Toronto restaurants with New Year’s Eve 2018 menus

Where to dine when the ball drops

The Ace

Duck egg ravioli, buttermilk-poached Fogo Island cod and Ontario duck are on the menu at this Roncy tavern’s $95 NYE menu. Call 416-792-7729 or email

Annette Food Market

Four-course prix fixe menus include a champagne toast at this west-end spot 6 and 8 pm seatings are $75 while the 10 pm seating, which leads you into midnight, is $85. Visit to book.


The Queen West bistro is truly living up to its name with a blowout $195 buffet dinner, including an open bar. Call 416-586-1188 to book.


Steve Gonzalez’s multi-floor Latin spot will be firing on all cylinders: The main restaurant will be hosting an à la carte dinner service with early and late seatings. At Pablo’s Snack House, they’ll be doing drinks and tapas “secret” speakeasy Escobar is taking bottle service resos. Email to reserve, or grab tickets to their third-floor party here

Bar Reyna

Instead of a seated dinner, this Yorkdale cocktail bar is doing a bash with oysters, passed hors d’oeuvres, food stations, chocolate fountain and plenty of bubbly. Tickets are $95 call 647-748-4464 to reserve.


Feast on a $49 four-course BBQ prix fixe at this west-end smokehouse. (FYI: Veggie and pescatarian options are available too!) Reserve online.

Bar Sybanne

At this new Mediterranean snack bar on Ossington, $45 gets you a menu of family-style shared dishes. Four seatings are available, and the bar will become a dance party from 11 onward. Reserve online.


At this animal products-centric spot hidden off King, the $80 NYE menu features gnocchi with wild boar ragu, sweetbreads and donut pancakes with caviar and bacon for dessert. Reserve online.

Carbon Bar

The King East BBQ joint is offering a family style BBQ menu available at three seatings ($59 / $79 / $99 per person). Reserve online.

County General

It’s a Rockin’ Super Cheap New Year’s Eve at this Queen West bar: Their set menu featuring dishes like oysters Rockefeller, fried chicken and B.C. salmon is just $45. Call 416-531-4447 to reserve.


For $100, Nick Liu is offering a gorgeous six-course menu including Jerusalem artichoke dumplings, shrimp toast with foie, chili lobster in a noodle nest or Oliffe’s aged ribeye. Call 647-341-8882 to reserve.

Drake Hotel

The Drake has a number of dining options for NYE: A four-course, $75 early dinner and a five-course, $125 late dinner in the Sky Yard or a $75 strolling dinner in the Drake Underground. Email to reserve.

The Fifth

The Fifth is doing a multi-course French feast, featuring an appetizer, entree, sorbet, foie gras and dessert for $85 as part of their NYE “dinner and dance.” Book online.

Grey Gardens

Five courses for $100 can be yours at Jen Agg and Mitch Bates’ cozy Kensington spot. Options include mackerel tataki, duck with wild rice and pumpkin agnolotti. Call 647-351-1552 to reserve.


Chef Nuit Regular will be featuring some opulent Royal Thai dishes over early seatings ($80) and late seatings ($100). Tickets are available here.


At O&B’s sleek Latin American joint downtown, the $75 prix fixe New Year’s menu features shrimp and sea urchin bisque, beef tenderloin and serrano-ricotta ravioli. Book online.

Local Kitchen & Bar

Does pasta and wine sound your speed for New Year’s? Head to this Parkdale trattoria, where they’re offering a five-course dinner ($55 at the 6 pm seating $75 at 9 pm, $100 for the late menu). Reserve online.


True to omnivorous form, Dave Mottershall’s Queen West kitchen is doing carnivorous and vegetarian prix fixe menus ($75 per person) on New Year’s Eve. Reserve online.

Mascot Brewery

“New Beers Eve” is back at Mascot, beginning with a three-course dinner (and optional beer pairings) and followed by a full two-floor free flow party between Mascot and its second-floor bar, Odd Thomas. The whole shebang is $50. Buy tickets online.


New Year’s offerings vary throughout the Momo complex. Splash out on the $450 Shōtō ten course tasting menu, or head to Daishō for a $135 seven-course prix fixe menu featuring grilled striploin and lobster. You can also reserve Noodle Bar’s Fried Chicken and Caviar to share.


This hip Indo-Dutch spot in midtown is doing a special NYE edition of its rijstaffel communal dinner, featuring a feast of 12 dishes, at $68 per person. Email to reserve.

Northern Maverick

This brand-new brewpub has a four-course prix fixe (featuring dishes like smoked trout and prime rib) on offer for New Year’s for $65 a person, plus $20 for drink pairings. Tickets are available online.


Jonathan Poon of Superpoint and Nick Chen-Yin of Smoke Signals are teaming up with Craig Wong for a pork-tastic NYE menu of crispy pork lettuce wraps, smoked porchetta, chicharron, fried rice and more. Seatings are $65 and $75. Email to book.

Piano Piano

Victor Barry’s trattoria is doing three seatings for a four-course menu of pesce crudo misto, truffle agnolotti, bone-in veal parm and more. Seatings are $99 or $140 after 9 pm. Reserve online.

Pizzeria Libretto

Libretto’s offering two NYE dinners at all of its locations (except Ossington, which is closed for renos): A $45 prix fixe or a four-person $150 feast. Both include four courses plus your choice of beer, wine or bubbly. Call to book.


Vegan alert: The Chase’s all-plant spot in Yorkville will be hosting four- and five-course dinners throughout the evening ($50 or $70 depending on time slot). Call 647-348-7000.

Looking for a different place to party on New Year’s Eve? Check out our roundup of NYE 2018 celebrations. | @nataliamanzocco

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