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BLVD Steakhouse and other local restaurants are pulling out all the stops for their New Year’s Eve parties.
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Where to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Chicago

Say hello to 2022 with delicious eats and lots of bubbles

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BLVD Steakhouse and other local restaurants are pulling out all the stops for their New Year’s Eve parties.
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As 2021 finally winds down, it’s time to start thinking about how to ring in the New Year. Though there’s uncertainty due to the pandemic, vaccinations are allowing for larger gatherings. Chicago restaurants and bars are here to help by putting together special menus and events so that folks can celebrate in style. Enjoy fine-dining feasts, open bar packages, bottles of bubbly, and much more. Because everyone deserves to treat themselves for making it through another long and arduous year.

As of August 20, the city has mandated that everyone wear facial coverings while indoors. For updated information on coronavirus cases, please visit the city of Chicago’s COVID-19 dashboard. Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; the latest data about the delta variant indicates that it may pose a low-to-moderate risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial transmission. The latest CDC guidance is here; find a COVID-19 vaccination site here.

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1. Uvae Kitchen and Wine Bar

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5553 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 654-1432
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Andersonville wine bar and restaurant Uvae has come up with a six-course menu to greet the new year. Highlights include arugula and fennel salad with Champagne vinaigrette, lobster bisque, escargot with puff pastry and garlic herb butter, stuffed beef tenderloin, and crème brulee. The cost is $95 per person and tables can be booked here.

2. Cobblestone

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4337 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 935-2255
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This European bistro and cider house is making it easy for couples to eat well on New Year’s Eve by offering a special prix fixe menu for two. Guests will receive a welcome glass of cider or Champagne, one cocktail per person, and choice of two starters, two entrees, and one dessert. Items include shrimp cocktail, beef tartare, black truffle spaetzle, grilled filet medallion with cast iron prawns, German chocolate lust cake, and more. There will also be live music from local band Jorge & Bee. The cost is $150 and reservations can be made here.

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Cobblestone’s NYE menu is perfect for couples.
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3. Avondale Bowl

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3118 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
(708) 831-8064
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It’ll be all fun and games on New Year’s Eve at Avondale Bowl. For $300, reserve a lane for up to six people. The package includes bowling for two hours, shoe rental, and a dozen drink tickets. Email info@avondalebowl.com for availability.

4. Dear Margaret

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2965 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 360-8213
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The French-Canadian restaurant is planning a five-course prix fixe menu to cap off 2021. Diners will savor dishes like lobster ravioli, root vegetable escabeche, beef cheeks with braised red cabbage, and sponge cake in a chocolate shell. The dinner is $125 per person with wine pairings available for $65. Reservations can be made here.

5. Central Park Bar

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2924 N Central Park Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 698-6063
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New Avondale tavern Central Park Bar is inviting folks in for a cozy and laid back evening. The New Year’s Eve event will feature an all-inclusive drink package from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. as well as a food buffet and Champagne toast. Tickets, available here, are $75 per person if purchased before December 15 and $80 after December 15.

6. The J. Parker

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1816 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60614
(312) 254-4747
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Blast into 2022 with the J. Parker’s “Galaxy Gala” party. The year-round rooftop venue atop Hotel Lincoln is offering an all-inclusive package that includes premium cocktails, wine, beer, passed appetizers, a dessert station, and a Champagne toast at midnight. Live entertainment will be provided by DJ Spin VXN and a photo booth will be on site to capture the good times. Tickets are $125 and available here.

7. Old Town Pour House

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1419 N Wells St
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 477-2800
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Old Town Pour House will bring folks back to the roaring ‘20s on New Year’s Eve. The soiree will have a live video DJ, passed hors d’oeuvres like mini burgers and Nashville tenders, a midnight Champagne toast, a photo booth, and more. Tickets are $50 per person and available here.

8. Ina Mae Tavern & Packaged Goods

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1415 N Wood St
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 360-8320
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Eat and drink like they do in the South with a four-hour drink package, passed appetizers like gumbo and po’ boys, live DJ, midnight toast, and burlesque show from 10 p.m. to 12 a.m. at Ina Mae. Tickets to the event are $70 per person and available here.

