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Where to Eat on New Year’s Eve in Austin

Stellar meals and champagne toasts to welcome 2024

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The place you choose to eat the last meal of 2023 can be just as auspicious as the resolutions for the following day. Eater is here to make sure everyone is well-informed to make the right decision.

Here is a guide to the very best Austin restaurants offering celebratory New Year’s Eve meals where everyone can dine in style. Ring in 2024 with a Caribbean feast from Canje, a massive omakase from Otoko, and caviar galore. Some options are prix fixe, many include a complimentary champagne toast at midnight, and all ensure everyone will be well-fed during the journey into 2024.

Everything below takes place on Sunday, December 31, 2023. Make those reservations quickly as these will book up fast.

For those looking for more New Year’s plans, there are New Year’s Eve parties and takeout, as well as New Year’s Day brunch options.

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Barley Swine

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The chef’s tasting menu at the New Texan restaurant in Brentwood is always a great option. And for New Year’s Eve, it’s offering a special version for $150 per person; expect caviar and foie gras. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

While Uchi’s New Year’s Eve reservations are all booked up already, sibling restaurants Uchiko in Rosedale and newer one Uchiba in downtown still have open slots. Uchiko’s omakase is $375 for two people with add-on beverage pairings and toast at midnight. And then Uchiba’s is $120 per person. Book reservations online for Uchiko and Uchiba; both locations offer indoor dine-in services.

Honey Moon

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The Heritage New American lounge is hosting a four-course prix fixe meal for New Year’s Eve. It’s $115 per person with add-ons for wine and cocktail pairings, plus options for vegetarian and vegan meals with advanced notice. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

The vegan Japanese restaurant in the Heritage neighborhood is putting together a vegan six-course prix fixe menu for New Year’s Eve for $85. Dishes will include edamame and truffle gyoza, tofu steak, and maki. Book reservations online; there are indoor dine-in services.

Hopfields

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The North Campus French-ish restaurant is hosting a prix fixe menus for New Year’s Eve. The $95 meal comes with dishes such as Parisian gnocchi and Champagne oysters, and there’s a $35 wine pairing. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

L'Oca d'Oro

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The Mueller Italian restaurant always has fun with its themed New Year’s Eve meals. This year’s is dubbed the Sicilian White Lotus New Year, in honor of the latest season of the hit HBO series. There will be dishes like grilled oysters with uni butter, diver scallop/crab raviolo, and white truffle arancini. It’s $150 per person. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa

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The resort’s on-site restaurant Blind Salamander is hosting New Year’s Eve dinner a four-course prix fixe $125 meal. Expect dishes like venison tartare, quail, and tiramisu. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Dai Due

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Choose your own adventure with the Cherrywood New Texan butcher shop/restaurant’s three different prix fixe meals for $150 per person. There’s the wild game option with dishes like mushroom powder-cured venison loins; seafood with stuffed shrimp pasta; and vegetables with mushroom schnitzel. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Josephine House

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The upscale stylish Clarksville restaurant will be hosting a New Year’s Eve version of its weekly streak frites dinner. The $125 meal will include lobster wedge salads, tuna tartare, steak, and dark chocolate mousse bars, with wine pairing add-ons available. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Jeffrey's

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The upscale Clarksville steakhouse is hosting a four-course New Year’s Eve dinner, with dishes such as dover sole, chestnut tortellini, and black-and-white opera cakes, plus there are luxe add-ons like caviar and foie gras, along with champagne and wines. The meal is $195. Book reservations online; there are indoor dine-in services

Olamaie

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The downtown Southern restaurant is doing a three-course prix fixe meal for New Year’s Eve for $150. Dishes will include hush puppies with foie gras mousse, steak, and apple sorbets. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

The downtown live-fire restaurant is offering several options for New Year’s Eve dinners. There’s the self-explanatory “before midnight” six-course meal for $175 with $95 wine pairings from 5 to 6:15 p.m. Then there’s the main 10-course meal for $215 with $135 wine pairings from 7 to 10 p.m. And finally, there’s the casual lounge with spirits and wines. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Diner Bar

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The downtown hotel restaurant’s New Year’s Eve dinner consists of a four-course prix fixe meal for $95 per person. Book reservations online; there are indoor dine-in services.

The Peacock [Austin]

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The downtown Mediterranean hotel restaurant is offering a five-course prix fixe menu for New Year’s Eve. Dishes include grilled duck breast with persimmon verjus maitake, wagyu with crispy leeks, and mushroom escabeche. It’s $195 per person. Book reservations online; there are indoor dine-in services.

