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15 Delicious Options For Dining on New Year’s Eve In Miami

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Out with the old and in with the new. Whether 2017 was a good year or not, it only makes sense to send it off with a big bang and a great meal. So deck out in Sunday’s best—because this year, NYE takes place on a Sunday —and eat and drink to the heart and tummy’s content on the last night of 2017.

Here’s a list of some of the Magic City’s special menus, with options for every craving, diet, and budget — including the traditional twelve grapes — on New Year’s Eve.

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Le Zoo

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Dine like a Parisian at French brassiere, Le Zoo inside the Bal Harbour Shops. Indulge in dishes like scallop gratin, lobster with hollandaise sauce, dover sole meuniere with lemon brown butter and wilted spinach and a chocolate tart with sea salt and chantilly cream.

Price: $85.

Photo Credit: Le Zoo

The Strand Bar & Grill

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For NYE, the Strand will be offering up two dining options. The first is a six course option including includes caviar pie, heirloom beets, corn agnolotti with lobster, braised short rib with foie gras mousse, and a chocolate torte with passion mango sorbet. The other option is a three course option with octopus carpaccio, braised short rib and the chocolate torte.

Price: $98 for six courses, $60 for three courses.

Photo Credit: The Strand Miami

27 Restaurant & Bar

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Enjoy a diverse four-course menu at The Freehand Miami on New Year’s Eve. On the menu expect options like dragonfruit cured crudo, lamb tartare, prosciutto croquettes, pomegranate molasses short ribs, pumpkin tagliatelle, Florida cioppino and hazelnut-chocolate ganache. Outside at the Broken Shaker, table packages with cocktail pitchers are available along with a late-night food market selling items like tacos, hot dogs and arepas.

Price: $95 for first seating (6 to 7 p.m.), $105 for second seating (8 to 10p.m.), $125 for third seating which includes a midnight toast (10 to 10:30 p.m.).

27 miami now open Photo Credit: 27 Restaurant

Habitat by Jose Mendin

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The newly opened Habitat welcomes 2018 with two dining options. Habitat’s first dinner seating offers a limited a la carte menu and on the second seating diners are offered tasting menu served family style. The highlights for the second seating include stone crab tempura, toro sashimi, wagyu carpaccio, king crab ravioli, foie gras, chocolate and caviar, freshly shucked scallops, Muscovy duck breast, and masami kobe beef strip loin.

Price: $125 for first seating (6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.), $225 for second seating (8:30 p.m. on).

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Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Company

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This budget friendly NYE includes food, drink and live music and DJ. Feast on menu of burgers and tacos and sip on Belvedere vodka, Krug champagne, or whatever drink the mood calls for because it’s open bar, too.

Price: $100 for the first 100 customers (from 9 p.m. to midnight with cash bar after midnight to 5 a.m.).

Photo Credit: Sweet Liberty

Nautilus Cabana Club

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Nautilus Cabana Club rings in the 2018 with a buffet-style spread filled with items like lobster bisque, oysters, sushi, salads, ceviche, seafood and meat carving stations and more. Leave room for the dessert station with an assortment of sweets ranging from sticky toffee to blueberry tarts to tres leches.

Price: $95 including a champagne toast at midnight.

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TATEL Miami

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Five Star New Year’s Eve has teamed up with Tatel to an experience aboard a yacht. Depart from Watson Island and dine under the stars on dishes like Iberico ham and manchego cheese, seafood salad, Spanish cod, filet mignon, chocolate cake and, of course, twelve lucky grapes.

Price: $330 for general admission, $600 for the VIP lounge area, plus package prices for ten and sixteen people in the golden VIP lounge for $10,000 and $20,000, respectively.

Photo Credit: Tatel Miami

Enjoy a rooftop view with dinner for New Year’s at Juvia a. The first seating includes a seven-course meal with a half bottle of Moet Chandon. The second seating includes an eight-course meal with a half bottle of Dom Perignon.

Price: $200 for first seating (6 p.m.), $475 for second seating.

Photo Credit: Juvia

BLT Steak Miami

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End the year with a twice as nice feast at BLT Steak’s new location inside the Iberostar Berkley Hotel on South Beach with a three-course meal. One the menu expect pork belly, foie gras torchon, New York strip steak, a dark chocolate tart and a key lime panna cotta.

Price: $125 including Laurent Perrier champagne toast.

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Via Emilia 9

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Via Emilia 9 is offering a rustic five-course menu for its New Year’s Eve meal. Feast on bresola, a tartare assortment, roasted beef with herbs and lentils, Nutella mousse and a complimentary glass of champagne with dried fruits at the stroke of midnight.

