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December 24, 2015

Enjoy a New Year's Eve prix-fixe dinner at these local spots

A roundup of restaurants in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs celebrating with special menus

Events New Year's Eve
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Rotisserie chicken and a bottle of Oude Kriek lambic.

Prix-fixe dinner is a popular option for New Year's Eve. The elaborate multicourse meals can be the highlight of the night or a way to start off celebrating. Find early bird specials, champagne toasts, wine pairings and even a 12-course meal at these local restaurants.

10 Arts

The Ritz-Carlton restaurant 10 Arts Bistro and Lounge will offer a dinner tasting menu, live music, a balloon drop and a champagne toast at midnight. Reservations after 8 p.m. will be able to sit at tables through the midnight celebration.

10 Avenue of the Arts
(215) 523-8000

Reserve a spot at‘s price-fixed, multicourse dinner. An optional wine pairing is also available for an additional cost of $30.

$75 per person
135 S. 18th St.


There are two options at Iron Chef Jose Garces’s Old City tapas spot. The “San Sebastian” prix-fixe tasting menu includes bites like lamb chops, scallops and carpaccio. Diners who wish to upgrade to the “Barcelona” spread get additional options to enjoy. Guests can also request a wine pairing with dinner for an added cost of $30 to $50.

$75 or $90 per person
217-219 Chestnut St.
(215) 625-2450

Audrey Claire BYOB

This Mediterranean BYOB will offer a five-course menu for New Year's Eve. Remember to bring cash because the restaurant does not take cards.

$60 per person
276 S. 20th St.
(215) 731-1222

Bank and Bourbon

This Loews Philadelphia restaurant offers a three-course New Year’s Eve menu, complete with options like seared scallops, oysters, filet mignon and ahi tuna.

$65 per person
1200 Market St.
(215) 231-7300


At this Mediterranean Midtown Village restaurant guests can enjoy a four-course meal. Leave room for the desserts, one is the restaurant's signature salted caramel budino. 

$75 per person
110 S. 13 St.
(215) 546-9300

Bar Ferdinand

This New Year's Eve dinner has a Spanish fare. A live flamenco performance will entertain diners throughout the night. For $75, enjoy five courses. Seatings are available at 5 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Guests at the two later times will enjoy a champagne toast, as well.

$75 per person
1030 N. 2nd St.
(215) 923-1313

Bistro St. Tropez

Ring in 2016 at this French restaurant with a three-course tasting menu. Options include duck confit, oysters, rack of lamb, pheasant breast and salmon filet.

$68 per person
2400 Market St.
(215) 569-9269


Choose between two prix-fixe multicourse dinners. The "Guadalupe" is $50 per person or upgrade to the $65 "Jose Jose" menu. Beverage pairings are available for an added cost.

Another option is to enjoy a Mexican-inspired fiesta on New Year's Eve. From 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. there will be food stations, margaritas, sangria and DJ entertainment. The price for the event is $70.

$50 or $65
3945 Chestnut St.
(215) 222-1657


This Queen's Village restaurant will offer two New Year's Eve menus. Opt for a $75 four-course meal or choose six courses for $100. Dishes include Maine lobster risotto, foie grass and wagyu beef. Guests can also request a wine pairing with dinner for an added cost of $30 to $45.

$75 or $100 per person
627 S. 3rd St.
(267) 687-8512


This South Philly favorite will be offering a special five-course prix-fixe dinner for $95 per person. An optional wine pairing is available for $35 per person.

$95 per person
1537 S. 11th St.
(215) 551-5000

Garces Trading Company

Choose between two prix-fixe options for either $55 or $65 per person. Opt for an added wine pairing at $25.

$55 or $65 per person
1111 Locust St.
(215) 574-1099


This Rittenhouse Hotel restaurant is celebrating New Year's Eve with two tasting menus. Opt for a four-course meal for $85 or try the eight-course feast for $135.

$85 or $135
210 W. Rittenhouse Square
(215) 790-2533

Little Nonna’s

Enjoy an authentic Italian dinner at this restaurant. A special four-course prix-fixe menu will be available for New Year's Eve. 

$75 per person
1234 Locust St. 
(215) 546-2100


Guests can enjoy five courses on New Year's Eve at this Nordic restaurant. 

