SALT LAKE COUNTY
Bambara • 202 S. Main St.; 801-363-5454. Serving regular dinner menu plus holiday specials including short ribs with Dungeness crab and truffles, oysters with Champagne mignonette and buckwheat blinis with caviar. Dinner served from 5:30 to 9 p.m.
By Invitation Only SLC • This pop-up restaurant has planned a four-course dinner by a guest chef followed by music, dancing, art show and special musical performance by a surprise guest. Find out the location after you reserve a spot. Cost is $150; does not include tax or tip.
Caffe Niche • 779 E. 300 South; Salt Lake City 801-433-3380. Serving a three-course meal that includes choice of appetizer, entree and dessert for
Faustina • 454 E. 300 South, Salt Lake City; 801-746-4441. From 4 to 11 p.m., the restaurant will serve a four-course menu that includes choice of appetizer, soup or salad, entree and dessert. Cost $50; wine pairings additional.
Finca • 1291 S. 1100 East, Salt Lake City; 801-487-0699. To honor the Spanish "Old Night" tradition of eating 12 grapes on New Year's Eve, the restaurant will offer a six-course grape tasting and tapas menu, paired with a grape-based libation. Cost is $45 per person.
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar • 20 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City; 801-355-3704. Serving a three-course meal with appetizer, salad and filet mignon with lobster tail for $69.96 per person.
Fratelli Ristorante • 9236 S. Village Shop Drive, Sandy; 801-495-4550. Serving a five-course meal for $50; optional wine pairing is $40.
Grand America Hotel • 555 S. Main, Salt Lake City; 801-258-6708. From 5:30 to 9 p.m., the Garden Cafe will serve a four-course set price menu. Adults, $45. Children under 5 free.
La Caille • 9565 S. Wasatch Blvd., Sandy; 801-942-1751. Dinner served from 5:30 through 9:30 p.m. Cost is $95 per person with optional wine pairing. At 10 p.m. enjoy sweet confections, party favors, sparkling celebration and dancing.
Log Haven Restaurant • 6451 E. Millcreek Canyon Road, Salt Lake City; 801-272-8255. Open from 5:30-9 p.m. Serving winter dinner menu with special. Live music.
Martine Cafe • 22 E. 100 South, Salt Lake City; 801-363-9328. Serving a set-price dinner with three- and four-course options. Cost is $60 per person.
Oasis Cafe • 151 S. 500 East, Salt Lake City; 801-322-0404. Beginning at 5 p.m., the restaurant will offer a four-course dinner that includes a starter, soup or salad, choice of entree and dessert. Cost is $37; wine and beer pairings are additional.
Pago • 878 S. 900 East, Salt Lake City; 801-532-0777. Serving a multicourse tasting that includes choice of starters, entrees and dessert. Cost is $70 per person, with wine pairings additional.
The Paris Bistro • 1500 E. Emerson (1500 South), Salt Lake City; 801-486-5585. Open 6 to 10:30 p.m.. Offering a five-course Parisian menu for $69.99. Does not include tax or 20 percent service charge.
Red Lion Hotel Masquerade Ball • 161 W. 600 South, Salt Lake City. Celebrate Big Easy style with a live jazz cocktail hour, dinner, cash bar, DJ, comedian and dancing. Tickets are $55 per person; hotel packages available at bigeasynewyear.com
Ruth's Diner • 4160 Emigration Canyon Road, Salt Lake City; 801 582-5807. Open until 9 p.m. on New Year's Eve. Serving regular menu and as well as specials. Reservations accepted for dinner only.
Snowbird Ski Resort • 960 Little Cottonwood Canyon Road, Salt Lake City; 801-933-2181. Wildflower restaurant is open from 4 to 10 p.m., serving a four-course holiday dinner for $45. Regular menu also available. The Lodge Bistro will be serving a special à la carte menu from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Various prices. The Steak Pit will serve its regular menu plus specials. And The Aerie will be open from 5 to 6 p.m. with a five-course menu for $85, and a second seating between 8:15 and 9:15 p.m., with a six-course dinner for $110.
Squatters Pub Brewery • 147 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City; 801-363-2739. Serving regular menu until midnight.
Tucci's Cucina Italiana • 515 S. 700 East, Trolley Corners, Salt Lake City; 801-533-9111. Open from 11:30 am. to 10 p.m. Serving regular menu, plus daily specials. Prices vary.
The Blue Boar Inn & Restaurant • 1235 Warm Springs Road, Midway; 888-650-1400. Serving a seven-course candlelit meal with dancing to a live band and a midnight toast accompanied by a traditional Alpenhorn. Cost is $125 for dinner and $50 for optional wine pairings. One seating at 7 p.m., includes social hours.
Cisero's • 306 Main St. Park City; 435-649-5044. Serving regular menu plus specials. After dinner, head downstairs to the nightclub featuring a Roaring '20s theme. Tickets are $50, and VIP tables are available. Flapper attire encouraged.
Grub Steak • 2093 Sidewinder Drive, Park City; 435-649-8060. Open at 5 p.m. Serving regular menu as well as a special three-course holiday dinner with soup or salad, entree and dessert for $55.75. Live entertainment.
Powder at Waldorf Astoria Park City • 2100 Frostwood Drive, Park City; 435-647-5566. From 5 to 10 p.m., the restaurant will offer a set price dinner featuring crispy calamari salad, surf and turf and dessert. Adults $130. Children's menu available. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. enjoy the after party with live entertainment, open bar, hors d' oeuvres, Champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight. Ticket is $150; or $250 get both dinner and after party.
Spin Cafe • 220 N. Main St., Heber City; 435-654-0251. Serving dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. Offering a special Italian menu with specials from $17.95 to $29.95. Regular menu also available.
Squatters Roadhouse Grill • 1900 Park Ave., Park City; 435-649-9868. Serving regular menu until 10 p.m.
Wasatch Brew Pub • 250 Main, Park City; 435-649-0900. Serving regular menu until midnight.
Harley & Buck's • 3900 N. Wolf Creek Drive, Eden; 801-745-2060. Enjoy a four-course meal with appetizer, salad, choice of entree and dessert. Prices $40-$55. Attend the New Year's Eve party at Pineview Lodge for $10 more.
Hearth on 25th • 195 Historic 25th St., No. 6 (second floor); 801-399-0088. Serving a five-course dinner with choice of entrees. Dinner is $55 per person, Optional wine pairings are an additional $25. Seatings at 6 and 7:30 p.m.
Rovali's Ristorante Italiano • 174 25th St., Ogden; 801-394-1070. Dinner and a show at 5:30 and 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 with the purchase of one entree and drink. For more details, visit www.rovalis.com.
Zucca Trattoria • 1479 E. 5600 South, South Ogden; 801-475-7077. Serving a seven-course dinner with wine pairings. Seatings from 6 to 6:30 p.m. Dinner is $70, optional wine pairings $40.