Finding a table on New Year's Eve can be a daunting process without a bit of planning. That's because restaurants and hotels pull out all the stops for the end-of-the-year celebration with special menus, open bars, and plenty of champagne. And while the price of dining on New Year's Eve can quickly become outrageously high, there are still plenty of restaurants opting to serve their regular à la carte menu with a free champagne toast at midnight thrown into the mix.
Here's your guide to dining and partying on New Year's Eve 2019 in Miami.
27 Restaurant & Bar. Start off the night with a special four-course menu from chef Jimmy Lebron and then head upstairs to dance into the new year with DJ Nala. Mon., Dec. 31, 6 p.m.-midnight. 2727 Indian Creek Dr., Miami Beach, 305-531-2727, thefreehand.com.
7 Spices Restaurant & Lounge. Celebrate the arrival of 2019 at with a belly dancer show, delicious Mediterranean dishes, and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight at this South Beach hookah lounge. Guests are asked to make reservations for a three-course prix-fixe meal including a glass of sangria ($100). Mon., Dec. 31, 8 p.m. $100. 610 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, 305-397-8402, 7spicesmiami.com.
Addikt. Before closing out 2018, party-goers can enjoy a delectable prix-fixe, five-course menu designed by chef Christian Quinones. First seating from 7 to 8 p.m. for $95 per person with a complimentary glass of select champagne; second seating from 9 to 10 p.m. for $135 per person with an included bottle of select champagne for two. Those who dine with Addikt on NYE will receive a special discount to W Miami's NYE Wet Deck Party for $50. Mon., Dec. 31, 7-8 & 9-10 p.m. $95-$135. 485 Brickell Ave., Miami, 305-503-0373, marriott.com/hotels/hotel-information/restaurant/miawm-w-miami/.
Area 31. Four-course dinner ($225 per person) with additional wine and/or cocktail pairings available ($100). Free VIP access to Kimpton Epic pool event. Mon., Dec. 31. $225. 270 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami, 305-424-5234, area31restaurant.com.
Ariete. To cap off another memorable year, Ariete will be hosting an extravagant dinner party featuring a six-course tasting menu on New Year's Eve. The first seating begins at 7 p.m. and is priced at $90 per person, and the later seating at 9 p.m. is $115 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. Vegetarian offerings will be available. Mon., Dec. 31, 7 & 9 p.m. $90-$115. 3540 Main Highway, Miami, 305-640-5862, arietemiami.com.
Artisan Beach House. Bal Harbour's Artisan Beach House will be transformed into a Studio 54-style nightclub for the final night of 2018. A three-course dinner will be followed by a dance party into the early hours of 2019. First seating
The Atlantic Hotel & Spa. Enjoy an elegant, white tablecloth New Year's Eve dinner under the stars, while overlooking the Atlantic Ocean from the fifth floor Oceanfront Terrace of the Atlantic Hotel & Spa. Ticket includes four-course prix fixe dinner, live entertainment, party favors, and midnight celebration. Mon., Dec. 31, 8:30 p.m. $129. 601 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-567-8085, atlantichotelfl.com.
Atlantikos. Toast to the new year with a loud "Opa!" and a four-course, Greek-inspired feast by chef Anastasios Chasekioglou. Live music will get everyone in the mood to welcome 2019 in Greek style. Mon., Dec. 31, 6-10:30 p.m. $75-$145. 9703 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour, 305-993-3300, atlantikosrestaurant.com.
Azabu. What better way to start the new year than enjoying your last meal of the year at Michelin-starred concept Azabu?
Bagatelle Miami. For the ultimate combination of dinner and a party, Bagatelle will ring in 2019 with a Moulin Rouge-themed dinner featuring prix-fixe menus and drink packages. Dishes will include a citrus-cured hiramasa and poached langoustine, organic grass-fed veal duo, and agnolotti and
Bar Rita. Join Bar Rita for the ultimate all-inclusive NYE party. Open bar, food, DJ, champagne toast, and more. Mon., Dec. 31, 9 p.m. $95. 1401 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, 954-990-6658, barritaftl.com.
