Believe it or not, it is almost 2023, which means it is time to get your resolutions and reservations settled. Whether looking for a casual dinner, an upscale dining experience, or a lively party vibe, this list has it covered. The time to reserve a table is now – restaurants are filling up!Read More
Where to Dine on New Year's Eve in Montreal
15 places to bid adieu to 2022
A seven course menu of small plates will be offered on New Year’s Eve at this chic Hochelaga-Maisonneuve hangout. The price is $128.25 per person and includes one beverage and gratuity. Call them directly to reserve.
Terrasse William Gray
Perched on the eighth floor of the William Grey Hotel, this seasonal pop-up is offering a luxe New Year’s Eve experience. The stylish private yurts can accommodate groups of four to eight people to enjoy a six-course tasting menu of French-leaning cuisine (think a seafood platter, foie gras, grilled scallops, and lamb chops) paired with a glass of bubbles, all for $295. Truly a special occasion spot, ideal for catching the celebratory fireworks, or just taking in the views of the Old Port as you bid adieu to 2022.
For an upscale New Year’s Eve experience, head to this swanky Downtown spot known for sophisticated plates of Asian fare. Jatoba will offer a three course prix-fixe menu ($250 per person) with choices like hamachi salmon or wedge salad to start, lobster tempura or steamed wagyu dumplings to follow, filet mignon or chilean sea bass for the main, and a chocolate dessert to finish. To book, visit the Jatoba website.
Time Out Market Montréal
This Downtown foodie destination is hosting a party this New Year’s Eve called ‘Kicks & Confetti’ encouraging attendees to wear their favourite sneakers with their festive NYE ‘fit. The party will go all night (from 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.) and includes several tiers of tickets ranging from $100 to $165. Food will be offered from all the vendors with eats like chicken and leek dumplings from Le Red Tiger, Jerk fish from Paul Touissant, a turkey burger from Burger T, and more. For all the details and to purchase tickets, visit the website here.
Located inside the W Hotel, this swanky choice is hosting a New Year’s Eve ‘Disco Festa’. The five-course tasting menu includes Italian plates like a charcuterie board to start, pappardelle with rabbit leg confit to follow, and stuffed calamari as a main, plus a glass of champagne at midnight for $125. Reservations can be made on their website.
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Ryu (Multiple Locations)
All three locations of this Montreal favorite for high-end sushi will be open to celebrate the new year. Each will have slightly different offerings, but in general, they will all be serving their regular a la carte menu with some special additions for the occasion with a minimum spend of $100 for the first seating (6:00-7:30 p.m.) and $125 for the second seating (8:00 p.m. until late). Reservations can be made on Opentable.
Toyo Japanese Steakhouse
It’s always fun at this Downtown Teppanyaki spot where dinner and a show is what it’s about, and New Year’s Eve is no exception. Expect the regular menu served up by entertaining chefs showing off their skills with fire blasts and flipping of shrimps onto diners’ plates.
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Le Pois Penche
Prepare for a party at this polished spot in the Golden Square Mile where a live DJ will play diners into 2023. Two seatings are available — 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. — both with a prix-fixe menu spotlighting some of their sophisticated French fare ranging from $100-$150 per person.
This chic Old Montreal destination will be serving its regular French menu of seafood, salads, and mains like pork filet and duck foie gras on New Year’s Eve. It’s an ideal choice to grab a bite before watching the fireworks in the Old Port.
Head to this Griffintown gem this New Year’s Eve to enjoy its seasonal, locally-sourced fare (the farms are credited on the menu) all served family style in a chic bistro environment. Specific to NYE, there will be a 5:30 p.m. seating with a four-course tasting menu and an 8:45 p.m. seating with a seven-course tasting menu. For all the details and to book, visit Resy.
This Griffintown hotspot has been bringing the party for nearly a decade, and of course, New Year’s Eve will be no exception. The regular menu will be available a la carte, and they’ve promised some special additions too.
A laid-back good time is always the vibe at this Little Burgundy mainstay, so expect the same on New Year’s Eve. There will be a four-course tasting menu for $80 (or $120 with whiskey and wine pairings) plus bubbles at midnight. A reduced regular menu will also be available. Be sure to make a reservation by December 29th to score a table.
9 Tail Fox
Ring in the new year at this hotly anticipated Saint Henri newcomer for a chance to try a six-course menu of their Korean plates offered at $90 per person – which includes one glass of Laurent Perrier champagne. The first seating will be 6:00-9:00 p.m. and the second will be 9:00 p.m. until late. Call the restaurant or DM them on Instagram to make a reservation. A credit card is required to reserve.
The usual menu of antipasti, pizza, and pasta will be available on New Year’s Eve at this Saint Henri fave, as well as some yet-to-be-discovered surprises special for the evening. Reservations are strongly recommended, but they will be keeping seats available for walk-ins at the downstairs wine bar, Club Social PS.
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Lucille's Dix30 (multiple locations)
For a festive evening in the ‘burbs, check out surf and turf favorite, Lucille’s, at their Laval or Dix30 locations. A set menu will feature a seafood tower, burrata, a choice of filet mignon, black cod, or agnolotti, plus a chocolatey dessert. It’s $145 per person and reservations can be made by phone or on their website.