New Year’s Eve is only a few days away. While some of us may plan for this evening far in advance, many of us also wait until the last minute (myself included). Below is a list of area restaurants with availability on New Year’s Eve. Cheers to 2013!
Bandolero, 3241 M Street NW: This party is themed the Mexican Cowboy Countdown! Lots of hor d’oeuvres and food stations plus drinks all night long. Cost: Tickets are $150/person and include food, drinks (cocktails, wine, beer, etc.), DJ and dancing. For more info or tickets, click here.
Caucus Room, 2350 M Street NW: This steakhouse inside The Westin in West End is featuring a four-course French-inspired menu. Cost: $65/person. For more info, call (202) 861-3450. For reservations, click here.
Co. Co. Sala, 929 F Street NW: Not many reservations are left! This party features an eight-course menu. Seatings after 8:30 p.m. include champagne, DJ and party favors. Cost: A la carte before 8:30 p.m.; from 8:30 p.m. on it is $125/person (without wine pairings) and $185/person with wine pairings. For more info or reservations, click here.
Perry’s, 1811 Columbia Road NW: A three-course prix-fixe menu will be offered from 5:30-11 p.m. with a party until 1 a.m. following. Free party favors! Cost: Dining between 5:30-7:30 p.m. $45; dining between 8-11 p.m. $60. For more info or reservations, click here.
Russia House, 1800 Connecticut Avenue NW: If you’re looking for food that’s a little different, check out the three-course menu offered at Dupont Circle’s Russia House. There’s escargot, wild elk, grilled pigeon, lamb, seafood, chicken and rabbit. Pique your interest? Cost: $75/person. For more info or reservations, click here.
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Bastille, 1201 North Royal Street: Bastille is featuring a contemporary French-inspired five-course menu with several interesting options including sunchoke bisque and venison. Cost: $119/person (without wine pairings) and $169/person with wine pairings. For reservations, call (703) 519-3776.
Columbia Firehouse, 109 South Saint Asaph Street: Lots of passed and stationed hor d’oeuvres from po’boys to bourbon shrimp and grits to pulled pork BBQ and fried green tomatoes. Sweets provided by Buzz Bakery. Two complimentary drinks: one upon arrival and one for a midnight toast. Cash bar featuring speciality cocktails, wine and beer. Cost: $65/person or purchase three at $48.75 each, and you’ll receive the fourth free. Tickets and more info available here.