Chicago winters are notoriously tough, so before the snows of January and February, Chicago celebrates big time at the end of December with outstanding food, drink and good times. Nothing is better than New Year’s Eve in Chicago, and here are ten of Chicago’s best restaurants where you can send off 2022 and welcome 2023 in style.


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Esme, one of the city’s most talked about new restaurants, celebrates the New Year with live music to accompany the fall/winter tasting menus.

Sepia on NYE serves a five-course tasting menu from 5-7pm and a six-course tasting menu from 8-10pm, with optional wine pairings.

Rose Mary rings in the New Year with a pre-fixe menu of Italian and Croatian-inspired dishes from Culinary Director Joe Flamm.

Proxi sommelier Alex Ring offers two tiers of paired wines from around the world and entirely from women-owned wineries…including magnum pours of Champagne.

 Roof on the Wit

Roof on the Wit celebrates NYE 27 stories in the air with a dazzling party, DJ, beautiful dancers and Champagne. Lots of Champagne.

Barcocina offers a new take on the year's most exciting night/morning, with a Mexican-inspired fiesta featuring premier table packages and “elevated drink inclusions.”

NoMI boasts exclusive seating from 5-10pm, with luxe highlights like king crab, Prime filet mignon and black chocolate Pavlova for dessert.

Vol. 39

Vol. 39 is the Loop’s most stylish bar, and on NYE they offer curated packages of food and drink served in an “elegant, regal atmosphere.”

Gaijin, Paul Virant’s popular okonomiyaki spot, welcomes 2023 with Wagyu short ribs, scallop Osaka okonomiyaki, and Crab Negiyaki.

The Hampton Social will be at the center of Hubbard Street hubbub on NYE, with merry-making fueled by a sparkling rose group toast at 10pm.


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