What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?

Here are restaurants hosting special celebrations.

Ama Ristorante, Driftwood Cabana Club, 1485 Ocean Avenue, Sea Bright, will celebrate New Year’s Eve from 5 to 10:30 PM with their winter menu along with holiday specials. Reservations: 732-530-9760.

Andre’s, 112 Tomahawk Trail, Sparta, will be open on New Year’s Eve; $125. Call 973-726-6000 for information and reservations; BYO.

Anthony Pino chef/owner of Anthony David’s at 953 Bloomfield Street, Hoboken will have three seatings: 5 PM, three-course dinner for $60; 7 PM, four-course dinner for $90; and 9:30 PM, a four-course dinner for $110. Reservations: 201-222-8350.

Spend New Year’s Eve at Ariane Kitchen & Bar, 706 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona, which will feature live entertainment, passed hors d’oeuvres, food stations, and an open bar (excludes bottles of wine and top shelf). 9 PM to 2 AM; $125, all inclusive. Reservations: 973-744-0533.

The bar will be open at Bell + Gray, 8 Erie Street, Jersey City (973-988-2836), with a special small-bite menu. A complimentary Prosecco toast will be held at midnight.

The Bernards Inn, 27 Mine Brook Road, Bernardsville, will celebrate New Year’s with a special three-course prix-fixe dinner. Guests can also enjoy live piano music in the Library Bar and are invited to ring in the New Year with party favors. A la carte lunch featuring the Holiday Menu will also be served on New Year’s Eve from 10 AM to 2 PM. A New Year’s Day three-course, prix fixe brunch will be offered from 9:30 AM to 2 PM featuring holiday menu selections. A children’s menu will also be available. Reservations: 908-766-0002.

Bin 14, 1314 Washington Street, Hoboken, will host three New Year’s Eve seatings: 6 PM, three courses, $50; 7:30 PM, four-courses, $75; and 9:30 PM, four courses, $100. Add wine pairings to any dinner for $35. Reservations: 201-963-9463.

The Brothers Moon, 7 W Broad Street, Hopewell, will be celebrating New Year’s Eve with a special menu. Information at the website. Reservations: 609-333-1330; BYO.

Crystal Springs Resort, 1 Wild Turkey Way, Hamburg (844-207-3203), rings in 2015 with New Year’s Eve celebrations at the Grand Cascades Lodge offering something for everyone, from a family-friendly jazz dinner to a lavish prix fixe at Restaurant Latour to the extravagant Biosphere Party, along with New Year’s Day brunch. Details at this website.

Cross & Orange, 508 Cookman Avenue, Asbury Park, will celebrate New Year’s with a 3-hour premium open bar from 10 pM to 2 PM; live DJ all night; 1-hour passed hors d’oeuvres; and complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Tickets at this address.

Fascino, 331 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, will have two seatings on New Year’s Eve. From 5:30 to 7 PM a three-course menu will be offered for $80. From 8 to 9:30 PM a five-course menu will be served for $120. Each table will have 2 1/2 hours from the time of the reservation. Reservations:  973-233-0350.

A New Year’s Eve dinner will be served at The Grain House at the Olde Mill Inn, 225 Rt 202, Basking Ridge. Reservations 908-221-1150.

Celebrate New Years at the Ho-Ho-Kus Inn, One East Franklin Turnpike, Ho-Ho-Kus, with a multi course dinner at 6 PM for $75 or at 9 PM a multi course dinner with party hats, noisemakers and dancing for $95. Reservations: 201-445-4115.

Maritime Parc, 84 Audrey Zapp Drive, Jersey City, will offer two seatings on New Year’s Eve. A three-course menu will be served at 6:45 PM for $75. At 9 PM a 5-course menu will be presented for $115. Reservations: 201-413-0050.

Laurel & Sage, 33 Walnut Street, Montclair, will offer a 5:45 PM tasting menu on New Year’s Eve for $85, as well as a tasting menu at 8:45 PM for $110.  Reservations: 973-783-1133.

Peter Shields Inn, 1301 Beach Avenue, Cape May, will present a five-course dinner with live entertainment. The first seating is 5 to 7:15 PM, which is $95. The second seating is from 7:30 to 10 PM, for $135. The second seating includes a glass of champagne. There will also be a piano player and singer/band. Reservations 609-884-9090.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at the Ram’s Head Inn, 9 West White Horse Pike, Galloway, with a four-course prix-fixe dinner. From 5 to 7 PM, the a la carte menu will also be available. From 7 to 9 PM only the prix-fixe menu will be offered. Reservations: 609-652-1700.

Dine a la carte or indulge in a special five-course tasting menu at Rat’s Restaurant, Grounds for Sculpture, 16 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton; 6 PM. A brunch buffet will be offered on New Year’s Day from 11 AM to 3 PM. For information, pricing and reservations call 609-584-7800.

On New Year’s Eve, the SAX Lounge at The Reeds at Shelter Haven, 9601 Third Avenue, Stone Harbor, will host a party from 8 PM with live music, food specials, $5 champagne all night long and festive décor, with no cover charge. The SAX restaurant will serve a four-course, prix-fixe menu from 5 to 11 PM for $90. Reservations: 609-961-3010.

Dress to the nines and toast 2016 at The Ryland Inn, 115 Old Highway 28, Whitehouse Station. The evening starts with welcome Aubry Champagne cocktails with seated dinner, DJ, and dancing to follow. Reservations and information: 908-534-4011.

Ring in the New Year with Salt Creek Grille, 4 Bingham Avenue, Rumson, with an a la carte dining experience in the main dining room, bar and lounge from 4 to 11 PM. A children’s menu will also be available. The bar/lounge opens for cocktails at 3 PM. and closes at 1 AM. The private dining room. will host a party from 9 PM to 1 AM (doors open at 8:30) with a four-hour open bar, exclusive menu, dance music, champagne toast, photo booth, big TV screen for the Times Square countdown and party favors. The party, which also includes a $20 reward card for each guest to return at another time to dine at Salt Creek Grille, is $120 plus tax and service. Pre-paid reservations are required Call Barbara Penta at 732-933-9272 to reserve.

Bring in the New Year at Satis Bistro, 212 Washington Street, Jersey City, with a dinner at 6 PM for $75 or at 9 PM for $90. Optional wine pairings $35. Reserve at 201-435-5151.

The Strip House, The Westminster Hotel, 550 West Mount Pleasant Avenue, Livingston, will celebrate New Years Eve from 5 PM to midnight. The bar will be open 2 PM to 1 AM. On New Year’s Day the restaurant will be open from 4 to 9 PM; bar 2 PM to midnight. Reservations: 973-548-0050.

Talde, 8 Erie Street, Jersey City (201-630-0077), will be open for dinner at 5 PM. Miss Wong’s, a lounge which is located in the basement, will be open from 9 PM to 2 AM. A complimentary prosecco toast will be offered at both places at midnight.

A four-course dinner with a choice of entrees will be offered at Terre a Terre, 312 Hackensack Street, Carlstadt (201-507-0500).

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