$75 per person
1046 Tasker Street
(267) 909-9704


Head to Center City for a Mediterranean-inspired four-course meal. The New Year’s Eve menu includes specialties like octopus, lobster, sea urchin, pork shank and baklava. 

$65 per person
1311 Sansom St.
(215) 545-0170

Panorama at Penn’s View Hotel

The restaurant offers a prime location for viewing the 6 p.m. and midnight fireworks show over the Delaware River. To ensure guests can dine and see the show, there will be three dinner seating times available. Sit at 4- 4:30 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. for a three-course prix-fixe dinner or wait until the 9 p.m. seating for a five-course meal

$60-$95 per adult, $30 per child
Front and Market St.
(215) 922-7600


This restaurant in Wayne is serving a five-course prix-fixe menu for New Year's Eve. Start off the evening with a complimentary champagne toast then enjoy the Chef’s selection. Guests can also opt for wine pairings, chosen by a sommelier for each course. 

$85 per person
139 Lancaster Ave.
(610) 977-0600

Paris Bistro

This Parisian restaurant in Chestnut Hill will host a four-course New Year's Eve dinner for the occasion. The seating times are between 5:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Choose to sit in the Jazz cafe section for live entertainment.

$65 or $85 per person
8229 Germantown Ave.
(215) 242-6200

Pumpkin BYOB

This New Year's Eve grab a bottle of champagne and enjoy a four-course tasting menu of local, seasonal dishes.  

$75 per person
1713 South St.
(215) 545-4448


Ring in 2016 at R2L on the 37th floor of Liberty Place. Choose between two prix-fixe menus. The first is a three-course meal between 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The second dinner is four courses between 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The later dinner will include a champagne toast, live music, dancing and party favors.

For those interested in window seating there will be limited seating available for $95 at the earlier time and $200 later in the night.

$75 or $150 per person
50 S. 16th St.
(215) 564-5337

Red Owl Tavern

Red Owl Tavern at the Hotel Monaco is offering a four-course meal for New Year’s Eve with beverage pairing available. Live entertainment and a champagne toast at midnight will round out the evening. Two seatings times are available at 7-7:30 p.m. or 9-9:30 p.m.

$60 per person
433 Chestnut St.
(215) 923-2267


This New Year's Eve dinner features hors d’oeuvres, a four-course meal (with a full vegan menu available), an open beer bar and a Gueuze beer toast at midnight. Make reservations for 8 p.m. and later to enjoy a table for the entire night's festivities.

$125 per person
215 S. 11th St.
(215) 873-0404

The Twisted Tail

The restaurant is throwing a Roaring 20's-themed bash for New Year's Eve with live music and burlesque. From 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. guests can enjoy a three-course prix-fixe menu or choose to dine on a four-course menu between 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. A champagne toast and party access are included in the later dinner price.

$42 or $75 per person
509 S. 2nd St.
(215) 558-2471


Choose between two prix-fixe menus for New Year's Eve with dishes like Spanish octopus, prawn brochette and wagyu beef. Enjoy the "Bilbao" for $75 or try the "Biarritz" at $95. A wine pairing is available for an additional cost of $40-$55. 

$75 or $95 per person
114 S. 20th St.
(215) 665-9150


From 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. this Mediterranean eatery will serve up a four-course prix-fixe dinner. There are also open bar packages available. 

$75 per person
1229 Spruce St.
(215) 790-9494


This speakeasy-style restaurant will offer a three-course, price-fixed dinner, hors d’oeuvres throughout the evening and a complimentary glass of champagne. Live music and DJs will be entertaining guests until 2 a.m. as well. 

$150-$175 per person
223 S. Sydenham St.
(267) 930-3813


There are three prix-fixe dining options available at this Kimmel Center restaurant. For those that want an early dinner before moving on to other festivities, there is a chef's selected menu featuring items from the bar and dining room menu from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The price is $65 per person. 

The next option is for the dining room, where gusts will enjoy a twelve-course tasting menu. The popular Milk and Cereal dish will also be available. The price is $200 per person.

Finally, guests can opt for a night of jazz, hors d’oeuvres, and premium open bar drinks from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. The price is $150 per person.

$65, $150, or $200 per person
300 South Broad St. 
(215) 670-2303