and olive oil washed gin, and is as deliciously mind (and taste)-bending as it sounds. Party goers can also expect tons of champagne, fun tunes, and probably some caviar.    

APOTHEKE NOMAD 

Whether you’re looking to ring in the new year with a glitzy cocktail in the locale’s subterranean speakeasy or a glass of champagne on the stunning rooftop terrace while overlooking the Empire State Building and Madison Square Park, Apotheke NoMad is the perfect spot to celebrate New Year’s Eve. Featuring a cellar speakeasy, penthouse lounge and rooftop terrace, Apotheke NoMad is the second NYC outpost for the brand, expanding Apotheke’s apothecary-inspired cocktails and experience. Nicolas O’Connor is behind the elaborate Garden-to-Glass cocktail menu, with many of Apotheke’s classic cocktails brought along with brand new creations. 


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PONY BOY

Head over to Greenpoint’s Ponyboy, one of Brooklyn’s most unique nightlife destinations, for a New Year’s eve bash full of drinks, disco, and dancing. Guests can sip on the ever-popular Forgtmenot (Ilegal Mezcal, watermelon, ginger, lime jalapeño, matcha salt rim) while dancing to genre-bending live music performances and disco-infused DJ sets. Nested on bustling Manhattan Avenue, Ponyboy is Greenpoint’s premier destination for top notch fare, craft cocktails and unmatched vibes.

BALABOOSTA

Ring in the New Year at Balaboosta with a Drag extravaganza She Show, complete with a live 3 piece band and special guest performers. The show will be accompanied by Chef Einat Admony's specially curated four-course dinner, with vegetarian substitutions available upon request. Think assorted dips, tuna tartare, braised short ribs and more. Price: $240 per ticket

ARLO SOHO

Arlo Soho is transporting their entire hotel into a New Year’s multi-floor extravaganza with different experiences throughout the spaces, including a multiple DJs, Dancers, acrobatic performers, Robots 4-hour open bar, endless bites and more. This includes access to its speakeasy Foxtail hosting a midnight balloon drop, rooftop lounge Art SoHo, The Living Room and Studios for an unforgettable night. Tickets start at $208.  

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ESTUARY

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Restaurant serving food inspired by the land and sea will be delighting guests with a special New Year’s Eve pre-set menu for $150/pp, which includes open bar. A Charcuterie Plate with cured meats, select cheeses, olives, artichoke hearts and sourdough baguette will be served to diners to start. Other options include Seared Tuna, Maryland Crabcakes, Filet Mignon with Potato Galette, and Roast Pork Loin with apple compote.

BLACKBARN

Farm-to-Table, American restaurant located in NoMad from James Beard Award-Winning Chef John Doherty is once again teaming up with Executive Chef Brian Fowler to create a special New Year’s Eve menu featuring a la carte menu and optional pre-fixe ($95 pp/$135 with wine pairing) menus. On the a la carte menu, highlights include Kale and Butternut Squash Salad, Big Eye Tuna Tartare, Foie Gras Terrine, Black Barn Tomahawk Steak for Two presented tableside, among others.  

SOMEWHERE NOWHERE

Somewhere Nowhere is providing a wanderlust, enchanted getaway experience on New Year’s Eve with an indoor party headlined by DJ Spade & Firpo. The party features live theatrical acts a 4.5 Hour Premium Open Bar (from 8-12:30pm), special 2022 NYE countdown with panoramic views of the New York skyline and fireworks with a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Tickets starting at $235.

 
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WRITING ON THE WALL

Writing on the Wall aka WOTW is described as the “best kept secret” on the Lower East Side. For New Year’s Eve this posh club is offering a late night holiday party with open bar from 9pm – 12am, champagne toast at midnight along with a confetti shower. The party continues until 4am. Ticket Tiers: General Admission: $85 / VIP (Expedited Entry): $110, as well as Bottle Packages: Table for 6: $1,200 with choice of spirits / Table for 10: $2,000 with choice of spirits.

