New Year’s Eve 2019: Chicago
Do you have plans yet for New Year’s Eve? We’ve got you covered with special dinners, parties and more depending on what type of vibe you are looking for in Chicago. Wishing you a happy and healthy New Year!
WHEN: 4:00 PM – 1:00 AM
Pop the bubbly – 2020 is almost here! Celebrate at Aba with classic favorites including Whipped Feta Spread, Grilled Skirt Steak Shawarma and Spicy Big Eye Tuna, or special for the night, feast on a four-course menu featuring Truffled Stracciatella, Slagel Farms Filet Mignon and Diver Scallops with celery root puree. Enjoy live music beginning at 10:00 PM, get festive with New Year’s Eve party favors perfect for the on-site photo booth and toast to the New Year at midnight with Giuliana Prosecco.
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WHEN: 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cheers to 2020! Enjoy holiday specials at Antico Posto from Tuesday, December 31 – Thursday, January 2, including Lobster Caprese, Pistachio Crusted Sea Bass, Lobster Risotto, White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake and more while you ring in the New Year!
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WHEN: 6:00 PM – 1:00 AM
Spend New Year’s Eve at Bar Ramone and ring in 2020 with a four-course Spanish-inspired feast, endless visits to the traditional tapas bar, specially curated wine pairings from our in-house sommelier, and more! Seatings are at 6:00 PM, 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM and can accommodate groups up to eight. The cost is $65 per person plus tax (not including gratuity) and includes a 2-hour seating, complimentary sparkling wine, unlimited tapas bar visits and the four-course menu. Vegetarian options are available.
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Beatrix – River North, Streeterville, Fulton Market & Oak Brook
WHEN: 3:00 PM – 12:00 AM
CONTACT: River North: 312-284-1377 | Streeterville: 312-642-0001 | Fulton Market: 312-733-0370 | Oak Brook: 630-491-1415
Where better to ring in 2020 than at your favorite neighborhood restaurant? Spend the festive night at Beatrix and enjoy seasonal specials including Jumbo Lump Crab Cake with Asian pear, pomegranate and watercress and Beef Tenderloin with Short Rib Ragout, whipped Yukon gold potatoes, baby beets and brussels sprouts. End the meal on a sweet note with new favorites like Butterscotch Pecan Pie and Oh My! Caramel Pie. Plus, enjoy a complimentary champagne toast at midnight.
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Big Bowl – Chicago, Lincolnshire, Schaumburg
WHEN: Chicago: 11:30 AM – 10:00 PM | Lincolnshire: 11:15 AM – 10:00 PM| Schaumburg: 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM
CONTACT: Chicago: 312-951-1888 | Lincolnshire: 847-808-8880 | Schaumburg: 847-517-8881
Bring your family and friends to Big Bowl this New Year’s Eve! Big Bowl will be open and serving our regular menu in addition to daily specials.
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Bub City – River North
WHEN: 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM
Say so long to 2019 at Bub City and enjoy BBQ favorites all day long and live music beginning at 9:30 PM. Celebrating with a group? Nab one of the booth packages (limited availability) that includes premium drinks, bottles of prosecco and festive party favors.
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Bub City – Rosemont
WHEN: 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM
Fuel up on BBQ favorites at Bub City before the New Year’s Eve shenanigans begin, with live music by Suburban Cowboys starting at 10:00 PM. Holiday specials include Smoked Prime Rib, All-You-Can-Eat Fried Chicken, $10 glasses of bubbly and $5 Margaritas and Back Porch Teas.
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WHEN: 3:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Join us for New Year’s Eve at Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! Partygoers can choose from more than 35 shareable tapas to customize their holiday dinner or enjoy our signature paella served tableside. Our Happy Hour specials will run from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM (excludes half-priced bottles of wine).
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WHEN: 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Don’t leave 2019 behind without experience the phenomenon that is Crab Cellar. For the last night of the decade, Crab Cellar is offering a top tier menu. For $149.95 per person plus tax (gratuity not included), guests can enjoy endless Golden King Crab, unlimited sides such as Jalapeño Hush Puppies, Roasted Broccoli, French Fries, Mac & Cheese and more. Lobster add on is available for $22.95 per guest plus tax, (gratuity not included).
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WHEN: 4:00 PM – 1:00 AM
Celebrate New Year’s Eve under the ivy at Ema! Ring in 2020 as you enjoy our regular menu in addition to specials including Steak Frites with black truffle butter and Pistachio Cake with orange blossom and winter citrus. Keep the celebrations going throughout the night, and enjoy a complimentary champagne toast at midnight!
