Sophisticated Meals & Celebrations: New Year’s Eve Dinners 2016

By: Amber Ogden | December 23, 2015
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New Year’s Eve is perhaps the most happenin’ night out on the town of the entire year, and you don’t want to miss out on ringing in 2016 in style, do you?

While you may be over the bar scene at this point in your life, there are plenty of restaurants in the southeast Michigan area that are hosting dinner events to ring in the new year. Here are a few to consider:

Joey’s Comedy Shop

While not a restaurant itself, Joey’s Comedy Shop is offering a dinner and show package that will allow you to laugh your way into the new year. The buffet consists of entrees including New York Strip and Chicken Marsala, appetizers and desserts.

There are two showtimes, one at 7:30 pm. and another at 10 p.m. Dinner and the show costs $55 and includes a champagne toast at midnight and Coney Island station post-ball drop.

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This Italian eatery in Royal Oak is hosting a four-course meal with seatings at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. The menu includes several choices for each course, such as Chicken Picatta, Salmon, Filet Mignon and Honey Peppered Angus Beef Brisket for the main course. The meal costs $50 per person, and DJ Hartmando will provide the tunes.

The Whitney

One of Detroit’s finest and most sophisticated restaurants, enjoy a four-course meal from the special New Year’s Eve menu, with entrée choices like Parmesan Encrusted Sea Bass, Eggplant Crepe Lasagna and Filet Mignon.

The meal costs $100 per person, and dinner guests are welcome to enjoy cocktails and dancing in the Ghostbar after midnight!


Head to this Plymouth restaurant for a festive New Year’s Eve meal! The pre fixe menu is individually priced by dish, and includes appetizers, sushi and sashimi, entrees and dessert. Tsunami Roll, Signature Surf & Turf and Lobster & Shrimp pasta are all on the menu.

There is no cover charge, but reservations are recommended to insure seating.

Additional restaurants offering New Year’s Eve meals include Coach Insignia (Detroit), Rugby Grill (Birmingham), Gold Cash Gold (Detroit), The Root (White Lake) and Andiamo (various locations). Stay safe, and enjoy ringing in 2016!