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Nick Solares

Where To Eat on New Year's Eve in New York City

Ring in 2015 the right way.

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| Nick Solares

Haven't made those New Year's Eve plans yet? The city is rife with ripoffs and amateur hours on the last night of the year, but there are still some places to ring in 2015 in style. To help you navigate, here's a guide to 15 great options for New Year's Eve dining. Some of these restaurants are offering prix fixes, some offer party packages, and all are guaranteed to feed you well while pouring copious amounts of champagne. The rest is up to you.

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Bergen Hill

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Betony will offer two separate prix fixe menus. The earlier dinner, served before 7 p.m., will cost $150 per person for four courses. Then an eight course $250 menu will be available for reservations between 8 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.. On both, expect dishes like foie gras torchon with black truffles and butter poached lobster with vanilla and turnips. The later seating will include caviar and a Champagne toast at midnight. [Photo courtesy of Betony]

Cherche Midi

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Chefs Shane McBride and Daniel Parilla will serve their usual a la carte menu along with some special dishes. These will include turbot meuniere with truffled pomme forchette and arrowhead spinach, and duck a l’orange with crushed Tokyo turnips. Table reservations will be available from 5:30p.m. until 10:00 p.m.. and you can even secure the bar stools (where the full menu is available) from 9:00 p.m. onward. There will also be a DJ, party favors, balloons, and a midnight toast. Make reservations by phone. [Nick Solares]

Del Posto

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Del Posto offers a dizzying array of dining options for your NYE needs. There will be two seatings with tasting menus ranging in price from $195 to $450, with associated wine pairings going for $125 to $225. Following dinner service, for a separate cost of $250, there will be "lavish black and white-themed party," which includes passed food, champagne, and a live band. There is also a 10 person package deal priced at $2250. Reservations available online. [a href="http://instagram.com/danielkrieger">Krieger]

Dirty French

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Party like its 1989 with the Torrisi boys. Dirty French will offer two seatings with different price points. The early seating before 8 p.m. will set you back $150, while the later seating costs $275. Drinks are not included with either option, and the prix fixe menu features such classics as steak au poivre and sole meuniere. The sound track will likely feature Duran Duran. Make reservations by phone. [Daniel Krieger]

Dover will offer a five course variation of its tasting menu, which at $100 per person is only slightly more expensive than its usual $95 tasting. Vegetarian options are available, and wine pairings are another $65 per person. Reservations are available by phone. [Daniel Krieger]

Frankies 457

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The Franks will offer a four-course prix fixe menu for a budget friendly (by NYE standards) $88 per head. This will include burrata with roasted persimmons, prosciutto egg toast, and squid ink canelloni with jumbo lump crab, ricotta, uni tomato sauce. Reservations available via email. [Daniel Krieger]

Humboldt & Jackson

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Max Sussman will be the guest chef for the evening, and will prepare an all-you-can eat small bites menu. The taps will flow with beer from Port Jeff Brewing Company and wine from Gruet Winery, plus there will be live music from local band Live Footage as well as DJ sets. $100 gets you all you can eat and drink. Tickets available via the web. [Daniel Krieger]

Nightingale 9

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Chef Rob Newton will serve up a five-course Vietnamese feast this NYE. The cost will be $75 per head with a $45 wine pairing option. Menu highlights include a black trumpet dusted rabbit loin served with soy-garlic caramel, jicama, and golden beets, and a strip loin steak with black truffle congee, pho flavors, and garlic chives. Reservations can be made by phone.[Facebook]

Chef Dale Talde will offer a special omakase meal that includes soba noodles with foie gras, ribeye of beef with bonito butter, and golden miso ramen with eggplant. The festivities will set you back $90 per person for reservations before 7:30 p.m. and $125 from 8:30 p.m.. Call for reservations. [Photo courtesy of Talde]

The Elm

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Paul Liebrandt's Williamsburg restaurant will offer a four course feast that includes such luxuries as foie gras with persimmons, and wagyu beef with sweet potato and matsutake. Dinner is $95 per person for early reservations, and $115 with a "midnight toast wine pairing." Reservations can be made by phone. [Daniel Krieger]

The Musket Room

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It will already be 2015 in chef Matt Lambert's native New Zealand when The Musket Room opens for NYE. The restaurant will offer two seatings at 5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.. There are two options, a 10 course tasting menu for $250 and a six course affair for $125, wine pairing add $125 and $75 respectively. Make reservations by phone or online. [Daniel Krieger]

The NoMad Bar

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The newest, hottest edition to the Nomad family will be offering an open bar and all-you-can-eat hors d’oeuvres, including the dry aged burger, the bacon wrapped hot dog with truffles, and hamachi with rice and horseradish. There will also be a DJ, and the festivities will go from 9 p.m. and 2 a.m. for the price of $195 per person. Reservations via telephone. [Nick Solares]

The Pines

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Chef John Poiarkoff will ring in 2015 with an eight-course tasting menu that celebrates the Northeast. The feast will feature bay scallop crudo, beef cheeks with sunchokes and smoked oyster sauce, truffles, and Champagne. Two seatings are available, at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m., and the cost is $125 per head with an optional $75 wine pairing available. Make reservations by phone or email. [Daniel Krieger]

Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonnette are throwing a NYE bash at their Chelsea tapas hot spot. The party includes sangria and bubbles all night, an ice Luge, a DJ, and a midnight Cava toast. There will also, of course, be food. $75 nets you all you can eat tapas that includes marinated NY strip steak, and pulpo with potatoes and charred onions. There will be some supplemental options as well, such as a lobster paella with black truffles for $45 per head. Reservations via telephone. [Daniel Krieger]

Bergen Hill

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Betony

Betony will offer two separate prix fixe menus. The earlier dinner, served before 7 p.m., will cost $150 per person for four courses. Then an eight course $250 menu will be available for reservations between 8 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.. On both, expect dishes like foie gras torchon with black truffles and butter poached lobster with vanilla and turnips. The later seating will include caviar and a Champagne toast at midnight. [Photo courtesy of Betony]

Cherche Midi

Chefs Shane McBride and Daniel Parilla will serve their usual a la carte menu along with some special dishes. These will include turbot meuniere with truffled pomme forchette and arrowhead spinach, and duck a l’orange with crushed Tokyo turnips. Table reservations will be available from 5:30p.m. until 10:00 p.m.. and you can even secure the bar stools (where the full menu is available) from 9:00 p.m. onward. There will also be a DJ, party favors, balloons, and a midnight toast. Make reservations by phone. [Nick Solares]

Del Posto

Del Posto offers a dizzying array of dining options for your NYE needs. There will be two seatings with tasting menus ranging in price from $195 to $450, with associated wine pairings going for $125 to $225. Following dinner service, for a separate cost of $250, there will be "lavish black and white-themed party," which includes passed food, champagne, and a live band. There is also a 10 person package deal priced at $2250. Reservations available online. [a href="http://instagram.com/danielkrieger">Krieger]

Dirty French

Party like its 1989 with the Torrisi boys. Dirty French will offer two seatings with different price points. The early seating before 8 p.m. will set you back $150, while the later seating costs $275. Drinks are not included with either option, and the prix fixe menu features such classics as steak au poivre and sole meuniere. The sound track will likely feature Duran Duran. Make reservations by phone. [Daniel Krieger]

Dover

Dover will offer a five course variation of its tasting menu, which at $100 per person is only slightly more expensive than its usual $95 tasting. Vegetarian options are available, and wine pairings are another $65 per person. Reservations are available by phone. [Daniel Krieger]

Frankies 457

The Franks will offer a four-course prix fixe menu for a budget friendly (by NYE standards) $88 per head. This will include burrata with roasted persimmons, prosciutto egg toast, and squid ink canelloni with jumbo lump crab, ricotta, uni tomato sauce. Reservations available via email. [Daniel Krieger]

Humboldt & Jackson

Max Sussman will be the guest chef for the evening, and will prepare an all-you-can eat small bites menu. The taps will flow with beer from Port Jeff Brewing Company and wine from Gruet Winery, plus there will be live music from local band Live Footage as well as DJ sets. $100 gets you all you can eat and drink. Tickets available via the web. [Daniel Krieger]

Nightingale 9

Chef Rob Newton will serve up a five-course Vietnamese feast this NYE. The cost will be $75 per head with a $45 wine pairing option. Menu highlights include a black trumpet dusted rabbit loin served with soy-garlic caramel, jicama, and golden beets, and a strip loin steak with black truffle congee, pho flavors, and garlic chives. Reservations can be made by phone.[Facebook]

Talde

Chef Dale Talde will offer a special omakase meal that includes soba noodles with foie gras, ribeye of beef with bonito butter, and golden miso ramen with eggplant. The festivities will set you back $90 per person for reservations before 7:30 p.m. and $125 from 8:30 p.m.. Call for reservations. [Photo courtesy of Talde]

The Elm

Paul Liebrandt's Williamsburg restaurant will offer a four course feast that includes such luxuries as foie gras with persimmons, and wagyu beef with sweet potato and matsutake. Dinner is $95 per person for early reservations, and $115 with a "midnight toast wine pairing." Reservations can be made by phone. [Daniel Krieger]

The Musket Room

It will already be 2015 in chef Matt Lambert's native New Zealand when The Musket Room opens for NYE. The restaurant will offer two seatings at 5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.. There are two options, a 10 course tasting menu for $250 and a six course affair for $125, wine pairing add $125 and $75 respectively. Make reservations by phone or online. [Daniel Krieger]

The NoMad Bar

The newest, hottest edition to the Nomad family will be offering an open bar and all-you-can-eat hors d’oeuvres, including the dry aged burger, the bacon wrapped hot dog with truffles, and hamachi with rice and horseradish. There will also be a DJ, and the festivities will go from 9 p.m. and 2 a.m. for the price of $195 per person. Reservations via telephone. [Nick Solares]

The Pines

Chef John Poiarkoff will ring in 2015 with an eight-course tasting menu that celebrates the Northeast. The feast will feature bay scallop crudo, beef cheeks with sunchokes and smoked oyster sauce, truffles, and Champagne. Two seatings are available, at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m., and the cost is $125 per head with an optional $75 wine pairing available. Make reservations by phone or email. [Daniel Krieger]

Toro

Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonnette are throwing a NYE bash at their Chelsea tapas hot spot. The party includes sangria and bubbles all night, an ice Luge, a DJ, and a midnight Cava toast. There will also, of course, be food. $75 nets you all you can eat tapas that includes marinated NY strip steak, and pulpo with potatoes and charred onions. There will be some supplemental options as well, such as a lobster paella with black truffles for $45 per head. Reservations via telephone. [Daniel Krieger]

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