Take a load off and unstress as 2021 comes to a close—don’t worry about dinner this year! Sit back and relax, and let the pros make it special. We’ve rounded-up some of our favorite spots around town open for dine-in and to-go on New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day. Be sure to call ahead for reservations and orders
a’Bouzy; 2300 Westheimer; 713.722.6899
Celebrate with a’Bouzy on New Year’s Eve with your friends and family. They will be offering brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. Enjoy the special brunch options like Hot Smoked Honey & Siracha Salmon and dinner specialties like Double Bone Pork Chop or Seafood Pot Pie. Or order the party to-go with their take-out special, featuring 1 oz Premium Hackleback Sturgeon Caviar for 2 with traditional accouterments plus a bottle of Nicolas Feuillatte Brut Reserve NV for $89. Limited availability, pre-order now! Go to their website or call 713.722.6899 and make reservations now.
The Annie: 1800 Post Oak Blvd. Suite 6170; 713.804.1800
Don’t miss this chance to finally end 2022 and ring in 2022 with The Annie! Join them on New Year’s Eve, Friday, December 31st, for an evening of delicious food, specialty cocktails, 2021 swag and LIVE MUSIC from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.! Then cure your hangover on New Year’s Day, Saturday, January 1st, for their delicious brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. or dinner from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.
*Reservations are recommended. Please call 713.804.1800 or visit them on OpenTable to reserve your table.
Artisans Restaurant: 3201 Louisiana St., Houston; 713.529.9111
Bring in the New Year with Artisans. Whether the year 2021 was good or bad for you how about ending it off on a spectacular note with a beautifully curated course menu and enough champagne to drown any problems away. $130 per person + tax and gratuity. Call the restaurant at 713.529.9111 to book your reservation.
Backstreet Cafe: 1103 S Shepherd Dr., Houston; 713.521.2239
Spend your New Year’s Eve at Backstreet Cafe for a four-course dinner complete with a sparkling cocktail midnight toast for $79 per person. Enjoy selections like charred octopus, lobster chowder, and a grilled ribeye. Return for brunch on New Year’s Day complete with black-eyed peas for good luck from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m!
B&B Butchers 1814 Washington Ave., Houston; 713.862.1814
Join B&B on New Year’s Eve for a fun, festive evening of delicious food, drinks, party favors, and (most importantly) live music and a DJ from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.! Guests can order off the regular dinner menu and reservations are required. There is no ticket fee or prix-fixe menu, so guests can order off the regular dinner menu. Reservations are required. Please call 713.862.1814 or visit them on OpenTable to reserve your table.
Recover and rehydrate at the “Hangover Cure Brunch” on New Year’s Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy live music on the rooftop patio and decadent brunch dishes, including black-eyed peas and greens special, and our specialty cocktails. They will also be open for dinner service that day, which begins at 3 p.m.
BB Lemon: 1809 Washington Ave.; 713.554.1809
BB Lemon is open all day on New Year’s Eve, Friday, December 31st, so stop in for lunch or dinner service! No need to get all dressed up – come in for dinner or a late-night snack and enjoy a laid-back evening of celebrating with great food, cocktails, and party favors!
Or kick-off 2022 with B.B. Lemon at our annual Hangover Cure Brunch! Recover and re-hydrate on Saturday, January 1st from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. with our delicious food, cocktails, and LIVE MUSIC! The restaurant will also be open for dinner service from 3 – 10 p.m. that evening.
Reservations are recommended. Call them at 713.554.1809 or find them on OpenTable to reserve your seat! Indoor and outdoor seating available!
Brennan’s of Houston, 3300 Smith St.713-522-9711
Celebrate your New Year’s Eve or Day Brunch at Brennan’s of Houston. New Year’s Eve celebrations will be held on Fri, Dec. 31, 2021 from 5 to 9 p.m. They are also offering a special brunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on January 1. Call (713) 522-9711 for reservations.
Brasserie du Parc, 1440 Lamar Street; 832.879.2802
Come celebrate the holiday season and treat your family to a special meal at Brasserie du Parc from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Make your reservations at 832-879-2802.
City Cellars, 1801 Binz St Ste 120
Finish off the year with City Cellars. They will be open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday December 31, 2021.
