New Year’s Eve 2017: Where to Celebrate

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2017 is on its way out. Where will you be spending its last few hours? Below, we’ve rounded up some of Miami’s top restaurant specials and parties to help make it a celebration to remember. As always, details are subject to change; please contact the restaurant to re-confirm details.

Miami Food Pug wishes you a happy 2018. Cheers!

15th & Vine

15th & Vine will be offering a prix-fixe menu for New Year’s Eve.

$77 6:30 PM // $87 9:30 PM

First Course Options
Aromatic herb steamed lobster medallion pomegranate vinaigrette, baby kale & toasted pistachio salad
Roasted chestnut soup wild mushrooms foam

Second Course Options
Olive encrusted pan-seared scallops
fennel puree & caviar butter sauce
Braised lamb loin ravioli piquillo mild pepper sauce, tarragon green apple slaw

Third Course Options
Butter & sage seared branzino brussel sprouts & almonds ragout, creamy curry sauce
Pan seared filet mignon, foie gras medallion port wine juice, chanterelle & fave bean relish, fennel puree

WINE PAIRING + $35 Selected by the restaurant’s sommelier

Dessert offerings include a Middle Eastern platter of baklava, Turkish delight, and almond cake bite

$50 VIP admission to Whisper Cocktail Lounge. Includes access to W Miami’s “End of World” NYE Party (normally $100 admission), and price includes a welcome drink.

American Social Brickell

All three American Social locations will be hosting The Best New Year’s Eve Party Ever: A Tribute to Truman Capote’s Black and White Ball. Both, American Social Las Olas and American Social Brickell, will be hosting hassle-free soirées with NO cover fee or minimums starting at 8 p.m.

Reserve in advance for tables and bottle service packages. For an unforgettable night, purchase a general admission ticket for $150 which includes an open bar, passes hors d’oeuvres from 9 p.m. till 11 p.m., a champagne toast at midnight, two DJs and a firework display at American Social Tampa. Bottle service and table reservations are also available.

For table reservations starting at $1,500, please email for inquiries.

Atton Brickell Miami

Atton Brickell Miami’s rooftop bar, Vista, is welcoming the new year with a special Sunset Session. Not into the SoBe vibe? Stop by the luxurious Brickell hotel to take in stunning 360 degree views of Brickell’s skyline and the picturesque infinity pool as you enjoy a live DJ, special appetizer and cocktail menu and all of the NYE props you could want.

Basement Miami

Say goodbye to 2017 and ring in 2018 in true Magic City style – with an epic New Year’s Eve blowout. Dance to the tech house beats by Australian DJ, record producer and musician, Thomas Jack, on Sunday, December 31, inside Basement Miami. Complete with a D&B sound system, dramatic lighting and not to mention a bowling alley, ice skating rink, and variety of VIP table packages for Miami partygoers to enjoy, Basement is the perfect nightlife venue to ring in the new year on a high note.

Thomas Jack may be a festival headliner, but the gig at Basement will be a chance to catch one of his notorious free-wheeling extended sets up close and personal. Fresh off his summer long residency in Ibiza, Jack’s devil may care attitude and sense of fun behind the decks is sure to make the first sunrise of 2018 something special.

Performing at the same Miami Beach entertainment hub that has hosted the likes of Carl Cox, Damian Lazarus and Amtrac, among a long roster of other celebrity guests, Jack is guaranteed to deliver a night of nonstop dancing and celebratory vibes on the biggest party night of the year.

And as if the night couldn’t get any better, a surprise DJ set will also take place inside Bowl to further enhance your New Year’ s Eve experience. The venue will feature customized hypnotic décor reminiscent of Burning Man and Coachella for one night only to transport you along with Jack’s sounds. So come out with your crew, pop Champagne and don’t miss out on a spectacular evening of indulgence and dancing.

General admission ticket prices start at $200.00, and include a 3 hour open bar from 10PM to 1AM. To purchase tickets and tables, please visit

Bazaar Mar by José Andrés

For those looking to close 2017 in style, treat yourself to a meal to remember at Bazaar Mar by José Andrés at SLS Brickell this New Year’s Eve! To commemorate the end of the year AND ring in 2018, Bazaar Mar will be offering a special New Year’s Eve tasting menu available for two seatings. The first seating, offered between 6pm-9pm, for $150/pp will include a 11 course prix-fixe along with a glass of Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne.

For those dining at the second seating at 9PM, guests can enjoy the special 13-course chef’s menu curated by Bazaar Mar’s Chef du Cuisine, Chef Manny Echeverri, along with a complimentary glass of Krug to toast the beginning of the New Year for $300/pp.

For reservations, please call (305) 239-1320 or book your table on

BLT Steak

BLT Steak in the Iberostar Berkley Hotel on South Beach invites guests to a bubbly New Year’s Eve dinner complete with Laurent Perrier champagne toast. From 6 PM to 10:30 PM on Sunday, December 31, 2017 ring in the New Year with a three-course prix-fixe menu created by Chef Carlos Torres at $125 per person, not including tax and gratuity.

The appetizer duo will include Heritage Pork Belly served with parsnip puree and truffle jus and Foie Gras Torchon with apricot compote and filone toast. Enjoy entrée duo of Char Broiled Himalayan Salt Dry Aged New York Strip Steak with charred broccoli rabe and tomato mojo as well as Seared Alaskan Halibut served with roasted wild mushrooms.

