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New Year’s Eve 2019: Celebrate at these metro Atlanta bars and restaurants 

It’s out with the old and in with the new -- ring in 2020 in the tastiest of ways at one of these metro Atlanta restaurants and bars.

5Church Atlanta. The Midtown hotspot is set to host Unlock 2020 with two ways to celebrate. Guests can choose a dinner option, which includes a four-course prix fixe menu for $75 per person. Guests are invited to join the Unlock 2020 party upstairs on the second floor for a $50 per-person upgrade. The main event -- Unlock 2020 -- features an Upstairs Roof Party from 9:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m. in a private second floor room with a covered and heated patio. The party includes an all-night open bar, food buffet, two DJs starting at 10 p.m., champagne toast, countdown to midnight, party favors, confetti cannon and balloon drop for $100 per person.

1197 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-400-3669,  5churchatl.ticketleap.com/nye2019/

10 Degrees South. Guests can visit 10 Degrees South beginning at 5:30 p.m. on New Year’s Eve for a taste of South Africa with a special four-course prix-fixe meal. Menu items include calamari, peri-peri chicken spring rolls, sea bass and a molten chocolate lava cake, followed by a complimentary champagne toast as midnight. Tickets are $75 per person, tax and gratuity not included. 

4183 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. 404-705-8870, http://10degreessouth.com/

Aix and Tin Tin. French restaurant Aix and adjoining wine bar Tin Tin will offer a special menu from 5-11 p.m., with favorites including steak tartare and cheese  and charcuterie along with entrees including bouillabaisse and steak frites. Specialty New Year’s Eve-themed cocktail offerings featuring “good luck” ingredients will be available along with a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Both spots will be open until 1 a.m.

956 Brady Ave., Suite 100, Atlanta. 770-838-3501, aixatl.comtintinatl.com.

Aria. On New Year’s Eve, the Buckhead restaurant will offer a special four-course prix fixe menu for $95 per person, which does not include beverages, tax or gratuity. 

490 East Paces Ferry Road NE, Atlanta. 404-233-7673; aria-atl.com

Arnette’s Chop Shop. Head to Arnette's Chop Shop for a steak dinner followed by a party. From 5-11:30 p.m., Arnette's will serve its regular menu of steaks, seafood and pasta. Beginning around 11 p.m., the party will move outdoors to an illuminated infinity dance floor featuring a DJ spinning ‘70s tunes. There will be a midnight countdown disco ball drop and toast.

2700 Apple Valley Road NE, Brookhaven. 404-969-0701, arnetteschopshop.com/

Atkins Park. The restaurant will serve a special à la carte New Year’s Eve dinner menu and countdown party with champagne toast at midnight.

794 N. Highland Ave., Atlanta. 404-876-7249, atkinspark.com.

Banshee. The East Atlanta Village restaurant will serve a special menu from 5-10 p.m. with dishes including lobster thermidor and NY strip, as well as ala carte options. DJs will begin spinning at 11 p.m., with a with complimentary champagne toast and fireworks at midnight. 

1271 Glenwood Ave. SE, Atlanta. 470-428-2034, banshee-atl.com.

BeetleCat. Enjoy a four-course prix-fixe menu for $70 per person with selections including hama hama oysters, beef carpaccio, butternut squash lasagna, halibut T-bone and  72-hour short rib. Dinner seatings are from 5-11 p.m., with only oyster menu and prix-fixe available. The Den will host a late-night party from 10 p.m.-2 p.m. featuring a DJ. 

299 North Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta. 678-732-0360, beetlecat.com 

Biltong Bar Buckhead. Celebrate New Year’s Eve tiki style, with dinner service \available from 5-9 p.m. followed by a new tiki menu with light bites and themed cocktails available until 2 a.m.

306 Buckhead Ave., Atlanta. 678-927-9272, biltong-bar.com.

The Blind Pig Parlour Bar. Drink and dance into 2020 at the 1920s-inspired speakeasy’s New Year’s Eve celebration with all-inclusive tickets for $120 that include open bar, party favors, hors d’oeuvre and Champagne toast at midnight. 

