Say goodbye to 2023 and ring in the new year in true Chicago style — with an unforgettable meal. Here are just a few top picks for a spectacular New Year’s Eve dinner in Chicago, complete with champagne toasts, tasting menus, and special celebrations. And check out our full New Year’s Eve guide for more ideas to complete your only-in Chicago celebration with fireworks, live concerts, exciting events, and more.

Restaurants open for New Year’s Eve in Chicago

Alla Vita: Send off 2024 with a four-course family-style feast, featuring classic dishes and new favorites, at this stylish spot.

BLVD Steakhouse: Celebrity chef Joe Flamm is serving up a special three-course menu that includes prime cuts, fresh seafood, and other seasonal favorites, with a champagne toast at midnight.

Cabra: It’s all about the view at rooftop spot Cabra. Enjoy a Peruvian-inspired dinner menu with a bubbly toast included. 

Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba: Enjoy a tapas dinner paired with Spain’s signature sparkling wine, cava sangria, made festive with 12 skewered grapes in honor of the New Year. 

Carnivale: Enjoy your New Year’s Eve with Copa Carnivale! This disco-themed, Latin experience includes singing performances with a live band, as you enjoy delicious cuisine.

CheSa’s Bistro & Bar: This gluten-free restaurant in Avondale will be serving up some specials for NYE brunch for those wanting to celebrate early. 

Duck Duck Goat: Enjoy a family-style menu that moves from from dim sum to heartier dishes in a richly decorated space. A bubbly toast is included. 

Dusek’s Tavern: Reserve your spot for a special wood-fired tasting menu centered around seasonality. Choose from creative dishes and add on an optional wine pairing to make it a celebration.


Esme: The Michelin-starred restaurant is offering an evening of artistic cuisine with live music and a bubbly toast. Next door, Bar Esme has oysters, caviar, and champagne flights.

Fioretta: In Fulton Market, this buzzy Italian steakhouse is hosting a four-course tasting menu to ring in the year with opulent add-ons like caviar and a shellfish tower.

Girl and the Goat: Time-honored classics will be featured on the prix-fixe menu and a bubbly toast is included.

Liva at Chicago Winery: Raise a glass to the new year with unique chef-crafted, a full wine list, premium cocktails, and lots of bubbly. 

LYRA: This celebratory dinner in the West Loop will feature a three-course tasting menu of Greek-inspired cuisine.

Mordecai: The Wrigleyville hotspot is serving up a four course prix-fixe menu, along with three vintage cocktails and bubbles for a toast at midnight. 

Moody Tongue: Snag a table at this Michelin-starred brewery in the South Loop for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve dinner.


Parachute: In Avondale, this intimate Korean restaurant is offering a chef’s menu featuring oysters, Italian beef kimbop, seafood pancake, pineapple butter mochi, and more. 

Proxi: Travel around the world without leaving Chicago. Proxi is ringing in the New Year with a special globe-trotting family-style menu. 

Sepia: The fine-dining restaurant will be offering two separate seatings with a special tasting menu. Round out your experience with optional wine pairings. 

Ummo: Indulge in a special multi-course menu focused around gastronomic artistry, with an optional wine pairing. Guests can also opt for the a la carte menu. 

Volo: The charming Roscoe Village neighborhood restaurant is offering indoor or outdoor (tented and heated) dining. Optional prix-fixe dining, complimentary party favors, music and dancing.