As the clock counts down to midnight on New Year’s Eve, where will you be? Several East End restaurants will be open to seat you and your friends for the year’s final fete. Decadent dinners, bottles of bubbly and even a ball drop or two will make day 365 a memorable one.
Gurney’s will host a Motown in Montauk New Year’s Eve Celebration from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Friday, December 31. Entertainment will be provided by Soul Be It and DJs Des and Linda. Top-shelf open bar, raffle, seafood bar, hors d’oeuvres, a five-course sit-down dinner and a Viennese dessert table will be featured. Tickets are $125 per person. 668-2435 | gurneysinn.com.
Indian Wells Tavern will serve a $32 prix fixe menu on New Year’s Eve, accompanied by one beer, wine or well drink from 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Served without dessert, the prix fixe is $29 per person. Brunch will be served from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on New Year’s Day; lunch will be served from 2 to 5 p.m. and dinner will be available from 5 p.m. onward. 267-0400.
The Living Room Restaurant at c/o The Maidstone will serve a Slow Food a la carte dinner from 5:30 to 9 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. Immediately following, a five-course $125 prix fixe dinner with champagne will be served at 9 p.m. Reservations are required. 324-5006 | themaidstone.com.
Michaels’ Maidstone Bar and Restaurant will serve dinner on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Entrées range from $14 to $50. Reservations are required. 324-3002 | michaelsofmaidstone.com.
1770 House will serve items from the regular menu on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Reservations encouraged. 324-1770.
The Grill on Pantigo will remain open on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, with dinner service beginning at 5:30 p.m. 329-2600 | thegrillonpantigo.com.
Rugosa will offer a four-course prix fixe menu on New Year’s Eve beginning at 8 p.m. Prix fixe menu options range from $45 to $55 per person. A la carte items range from $12 to $35. Reservations encouraged. 604-1550 | rugosarestaurant.com.
Serafina will be open and serving dinner on New Year’s night, Saturday, January 1. 267-3500 | serafinarestaurant.com.
The Boathouse will offer a $40 buffet beginning at 9 p.m. on New Year’s Eve and all drinks will be $5. A la carte entrées will also be available. And on New Year’s Day, brunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Reservations are required. 329-3663 | easthamptonboathouse.com.
Fresno Restaurant will be open on New Year’s Eve, starting at 5:30 p.m., serving a two-course prix fixe dinner for $28 or a three-course prix fixe dinner for $30 until 6:30 p.m. only. A la carte entrées will also be available all night. Reservations are suggested. 324-8700 | fresnorestaurant.com.
Race Lane Restaurant will offer a variety of prix fixe menu options on New Year’s Eve. DJ entertainment and dancing will follow dinner. 324-5022.
Della Femina Restaurant will offer a chef’s grand tasting menu on New Year’s Eve, featuring local delights. The menu is $95 prix fixe. Reservations required. 329-6666 | dellafemina.com.
Chef Marco Barrila of Insatiable Eats Catering will host a Private Supper Club event on Friday, December 31, at a private home. The night will include a seven-course food and wine tribute to 16th century artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo and his masterpiece “Vertumnus: The God of Abundance.” Reservations are limited to 50 guests. The dinner package cost is $225 per person. 377-3353 | email@example.com | insatiableeats.com.
Rowdy Hall will offer brunch specials on Saturday, January 1, beginning at noon. 324-8555| rowdyhall.com.
The American Hotel will offer seatings for dinner at 6 and 9 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. Early seatings include a $75 prix fixe menu and later seatings will have a $200 prix fixe dinner, complete with dinner dance with live jazz accompaniment. Reservations are required. 725-3535 | theamericanhotel.com.
Il Capuccino Ristorante will serve a variety of Italian favorites on New Year’s Eve with seatings at 5, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Entrees range from $20 to $30. Reservations required for four or more. 725-2747.
Oasis Waterfront Restaurant will offer a five-course $100 prix fixe menu with seatings at 7:30 and 9 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. Reservations required. 725-7110 | oasishamptons.com.
LT Burger in the Harbor will offer New Year’s Eve specials on Friday, December 31. Jazz brunch on New Year’s Day, Saturday, January 1, from noon to 3 p.m. with the Jim Turner Band performing. Blackboard specials will feature festive dishes. 899-4646 | ltburger.com.
Phao Restaurant will serve dinner from its regular menu at 5:30 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. A masquerade party begins at 10:30 p.m. Open bar will be available for $60 per person. Cash bar guests pay $20 per person at the door. Reservations for six or more required. 725-0101 | phaorestaurant.com.