9. The Signature Room at the 95th

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875 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 787-9596
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Spend the last evening of the year high above the city on the 95th floor of 875 North Michigan Avenue. The classic restaurant is putting together a four-course dinner, which includes one glass of sparkling wine, along with live music by the Union Band on a sprawling dance floor. Seatings will be at 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m., 8:30 p.m., and 9 p.m. Dress code is formal and pricing is $225 per person. Reservations can be made by calling 312-787-9596.

10. Torali

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160 E Pearson St 12th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 573-5160
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Join the Italian steakhouse inside the Ritz-Carlton hotel for a four-course prix fixe menu. Items include braised Berkshire pork belly, pan-seared scallop, roasted wagyu beef tenderloin, truffle agnolotti, and a complimentary glass of Champagne. Reservations are available here. The hotel is also hosting its annual party, “Swingin’ the New Year Ritz-Carlton Chicago.” The evening will feature live entertainment from jazz swing band the Flatt Cats, hors d’oeuvres, dessert bars, and more. Tickets are $200 per person and can be purchased here.

11. Heritage Restaurant & Caviar Bar

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2700 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 661-9577
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The Eastern European-tinged restaurant has created a five-course tasting menu for New Year’s Eve. Diners will enjoy items like curry poached lobster, potato pierogis, and black forest cake. It’s priced at $75 per person, plus $65 for optional beverage pairings. Book a reservation here.

12. Offshore Rooftop & Bar

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1000 E Grand Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 535-6660
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The nation’s largest rooftop deck — located on the third floor of Navy Pier — is saying goodbye to 2021 with a luxe New Year’s Eve bash inside its year-round glass atrium. Attendees can take in the views of the city’s skyline and the lake while having access to premium open bars for five hours, passed bites, a sushi station, and front row seats to the midnight fireworks show. Tickets are $175 per person and available here.

13. The Dawson

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730 W Grand Ave
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 243-8955
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The Dawson recently debuted a new covered patio structure so guests can dine in a temperature-controlled environment. For New Year’s Eve, the River West spot will offer a three-course prix fixe menu for $95 per person. Choices include oysters on the half shell with Champagne mignonette; Hudson Bay scallops with pumpkin gnocchi; Prime burger with truffle aioli; and an eight-ounce filet with truffle fries. Reservations are available here.

Plates of empanadas and scallops.
The Dawson’s new covered patio will help keep the chill away from diners.
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14. Elina's

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1202 W Grand Ave
Chicago, IL 60642
(312) 929-2249
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It’s hard to go wrong with comforting Italian fare, especially when it’s from new West Town hotspot Elina’s. Chef-owners Ian Rusnak and Eric Safin are greeting the new year with a five-course prix fixe menu full of fan favorites like rigatoni a la vodka, Silvio’s meatballs, and pan-roasted Dover sole with black truffles. Tickets are $150 per person and can be purchased here.

15. Topolobampo

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445 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 661-1434
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Rick Bayless’s acclaimed Mexican restaurant is crafting a special menu for the evening. The meal will include ora king salmon aguachile, heirloom tamal, seared scallops, wagyu rib eye, salad, and cake and ice cream. The price is $200 per person and reservations are available here.

16. Frontera Grill

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445 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 661-1434
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Experience Frontera’s greatest hits all night long on New Year’s Eve. Guests will begin with an appetizer parade of guacamole, tostadas, tamales, and more followed by their choice of entrée from a lineup of 2021 favorites. To finish, the kitchen will dish out a trio of desserts. The cost is $110 per person and tickets can be purchased here

17. Three Dots and a Dash

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435 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 610-4220
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Escape the winter chill by heading to tiki hideaway Three Dots and a Dash. Entry into the New Year’s Eve festivities includes five drink tickets and tunes from a live DJ. General admission is $65 per person and available here. Tables and booths can also be reserved. 

18. Bar Goa

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116 W Hubbard St Suite 1
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 900-0197
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New Indian spot Bar Goa will offer passed hors d’oeuvres, a three-hour bar package, a Champagne toast at midnight, and live tunes from DJ Cedeño. Tickets are $110 per person and available here.

19. Radio Room

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400 N State St
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 706-5228
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Radio Room’s New Year’s Eve extravaganza will feature an open bar, passed appetizers and desserts, live musical performances, a midnight Prosecco toast and balloon drop, and more. Tickets start at $75 per person and can be purchased here.

