Whether it's an extravagant, indulgent meal, a dance party late into the evening, or special champagne to toast into 2015, we've compiled 17 of the best New Year's Eve specials in Boulder for your night on the town. In all cases, we recommend making reservations for these special menus and evenings.Read More
Boulder's Hottest New Year's Eve Dinners
Looking for a night out on the town in Boulder? Pick from this list of New Year's Eve specials we've compiled in Boulder.
1. Aji Restaurant
Aji is hosting a three-course prix fix menu for $42 per person, that also includes a glass of sparkling wine. Limited regular menu will also be available, as well.
Basta turns five years old on New Year's Eve and they'll have a special five-course menu for $55 per person, with additional wine pairings for $45 per person for this night only. Although there will not be anything off their regular menu, this elevated menu includes geo duck, sea urchin, and lamb belly to commemorate their anniversary.
3. Black Belly
New to Boulder, Blackbelly is hosting their first New Year's Eve dinner which includes a five-course prix fixe menu for $75 per person, with an optional wine pairing for $35 per person. The menu will feature the likes of Nantucket bay scallop crudo, roast chestnut soup with matsutake and cognac, ponzo duo of wagyu beef and a bittersweet chocolate torte at the end of the meal.
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4. Black Cat
Black Cat is hosting a special evening on New Year's Eve. The first seating at 5:30 p.m. is $75 per person, with four courses, and the second seating at 8:15 p.m. is $95 per person, with six courses. At midnight, champagne will be be popped and a toast goes all around.
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5. Centro Latin Kitchen & Refreshment Palace
Centro Latin Kitchen is hosting New Year's Eve that includes evening specials like the lobster paella for two, which arrives alongside a bottle of bublles or a carafe of spicy house-made sangria for $50 per person. They'll also have special dishes available like lamb chops al pastor or lobster rice fritters with chipotle tarter.
6. Chautauqua Dining Hall
Chautauqua Dining Hall is hosting a special New Year's Eve dinner with creative chef specials, as well as limited items from their regular menu. Dinner service begins at 4 p.m. If you're up for it, on new years day they're also serving brunch will be served from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
7. Dushanbe Teahouse
Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse is hosting a three-course prix fix menu, for New Year's Eve for $39 per person, that includes a glass of sparkling wine or a pot of team. New Year’s menu items will also be available a la cart, and a limited version of their regular menu will also be available.
8. Flagstaff House Restaurant
The iconic Flagstaff House is one of the few restaurants in Boulder, that offers their full menu and is open on New Year's Eve. They open at 5 p.m. until close.
9. Frasca Food and Wine
The acclaimed Boulder restaurant will open at 5:30pm, serving a 4-course menu for $110 per person. Entertainment will be provided by a live jazz pianist, starting during the second seating, around 7 p.m.
10. Jax Fish House Boulder
Jax in Boulder is hosting their 20th New Year's Eve blowout. It includes a five-course prix fixe dinner for $75 per person, with an optional $35 per person wine flight pairing. They're also hosting their regularly scheduled happy hour from 4-6 p.m. and a late night happy hour from 11 p.m. to 12 a.m.
11. Jill's Restaurant & Bistro
Jill's in The St. Julien Hotel is hosting a special evening menu that is split into two sittings; one from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. with three courses, amuse and chocolate truffles for $59.95 per person and the second from 8:30 p.m. to close with five courses, amuse, and chocolate truffles for $74.95 per person.
Kachina Southwestern Grill will be open on New Year’s Eve from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., serving options such as $5 Navajo tacos, “For the Table” selections such as Colorado bison empanadas and crispy quail legs, and entrees including smoked prime rib and grilled bison tenderloin.
13. Leaf Vegetarian Restaurant
Leaf is hosting a New Year's Eve dinner with a four course, vegetarian prix fixe menu for $40 per person, which includes a glass of sparkling wine.
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14. Spruce Farm and Fish
Boulder, CO 80302
Spruce Farm and Fish in the historic Hotel Boulderado is hosting their New Year's Eve "Rat Pack" Gala with two live bands, a late-night hors d’oeuvres service, and a lavish buffet dinner on the historic mezzanine. You can expect to enjoy truffled cream of cauliflower soup, gin and tonic martini salad “with a fizz,” curry chicken and pineapple-date chutney, grilled teriyaki beef and pickled shishito peppers, grand marnier pudding with toasted cashews and chocolate espresso fudge cake.
15. The Kitchen Boulder
The Kitchen Boulder will be offering a four course prix-fixe at $85 per person. They will also be offering a unique and extensive wine by the glass menu for the special evening.
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16. The Kitchen Next Door
The Kitchen Next Door will be open on New Years Eve with evening service of a sparkling wine special - $6.50 per glass, or $32 per bottle. They'll be open for a New Year's Toast at midnight, and you can expect a special dish beyond their regular menu of lobster mac and cheese.
17. The Kitchen Upstairs
The Kitchen Upstairs will be serving food until 11 p.m. on New Years Eve and open until 1 a.m. They will be serving their normal menu as well as some special small bite dishes put together by Head Chef Paul McGuire such as truffled deviled eggs, caviar blini, oysters on the half shell wiith champagne mignonette and more for just $4-5.