New Year’s Eve dining options in Boston

First Night Boston offers endless activities and live performances to be enjoyed, BUT when it’s time to take a break, get cozy in one of these delicious restaurants.

1. Atlantic Fish Company

761 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116
Dinner Service: 5:00 – 10:00 PM

This restaurant is known as an institutional landmark for Boston’s best seafood. Atlantic Fish Company has been serving seafood fresh from the harbor daily since 1978. If you want to taste the local flavor, this is the spot.

2. Bar 10

The Westin Copley Place • 10 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02116
Dinner Service: Sunday – Wednesday 5:00 – 11:00 PM & Thursday – Sunday 5:00 PM – 1:00 AM

Bar 10 offers a seasonally inspired American menu with an emphasis on fresh, local ingredients. Stop by on New Year’s Eve for their fan-favorite clam chowder.

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3. Bistro du Midi

272 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116
Dinner Service: 5:00 – 10:00 PM

Dine with a view of the iconic Boston Common and enjoy light, Southern French fare. Head to Bistro du Midi if you are looking for an intimate dining experience for two.

NYE Special: Chef Josue Louis has prepared two special menus for you to ring in the New Year in delicious fashion. Choose from either a 4 course meal from 5:00 – 6:30 PM or a 7 course meal beginning at 8:30 PM. Check out the menu for more details.

4. Brasserie JO

The Colonnade Hotel • 120 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02116
Dinner Service: 5:00 – 11:00 PM

Brasserie JO offers flavorful French cuisine created by world-renowned chef Jean Joho. Whether you’re interested in a juicy hanger steak with a bold red wine or fresh fruits de mer with a side of crispy brussels sprouts, Brasserie JO provides a premier Back Bay dining experience.

NYE Specials: Include Chilled Poached Lobster, Bitter Greens, Sea Urchin, Côte de Bœuf, Alaskan Turbot, and a Chocolate Peanut Butter Torte. Click here to see the menu.

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5. The Bristol Restaurant & Bar

Four Seasons Hotel • 200 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116
Dinner Service: 5:00 – 10:30 PM

The Bristol is the fabulous place to go for fine dining, drinks and conversation. The restaurant’s vibrant dining scene offers the best in upscale comfort food and a plethora of local draught beer, wine and signature cocktails.

NYE Specials: The Bristol is offering a special New Year’s Eve dining experience complete with DJs, dancing, a champagne toast and a specialty menu.

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6. The Capital Grille

900 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02115
Dinner Service: 5:00 – 11:00 PM

From the moment you step into The Capital Grille, the experience is one of comfortable elegance. The African mahogany paneling and Art Deco chandeliers set the scene for a truly world-class experience. Take a bite of their renowned dry-aged steaks or fresh seafood, and complete your palette with one of the world-class wines available – dine here once and you’ll find yourself coming back for more.

7. Cheers Boston

84 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108
617- 227-9605
Dinner Service: 11:00 AM – Midnight

Check out the place that inspired the hit show and unforgettable characters! Head over to this iconic restaurant and grab some pub grub, a pint and enjoy a relaxed dining experience. View the menu to check out all of the delicious meal choices.

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8. City Table

Lenox Hotel • 65 Exeter Street at Boylston, Boston, MA 02116

This casual neighborhood eatery, nestled in the heart of Boston’s historic Back Bay serves inventive craft cocktails and carefully selected American fare. If you’re looking for a laid back dining experience that still delivers superior service, this is the spot for you.

NYE Specials: Entrees include Roast Wild Icelandic Lamb Rack or Pan Roasted Branzino Filet. Check out the full special menu.

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9. Fogo de Chão

200 Dartmouth Street, Boston MA, 02116
Dinner Service: 5:00 – 11:30 PM

Fogo de Chão is just steps away from all the action in Copley Square and is the ideal option for those who don’t want to miss a moment of the arts and entertainment happening at First Night. This restaurant offers a espeto corrido (continuous service) style meal, where the chef presents a slice of 15 different cuts of meat tableside from roasting skewers. Check out the full menu for more details.

10. Oak Long Bar & Kitchen

Fairmont Copley Plaza • 138 St. James Avenue, Boston, MA 02116
Dinner Service: 5:00 PM – 1:00 AM

Oak Long Bar & Kitchen, located in the Fairmont Copley Plaza, offers a farm to table menu and handcrafted specialty cocktails. After you’ve enjoyed a delicious meal, take a step outside and enjoy the midnight pyrotechnic and light show above the Fairmont Copley Plaza as part of First Night’s Copley Countdown beginning at 11:30 PM.

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11. Post 390

406 Stuart Street, Boston, MA 02116
Dinner Service: 5:00 – 11:00 PM

Post 390 provides a contemporary twist on the traditional tavern experience and seasonally inspired dishes. Join them for a refined dining experience, open kitchen, and wine displays.

12. Precinct Kitchen + Bar

Loews Boston Hotel • 154 Berkeley Street Boston, Boston, MA 02116
Dinner Service: 5:00 PM – 1:00 AM

Precinct Kitchen + Bar embraces classic Boston cuisine utilizing the best of local meat, produce and dairy from local farms. This restaurant sets the scene for a cozy winter meal with close friends and family, featuring a beautiful indoor fireplace, classic cocktails and mouthwatering dishes. Click here to see the full menu.

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13. Rowes Wharf Sea Grille

Boston Harbor Hotel • 70 Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA 02110
Dinner Service: 4:30 – 10:00 PM

The restaurant’s massive windows overlooking the harbor, mouth-watering seafood and an extensive wine list make the Rowes Wharf Sea Grille an absolute dining must! This is a great spot for first time Boston visitors who are craving seafood.

NYE Specials: A pre-fixe 3 course meal from 5:00 – 8:00 PM or 4 course meal from 8:00 PM – Midnight.

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14. Sorellina

1 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02116
Dinner Service: 5:30 – 11:00 PM

Located in the heart of Boston’s historic Copley Square, Chef/Owner Jamie Mammano’s Italian inspired Sorellina presents modern interpretations of classic Italian cuisine. The restaurant’s warm-modern design sets the scene for a romantic and sophisticated dining experience. Check out the full menu.

15. Towne Stove and Spirits

900 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02115
Dinner Service: 4:00 PM – 2:00 AM (Please note that these are special New Year’s Eve hours, visit their website for regular hours)

Just a few blocks away from all the action in Copley Square, Towne Stove and Spirits is a perfect place to get warm and share a delicious wood-fired flatbread or large platter of Organic Grass Fed Steak Frites.

NYE Specials: Stop by for “Oscar’s New Year’s Eve Specials” featuring delicious options like filet mignon, lobster tail and caviar , just to name a few. Check out the special menu for all dish options.

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