128 East Andrews Drive NW, Atlanta. 678-705-7697, theblindpigparlourbar.com

Bocado. Bocado is celebrating the final day of 2019 with special a la carte menu items including oysters, quail, lobster and steak, plus three drink specials. All guests who dine from 5-10:30 p.m. will receive a complimentary prosecco toast. 

887 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta. 404-815-1399, bocadoatlanta.com/

Bulla Gastrobar. The contemporary Spanish tapas spot is offering a $60 four-course prix-fixe menu from 5 p.m.-midnight, including 25% off all bottles of sparkling wine and a Cava toast at midnight. 

60 11th St. NE, Atlanta. 404-900-6926, bullagastrobar.com/

Cape Dutch. Celebrate at Cape Dutch with special appetizer, entree and dessert features that will be offered in addition to the regular menu including a golden chanterelle ragout and surf and turf featuring braised boneless short rib paired with butter poached lobster tail and served with Yukon gold truffle whipped potatoes and California winter root vegetables. 

1782 Cheshire Bridge Road, Atlanta. 404-343-0313, capedutchrestaurant.com.

Casi Cielo. Enjoy a special New Year’s Eve dinner for $60 with options including caldillo de camarón y guajillo; short ribe en barbacoa a baja temperatura; and churros con sopa de chocolate. 

6125 Roswell Road, Atlanta. 404-549-9411, casicieloatl.com/

Chido & Padre’s. The restaurant will host a New Year's Eve party with chef specials and its regular menu, party favors and champagne toast at midnight. Start the party early with happy hour specials from 3-7 p.m. 

128 East Andrews Drive NW, Atlanta. 404-848-9100, chidoandpadres.com

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City Winery. The venue will host Atlanta Wine Festivals’ third annual New Years Eve party from 9 p.m.-1 a.m.  with VIP entrance at 8pm. This is an all-inclusive party with an appetizer buffet, liquor, beer, wine, live music and a DJ. Tickets are $109 in advance, $119 the day of the event. 

650 North Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, bigtickets.com/events/atlantabeerfestivals/atlanta-wine-festivals-new-years-eve/?referral=cw.

Cold Beer. Travel back to the 1920s with a roaring 20s cocktail party and dinner at Cold Beer. The restaurant will serve an a la carte menu along with a four-course prix fixe for $110 per person and will offer a full drink menu plus pairings. The restaurant is taking dinner reservations until 9 p.m., and walk-ins are welcomed. The New Year’s Eve Roaring 20s Cocktail Party starts at 9:30 p.m. and includes a raw bar and passed hors d’oeuvres, live big band music and a champagne toast for $100. 

670 DeKalb Ave. NE, Suite 101, Atlanta. 404-254-1032, redbeardmerch.com/collections/beardsmas-2019/products/cold-beer-nye-roaring-20s-cocktail-party

Colletta. Colletta will be open for regular lunch hours and for dinner from 5 p.m.-midnight, with the bar open until 1 a.m. Enjoy a four-course menu for $100 per couple, with the option to add wine pairings. 

900 3rd St., Alpharetta. 678-722-8335, collettarestaurant.com/

CRU Wine Bar. Ring in the New Year at both locations of CRÚ with a celebratory four-course prix-fixe dinner, along with a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. 

Avalon, 300 Avalon Blvd, Alpharetta, 678-248-5181 and The Battery, 915 Battery Ave SE, Atlanta, 770-485-9463. cruawinebar.com/

Dantanna’s. Keep it simple with the restaurant’s full dinner menu, and watch the ball drop on one of the many flat screen TVs located throughout the restaurant and bar. Both locations will be open until midnight on New Year’s Eve.

