Ring in 2019 at Downtown’s Best Restaurants

Still looking for what to do on New Year’s Eve? We’ve got you covered with this list of festive feasts at some of our favorite downtown restaurants.

Bar Moga

 

Bar Moga - News Year Eve Restaurant

Photo by Kuo-Heng Huang

 

Enjoy a classic Japanese-style four course meal at Bar Moga, a 1920’s Japanese cocktail bar on West Houston Street, for only $55 per person. The menu is available all night with a reservation through Resy.

 

Boqueria

 

Boqueria - News Year Eve Restaurant

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Gather your friends for a Spanish New Year’s Eve at Boqueria and ring in 2019 with a seated family style tapas feast. Two shared menus pair tapas and celebratory dishes with a selection of unlimited beer, wine & sangría. The first seating is at 6:00 PM ($85 per person) and the second at 9:30 PM ($125 per person), each running for three hours. Learn more and make a reservation for their Flatiron, SoHo, or UES locations here.

 

Epistrophy

 

Epistrophy - New Years Eve Restaurant

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This cozy Nolita spot is offering its regular menu from 5:30–7:00 PM and a three-course, prix fixe menu for $56 from 7:00 PM onwards. Don’t miss the pastas or the amazing flourless pistachio cake with grapefruit marmellata.

 

INTERSECT by Lexus

 

INTERSECT Restaurant

 

If you’ve been wondering what a restaurant created by a luxury car brand could be like, New Year’s Eve is the perfect time to check it out. The six-course tasting menu includes foie gras with pastrami and beef tenderloin with black truffles and an optional wine tasting. The 6:00 PM seating costs $145 per person and the 9:00 PM seating, which includes a champagne toast, goes for $195. Make your reservation here and head over to the Meatpacking District to enjoy!

 

STK Downtown

 

STK Downtown Restaurant

 

Downtown favorite STK has multiple offerings to help you celebrate! If you’re starting early, make a reservation for the 5:30 PM, 3-course prix fixe dinner for $150 per person, featuring luxuries like lobster and black truffle risotto and prime rib cap with a foie gras emulsion. The 8:30 PM seating features a 4-course expanded menu for $225 per person, and can be reserved here. Lastly, The Lodge by STK features an open bar from 9:00 PM to 1:00 AM with light bites and a midnight champagne toast for $125 per person. Reserve a spot at The Lodge here!

 

Little Tong Noodle Shop

 

Little Tong Noodle Shop

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This Yunan inspired noodle shop in the East Village will be ringing in 2019 in style. The 6:00 PM Dynasty Dinner features 7 courses for $88 and offers an optional beverage pairing. If you want to go all out, reserve a spot at the Emperor’s Party from 9:30 PM to 12:30 AM. Drinks and food will be bountiful all night, and there will be a champagne toast at midnight. This standing room feast goes for $108 per person.

 

 

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