Caracol: 2200 Post Oak Blvd., Suite #160, Houston; 713.622.9996
This New Year let Caracol’s kitchen do all the work! Dine-in with them on New Year’s Eve for a four-course special holiday menu for $85. Enjoy selections like a bacon-wrapped quail and fire-roasted Gulf shrimp for the main course—just don’t forget to save room for the cream cheese flan for dessert. Also, enjoy a complimentary sparkling toast at midnight and live music by Ikaru. Or let them take care of your New Year brunch on Saturday, January 1st from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. with their delicious a la carte brunch menu.
Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse, 5061 Westheimer, 713.355.2600
Make your New Year’s Eve unforgettable with Del Frisco’s! Spend time with your loved ones and quit cooking as the special new year menu includes Flavorful Fresh Florida Stone Crab Claws, Savory Sides, Delectable Bone-In Filets, and Decadent Desserts. Call for reservations now!
Etoile Cuisine et Bar, 1101-11 Uptown Park Blvd; 832.668.5808
Etoile will be open on New Year’s Eve for lunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and for dinner from 5 to 10 p.m., serving their regular menu. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 832-668-5808. They will be closed on New Year’s Day.
Cafe Leonelli; 5500 Main Street, 713.714.3014
Cafe Leonelli has arranged a wonderful festival event on New Year Eve. You can also visit on New Year’s Eve from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and New Year Day from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Visit the website or make a call 713.714.3014 to get your queries done.
Fielding’s Local Kitchen + Bar: 26400 Kuykendahl Rd., The Woodlands; 281.351.2225
Ring in the New Year at Fielding’s Local! Join them at various seats at 5 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. for their annual New Year’s Celebration! They will feature, balloon drop, party favors, and live music to help you ring in the new year in with sparkling toasts. You can expect a stellar prix fixe menu. Call 281-612-7630 to reserve your seats now & stay tuned for all the exciting details. They will also be open on New Years’ day for brunch a 10 a.m. plus a bloody Mary cart.
Frank’s Americana Revival: 3736 Westheimer Rd.; 713.572.8600.
Frank’s Americana Revival, a neighborhood favorite that blends together the best of classic dishes with regional influences and contemporary twists, will be closed on New Year’s Day. The restaurant will offer specials on New Year’s Eve (details to come) and reservations must be made through the restaurant directly for each of these nights.
Ember & Greens Restaurant and Bar, 9403-B Katy Freeway (77024); 713-465-3333
Ember & Greens, a wonderful place to spend your New Year’s Eve. They will serve from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. with healthy food, unique American dishes and bar serving. In addition, a Fridge Friendly menu including fresh-made dishes and make-at-home kits makes Ember & Greens stands apart. Restaurant has a large patio, and full bar serving cocktails, wine and beer is what will make your Eve memorable. They are also offering brunch menu and regular menu with various specialties on New Year Day. For brunch visit from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. while restaurant will remain open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Start your new year with your family and loved once at Ember & Greens.
Goode Company Barbeque, Goode Company Seafood, Goode Company Taqueria, Goode Company Mexican Restaurant and Goode Company Armadillo Palace will all be open New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day! Visit their websites to learn more!
Hugo’s: 1600 Westheimer @ Mandell; 713.524.7744
Hugo’s is celebrating the new year with a four-course special holiday menu for $72 with live guitar music by Viento and a complimentary sparkling cocktail toast at midnight. Or stop by for brunch on New Year’s Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for their brunch buffet. Please call 713.524.7744 for reservations.
KIN DEE THAI CUISINE, 1533 N Shepherd Dr, Suite 160; 281.826-2655.
Make memories with Thai twist at Kin Dee Thai Cuisine. A wonderful and authentic place to spend quality time on Christmas Eve and Day. They are serving during business hours at 1533 N Shepherd Dr, Suite 160 in the Market at Houston Heights. You can also visit on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day from 11 a.m to 10 p.m. For reservations and pre-orders, you can drop email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 281.826-2655.
Kanau Sushi, 2850 Fannin Street.
Bring your friends and family to Kanau Sushi and enjoy your New Year’s Eve. The restaurant is serving from 11 a.mm to 11 p.m. on Friday, December 31, 2021. Make reservations online.