For a dessert that’s twice as nice, enjoy the decadent Dark Chocolate Tart with ginger ice cream and caramel popcorn and the Key Lime Panna Cotta with coconut tuille and key lime sorbet. BLT Steak is located at The Berkeley Shore Hotel, 1610 Collins Avenue in Miami Beach.

Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill at The Plymouth

Guests are invited to ring in the New Year New York style with a private dinner party at Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill. The restaurant will host one dinner seating at 9:30 p.m. For $295 per person, guests will enjoy a three-course dinner filled with Blue Ribbon’s signature favorites including Yucca Dumplings, Japanese Kobe Beef Strip Steak and Assorted Sushi and Sashimi, to name a few.

The dinner party also includes an open bar all night, a bottle of Champagne for the table and a DJ to enjoy poolside. They are also offering an open bar and party option for $180/ person. To reserve, contact 305.800.0404.

Bodega Taqueria y Tequila

Located in the heart of South Beach, Bodega Taqueria y Tequila will offer guests the chance to watch the ball drop this New Year’s Eve without a cover charge! Enjoy dancing and partying all night long with Bodega’s signature cocktails, tacos (in case you get hungry!) and tequila galore!

Expect a complimentary shot of Don Julio 1942 at midnight and music all night long. Added bonus: already have midnight plans? Celebrate NYE early with Bodega’s NYE happy hour from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and specially priced cocktails and while loading up on tacos. Guests may pre-purchase tables contact: 786-817-7611.


Miami Beach’s Mediterranean hotspot, Byblos Miami, is hosting a New Year’s Eve celebration to remember, offering a special dinner and after party. From 6:00-7:30pm, guests can order a la carte and enjoy Byblos’s signature menu items including the Lamb Ribs, Middle Eastern Fried Chicken and more! From 8:00-10:00pm, elevate your New Year’s dining experience with a four-course prix-fixe menu curated by Chef Stuart Cameron along with a bottle of Veuve Clicquot for 2 to toast the New Year for $225/pp.

Offerings include: MUSHROOM PIDE roasted garlic puree + foraged mushrooms + white truffle, CRISPY QATAYEF oxtail + sabzi sauce + jalapeno shug + sheep’s yoghurt, DIVER SCALLOPS cauliflower hummus + truffle, WAGYU STRIPLOIN truffle tzatziki + chemen + pine nut dukkah, HEIRLOOM CARROT yoghurt + onion + za’atar, TABLE SIDE PLATED DESSERT orange blossom mousse & hazelnut chocolate mousse, and MORE! A special vegetarian prix-fixe menu will also be available for those looking for a veg-friendly option to ring in the new year.

What’s more, the party doesn’t end there! Indulge in some late night revelry to welcome 2018 at The Lounge at Byblos. Different specialty drink packages priced at $75 and $125 will be available throughout the evening and include access to the Lounge at Byblos (Package details below.)

For those not interested in purchasing a wristband, the lounge will also be open to the public for anyone interested in ringing 2018 at Byblos. For New Year’s eve reservations, please call 305-508-5041.

1st Drink Package:
Open bar (spirits + bubbly)
$75++ per person
Available from 9:00 PM-1:00 AM or 10:00 PM-2:00 AM

2nd Drink Package:
Limitless Veuve Clicquot Brut (no spirits included)
$125++ per person
Available from 10:00 PM-2:00 AM

Cantina La 20

Ring in the new year with everlasting elegance dripping in decadence. From the moment you walk through the door, the modern Mexican escape Cantina La 20 will spread contagious holiday cheer. While the stylish getaway is dressed up in festive decorations, each guest will be welcomed with a celebratory glass of champagne to kick-off their evening with some sparkle and shine.

There will only be one prix-fixe menu available to toast the end of 2017 with. Chef Santiago Gomez is pulling all the stunts for this dinner and it’s one you want to miss. The three-course dinner will be priced at $250 per adult and $120 per child. To make the evening even more memorable, guests can stay entertained and joyful with live music and mariachis to keep the party perpetually going.

Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 786-623-6136.

Casablanca on the Bay

Casablanca on the Bay, a family owned and operated seafood restaurant overlooking Miami’s spectacular Biscayne Bay, invites South Florida to ring in the New Year with the most amazing fireworks vantage point in all of Miami. The restaurant promises an evening of No Limits featuring all you can eat and drink with a premium open bar and live entertainment.

The extensive New Year’s Eve celebration will include an all you can eat buffet highlighting their freshest catch of the day and seafood specialties including oysters, ceviche and paella. Guest will also be treated to a carnivore carving station featuring tomahawk steaks, roast pork, grilled chicken and fresh fish as well as a salad & vegetable bar, Caribbean inspired sides station and a delectable dessert bar.

Dinner will be served from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. for $240 per couple or $150 per person, including a champagne toast at midnight, a premium open-bar until 2:00 a.m. and complimentary valet parking. Guests must call 305-371-4930 for reservations as space is limited. For more information, please call 305-371-4930.

Eating House

Chef/Owner Giorgio Rapicavoli of Coral Gables’ hotspot Eating House will offer their regular Wakin’ ‘N’ Bacon brunch on Sunday, December 24, 2017 with holiday-themed specials to help diners get into the spirit of the holidaze, such as coquito pancakes. The weekend brunch is widely popular among locals and tourists and reservations are therefore highly recommended.


