If you’re looking for the best way to celebrate New Year’s Eve in NYC without breaking the bank, look no further. Our list of NYC New Year’s Event Deals is just the thing you need to welcome 2020 in style and stay in style.
New Years Eve New York Deals
DiWine Restaurant & Wine Bar (Queens – Astoria)
DiWine will be serving Prohibition-style cocktails such as the Bee’s Knees (gin, lemon and honey), and an a la carte menu will be available at two seatings 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. (the late seating will be for the ball drop). The ball drop from Times Square will be shown on a big screen, and everyone will get a complimentary glass of bubbly to toast to 2020. 1920s dress/accessories are encouraged. There is no cover charge and reservations are recommended and can be made by calling the restaurant.
DiWine Restaurant & Wine Bar in Astoria 41-15 31st Avenue, 718-777-1355
Gaby Brasserie Française at Sofitel New York – Midtown Manhattan
Bid Adieu to 2019 with a New Year’s Eve celebration with seatings from 8-10 p.m. Toast the coming new year with a half-bottle of Moët & Chandon, followed by a prix fixe menu, including a choice of appetizer, entrée and dessert, as well as a fromage course. A sampling: New Zealand Lamb Loin with Israeli couscous salad and saffron yogurt, Halibut with porcini mushrooms, vegetable ragout and citrus vinaigrette, andWhite Chocolate Panna Cotta with dark chocolate and berry compote. An enhanced children’s menu is available for $90 per child (12 and under), with options like French onion soup, petit filet mignon, and assorted profiteroles. DJ and dancing will ensue at 10 p.m. with the Times Square ball drop screened live and a midnight Champagne toast. Dancing continues until 2 a.m. Adults dine and dance for $300 per person. Tax and a 20% gratuity are additional.
Gaby Brasserie Française at Sofitel New York
Mifune (Midtown East – Murray Hill)
For New Year’s Eve, MIFUNE New York will be serving a seven-course menu featuring Warm Uni Egg Tofu with Alaskan King Crab an Sauce; Sole Gratinée and Cherrystone Clam Beurre Blanc; Black Angus Filet Mignon Foie Gras A La Rossini with Sauce Périgueux and Winter Truffle “Toshikoshi” Soba with Mushroom Consommé .
The menu is priced at $95 per person with an optional wine and sake pairing for $60.
MIFUNE 245 E 44th Street, NY 212-986-2800
HandCraft Kitchen & Cocktails (Midtown East – Kipps Bay)
Wanna party it up? HandCraft will be hosting an open bar from 8 p.m. until midnight. Guests receive beer, wine, and select spirits and cocktails along with passed hors d’oeuvres that included shrimp cocktail, steak crostini, pulled pork sliders, cocktail franks, chicken teriyaki skewers and other HandCraft favorites. A buffet of hummus and pita, cheese and crudites platters and various dips will also be available. The cost is $100 per person, however the restaurant is offering special early-bird prices. Visit the website to purchase tickets.
HandCraft Kitchen & Cocktails 367 Third Avenue, NY, 212-689-3000
Tender inside the Sanctuary Hotel is hosting a NYE celebration with seatings from 7pm & 9:30pm. In addition to a 3 course prix fixe menu for $85 per person, there will also be a dance and after party to liven up the celebration while you’re immersed in the lively energy between the heart of Times Square and the hustle and bustle of Rockefeller Center. Reserve your spot by emailing: [email protected]
Nerai (Midtown – Diamond District)
Nerai offers a contemporary twist on sophisticated Greek dining in the heart of the city. To celebrate NYE with an elegant seated dinner, Nerai will offer an epicurean meal with the choice between a four-course prix fixe menu at $115 per person, or Executive Chef Moshe Grundman’s 7 course tasting menu at $145 per person. The four-course menu includes a Winter Salad, Tuna, or Artichokes as starters. Then choose between a Lobster Pasta with squid ink linguine in a metaxa bisque or a Black Truffle Spaghettoni with creamy truffle sauce, kefalotiri espuma with fresh shaved black truffles. Main dishes include Lavraki, a pan seared mediterranean sea bass with wild mushroom farro, horta and pomegranate reduction, and Lamb Loin with lemon potato gnocchi, honey glazed carrots and roasted Brussel sprouts. And cap off the epic meal with dessert in the form of Saragli or Karidopita.
