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. Whatever your budget or favorite cuisine may be, you’re sure to find something here for your New Year’s Eve celebration.
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.
Houston Restaurants Open on New Year’s Eve
a’Bouzy: open all day with regular menu and special DJ
Applebee’s: cheap drinks!
B&B Butchers & Restaurant: open with live music and a DJ from 10 pm to 2 am
B.B. Lemon: open with regular dinner menu 11pm to midnight
Backstreet Cafe: open with a four-course for $79
BCK Kitchen & Cocktails: 10AM – 3PM, 5PM – 1AM (Brunch & NYE Dinner Pairing)
Benjy’s: offering a special a la carte menu with seating until 10 pm
Bistro Menil: special Prix Fixe menu
Bistro Provence: menu with two-hour seating starting at 6 pm
Bosscat Kitchen & Libations: four-course dinner menu with drink pairings for $75 per person
Boston Market: most locations open on New Year’s Eve
Brasserie 19: serving French-inspired faire and a champagne toast
Brennan’s of Houston: reservations available from 5 to 9:45 pm
Broken Barrel: $80 prix fixe menu with two seatings: 5 to 7 pm and 9 to 11 pm
Caracol: open with a four-course menu and live music
Carmelo’s Cucina Italiana: serving regular menu and featuring live music 6 to 10 pm
The Classic All Day: serving a special a la carte menu
Coppa Osteria: open with a five-course, prix-fixe dinner menu and free champagne toast at midnight
CRU Food & Wine Bar: serving a $55 four-course menu from 5 to 10:30 pm
Dario’s Steakhouse & Seafood: starting at 4 p.m., 3-course meal at Dario’s for $79/person
Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse: prix fixe menu available for $150 per person from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Dish Society: all locations open
Eugene’s Gulf Coast Cuisine: 3 course prix fixe menu featuring 9 entree choices & a complimentary glass of bubbles for only $79/person
Etoile Cuisine et Bar: open with a four-course menu for $88 per person.
Fielding’s Local Kitchen & Bar: Party seating starts at 9pm
Fig & Olive: offering a special four-course prix fixe menu and live DJs
Fogo de Chão: Dinner price all day & includes seasonal menu items.
Georgia James: Reservations are $125 for 5 p.m. and $150 for 9:30 p.m.
The Grove Houston: special multi-course dinner for $45 per person including a glass of sparkling wine and valet parking
Hearsay on The Strand – Galveston: holiday inspired cocktails, call for reservations
Hugo’s: four-course dinner with live music and a champagne toast for $79
La Lucha: offering a family-style, three-course menu for $49.95
La Table: accepting reservations from 4 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. in both Marche and Chateau
Le Colonial: three-course menu for $85
Lucienne: four-course New Year’s Eve dinner; 4:30 p.m. seating for $55; 6:30 p.m seating for $75; 9:30 p.m seating for $95 per person
MAD Houston: 1920s themed, $125 prix fixe menu, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Mastro’s Steakhouse: four courses, live entertainment, and a complimentary champagne toast for $225 per guest.
Morton’s The Steakhouse: offering regular menu or a special 36-ounce Prime Ribeye
Moxie’s Grill and Bar: After 6pm, offering a 4-course dinner menu for $70
Nobu Houston: a special New Year’s Eve Omakase priced at $180 per person.
The Oceanaire Seafood Room: open 11:30p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Ouisie’s Table: a la carte menu of special dishes from 5 to 9 p.m.
Pappas Bros. Steakhouse: $119.95 four-course prix-fixe menu
Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille: 3 course prix fixe menu featuring 9 entrée choices, for $59.95 for 5:30 and earlier or $79.95 for 5:45 and later. Only this prix fixe menu will be available.
Prego: open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on New Year’s Eve with regular menu
Rainbow Lodge: offering three courses from its full menu plus a glass of sparkling wine for $79
Roka Akor: open with credit card reservation needed
Ruth’s Chris Steak House: Celebration Menu featuring Surf & Turf starting at $49.95, or enjoy your favorite cut from one of our USDA Prime steaks. Dinner menu also available all day.
State of Grace: Celebrate 2020 at State of Grace with a special prix fixe menu from chef Bobby Matos for $85 per person for New Year’s Eve.
Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen: open New Year’s Eve from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., with regular menu
Weights & Measures: 3 course NYE menu for $75/person. Seating will be available from 5:00pm to 6:30pm and again from 8:30pm to 10:30pm.
Xochi: four-course prix fixe menu for $79 per person
Yauatcha: open with a special prix fixe menu for $88 per person with optional $40 wine pairing
Fast Food Open on New Year’s Eve
Burger King: Select locations will be open limited hours
McDonald’s: hours vary by location
KFC: Most locations will be open, but check ahead with your nearest outpost
Pizza Hut: open regular hours
Papa John’s: most locations open
Taco Bell: it’s not New Year’s Eve without a Doritos Loco Taco!
Arby’s: open with limited hours.
Carl’s Jr: most locations will be open
Five Guys: open with limited hours
Panda Express: most locations will be open
Panera Bread: open regular hours
Jersey Mike’s: varies by location
Quiznos: 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.