Miami invites guests to ring in the New Year with two options. Priced at $150 per person, guests can enjoy a three-course dinner with a bottle of Champagne per couple in the venue’s glass-enclosed restaurant. The menu will feature options including Oysters Rockefeller, 12 oz. Bone-in Prime NY Strip Steak, Grilled Branzino and Assorted Pastries, to name a few.

In addition, The Rooftop lounge will feature a $50 per person premium open bar from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. with a complimentary Champagne toast at midnight while dancing to the sounds of DJ Wasabi. Guests who booked dinner reservations will also have the option of purchasing the open bar package for $25. To make reservations, go to


ETARU Hallandale, South Florida’s premier waterfront dining destination is offering guests a number of options to ring in the New Year, designed to fit every budget and desire. A la carte dining from the acclaimed restaurant’s modern Japanese robatayaki menu is available all evening; as well as special Chef’s Tasting menus which include admission to a festive after party.

For bookings until 8PM $250 (excluding tax and gratuity) per person, Chef’s tasting menu includes one bottle of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Brut or Rosé Champagne NV per two guests. Reservations after 8PM for the Chef’s Tasting Menu are $400 per person (excluding tax and gratuity) and include unlimited Veuve Clicquot Vintage Brut 2008 or Vintage Rosé. For a $100 premium upgrade, guests can enjoy Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame Brut 2006 or Rosé champagne.

Entertainment will include Japanese taiko drummers and a DJ. All tasting menu bookings include after party admission onto the 3rd floor terrace festivities featuring all spirits, Whispering Angel Rose, Seresin Sauvignon Blanc and El Enemigo Malbec. ETARU is located at 111 South Surf Road on Hallandale Beach.

For reservations or inquiries about after party table reservations, please call (954) 271-3222.

Faena Miami Beach

This holiday season, welcome the New Year to the sublime sounds of flamenco with Faena Miami Beach’s spectacular celebration, ARRABAL! A Night of Desire. Begin the night with an epicurean adventure at one of Faena’s award-winning restaurants – taste the culinary genius of world-renowned Chef Francis Mallmann at his sophisticated temple to open-fire cuisine, Los Fuegos, or head upstairs to Pao to discover celebrated Chef Paul Qui’s unique brand of modern Asian fare.

Then, toast to new beginnings with bespoke cocktails at the elegant Living Room, gather ’round with old friends and new at the idyllic Tree of Life or lounge in luxury at your own private poolside cabana complete with premier bottle service and VIP seating for the night’s live musical entertainment.

Under a starry sky, guests can gather poolside and on the Mammoth Lawn alongside Damien Hirst’s beloved gilded mammoth to enjoy exhilarating pop-flamenco performances that will transport all to the heart of Andalucía. After the clock strikes midnight, make your way to the intimate Saxony Bar for a late-night celebration of the year to come.

Glass & Vine

Glass & Vine, the garden oasis in the heart of Coconut Grove’s Peacock Park, is inviting guests to join them for New Year’s Day brunch. On Monday, January 1, 2018, from 11AM to 3:30PM, guests can indulge in brunch favorites including Sweet Potato Tater Tots ($7) – crispy tots with buttermilk ‘ranch’ dressing; Wood Oven Baked Eggs ($12) – confit garlic cream, Grana Padano and cauliflower, with the option to add cured meat ($6) or truffle sauce ($4); Coquito French Toast ($12) with coconut milk, cinnamon and vanilla-maple syrup; and the Breakfast Sandwich ($14) with sunny side up eggs, applewood smoked bacon, cheddar, brioche and served with French fries.

Of course, no brunch would be complete without beverage options. To wash down bites, the beverage menu features Bloody Marys and Mimosas ($10) and Sangria ($10/$35) with sauvignon blanc, Chablis, passion fruit vodka and fresh fruit. Glass & Vine is located at 2820 McFarlane Road in Coconut Grove. Valet parking is available in front of the restaurant on McFarlane Road.

Grand Beach Hotel

Kick off 2018 with a delicious meal with unparalleled ocean views at The Restaurant in Grand Beach Hotel Surfside. The Restaurant is offering a memorable dining experience in a beautiful indoor/outdoor setting. Diners can enjoy a pre-fix four-course dinner menu inspired by seasonal ingredients and international cuisine, complete with a glass of Veuve Clicquot champagne.

Delight in decadent starters including Angus Beef Carpaccio with lime caviar, followed by a delicious Saffron Risotto with fresh Maine lobster and ribbons of asparagus. For the main course, guests have a choice of Filet Mignon or Branzino, each plated with seasonal parsnip puree. To finish, savor pure delight in a Chocolate Decadence a rich, milk chocolate mousse topped with hazelnut praline and raspberry coulis.

New Year’s Eve dinner at The Restaurant will be served on Sunday, December 31 with two seatings at 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.; $105 per adult, $50 per child. Tax and gratuity are additional. Spaces are limited and reservations are required. More info here. For reservations, call (786) 456-5764.


Fontainebleau’s award-winning modern Chinese restaurant will also offer an early and late option for New Year’s Eve diners. A four-course prix-fixe menu priced at $150 per person, excluding tax and gratuity, is available from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

The feast will begin with a classic appetizer combination and will be served individually and will include Crispy Roasted Duck with caviar and lychee sauce, Steamed Golden Leaf Har Gau and Pan-fried Scallops Bacon Roll with black garlic sauce. Family style entrees include Stir-Fried Spiny Lobster with truffle, fava bean in butternut squash sauce, Charcoal Grill Chilean Sea Bass with Chinese honey, Wok-Fried Wagyu Beef with black pepper sauce and Abalone Fried Rice with sausage in lotus leaf.

