29 CT New Year's Eve Parties for 2016

Emma Jane-Doody Stetson

We didn't "drop the ball!" CTBites.com has rounded up a list of 29 restaurants and hotspots where you can usher in 2016 in style.  Make your reservations now... seats fill up quickly!

  1. Elm, New Canaan will have two seatings, a three course dinner and a four course dinner.
  2. Mill Street, Greenwich will host either a 3 course dinner for $75 or a 4 course meal for $115. There are 2 seatings as well.
  3. Harlan Social, Stamford hosts their annual "Reveillon" NYE bash. They'll have live music, craft cocktails, and a chef's buffet of their favorite dishes.
  4. Match, South Norwalk promises "An Extravagant Evening" on December 31. They will be open on January 1 from 12-3pm and 5-8:30pm as well.
  5. Walrus + Carpenter, Bridgeport will host a "New Year's Eve Spectacular" with live music & more!
  6. Bernard's, Ridgefield offers two seatings on the 31st: 6pm and 9pm. There will be live music and a champagne toast at midnight.
  7. Cafe on the Green, Danbury will offer a 5 course prix fixe menu for $65 pp. Two seatings, 6pm & 9pm.
  8. Elm City Social, New Haven invites you to a 5 course dinner with cocktail pairings.
  9. Fez, Stamford has two prix fixe options: a 4 course menu at 5pm and a 6 course menu at 9pm. The later seating includes a champagne toast and music by Harry Ellis and the Deep Intentions.
  10. The Whelk, Westport will offer a New Year's Day brunch.
  11. Schoolhouse at Cannondale, Wilton has 2 New Year's Dinner options: 6 and 8pm. Both include 4 courses
  12. South End, New Canaan will have a special menu and lots of champagne.
  13. Vespa, Westport is throwing a huge party w/ menu special, champagne, DJ and FIREWORKS!!
  14. Harbor House, Mystic will celebrate with a special menu including dishes like a Rosemary Salted Prime Rib of Beef, Lobster Bordelaise, Grilled Angus Filet, and more.
  15. BarBQ and McFadden's, Stamford teaming up for "the best party of the year!" Limited tickets are available for a 5 hour open bar, a full dinner, and a toast.
  16. David Burke Prime, Foxwoods is open on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day! There is a special three course prix fixe meal for $95.
  17. Napa & Co., Stamford will offer a special "Winter Fairytale" dinner menu. It features dishes like a duo of Hudson Vallery foie gras and berkshire pork belly.
  18. Saybrook Point Inn & Spa, Old Saybrook will hold a New Year's Eve Gala in its Grand Waterfront Ballroom. The night starts with a cocktail reception at 8pm. Then, guests can enjoy a buffet, open bar, music, and a champagne toast.
  19. Kawa Ni, Westport will serve a New Year's Day brunch.
  20. The Spread, Norwalk will have menu specials, photo booth & DJ RUSSELL spinning.
  21. Barcelona Wine Bar, Stamford, Greenwich, Norwalk, Fairfield, West Hartford, New Haven: Black truffles, lobster tail, scallop, rib chop, and caviar... just a few of the fine ingredients Barcelona's chefs are testing out for this year's New Year's Eve menus!
  22. Villa Italia Ristorante & Bar, Stamford will usher in 2016 with dinner and dancing.
  23. Basso Cafe, Norwalk is serving a 4 course menu, wine, cocktails, live music by PBJ Contemporary Trio, and a champagne toast.
  24. The Spa at Norwich Inn, Norwich invites you to their 5 course NYE menu that includes Lobster Spanikopita, filet mignon, crab cakes, and more.
  25. Center Street Public House, Darien will be celebrating Irish New Year’s with complimentary champagne (or Guinness!) at the stroke of midnight in Ireland- 7pm here! They'll have food specials too.
  26. Mohegan Sun, Uncasville is throwing a huge NYE party in their ballroom. Starting at 10:30pm, there will be DJs, an open bar, a champagne toast, and a breakfast buffet. Tickets start at $100.
  27. Mikro, Hamden invites you to a "Bootleggers New Year's Eve." Enjoy a 5 course dinner at 6 or 9:30pm. Costumes are encouraged!
  28. Golden View Firenze, Greenwich has put together a special New Year's Eve tasting menu.
  29. SBC Restaurant & Brewery, Southport and Milford is throwing an NYE party at both locations.