20. Kinzie Chophouse

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400 N Wells St
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 822-0191
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Ring in the new year with a scrumptious six-course dinner at Kinzie Chophouse. The menu will boast dishes like creamy corn velouté, king scallops ceviche, veal tartare, dry aged prime rib with red wine and bone marrow sauce, and Champagne mousse and caramelized pecans on a Greek honey cookie. The cost is $125 per person and reservations can be made here.

21. Travelle at the Langham

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330 N Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 923-7705
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End the year on the highest of highs with an opulent seven-course dinner at Travelle at the Langham. The menu includes scallops, lobster bisque, foie gras appetizer, wagyu strip steak, and a chocolate dessert. Wines will be available a la carte. The cost is $147 per person and reservations can be made here.

22. Pizzeria Portofino

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317 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 900-9018
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Kick off 2022 along the riverfront at Pizzeria Portofino. The restaurant is hosting an evening filled with passed appetizers, pizza stations, and signature cocktails. Guests will also have front row views of the fireworks show and live entertainment from DJ Matthew White. Tickets are $115 per person and can be purchased here.

23. LondonHouse Chicago

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85 E Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 357-1200
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Count down the seconds to 2022 with two New Year’s Eve events at LondonHouse. Up on the roof at LH on 21, there will be two live DJs, violinist Lil Sharp, a four-hour open bar, complimentary Champagne toast, party favors, and passed appetizers. Tickets are $175 and available here. Downstairs in the Grand Ballroom, guests will be treated to live music from cover band Mike & Joe, a four-hour open bar, hors d’oeuvres buffet, photo booth, Champagne toast, and a midnight breakfast buffet. Tickets are $125 and available here.

24. Rose Mary

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932 W Fulton St
Chicago, IL 60607
(872) 260-3921
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Chef Joe Flamm and the team at Rose Mary are whipping up a family-style feast. Guests will enjoy grilled oysters with garlic confit butter; porcini cappelletti with truffles; and pork coppa pampanella with yogurt cabbage slaw and walnuts. The two-and-a-half hour experience is priced at $125 per person and reservations are available here.

25. Time Out Market Chicago

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916 W Fulton Market
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 637-3888
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Leave 2021 in the past and celebrate the new year at Time Out Market’s “Future Disco” event. DJ Metro will play the hits while attendees can bust a move on the dance floor set in the middle of the venue. Entry includes a $45 card for food and beverages at any of the vendors or bars plus a glass of bubbles at midnight. Tickets are priced at $80 per person and available here.

26. Boqueria

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807 W Fulton Market
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 257-3177
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Celebrate the new year the Spanish way at Boqueria in the West Loop. Diners will get a tapas feast to share alongside unlimited beer, wine, and sangria. The first seating at 6 p.m. is priced at $85 per person while the 9:30 seating is $125 per person. Tables can be booked here.

27. The Izakaya at Momotaro

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820 W Lake St
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 733-4818
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Momotaro’s subterranean lounge is evoking the spirit of Japan on New Year’s Eve with a Harajuku night event. Admission includes five drink tickets, food, curated music, and access to a tarot card reader, caricature artist, and ice luge. Tickets start at $150 per person and can be purchased here.

28. Avli on the Park

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180 N Field Blvd
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 600-9997
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The newest outpost of Greek sensation Avli is offering a five-course dinner designed by executive chef Nikos Kapernaros. Guests will enjoy dishes like goat cheese tart, strip steak with tomato metaxa sauce, and oven-baked snapper. The first seating at 6 p.m. is priced at $90 per person while the second seating at 9 p.m., which includes entry into Avli’s “2022 on the Park” after party ($30 per ticket), is $125. Reservations can be booked here.

29. BLVD Steakhouse

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817 W Lake St
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 526-3116
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Dress to the nines and celebrate in style at this beautiful West Loop steakhouse. BLVD’s special three-course menu for the night will showcase dishes like lobster bisque, dayboat scallops, and organic half chicken. Guests can also add caviar service, a seafood tower, and vintage bottles of wine. The first seating, from 5 p.m. to 8:15 p.m., is $95 per person while the second seating, from 8:30 p.m. to close, is $125 per person and includes a midnight Champagne toast and party favors. Reservations are available here.

