New Year’s Eve dinner in NYC
The retrofied Mexican spot in the Lower East Side is offering two seatings for New Year’s Eve: a three-course 6pm seating for $50 a person and a four-course 8:30pm seating for $80 per person. Menu options for both include guacamole with charred corn, tostada de mariscos and a slow-braised lamb shank with guajillo chili adobo.
The four-course prix fixe, available after 9pm for $75 a person on New Year’s Eve, includes dishes like hot-pepper shrimp, jerk pork shoulder and sweet-potato pudding with rum raisin ice cream. Beyond dinner, expect party favors, a midnight champagne toast and a live DJ performance.
Celebrate with seafood towers at this Andrew Tarlow favorite. Along with a la carte spreads of lobster, uni, little neck clams and more, the menu will also feature luxe items like dry-aged rib eye and lobster tails.The restaurant will offer two rounds of seatings: an early dinner at 6pm and a later option at 9pm.
Served from 5:30pm to 2am, the New Year’s Eve spread at this West Village restaurant includes a Long Island fluke tartare with caviar and yuzu ($19), veal breast with whipped celery root and shaved black truffles ($29) and a duck for two with charred turnips, dirty rice and liver crostini ($39).
Jonathan Waxman’s restaurant at the 1 Hotel Central Park is offering dishes like Maine lobster fritters, winter squash gnocchi and a Wagyu strip steak with fried fingerling potatoes as part of its New Year’s menu. The first seating will be at 6:30pm ($125 a person), with the second at 9:30 ($225 a person, with dinner, live DJ entertainment and a champagne toast).
The Williamsburg restaurant isn’t only honoring the New Year—on December 31st, the crew will also be celebrating their 18th anniversary with a la carte specials like scallop crudo, grass-fed rib eye and caviar with brown-butter crepes and crème fraiche.
Marcus Samuelsson’s flagship will serve not only its regular dinner menu but also a $55 holiday tasting menu, with plates like a classic ham, pickled beets with pecans, and meatballs with cabbage and mashed potatoes.