Beach House Pompano. Celebrate 2019 overlooking the Atlantic with Beach House Pompano's James Bond-inspired Casino Night New Year's Eve soiree. Guests can channel their inner 007 while getting bubbly on handcrafted libations for the last hours of 2018. General admission for the first-floor festivities is free. Tickets for the rooftop celebration will be sold at the door day of for $99 and include unlimited open bar access. Booths for the rooftop can be purchased for $500 and come with three appetizers with a bottle of Moët & Chandon. Mon., Dec. 31, 8 p.m. TBA. 270 N. Pompano Beach Blvd, Pompano Beach.
The Biltmore. New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball: The party begins at 8:30 p.m. when the doors open to the beautiful Granada Ballroom. An exquisite dinner will be presented with a premium open bar. In addition to the four-course dinner, the hotel will have a dessert buffet with various delectable sweets and savories. At midnight, champagne will flow and fireworks will light up the sky over the golf course. Cigars will be offered on the terrace and other fun activities will help ring in the new year. Mon., Dec. 31, 8:30 p.m. $532-$667. New Year's Eve Dance and Dessert Lounge: The Alhambra Ballroom will offer a dance lounge for those attending the dessert portion of the evening. An amazing DJ will be spinning the night away along with an incredible laser and light show. Mon., Dec. 31, 9 p.m. $162-$203. 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables, 305-445-8066, biltmorehotel.com.
BLT Prime. Chef Steve Mendez shows off his culinary prowess with elegant prix-fixe menus that make for an unforgettable experience. Early diners can enjoy a four-course menu with seating from 5 to 8 p.m. for $175 per person while the five-course feast with many extras starts at 8 p.m. until it's 2019 and is priced at $250 per person. Menu choices include pan-seared foie gras with rhubarb chutney and pink-salted brioche on pickled enoki mushrooms, classic lobster thermidor served in the shell with a creamy mustard Gruyere cheese, or rotisserie-roasted quail followed up by decadent chocolate lasagna and other confections from the pastry team. Guests will ring in the new year in a celebratory fashion with a champagne toast at midnight. Mon., Dec. 31, 5-8 p.m. $175-$250. 4400 NW 87th Ave., Doral, 305-937-2777, e2hospitality.com/blt-prime-miami.
Bluewater Cafe. Bluewater pool deck is offering a dining experience under the stars. Seafood and champagne reception, five-course dinner, live music, dancing, fireworks, open bar as well as views of the bay. Attendees must be 21 and over. For additional information, call 305-372-4787 or email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Mon., Dec. 31, 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m. $413. 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami, 305-577-1000, icmiamihotel.com/bluewater.
Boatyard. New Year's Eve Dinner: Countdown to 2019 on the water at Boatyard. Special NYE features and midnight champagne toast. Mon., Dec. 31. 1555 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale, 954-525-7400, boatyard.restaurant.
Bokampers Sports Bar & Grill. Bokampers will toast to the new year on the water at its Fort Lauderdale location with a New Year's Eve extravaganza. The evening will feature an elaborate buffet, open bar, midnight champagne toast, DJ SelectShawn, balloon drop, and more. Enjoy the night away with family and friends alongside Intracoastal waterway with the outdoor
Boulud Sud Miami. Diners looking for a bite before a night out may attend the early seating ($85 per person) from 5:30 to 8 p.m. This three-course menu offers delicious dining options from stone crab salad and black truffle risotto to bourbon orange semifreddo and Florida mango mousse. For those looking to ring in the new year at the beautiful Boulud Sud, a five-course tasting menu will be offered during the second seating from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. ($175 per person). Mon., Dec. 31, 5:30-8 & 8:30-10:30 p.m. $85-$175. 255 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami, 305-421-8800, bouludsud.com/miami.
Bourbon Steak. James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Mina's modern American steakhouse at the Turnberry Resort & Spa is offering a three-course, prix-fixe New Year's feast. The menu features market oysters, ahi tuna sashimi, New York strip, rack of lamb, miso-glazed sea bass, truffle mac 'n' cheese, and garlic mashed potatoes. Dinner is priced at $195 for adults and $45 for children, excluding tax and gratuity, and will be available from 5 to 11 p.m. on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. Mon., Dec. 31, 5-11 p.m. $45-$195. 19999 W. Country Club Dr., Aventura, 786-279-6600, michaelmina.net.
