If you haven’t figured out your big New Year’s Eve plans quite yet, don’t worry — we’ve gathered the most delicious parties in Austin to celebrate the end of 2015 with food and drink. From posh hotel parties to quiet restaurant dinner pairings, there’s a party for everyone to enjoy. Read our list of the 19 Delicious Spots to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Austin.
Legendary New Year’s Eve Bash – Featuring Suede
Every year since 1997, Speakeasy has been throwing an extraordinary New Year’s Eve party for thousands of partygoers and revelers alike! This year is no expception, in fact they’ve stepped it up a notch for a New Years Eve celebration even bigger and better than last year. With available Reserved Seating, superior VIP options, acclaimed DJs, high-energy, live music and exemplary bottle service it is the perfect way to start off your 2016. Complete your grand entrance into the New Year with a countdown to midnight and a complimentary champagne toast. Of course, don’t forget the party favors that include festive hats, noisemakers, multiple balloon drops and more! Buy your pre-sale tickets for General Admission, Seated Reservations, and VIP options to get our best deals. Buy NOW because they sell out every year!
For tickets visit: speakeasyatx.ticketbud.com/nye2015
Revival Public House
“New Beers Eve” 8pm – 1:30am
The newly opened downtown space brings out the heavy hitters, fresh from the restaurant’s beer cellar, for a NYE to remember. Raise a glass (or a pint) to ring in the New Year with over 40 beers on tap and try an array of rare and limited release seasonal beers from Texas breweries. Enjoy a taste of Revival’s Texas-inspired cuisine with a southern spread, and dance all night with a live DJ.
Admission is $60 per person and includes unlimited hors d’oeuvres as well as 3 drink tickets and a champagne toast at midnight. Purchase tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-beers-eve-tickets-20115466903
Reservations are available between 5-11 p.m and as always, there is complimentary valet parking. Please see the three course menu below or follow this link for menu & reservation details: http://
Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa
New Year’s Magical Eve Dinner & Party
Looking for a place to ring in the New Year with the whole family? Come enjoy a specially crafted dinner buffet featuring caesar salad, potato salad, a variety of spreads and tapas including hummus and spinach and artichoke dip, crudités, a seafood bar with shrimp, mussels and ceviche, a mac and cheese bar, butternut squash bisque, mahi mahi, pork tenderloin and prime rib. For dessert, guests can enjoy a doughnut station, butternut and buttermilk parfait, assorted whoopee pies, macarons and store’s brownie bites.
New Year’s Eve Dinner & Party
Hill Country Dining Room
Usher in 2016 on the dance floor. This adults only celebration will feature a prix fixe menu, dancing, casino and a sparkling wine toast.
New Year’s “Count Down Around The World”
Dinner: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Party: 7:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Kids will have as much fun as their parents when you drop them off at their very own New Year’s Party. Children ages 4 to 13 will enjoy an evening of fun themed activities, a dinner buffet and a midnight toast. $70 per child includes the dinner and party.
Popular Holly neighborhood café Launderette is excited to announce their first New Year’s Eve Extravaganza. The evening will feature a four-course prix fixe dinner with plenty of surprises and promises of bubbles, divination, and decadence. The menu for the night will include unique offerings not found on the regular dinner menu, including Boston Mackerel Crudo, Truffle Gnudi, Squid Ink Cavatelli, and Disco Trifle. A special kiddos prix fixe menu will also be available at the early seating.
RESERVATIONS: There will be two seatings available for New Year’s Eve. Early seating reservations, available from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., are priced at $65 per person. Late seating reservations, available from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., are priced at $85 per person. Reservations can be scheduled through firstname.lastname@example.org.
Punch Bowl Social
Celebrate the first day of 2016 at Punch Bowl Social (11310 Domain Dr., http://punchbowlsocial.com/)
The mega buffet features a prime rib carving station, omelet and egg stations, charcuterie platters, fresh fruits, buttermilk biscuits, croissants, club sandwiches, multiple salad selections and mini pop tarts and mini cupcakes among the dessert choices. Adults are $35, kids under 5 eat free and kids 12 and under are $10. After the feast, check out the private karaoke rooms for some new year singing time. Other favorite activities include skee ball, Ping-Pong, retro arcade & pinball games, shuffleboard, corn hole, and darts. Call 512-368-9070 for reservations.
Sala & Betty
Sala & Betty will be celebrating with a delicious 3 course menu with optional wine pairings.
New Year’s Eve Dinner
Amuse Bouche: Pipette of torched tuna, truffle crunch, yuzu vinaigrette
1st Course: Choice of caramelized endives, orange supreme and black truffle gremolata; or Delice de Lincet triple cream brie, verjus grapes with black truffles
2nd Course: Choice of: kohlrabi chowder, house cured bacon, fennel, crème fraiche and crispy aromatics; or Seared foie gras, beluga lentil, aged balsamic and watercress
3rd Course: Choice of tatamagouche poached oyster, confit leeks, lemon grass, American sturgeon caviar; or Roasted black bass, vegetable ragout, lobster coral sauce
4th Course: Choice of roasted squab, chanterelle mushroom, pearl onions, sweet potato puree, pickle pumpkin and roasted au jus; or glazed Berkshire pork cheeks, black eye peas, piquillo peppers, swiss chard, sweet and sour au jus
5th Course: Choice of sweet potato, toasted meringue, pomegranate molasses, sweet potato chip, pomegranate seeds; or truffled bouche de noel, vanilla mousse,
ginger snap, cranberries, meringue
Apis Restaurant & Apiary
NYE Prix-Fixe Menu
NYE Celebration Tasting Menu
By Reservation Only
Stop The Clock in The Living Room Bar at W Austin, 8 pm – 2 am
From 8 to 10pm, start with a Champagne Celebration and complimentary bubbles* in The Secret Bar followed by Beats by GoGo Garcia in the Living Room Bar from 10pm to 2am and a champagne toast at midnight. TICKETS** are $50 per person, for more info, visit whotelaustin.com/stoptheclock. For the ultimate experience, reserve a private space in The Living Room with the WOW Package, which includes a welcome complimentary & personalized bottles of bubbles, select bottle service for your group, Light Bites & Snacks, Insider treatment with your own exclusive server, and a bottle of bubbles for the ball drop ($2500 for up to 20 people) to reserve, contact: William.email@example.com.