For dessert, guests can enjoy Chocolate Cake with confit citrus and ginger icecream and Champagne ‘Rocher’ with roasted strawberry, champagne mousse and hazelnut.

The second Hakkasan seating is from 8:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. with a five-course prix-fixe menu priced at $295 per person, excluding tax and gratuity.

The feast begins with Crispy Foie Gras with venison puff, Steamed Golden Leaf Har Gau and Pan-fried Scallops Bacon Roll with black garlic sauce, following with Traditional Peking Duck with Osetra Caviar.

Entrees served family style include Stir-Fried Spiny Lobster with truffle, fava bean in butternut squash sauce, Charcoal Grill Chilean Sea Bass with Chinese honey, Wok-Fried Wagyu Beef with black pepper sauce and Abalone Fried Rice with sausage in lotus leaf.

For dessert, guests can enjoy Chocolate Cake with confit citrus and ginger ice cream and Champagne ‘Rocher’ with roasted strawberry, champagne mousse and hazelnut.

First Seating | 6, 6:30, 7, 7:30 p.m. | four course, prix-fixe | $150 per person
Second Seating | 8:30, 9, 9:30, 10 p.m. | five course, prix-fixe | $295 per person
*Vegetarian menus are available, upon request.

Jaya at The Setai

Jaya will transform into an Asian Night Bazaar for a lively New Year’s Eve celebration. Guests
will first enjoy a cocktail reception in the hotel’s lobby, followed by an elegant dinner in Jaya
featuring a five-course sharing style menu showcasing Jaya’s unique flavors and distinguished

Kiki on The River

Celebrate NYE 2018 at Kiki on The River, Miami’s most chic new restaurant on the Miami River with inside dining and riverfront garden celebration options. Recently named EATER’s People’s Choice for the most beautiful dining room in Miami, Kiki on The River will offer two experiences at one glamorous spot.

INSIDE DINING: Inside dining begins at 6 pm for the first seating for $275 per guest to include a complimentary bottle of Moet Ice per 2 guests. The second seating begins at 9 pm for $375 per guest to include a complimentary bottle of Dom Perignon Vintage per 2 guests.

OUTSIDE ON THE RIVER: Kiki will be offering VIP table packages outside complete with various options for spirits and a lavish dinner in the riverfront garden which will include a countdown by JACOB FOREVER, a complimentary midnight toast, and premiere views of Miami’s fireworks display. For reservations, please call 305 433 0844

Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel

Celebrate 2018 beachside at the ultimate South Beach party featuring Cuban beats and ocean breeze at the Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel! On Sunday, December 31st, the beachfront hotel will host a New Year’s Eve concert featuring Miami’s own Afro-Cuban funk band, PALO!, delectable food from The Social Club and more!

From 8PM to 1AM, the celebration will begin with a poolside performance by PALO!, paired with exclusive dinner options and a premium open bar. The evening will feature an assortment of outstanding dining stations, expertly crafted by Executive Chef Jeffrey Williams, including Chicharrón or suckling pig; wagyu brisket; a mac n’ cheese bar with incredible flavors such as bacon mac n’ cheese, shrimp, broccoli, crispy onion and pulled pork mac; a poke station with varied selections including ahi tuna, salmon, shrimp and ponzu, spicy aioli; and a decadent dessert selection.

The evening is priced at $99 per person for General Admission, inclusive of concert and premium open bar; $160 per person includes premium open bar and dinner package.

For tickets and reservations, click here.

La Moderna

La Moderna will be offering a prix-fixe menu that is sure to dazzle and delight this New Year’s Eve for $85 per person, beginning at 8 p.m. Antipasto choices include Sea Tris, salmon tartare, tuna carpaccio e gratein langoustine; Land Tris, filet mignon tartare, lamb skewers, e vitel tonné; or Kumamoto Oyster Plateau (add $15).

For the Primi Piatti, choose between Tagliolino with Maine Lobster, served with caviar and fresh organic grape tomatoes; Homemade Ricotta Cheese Gnocchi paired with porcini mushrooms and lamb ragu; or Risotto with fresh thyme, slated butter and fresh shaved black truffles (add $15).

For the main entrée, Secondi Piatti, select from Chilean Seabass al Cartoccio with artichoke hearts, purple potatoes topped with a creamy bagna cauda sauce; Filet Mignon accompanied by French style mash potatoes, grilled asparagus drizzled with a Bordeaux reduction; or Grilled Sea Scallops with sautéed porcini, topped with black truffle caviar and luscious horseradish sauce (add $15).

Last but definitely not least, Chef Gianluca has selected an assortment of tempting treats for dessert. Felice Anno Nuovo e auguri per un felice 2018!


2017 is coming to a close and another year is upon us so it’s time to make things count – starting with your last meal! For those looking to close 2017 out with a bang, LEYNIA at Delano will be offering some very special New Year’s Eve dinner options, sure to end and begin your year off right.