Brimstone Woodfire Grill. Ring in the new year with a James Bond-inspired Casino Night NYE Party. Live up the last hours of 2018 with a variety of live entertainment and music while sipping on all of your favorite drinks at the CityPlace Doral location. Mon., Dec. 31, 8 p.m. Free. 8300 NW 36th St., Doral, 786-837-8960, brimstonedoral.com.
Burlock Coast. Burlock Coast is ringing in the new year in style with two sumptuous tasting menus. Beginning at 5:30 p.m., guests can enjoy an exquisite four-course feast with open bar priced at $199 per person. At $289 per person, the second tasting five-course dinner begins at 9 p.m. For $299 per person, guests can add a seafood tower that serves four to five people. Premium champagne bottle menu service available for both seatings. Mon., Dec. 31, 5:30 & 9 p.m. $199-$289. email@example.com. 1 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-302-6460, burlockcoast.com.
Byblos. Byblos will host two separate seatings: 6 to 7:30 p.m. and 8 to 10 p.m., providing guests with a delicious four-course,
The Catalina Hotel & Beach Club. Spend your New Year's Eve at the South Beach hot spot, and enjoy live music, Mexican buffet, four-hour open bar, champagne toast at midnight, DJ, specialty acts, and more. Children under 12 are free; kids 12-20 are half price. Mon., Dec. 31, 8 p.m. $25-$50. 1732 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305-674-1160, catalinahotel.com.
Council Oak Steaks & Seafood. Council Oak Steaks & Seafood at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino will offer a special prix-fixe menu on New Year's Eve from 7 to 11 p.m. The special four-course menu, priced at $180 per person, will be available in the main dining room and includes choices for each course. A champagne toast will be given to all guests in the restaurant at midnight. The night will also feature live entertainment until 1 a.m. A limited à la carte menu will be offered from 5 to 6:45 p.m. in the main dining room and all night in the bar and lounge. Mon., Dec. 31, 7-11 p.m. $180. 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, 954-327-7501, counciloakhollywood.com.
Crazy About You. Celebration menu features serrano ham croquettes, burrata
D'Vine Hookah Lounge. Celebrate the arrival of 2019 on Lincoln Road with hookah and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Mon., Dec. 31, 8 p.m. Free. 445 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach, 305-674-8525, dvinelounge.com.
Diez y Seis. The Shore Club's new Mexican eatery will be offering two seating packages to ring in the new year, with the first seating available from 6 to 8:30 p.m. and priced at $55 per person ($25 for children) for a three-course, prix-fixe menu. Guests who choose to partake in the second seating, available from 8:45 to 11 p.m. and priced at $75 per person ($25 for children) will get to indulge in a delicious four-course,
Diplomat Prime. Diplomat's swanky,
Dolores, but You Can Call Me Lolita. New Year's Eve Dinner: Celebration menu with appetizers, salad, entrées, and sides. Vegetarian menu also available. Includes champagne toast at midnight. First seating at 8 p.m., second seating between 9 and 10 p.m. ($124). Mon., Dec. 31, 8 p.m. $124.74. New Year's Eve Circus Extravaganza: Beats by the best DJs in town all night long. Open bar and buffet menu ($113) with prime rib, miso-glazed salmon,
Donna Mare Trattoria. Celebrating its first New Year's is Donna Mare Trattoria at the recently renovated Cadillac Hotel, featuring a
Dune. Dune, Fort Lauderdale's latest oceanfront dining destination, is debuting two special dinners sponsored by Moët Champagne to ring in the new year. At $125 per person, the first seating is offered from 5 to 7:30 p.m. and includes a tasty four-course menu including a split of Moët. The second seating is $175 per person from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. and includes a festive five-course dinner including a split of Moët. Guests will enjoy live entertainment with a band and DJ. Mon., Dec. 31, 5-7:30 & 9 p.m.-1 a.m. $125-$175. 2200 N. Ocean Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 754-900-4059, dunefl.com.
Etaru. Ring in 2019 with Etaru at either of its South Florida locations. Whether oceanfront or in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale, the Japanese restaurant will offer plenty of wine and champagne from around the globe and a special tasting menu. The tasting menu, priced at $120 per person, includes a glass of champagne on arrival followed by five courses and Etaru's decadent dessert platter. Live entertainment including DJ-inspired music, a photo booth, and party favors will drive the celebration from 6 p.m. until late. Mon., Dec. 31, 6 p.m.-midnight. $120. 111 S. Surf Rd., Hallandale Beach, 954-271-3222. 500 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-477-8068; etarurestaurant.us.
