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More than 40 Places in South Florida to Ring in the New Year

Palm Beach County

The Locale
On New Year’s Eve, enjoy a prix-fixe, three-course menu for $69 per person includes soft drinks and Champagne toast. 499 S. Federal Highway, Boca Raton; 561/325-8000;

Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa
New Year’s Eve, Angle restaurant, seatings at 6, 6:30 and 7 p.m. for four-course, prix-fixe dinner; $95 per person. Grand Ballroom, from 5 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., cocktail reception, four-course dinner, Champagne toast, balloon drop, late-night after party. Cost is $325, $300 for guests, $195 for kids/young adults ages 12 to 20. 100 S. Ocean Blvd., Manalapan; 800/328-0170;

The Butcher Shop Beer Garden & Grill
On New Year’s Eve, starting at 8:30 p.m., open bar, bites of menu dishes, Champagne toast, for $65 per person. 209 Sixth St., West Palm Beach; 561/812-2336; website

Avocado Grill
On New Year’s Eve, regular dinner menu until 8 p.m., then a five-course meal starting at 9 p.m., including glass of Champagne, for $149 per person. 125 Datura St., West Palm Beach,

On New Year’s Eve, a Casino Night gala from 8:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Cost is $275 per person, includes open bar, food stations, casino chips and more. Benefits No Kid Hungry charity. 3815 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach; 561/323-2573;

New Year’s Eve prix-fixe dinners include early seating with three courses for $90 per person; late seating is four courses, Champagne tower toast, live music for $135. 101 N. Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561/833-5090;

Café Centro
New Year’s Eve early seating from 5 to 8 p.m. includes four courses for $85 per person. Late seating from 8 p.m. on includes four courses, Champagne toast and live music starting at 10 p.m. for $135 per person. 2409 N. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach; 561/514-4070;

Trophy Room
New Year’s Eve offers two seatings. First seating at 6:30 p.m. for $80 per person. Second seating at 8:30 p.m. for $145 per person, with optional $50 wine pairing. 12300 S. Shore Blvd., Wellington; 561/793-2110

New Year’s Eve, a five-course tasting menu for $95 per person; $85 for members. Mizner Park, 301 Plaza Real, Boca Raton; 561/922-6699;

Taverna Opa, 270 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach; 561/303-3602: New Year’s Eve, regular menu till 10 p.m., starting at 9 p.m. a four-course menu and midnight Champagne toast for $100 per person.

Broward County

New Year’s Eve, from 8 p.m. to midnight, $79 per person, includes buffet, open bar, midnight Champagne toast, balloon drop. 3115 NE 32nd, Fort Lauderdale; 954/900-5584; website

Casa Sensei
On New Year’s Eve, starting at 9 p.m., a four-course dinner for $89.95 per person includes Champagne toast and party favors. 1200 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954/530-4176;

Burlock Coast Seafare & Spirits
New Year’s Eve, starting at 5:30 p.m., offering four-course meal with open bar for $199 per person; second offer starts at 9 p.m., for $289 per person.The Ritz-Carlton, One N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954/302-6430; website

Council Oak Steaks & Seafood
New Year’s Eve, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., a four-course meal for $180 per person. Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, Fort Lauderdale; 954/302-6425;

New Year’s Eve offering two dinners. From 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., for $125 per person, a four-course meal. From 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., a five-course meal for $175 per person. 2200 N. Ocean Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 754/900-4059;

From 6 p.m., offering a tasting menu for $120 per person. 111 S. Surf Road, Hallandale Beach; 954/271-3222;

The Westin
On New Year’s Eve, three restaurants and specials:

Tinta: Dinner for $89 per person, starting at 7 p.m.

Sky Terrace Rooftop: Starting at 8 p.m., for $150 per person. Tapas only.

Ocean Terrace: Offering a 10-course meal for you and 15 friends, for $500 per person, with open bar. Reservations need to be made via Eventbrite.

