Lime Cantina: Open for dinner. Enjoy a free bottle of champagne at midnight, party hats and favors. Lime, 1424 Larimer St.,
Little India: Serving their regular menu of Indian fare. Little India, 330 E. 6th Ave., 303-871-9777.
Mataam Fez: Enjoy the belly-dancing while eating a special feast, including your choice of twenty entrees, soup, honey wheat bread and fresh mint tea. Mataam Fez, 4609 E. Colfax Ave., 303-399-9282.
Opal: Tuck into a five-course meal and then finish it off with a free glass of champagne. The restaurant is serving from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., but the bar is open until 2 a.m. Party favors and champagne toast at midnight. 21 and over. $49. Reservations required. Opal, 100 E. 9th Ave., 303-861-7999.
Piscos: Bottomless champagne accompanies the prix fixe and a la carte menus. Piscos, 1120 E. 6th Ave., 303-777-8222, www.piscosdenver.com
Randolph’s Restaurant and Bar: Feast on a six-course dinner and enjoy live jazz with Barbara Paris, Joe Bonner and Vincent Wiggins. Reservations recommended. $59. Complimentary parking and midnight toast. Randolph’s, 1776 Grant Street, 303-861-2090, www.randolphsdenver.com.
Rhapsody’s at Clear Creek: Six-course dinner and Vuelve Cliquot champagne toast. $99. Rhapsody’s at Clear Creek, 1027 Washington Avenue, Golden, 303-279-6671.
Rhino Restaurant: Feast on a special prime rib dinner. Reservations recommended. Seatings at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m., $14.95-$18.95. Rhino Restaurant, 1700 Vine St., 303-399-1700.
Rio Grande: Enjoy Mexican food and margaritas until 12:30 a.m. Watch the fireworks and enjoy a free champagne toast at midnight. 6 p.m., The Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, 1525 Blake St., 303-623-5432, www.riograndemexican.com.
Samba Room: Larimer Square’s latin-fusion restaurant is serving up a four-course prix fixe meal with a complementary champagne toast. Three seatings: 5:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Call about the “Night to Remember” package, which includes a ten-course tasting menu and wine pairing. $35 at 5:30; $45 at 7:30; $75 at 9:30. Samba Room, 1460 Larimer St. (Larimer Square), 720-956-1701.
Saverino: Enjoy a special four-course meal designed by chef Pino Saverino and jazz by the Bobb Trujillo Quartet. 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $66 per person. Saverino, 2191 Arapahoe, 303-308-0764.
Something Else: Open late for casual New Year’s Eve dining. Something Else, 1313 E. 6th Ave., 303-831-1992.
Sonoda’s: Watch the fireworks display from the comfort and warmth of Sonoda’s downtown — or hit one of their three other locations. The regular menu is being served along with complimentary champagne. Open for dinner on New Year’s Day only at the Aurora and Sixth Avenue locations. Reservations required. Sonoda’s, 1620 Market St., 303-595-9500, www.sonodassushi.com.
Sparrow: Celebrate the new year with a prix fixe dinner, complimentary champagne toast, party favors, a DJ and dancing. The early seating features a three-course meal; the late seating offers four courses. 6 p.m. and 9 p.m., $55-$85. Sparrow, 410 E. 7th Ave., 303-831-1003.
Spitfire Grill: Steak and lobster dinner with live piano music by Boogie Bob. Reservations recommended. 8 p.m.-midnight, $10.95. Spitfire Grill, 721 Quebec St., 303-377-5730.
Swimclub 32: Feast on a menu specially designed by chef Joel Holland featuring entrees paired with delicious artisan wines to help ease you into 2005. Dancing starts at 10 p.m. with DJ Love. 5 p.m. Swimclub 32, 3628 W. 32nd Ave., 720-889-7946.
Tailgate Tavern & Grill: Tuck into a prime rib buffet, and then enjoy music by the Trippen Griswolds and a champagne toast. Reservations required. 8 p.m., $24.95. Tailgate Tavern & Grill, 19552 E. Main St., Parker, 303-841-7179.
Taj of India: Enjoy the regular menu with a free champagne toast. Reservations recommended. 5 p.m., $19.99. Taj of India, 6750 S. Pierce St., Littleton, 303-973-2234.
Adam’s Mark Hotel: Jakarta, Max Wagner, Paul Galaxy and Wide Open are all playing in the plaza restaurants. Stay for the night and avoid those DUIs with packages that range from just the room and festivities to that plus dinner. $179-$450. Adam’s Mark Hotel, 1550 Court Pl., 303-893-3333, www.adamsmark.com.
Brown Palace: Ring in 2005 at the Brown Palace Hotel. There will be a five-course gourmet dinner plus dancing in the atrium lobby to the sounds of Lannie Garrett and her big band “Any Swing Goes” and “Platforms and Polyester Disco Review.” There is also a six-course tasting menu prepared by chef Wade Hageman. $350 per couple for dinner and dancing; $395 with the tasting menu; starting at $545 with accommodations. Brown Palace Hotel, 321 17th St., 303-297-3111, www.brownpalace.com.
Embassy Suites: Special package includes two-room suite, evening reception from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. and a four-course dinner for two in the Foothills restaurant. Enjoy complimentary champagne and strawberries delivered to your suite. Sleep in and enjoy a late complimentary full breakfast in the Foothills restaurant. $329 for double occupancy; $120 for additional person. Embassy Suites, 1881 Curtis St., 303-297-8888.
Hyatt Regency Denver: Enjoy an open bar, hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, a champagne toast at midnight, party hats and favors, non-stop dancing and balloon drops. The Nacho Men will be rocking the Imperial Ballroom with hits of the ’50s and ’60s; the Legendary Nikators will be playing rock and roll in the Grand Ballroom; and Discotheque 2005 in the Moulin Rouge. $75-$299 (includes hotel room), www.mix100.com. Hyatt Regency Denver, 1750 Welton St., 303-295-1234.
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