New Year’s Eve Dining in Phoenix 2014

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Ring in 2015 in the most delicious way possible: at one of these delicious Valley restaurants. Click restaurant names for more menu, pricing and reservation details.
Wasted Grain will be hosting “A Vintage Affair” New Year’s Eve event featuring The Chadwicks and DJ MosJeff upstairs in the 100 Proof Lounge.
Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers will be the prime destination for New Year’s Day showing all the college games. There will be a build-your-own-bloody Mary bar along with $1 endless mimosa specials and beer bucket specials.
On Wednesday, Dec. 31, Thirsty Lion Pub & Grill at Tempe Marketplace is hosting a New Year’s Eve dinner featuring three special entrees. Choose from oven-roasted lamb shank, seared shrimp risotto and rock salt-crusted prime rib. This special, limited edition menu, is available only on New Year’s Eve.
Discover tastes of Arizona terroir this New Year’s Eve with a special chef-tasting menu at Quiessence at The Farm at South Mountain. Alongside breathtaking views, Chef Dustin Christofolo has created a custom menu of skillfully crafted farm-to-table fare.  Optional pairings, artistically selected from the local and International Quiessence wine menu can be added to your reservation for the ultimate experience. Join Quiessence for an early seating at 5:00 p.m., 5:15 p.m., or 5:30 p.m. to enjoy an early four-course dinner before your night begins.
Located in Old Town Scottsdale, just above the Gelato Spot, New Year’s revelers at The Second Story will kick-off the festivities Dec. 31 at 6:30 p.m. with a welcome specialty cocktail or a glass of premium wine. Then take your seat for a three-course feast of American Modern cuisine. The party continues all night long with a late-night Cocktail Party including hors d’oeuvres, and a seafood bar. Finally cure your sweet tooth with the dessert bar and top it all off with the champagne countdown that begins at midnight, the perfect way to celebrate the New Year.
Sierra Bonita Grill be serving its southwestern-inspired New Year’s Eve dinner, in addition to a variety of celebration-worthy specials. Go for the lemon butter-poached lobster tail, served with green chile-mushroom risotto, cherry tomatoes, and baby arugula, topped with mango salsa. Perfect for a hearty appetite, the 14-ounce smoked prime rib is accompanied by green chile and cheddar mashed potatoes, au jus, and horseradish cream. Normally, Sierra Bonita Grill only serves brunch on the weekend. In celebration of the New Year, they will be offering a special New Year’s Day brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
On New Year’s Eve, enjoy happy hour specials from 3 to 7 p.m. at Ra Sushi, and then again from 10 p.m. to close. Choose from more than 25 appetizer and sushi selections, plus a wide variety of beer, wine and signature cocktails.
Ring in 2015 with a backdrop of the most stunning views of the city skyline at Different Pointe of View at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix. The iconic restaurant’s New Year’s Eve celebration begins with a five-course gourmet dinner. The main entrée course includes a choice of applewood-smoked venison tenderloin, citrus sherry-poached Maine lobster, roasted tomato-crusted grilled Arizona filet or pan-seared sea bass, and for dessert choice of Tahitian vanilla bean crème brulee or midnight caramel crunch explosion.  The evening continues with live music in the adjacent Terrace Room featuring The Hamptons, a six-piece band.
Before the ball drops at midnight, ring in the New Year with good taste and style at any one of the Fox Restaurant Concepts’ Phoenix-area locations. Highlights include: a special three-course menu at North Italia and a four-course menu of seafood and Champagne at Little Cleo’s Seafood Legend at The Yard.
Enjoy at four-course New Year’s Eve feast starting at 5 p.m. at Scottsdale’s SumoMaya. Dishes include rock shrimp tempura, bacon-wrapped dates, a variety of sushi rolls and more.
Lobster bisque, seafood risotto, herb-roasted grouper and more are on the special prix fix New Year’s Eve menu at Taggia at Scottsdale’s FireSky Resort.
Scottsdale’s Grape Wine Bistro is dishing up a special five-course tasting menu (dishes are unique from the restaurant’s usual menu) for New Year’s Eve–with optional wine pairings. Come by for a relaxed yet refined holiday celebration.
Savor a four-course New Year’s Eve dinner at Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails at Hotel Palomar Phoenix. There is also a cocktail- or wine-pairing option.
