From luxurious New Year’s Eve dinners (complete with Champagne toasts) to casual New Year’s Day brunches with Bloody Marys to breakfast-in-bed options for those who want to cozy up at home, these Arizona restaurants are offering a variety of ways to deliciously welcome in 2021.
Ring in 2021 with a private VIP table in ZuZu’s lounge atmosphere, starting at 7 p.m. Pricing starts at $400 for a VIP table for two, which includes a bottle of Veuve Cliquot La Grande Dame, platters for two that include a shellfish display and charcuterie board, and bottomless appetizers. Tables can be reserved for up to eight. Plus, the restaurant will also be serving up happy hour bites and drink specials from 3 to 6 p.m. Reservations are required and can be made at 480.421.7997. Pictured.
From 5 to 10 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, toast 2021 at Prado at Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia. Enjoy live entertainment along with four-course prix-fixe menu and a complimentary glass of cava toast at midnight. Then, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Jan. 1, savor an a la carte plated brunch with sweet and savory breakfast and lunch favorites alongside live music and patio seating.
Presenting a four-course, prix-fix menu, elements will offer two seating times. The first will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.; the second seating takes place from 8 to 10:30 p.m. Entree options include prime dry-aged New York strip, miso-glazed Chilean sea bass and more. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 480.948.2100.
On New Year’s Eve, pay Tomaso’s a special visit and indulge in a decadent selection of Italian-inspired dishes, like pistachio-encrusted rack of lamb. New Year’s Eve meals at Tomaso’s are available for dine-in and takeout.
Reservations will be available starting at 6 p.m. at the just-opened Belle’s Nashville Kitchen for a three-course menu. Entree options include 12-oz. roasted garlic crusted prime rib, 8-oz. skin-on Faroe Island salmon and black truffle linguine. Reservations are required by calling 480.590.3190.
Ring in 2021 at Lon’s at the Hermosa with an elegant four-course prix-fixe dinner, offered from 5 to 10 p.m. Entree options include ricotta Agnolotti, butter-poached Tristan lobster or wagyu tataki. Enjoy live music from 6:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. Reservations are required.
On New Year’s Even, Rusconi’s American Kitchen is ringing in the new year from 5 to 9 p.m. with a special three-course menu with entree options being Florida grouper, rack of lamb, roasted pork tenderloin and more.
Peacock Wine Bar in Gilbert is offering a special New Year’s Eve package to-go. For $50, enjoy a bottle of bubbles, a signature Peacock (charcuterie) board, a chocolate flight, hats and blowers. Add on an additional bottle or board for $15 each. Orders must be placed by Dec. 29 for pick up on Dec. 31 between noon and 4 p.m. Curbside pickup is available.
Little Rituals in Downtown Phoenix is hosting Hassle Free New Year’s Eve festivities, and they are now accepting bookings for three packages including a bottle of Champagne, cocktails and bites. Seating starts at 8 p.m. and there is limited seating for parties of two to eight. Reservation only; book in advance through website.
Bitter & Twisted Cocktail Parlour offers Hassle-Free Tiki NYE Packages that include platter boards, Dim Sum dishes, cocktails and more, with the option of adding on bubbles. Seating starts at 8 p.m. and there is limited seating for parties of two to eight. Reservation only; book in advance through website.
Toast to another year with a delicious meal at Roaring Fork this New Year’s Eve beginning at 4 p.m. Executive Chef Israel Medina will be cooking up a specialty lobster and steak plate in addition to seasonal menu items available that evening only.
Stonegrill Restaurant at JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa dishes up a special New Year’s Eve prix-fixe menu from 5 to 9 p.m., including entree choices of seabass oscar and filet of beef. A kid’s menu and vegan options are also available.
Nook Kitchen in Arcadia hosts a special three-course New Year’s Eve dinner featuring signature cocktails of choice and tasty entrees like pan-seared scallops and espresso-rubbed prime filet.
Outrider Rooftop Lounge at Canopy by Hilton Scottsdale will be opening its doors at noon on New Year’s Eve complete with a specialty cocktail menu, Champagne specials and elevated bites for the occasion. No reservations needed. Plus, guests can experience The Mumm Lounge complete with branded swag, a Champagne and cocktail ice luge, giveaways and more. If you plan to make a weekend out of it, the hotel’s restaurant Cobre Kitchen + Cocktails will be extending New Year’s Day breakfast hours and featuring a pop-up, craft Bloody Mary bar.
