Ring in 2019 with one of dozens of special dinners meant to end 2018 on a high note. Here, a look at 45 ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas. Note, everything is listed from north to south.Read More
The Ultimate Guide To Dining Out at Las Vegas Restaurants for New Year’s Eve 2018
Ring in the new year with one last meal out
1. Hearthstone Kitchen & Cellar
Those celebrating New Year’s Eve in Summerlin can head to Hearthstone Kitchen & Cellar at Red Rock Resort for an evening of cocktails and upscale hors d’ouevres including goat cheese pound cake, cured salmon, and champagne pressed strawberries with mascarpone cream. Passed bites and an open bar will be available for $75 per person. There will be live entertainment starting at 5 p.m.
2. Masso Osteria
Standard dinner reservations will be accepted from 5 to 6 p.m. on New Year’s Eve at Masso Osteria at Red Rock Resort. Seating for the New Year’s Eve 2018 gala begins at 9 p.m., featuring a four-course tasting menu of tuna tartare for the first course, mascarpone agnolotti for the second course, diver scallop for the third, prime filet mignon for the fourth course, and salted caramel budino for dessert. The tasting menu is $135 per person and includes a champagne toast at midnight, with a live DJ and dance party to ring in 2019. Optional wine pairings for the evening include Sommelier’s Pick ($55 per guest) and Reserve ($95 per guest). Cocktail attire is required.
3. Andiron Steak & Sea
The Hamptons-inspired restaurant at Downtown Summerlin hosts a refined New Year’s Eve affair complete with a four-course dinner that includes smoked salmon, roasted figs with burrata, black truffle cavatelli, lobster, and dark chocolate mousse for $105 per person. Maquerade attire is encouraged.
4. Top of the World
Top of the World restaurant on the 106th floor of the Stratosphere will start the party early with a pre-firework seating from 4 to 8 p.m. that will include a New Year’s Eve a la carte menu, cash bar, and party favors. Highlights from the menu include Maine lobster and filet mignon carpaccio with black garlic-caper vinaigrette and brioche toast, priced at $22; a 14-ounce Australian wagyu rib-eye steak, priced at $79; pan-seared Alaskan halibut with soba noodle and bok choy cashew raisin soy butter, priced at $56; and a chef’s choice of Maryland crab stuffed chicken with Mary’s free-range chicken, zucchini squash fritters and a natural jus, priced at $41. The restaurant will require a $100 food and beverage minimum per person. Top of the World’s fireworks seating will begin at 10 p.m. and will include a prix-fixe menu, glass of champagne with dinner, cash bar, party favors, and views of the midnight fireworks show, starting at $299 per person with a four-course dinner featuring chef’s specials such as lobster bisque, shrimp cocktail, Ora King salmon, 10-ounce Harris Ranch filet mignon, and a chocolate cherry dessert.
Cleo at SLS Las Vegas offers braised Colorado lamb shank with horseradish gremolata and pomegranate glaze ($46) and a strawberry banana chocolate cheese tart with sumac caramel ($12) for New Year’s Eve.
Parsnip tortelloni and Dover sole are two celebratory menu items on Sinatra’s five-course New Year’s Eve menu at Encore Las Vegas. Seating for the prix fixe menu will take place at 9 p.m. and the menu is priced at $375 per person.
Andrea’s at Encore Las Vegas will feature a six-course prix fixe dinner for New Year’s Eve that includes duck confit and Japanese mushroom dumplings, Snake River Farms American Wagyu tenderloin, and more. Seating will take place at 9 p.m. and the menu is priced at $295 per person.
Jardin at Encore Las Vegas will feature a chef’s tasting menu on New Year’s Eve with a burrata and roasted beat salad, Imperial wagyu strip loin, and roasted branzino. Seating for the prix fixe menu will take place at 9 p.m. and the menu is priced at $99 per person.
Party-goers can ring in 2019 with a selection of Italian favorites at Allegro at Wynn Las Vegas, including a family-style antipasti, table side risotto, and veal chop parmigiana. Seating will take place at 9 p.m. and the prix fixe menu is priced at $155 per person.
