New Year's Eve, New Year's Day and more on this week's culinary calendar
We've shared our list of the top ten New Year's Eve dining events, but that's far from everything that's taking place this weekend. Keep reading to see a full rundown of what's happening before, during and after the big day; we'll continue updating the online listings until the eleventh hour. Here's a taste of what's to come:
Wednesday, December 28:
Saturday, January 31:
Ambria, 1201 16th Street: Offering prix-fixe menus for early and late seatings. Admission is $50 to $60, and reservations are required. Call 303-623-8646 or visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ambria/159025314190988.
Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, 28194 US Highway 6, Dillon: The ski area offers the Moonlight Dinner Series: New Year's Eve in the Mountains; ring in the New Year with champagne, party favors and a decadent meal. Sat., Dec. 31, $89; reservations are required. Call 888-272-7246 or visit www.arapahoebasin.com.
Arugula Bar e Ristorante, 2785 Iris Avenue, Boulder: Offering a special prix fixe menu and limited a la carte selections. Seatings are at 6 and 8 p.m., and admission is $49 to $65; call 303-443-5100 or visit www.arugularistorante.com.
Belvedere Restaurant, 323 14th Street: All you can eat -- and drink -- champagne included. Admission is $80 to $150; call 720-974-4052.
Burnsley Restaurant and Lounge, 1000 Grant Street: Offering A three-course dinner for two with filet mignon, lamb osso buco and more. Admission is $99 per couple; call 303-830-1000 or visit www.burnsley.com.
Cebiche Authentic Peruvian Dining, 7000 West 38th Avenue, Wheat Ridge: Offering a New Year's Eve Couples Package with an appetizer, paella for two, dessert for two, two glasses of wine and two glasses of champagne for $75. Call 303-386-4580.
Celtic Tavern, 1801 Blake Street: Hosting the Irish New Year's Celebration with a special toast and bagpipe salute welcoming the New Year, plus a $25 Irish buffet. Proceeds benefit the Catholic Charities of Denver Samaritan House. It runs from 3 to 7 p.m., and entry is $3; call 303-308-1795 or visit www.celtictavern.com.
Dougherty's Neighborhood Restaurant and Pub, 5 East Ellsworth Avenue: A surf-and-turf dinner special, champagne toast and party favors, drink specials and more. (21+) Call 303-777-5210 or visit www.doughertysrestaurant.com.
El Diablo, 101 Broadway: Offering a special menu with surf & turf and short ribs, a midnight tequila toast and food served until 4 a.m. Call 303-954-0324.
Estiatorio AXIOS, 3901 Tennyson Street: Hosting a wine-tasting dinner, with five wines paired with four courses. It starts at 7 p.m. and costs $75; reservations are required. Call 720-328-2225 or visit www.axiosdenver.com.
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 191 Inverness Drive West, Englewood: A trio of special menu offerings plus Fleming's regular menu. Call 303-768-0827 or visit www.flemingssteakhouse.com/locations/co/englewood.
Food Truck Row: Food trucks will gather at 15th and Market Streets downtown on New Year's Eve.
Gabriel's Italian Restaurant, 5450 Manhart Street, Sedalia: Offering the regular menu and a late-night dinner and dancing package with five courses and champagne. Seatings are at 4 and 7 p.m.; call 303-688-2323 or visit www.gabrielsdenver.com.
Great Divide Brewing Co., 2201 Arapahoe Street: New Year, New Beer Midnight Toast: Enjoy the inaugural pour of Nomad in the tap room for New Year, New Beer Midnight Toast. (21+) Call 303-296-9460 or visit www.greatdivide.com.
The Lobby American Grille, 2191 Arapahoe Street: Presenting a Roaring '20s Party: DJs, food, drinks and dancing, prix-fixe menu option and more. It starts at 8 p.m. and there is a $10 cover after 10 p.m. (waived with purchase of food). Call 303-997-9911 or visit www.thelobbydenver.com.
The Margarita, 7350 Pine Creek Road, Colorado Springs: Offering a seven-course menu with two special optional wine pairings for $60 from 5 to 9 p.m. Call 719-598-8667.
Nissi's, 2675 North Park Drive, Lafayette: Homeslice Band will play during two seatings with various meal options. Seatings are at 6:30 and 10 p.m., and admission is $65 to $75; call 303-665-2757 or visit www.nissis.com.