Half Moon Sports Grill and Half Moon Windy City Sports Grill in Phoenix announce New Year’s Eve Bash (Moon Valley location) and New Year’s Day (Phoenix location) specials. Enjoy food specials, a live DJ, dancing and a free Champagne toast at midnight at the NYE bash; the next day, enjoy delicious food specials.
Ring in the New Year at Chandler’s newest hot spot, Social Box Neighborhood Eatery. Enjoy a spectacular evening of food, music and fun. A shared couples’ menu is available starting at 11 a.m. on Dec. 31.
For those looking for a relaxed way to spend New Years Eve, Salut Kitchen Bar in Tempe invites diners to choose your own favorite dishes inspired by a mix of Mediterranean and American cuisine and watch the Valley’s largest firework show over Tempe Town Lake from the expansive patio.
Ring in the New Year with a special, decadent five-course menu complemented with live entertainment throughout the night. The New Year’s Eve dining experience at District American Kitchen and Wine Bar features a menu that showcases artisan ingredients, herbs from the restaurant’s rooftop garden, and sustainably harvested produce from local growers. Seating is from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Los Sombreros with a delectable menu by Chef/Owner Azucena Tovar, including pork chop with manchamanteles salsa and cream of chayote soup.
DJ Mr. P-Body will be spinning tunes in the lobby from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m at Hotel Valley Ho. Enjoy a four-course dinner at the hotel’s ZuZu paired with selections from Belvedere, Veuve Clicquot, and Moet & Chandon, then head to the rooftop at midnight for a festive toast to 2015.
This year, toast to 2015 with finest traditional Italian cuisine and wine at SASSI. Two seatings are available, each with a sumptuous multi-course feast.
Enjoy a three-course New Year’s Eve menu at the new-and-improved Pink Pony in Scottsdale. A drinks packages is also available from 10 p.m. to 12 a.m., along with assorted snacks and live music/DJ. Package includes select wine, signature drinks, all craft beer and Champagne.
Two seatings are available for a three-course New Year’s Eve feast at Rusconi’s American Kitchen in Phoenix. First seating starts at 5 p.m.; second seating around 7:30 p.m.
On New Year’s Eve, Barrio Queen will provide a low-key, yet festive celebration. From 7 p.m. to close, the restaurant will be offering food specials, including three-for-$5 tacos, as well as a special chicken tinga. Those who wish to purchase bottles of Champagne for the evening will also receive a free appetizer. The special event will also feature a live DJ and party favors. The restaurant will kick 2015 off right on New Year’s Day, with a delicious Mexican Brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
At the new Toro Latin Restaurant & Rum Bar at TPC Scottsdale at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, dig into a special four-course menu and a Poema Cava sparkling wine toast. The resort’s other restaurants–Bourbon Steak, La Hacienda and Ironwood American Kitchen–will likewise be dishing up delectable New Year’s Eve feasts that range from casual buffet to elegant eats.
Travel south of the border this New Year’s Eve and enjoy a spectacular four-course meal at Milagro Grill in Phoenix.  Savor a four-course dinner of duck and wild mushroom sopes, butternut squash soup and chilean sea bass, and much more.
Eddie’s House in Old Town Scottsdale will be serving its delicious winter menu all night long in addition to some great New Year’s Eve specials–not to mention Champagne martinis. Happy hour starts at 4 p.m. and dinner service starts at 5 p.m.
On New Year’s Eve both Bink’s Midtown and Bink’s Scottsdale will be serving a special six-course tasting menu, with the option of wine accompaniments. Guests will dine on fresh lobster, truffled eggs, slow-cooked filet mignon, king crab, and lamb, amongst other exotic eats.
Brat Haus in Scottsdale is celebrating in a big way. First, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. it’s all about the kiddos with craft soda, root beer floats, pigs in a blanket and grilled cheese sliders. Then, starting at 4 p.m. and through the night, Brat Haus will toast with different beer tappings from across the globe every hour, on the hour.
The Cove Trattoria in Scottsdale’s Seville shopping center, will be serving delicious al-carte specials (like lamb ragu and veal osso bucco), in addition to their regular dinner menu, on New Year’s Eve. The restaurant will take dinner reservations up until 9 p.m.

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