Truluck's

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Both locations of the seafood chain (this in downtown and the other up in the Arboretum) are serving three-course New Year’s Eve prix fixe dinners. Dishes will include stone crab claws, lobster bisque, scallops, and more. It’s $150 per person at the downtown location and $175 at the Arboretum. Book reservations online; there are indoor dine-in services.

Swift's Attic

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The downtown New American restaurant’s New Year’s Eve dinner is a prix fixe one with dishes like pork cheeks with a mala gravy and crispy salmon. It’s $85 per person and there’s a free Champagne toast. Book reservations online; there are indoor dine-in services.

Garrison

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The downtown American hotel restaurant is offering two timed tasting menus for New Year’s Eve, both with optional wine pairings. There’s the early four-course meal with seatings from 5 to 6:30 pm. for $164. Then there’s the later six-course meal with a Champagne toast with seatings starting at 7 through 7:30 p.m. for $228. Book reservations online; there are indoor dine-in services.

Apt 115

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The wine restaurant in East Austin is hosting a New Year’s Eve tasting menu meal for $150 per person with seatings on the hour from 5 to 9 pm. Expect fantastic wine and Champagne pairings too. Book reservations online; there are indoor dine-in services.

The Eater Award restaurant of 2022 East Austin Caribbean restaurant is offering a six-course meal for New Year’s Eve for $125 per person. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Emmer & Rye

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The downtown New American restaurant’s New Year’s Eve dinner consists of a five-course tasting menu for $150 per person with $90 wine pairings. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Juniper

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The Holly Italian restaurant’s offering a five-course prix fixe menu for New Year’s Eve. Expect pastas and the such for the $150 meal, plus an optional wine pairing. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Sushi|Bar ATX

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The Holly omakase restaurant is putting together a special meal for New Year’s Eve with 23 courses, add-ons, sake/wine pairings, and midnight Champagne toast. The 9:30 p.m. meal is $425 per person. Book reservations online; there are indoor dine-in services.

The new Mediterranean restaurant in Holly is offering an eight-course meal for New Year’s Eve for $95, plus a related wine flight for $40. There will be a DJ on the patio too. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Launderette

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The Holly New American restaurant is offering a four-course prix fixe meal for New Year’s Eve. On deck will be dishes like steak tartare, aged duck breast, and desserts. It’s $135 per person. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Lucky Robot

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The Travis Heights Japanese restaurant is offering an eight-course tasting menu for New Year’s Eve. The $115 meal will include a variety of dry-aged nigiri and sashimi, dishes, and desserts, with a la carte wine or sake pairings for $60. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services. 

1417 French Bistro

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The Bouldin Creek French restaurant is serving New Year’s Eve dinner with a $120 five-course prix fixe menu with dishes like lamb carpaccio, mussels, and pear tarte tatin, and free bubbly wine. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Nomade Cocina y Raw Bar

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The new Mexican restaurant in the Bouldin Creek neighborhood is throwing a five-course gluten-free dinner for its first New Year’s Eve. The $95 tasting menu includes dishes like oysters, hiramasa ceviche, and short ribs. There are optional drinks pairings, an agave spirits one for $70 or wine for $55. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Underdog

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The new Korean American Bouldin Creek restaurant is offering a five-course meal for its first New Year’s Eve. On deck are dishes like paejon blinis with caviar and creme fraiche, crispy rice with dungeness crab, and filet mignon, plus a free Champagne toast at midnight. It’s $125 per person. Book reservations online; there are indoor dine-in services.

The hidden Travis Heights Japanese restaurant within the South Congress Hotel will be serving a large omakase for New Year’s with over multiple courses. The meal is $375 per person with optional sake/wine or nonalcoholic pairings (respectively $225 or $125). There’s a Champagne toast and take-home bottles of its sake and masu boxes. Book reservations online; there are indoor dine-in services.

Maie Day

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The South Congress Hotel steakhouse restaurant is throwing a three-course prix fixe meal for New Year’s Eve. It’s $130 and comes with entry to the hotel’s lobby party. There are wine pairings available at $50. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Cafe No Sé

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The South Congress Hotel’s casual restaurant will be hosting a five-course New Year’s Eve dinner with comes with an espresso martini and entry to the hotel’s lobby party. The meal has seatings at 7 and 9 p.m. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

The Bouldin Creek New Texan restaurant is putting together a seven-course New Year’s Eve meal for the evening for $124 per person with optional wine pairings. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Tare and Huckleberry

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Private omakase service Tare is teaming up with seafood truck Huckleberry for a 15-course omakase meal at Texas Sake. Expect items like nigiri, shrimp tamales, and smoked quail. Tickets are $175 with seatings at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Book reservations online; there are indoor dine-in services.

