If you're venturing out for New Years Eve, it’s important to plan ahead, now more than ever. From backyard bashes to ritzy prix fixe dinners, top New Orleans bars and restaurants are playing host with a number of ways to celebrate. The below list includes casual spots perfect for taking in a live show, romantic Uptown stunners, restaurants located near all the action in the Quarter, and a handful of Bywater destinations if you’re taking in fireworks at Crescent Park. There are plenty of prix-fixe dinners, and price points on this map range from under $10 to $225 per person.
Everything below takes place on Friday, December 31. Eater Nola suggests locking down those reservations now, as these restaurants will book up fast. If we missed a restaurant or bar hosting a special NYE this year, let us know; this map will continue to be updated.
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; the latest data about the delta variant indicates that it may pose a low-to-moderate risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial transmission. The latest CDC guidance is here; find a COVID-19 vaccination site here.Read More