*2 Drink Limit per person
** Complimentary access to hotel guests
Those wanting to eat pre-party or choosing to celebrate over dinner can partake in TRACE’s special NYE menu. From 5-11pm, guests can enjoy a four-course prix fixe for $115 per person. Indulge in dishes like Cotechino and Escargot, Texas Wagyu Beef Tartare, Lobster Spaghetti Alla Chittara, Smoked Strube Ranch Beef Short Rib; and decadent desserts like Champagne and Citrus (raspberries, champagne trifle with lime butter cake), and Dark Chocolate Mousse with a Coffee Blackout Cake and Chocolate Coated Rock Pops.
Additional VIP experiences include The Deluxe VIP Experience $1650 (includes 6 hosted VIP experience tickets Bottle service – 1 Chandon, 1 Vodka- and Reserved Table with Server) The Ultimate VIP Experience $4400 (includes 15 hosted VIP experience tickets, Bottle service – 3 Chandon, 2 Vodka- and Reserved Table with Server).
New Year’s Eve calls for a glass of champagne. Or, maybe just a Peter Rabbit Cocktail. Start your New Year’s Eve off at Searsucker Austin with a special 4-course, prix-fixe menu! For $80 per person, feast on 4-courses of New American Classic dishes by Chef Brian Malarkey and Chef Kenzie Allen. When the clock strikes 12, toast with a complimentary glass of champagne! See the menu and make a reservation online or call 512-394-8000.
laV Restaurant & Wine Bar
laV is forgoing traditional dinner service on New Year’s Eve in favor of a big dance party. The beautiful restaurant space will be cleared out to make way for the restaurant’s “Big Fancy Dance Party.” Tickets at $75 per person and include hors d’oeuvres such as oysters, cheese and charcuterie as well as a Veuve Cliquot champagne toast at midnight. Beverage service and cash bar will be available for guests as will DJ, dancing, photo booth and sparklers in the restaurant’s Jardins de laV at midnight. To reserve tickets call 512.391.1888 or emailhost@laVAustin.com. The event is 21+ and goes from 9PM-1AM.
Ring in New Year at Rebel
Stay in the hood for a casual evening with your friends and neighbors and ring in the New Year at Rebel, your neighborhood pizza joint. College playoff games will be shown on all TV’s too!
Free-flowing pizzas and appetizers from 9pm-12am, Complimentary champagne toast at midnight, Happy Hour prices all night! $27 per person for the all-you-can eat pizza party, champagne toast and party favors! Party goes until 1am
Purchase tickets here
Ring in the New Year at Visconti Ristorante Featuring a three course prix fixe dinner at 6 PM, Live entertainment: Duo 6 PM to 8:30 PM Including party favors and complimentary prosecco toast! $85 per person
Gourdough’s Public House Downtown
209 W. 5th St.
Ten Oak Bourbon House + Lounge
Complete your grand entrance into the New Year with the countdown to midnight and complimentary champagne toast and party favors that include festive hats, noisemakers, multiple balloon drops and more! Buy your pre-sale tickets for General Admission, Seated Reservations and VIP options to get our best deals. Buy early because we will sell out!
Dinner Reservations can be made from 6pm-10pm and can be easily made by calling 512.472.2822 or emailing Events@47Party.com. DJ entertainment starts at 9:30pm on the tenOak patio and in the Elixir Lounge.
Details & Tickets:
Stella San Jac
Stella San Jac is featuring a special pre-fixe menu for New Year’s Eve, with optional beverage pairings that take you through the past, present and future of Texas whiskey. Call 512.792.5648 to make your reservations before they fill! Seatings from 5.30-11pm.
310 E 5th St
Mettle is excited to be following up last year’s epic New Year’s Eve party with another throwdown of fun this year. Join us at 8:00 pm on New Year’s Eve for finger foods, complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and a champagne toast. Live music by Austin’s own Interrobang Brass and DJ Juice George Mendoza will keep you dancing until the wee hours. Book your tickets at the Early Bird Price of $80 until December 21st. Regular tickets will be $110 after the 21st.
Menu includes: BBQ Ribs, White Bean and Redfish Bruschetta, Duck Confit Eggrolls, Lamb Potstickers, Arancani, Broccoli and Cheese Gougeres, Poached and Roasted Carrots with Hummus and Parsley, Smoked Pear Chutney with Goat Cheese, Arugula and Naan. Well drinks, draft beer and champagne are included with ticket purchase.
Hotel San Jose
New Year’s Day Hangover Hangout
1316 S. Congress Ave.