Shops Around Lenox, 3400 Around Lenox Rd NE, 404-760-8873 and CNN Center, Atlanta, 404-522-8873. dantannas.com

Davio’s Atlanta. In addition to the full dinner menu, Davio’s Atlanta will feature a special four-course prix-fixe New Year’s Eve menu with items such as basil pappardelle, shrimp and cacio e pepe. Tickets are $85 per guest, excluding tax and gratuity.

3500 Peachtree Road, Atlanta. 404-844-4810, davios.com/atl

Drift Fish House & Oyster Bar. The restaurant will serve a four-course Roaring Twenties New Year’s Eve Dinner for $79 per person, plus tax and gratuity, with wine pairings for an additional $29. Dinner features a choice of appetizers such as iced oysters on the half shell and wood-fired oyster Rockefeller; entrées such as Atlantic grouper and skate wing and desserts such as Key lime pie and blood orange cardamom tart  

The Avenue East Cobb, 4475 Roswell Road, Marietta. 770-635-7641, driftoysterbar.com. 

Eclipse de Luna. Both locations will offer live music and bubbles along with a special $75 per person four-course menu from 9 p.m.-midnight, with regular lunch and dinner services from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. 

Locations in Buckhead and Dunwoody. eclipsediluna.net/

Edgar’s Proof & Provision. The speakeasy-style cocktail bar is offering guests a complimentary Champagne of Beers (Miller High Life) toast at midnight. 

659 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 866-845-7551, proofandprovision.com

Empire State South. Celebrate 2020 with Empire State South’s four-course, prix-fixe menu for $100 per person with optional beverage pairings, tax, and gratuity excluded. Options include trout, roe, radish and stout vinegar; swordfish, fennel, potato, dashi and citrusand cream puff with egg nog and spices.

999 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-541-1105, empirestatesouth.com/visit

The Federal. The restaurant is offering three seatings on New Year’s Eve: 6 p.m., 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Find a four-course prix fixe menu at all seatings along with an à la carte menu of bistro and steakhouse dishes during the first two seatings. Options on the four-course menu include crispy Sardinian flatbread with Iberian lardo, blue crab cake, pappardelle with wild boar Bolognes and oxtail French onion soup. The 10 p.m. seating live music, a Champagne toast and party favors at midnight. The à la carte menu will not be offered. The prix fixe menu is $150 per person for food only and an additional $60 per person for the wine and spirits pairings. R

1050 Crescent Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-343-3857, thefederalatl.com

Forza Storico. Do as the Romans do and celebrate with an Italian New Year’s party at Forza Storico. Enjoy dinner from the regular menu and half-priced bottles of wine from 5-9 p.m. The last seating is at 9 p.m. The party gets started at 10 p.m. and runs until 2 a.m. with an open bar with wine, cocktails and craft Italian beers, complimentary bar food and a DJ. Cost is $120 (includes tax and gratuity). Guests staying after dinner for the party will receive a discount on the party cost. 

1198 Howell Mill Road, NW, Atlanta. 404-464-8096, forzastorico.com.

Front Page News. Atlanta Beer Festival will host its eighth annual New Beer’s Eve from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. with a heavy appetizer buffet, well liquor, house wine, more than 40 beer choices and a DJ. Tickets are $80 in advance or $95 the day of the event.

351 Moreland Ave. NE, Atlanta. atlantabeerfestivals.com/new-beers-eve/

Full Commission. Head to Full Commission for a five-course sparkling wine dinner from 7-10 p.m. for $99 per person. 

519 Memorial Drive SE, Atlanta. 404-941-9102, fullcommissionatl.com/

Gunshow. Ring in the new year at Gunshow with a 10-course dinner, one glass of bubbly per person and an autographed menu for $125 per person. An expanded cocktail and bubbles menu also will be available in addition to the regular cocktail menu. Seatings are at 6 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Tickets are per person and are non-refundable. Gratuities and additional beverages are not included. 

924 Garrett St., Atlanta. 404-380-1886; gunshowatl.com

Gypsy Kitchen. Welcome the new year with Spanish flair at Gypsy Kitchen in The Shops Buckhead Atlanta. The restaurant will be open 4 p.m.-2 a.m., serving an a la carte menu of tapas and meals to share with a champagne toast at midnight. Menu highlights include lobster tortilla espanola, seared scallops, foie gras crème brûlée and seafood paella.

