At Argyll Whisky Beer New Year’s Eve celebrants will enjoy a $50 per person prix fixe menu. Starting at 5 p.m. (reservations recommended) the specials of the four coursed menu start with an amuse-bouche of roasted baby beets with Jumpin Goat cheese vinaigrette and candied walnuts or foie gras mousse with drunken cherry and brioche. First course brings your choice of baby greens with blood orange vinaigrette, Point Reyes blue and candied almonds or potato, leek, truffle and chive soup. Mains consist of salmon, brussel sprouts with house made sriracha and yuzu; green curry with baby asian vegetables, almonds and sesame seeds or a decadent red wine braised beef short-rib with yukon gold potato and horseradish puree with baby carrots. Desserts include traditional bread pudding with whisky crème anglaise, caramel and drunken cherries or a rich chocolate mousse with hazelnuts and raspberry.
New Year’s Eve is also BASTA’s six year anniversary, and they will be celebrating by offering a special supplement menu, with delicacies such as white truffles, caviar and bottarga, which can be added to items from the BASTA menu for added decadence. For reservations, call (303) 997-8775.
Enjoy an elegant 5-course tasting menu for dinner, live music from the Terri Jo Jenkins Quartet and a Masquerade Ball starting at 8p.m Baur’s Restaurant and Listening Lounge. Stay late to enjoy a complimentary champagne toast to ring in 2016 in style! There will be a $20 cover charge for guests who are not dining at Baur’s but want to enjoy the music. Reservations requested.
If you are looking for something carefully crafted but still casual, settle in to Carbon Beverage Café where in a nod to your favorite childhood classics Chef T.J. Bresina is whipping up a special Black Tie TV Dinner that will be served along with a smattering of special cocktails from behind the bar, fully customizable and “carbon-ized” by you. Regular menu is also available. And you can still indulge as you head next door for a buttery brioche doughnut from sister-concept Habit Doughnut Dispensary, which will also be open regular hours and serving holiday coffee alongside the array of creative doughnuts fresh made for the evening.
Cart-Driver will offer specialty additions to its standard menu, including a Black River Caviar bar, smoked fish from Rosenbergs Bagels & Delicatessen, raw clams and crudo, as well as $5 glasses of prosecco on tap all day.
Start your New Year’s Eve revelry with a spectacular dinner at Centro Latin Kitchen. Chef Dakota Coburn will be serving a special three course prix fixe menu for $35. Guests will also have the option of indulging in a special tequila and mezcal pairing from Bar Manager Natalie Dodson. Centro’s regular menu will be available as well. The menu for the evening includes: Crispy Pork Belly with granny smith apple hash, goat milk caramel, pea shoots, queso de mano ; Seared Scallops cuitlacoche black bean puree, serrano salsa, arugula-sunchoke salad; and La Fabulosa coconut fried bananas, pistachio ice cream, pistachio streusel. For more information and to make reservations please contact Centro at (303) 442-7771.
As the celebration of the evening comes to an end, we often find ourselves craving a greasy late-night/early morning snack. To meet your champagne-induced munchies, The Corner Office will be serving a midnight brunch menu from 10pm on December 31st – 2am on January 1st. The New Year’s Eve Midnight Brunch menu includes: Brisket and Egg Po’ Boy; Smother Cheddar and Bacon Waffles; Queso Putine; or Smoke and A Pancake with smoked breakfast sausage, dipped in pancake batter and fried.
Rise to the occasion and ring in the New Year at Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House. Executive Chef Mario Hernandez will be serving a special entrée including the delicious 8oz Filet and 8oz Lobster tail for $79. The menu also includes a variety of appetizers including shrimp cocktail, crab cake, tuna tartare and much more. Add some delectable side dishes including the jalapeno-bacon mac & cheese, chateau potatoes or asparagus. Reservations are highly recommended: (303) 796-0100.
Del Frisco’s Grille will be celebrating their first New Year’s Eve dinner in their sleek new Cherry Creek North location with a special dry-aged Prime Rib dinner in addition to regular menu offerings. This special features hand-mashed potatoes, au jus and complimentary champagne toast at midnight, and you can get the 16oz version for $42, or indulge in the 20oz for $49.
Ring in a new year with a timeless tradition – dinner at The Fort! A professional cannoneer shoots off a six-foot replica of an 1870s cannon each hour from 6 – 9 p.m. The Fort will offer a special prix-fixe, four-course menu to welcome 2016. First course: Crab salad canapé; Second course: Fort salad with seven crisp greens and a selection of house made dressings or a cup of chef’s choice soup. Main course: Choice of a six-ounce grilled buffalo tenderloin and broiled Maine lobster tail, butter and fresh lemon, served with green beans and au gratin potatoes, or; an eight-ounce buffalo tenderloin with brandy peppercorn sauce, served with green beans and au gratin potatoes, OR; two, four-ounce broiled Maine lobster tails with butter and fresh lemon, served with green beans and au gratin potatoes. For dessert enjoy homemade Andrew Jackson’s Trifle, a macaroon soaked with Sherry and topped with almond custard, a dollop of marmalade and whipped cream.