Mizumi at Wynn Las Vegas will ring in the new year with a DJ and dancing as well as a five-course prix fixe menu that includes robatayaki grilled Maine lobster and a chef’s selection of sashimi, nigiri and maki sushi. Seating for the prix fixe menu will take place at 9 p.m. and the menu is priced at $295 per person.
Revelers can welcome 2019 with dinner and dancing at Lakeside at Encore Las Vegas when the restaurant features a DJ and dance floor along with a five-course menu that includes warm Alaskan king crab, Mediterranean sea bass and more. Seating for the prix fixe menu will take place at 9 p.m. and the menu is priced at $425 per person.
12. SW Steakhouse
SW Steakhouse at Wynn Las Vegas has an exclusive menu that includes butter-poached Maine lobster, whiskey bathed Japanese wagyu filet mignon, and more. Party-goers can dance to a DJ. Seating for the prix fixe menu will take place at 9 p.m. and the menu is priced at $495 per person.
13. Costa Di Mare
A DJ and dance floor will accompany Costa di Mare’s New Year’s Eve celebration at Wynn Las Vegas. A prix fixe menu features an Alba white truffle tasting and wagyu New York strip served alongside Piedmont short ribs. Seating will take place at 9 p.m. and the menu is priced at $395 per person.
14. Hokkaido Teppanyaki Hibachi Steakhouse
Hokkaido Teppanyaki Hibachi Steakhouse opens at 3 p.m. with a surf and turf special at $38 per person that includes a ginger salad, miso, soup, shrimp, lobster, and filet mignon. The restaurant will also have anr a la carte menu available and extravagant desserts such as a fireball lit on fire in front of diners to expose the dessert inside of the chocolate ball and a made-to-order cotton candy that is shaped like a showpiece.
15. Lavo Italian Restaurant & Lounge
At Lavo inside the Palazzo, dinner seating begins at 5 p.m., with a New Year’s Eve celebration seating at 9:30 p.m., which includes entry to Tao Nightclub after midnight. Cost is $175 and includes Lavo’s famous meatball along with a selection of appetizers, salad, house specialties, grill entrees, pastas, and trimmings, along with chef’s selection of sweets.
Once at the Grand Canal Shoppes has a New Year’s Eve menu for $75 per person with quinoa salad with assorted greens, quinoa mix, pecans, goat cheese, and Goma dressing; kobocha salad with roasted kobocha, shishito dressing, Parmesan, and toasted pumpkin seeds; romaine salad with Cesarin dressing, Parmesan, and nori croutons; tallarín saltado with chicken, tomato, onion, and Parmesan; Pollo a la Braza; lomo saltado with beef tenderloin, onion, tomatoes, cilantro, fries, and rice; ajiaco con pescado with choclo, aji Amarillo, fried sea bass, and salsa criolla; panettone; alfajores; and lucuma panacotta.
17. Mercato Della Pescheria
Mercato Della Pescheria at the Grand Canal Shoppes has prix fixe New Year’s Eve menu with oysters and bubbles, truffle ravioli, lobster and filet, and a limoncello and ice cream truffle for $110 per person.
18. Ruth's Chris Steak House
Ruth’s Chris Steak House at Harrah’s Las Vegas has a specialty prix fixe menu for $130 per person.
19. Carmine's Italian Restaurant - Las Vegas
In addition to its standard dinner items, Carmine’s at the Forum Shops at Caesars will offer a New Year’s Eve menu and party package for $175 per person. From 8:30 p.m. until 12:30 a.m., diners can take advantage of an open bar, passed hors d’oeuvres, and an Italian buffet that includes chicken marsala, eggplant parmigiana and a variety of salads and pasta dishes. There will also be a live band, dancing and a fittingly Italian prosecco toast at midnight.
20. Trevi Italian Restaurant
Trevi at the Forum Shops at Caesars celebrates 2019 with an Italian take on a surf-and turf-dinner. The restaurant’s ravioli doppio filled with Maine lobster and short rib will be available for $36.
21. Virgil's Real Barbecue
New Year’s revelers looking or a laid-back, backyard-style party can make reservations at Virgil’s Real Barbecue at The Linq Promenade. The restaurant will offer at dinner and party package for $125 per person. The evening includes an open bar, smoked brisket, pulled pork, hush puppies, macaroni and cheese plus a live DJ, party favors and a New Year’s Eve toast.
