New Year's Eve Party Guide
New Year's Eve is a big night for restaurants. Many offer special menus, often with a bit of bubbly included. The most popular spots fill up quickly, so make sure to call your favorite early. Here's a sampling of what's happening around Naples:
4077 Tamiami Trail N.
Regular menu and tasting menu available 5-p.m.
Naples Grande Beach Resort
475 Seagate Drive
Serving an elegant five-course menu. First
seating 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., second seating
9 to 10:30 p.m. $125 per person.
LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort
9891 Gulf Shore Drive
9 p.m. seating for a special New Year's Eve celebration
dinner that includes a seafood station, a market charcuterie display, saute and carving stations
and grilled-to-order filet and lobster tails. per person, not inclusive of alcohol.
755 12th Avenue S.
Serving a four-course meal with one glass of house
champagne, $85, which includes piano music by
Marc Meyer, party favors, French celebration via
satellite TV and view of New Year's fireworks show
270 Gulfshore Blvd. N.
In The Village On Venetian Bay
Serving regular hours, regular menu.
445 Fifth Avenue S.
Special a la carte menu with a complimentary glass
of Italian bubbly with dinner.
>>Bha! Bha! A Persian Bistro
847 Vanderbilt Beach Road
A la carte menu featuring the restaurant's bestselling
items and most popular specials. There's a
$5 entertainment charge for the live belly dancing
that will take place throughout the evening.
>>Café Lurcat/Bar Lurcat
494 Fifth Avenue S.
Four course dinner, $90 per person.
1177 Third Street S.
1575 Pine Ridge Road
In Mission Square Shopping Center
Joy Adams and The Bruce Klauber Jazz Trio,
performing 9 p.m. to midnight, featuring pianist
Mel Rosen and saxophonist Jerry Sawicki plus
>>The Dock at Crayton Cove
845 12th Avenue S.
At the City Dock
Full menu plus chef's specials. Open for lunch
and dinner on New Year's Eve.
8985 Tamiami Trail N.
Opening early, with three lobster combinations
1207 Third Street S.
>>The Hilton Naples
5111 Tamiami Trail N.
Brazilian Carnivale festivities from 7 p.m. include open bar, hors d'oeuvres, plated
to 1 a.m.
dinner, carnivale show, music and dancing
all evening, midnight party favors and
Champagne toast, plus a keepsake photograph.
$195 per person, inclusive.
>>M Waterfront Grille
4300 Gulf Shore Blvd. N.
Serving a festive three-course dinner from
4:30 to 11 p.m., $65 per person. There be live entertainment in the lounge.
878 Fifth Avenue South
5-7 p.m. seating, $38 per person for a fourcourse
dinner and a glass of bubbly; 7 p.m.
to midnight, $68 per person for a five-course
dinner and a glass of bubbly. DJ and dancing
until 2 a.m.
1585 Pine Ridge Road
Dining from 3 to 10 p.m. with complimentary champagne
toast at midnight. Dancing until 2 a.m. with
DJ Big Rob and bottle service at VIP tables.
>>The Real Macaw
3275 Bayshore Drive
New Year's Eve reservations beginning at 5 p.m.
Five-course menu with glass of Champagne, DJ
music and party favors, $65 per person.
>>Remy's Neighborhood Bistro
2300 Pine Ridge Road
the New Year's Eve specials or
regular dinner menu, with free bottle
of house w
wine and live entertainment by Rick.
>>Ridgway Bar & Grille
1300 Third Street S.
menu and hours. Outside in front of
restaurant and Tony's Off Third, C.W. Colt
and Eric Bra
Bratton will perform from 6 to 9 p.m.
>>The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort
2600 Tiburon Drive
New Year's Eve
gala features a four-course menu
and dessert bu
buffet. The Bella Vista Lounge will have
a midnight ball
>>The Ritz-Carlton, Naples
280 Vanderbilt Beach Road
Two seatings for a festive, four-course a la carte
menu in The Grill. At The Bar, there will be a DJ after
10:30 p.m. and a midnight ball drop, $50 cover
charge for non-hotel guests.
>>Riverwalk at Tin City
1200 Fifth Avenue S.
The south end of Tin City
Full menu plus chef's special additions. Open for
lunch and dinner New Year's Eve.
5111 Tamiami Trail N.
Regular menu available from 5:30 p.m. to 2:30
a.m. There will be live jazz combo and a complimentary
split of champagne at midnight, as well as
1550 Airport Pulling Road N.
Regular menu as well as holiday specials including
twin lobster tails, chateubriand and surf and turf.
403 Bayfront Place
Five-course celebration dinner with music, dancing
and champagne toast; 6 p.m. seating $150 per
couple; 8:30 p.m. seating $250 per couple
>>Swan River Seafood
3741 Tamiami Trail N.
Celebrate with a trip to the new lobster boat raw bar
featuring cold water northern oysters, Rhode Island
clams and local stone crab claws. Reservations
accepted for parties of six or more.
2059 Tamiami Trail E.
Ring in the New Year at the Cristal Ball with DJ Ani
Bhearch. Doors open at 8 p.m. New Year's Eve and
the party continues until 5 a.m. New Year's Day.
>>Tavern on the Bay
lobster for $39.99, prime rib
19.99, free champagne toast at
Watch college bowl games
on 13 pla
plasma screens and see the
at midnight in Times Square.
back on New Year's Day for free
drink specials and five more
Dance the night away at this hotspot
nightclub to the DJ's mix of
hop, house and tribal beats.
700 Fifth Avenue S.
Live music and special dinner with seating at 6
p.m. for $60 per person and at 8 p.m. for $120 per
>>Vincenzo's on the Bay
5370 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs
Live entertainment all evening and a Champagne
toast at midnight.
11901 Tamiami Trail N.