6 places to eat and party on New Year’s Eve in metro Atlanta


Eat, drink and be merry while toasting the old and ringing in 2018. The following six restaurants in metro Atlanta will offer a range of dining and festive options. All events will take place on New Year’s Eve, Sunday, Dec. 31.

St. Cecilia : Celebrate the upcoming year with a four-course menu that will begin with an amuse-bouche turnip and apple soup accompanied by caviar and pumpkin seeds. For the antipasti course, savor tuna crudo, Jonah lump crab or kompachi followed by pear and winter greens ravioli, spaghetti or risotto. Entree options will include king salmon, steak or crispy fluke. The meal will conclude with a curated dessert selection. A seat at the table will be $85; a four-course wine pairing will be available for an additional $65.

3455 Peachtree Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-554-9995, stceciliaatl.com .

CRU Food & Wine Bar : Ring in the new year with an early three-course prix fixe menu from 5:30-8 p.m. Looking for something later? The gala dinner will take place from 8:30-10 p.m. and include a complimentary glass of champagne. Reservations recommended.

300 Avalon Blvd., Alpharetta. 678-248-5181, cruawinebar.com .

STK Atlanta : Head to this Midtown steakhouse for a fete featuring seasonal specials from 5:30-10:30 p.m., a three-hour premium open bar beginning at 9 p.m., music, party favors, a complimentary champagne toast at midnight and more. General admission tickets start at $75 and VIP tickets start at $120. VIP partygoers will also receive a bottle of Veuve Clicquot per four guests. Click here to purchase tickets. Dinner reservations are also available without the premium bar tickets for a $100 minimum per person.

1075 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-793-0144, stkhouse.com .

Creatwood Tavern : For a rooftop party (wear your fur if you want to floss), head to this Smyrna restaurant. House cocktails, inclusive of well drinks and domestic beers, will be available from 9-10 p.m.; buffet, 9-11 p.m. and a champagne toast at midnight. Two full and cash bars will also be available. A DJ will spin music all night long.

1090 Windy Hill Road S.E., Smyrna. 470-308-0824, creatwood-tavern.com .

Trader Vic’s : In addition to the regular menu, this downtown restaurant will offer a four-course menu featuring beef skewers, veal medallions and more for $55 beginning at 5:30 p.m. The regular menu is also available a la carte. Live music from Bogey and the Viceroy will begin at 8:30 p.m.

255 Courtland St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-221-6339, tradervicsatl.com .

South Main Kitchen : Celebrate the old and new with friends and family while indulging in a seasonal menu ranging from trout with crabs and carrots to pork shoulder with grits and an apple and herb salad. Each guest will receive a complimentary glass of a sparkling drink for a toast. Guests can also sip cocktails on the rooftop, which overlooks Downtown Alpharetta, or cozy up to a table in the dining room. Reservations are suggested.

9 S. Main St., Alpharetta. 678-691-4622, southmainkitchen.com

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