ETHYL’S WILLIAMSBURG

As the clock strikes midnight and we head into 2023, guests can get their groove on at the 1970’s-inspired Ethyl’s in Williamsburg. The vintage spot comes complete with inventive cocktails and eats, live entertainment, and of course their famous go-go girls. The funky dance bar and performance space is the brainchild of Brooklyn-born Gerard Renny and Charlie Sub and pays homage to the hay days of Studio 54 and Max’s Kansas City. The New Year’s Eve event opens at 8pm with a $15 door charge.

BOQUERIA (VARIOUS LOCATIONS)

Boqueria is the lively Spanish tapas bar and restaurant with several locations around the city. Guests can ring in 2023 with a flight of tapas favorites and unlimited house-selected drinks such as Pan con tomate y Jamón (toasted bread rubbed with tomato, garlic, olive oil); Gambas al Ajillo (shrimp, garlic, brandy, lobster reduction, Guindilla pepper in olive oil); Pintxos Morunos (seared lamb skewers, pickled shallots, salsa verde); and more. Two seatiings: 6:30 p.m. ($95 pp + tax/gratuity); 9:30 p.m., including a Cava toast at midnight ($135 pp + tax/gratuity).


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AVRA ESTIATORIO MADISON

Avra Estiatorio Madison is having a New Year’s Eve party including a complimentary champagne toast and Live DJ/ The first seating (5pm- 7pm) features an A la Carte Menu, while a second seating (930pm) is a $275 per person Pre Fixe Menu with a Complimentary Champagne Bottle.  Reservations can be made by contacting Avra60NYE@theavragroup.com or (212) 937-0100.

LA GOULUE

La Goulue, the French bistro on the UES, is offering an a la carte (early seating 6-7pm) and $195 prix-fixe menu (second seating 8pm-10:30pm) on New Year’s Eve with choice of first course, entrée and dessert. Highlights include:  Vol-Au-Vent de Crevettes (puff pastry with shrimp, fall vegetables and shellfish); Cote de Veau Rotie (roasted veal chop with celery gratin and Banyuls veal jus); Steak Au Poivre Vert (with green peppercorns); Sole Meuniere (dover sole with brown butter and capers); and more.

MAGIC HOUR AT THE MOXY TIMES SQUARE

Not too far from the Ball Drop, the Moxy Times Square is hosting Magic Hour to ring in the New Year. He space is already decked out with 25,000 rhinestones for its Pink Winter Edition: Frosted Edition with views of the Empire State Building. The evening includes Four-Hour Complimentary Bar from 9pm - 1am with a Champagne Toast at Midnight.


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THE HIGHLIGHT ROOM AT THE MOXEY LES

The Highlight Room at the Moxy Lower East Side with sweeping views of the New York City skyline and bridges is hosting a New Year’s Eve celebration. The event includes a Four-Hour Complimentary Bar from 9pm - 1am, Champagne Toast at Midnight + Passed Hors D’oeuvres. 

ZOU ZOU’S

Zou Zou’s — the lively and modern Eastern Mediterranean restaurant from chef Madeline Sperling, previously of Gramercy Tavern and The NoMad. The menu celebrates the cuisine and flavors of the Eastern Mediterranean region, bringing in influences from Lebanon, Israel, Turkey, Egypt, Syria, and Jordan, among others. On New Year’s Ever, Zou Zou’s will be serving an a la carte menu from 5:30pm-7pm, and a $195 pix-fixe menu from 8:30-11pm. The restaurant will also be open for normal hours on New Year’s Day.

NAMI NORI

Nami Nori – the acclaimed Japanese restaurant specializing in open-style temaki. For the weekend of New Years (December 30th through January 1st), Nami Nori will be offering specials like Latkes & Caviar with purple sweet potato, golden osetra caviar, creme fraiche and chives; Seared Tuna Au Poivre temaki with green peppercorn and onion; Kabocha Croquette Temaki with pickled jalapeno, dried cranberry (vegan); and Coconut Cardamom Panna Cotta with passionfruit sauce for dessert.


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CHEZ NICK

Chez Nick — the seasonally-driven neighborhood restaurant located in the Upper East Side from chef-partners Bobby Little and Chad Urban (previously of award-winning restaurants like Batard, Ai Fiori, and Khe-Yo), will be offering a prix-fixe menu with two seatings options.  The first seating at 5PM will offer three courses and an amuse for $115/pp. The second seating at 8PM will offer four courses and an amuse for $135/pp.

