Nothing says ringing in the New Year more than a delicious meal and specialty cocktails at amazing restaurants to wash down the remainder of 2023. So ditch the black eyed peas and join these wonderful Arizona restaurants to celebrate New Year’s Eve.

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Terra Tempe Kitchen & Spirits

On New Year’s Eve, enjoy the final meal of the year at Terra Tempe with a six-course, prix-fixe menu including Grilled Spanish Octopus cooked with black olive, peanut brittle, apple gelee and frisee; Arroz Negro made with forbidden rice, Maine lobster, jumbo shrimp, mussels, calamari, crab, chorizo, grana padano and saffron aioli sauce; and New York Strip with potato pave, foraged mushrooms, squashinni and peppercorn beef sauce. For a finishing touch, the Champagne Panna Cotta crafted with macerated strawberries, champagne hibiscus sauce and strawberry foam isn’t to be missed or the Midnight Tart with a dark chocolate tart shell, chocolate cremeux, toasted cocoa nibs and chocolate tuille.

  • Sunday, Dec. 31
  • 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • $150 per person | $65 for children 6-12 years
  • To book a reservation, call 480-968-8885 or visit OpenTable


FLINT by Baltaire

A contemporary restaurant, FLINT by Baltaire is an innovative take on American fare accented with coastal Mediterranean and bold Middle Eastern flavors – mixing a modern aesthetic with authentic service to deliver classic wood-fired dishes. With the kitchen led by Executive Chef David Morris, FLINT serves dinner daily, plus a weekday and all-day Sunday happy hour inside an elegant, indoor-outdoor space in the heart of Phoenix’s Biltmore area, while cocktails and chef crafted bar-bites make the rooftop an exceptional destination for a mountain sunset view.

You can also head Upstairs at FLINT, which is an open-air rooftop cocktail lounge boasting sweeping city and mountain views of Phoenix’s Biltmore neighborhood. Pairing chef-crafted bar bites and premium cocktails, it’s the perfect spot to unwind with friends and soak in those postcard-perfect Arizona sunsets or host a private cocktail reception under the stars. Seating on the rooftop is first-come, first-served and due to seating capacities, a waitlist may be available.

For New Year’s Eve, FLINT will be doing a 4-course prefix menu for $110 per person, as well as their Upstairs space and bar will both be open as well with a limited a la carte menu. Below are a few dishes you must try:

  • Spicy Short Rib Hummus
  • Fennel Sausage Wood Fired Pizza
  • Wood Grilled Lamb Chops
  • Grilled 8oz Filet Mignon

You can make a reservation here: Reservations at FLINT by Baltaire

Open 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


The Roaring Fork

Toast to another year with a delicious meal at Roaring Fork this New Year’s Eve, Sunday, December 31st beginning at 4:00 p.m. Chef will be cooking up a specialty Lobster and Steak offering in addition to seasonal menu items available that evening only.

Guests are welcomed by the warm, rotisserie fire and the outdoor fireplace while indulging in signature menu items such as the 8oz Filet Mignon; 16oz Prime Rib, Sugar Cured Duck Breast; Braised Beef Short Ribs; Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin; and Cedar Plank Salmon. Toast with the crowd favorite — a huckleberry margarita— a classic martini, Manhattan, or a glass of wine.

Roaring Fork’s Wood Fired Cooking captures the spirit of bold American cuisine, creating flavors that crackle with a rugged edge. In the Old West, the best food was prepared on a simple wood fire. This same spirit, freshness and flavor are at the heart of every dish served at Roaring Fork. Select from chicken, beef, pork and fresh fish entrees all perfectly prepared by wood fire rotisserie, open flame grill or wood oven roasting.

  • Sunday, Dec. 31
  • 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Menu Prices Vary
  • For reservations please call (480) 947-0795 or visit the website at


New Year’s Eve Dinner at Tía Carmen

Savor a specially crafted three or five-course dinner at Desert Ridge’s signature dining destination, Tía Carmen. Seating for the three-course dinner starts at 5 pm and is available for $145 per guest, reservations can be made here. Seating for the five-course dinner starts at 8 pm and is available for $195 per guest, reservations can be made here.