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WHEN: 4:30 PM – 11:00 PM
Celebrate the New Year with soaring skyline views from the 40th floor of the Chicago Stock Exchange and Chef /Proprietor J. Joho’s award-winning French cuisine. Guests can enjoy an elegant 7-course tasting menu for $195, plus tax (gratuity not included). For early diners, the same menu is available from 4:30 PM – 5:45 PM for $135, plus tax (gratuity not included). A special Alsace wine pairing will be offered, as well. As always, complimentary valet parking is available.
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WHEN: 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM
Kick-off the New Year at Hub 51, where holiday specials are aplenty and all guests will enjoy a complimentary Giuliana Prosecco toast at midnight.
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WHEN: 4:00 PM – 1:00 AM (last seating available at 12:00 AM midnight)
Ring in 2020 at Il Porcellino with luxe holiday specials alongside the signature menu, plus a complimentary Prosecco toast at midnight.
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WHEN: 8:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Ring in 2020 at Joe’s Live with Sixteen Candles – bringing all the great ‘80s songs you know and love! General Admission tickets include a premium drink package with mixed drinks, domestic and craft beers, wine, bubbly and soda. Balcony tickets include a premium drink package as well as a dinner buffet from Bub City, complete with a carving station. Bonus: Receive $5 off New Year’s Day Brunch at Bub City – Rosemont with every ticket purchased! New Year’s Eve GA tickets are $65 per person, plus tax. Balcony tickets are $150 per person, plus tax. Doors open at 8:00 PM.
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Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
WHEN: 11:30 AM – 11:30 PM
Say goodbye to 2019 and hello to a new decade with a celebratory meal at Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab. To mark the occasion, every guest will receive a complimentary prosecco toast.
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WHEN: 11:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Toast to 2020 for just $20.20 plus tax, (gratuity not included) with a pre-fixe menu created specially for the celebration. Start the new decade off right with either the Caesar or Chopped Salad and choose from entrees like Prime Rib, Filet Medallions or Baby Back Ribs. Save room for dessert with Key Lime Pie, Chocolate Layer Cake or Our Cheesecake. The $20.20 menu is available for reservations made at 9:00 PM or later.
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Mity Nice Bar & Grill
WHEN: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Join us at Mity Nice for your first meal of 2020 and enjoy brunch specials like the Bacon, Caramelized Onion & Gouda Omelette, Buttermilk Pancakes, and Crispy Chicken & Waffles in addition to our lunch menu.
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Mon Ami Gabi – Chicago and Oak Brook
WHEN: Chicago: 4:00 PM – 10:30 PM; Oak Brook: 11:30 AM – 10:00 PM
CONTACT: Chicago: 773-348-8886 | Oak Brook: 630-472-1900
Cap off 2019 with a New Year’s Eve feast at Mon Ami Gabi Chicago & Oak Brook! We will be offering our dinner menu complete with new winter dishes like our Tuesday Plat du jour: Half Duck a L’Orange. The Lincoln Park (Chicago) location will be offering the holiday special of Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage 2012 available by the glass or bottle for only $30 and $120, respectively – the perfect bubbly to celebrate the holiday. At Mon Ami Gabi – Oak Brook, in addition to dinner, lunch will be available from 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM and Happy Hour from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM (Happy Hour excludes half-priced bottles of wine).
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WHEN: 6:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Dine, drink and dance your way into the New Year at Nacional 27! Savor a Brazilian Churrascaria feast featuring dishes including BBQ’d Lamb Tacos, Corn Fundido and Fire-Roasted Argentinian Steak Skewers. Hit the dance floor and toast to 2020 with a midnight balloon drop – plus the sultry sounds of salsa, bachata and merengue by DJ X until 2:00 AM. Dinner is $39.99 per person, plus tax (gratuity not included) for a seating from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM or $99.99 per person, plus tax (gratuity not included) for a seating from 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Later seating includes a complimentary champagne toast. The dance floor opens early at 10:30 PM. Head into 2020 and book one of our VIP bottle service tables for New Year’s Eve. Specials include bottles of Bacardi for $250, Patron for $350, Grey Goose for $300, Grey Goose Poire for $250 and Taittinger Brut Francaise for $200. Contact Dan Kurtzman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312-664-2727 to make your table reservation. Order your VIP tickets in advance for $20 per person. Purchase your pre-sale VIP tickets here. Tickets are $30 per person at the door.
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Osteria Via Stato
WHEN: 5:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Saluti to 2020! Celebrate the New Year at Osteria Via Stato, with a prix-fixe menu highlighting Chef David DiGregorio’s seasonal Italian specialties for $75, plus tax (gratuity not included). Guests choosing to dine from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM will also have the option of the full a la carte menu.