BAR TULIX

Bar Tulix — the new coastal Mexican restaurant in Soho from Michelin-starred chef Justin Bazdarich (Oxomoco and Speedy Romeo) and restaurateur John McDonald of Mercer Street Hospitality. On New Year’s Eve, Bar Tulix will be offering a pre fixe menu ($75) featuring dishes such as Pulpo – crispy octopus with red lentils, roasted red peppers, hazelnut romesco and paprika; Salmon Pozole – green pozole, purple cabbage, perilla, serrano and puffed hominy; and Bunuelos with spiced ganache. Reservations via Resy.

ERNESTOS

Ernesto’s — the Basque-inspired restaurant in the Lower East Side from acclaimed chef Ryan Bartlow is offering festive a la carte specials for New Year’s Eve. Alongside menu staples, specials include: Lobster and Prawn Cocktail; Gratineed oysters with Albariño mousseline; Caviar with bottarga, smoked salmon, and brioche; Black truffle risotto with Idiazabal cheese and chanterelles; Cochinillo (suckling pig) with roasted apples; and Sole meunière with artichokes; and Soufflé for dessert Reservations via Resy.


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COOL WORLD

Cool World  is offering a festive evening with special menus, music and decor. The first seating (5:30pm - 8pm) offers a 4-course pre-fixe menu ($90 pp), and the second seating (9:30pm onwards) offers a 5-course pre-fixe menu with fondue and a midnight toast ($140 pp). Reservations available via Resy. Menu options include Foie Mousse Toasts, King Crab & Bouillabaisse Soup, Beef Shoulder with Pommes Purée; Lobster au Poivre; and Prosecco-Soaked Layer Cake for dessert.

IRIS

Chef John Fraser makes you rethink everything you thought you knew about Aegean cuisine with sleek Midtown stunner IRIS. For New Year’s Eve Iris is offering two seatings; a pre-gala at 5:30pm for $175pp and the New Year’s Eve Gala at 8:30pm with a Five-course menu for $280 pp with live footage of the ball dropping and live entertainment throughout the evening and champagne toast at midnight.  Optional wine pairings are also available.

LA MARCHANDE

Chef John Fraser collaborates with Executive Chef Rick Horiike to bring a contemporary French brasserie to downtown Manhattan ON the site of the original 18th-century stock exchange. There is a pre-gala seating from 5:30-7:30pm for $125 pp.  The New Year’s Eve Gala (2nd Seating: 8:30pm-10pm) features a five-course meal with champagne toast for $165 with options such as a Gran Plat of oysters, shrimp and lobster; Onion Dumplings with shaved black truffles; White Truffle Risotto; and Prime Rib.


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CHELSEA TABLE AND STAGE

CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE – New York’s newest hotspot for intimate dining and extraordinary music – will present a special immersive New Year’s Eve Celebration “The Romp on 26th: A New Year at Chelsea Table + Stage” on Saturday, December 31 from 9:00 PM until 1:00 AM.  Sure to be New York’s most exciting and exclusive soiree, the evening will feature The CT+S Follies, fresh from Burlesque Nights at Chelsea Table + Stage, with performances by Seedy Edie and more. Tickets start at $225 pp.

THE SANDBAR ROOFTOP

Sandbar Rooftop will offer the second annual “Beach White Party” from 9:00 PM until 1:00 AM. Come dressed in your best beach chic whites and ring in the New Year. Experience phenomenal views of Manhattan while relaxing in the Fashion District's beach escape on the 23rd floor of the Hilton. Guests will enjoy an open bar (does not include top shelf), DJ and dancing until 12:30 AM, a bubbles toast at midnight, and light bites. 21 and over only please. Tickets are $200 per person, in addition to a service charge.  

YVES

Yves — the French-Moroccan bar and restaurant housed in the landmarked 1920’s Seafarers Inn from the team behind Tiny’s and Smith + Mills is offering a 95pp for first seating; $135 for second. Highlights include Grilled Oysters with harissa and parmesan butter; Beef Carpaccio with truffle emulsion; Pan Seared Diver Scallop with root vegetable puree, pomegranate; Beef Tenderloin and scalloped potato and haricots verts; and Lemon Meringue Tart with passion fruit; along with a specialty cocktail.


