New Year’s Eve Takeout, Parties and Dinners in Rhode Island

We’ve rounded up some local ways to ring in 2022, including takeout, dining in, desserts and more.
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New Year’s Eve 2022 is all about indulgence. It’s time to say goodbye to yet another tough year (albeit one filled with hope in the form of vaccines). This is a night where we should support our local restaurants by ordering the fanciest of takeout, the rarest bottles of wine and bubbles and the most decadent desserts. We’ll give you a head-start by outlining what’s available from some of our favorite places in Rhode Island for takeout, dining in and events to ring in 2022. Remember to wear a mask and abide by each location’s requirements for attendance.

1. Amarylis

Amarylis is hosting a vegan New Year’s Eve tasting menu for $65 per person. Courses include an amuse bouche, celeriac soup with turmeric and apple; kale salad with persimmon, tamari and almonds; delicata squash with dashi and ginger; linguini with mushrooms and tahini cream and chocolate pot de creme. There will be two seatings at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Partners at Eno Fine Wines have picked some delightful bubbles to accompany your meal. Reserve your spot with a message on Instagram, call 401-537-7177 or email amaryllisne@gmail.com. 225a Westminster St., Providence, 401-537-7177, instagram.com/amaryllisri

2. Coast Guard House

The Coast Guard House in Narragansett has  a special New Year’s Eve menu with choices like crispy fried oysters; black truffle and grilled porcini risotto; saffron bucatini with shrimp, scallops, lobster, arugula and brandy sherry cream; surf and turf (a twenty-ounce bone-in ribeye served with a butter-poached lobster tail); and chocolate truffles for dessert. 40 Ocean Rd., Narragansett, 401-789-0700, thecoastguardhouse.com/cghevent/new-years-specials

3. Durk’s Bar-B-Q

Durk’s is open for New Year’s Eve from 4 p.m. to close. Don’t forget that Durk’s Bar-B-Q also can cater small and large events. The Holiday with Friends package feeds parties of eight to ten with snacks including wings, poutine, pierogies and chopped salad, followed by a platter of meats including brisket, pulled pork, pulled chicken, ribs and sausage and shareable sides like cornbread, mac and cheese, braised kale, beans, potato salad, coleslaw and pickles (no substitutions but add-ons are available). The cost of the package is $350. To reserve, contact info@durksbbq.com. Place your order here. 33 Aborn St., Providence, 401-563-8622, durksbbq.com

4. Easy Entertaining’s Noshes for the New Year

Easy Entertaining has created various holiday menus available for takeout through New Year’s Eve. Choices include cranberry Pinot Noir meatballs, pretzel nuggets, charcuterie and dip to start, followed by full holiday meals of ginger-molasses beef brisket, baked ham, roasted garlic and herb pork tenderloin, herb sirloin roast and vegan herby quinoa meatballs, plus salads, sides, desserts and more. Plus, there’s a holiday brunch option, too. Orders for NYE/NYD are due by Dec. 27 for pickup on NYE. Orders can be placed online. Easy Entertaining is also once again leading its Give a Meal program. Guests are invited to sponsor a meal or a bundle of meals that the team will prepare, package and deliver for Amos House to give out to their guests. A single plate is $15, a bundle of 10 is $100 and a bundle of thirty is $295. Plates can be sponsored here. 166 Valley St., Building 10, Providence, 401-437-6090, easyentertainingri.com

5. Kin Southern Table and Bar Dinner

Kin is hosting a four-course prix fixe dinner with seatings available at 5 and 7 p.m. It starts with a cheese plate and winter salad with mixed greens, asparagus and prosciutto, followed by a choice of roasted chicken breast with mushroom gravy, Brussels sprouts with bacon and truffle mashed potatoes; surf and turf with filet mignon and Cajun shrimp, roasted potatoes and glazed carrots or lobster mac and cheese. For dessert, there’s bananas foster beignets or lemon pound cake. The cost of the dinner is $85 per person, not including tax or gratuity. To book a reservation call 401-537-7470 or email gmkinpvd@gmail.com. kinpvd.com

6. Little Sister

Little Sister in providence is open for tapas on NYE. Enjoy Spanish-inspired small plates with plenty of vegan options, plus oyster happy hour, wines and cocktails. All reservations will receive a complimentary round of bubbles upon arrival. 737a Hope Street
 (corner of Rochambeau), Providence, 401-642-9464, littlesisterpvd.com

7. The Malted Barley

The Malted Barley in Providence is celebrating New Year’s Eve with a Masquerade Party from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Enjoy craft brews and a deejay all night, followed by a free Champagne toast at midnight. No cover charge. 334 Westminster St., Providence, 401-490-0300, themaltedbarley.com/location/the-malted-barley-providence-ri

8. La Masseria

La Masseria in East Greenwich will be hosting a New Year’s Eve celebration starting at 9:30 p.m., but you can always enjoy the regular dinner menu before the party starts. Enjoy La Masseria’s exceptional menu of Italian specialties. Reservations of four or more (booked for after 9:30 p.m.) will receive a complimentary bottle of top shelf Champagne. Book a reservation here. 223 Main St., East Greenwich, 401-398-0693, masseriari.com

