If you'd rather eat your way into the New Year than make a champagne toast at midnight, you've come to the right place! Partying can be a fun way to celebrate the past year and usher in a new one full of possibilities, but true foodies will toast with a nice piece of steak at these fine dining restaurants on New Year's Eve in Austin.

Check out the best restaurants in Austin perfect for upscale dining on one of the most important days of the year. For more things to do in Austin, 512Area is your go-to guide for all the best Austin events.

Restaurant $$$$
1204 West Lynn Street, Austin TX, 78703
Jeffrey's Austin is distinguished by a home grown glamour that combines casual, understated elegance with a serious kitchen that turns out vivid, sophisticated...
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1014 N Lamar Blvd Ste E, Austin TX, 78703
Highly recommended. I cannot imagine a more perfect place. The food was spectacular, as was the service. In fact, the service was some of the best...
Perry's Steakhouse
114 West 7th Street, Austin TX, 78701
Perry's Steakhouse has been perfecting prime since 1979. But that's only the beginning since Perry's is known for it's famous pork chop, symphony kabob,...
Bar $$$
1807 S 1st St, Austin TX, 78704
We call it Hot Weather Food, and it's about eating right for the season and the climate. It's important to think about what we eat in relation to where...
Lonesome Dove Austin
4.4  5 Rating (1)
419 Colorado St, Austin TX, 78701
"I truly believe that Austin is one of the greatest cities in the country. The music, the architecture, the culture, and of course, the food, is out of this...
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1610 San Antonio St, Austin TX, 78701
Modern Southern Cuisine . Olamaie is a modern Southern food restaurant set to open in Austin, Texas in 2014. In anticipation of moving into her permanent...
Odd Duck
4.7  5 Rating (2)
1201 S Lamar Blvd, Austin TX, 78704
The brick and mortar reincarnation of the famed trailer that brought chef Bryce Gilmore to the forefront, featuring intensely local, seasonal fare. Reservations:...
Uchi Austin
Restaurant $$$$
801 S Lamar Blvd, Austin Tx, 78704
521area welcomes Uchi, one of Austin's top rated restaurants to the 512 website. Uchi translated from Japanese meaning "house”, is an award-winning restaurant...
Fonda San Miguel
Restaurant $$
2330 W North Loop Blvd, Austin TX, 78756
It features classic regional Mexican cuisine prepared with authentic recipes and the freshest ingredients. www.fondasanmiguel.com
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse
4.8  5 Rating (7)
4322 W Boy Scout Blvd, Tampa FL, 33607
Upscale steakhouse & wine bar located just outside of the International Plaza featuring a variety of grilled steaks, seafood & and extensive wine list....
Truluck's | Arboretum
Restaurant $$
10225 Research Blvd - Suite 400, Austin TX, 78759
We are all about fresh seafood, juicy steaks, succulent crab and delicious wines. We are so committed to fresh crab, we have our own fisheries in Naples,...
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1610 S Congress Ave, Austin TX, 78704
Things I recommend: the fries, the prosciutto & spinach pizza, the linguine misto mare, the rigatoni. Actually, everything on their menu is DELICIOUS but...
Emmer & Rye
Bar & Restaurant
51 Rainey Street #110, Austin TX, 78701
Emmer & Rye is a restaurant designed around the farmer's haul. With a focus on seasonally inspired and local cuisine, we change the menu daily. Paying...
Roaring Fork | Stonelake
Restaurant $$
10850 Stonelake Blvd, Austin TX, 78759
The Roaring Fork's Wood Fired Cooking captures the spirit of bold American cuisine, creating flavors that crackle with a rugged edge. In the Old West,...