2017 is right around the corner and I know picking something to do on New Year’s Eve could be a daunting task, so we are here to help.
Here are some places you could enjoy a nice dinner on NYE or even some parties happening all over Miami.
American Social (Brickell and Las Olas)
American Social Bar & Kitchen will host a no-pressure, no-cover New Year’s Eve party at its Las Olas and Brickell locations. On New Year’s Eve, one thing is for sure: a big ticket does not always equal a good time. If hand crafted cocktails, beer, friends and music sound like the recipe for a great night, American Social’s “No-Cover New Year’s Eve Bash” is just the (free) ticket. Eat, Drink, & Celebrate! Partygoers can fill up on American comfort food classics, choose from buzzworthy bottle specials and enjoy a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Live DJs at both locations. Table reservations are available at both locations.
Il Mulino - Sunny Isles
Il Mulino New York at Acqualina Resort & Spa will host a New Year’s Eve dinner party for those looking to indulge in a more sophisticated and relaxing evening. The prix fixe menu will include a four-course dinner and unlimited premium bar tab for $495/person. Standout menu items include Ravioli ai Porcini, Risotto Champagne, Rack of Lamb and Dolci Assortiti.
Visit Kitchen 305 at Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort for a New Year’s Eve filled with indulgent dishes and captivating entertainment! Live music, party favors and a four-course meal with featured dishes including Oysters Rockefeller, Lobster Colorado, Veal Ossobucco and Grilled Seabass for $95/person. Entrance only, $30; Three-Hour Open Bar Package from 9:30 PM to 12:30 AM, $99.
The National Hotel, the cinematic Art Deco treasure in the heart of South Beach, is reviving the garish nightlife and entertainment scene in Miami Beach with dinner and a show on New Year’s Eve. Guests can delight their palates with a bottomless buffet of Crab Stuffed Florida Lobster, Grilled NY Strip, Assorted Sushi, Smoked Scallops and more for $150/person. Dinner will be accompanied by live musical performances from Live! at the National, the hotel’s unique talent of South Florida singers and piano players at their iconic Blues Bar, while sipping refreshing handcrafted cocktails.
(First seating: 6-7:30 pm, Second seating: 7:30 – 10 pm)
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Toscana Divino with a prix fixe, family style menu prepared by Chef Andrea Marchesin for $85 pp for the first seating and $120 pp for the second seating. Dinner includes Shrimp Tartare, Foie Gras Mini Burger, Potato Gnocchi with Duck Ragu, Lobster Ravioli, Monk Fish, Lamb Chop, Semifreddo and more. To complement the menu, specialty wines and champagne will be available for a special price. The restaurant will be outfitted in white décor with white balloons and white flowers for a festive celebration featuring a live DJ, performer and projection screen to watch the NYE countdown.
Red, the Steakhouse
Get in a good hearty meal at Red, the Steakhouse before you ring (drink) in the New Year - the restaurant is conveniently located within a short stroll of Miami’s hottest nightclubs and bars so you can forget about driving. Consistently ranked one of the best steakhouses in Miami, Red is offering a 4-course, 5-star meal starting at $199 (reasonable price!) including Chef Peter Vauthy’s classics ranging from Certified Angus Beef Prime Steaks and New Zealand Rack of Lamb to Lobster Fra Diavlo, Free Range Veal Chop and more. Plus, champagne specials such as Ruinart Blanc de Blanc for $109, Ruinart Rose for $119 and Veuve Yellow Label for $99. The NYE 4-course meal will start after 7:30 PM. Red is also offering a full à la carte menu through the evening starting at 5pm when the restaurant opens. Visit www.redthesteakhouse.com for more information.
Essensia Restaurant & Lounge at The Palms Hotel & Spa
Get ready for an authentic, Florida-fresh feast this New Year’s Eve at Essensia Restaurant & Lounge at The Palms Hotel & Spa, which will blend classic Old Florida cuisine with a playful twist on modern Miami flare. The New Year’s menu is not to be missed, as it welcomes the exciting return of Julie Frans as Signature Chef, who is again responsible for Essensia’s menu creation and the sourcing local, seasonal ingredients.
The bright and vegetable-focused five-course menu unites Floridian, Caribbean and Latin American influences, starting with a hibiscus mojito welcome cocktail, followed by an appetizer selection of Florida stone crab claw or oyster mushroom ceviche. Next, enjoy conch chowder with crispy bacon, and a fresh hearts of palm salad with Florida avocado and heirloom cherry tomatoes. Main course options will delight all palettes, from meat lovers to vegans -- choose from coffee and wine braised beef short ribs, spice-dusted seared hog snapper with carmelized plaintains and Caribbean curry sauce, or jerk spiced grilled cauliflower “steak.” Finally, treat yourself to gingered kaffir lime tart with coconut cream with mango caviar, and toast to 2017 with Mionetto Prosecco.
