The Best Places To Party & Dine In NYC This NYE


Heading into the New Year is an exciting time, but finding the perfect plans to close out 2017 in New York can be stressful….that’s why we’ve put together some of the coolest ideas for a variety of NYE experiences including endless 5-hour premium open bar options, 3 to 7 course price fix menu options, Omakase specials, and holiday pop ups.

Where To Dine..


Dine at celebrity French Mediterranean hot spot Bagatelle (1 Little W 12th St) this New Year’s Eve with a $380 per person price fix dinner or a $500 per person dinner which includes a bottle of Dom Perignon champagne for their Sweetest Memory Dinner Gala. Start your meal with Eggs Caviar with scrambled eggs, vodka cream and Ossetra caviar as well as a black truffle lobster salad with celery, apple and honey lemon dressing. Your next course of Wild Turbot includes uni, caviar, and Meyer lemon sauce. Lastly, indulge in your perfectly paired entree of Wagyu Beef Rossini with porcini, fingerling potatoes and perigourdine sauce and finish your meal with an over the top, melt in your mouth mascarpone chocolate mousse with gold cherries.

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Bell Book & Candle

The West Village’s seasonally driven ‘rooftop to table’ restaurant, is offering a 7-course Dinner for $95 pp including a champagne toast at midnight and party favors.


Classic Greek bistro, Kellari (19 West 44th Street) is offering several different specials this New Year’s Eve. Start your night early for $95 a person and enjoy a complimentary glass of sparkling wine with a 3-course meal. Or, join in at 9pm for their official Russian Empire presents New Year’s Eve Party. For $250 per person feast upon a 5-course meal and for every 5 people a bottle of vodka, a bottle of wine and a bottle of champagne will be included. If you’re just looking to party $150 gives you access to the bar and lounge with an open bar from 10pm til 2am while The Russian DJ leads the night. The price fixe menu’s will feature items such as Halibut Fillet Orange with caper sauce and squid ink risotto, Lavraki Grilled Mediterranean sea bass with sautéed kale and chickpeas, Astako-Makaronada Greek island style pasta with lobster, and more.

For reservations please call, 917–747–6070

Lincoln Square Steak

For anyone looking to avoid the often overpriced price fix dinner but still wants to do something special in a traditional New York way, Lincoln Square Steak, located on the upper west side, will entertain guests on NYE with a live 3-piece jazz band and complimentary glass of champagne — best part of all, diners can order a la carte! In addition to the traditional steaks, chops and seafood, Lincoln Square will be offering a new family style Italian menu — think Chicken Parm Pizza for Two, Linguine with Clams and homemade Cannoli.

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Sushi by Bou

Celebrate New Years Eve at Sushi by Bou’s midtown location hidden beneath The Sanctuary Hotel just steps away from the action in Time Square. For $350 guests will receive a 1-hour Omakase experience with Chef David Bouhadana and a 1-hour open bar including specialty cocktails, sake, beer and wine. There will be two available seatings, 8:30 and 9:30, with a private escort to see the ball drop at Times Square following.

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Sushi by Bae

Bring in the New Year the right way with Bae. Join Chef Oona Tempest at Sushi by Bae for a 3 hour Omakase and open bar experience with a live TV broadcast of the Time Square ball drop for $200. Open bar includes specialty cocktails, sake, beer and wine. Seating begins at 9pm.

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The unique, high energy, dining destination located inside the Tuscany Hotel, SUSHI ROXX (120 E. 39th Street) will be performing their Seasons of Love from Rent nightly until New Year’s Eve. The restaurant’s mission is to provide the finest in gourmet cuisine, seasonally fresh cocktails & gracious hospitality. This ultimate celebration experience will be performed by staff members who are professionally trained dancers, singers and actors.

