New Year’s Eve Dining in Phoenix 2016


New Year’s Eve is less than two weeks away! Time to get some dinner reservations on the books. Check out these Valley restaurants hosting special menus and live entertainment. (Visit each restaurant Web site for pricing and reservation details.)
LON’s at the Hermosa offers delicious and dazzling New Year’s Eve options to celebrate in style. The first seating, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., features a three-course menu with an amuse; the second seating, from 8 to 10 p.m., feature a four-course menu with an amuse, a Champagne toast and entertainment. From 8 p.m. to midnight, guests can enjoy Al Ortiz Trio at LON’s Last Drop.
Guests can ring in 2017 with a sophisticated sit-down affair at elements or join in Scottsdale’s biggest New Year’s Eve bash at jade bar. both at Sanctuary on Camelback. There will be two seatings at elements, both featuring an inspired four-course menu by Chef MacMillan. Meanwhile at jade bar, the party begins at 8 p.m. and goes on until 1 a.m., complete with a DJ spinning hits designed to pack the dance floor. The Dining and Entertainment Package includes a four-course prix fixe holiday menu, bottle of Champagne and party favors.
Toast to the New Year at Prado with a four-course prix-fixe menu and Champagnes, with two seatings (6 p.m. and 9 p.m.). Enjoy live jazz and dancing from Joe Costello throughout the evening. Stay until midnight for a special balloon drop to ring in the new year. After-dinner drinks available at Mbar until 2 a.m. Or elevate the evening with our fireside table reserved exclusively for you and your guest complete with vintage Champagne and dedicated service. Enjoy a seafood tower with oysters, shrimp, crab, lobster and caviar to start off your evening before diving into a personalized four-course menu. Sit and savor the evening fireside in your own private corner with floral arrangements and candles to set the mood all while enjoying the last evening hours before the start of 2017. Available for seating up to eight people. Afterwards enjoy luxurious overnight accommodations in a resort view room.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Ticoz Latin Kitchen with a three-course prix fixe menu featuring options like calamari, paella, churros and more.
Put a classic spin on your New Year’s Eve this year and ring in 2017 with authentic Italian cuisine at Tomaso’s. Guests can enjoy homemade pasta favorites or choose from “Food for the Gods” including specialty items like The Royal Crustacean Cioppino complete with lobster tail, prawns, scallops, Alaskan king crab, seabass, clams, mussels, tomato-wine sauce on squid ink spaghetti. Tomaso’s will be open from 12 to 9 p.m. on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
On both Friday, Dec. 30, and Saturday, Dec. 31, celebrate the holiday with The Market Restaurant + Bar by Jennifer’s. From 5 to 10 p.m., enjoy your choice of five courses and a complimentary glass of bubble (wine pairings available too).
Ring in the new year 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 and the evening continues with live music in the adjacent Terrace Room featuring The Hamptons, a six-piece band performing a versatile line-up of today’s hits, favorite oldies and classic rock.  Dinner seatings 5 to 8 p.m. and then 8 to 10 p.m., with optional wine pairings available. Entertainment begins at 8 p.m. and is complimentary for dinner guests, with a $50 cover charge for non-dinner guests, and includes party favors, light fare and champagne toast at midnight.
Enjoy Yote The Coyote’s New Year’s Eve Family Party on Saturday, Dec. 31, from 6 to 10 p.m. at Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort.  Yote the Coyote’s New Year’s Eve party will feature a delectable holiday buffet. After dinner, the party begins with a variety of activities for all ages, dancing and non-stop fun in the resort’s Anasazi Ballroom. For the whole family, a dance party and celebratory sparkling cider toast for the 10 p.m. ball drop.
Savor New Year’s Eve at Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails with a six-course, prix-fixe dinner prepared by Executive Chef Sean Currid. The first seating is 6 to 6:30 p.m.; second seating is 9 to 9:30 p.m.
From 4 to 10 p.m., Roaring Fork will be offering a specialty steak and lobster combination in addition to their regular menu on Dec. 31.
Ring in the New Year at Gertrude’s at Desert Botanical Garden. The restaurant is featuring a three-course, prix fixe dinner menu on Friday, Dec. 30, and Saturday, Dec. 31. Dishes include Dover sole, Colorado lamb saddle and more.
The Boulders Resort & Spa will be hosting a specialty Champagne and dinner reception, as well as a performance from Scottsdale Music & Entertainment, on Saturday, Dec. 31, from 7 to 11 p.m.
Marigold Maison is making it easy to enjoy their modern Indian menu in the comfort of your own home by offering a simple and delicious way to entertain for the holidays with inspired Indian comfort fare by Executive Chef Sunil Kumar. This New Year’s Eve, enjoy a decadent Punjabi feast for pickup or delivery with choice of three different menus.
The Melting Pot is now accepting reservations for their New Year’s Eve celebration. Enjoy a five-course meal including a Champagne toast and appetizer, salad, cheese fondue, an entrée and a chocolate fondue dessert. The menu even features some specialty Champagne dishes.
