Miami New Year's Eve 2017 Dining Guide
Just like that, 2016 is coming to a close and another year is upon us. People flock to the Magic City to celebrate the new year at nightclubs boasting big-name DJs with high ticket prices. If that's not your style, countless restaurants offer multicourse prix-fixe and tasting menus, buffets, open bars, dancing, or just à la carte menus for simpler, more affordable options for nonclubbers.
If you're not sure what to do, check out the list below. Pricing does not include tax and gratuity, and reservations are strongly suggested.
Check out our list of Christmas dinners too.
No cover. No pressure. Enjoy hand-crafted cocktails, beer, friends and music at American Social’s “No-Cover New Year’s Eve Bash." Partygoers can fill up on American comfort food classics, choose from buzzworthy bottle specials and enjoy a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Live DJs at both locations. Table reservations are available at both locations.
Skip the lines and overpriced venues at! The Anderson's New Year's Eve dance party with music by DJ Elle and drink specials. The 80's-inspired bar is offering $75 bottles of Perrier Jouet all night and also offer specials on Absolut cocktails.
Area 31 and the pool at the Epic are hosting a Vegas-showgirls-themed bash for NYE. Resident DJ Kristian Caro will spin, complemented by sounds from electro-violinist Dave Damage. The evening will start at 8 p.m., when guests can enjoy dinner from Area 31’s prix-fixe menu for $175 per person. A premium open bar is available from 9 to 11 p.m. for $100 per person. Poolside cabanas and couches are available for purchase. For tickets, visit eventbrite.com.
Artisan Beach House at the Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour
Channel your inner James Bond/Bond girl and join Artisan Beach House for its Shaken Not Stirred New Year’s Eve gala. Guests are encouraged to dress as their favorite 1960s James Bond character and ring in 2017 with a backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean and Haulover Cut. Guests can choose from a variety of packages, including a multicourse dinner. Early dinner features three courses from 6 to 8 p.m. ($125 per person). The later option features four courses from 8:30 p.m. till closing time ($250 per person). All diners are invited to stay for the dance party ($95 per person) featuring music from DJ: RB NYC, a live magician, and a fireworks display. A celebratory glass of champagne will be served at midnight. No James Bond party would be complete without some casino action. Attendees will be given $5,000 in gaming chips to try their hand at winning prizes from Exhale spa and exclusive dining experiences. Space is limited, and reservations are required. For more information or to make a reservation, email email@example.com or call 305-455-5460.
There's no party like a Bagatelle party. Chef Matthieu Godard will host a three-course menu at 7 p.m. and a champagne toast at midnight. Second seating will feature a more decadent five-course menu at 10 p.m. as well as a champagne toast at midnight. Sounds will be curated by Vincent Daubas.
For reservations contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 305-704 -3900.
Get dressed-up and ring in the New Year with a James Bond Goldfinger theme at Baoli. The evening will start at 7 p.m. with a candlelit dinner at 9 p.m. The 9-course omakase menu will feature dishes such as lobster salad with hearts of palm ceviche, assorted sushi, A5 Japanese wagyu beef tataki, lemongrass miso black cod and more for $395 per person. Choose to forego dinner but still enjoy the evening's celebration starting at $150 per person including a glass of champagne and patty favors. Table service is also available. For more information, call 305-674-8822 or email email@example.com.
The Bazaar by Jose Andres
The award-winning restaurant will offer two seating packages, with the first seating, available from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. including a 13-course preset tasting menu ($150 per person). Enjoy a glass of Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne with menu items including caviar vone ossetra caviar, capers, eggs, onion, crème fraiche, oysters compressed apples and apple mignonette, fish en papillote sauce alcaparrado, crispy quinoa, and Cuban coffee rubbed churrasco passion fruit. Guests of the second seating from 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. ($300 per person) will enjoy a lavish 16-course preset tasting menu including a champagne toast featuring a glass of Cristal. Other menu highlights include toro tomato espuma, air bread, jamón Ibrico with catalan style bread, Norwegian lobster potato espuma, alba truffles and A5 wagyu chimichurri, romaine hearts.
