Welcome to 2024! Here’s Where to Wine and Dine on New Year’s Eve!

Welcome to 2024! Here’s Where to Wine and Dine on New Year’s Eve!

Brunch at Tony's

IT'S THAT TIME of year — already— to close out 2023 with end-of-year celebrations. Here are dozens of delicious suggestions for an evening out on the town. Reservations highly recommended. Hello, 2024!


A’Bouzy

Immerse yourself in the New Year’s Eve Winter Wonderland brunch event featuring a “Special Cuvée” Brut NV by Beau Joie, gently priced at $49 a bottle. Anticipate a delectable menu, lots of bubbles, and a picturesque snowy atmosphere — courtesy of the on-site snow making machine! Secure your spot at this exclusive event (10am-3pm) by making reservations now through OpenTable.

Aya Sushi

Greet the new year with a special omakase experience including 21 bites of Aya’s favorite menu items of 2023. The Howdy 2024 Omakase is $175 per person. With over 100 selections by the bottle, anticipate the largest sake selection in Texas, as well as a stand-out cocktail program.

MaKiin

Ring in the new year at the new upscale Thai concept in luxury high-rise Hanover River Oaks by Kin Dee owner, Lukkaew Srasrisuwan. Expect a special New Year’s Eve dinner with highlights including Chef O’s award-winning chicken and the Sizzling Northern Adventure, sliced short ribs in a northern-style yellow curry broth with crispy egg noodles, quail egg, and chili oil served on a sizzling hot stone. From 10pm to midnight, MaKiin will transition into a festive party with complimentary Thai entertainment and a Champagne toast at midnight. Reservations can be made via OpenTable.

Marmo  

Hit this handsome Italian chophouse specializing in decadent hand-rolled pastas, house-made charcuterie, and hand-cut prime steaks. On Dec. 31 come hungry for a four-course prix fixe menu ($145) before your midnight plans begin. Or ring in the new year with a Champagne toast and midnight festivities including a jazz trio. Reservations are required and can be made via Open Table.

Citizens of Montrose

All day brunch is the move at Citizens of Montrose, a cheery all-day café. On New Year’s Eve and Day, enjoy a hearty Australian breakfast, boozy cocktail and beautiful caffeine concoctions. Both days 7am-7pm.

Tony’s

Ring in the new year Tony’s-style with a four-course prix fixe menu featuring a Moutaurd Brut “Grand Cuvee” Champagne toast at both seatings. Reservations are at 5:30pm ($115) and 9:15pm ($195) featuring live music from Nick & The Hits. Click here to view the menu Call 713.622.6778 to reserve.

Four Seasons Hotel

The beautifully decorated Downtown hotel keeps it posh for NYE. Kick things off upstairs with an early evening party at Bandista speakeasy or hit Bayou & Bottle downstairs where things get popping at 9pm with a New Year’s Eve party including live music, a photo area, party favors and a Champagne toast.

Doris Metropolitan

One of Houston’s best New Year’s Eve parties will offer all the glitz and glam you can imagine. Enjoy a red carpet-style event with DJ Just V, a balloon drop, festive favors and more. Black tie attire is encouraged. The beats begin at 9pm, followed by a Champagne saber at 11:30pm, a New Year’s countdown and complimentary toast, and entertainment.

Uchiko

The sleek sister to Uchi is rolling out a New Year’s Eve omakase menu from Dec. 29-31. Menu highlights include oyster Champagne with finger lime and blood orange, grilled lobster, dry-aged New York strip and more ($350 for two). Reservations here. Uchi Houston also offers a special omakase menu.

The Warwick

Known for its delectable menu and flashy cocktails, The Warwick is a fun place for brunch on New Year’s Eve — you’re sure to impress with a Martini Tree or a towering Bloody Mary, and a shareable Brunch Platter. The three-course New Year’s Eve dinner experience ($125) features a red-carpet entrance, 360 photo booth and more. Closed on New Year’s Day.

Houston Museum of Natural Science

Where else can you toast under the dinosaurs? Ring in the new year with HMNS! Featuring live music, DJs, food trucks and cash bars, you won’t want to miss this one, 8pm-1am. Tickets are on sale now.

Hotel Zaza

You cannot go wrong with NYE 2023 package. It includes overnight accommodations, complimentary valet parking for one vehicle, entry to the NYE party and New Year's Day brunch. The on-site party also includes live music, cocktail pop-ups, passed appetizers, and a midnight Champagne toast. The brunch features an elaborate ballroom buffet, mimosa Bar and bloody Mary bar.

Nobu

This contemporary Japanese spot in the Galleria is ready with a special New Year’s omakase menu. Guests can sup on a sashimi tasting, a chef’s sushi selection, and more. Opens at 5pm.

Traveler’s Table

Close out the New Year at Traveler’s Table with a four-course prix fixe menu with special guest DJ Danielle Dupont spinning. The eclectic restaurant also offers a New Year’s Day brunch. Visit Resy for reservations.

Trattoria Sofia

Start early on New Year's Eve with a festive brunch or evening of Italian food (regular dinner menu), drinks, party favors and live music. One of Houston's favorite piano players and singers, Bubba McNeely, will be performing that evening.

Turner’s

Ring in 2023 in true New York City style at a black-tie affair with live music, dinner and New Year's Eve-inspired specials. With a countdown Champagne toast at midnight under a sea of gold balloons, expect a sight to see.

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