During the pandemic, New Yorkers are spared from the pricey cover charges, Uber surges, and last-minute bar hops that can come with a traditional New Year’s Eve. For those looking to splurge safely, consider ordering a zhuzhed up holiday dinner from one of the following restaurants, or bundling for a late-night outdoor meal under a space heater. Below, Eater maps out the best takeout, delivery, and outdoor dining options for ringing in 2021 on a full stomach.
NYC restaurants are currently limited to outdoor dining, along with takeout and delivery. The type of service offered is indicated on each map point. However, this should not be taken as endorsement for dining out, as there are still safety concerns: for updated information on coronavirus cases in your area, please visit the NYC Health Department’s website. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following strict social distancing and other safety guidelines.Read More