The first seating, offered between 6:30pm-7:30pm includes a prix-fixe menu available at $150/pp, bringing a selection of items served family-style including Truffle Essence Shrimp, Osetra Caviar, Mushroom Ravioli, and Truffle Dashi New York Steak with Chimichurri Sauce.

For a meal that both closes out 2017 and rings in 2018 all in one, enjoy the second seating offered from 9pm-11pm at $375/pp featuring an indulgent feast under the stars. Highlights of the prix-fixe offerings include Wagyu Beef Carpaccio, Foie Gras Pate, Lobster Ravioli with Crème and Truffle Essence, Duck Confit to Wild Giant Prawns grilled on the parilla.

But who could forget the bubbly to toast the New Year?! Diners can add an optional sommelier reserve wine pairing for an additional $95/pp, a Perrier Jouet Champagne pairing for an additional $145/pp, and a Dom Perignon pairing for an additional $235/pp.

For reservations, please call (305) 674-5752.

Lobster Bar Sea Grille

New Year, New Level of Taste – if you’re ringing in 2018 at Lobster Bar Sea Grille that is. To welcome the new year, Lobster Bar Sea Grille will be offering their inspired a la carte menu all evening long, featuring signature dishes like Lobster Bar Lobster Bisque Au Cognacand Jumbo Blue Gulf Shrimp On Ice to start, followed by extraordinary entrées like the Whole “Lobster Stuffed Lobster”; Faroe Island Salmon with Colossal Lump Crab and Twin Beef Tenderloin Medallions for the meat lovers.

For those look to start 2018 on a sweet note, enjoy any of the restaurant’s signature desserts like the classically house-made Profiteroles served with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream. The special experience will also include a live DJ, surprise party favors and a complimentary champagne toast, to ring in the New Year right. Looking start the celebrations before the champagne toast?

The restaurant will also be offering bottle service options (you heard correctly, right to your table) including everything from Don Julio 1942 to Macallan, Rare Cask and everything in between. For reservations to the sought-after experience, please call 305.377.2675.

LT Steak & Seafood

LT Steak & Seafood will be offering a prix-fixe menu specially curated by Celebrity Chef Laurent Tourondel. The five-course meal will include a Laurent Perrier champagne toast and costs $295 per person.

Live Jazz music will accompany dinner with performances by Carole Ann Taylor and more. Dinner guests will have access to the The Betsy Hotel’s oceanfront Roof Deck to watch the fireworks, that is if they’re not too full to make it up there.

Amuse Bouche
warm stone crab, aleppo pepper rouille, brioche bread, osetra caviar
Appetizer (select one)
foie gras creme brule
yellow fin tuna otoro
charred local broccolini salad

Main Course (select one)
40-day dry aged 16oz delmonico
beurre monte poached spiny lobster tail
lacquered rohan duck breast
slow roasted red ossabaw pork roulade

Dessert (select one)
meyer lemon pavlova
milk chocolate hazelnut cake
citrus vanilla carre

Petite Fours
raspberry pate de fruit, truffles, coconut ondule

Lure Fishbar

This New Year’s Eve, Lure Fishbar located in the iconic Loews Hotel on South Beach will be offering two seating options for a decadent dinner handcrafted by Chef Ronnie Jariyawiriya to ring in the New Year Miami-style.

The early seating is $90 per person (plus tax and gratuity) for a four-course prix-fixe; the late seating is $165 per person (plus tax and gratuity) for a five-course prix-fixe. Both menus feature dishes from both land and sea.

Monty’s Coconut Grove

Have a lively, stress-free New Year’s Eve at Monty’s Coconut Grove this year. Dance the night away with friends and family with a live DJ, receive party favors, and cheers with a complimentary champagne toast to ring in 2018. In theme with Monty’s chill and care-free vibes, they will NOT have a cover charge. Don’t miss out on what is sure to be an incredible evening.


Nancy, Little Havana’s cool cocktail haunt, is celebrating Christmas Eve with an all-day Happy Hour, offered during regular business hours, 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. Guests can enjoy half-priced cocktails, wine and beer while noshing on items from their just-launched menu of Daily Rations including snacks ($6-$10) such as Seadeviled Eggs with fresh dill, Old Bay seasoning, lump crab meat and mustard seed “caviar”; and perfectly crispy Cheese Planks – roasted mushrooms, caramelized onion puree, goat cheese, shaved Parmagiano Reggiano and fresh thyme.

Bigger items ($10-$12) include a Captain’s Sloppy Joe, made with bison meat, sweet and spicy Dr. Pepper Jim Beam bourbon sauce, pickled onions and potato sticks on Zak the Baker brioche; Fiddler’s Green Roasted Red Beet & Black Bean Burger with honey Sriracha slaw and melted provolone on Zak The Baker brioche; and desserts ($7-$8) such as Sea-Salted Pretzel Cheesecake with candied bacon and bacon caramel sauce and The Perfect Storm Crème Brule with chocolate ganache, graham crumbles and torched meringue.

On Christmas night, they offer reprieve from too much family time with the Happy Hour described above from 8 p.m.- close.

Nikki Beach Miami

Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2018 at Nikki Beach Miami Beach for a “Life’s A CIrcus” circus-themed extravaganza. The thrilling live entertainment includes acrobats, aerialists, fire-eaters, DJs, and as a grand finale Miami Beach’s only private fireworks display at midnight.

