If you’re simply cooked out for the year, have no fear, there are so many great places ready to take care of you. Here’s a list of places open for to-go or dine-in on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day in Austin. Be sure to call ahead for reservations.
Caroline Restaurant: 621 Congress Ave Suite 101; 512.982.6766
Toast to 2021 at Caroline! Join them for a festive feast including Chef’s specialties, offered only on NYE. They’re open 4 p.m. to 11 p.m., offering our regular menu plus Chef’s specialties like smoked shrimp and beef tenderloin.
Fonda San Miguel: 2330 North Loop, 512.459.4121
Enjoy a Mexican New Year’s Eve or Day meal at Fonda San Miguel. Open for dine on their regular dinner menu, or from 5 p.m.-7:00 p.m. sit in their cocktail area and at the bar for happy hour drink specials and half-price appetizers.
Foreign & Domestic: 306 E 53rd St., Austin; 512.459.1010
Bring your friends and family and celebrate the new year at Foreign & Domestic. Enjoy a special five-course tasting menu for $75 per person with an optional wine pairing for $25 per person.
Garrison Grill: 101 Red River St.; 512.524.4700
Join the Garrison Grill on New Year’s Eve for the launch of our Dinner Pop-Up Series! Choose from two available seatings at 6 p.m. for $125 per person or 9 p.m. for $155 per person with option wine pairing for an addition $45 and enjoy a delectable Chef’s Tasting Menu. Details and reservations are available now online.
L’oca D’oro: 1900 Simond Ave.; 737.212.1876
Celebrate the holiday with L’Oca d’Oro at home with a special holiday subscription bag. The New Year’s offering will be an elegant dinner featuring the sort of luxe items you’d expect dining at L’Oca d’Oro on the last holiday of the year. More details to be shared on their social media pages. Holiday subscriptions are available as meals for 2 or 4, with additonal wine add-ons.
Rosedale Kitchen and Bar: 3800 North Lamar, Austin; 512.729.0052
Join Rosedale for a special New Year’s Eve chef’s tasting menu for $65 without wines and an additional $35 for wine pairing. Dine on black-eyed pea chow chow, wild mushroom bisque, pan-seared duck breast, and lavender panna cotta. This special is only available for dine-in but they also offer an NYE pre-order takeout menu.
Sway: 3437 Bee Caves Rd. 512.326.1999
Gold means happiness + good fortune in Thai culture—and we’ll take all the luck we can get in 2021. Sway is running gold-themed specials starting Dec. 29th through the New Year, including golden milk tiramisu and gilded cocktails. Sway will be open on both New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
Shore Raw Bar & Grill: 8665 W. SH 71 ste 100; 512.618.6400
Ring in the New Year at Shore with a special six-course dinner! For $150 per person, enjoy an oyster trio, petit filet migon and lobster tail, live music at 9:30 p.m. and more! Seating is at 6 p.m and 8:30 p.m to 9:45 p.m. Call them for reservations.
Second Bar + Kitchen Northside: 3121 Palm Way, Suite 101; 737.300.4800
Start your New Year’s Eve right with Second Bar + Kitchen Northside dine-in or to-go. Open until midnight New Year’s Eve with their all-day menu and dine-in and to-go New Year’s Eve Specials, please make your reservations via Resy.
Texas Honey Ham Co.: 3736 Bee Cave Rd Suite 6; 512.330.9888
Take the day off! Let Texas Honey Ham take care of the cooking and enjoy a traditional holiday spread with honey-baked ham, roasted turkey breast, and all the fixings. Don’t forget to pick up some of the classic holiday sides like cornbread dressing, mashed potatoes, turkey gravy, chipotle-cranberry sauce, and more. Call them at 512-330-9888 to place your orders!
William Chris Vineyards: 10352 U.S. Highway 290, Hye; 830.998.7654
Head to the outskirts of Austin and join William Chris Vineyards for their annual New Year’s Day tradition—the William Chris Vineyards Black-Eyed Pea Cook-Off! Think you have what it takes to compete for the title of the Black-Eyed Pea Champion? Learn more and enter here! Just want to join in on the fun without spending time cooking? All tickets include a New Year’s toast with our winemaking team, a sampling of all black-eyed pea dishes, one vote to cast for your favorite and live music!