Dining out during the holidays can be a challenge enough, especially on New Year’s Eve, one of the busiest nights of the year. While you're venturing out, you may as well ring in the new year the right way and celebrate at one of these fine dining restaurants on New Year's Eve in New York City.

Royal 35 Steakhouse

Whether it’s the Royal 35 seafood tower or the steak for four, Royal 35 is scintillatingly delicious. With high ceilings, wood walls, and dark-leather ambiance, Royal 35 is the perfect spot for a pre-New Year’s Eve celebration, having won multiple restaurant awards in past years!

Royal 35 will offer three-course meals with appetizers, seafood, and sides on New Year’s Eve. You can check out the reservations online.


If Italian is what you’re craving before 2023, check out Carbone. From lobster ravioli to their double lamb chops, Carbone is everything to be desired. Their mouth-watering New Year’s Eve pre-fixed meal is reasonable and absolutely worth it.

You can drop by the restaurant with your loved ones on 31st December at 6:00 pm, and we are sure you wouldn't regret it. 

The Lobster Club

With a unique twist on classic Japanese cooking, the Lobster Club is a Japanese Brasserie that can’t be beaten. It’s also the only restaurant in America designed by renowned architect Peter Marino. The Lobster Club is also a Major Food Group restaurant!

You can gorge on their a-la-carte menu as all of their traditional dinner items will be available on new years eve, starting from teppanyaki to sushi and sashimi. The Lobster Club is the perfect place to ROLL and WRAP-up 2022!


Kyma offers a taste of the Greek islands with a European flare! Whether it's the clams and sea urchin linguine or the traditional Greek spanakopita, Kyma always wows! They also offer a raw bar of various oysters. Don't worry if you fall in love with their signature olive oil- you can take it home with you for $20 per bottle!

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Kyma, where they’ll be offering three-course meals for $250. Reservations are also available for the special tasting menu, \great music, and a lovely ambiance.


If you want to gorge on a delicious menu with epic rooftop views, then Fornino in Time Out Market is the place to go. The outstanding restaurant will celebrate new year's eve for $100 per person. 

You can enjoy DJs and a Latin Jazz band from 10:30 pm. Also, the midnight toast, as the clock hits 12, isn't worth missing. Make sure to visit this fantastic place with your family and loved ones to start the new year on a happy and cheerful note. 

If you're interested in dining out on New Year's Eve in New York City, be sure to make a reservation as soon as possible because restaurants are booking up quickly!

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