A South Beach landmark since 1998, Nikki Beach continues to delight guests with South-of-France-style joie de vivre in its South of Fifth location. All guests will be treated to a complimentary midnight Champagne toast and celebratory New Year’s Eve party favors. General admission tickets start at $100 and VIP tables start at $550.

A three-course dinner menu curated by celebrated Chef Frank Ferreiro is also available in Nikki Beach’s romantic candlelit garden, featuring mouthwatering offerings like Braised Beef Short Rib and Lobster Ravioli, and a sweet finish with a Chocolate Fudge Brownie. Dinner for two starts at $650 and includes a bottle of Champagne or liquor of the guest’s choice (up to $350).

Multiple celebration options are available including: VIP Table Packages, Dinner Packages and General Admission Tickets. Tickets & Reservations are available now at


Celebrate the holidays at any of Novecento’s four locations (Brickell, Aventura, Midtown and Key Biscayne). For reservations, guests can call the restaurant directly.

The restaurants will be offering prix-fixe menus. Menu highlights include:

  • Amuse Bouche
  • Tiradito de Pargo – Thinly Sliced Red Snapper, Castelvetrano Green Olives, Orange, Meyer Lemon and Evoo
  • Lomo a La Parrilla – Grilled Beef Tenderloin, Roasted Butternut Squash and Shallots with Red Peppercorn Sauce
  • Volcan de Chocolate – Warm Chocolate Truffle Cake, Crème Anglaise

*All locations will offer a complimentary Chandon toast at midnight and the price per person is $95
*A kid’s menu is also available for $40

1 Hotel

Guests are invited to ring in the New Year in the 1 Hotel’s Atrium Ballroom with an experience for the whole family. This all ages event will feature a gourmet reception dinner, open bar and a live performance by The Spam Allstars. Guests can indulge in champagne and caviar, swing by the truffle and seafood stations, or enjoy kid friendly favorites while counting down to 2018.

From 11 p.m. to 2 a.m., guests can also enjoy an open bar only option to celebrate the New Year. Open bar will be available to 21+ guests only.

Purchase Tickets: NYE w/ Spam Allstars at Atrium Ballroom at 1 Hotel South Beach

$325++ Dinner Celebration; $140 open bar only 11p.m. to 1 a.m. (Ages 21 and up)
$150 (Ages 20-13)
$50 (Ages 12-6)
5 & under is free

Pizza & Burger by Michael Mina

For a laid-back, casual experience guests can guiltlessly treat themselves one last time in 2017 at Pizza & Burger by Michael Mina. On New Year’s Eve from 6 p.m. – midnight the restaurant will offer a three-course, prix-fixe dinner for $75 per person, excluding tax and gratuity, guests will choose from a Classic Caesar, Shrimp Cocktail, Meatball, Pork Belly B.L.T. with sourdough, fried green tomato, field greens and lemon citronette, Calamari or Stone Crab & Mushroom Gratin with Bleaufish stone crab, mushroom, parmesan bread crumbs and garlic butter for the first course.

This is followed by a main course of Truffle Cauliflower Pizza with truffled béchamel, speck, cauliflower, Rossini Burger with dry aged beef, black truffle, Hudson Valley foie gras, Shrimp N’ Grits, Salmon and Farro Risotto, Veggie ‘Pasta’ with assorted squash and ratatouille, Wagyu Hanger Steak or Truffle Chicken Pot Pie with truffle chicken gravy, English peas, cipollini onion, carrot and potato.

For dessert, guests will indulge in the Whoopie Pie, Key Lime Tart and Champagne Raspberry Mousse – all served family-style. The regular A La Carte menu will also be available for lunch from Noon – 5 p.m.

Pullman Miami Hotel

Ring in the New Year with an enchantingly affordable dinner for you and your loved ones. Priced at $99 per person, dinner at Pullman Miami Hotel will not disappoint. For an appetizer, choose between a Seared Sesame Crusted Tuna over baby field greens and topped with cilantro soy and wonton crisp or Cold Smoked Salmon Martini Cocktail paired with avocado cream.

Enjoy a lovely Grilled Blue Cheese Encrusted Filet of Beef with a Pinot Noir reduction, crispy brussels sprouts and creamy Parmesan polenta as your main course. End your year on a sweet note with a Creamy Fresh Mascarpone topped with roasted almonds and a raspberry coulis. The hotel will also have holiday cocktails available for $10 at Le Bar until 1 am, including “Santa’s Eggnog Martini,” “Cranberry Crush,” and “Snowy Christmas” signature cocktails.

Radio Bar

Celebrate an understated (yet turnt up) New Year’s Eve this year at Radio Bar. Enjoy NO COVER with $9 cocktail specials, $4 Draft Beers and $100 bottle specials all night long! Radio’s ambiance is refreshingly unique, offering a friendly spot to enjoy a craft cocktail while dancing until the wee hours. Stick around until midnight for a complimentary Champagne toast!


Rockwell, Miami’s most in-demand party scene, is hosting a New Year’s Eve celebration to remember, with a live performance by R&B singer Trey Songz. The much-admired heartthrob – aka Mr. Steal Your Girl – will grace South Beach scenesters with a rare and intimate performance in the boutique nightclub.

With the purchase of a ticket, guests can ring in the New Year with an open bar from 10pm-12am. Tickets are available starting at $150. It’s an event you won’t want to miss as the celebrity-loved enclave closes out 2017 with a blowout party with legendary R&B singer Trey Songz.