Nerai 55 E 54th St 212-759-5554
Plado Tasting Bar (East Village)
For the New Year’s Eve celebrations, things get really exciting with their Festo De Tapas! This is a set menu of 10 items served as shared plates, including the popular Wagyu Carpaccio with Truffle & Pecorino, the Taro Gnocchi and the Lobster Ravioli with Lemon Butter. This all comes with an amazing deal of unlimited beer, wine and sangria for 3 hours.
Plado’s New Year’s Eve is priced at an incredible value of $80 for the 1st seating and $125 for the 2nd seating, with the latter including a midnight toast and party favors. This will feature food and drinks curated with love by Chef/Owner German Rizzo, whose credentials include working at the Michelin-starred Era Ora in Copenhagen, Denmark, the Terroni Group in Toronto, Canada and the Cipriani group in NYC.
Plado Tasting Bar 192 E 2nd St, NY 646-850-5151
Sir Henri Penthouse Rooftop (NoMad)
Sir Henri Penthouse Rooftop will host a Joonbug NYE bash from 8pm – 2am complete with a 5 hour premium open bar. One of New York City’s top DJ’s will provide a lively soundtrack as guests dance nonstop to their favorite Top 40, Hip Hop, House, Dance, and Mash Up hits. As midnight approaches, get ready to raise your glass in a complimentary champagne toast and count down live with the whole room as you ring in the New Year. General admission tickets begins at $99.
Sir Henri Penthouse Rooftop 37 W. 24th St. 212-243-0800
New Year’s Eve dinner includes a four-course prix fixe Italian meal, with dishes like Calamari in Umido, Branzino al Cartoccio, and a Corzetti Pasta with shaved white truffles for an additional cost. After dinner, keep the party going at the Lumaca Lounge, with DJs and disco balls spinning all night long. Seatings are at 8:00pm and 10:00pm, including a midnight champagne toast, for $95 per person. Enjoy an open bar from 12am until 2am for $35 per person, that can be added on to a dinner reservation or booked separately.
Lumaca 34 E 32nd St, NY 212-683-5894
Hortus NYC (NoMad)
For New Year’s Eve, Hortus NYC will be offering a special prix fixe dinner for two. The four course menu from Executive Chef Youjin Jung (Del Posto, Osteria Mozza, DB Bistro & Oyster Bar, Boulud Sud) is priced at $130 for two people, with an additional wine pairing option for $50 per person. Guests will have a choice of a raw selection or oysters for the first course; for the second, a choice of two starters alongside 4 oz. of A5 Wagyu or White Truffle Noodle; for the main course, a ‘to share’ dish with two sides or Hortus NYC’s New Year’s Eve Special Dish, which features a Lobster and Ribeye with pewi potato and acorn squash; finished with guests’ choice of two desserts. A complimentary glass of champagne will be offered for a countdown toast at midnight. Seating times are available 8:30pm – 9:30pm.
Jungsik will be offering a luxurious menu, which will be available on New Year’s Eve with open seating, will feature ten courses priced at $325 with an optional wine pairing at $225 and a premium wine pairing at $400.
The menu highlights include Osetra Caviar over tuna belly marinated in wood vinegar on a bed of crispy, toasted quinoa; their famous crisped Octopus with gochujang aioli; Lobster with confited and grilled lobster, jut guk beurre blanc (Korean clam broth beurre blanc) with herb salad, finger lime, and herb oil; Royal Bibimbap with pearl barley risotto and foie gras, wagyu beef shaving, parmesan cheese, kimchi and fresh black truffles; and acclaimed Pastry Chef Eunji Lee’s Mini Truffle Cone with a fine slice of truffle, atop truffle chantilly, chocolate caramel and fleur de sel.
