2023 is curtains this month and that means it's time for New Year’s Eve plans and parties. If you're spending the holiday on Long Island, check out these holiday dinners offering opulent feasts and spreads at local bars and restaurants.
Delight in the New Year Prix Fixe Dinner at Juniper at the Vanderbilt on 12/31
Celebrate the arrival of the New Year in style at Juniper at The Vanderbilt with an exclusive holiday dinner on Sunday, December 31st! The festive one day Prix Fixe dinner, priced at $95 per person, will feature a tantalizing array of first course options like Scallop Oreganata with Nduja Crumbs, White Wine, and Garlic, and Beef Crostini adorned with Caramelized Onion and Horseradish Aioli. Their appetizer selection includes Burrata with Roasted Beets, Pistachios, Arugula, and Fig Glaze, Roasted Pork Belly with Green Papaya, Peanuts, and Chili Lime Vinaigrette, a refreshing Seafood Salad with Butter Beans, Olives, and Lemon, and the timeless Classic Caesar with Anchovy, Breadcrumbs, and Parmesan. For the main course, savor the richness of Petite Filet & Stuffed Lobster Tail, accompanied by Grilled Asparagus, Braised Osso Bucco with Rosemary Polenta and Gremolata, Wild Mushroom Tagliatelle with Truffle and Pecorino Cream, and Dover Sole with Wilted Greens, Capers, and Lemon. Conclude this exquisite dining experience on a sweet note with our delectable dessert selection featuring Black Forest Mousse, Pear and Almond Tart, and Blueberry Lemon Cheesecake. Guests who wish to elevate the celebration can add on an optional wine pairing at just $45 per person for an unforgettable night of gastronomic delights and New Year flair! More information can be found by visiting, https://www.juniperlongisland.com/
Spend NYE at Calissa in Water Mill for a Special Prix Fixe Dinner or Calissa Chalet Experience
Embark on a memorable New Year's Eve celebration at Calissa (1020 Montauk Highway), where a festive menu awaits diners on both Saturday, December 30, and Sunday, December 31! Indulge in an optional Prix Fixe dinner priced at $90 per person, with select items also available as enticing a la carte specials and an optional Beverage Package, offering standard spirits, sommelier-selected wines, beer, and Garden Spritz from 9 PM to midnight for $95 per person, available at the bar or at your table. The special New Years Eve menu promises a culinary journey with a Mezze Platter for the Table, tantalizing appetizers like Grilled Oysters and Delicata Squash Salad, a choice of entrées featuring Lobster, Lamb Shank, Filet Mignon, Dover Sole, and Seared Sea Scallops, and a sweet finale with dessert options like Baklava and Vanilla Sabayon. Revel in the essence of the evening and toast to the New Year at Calissa! Dinner is available from 5 PM until 11 PM, with the DJ kicking the party off at 10 PM and the bar open until 2 AM. For an extra special wintery vibe, book the Calissa Chalet experience, between 5 PM to 7 PM, with the regular Chalet menu available, featuring plates like Spicy Kafteri Dip and Crispy Calamari, plus seasonal additions like Gruyere Fondue served with grilled bread cheddar and apples, Chocolate Fondue served with cream puffs and strawberries, and spiked holiday sips like their Hot Toddy, and Mulled Wine, or ask for bottle service with a $150 per person food and beverage minimum starting at 9 PM. Secure your spot with a reservation on Open Table, https://www.opentable.com/r/calissa-watermill
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Kissaki Manhasset with a Special 5-Course Prix Fixe Dinner
Ring in the new year with an elegant, prix fixe omakase dinner at Kissaki (407 Plandome Rd). Executive Chef Edgar Valerio has curated an exquisite, 5-course omakase experience that is deeply rooted in Japanese culinary tradition and showcases seasonal ingredients at the pinnacle of their freshness in a simple, yet artistic fashion. This journey will start with a first course of Snow Crab, followed by a Ikura Uni Toro Bowl, a palate cleansing soup of Matsutake Mushrooms, a generous selection of the finest sushi, indulgent handrolls of Toro and Caviar, and a delicious dessert to round off a perfect meal. This special dinner starts at $150, with fine wine pairings and Moet Champagne available for an additional cost. For more information, or to make a reservation, please visit www.explorekissaki.com