Join SA Current Press Club. Because No News is Bad News.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

San Antonio Restaurants Hosting New Year's Eve Dinners

Posted By on Thu, Dec 20, 2018 at 1:42 PM

click to enlarge Hop & Vine - PHOTO VIA INSTAGRAM / @S.A.FOODIE
If bar-hopping isn't your thing, there are other ways to end 2018 out on the town. Here's a sampling of the special New Year's Eve dinners happening around San Antonio.

Boiler House Texas Grill & Wine Garden // If you're looking for a fancy affair, Boiler House is looking to serve one up. The Pearl restaurant will offer a five-course prix fixe meal, which you can opt to upgrade with a wine pairing. Entrees include an 18 oz. porterhouse, rosemary roasted rack of lamb and apple-stuffed pork loin roulade. $93-$128, 312 Pearl Pkwy Bldg. 3, facebook.com.



El Luchador // The lucha libre-inspired bar will no doubt be a popular spot for getting tipsy, but it's also offering bites to go with the booze. Durden Food Group will be on site roasting a pig — since 2019 is Year of the Pig, according to the Chinese zodiac. This laid-back dinner will include tunes by DJ Angel Moreno, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. $25, 622 Roosevelt, (210) 272-0016, facebook.com.

Hop & Vine // If you want to get away from the busy downtown area, Hop & Vine is serving dinner in Alamo Ranch. You'll get a glass of champagne when you walk in, followed by a multi-course tasting menu with an entree of your choice. After dinner, you can even score some celebratory goodies to take with you to your next stop. $65, 5619 W. Loop 1604 N., Suite 109, (210) 878-4071, facebook.com.

Luna Rosa Puerto Rican Grill y Tapas // The South Side's spot for Puerto Rican fare will offer dinner and a party in honor of New Year's Eve. Get your fill of the cuisine with tapas and a three-course dinner buffet. There will, of course, be a DJ and champagne toast at midnight. 2603 SE Military Dr # 106, (210) 314-3111, facebook.com.

On the Bend Oyster Bar and Lounge // Turns out downtown isn't just for nightlife but loaded buffets. A first for On the Bend, the buffet will offer oysters (duh), steamed mussels, snow crab legs, jumbo cocktail shrimp, coastal Mexican seafood salad and more. There will also be a poke bar to build your perfect bowl. Tickets also include party favors and cover for the nearby Mad Dogs British Pub. $63, 123 Losoya Street, facebook.com.

Paesanos Riverwalk // With three different dinner times, Paesanos will offer a romantic dinner on the River Walk. Choose from a Caesar salad or Italian wedding soup before picking from a number of entree options. A New York-style cheesecake parfait will be served for dessert. Reservations encouraged, $25 for children, $53-$67 for adults, 111 W Crockett St #101, (210) 227-2782, facebook.com.

Palenque Grill La Cantera // A three-course dinner at Palenque Grill also comes with the opportunity to walk it off while hopping between area bars as it gets closer to midnight. Dinner includes party favors, a champagne toast and live music. Reservation required, 15900 La Cantera Pkwy #25100, 8pm, (210) 592-9534, facebook.com.

Perry's Steakhouse & Grille // Diners at Perry's will get a chance to ring in the new year with a three-course meal. Choose between a soup or salad before moving onto a signature entreé and dessert. Entreé options include the New York strip, grilled salmon, surf & turf pasta, spaghetti squash primavera and more. Reservations required, $60-$80, 15900 La Cantera Pkwy, Ste 22200, (210) 558-6161, facebook.com.

Restaurant Gwendolyn // The well-reviewed Restaurant Gwendolyn is serving up a way to end 208 on a classy note. Its five-course prefix meal comes with a glass of champagne and caviar service. Wine pairings are optional. Reservations required, 152 E Pecan St, Ste 100, (210) 222-1849, facebook.com.

Zinc Bistro & Wine Bar // Zinc's three-course culinary journey will begin with salt-and-pepper shrimp salad before moving on to porcini-crusted, bone-in strip sirloin. Dinner will end with the chocolate mousse, and you can also opt for a wine pairing. Reservations required, $45-$65, 207 N Presa St, (210) 224-2900, facebook.com.

So many restaurants, so little time. Find out the latest San Antonio dining news with our Flavor Friday Newsletter.

Tags: , , , , , , ,

San Antonio Current works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of San Antonio and beyond.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep San Antonio's true free press free.

Read the Digital Print Issue

May 20, 2020

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2020 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation