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Claud is among the restaurants hosting New Year’s events.
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Where to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in NYC

Whether you’re looking to have a swanky or chill night, consider these restaurants to send off the year and ring in 2024

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Claud is among the restaurants hosting New Year’s events.
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New Year’s Eve in New York can be a nightmare unless you come prepared: packed restaurants and bars, insanely expensive Ubers. Though it should be a night full of spontaneity, in practice let’s help you have a game plan so you don’t end up en route or waiting for a table while the ball drops. From a restaurant staying open 24 hours in Williamsburg, to the East Village’s hottest wine bar doing a luxe tasting menu, there’s something for every type of night, swanky, chill, or something in between.

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Caviar Russe

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This Michelin-starred venue offers several options for an opulent prix-fixe from chef Edgar Panchernikov. The bar and lounge pick ($650 per person) includes caviar, raw bar, and small plates, as well as live music. There’s also a dining room option ($600 per person for early seating and $1,000 per person for later seating), for a five- to six-course tasting menu, which includes gold osetra caviar with Dom Perignon at midnight. Seats are available via Resy.

A bar room at Caviar Russe.
The bar at Caviar Russe.
Caviar Russe.

Hav & Mar

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Hav & Mar, the new restaurant from celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson, has seatings on New Year’s Eve from 4 p.m. to midnight. After 9 p.m., the restaurant will have live DJs. Reservations are available on OpenTable.

The kitchen doors and a view of the dining room at Hav & Mar.
The dining room at Hav & Mar.
Jutharat Pinyodoonyachet/Eater NY

Saishin at Gansevoort rooftop

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Saishin offers a 17-course New Year’s menu that includes A5 wagyu, grilled lobster, otoro blue-fin tuna with osetra caviar, and truffled uni. It starts at $250 per person via Resy. And if you want to stay for the hotel’s rooftop party, with an open bar, passed hors d’oeuvres, and a DJ, it’s $100 add on (as opposed to $200 for the party alone).

A dark brown bar.
The bar at Saishin.
David Mitchell/Saishin

Wenwen, the popular Taiwanese restaurant, is open for lunch and dinner on New Year’s Eve. The kitchen is open until 9 p.m., with a special menu that has fly’s head nachos, corn creme brulee, and other dishes from its pop-ups this year. Reservations, available on Resy, include bottomless Prosecco. There’s room for walk-ins, too.

Customers pick at dishes with red chopsticks at a crowded dining room table.
A crowded table at Wenwen.
Adam Friedlander/Eater NY

Libertine

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Libertine, one of the city’s best new restaurants this year, is open on New Year’s Eve with seatings between 5:30 and 10 p.m. in its dining room and at its bar. The French bistro will serve its usual a la carte menu with specials; there’s a $100 per person minimum spend. Reservations are available on Resy.

A slice of pate with pickles and mustard.
The pate at Libertine.
Evan Sung/Libertine

Eater Award’s 2022 pick for best wine bar, is still worth hitting up a year later. With all its accolades, it’s no surprise that the price of entry at Claud will cost a pretty penny ($295 per person to be precise; tip included). Tickets, booked via Resy, include an eight-course tasting menu with oyster pot pie and apple tarte tatin with shaved white truffles. Luxe!

Sizzling shrimp with a lemon wedge.
Claud will serve an eight-course tasting menu on New Year’s Eve.
Claud

Port Sa’id

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Port Sa’id, the Manhattan location of a restaurant from Tel Aviv, is open for dinner on New Year’s Eve. After hours, the restaurant is hosting a party from 11 p.m. until 4 a.m. with live performances and dancing. Tickets, available on Eventbrite, include admission and a shot of arak at midnight.

A collection of vinyl records at Port Sa’id in Manhattan.
Port Sa’id doubles as a listening room.
Max Flatow/Port Sa’id

For something cheaper, more casual, and lots of fun, book a late-night table at Nowon. The East Village restaurant has one of the best burgers in the city, plus prix fixe menus that start at $39 per person. Reservations are available on Resy.

Huda, the newest restaurant on this list, has seatings between 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. The restaurant serves bistro fare with Syrian, Lebanese, and Palestinian influence. For New Year’s Eve, it has a separate five-course menu with lamb shank, ice cream with caviar, and champagne. Tickets, available on Resy, cost $150 per person.

The dining room at Huda.
Huda opened in November.
Louise Palmberg/Huda

Ernie’s

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The new wine bar attached to Ernesto’s, Ernie’s, is opening on New Year’s Eve at 10 Montgomery Street. It’ll debut from 7 p.m. until late. Expect lots of bubbles and small Basque bites. There will be a screen projecting the ball drop. Its sibling restaurant, Ernesto’s, will also be open. Champagne will be passed around at midnight.

Wu's Wonton King

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Wu’s Wonton King is one of the best places for a celebration. The restaurant has round tables that can fit as many as a dozen people, and large-format dishes like Beijing duck, suckling pig, and a whole king crab. The restaurant is BYOB and open until 10 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. Call ahead for a reservation.

Several plates of Chinese food including shrimp with scrambled eggs, roast duck, and steamed greens.
Food comes family style at Wu’s Wonton King.
Robert Sietsema/Eater NY

There’s a reason Andrew Tarlow’s restaurants have lasted for 25 years, despite all the changes in Williamsburg. Diner is just one of those spots that hits all the right notes, no matter the occasion. But on New Year’s it really sets itself apart with its annual tradition of staying open 24 hours. Reservations can be booked online even for the slots into the wee hours. See you at 3:30 a.m.

Rolo’s

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Rolo’s, the popular Ridgewood restaurant, is taking reservations for New Year’s Eve. The popular Ridgewood, Queens, restaurant has tables indoors and at a heated structure outdoors. The bar is set aside for walk-ins. Reservations are available on Resy.

The exterior of the new Ridgewood, Queens restaurant Rolo’s
Rolo’s in Ridgewood.
Adam Friedlander/Eater NY

Winona's

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Winona’s, open in Bed-Stuy since 2020, has seatings from 5 to 9 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. The restaurant is serving its usual menu, with a few specials, and an after-party that runs from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. There’s a $100 minimum spend. Reservations are available on Resy.

Light wooded furniture and red bar stools are spread throughout a stone-colored dining room at Winona’s in Bed-Stuy.
The back dining room at Winona’s.
Winona’s

Leland Eating and Drinking House

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Leland Eating and Drinking House, a neighborhood American restaurant, is serving a special a la carte menu for New Year’s Eve. Reservations are available from 5 to 11 p.m. on Resy.

A whole fried fish with a sprinkling of spices, including red chiles, on a white plate.
A whole fried fish at Leland Eating and Drinking House.
Leland Eating and Drinking House

Gertrude's

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Gertrude’s, a Jewish bistro, is open for dinner on New Year’s Eve with seatings between 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. The prix fixe menu ($95 to $125 per person) has oysters, latkes with caviar, prime rib, and the restaurant’s popular seven-layer cake. Reservations are available on Resy.

An overhead photograph of a plate of three latkes with creme fraiche and roe.
Latkes with creme fraiche and roe at Gertrude’s.
Liz Clayman/Gertrude’s

Caviar Russe

This Michelin-starred venue offers several options for an opulent prix-fixe from chef Edgar Panchernikov. The bar and lounge pick ($650 per person) includes caviar, raw bar, and small plates, as well as live music. There’s also a dining room option ($600 per person for early seating and $1,000 per person for later seating), for a five- to six-course tasting menu, which includes gold osetra caviar with Dom Perignon at midnight. Seats are available via Resy.

A bar room at Caviar Russe.
The bar at Caviar Russe.
Caviar Russe.

Hav & Mar

Hav & Mar, the new restaurant from celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson, has seatings on New Year’s Eve from 4 p.m. to midnight. After 9 p.m., the restaurant will have live DJs. Reservations are available on OpenTable.

The kitchen doors and a view of the dining room at Hav & Mar.
The dining room at Hav & Mar.
Jutharat Pinyodoonyachet/Eater NY

Saishin at Gansevoort rooftop

Saishin offers a 17-course New Year’s menu that includes A5 wagyu, grilled lobster, otoro blue-fin tuna with osetra caviar, and truffled uni. It starts at $250 per person via Resy. And if you want to stay for the hotel’s rooftop party, with an open bar, passed hors d’oeuvres, and a DJ, it’s $100 add on (as opposed to $200 for the party alone).

A dark brown bar.
The bar at Saishin.
David Mitchell/Saishin

Wenwen

Wenwen, the popular Taiwanese restaurant, is open for lunch and dinner on New Year’s Eve. The kitchen is open until 9 p.m., with a special menu that has fly’s head nachos, corn creme brulee, and other dishes from its pop-ups this year. Reservations, available on Resy, include bottomless Prosecco. There’s room for walk-ins, too.

Customers pick at dishes with red chopsticks at a crowded dining room table.
A crowded table at Wenwen.
Adam Friedlander/Eater NY

Libertine

Libertine, one of the city’s best new restaurants this year, is open on New Year’s Eve with seatings between 5:30 and 10 p.m. in its dining room and at its bar. The French bistro will serve its usual a la carte menu with specials; there’s a $100 per person minimum spend. Reservations are available on Resy.