For reservations please contact: General Manager Jimmy Pumarol at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Celebrate 2017 at chef José Andrés’ Bazaar Mar at the recently opened SLS Brickell. The restaurant will offer two seating packages, with the first seating, available from 6 to 7 p.m., including a ten-course tasting menu ($150 per person). Highlights include hokkaido sea urchin cone, oyster ceviche, cold Maine lobster, and key lime pie. For the second seating ($250 per person), from 9 to 10 p.m., guests will receive the same menu plus a celebratory glass of champagne, party favors, and $50 entry to SAAM's Lounge (normally $100), with one drink included. For reservations, email email@example.com or call 305- 239-1320.
Beaker & Gray
Ring in the new year with a four-course menu for $80 per person (or $125 with wine pairings). The restaurant will host two seatings, at 6 and 9 p.m., which will include a first course of chilled Maine lobster with pancetta, marcona almonds, and English peas; a second course of pappardelle with braised rabbit, artichoke, and caraway; and a third course of lamb with carrot, char siu, and baby root vegetables. A chocolate cracklin’ — with Bartlett pear, caramel, and chocolate angel food cake — closes out the menu. Dine at 9 p.m. and receive a complimentary glass of champagne at midnight. For more info, visit beakerandgray.com or call 305-699-2637.
Bianca at the Delano
This Italian-inspired restaurant will offer a four-course menu with two seatings, at 7 and 9 p.m., for $250 and $400. Guests can dine in Bianca’s main dining room or alfresco on the veranda overlooking the Delano’s courtyard. Following dinner, guests can participate in a Moët & Chandon champagne toast. For more information, visit morganshotelgroup.com.
Bird & Bone at The Confidante
Enjoy Chef Richard Hales’ famous Nashville hot chicken paired with champagnes to ring in the New Year ($85 per person). Opt for the upgraded Denim & Diamonds package after dinner with entry to the exclusive party at Nina’s House which includes open-bar access at $155 per person.
The Broken Shaker and 27 Restaurant & Bar
The Broken Shaker and 27 Restaurant will offer party packages and exclusive dinner menus. Broken Shaker packages include one bottle of Moët Brut Imperial champagne and two specialty cocktails for two guests ($150); one bottle of Moët Brut Imperial champagne and a 375 ml bottle of either Don Julio Silver tequila, Johnny Walker Black, Bulleit bourbon, or Ketel One vodka for two to four guests ($400); or two bottles of Moët Brut Imperial champagne plus a punch bowl or a 375 ml bottle of Don Julio silver tequila, Johnny Walker Black, Bulleit bourbon, or Ketel One vodka for parties of eight or more ($600). 27 Restaurant & Bar offers guests an exclusive four-course menu with a cocktail or glass of champagne for $125 per person.
Miami Beach’s Mediterranean restaurant is offering a special dinner and afterparty. From 6 to 7:30 p.m., guests can dine à la carte. From 8 to 10 p.m., there's a four-course prix fixe ($225 per person), including hamachi jalapeño labneh, sweet red onion, and cucumber lime; Japanese A4 Wagyu chemen marinade, truffle yogurt, dukkah, and shaved truffle; lobster manti dumplings with nigella, brown butter, and chives; dry-aged bone-in prime rib eye with zaatar butter and creamed moutabel; chraime snapper with Persion lime, fennel cress, and vine leaf; and strawberry cheesecake qataylef with strawberries, honey syrup, and pistachios. Diners can extend the evening for some late-night revelry with an open bar from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the Lounge at Byblos ($100), which includes liquors, beer, wine, and champagne. For those not interested in purchasing a wristband, the lounge will be open to the public for anyone interested in toasting the new year à la carte.
Embrace your inner-Italian on New Year's Eve at the Coral Gables staple. Dinner menu ($135 per person) options include cold Maine lobster medallions with aurora sauce on a bed of sliced Italian fennel, agnolotti filled with wild pheasant and rosemary sage veal sauce, filet mignon in Barolo wine reduction with foie gras, mashed blueberries and fresh orange sage, herbed roasted, diced potatoes and tender white and green California asparagus, Mediterranean branzino, pan-seared topped with sliced oven roasted Campari tomatoes and Champagne sauce and three pastry puffs filled with pistachio-almond cream drizzled with caramelized sugar on a tartlet with vanilla cream and candied fruit. Enjoy music music by DJ Arturo from 10:30 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. Call 305-441-0700 for reservations.
