Raise a glass and toast in the new year while enjoying a delicious meal at some of these favorite dining spots.
Mojo, 4140 N. Federal, Fort Lauderdale, offers a special four-course menu beginning at 9:15 p.m. Start your meal with a choice of jumbo shrimp cocktail, beef carpaccio or tuna tartare, then enjoy a Caesar or Mojo house salad or crab bisque. Entrée options include veal chop Milanese, filet mignon, lobster or branzino. Dessert and champagne toast, party favors, music and dancing are included in the $95 tab (if pre-paid by Dec. 24, $115 after). The regular menu is available until 7 p.m., call 954- 568-4443 to make reservations.
Eat, 2150 Wilton Dr., offers a $49 a four-course meal all night long. Call 954-626-0722 or go to eatinwiltonmanors.com. Ask for Jamie as your server and tell her Rick sent you.
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek will ring in the new year by offering special menus at three of its dining venues as well as a plethora of entertainment options , including the current version of Village People. NYY Steak, the property’s fine dining restaurant, will offer its delectable Sunday brunch on New Year’s Eve day (10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.), followed by dinner (5 p.m. to 11 p.m.). Reservations are strongly recommended , call 954-935-6699. At Sorrisi, a three-course prix fixe menu for $80 per person will be available on from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. The first course features a choice of yellowfin crudo or chopped antipasto. Entrée selections include pan-roasted sea bass or herb-dusted ribeye. Dessert features a choice of mascarpone cheesecake or tiramisu. Reservations are recommended. Please call 954-585-5379.
At Fresh Harvest, the property’s elevated variety dining experience, brunch will be served from 10 a.m. and 9 p.m. ($42 per person; $17 for children 10 and under). The prix fixe includes endless mimosas as well as sparkling wine and house wine and one pound of crab legs. Among the Chef-inspired items on the menu include black bean chili, oven roasted turkey, prime rib, beef brisket, BBQ salmon, steamed snow crab legs, fresh sushi, stuffed French toast, blueberry pancakes, cream cheese and chive scrambled eggs as well as a wide variety of desserts and pastries. To celebrate after dinner, The Village People featuring Victor Willis, will perform a special New Year’s Eve show in The Pavilion at 11 p.m. General admission floor tickets ($95 per person) are available at Ticketmaster.com, or by calling 800-653-8000. Ticket purchase also includes two complimentary drinks, passed desserts, a champagne toast and party favors. Other entertainment options at the casino include; The Klik performing in Nectar at 8 p.m., followed by a DJ at 11 p.m. and the Jimi Robinette Band in Sunset Grill at 8 p.m. and Josh Miles in Legends Lounge at 7 p.m.
Avant, 25 NE Second Ave. in Delray, will have two seatings for New Year’s Eve. The first seating (6 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.) includes five rounds of a variety of the restaurant’s signature flowing small plates for $68 per person. Afterwards, guests can walk outside the restaurant to enjoy the City of Delray’s fireworks, which are scheduled for 9 p.m.
The second seating (9 p.m. to midnight) includes six rounds of flowing small plates, a DJ, party favors and a midnight champagne toast. The cost to attend the second seating is $128 per person. Limited seating is available. Call 561-921-8687 to make a reservation.
Ring in the New Year in neon at The Arena inside Xtreme Action Park, 5300 N. Powerline, Fort Lauderdale. The family friendly roller skating party features DJ Chris Harrell, two large projection screens displaying a live feed of the New York City ball drop in Times Square, free neon party favors, plus a champagne toast for adults. General admission is $10 per person, VIP tickets are $20.18 per person and include includes two beer/wine drink tickets. To purchase tickets call 954-491-6265 or visit: xtremeactionpark.com.
The Atlantic Hotel, 601 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, rings in 2018 with a night filled with a selection of bottomless drinks, a buffet dinner and entertainment. The entertainment is provided by the dueling pianos group Shake, Rattle & Roll. Your ticket price includes; house wine and champagne, draft beer; buffet dinner, live music and champagne toast at midnight. A premium open bar package can be purchased for an additional $50 per person. Tickets are pre-paid and non-refundable. Valet parking for $5 is available with NYE ticket purchase. Call 954-567-8020 for reservations.
Rooftop, the new club at 1 W. Las Olas, is offering a multi-course dinner and wine pairing served from 8:30 to 11 p.m. featuring; Florida stone crab, rabbit, squab, Hudson Valley foie gras, Osetra caviar, Waygu beef, Maine lobster and more for $250 per person. If you want to stay later and watch the fireworks from the roof, you’ll need to pay an additional $50, but that includes open premium bar until 2 a.m. Make your reservation at exploretock.com/trptatse.