After all the holiday cheer, it’s time to celebrate a happy new year! Whether you and yours are planning to do it up with a fabulous feast and lots of champagne or keep it cozy and casual at your favorite bar, Logan Square has plenty of options to help you ring in the new year. See what the neighborhood is planning to help plan your best 2017 exit strategy and welcome 2018!
Billy Sunday (3143 W. Logan Blvd.)
Didn’t get that tropical vacation you wanted for Christmas? Then head over to Billy Sunday’s “Havana Nights NYE” party, where you can scratch that itch with some Cuban cocktails, nibbles and music. For more details, visit their Facebook page.
Deadbolt (2412 N. Milwaukee Ave.)
Deadbolt is throwing a ’90s hip-hop bash showcasing DJ Toure, Shon Dervis and Chris Bank$. No cover, so no worries! For more details, visit their Facebook page.
Dos Urban Cantina (2829 W. Armitage Ave.)
Feel like closing out 2017 with one of Logan Square’s acclaimed Mexican restaurants? Dos Urban Cantina is hosting a New Year’s Eve feast that diners can enjoy at one of three seatings. Reservations between 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. will have a three-course menu at $45 per person; 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. will feature a four-course menu at $59 per person; and 10:00 p.m. – close will offer a four-course menu accompanied by an optional wine pairing, midnight tequila toast and live mariachi at $89 per person. To view the entire NYE menu and make reservations, visit their website.
The General (2528 N. California Ave.)
The General is throwing their own New Year’s Eve bash! For $50 per person, guests can partake in an open bar (select drafts, domestics, wine and well cocktails), appetizers, taco platters and a midnight toast. For more details and to purchase tickets, visit their website.
Giant (3209 W. Armitage Ave.)
The team at Giant wants to carry this season’s spirit of giving into the new year by auctioning the entire restaurant for a one-of-a-kind NYE party to benefit No Kid Hungry and The Greater Chicago Food Depository. The lucky winner (and up to forty guests!) will get to send off 2017 with dinner and beverage menu curated by Chefs Jason Vincent and Ben Lustbader and Beverage Director Josh Perlman. For more details or to place your bid, visit Giant’s website or the auction page.
Logan Bar (2230 N. California Ave.)
The folks at Logan Bar are aiming to make your New Year’s Eve as relaxed and fun as possible. So, if you’re trying to combat the after-effects of that extremely stressful Christmas dinner at Aunt Judy’s, head on over to the Logan where you won’t have to worry about a cover charge, a minimum or finding some bubbly for that midnight toast. For more details, visit their Facebook page.
Longman & Eagle (2657 N. Kedzie Ave.)
Send off 2017 in classic Logan Square style at Longman & Eagle’s annual New Year’s Eve dinner. The restaurant will be offering three seatings throughout the evening. Reservations for the 5:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. spots will feature a five-course menu for $85 per person. Reservations for the 10:00 p.m. seating will serve an eight-course dinner accompanied by a champagne toast at midnight. All reservations are welcome to option wine and whiskey pairings. For reservations, email [email protected].
Lost Lake (3154 W. Diversey Ave.)
Escape these blustery, wintry winds with tropical tiki drinks at Lost Lake’s New Year’s Eve party! For $125 per person, guests are welcome to an open bar and food by Chef Fred Noinaj — it’s the perfect time to check out Lost Lake’s recently re-opened kitchen. Table reservations are also available for $155 per person and include a flaming tiki punch bowl to share with your crew. To book your spot email [email protected] and for more details, visit their Facebook page.
The Native (2417 N. Milwaukee Ave.)
If you’re looking to keep things laid back this NYE, check out The Native’s “No Frills New Year’s Eve.” Don’t expect a cover charge or drink packages, but do expect cheap beer and a midnight Malort toast. The bar is dog friendly so feel free to bring your pup to the party! For more details, check out their Facebook page.
Osteria Langhe (2824 W. Armitage Ave.)
If you want to cap off 2017 with some delectable Italian fare, head over to Osteria Langhe and take your pick from three different seatings. Reservations between 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. will feature a three-course dinner at $65 per person; 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. will highlight a four-course dinner at $85 per person; and 9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. will offer the same four-course menu accompanied by half a bottle of bubbly at $135 per person. To view the NYE menus and make reservations, visit their website.
The Radler (2375 N. Milwaukee Ave.)
What better way to usher in 2018 than with a theme party? The Radler is throwing a Studio 54 bash that includes free coat check, a dessert station, a bubbly bar, passed appetizers and a carving station. Tickets start at $55 per person, but guests can upgrade to a premium food and drink package for $75 per person. For more details and to purchase tickets, visit their website.
Scofflaw (3201 W. Armitage. Ave.)
Logan Square’s favorite gin bar is hosting their sixth annual New Year’s Eve party, where they will be showcasing their new Winter 2018 cocktail menu. For $125 per person, partygoers will also enjoy hors d’oeuvres, an open bar, music and dancing and a midnight toast. For more details and to purchase tickets, visit their Facebook page.
Spilt Milk (2758 W. Fullerton Ave.)
This popular cocktail spot will be open all day on New Year’s Eve, but the fun really starts at 8:00 p.m., when new specials will be unveiled every hour until midnight. No cover charge or reservations required. For more details, visit their Facebook page.
Table, Donkey & Stick (2728 W. Armitage Ave.)
This neighborhood favorite is offering a special five-course prix fixe menu for $80 per person. Fuel up for your midnight celebrations with dishes like their house charcuterie, chicken and dumplings with black truffle and New York strip steak. To view the entire NYE menu and make reservations, visit their website.
Todos Santos (2456 N. California Ave.)
One of Logan Square’s hottest restaurants is celebrating a tremendous year and throwing a New Year’s Eve party at their mezcaleria, Todos Santos. Tickets are $40 per person and include a cocktail of your choice, tacos and a Champagne toast at midnight. To purchase tickets, visit their Facebook page.
The Walk In (2727 N. Milwaukee Ave.)
Want to dance your way into 2018? Head over to The Walk In where the party will feature a DJ and dancing, party favors, a midnight toast and food from The Harding Tavern. The best part? No cover charge and no reservations necessary (unless you want a table). For more details, check out their Facebook page.
The Whistler (2421 N. Milwaukee Ave.)
If you’re looking to cruise into 2018 with a fancy cocktail in hand, look no further than The Whistler’s NYE bash, where they’ll be serving a cocktail menu comprised of 2017’s staff favorites. For $100 per person, partygoers will enjoy hors d’oeuvres, an open bar, and a midnight toast. For more details and to purchase tickets, visit their website.
Webster’s Wine Bar (2601 N. Milwaukee Ave.)
If you’re feeling particularly swanky this holiday season, send off 2017 in style at Webster’s. This cozy little wine bar will be offering a Grower Champagne flight, specials on select bottles of Champagne and indulgent food menu items such as oysters, bone-in ribeye for two, yuzu crab tostada, foie gras torchon and more. To secure a reservation, email your preferred time to [email protected], and visit their Facebook page for more details.