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GuidesWashington D.C.

Where to Celebrate New Year’s Eve


From a formal dash with free-flowing Champagne, to all kinds of prix fixe and tasting menu delights, these Resy restaurants in D.C. are coming in hot for New Year’s Eve. Grab your seat.

One of 2017’s hottest new openings, Bresca is ringing in its first New Year’s Eve by partnering with Piper-Heidsieck Champagne to host the Black and Gold Formal Dash of Seduction. Promising to sweep guests away in a festive and whimsical world of bubbles and culinary delights, the party will feature a myriad of creative passed hors d’oeuvres and luxurious food stations, plus an open bar, free flowing Champagne, the restaurant’s signature cocktails, and a live DJ.
Menu Highlights: Raw bar ice sculpture with oysters, caviar, prawns and crudo; king crab rolls with brioche and black truffles; oxtail agnolotti with celery root and black walnut.
$225, Book now on Resy.

Civil Cigar Lounge
Civil Cigar Lounge is offering a three-course prix-fixe dinner that includes a welcome cocktail, cigar, and complimentary Champagne toast as the clock strikes twelve.
Menu Highlights: Red butter lettuce salad, bistro steak, fried chicken, Valrhona dolce mousse.
$106.79, Book now on Resy.

A DC staple for Italian fare and wine, Maple has a special, three-course prix fixe menu in store for New Year’s Eve. An included, Champagne toast at midnight cements the appeal.
Menu Highlights: Seared scallops with wilted spinach and saffron sauce; grilled lamb chops; pappardelle with parsnips, pancetta, and white wine sauce; maple apple bread pudding.
$45, Book now on Resy.

This lovely pasta-focused restaurant has a range of offerings up its sleeve for New Year’s Eve: two options for the first seating– a four-course dinner in the dining room or a six-course La Cucina meal at the chef’s counter (book at 5pm), and three options for the second seating– five-courses in the dining room, and six or eight at the chef’s table (book at 8pm). All second seatings come with an end-of-night glass of Dom Perignon to ring in 2018.
$110 / $135 / $225 / $235 / $295, Book now on Resy.

Métier is rolling out the red carpet on December 31st: a seven-course tasting menu complete with a dessert salon, Champagne toast at midnight, and party favors.
$300, Book now on Resy.

The Dabney
What better time to indulge in The Dabney experience? The Shaw favorite is doing what it does best this New Year’s Eve: crafting a menu of market-driven specialties, which will take form as a five-course prix-fixe dinner.
$85, Book now on Resy.