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14 Westchester Restaurants Open for New Year’s Eve Dining

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Ring in the new year safely with a sumptuous dinner — and plenty of champagne — from one of Westchester’s favorite restaurants.

By Dave Zucker and Hannah Teligades, with additional reporting by Ryan Noel and Melissa Kagan

Whether you’re planning on going out this New Year’s Eve or cozying up for a virtual celebration at home, celebrate the arrival of a fresh new year with some of the best food in Westchester. These county mainstays highlight their culinary talents with a series of specialty menus, tastings, and more that you won’t want to miss.

While you can only pick one, sadly, you can always look forward to next year!


900 Fort Hill Rd, Peekskill; 914.739.3546

At this contemporary restaurant overlooking the Hudson, New Year’s Eve will be all about the traditional dinner menu. Local burrata and garlic flatbread will take center stage along with seasonal products and ingredients from the Hudson Valley. “We are delighted to showcase this luxurious ingredient and offer our guests a dish they will not soon forget,” says chef Jared Secor. Save room for some of the desserts featured on the menu, such as olive oil cake, eggnog crème brulée, and chocolate cake with marshmallow frosting.

Augustine’s Salumeria 

213 Halstead Ave, Mamaroneck; 914.315.6541

Augustine’s is now accepting reservations for its New Year’s Eve celebration. The Sound Shore hotspot will be serving up its regular menu alongside specials you won’t want to miss. (Lobster fra diavolo, house-made cotechino, and gras black truffle arancini, anyone?) At midnight, enjoy a complimentary champagne toast.

Dolphin Restaurant • Bar • Lounge

1 Van Der Donck St, Yonkers; 914.751.8170

The Yonkers riverfront restaurant and lounge offers a four-course dinner ($125 pp), including open bar for four hours. Choose from starters like spicy salmon tacos, vegetarian spring rolls, or oysters and then move onto a choice of salad or soup. Entrees include a NY sirloin, frutti di mare, orange chicken, vegetarian Wellington, and papillote. Top your meal off with a selection of cheesecake, tres leches, or chocolate cake.


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721 Main St, New Rochelle; 914.637-3777

Westchester’s favorite Croatian restaurant is planning a three-course dinner showcasing a wide array of choices with starters ranging from octopus salad and creamy polenta to arugula and cranberry salad and chicken soup. For the main, offerings include wild Dover sole, seafood pasta, veal under the bell, filet mignon, and filet of orada. For dessert, enjoy chocolate lava cake or baklava, palacinke, and more.


49 E Sunnyside Ln, Tarrytown; 914.829.5454

Goosefeather at Tarrytown House Estate is hosting a New Year’s Eve bash with a hot food and raw bar station. The restaurant will have a bumping DJ, midnight champagne toast, and three-hour open bar. For those 21 and up, be sure to come dressed to impress and ring in the new year! Tickets are $150.


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189 Main Street, White Plains; 914.448.8800

Usher in 2023 with a delicious meal from this upscale Greek restaurant at which Chef Kosta Ndreu offers up his best with a trio of Greek spreads. The White Plains restaurant will be serving a la carte selections from its full menu from 5-7 p.m. Afterward, ball-drop seating and a four-course prix fixe menu will commence at 9 p.m. Guests can groove to DJ Don as he spins us into the new year.

Ibiza Kitchen

78 King St, Chappaqua; 914.458.5044

Chef Ignacio Bianco has prepared a scaled-down version of the restaurant’s regular menu with fresh market ingredients. Be sure to try the grilled Dublin bay prawns, the wood-roasted piquillo peppers with organic chicken shrimp, and the grass-fed beef tenderloin with potatoes and goat cheese topped with a juniper berry sauce. Ibiza Kitchen offers three veggie options as well as several fish and shellfish dishes.


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La Casa

7 Pondfield Rd, Bronxville; 914.222.9016

Ring in the new year at La Casa, which is known for its elevated Mexican cuisine…and its New Year’s Eve menu won’t be any different. The four-course prix fixe menu starts off with guacamole and chips and salsa, followed by appetizers like crab tostada, la casa ensalada, or sopa de calabaza. The entrees include some of the classic La Casa favorites like carne asada, shrimp a la diabla, chicken enchilada, and salmon a la plancha. Wrap up the meal with one of the four dessert options including tres leches, churros, and flan. The dinner is $65 pp.


29 Purchase St, Rye; 914.481.8660

OKO, the traditional Japanese cuisine and sushi restaurant led by Chef Brian Lewis, will be open on New Year’s Eve from 5 p.m. to closing. The eatery will be serving its a la carte menu with standout dishes including the marinated king salmon with smoked sou, white miso aioli, arugula, and nori; hand-rolled spicy Hamachi, and scallion rolls. After a delightful meal, diners can wrap up the evening with a handful of tasty desserts.


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The Inn at Pound Ridge

258 Westchester Ave, Pound Ridge; 914.764.1400

Chef Jean-Georges prepares a four-course evening ($248 pp) for ushering in the new year with taste and style. Appetizer choices of a scallop truffle tartare or a winter chicory salad will be followed by a second course of buckwheat crêpe and white truffles, cabbage melted in butter and Comte cheese, or bacon wrapped shrimp with avocado, and passionfruit honey mustard. Next, choose either wild black sea bass with winter mushroom or pepper-crusted double ranch sirloin with frites and a mustard sauce. Finally, indulge in one of the two desserts: passionfruit and coconut baked Alaska or dark chocolate mousse sorbet.


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Moderne Barn

430 Bedford Rd, Armonk; 914.730.0001

One of Armonk’s favorite holiday dining destinations, Moderne Barn has arranged an intimate three-course prix fixe dinner for New Year’s Eve. Appetizers run the gamut and include butternut squash soup, prosciutto crostini, tuna tartare, fried popcorn rock shrimp, and Nonna’s meatballs. For the main course, choose between bucatini ricotta cacio e pepe, roasted “free bird” chicken, pan-seared duck breast, NY strip loin, and pan-seared Atlantic salmon, to name a few. To top it all off, think eggnog cheesecake, white chocolate crème brulee, tiramisu, and more. The whole shebang is priced at $98 pp ($49 for kids) for the first seating and $135 pp ($68 for kids) for the second seating with a more extensive menu.


179 Rectory St, Port Chester; 914.933.0200

At this modern Latin restaurant, Chef Rafael Palomino serves a prix fixe New Year’s Eve meal ($78 pp; $50 for kids) that begins with appetizers like octopus and shrimp ceviche, braised short ribs empanadas, or lobster butternut squash bisque, followed by entrée choices like seafood paella, seared halibut with asparagus gnocchi in charred tomato sauce, or seared ribeye with chimichurri and roasted herbed fingerling potatoes. A special chef’s choice dessert is a sweet finish to the meal.


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Town House 

559 Main St, Rye; 914.278.9278

Chefs Chris dos Reis and Chef Anum have crafted a special menu to help welcome the new year in Westchester. The four-course meal is $110 pp, and reservations run from 5 to 10 p.m. followed by a champagne toast at midnight.


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71 Water Grant St, Yonkers; 914.965.1111

Enjoy a special three-course meal from X20 this New Year’s Eve. The restaurant will be open from 5 to 10 p.m., and the meal runs $120 pp. Start off with a warm crepe of shellfish, chicken liver mousseline, or black truffle and scallion risotto. For entrees, the wild king salmon with miso glaze and braised short ribs of beef are among the six choices. The restaurant is serving up a classic warm chocolate yule log for dessert alongside a red velvet cake and more.

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