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Quality Crab & Oyster Bah
WHEN: 4:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Spend your last evening of the year slurping down oysters and sipping on bubbles at Quality Crab & Oyster Bah! Try our Supreme Seafood Platter with oysters, shrimp cocktail, aloha mussels, lobster, tuna poke and stone crab for $56.96 plus tax, (gratuity not included). Enjoy 20% off your first bottle of bubbles when you purchase the platter. For dinner, we have created a special Surf & Turf featuring a 5 oz. filet and a .5 lb of Alaskan King Crab Legs with garlic bread and fries. We will be open for dinner from 4:00 PM – 10:30 PM with an extended happy hour from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.
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Ramen-San – River North, Fulton Market & Streeterville
WHEN: River North: 11:00 AM – 1:00 AM | Fulton Market: 11:00 AM – 1:00 AM | Streeterville: 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
CONTACT: River North: 312-377-9950 | Fulton Market: 773-645-0085 | Streeterville: 312-767-4075
This New Year’s Eve, dive into bowls of piping hot noodles – including the Asari Ramen special loaded with clams – plus perfectly chilled Asahi beer and a complimentary sake bomb waterfall at midnight at the River North and Fulton Market locations only.
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WHEN: 4:00 PM – 12:30 AM
Ring in 2020 at RPM Italian with luxe holiday specials alongside the signature menu, plus a complimentary sparkling toast at midnight.
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RPM On The Water
WHEN: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM
Ring in the New Year alongside celeb couple and RPM partners, Giuliana and Bill Rancic, at downtown Chicago’s newest private event space, RPM On The Water. This black-tie-optional party is all-inclusive and features luxe passed appetizers and interactive food stations from the RPM team of chefs, a premium bar package plus a DJ, midnight toast and much more. Add on the option to take in the breathtaking views of the fireworks display on the Chicago riverfront from a private terrace at the yet-to-open RPM Seafood.
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WHEN: 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM
Bid farewell to 2019 and ring in the New Year at RPM Steak with steakhouse favorites, luxurious specials – including lots of truffles – plus a complimentary sparkling toast at midnight.
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WHEN: 5:30 PM – 12:30 AM
Ring in the New Year with Saranello’s! Dinner includes a five-course meal, music, dance floor, and champagne toast. The cost is $79.95 per person plus tax, (gratuity not included). Seatings are available at 5:30 PM, 6:00 PM, 8:00 PM and 8:30 PM.
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Shaw’s Crab House – Chicago
WHEN: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Enjoy a full seafood spread of oysters, sushi, king crab legs and more before your New Year’s resolution kicks at Shaw’s Crab House – Chicago! Brunch is priced at $85 for adults, $20 for children aged 7 – 12 plus tax (gratuity not included), and free for children aged 6 and younger.
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Stella Barra Pizzeria
WHEN: 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM
This New Year’s Eve, in addition to the best Happy Hour specials in Lincoln Park from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Stella Barra will be offering our dinner menu complete with seasonal chef specials and our new Tavern Style Pizzas. Plus, kids can let their culinary creativity run wild as they make their own pies at the pizza bar. Let’s cheers to the New Year with a Midnight Negroni or Pappy’s Sawce cocktail, your choice!
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Summer House Santa Monica
WHEN: 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Summer House Santa Monica is open for lunch from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM and dinner from 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM serving up California-inspired classics for your New Year’s Eve feast. Sip on handcrafted cocktails and browse our extensive California wine list to ring in the New Year.
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Three Dots and a Dash
WHEN: 9:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Leave behind the winter chill and escape to tiki hideaway, Three Dots and a Dash, to ring in 2020 with a tropical luau featuring signature cocktails and music by J.Larroc. Opt for a GA ticket for $70 per person (plus tax, gratuity not included), which includes guaranteed entry plus five tiki cocktails, or reserve a VIP table or booth that adds on select appetizers for your group.
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Wildfire – Chicago, Oak Brook, Glenview, Lincolnshire, Schaumburg
WHEN: Chicago: 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM | Oak Brook: 11:15 AM – 11:00 PM | Glenview: 11:15 AM – 11:00 PM | Lincolnshire: 11:15 AM – 11:00 PM | Schaumburg: 11:15 AM – 11:00 PM
CONTACT: Chicago: 312-787-9000 | Glenview: 847-657-6363 | Lincolnshire: 847-279-7900 | Oak Brook: 630-586-9000 | Schaumburg: 847-995-0100
Ring in the New Year at Wildfire! Enjoy our delicious selection of fresh salads, sandwiches, wood-fired pizzas, steaks, seafood, classic martinis and more. We will be open from 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM, serving our dinner menu in addition to daily specials.
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