5.2 min readBy Published On: December 26th, 2020Categories: Home for the Holidays Guide0 Comments on NYE – Celebrations in the Neighborhood

Whether you’re staying home for NYE or venturing out to our local restaurants, let these local businesses help make your celebration a little easier. (We will be updating daily – so check back for new additions.) 

Lincoln Tavern

Lincoln is celebrating the new year with what they do best – BRUNCH! The fun starts at 10am on December 31st with a ball drop at noon and then every hour after. Reservations are strongly recommend.

Fox & the Knife

Fox & the Knife has three ways to celebrated the end of 2020 including two takeout options. Package #1 $140 Bottle of Brut Nature Sparkling Rose from Vigne Alice’ Pound of Fresh Tarjin (Rich, Piedmontese egg pasta) Fox Pasta truffle butter One Ounce of Fresh Black Truffle Italian Truffle Shaver NYE hats and noise makers! Serves 2 generously.   NYE Package #2 $120 -1 Bottle of Prosecco – Taleggio stuffed Foccacia -Broccoli alla Griglia “Caesar” -Bucatini for two truffle butter, parmigiano reggiano and Fresh Shaved Black Truffle – Anatra con Le Lenticchi Crispy Duck with NYE lentils for prosperity – NYE hats and noise makers! Serves 2 generously.  They also will be open for dinner service, serving a four-course menu (complete with a prosecco toast).  You can learn more here.

Grande Cocktails + Quarantaco Kits at Yellow Door

Enjoy Grande Cocktails $75 for 32oz from Yellow Door – makes 8 drinks and comes with garnishes and an exclusive YDT cocktail shaker.  Enjoy House, Coconut, and Jalapeño margaritas and there will be a rotating special soon. Quarantaco Kits are now available every day for Toast Takeout scheduled preorder or order by 3PM the day of. Guests can use the “order ahead” option or specify a pick up time in the “order notes” section. The $100 Kit includes ingredients for 12 tacos with choice of 2 taco options – carnitas, chicken tinga, carne asada (queso carne taco with oaxaca cheese sprinkled on top instead of melted on tortilla), or cauliflower taco as well as order of elote, chips & guacamole, side of salsa, and choice of margarita kit! The $175 kit includes all previously listed items except swap the margarita kit for choice of grande margarita.

Small Gatherings made Remarkable by Lulu Green

Serving up specialty boards and desserts perfect for NYE, Lulu Green has delicious vegan, plant-based cooking for everyone to enjoy! You can check out their menu here!


Not one, not two, but four days of brunch! Capo is celebrating the end of 2020 and the beginning of 2021 with four days of brunch – December 31st, January 1st, January 2nd, and January 3rd.  Be on the lookout for special menu additions!


It’s (finally) time to say good bye to 2020, and Banyan want to help you celebrate! Now available for preorder on their website are packages for New Year’s Eve dinner, brunch, and a special 2021 dumpling challenge. Each box includes everything you need for a celebratory meal, right down to cooking instructions. Head on over to banyanboston.com and order yours – they’re available to order ahead until 9pm on 12/29! You can check out the details of their menu via Instagram here. 

American Provisions

American Provisions has everything from fondue, cheese platters and bubbly for you to celebrate the new year! You can check out their menu and place your order here! 

Tom English’s Cottage

Kick it old school at this local favorite. Tom English’s Cottage will be open on NYE from 8am (yes, AM) until 9:30pm.  The ball will drop at 7pm (midnight in Ireland).  For all your “hair of the dog” needs on New Year’s day, they’ll be open again 8am-9:30pm.

NYE at the Boston Harbor Hotel

Boston Harbor Hotel is offering a safe and intimate way for everyone to ring in the New Year in style. Celebrate the start of 2021 with a special private celebration or special evening at Boston’s only five-star and five-diamond waterfront hotel. Enjoy a private three-course dinner in your suite prepared by acclaimed Chef Daniel Bruce for two, including a bottle of red or white wine, in the comfort of your own luxurious guest room. The package also includes overnight accommodations for two, a bottle of Moet Champagne to ring in 2021, full American breakfast in bed through in-room dining on New Year’s Day, overnight self-parking for one vehicle and late check out. The package for two people starts at $725 and can be reserved by logging onto www.bhh.com.

Local 149

Local 149 wants to  “put this shitty year behind us!” Drink some champ, eat some great food and drop the ball on this year! Ball drops early at 8pm. Reserve now! Local 149 is featuring some additions to their menu for NYE including a taco platter to go for those celebrating at home!  You can check out the menu here via Instagram. 

NYE Piano Playing

D’s Keys is hosting a virtual NYE show on Thursday from 9pm-12:30am.  You can join in via Facebook.

First Night Boston

Since 1975, Boston’s First Night has been a New Year’s Eve celebration of artistic performances, the wonders of the season, and the beginning of a new year. In keeping with this fantastic Boston tradition, the First Night celebration will open 2021 with an array of performances that will be broadcast on this webpage and on NBC Boston, NECN, and Telemundo Boston.You can check out the full schedule here! 

Heated Outdoor Dining Spots

We realize that many of our outdoor patios have disappeared for the winter but there’s still some “hot spots” nestled in the neighborhood! We’ve teamed up with the dynamic sister duo of @heat_ya_seat– to find the best heated outdoor dining options! Now more than ever, our local restaurants need our support! This roundup will help to make sure #nocoldbutts will be dining at any of these places! Check them out here! 

Cozy + Delicious

Put on your sweats, get cozy on the couch, and order up some takeout/delivery from our local restaurant scene! From pizza and dumplings, to tacos and steak dinners, South Boston has some of the best restaurants around – plus it’s a great way to show your support!  Some restaurants offer cocktails, wine + beer to go too!  Here’s our roundup of takeout/delivery options in the neighborhood! 

Feeling inspired to whip something together for New Year’s Eve? This recipe perfect sums up 2020. 

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