If you meant to make plans for New Year’s Eve but the holiday seemed to sneak up on you, here are some fun local options for ringing in 2020:
1500 E. 55th Street
5500 South Shore Drive
The Hyde Park restaurant and bar is hosting “Louie’s Roaring 20s New Year’s Eve Party” from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Admission to the event is free, or upgrade to the elite package for $50, which includes Champagne toast, four drink tickets, and appetizer. Seating for the event is first come; first served. 1920’s attire is encouraged but not required. Enter the photo contest by posting photos to Instagram using the hashtag #barlouienye19.
1504 E. 55th Street
The restaurant is offering a four-course prix fixe menu with seatings at 5 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. for $85/person. Call 773-493-1394 for reservations
1401 E. 53rd Street
The restaurant in the Sophy Hotel will be open and serving its regular menu starting at 5 p.m. Make reservations online or by calling 773-289-1005.
1125 E. 55th Street
The restaurant will be open and serving its regular menu until 8 p.m. Make reservations online or by calling 773-643-0603.
5311 S. Lake Park Avenue
1462 E. 53rd Street
The restaurant is offering a special New Year’s Eve menu with seatings at 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. The 5 p.m. seating is $74/person and the 10 p.m. seating is $86/person. An optional wine pairing is available for $44/person. Reservations can be made online or by calling 773-947-8831.