You have many choices for fun on New Year’s Eve, but nothing will match the memories you’ll make on Melrose saying buh-bye to 2017. There’s so much going on this year, from delicious special meals and drinks to live entertainment. Whether you’re looking for a low-key, romantic night out or want to do something questionable (or both), Melrose has you covered. Just remember, we want you back so please drink responsibly and travel safely.
The Scandinavian bistro, ALTA Nordic Kitchen, is offering a special New Year’s Eve four course, $65 fixed price dinner. Choices throughout the meal include a fish-focused hors d’oeuvre plate, butternut squash soup, strip steak and the dessert is a sampler plate. Call for reservations.
ALTA NORDIC KITCHEN
7274 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
How ‘bout ringing in the new year with Neil Diamond (The Tribute)? Rob Garrett is bringing all the hits live to Chef Josette Bistro, and Chef Josette is bringing two dinner seatings, at 5p for $95pp and at 9p for $145pp. Both are a three course meal with comp canapes and champagne.
CHEF JOSETTE BISTRO
707 No. Stanley Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
If you’re on the keep it simple side, The Darkroom is doing what it does best: serving up potent drinks and tasty tracks. DJ Short Shorts is spinning all the good stuff: oldies, indie, new wave, rock, and punk. And there will a midnight champagne toast.
7302 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90036
Perfect for a romantic welcoming of the new year with your special person is Frankie’s, the place on Melrose for for-real homemade Italian specialties in a cool retro setting. The night’s menu specials include rack of lamb and surf & turf. And of course, champagne.
FRANKIE’S ON MELROSE
7228 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
Spartina will offer its amazing regular menu until 8p on New Year’s Eve, then switch to two equally amazing prix fix options until closing: a $55pp three course tasting + prosecco toast and a $75pp four course version. Fish, meat, veggies, cheese – all is covered, and the bar is open!
7505 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
The Village Idiot is promising a party that is “out of this world.” It starts with dinner (limited seating at 7p so make your res right away), and the DJ and dancing starts at 10:30p. The champagne toast is accompanied by a BALLOON DROP at midnight, which is awesome!
THE VILLAGE IDIOT
7383 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
The chic and comfortable Vinoteque wants you so full of bubbly you can float home. From 5p -2a, $20 bucks will get you all the champagne you can drink. Balance all the celebrating with any of the exceptional menu offerings, from cheese to chocolate, for a lovely start to 2018.
7469 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles 90046