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Denver's Ultimate Guide To New Year's Eve, LoHi and Highlands Edition

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Eater's countdown to New Year's Eve with the Ultimate Guide to 2014 dinners and celebrations continues, this time focused on the LoHo and Highland neighborhoods. This eccentric set of restaurants is rolling out a 5 Elements dinner, another dinner focused on Chinese lucky elements, a Southern buffet, and another dinner focused on French, Italian, and Spanish wines. It's safe to say that seats at these inventive celebrations won't last long, so book now.


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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Lou's Food Bar

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1851 W 38th Ave
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 458-0336
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Lou’s Food Bar will offer special New Year’s Eve menu options like prime rib, oysters on the half shell and bouillabaisse. Reservations for groups large and small are welcome.

2. Spuntino

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2639 W 32nd Ave
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 433-0949
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Begin Spuntino's three or four course dinner with amuse-bouche and end it with a gift bag of mignardises. Tickets for the dinner cost $50 for the first 5 p.m. seating and $60 for the second and third seatings at 7 and 9:15 p.m. Call 303.433.0949 to make reservations.

3. Duo Restaurant

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2413 W 32nd Ave
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 477-4141
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Duo's NYE dinner features oysters, green olive tapenade, scallops, risotto dumplings, and fennel parfait. The cost of the dinner is $55 per person for the first seating and $65 for the second and third seatings. Call 303.477.4141 to make reservations.

4. Old Major

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3316 Tejon St
Denver, CO 80211
(720) 420-0622
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Old Major is bringing in the new year with an extravagant $100 dinner that includes oysters and caviar, lobster bisque, venison tartare, grilled beef tenderloin, scallops, and chocolate terrine. Wine pairings are also available for $50 or $100 more. Call to reserve now.

5. Jezebel's Southern Bistro + Bar

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3301 Tejon St
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 433-3060
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Bring in 2014 Southern-style with Jezebel's buffet dinner that lasts from 5 p.m. to midnight. Dinner costs $45, and the restaurant can accommodate parties of 10 or more, if you call early.

6. LoHi SteakBar

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3200 Tejon St
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 927-6334
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On New Year's Eve, this casual eatery will offer à la carte specials like lobster egg rolls for $15, as well as live music, a champagne toast, and more.

7. Root Down

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1600 W 33rd Ave
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 993-4200
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Root Down presents the five elements— water, fire, wood, metal, and earth— with five flavor profiles as courses: salty, bitter, sour, spicy, and sweet. Dinner costs $75 with optional wine pairings for another $30. Reservations required.

8. Linger

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2030 W 30th Ave
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 993-3120
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Linger's five-course NYE dinner features Chinese lucky elements, and includes steamed buns, dumplings, soup & salad, entrees, and dessert. The cost is $62 with optional wine pairings for another $30. Reservations required.

9. LOLA

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1575 Boulder St
Denver, CO 80211
(720) 570-8686
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Dinner on NYE at LOLA goes from 5 to 11 p.m., and features ceviche, oysters, and achiote duck. There is also a champagne toast at midnight. Call 720.570.8686 for reservations.

10. Central Bistro and Bar

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1691 Central St
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 477-4582
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Central presents an internationally themed NYE dinner that focuses on France, Spain, and Italy, with wine pairings by region. There is a $55 five-course dinner, with optional wine pairings for another $20. Guests can also just come for the party— an open bar and a midnight toast for $35.

11. Denver Beer Co.

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1695 Platte St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 433-2739
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Celebrate NYE in the barrel room at DBC with specialty barrel-aged beers, and enjoy the free firkin at midnight. Reservations aren't required, but show up early if you want a seat.

12. Zengo

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1610 Little Raven St
Denver, CO 80202
(720) 904-0965
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The three-course meal at Zengo's NYE dinner includes Chinese-style beef short rib, butterscotch miso black cod, and kabocha pumpkin empanadas. Dinner is $65 per person, and reservations are required.

13. La Biblioteca

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1610 Little Raven St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 572-3000
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Biblioteca will kick off its NYE Bash at 9 p.m. with DJ Lowkey until 1 a.m.. All guest must pay $60 in order to attend Biblioteca's NYE party for the evening, which includes unlimited passed appetizers and select cocktails.