Price: $85 with seatings at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

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Forte dei Marmi

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End 2017 on an Italian note with chef Antonio Mellino’s New Year’s Eve menu at Forte Dei Marmi. Begin with an amuse bouche of white oysters before dining on starters including seared scallops with sea urchin along with beef battuta. Continue on to a choice of tagliolini with baby artichokes and alba white truffle or risotto with champagne, gold leaf and caviar, plus a choice of filet mignon with foie gras or a branzino filet. The finale to the meal includes a traditional Italian buffet selection with home baked panettone with crème sauce.

Price: $300 adults, $50 kids

Stubborn Seed

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Spend New Year's Eve with Top Chef winner Jeremy Ford at his new South of Fifth venue, Stubborn Seed. Enjoy a four course “Short Story” tasting during the first seating, which includes a bottle of bubbly for two guests and dishes like cured cobia, charred beets, crab fritters, chicken with burgundy truffle, Umami short rib, and Ora King salmon, coconut semifreddo and a corn pavlova. The second seating is the five course “Long Story” which also includes a bottle of bubbly and the same dishes above are offered with additions like oysters, lavash with chicken liver mousse, corn and crab beignets, Maine lobster with green curry, and snickerdoodle cookies. Afterwards, guests are encouraged to remain to ring in the New Year with a complimentary champagne toast at midnight.

Price: $195 for first seating (6 p.m. to 7 p.m.), $295 for second seating (9:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.) plus plus an additional beverage package for $150 per person featuring a selection of selection of red, white and sparkling wines by the glass and the cocktail Negroni a La Ford.

15th & Vine Kitchen and Bar

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Bring an appetite to feast on a four-course menu at this Brickell eatery on New Year’s Eve. On the menu are options like lobster salad, chestnut soup, pan-seared scallops, branzino, filet mignon and a Middle Eastern platter of baklava, Turkish delight, and almond cake bites.

Price: $77 for the first seating (6:30 p.m.), $87 for the second seating (9:30 p.m.), both with sommelier selected wine pairings for $35.

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Cantina La Veinte

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It’s fiesta time at Cantina La 20 with a Mexican themed evening inclusive of live music and mariachis as well as a welcome glass of champagne. The menu features steak tartare, Alaskan king crab, whole Maine lobster, and a chocolate dome with raspberry gelee.

Price: $250 adults, $120 kids.

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Bazaar Mar by Jose Andres at SLS Brickell

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If New Year's Eve brings on an appetite, Bazaar Mar has a first seating with an eleven-course tasting menu and a second seating with a thirteen-course tasting menu. Both seatings include a glass of bubbly; Nicolas Feuillatte champagne for first seating and Krug for the second seating.

Price: $150 for first seating (6 p.m. to 9 p.m.), $300 for second seating (9 p.m. on).

Le Zoo

Dine like a Parisian at French brassiere, Le Zoo inside the Bal Harbour Shops. Indulge in dishes like scallop gratin, lobster with hollandaise sauce, dover sole meuniere with lemon brown butter and wilted spinach and a chocolate tart with sea salt and chantilly cream.

Price: $85.

Photo Credit: Le Zoo

The Strand Bar & Grill

For NYE, the Strand will be offering up two dining options. The first is a six course option including includes caviar pie, heirloom beets, corn agnolotti with lobster, braised short rib with foie gras mousse, and a chocolate torte with passion mango sorbet. The other option is a three course option with octopus carpaccio, braised short rib and the chocolate torte.

Price: $98 for six courses, $60 for three courses.

Photo Credit: The Strand Miami

27 Restaurant & Bar

Enjoy a diverse four-course menu at The Freehand Miami on New Year’s Eve. On the menu expect options like dragonfruit cured crudo, lamb tartare, prosciutto croquettes, pomegranate molasses short ribs, pumpkin tagliatelle, Florida cioppino and hazelnut-chocolate ganache. Outside at the Broken Shaker, table packages with cocktail pitchers are available along with a late-night food market selling items like tacos, hot dogs and arepas.

Price: $95 for first seating (6 to 7 p.m.), $105 for second seating (8 to 10p.m.), $125 for third seating which includes a midnight toast (10 to 10:30 p.m.).

27 miami now open Photo Credit: 27 Restaurant

Habitat by Jose Mendin

The newly opened Habitat welcomes 2018 with two dining options. Habitat’s first dinner seating offers a limited a la carte menu and on the second seating diners are offered tasting menu served family style. The highlights for the second seating include stone crab tempura, toro sashimi, wagyu carpaccio, king crab ravioli, foie gras, chocolate and caviar, freshly shucked scallops, Muscovy duck breast, and masami kobe beef strip loin.

Price: $125 for first seating (6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.), $225 for second seating (8:30 p.m. on).

Photo Credit: Habitat

Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Company

This budget friendly NYE includes food, drink and live music and DJ. Feast on menu of burgers and tacos and sip on Belvedere vodka, Krug champagne, or whatever drink the mood calls for because it’s open bar, too.

Price: $100 for the first 100 customers (from 9 p.m. to midnight with cash bar after midnight to 5 a.m.).