22. Old Homestead
Old Homestead Steak House at Caesars Palace will feature seared scallop and oscetra caviar, surf and turf, and complimentary champagne to toast the new year for $200 per person.
23. Voodoo Steakhouse
With a panoramic view of the entire Strip skyline, Diners at VooDoo Steak at the Rio can get yellowfin, caviar, wagyu rib-eye steak, king crab stuffed halibut, and more paired with champagne or vodka. Dinner is at 10 p.m. for $185 per person.
24. Gordon Ramsay Hell's Kitchen
Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen at Caesars Palace has Strip-side views and specialty multi-course menus featuring caviar, lobster risotto, the famed beef Wellington, and sticky toffee pudding. The first seating from 3:30 to 7 p.m. is $175 per person, $270 with wine pairing. The second seating from 7 to 9 p.m. is $250 per person and $370 with wine pairing. The third seating from 9 to 11 p.m. is $400 per person, $525 with wine pairing, and $575 with prestige wine pairing.
25. Mr Chow
Mr Chow at Caesars Palace will ring in 2019 with a multi-course menu featuring lobster shumai, scallops with XO sauce, Ma Mignon, and more. The first seating at 6 p.m. is $95 per person; the second seating at 9:30 p.m. is $130 per person.
26. Restaurant Guy Savoy
Restaurant Guy Savoy at Caesars Palace has floor-to-ceiling windows with prime views of the Strip and New Year’s Eve fireworks. Diners can order a multi-course prestige menu with dishes such as foie gras terrine, quince and gastrique; octopus in cold steam, roasted main lobster; Savoy’s famous artichoke and black truffle soup; grilled Japanese wagyu; and more. Vegetarian menus are also available. The first seating is from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for $350 per person. The second seating for 7:30 to 10 p.m. goes for $550 per person.
At Giada at The Cromwell, live entertainment starts at 6 p.m. The multi-course prix fixe menu features beef carpaccio crostini, olive oil poached lobster or bone-in prime filet, and an option for champagne and caviar for dessert. The prix fixe menu goes for $250 per person. Beginning at 7 p.m., there is a $200 minimum per person; beginning at 9 p.m., premium window seating requires a $300 minimum per person.
28. Spago by Wolfgang Puck
Spago at the Bellagio has a prix fixe menu on New Year’s Eve for $145 per person with big eye tuna tartare, Kumamoto oyster, Maine driver scallop, New York strip, and a white chocolate mousse.
29. Gordon Ramsay Steak
Gordon Ramsay Steak at Paris Las Vegas has a five-course prix fixe menu for $225 per person featuring an oyster and Scotch egg, seared scallops and lobster, American rib cap and rib-eye steak, and a chocolate passion fruit coupe.
Martorano’s at Paris Las Vegas has a three-course menu for $85 per person with options including famous meatball and salad, fried calamari Bibzy, spaghetti D.O.P., veal marsala, and more.
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31. Cabo Wabo Cantina
General admission to the Cabo Wabo Cantina patio at the Miracle Mile Shops starts at $200 per person and includes an all-you-can-drink beverage package, patio access, and live entertainment. VIP access to the patio is also available, starting at $500 per person, and includes front-and-center seating, an all-you-can-drink beverage option, and a three-course meal including the choice of any three items from the cantina’s regular menu. Prices to access to the Loft, the upstairs space, start at $125 per person, including an all-you-can-drink beverage package. Cabo Wabo’s New Year’s Eve bash will begin at 9:30 p.m.
32. Beauty & Essex
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Beauty & Essex at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas has dinner with seating beginning at 5 p.m., with the full à la carte menu available. Celebration dinner seating begins at 9:30 p.m. and features a prix fixe dinner menu and champagne toast at midnight for $175 per person. All diners with reservations on Dec. 31 receive complimentary admission into Marquee Nightclub that night after 1 a.m. Present a Marquee Nightclub New Year’s Eve ticket confirmation email on Tuesday, Jan. 1, to receive 15 percent off dinner at Beauty & Essex.