30. The Loyalist

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177 N Ada St #001
Chicago, IL 60607
(773) 913-3774
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Indulge in a special four-course menu with selections like French onion éclair, smoked sturgeon, turbot Veronique, fig leaf crème brulee, and more. Diners can also add caviar, truffles, and seafood towers to their meal. The cost is $125 per person and reservations for the Loyalist are available here.

31. Tiny Goat

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820 W Randolph St Second Floor
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 888-3455
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Stephanie Izard’s pop-up dinner series Tiny Goat will be happening on New Year’s Eve. Taking place at Little Goat, the evening will star a multi-course, globally-inspired menu with curated beverage offerings and a bubbly toast. Tickets are $100 per person and available here.

32. Milk Room

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12 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603
(844) 312-2221
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Toast to the new year at the Chicago Athletic Association’s intimate speakeasy. Milk Room’s annual “Bubbles, Bourbon, and Brandy” celebration will feature a selection of cocktails and elegant shared bites, such as a mini seafood tower. Pricing is $250 per person for two-hour-long seatings at 7:00 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. Reservations are available here.

33. Dusek's Tavern

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1227 W 18th St
Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 526-3851
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Dusek’s has several options for diners on New Year’s Eve. Both the regular a la carte menu and a “Let us feed you” menu will be available in addition to shellfish towers packed with oysters, shrimp cocktail, Dungeness crab claws, tuna crudo, and smoked mussels. Book a table here.

34. Punch House

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1227 W 18th St
Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 526-3851
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Chicagoans can get their punch on with tableside Champagne punch service at this Pilsen bar located in the basement of Thalia Hall. Two-hour seatings, starting at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., are priced at $250 per table. 9 p.m. reservations are priced at $300 and do not have a time limit. Reservations are available here.

35. The Duck Inn

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2701 S Eleanor St
Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 724-8811
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Bridgeport gastropub the Duck Inn is preparing a four-course feast with festive favorites and optional wine pairings for New Year’s Eve. The regular dinner menu will be available as well. The cost is $125 per person and reservations can be made here.

1. Uvae Kitchen and Wine Bar

5553 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640

Andersonville wine bar and restaurant Uvae has come up with a six-course menu to greet the new year. Highlights include arugula and fennel salad with Champagne vinaigrette, lobster bisque, escargot with puff pastry and garlic herb butter, stuffed beef tenderloin, and crème brulee. The cost is $95 per person and tables can be booked here.

5553 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60640

2. Cobblestone

4337 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60618
A plate of pan-roasted chicken.
Cobblestone’s NYE menu is perfect for couples.
Cobblestone [Official Photo]

This European bistro and cider house is making it easy for couples to eat well on New Year’s Eve by offering a special prix fixe menu for two. Guests will receive a welcome glass of cider or Champagne, one cocktail per person, and choice of two starters, two entrees, and one dessert. Items include shrimp cocktail, beef tartare, black truffle spaetzle, grilled filet medallion with cast iron prawns, German chocolate lust cake, and more. There will also be live music from local band Jorge & Bee. The cost is $150 and reservations can be made here.

4337 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60618

3. Avondale Bowl

3118 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60618

It’ll be all fun and games on New Year’s Eve at Avondale Bowl. For $300, reserve a lane for up to six people. The package includes bowling for two hours, shoe rental, and a dozen drink tickets. Email info@avondalebowl.com for availability.

3118 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60618

4. Dear Margaret

2965 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60657

The French-Canadian restaurant is planning a five-course prix fixe menu to cap off 2021. Diners will savor dishes like lobster ravioli, root vegetable escabeche, beef cheeks with braised red cabbage, and sponge cake in a chocolate shell. The dinner is $125 per person with wine pairings available for $65. Reservations can be made here.

2965 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

5. Central Park Bar

2924 N Central Park Ave, Chicago, IL 60618

New Avondale tavern Central Park Bar is inviting folks in for a cozy and laid back evening. The New Year’s Eve event will feature an all-inclusive drink package from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. as well as a food buffet and Champagne toast. Tickets, available here, are $75 per person if purchased before December 15 and $80 after December 15.