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SHINIJI’s

Shinji’s — the transportive, immersive and innovative cocktail bar from the team behind Michelin-starred omakase restaurant Noda in the Flatiron District, is hosting a caviar and champagne soiree for New Year’s Eve. Two hour seatings with up to 150g royal ossetra caviar and 2 bottles of 2011 Amour de Deutz Blanc de Blanc per guest. Reservations are available via Resy. 5pm-11pm: $500 per guest;  11pm-1am: $600 per guest.

THE NOORTWYCK

The Noortwyck — the recently opened neighborhood restaurant from chef-sommelier duo and former Eleven Madison Park team members Andrew Quinn and Cedric Nicaise. Two seatings are available: A five course menu for the 5:30pm seating ($165 / guest) and a seven course menu, which also includes a champagne toast, for the second seating at 8:30pm ($285). Dishes include Fluke Crudo fennel and pear; Trout Grenobloise sourdough and fingerlings; and 72-hour Short Rib, celery root and black truffle; and Chocolate Cake with bourbon brown butter. Additional wine pairings available.

TINY’S

Tiny’s — the beloved neighborhood restaurant housed in an iconic three story pink townhouse built in 1810. From Tiny’s ($95pp for first seating; $135 for second). The meal includes Tater Tots with tuna tartare; Crab Cake with potato, horseradish, and frisée; Steak Tartare with cured egg yolk, truffle, capers, and black garlic aioli Hudson Valley Duck with carrot ginger puree, sauteed greens, and pomegranate gastrique; Filet Mignon with pomme aligot and winter greens; Lemon Olive Oil Cake with chantilly sauce for dessert.


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FISH CHEEKS

Fish Cheeks — the contemporary, seafood-focused Thai restaurant in Noho will be offering a special New Year’s Eve prix-fixe menu for $95pp. Dishes include: Miang Pla, a fried fish with betel, shallot, lemongrass, galangal and chili; Grilled Octopus tentacle served with Nam Jim seafood sauce; Crab Aob Woosen - Baked Jumbo crab meat, pork belly, glass noodle, cilantro root, and celery leaves; and Prawn Karee stir-fried with curry powder, soft scrambled egg, scallion, onion, celery, and chili jam.

IKEBANA ZEN

Ikebana Zen — the new Japanese speakeasy from husband and wife team Andrew Yuan and Seven Gu, specializing in small plates all inspired from Japanese cuisine, along with distinctive cocktails made with Japanese spirits and edible flowers. New Year’s Eve includes a pre-fixe menu ($70/pp) with seatings at 5pm and 7pm. Menu items include Zen Karaage, Japanese fried chicken tossed in sweet chili sauce; and Yakisoba, Japanese noodle stir-fried dish with chicken or shrimp. Guests can also stop by after 9pm to 1am to ring in the new year with an unlimited selection of premium and well drinks for $70/pp. 

FIGARO CAFÉ

To celebrate the New Year, the iconic beatnik-era cafe frequented by Bob Dylan, Al Pacino and Jack Kerouac will serve a four-course menu with optional wine pairings. Highlights include the Tuna Tartare with White Truffles and Taro Chips, Squid Ink Risotto with Parmesan Mousse, Braised Short Ribs with Creamy Polenta, Dover Sole Meuniere and Beef Wellington with Creamy Bone Marrow Mashed Potatoes. Sweeter options include an Apricot and Tonka Bean Millefeuille and Pistachio, Raspberry and Rosewater Tart. The restaurant will offer two seatings with a champagne toast at midnight.


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THE WESLEY

The Wesley — the new plant-forward restaurant located in the heart of the West Village. For New Year’s Eve, The Wesley is offering their regular a La Carte menu along with a few specials for an evening themed A Night at the Oscars. The restaurant will be decked out with red carpet and drapery along with surprise accents reminiscent of old-time black and white movies, glitz and glam. Specialty menu items will include slightly warmed Oysters, Confit Duck Breast and Baked Alaska with a 12am toast to ring in the new year. Reservations are available via Resy.