Sen Japanese Restaurant will be open on New Year’s Eve at 5:30 p.m., offering items from the regular menu. A $40 to $50 prix fixe menu will also be available. Reservations are suggested. 725-1774 | senrestaurant.com.
Cappelletti Restaurant will serve a variety of Italian entrées on New Year’s Eve, beginning at 10 a.m. Lunch entrées begin at $8 and dinner entrées start at $15 725-7800 | cappellettirestaurant.com.
Pierre’s will serve classic French cuisine on New Year’s Eve. An early bird seating will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. and a celebration seating will begin at 8 p.m. Also open on New Year’s Day, an American breakfast and brunch menu will be served starting at 8 a.m. 537-5110 | pierresbridgehampton.com.
Southfork Kitchen will host a New Year’s Eve four-course dinner, with seatings starting at 6 and 9 p.m. Reservations encouraged, call for prices. 537-4700.
Muse Restaurant and Aquatic Lounge will serve a four-course $45 prix fixe menu with complimentary champagne on New Year’s Eve, beginning at 5:30. Reservations are required. 726-2606 | musehampton.com.
Hampton Coffee Company will remain open until 3 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, offering a variety of coffees, baked goods and fresh sandwiches. Lunch and catering orders also available. 726-COFE | hamptoncoffeecompany.com.
The Coast Grill will be open for dinner on New Year’s Eve. A three-course $45 prix fixe menu will be served, accompanied by a champagne toast. Live DJ entertainment and a $30 open bar will also be available from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Reservations are strongly encouraged. 283-2277 | thecoastgrill.com.
The Plaza Café will serve dinner on New Year’s Eve. Contact for seating information and menu options. Reservations recommended. 283-9323 | plazacafe.us.
The Southampton Inn will host a New Year’s Eve Gala, replete with cocktails, a four-course dinner, dancing, open bar, champagne toast and more from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tickets are $125 per person, plus tax and gratuity. There will also be a supervised children’s party featuring pizza, games and movies on New Year’s Eve from 6 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. for $40 per child. 283-6500 | southamptoninn.com.
Red Bar Brasserie will serve contemporary American fare on New Year’s Eve, with early seatings featuring a three-course prix fixe menu for $65. Late seatings feature a four-course prix fixe menu for $95. Reservations are required. 283-0704 | redbarbrasserie.com.
Shippy’s Pumpernickel’s East Restaurant will offer a New Year’s Eve menu beginning at 5 p.m. Entrées range from $22.95 to $34.95. Reservations are required. 283-0007 | shippyspumpernickels.com.
Southampton Publick House will serve a three-course prix fixe New Year’s Eve dinner for $39.95 from 5 to 10 p.m. A la carte items will also be available, with dishes ranging from $16 to $25. Reservations are recommended. 283-2800 | publick.com.
Seasons of Southampton will offer a five-course dinner with full open bar, ice bars and luges, DJ entertainment, a champagne toast and more, starting at 8:30 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. Tickets range from $50 to $100. 283-3354 | seasonsofsouthampton.com.
75 Main Restaurant and Lounge will serve Italian and American cuisine on New Year’s Eve with seatings at 4:30, 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. A $49.95 prix fixe menu will be available and a la carte entrées range from $30 to $50. In addition, six DJs will provide entertainment and a top-shelf open bar will be available for $75 per person. Reservations required. 283-7575 | 75main.com
Le Chef will serve a full a la carte menu on New Year’s Eve and brunch on New Year’s Day. Reservations are suggested. 283-8581.
Barrister’s Restaurant will be open on New Year’s Eve for dinner. Two-for-one entrées will be available. Reservations required, call for service times. 283-6203 | barristersouthampton.com.
230 Elm will host a New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball beginning at 7 p.m. Chef Randy Riess will provide a buffet and entertainment includes dancing, a balloon drop, buffet dinner, cash bar and champagne at midnight. Masks provided at the door. Costumes preferred and reservations strongly suggested. 377-3900 | 230elm.com.
Indian Cove Restaurant and Marina will serve traditional American fare and seafood as part of a $25.95 New Year’s Eve prix fixe menu. This applies to early seatings only. A la carte items range from $18.95 to $33. Two seatings will be offered at 5 and 9 p.m. Later seatings start at $69 per person. Reservations are required. 728-5366 | indiancoverestaurantmarina.com.