The Forge. The Forge is throwing the ultimate NYE party with two dinner seatings, bar-only packages, live entertainment, dancing, a DJ, and unlimited Veuve Clicquot. Mon., Dec. 31, 6-8 & 9 p.m. $95-$295. 432 W. 41st St., Miami Beach, 305-538-8533, theforge.com.
Habitat. Hotel guests and visitors alike will be able to ring in the new year at Habitat with a special tasting menu. For $195 per person, guests can indulge in a three-course meal including signature dishes such as the heirloom tomato tartare, butternut squash tortellini, and white truffle risotto. Wash down this delicious menu with a glass of pomegranate prosecco. Mon., Dec. 31. $195. 2341 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305-604-6700, 1hotels.com/south-beach/taste.
Hakkasan. Enjoy a modern Chinese-inspired NYE dinner. Award-winning modern Cantonese cuisine is meant to be enjoyed and experienced in the proper fashion. First seating at 6 and 6:30 p.m. ($150), second seating at 7 and 7:30 p.m. ($195), and third seating from 8 to 10:30 p.m. ($295). Mon., Dec. 31, 6-10:30 p.m. $150-$295. firstname.lastname@example.org. fontainebleau.com/nye. 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 786-276-1388, hakkasan.com.
iLov305 Latin Steakhouse and Nightlife. Celebrate NYE at Pitbull's iLov305, the newest addition to Ocean Drive. The Havana-inspired restaurant is now open and taking reservations for the new year. Featuring three VIP rooms, a private lounge, and four bars featuring specialty cocktails. Mon., Dec. 31. 1060 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach, 703-641-6505, ilov305.com.
Jaya. Jaya at the Setai will be ringing in 2019 in style this New Year's Eve with an over-the-top, five-course culinary experience inspired by the exotic flavors of Southeast Asia. The first round of drinks (wine or cocktail) is included accompanied by assorted canapes along with a midnight toast where guests may indulge in a glass of Roederer Cristal. Indoor seating is priced at $595 per adult and $320 for children (12 and under) plus service charge and taxes. Courtyard seating is priced at $695 per adult and $320 for children (12 and under) plus service charge and taxes. The first seating begins at 7 p.m. and the last at 9:30 p.m. Mon., Dec. 31, 7 & 9:30 p.m. $320-$695. 2001 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 855-923-7899, thesetaihotel.com.
Juvia. No better way to ring in New Year's Eve than by taking in the breathtaking views of Miami Beach. Juvia, the stunning 10,000-square-foot indoor/outdoor restaurant
Kiki on the River. Kiki on the River offers two separate seating times with a complimentary bottle of Moët Brut or Dom Pérignon. Sip and feast on a selection of time-honored Greek dishes including the truffle heirloom tomato salad, grilled octopus, grilled
Kings Dining & Entertainment. On New Year's Eve, Kings Doral will be hosting a "Party Through the Decades" celebration where guests will jam out to their favorite oldies jams — costumes are encouraged. The evening includes a live DJ, dine and bowl reservations, and family- and adult-lane packages with food, drinks, and bowling included. Yes, there will be disco balls. The venue turns 21 and over after 10 p.m. Mon., Dec. 31, 11 a.m. $250-$900. kingsnewyearseve.com. 3450 NW 83rd Ave., Doral, 844-494-9400, kings-de.com.
La Centrale. La Centrale's second floor will be transformed for New Year's Eve with a party fit for 2019. Start your evening with a $75 three-course prix-fixe for seating between 9 to 10:30 p.m. in one of the restaurants. Enjoy a three-hour premium open bar between 9 p.m. to midnight for $120. Dance to the beats of DJ Eric Martinez from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. On the third level, celebrate New Year's Eve with a masquerade ball and a five-course prix-fixe for $150 at 10 p.m. Select from over 400 labels of wine or indulge in the signature ultra-premium wine flight for $190. Mon., Dec. 31, 9 p.m. $95.58-$433.30. 601 S. Miami Ave. Suite 181-C, Miami, 305-720-2401, lacentralemiami.com.
