10 Best Places to Eat On New Years Eve, Ranked

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Not sure what the best place to eat on New Years Eve is? Sometimes the best places to grab drinks and a bite to eat are at one of your local restaurants. This means delicious food to celebrate the holiday, and much less work for you!

Whether you're in the mood for breakfast, a big Italian dinner, or a stuffed turkey, these places have got you covered. Oh and not to mention, you'll need someone to serve you champagne at midnight!

What do you think are the best places to eat at on New Years Eve? We've put together a list of our top 10 picks. Go ahead and rank your own favorites, and see how many other agree with you!

Ruth's Chris Steakhouse

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If you're feeling fancy, Ruth's Chris Steakhouse might be one of your best options for New Years Eve Dinner. Although hours vary by location, this upscale restaurant stays open on New Year's Eve.

Morton's The Steakhouse

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Celebrate New Years Eve with cocktails and fine dining at Morton's The Steakhouse. Although your meal might be a little pricey, you'll leave feeling like you rang in the new year right.

Sonic Drive-In

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Relive the good old days on New Years Eve by having a burger and a milkshake at your local Sonic Drive-In. Most locations stay open for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years.


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IHOP is a breakfast-lovers dream. Known for their one of a kind pancakes, the restaurant stays open 24 hours. Most locations will remain open on New Years Eve and New Years Day, although hours may vary.

Boston Market

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Boston Market is most popular for it's delicious, farm fresh chicken dishes. All locations remain open on New Years Eve and New Years Day. You can dine in or bring a fully-prepared holiday meal home with you.


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American's love the holidays and Americans love Denny's. Why not combine the two? Denny's locations across the country are open 24/7 even through the holiday season.

Buca di Beppo

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If you're craving an Italian New Years Eve dinner, Buca di Beppo will proudly serve you on the holidays. Patrons have the option of dining in or bringing a hearty meal to their own table at home.

Buffalo Wild Wings

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It's hard not to be in the mood for wings, even to ring in the new year. Be sure to call ahead to check if your local Buffalo Wild Wings will remain open all night.


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The truth is, everyone loves Applebee's. Why not have Applebee's as your New Years Eve dinner? Don't worry, the bar stays open too!

Cracker Barrel

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After Christmas, Cracker Barrel stays open regular hours through New Years Eve and New Years Day. There's nothing like homestyle country cooking to finish off a great year.