New Year’s Dining Options in South Florida

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With New Year’s Eve fast approaching, the time is now to make your plans for the last meal of the decade. We already shared some great dining suggestions for December 31st, but there were so many great options that we had to list a few more here.

  • Kapow! Mizner Park, 431 Plaza Real, Boca Raton: From 9 p.m. till 2 a.m., for $55, there’s an open bar all night. If you’d like to eat dinner, make reservations. If you’re going for the open bar, you can buy tickets here:
  • Saiko-I Sushi Lounge & Hibachi, 5970 SW 18th St., Boca Raton; 561/393-5888; Serving a la carte menu from 11:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Dinner comes with a complimentary glass of prosecco. 
  • Café Centro, 2409 N. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach; 561/514-4070; Offering a four-course, prix-fixe menu for $135 per person that includes live music starting at 10 p.m. and a Champagne toast at midnight. 
  • Oceano Kitchen, 201 E. Ocean Ave., Lantana; reserve via email from website Offering a five-course, prix-fixe dinner for $100 per person, and tickets must be purchased in advance. Starting seating at 5 p.m. till 9 p.m.
  • City Oyster, 213 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach; 561/272-0220; Serving food until midnight on Dec. 31, and open Jan. 1 for brunch starting at 11:30 a.m.
  • Scusi Trattoria, 4520 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens; 561/429-6938; This recently opened restaurant will offer a first and second seating for New Year’s Eve. First seating will be regular dinner menu, with a la carte dishes offered. Second seating starts at 8 p.m. and is a three-course, prix-fixe meal for $95 per person. Includes complimentary Champagne toast and live music. Also open New Year’s Day for lunch and dinner. 
  • Burt & Max’s, 9089 W. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach; 561/638-6380; Offering an a la carte menu from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. Also open New Year’s Day from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. 
  • Deck 84, 840 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach; 561/655-8484; Offering Caribbean-style specialty dishes in addition to the regular menu, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m. With live music on New Year’s Eve from 9:30 p.m. to midnight, including a Champagne toast. Open New Year’s Day from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. 
  • Max’s Grille, Mizner Park, 404 Plaza Real, Boca Raton; 561/368-0080; Offering an a la carte menu from 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. on New Year’s Eve (bar is open later), with live music from 8:30 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. 
  • Prezzo, 5560 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton; 561/314-6840; Offering an a la carte menu for New Year’s Eve from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; bar open later. Also open New Year’s Day, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. 
  • Il Mulino New York, 451 E. Palmetto Park Road, Boca Raton; 561/338-8606; Offering a four-course, prix-fixe meal at the 8:30 p.m. reservations seating on New Year’s Eve for $250 per person, which includes a half-bottle of Veuve Clicquot and live music. Early diners will be offered the regular a la carte menu. 
  • City Cellar, Rosemary Square, 700 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach; 561/366-0071; New Year’s Eve dinner hours are 5 p.m. to midnight. A regular dinner menu will be available, as well as special surf and turf dishes. 
  • III Forks, 4645 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens; 561/630-3660; Offering New Year’s Eve dinner from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., with specialty a la carte dishes. 
  • Henry’s, 16850 Jog Road, Delray Beach; 561/638-1949; Open 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with regular lunch menu, then 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. for New Year’s Eve (regular business hours) with a holiday menu for dinner.