On New Year’s Eve, The LOLA will serve brunch until 2 p.m. with a three-course specialty dinner menu available from 5 to 7 p.m. On New Year’s Day, the restaurant is open all day; plus, LOLA’s Brunch in Bed offering is available for those who want to celebrate at home.
Enjoy the final meal of 2020 at T. Cook’s with a prix-fixe menu (with Champagne toast!) including chilled lobster, pan-seared halibut, parsnip “osso buco” and more from 5 to 10 p.m. After dinner, head to the Vernadero Lawn for a lively performance by Joel Maze Trio from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Starting at 6 p.m., The Americano will be dishing up a festive New Year’s Eve menu with a variety of luxe dishes, like salt and pepper lobster fritto and saffron halibut.
Ring in the holiday at The Craftsman Cocktails and Kitchen for a comfortable atmosphere, hand-crafted beers and cocktails, and an incredible dining experience. In addition to the prix-fixe menu from 6 to 10 p.m., an NYE happy hour menu will be available from 3 to 6 p.m.
Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurant hosts a special New Cheers Eve virtual event starting at 6 p.m. CST. The event will last about 60 minutes. Plus, there will be a limited amount of heat-and-serve meals for two to go along with the event; reserve your meal beforehand.
Ling & Louie’s will offer a special three-course menu on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 with dishes like Korean salmon and Ling’s meatloaf. The meal is available for dine-in or take-out.
Blue Clover Distillery will be celebrating New Year’s Day and National Bloody Mary Day with a $10 spicy Bloody Mary brunch or a bottomless mimosa brunch with $2 refills.
MATCH Market & Bar is offering two New Year’s Eve dinner options from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. featuring a half oven-roasted chicken with comfort-food sides with the second option including wine or craft beer. Both dining options are available for dine-in and to-go. Light bites will be available at the bar until 2 a.m. Reservations and to-go orders may be made by calling 602.875.8080 or via email at [email protected].
PHX Beer Co.’s Scottsdale location is offering a four-course pairing dinner for two nights; there is even a vegetarian option. Available after 4 p.m. on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 with limited seating, the specialty menu can be ordered to-go as well and features a main course of braised short ribs.
Weft & Warp Art Bar + Kitchen hosts a flavorful New Year’s spread. The three-course menu is available from 6 to 10:30 p.m. and options include Colorado lamb chops and Spanish Pulpo.
CIELO at ADERO Scottsdale will be offering a special three-course dinner menu on New Year’s Eve with carved roast tenderloin. Or enjoy a special New Year’s Day Champagne brunch menu including crab meat and asparagus omelet, huevos rancheros and more.
Hearth ’61 at Mountain Shadows is ringing in the new year with a special four-course menu from Chef Charles Wiley. Seatings are at 6:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. (which includes party favors and a midnight Champagne toast). Reservations are required and can be made at 480.624.5458.
New Year’s Eve dinner at Blue Hound will take place from 4 to 10 p.m. The four-course, prix-fixe menu is available in addition to the regular dinner menu and includes a ticket to the New Year’s Eve Party at LUSTRE, which will be an unforgettable evening under the stars with drinks and live music.
On Dec. 31, diners are invited to enjoy New Year’s Eve at the Cowboy Club in Sedona and savor specials like bacon-wrapped filet mignon with cold water lobster tail and, for dessert, cherries jubilee. Reservations can be made by calling 928.282.4200.
Sushi Roku at W Scottsdale is offering New Year’s Eve packages for both dine-in or curbside carryout. The New Year’s Eve in a Box for two features bubbles, edamame, shishito Japanese peppers, rib-eye steak with sides, sushi, specialty rolls and party favors for $160.
Maple & Ash will be open from 4:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. with its regular menu available for dine-in and takeout. A specialty menu item of lobster thermidor is available for dine-in, along with a complimentary Champagne toast at midnight.
FRANCINE is open New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day for brunch, lunch and dinner. Enjoy the regular dinner menu, as well as a five-course feast, with a wine-pairing option. FRANCINE is open from 5 to 11 p.m. with two-seating options: 5 to 6 p.m. or 8 to 9 p.m. Limited seating still available.