Ring in the New Year with Hideaway Kitchen + Bar. The special holiday menu includes as a first course: a choice of Oysters Three Ways – Raw on the Half Shell with a champagne mignonette sauce; oysters ceviche; or panko-fried with a creamed kale sauce; or Foie Gras with apricot marmalade, pine nut, toast points; or Truffle Hummus topped with apricot marmalade. The second course includes a choice of: Mushroom Bisque; or a Winter Salad made with arugula, strawberry, goat cheese, pine nuts, orange green tea dressing. The main course options include: Grilled Beef Tenderloin with truffle roasted broccoli, confit Yukon potato; or Braised Pork Shank alongside wild mushroom risotto, and tomato-stewed vegetables; or Chilean Sea Bass served with potatoes, crimini mushrooms, spinach and horseradish hollandaise. Also included are White Chocolate-Dipped Dark Chocolate Truffles, Milk Chocolate-Dipped Strawberry and a Glass of champagne. The cost is $60/guest, $85/guest with wine pairings for each course. Reservations are recommended: (303) 526-0556.
The Inverness New Year’s Eve Event includes a 4-Course Dinner in the Baca Restaurant and a Seafood and Prime Rib Buffet in The Garden Terrace. Celebrate New Year’s Eve with live entertainment from the Jack Hadley Band. Enjoy a playlist that includes classic rock, soft rock, jazz and blues. Party favors and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight will help you ring in 2016. Reservations are recommended: (303) 799-5800.
At St Julien Hotel & Spa, Jill’s Restaurant will serve a 5-course meal at 5p.m. on New Year’s Eve, as well as a seven-course meal at 7:30p.m. on New Year’s Eve. For $59.95 per adult, the dinner will include an amuse-bouche; chestnut velouté; Trout Normand with lemongrass black pepper sorbet; choice of appetizer, main course and dessert; and more. For $74.95 per adult, the 7-course dinner will also include a mid-course wild shrimp etouffée, as well as an artisan cheese plate. For reservations, call (720) 406-7399.
Kachina Southwestern Grill is offering guests a limited regular dinner menu, in addition to house specials, and the option of a 3-course dinner. Highlights from the New Year’s Eve menu include Braised Rabbit Cavatelli, Roasted Rack of Colorado Lamb, Lomo de Puerco, and other Kachina favorites. For more information, call Kachina Southwestern Grill: (303) 41055813.
Look to La Biblioteca New Year’s Eve Bash where unlimited is the key word! Let the fun begin starting at 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Each guest receives unlimited passed appetizers and select cocktails for $64 per guest. Passed appetizers include spicy tuna roll, volcano roll, vegetarian roll, thai chicken empanadas, grilled chicken satay, shrimp-vegetable potstickers and a few other additional selections. Unlimited cocktails include the traditional margarita, house-infused margaritas, well cocktails, blanco and tinto sangria, house red and white wine and draft beer. To purchase tickets visit here.
Make LoHi’s Postino WineCafé pre-party stop all day before 5pm and enjoy $5 wines by the glass or pitchers of beer before you head out to your next stop. Hungry? Of course, the signature bruschetta boards are available, including the new seasonal bruschetta of roasted butternut squash, roasted pumpkin seeds, ricotta and fresh chives.
Kick off your New Year’s Eve celebrations at LOLA’s pre-party party! Chef Kevin Grossi will be cooking up some killer seafood specials in addition to our full dinner menu. The party starts with live tunes from DJ Ceviche from 7 – 10p.m. and there will be a complimentary “East Coast Toast” at 10p.m. of barrel rested tequila shooters. Reservations are not required but are strongly encouraged. For more information contact LOLA at (720) 570-8686.
It’s comfort food with an elegant twist at MAX’s Wine Dive where New Year’s Eve special Prix Fixe $50 menu offers an amuse followed by three courses from the talented kitchen headed by Chef Kevin Savoy. The menu includes MAX’s stuffed pepper to start, followed by a salad of mixed greens, cherry tomatoes, marinated artichokes, parmesan cheese and Champagne vin. You’ll enjoy the rib eye Oscar Style, a juicy 12 oz. griddled rib eye steak layered with jumbo lump crab and accompanied by asparagus with house hollandaise, mashed potatoes and natural ju. An optional bubbles flight includes Cava, Prosecco, Champagne and Sparkling Rose for $23.
Hotel Teatro’s The Nickel will celebrate New Year’s Eve with exclusive tasting menus. For $65 per person, enjoy a 5-course menu featuring steak tartare; artichoke soup with truffle puree; 7X NY steak with bone marrow emulsion; flexible white chocolate cake; and more. For $95 per person, the 9-course menu also includes foie gras; octopus with eel sauce; and pork belly and pork loin. Dinner service will be available from 5-11 p.m. For reservations, call (720) 889-2128.
