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New Year's Eve

2016 NYE Guide: Where to Dine Out

Ring in 2017 with a delicious meal.

Ring in the new year at one of these Dallas restaurants.

(Is your restaurant serving a special NYE meal? Send a menu my way at [email protected])

Abacus
Jasper’s
Julia Pearl
Next Door
The Chandelier Room
The Ivy Tavern
Dallas Chop House
Toulouse
Ser
Uchi
Meddlesome Moth
Bird Café
Amici’s
III Forks
Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek
Stonedeck Pizza Pub
Princi | Italia
Cru
Five Sixty
Pappas Bros.
The Grape
Pin Stack
Cedar Grove
DISH
Dakota’s Steakhouse
Front Room Tavern
Nora
Quill
Oak
The Highland
Del Frisco’s
Kitchen LTO
Big Al’s Smokehouse
CBD Provisions
Americano
Fearing’s
Top Knot
Grayson Social

Who: Since opening in 1999, Abacus has received numerous accolades and has been catapulted into the local, regional and national spotlight with industry recognition from Mobile Four-Stars, AAA Four Diamonds, DiRONA, a Five Star rating from the Dallas Morning News and the “Most Popular Restaurant in Dallas” rating by Zagat Survey in 2007 and 2008.  Abacus has been featured in publications such as Elle, Southern Living, Veranda, Texas Monthly, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Esquire Magazine, Rosie Magazine and Wine Spectator.

When: Saturday, December 31, 2016
6 – 11 p.m.

Cost: $125 per person plus tax and gratuity.

Reserve: Reservations are required. Please call 214-559-3111.

Where: Abacus
4511 McKinney Ave.
Dallas, TX 75205
www.kentrathbun.com”

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Jasper’s

What: Another year has come and gone, and that’s reason to celebrate. So no matter your New Year’s Eve plans this year, you’ll want to begin your evening at Jasper’s. Because the Plano favorite known for its gourmet backyard cuisine is hosting a special dinner as we welcome in 2017. Chef Kyle Jones and his team are offering a variety of dishes that guests can customize into a mouthwatering four-course feast. Reserve a table, raise a glass of Champagne and close out the year with an evening to remember.

When: Saturday, December 31, 2016
5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Cost: $90 per person, plus tax and gratuity

Reserve: Reservations are required. Please call 469-229-9111.”

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Julia Pearl

What: For a classier, more refined night out this New Year’s Eve, look no further than Julia Pearl Southern Cuisine, as they host a fun, four-course dinner to take you into 2017. Oh but don’t worry, there will be plenty of champagne.

Executive Chef Jermaine Brown and his team have created a special menu for the occasion, and to keep everyone entertained between courses and into the wee hours, the restaurant is welcoming in Fingerprints for a live set. The popular Dallas group is known for their smooth jazz and soul, perfect accompaniments for the evening’s festivities. The drinks will be flowing all night, but stick around for a champagne toast when the clock strikes midnight, and ring in the New Year with a glass of bubbly. There will even be party favors, so everyone leaves with a memento to commemorate the night. Reserve your spot now to partake, and you’ll be ensured a New Year’s Eve that’s fun, classy and exactly what you need to usher in 2017.

Cost: $50 per person plus tax and gratuity

When:
Saturday, December 31
8:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.”

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Next Door

What: As you say goodbye to 2016 and usher in a new year, do it right at Next Door. The Uptown hot spot is ready to celebrate, as they host a high energy party filled with Champagne, music and good looking revelers.

The evening features a host of options, from general admission fun to VIP tickets that include a personal Champagne split and appetizers in the upstairs lounge from 8:00 – 9:00 p.m. If you’re rolling with a big group, try the VIP tables, complete with VIP access, Champagne bottles, premium alcohol and the best view of all the action. Throughout the night, guests can enjoy music from DJ Aiden Brasher, the official DJ of the X Games, as well as door prizes, party favors, a complimentary photo booth and confetti cannon. There will also be a $500 cash balloon drop, so you might even end the year a little richer. Then as the evening nears midnight, look forward to a live countdown and a complimentary Champagne toast, so raise your glass and ring in the New Year with a sip of bubbly before kissing someone special.

There’s no better way to kick off 2017 than at Next Door, so get your tickets today and secure your spot at what’s sure to be Dallas’s best New Year’s Eve party.

When: Saturday, December 31st

Cost: -$20 General Admission. -$30 VIP Admission, includes speedy entry.
-$45 Ultra VIP Ticket, includes VIP admission, champagne split, complimentary Champagne and appetizers in upstairs lounge.
-Table Packages range from $500 to $1800 and include VIP tickets, Champagne, premium alcohol and deluxe party favors.