Le Sirenuse. Relive the lavish splendor of the Surf Club's original opening on New Year's Eve 1930. Le Sirenuse Champagne Bar invites you to ring in the new year in luxury with a whimsical celebration featuring awe-inspiring entertainment, live musical performances, and a DJ. Toast to 2019 as Churchill would, with Miami's largest selection of fine champagnes, and
Lightkeepers. On New Year's Eve from 6 to 10 p.m. indulge in a five-course dinner, dessert buffet, and glass of champagne priced at $195 per adult and $59 per child (ages 5 through 12), excluding tax and gratuity. Mon., Dec. 31, 6-10 p.m. $59-$195. 455 Grand Bay Dr., Key Biscayne, 305-365-4156, ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/miami/key-biscayne/dining/lightkeepers.
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Lona Cocina Tequileria. Kick off the new year with an array of chef Pablo Salas' signature dishes from Amaranta, Publico, and Lona. Your evening will include a cocktail reception, six-course tasting dinner, and champagne toast, accompanied by live music from DJ Diego and party favors. Mon., Dec. 31, 8:30 & 9:30 p.m. $150. 321 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-245-3069, lonarestaurant.com.
Los Fuegos by Francis Mallmann. For a true Argentine experience, make your way to renowned chef Francis Mallmann's Los Fuegos and indulge in Ossetra caviar, Maine lobster tail and smoked Wagyu tenderloin with shaved black winter truffle. Package includes a four-course dinner, house wines, spirits, and champagne until 1 a.m. Los Fuegos is accepting pre-paid reservations for parties of two to four at $600 per person. Mon., Dec. 31, 8 p.m. $600. 3201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 786-655-5610, faena.com.
Lure Fishbar. Lure Fishbar, located in the iconic Loews Hotel on South Beach, will be offering two seating options for a decadent feast to ring in the new year. The early seating (5 to 8 p.m.) is priced at $105 per person for a four-course prix-fixe. The late seating (8:30 to 10:30 p.m.) is five-course prix-fixe priced at $195 per person that includes a special Oysters and Bubbles amuse-bouche course featuring chef's selection of East Coast oysters paired with a glass of champagne. Mon., Dec. 31, 5-8 & 8:30-10:30 p.m. $105-$195. 1601 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305-695-4550, lurefishbar.com.
Macchialina. Ring in 2019 at Macchialina, Miami Beach's beloved trattoria, where chef Michael Pirolo will be offering an exclusive New Year's Eve tasting menu as well as the restaurant's regular à la carte menu. The tasting menu is $95 per person plus tax and gratuity. The Italian hotspot will also be offering two wine pairings on New Year's Eve, priced at $32 per person. Managing partner and beverage director Jacqueline Pirolo will be opening some special bottles of allocated wine for a more elevated wine experience for $55 per person. Mon., Dec. 31. $95. 820 Alton Rd., Miami Beach, 305-534-2124, macchialina.com.
Mai-Kai Restaurant. Mai-Kai will host a Polynesian show that ends with a countdown to midnight followed by a balloon drop, noisemakers, party favors, champagne toast, and plenty of other festivities. Mon., Dec. 31. $40-$60. maikai.com/new-year. 3599 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, 954-563-3272, maikai.com.
Mandarin Oriental Hotel. New Year's Eve at La Mar by Gaston Acurio: Ring in the new year with the Peruvian flavors of La Mar. Executive chef Diego Oka has put together a festive brunch-style New Year's Eve dinner featuring various stations including an
Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort. NYE at Landshark Bar & Grill: LandShark is the place to be for sea breezes, cocktails and oceanfront New Year's Eve fun. Enjoy live music by Havoc 305 from the Hollywood Beach Bandshell from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Countdown to 2019 with party favors. The restaurant's signature menu will be offered, with limited two-hour reservation times available at 4, 6, 8, and 10 p.m. Mon., Dec. 31, 4 p.m.-1 a.m. NYE Dine & Party at Margaritaville Restaurant: Raise a glass and party your way to 2019 at Margaritaville Restaurant with party favors, and a midnight champagne toast and balloon drop. Enjoy dinner and live music provided by Hyryze. Two different seatings available: 5 to 8 p.m. (à la carte) and 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. ($152 for adults, $73 for kids). Second seating features midnight toast, balloon drop, and party favors. Mon., Dec. 31, 5-8 & 9 p.m.-1 a.m. JWB Prime Special NYE Celebration Dinner: First seating, from 5 to 8 p.m., features four-course,
Milanezza Key Biscayne. Special menu, dancing, party surprises, and champagne toast. Adults $69 and kids $29. Mon., Dec. 31, 9 p.m. $29-$69. 700 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne, 305-646-1001, milanezza.com.