2924 N Central Park Ave
Chicago, IL 60618

6. The J. Parker

1816 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614

Blast into 2022 with the J. Parker’s “Galaxy Gala” party. The year-round rooftop venue atop Hotel Lincoln is offering an all-inclusive package that includes premium cocktails, wine, beer, passed appetizers, a dessert station, and a Champagne toast at midnight. Live entertainment will be provided by DJ Spin VXN and a photo booth will be on site to capture the good times. Tickets are $125 and available here.

1816 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60614

7. Old Town Pour House

1419 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610

Old Town Pour House will bring folks back to the roaring ‘20s on New Year’s Eve. The soiree will have a live video DJ, passed hors d’oeuvres like mini burgers and Nashville tenders, a midnight Champagne toast, a photo booth, and more. Tickets are $50 per person and available here.

1419 N Wells St
Chicago, IL 60610

8. Ina Mae Tavern & Packaged Goods

1415 N Wood St, Chicago, IL 60622

Eat and drink like they do in the South with a four-hour drink package, passed appetizers like gumbo and po’ boys, live DJ, midnight toast, and burlesque show from 10 p.m. to 12 a.m. at Ina Mae. Tickets to the event are $70 per person and available here.

1415 N Wood St
Chicago, IL 60622

9. The Signature Room at the 95th

875 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

Spend the last evening of the year high above the city on the 95th floor of 875 North Michigan Avenue. The classic restaurant is putting together a four-course dinner, which includes one glass of sparkling wine, along with live music by the Union Band on a sprawling dance floor. Seatings will be at 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m., 8:30 p.m., and 9 p.m. Dress code is formal and pricing is $225 per person. Reservations can be made by calling 312-787-9596.

875 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611

10. Torali

160 E Pearson St 12th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611

Join the Italian steakhouse inside the Ritz-Carlton hotel for a four-course prix fixe menu. Items include braised Berkshire pork belly, pan-seared scallop, roasted wagyu beef tenderloin, truffle agnolotti, and a complimentary glass of Champagne. Reservations are available here. The hotel is also hosting its annual party, “Swingin’ the New Year Ritz-Carlton Chicago.” The evening will feature live entertainment from jazz swing band the Flatt Cats, hors d’oeuvres, dessert bars, and more. Tickets are $200 per person and can be purchased here.

160 E Pearson St 12th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611

11. Heritage Restaurant & Caviar Bar

2700 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

The Eastern European-tinged restaurant has created a five-course tasting menu for New Year’s Eve. Diners will enjoy items like curry poached lobster, potato pierogis, and black forest cake. It’s priced at $75 per person, plus $65 for optional beverage pairings. Book a reservation here.

2700 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60622

12. Offshore Rooftop & Bar

1000 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

The nation’s largest rooftop deck — located on the third floor of Navy Pier — is saying goodbye to 2021 with a luxe New Year’s Eve bash inside its year-round glass atrium. Attendees can take in the views of the city’s skyline and the lake while having access to premium open bars for five hours, passed bites, a sushi station, and front row seats to the midnight fireworks show. Tickets are $175 per person and available here.

1000 E Grand Ave
Chicago, IL 60611

13. The Dawson

730 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60654
Plates of empanadas and scallops.
The Dawson’s new covered patio will help keep the chill away from diners.
The Dawson [Official Photo]

The Dawson recently debuted a new covered patio structure so guests can dine in a temperature-controlled environment. For New Year’s Eve, the River West spot will offer a three-course prix fixe menu for $95 per person. Choices include oysters on the half shell with Champagne mignonette; Hudson Bay scallops with pumpkin gnocchi; Prime burger with truffle aioli; and an eight-ounce filet with truffle fries. Reservations are available here.

730 W Grand Ave
Chicago, IL 60654

14. Elina's

1202 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60642

It’s hard to go wrong with comforting Italian fare, especially when it’s from new West Town hotspot Elina’s. Chef-owners Ian Rusnak and Eric Safin are greeting the new year with a five-course prix fixe menu full of fan favorites like rigatoni a la vodka, Silvio’s meatballs, and pan-roasted Dover sole with black truffles. Tickets are $150 per person and can be purchased here.