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The Chandelier Room

What: On New Year’s Eve, the hottest party in town is coming to the Design District, as the Chandelier Room toasts 2017 with a charity gala you won’t want to miss. The gorgeously-appointed space, part of the Marc Events brand, will play host to Dallas’s social elite, as they drink, dance and ring in the New Year in style. And because it feels good to give back, proceeds will benefit the Young Friends of Wilkinson Center—a group supporting the community through adult education, family enhancement programs and food and emergency services.

The luxurious facility will feature a premium open bar, festive party favors and confetti cannons, plus a live countdown leading to the champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight. DJ Ivy and DJ Solomon will provide the soundtrack for the evening, and there will be plenty of room to let loose and shake off 2016 while ushering in the excitement of a new year.

Those desiring an extra exclusive experience can book a table in one of the 15 VIP sections, with packages ranging from four to 50 tickets, and including early entrance, passed appetizers, liquor and champagne bottle service and a dedicated view of the action. It’s going to be a night that attendees won’t soon forget. So get your tickets today, and secure your spot at what’s sure to be Dallas’s hottest New Year’s Eve party. Drink, dance, and do it all while supporting a worthwhile cause.

When: Saturday, December 31st at 9:00 p.m.
VIP entrance at 8:00 p.m.

Where: The Chandelier Room
1130 Dragon St
Dallas, TX 75207

Cost: General Admission starts at $75. VIP Tickets start at $100. VIP Table Packages start at $700.”

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The Ivy Tavern

What: On New Year’s Eve, the place to be is The Ivy Tavern, as the lovably dive bar with top-notch food, drinks and one fine patio is hosting a year-end party you don’t want to miss. They’re breaking out a dance floor, plus a light show and music courtesy of DJ Insanity. Naturally, all that movement will cause hunger and thirst, so The Ivy Tavern is keeping the kitchen open until midnight, and then serving its specialty breakfast tacos until 2am.

To keep everyone hydrated, the bar will be serving its popular infusion-based cocktails, featuring the likes of Jameson Irish Whiskey, Absolut Vodka, Beefeater Gin and Avion Tequila. And at midnight, everyone can celebrate 2017 with a champagne toast.

For those looking to step things up a notch, partiers can reserve tables in advance. Options range from two to 10 people, and include plenty to drink plus a selection of appetizers. So make a reservation, or just swing on by to enjoy the fun. Because as 2016 comes to a close, there’s no better place to be than The Ivy Tavern.

Table Packages

Reserve 75: Table for 2-4 people, one bottle of champagne, and a choice of appetizer from the NYE menu. $75

Reserve 250: Table for 4-6 people, one bottle of champagne, one bottle of sponsored liquor, and a choice of two appetizers from the NYE menu. $250

Reserve 500: Table for 8-10 people, two bottles of champagne, two bottles of sponsored liquor, and a choice of three appetizers from the NYE menu. $500

Table packages feature sponsored liquors from Jameson Irish Whiskey, Absolut Vodka and Beefeater Gin

When: Saturday, December 31st
9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

Cost: Free cover before 11:00 p.m. $10 cover after 11:00 pm for non reserve package members.

RSVP: For bottle service and table reservations, please text 214-797-8383.

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Dallas Chop House

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Toulouse

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Ser

“From 5:30pm to 6:30 pm on December 31st, the celebrated steakhouse will offer a 5-course menu starting at $120++ followed by a 7-course tasting menu for $185++ starting at 8:00pm. Menu highlights include Hokkaido Scallop Crudo with Osetra Caviar, Smoky NC Heritage Pork Belly, Hudson Valley Duck with Foie Gras Torchon, Rabbit and White Truffle Gnocchi, and more followed by decadent desserts.

The restaurant is also hosting a 3-room lounge party following the late seating, with highlights including a welcome cocktail, party favors, balloon drop and midnight champagne sabering and toast. Those who do not have dinner reservations can attend the celebration for a $59 cover charge. For more information visit sersteak.com/special-events/ or call 214-761-7479.”

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Uchi

“To kick off 2016, Uchi will offer a special New Year’s Eve Omakase menu (featuring a seven-course feast, priced at $175 for two people), in addition to the full menu, with complimentary champagne at midnight. Stay tuned for menu details. Reservation details below. Dallas reservations, please call: 214-855-5454”

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Meddlesome Moth

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Bird Café

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Amici’s

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III Forks

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Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek

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Stonedeck Pizza Pub

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Princi | Italia

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Cru

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Five Sixty

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Five Sixty

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The Grape

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Pin Stack

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Cedar Grove

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DISH

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Dakota’s Steakhouse

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Front Room Tavern

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Nora

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Quill

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Oak

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The Highland

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Del Frisco’s

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Kitchen LTO

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Big Al’s Smokehouse

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CBD Provisions

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Americano

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Fearing’s

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Top Knot

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Grayson Social

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