Here’s a list of restaurants with special menus or plans for the year-ending holiday. Many other area restaurants will be open their regular hours; one may call them to verify and make reservations.
Barndiva (231 Center St.) Lukka Feltman and company will present “an exquisite a la carté seasonal winter menu, with special NYE bells & whistles,” including caviar, white truffle tarte flambee, Scott Beattie cocktails and the like, with Isabel Hales at the piano. No special admission, menu prices.
Barndiva Studio B (237 Center St.) Chef Erik Anderson’s multi-course tasting menu draws on classic French technique to create “a vibrant and fresh vision of modern French fine dining.” Thirteen courses comprised of all food groups, with optional beverage pairing. $300 per person, $250 for beverages.
Coyote Sonoma (44 Mill St.) Revelers may rock in 2023 with tribute band Hey Jude, 7:30-10:30pm, with a New Year’s Eve ball drop at 9pm (midnight in New York). Dinner sold out, show-only tickets $30.
Cyrus (275 Highway 128, Geyservillle) Sonoma County’s newest Michelin-starred restaurant is just up the road in Geyserville, under Chef Douglas Keane. Walk-in space is still available for their New Year’s Eve Canapés, Caviar and Champagne in the Bubbles Lounge ($95), while a small handful of reservations are still open for the Dining Journey, New Year’s Eve edition ($768, plus taxes and gratuities).
Dry Creek Kitchen (317 Healdsburg Ave.) DCK’s culinary team, under Charlie Palmer, will offer a festive five-course menu of seasonally inspired Wine Country fare, from 5-9pm. $185 per person, $95 supplemental wine pairing. drycreekkitchen.com.
Little Saint (25 North St.) The 100% vegan restaurant will serve two festive prixe-fixe menus on New Year’s Eve. Brunch begins at 11am, but bookings are still available from 2 to 3pm only; many tables available for the dinner menu served from 5:30 to 9:30pm. Bookings are $95 per person, with an optional $75 beverage pairing. Festive dress is encouraged. Email [email protected] or call 707-433-8207.
The Matheson (106 Matheson St) Reservations are still available for the Chef’s Special six-course tasting menu in the main dining room, an elevated version of The Matheson’s regular tasting menu. Priced at $175 for six courses, not including optional wine pairings, additional beverages or gratuity. The Matheson dinner service will conclude at 10pm, and guests are encouraged to ring in the New Year upstairs at the Roof 106 cocktail lounge.
SingleThread (131 North St.) Both celebration dinners on New Year’s Eve with Chef Kyle Connaughton and his culinary team are fully booked, but a waitlist is being maintained for the early 3pm dinner ($525 per person), and the New Year’s Eve-Midnight Celebration 11-course menu ($650 per person, prepaid with reservations).
Spoonbar (219 Healdsburg Ave.) Reservations are still available for a three-course dinner by candlelight featuring festive dishes and desserts, with a live band playing an eclectic mix of jazz ballads, soul and pop. $110 per person, plus tax and gratuities; menu at spoonbar.com/events/?id=40.
Valette (344 Center St.) Tables are still available for Chef Dustin Valette’s special six-course Chef’s Tasting Menu for New Year’s Eve, plus optional caviar course and wine pairings. Tasting menu is $150 per person, caviar course $95, wine pairing $95; prices do not include tax and gratuity. A la carte options from the tasting menu will be served at the bar on a first come, first served basis. Reservations from 5 to 9:45pm. Valettehealdsburg.com.