Mora Italian

A modern take on the neighborhood eateries found throughout Italy, Mora blends a stylish and tailored aesthetic with relaxed and communal vibes in an expansive dining room, bustling bar and street-side patio. On the menu, chef Scott Conant’s contemporary approach to Italian cooking reimagines time-honored classics such as rich polenta with porcini sugo, and makes bold new impressions with innovative fare such as squid ink tagliolini pasta with clams, lobster stock and calabrian breadcrumbs.

To ring in 2024, Mora’s New Year’s Eve dinner offers a selection of Braised Short Rib, Squid Ink Tagliolini, Butter Poached Lobster Tail and Strawberries & Prosecco for dessert.

  • Sunday, Dec. 31
  • 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 
  • Three-course family-style menu 
  • $110+
  • Visit OpenTable to book a reservation 

Sheraton Phoenix Downtown

Ring in the new year with Sheraton Phoenix Downtown! Begin the festive evening with a champagne toast at Carcara and indulge in a special menu with light bites and delectable dishes with highlights including: 

  • Beet & Goat Cheese Salad Microgreens, Spiced Pecans, Candied Kumquats Basil & Modena Pearls
  • Citrus Salad | Frisée, Radish, Carrot Ribbons, Smoked Corn Fritters Tangerine Tarragon Vinaigrette
  • Argentine Red Shrimp | Butternut Squash Risotto, Spanish Chorizo
  • Grass Fed Filet | Black Garlic Chimichurri Caramelized Shallot & Yukon Puree 
  • Chocolate Cherry Pillow | Dark Chocolate Joconde, Luxardo Cherry Gelée,Cherry Mousse, Black Pepper Vanilla Bean Gelato Sugar Tuile

Carcara’s special menu is available from 4 p.m.–10 p.m. and is priced at $145++ per person. Tax and automatic 18% gratuity will be added to every check, and a kids menu will also be available for children 12 and under. *Regular menu and happy hour will not be available.

After dinner, join &More by Sheraton in the hotel lobby for a night of celebration complemented by dazzling decor and delight in a liqueur ice luge and Campo Viejo champagne bar from 9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m., a live DJ from 9:00 p.m.–1:30 a.m., and a complimentary champagne toast followed by the midnight countdown.

You can book a reservation here: OpenTable

New Year’s Eve Celebration at Twenty6

Join the fun at Twenty6 for an evening-long celebration featuring live music beginning at 6pm, and a full band beginning at 10pm. The evening will culminate in a midnight toast to welcome in the New Year!

Federal American Grill

With only a few more weeks until 2024 enters the chat, Federal American Grill is ready to help Arizonans start the new year right. On Sunday, December 31, the restaurant is hosting a 2024 Count Down Party. The party includes a three-course meal available from 4 to 10 p.m. and a dance party featuring DJs and ice sculptures from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tickets cost $75 and can be purchased at

  • Sunday, Dec. 31
  • 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. 
  • Dance party: 10:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m
  • Three-course menu | $75
  • Visit to book a reservation 

Phoenix City Grille

It’s time to say goodbye to 2023 and welcome in 2024! In honor of New Year’s Eve, Phoenix City Grille is featuring two exclusive specials on Sunday, Dec. 31.

Starter: New England Clam Chowder with ocean clams, Yukon potatoes, smoked bacon, fresh herbs and chive tartlet paired with a glass of Wild Child White 2022, $7 cup, $13 bowl. Entrée specials include: 13 oz. all-natural Linz Heritage Prime Grade Salt Baked Prime Rib with gorgonzola smashed Yukons, crispy onion strings, guajillo chile jus and horseradish crema, $48. Slow-Smoked Herb-Crusted Leg of Lamb with PCG private select bourbon and bacon sweet potato hash, apple mint slaw and port wine reduction, $37. Pan-Seared Pesto-Crusted Sea Bass with sunchoke mash, grilled local beets, candied walnuts, hydroponic watercress, lemon basil beurre blanc and micro basil, $41.

New Year’s Eve specials will be available beginning at 4 p.m. To make a reservation, visit OpenTable or call the restaurant at 602-266-3001.

