Where will you be when the clock strikes midnight? Wherever it is, you certainly don’t to end the year hungry. That’s why we’ve found all of the best dining specials available in Denver this New Year’s Eve. From oysters and caviar to fried chicken and chocolate cake, there are plenty of delicious ways to ring in 2015. Cheers!

 

The Nickel

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Photo courtesy of The Nickel

What: An elegant evening of drinks and dining for anyone looking to avoid the club scene on NYE

Where: Hotel Teatro, 1100 14th St., Denver, CO

When: Open for dinner 5-11 p.m.

Reservations: Click HERE 

Highlights: In addition to the regular menu at this new Denver favorite, enjoy a special selection of dishes created by Chef Chris Thompson like butter poached Maine lobster, salt + mustard crusted prime rib and black forest cake.

Argyll Whiskey Beer

Argyll Whisky Beer

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What: Get a bit of British flavor with a four course prix fixe meal with complimentary champagne toast

Where: 1035 E 17th Ave., Denver, CO

When: Reservations begin at 5 p.m.

Reservations: Call 303.847.0850

Cost: $58/person

Highlights: Fill up for NYE with this four-course meal that offers options like oysters, New York steak, swordfish with clams and saffron broth, and a winter citrus black and white chocolate raspberry torte.  Plus Argyll is offering all night valet for the evening so you can drive there and enjoy the party without worries.

 

Beast + Bottle

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What: A hip-hop NYE with plenty of 90s tunes and a four course menu

Where: 719 E 17th Ave., Denver, CO

When: Available during dinner service

Reservations: Call 303.623.3223

Cost: $75/person with 2 wine pairing options: the Notorious (additional $30) and the B.I.G. (additional $50)

Highlights: Beast + Bottle is bringing back last year’s Hip Hop NYE bash for another evening of 90s hip hop and exceptional food. Get ready to dance at your table while you dine on dishes like chestnut ravioli, arctic char, and cassava cake.

 Blackbelly Market

Blackbelly, boulder

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What: Heading to Boulder to celebrate? Then definitely check out this new restaurant from Top Chef winner Hosea Rosenberg with a five course NYE meal

Where: 1606 Conestoga #3, Boulder, CO

When: Available during dinner service

Reservations: Call 303.247.1000

Cost: $75/person with a wine pairing option available for $45

Highlights: End 2014 with a special meal that shows off all the best flavors of winter. Plus, this is a great way to get acquainted with this new additional to the Boulder dining scene. The menu features dishes like  Nantucket bay scallop crudo, ponzu duo of wagyu beef, pasta involtini with glazed roots, and a bittersweet chocolate torte to mark the end of 2014, and all to come in the New Year… Want to know more about Blackbelly? Read our past review here.

 

Cart-Driver

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What: Free oysters and more at the kickoff party for Cart-Driver’s new “Before & After” happy hour menu

Where: RiNo, 2500 Larimer St., Denver, CO

When: The happy hour kickoff is 3-6 p.m. with additional specials available after 6 p.m.-midnight

Highlights: Be the first to try the new happy hour at this pizza & oysters eatery on NYE. Enjoy complimentary oysters and half-price Prosecco til 6pm.

 

Coohills

Photography by Glenn Ross

Photography by Glenn Ross

What: An evening of live music and French cuisines with several dining options including a decadent seven course meal complete with party favors and champagne

Where: 1400 Wewatta St., Denver, CO

When: Reservations for early seating available 5-6:30 p.m. NYE, bar and late seating options available beginning at 8:30 p.m.

Reservations: Call 303.623.5700 or email [email protected]

Highlights: Enjoy tunes from Forever in Blue Jeans (a Neil Diamond tribute band) and while dining on options like lobster ravioli, Snake River Farms Wagyu Bavette steak, and French macaroons….Want to know more about Coohills? Read our past review here.

 

Epernay Lounge

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Photo by Eric Goitia

What: The glamourous Pop the Cork Party (no cover!)

Where: 1080 14th St., Denver, CO

When: The party goes til 2 a.m.

Reservations: Call 720.402.6182

Highlights: Have a New Year’s to remember at Epernay Lounge at their swanky Pop the Cork party that’s all about glitz. Make it an extra special evening with a range of private bottle service packages starting at $500. Packages include customized table décor and a special gift….Want to know more about Epernay Lounge? Read our full reviews here. 

 

Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar – Downtown

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Photo by Glenn Ross

What: Four courses of fresh seafood in the midst of downtown

Where: 1539 17th St., Denver, CO

When: Open at 4 p.m. for happy hour

Reservations: Call 303.292.5767

Cost: $65/person with optional wine pairing for $30

Highlights: Get ready for the New Year with an ocean fresh feast while enjoying the energy of downtown Denver. Dive into options like charbroiled braised octopus and a 30 layer crepe cake for dessert with optional additions for a truly special night like caviar and select oysters….Want to know more about Jax? Read our past reviews here. 

 

La Biblioteca

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What: An unlimited feast of Latin and Asian inspired passed appetizers and cocktails

Where: 1610 Little Raven St. #200, Denver, CO

When: Available 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

Reservations: Call 729.904.0965

Cost: $60/person

Highlights: For what may the best deal for your dollar in NYE, head to La Biblioteca for a night of unlimited select cocktails including traditional margaritas, well cocktails, wines, and draft beer for only $60. Plus, you’ll enjoy bites of passed appetizers like their spicy tuna roll, adobo chicken steamed buns, and lamb albondigas… Want to know more about La Biblioteca? Read our past reviews here. 