1202 W Grand Ave
Chicago, IL 60642

15. Topolobampo

445 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654

Rick Bayless’s acclaimed Mexican restaurant is crafting a special menu for the evening. The meal will include ora king salmon aguachile, heirloom tamal, seared scallops, wagyu rib eye, salad, and cake and ice cream. The price is $200 per person and reservations are available here.

445 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60654

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16. Frontera Grill

445 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654

Experience Frontera’s greatest hits all night long on New Year’s Eve. Guests will begin with an appetizer parade of guacamole, tostadas, tamales, and more followed by their choice of entrée from a lineup of 2021 favorites. To finish, the kitchen will dish out a trio of desserts. The cost is $110 per person and tickets can be purchased here

445 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60654

17. Three Dots and a Dash

435 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654

Escape the winter chill by heading to tiki hideaway Three Dots and a Dash. Entry into the New Year’s Eve festivities includes five drink tickets and tunes from a live DJ. General admission is $65 per person and available here. Tables and booths can also be reserved. 

435 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60654

18. Bar Goa

116 W Hubbard St Suite 1, Chicago, IL 60654

New Indian spot Bar Goa will offer passed hors d’oeuvres, a three-hour bar package, a Champagne toast at midnight, and live tunes from DJ Cedeño. Tickets are $110 per person and available here.

116 W Hubbard St Suite 1
Chicago, IL 60654

19. Radio Room

400 N State St, Chicago, IL 60654

Radio Room’s New Year’s Eve extravaganza will feature an open bar, passed appetizers and desserts, live musical performances, a midnight Prosecco toast and balloon drop, and more. Tickets start at $75 per person and can be purchased here.

400 N State St
Chicago, IL 60654

20. Kinzie Chophouse

400 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60654

Ring in the new year with a scrumptious six-course dinner at Kinzie Chophouse. The menu will boast dishes like creamy corn velouté, king scallops ceviche, veal tartare, dry aged prime rib with red wine and bone marrow sauce, and Champagne mousse and caramelized pecans on a Greek honey cookie. The cost is $125 per person and reservations can be made here.

400 N Wells St
Chicago, IL 60654

21. Travelle at the Langham

330 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

End the year on the highest of highs with an opulent seven-course dinner at Travelle at the Langham. The menu includes scallops, lobster bisque, foie gras appetizer, wagyu strip steak, and a chocolate dessert. Wines will be available a la carte. The cost is $147 per person and reservations can be made here.

330 N Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60611

22. Pizzeria Portofino

317 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654

Kick off 2022 along the riverfront at Pizzeria Portofino. The restaurant is hosting an evening filled with passed appetizers, pizza stations, and signature cocktails. Guests will also have front row views of the fireworks show and live entertainment from DJ Matthew White. Tickets are $115 per person and can be purchased here.

317 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60654

23. LondonHouse Chicago

85 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601

Count down the seconds to 2022 with two New Year’s Eve events at LondonHouse. Up on the roof at LH on 21, there will be two live DJs, violinist Lil Sharp, a four-hour open bar, complimentary Champagne toast, party favors, and passed appetizers. Tickets are $175 and available here. Downstairs in the Grand Ballroom, guests will be treated to live music from cover band Mike & Joe, a four-hour open bar, hors d’oeuvres buffet, photo booth, Champagne toast, and a midnight breakfast buffet. Tickets are $125 and available here.

85 E Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL 60601

24. Rose Mary

932 W Fulton St, Chicago, IL 60607

Chef Joe Flamm and the team at Rose Mary are whipping up a family-style feast. Guests will enjoy grilled oysters with garlic confit butter; porcini cappelletti with truffles; and pork coppa pampanella with yogurt cabbage slaw and walnuts. The two-and-a-half hour experience is priced at $125 per person and reservations are available here.

932 W Fulton St
Chicago, IL 60607

25. Time Out Market Chicago

916 W Fulton Market, Chicago, IL 60607

Leave 2021 in the past and celebrate the new year at Time Out Market’s “Future Disco” event. DJ Metro will play the hits while attendees can bust a move on the dance floor set in the middle of the venue. Entry includes a $45 card for food and beverages at any of the vendors or bars plus a glass of bubbles at midnight. Tickets are priced at $80 per person and available here.