Monkitail. Celebrity chef and restaurateur Michael Schulson's
Mr. Chow. Celebrate New Year's Eve with an opulent dinner offering. The menu will highlight signature dishes like filet mignon water dumplings, Mr. Chow noodles, green prawns, and Beijing chicken; vegetarian options will be available. Every couple will receive a bottle of Louis Roederer once seated. The restaurant will have a live DJ and festive decorations to celebrate the Year of the Pig. Mon., Dec. 31, 6-8, 7-9 & 9:15 p.m.-midnight. $200-$375. 2201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305-695-1695, mrchow.com.
Novecento. Ring in the New Year the Argentinean way at Novecento this year. All three South Florida locations are offering guests a $95 three-course, prix-fixe dinner menu excluding tax and gratuity. Dishes like scallops, rack of lamb, and homemade linguini will be available along with a complimentary midnight toast. Mon., Dec. 31, 4 p.m. $95. 18831 N. Biscayne Blvd., Aventura, 305-466-0900. 1414 Brickell Ave., Miami, 305-403-0900. 620 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne, 305-362-0900; novecento.com.
Novikov Miami. Novikov Miami will offer guests two seating options. Early seating from 6 p.m., priced at $150 per person, will feature dishes like hamachi truffle carpaccio, A5 Wagyu foie gras nigiri, half Peking duck, spicy prawn moneybags, honey truffle king crab, and decadent desserts. The later seating, priced at $395 per person, will begin at 9 p.m. Guests will bring in the new year while enjoying dishes such as scallop and black truffle, A5 Wagyu foie gras and Hawaiian sushi platter, spicy prawn moneybags, market fish, half Peking duck, A5 Wagyu sirloin, honey truffle king crab, and dessert. A 250-gram Kaluga Caviar special will be available for guests who want to bring in the new year with some extra indulgence. Mon., Dec. 31, 6 & 9 p.m. 300 S. Biscayne Blvd., Miami, 305-489-1000, novikovmiami.com.
Olé Restaurant. Choose between early New Year's feast or a late-dinner to ring in the new year. Two seatings available; family and kid-friendly. For additional information, call 305-372-4787 or email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Mon., Dec. 31, 6 & 9 p.m. $59-$206.95. 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami, 305-372-4710, icmiamihotel.com/dining/ole.
Pao by Paul Qui. Gaul Qui, gather with loved ones on Faena's Oceanview terrace and savor unique, Asian-inspired creations like Miyazaki A5 Wagyu carpaccio, Alaskan king crab rice with foie gras, 72-hour smoked short rib
Pez. Greet 2019 in downtown with unlimited sparkling wine from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. and a midnight toast. Enjoy live music and a five-course menu inspired by the best of Baja-Med cuisine. Tickets cost $150 per person. Mon., Dec. 31, 8:30 p.m. $150. 20 W. Flagler St., Miami, 305-570-3440, pezmiami.com.
Point Royal. Celebrity chef Geoffrey Zakarian's Point Royal is offering a special New Year's Eve tasting menu starting at $100 per person with a wine pairing option and a Veuve Clicquot special. Mon., Dec. 31, 5:30-10 p.m. $100. 3555 S. Ocean Dr., Hollywood, 954-602-8750, pointroyal-fl.com.
Prime Fish. Pre-celebrate the new year with the most popular brunch in the South of Fifth neighborhood. Open from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Prime Fish offers guests bottomless mimosas, bellinis, prosecco, bloody marys, and a choice of one à la carte menu item including an array of classic egg dishes for $63 per person. Enjoy savory dishes like the truffle mac 'n' cheese to sweet dishes like the red velvet cheesecake. Mon., Dec. 31, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. $63. 100 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305-532-4550, mylesrestaurantgroup.com.