Barley Swine

The chef’s tasting menu at the New Texan restaurant in Brentwood is always a great option. And for New Year’s Eve, it’s offering a special version for $150 per person; expect caviar and foie gras. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Uchiko

While Uchi’s New Year’s Eve reservations are all booked up already, sibling restaurants Uchiko in Rosedale and newer one Uchiba in downtown still have open slots. Uchiko’s omakase is $375 for two people with add-on beverage pairings and toast at midnight. And then Uchiba’s is $120 per person. Book reservations online for Uchiko and Uchiba; both locations offer indoor dine-in services.

Honey Moon

The Heritage New American lounge is hosting a four-course prix fixe meal for New Year’s Eve. It’s $115 per person with add-ons for wine and cocktail pairings, plus options for vegetarian and vegan meals with advanced notice. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Nori

The vegan Japanese restaurant in the Heritage neighborhood is putting together a vegan six-course prix fixe menu for New Year’s Eve for $85. Dishes will include edamame and truffle gyoza, tofu steak, and maki. Book reservations online; there are indoor dine-in services.

Hopfields

The North Campus French-ish restaurant is hosting a prix fixe menus for New Year’s Eve. The $95 meal comes with dishes such as Parisian gnocchi and Champagne oysters, and there’s a $35 wine pairing. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

L'Oca d'Oro

The Mueller Italian restaurant always has fun with its themed New Year’s Eve meals. This year’s is dubbed the Sicilian White Lotus New Year, in honor of the latest season of the hit HBO series. There will be dishes like grilled oysters with uni butter, diver scallop/crab raviolo, and white truffle arancini. It’s $150 per person. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa

The resort’s on-site restaurant Blind Salamander is hosting New Year’s Eve dinner a four-course prix fixe $125 meal. Expect dishes like venison tartare, quail, and tiramisu. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Dai Due

Choose your own adventure with the Cherrywood New Texan butcher shop/restaurant’s three different prix fixe meals for $150 per person. There’s the wild game option with dishes like mushroom powder-cured venison loins; seafood with stuffed shrimp pasta; and vegetables with mushroom schnitzel. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Josephine House

The upscale stylish Clarksville restaurant will be hosting a New Year’s Eve version of its weekly streak frites dinner. The $125 meal will include lobster wedge salads, tuna tartare, steak, and dark chocolate mousse bars, with wine pairing add-ons available. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Jeffrey's

The upscale Clarksville steakhouse is hosting a four-course New Year’s Eve dinner, with dishes such as dover sole, chestnut tortellini, and black-and-white opera cakes, plus there are luxe add-ons like caviar and foie gras, along with champagne and wines. The meal is $195. Book reservations online; there are indoor dine-in services

Olamaie

The downtown Southern restaurant is doing a three-course prix fixe meal for New Year’s Eve for $150. Dishes will include hush puppies with foie gras mousse, steak, and apple sorbets. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Hestia

The downtown live-fire restaurant is offering several options for New Year’s Eve dinners. There’s the self-explanatory “before midnight” six-course meal for $175 with $95 wine pairings from 5 to 6:15 p.m. Then there’s the main 10-course meal for $215 with $135 wine pairings from 7 to 10 p.m. And finally, there’s the casual lounge with spirits and wines. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Diner Bar

The downtown hotel restaurant’s New Year’s Eve dinner consists of a four-course prix fixe meal for $95 per person. Book reservations online; there are indoor dine-in services.

The Peacock [Austin]

The downtown Mediterranean hotel restaurant is offering a five-course prix fixe menu for New Year’s Eve. Dishes include grilled duck breast with persimmon verjus maitake, wagyu with crispy leeks, and mushroom escabeche. It’s $195 per person. Book reservations online; there are indoor dine-in services.

Truluck's

Both locations of the seafood chain (this in downtown and the other up in the Arboretum) are serving three-course New Year’s Eve prix fixe dinners. Dishes will include stone crab claws, lobster bisque, scallops, and more. It’s $150 per person at the downtown location and $175 at the Arboretum. Book reservations online; there are indoor dine-in services.