The Essensia New Year’s Eve menu will be available for an early seating ($95 per person) and a late seating ($195 per person, including Mionetto Prosecco). During the late seating, premium open bar ($125) and well open bar ($95) will also be available, with champagne bottle service selection including Perrier Jouet and Bollinger. For reservations, please call 305-908-5458 or visit www.essensiarestaurant.com for more information.
LDV Hospitality’s Rooftop at the Gale
The trendy rooftop at the Gale invites guests to catch a thrilling live view of the NYE firework as they indulge in a lavish dinner buffet – highlighted menu items include a baked tagliolini veal ragu, spaghetti al pomodoro, braised short rib and a special chef’s selected dessert to top it off. Following dinner, guests will take part in an unforgettable champagne toast. Five hours of premium open bar and live beats by DJ JASE will also be provided. Tickets start at $139
Driftwood Room at Nautilus, a SIXTY Hotel
Driftwood Room invites guests to a special New Year’s Eve dinner feast with two seatings. The dinner is offering guests everything from seafood and appetizer displays to carving stations with prime rib and porchetta. The first seating (7pm) is $125 per person and the second seating (9pm) is $175 per person. Guests dining for dinner will also have the option to purchase a general admission ticket for $75 for dinner and a show (so $200 and $250 ++ respectively).
Located in Sunset Harbour’s burgeoning food scene, La Moderna invites guests to say farewell to 2016 Italian style. Guests can ring in the new year watching the ball drop on the restaurant's large flat screen TVs conveniently placed behind their oversized bar. Beginning at 8pm, guests will savor over a special NYE prix-fixe menu priced at $80 featuring various selections of La Moderna’s authentic Italian dishes. Guests who purchase the prix fixe menu will be delighted in complimentary Prosecco. For table reservations and more information, please call (786) 717-7274.
Ring in the new year the right way - in a penthouse above the city! Juvia is offering two dinner seatings on New Year’s Eve with special 4-course menus. Menu highlights include Maine Lobster, Blue Fin Toro and Tuna, Warm Mix Mushroom Salad and a Chocolate Feuilletine Caramel dessert shot.
PM Fish and Steak House
Enjoy New Year’s Eve at PM Fish and Steak House and indulge in a traditional three-course menu. Menu highlights include Veal Carpaccio, Shrimp Bisque, New York Steak and Cheesecake topped off for dessert! Bonus: One bottle of Moët & Chandon Imperial for every four persons, 12 grapes and amenities for the tradition toast and New Year’s Celebration. $250 per person
Bird & Bone at The Confidante Miami Beach
Enjoy Chef Richard Hales’ famous Nashville Hot Chicken paired with champagnes to ring in the New Year. $85pp. Opt for the upgraded Denim & Diamonds package to follow your dinner with entry to the exclusive party at Nina’s House. Entry includes open-bar access. $155pp.
Terrazza at Shore Club
Enjoy a decadent four-course dinner at Terrazza at Shore Club before ringing in the new year on Saturday, December 31st. Offering the ultimate in indoor/outdoor dining in a distinct South Florida setting, guests will choose from Wagyu Carpaccio, Lobster Ravioli, Chilean Seabass or the Beef Tenderloin for $125 per person (plus tax & gratuity). Limited table reservations are available, reservations are from 7pm-10:30pm. For table reservations please book by calling 305.695.3100 or visit www.opentable.com.
db Bistro Moderne Miami
Ring in the New Year with family and friends at db Bistro Moderne Miami! Enjoy an early three course pre-fixe menu with additional share and taste options like seafood and charcuterie platters, or a luxurious six-course gala dinner featuring Executive Chef Clark Bowen’s seasonal favorites and toast to 2017 with a complimentary glass of champagne.
Early dinner - 5:30pm – 8pm: $85 three-course menu with additional options of Share & Taste seafood and charcuterie platters
Gala dinner - 9pm – 10:30pm: $195 six-course menu with Champagne at Midnight, party favors, Live DJ in the Lounge
Lounge - 5:00pm - 3:00am: (No cover!) Bottle service and cocktail menu available the entire night. $50 Raw Bar and Charcuterie Display 10:00pm - midnight, limited a la Carte Menu 5:30pm – midnight. DJ 10pm – 3am
Located in the heart of South Beach, Bodega will offer guests to enjoy watching the ball drop this New Year’s Eve, on the big screens. Expect a special toast at midnight and music all night long. Guests may pre-purchase tables here.
Open to the public on New Year’s Eve is Ricky’s South Beach. Enjoy a lineup of live music, arcade games and carnival food all night long. Ricky’s will also offer Champagne Bong specials and Champagne Split toast with a straw at midnight.