A slice of pate with pickles and mustard.
The pate at Libertine.
Evan Sung/Libertine

Claud

Eater Award’s 2022 pick for best wine bar, is still worth hitting up a year later. With all its accolades, it’s no surprise that the price of entry at Claud will cost a pretty penny ($295 per person to be precise; tip included). Tickets, booked via Resy, include an eight-course tasting menu with oyster pot pie and apple tarte tatin with shaved white truffles. Luxe!

Sizzling shrimp with a lemon wedge.
Claud will serve an eight-course tasting menu on New Year’s Eve.
Claud

Port Sa’id

Port Sa’id, the Manhattan location of a restaurant from Tel Aviv, is open for dinner on New Year’s Eve. After hours, the restaurant is hosting a party from 11 p.m. until 4 a.m. with live performances and dancing. Tickets, available on Eventbrite, include admission and a shot of arak at midnight.

A collection of vinyl records at Port Sa’id in Manhattan.
Port Sa’id doubles as a listening room.
Max Flatow/Port Sa’id

Nowon

For something cheaper, more casual, and lots of fun, book a late-night table at Nowon. The East Village restaurant has one of the best burgers in the city, plus prix fixe menus that start at $39 per person. Reservations are available on Resy.

Huda

Huda, the newest restaurant on this list, has seatings between 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. The restaurant serves bistro fare with Syrian, Lebanese, and Palestinian influence. For New Year’s Eve, it has a separate five-course menu with lamb shank, ice cream with caviar, and champagne. Tickets, available on Resy, cost $150 per person.

The dining room at Huda.
Huda opened in November.
Louise Palmberg/Huda

Ernie’s

The new wine bar attached to Ernesto’s, Ernie’s, is opening on New Year’s Eve at 10 Montgomery Street. It’ll debut from 7 p.m. until late. Expect lots of bubbles and small Basque bites. There will be a screen projecting the ball drop. Its sibling restaurant, Ernesto’s, will also be open. Champagne will be passed around at midnight.

Wu's Wonton King

Wu’s Wonton King is one of the best places for a celebration. The restaurant has round tables that can fit as many as a dozen people, and large-format dishes like Beijing duck, suckling pig, and a whole king crab. The restaurant is BYOB and open until 10 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. Call ahead for a reservation.

Several plates of Chinese food including shrimp with scrambled eggs, roast duck, and steamed greens.
Food comes family style at Wu’s Wonton King.
Robert Sietsema/Eater NY

Diner

There’s a reason Andrew Tarlow’s restaurants have lasted for 25 years, despite all the changes in Williamsburg. Diner is just one of those spots that hits all the right notes, no matter the occasion. But on New Year’s it really sets itself apart with its annual tradition of staying open 24 hours. Reservations can be booked online even for the slots into the wee hours. See you at 3:30 a.m.

Rolo’s

Rolo’s, the popular Ridgewood restaurant, is taking reservations for New Year’s Eve. The popular Ridgewood, Queens, restaurant has tables indoors and at a heated structure outdoors. The bar is set aside for walk-ins. Reservations are available on Resy.

The exterior of the new Ridgewood, Queens restaurant Rolo’s
Rolo’s in Ridgewood.
Adam Friedlander/Eater NY

Winona's

Winona’s, open in Bed-Stuy since 2020, has seatings from 5 to 9 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. The restaurant is serving its usual menu, with a few specials, and an after-party that runs from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. There’s a $100 minimum spend. Reservations are available on Resy.

Light wooded furniture and red bar stools are spread throughout a stone-colored dining room at Winona’s in Bed-Stuy.
The back dining room at Winona’s.
Winona’s

Leland Eating and Drinking House

Leland Eating and Drinking House, a neighborhood American restaurant, is serving a special a la carte menu for New Year’s Eve. Reservations are available from 5 to 11 p.m. on Resy.

A whole fried fish with a sprinkling of spices, including red chiles, on a white plate.
A whole fried fish at Leland Eating and Drinking House.
Leland Eating and Drinking House

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Gertrude's

Gertrude’s, a Jewish bistro, is open for dinner on New Year’s Eve with seatings between 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. The prix fixe menu ($95 to $125 per person) has oysters, latkes with caviar, prime rib, and the restaurant’s popular seven-layer cake. Reservations are available on Resy.

An overhead photograph of a plate of three latkes with creme fraiche and roe.
Latkes with creme fraiche and roe at Gertrude’s.
Liz Clayman/Gertrude’s

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