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New Year’s Parties, Dinners In The Palm Beach Area 2016

The countdown is on for a new year with new opportunities. But before you welcome 2016 with open arms, wrap up 2015 with a night of fun, food and great memories with family and friends at any of these Palm Beach-area spots. 

Here’s where to celebrate New Year’s: 

Avocado Grill

The restaurant will be offering early seatings from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., during which guests can enjoy a three-course dinner ($47) with options including grilled avocados, mushroom fricassee, lamb sliders, mahi, mussels, short ribs and dessert. The late seating (9 p.m. to 11 p.m.) will consist of a six-course meal ($119) and a glass of champagne. Options include Maine lobster bisque, Chilean sea bass, pan-seared veal tenderloin, a dulce de leche lava cake and more. 

125 Datura St., West Palm Beach


Burger Bar

Burger Bar is open from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. on New Year's Eve so guests can start off the day by watching football bowl games and then celebrate when the clock strikes midnight. Burger Bar will air the Cotton Bowl and Rose Bowl while offering food and drink specials, such as $11 domestic beer buckets, $14 import buckets, 75-cent wings, $9 beer brats and more. Special menu items for the night include pan-roasted scallops with proscuitto and a prime burger with applewood bacon. The restaurant will also honor its weekly Ladies Night, so ladies drink free from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the bar and lounge. 

4650 Donald Ross Rd., Palm Beach Gardens


Cafe Boulud Palm Beach

The newly renovated restaurant is serving up two tasting menus for New Year’s Eve. The pre-gala seating (from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.) will feature a four-course prix fixe menu ($95) with options like chilled Maine lobster, slow-baked halibut and stuffed lamb saddle. The gala seating (from 8 p.m. until 10 p.m.) includes five courses for $350, as well as a champagne toast at midnight. 

301 Australian Ave., Palm Beach


City Cellar Wine Bar & Grill

Kick off your New Year’s Eve celebration with dinner options like lobster and champagne risotto, grilled wagyu NY strip, and housemade fresh linguini nero with rock shrimp and pancetta. On New Year’s Day, the restaurant will be offering brunch with selections like steak and eggs, as well as $12 unlimited mimosas and bloody marys with a purchase of an entree. 

700 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach


The Colony

The hotel, which recently wrapped up a $14 million renovation, will be ushering in 2016 with three parties. For reservations to any of the following, please call 561.659.8100:

A celebration in the Pavilion will kick off at 8 p.m. with cocktails and hors d’oeruvres in the hotel’s Palm Court. Dinner and musical entertainment will start at 9 p.m., followed by a 10:30 p.m. performance by 10-time Tony Award-winner Tommy Tune. There will be dancing, a midnight ball drop and champagne toast, followed by breakfast in the Palm Court. Price is $500 per person. 

In the Royal Room, cocktails and dancing to music by Norm Kubrin Trio begin at 8:30 p.m., followed by a midnight ball drop and champagne toast. Breakfast will be served at 12:15 a.m. in the Palm Court. Tickets are $250 per person. 

At Polo Steaks and Seafood, cocktails and dancing to tunes by DJ Kenny Mundo will kick off at 9 p.m. There will a midnight ball drop and champagne toast, followed by breakfast at 12:15 a.m. in the Palm Court. Tickets are $200 per person. 

155 Hammon Ave., Palm Beach


Four Seasons Palm Beach

Options abound at this luxe Palm Beach resort. Start the morning of New Year’s Eve with a continental breakfast buffet ($28) at AB&G, then enjoy an early three-course New Year’s Eve dinner ($140) at Jove Kitchen with options like prosecco risotto and veal tenderloin. Graze will also be offering an around-the-world seafood buffet from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. for $110 per person. Late seating at Jove starts at 9 p.m. and includes a six-course feast for $255. After you’ve filled up with food, head to the Living Room for a New Year’s party featuring a live DJ, festive cocktails, a champagne fountain, late-night bites and a celebration surprise at midnight. 

2800 S. Ocean Blvd., Palm Beach 


PB Catch

The restaurant will be serving the following specials on New Year’s Eve: 

  • Oysters with Uni and Caviar
  • King Crab Legs
  • Tuna Wellington
  • Crab Stuffed Lobster

251 Sunrise Ave., Palm Beach


PGA National Resort & Spa

PGA National offers several dining and entertainment options on New Year's Eve, starting with the upscale Irownwood, which will serve a four-course meal of Maine lobster gazpacho, Florida stone crab claw, champagne-braised veal shank and more. Early seatings from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. are available for $90 per person, while later seatings from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. are $125 per person. At iBar, a DJ will entertain guests, and an epic balloon drop will occur at midnight. The brand new iDeck also offers al fresco bottle service seating from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m.

400 Avenue of the Champions, Palm Beach Gardens


Pistache French Bistro

For $75, guests dining at the restaurant during the first seating (5:30 p.m. through 8:30 p.m.) can enjoy a three-course dinner, featuring options like onion soup, roasted Brussels sprouts, zucchini blossom beignets, beef short ribs, grilled swordfish and duck. Those opting for the late seating (9 p.m. until close) will be able to enjoy items from a five-course prix fixe menu ($175) and a complimentary bottle of champagne per couple. The restaurant will also be serving brunch Jan. 1. 

101 N. Clematis St., West Palm Beach