Cantina La Veinte
Savor refined Mexican cuisine with a view of the Miami skyline, and music by a tradition mariachi band. A three-course menu will include dishes such as king crab aguachile, lobster risotto, wagyu filet with pomme purée and Mexican chocolate ganache for dessert. Dinner with a glass of Dom Perignon is priced at $250 or dinner with unlimited classic margaritas and wine (Cakebread Chardonnay and Silver Oak Cabernet) and a glass of Dom Perignon is priced at $450. Bottle service available. Book your reservation at 786-623-6135.
The Cape at Townhouse Hotel
Celebrate at the expansive new rooftop hotspot, The Cape at Townhouse Hotel, with beautiful views, live entertainment, and open bar option from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. . Guests can gain entry with a $25 general admission fee (no open bar), a $75 ticket including premium open bar and a midnight champagne toast or the $125 ticket including a multi-course meal at K Ramen. Burger. Beer, premium open bar from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. and a midnight champagne toast. For ticketing inquires please visit http://bit.ly/TheCapeNYE2017.
Continental Punch Bowl
Celebrate Mad Men style in Continental's mid-century modern dining room. For groups of 10 or more, a family-style menu is available as well as the a la carte menu featuring celebatory cocktails and dinner specials. Skip the ultra pricey venues and gather over a punch bowl and enjoy a menu of Continental's global favorites. For booking and more details contact Mark Fernandes, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coya is hosting a masquerade where guests are asked to wear red and gold attire. Sounds will be provided by DJs Sub Zero and Christian Lex. Coya is offering two seatings with multiple package options. Choose from a four-course tasting menu including either a half-bottle of Veuve Clicquot Rosé 2008 ($160) or La Grande Dame Veuve Clicquot 2008 ($195). Choose just the four-course menu without bubbles for $95. The second seating offers the same options with pricing ranging from $195 to $320.
Celebrate 2017 with half-bottle pairings of Champagne Jeeper Grand Assemblage (Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier) per couple when choosing the three-course prix fixe. Guests can design their own meal by choosing an appetizer, entrée, and dessert from the à la carte dinner menu ($89) including the bubbly beginning. Email email@example.com for more information.
db Bistro Moderne
The downtown restaurant is offering an early three course pre-fixe menu with additional share options like seafood and charcuterie platters ($85) from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Diners for the later seating can enjoy a luxurious six-course gala dinner featuring Executive Chef Clark Bowen’s seasonal favorites and a toast to 2017 with a complimentary glass of champagne ($195) from 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. The lounge will be open from 5 p.m. to 3 a.m. offering bottle service and cocktails available the entire night, $raw bar and charcuterie display from 10:00pm – midnight ($50) and a limited a la Carte Menu from 5:30 p.m. – midnight
Driftwood Room at Nautilus
Driftwood Room invites guests to a New Year’s Eve feast with two seatings. The dinner is offering everything from seafood and appetizer displays to carving stations with prime rib and porchetta. The first seating at 7 p.m. is $125 per person and the second seating at 9 p.m. is $175 per person. Dinner guests will also have the option to purchase a general admission ticket for an additional $75 for a show. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and reservations.
If you are throwing your own NYE soiree, don't mess the kitchen too much. Stop by Epicure Gourmet Market & Café for NYE shopping made easy. The market offers premium caviar and champagne, a cheese department, sommelier-curated wine cellar, and an array of other items. Whole roasted turkeys ($199), spiral slices hams ($189) serving 10 are available with side dishes. Upgrade the dinner table with a prime filet mignon or prime rib roast dinners serving 8 ($359 each). Meals are available through January 3. Orders must be placed 2 days in advance. Miami Beach (305) 672-1861, Sunny Isles (305) 947-4581.