To celebrate New Year’s Eve, Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club will offer a special 4-course menu, which includes a welcome glass of bubbles and reserved table seating. The menu features oysters three ways; lobster bisque and carrot cream; braised pork belly in red wine risotto; pear tart with rosemary apricot crème anglaise; and additional options. Early seatings will take place from 6:30-9:30 p.m. for $95 per person. Late seatings will be available from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. For $105 per person, which will also include a champagne toast at midnight. For reservations call: (303) 295-3333.
On New Year’s Day, Palettes at the Denver Art Museum will be open for a la carte brunch, serving bottomless mimosas, Grand Marnier French toast, shrimp and blue crab cake Benedict and more. For reservations, call (303) 534-1455.
Head over to Punch Bowl Social and celebrate 80’s style. The party gets started at 8pm with DJ Stone, and the 80’s cover band, The Goonies, go on at 10pm. Champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight and best of all — no cover.
Guests and locals alike are invited to participate in the most glamorous event of the year at the St. Regis Aspen Resort with the inaugural Midnight Masquerade Ball from 9pm-1am. Presented by Bovet 1822, this spectacular night will feature a culinary experience from Chef’s Club by Food & Wine Magazine, Billecart-Salmon Champagne, open bar, an auction, and a special live performance by Arcade Fire’s Win Butler and Regine Chassagne. Hosts for the evening include Academy Award winner Susan Sarandon; Academy Award winning Screenwriter, Producer, and Director Paul Haggis; and Star Polo Player and model, Nacho Figueras, with proceeds supporting Artists for Peace and Justice.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with Tamayo on Larimer Square with modern Mexican cuisine and cocktails. On Thursday, December 31st, enjoy a New Year’s Eve three-course modern Mexican dinner with a champagne toast for $69. The New Year’s Eve Menu includes one from each of the following categories: First Course: Roasted Beet Salad, Braised Lamb, Chile Relleno Seafood, Scallops, Braised Pork Quesadillas, Butternut Squash Soup, the Second Course choose from Lobster & Shrimp, Marinated Pork, Pan Seared Chilean Sea Bass, Lamb Shank, Tampiquena and for the Third Course choose from Empanada De Platano, Tres Leches Bread Pudding, Pastel De Chocolate.
Join Executive Chef Victor Mena at Viand Modern American for a 3-course meal for $65 on New Year’s Eve. Add carefully crafted wine pairings to the meal for just $80 per person. The menu for the evening includes the guests’ choice of each course including: White Velvet Soup, Arugula & Grapefruit Salad or Risotto Bianco to start; a second course of butter poached lobster, grilled leg of lamb or seared duck breast; and a third course of blood orange parfait, cocoa brownie or affogato. Viand Modern American is located at 1040 15th St. on the corner of 15th and Arapahoe.
Drop in to either location of ViewHouse and enjoy the glitz and glamour of “A Midnight Masquerade New Years Eve” at the Ballpark location and ““A Midnight Affair” down south at ViewHouse Centennial. Both parties begin with mulit-coursed prix fixe dinner with optional pairings, and will include photo booths, balloon drops, two dance floors and a celebratory midnight champagne toast. The four coursed menu at Ballpark features flavors such Acorn Squash Soup, sesame seared tuna, slow roasted filet and a “Sucre Flight” dessert course, and at Centennial, dig into a five course meal boasting dishes such as lobster bisque, salads, wild mushroom and squash puff pastry with porcini cream and bulls blood salad, Ahi tuna napoleon, a grilled filet with poached lobster and finished with the Sucre Flight. Dinner packages start at $45 per person at Ballpark or $75 or $150 per couple.
Zengo will be celebrating New Year’s Eve and Chef Robert Juan will be serving two mouth-watering four course menus. Guests will have the option to choose from two seating times. The first seating offers a unique menu that will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. and is $55 per guest. The first course guests can select either a Thai Seafood Ceviche, vegetarian roll, angry zengo roll or the sea vegetable salad. The second course includes a choice of Thai chicken empanadas, duck confit-daikon tacos, mix grilled satay and Thai shrimp lettuce wraps. The third course includes the choice of lemongrass adobo chicken, crispy skin salmon, short rib udon noodle and crispy tofu. The second seating will be from 7:30 p.m. to close and is $69 per guest. This delicious menu includes a first course with a selection of hamachi ceviche, vegetarian roll, angry zengo roll or a volcano roll. The second course offers a choice of Thai chicken empanadas, Japanese chicken meatballs, shrimp-vegetable potstickers and broiled scallop. The third course includes a Shanghai strip steak, chipotle miso glazed black cod, chili crab noodle, pan roasted NY Strip or the Chef’s veggie selection. Both seatings include a champagne toast and a choice of the dulce de leche cheesecake or the modern Mexican bar for dessert. Reservations are recommended, (720) 904-0965.