Celebrate New Year’s Eve at One of These Metro Detroit Restaurants

The metro Detroit dining scene has you covered when it comes to celebrating New Year’s Eve.
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The metro Detroit dining scene has you covered when it comes to celebrating New Year’s Eve right. From upscale seatings in Detroit to a Barbie-themed event at Black Pearl in Ann Arbor, these local restaurants are offering plenty of ways to ring in 2024.

Andiamo

Andiamo is hosting a variety of New Year’s Eve events at all five locations. Enjoy food, craft cocktails, a champagne toast, and live entertainment as you ring in 2024. Entertainment and food options vary by location, so check with the one nearest to you before heading out. More details and pricing can be found at andiamoitalia.com.    

Basan Detroit

Ring in 2024 with a five-course meal and drink pairings for $150 a person. The menu for this event will be guided by Basan Detroit‘s culinary and bar team. Reservations can be made online. A similar event is also being held at Grey Ghost Detroit, which has the same owners, for $150 for the meal and an extra $70 for the drink pairing. Basan Detroit, 2703 Park Ave., Detroit;  313-481-2703; basandetroit.com

Besa

Situated on the ground floor of the Vinton Building, Besa is ringing in the new year with a special menu that features Japanese A5 wagyu strip, oysters roman off, Alaskan king crab, and more. There will also be live music spun by DJ Luciano and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. The last seating is at 10 p.m.  Besa, 600 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-315-3000; besadetroit.com.

Black Pearl

Come dressed in your best pink attire for a New Year’s Eve party themed to “Barbie.” The menu will feature dishes such oysters on the half shell, short rib pasta, scallop & lobster risotto, and three different desserts. There will also be a costume contest, music spun by DJ AFM, and a pink champagne toast at midnight. Reservations are required. Black Pearl, 302 S. Main St., Ann Arbor; 734-222-0400; blackpearlannarbor.com

Blue Llama Jazz Club

Say goodbye to 2023 with two dinner and a show events for New Year’s Eve. The festivities kick off with the early show at 6 p.m. featuring a performance by the Bob Mervak Quartet. Tickets are $95 a person and include a four-course tasting menu. The second event starts at 8:30 p.m. and features a performance by Gayelynn McKinney & the McKinney Zone along with a four course tasting menu. Tickets to the later event are $195 a person. Blue Llama Jazz Club, 314 S. Main St., Ann Arbor; 734-372-3200; bluellamaclub.com

Café Cortina

This year’s New Year’s Eve menu at Café Cortina features ratatouille, insalata, pollo all parmigiana, spaghetti con aragosta, and more. Dessert choices can be added for an additional cost. Wine pairing options are available. Reservations required. Café Cortina, 30715 W. 10 Mile Road, Farmington Hills; 248-474-3033; cafecortina.com

Cash Only Supper Club

Celebrate the incoming year with a pre-fixe dinner that includes branzino, dry-aged New York strip, and more. Music spun by a live DJ follows the meal and there’s a countdown to midnight toast. Reservations required. Cash Only Supper Club, 1145 Griswold St., Detroit; cashonlydetroit.com

Joe Muer Seafood

Joe Muer’s is celebrating New Year’s Eve in Detroit and Bloomfield Hills. Enjoy the restaurant’s seafood, aged meats, and sushi along with live entertainment. A celebratory Champagne toast will take place at midnight. Guests are encouraged to call in advance to make reservations. Joe Muer Seafood – Detroit Riverfront, 400 Renaissance Center, Suite 1404, Detroit; 313-567-6837; Joe Muer Seafood – Bloomfield Hills, 39475 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills; 248-792-9609; joemuer.com.

Luciano’s Italian Restaurant

New Year’s Eve starts early at Luciano’s with a special menu and seatings that includes everything from shrimp cocktail and Caesar salad to fettuccini Alfredo, rib eye steak, and sautéed perch. Plus, live music. Luciano’s Italian Restaurant, 39091 Garfield Road, Clinton Township; 586-263-6540; lucianositaliancuisine.com

Mad Nice

New Year’s Eve seatings start at 4 p.m. and feature the restaurants regular menu. There will be music spun by a live DJ and a midnight toast. Brunch starts at 11 a.m. Mad Nice, 4120 Second Ave., Detroit; madnicedetroit.com

Oak & Reel

Hour Detroit’s 2022 Restaurant of the Year is ringing in the New Year with a four-course prix fixe menu that features some of the restaurant’s staple dishes as well as some holiday specials for $135 a person. Reservations are required. Oak & Reel, 2921 E. Grand Blvd., Detroit; 313-270-9600; oakandreel.com

Prime + Proper

Find USDA prime steaks and chops, a raw bar and other a la carte offerings for New Years Eve. There’s a countdown to midnight and toast as well as late-night bites, including caviar. Come earlier in the day for New Years brunch. Make reservations online. Prime + Proper, 1145 Griswold St., Detroit; primeandproperdetroit.com

San Morello

San Morello is serving its a la carte menu alongside holiday specials including wood-fired bone marrow, spaghetti all chimaera, and slow-cooked prime ribs. Plus, a champagne toast at midnight. Reservations required. San Morello inside Shinola Hot, 1400 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-209-4700; sanmorello.com

Symposia

Choose from a menu that includes butter fish and veal chop. The restaurants regular dinner menu will also be available. The evening will also include music from the Dynamic Duo. A Bar and Lounge will be open and complimentary valet service to any major downtown event are available afterwards. Reservations are encouraged. Symposia, 1000 Brush St., Detroit; 313-962-9366; symposiadetroit.com

The Royce

The Royce is inviting its guests to bid adieu to 2023 at the restaurant’s annual New Year’s Eve Party. An open bar will be available, as well as appetizers and a champagne toast at midnight. Dancing and raffles, too. Tickets are $85. The Royce Detroit, 76 W. Adams Ave., Detroit; 313-481-2160; theroycedetroit.com.

Townhouse Detroit

Get your favorite eats off of the regular dinner menu or try one of the NYE special. The menu includes an array of bubbles and caviar. A live DJ and midnight toast follows. Seatings start at 4 p.m. Reservations can be made online. Townhouse Detroit, 500 Woodward Ave., Detroit; townhousedetroit.com

This post has been updated for 2023.