For only $75, celebrate New Year’s Eve at Radio Bar. The price includes an unlimited open bar from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., and a special Jager shot toast at midnight. Also, enjoy bites from Bakehouse Brasserie from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Private tables are available and include one bottle of champagne and two bottles of premium spirit, starting at $500. Radio’s ambiance is refreshingly unique, offering a friendly spot to enjoy a craft cocktail while dancing to eclectic tunes. Everything else is so overrated, ring in 2017 at Radio Bar!
Via Emilia 9
Diners can ring in the New Year at Via Emilia with an over-the-top nine course menu created especially for the evening by Via Emilia’s chef Wendy Cacciatori. Priced at $85 per person, the menu includes tuna carpaccio with pomegranate, risotto with shrimp and artichokes, glazed pork leg with creamy potatoes and lentils and traditional Italian dried fruits for luck in the New Year. Call 786-216-7150 for reservations.
Ring in the new year in style at America’s most famous steakhouse. Beginning at 10 p.m., Prime 112 will host a dinner dance party in their main dining room. Priced at $300 per person, perks include a bottle of Cristal champagne per couple, party favors, and music spun by DJ Vertigo. Please note that dinner, additional drinks and gratuity are not included. all 305-532-8112 for reservations. Seatings also available at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Alton Road’s new pan-Asian hotspot is the perfect place for New Year’s Eve dinner before a night out in South Beach. Tanuki will be serving their a la carte menu of delicious Asian fare including sushi and signature Peking Duck as well as offering a complimentary glass of bubbly to help diners ring in the New Year.
The Sarsaparilla Club at The Shelborne South Beach
Top Chefs Jeff McInnis and Janine Booth have thoughtfully selected their top American Dim Sum and unique entree dishes to give guests a wide variety of their menu’s diverse flavors. It’s a culinary tour of the couple’s greatest recipe hits. The 10-dish New Year's Eve tasting menu with two seatings. The early seating is priced at $49 and the late seating is priced at $75. Each menu includes an optional drink pairing priced at $29. Menu favorites include Carrot & Beet Tartare, Beet & Goat Cheese Dumplings & Soy Glazed Mushroom Steam Bun to name a few.
Come for the delectable fare, stay for a glamour filled night. Indulge in any of STK Miami’s renown a la carte menu items, and sip from our cocktail and champagne specials all night. STK Miami is the perfect location for a romantic dinner and a beautiful view of the Miami fireworks. With a little something for everyone, STK Miami provides an unforgettable experience to ring in 2017. Bottle and champagne specials available all night, second seating includes midnight toast.
1st Seating | 6, 6:30, 7 & 7:30 PM VIEW MENU
2nd Seating | 9, 9:30, 10, 10:30PM | $150 Food & Beverage min. per person VIEW MENU
Premium Open Bar | 9PM – 12AM | $100 per person
For reservations call 305.722.7888
Skip the lines and overpriced venues, don't be an amateur! The Anderson will be hosting a New Year's Eve dance party with music by DJ Elle and ridiculous drink specials. The 80's inspired bar will offer $75 bottles of Perrier Jouet all night (yes, $75 bottles on NYE, you read that correctly), and also offer specials on Absolut cocktails.
The Forge Restaurant and Wine Bar
The iconic Miami Beach modern steakhouse, The Forge, owned by Shareef Malnik and under the helm of Executive Chef Julia Doyne will be kicking off the new year with prix fixed menus, unlimited Veuve Clicquot, Party Favors, DJ and dancing. For reservations, please call 305.538.8533.
FIRST SEATING - From 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., enjoy a 3-course menu priced at $95 per person (not including tax & gratuity). The menu will feature dishes such as Yellowfin Tuna Tartare; Creekstone Farms Filet Mignon; and the New Year's Celebration Dessert Trio.
SECOND SEATING - Beginning at 9 p.m., celebrate a 3-course menu priced at $350 per person (not including tax & gratuity). The menu will feature dishes such as White Truffle Risotto; Butter Poached Salmon; New Year's Celebration Dessert Trio; unlimited Veuve Clicquot, party favors, DJ and dancing.
BAR PACKAGE 1: For $175 per person (not including tax and gratuity) receive reserved seating at The Forge Bar with Premium Open Bar from 10 p.m.- 1 a.m. or one bottle of Veuve Clicquot champagne per couple; party favors; DJ; and a Tasting Plate featuring Chilled Shrimp, Ossetra Caviar and more.
BAR PACKAGE 2: For $95 per person (not including tax and gratuity), enjoy their Premium Open Bar from 10 p.m.- 1 a.m.; party favors; and DJ.