Are you ringing in the New Year in the city that never sleeps? Whether you are looking for a glamourous soirée complete with champagne and caviar, a Times Square experience or a casual Brooklyn evening, we have you covered. Check out where to spend New Year’s Eve in New York City:
WHERE TO DINE
Trendy Philippe Chow is offering three distinct New Year’s Eve experiences with multiple seatings, including a16-course tasting menu available from 7PM onward at both its Upper East Side and Downtown locations for $175 per person. Menu highlights include Chicken Satay, Wok Fried or Sautéed Lobster, Peking Duck and Cotton Candy Baked Alaska flambéed tableside. In addition to the standard tasting menu, guests can elevate their celebration with the Golden Package which includes a bottle of Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut ($250pp) , or the Platinum Package, which includes a bottle of Moët & Chandon Nectar Imperial Rosé ($325pp). Larger parties can also opt for a private dining experience in the Wine Cellar for $500 per person. See link to the menu/reservations HERE.
Break the mold by celebrating New Year’s Eve at Manhattan’s newest and only Monegasque restaurant, Rampoldi. The extravagant evening will feature live music from Nuage Rhythm blending Parisian and American jazz, a DJ, a four course pre-fixe menu and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Menu offerings will include dishes inspired by French haute cuisine and coastal influences by Michelin Star Executive Chef Antonio Salvatore Tickets are $275. Reservations via Resy.
Toast to 2024 with a special New Year’s Eve Prix Fixe ($185/pp) by Executive Chef Artem Orlovskyy featuring housemade pastas, black and white truffles, and Italian delicacies in a stunning setting looking out at Lincoln Center and the Met Opera’s annual fireworks display. Complementing the evening’s special menu will be Lincoln’s infamous Negroni Bar, now with barrel-aged selections, as well as a choice of 350 Italian wines. Reservations can be made via their website.
Ring in 2024 at the historic Lambs Club, with a decadent 3-course menu by Chef Jack Logue ($175/pp). First course options include Grilled Swordfish with blood orange, fennel, and pistachio, Honeynut Squash with basil, burrata, and balsamic, and Chicory Salad with walnut, blue cheese, and anchovy. The second course options are Dover Sole with chanterelle, champagne, and caviar; Roasted Duck Breast with sweet potato, sumac, and pot pie; or Wagyu Strip Loin with potato terrine, onion, and Bordelaise sauce. Dessert choices are Dark Chocolate Mousse with hazelnut praline, Panna Cotta with oat streusel and winter citrus, or Seasonal Ice Cream. Book here.
THE WHITBY HOTEL
Ring in the New Year in style at The Whitby Bar & Restaurant. Festivities start at 7:30pm with a glass of champagne live jazz music from Sam Taylor. The 3-course menu starts with Petrossian caviar or a vegetable caviar amuse-bouche, followed by a choice of freshly shucked oysters or beef tartare with pommes pave and black truffle. Next, whole lobster with parsnip puree and bloomsbury spinach or rack of Colorado lamb with haricots verts and gratin dauphinois. Save room for dessert, coffee, tea and petit fours before raising a glass of Bollinger Brut Special Cuvée at 12am to toast 2024. Book via OpenTable, $295/pp.
LOEWS REGENCY NEW YORK
Ring in the New Year from sensational Park Avenue at The Regency Bar & Grill. A special New Year’s Eve menu will be available as well as the restaurant’s signature dining offerings. Menu highlights include Armagnac scented Maine Lobster Bisque, Venison Carpaccio, Chilean Sea Bass and Sweet Potato Gnocchi. Reservations for New Year’s Eve at The Regency Bar & Grill can be made on Resy.
Spend New Year’s Eve like royalty at the minimalistic Genesis House in the Meatpacking District. Enjoy an elevated menu inspired by Korea’s cultural heritage that promotes health, happiness, and prosperity into the New Year. Guests will enjoy a 7-course prix fixe menu ($225/pp) and optional beverage pairing ($115/pp). Highlights from the menu include SEOLYAMYEOKJEOK (Marinated and Grilled A5 Japanese Wagyu Strip Loin, Sunchokes, Winter Vegetables, Chestnuts), EUNDAEGU CHAPSSAL GUI (Glutinous Rice Fried Black Cod, Seasonal Salad,Moo Radish) and 5 other artfully crafted dishes. While at Genesis House, don’t miss the The Innovation Playlab with Boston Dynamics, Street Style Showroom with the CFDA, and the Winter Lights installation illuminating the second-floor terrace. Book here.
Always a good time, The Standard Biergarten will be turning into 1920’s casino for New Year’s Eve to host Casino Night, complete with Blackjack, Poker, Craps, Roulette, and Slot machines. Top 5 chips leaders at the end of the night receive prizes. GA tickets $120/pp Book here.
Downtown favorite KYU NYC will be celebrating in style with Chef Chris Arellanes’ Asian-inspired woodfired cuisine while clinking their glasses to a joyous new year. Sponsored by Veuve Clicquot, guests will be greeted with a complimentary glass of champagne, setting the festive tone for the evening. KYU will be serving à la carte menu offerings, including opulent choices such as caviar service and the decadence of truffle shaving by the ounce. Book here.