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Vago Restaurant

Italian inspired restaurant, Vago (509 3rd Ave) will offer a 3-course price fix menu for $65 per person, a $10 happy hour drink menu and a champagne toast at midnight. The dinner menu features items such as fetuccini with truffles, chicken rollatini and lobster ravioli. The drink menu features a variety of cocktails such as a Peppermint Martini and also a variety of wines and beers.

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Where To Party..

Donner & Blitzen’s Reindeer Lounge

The new East Village Holiday Pop-Up Bar, Donner & Blitzen’s Reindeer Lounge at No Malice Palace, is open EVERY DAY through January 1st and has decked the halls with pop-up magic and stuffed your stockings with craft cocktails, Festivus mulled wine and Elf Nog. Sarah Boisjoli (Estela, Café Altro Paradiso) is behind the cocktails here. They are throwing a festive NYE party with no cover charge (reservations accepted for large groups at and will have a complimentary champagne toast at midnight along with the essential party favors: fun hats, noisemakers, tiaras ECT.

To go out with a bang on Jan 1, Reindeer Lounge will be hosting a NEW YEARS DAY HOLIDAY RECOVERY EVENT serving a Continental Breakfast and drinks specials 1–9pm. Reindeer Lounge will also be open on Xmas Eve 5pm-2am. You can out more info and full cocktail menu:


LES’ buzzy new hotspot, Delilah (155 Rivington St), invites you to join a New York New Year’s Eve party to gloat about. Start the night right at the 5-hour premium open bar and keep holiday spirits high. Tear up the dance floor as the live DJ spins an awesome Open Format mix of Top 40, Hip Hop, House, and Mash Ups. At midnight, grab a complimentary glass of champagne to toast and raise the roof with a DJ-led live countdown. Live it up this NYE and opt for a Ultra/Platinum VIP package with special reserved seating and stellar table and bottle service. General admission $69, VIP lounge access $99

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Doux Supper Club

ECL Events & Royale Marketing invite you to celebrate and welcome a successful 2018 at Doux Supper Club (59 W 21st St). Ring in the New Year with an elaborate champagne toast at midnight in the most exclusive, fashionable venue in the heart of Flatiron District. Dance the night away to the sweet sounds blasting out of the world-class sound system by the top NYC DJs. Enjoy a 5-hr premium open bar, from 9pm to 2am with a champagne toast at midnight. Don’t miss the opportunity to immerse yourself in the illicit luxury and decadence of Doux Supper Club on New Year’s Eve 2018. You’ll experience the concept of a clandestine Parisian bar through innovative decor, craft cocktails and dark, seductive performances. General admission $79, VIP access $99

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The DL

Best described as Lower Manhattan’s three-ring circus of next-level nightlife, The DL (95 Delancey St) will kick off New Year’s Eve with a 5-hour premium open bar and passed hors d’oeuvres. Ease your way in with the first floors soft opulence and complimentary cocktails before making your way upstairs to the Red Room where the real action will occur. Dance into midnight beneath the crass crimson glow to bass-heavy sets from an in-house DJ. In the final moments of the year, be sure that you are situated here for a live DJ countdown, sealed with a kiss and complimentary champagne toast. For those looking to up the ante and altitude, this event offers luxurious VIP ticket packages featuring amenities like table and bottle service options in addition to ultra-exclusive access to The DL’s illustrious rooftop oasis. General admission $89, Rooftop Access $99

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The Attic Rooftop

Head to the luxurious urban oasis, The Attic Rooftop Lounge and ascend 16 flights above the bustling city streets to admire the 360 degree panoramic views of the New York City skyline while enjoying a 5-hr premium open bar. Admire the chic decor modeled after a penthouse in St. Tropez or hideaway from the comfort of your own VIP table. The Times Square crowds will be knocking at your doorstep, but you’ll feel world’s away from the madness. At The Attic Rooftop the bartenders will be stirring up your favorite French martinis while the DJ shakes up the dance floor under the stars. Guests will be pampered with deluxe complimentary amenities like early evening passed hors d’oeuvres and festive NYE party favors to add to the holiday fun. General admission $159

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