For more about Phoenix City Grille, visit

The Mexicano

Celebrate New Year’s Eve fiesta-style at The Mexicano, a Scottsdale modern Mexican concept by The Maggiore Group famously known for their build-your-own margarita bar! Celebrate the end of 2023 with live entertainment by DJs and performances by fire dancers who are sure to keep the vibes going, and burning! This cover-free event will have all the photo op moments for you and your friends including Instagram-worthy menu items that include a Ferris wheel of salsa and guacamole and margaritas served in pinata cups! Guests can also countdown to 2024 with a tequila shot at midnight!

For more information on The Mexicano, including hours and reservations, visit

The Montauk

This New Year’s Eve in Old Town Scottsdale, transport to the big apple! In ode to the restaurant’s name and inspiration, The Montauk is saying goodbye to 2023 New York-style, by celebrating the Times Square Ball Drop at 10 p.m.! While dining, guests can expect live entertainment by local DJs and can grab a glass of champagne, or for larger parties, a festive martini tree complete with 12 cocktails for your New Year’s group! Then, celebrate the first day of 2024 with The Montauk at brunch the next morning! Popular brunch items include their Weekender Sandwich and Short Rib Huevos Rancheros among other breakfast classics, and brunch cocktails including their Arcadia Greyhound and Sparkplug cold brew coffee-infused cocktail.

For more information or to make a reservation, visit

The Hot Chick

Ring in the New Year with The Hot Chick at their ‘Groovy & Gold’ New Year’s Eve party! The Scottsdale bar with throwback vibes is kicking off New Year’s Eve with a local, live DJ lineup featuring Allen Arthur, Adrian Diaz, DJ Pulse, Miss DJ MJ and DJ Skreamcutz, who are ready to spin tracks through midnight and beyond! Guests can call ahead for table reservations at 480.255.7733. For more information on The Hot Chick and upcoming events, visit

The Rosticceria

The new Italian concept known for Abruzzo-style cooking with a menu collection of wood-fired meats with an Italian twist, has opened just in time to end 2023 with a bang! To celebrate New Year’s Eve, dine with The Rosticceria and make your first toast of 2024 with house-made limoncello shots at midnight. The Rosticceria will also have a featured DJ to keep the energy going throughout the evening. For more information on The Rosticceria and to see the full menu, visit


Cala is going to relive the glitz and glamour of the iconic Copacabana club this New Year’s Eve! Guests will be transported back to the enchanted era of 1940s New York – a world of vintage elegance and Latin melodies and decor. 

Chefs Beau MacMillan and Peter McQuaid have crafted an a la carte menu to accompany Cala’s popular dishes. Guests can expect savory American dishes that evoke the swanky NYC scene with Brazilian flare sprinkled throughout (this is just a sampling):

  • Arugula & Roasted Pear Salad 
  • Duck & Foie Gras Raviolo 
  • Butter Poached Maine Lobster Risotto
  • Barolo Braised Wagyu Beef Cheek 
  • Cauliflower & Pumpkin Curry 
  • Strawberry Pavola

Cala is offering 4 different experiences throughout the night:

  • NYE Happy Hour, Join us on the patio for a pre-dinner drink and complimentary hors d’oeuvre from 3-5 p.m.
  • Dinner Seating #1 – 5:45, 6, 6:45 p.m., join us for dinner before your big night out on the town. A $125 deposit per person is required at the time of booking and will be applied to guests’ bills. Includes complimentary champagne welcome drink. All reservations sat at 5 p.m. will have the table reserved for their party until 8:00 p.m. 
  • Dinner Seating #2 – 8:45, 9, 9:15 p.m., Dinner + Midnight Countdown. Raise your glass to a bright new year with a complimentary champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight. A $225 deposit per person is required at the time of booking and will be applied to guests’ bills. All reservations sat at 8 p.m. will have the table reserved for their party until close [1 a.m.]. 
  • Bar Package– Guests who want to enter our patio can join us for dessert hors d’oeuvre, midnight champagne toast, and dancing. Ticket Entrance Time: 9:45 p.m. – CL

Tickets must be purchased online to enter. No walk-ins will be accommodated. Please reserve tickets at

Toca Madera

Toca Madera is one of the most well known restaurants in Scottsdale, and they pull out all the stops for New Year’s Eve. At their celebration, you can enjoy a tasty dinner in addition to party favors, DJs, fire dancers, a midnight countdown with a champagne toast, and more. Elevate your evening with our specially curated culinary menu and cocktails. Enjoy Oestra Caviar, Bone in Short Rib, or Porterhouse for two while you marvel in a festive dining atmosphere and live performances. This experience promises to be one you won’t forget in 2024. Make reservations in advance to ensure you can enjoy this lively event! They also serve brunch on New Year’s Day from 11a.m. to 3p.m. if you want to continue the celebration and recover.