Rocco's Tacos & Tequila Bar. Toast to the new year with one of Rocco's signature margaritas. Featuring the restaurant's authentic Mexican menu, guests may dine à la carte including gaucho platter and seafood
Rusty Pelican. Rusty Pelican has two amazing party options for your New Year's Eve celebration. With the theme A Royal Affair, guests can indulge like nobility and choose to dine either in the restaurant or ballroom. In the restaurant, the Feathered Fork from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m., features a five-course menu with a choice of "ocean" or "land" featuring items like Kumamoto oysters, grilled Maine lobster, duck ravioli, and an 8-ounce Mishima Wagyu New York strip. In addition to a three-piece band of delightful troubadours, guests will be greeted with a regal welcome glass of bubbly, a champagne toast at midnight, and the option to add a wine pairing with each course (starting at $200). In the ballroom, the Tilted Crown from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. is a feast fit for a king with a resplendent array of food stations including fresh seafood along with free-flowing champagne and a premium bar. While there will be no court jester, delightful entertainment includes live performances, music, and dancing (starting at $275). Mon., Dec. 31, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. $200-$275. 3201 Rickenbacker Cswy., Key Biscayne, 305-361-3818, therustypelican.com.
Santorini by Georgios. Join Santorini by Georgios at the Hilton Bentley Miami Beach and ring in the new year with amazing food, a five-hour premium open bar, live entertainment, fireworks, exotic dancers, and a champagne toast at midnight. Mon., Dec. 31, 8 p.m. $330. 101 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach, 305-672-6624, santorinibygeorgios.com.
Scarpetta. Enjoy an Italian-inspired NYE dinner. First seating at 6 and 6:30 p.m. with a three-course prix-fixe menu ($150). Second seating at 7 and 7:30 p.m. with a four-course prix-fixe menu ($195). Third seating is offered every half hour between 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. with an elevated four-course prix-fixe menu ($295). Mon., Dec. 31, 6-10:30 p.m. $150-$295. 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305-674-4660, scarpettarestaurants.com.
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Shooters Waterfront. Shooters Waterfront serves a four-course prix fixe menu including lobster bisque, carpaccio of beef tenderloin, potato tiled black grouper, filet mignon, butter poached lobster tail, and more. Dessert includes chocolate hazelnut torte with wild raspberries and mango cheesecake. Dinner costs $125 per person and includes performances by samba and fire dancers, as well as party favors and a champagne toast. Mon., Dec. 31, 6 p.m. $125. 3033 NE 32nd Ave., Fort Lauderdale, 954-566-2855, shooterswaterfront.com.
Stripsteak by Michael Mina. Enjoy a classic American steakhouse NYE dinner. First seating at 6 and 6:30 p.m. with a three-course prix-fixe dinner ($150). Second seating is offered at 7 and 7:30 p.m. with a four-course, prix-fixe menu ($195). Third seating every half hour between 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. with elevated four-course, prix-fixe menu ($295). Vegetarian menus are available for all seatings upon request. Mon., Dec. 31, 6-10:30 p.m. $150-$295. 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305-674-4780, michaelmina.net.
Tapas y Tintos. Best flamenco show in Miami, including a three-course dinner with a glass of wine or sangria. After the flamenco
Terra Mare. Ring in 2019 alongside sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean. Make a reservation on NYE beginning at 5 p.m. and enjoy a lavish seven-course menu. Highlights include oysters and caviar to start, black truffle polenta, lobster gnudi, NY strip oscar, and black forest mousse. The evening will end with a champagne toast and unobstructed views of the fireworks on Fort Lauderdale Beach. Mon., Dec. 31, 5 p.m.-1 a.m. $150. 551 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-414-5160, terramarefl.com.
The Balcony. Countdown to 2019 with your family and friends in style at one of the newest hot spots on Fort Lauderdale's trendy Las Olas Boulevard. Ticket includes open bar, buffet, midnight champagne toast, Mardi Gras entertainers, balloon drop, party favors, and live music. Mon., Dec. 31, 8 p.m. $124.74. 1309 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 754-200-6344, thebalconylasolas.com.
The Wilder. The evening includes
Toro Toro. An unforgettable evening featuring a four-course dinner with a complimentary glass of champagne. For additional information, call 305-372-4787 or email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Mon., Dec. 31, 9 p.m. $295. 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami, 305-372-4710, torotoromiami.com.