Pat's Philly Steaks and Subs, 1624 Market Street: Offering a complimentary bottle of champagne with a reservation, tunes by DJ Stylee, a champagne toast at midnight and more. Call 303-534-1333 or visit www.patscheesesteaks.com.
The Pinyon, 1710 Pearl Street, Boulder: Hosting a one-year anniversary and a blowout with a DJ, heirloom pig roast with oysters, passed hors d'ouevre, champagne and more. It starts at 10 p.m. and costs $88; call 720-306-8248 or visit www.thepinyon.com.
Randolph's Restaurant and Bar, 1776 Grant Street: With live jazz, party favors and delectable food available a la carte. Celebrations run from 5 to 10 p.m.; call 303-318-7272 or visit www.randolphsdenver.com.
Restaurant Kevin Taylor, 1106 14th Street: Presenting the debut of the four-course winter tasting menu, including a complimentary glass of champagne. Admission is $125; call 303-820-2600 or visit www.restaurantkevintaylor.com.
Rick's Tavern, 6762 Lowell Boulevard: Presenting a catered Italian dinner with music by Luisa Mendoza, the Rick Garcia Band and more. It starts at 7 p.m. and costs $25 to $30; call 303-427-3427 or visit www.rickgarciaband.com.
Row 14 Bistro & Wine Bar, 891 14th Street: Offering a three-course prix-fixe menu (with three choices per course) with optional wine pairings and a champagne toast at midnight. Call 303-825-0100 or visit www.row14denver.com.
Royal Gorge Route Railroad, 401 Water Street, Cañon City: A gourmet three-course meal in the train's Observation Dome; the train leaves at 6:30 p.m., and admission is $99. Call 888-724-5748 or visit www.royalgorgereservations.com.
Russell's Smokehouse, 1422 Larimer Street: Hosting a special dinner. Call 720-524-8050.
Second Home, 150 Clayton Lane: Hosting the French Quarter New Year's Eve: A Louisiana-inspired menu, champagne specials, a midnight toast and more. Call 303-253-3000 or visit www.secondhomedenver.com.
Steuben's, 523 East 17th Avenue: Hosting a 38-Hour New Year's Eve Celebration: Serving brunch and regular menu favorites, DJ Parris, a midnight toast, the Hibernator and more. Call 303-830-1001 or visit www.steubens.com.
Stir Cooking School, 3215 Zuni Street: Spend your evening cooking a delicious meal before the ball drops. The class runs from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. and costs $75; call 720-287-4823 or visit www.stirtolearn.com.
Trillium, 2134 Larimer Street: Offering a prix fixe dinner; three courses with an array of options. Seatings are at 6, 7, 8 and 9 p.m., and admission is $50 to $75 (or enter to win free food!). Visit www.trilliumdenver.com or call 303-379-9759.
Virgilio's Pizzeria and Wine Bar, 10025 West San Juan Way, Littleton: Presenting a New Year's Eve Wine Pairing Dinner, four courses paired with wine (vegetarian option available) plus live music; the dinner is offered from 4 to 9 p.m., and there will be free party favors, champagne and more at midnight. The dinner is $59, and reservations are recommended. Call 303-972-1011 or visit www.virgiliospizzeriaandwinebar.com.
Willow Creek Restaurant, 29029 Upper Bear Creek Road, Evergreen: Two seatings (5 and 6 p.m.) with a prix-fixe menu. Call 303-674-9463.
Winter Park: Offering both a buffet and a five-course dinner (vegetarian options included) with a gondola ride. Admission is $29.95 to $79.95; call 970-726-1446.
Yard House, 1555 Court: Open with no reservations. Call 303-572-9273 or visit www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=3205.
Zydeco's, 1730 Wynkoop Street: A three-course dinner with complimentary dessert wine pairing. Seatings are at 5:30, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m., and admission is $35. Call 303-293-2887 or visit www.zydecosdenver.com.
Sunday, January 1:
El Diablo, 101 Broadway: Serving up a hangover brunch available all day. Call 303-954-0324.
Pho 16th Vietnamese Grill, 535 16th Street, #1: Offering $1 off any size bowl of pho from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 303-629-7878.
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