New Year's dining options in Baltimore

Where are you dining New Year's in Baltimore?

We've rounded up some New Year's Eve options for you. If we don't say otherwise, assume that reservations are required. Also assume, if we mention a prix-fixe menu, that the regular a la carte menu will not be available. With rare exceptions, early-seating options do not include access to midnight festivities.

Aggio: Bryan Voltaggio's contemporary Italian restaurant is offering seatings at 5 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. The first two seatings offer the option of a $80 ($115 with wine pairngs) three-course dinner or, for $200, the VIP New Year's Eve experience, which includes both the three-course dinner and an all-access pass to the New Year's Eve party at Power Plant Live. Guests at the 9 p.m. seating will dine from a six-course tasting menu with wine pairings. The 9 p.m. option is $135 ($200 with wine pairings). There is more information at volt-aggio.com/baltimore.

Apropoe's: The restaurant in the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel is offering two separate New Year's Eve options. The dinner option is an $85 five-course tasting menu from executive chef Carlos Gomez. Reservations are required for the dinner. The second option is a New Year's Eve party, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. The $50 ticket includes a complimentary cocktail, midnight buffet and music from DJ Spinnin' Scottie. Advanced purchase is required by Dec. 29.

B&O Brasserie: On New Year's Eve, the restaurant will offer a $90 multi-course dinner ($30 extra for optional wine pairings) and a complimentary glass of  Champagne. Seatings are at 6 p.m., 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. A "hangover brunch," featuring bottomless mimosas and bloody Marys for $10, will be served on New Year's Day from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Charleston: The early dining option, with reservations between 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., is $149 ($219 with paired wines) for a multi-course, prix-fixe menu. The gala celebration, with reservations between 8:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. is $299 and includes the multi-course menu, endless Champagne, premium open bar and party favors. Guests get an unobstructed view of the fireworks right outside the restaurant's front door. 

City Cafe: The Mount Vernon restaurant is open New Year's Eve, serving a $50, three-course menu with $25 optional wine pairing, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., followed by a New Year's Eve party from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. Then, on New Year's Day, the restaurant will serve an a la carte brunch. This is the first time City Cafe has been open on New Year's Day.

Cinghiale: The contemporary Italian restaurant is offering a $99 ($139 with optional wine pairings) multi-course "modern Italian dinner." The Inner Harbor fireworks can be viewed from right outside Cinghiale's front doors. Reservations, which are highly recommended, begin at 5:30 p.m.

Cunningham's: The Towson restaurant is offering a four-course New Year's Eve celebration menu for $69 ($104 with wine pairings) in addition to an a la carte menu. 

Farmstead Grill: The Canton restaurant is offering a limited a la carte menu in addition to a special $59 three-course prix-fixe menu, with entree options including hickory-smoked beef short rib, pan-roasted rockfish and slow-roasted Virginia pork shank. Dinner hours are 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Fleet Street Kitchen: The Inner Harbor restaurant is offering a four-course New Year's Eve menu for $89 ($138 with wine pairings). Entree options include Wagyu strip loin, duck breast and beef short rib.

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse: The Inner Harbor restaurant is running a $69.95 prix-fixe menu for five nights only, from Dec. 28 to Jan. 1. The menu includes roasted prosciutto-wrapped shrimp, Fleming's "modern" Caesar salad and a main course of 8-ounce filet mignon and 8-ounce lobster tail.

Kooper's Jacksonville and Kooper's North are each offering a $55 four-course menu for New Year's Eve. Each menu includes an appetizer, salad, entree and dessert.

Langermann's: The Can Company restaurant is offering a New Year’s Eve dinner for $45. Entree options include pepper-crusted rib eye, Dijon-garlic crusted rack of lamb and red snapper imperial. The restaurant will also be offering brunch a la carte on New Year’s Day, including free hoppin' John from chef Neal Langermann.

Pazo: There are two seating options on New Year's Eve at the contemporary Italian restaurant. Guests at the early seating, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., will order from a three-course menu. The cost is $79, plus tax and gratuity. Guests at the later seating, from 8 to 11 p.m., will order from a three-course menu, and enjoy music from Patrick Alban and Noche Latina, party favors and a sparking toast at midnight. The cost is $119, plus tax and gratuity. Additionally, guests can pay $25 for bar and lounge access beginning at 8 p.m.

Petit Louis Bistro: The original Roland Park restaurant is offering a $79 prix-fixe menu ($119 with wine pairings). There will be two Champagne toasts -- one at 6 p.m. for midnight in Paris, and a second at midnight for midnight in Maryland.

Petit Louis Bistro (Columbia): The lakefront restaurant is offering a $75 prix-fixe menu ($99 with wine pairings). The ticket includes a Champagne toast at midnight and live music by the gypsy jazz ensemble Maladie d'Amour featuring vocalist Alexis Tantau.

Ten Ten American Bistro: The Inner Harbor restaurant is offering a four-course New Year's Eve menu for $69 ($98 with wine pairings). Entree options include rack of lamb, New York strip and duck.

Verde: The Canton restaurant is offering a $59 multi-course dinner on New Year's Eve featuring selections of antipasti, salads, wood-fired pizza and Italian desserts. The $59 cost includes a bottle of wine per couple (from a selected list) and a Prosecco toast at midnight. Reservations are available from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Waterfront Kitchen: The Fells Point restaurant is offering a five-course menu at two seatings, 6:30  p.m. and 9:30 p.m. The cost is $100 per person ($135 with paired wines) at the early seating, and $125 per person ($160 with paired wines) at the late seating. Guests have great views of the Inner Harbor fireworks.

 

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