You can make a reservation here: www.tocamadera/


Speaking of brunch, the next day, as in the first day of the 2024 new year, is just as important as the day celebrating it’s arrival. It’s also a very important recovery day, which is why waking up to grab a special New Year’s Day brunch and Bloody Mary is key to rejuvenation.

Fun fact: January 1 is National Bloody Mary Day… coincidence? I think so.

Pedal Haus Brewery

Pedal Haus Brewery will welcome guests in on Jan. 1 to watch Bowl games and enjoy the lively atmosphere in all three Valley locations. Brunch is served from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and includes dishes like Fried Chicken & Belgian Waffles, Breakfast Bacon Smash Burger and Farmhouse scramble. The Haus Bloody is mixed with vodka, Bloody Mary mix and garnished with a skewer of sopresseta, jalapeno American cheese, pepadw, olive and lime with a tajin-salt rim. Or change it up and enjoy the Michelada made with Pedal Haus’ Mexican Amber Lager and Bloody Mary mix. Garnished with tajin-salt rim, lemon, lime and olives.


Three valley locations:

  • Phoenix: 214 E Roosevelt St Suite 4, Phoenix, AZ 85004
  • Tempe: 730 S Mill Ave #102, Tempe, AZ 85281
  • Chandler: 95 W Boston St, Chandler, AZ 85225

The Tipsy Egg

Cheers the new year at Tipsy Egg with a signature House Bloody or Banging Bloody cocktails. A combination of Deep Eddy vodka and house bloody Mary mix topped with celery, lemon and green olives, the House Bloody is the perfect savory cocktail to kick off the start of 2023. Looking for a twist to the classic hangover cure? Try the Banging’ Bloody which features a smooth blend of Infused Deep Eddy vodka, house Mary mix, served spicy or mild with green olive, lime and a rosemary beef stick.
Located on 1 E. Boston St. in Downtown Chandler, Tipsy Egg is a cocktail-forward restaurant concept with a selection of mixed drinks from mimosa flights to sparkling mocktails. The unique space offers an indoor/outdoor bar design with colorful mid-century booths.


Angry Crab Shack

Bonne Année from your friends at Angry Crab Shack! All Angry Crab Shack locations will be open on Jan. 1 during regular business hours for lovers of Cajun cuisine to celebrate the new year! The restaurant’s special Cajun Bloody Mary cocktail, a blend of house-infused spicy vodka and organic bloody Mary mix, is garnished with fresh jalapeño, zesty lemon, lime, marinated asparagus, olives, and succulent crab leg! New Year’s brunch-goers can dine on customizable seafood protein bowls which guests can tailor to their palate with seven different protein options, Asian-Cajun signature sauces and six levels of spice.

For more information about Angry Crab Shack’s opening hours, Valley locations and menu, visit

Ling & Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill

Join Ling & Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill for a fun-filled New Year’s Brunch! They’ll be be kicking off the New Year with a bang with our delicious Brunch + Bubbles menu. Celebrate the New Year with their special Mimosa Service paired with favorites such as Char Siu Pork Benedict or Sweet + Savory Waffle Tower! Brunch will be held January 1 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

On top of the Brunch + Bubbles menu, they will be offering Happy Hour drink specials from open until 7pm and Happy Hour food specials from 3pm until 7pm. 


Reservations can be made here: Yelp Reservations

Hash Kitchen

Spend New Year’s Eve at the creative a.m. eatery as a pre-game to the last night of 2023! From their build-your-own Bloody Mary bar with over 50 craft toppings, creative dishes such as cannoli pancakes and brunch birria bao buns plus a menu of unique craft cocktails, Hash Kitchen is the place to celebrate both New Year’s Eve and National Bloody Mary Day on January 1.. All Hash Kitchen locations will be open on Sunday, December 31 from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. and Monday, January 1, 2024 from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m.

For more information, visit

*chef’s kiss* is the best New Year’s kiss of all.