Kenny & Ziggy’s, 2327 Post Oak Blvd; 713-871-8883
Houston’s most authentic New York deli, Kenny & Ziggy’s, serves sky-scraping sandwiches, sizable salads authentic Eastern European entrees and more, will open at 8 am on New Year’s Eve and close early at 4 p.m. The deli opens at 10 a.m. on New Year’s Day.
La Table: 1800 Post Oak Blvd., Houston; 713-439-1000
Looking for a chic New Year’s Eve celebration? Celebrate with an exquisite dinner tasting menu for $135 per person featuring delectable dishes like beef tartare and filet mignon. Make your reservation today from 8 – 10 p.m.
Le Jardinier, 5500 Main St; 713.714.3015
Le Jardinier will be open for lunch from 11:30. a.m to 2 p.m. and two seatings for dinner. Enjoy a four-course menu from 5 to 6:30 p.m. ($145 per guest) or a six-course menu plus a midnight champagne toast from 7:30 to10 p.m. ($245 per guest). However, restaurant will be closed on New Year’s Day. Visit the website for exploring menus, more information, and reservation or call 713.714.3015.
Le Colonial: 4444 Westheimer Rd; 713.629.4444
Bid adieu to 2021 at Le Colonial, located in the buzzy River Oaks District. The restaurant will be offering a three-course prix fixe $95 dinner with $65 optional wine pairing. Find the full menu available here.
Liberty Kitchen, 4224 San Felipe, 713-622-1010; 963 Bunker Hill, 713-468-3745
Liberty Kitchen is offering a special New Year’s Eve menu. Make your Eve unforgettable with champagne & wine pairings.
Mastro’s Steakhouse, 1650 West Loop South, 713-993-2500
Take the day off and enjoy your New Year’ Eve at Mastro’s Steakhouse. They are offering a four-course dinner along with Moët & Chandon champagne toast. Enjoy the special four course menu for $225 per person. Details and reservations are available online.
MAD: 1800 Post Oak Blvd., Houston; 713.439.1000
Countdown the New Year the MAD way with a special dining affair. They will have two seatings for dinner available that will include a special chef’s tasting menu, party favors and a champagne toast. Learn more about their special just for the new year here.
Ouisie’s Table: 3939 San Felipe St Houston; 713.528.2264
Celebrate the New Year at Ouisie’s with two days of fun. Open New Year’s Eve and Day enjoy a DJ, live music, entertainment and a special a la carte menu!
McCormick & Schmick’s, 1201 Fannin St
Join the McCormick & Schmick’s dining room where a special holiday prix fixe menu is waiting for you to cheer new year 2022. Start at $50 you can grasp 7oz. West Australian Lobster Tail, Featuring Center Cut Filet Mignon, Chocolate Silk Pie and many more options. Make reservations now!
Sambuca: 909 Texas Ave., Houston; 713.227.7423
Welcome 2022 with live music, the best dance floor, chef-prepared dinner at Houston’s premier NYE dinner club. An amazing combination of dinner+ dance+ music by David De La Garza with make your New Year’s Eve Party memorable. You can choose seating available for 6pm, 7pm and 9:30pm Grab your tickets now starting from $55 from here.
Prego; 2520 Amherst, 713.529.2420
Located in the heart of Rice Village, this comfortable trattoria is a festive space in which to celebrate with family and friends. The restaurant will be open noon to 9 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, offering their regular menu and nightly specials, including Osso Bucco with local mushroom risotto, Parmesan-crusted Gulf Red Snapper with jumbo lump crabmeat, and Veal Chop Milanese. Full bar and award-winning wine list. They will also be open on New Year’s Day serving brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and serving the lunch and dinner menu until 9 p.m.
Pier 6 Seafood & Oyster House, 113 6th (San Leon), 281-339-1515
Are you looking for a special party for New Year? At Pier 6 enjoy a Masquerade Party that will make your new year start with a bang. It includes live DJ, balloon drop, dance floor, Champagne toast, and much more. Call the manager and make reservations today.
Paulie’s, 1834 Westheimer (77098), 713-807-7271
Don’t wanna cook on New Year’s Eve? Paulie’s is here!
Dine in, meal to-go, or bulk to go services are available on New Year’s Eve from 11 am to 9 pm. Please make a call for menu in bulk specifically. The restaurant will be closed on New Year Day and day after.