Photo Credit: Sweet Liberty

Nautilus Cabana Club

Nautilus Cabana Club rings in the 2018 with a buffet-style spread filled with items like lobster bisque, oysters, sushi, salads, ceviche, seafood and meat carving stations and more. Leave room for the dessert station with an assortment of sweets ranging from sticky toffee to blueberry tarts to tres leches.

Price: $95 including a champagne toast at midnight.

Photo Credit: Nautilus Cabana Club

TATEL Miami

Five Star New Year’s Eve has teamed up with Tatel to an experience aboard a yacht. Depart from Watson Island and dine under the stars on dishes like Iberico ham and manchego cheese, seafood salad, Spanish cod, filet mignon, chocolate cake and, of course, twelve lucky grapes.

Price: $330 for general admission, $600 for the VIP lounge area, plus package prices for ten and sixteen people in the golden VIP lounge for $10,000 and $20,000, respectively.

Photo Credit: Tatel Miami

Juvia

Enjoy a rooftop view with dinner for New Year’s at Juvia a. The first seating includes a seven-course meal with a half bottle of Moet Chandon. The second seating includes an eight-course meal with a half bottle of Dom Perignon.

Price: $200 for first seating (6 p.m.), $475 for second seating.

Photo Credit: Juvia

BLT Steak Miami

End the year with a twice as nice feast at BLT Steak’s new location inside the Iberostar Berkley Hotel on South Beach with a three-course meal. One the menu expect pork belly, foie gras torchon, New York strip steak, a dark chocolate tart and a key lime panna cotta.

Price: $125 including Laurent Perrier champagne toast.

BLT Steak Miami Photo Credit: BLT Steak Miami

Via Emilia 9

Via Emilia 9 is offering a rustic five-course menu for its New Year’s Eve meal. Feast on bresola, a tartare assortment, roasted beef with herbs and lentils, Nutella mousse and a complimentary glass of champagne with dried fruits at the stroke of midnight.

Price: $85 with seatings at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

via emilia Photo Credit: Via Emilia 9

Forte dei Marmi

End 2017 on an Italian note with chef Antonio Mellino’s New Year’s Eve menu at Forte Dei Marmi. Begin with an amuse bouche of white oysters before dining on starters including seared scallops with sea urchin along with beef battuta. Continue on to a choice of tagliolini with baby artichokes and alba white truffle or risotto with champagne, gold leaf and caviar, plus a choice of filet mignon with foie gras or a branzino filet. The finale to the meal includes a traditional Italian buffet selection with home baked panettone with crème sauce.

Price: $300 adults, $50 kids

Stubborn Seed

Spend New Year's Eve with Top Chef winner Jeremy Ford at his new South of Fifth venue, Stubborn Seed. Enjoy a four course “Short Story” tasting during the first seating, which includes a bottle of bubbly for two guests and dishes like cured cobia, charred beets, crab fritters, chicken with burgundy truffle, Umami short rib, and Ora King salmon, coconut semifreddo and a corn pavlova. The second seating is the five course “Long Story” which also includes a bottle of bubbly and the same dishes above are offered with additions like oysters, lavash with chicken liver mousse, corn and crab beignets, Maine lobster with green curry, and snickerdoodle cookies. Afterwards, guests are encouraged to remain to ring in the New Year with a complimentary champagne toast at midnight.

Price: $195 for first seating (6 p.m. to 7 p.m.), $295 for second seating (9:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.) plus plus an additional beverage package for $150 per person featuring a selection of selection of red, white and sparkling wines by the glass and the cocktail Negroni a La Ford.

15th & Vine Kitchen and Bar

Bring an appetite to feast on a four-course menu at this Brickell eatery on New Year’s Eve. On the menu are options like lobster salad, chestnut soup, pan-seared scallops, branzino, filet mignon and a Middle Eastern platter of baklava, Turkish delight, and almond cake bites.

Price: $77 for the first seating (6:30 p.m.), $87 for the second seating (9:30 p.m.), both with sommelier selected wine pairings for $35.

Photo Credit: 15th & Vine

Cantina La Veinte

It’s fiesta time at Cantina La 20 with a Mexican themed evening inclusive of live music and mariachis as well as a welcome glass of champagne. The menu features steak tartare, Alaskan king crab, whole Maine lobster, and a chocolate dome with raspberry gelee.

Price: $250 adults, $120 kids.

Photo Credit: Facebook

Bazaar Mar by Jose Andres at SLS Brickell

If New Year's Eve brings on an appetite, Bazaar Mar has a first seating with an eleven-course tasting menu and a second seating with a thirteen-course tasting menu. Both seatings include a glass of bubbly; Nicolas Feuillatte champagne for first seating and Krug for the second seating.

Price: $150 for first seating (6 p.m. to 9 p.m.), $300 for second seating (9 p.m. on).

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