3035 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta. 404-939-9840; gk-atl.com.

Hampton + Hudson. Hampton + Hudson will be celebrating New Year’s Eve all day with football games on TVs throughout the restaurant, and beginning at 8 p.m., they’re hosting a 1920s-themed celebration featuring live music, a champagne toast at midnight and $5 drink specials all night long. The regular food menu will be available until 11 p.m., when guests can order late-night bites and a Midnight Burger Special available until close. Cover for the party is $10.

299 North Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-948-2123, hamptonandhudson.com/

HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern. All three locations are hosting New Year’s Eve parties. At the Midtown location, the New Year’s Eve party starts at 9 p.m. with live music, bottomless beer and champagne and all-you-can-eat pizza from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. A balloon drop and party favors also are included, all for $49 per person. At the Brookhaven and Perimeter locations, a DJ will start spinning at 9 p.m., followed by a balloon drop and champagne toast.

Locations in Atlanta, Brookhaven and Dunwoody. hobnobatlanta.com/

Himitsu. The “by reservation only” Japanese craft cocktail lounge in Buckhead roars into 2020 with a 20s themed Prohibition party with music by DJ London and a bottle of Dom P2, the newly released champagne from Dom Perignon. Cost is $300 per couple with one bottle of Dom P2, $400 per couple with one bottle of Dom P2 and partial seating and $500 per couple with one bottle of Dom P2 and guaranteed seating. Doors open at 11 p.m. For reservations and inquiries, email 2020@puraibeto.com

3050 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta. puraibeto.com/himitsu/

Holmes. The restaurant is hosting an All Black Everything party with food and drink specials made with ingredients including squid ink and activated charcoal, alongside their regular menu all evening. 

50 S. Main St., Alpharetta. 678-691-8320, restaurantholmes.com/

JCT Kitchen. Enjoy a four-course prix-fixe menu for $70 per person with dish highlights including butternut squash agnolotti, hickory roasted NY strip, roasted duck, “lazy man’s” Maine lobster and malted cheesecake brownie. Optional wine pairings for an additional $24 per person. 

1198 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta. 404-355-2252, jctkitchen.com/

Johnny’s Hideaway. The Atlanta mainstay is hosting a New Year’s Eve party for $50 per person including reserved seats and party favors at midnight. All guests must arrive by midnight. 

3771 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. 404-233-8026; johnnyshideaway.com.

Kimball House. This New Year’s Eve, Kimball House will offer a selection of “High Roller” cocktails made with rare spirits, in addition to a number of special dishes. The restaurant’s regular dinner menu will also be available.

303 E. Howard Ave., Decatur. 404-378-3502, kimball-house.com/

King + Duke. Before the clock strikes midnight, enjoy King + Duke’s four-course prix-fixe menu for $75 per person with standouts including smoked wagyu carpaccio, seared scallops, smoked pork belly, wood-grilled lobster, mushroom and truffle risotto and mascarpone cream tart. Optional wine pairings for an additional $45 per person. 

3060 Peachtree Road NW, Atlanta. 404-477-3500, kinganddukeatl.com/

Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall. For the sixth year in a row, Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall is hosting its New Year's Eve Do Nuthin' no-cover party, featuring music from a DJ and a complimentary 'Champagne of Beers' toast at midnight. Available for rental for $35 per person per hour will be the spot’s Base Camp Tents. Guests can enjoy food and drink service directly in the tents that includes a family-style menu and a selection of beer and wine for the table. For New Year’s Eve only, Ladybird will also feature a premium raw bar platter of oysters, shrimp cocktail, crab and lobster for an additional $25 per person and a champagne package with bottle service of Veuve Clicquot for $50 per person.

Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall. 684 John Wesley Dobbs Ave., Atlanta. 404-458-6838, ladybirdatlanta.com.