POPULAR AT PUBLIC HOTEL
Downtown peruvian favorite POPULAR will be hosting two seatings for New Year’s Eve at 7:00 PM (1st Seating/ $225pp) & 9:00 PM (2nd Seating/$300pp). The 5-course prix fixe menus for the first seating or the six-course prix fixe menu for the 2nd second seating has a wine pairing option for $95, as well as live entertainment all night. Menu highlights include Ceviche Elegant, Long Island Scallop, Arctic Char Fillet, Lobster Tail, and 40-hour Short Rib, with a final dessert course offering of Peruvian Chocolate, gold + lucum sphere.
This sophisticated yet friendly establishment reminiscent of a British-inspired semi-private club with a New York City edge will celebrate New Year’s Eve by transforming into a champagne and caviar lounge, featuring an interactive bespoke cocktail cart ,sexy atmosphere and the celebratory ball drop at midnight. The caviar-centric prix fixe menu paired is paired with bubbly cocktails and champagne for an evening of pure delight. Entry with menu and party for $200 per person. Reservations on Resy here.
WHERE TO PARTY
Somewhere Nowhere will be providing an enchanted getaway experience on New Year’s Eve with an indoor party headlined by Walshy Fire of Major Lazer. The party features live theatrical acts a 4.5 Hour Premium Open Bar (from 8-12:30pm), special 2022 NYE countdown with views of the New York skyline and fireworks, and complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Tickets are available here with entrance starting at $250.
JAC’S ON BOND
Jac’s on Bond will be ringing in the New Year with three enchanting rooms, each with its own romanticized charm and flavorful sips: the front room will be serving famed Jac’s on Bond cocktails, the velvet downstairs lounge will offer champagne, and the back room will make its Martini Mayhem debut. Dress elegantly and join the celebration from 8:30 pm to 12:30 am with a four-hour premium open bar from 8:30 pm to 12:30 am, a champagne toast at midnight, a chef-curated selection of passed hors d’oeuvres, and dance the night away to classic beats from a live DJ from open to close.GA $275 pp, and GA Last Chance $275+ pp. Book through Resy.
Tempo has 30+ Ball Drop Rooms with close-ups of the NYE ball, and is and also hosting a ticketed New Year’s Eve Celebration at The hotel’s cocktail lounge and restaurant, Highball. Come for is an open bar, hors d’oeuvres, live music and a DJ with tickets available for $638.93. Guests can also skip the trip home after a long night by booking the hotel’s NYE ticket + room package, which includes a room night and tickets to the New Year’s Eve Celebration with rates starting at $1,239/night. For those wanted the VIP treament, the VIP package ($3,208.02) is also available, including special food and beverage offerings as well as access to the live ball drop in Times Square from a private viewing pen, along with a security escort.
701 WEST AT THE TIMES SQUARE EDITION
Spend a glamorous evening at 701 West in The Times Square EDITION, where the enchanting evening will include for a 7-course tasting menu dinner and wine pairing by Michelin-starred Chef John Fraser and Beverage Director Amy Racine, live music, open bar, champagne toast and after party. Guest will also have VIP access to live unobstructed viewing of the Ball Drop in Times Square with security escort from property! $3,500 pp + taxes and gratuity. Book via RESY.
TIME OUT MARKET NEW YORK
Time Out Market New York will be hosting a Studio 55 evening with with music, dancing, laughter, and unparalleled rooftop views of Manhattan. Dance the night away to Disco Hits by DJ Price Is Right from 8-10 pm, followed by live performances by Ronnie Roc, DJ Ray Suave, and Will Brown on Saxophone from 10 pm – 1 am. Attendees will receive complimentary party favors and gift bags. At midnight, there will be a sparkling toast, courtesy of a surprise host. Tickets are priced at $300, inclusive of a $50 Time Out Market Gift Card for use at any of the market’s highest-rated local restaurants and more. Notably, there’s an open bar available all night, starting at 9 pm. For those unable to make it to the rooftop, the market’s first floor will host an additional NYE party, starting with DJ Stretch from 7 pm -10 pm, followed by DJ Liondub.
Ring in the New Year in Williamsburg at Fandi Mata with an entertainment-filled evening by Hybrid Movement Company from 9:30pm- 2am. A theatrical dining experience, ‘Oracle’ features live vocals, circus acts, burlesque, and hypnotic aerials as the Oracle reveals a prophecy that must be realized before midnight to bring good fortune into the new year. Tickets begin at $220 and include a festive pre-fixe menu alongside the acts. Menu highlights include an oyster trio starter, seared truffle gnocchi with lobster, duck breast, and sticky toffee pudding. GA tickets begin at $50 with a complimentary cocktail, or three-hour open bar starting at $150. Tickets are to be sold here.
elNico is ready for a fun fiesta to close out 2023 and dance into 2024 with an evening with the Hellotones and friends for a night of Cumbia and house music complete with an open bar and passed canapes for $125 a person. Tickets here.
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