Starting at 5 p.m., Roka Akor offers three seatings. each offering an exquisite and unique menu by Executive Chef Jason Alford. In addition to the four and six-course tasting menus, diners may add an indulgent caviar and Champagne course, hand-shaved truffle service or the addition of Miyazaki Wagyu.
At ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho, they are ringing in 2017 with a multi-course dinner, Champagne special, DJ entertainment and a rooftop midnight toast.
At T. Cook’s, choose from two seatings: from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m., enjoy a three-course feast. From 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., enjoy a five-course meal plus a glass of sparkling wine.  After dinner, celebrate at The Mix Up Bar with live music by the Carrie Lynn Van Winkle Trio.
Wright’s at the Biltmore will offer a decadent dinner at 7 p.m. to ring in the New Year with highlights of the four-course menu being surf & turf with raw Japanese Kobe, scallop ceviche, uni and chile Escabeche and pan-roasted duck breast.
West Valley revelers can now ring in 2017 at the Valley’s premier Irish pub, Padre Murphy’s in Glendale. Starting at 8:30 p.m., the restaurants will be hosting a special soiree, including live music, a champagne toast at midnight, a surf and turf special and other party favors.
Join Quiessence at The Farm for a special chef-tasting menu featuring Arizona farmers and purveyors. Dine under the stars or inside the super-romantic restaurant. Several seating options available: 5 p.m., 5:15 p.m., 5:30 p.m.; or 8 p.m., 8:15 p.m., 8:30 p.m.
With live DJ-playing music, a show stopping Bloody Mary bar with more than 50 over-the-top toppings, The Hash Kitchen, is the perfect spot to continue the party on New Year’s Day.
After an evening of festivities, kick off 2017 with a liquor-infused brunch favorites at Scottsdale’s BLK Live. Enjoy white chocolate pancakes, Kobe breakfast burger and more.
Social Tap Eatery’s American classics with a Southern-Cali twist are sure to cure any holiday hangover with the Cali Breakfast Plate, baked French toast and more.
J&G Steakhouse is whipping up a decadent four-course feast for New Year’s Eve, with options including warm foie gras brioche, seared diver scallops, Maine lobster and waygy NY strip.
Beckett’s Table and Southern Rail are both dishing up tasty specials for New Year’s Eve. At Beckett’s Table, dig into bleu cheese-crusted NY steak; at Souther Rail, dine on tender duck leg confit.
EVO Italian Restaurant in Old Town Scottsdale will offer a four-course New Year’s Eve menu with delicious Italian eats like lasagna, pizza, porchetta and much more.
Joe’s Midnight Run in Central Phoenix will be open for New Year’s Eve and will offer a prix fixe menu with three seatings: 5 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.
On New Year’s Eve, Burger Theory will be offering happy hour from 4 p.m. until closing at 12 a.m. The happy hour menu includes $2 off all appetizers, $2.50 Bud Light drafts and all other drafts are $4.
This New Year’s Eve, Crudo will feature specials including live scallop crudo with pickled iitois, caperberries; cavatelli with braised California squid, monkfish liver and sausage, and A-5 Ribeye Cap with oyster mushrooms, cannellini marinati, and mustard greens.
Join Okra Cookhouse & Cocktails for a festive New Year’s Eve celebration with two three-course seatings, first seating from 5 to 7 p.m. for $35, and the second seating from 7 p.m. to close for $45.  Both seatings will feature Southern-inspired dishes from Chef Cullen Campbell.
Artizen, Crafted American Kitchen & Bar offers a four-course prix fixe menu to delight holiday diners. (Entrees include maple-brine pork chop, grilled swordfish and more.) The dinner is available from 5 to 9 p.m.
Surf-n-Turf returns for Phoenix City Grille’s New Year’s Eve specials featuring a juicy, wood-grilled, special cut, 18-oz. bone-in beef tenderloin filet with lobster bisque, grilled shrimp and a warm mushroom asparagus salad, among other holiday specials.
Whether you choose to be home before midnight or out with the revelers, enjoy dinner at Marcellino Ristorante. Monte Procopio, the Velvet Voice, starts crooning at 7:30 p.m. for in-house entertainment (the floor will be cleared for dancing until 1 a.m.) and an enjoy a glass of complimentary bubbly.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve on Saturday, Dec. 31 from 5 to p.m. with a memorable dinner at The Herb Box, inspired by James Beard Award-winning, Michelin-starred chef, Alex Stratta. In addition to its regular dinner menu, all three Valley locations of The Herb Box will be serving a special four-course prix fixe menu.
Get the New Year’s Eve celebration started early with happy hour in the bar area from 3 to 6 p.m. at Sierra Bonita Grill. For New Year’s Eve dinner, Sierra Bonita Grill will be serving its regular dinner menu, in addition to two Southwestern specials created for the occasion. The prime rib dinner, served with green chile mashed potatoes, horseradish cream and beef au jus, and the pan-seared jumbo scallops.

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