Le Bilboquet. Celebrate New Year’s Eve with a taste of France at Le Bilboquet. The French bistro will serve a four-course menu from 5-8 p.m. and a five-course menu from 8:30-11 p.m. Special menu items include lobster bisque, seared venison loin and chocolate mousse. There will also be a DJ from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. and a champagne toast at midnight. In addition, all guests will receive party favors and truffle boxes. 

3027 Bolling Way NE, Atlanta. 404-869-9944, lebilboquetatlanta.com/

Le Colonial. Start 2020 off with a New Year’s Eve celebration at Le Colonial Atlanta. The French Vietnamese spot will serve a three-course meal with a seating at 5 p.m.  for $75 and another seating at 8:30 p.m.  for $125. The second seating will include intermezzo, party favors, a champagne toast and live music in the bar and lounge. Special menu items include lobster bisque, seared sea bass and a warm pear tart. 

3035 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta. 404-341-0500, lecolonialatlanta.com

Livingston Restaurant & Bar. The restaurant is offering a three-course menu on New Year’s Eve for $70, not including tax or gratuity. The evening begins with a complimentary glass of bubbly followed by a menu that includes first course options of risotto, roasted butternut squash soup, grilled baby romaine salad or hydroponic bibb salad. The second course follows with choice of pan-seared chicken, lobster butter-poached halibut, vegetable ragout, filet mignon or osso buco. Choose a sweet finish with a sorbet flight, hot chocolate cheesecake or upside-down plum cake. 

659 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 866-845-7551; livingstonatlanta.com

Loca Luna. Dance the night away at Loca Luna this New Year’s Eve, with a bash beginning at 8 p.m. featuring drink specials and cash drop.

550 Amsterdam Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-875-4494, loca-luna.com/

Marcel. Specials in addition to the regular dinner menu including golden osetra caviar blinis, wood grilled 12 oz. prime filet with scallop scampi royal, lobster fra diavolo and veal marsala. The restaurant is also offering its “Heavyweight” menu for $250 per person that includes a special prix fixe menu with a seafood tower and caviar service, cacao e pepe, foie gras terrine, a 40 oz. Porterhouse for two and Baked Alaska for dessert. 

1170 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta. 404-665-4555, marcelatl.com/

Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails. Milton’s will be open from 5-10 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, offering a special three-course menu for $75 per person including dishes such as crispy salt and vinegar calamari, spinach and warm brie salad and potato- and herb-crusted grouper.

800 Mayfield Road, Alpharetta. 770-817-0161; miltonscuisine.com.

New Realm Brewing. The brewery’s bash from 7 p.m.-1 a.m. will include an open beer and liquor bar, live band, DJ and full food buffet. Tickets are $125 for unlimited beer, liquor and food. Food stations will feature options including a seafood display, small bites, salad display, hot food station, entrees and desserts.

550 Somerset Terrace NE, Atlanta.  404-968-2777, newrealmbrewing.com/

no. 246. Enjoy a four-course prix-fixe menu for $65 per person with dishes including prosciutto and fontina arancini, oysters on the half shell, potato gnocci, tortellini en brodo, seared ribeye, duck confit leg and tiramisu brownie. Optional wine pairings for an additional $35 per person.

129 E Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur. 678-399-8246, no246.com/

O-Ku.  The Westside sushi spot will be open for dinner from 5-10:30 p.m., with a DJ and passed bites on the rooftop starting at 10:30 p.m.-midnight. 

1085 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta. 404-500-2383,o-kusushiatl.com/

Oak Steakhouse. Oak Steakhouse will be open for regular lunch hours and for dinner from 5 p.m.-midnight, with the bar open until 1 a.m. The regular menu will be available along with the option of a prix-fixe menu. 

950 3rd St., Alpharetta. 678-722-8333, oaksteakhouseatlanta.com/

The Optimist. Enjoy a four-course prix-fixe menu for $85 per person with dishes including she crab soup, crispy spanish octopus, whole GA shrimp a la plancha, duck fat poached swordfish, whole lobster, black truffle risotto, prime NY strip and chocolate cremeux. Optional wine pairings available for an additional $30 per person.