1. Lou's Food Bar

1851 W 38th Ave, Denver, CO 80211
Lou’s Food Bar will offer special New Year’s Eve menu options like prime rib, oysters on the half shell and bouillabaisse. Reservations for groups large and small are welcome.
1851 W 38th Ave
Denver, CO 80211

2. Spuntino

2639 W 32nd Ave, Denver, CO 80211
Begin Spuntino's three or four course dinner with amuse-bouche and end it with a gift bag of mignardises. Tickets for the dinner cost $50 for the first 5 p.m. seating and $60 for the second and third seatings at 7 and 9:15 p.m. Call 303.433.0949 to make reservations.
2639 W 32nd Ave
Denver, CO 80211

3. Duo Restaurant

2413 W 32nd Ave, Denver, CO 80211
Duo's NYE dinner features oysters, green olive tapenade, scallops, risotto dumplings, and fennel parfait. The cost of the dinner is $55 per person for the first seating and $65 for the second and third seatings. Call 303.477.4141 to make reservations.
2413 W 32nd Ave
Denver, CO 80211

4. Old Major

3316 Tejon St, Denver, CO 80211
Old Major is bringing in the new year with an extravagant $100 dinner that includes oysters and caviar, lobster bisque, venison tartare, grilled beef tenderloin, scallops, and chocolate terrine. Wine pairings are also available for $50 or $100 more. Call to reserve now.
3316 Tejon St
Denver, CO 80211

5. Jezebel's Southern Bistro + Bar

3301 Tejon St, Denver, CO 80211
Bring in 2014 Southern-style with Jezebel's buffet dinner that lasts from 5 p.m. to midnight. Dinner costs $45, and the restaurant can accommodate parties of 10 or more, if you call early.
3301 Tejon St
Denver, CO 80211

6. LoHi SteakBar

3200 Tejon St, Denver, CO 80211
On New Year's Eve, this casual eatery will offer à la carte specials like lobster egg rolls for $15, as well as live music, a champagne toast, and more.
3200 Tejon St
Denver, CO 80211

7. Root Down

1600 W 33rd Ave, Denver, CO 80211
Root Down presents the five elements— water, fire, wood, metal, and earth— with five flavor profiles as courses: salty, bitter, sour, spicy, and sweet. Dinner costs $75 with optional wine pairings for another $30. Reservations required.
1600 W 33rd Ave
Denver, CO 80211

8. Linger

2030 W 30th Ave, Denver, CO 80211
Linger's five-course NYE dinner features Chinese lucky elements, and includes steamed buns, dumplings, soup & salad, entrees, and dessert. The cost is $62 with optional wine pairings for another $30. Reservations required.
2030 W 30th Ave
Denver, CO 80211

9. LOLA

1575 Boulder St, Denver, CO 80211
Dinner on NYE at LOLA goes from 5 to 11 p.m., and features ceviche, oysters, and achiote duck. There is also a champagne toast at midnight. Call 720.570.8686 for reservations.
1575 Boulder St
Denver, CO 80211

10. Central Bistro and Bar

1691 Central St, Denver, CO 80211
Central presents an internationally themed NYE dinner that focuses on France, Spain, and Italy, with wine pairings by region. There is a $55 five-course dinner, with optional wine pairings for another $20. Guests can also just come for the party— an open bar and a midnight toast for $35.
1691 Central St
Denver, CO 80211

11. Denver Beer Co.

1695 Platte St, Denver, CO 80202
Celebrate NYE in the barrel room at DBC with specialty barrel-aged beers, and enjoy the free firkin at midnight. Reservations aren't required, but show up early if you want a seat.
1695 Platte St
Denver, CO 80202

12. Zengo

1610 Little Raven St, Denver, CO 80202
The three-course meal at Zengo's NYE dinner includes Chinese-style beef short rib, butterscotch miso black cod, and kabocha pumpkin empanadas. Dinner is $65 per person, and reservations are required.
1610 Little Raven St
Denver, CO 80202

13. La Biblioteca

1610 Little Raven St, Denver, CO 80202
Biblioteca will kick off its NYE Bash at 9 p.m. with DJ Lowkey until 1 a.m.. All guest must pay $60 in order to attend Biblioteca's NYE party for the evening, which includes unlimited passed appetizers and select cocktails.
1610 Little Raven St
Denver, CO 80202

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