9. Mill’s Tavern

Mill’s Tavern in Providence will celebrate Christmas and New Year’s Eve with festive specials, including a three-course prix fixe menu. Mill’s a la carte holiday menu begins with a selection of raw bar, including oysters on the half shell, chilled poached Black Tiger shrimp (U12) and chilled poached shrimp. Entrées feature Cajun-seared North Atlantic swordfish with Creole-roasted vegetable ratatouille; citrus-marinated Bell and Evans chicken breast with creamy couscous, bourbon au jus, and crispy bacon; truffled wild mushroom risotto; crispy skin salmon with roasted cauliflower, sauteed Swiss chard, butter-poached rainbow carrots, pickled stems of Swiss chard and curry foam; a fourteen-ounce aged New York Strip with Mill’s steak sauce; an eight-ounce Black Angus filet mignon with roasted Russian banana fingerling potatoes and Dijon au poivre; and a twelve-ounce grilled Kurobuta pork porterhouse with curried apple chutney, smoked peach mustard and roasted butternut squash. There’s also a three-course prix fixe for $65 per person; tax and gratuity are additional. Mill’s will be open from 4 to 7:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve and 5 to 9:30 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. 101 North Main St., Providence, 401-272-3331, millstavernrestaurant.com

10. The Mosaic Table

The Mosaic Table is creating an At-Home Restaurant Experience for New Year’s Eve. The dinner starts with tender greens, shaved fennel, pear and pomegranate, followed by a main course of a braised Hopkins Southdowns lamb shanks with aromatic vegetables, chickpeas, gremolata, herbed couscous and beetroot, carrot and red cabbage slaw. For dessert is fragrant Syrian cake. You can add on charcuterie for two ($24), a split of bubbles ($6) and a bouquet of blooms ($15). Orders close on Dec. 25. Everything will be chilled with re-heating instructions. Pickups are on Friday, Dec. 31. From 3 to 6 p.m. at Hope and Main in Warren. The cost is $110 per person, and includes bread and butter, a three-course meal, party favors and a music playlist. Place your order here. themosaictable.com

11. Newport Restaurant Group

Newport Restaurant Group has many restaurants that are open for New Year’s Eve. Hemenway’s is open for New Year’s Eve from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. The Boat House is open on New Year’s Eve from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. The Mooring is open New Year’s Eve from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Avvio is open on New Year’s Eve from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Trio is open NYE from 4 to 9 p.m. 22 Bowen’s in Newport is open for NYE lunch from noon to 3:30 p.m., and it’s also open from 5 to 11 p.m. Bar Cino is open New Year’s Eve from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Iron Works is open on New Year’s Eve from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. newportrestaurantgroup.com

12. Oberlin

Oberlin in Providence is hosting a special New Year’s Eve dinner that is reminiscent of birch. More importantly, a portion of sales will be donated to Amos House, a locally-owned and operated nonprofit that provides food, housing, education and job training to those in Rhode Island experiencing homelessness and poverty. The five-course Oberlin dinner with snack will include ingredients like truffles, caviar and Champagne. “This is a departure from Oberlin’s typical fare, which seems like a great excuse to bring back some true heavy hitters from @birchpvd because, frankly, we miss birch and we miss cooking tasting menus!” says Ben Sukle. In addition to donating a portion of proceeds for the meal, Oberlin is also asking for donations of any winter clothing/provisions to be given to those in need. The menu is $175 per person which includes five courses and snacks (gratuity and tax not included) Menu details to be revealed soon! Book a reservation here. 186 Union St., Providence, 401-588-8755, oberlinrestaurant.com

13. Red Stripe

Red Stripe on the East Side of Providence is ringing in 2021 with holiday specials in addition to its full menu, available for dining-in and for takeout on Christmas Eve from noon to 8 p.m. and on New Year’s Eve from noon to 10 p.m. Red Stripe’s New Year’s Eve specials will include diver scallops wrapped in prosciutto with a pesto and sweet pea puree; cioppino with shrimp, clams, mussels, calamari, and cod in a hearty tomato ragu with pesto toast points; filet mignon with potato gratin, roasted herb and rosemary demi-glace; and for dessert, tiramisu. A la carte pricing. 465 Angell St., Providence, 401-437-6950, redstriperestaurants.com

14. Rhody Roots

Rhody Roots in Warren is open for New Year’s Eve dinner at the restaurant, or you can order takeout or delivery. Go for the sushi menu, burgers, mac and cheese, short rib Bolognese, sticky ribs and crispy sprouts, vegan eats like the meatless buffalo sandwich and so much more. 511 Main St., Warren, 401-903-9159, rhodyroots.com

15. Rooftop at the G

The Rooftop at the Providence G invites guests to drink, dine and dance this New Year’s Eve with a special New Year’s Eve Soiree. Soak up views of the city while enjoying a three-course prix fixe meal followed by dancing and entertainment. For guests looking to enjoy both dinner and dancing, the Rooftop will offer reservations that include access to the three-course prix fixe meal as well as access to entertainment by Massive Groove Band from 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Dinner seatings will take place at 7 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 9 p.m., and 9:30 p.m.. Reservations for the New Year’s Eve prix fixe dinner are $85 per person. Reservations that include access to the New Year’s Eve prix fixe dinner and entertainment are $125 per person. For more information or to book a reservation, visit newyearseveprovidence.com. . Make a reservation here. 100 Dorrance St., Providence, 401-632-4904, rooftopattheg.com/nye-2021

16. Walrus and Carpenter Oysters

Walrus and Carpenter Oysters is accepting holiday mail orders throughout New England, New York and New Jersey.  Place your order here. Providence pickups will be at 73 Harrison Street for Christmas on Thursday, December 23 from 5-7 p.m.; and for New Year’s Eve on Thursday, December 30 from 5-7 p.m. As always there will be a bon-fire, free samples and drinks. Mail order to New England, New York and New Jersey for Christmas will be shipped on December 21 and delivered on December 22 or 23, and for New Year’s Eve, they will be shipped on Dec. 28 for delivery on Dec. 29 or 30. Order here. walrusandcarpenteroysters.com

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