Adelitas New Year's Eve: Want an affordable, easy and tasty NYE dinner option? Go for the surf and turf (a lobster and steak taco), served with a marg or glass of bubbly. 5 p.m., $16.95, Adelitas Cocina y Cantina, 2609 West Main Street, Littleton, 303-778-1294, adelitasco.com.
American Elm New Year's Eve: The four-course meal includes foie gras, king crab risotto and glazed duck breast along with a vegetarian option and wine, reserve wine or cocktail pairings. Reservations begin at 5:45 p.m., $90-$170, American Elm, 4132 West 38th Avenue, 720-749-3186, amelm.com.
Arcana New Year's Eve: The four-course menu boasts dishes like antelope tartare and lobster and grits; add-ons include beverage, caviar and époisses supplements. Reservations start at 5 p.m., $85 and up, Arcana, 909 Walnut Street, Boulder, 303-444-3885, arcanarestaurant.com.
Atelier by Radex New Year's Eve: Start studying: The French restaurant has so many great dishes to choose from on its four-course, prix fixe menu, you'll need to do your research if you don't want to spend all night hemming and hawing about your choices. $125, Atelier by Radex, 2011 East 17th Avenue, 720-379-5556, atelierbyradex.com.
Beast + Bottle New Year's Eve: The final Musical Chairs dinner of 2019 is retro-themed, but the 1920s weren't a great time for pop music, so the Uptown joint is serenading diners with hits from the 1980s to accompany dishes like lobster gnocchi, lamb tagine and housemade moon pie. 5:30 p.m., $95-$160, Beast + Bottle, 719 East 17th Avenue, 303-623-3223, beastandbottle.com.
The Bindery New Year's Eve: The expansive space hosts a five-course, prix fixe dinner with a glass of champagne and midnight toast, live music and views of the fireworks at the second seating. 6 p.m. and 9 p.m., $100-$125, the Bindery, 1817 Central Street, 303-993-2364, thebinderydenver.com.
Brown Palace Hotel New Year's Eve: The hotel's elaborately decorated atrium hosts dinner of lobster risotto, beef tenderloin, oysters on the half-shell, champagne and more, followed by dancing to swing and big-band tunes by the John Kite Quintet. 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., $165, Brown Palace Hotel, 321 17th Street, brownpalace.com.
Centro Mexican Kitchen New Year's Eve: The Boulder favorite is serving specials like borracho steak (marinated in beer, achiote and garlic) on its late menu along with free midnight bubbles. 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., 950 Pearl Street, Boulder, 303-442-7771, centromexican.com.
Charcoal Bistro New Year's Eve: The Wash Park mainstay is taking the adage "Out with the old, in with the new" to heart this year as it debuts an entirely new menu on NYE. Reservations start at 5 p.m., $25 and up, Charcoal Bistro, 1028 South Gaylord Street, 303-953-8718, charcoalbistro.com.
Coohills New Year's Eve: Splurge on the six-course menu that includes lobster tail with pâté, butternut tortellini and strip steak with escargots and smoked anchovies; the optional wine pairing costs an additional $80. Reservations start at 5 p.m., $110-$190, Coohills, 1400 Wewatta Street, 303-623-5700, coohills.com.
Crú: A Wine Bar New Year's Eve: Head to the heart of downtown for a three-course menu for just $55. Reservations start at 5 p.m., Crú: A Wine Bar, 1442 Larimer Street, 303-893-9463, cruwinebar.com.
Edge New Year's Eve: Dine early or late with two prix fixe seatings: a three-course meal with Moët & Chandon at 6 p.m., or a five-course feast at 8:30 p.m. with Veuve Clicquot, a midnight toast and entry into the bar's NYE party. $120-$250, Edge Restaurant, 1111 14th Street, 303-389-3050, edgerestaurantdenver.com.
Elway's Downtown New Year's Eve: Reservations are required for the three-course prix fixe steakhouse dinner. 5 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Elway's Downtown, 1881 Curtis Street, 303-312-3107, elways.com.
Farm House Restaurant New Year's Eve: Pull up a chair for a four-course Breckenridge beer dinner and music from Brothers of Brass. 6-9 p.m., $90, Farm House Restaurant, 2990 Brewery Lane, Littleton, 303-803-1380, facebook.com.
The Fort New Year's Eve: It's surf and turf Colorado-style with buffalo filet and lobster tail, plus great views of the Front Range fireworks from the steakhouse's patio. Reservations start at 4:30 p.m., $69, 19192 Highway 8, Morrison, 303-697-4771, thefort.com.
Frasca New Year's Eve: Frasca's NYE prix fixe menu is a whopping six courses, with the option to purchase wine and bubbly from the restaurant's storied cellars. Reservations start at 5:30 p.m., $185, Frasca Food and Wine, 1738 Pearl Street, Boulder, 303-442-6966, frascafoodandwine.com.
Hearth & Dram New Year's Eve: Reserve a spot at the Union Station restaurant and you'll be in the heart of the action after dining on roasted bone-marrow arancini, duck and foie gras sausage and butter-poached blue crab. Reservations start at 5 p.m., $85, Hearth & Dram, 1801 Wewatta Street, 303-623-1979, hearthanddram.com.
Kachina New Year's Eve: Choose from the regular menu or specials like pepper-crusted prime rib with candied calabaza squash and salsa verde. Dinner service 5-11 p.m., Kachina Cantina, 1890 Wazee Street, 720-460-2728, kachinadenver.com.
Le French New Year's Eve: Celebrate like a Parisian at one of two seatings; the 9 p.m. meal comes with an exclusive dessert added to the four-course menu. 6 p.m. and 9 p.m., $70-$85, Le French, 4901 South Newport Street, 720-710-8963, facebook.com.
The Lobby: This downtown restaurant presents the sixth annual New Beer's Eve, "a beer-centric shindig meets fancy schmancy New Year’s Eve party bash to save you from black tie affairs and kids with noisemakers at your in-laws house alike." The night starts with a three-course beer pairing, a menu of all-you-can-drink packages and live music. Tickets range from $15 to $120; get yours here. 6:30 p.m. to 2 a.m., 2191 Arapahoe Street, 303-997-9911, thelobbydenver.com.
Lola Coastal Mexican New Year's Eve: Pre-game with four new cocktails and passed appetizers from the seafood shack's new menu; reservations required. 5-7 p.m., Lola Coastal Mexican, 1575 Boulder Street, 720-570-8686, loladenver.com.