Chef Michael Schwartz’s newest spot, located inside the SLS Brickell, offers two seatings, at 6:30 and 9 p.m. The first seating ($85) includes a three-course menu with highlights such as beet carpacccio castelfranco, charred and pickled onions, pistachios, and ricotta salata; wood-grilled short rib with castelvatrano olives, red onions, horseradish, porcini bread sauce, and parsley; and mezzelune artichoke with braised greens, ricotta, cured egg yolk, Pecorino Toscano, and black pepper. Dessert options include prosecco sorbet with toasted brioche and candied lemon or warm chocolate cake with Florentine cookie and hazelnut gelato. The second seating ($120) includes additional menu offerings such as stracciatella with smoked trout roe, chives, and crispy roasted garlic focaccia, and grilled rack of lamb with wild mushrooms, crispy lentils, herbs, and lemon zest. A glass of champagne is included, as well as an optional $50 entrance to SAAM’s Lounge (normally $100).
The modern Miami Beach steakhouse kicks off the new year with prix-fixe menus, unlimited Veuve Clicquot, party favors, a DJ, and dancing. The first seating, from 6 to 8 p.m. features a three-course menu ($95) with dishes such as yellowfin tuna tartare, Creekstone Farms filet mignon, and a dessert trio. The second seating, beginning at 9 p.m., offers guests a three-course meal ($350) with a menu including white truffle risotto, butter-poached salmon, a dessert trio, unlimited Veuve Clicquot, party favors, a DJ, and dancing. Two bar packages are also available: The first ($130 per person) includes reserved seating at the Forge bar with premium open bar from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. or one bottle of Veuve Clicquot per couple, party favors, a DJ, and a tasting plate with shrimp, caviar, and more. With the second package, enjoy a premium open bar from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m., party favors, and a DJ ($75 per person). For reservations, call 305-538-8533.
Juvia is offering two dinner seatings with special four-course menus. Menu highlights include Maine lobster, bluefin tuna, warm mixed mushroom salad, and a chocolate fuilletine caramel dessert shot. Email email@example.com to book a table.
For those not looking for a prix-fixe experience, Katsuya at the SLS South Beach is offering open-format seating and its normal à la carte menu so guests can count down to midnight at their leisure. Email KatsuyaSouthBeach@sbe.com for more information and reservations.
The three-story Southeast Asian inspired urban oasis restaurant is serving a family style NYE package with two seating options: From 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., guests will enjoy a fixed three- course menu including sides and desserts for $95. From 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., enjoy a special curated menu with a variety of Komodo’s best dishes for $195. After dinner, guests can head to Komodo Lounge for the continued celebration. An open bar from 9 p.m. to midnight offers an intimate party to ring in the New Year ($100). Table reservation packages are also available starting at $1,500. For reservations please call 305-534-2211 Ext.422, or email NYE@KomodoMiami.com
The new Wynwood spot is toasting to 2016 with a celebration featuring an 8 - 10 course tasting menu of Chef Michael Lewis’ favorites including wood fired specialties, new sashimi style dishes and veggies. Guests can choose the first seating before 8 p.m. for $125 per person including one glass of Taittinger Brut or the second seating after 8 p.m. including one bottle of Taittinger BrutChampagne and one 300 mL bottle of Soto Junmai Daiginjo sake for $175 per person.
La Feria by Mercado de San Miguel will offer a Spanish tradition in a festive atmosphere: 12 grapes at midnight with a complimentary glass of champagne, New Year’s Eve props, dancers, live entertainment, and 12 chimes at midnight. No cover charge or reservations are required. La Feria opens at noon, and space is first come, first served. For larger parties, call Giorgio at 917-743-1221.
Say farewell to 2016, Italian-style. A special NYE prix fixe featuring various selections of La Moderna’s authentic Italian dishes will be available. For table reservations and more information, call 786-717-7274.
A Coral Gables favorite, The Local Craft Food & Drink invites you to enjoy a menu of refined Southern dishes either individually, or as a three-course prix fixe ($40 per person).. A cool locals’ haunt, ideal for sipping rare microbrews and munching on expertly crafted, craveable pub grub with cocktail experts Will Thompson and Michael Albuerne mixing at the bar. Visit thelocal150.com for more information.
Azul will have an early seating with a three-course menu featuring yellowfin tuna and escolar carpaccio, Wagyu beef, and a yuzu custard bar. A later seating offers a seven-course menu featuring items such as oysters, truffle chawanmushi, warm Alaskan king crab, and Wagyu beef.
