There's more to New Year's Eve than pointed hats, party favors, and champagne toasts. There's dinner. Many restaurants are at the ready to make your final night of 2018 one filled with fun — and food.
Here are the DFW restaurants serving celebratory dinner on New Year's Eve:
Four-course prix meal includes choices from black-eyed pea chow chow on sourdough, vichyssoise, grilled frisée salad, duck, seared scallop, braised short rib with snap pea and potato, buttermilk poppy cake, and spearmint soft-serve ice cream with chocolate ganache. $75, plus $35 for wine pairing. 817-332-2473.
Three-course menu includes choices from leek soup, arugula salad,stuffed chicken, barramundi, New York strip, truffled mashed potatoes, asparagus, and tiramisu. $100 for two includes bottle of sparkling wine. 817-656-0080.
Four-hour premium bar and passed appetizers such as sriracha shrimp spring rolls, cucumber Mongolian neef, tuna poke nachos, and fried BBQ ribs. $80-$100. City Works Frisco 469-850-1850; City Works Fort Worth 682-207-1500.
Dee Lincoln Prime at the Star in Frisco
Head for this steakhouse at Jerry World doing a special menu with party hats and favors to ring in the New Year. Seatings are at 4 pm, 6 pm, 8 pm, and 10 pm. 214-387-3333.
Del Frisco's Grille
All four DFW locations will offer a three-course New Year's Eve menu with prosecco toast, featuring signature options including the filet duo, lobster tails, cheesesteak egg rolls, ahi tacos, and Nutella bread budding. The regular menu is also available a la carte. 3-11 pm. $45.
Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse
All three DFW locations will feature an ultra-premium four-course menu with choices from shrimp tasting, jumbo lump crab cake, Wagyu carpaccio & tuna poke, lobster bisque, Caesar salad, blue cheese wedge, bone-in ribeye, sea bass, lamb, King salmon, and desserts such as lemon cake and chocolate truffle cheesecake. Regular menu not available. 5-10 pm. $150 plus $45 for wine pairings.
Celebrate in the V Lounge with a late-night menu featuring small bites, oysters, champagne, dessert bar, and midnight toast. 10 pm-1 am. 817-336-8000.
Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck
Famed chef restaurant inside the Reunion Tower ball on the Dallas skyline is doing a six-course tasting menu with "Steak and Eggs," IE Japanese A5 nigiri with Kaluga caviar, Big Eye tuna tartare, King crab and Maine lobster salad, duck confit spring roll with Perigord truffle, and A Bar N Ranch New York strip. 5-10 pm. $165, Optional wine pairing, $50. 214-571-5784.
Three-course dinner includes choices from lobster bisque, French onion soup, wedge salad, Caesar, kale salad, bacon-wrapped filet, New York strip, ribeye, pork chop, salmon, red snapper, surf and turf pasta, chicken Oscar, or spaghetti squash primavera. Dessert choices include white chocolate cheesecake, dessert trio, or chocolate crunch. 4 pm-midnight. $60-$80. Three locations in Uptown Dallas, Frisco, and Grapevine.
Featured selection includes filet mignon with lobster tail for $80. A la carte offerings include calamari, blue crab cake, beef croustade, scallops, III Forks or wedge salad, lobster bisque, filet mignon, ribeye, New York strip, Chilean sea bass, and more. 5-10 pm. Three locations in Richardson, Frisco, and Fort Worth.
Four-course dinner with party favors and complimentary sparkling toast at midnight. Choices iclude crab cake,ceviche, shrimp cocktail, oysters Rockefeller, tuna tartare tower, stone crab claws, lobster bisque, clam chowder, Caesar, wedge, chopped salad, blackened redfish, salmon Bearnaise, Dover sole, filet Oscar, ribeye, New York strip Bordelaise, king crab, lonbster tail, stone crab platter, carrot cake, chocolate malt cake, cheesecake, and baked Alaska. A la carte menu is available in the downstairs lounge. $125. Uptown 214-220-2401, Southlake 817-912-0500.
Three-course menu includes pork loin with broccolini, sweet potatoes, and cherries. Party favors, midnight beer toast, plus wine and champagne. Addison 972-716-4004, Las Colinas 214-496-0151.