914 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta. 404-477-6260, theoptimistrestaurant.com/

The Painted Pin and The Painted Duck. Both The Painted Pin and The Painted Duck will have live music and a champagne toast and ball drop at midnight, as well as bowling and complimentary games. Doors will open at both locations at 7 p.m. and the party will conclude at 2 a.m. 

737 Miami Circle NE, Atlanta. 404-814-8736, thepaintedpin.com/

976 Brady Ave. NW, Atlanta. 404-352-0048, thepaintedduckatl.com/

Park Tavern. Toast to a new decade at Park Tavern an all-inclusive celebration featuring live music. Beginning at 9 p.m., partygoers are invited to raise their glasses to 2019 while enjoying open bars pouring spirits, beer, wine and champagne. Hungry revelers can also nosh on a variety of offerings including hors d'oeuvres and sushi. At midnight, there will be a champagne toast and a sweet and savory breakfast buffet. General admission tickets are available starting at $115 and the Ultimate VIP Experience tickets are available starting at $200.

500 10th St., Atlanta. 404-249-0001,  bigtickets.com/events/electric-avenue/nye-2020-in-the-park

Petite Violette. Enjoy a six-course prix-fixe meal from 5:30-9:30 p.m., with hors d'oeuvres, soup, salad, entree options such as Mediterranean sea bass and Beef Wellington, dessert and a glass of bubbly as well as live music. The dinner is $89.95 per person, plus tax and gratuity. The regular restaurant dinner menu will not be served on New Year’s Eve.

2948 Clairmont Road, Atlanta. 404-634-6268, petitevioletterestaurant.com/

Punch Bowl Social. Hit Punch Bowl Social from 9 p.m.-2 a.m. for food, games and drinks including the special , Celebrate Good Times! C’mon! made with sparkling rose, coconut rum, strawberry syrup and fresh lemon juice.

875 Battery Ave. SE, Atlanta. 470-443-1443, punchbowlsocial.com/

Ray’s Restaurants. All three of Ray’s Restaurants will be serving an $85 prix fixe menu with live music at Ray’s in the City and Ray’s on the River. 

Multiple locations, raysrestaurants.com

Red Door Tavern. The New Year’s Eve festivities will kick off at 8 p.m. with live music, $3 Stoli flavors and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight.

3180 Roswell Road, Atlanta. 404-846-6525, facebook.com/reddoor3180/?rf=205691879473417

Revival. The restaurant is featuring a four-course New Year’s Eve meal for $75 per person. An optional cocktail pairing is $25 with drinks created with Canella, Egan's and Mad March Hare brands. Prices do not include tax or gratuity. 

129 Church St., Decatur. 470-225-6770; revivaldecatur.com

Rock ‘N’ Taco. Enjoy a free live performance by NBC's “The Voice” star Carter Lloyd Horne at 10 p.m. Each ticket provides entrance for one person and includes dinner buffet and choice of cocktail. Doors open for the event at 9 p.m. and festivities continue with a champagne toast at midnight. 

928 Canton St., Roswell. 404-841-1048, rockntacoatl.com/

STK. Ring in 2020 at STK with New Year’s Eve specials including Wagyu beef carpaccio, spicy crab salad and seared halibut “oscar” with king crab, asparagus and butternut and mushroom fregola; the full dinner menu and bottle service until 1 a.m., along with a DJ. 

1075 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-793-0144, https://stksteakhouse.com/NYE/

St. Cecilia. The restaurant is offering a four-course menu for $85 per person beginning with an amuse-bouche followed by a pasta course, entrees and a selection of desserts, as well as half-glass wine pairings for an additional $40 per person. 

