Holiday and New Year’s specials coming up

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Calissa

It’s time to party like it’s 1991. Join The Independent newspaper at Calissa in Water Mill for a New Year’s Eve celebration. The restaurant is offering a four-course dinner with a Veuve Clicquot midnight toast for $75, or appetizers and a Veuve Clicquot midnight toast at the bar for $40. Watch the Times Square ball drop while DJ Tony Kerr and DJ Ice spin ’90s classics. For reservations, visit www.calissahamptons.com.

Almond Gift Cards

Almond in Bridgehampton is offering a gift card promotion until Christmas Eve. From now until Tuesday, December 24, diners can receive a complimentary $20 gift card with the purchase of a $100 gift card, and a complimentary $50 gift card with the purchase of a $200 gift card. The deal is also available online at www.almondrestaurant.com with the use of the code ALMOND2020. For reservations or more information, call the restaurant at 631-537-5665.

Bel Mare Ristorante

Bel Mare Ristorante in Springs is ringing in the New Year with a special four-course prix fixe menu, available Tuesday, December 31, beginning at 5 PM. Cost is $50 per person, plus tax and gratuity. A cash bar will be available until 1 AM. The last reservation will be taken at 9 PM and the cash bar will be open to the public. The regular a la carte menu will not be available. Reservations are required and can be made by calling the restaurant directly at 631-658-9500.

Union Cantina

Union Cantina in Southampton is hosting a New Year’s Eve party. For $75 per person in advance, guests can enjoy a four-hour top shelf open bar from 9 PM to 1 AM, passed and stationary hors d’oeuvres, a dinner buffet, party favors, a dessert table, and live coverage of the ball drop. For tickets, visit www.unioncantina.net.

Suffolk Theater

Ring in the New Year with dinner, dancing, and laughter, at the historic Suffolk Theater in Riverhead. Long Island Comedy presents a lineup of world-class comedians. There will be cuisine from Chef Noah, and dancing to the sounds of DJ Phil. A champagne toast and the live broadcast of the ball-drop on a giant full-stage projection screen will be on tap. Visit www.suffolktheater.com.

Southampton Social Club

The Southampton Social Club is offering three packages for New Year’s Eve, starting at $95, which includes four hours of top shelf open bar, passed hors d’oeuvres, and a champagne toast at midnight. DJ Loki will be spinning all night. Visit www.southamptonsocialclub.com or call 631-287-1400.

The Halyard

The Halyard in Greenport presents a New Year’s Eve dinner and dance party. There will be an a la carte dinner from 4:30 to 10 PM. The luxury menu specials include truffles, caviar, foie gras, and special champagnes and wines. A DJ will close out the evening and there will be a complimentary sparkling wine toast and countdown at midnight. The restaurant’s phone number is 631-477-0666; the website is www.thehalyardgreenport.com.

Baron’s Cove

Baron’s Cove in Sag Harbor presents two New Year’s Eve dinner seatings. Those dining from 5 to 8:30 PM will be offered a menu that’s $110 per person and the second seating, from 9:30 to 11 PM, will be $140 per person. Menu items include prime rib, free-range chicken, and appetizers to kick off the new year. To reserve a table, call 631-725-2101. View the menu at www.baronscove.com/dining.

The Clubhouse

The Clubhouse in East Hampton presents a New Year’s Eve Black Party. Guests should come in black attire. There will be open bar from 9:30 to 12:30 AM, party favors, passed hors d’oeuvres, a champagne toast at midnight, taco bar, music by James Ryan aka JRiNVENTOR, and more. Pre-sale tickets are $110. Visit www.ehitclubhouse.com or call 631-537-2695.

Bridgehampton Inn

Bridgehampton Inn Restaurant presents a New Year’s Eve Dinner by executive chef Brian Szostak for $95 per person. Menu items include truffle lobster bisque, short rib agnolotti, lamb chops, and more. Call 631-537-3660 or visit www.bridgehamptoninn.com.

Almond NYE

Almond in Bridgehampton will serve a special locally sourced four-course prix fixe menu in celebration of New Year’s Eve beginning at 9 PM. Guests will receive party favors and a champagne toast will be offered. Cost for the evening is $115 per person, plus tax and gratuity. The a la carte menu will be offered earlier in the evening alongside holiday specials. Call 631-537-5665.

Southampton Inn

The Southampton Inn New Year’s Eve Gala and Getaway provides a classic celebration. An affordable staycation package offers couples and friends the start of a New Year’s tradition with walks on the beach, hot cider by the Inn’s fire, cultural experiences, and a night of dinner and dancing on the East End.

