Eat and Drink

NYE Celebrations in the Neighborhood

Whether you’re staying home for NYE or venturing out to our local restaurants, let these local businesses help make your celebration a little easier. (We will be updating daily – so check back for new additions.)

Grande Cocktails + Quarantaco Kits at Yellow Door

Enjoy Grande Cocktails $75 for 32oz from Yellow Door – makes 8 drinks and comes with garnishes and an exclusive YDT cocktail shaker.  Enjoy House, Coconut, and Jalapeño margaritas and there will be a rotating special soon. Quarantaco Kits are now available every day for Toast Takeout scheduled preorder or order by 3PM the day of. Guests can use the “order ahead” option or specify a pick up time in the “order notes” section. The $100 Kit includes ingredients for 12 tacos with choice of 2 taco options – carnitas, chicken tinga, carne asada (queso carne taco with oaxaca cheese sprinkled on top instead of melted on tortilla), or cauliflower taco as well as order of elote, chips & guacamole, side of salsa, and choice of margarita kit! The $175 kit includes all previously listed items except swap the margarita kit for choice of grande margarita.

dbar

dbar is ready to ring in the new year. 🥂 Featuring a NYE four-course menu including a glass of sparkling wine, dbar will have two seating.  Reserve the first seating from 5-6pm for a discounted rate of $79 per person or a little later between 7-8pm for $99 per person. Reservations are now available via OpenTable

Lucy’s American Tavern

Lucy’s is celebrating the new year with brunch on both Thursday and Friday with a Boy Band theme!  Lucy’s will be playing your favorite jams from your favorite boy bands over the years. Reservations are strongly recommended.

Lower Mills Tavern

LMT will have special NYE additions to their menu on December 31st from 4pm-close.  On Friday, start of 2021 with a New Year’s Day brunch. Reservations recommended.

Dorchester Brewing Co.

Let’s go 2021! Celebrate the last day of this horrific dumpster fire of a year with Dorchester Brewing Co. Enjoy their Socially Distanced New Year’s Eve Beer Dinner with M&M BBQ complete with a 4 course menu paired with a DBco beer.  Each ticket also includes the attendee’s choice of a 4 pack of our 16oz. can options.  Cost is $65 + an 18% gratuity charge. You can purchase your tickets here. All tables are located indoors and are separated by plexiglass partitions.

The Bowery Bar

Whether you’re in the mood for some brunch or dinner, the Bowery Bar can help you celebrate the new year!  Thursday and Friday open 10am-9:30pm.  You can make a reservation here! 

American Provisions

American Provisions has everything from fondue, cheese platters and bubbly for you to celebrate the new year! You can check out their menu and place your order here! 

Landmark Public House

LPH is celebrating the end of 2020 with a 3-course pre-fixed dinner.  Reservations are strongly recommended. You can sneak a peek at their menu via instagram here. LPH will also be be serving brunch on Friday!

Harp + Bard

Harp + Bard will be hosting brunch on New Year’s Day from 10am-3pm.  The best dressed guest will win a gift card!

The Industry

The Industry is offering trays and party platters to help you ring in the new year at home!  Please order your trays and/or party platters before 6pm on NYE….must be picked up by 9pm. Email: GM@theindustryonadams.com 617-297-9010 🥂 You can see the menu via Instagram here! 

The Daily Market

Celebrate at home with the help of the Daily Market! Featuring everything from charcuterie to heat and serve lasagna plus dessert trays!  You can see the full menu via Instagram here! 

Molinari’s

Molinari’s is offering oven ready lasagne bolognese perfect for 4-6 people.  Call to place your order!

NYE Piano Playing

D’s Keys is hosting a virtual NYE show on Thursday from 9pm-12:30am.  You can join in via Facebook.

First Night Boston

Since 1975, Boston’s First Night has been a New Year’s Eve celebration of artistic performances, the wonders of the season, and the beginning of a new year. In keeping with this fantastic Boston tradition, the First Night celebration will open 2021 with an array of performances that will be broadcast on this webpage and on NBC Boston, NECN, and Telemundo Boston.You can check out the full schedule here! 

Heated Outdoor Dining Spots

We realize that many of our outdoor patios have disappeared for the winter but there’s still some “hot spots” nestled in the neighborhood! We’ve teamed up with the dynamic sister duo of @heat_ya_seat– to find the best heated outdoor dining options! Now more than ever, our local restaurants need our support! This roundup will help to make sure #nocoldbutts will be dining at any of these places! Check them out here! 

Cozy + Delicious

Put on your sweats, get cozy on the couch, and order up some takeout/delivery from our local restaurant scene! From pizza and dumplings, to tacos and steak dinners, Dorchester has some of the best restaurants around – plus it’s a great way to show your support!  Some restaurants offer cocktails, wine + beer to go too!  Here’s our roundup of takeout/delivery options in the neighborhood! 

Feeling inspired to whip something together for New Year’s Eve? This recipe perfect sums up 2020. 

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Maureen Dahill

Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and Caught in Dot and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Hockey mom, yoga enthusiast, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.