QUALITY EATS

Upper East Side  location - Dani Luv, beloved performer from Sammy’s Roumanian, is doing two sets on New Year’s Eve to wrap up the month-long Festivus celebration at Quality Eats. Reservations are available at 6:15, 6:30, and 6:45 for the early set (with a $75 cover charge); and 9:15, 9:30, and 9:45 for the late set (with a $100 cover charge). West Village location - open for regular lunch and dinner on New Year’s Eve and for regular dinner hours on New Year’s Day.

BROOKLYN TIMES SQUARE DELI

The NEW Brooklyn Deli Times Square (1501 Broadway) that just opened last month will offer live entertainment, five-course pre-fixe menu, and an escort to view the ball drop in Times Square. Brian “Mr. Taptastic” Davis and his group of NYC Musicians will be joined by Broadway’s Haley Lampart (Kinky Boots). $425 per person, plus beverages, tax and gratuity.


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SWEETBRIAR

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at the Michelin-recognized Sweetbriar, led by Executive Chef Bryce Shuman, will be taking guests on a culinary journey with a five-course tasting dinner priced at $250 per person with seatings from 6 pm – 10 pm. The menu features dishes such as Caviar and Potato Chips; Scallop with Celery and Black Truffle; Scottish Langoustine with Head Sauce and Rutabaga; Roasted Foie Gras with Ham Hocks and Pickled Black Garlic (Supplemental $65); 64 Day Dry-Aged NY Strip, Black Trumpets, and Bone Marrow; and Chocolate, Banana, Yuzu dessert.

L'ABEILLE

Tribeca’s Michelin-starred French gem l’abeille offers two seatings throughout the evening to ring in the new year. The first seating features a seven-course tasting menu including King crab; Iceland cod confit with champagne caviar sauce; and Paris brest with vanilla ice cream and hazelnut finished with hot chocolate sauce; while the second seating features an eight-course gala menu with an additional white truffle course (Risotto with parmesan, poached egg and white truffle) and celebratory Ruinart Blanc de Blanc champagne toast. First seating: $295/pp; Second seating: $375/pp. Optional wine pairings.

SHUKA

Shuka, the Mediterranean favorite by James Beard Best Chef NY 2022 nominee Ayesha Nurdjaja, brings back their annual "A Night In Marrakesh Feast" festivities featuring special cocktails and a multicourse dinner helmed by Ayesha, and exciting entertainment including henna artists and belly dancers. The menu will include special items such as samboska with baharat spiced lamb, pickled sultanas, almonds, fluke piccata and cheesecake baklava to name a few. $75pp for first seating and $150pp for second seating which includes a midnight champagne toast.


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JUNOON

This New Year’s Eve, Michelin-starred Indian fine dining restaurant, Junoon will offer a dynamic eight-course dinner ($140pp) with an optional wine pairing ($75pp). The menu features chef Akshay Bhardwaj’s (Forbes 30 Under 30) inventive takes on traditional Indian dishes featuring special new dishes such as uni moilee with crispy rice, Santa Barbara uni, salmon roe and tamarind coconut moilee sauce and lamb pasanda with tandoor roasted lamb chop, cranberry and saffron walnut sauce.  Also enjoyed Junoon’s inventive cocktail program, including its “Flight to India” featuring 3 mini cocktails.

NARO

NARO is excited to kick off the New Year in Manhattan’s iconic Rock Center, offering special tasting menus for guests. Offerings include Lobster Bibimbap (Namul Rice, Gang Doenjang and Pickled Bamboo), A5 Wagyu (Sunchokes, Perilla Leaf and Kimchi Jjim), and Mont Blanc (Chestnut Mousse, Marron Glace). Early seatings are available at 6pm with a six-course tasting menu, and late seatings are available at 9pm with an eight-course tasting menu. $350/pp or $495pp. Menu supplements include caviar, white truffle, and a special bottle list.  

ATOBOY

This New Year’s Eve, Atoboy is excited to welcome guests for a special five-course prix-fixe menu ($155/pp). The team’s holiday offerings include Venison (waffle, gochujang), Duck for Two (foie, prunes), Turbot (abalone, caviar) and Date Cake (chestnut ice cream, persimmon compote), with the menu designed specifically for sharing with your loved ones. Champagne toast is available for an extra $30/pp.  