Rainbow Lodge; 2011 Ella Blvd., 713.861.8666
Rainbow Lodge is Houston’s original lodge restaurant featuring seafood and wild game in a historic 114-year-old log cabin on an acre of beautiful grounds. The restaurant will be open on New Year’s Eve for dinner with reservations from 5 p.m to 10 p.m. serving a special 3-course menu for $85 per person plus beverages, tax & gratuity. The Lodge will also be serving a Southern-style New Year’s Day Brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., offering an a la carte menu with Gulf Coast-inspired favorites. And there will be Black-Eyed Peas for good luck!
Relish Restaurant & Bar: 2810 Westheimer Rd.; 713.599.1960
Relish Restaurant & Bar, a neighborhood eatery offering classic, American cuisine fused with Mediterranean influences, will be open New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, Relish with normal business hours and offer a special menu for New Year’s Eve. Details to come.
State of Grace : 3258 Westheimer Rd. ; 832.942.5080
State of Grace is offering a special prix fixe menu on New Year’s Eve. The special menu is from executive chef Bobby Matos including wagyu tartare, prime rib & king crab, and much more. In addition, delicious desserts by chef Chrysta Poulos in just $125 per person and an additional $50 for wine pairing. Click here for full menu and call 832-942-5080 or visit website for reservations.
Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen; Multiple Locations
Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen’s two locations will be open New Years Eve 11 a.m. to 10:30 pm serving their regular menu. They will bel open at 4 pm on New Year’s Day and close at 9:30 pm.
Tony’s: 3755 Richmond Ave; 713.622.6778
Celebrate the New Year at Tony’s for dine-in with multi-choice dinner, excellent food & wine, and–of course–Tony’s famous countdown to the new year! Spend your final night of 2021 sampling some of the world’s finest, seasonal White Alba Truffles, and 55 day, dry-aged Prime Ribeye, just to name a few. The first seating will begin at 6 p.m. for $115 per person and the second is at 9:15 p.m. for $195 per person, with live music by Nick and the Hits. For reservations, please call 713-622-6778.
Traveler’s Table; 520 Westheimer Road, 832.409.5785
New beginnings in 2022! Enjoy a special 3-course prix fixe menu for just $85 including a sparkling wine toast will be a great option. Traveler’s Table offers three seatings, 5 pm, 7:30pm, and 9:30pm, with Josh Dupont spinning from 7pm till close. They also offer take-out menu service along with single bottle of wine. Reservations are open now on Resy!
Turner’s: 800 Post Oak Blvd.; 713.804.1212
Join them on New Year’s Eve, Friday, December 31st, to celebrate the end of 2021 with a bang! Ring in 2022 in true New York City style with live music while enjoying our delicious dinner menu and New Year’s Eve-inspired specials. With a countdown to the new year and a champagne toast at midnight under a sea of gold balloons, this is a night you don’t want to miss!
There will be two seating options, one at 6pm and one at 9:15pm. There will be a $50 entertainment charge per seat during the 6pm seating and a $125 entertainment fee per seat for the 9:15pm seating. Black tie attire encouraged.
Reservations are required and must be made with a credit card to hold the table. Please call them at 713.804.1212. A 48-hour cancellation notice is required. If your reservation is canceled within less than 48-hours, a cancellation fee of $150 per person will be charged.
Or join them on New Year’s Day, Saturday, January 1st, for dinner and drinks. The bar opens at 4pm and dinner service begins at 5pm!
URBE, 1101 Uptown Park Blvd., 713-726-8273
Searching for NYE offers? URBE is offering special celebrations from 8 pm to midnight. It includes 4 drinks per person, food stations, Patron tequila tastings, passed bites, DJ and mariachi music, and cash bar. All just fun services are available at $75 plus tax & gratuity. Food will be served till 11 pm. Restaurant will remain open during regular hours from 10 am to 4 pm, with complimentary ponche from new year day.
Xochi, 1777 Walker St. in Marriott Marquis Houston, 713.300.4440
New Year’s Eve: Xochi will be open Vispera de Año Nuevo – New Year’s Eve – with a four-course prix fixe menu for $79 per person plus beverage, tax and gratuity. Reservations highly recommended. Limited seating. The next day, New Year’s Day, they will serve an a la carte brunch menu from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., see the menus here.