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Swift's Attic

The downtown New American restaurant’s New Year’s Eve dinner is a prix fixe one with dishes like pork cheeks with a mala gravy and crispy salmon. It’s $85 per person and there’s a free Champagne toast. Book reservations online; there are indoor dine-in services.

Garrison

The downtown American hotel restaurant is offering two timed tasting menus for New Year’s Eve, both with optional wine pairings. There’s the early four-course meal with seatings from 5 to 6:30 pm. for $164. Then there’s the later six-course meal with a Champagne toast with seatings starting at 7 through 7:30 p.m. for $228. Book reservations online; there are indoor dine-in services.

Apt 115

The wine restaurant in East Austin is hosting a New Year’s Eve tasting menu meal for $150 per person with seatings on the hour from 5 to 9 pm. Expect fantastic wine and Champagne pairings too. Book reservations online; there are indoor dine-in services.

Canje

The Eater Award restaurant of 2022 East Austin Caribbean restaurant is offering a six-course meal for New Year’s Eve for $125 per person. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Emmer & Rye

The downtown New American restaurant’s New Year’s Eve dinner consists of a five-course tasting menu for $150 per person with $90 wine pairings. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Juniper

The Holly Italian restaurant’s offering a five-course prix fixe menu for New Year’s Eve. Expect pastas and the such for the $150 meal, plus an optional wine pairing. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Sushi|Bar ATX

The Holly omakase restaurant is putting together a special meal for New Year’s Eve with 23 courses, add-ons, sake/wine pairings, and midnight Champagne toast. The 9:30 p.m. meal is $425 per person. Book reservations online; there are indoor dine-in services.

Ezov

The new Mediterranean restaurant in Holly is offering an eight-course meal for New Year’s Eve for $95, plus a related wine flight for $40. There will be a DJ on the patio too. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Launderette

The Holly New American restaurant is offering a four-course prix fixe meal for New Year’s Eve. On deck will be dishes like steak tartare, aged duck breast, and desserts. It’s $135 per person. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Lucky Robot

The Travis Heights Japanese restaurant is offering an eight-course tasting menu for New Year’s Eve. The $115 meal will include a variety of dry-aged nigiri and sashimi, dishes, and desserts, with a la carte wine or sake pairings for $60. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services. 

1417 French Bistro

The Bouldin Creek French restaurant is serving New Year’s Eve dinner with a $120 five-course prix fixe menu with dishes like lamb carpaccio, mussels, and pear tarte tatin, and free bubbly wine. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Nomade Cocina y Raw Bar

The new Mexican restaurant in the Bouldin Creek neighborhood is throwing a five-course gluten-free dinner for its first New Year’s Eve. The $95 tasting menu includes dishes like oysters, hiramasa ceviche, and short ribs. There are optional drinks pairings, an agave spirits one for $70 or wine for $55. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Underdog

The new Korean American Bouldin Creek restaurant is offering a five-course meal for its first New Year’s Eve. On deck are dishes like paejon blinis with caviar and creme fraiche, crispy rice with dungeness crab, and filet mignon, plus a free Champagne toast at midnight. It’s $125 per person. Book reservations online; there are indoor dine-in services.

Otoko

The hidden Travis Heights Japanese restaurant within the South Congress Hotel will be serving a large omakase for New Year’s with over multiple courses. The meal is $375 per person with optional sake/wine or nonalcoholic pairings (respectively $225 or $125). There’s a Champagne toast and take-home bottles of its sake and masu boxes. Book reservations online; there are indoor dine-in services.

Maie Day

The South Congress Hotel steakhouse restaurant is throwing a three-course prix fixe meal for New Year’s Eve. It’s $130 and comes with entry to the hotel’s lobby party. There are wine pairings available at $50. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Cafe No Sé

The South Congress Hotel’s casual restaurant will be hosting a five-course New Year’s Eve dinner with comes with an espresso martini and entry to the hotel’s lobby party. The meal has seatings at 7 and 9 p.m. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Lenoir

The Bouldin Creek New Texan restaurant is putting together a seven-course New Year’s Eve meal for the evening for $124 per person with optional wine pairings. Book reservations online; there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.

Tare and Huckleberry

Private omakase service Tare is teaming up with seafood truck Huckleberry for a 15-course omakase meal at Texas Sake. Expect items like nigiri, shrimp tamales, and smoked quail. Tickets are $175 with seatings at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Book reservations online; there are indoor dine-in services.

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