On New Year’s Eve they will include a champagne tower for the perfect toast to the New Year for any reservations made after 7:30pm.
Tzarevna Wine Bar (Lower Eat Side)
Tzarevna a New Russian restaurant in the LES, plans to have a pretty spectacular celebration to ring in 2020. The owners, Ricky and Mariia Dolinsky, have created a delectable prix-fixe menu just for the occasion. There will also be music and a champagne toast for when the clock strikes midnight. The seating takes place from 9pm-10:30pm and costs $89 ( plus service charge and tax).
Tzarevna Wine Bar 154 Orchard St, NY
Senso Unico (Queens – Sunnyside)
Senso Unico is an authentic Italian osteria in Sunnyside with Executive Chef Vincenzo Garofalo. Chef Garofalo is an under-the-radar culinary force who began mastering the artistry of cooking in his homeland of Italy, honing his skills at Michelin-starred Antica Osteria Nonna Rosa and Il Pellicano. Upon arriving in the U.S. with wife Laura (his partner at Senso Unico), Chef Garofalo went on to further develop his talents with the Maccione family at Siro Ristorante in The Pierre Hotel and Le Cirque.
This New Year’s Eve, Senso Unico will be offering a three-course prix fixe menu for $60 per person.
There will be an early seating from 7pm-9pm with a complimentary glass of champagne, and live music by Jax Gabriel from 7pm-10pm.
Senso Unico 4304 47th Ave 347-662-6101
Amylos Taverna (Queens – Astoria)
Amylos Taverna, a modern meets traditional Greek restaurant in the heart of Astoria that is celebrating NYE with a Mediterranean inspired pre fix menu.
PRIX FIXE $85 PP
complimentary glass of champagne per person
Amylos Taverna 33-19 Broadway, Astoria 718-215-0228
Bottino, the art world dining destination in West Chelsea will be offering a three-course menu created by Partner/Executive Chef Jamie Kenyon, which begins with a welcome glass of Franciacorta (Metodo Champenoise) and piccolo antipasto.
Highlights from the menu include Housemade Cappelletti with butternut squash and sage butter; Steak Tartare with organic beef, quail’s egg and truffle jam; Seared Line-Caught Halibut with wine-braised leeks; Pan Roasted Tea-Brined Organic Poussin with caramelized brussels sprouts; Housemade Tagliatelle with wild mushroom ragu, which can be made vegan and Seared Olive Oil Cake.
Early Seating: 7:00pm & 7:30pm priced at $75 per person
Second Seating: 9:00pm, 9:30pm &10:00pm priced at $120 per person
The night will feature dancing and music by DJ Dave Medina from 11:00pm – 2:30am.
Bottino 246 10th Ave, NY 212-206-6766
HYUN (Midtown – Koreatown)
HYUN offering their December tasting menu as well as a la carte options for Christmas Eve, Day and New Year’s Eve.
The tasting menu features Kongmul, a soybean milk with agar jelly drink; Yookhwe, seasoned fresh raw chuck tender with gamtae seaweed, sea urchin and caviar; Yookjeon, thinly sliced striploin fritter with scallion garnish; Chef’s Cut, a daily special Japanese A5 wagyu available in 3 oz., 4 oz. and 5 oz., which can be supplemented by an $8 jangajji (seasonal medicinal pickled herbs); Yangnyum Galbi, marinated Japanese A5 short rib; Jinji, marinated beef over rice with today’s soup and Hoosik, homemade iced tea or sorbet.
The tasting menu is priced per person based on the Chef’s Cut selection with $165 for 3 oz., $180 for 4 oz., and $195 for 5 oz. Guests may also supplement the menu with a Korean drink pairing for $35 or wine and sake for $60.
HYUN 10 East 33rd Street