The Very, Very, Very Last-Minute Guide to New Year’s Eve Dinner Reservations

Take a seat at Fatty 'Cue. Photo: Danny Kim

Still not sure what you're doing tonight? Relax. A lot of great restaurants have availability tonight. New Year's Eve isn't everyone's favorite night to head to a restaurant, but if you're dying to go out before the ball drops at midnight, scope the list below to see which places can still squeeze in a party of two — but hurry before they're gone.

Three-course menu (with several options) for $110; Six-course chef's tasting menu for $195
Available Times: 6:45, 10, 10:15 p.m.

Regular menu
Available Times: 6 to 6:45, 7:15, 10:30 p.m.

Regular menu and six-course Omakase for $125
Available Times: 6 p.m.

Early seating (5:30 to 7 p.m.): three-course menu for $55; Late seating (7 p.m. to midnight): five-course menu for $85
Available Times: 5:30, 6:45, 11 p.m.

Prix fixe menu for $80 (includes one pitcher of sangria per couple)
Available Times: 9:30, 9:45 p.m.

Beauty & Essex
Regular menu
Available Times: 6 p.m. (have to leave by 9:30 p.m. unless in possession of a $175 ticket for open bar)

The Brindle Room
Regular menu with extra specials
Available Times: 6, 9, 10:30 p.m.

Burger & Barrel
Three-course menu for $60 (includes amuse-bouche and a glass of sparkling wine)
Available Times: 9:30 p.m.

Prix fixe menu for $195 (à la carte menu served until 8 p.m.)
Available Times: 10 p.m.

Char No. 4
Four-course menu for $85 with additional wine and/or whiskey pairing for $50
Available Times: 6:15 p.m.

Four-course menu for $165 (includes midnight toast)
Available Times: 9:30 p.m.

Regular menu
Available Times: 6:00 p.m.

Crave Fishbar
Regular dinner menu from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.; five-course tasting menu from 9 p.m. to midnight for $90; guest D.J. and dancing
Available Times: 7:15 p.m.

The Dalloway
Four-course menu with wine pairing for $125 (includes a ticket to the Dalloway's Lounge Event, which begins at 8 p.m.)
Available Times: 7:30, 10:15, 10:30 p.m.

David Burke Kitchen
Early seating (6:30 to 8 p.m.): five-course menu for $75; Later seating (8:30 p.m. and later): five-course menu for $95 (includes Champagne toast)
Available Times: 6, 7, 10:45 p.m.

Three-course menu for $75
Available Times: 6:15, 10:30 p.m.

The Dutch
Regular menu and $85 prix fixe menu
Available Times: 6:15, 10 p.m.

Empellon Cocina
Early seating: six-course menu for $130; Late seating: eight-course menu for $175
Available Times: 7:00, 8:30, 8:45 p.m.

Empellon Taqueria
First seating (6 to 7 p.m.): six-course menu with unlimited margaritas, beer, and wine for $95
Available Times: 6 p.m.

The Fat Radish
Regular menu; $50 vegetarian prix fixe menu
Available Times: 6:30 p.m.

Fatty Cue
Regular menu
Available Times: 8:00, 8:15, 8:30 (and later)

Goat Town
Five-course tasting menu for $80, or $120 with beverage pairings
Available Times: 8:30 p.m.

Grand Central Oyster Bar
Regular menu
Available Times: 8:30 p.m.

Regular menu
Available Times: 6:45, 7 p.m.

Regular menu
Available Times: 8, 8:15, 8:30 p.m. (and later)

Ken & Cook
Four-course menu with an open bar for $200
Available Times: 8:30 p.m.

Kin Shop
Three-course menu for $85; Regular menu served at the bar
Available Times: 6:15, 6:30, 7:00 p.m.

First seating: five-course menu for $65 (and an additional $30 for wine pairings); Second seating: six-course menu for $125 (and $40 for wine pairings)
Available Times: 7:15, 10:00 p.m.

The Lion
Four-course menu for $225
Available Times: 8:45 p.m.

Market Table
Four-course menu for $95
Available Times: 6:15 p.m.

Mercer Kitchen
Four-course gala dinner with party favors, balloons, and "celebrity D.J." for $248
Available Times: 10:15, 10:30 p.m.

Regular menu and Omakase menu for $195 (with additional drink pairings for $80)
Available Times: 10:15 p.m.

Regular menu
Available Times: 10:00, 10:15 p.m.

Four-course chef’s tasting menu for $110 and $65 wine pairings; Regular menu available at the bar
Available Times: 8:15, 10:30 p.m.

Six-course tasting menu for $125 (includes a Champagne toast)
Available Times: 10 p.m.

Pure Food and Wine
Available Times: 11 p.m.

Salumeria Rosi Parmacotto
Regular menu and prix fixe menu
Available Times: 7:45, 8, 8:30 p.m.

Six-course tasting menu for $95
Available Times: 10:15, 10:30 p.m.

The Smile
Prix fixe menu for $55
Available Times: 6:45, 10:00 p.m.

Snack Taverna
Regular menu
Available Times: 8 p.m. and later

Socarrat Paella Bar - Chelsea
Regular menu
Available Times: 7:30, 9, 9:15 p.m.

Five-course menu for $85 with an optional wine pairing for an additional $60
Available Times: Bar seats left for 8:30 to 10 p.m. seating

The Toucan and the Lion
Prix fixe menu for $65
Available Times: 9:00 p.m.

Tribeca Grill
Five-course gala dinner and dancing for $195
Available Times: 9:45 p.m.

WHITEHALL Bar + Kitchen
Available Times: 7:45, 10 p.m.

Five-course tasting menu for $70
Available Times: 10, 10:15 p.m.