We might have written about the world coming to an end, thanks to a bunch of Mayans who forgot to finish the calendar, but we’re still optimistic about our future. We’re so optimistic, in fact, that we’ve prepared a nice list of places to paint the town red (or white, or rosé) on New Year’s Eve. Whether you want to go all NYE crazy, or have a nice meal out with friends, family, or even your honey boo boo (awww), we’ve got the details. So, take a look through, get your reservations in quick, and have a great new year. We’ll update this with more restaurants as we find them. If you have any to add to this, please let us know.
Barnum Publick House: $45 for a 4 course dinner that includes a champagne toast at midnight. Call at (203) 690-1044 for reservations.
Morello Bistro: 5-7:30 is a la carte and 8:30-11 is a $95 4 course dinner with a prosecco toast and a live DJ. Check for reservations at (203) 661-3443.
Boulevard18: A special New Year’s Eve menu will be available. Call for reservations at (203) 594-9900.
Bar Sugo: two seating prix fixe with free champagne (203) 956-7134.
Basso Cafe: 5 courses from Renato Donzelli. Two seatings at 6 or 9 at $120 per person with a champagne toast for both seatings. Note, tax and tip aren’t included and if you bring your own wine there’s an additional BYOB fee of $10 per bottle. Call for reservations at (203) 354-6566.
Brasitas: seatings at 7 and 9:30 for $55 per person. Includes a prix fixe meal and a glass of champagne. (203) 354-7329.
The Ginger Man: There will be a full menu plus dinner specials and a champagne toast. Check out their legen-wait for it-dary beer selection. (203) 861-6400.
Match: special NYE menu, just for you. Reservations at (203) 852-1088.
Red Lulu: seatings at 6 and 8 pm with live music from Francois Weiss. Cocktail party at 10 pm. $75 reservation. 2 hour open bar with champagne toast at midnight. Cocktail attire suggested. (203) 939-1600
The Spread: Man Men themed party. Starting at 7 pm, 1 1/2 hour long cocktail party. Starting at 8:30 begins a 5 course dinner. $95 per person. If you want the full menu or info, e-mail The Spread. (203) 939-1111
Strada18: Specials available a la carte or prix fixe for $75 that includes an amuse bouche, four courses, and a palate cleanser. Add a wine pairing for each course for an additional $35. Call for reservations at (203) 853-4546.
Bar Rosso: 5-11 pm seatings, featuring specials and complimentary midnight champagne toast. They’ll be open until 2 am, so let your inner freak out. Reservations at (203) 388-8640 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brasitas: seatings at 7 and 9:30 for $55 per person. Includes a prix fixe meal and a glass of champagne. (203) 323-3176.
City Limits Diner: feeling pooped from the holidays? Get a dinner package for 8-10 people and rock the night away at your house. Look, gives you more time to drink and get silly. (203) 348-7000
Dolce Cubano: two seatings. Seating at 6 pm is $59 and includes 4 courses and a champagne toast. Seating at 9:30 includes a 4 course dinner, a champagne toast, a NYE DJ, and dancing! Call (203) 871-0700.
Eos: $75 for a 4 course prix fixe dinner and champagne toast @ midnight. Plus, DJ. Reservations at (203) 569-6250.
The Fez: Great Gatsby New Years Eve Dinner Party. $125 4 course champagne dinner, black and white attire, 1920′s music and DJ. Wear those flapper dresses and sleek suits. Call for reservations at (203) 975-0479.
Hudson Grille: Open until 3 am with music and a free champagne toast.
Parallel Post: $60 for a four course meal, or $80 with a beer/wine pairing for each course. Call up (203) 380-6380.
Spotted Horse Tavern: seatings at 3pm, 5pm and 7pm. 2 hour window. Call (203) 557-9393.
Cheers and here’s to a 2013 filled with food, fun, friends and family!