La Mar offers a Peruvian buffet with four live stations featuring oysters, chilled lobster, and more; one choice of entrée, including dishes such as octopus anticuchero, branzino, fideos machos, and churrasco a lo pobre; and chaufa aeropuerto for the table. Choose from unlimited cocktails and prosecco for $240, or splurge for unlimited cocktails and champagne for $300.
MO Bar + Lounge's party begins at 9 p.m. Guests can enjoy two glasses of champagne ($75) or a bottle of Piper-Heidsieck champagne and a seafood platter ($250).
Matador Room at Miami Beach Edition
Matador Room has a variety of packages. The first dinner and premium beverage package ($495 per person) includes a five-course dinner menu and choice of one bottle (Dom Pérignon 2006 or three red wine options) per two guests. The second option ($395 per person) includes a five-course dinner and choice of one bottle (Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame 2004, two white wines, and four red wine options) per two guests. Menus are also available without the beverage option. Enjoy a five-course dinner for $295 per person or an early-seating four-course dinner for $115 per person at either 6 or 6:30 p.m. Reserve online via OpenTable or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nina's House at The Confidante
Nina's House at The Confidante Miami Beach
Susanne Bartsch, event producer known for outlandish over-the-top parties, will host a New Year's Eve house party at Nina's House at The Confidante.. The poolside outpost will be transformed with music by One-Half Nelson, Adora, and surprise performances throughout the night. Guests can enjoy an open bar, champagne toast at midnight, snacks, sweets and a beer garden including brews from Wynwood Brewery, Cigar City, Funky Buddha and more until 2 a.m.
In ode to the west end location (Lincoln Road) which is also known as the “local end,” Olla is throwing a bash for not only tourists but, more importantly the locals. Instead of a price-fixe menu or exclusive seating’s, OLLA will be serving their classic Mexican fare from the regular menu. Expect some specials or additional options from Chef Scott Linquist. Veuve Clicquot is available for $15/glass and $55 per bottle. OLLA will pour complimentary champagne for all attendees to toast to the new year and a DJ will be live from 10 p.m. to close. Reservations can be made via Open Table or call 786-717-5400.
Downtown's newest rooftop bar, Pawn Broker, is throwing a NYE White Party. During this first New Year's Eve for the venue, the evening’s attire will be all white, and guests can indulge in open-bar deals, including $125 for three hours, $90 for two hours, and $50 for one hour, all beginning at 10 p.m. For reservations, visit pawnrbrokermiami.com.
Courtesy of PB Station
The first seating will commence at 7 p.m., with dinner accompanied by a bottle of Moët & Chandon Imperial champagne for two ($175 per person). The later seating, at 9:30 p.m., treats guests to a wine pairing and a bottle of Vintage Moët & Chandon champagne for two ($225 per person) plus VIP access to Pawn Broker. For reservations, call 305-420-2205.
Pitbull's Worldwide VIP Food & Wine Party
Two of Miami’s icons are teaming up for a culinary world tour on New Year’s Eve. Pitbull and James Beard Award-winning chef Michelle Bernstein will present a foodie affair featuring dishes from around the world, along with paired wine, craft beer, and several signature cocktails made by Julio Cabrera. The limited-ticket event will take place at Bayfront Park, with VIP treatment at Worldwide NYE. The ticket includes food, wine, spirits, and a champagne toast at midnight while enjoying Pitbull’s New Year’s Revolution live from the comfort of a private area. Guests will enjoy 15 to 20 food stations offering signature dishes created by Chef Bernstein and several signature cocktails.
PM Fish & Steak House
In the mood for a little surf-and-turf this NYE? Head to PM Fish & Steak House for a traditional three-course meal. Menu highlights include veal carpaccio, shrimp bisque, New York steak, and cheesecake for dessert. Bonus: One bottle of Moët & Chandon Imperial for every four people, 12 grapes, and amenities for the traditional toast and New Year’s celebration. Pricing is $250 per person.