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ATOMIX

Two Michelin-starred, World’s 50 Best, and 3-starred New York Times restaurant Atomix welcomes guests for the holidays to dine at their chef’s counter for a special tasting menu, with beverage pairings available. Guests can expect to go on a journey of Korean cuisine through chef Junghyun Park’s eyes. Limited seating is available, with reservations via Tock. $750/pp

VERANDA 

This New Year’s Eve, Michelin-starred chef George Mendes (formerly Lupulo and Aldea) is offering special holiday menu at his chic, greenhouse-like restaurant Veranda at the ModernHaus Soho Hotel. Mendes’ offerings include Hamachi Confit (slowly cooked hamachi, pickled honshemeji mushrooms, ginger-soy emulsion, option to add perigord winter black truffles for $18), Salted Cod and Potato Gratin (“gomes de sa” – caramelized onion, black olives, egg, parsley) and Wagyu Beef Brisket Cooked for 48 Hours. At midnight, Veranda will be hosting a countdown with a champagne toast for all guests.

THE POLO BAR

An unparalleled setting to ring in 2023 exuding the Ralph Lauren brand’s timeless elegance, The Polo Bar’s New Year’s Eve experience this year features a delectable menu accompanied by Krug, Grande Cuvée, 166ème Édition champagne. The multi-course menu offerings include kumamoto oysters and golden osetra caviar, black tie burger with truffle fondue and shaved périgord truffle, warm Maine lobster, roasted foie gras, prime filet mignon and roasted Long Island duck. To finish, guests can choose a baked Colorado, citrus meringue, or spiced flourless chocolate. 9pm seating. $395/pp


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LA MERCERIE 

La Mercerie’s Menu de Reveillon features inspired variations of French dishes including “Vacherin et Truff”: traditional creamy cow milk cheese with fresh winter truffle, lobster with Chateau Chalon vin jaune sauce + chanterelles, and filet of beef with pomme purée + sauce bordelaise. The award-winning design by Roman & Williams, festive garlands and greenery, expertly curated tablescapes, and location in the heart of SoHo create the perfect setting for elegant, joyful celebrations, while the menu of reimagined French cuisine by Parisian chef Marie-Aude Rose is ideal for New Year’s gatherings.

SERAFINA

On Saturday, December 31st, escape the madness of Times Square and ring in 2023 with a delicious meal and friendly company! Certain Serafina locations will be offering a special A la Carte Menu, champagne toast, party favors, and music - this is a celebration you will not want to miss.   Options include creamy Lobster Bisque, Burrata and Caviar on crostini, Jumbo Lump Crab Salad, Pappardelle Lamb Ragu, Halibut with Truffle Sauce, Braised Lamb Shank with Served with haricot vert & Barolo reduction sauce; and Torta di Pere & Ricotta for dessert. Check locations for availability.

JASHAN BY DHABA

Jashan by Dhaba, based in Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ, is hosting a New Year’s Eve Grand Celebration Party on December 31st at 7 pm. The night will feature nonstop entertainment, premium appetizers, and a dinner menu with over 40 grand buffet selections. DJ Anusha, DJ Deep, Shweta Ranade, and Abhijit Pachegaokar will delight guests with live performances. Ten guests will get a chance to win Fine Indian Dining Group gift cards to treat themselves and a guest.  Tickets will range between $45 - $175.


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VESTRY

Michelin-starred Chef Shaun Hergatt’s New Year’s Eve Special at SoHo hotspot, Vestry is as festive as it gets! The five-course menu ($275) includes Smoked Trout with butternut squash and maple, and Beef Tartare with truffle and horseradish for the table, followed by Foie Gras Cherry Ripe and Hokkaido Sea Urchin with egg yolk custard, crab, and caviar. Guests are offered Maine Lobster with sweet potato followed by a choice between Colorado Lamb Belly with winter truffles or Cervena Venison with huckleberries. Finish the meal with a Chocolate selection including tahitian vanilla, coffee, and pistachio.  

 

>>>CONTINUE TO 2022 NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTIES PT II


 

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