New Year’s Eve at 1515:
Vegan and meat eaters will both enjoy 1515.
Omnivores will drool over the four-course menu boasting escargot and surf and turf ($80), but their vegan friends aren’t being left out: A plant-based prix fixe menu ($50) is also available. 5-10 p.m., 1515, 1515 Market Street, 303-571-0011, 1515restaurant.com.
New Year’s Eve at Adelitas:
Both locations of the Mexican joint are eschewing their usual fare for a fancy dinner of bistec y langosta (that’s steak and lobster to you); includes a house margarita and midnight tequila and champagne toast. 5 p.m.-1 a.m., $46.95, Adelitas Cocina y Cantina, 1294 South Broadway, and 2609 West Main Street in Littleton, 303-778-1294, adelitasco.com.
New Year’s Eve at Arcana:
Offering a four-course prix fixe menu from outgoing chef Kyle Mendenhall, $75 per person, optional beverage pairings available. Arcana, 909 Walnut Street, Boulder, 303-444-3885, arcanarestaurant.com.
New Year’s Eve at Atelier by Radex:
Indulge in inspired French(ish) fare that will send you into the upcoming year with a full belly and a happy heart; call to reserve your table for the special four-course prix fixe menu. 4-11 p.m., $125, Atelier by Radex, 2011 East 17th Avenue, 720-379-5556, atelierbyradex.com.
New Year’s Eve at Avelina:
Offering a special menu from executive chef Josh Oakley, $75 per person, wine pairing available for $35 more, complimentary glass of champagne. Avelina, 1550 17th Street, 720-904-6711,
New Year’s Eve at Beckon:
“December’s Cold Moon” tasting menu inspired by Scandinavia and other European regions, plus champagne. Beckon, 2845 Larimer Street, 303-954-0230, beckon-call.com.
New Year’s Eve at Carboy Winery:
Guests get a special five-course wine dinner, as well as samples from the tanks and a bottle to take home and drink on the couch while waiting for the witching hour. 6:30-10 p.m., $150, Carboy Winery, 6885 South Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, 720-531-5252, eventbrite.com.
New Year’s Eve at Coohills:
Celebrate with a five-course prix fixe menu and 50 percent off premium bubbly all night. 5 p.m., $75-$115, Coohills, 1500 Wewatta Street, 303-623-5700, coohills.com.
New Year’s Eve at Corinne:
The kitchen is offering a three-course prix fixe dinner with a vegetarian option and optional beverage pairings. 4:30-11 p.m., $65-$90, Corinne, 1455 California Street, 720-996-1555, corinnerestaurant.com.
New Year’s Eve at Corrida:
Put on your fancy pants and leave your cell phones at home for this celebration offering bubbly, cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvres and music. 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., $200, Corrida, 1023 Walnut Street, Boulder, 303-444-1333, eventbrite.com.
New Year’s Eve at Crú: A Wine Bar:
The bar’s three-course prix fixe menu boasts all the classics: oysters Rockefeller, shrimp scampi, rack of lamb, filet mignon and chocolate lava cake; the 10:30 p.m. seating includes bubbly at midnight. 5-10:30 p.m., $55, Crú: A Wine Bar, 1442 Larimer Street, 303-893-9463, cruawinebar.com.
New Year’s Eve at Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse:
Go luxe with a decadent four-course menu that includes fourteen-day dry-aged lamb and 45-day dry-aged strip steak. $150-$195, Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse, 8100 Orchard Road, Greenwood Village, 303-976-0100, delfriscos.com.
New Year’s Eve at Del Frisco’s Grille:
Go early or go late; either way, you’ll get the same great three-course prix fixe menu with bites like artichoke beignets and short rib stronganoff. Call for reservations. 3-10 p.m., $48, Del Frisco’s Grille, 100 St. Paul Street, 303-320-8529, delfriscosgrille.com.
New Year’s Eve at Den Corner Restaurants:
Celebrate with the Kizaki brothers at Sushi Den
(omakase special), 1487 South Pearl Street, 303-777-0826, sushiden.net; and Izakaya Den, 1487-A South Pearl Street, 303-777-0691, izakayaden.net.
New Year’s Eve at The Farm House at Breckenridge Brewery:
Forget champagne — Denver’s a beer town! Enjoy this five-course meal paired with five delicious ales. 7:30 p.m.-1 a.m., $90, Farm House Restaurant at Breckenridge Brewery, 2990 Brewery Lane, Littleton, 303-803-1380, breckbrew.com.
New Year’s Eve at Hilton Denver Inverness:
The Fireside Grill will serve a special four-course dinner, with a complimentary glass of champagne, party favors, and live entertainment starting at 7:30 p.m. Reservations are required at 303-799-5800. Hilton Denver Inverness, 200 Inverness Drive West, Englewood, www3.hilton.com.