The new MiMo spot is turning things up this NYE with a variety of menu options featuring Viet-Cajun specialties and entertainment at their Lantern Garden. The first seating at 6 p.m. offers a 3-course menu for $75 per person including a bottle of bubbly to take home. Additional seatings at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. offer 5-course menus. Enjoy a champagne toast at midnight with the 10 p.m. seating and complimentary Pho at 1:30 a.m. There will also be a live DJ at the outdoor Lantern Garden from 10 p.m. - 2 a.m.
Prime One Twelve
For the steak lovers out there, beginning at 10 p.m., Prime One Twelve will host a dinner-dance party in its main dining room. For $300 per person, perks include a bottle of Cristal champagne per couple, party favors, and music by DJ Vertigo. This pricing does not include dinner. Seatings are also available at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Call 305-532-8112 for reservations.
Restaurant at the Raleigh
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at one of Miami’s most iconic properties with an outdoor dining experience. The restaurant offers two seatings, with the first from 6 to 8 p.m. ($135) and the second from 9 p.m. to midnight ($185). In addition to dinner, the second seating will also include a glass of Perrier-Jouët. Visit raleighhotel.com for more information.
Rooftop at The Gale
Countdown the clock as you catch a thrilling live view of the NYE fireworks atop the trendy rooftop terrace. Indulge in five hours of premium open bar complimented by fresh beats by DJ JASE and a lavish dinner buffet. Menu include a baked tagliolini veal ragu, spaghetti al pomodoro, braised short rib and a special chef’s selected dessert ($199). Following dinner, guests will take part in an unforgettable champagne toast. Visit here to purchase tickets.
Join The Rusty Pelican for two great NYE options celebrating the Caribbean flavors of Cuba. The first, Havana Night Dining 2017 ($200 per person), features an Old Havana setting in the Rusty Pelican dining room or outdoor patio and stunning Downtown Miami views. Choose from a "land" or "sea" 5-course dinner including a bottle of Roederer per table with entertainment by a Cuban Jazz Band. The second option, Tropicana Celebration 2017 ($275 per person), will transport you to the Tropicana in Havana, Cuba. The grand ballroom transforms to a night club setting with entertainment, food, champagne and premium bar. Guests will also view the midnight fireworks of the of Miami. Visit therustypelican.com for more information and reservations.
The Sarsaparilla Club
Top Chefs Jeff McInnis and Janine Booth share their favorite American Dim Sum and unique entree dishes for a culinary tour of the couple’s greatest recipe hits. The 10-course tasting menu will have two seatings. The early seating is priced at only $49 and the late seating at $75. Each menu includes an optional drink pairing priced at $29. Menu favorites include carrot & beet tartare, beet & goat cheese dumplings & soy glazed mushroom steam bun to name a few. Visit www.sarsaparillaclub.com for more info.
Celebrate New Years Eve with a Venetian Masquerade at Segefredo. Enjoy a 4-course dinner ($95) complimented with live music, all-night entertainment and a champagne toast. Add a bottle of Moet Chandon for $290 per couple. Premium open bar package from 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. also available ($85).
Celebrate New Year’s Eve the Great Gatsby way at the Setai. The 1930s theme is in honor of the 80th anniversary of the Vanderbilt Hotel, which opened January 1, 1937. Festivities include a french horn collective, DJ Marcello, NYE dancers, a balloon drop, and free-flowing champagne from 11:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Guests can choose from the following options:
Jaya at the Setai offers a menu with two seatings, one at 6:30 p.m. ($175/$90 for children) and one at 8:45 ($395/$210 for children). The later seating will include a special champagne toast at midnight.
Chef’s Kitchen offers a more extravagant dining experience with a six course pre-fixe menu priced at $695 per person and $360 per child. Chef’s Kitchen will offer items such as Florida Stone Crab, Truffle Egg, and Wagyu Filet Mignon.
Enjoy a four-course dinner at Terrazza before ringing in 2017. Before enjoying indoor or outdoor dining, guests will receive a complimentary glass of prosecco upon arrival. The menu offers a variety of options, including Wagyu carpaccio, lobster ravioli, Chilean sea bass, or beef tenderloin for $125 per person. Reservations can be made from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Call 305-695-3100 or visit opentable.com.