321 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954/245-3069

The Balcony
New Year’s Eve Masquerade Party, from 8 p.m. to midnight. Adults only. With dinner buffet, open bar, live music, entertainers, balloon drop and more. For $99 per person. 1309 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 754/200-6344;


Strand Bar & Grill
New Year’s Eve, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., four-course dinner with Champagne toast, $89 per person, $35 wine pairing. New Year’s Day: Brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for $75 per person, $25 bottomless beverages. Carillon Miami, 6801 Collins Ave., Miami; 305/514-7474;

Il Mulino New York
Elaborate four-course dinner with live music; $495 per person includes premium open bar, $395 for ages 14-20, $250 for kids ages 3 to 13. Acqualina Resort, 17875 Collins Ave., Miami Beach;

Il Mulino South Beach
On New Year’s Eve, a four-course dinner for $275 per person. 840 First St., Miami Beach; 305/372-1221;

La Moderna
On New Year’s Eve, seatings at 7 and 9 p.m., four-course menu for $100 and $120 respectively. Vegan options will be offered. 1874 Bay Road, Miami Beach; 786/717-7274;

Tamara’s Bistro
On New Year’s Eve, a buffet menu for $150 per person. The National Hotel, 1677 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305/532-2311;

Havana 1957 Ocean Drive
On New Year’s Eve, a show and dinner includes three-course, prix-fixe menu for $100 per person. 1410 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach; and Havana 1957 Breakwater Hotel, 940 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach

New Year’s Eve, starting at 7 p.m., a six-course menu for $90 per person, then 9 p.m. seating for $115 per person. 3540 Main Highway, Coconut Grove; 305/640-5862;

BLT Prime
On New Year’s Eve, from 5 to 8 p.m., a four-course meal for $175 per person; a five-course meal for $250 per person. Trump National Doral Miami, 4400 NW 87th; 305/591-6606;

Bourbon Steak
On New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, a three-course dinner for $195 per person, $45 for kids from 5 to 11 p.m. JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa, 19999 W. Country Club Dr., Aventura; 786/279-6600;

Nautilus South Beach
On New Year’s Eve, a buffet offered with first seating at 7 p.m. for $125 per person; second seating at 9 p.m. for $175 per person. 1825 Collins Ave., Miami Beach;

Corsair Kitchen & Bar
New Year’s Day brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $52 per person. JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa, 19999 W. Country Club Dr., Aventura; 786/279-6800; website

Five restaurants at this iconic hotel, all offering prix-fixe deals –

StripSteak by Michael Mina: seating at 6 p.m., 6:30 p.m., three-course meal for $150; second seating, 7 and 7:30 p.m., four courses for $195 per person; third seating starts at 8:30 p.m., four courses and amuse for $295 per person. Vegetarian meals offered for all seatings.

Scarpetta by Scott Conant: Same times and prices as StripSteak above.

Hakkasan: Same times and prices as StripSteak above.

Pizza & Burger by Michael Mina: New Year’s Eve, from 6 p.m. to Midnight, three courses for $79 per person. Also a limited menu from Midnight to 2 a.m.

Vida: New Year’s Eve buffet offered from 5 to 11 p.m. for $89 per person.

4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 800/548-8886;

In the lavish, former Gianni Versace mansion, on New Year’s Eve, a regular menu is offered, and a $50 cover charge with live music and split of Champagne per couple. Villa Casa Casuarina, 1116 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach; 786/485-2200;

On New Year’s Eve, a five-course menu offered. Indoor seating is $595 per adult, $320 for kids 12 and under. Courtyard seating is $695 per person, $320 for kids 12 and under. First seating at 7 p.m., last seating at 9 p.m. The Setai, 2001 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 855/923-7899;

New Year’s Eve from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., a five-course dinner offered for $195 per person, $59 for kids 5-12. New Year’s Day breakfast offered from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., for $45 per person and $20 per child. The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, 455 Grand Bay Dr., Key Biscayne; 305/365-4156; website

Lure Fishbar
New Year’s Eve, early seating from 5 to 8 p.m. for four-course meal, $105 per person. Late seating from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. is five courses for $195 per person. Loews Hotel, 1601 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305/695-4550;

On New Year’s Eve, a tasting menu starting at 6 p.m. for $95 per person. 820 Alton Road, Miami Beach; 305/365-4156;

New Year’s Eve dinner starts at 4 p.m. with a three-course meal for $95 per person. All locations;

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Lynn Kalber
Lynn Kalber
Lynn Kalber was raised in Boca Raton and has always worked in Palm Beach and Broward counties. She is a career journalist, with 26 years at The Palm Beach Post alone, where she wrote feature and food articles, edited the food section and wrote about wine as part of the Swirl Girls.

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