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Where Will You Be Dining Out on New Year's Eve? Here Are a Few Good Options

What restaurant will help you ring in 2015?

Banquette seating at a restaurant.
Juniper & Ivy
Photo: Mike Newton

LITTLE ITALY— Juniper & Ivy, Eater's Restaurant of the Year, is closing out 2014 with an $85, four course prix fixe menu that includes a free champagne toast and optional wine pairings. There are limited seatings available, call 619-269-9036. [EaterWire]

AROUND TOWN— All three of chef/owner Matt Gordon's restaurants — North Park's Urban Solace, Encnitas' Solace and the Moonlight Lounge and Sea & Smoke in Del Mar — are featuring a three-course prix fixe dinner that includes a champagne toast at midnight; Sea & Smoke and Solace and the Moonlight will even feature live music in the bar. Reservations start at 5:30 p.m. and menu options range from lobster bisque, duck two ways and milk chocolate mousse. Each restaurant will also be serving special cocktails for the night, including the Campfire Old-Fashioned made with Evan Williams Single Barrel, smoked brown sugar syrup and orange peel. [EaterWire]

EAST VILLAGE— Cozy bistro Cafe Chloe is hosting several different seatings for their New Year's Eve prix fixe dinner, which includes a monkfish liver torchon with apple caviar and classic beef Wellington. The last seating of the night tacks on decadent sweetbreads and escargot, plus a midnight champagne toast and the promise of "silly hats. [EaterWire]