33. Ferraro's Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar
Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar celebrates the start of the new year with an exclusive Buon Anno Nuovo party. The four-course menu includes burrata with roasted spicy carrot salad, saffron semolina gnocchetti with wild boar ragu, branzino with watercress and prawns and tiramisu. For $150 per person, diners can order Italian classics plus a champagne toast that includes traditional Italian grapes and lentils meant to symbolize prosperity and wisdom.
34. MB Steak
MB Steak at the Hard Rock Hotel has a four-course dinner in honor of the festive occasion that includes Alaskan crab legs with caviar butter, risotto with truffles shaved table side, wagyu beer with braised kale, and petit fours. The dinner is $125 per person with optional wine pairings for an additional $59. Complimentary champagne will be served at midnight.
35. Cucina by Wolfgang Puck
Tucked inside the Shops at Crystals, diners will find Cucina by Wolfgang Puck. For New Year’s Eve, the restaurant will serve crudo di ricciola for $24, agnolotti all’anatra for $34, branzino al sale for $62, wagyu beef for $64, and limoncello panna cotta for $12.
36. NoMad Restaurant
Chef Daniel Humm’s NoMad Restaurant will host two seatings on New Year’s Eve at 5:30 p.m. and 5:45 p.m., and 8:45 p.m. and 9 p.m. with a special prix-fixe menu at $175 and $325 per person, respectively. The first seating’s menu of four courses includes: fruits de mer; Giannini salad or foie gras torchon; winter black truffles or white Alba truffles; and the choice of wild salmon, beef Rossini, or the NoMad roast chicken; as well as dessert options. The second seating’s menu of five courses includes: fruits de mer; Giannini salad or soup aux truffe Bocuse; white Alba truffles; and the choice of lobster thermidor, wild salmon, beef Rossini, or the NoMad roast chicken; as well as dessert options. Diners are also invited to join in a champagne toast at midnight.
37. NoMad Bar
NoMad Bar has a family style feast featuring large format dishes and cocktails created by 2014 James Beard Award winner Leo Robitschek, with live jazz entertainment throughout the evening. The menu includes fava bean hummus; carrot tartare; black truffle tart; hot and cold oysters; lobster pot pie; 80-day dry-aged rib-eye steak; and “Mixed Fry – The World Tour,” a platter of seafood, meat, and vegetables. The New Year’s Eve dinner is $160 per person and is served through 11 p.m.
38. Sake Rok
Sake Rok at The Park has two available dinner seatings at either 5:30 or 7:30 p.m. for $125 per ticket or $150 per ticket respectively. Diners get a glass of house champagne or sake bomb and a five-course dinner with an omakase selection and honey toast. For an additional $65, a 90-minute open bar package is available during each dinner seating. Starting at 9 p.m., The Terrace on Sake Rok’s third floor has bottle packages, live DJs, entertainment, and more. General admission to the gala is available for $50 entry for women, $75 entry for men. Guests who arrive before 10 p.m. will receive a free drink.
39. L'Atelier De Joel Robuchon
Ring in 2019 with L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon at the MGM Grand with the New Year’s Eve 2019 discovery menu from executive chef Jimmy Lisnard. with shaved truffles, Ossetra caviar, Kagoshima wagyu beef, sea urchin, seared foie gras, and more. The New Year’s Eve menu, available from 5 to 10 p.m., is priced at $325 per person.
40. Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill
Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill at the MGM Grand will serve a special menu for New Year’s Eve that includes French onion soup for $14, Maine lobster for $44, a Wagyu beef duo for $65, and a Kir Royale ice cream float for $18.
41. House of Blues Las Vegas
House of Blues Restaurant & Bar at Mandalay Bay will offer a Paint the Carnival Gold New Year’s Eve package that includes an open bar with well liquor, house wine, domestic beer and a champagne toast for $80 per person. The adjacent B Side lounge will offer craft bottle service for $200 for up to four people or VIP bottle service with cheese or chocolate fondue for $125 for up to four people.
42. Lupo by Wolfgang Puck
Wolfgang Puck’s Lupo at Mandalay Bay has seafood soup for $40, wood oven-roasted striped bass for $45, handkerchief pasta lasagna for $28, grilled Colorado lamb chops for $55, and limoncello panna cotta for $14. The highlight of the evening will be table side truffle and champagne risotto for $80.