Toscana Divino. The perfect New Year's Eve begins with a delicious meal prepared by executive chef Andrea Marchesin. His menu guides guests through a culinary journey beginning with innovative appetizers followed by homemade pasta with shaved seasonal truffles to a selection of either meat or fish entrée and then culminating with a celebratory dessert of chocolate, rosés, and champagne, and an exclusive selection of wines. All dinner menus include a bottle of Franciacorta or Dom Pérignon. Mon., Dec. 31, 8 p.m.-1 a.m. $250-$600. 900 S. Miami Ave., Miami, 305-371-2767, toscanadivino.com.
The Tuck Room. Dine and dance the night away on New Year's Eve with the good vibes of a special guest DJ while enjoying a whimsical celebration at the Tuck Room in North Miami Beach. Mon., Dec. 31, 9 p.m. $96.30. 3701 NE 163rd St., North Miami Beach, 561-750-3500, thetuckroom.com.
Vagabond Hotel. New Year's Eve should be easy. No stress, no hassle — just a fun party with great food, killer music, beautiful people, and chill vibes. Vagabond's full sushi menu will be available as well as specials on large sushi platters and magnum bottles of champagne. Mon., Dec. 31. 7301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, 305-400-8420, thevagabondhotel.com.
Vida. Salads, charcuterie, Blade sushi and raw bar, tapas, wood stone pizza, a carving station, seasonal rotisseries, dessert and much more will be available at Vida's NYE buffet from 5 to 11 p.m. ($89). Mon., Dec. 31, 5 p.m. $89. 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305-674-4730, fontainebleau.com/dining.facebook.com/vlivemiami.
The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort. A Night Under the Stars: Experience intimate dining for you and 15 of your closest friends on the Ocean Terrace, overlooking Fort Lauderdale Beach. Enjoy a ten-course, prix-fixe dinner paired with a selection of wine and unlimited Moët Chandon. Mon., Dec. 31, 6 p.m. $500. NYE Dinner at Tinta's: Buffet-style dinner including hand-carved tenderloin, pasta cooked to order, and seasonal dishes. Ticket ($89) includes live entertainment, kid's dining space and buffet, champagne toast, and party favors. Mon., Dec. 31, 7 p.m. $89. Rooftop NYE Party on Sky Terrace: Ring in the new year with a chef's selection of tapas ($60) while enjoying skyline views and the sounds of Fort Lauderdale's own Spred the Dub. $150 with a bottle of Taittinger Champagne. Mon., Dec. 31, 8 p.m. $60-$150. 321 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale.
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Wolfgang's Steakhouse. Spend New Year's Eve overlooking the gorgeous Miami River at Wolfgang's Steakhouse. Make a reservation and enjoy an à la carte dinner menu with signature items such as the seafood platter; 28-day, dry-aged steak; lobster mac 'n' cheese; and
Xtreme Action Park. Finally, a New Year's Eve party the whole family can enjoy together. Roller skating, great music, and fun activities for kids and adults alike. Free midnight champagne toast for guests 21 and over and a live feed of the Times Square ball drop on two projection screens. Mon., Dec. 31, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. $10-$20.19. 5300 Powerline Rd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-491-6265, xtremeactionpark.com.
Zucca Miami. Join Zucca on New Year's Eve for champagne, a white truffle dinner, and live entertainment. Tickets are $300 per person and include one bottle of Dom Pérignon Vintage per couple. Mon., Dec. 31, 9 p.m. $300. 162 Alcazar Ave., Coral Gables, 786-580-3731, zuccamiami.com.
Zuma Contemporary Japanese Cuisine. The "Tokyo Nights" tasting menu will include Zuma's internationally acclaimed contemporary Japanese cuisine, accompanied with La Grande Dame Veuve Clicquot and Kirinzan Sake, starting at $195 per person (before 8 p.m.) and $425 per person (after 8 p.m.). For a chic party atmosphere, the streets of Osaka will occupy Zuma's panoramic, riverfront terrace with unlimited live tasting and drinking stations, DJ entertainment and more. Tickets to the terrace celebration start at $175 per person. Mon., Dec. 31, 8 p.m. $175-$425. email@example.com. 270 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami, 305-577-0277, zumarestaurant.com.