3455 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta. 404-554-9995, stceciliaatl.com/

Seed Kitchen & Bar. The Marietta restaurant hosts a special four-course menu for $79 per person, plus tax and gratuity, on New Year’s Eve. A first course features pimiento cheese tartlet and Benton’s ham. The rest of the courses include selections such as parsnip Granny Smith apple bisque, seared foie gras, chicken fried sweetbreads, curry-spiced ahi tuna, bone-in White Marble Farm’s pork schnitzel or Thai curry veal shank. End the meal with desserts such as chocolate peanut butter parfait, Grand Marnier pots de crème and banana pudding tart. 

Merchant’s Walk, 1311 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta. 678-214-6888; eatatseed.com

South City Kitchen. The Buckhead, Vinings, Midtown and Avalon locations will be serving a three course prix-fixe dinner menu for $60, featuring contemporary Southern cuisine such as Springer Mountain Farms fried chicken.

Multiple locations, southcitykitchen.com/

The Southern Gentleman. The restaurant is serving a four-course prix fixe menu with a champagne toast at midnight on New Year’s Eve. Menu option highlights include foie gras, bison oxtail hand pies, crab Louie, wagyu beef short ribs, blackened red snapper and double chocolate chess pie. Cost is $75 per person. 

3035 Peachtree Road, Atlanta. 404-939-9845, thesoutherngentlemanatl.com.

Stem Wine Bar. The chef-driven neighborhood wine bar, hosts an all-inclusive, five-course wine dinner with wines from Cakebread Cellars and Schramsberg Vineyards. The New Year’s Eve menu includes tuna tartlet, smoked uni deviled eggs, brandade agnolotti, lobster and foie gras, nori-wrapped veal loin and a variety of petit fours. The $185 per person price includes tax and gratuity. Seatings are at 6:15 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. 

1311 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta. 678-214-6888, stemwinebar.com

Pork belly at Two Urban Licks
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The Sun Dial. The Sun Dial will be open New Year’s Eve serving a three-course menu from 5:30-10:30 p.m., with items including glazed Chilean seabass and grilled white shrimp with saffron risotto, wilted spinach, edamame, sweet shrimp consommé, and harissa oil and pappardelle pasta with foraged wild mushroom ragu, garlic confit and shaved black truffles. Tickets are $135 per person plus tax and gratuity. For guests wanting to skip dinner and enjoy live entertainment and fireworks from downtown Atlanta, the Sun Dial Bar will be open beginning at 8 p.m. with a $25 cover charge

210 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta. 404-589-7506, sundialrestaurant.com/

Two Urban Licks. The restaurant will serve dinner from 4:30 p.m.-1 a.m. with dishes including salmon chips, hush puppies and bronzed scallops, along with a live music performance and a balloon drop at midnight.

820 Ralph McGill Blvd. Atlanta. 404-522-4622, twourbanlicks.com

W Atlanta Midtown. Celebrate at a Down With The Decades party featuring live music and a DJ. Ticket prices begin at $40, and unlimited drink tickets are available at $100 and up. The $200 ticket is super VIP with a private bar and midnight munch food bar from midnight-3 a.m. 

188 14th St. NE, Atlanta. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/down-with-the-decades-new-years-eve-at-w-atlanta-midtown-tickets-84699607807 

Watchman’s. Ring in 2020 at Watchman’s with a selection of one-night-only specials, including seafood towers, Negroni pitchers, large format champagne cocktails, and a complimentary chartreuse toast at midnight. The regular dinner menu will also be available. 

99 Krog St. NE, Atlanta. 404-254-0141, watchmansatl.com/

Whiskey Blue. Celebrate at rooftop bar Whiskey Blue with a Roaring 20s-themed night of drinks, live music, a DJ and midnight champagne toast.

3377 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta. 678-500-3190,  https://bit.ly/2LlnAFU

The White Bull. Enjoy a special five-course menu with choices including beets, lonzino, cherry blossom, tobacco and Pinot Noir and venison, salsify, hibiscus, pecan and carrot. 

404.600.5649

123 E. Court Square, Decatur. 404-600-5649, whitebullatl.com/

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