restaurants open on new years eve in houston

As we all get ready for the holiday blitz, it’s important to start making plans now for New Year’s Eve: the biggest night of the year for hitting the town to eat, drink and be merry. New Year’s Eve is just around the corner, and there are loads of top-tier restaurants open in Houston on New Year’s Eve.

It’s not just important to know whether restaurants are open. A lot of restaurants operate with reduced hours. Don’t worry though, we have you covered! Whatever your budget or favorite cuisine may be, you’re sure to find something here for your New Year’s Eve celebration.

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Houston Restaurants Open on New Year’s Eve 2021 

Note: While we’ve done our best to confirm the info presented below, things are subject to change so we recommend confirming with whichever restaurant you choose before you visit.


Open from 3 PM to close for a New Year’s Eve brunch with a champagne toast at midnight! Make reservations online or call 713 722 6899!


Open from 11 am to 2 am across most locations.

B&B Butchers & Restaurant

Open with a prix fixe menu, live music and a DJ from 5 pm to 1 am. Make reservations here.

B.B Italia

Open for dinner service or pick-up a prix fixe package to go from 4-9 PM.

B.B. Lemon

Open all day for lunch and dinner service!

Backstreet Cafe

Open with a four-course for $79 from 5 PM to 11 PM.

BCK Kitchen & Cocktails

Open for service until 10 pm.

Bistro Menil

Open for business till 9 PM on New Year’s Eve.

Bistro Provence

Open from 11 am – 2 pm and 5 pm – 9 pm according to indirect sources.

Bosscat Kitchen & Libations

Open with a four-course dinner menu for $60 per person

Boston Market

Most locations open on New Year’s Eve.

Brasserie 19

Open from 11 AM to 10 PM on New Year’s Eve.

Brennan’s of Houston

Open from 5-9 PM for New Year’s Eve. Reservations available only on call, at +1-713-522-9711


Open with a four-course menu for $85 per person. Reserve your table early by calling 713-622-9996.

Coppa Osteria

Open till 11 PM on New Year’s Eve and closed on 1st January.

CRU Food & Wine Bar

Open regular hours (upto 10:30 PM).

Dario’s Steakhouse & Seafood

Open regular hours and offering a New Year’s Eve Special Menu starting 3 p.m. onwards.

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse

Open till midnight on New Year’s Eve.

Dish Society

Most locations are open but hours vary by location. Check with your local outlet to confirm hours.

Eugene’s Gulf Coast Cuisine

Open from 11 am – 2:30 pm and 5 pm – 10 pm.

Etoile Cuisine et Bar

Open from 11 AM to 10 PM on New Year’s Eve.

Fielding’s Local Kitchen & Bar

Open till midnight with cocktails, a Prix Fixe Menu and Live Music.

Fig & Olive

Open till 10:30 PM. Make reservations early here.

Fogo de Chão

Open till 10:30 PM on New Year’s Eve. Make early reservations here.

Georgia James

Open from 5 to 11 PM for regular dine-in options.

The Grove Houston

Will be open till 10 PM. Check with the restaurant for details about the menu or reservations.

Hearsay on The Strand 

Open from 4 PM to 2 AM with a limited menu and cocktails.


Four-course dinner with live music and a toast for $79.

La Lucha

Open normal hours (4:30-10PM).

La Table

Offering a Holiday Prix Fixe Menu on New Year’s Eve from 8pm-10pm while the À la carte menu will be available from 5pm-7:30pm.

Le Colonial

Offering a three course menu with amouse bouche. Open till 11 PM but we recommend conforming holiday hours with the restaurant.

MAD Houston

Open till 2 AM with five course menu.

Mastro’s Steakhouse

Open till midnight with a four course menu and champagne toast priced at $225 per person.

Morton’s The Steakhouse

Open till midnight with a champagne toast alongside the regular dine-in menu.

Moxie’s Grill and Bar

Open till 1 AM on New Year’s Eve with a three course menu, drinks and midnight toast.

Nobu Houston

Open with a New Year’s Eve Menu for $180.

The Oceanaire Seafood Room

Open 11:30p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Ouisie’s Table

Open from 7 PM to midnight. Choose from a three-course meal for $45 or dine from the regular menu.

Pappas Bros. Steakhouse

Offering a $129 four-course prix-fixe menu.

Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille

3 course prix fixe menu for $60 for 5:30 and earlier or $80 for 5:45 and later.


Open till 9 PM 7 days a week.

Rainbow Lodge

Open from 5-9 PM on New Year’s Eve.

Roka Akor

Limited reservations for dine-in services are available.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House 

Offering a prix fixe meal as well as take home options for New Year’s Eve dinner.

State of Grace

Offering a $125 prix fixe menu with optional wine pairings.

Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen

Open New Year’s Eve from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., with regular menu

Weights & Measures

3 course NYE menu served outdoors for $75/person.


Open for dine-in on New Year’s Eve.

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Houston Restaurants Open on New Year’s Eve 2021 – Fast Food Restaurants

Burger King

Most locations are expected to be open but hours may vary.


Hours vary by location. Some places might be open till 4 AM. Check with your local outlet.


Most locations will be open, but check ahead with your nearest location.

Pizza Hut

Most locations should be open but hours will vary by location.

Papa John’s

Most locations should be open till midnight but confirmt the hours with your local outlet.

Taco Bell

It’s not New Year’s Eve without a Doritos Loco Taco! Taco Bell locations are open on New Year’s Eve and Day but hours vary with locations.


Most locations will be open, some with limited hours. Check ahead with your local franchise.

Five Guys

Most Houston locations are open with varying hours.

Panda Express

Most locations will be open with hours varying according to locations.

Panera Bread

Expected to be open regular hours, check in with your local outlet ahead of your visit.

Jersey Mike’s

Most locations are open, some with reduced hours.


Most outlets should be open, hours vary by store.

Sonic Drive-In

Most locations are open with regular hours.


Any other restaurants open on New Year’s Eve in Houston that were left off this list? Leave a comment to let us know.


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