Ringing in the New Year in Atlanta

Here’s a smorgasboard of New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day happenings at some of my favorite haunts around Atlanta. Feel free to add more in the comments section!

Yacht Rock Revue

Park Tavern – The Yacht Rock Review NYE Celebration
Classiest. NYE celebration. Ever. Round up your friend and raise your
glasses at Park Tavern this year with the smooth sounds of Yacht Rock Revue
and Please rock’s DJ arsenal Quasi Mandisco and DJ MP3.P.O in the Piedmont
Room. Ring in the New Year overlooking the midtown Atlanta skyline with an
open bar, all-inclusive drinks and food, including fresh sushi, gourmet hors
d’ouvres and s’mores (for the kid in all of us). Doors open at 9 p.m. and the
party will rock on until 2 a.m. Tickets can be purchased

Park Tavern is conveniently located on the corner of 10th and Monroe in
Midtown at 500 Tenth Street NE, Atlanta GA 30309. For more information,
visit or call 404.249.0001.

Cypress Street Pint & Plate NYE

Cheers to the New Year at Cypress with good eats and free drinks. Doors open at 8 p.m. so you can get your celebration started early. Guests can enjoy a free well bar and free house beer from 9 -10 p.m. If you work up an appetite (and it’s certain you will), the midnight breakfast buffet will satisfy and what NYE party is complete without a champagne toast? Pre-sale party tickets are a steal of only $10 and $15 at the door–so there’s no excuse to miss out!

Cypress Street Pint and Plate is located on the corner of 6th street and
Cypress Street at 817 West Peachtree, Suite E-125, Atlanta, Georgia. Hours
of operation are Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. until
2:20 a.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2:30 a.m. and Sunday from 10
a.m. until midnight. For more information, visit or call 404.815.9243.

Tongue and Groove: Glitz, Glam & Groove
Ring in another year of groovin’ at Tongue and Groove’s Glitz, Glam & Groove
New Year’s Eve 2012 celebration. Groove to beats by DJ Huda Hudia and DJ
Bobi K all night and pause for a champagne toast at midnight, snacks and
party favors. Dancing is not required, but recommended. Tickets are $25 in
advance and the price increases after December 20th, so get them while the
gettin’ is good at

Tongue and Groove is located at 565 Main Street in Lindberg City Center,
just off Piedmont Road in Buckhead. Valet and self-parking are available.
Call Tongue and Groove at 404.261.2325 and stay connected online
at, on Twitter at @TongueandGroove and on Facebook: The
Original Tongue & Groove – Atlanta.

P’cheen International Bistro & Pub – New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day
Munch on a late night breakfast buffet at your favorite neighborhood haunt,
P’cheen. They’ll be serving up some yummy breakfast foods to bring in the
New Year deliciously and the best part? It’s free. If your NYE party
plans are already set in stone, then P’cheen surely has your New Years Day
covered for their annual New Years Day Leftover Party. The afternoon will be
filled with traditional New Year’s Day fare, tunes by 10 different DJs
and drink specials all night long. Who doesn’t love a good after party?

A neighborhood institution, P’cheen has become known for its seasonally
influenced, international cuisine, critically acclaimed BBQ, and extensive
beer and spirit selection. A contemporary hot spot with a distinct local
flare, P’cheen features rotating work from local artists and guest DJs and
offers a modern, yet unpretentious menu of updated classics. P’cheen is
located at 701-5 Highland Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30312. For more
information or to make a reservation visit or call

D.B.A. Barbecue – New Year’s Day
There’s nothing like following up a late-night celebration with a delicious
next-day spread and it will be in abundance at D.B.A. Starting at 11:30AM
they’ll be serving up some Fare for Good Fortune with all the good luck grub
you can handle, including collard greens and black eyed peas, the South’s
traditionally acclaimed New Year’s Day dishes. Since NYD falls on a Sunday,
alcohol will be served starting at 12:30 p.m. so stick around for $10
bottomless Bloody Marys and mimosas or a scorching $6 Habanero Moonshine
Bloody, if you dare!

With the primary goal of serving up the best authentic hickory smoked
barbecue in Atlanta, D.B.A. is a favorite local haunt in the heart of the
Virginia-Highland neighborhood. D.B.A. offers an expansive barbecue menu
with comfort food and eclectic options alike, this lunch, dinner and social
destination has also become known for its distinctly southern cocktail menu
and weekly offerings. D.B.A. Barbecue is located at 1190 N. Highland
Avenue NE Suite B Atlanta, Georgia 30306. For more information,
visit or call 404.249.5000.

Diesel Filling Station – Breakfast All Day on New Year’s Day
Begin 2012 with a hearty brunch at Diesel Filling Station in Virginia Highland all day and night. On New Year’s Day, January 1, 2012, starting at 12 p.m. Diesel will serve a special “breakfast all day” menu
featuring a diverse selection of its signature brunch items. The expanded
menu includes the new Benedict Explosion, a bacon explosion topped with
cream cheese on an English muffin, drizzled with honey and topped with
a poached egg and hollandaise; and, favorites like the vegetarian biscuits
and gravy made with veggie sausage; the popular Death Muffin; French toast;
and much more. Couples can also enjoy brunch for two for $25,
which includes two brunch entrees and a choice of a Bloody Mary or mimosa
pitcher or a bucket of tall boy beers. For diners in need of a little hair
of the dog, Diesel will offer a variety of Bloody Marys including its
signature Bloody Mary that was recently featured in The New York Times.

Conveniently located at 870 North Highland Avenue in the heart of
Virginia Highland, Diesel was inspired by the VaHi filling
station that once stood in its place. With a decidedly local flare, Diesel
offers an expansive high gravity and craft beer selection, a clever cocktail
menu and serves reliable comfort food with a twist. For more information and
a full menu and list of events visit or call

Cafe Circa New Year’s Eve Dinner & Celebration
If a hotel ballroom and hors d’oeuvres aren’t your thing this year but you
still want to celebrate with class and style, Cafe Circa is your spot. Start
the night out with an intimate early dinner at 7:30 p.m. that includes
three mouthwatering courses. If you’d prefer to dine later, the second
seating will be 9:30 p.m. and help kick off the NYE celebration. Dinner is
priced at $45 per adult and the NYE celebration before midnight
including Champagne Toast is priced at $15 per adult. Expect party favors,
live DJs and a fabulous rooftop party. Enjoy glamour and intimacy in one
place. For more information and to make reservations visit Café Circa
online at or call 404.477.0008.​​

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