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New Year’s Eve options at Chandler eateries

December 19th, 2018 development
New Year’s Eve options at Chandler eateries

Managing Editor

Anyone who wants to toast the New Year can soak up champagne and feast on special menus at many local restaurants.
Here is a look at some of the Chandler restaurants that will be open and offering unusual treats for customers the night of Dec. 31.

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar
3065 W. Chandler Blvd.
4 p.m.-midnight.
A select, two-course menu will include customer’s choice of one seafood side and range from $42 to $57 per person.
The main dishes customers can choose from include oven roasted chicken with garlic mashed potato, bacon sautéed Brussels sprouts, top sirloin with a baked potato and seasonal vegetables; baked salmon with asiago rice and steamed asparagus; and prime rib with garlic mashed potato.
Information: or

The Hungry Monk
1760 W. Chandler Blvd., Suite 2
11 a.m. to 2 a.m.; dinner starting at 4 p.m.
A five-course, chef-inspired menu includes customers’ choice of a shared bottle of wine or one craft beer and cocktail. The cost will be $95 per couple or $50 per person.
Information: or 480-963-8000.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
905 N. 54th St.
3-10 p.m.
A prix fixe menu for $92 per person includes choice of a seafood Louie wedge salad or wild mushroom soup; filet mignon and colossal North Atlantic lobster tail with cabernet demiglace, mixed sautéed mushrooms and merlot salt; pumpkin cheesecake with pumpkin spice and gingersnap crust.
“Reservations are recommended,” Fleming’s assistant manager Marc Flatley said. “That’s one of our busiest holidays.”
Information: or 480-940-1900.

Cuisine & Wine Bistro
4991 S. Alma School Road
3-10 p.m.
For $70 per person, diners can choose from four different appetizers and three desserts as well as one of the following entrees: Black Angus filet mignong, Lobster Thermidor, wild boar tenderloin or wild halibut. All four come with paired sides. ine pairing is available at additional cost. 480-275-6700.

Gila River Hotels & Casinos – Wild Horse Pass
5040 Wild Horse Pass Blvd.
Shula’s Steak House
5-11 p.m.
A multi-course menu for $105 per guest includes champagne toast. Starters include burrata salad or lobster bisque, followed by shrimp cocktail. Diners choose prime rib, turkey or grouper served with family style sides of mashed potatoes, Brussels sprouts and glazed carrots as their entrees, crème brulee as dessert.

Fullhouse Café
4 p.m.-midnight
Three-course menu of house-made comfort food favorites for $22.95 per guest includes a 10-ounce prime rib, loaded baked potato, sautéed asparagus, rolls and mocha Panna Cotta.
New Year’s Day brunch buffet for $15 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. includes eggs, asiago hash browns, Applewood smoked bacon, buttery biscuits, country gravy and waffles.
Wild Horse Pass will create a Casino Royale theme this New Year’s Eve hosted by local TV personality Cory McCloskey. Live DJs will spin tunes at the casino all night and complimentary party favors will be offered. Showgirls will entertain guests; a ball drop will take place and a champagne toast will be made at midnight. Dueling Pianos will perform in the Wild Horse Pass Showroom on New Year’s Eve. Guests can request their favorite songs. The show starts at 8:30 p.m. and tickets are $20 at the box office or

Gila River Hotels & Casinos – Lone Butte
1077 S. Kyrene Road
The theme will be a Neon New Year with live entertainment, food and drink specials, LED stilt walkers, party favors and a free champagne toast.

Cities Bar & Grille
Surf & Turf for New Year’s Eve includes a four-ounce sirloin steak, crab legs, green chile and cheese mashed potatoes and roasted cauliflower for $36.95. On New Year’s Day, customers can take advantage of a special fruit-stand baked chicken made with roasted apples, peaches and grapes for $15.95.

Fullhouse Café
A three-course dinner for $14.95 per guest, available from 4 p.m. to midnight a house salad, Southwestern Salisbury Steak and chocolate cake. The New Year’s Day menu from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. includes a house salad, roasted half chicken and slice of cheesecake topped with white chocolate sauce and raspberries.
Lone Butte will feature independent female-fronted group Halocene on New Year’s Eve at 8 p.m. Visitors can also take part in the $100,000 Bingo New Year Celebration at Lone Butte starting at 7 p.m. Information:

The Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass
5594 W. Wild Horse Pass Blvd.
Two restaurants that will offer prix fixe menus on New Year’s Eve.

Chef de Cuisine Kit Tang will offer a special menu featuring roasted pumpkin soup with spiced crème and pepita brittle and ginger spiced roast beef with horseradish celery root purée, roasted heirloom carrots and classic au jus.
$60 per person or customers can order any specialty dishes a la carte.

Chef de Cuisine Ryan Swanson, has prepared a seven-course New Year’s Eve tasting menu that includes posole with mangalitsa trotter consommé, red Supai hominy with Iberico cheek and a smoked trout and celebration of caviar with black tepary miso, yuzu sabayon and kalettes topped with a grapefruit saguaro mist.
Guests may choose from two entrees – Kachk with Martha’s Vineyard Bay scallops, lobster, trout, TOCA squash and osha root purée, Ramona Farms Pima wheat berries and petite vegetables or Wagyu crafted with sweet grass, koji aged striploin, sweetbreads cassoulet and festival of roots.
Dinner is $225 per person and will be offered from 5 to 9 p.m. Wine pairings chosen by sommelier and wine director Kevin Lewis for an additional $100. Information:

Ginger Monkey
135 W. Ocotillo Road
The no-admission-charge, family-oriented Bash for Lil’ Monkeys will feature board games, party favors, a sparkling cider toast at 10 p.m. and a chance to watch the ball drop in New York, from 7 to 10 p.m.
The Bash for Big Monkeys will be an ‘80s-themed party with popular music from that decade, party favors, ‘80s drinks and shots and a champagne toast at midnight. That party goes from 10 p.m. to 2 p.m. Information: or 480-802-6659.

DC Steak House
98 S. San Marcos Place, will serve dinner with a scaled-down version of its regular menu from 4 to 11:30 p.m. Hats, horns and complimentary champagne at midnight Central time will be offered, and then again at midnight Arizona time. Information: