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Aldo's Italian Ristorante in Little Italy is among the Baltimore-area restaurants open for New Year's Eve.
Aldo's Italian Ristorante in Little Italy is among the Baltimore-area restaurants open for New Year's Eve. (Gene Sweeney Jr. / Baltimore Sun)

Baltimore restaurants are readying to ring in the new year with prix-fixe menus, champagne toasts and other specials. Here are some of the restaurants around town where you can dine before (or while) watching the ball drop. Most require reservations.

Aldo's Italian Ristorante in Little Italy will offer a four-course menu and a glass of champagne for $100. (306 S. High St., 410-727-0700, aldositaly.com)

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Alma Cocina Latina in Canton will serve a 10-course menu with a seating at 8:30 p.m. on New Year's Eve. The meal, which includes a rooftop champagne toast at midnight, is $200 per person, with optional wine pairings for an extra $50. (2400 Boston St., 667-212-4273, almacocinalatina.com)

B&O American Brasserie at the Hotel Monaco will offer a five-course meal with a glass of champagne for $95, or three courses for $65. Wine pairings for three courses are available for an additional $20. (2 N. Charles St., 443-692-6172, bandorestaurant.com)

In Annapolis, Blackwall Hitch will offer three seatings at 5 p.m. ($75), 7 p.m. ($95) and 9:30 p.m. ($125) on New Year's Eve. The restaurant will serve a special New Year's Eve menu, and the final seating includes a champagne toast. (400 6th St., Annapolis, 410-263-3454, theblackwallhitch.com/annapolis)

Blue Hill Tavern in Canton will offer a three-course, prix-fixe menu on New Year's Eve. The first seating is from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. ($55) and the second seating is from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. ($65). (938 S. Conkling St., 443-388-9363, bluehilltavern.com)

The Brewer's Art in Mount Vernon will serve its regular menu as well as New Year's Eve specials. (1106 N. Charles St., 410-547-6925, thebrewersart.com)

In Towson, Cafe Troia will open at 4 p.m. on New Year's Eve, serving its regular menu and holiday specials. (31 Allegheny Ave., Towson, 410-337-0133, cafetroia.com)

Charleston in Harbor East will offer two seatings on New Year's Eve. During the first seating, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., the restaurant will serve a five-course menu for $149, or $219 with champagne pairings. The second seating from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., with a black tie optional dress code, will include a five-course menu with an open bar, live music and party favors for $299. (1000 Lancaster St., 410-332-7373, charlestonrestaurant.com)

Also in Harbor East, Cinghiale will serve a four-course menu, offering party favors, a sparkling toast at midnight and a view of the fireworks over the Inner Harbor. Tickets are $99 per person, or $139 with wine pairings. (822 Lancaster St., 410-547-8282, cgeno.com)

Cinnamon Tree Restaurant at the Hunt Valley Inn will offer a three-course dinner from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on New Year's Eve for $59 per person. (245 Shawan Road, 410-785-7000; huntvalleywyndhamgrand.com/dining)

In Pikesville, Citron will serve a four-course dinner for $125 per person, which includes a glass of champagne. Seatings are available from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. (2605 Quarry Lake Drive, 410-363-0900, citronbaltimore.com)

Crepe du Jour French Bistro in Mount Washington will offer a three-course menu including champagne on New Year's Eve. (1609 Sulgrave Ave., 410-542-9000, crepedujour.com)

The Elephant in Mount Vernon will offer seatings from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on New Year's Eve. The restaurant will serve a range of prix-fixe options: three courses for $75 ($95 with wine pairings), four courses for $90 ($115 with wine pairings) or five courses for $110 ($140 with wine pairings). (924 N. Charles St., 443-447-7878, theelephantbaltimore.com)

Explorers Restaurant & Lounge at the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Hotel in the Inner Harbor will serve dinner and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. (550 Light St., 410-234-0550, sonesta.com)

Gunther & Co. in Brewers Hill will offer a four-course tasting menu for $75 per person, with optional wine pairings for an extra $25. (3650 Toone St., 443-869-6874, eatatgunther.com)

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La Cuchara in Clipper Mill will serve a five-course menu on New Year's Eve for $89, with wine pairings available for an extra $39. (3600 Clipper Mill Road, 443-708-3838, lacucharabaltimore.com)

La Folie Wine Bar & Steak Frites in Canton will serve its regular a la carte menu as well as a prix-fixe menu. The first seating is from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., and the second seating is from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. (2903 O'Donnell St., 667-212-2112, bistrolafolie.com)

Le Garage Beer Bar & Frites in Hampden will offer a four-course dinner for $65 on New Year's Eve. (911 W. 36th St., 410-243-6300, legaragebaltimore.com)

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Lebanese Taverna in Harbor East will offer its standard menu from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Starting at 9 p.m., the restaurant will begin offering seatings for its "Mezza Madness" celebration with an assortment of mezza plates throughout the evening, belly dancing, DJ music and a champagne toast for $75. (719 S. President St., 410-244-5533, lebanesetaverna.com)

The Milton Inn in Sparks will serve a four-course menu for $100 on New Year's Eve. (14833 York Road, 410-771-4366, miltoninn.com)

Petit Louis Bistro in Roland Park will serve a four-course menu on New Year's Eve for $79, or $119 with wine pairings. (4800 Roland Ave., 410-366-9393, petitlouis.com) Its sister restaurant, Petit Louis in Columbia, will serve a three-course dinner for $74, or $104 with wine pairings. (10215 Wincopin Circle, 410-964-9999, petitlouis.com)

Ra Sushi in Harbor East will be open from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. on New Year's Eve. The full menu will be available all day, with happy hour pricing from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. to close. (1390 Lancaster St., 410-522-3200, rasushi.com/baltimore)

The Rowhouse Grille in Federal Hill will serve a three-course menu for $60 or $75 with pairings on new Year's Eve. (1400 S. Light St., 443-438-7289, therowhousegrille.com)

Roy's in Harbor East will be open until 1 a.m. serving a four-course menu starting at $55. (720 Aliceanna St., 410-659-0099, roysrestaurant.com)

Rusty Scupper at the Inner Harbor will put on a New Year's Eve Extravaganza with a four-course dinner and dancing for $120. The party, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., includes a DJ, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. (402 Key Highway, 410-727-3678, rusty-scupper.com)

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