5 restaurants to make your New Year’s Eve dinner reservations

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Cheers to the new year with your friends at one of these five restaurants. (Ovenbird / Facebook)

Still looking for plans for your New Year’s Eve dinner? Then, keep scrolling to find five restaurants that are offering a special menu to kick off the 2023 year that will satisfy your stomach and leave a smile on your face.

1. Ovenbird

Photo shows a brick hearth with fire, a table full of fresh produce and an wooden plaque bearing the logo for OvenBird, a restaurant based in the Pepper Place district in Birmingham, Alabama
Enjoy locally grown, fresh ingredients when you dine at Ovenbird. (Ovenbird / Facebook)

Ovenbird offers fresh southern cooking and is the perfect place to book your New Year’s Eve dinner reservations. The chef is still working on the special New Year’s Eve menu, but we will keep you updated when posted. In the meanwhile, book a reservation and browse their regular dinner menu.

2. Hot and Hot Fish Club

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Enjoy a complimentary champagne toast when you dine with Hot and Hot Fish Club on NYE. (Matthew Niblett / Bham Now)

Seafood fans will want to ring in 2023 at Hot and Hot Fish Club. You will have the option to choose a starter, main course and dessert with the option to buy a dessert cocktail for an extra $13. Some menu items featured are roasted quail, pan-seared red snapper and Elton’s chocolate soufflé.

3. Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille

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Sink your teeth into a juicy steak this NYE. (Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille / Facebook)

Looking for an elegant New Year’s Eve dinner? Try steak from Perry’s Steakhouse. With your reservation, you secure a delicious steak dinner alongside a starter and dessert. Plus, for those who aren’t craving steak, they also serve chicken, salmon and pasta.

4. Bocca Ristorante

So many options at Bocca Ristorante. (Pat Byington / Bham Now)

Pasta lovers (aka me), look no further for your New Year’s Eve dinner plans because Bocca is serving a delicious menu to end 2022. They have antipasti starters such as spicy veal meatballs and Italian salumi, primi dishes including braised Mississippi rabbit pappardelle, secondi dishes such as slow-braised beef short rib and two dessert options.

5. Bistro 218

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Make sure to grab a glass of wine to go with your meal. (Bham Now)

Dine with Bistro 218 for your New Year’s Eve dinner. This sister restaurant to Bocca Ristorante offers a wide variety of food for everyone to enjoy. We recommend their gulf shrimp cocktail for a starter, get your veggies in with a market salad for the second course, European-inspired char-grilled rack of lamb for the main course and can’t forget dessert, try the almond pear gateau. That’s just the beginning of the mouth-watering menu at this spot. No matter which dish you choose, it will be the best, last meal of 2022.

6. Bar La Fête

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Five-course dinner? Count me in. (Sabrina Palmer / Bham Now)

Indulge in a five-course dinner from Bar La Fête this New Year’s Eve. From seafood starters like calamari to tender meat main courses such as beef tartare, you will not be leaving hungry after this delicious meal. Plus, they will be doing optional wine pairings for an additional $50.

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Emma Johnston
Emma Johnston
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