Villa Paul Restaurant will serve a variety of Italian and continental choices on New Year’s Eve. A four-course $55 prix fixe menu will be offered from 4:30 to 10:30 p.m. Patrons will also enjoy DJ entertainment and dancing from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Serving dinner from the regular menu, the restaurant will also be open on New Year’s Day at 4:30 p.m. Reservations are required. 728-3261.
Gators Restaurant will offer a $25 prix fixe menu on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Reservations required for six people or more. A la carte items range from $10 to $25. 728-4100 | gatorshb.com.
Rumba Rum Bar and Restaurant will offer a New Year’s Eve buffet dinner with seatings offered at 6:30, 8 and 9:30 p.m. Entertainment provided by DJ Rasta Man and dancing begins at 10:30 p.m. A confetti and balloon drop with champagne toast will round out the evening. The early seating is $50 per person and includes a buffet dinner only; later seatings are $125 per person and include dinner and cocktails. 594-3544 | rumbarumbar.com.
1 North Steakhouse will offer a $65 prix fixe menu on New Year’s Eve from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. A complimentary champagne toast will be served at midnight. Reservations required. 594-3419 | 1northsteakhouse.com.
Squiretown Restaurant and Bar will serve modern American fare from 5:30 to 11 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. A la carte entrées range from $10 to $34. A champagne toast and party favors will round out festivities. Reservations encouraged. 723-2626 | squiretown.com.
Buckley’s Inn Between will offer a four-course $28.95 prix fixe menu and a $40 open bar on New Year’s Eve. Dinner will be served from 5 to 10 p.m.; open bar will be available from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. DJ entertainment provided. Dinner reservations encouraged. 728-7197 | buckleysinnbetween.com.
Oakland’s Restaurant and Marina will offer a $125 per person prix fix surf-and-turf menu on New Year’s Eve from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Open bar included. Reservations required. 728-6900 | oaklandsrestaurant.com.
Stone Creek Inn will serve French and Mediterranean fare on New Year’s Eve, starting at 5:30 p.m. An early seating prix fixe menu will be available for $55 per person and a later seating $95 prix fixe menu will also be offered. Reservations are required. 653-6770 | stonecreekinn.com.
Sydney’s “Taylor” Made Cuisine and Catering will offer catering and pickup for the holidays. Orders and pickups will be taken until 4 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. Catering packages start at $25. 288-4722 | sydneyscatering.com.
MiCole’s Restaurant will offer three- and four-course prix fixe dinners, with seatings beginning at 6 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. A $40 prix fixe menu will be served from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Later seatings offer a $65 four-course prix fixe menu. Reservations are required. 288-6750 | micoles.net.
Hampton Coffee Company will remain open until 3 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, offering a variety of coffees, baked goods and fresh sandwiches. Lunch and catering orders also available. 288-4480 | hamptoncoffeecompany.com.
Casa Basso will celebrate New Year’s Eve with live music, dancing and a variety of menu choices from the regular menu from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Most entrées range in price from $20 to $50. Reservations are required. 288-1841 | casabasso.net.
Stonewall’s Restaurant will serve an American-French fusion $45 prix fixe menu on New Year’s Eve from 5 to 9 p.m. Reservations are required. 506-0777, ext. 2. | stonewalls-restaurant.com.
Bistro 72 will serve a $72 five-course New Year’s Eve prix fixe dinner, starting at 6 p.m. Located in the new Hotel Indigo East End, the restaurant is under the culinary aegis of Chef Lia Fallon of Amarelle. A complimentary glass of sparkling Pointe Brut is included with dinner. 369-3325 | firstname.lastname@example.org | indigoeastend.com.
The Jamesport Manor Inn will ring in the New Year on Friday, December 31, beginning at 4:30 p.m. with a traditional, yet inventive, North Fork New Year’s Eve three-course dinner, $55 per person. 722-0500 | jamesportmanor.com.
Cuvée Bistro & Bar will serve a New Year’s Eve four-course prix fixe on Friday, December 31. Cost is $39 per person for 5 p.m. seating and $55 per person for 7 and 10 p.m. seatings. Beverages, gratuity and tax are not included. (631) 477-0066 | thegreenporter.com.
JC’s Restaurant at Pine Hills Country Club will celebrate New Year’s Eve with a $37.95 prix fixe menu. A complimentary glass of champagne will accompany dinner from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Live entertainment by Somethin’ Fresh begins at 10 p.m. and continues until 2 a.m. 909-3525.