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What better way to kick off 2017 than with good company and good food? Check out these New Year’s dinner, party and brunch events to kick off 2017 in the best way possible.

Carbon Bar
This gourmet east end resto is hosting a “Back to the Electric Circus” New Years eve party. For more info about the New Years and seasonal menus click here.

Lobster carpaccio, foie gras parfait, and more. There’s limited seating so it’s best to call ahead. For more info click here.

Cafe Boulud
Enjoy an upscale at Cafe Boulud at the Four Seasons Hotel with a three course prix fixe menu for $105 including foie gras terrine, black cod, baked alaska and more. Click here for more.

For a sophisticated yet relaxed New Years Eve dinner and party option, the large open-space at Montecito restaurant is a great option. Starting with dinner, there’s a $75 a la carte selection of a three course menu. Then there’s a Late Night Affair including DJ, oysters, passed canapés and bar selection starting from $85 or $110 for premium drink selections.

Thompson Hotel
Passed hors d’oeuvres until 11pm with a midnight toast. Tickets are $65. Visit THOMPSONTORONTONYE17.EVENTBRITE.COM for more info.

Drake “Under the Big Top”
All three Drake properties (Drake Hotel, Drake One Fifty, Drake Devonshire) are having “Under the Big Top” themed parties. For details

Party it up in a big way at the large and recently renovated Rebel, formerly Sound Academy.

Liberty Grand

Taking place at the large Liberty Grand inside two ballrooms, the venue turns into a nightclub with special guest Tory Lanez. Tickets are $60.

Nathan Phillips Square
For a free, family fun New Years Eve celebration with 50,000 people visit Nathan Phillips Square for fireworks, entertainment and food trucks from 8pm to 1am. For more info click here.


Kasa Moto
Kasa Moto is ringing in the New Year with a family-style Izakaya dinner plus complimentary champagne. Highlights include Wagyu Beef Carpaccio, Rock Shrimp Tempura and Whole Grilled Sea Bass for $120/person.

Planta’s fully plant-based a la carte New Year’s Day brunch including will be served from 10:30AM – 3:30PM.

Colette Grand Café
Colette is always an option for an upscale brunch so it’s an obvious choice. It’s buffet style with seating at 10am and 3pm only so make sure you plan this one.

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