Are you planning an evening out for New Year’s Eve? Or maybe you just want a break from the holiday leftovers. Restaurants are open and on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day and some have some great deals for you. We’ll keep adding to this list. We always recommend that you call your local restaurants for hours and promotions.
Bahama Breeze: Visit from 9 PM to close and savor a $2.19 Legendary Island Cocktails, including the Killer Bee and the Dark ‘N Stormy. Offer is valid from 9 pm to 1 am (but the offer may vary by location).
Baskin-Robbins: Enjoy December flavor, Caramel Cappuchino Cheesecake, all month long. On Dec. 31, ring in 2019 with a regular or kids-sized scoop of ice cream for $1.50 at participating locations.
Bob Evans: Choose from 3 entrees at $9.99 each (beverage included). Choices are Turkey and Dressing, Choice Sirloin, and Grilled Salmon. Get a free kids meals with the purchase of an adult entree. The menu is available after 3 pm New Year’s Eve, and after 3 pm on New Year’s Day.
Cheesecake Factory: Most Cheesecake Factory locations will be open New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. But call your location for details.
Chili’s : Get a Red-Nosed Rita for $5 in the month of December. Then head to Chili’s on New year’s Day for chips and salsa and wait for the unveiling of their January Drink of the Month.
Denny’s : Denny’s is open 365 days a year, so make New Year’s Day breakfast easy with a Grand Slam.
Fleming’s: Book your holiday event at Fleming’s as soon as possible for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. However, most locations are open and will offer a holiday menu on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
Hard Rock Cafe: Hard Rock Cafe loves a reason to celebrate. Most locations have special events planned for New Year’s Eve. Call your location for details.
IHOP: Get a taste of the Grinch’s Green Pancakes for a limited time. Kids eat free every day from 4 pm to 10 pm – buy an adult entree and get one kids’ entree free. Join the Pancake Revolution for free pancakes.
Outback Steakhouse: Watch the Mississippi State Bulldogs take on the Iowa Hawkeyes in the Outback Bowl on January 1, 2019 at 12 PM EST. If the Bulldogs win, you’ll get a free Bloomin’ Onion. If the Hawkeyes win, you’ll receive a free order of Coconut Shrimp.
Panera Bread : Panera Bread is open for business on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Stop in for mitten cookies or warm soups.
Papa Gino’s: Get a free small cheese pizza when you order two large pizzas. Or if you are feeding a crowd, order two extra-large pizzas and get a large pizza free.
Romano’s Macaroni Grill: Open on New Year’s Eve and offering a 3-course menu for $25. View the menu here, and make reservations early.
Shoney’s: Participating restaurants will stay open late on New Year’s Eve, offering its All You Care to Eat Breakfast Bar for your first meal of the new year. Many Shoney’s restaurants will be open on New Year’s Day, and will feature the All You Care to Eat Breakfast Bar along with “good luck” menu items like Black-Eyed Peas, Collards and Corn Bread.
Subway: Open on New year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, but locations in Walmart stores follow Walmart store hours. Get a free kid’s movie ticket to “Mary Poppins Returns” when you buy a Fresh Fit for Kids’ meal at participating locations. Movie ticket offer ends December 31, 2018.
The Melting Pot: This chain has New Year’s Eve specials every year, but each location advertises its own event. For instance, the Naperville, Illinois location lists a $59.99 per person prix-fixe menu for New Year’s Eve. Call your local restaurant as soon as possible for reservations and details.
Wienerschnitzel : Celebrate New year’s Day with 99-cent chili fries. The offer is good only on New Year’s Day, and there is a limit of 5 orders per guest.
Wendy’s: For a limited time, Wendy’s is offering the Giant Junior Bacon Cheeseburger meal deal for $5. The meal includes four-piece chicken nuggets, small fries and a small drink for $5. See details.