916 W Fulton Market
Chicago, IL 60607

26. Boqueria

807 W Fulton Market, Chicago, IL 60607

Celebrate the new year the Spanish way at Boqueria in the West Loop. Diners will get a tapas feast to share alongside unlimited beer, wine, and sangria. The first seating at 6 p.m. is priced at $85 per person while the 9:30 seating is $125 per person. Tables can be booked here.

807 W Fulton Market
Chicago, IL 60607

27. The Izakaya at Momotaro

820 W Lake St, Chicago, IL 60607

Momotaro’s subterranean lounge is evoking the spirit of Japan on New Year’s Eve with a Harajuku night event. Admission includes five drink tickets, food, curated music, and access to a tarot card reader, caricature artist, and ice luge. Tickets start at $150 per person and can be purchased here.

820 W Lake St
Chicago, IL 60607

28. Avli on the Park

180 N Field Blvd, Chicago, IL 60601

The newest outpost of Greek sensation Avli is offering a five-course dinner designed by executive chef Nikos Kapernaros. Guests will enjoy dishes like goat cheese tart, strip steak with tomato metaxa sauce, and oven-baked snapper. The first seating at 6 p.m. is priced at $90 per person while the second seating at 9 p.m., which includes entry into Avli’s “2022 on the Park” after party ($30 per ticket), is $125. Reservations can be booked here.

180 N Field Blvd
Chicago, IL 60601

29. BLVD Steakhouse

817 W Lake St, Chicago, IL 60607

Dress to the nines and celebrate in style at this beautiful West Loop steakhouse. BLVD’s special three-course menu for the night will showcase dishes like lobster bisque, dayboat scallops, and organic half chicken. Guests can also add caviar service, a seafood tower, and vintage bottles of wine. The first seating, from 5 p.m. to 8:15 p.m., is $95 per person while the second seating, from 8:30 p.m. to close, is $125 per person and includes a midnight Champagne toast and party favors. Reservations are available here.

817 W Lake St
Chicago, IL 60607

30. The Loyalist

177 N Ada St #001, Chicago, IL 60607

Indulge in a special four-course menu with selections like French onion éclair, smoked sturgeon, turbot Veronique, fig leaf crème brulee, and more. Diners can also add caviar, truffles, and seafood towers to their meal. The cost is $125 per person and reservations for the Loyalist are available here.

177 N Ada St #001
Chicago, IL 60607

31. Tiny Goat

820 W Randolph St Second Floor, Chicago, IL 60607

Stephanie Izard’s pop-up dinner series Tiny Goat will be happening on New Year’s Eve. Taking place at Little Goat, the evening will star a multi-course, globally-inspired menu with curated beverage offerings and a bubbly toast. Tickets are $100 per person and available here.

820 W Randolph St Second Floor
Chicago, IL 60607

32. Milk Room

12 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603

Toast to the new year at the Chicago Athletic Association’s intimate speakeasy. Milk Room’s annual “Bubbles, Bourbon, and Brandy” celebration will feature a selection of cocktails and elegant shared bites, such as a mini seafood tower. Pricing is $250 per person for two-hour-long seatings at 7:00 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. Reservations are available here.

12 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603

33. Dusek's Tavern

1227 W 18th St, Chicago, IL 60608

Dusek’s has several options for diners on New Year’s Eve. Both the regular a la carte menu and a “Let us feed you” menu will be available in addition to shellfish towers packed with oysters, shrimp cocktail, Dungeness crab claws, tuna crudo, and smoked mussels. Book a table here.

1227 W 18th St
Chicago, IL 60608

34. Punch House

1227 W 18th St, Chicago, IL 60608

Chicagoans can get their punch on with tableside Champagne punch service at this Pilsen bar located in the basement of Thalia Hall. Two-hour seatings, starting at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., are priced at $250 per table. 9 p.m. reservations are priced at $300 and do not have a time limit. Reservations are available here.

1227 W 18th St
Chicago, IL 60608

35. The Duck Inn

2701 S Eleanor St, Chicago, IL 60608

Bridgeport gastropub the Duck Inn is preparing a four-course feast with festive favorites and optional wine pairings for New Year’s Eve. The regular dinner menu will be available as well. The cost is $125 per person and reservations can be made here.

2701 S Eleanor St
Chicago, IL 60608

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