Fort Lauderdale's, Steak 954, is celebrating NYE with breakfast, brunch or dinner. Guests can enjoy ocean views while sipping on mimosas and bloody marys along with savory brunch dishes such as the crab and avocado benedict with tomato hollandaise, the short rib benedict on potato pancake, Cuban-style egg sandwich with a fried egg, pulled pork and Swiss cheese and the sweet vanilla French toast with dulce de leche. For dinner plans, choose a variety of delicious options from the extensive steak menu, including a special 8 oz. grass-fed filet mignon or signature dishes such as the miso black cod, halibut and roasted chicken. Holiday specials include a 16oz bone-in veal chop and a 16oz wagyu ribeye. For reservations, call 954-414-8333 or visit www.Steak954.com.
Indulge in any of STK Miami’s renown a la carte menu items and sip on cocktail and champagne specials all night. Bottle and champagne specials available all night, second seating includes midnight toast. A premium open bar from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. is available for $100 per person. Enjoy a great view of the Miami fireworks too.
On New Year's Day, skip the hangover soak up last night’s champagne with a new year edition Sunday bottomless brunch. Enjoy jalapeño and cheddar grits and grilled shrimp or Nutella monkey bread. There will be a live DJ and entertainment for those who want to keep the party going. For reservations call 305.722.7888
STK South Beach
The South Beach location will be hosting a carnival themed night with live music and entertainment provided all night. Enjoy a menu featuring lobster and white truffle risotto, foie gras torchon, braised pork chop with a bourbon glaze, demi-glace dry-aged prime rib, and a choice of desserts. There are two seatings pricing from $175 to $250 per person (depending on menu and time). Bottle and champagne specials available all night. The second seating includes a bottle of bubbles per couple. For reservations call 305.604.6988
Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill
Sugarcane offers an à la carte menu with added New Year’s Eve specials and live DJ entertainment from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. The first seating will have a two-hour limit, and reservations can be made up to 8 p.m. The second seating will run from 10 p.m. to close, with a required $85 minimum purchase per person. Menu specials include king crab tiradito with picked apple, red onions, and ají amarillo; grilled Maine lobster with melting fennel leek fondue and herb citrus butter; Wagyu short rib “kakuni” with grilled wild mushrooms and kabocha squash; and a panettone sundae with macerated fruit and rum ice cream. For reservations, visit sugarcanerawbargrill.com.
Courtesy of Sweet Liberty
The neighborhood bar will host a New Year’s Eve bash with live music by Patrick & the Swayzees and DJ Mr. Gray. Guests can ring in 2017 with a full open bar and complimentary food from 9 p.m. until midnight for $100. Tables will also be available for $1,200; they can seat a party of eight and include two bottles of premium spirits and two bottles of champagne. And for those searching for a hot spot after the ball drops, Sweet Liberty offers free admission after midnight to celebrate 2017. Visit mysweetliberty.com for more info.
Feeling a costume celebration? Bring your inner gypsy with your most colorful costumes at Tamarina for a Mediterranean tradition of dancing to the sound of acclaimed band The French Horn. Two seatings will offer a Mediterranean buffet, specialty cocktails, bottomless champagne and traditional Spontino di Mezzanote. The first seating is priced at $79 per person and the second at $95 per person. Call 305-770-6223 for more information.
Alton Road’s new pan-Asian hotspot is the perfect place for New Year’s Eve dinner before a night out in South Beach. Tanuki will be serving their a la carte menu of delicious Asian fare including sushi and signature Peking Duck as well as offering a complimentary glass of bubbly to diners to help ring in the New Year.
Celebrate at Toscana Divino with a prix-fixe, family style menu prepared by Chef Andrea Marchesin for $100 per person. Dinner includes red shrimp tartare, scallops carpaccio, lobster ravioli, monk fish and semifreddo.
Via Emilia 9
Enjoy a five-course prix fixe ($85) created specially for the evening by Via Emilia’s chef Wendy Cacciatori. The restaurant will offer two seatings, beginning at 5 p.m., and each course will be accompanied by a suggested wine pairing for an additional cost. Highlights include tuna carpaccio with pomegranate, risotto with shrimp and artichokes, glazed pork leg with creamy potatoes and lentils and traditional Italian dried fruits for luck in the New Year. Call 786-216-7150 for reservations.
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