1. Local

New Years Eve Dining at Restaurants in Northern Virginia

By

Reservations are required at most restaurants for New Year's Eve. The following prices are exclusive of tax and gratuity.

In Northern Virginia

2941 Restaurant - 2941 Fairview Park Dr. Falls Church, Virginia (703) 270-1500. Enjoy a festive holiday meal with a waterfront view of Farview Lake from almost every seat in the house. Three-course prix-fixe menu, $95 per person, $25 per child.

Assaggi Osteria - 6641 Old Dominion Drive in McLean, VA (703) 918-0080. A special a la carte menu with Italian highlights from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. A la carte specials are priced between $10 to $34 each and to complete the celebration, a glass of Champagne will be offered to guests at midnight.

Bastille - 1201 N. Royal Street. Alexandria, VA (703) 519-3776. Celebrate the New Year with the Chefs Poteaux. Four-course tasting menu $85.

Bistro Vivant - 1394 Chain Bridge Road in McLean, VA (703) 356-1700. seven-course chef’s tasting menu in addition to the regular a la carte menu on New Year’s Eve.  Priced at $85 per person or $135 with wine pairings.

BRABO by Robert Weidmaier - 1600 King St, Alexandria, VA (703) 894-3440. Two festive options to celebrate New Year’s Eve, the first, a five course seating $95 per person, $140 with wine pairings option and a seven course seating $130 per person, $195 with wine pairings. As a second option, ring in the New Year on the rooftop deck for an exclusive NYE’s party, 11:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. with panoramic views of Old Town and an uninterrupted view of Old Town’s New Year’s Eve midnight fireworks display $45 per person, plus tax and gratuity.

Carmello’s – 9108 Center St., Manassas, VA. (703) 368-5522. At 9:30 p.m., Carmello’s will feature an All Inclusive Five-Course New Year’s Dinner with live band, party favors, midnight toast and beverages. $139 inclusive for reservations made by Dec. 30 and $150 inclusive for those reservations made on Dec. 31. A la carte menu will be available from 4-7 p.m.

Historic Cedar Knoll Restaurant
9030 Lucia Lane Alexandria, VA (703) 799 1501. Enjoy dining at the historic restaurant on the Potomac River for New Year's Eve. Holiday specials and regular menu available. Entrees: $17-29.

Jackson 20 - 480 King St, Alexandria, VA (703) 842-2790. On New Year’s Eve, Jackson 20 will be transformed into a 20’s fete with pre-prohibition cocktails, music and a menu inspired by the era. Guests are encouraged to dress in costume —the staff will be getting in the spirit as well, and there will be a 15% discount to reap for those who dress up! The fete will begin at 5 p.m. and the last seating will be 11 p.m., with a tavern menu running until 1:30 a.m.

Jaleo – 2250-A Crystal Drive, Crystal City, VA (703) 413-8181. From 5-7 p.m. in the dining room and bar, Jaleo will offer an a la carte menu featuring some of the most delectable Spanish dishes of the season. Then, from 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., a second seating with unlimited tapas from the New Year’s Eve Tasting Menu will be offered at $85 per person. Following the Spanish New Year’s Eve tradition, guests will also receive 12 grapes for good luck.  A live band will play beginning at 10 p.m.

La Tasca – 607 King Street  Alexandria, VA (703) 299-9810 and 2900 Wilson Boulevard  Arlington, VA (703) 812-9120. Two seatings:  between 5:30–7:30 p.m.  Enjoy unlimited tapas, party favors, and  a champagne toast.  $50 per person; between 8:30–10:30 p.m. enjoy unlimited tapas, a bottle of wine for every two guests, complimentary party favors, a midnight champagne toast, “Fin de Año” celebration and a live band or DJ. $95 per person.

Mad Fox Brewing Company - 444 West Broad Street, Falls Church, VA (703) 942-6840. The event includes a performance by international recording artist – and legendary Washington area blues singer/guitarist - Tom Principato, a chef-inspired menu featuring passed appetizers, dinner and dessert buffets, party favors and a midnight celebratory toast. A limited number of $75 (per person) tickets are available.

The Melting Pot - 1110 Glebe Road Arlington, VA (703) 243-4490 and 11730 Plaza America Drive Reston, VA (703) 435-1277. The fondue restaurant will feature a special New Year’s Eve dinner, priced at $68 per person.

Pizzeria Orso -400 South Maple Avenue, Falls Church, VA (703) 226-3460. Pizzeria Orso will be offering a BOGO pizza special for adults (Buy One Get One Half Off Second Pizza), and a 'Kids Eat Free' special. Each guest will receive complimentary NYE party favors, a complimentary glass of bubbly for adults and sparkling cider for the kids. There will be an early countdown surprise for all to enjoy at 8:30 p.m.

Trummer's on Main - 7134 Main Street Clifton, VA (703)-266-1623. Fête Rouge (Red Party) on New Year's Eve. The luxurious dining space adorned in red, the restaurant will offer two dinner seatings with all of the food and drink incorporating the festive color. The first seating from 5:30-6:30 p.m. is a three-course meal, $84/person. The second seating between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. is a six-course dinner $145/person with optional wine pairings for $62.

Volcano Hot Stone Grill - 14706 Lee Highway Gainesville, VA (571) 421-2710. Four-course dinner $79 per person, A la carte menu also available.


For Restaurants in Washington, DC See Page 1
For Restaurants in Maryland, See Page 2

For additional dining information, see A Guide to Restaurants in DC, Maryland and Virginia

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.