Root & Bone Miami

Try something new – cross this item off your resolutions list before 2017 ends! Recently opened, Root & Bone Miami is Top Chefs Jeff McInnis and Janine Booth’s famed New York City concept, now open at the Shelborne South Beach! In honor of New Year’s Eve, Shelborne will be offering a live band and a savory a la carte menu from Root & Bone. Dishes are based on McInnis’ Southern upbringing, boasting both McInnis’ & Booth’s love for “honest Southern food.”

Rusty Pelican

Rusty Pelican has two amazing party options for your New Year’s Eve celebration presenting an “Alice in Wonderland” theme: guests can dine in the restaurant or ballroom. The Mad Tea Party 2018 from 10PM-2AM. Follow the White Rabbit down the rabbit hole into a topsy-turvy Mad Tea Party.

Dine in the enchanted Rusty Pelican Dining Room or Outdoor Patio with a one of a kind view of the downtown Miami skyline and fireworks! Enjoy an exquisite six-course dinner with champagne and themed entertainment. From $250-$1,250 (depending on seating) plus 22% Administrative Fee and 8% Sales Tax (Children 12 and under: $200); In the Ballroom: Wonderland 2018 from 9PM-2AM – Come paint the roses red in the whimsical Grand Ballroom with spectacular entertainment, food, champagne and premium bar for you to savor.

The Culinary Team has created an extravagant array of food stations and options that are sure to please even the Queen of Hearts. Choose from land (Cheshire Cat) or sea (The Walrus) with menu items like “We Are All Mad!!” – braised and smoked chorizo crusted lamb ribs, mint and pea yogurt purée and parsley salad or “Off With His Head!!” – chilled poached lobster with black tea and Thai chili broth.

Guests can celebrate in a grand setting of fabulous food, music, lights, and dancing and enjoy the fireworks at the stroke of midnight “through the looking glass” of Rusty Pelican’s iconic ballroom windows. From $325-$4,100 (depending on seating) plus 22% Administrative Fee and 8% Sales Tax (Children 12 And Under: $200). The Rusty Pelican is located at 3201 Rickenbacker Causeway in Key Biscayne. For reservations, please call (305) 361-3818.

Shooters Waterfront

This New Year’s Eve, Shooters Waterfront will offer a four-course prix fixe menu for $99 per person. The family-friendly evening will be filled with surprises, including a live DJ, fire dancers and much more, that only get better as midnight approaches. Guest may select from Big Eye Tuna Tataki, Pumpkin Maple Bisque, Smoke Ham Croquette, or Carpaccio of Beef Tenderloin for the first course.

For the second course choose from Baby Arugula Salad, Shrimp Ceviche, or Red and Golden Beef Salad. If all of that wasn’t enough, for the fourth course select from incredible options such as Quail, Black Grouper, Petite Filet Mignon and Jumbo Shrimp, or Brussels Sprouts Succotash.

For dessert, savor the Desert Duo, made up of decadent Milk Chocolate Dome and Mango-Mascarpone Cheesecake. Ring in the New Year at Shooters for a memorable night filled with amazing views, great food and endless fun!

Soul Tavern

Bring in the new year with love, kindness and choice. Our full a la carte menu will be served so you can dine with Soul Tavern the way you know and love. Set the stage for 2018 by letting your first choice be one that celebrates living life on your terms. Add a little magic to your New Year’s with our plant based caviar and bubbly special. Two glasses of bubbly and our caviar plate for $59. Drink specials all night as well.

Stiltsville Fish Bar

One of Miami Beach’s hottest new restaurants, Stiltsville Fish Bar, is ringing in the New Year with an extended weekend brunch. On Monday, January 1, 2018 from 11AM to 3PM, stop by the nautically inspired spot to enjoy the ultimate brunch experience for both land and sea.

Menu highlights include: Pork Belly Bacon and Sweet Corn Pancakes ($18) with poached eggs, pickled green tomato chow-chow, tomato jam and Fresno chilies; Green Eggs and Ham ($7) with green deviled eggs, crispy country ham and pickles; Hummingbird Waffle ($13) with rum caramel, charred pineapple, pecans and mascarpone whip; and hearty Steak N’ Eggs ($38) with New York strip, eggs your way, smoky plantain hash and horseradish choron sauce.

Specialty cocktails ($12 each) pair perfectly with any dish, including the refreshing Sunny Harper Rose with passion fruit, St. Germaine, Aperol, citrus rose and angostura bitters; The “Fat Flamingolada” is a take on the classic Piña Colada with Absolut Elyx, Bacardi White and Dark rum, lemongrass, coconut milk and pineapple; and the Square Grouper with Olmeca Altos Tequila, charred pineapple, key lime and smoky jalapeno.

STK South Beach

This year, STK South Beach will be throwing a 007-themed fete sponsored by Moët & Chandon, Belvedere and Volcan Tequila with live music from DJ Danny Stern to keep the energy going all night long.

Tickets are available for an open bar and two prix-fixe dinner options, pricing below. Menu highlights include: Truffle Lobster Risotto, Wagyu Strip Steak, Colorado Lamb, White Chocolate Passion Fruit Tart and more.