 

Lola

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Photo by Lindsey Bartlett

What: A la carte specials at a LoHi hotspot

Where: 1575 Boulder St., Denver, CO

When: Available 5-11 p.m., and the bar will be open late for a complimentary midnight champagne toast

Reservations: Call 720.570.8686

Highlights: At Lola, you can always expect fresh Mexican fare. On this NYE, Lola is bucking the prix fixe menu trend and offering a la carte specials instead like champagne cured black bass ceviche, quail asada, and lamb sirloin… Want to know more about Lola? Read our past reviews here. 

 Lou’s Food Bar

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Photo by Rachel Nobrega

What: Buckets & Bubbles, a.k.a. a special that brings together two great party-starters: fried chicken and bubbly

Where: 1851 W 38th Ave., Denver, CO

When: 11 a.m.-12 a.m.

Reservations: Call 303.458.0336

Cost: $50, feeds 2-4 people

Highlights: Score a great deal on some amazing fried chicken plus a bottle of Cava with this New Year’s Eve special. The bucket of crispy, juicy chicken also comes with mashed potatoes and creamed corn – plus a nice way to get your NYE buzz started…Want to know more about Lou’s? Read our past reviews here. 

 Punch Bowl Social

PUNCH BOWL SOCIAL

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What: Take a trip back in time this New Year’s Eve with a 1980s themed party

Where: 65 Broadway, Denver, CO

When: Open til 2 a.m.

Highlights: Head to this no cover party with your best big hair and scrunchies for an 80’s extravaganza. Enjoy $2.50 PBR’s and $6 PBR’s with a shot plus a midnight balloon drop and champagne toast complete with hats and noisemakers… Want to know more about Punch Bowl Social? Read our past review here. 

 

Session Kitchen

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Photo by Roman Tafoya

What: A special three-course tasting menu in the historic Platt Park neighborhood

Where: 1539 South Pearl St., Denver, CO

When: Available 5 p.m.-close

Reservations: Call 720.763.3387

Cost: $50/person with options wine pairing for an additional $25/person

Highlights: Don’t want to deal with the downtown crowds? Head to Session Kitchen for a three-course meal that includes choices like west coast oysters, roast beef shoulder tender, and assiette de fromage (house made jams with fried sourdough)… Want to know more about Session Kitchen? Read our past reviews here.

 

The Squeaky Bean

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Photo by Adam Ripplinger

What: A New Year’s Eve Bash complete with bingo, dancing, a DJ, and a midnight champagne toast

Where: 1500 Wynkoop St., Denver, CO

When: Bingo starts at 10:30pm NYE, the dancing will continue til 2 a.m.

Reservations: Call 303.623.2665

Highlights: Four indulgent specials: oysters roasted three ways, sturgeon with caviar, housemade egg pasta with white Alba truffles, and white truffle cotechino-stuffed pork shank for two with beluga lentils… Want to know more about The Squeaky Bean? Read our past reviews here. 

 

Tamayo

Tamayo

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What: A three-course dinner with a champagne toast

Where: 1400 Larimer St., Denver, CO

When: Available during dinner service

Reservations: Call 720.946.1433

Cost: $70/person

Highlights: Choose your three course meal of modern Mexican fare from dishes like the roasted beet salad with habanero-hibiscus vinaigrette, pan roasted scallops, pacific salmon, chicken pechuga relleno and empanadas de plantano… Want to know more about Tamayo? Read our past reviews here.

 

The Thirsty Lion

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Photo by Roman Tafoya

What: Three NYE specials to start your night of partying off right

Where: 1605 Wynkoop St., Denver, CO

When: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Highlights: Head to The Thirsty Lion for a filling meal on NYE with one of their three specials: over roasted lamb shank with white cheddar mashed potatoes, grilled shrimp risotto, or bone in rib-eye steak… Want to know more about Thirsty Lion? Read our past review here. 

 

ViewHouse Ballpark

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Photo by Lindsey Bartlett

What: Get a first class view of the downtown fireworks at ViewHouse’s ballpark location at their “New York State of Mind” party.

Where: 2015 Market St., Denver, CO

When: Open until 2 a.m.

Reservations: Call 720.878.2015

Cost: Dinner packages start at $74/person, party entry starts at $20/person for presale tickets

Highlights: This party has all the essential elements for a festive New Year’s bash: confetti cannon, photo booth, and balloon drops. Plus you can also get a great meal to end the year right with a four-course menu that offers choices like slow roasted filet mignon, Colorado striped bass, and dark chocolate cake… Want to know more about ViewHouse? Read our past reviews here.

Zengo

Zengo, where to eat on NYE denver,

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What: A five course meal of Latin-Asian fusion

Where: 1610 Little Raven, Denver, CO

When: Available during dinner service

Reservations: Call 720.904.0964

Cost: $69/person

Highlights: Choose a table appetizer to share (Spicy Crab Guacamole or edamame) and then sit back and relax as you jump into four more courses of creative, Latin-inspired eats before midnight. Expect choices like Thai chicken empanadas and Wok seared scallops…Want to know more about Zengo? Read our past reviews here. 

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