New Year’s Eve at The Kitchen:
The Kitchen Denver and the Kitchen Boulder will both offer special menus for New Year’s Eve; the Boulder dinner includes optional wine pairings. Kitchen Denver, 1560 Wazee Street, 303, 623-3127; Kitchen Boulder, 1039 Pearl Street, Boulder, 303-544-5973, thekitchenbistros.com.
New Year’s Eve at Lola Coastal Mexican:
Take a beach vacay for New Year’s Eve at Lola, with a four-course prix fixe dinner downstairs for just $65 (including wine and tequila!) and mezcal and tequila flights and a champagne toast upstairs. Call for prix fixe reservations (required). 7 p.m., $65, Lola Coastal Mexican, 1575 Boulder Street, 720-570-8686, loladenver.com.
New Year’s Eve at Marcella’s:
Marcella's is dishing up Italian favorites.
Courtesy of Marcella's
Celebrate with food and drink specials and complimentary champagne toast with hats and noisemakers at midnight. Reservations requested by phone or online; Marcella’s Restaurant, 1801 Central Street, 720-484-5484, marcellasrestaurant.com.
New Year’s Eve at Nocturne:
Reserve a table at one of Denver’s most accessible jazz clubs and enjoy a delectable four-course meal from the underrated kitchen while listening to a set from the Peter Sommer Quintet. 6 and 9 p.m., $135-$185, Nocturne, 1330 27th Street, 303-295-3333, nocturnejazz.com.
New Year’s Eve at Ocean Prime:
Enjoy unique New Year’s Eve menu specials at both Ocean Prime locations. Larimer Square: 1465 Larimer Square, 303-825-3663. DTC: 8000 East Belleview Avenue, Greenwood Village, 303-552-3000, ocean-prime.com.
New Year’s Eve at Safta:
Pita bread fresh from the oven at Safta.
The Israeli restaurant will be turning out a prix fixe family-style feast with cocktail and wine pairings. 5-11 p.m., Safta, 3300 Brighton Boulevard, 720-408-2444, eatwithsafta.com.
New Year’s Eve at STK:
The nightclub masquerading as a steakhouse is in its element on New Year’s Eve, when it will offer a premium open bar with Chandon and passed bites from 9 p.m. to 1:30 for $99. Sit down for dinner starting at 4 p.m. and get early access to the bubbly for a discount; NYE dinner specials available. DJ countdown, balloon drop and more at midnight. STK, 1550 Market Street, 720-597-8010, eventbrite.com.
New Year’s Eve at Tavernetta:
Dinner is a four-course tasting menu (drink pairings optional) with seatings starting at 4:30 p.m.; the restaurant’s inaugural NYE bash kicks off at 9 p.m. and includes live music and dancing, food stations, champage and cocktails. $150 for dinner, $250 for party, Tavernetta, 1889 16th Street, 720-605-1889, tavernettadenver.com.
New Year’s Eve at Uchi:
The culinary team at Uchi has created a special New Year’s Eve menu, including Ora King salmon, foie gras dumplings, soy-glazed Wagyu beef and much more. The dinner is $170 per couple; call 303-444-1922 for reservations. Uchi, 2500 Lawrence Street, uchidenver.com.
New Year’s Eve at Urban Farmer:
Soirée in the Parlor: Celebrate in style and sophistication with a seven-course meal that includes shellfish bisque, dry-aged Wagyu beef, croquembouche and drink pairings. 8 p.m.-midnight, $150, Urban Farmer, 1659 Wazee Street, 303-262-6070, eventbrite.com.
New Year’s Eve at Vesta:
Indulge in a delicious and classy meal at the Denver institution; the NYE menu includes housemade squid-ink linguine in lobster sauce and Colorado lamb with chimichurri and beurre monte. 5-10 p.m., Vesta, 1822 Blake Street, 303-296-1970, vestadenver.com.
New Year’s Eve at The Wolf’s Tailor:
Choose an early or late seating for a family-style menu fusing Italian and Asian tastes. Enjoy a s’mores bar and some bubbly by the bonfire. The Wolf’s Tailor, 4058 Tejon Street, 303-456-6705, thewolfstailor.com.
Winter Wonderland and Midnight Brunch at Edge:
Don your winter-white apparel and get white-out drunk at this party that offers bottomless champagne, mimosas and brunch bites from midnight to 2 a.m.; the ticket prices includes your first drink, and DJ Manos will be spinning all night. 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m., $113, Edge Restaurant and Bar, 1111 14th Street, 303-389-3050, edgerestaurantdenver.com.