New Years Eve 2018 at STK South Beach
2305 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

7 PM dinner seating starts at $150/ person, and includes:
– 4-course menu
– A glass of Moët champagne for each person

9 PM dinner seating starts at $250/person, and includes:
– 5-course menu
– Half bottle of Moët champagne for every 2 guests and full bottle for every 4 guests
– Open Bar —$75/ person (9PM-12AM)
– Add on a bottle of Belvedere or Volcan Blanco Tequila to any reservation – $150

StripSteak by Michael Mina

Ring in the New Year with a three-course prix-fixe menu at Fontainebleau’s modern American steakhouse by celebrity chef Michael Mina. First seating begins at 6 p.m. and is priced at $150 per person, excluding tax and gratuity.

Diners can enjoy Prime Steak Tartare, Rhode Island Sea Scallops with celery room, green apple and hazelnut, Foie Gras Torchon with jerez gelee, nori, fleur de sel, sourdough migas or Romaine “Carbonara” with reggiano, tellicherry pepper and sudachi-egg yolks.

Following, diners can choose between Scottish Salmon with vierge sauce, beluga lentils and crisp shallots, Alaskan Halibut with choron, glazed asparagus and shoyu, Filet mignon with pomme puree, garlic confit and bordelaise or Gallus Braun Chicken with warm kale, mushroom dashi and chestnut.

For dessert, choose from the Black Forest Bar with chocolate mousse and brandied cherries, Champagne Flan with roasted pineapple and coconut crunch or an Assorted Fruit Salad with coconut passion sorbet.

The second StripSteak seating begins at 8:30 p.m. with a four-course prix-fixe menu for $295 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. Menu includes Prime Steak Tartare with black truffle, radish and gruyere sable or Foie Gras Torchon.

For the second course, diners can choose from Rhode Island Sea Scallops with celery root, green apple, Iranian caviar and jamon iberico or White Truffle Risotto with carnaroli rice and 24-Month reggiano; following with a Wagyu NY Strip with pomme puree and garlic confit or the Alaskan duet of Halibut and King Crab with choron, Jumbo asparagus and steelhead roe.

For dessert, choose from the Black Forest Bar with chocolate mousse and brandied cherries, Champagne Flan with roasted pineapple and coconut crunch or an Assorted Fruit Salad with coconut passion sorbet.

First Seating | 6, 6:30, 7, 7:30 p.m. | three course, prix-fixe | $150 per person
Second Seating | 8:30, 9, 9:30, 10 p.m. | four course, prix-fixe | $295 per person
*Vegetarian menus are available for both seatings, upon request.

Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co.

Acclaimed neighborhood bar, Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co. will be hosting an epic New Year’s Eve bash with live music by Stone Cash Players and DJ Mister Gray. With the purchase of a $100 ticket, guests can ring in the New Year with a full open bar and complimentary food from 9pm-midnight.

Only 100 tickets are available. Tables will also be available for purchase at $1,250, comfortably seating a party of 6, which will include 2 bottles of Belvedere Vodka and 1 bottle of Krug champagne to pop off as the clock strikes 12. What’s more? Sweet Liberty’s intimate behind-the-bar “Bartender’s Table” will also be available for purchase for $3,000 offering guests a more secluded spot with unlimited Krug.

And for those searching for a hotspot after the ball drops, Sweet Liberty will be offering free admission after midnight to celebrate 2018. Join the party everyone will be talking about and revel in the New Year at Sweet Liberty!

Toro Toro

Toro Toro will host a special NYE brunch blending Latin flavors to the beat of DJ Diego from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Brunch will include multiple stations along with unlimited mimosas and bloody marys for $69/pp. The restaurant will also offer a 4-course dinner menu for $250/pp that includes a bottle of champagne per couple.

Villa Azur

The Roaring 20s comes to life at Villa Azur’s New Year’s Eve celebration, the Golden Villa Azur Party, which will feature a burlesque show, fire breathers, aerialists, jugglers, fire dancers, champagne parades, live entertainment, dancing and 2 seatings.

The first seating (7pm – 9:30pm) offers a $200pp 4-course menu with a glass of Ruinart Blanc de Blanc champagne. A children’s special menu will be available at $99 until 9:30pm. After dinner, guests can continue the celebration by the beautiful “Long Bar” with an open bar available from 9pm – midnight for $90++ per person.

The second seating will begin at 9:00pm, featuring a 5-course menu and Dom Perignon Rosé or Brut, as they countdown to 2018, pop champagne and dance on the tables!

Packages available for this seating include the Ruby ($500pp – 5 course menu and 1 bottle of Cristal Brut for 4 people; seating: near French doors in the main dining room), Sapphire ($600pp – 5 course menu and 1 bottle of Dom Perignon Brut for 4 people; seating: cozy corner in the main dining room), and Diamond ( $800pp – 5 course menu and 1 bottle of Dom Perignon Rosé for 4 people; seating: courtyard).

The Wynwood Yard

Get ready for a New Year’s Eve shindig you’ll wish happened every year. 2017 is our lucky number landing New Year’s Eve on a Reggae Sunday.

Join us for a chill New Year’s Eve event at The Wynwood Yard with the Kulcha Shok crew keeping you vibing to island tunes all day and evening long. Enjoy food and drinks from our resident culinary concepts late into the night. Don’t leave kids, aunts, pets or your abuela behind for this New Year’s Eve celebration. The entire family is warmly welcome! We can’t wait to see you there!

Start the New Year with island vibes and culture at this special edition of WYNcarib, a food and culture festival celebrating our neighboring islands. This is a ticketed event which will only be open to ticket holders.