For $475, guests stay in an overnight room (double occupancy), and are treated to a New Year’s celebration in the Inn’s ballroom, complete with a DJ, dancing, a four-course dinner with dessert, premium open bar, a midnight toast, and a delicious brunch on New Year’s Day in Claude’s restaurant. It’s an old-fashioned celebration of welcoming the New Year in a cozy, festive, and friendly atmosphere. Guests can extend their stay for $100 per night. For those who only wish to attend the gala, the price is $125 per adult.

The Southampton Inn is also offering December vacation BOGOs between December 23 and January 5; those who reserve a room receive a second room at 50 percent off. This offer excludes December 31.  Visit www.southamptoninn.com.

Green Hill

Green Hill in Greenport presents a New Year’s Eve party. For $60 per person, you can enjoy open bar from 8 PM to midnight, with an all you can eat buffet and midnight snacks and toast. There will be live music by Lawrence Cooley. Call 631-477-4900.

The Merchant’s Wife

The Merchant’s Wife in Greenport presents a New Year’s Eve Party starting at 8 PM. There will be passed canapés followed by a four-course dinner with wine pairings by Lieb Cellars. The cost is $125 per person or $100 for hotel guests and Lieb Case Club Members. There will also be a champagne toast at midnight. Call 631-333-2777 for reservations.

The 1770 House

The 1770 House Restaurant & Inn in East Hampton presents a New Year’s Eve celebration menu by executive chef Michael Rozzi with wine selections by wine director Michael Cohen, followed by New Year dining deals starting January 1.

On New Year’s Eve, from 5:30 to 10:30 PM, Rozzi presents a wide assortment of dishes in a lavish four-course tasting menu, $110 per person (plus tax, gratuity, or beverage) that starts with small bites and lighter flavors that build into big, full flavors and multi-layer dishes.

Call 631-324-1770 for details.

Lulu Kitchen and Bar

Lulu Kitchen and Bar in Sag Harbor will host a New Year’s Eve celebration. The a la carte menu will be available until 7 PM. A special chef’s tasting menu will be offered starting at 8 PM including a four-course dinner and a champagne toast at midnight for $125 per person, plus tax and gratuity. As well, a more casual option will be available in the “Lulu Lounge” featuring a family-style four-course meal and music by DJ Jeph starting at 9 PM for $85 per person. Entrance to the Lulu Lounge will be available for walk-ins as well on a first come, first served basis and table availability. Call 631-725-0900.

Clear Vision

Attend the Clear Vision New Year’s Eve Party to celebrate in a safe and sober environment with friends from 8:30 PM to 12:30 AM at Parrish Memorial Hall at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital. Tickets are $25 per person. There will be refreshments, live entertainment, and a silent disco. Call Southampton Youth Bureau, 631-702-2425, for tickets.

Nick & Toni’s

Nick & Toni’s in East Hampton will offer a la carte specials for Hanukkah Sunday, December 22, and Monday, December 23. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling the restaurant at 631-324-3550. The a la carte specials include items like potato latkes and mustard braised short ribs.

Rowdy Hall

Rowdy Hall will offer a la carte holiday specials in addition to its regular menu for Hanukkah. The Hanukkah specials will be offered Sunday, December 22, and Monday, December 23. The a la carte specials include matzoh ball soup and red wine braised brisket. For dessert, enjoy an olive oil cake. Call 631-324-8555.

Nick & Toni’s

Nick & Toni’s in East Hampton will offer a la carte specials for New Year’s Eve from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. Beginning at 8 PM, diners can enjoy a four-course chef’s tasting prix fixe menu with wine pairings available. Cost is $125 per person, plus tax, gratuity, and beverages. Ring in the New Year with a champagne toast, hats, noise makers, balloons, and a departing gift from the chef. An a la carte bar menu will be available for walk-ins. Reservations are required and can be made by calling the restaurant directly at 631-324-3550.

Coche Comedor

Coche Comedor in East Hampton will celebrate New Year’s Eve beginning at 5 PM. The regular dinner menu will be served until 10 PM and the full raw bar and ceviche menu will be served after 10 PM along with a special dish, caldo de mariscos served with lobster, Dungeness crab, shrimp, and shellfish in a lobster chile broth served with tostadas for $36. There will also be a top margarita toast at midnight to welcome the New Year. Call 631-267-5709.

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