There are just a few days left of 2012, and 2013 will be here on Tuesday. To help you ring in a brand new year, consider dining out at these restaurants to start 2013 off with a great meal. Cheers!

By Teresa Tobat
Photo by Simon Law from Montréal, QC, Canada
The Phipp's Plaza Italian favorite is serving up a five-course prix fixe menu starting at 5 p.m. Embracing classic Italian flavors and original culinary flair, Executive Chef Robert Lee creates dishes such as medjool date, grilled asparagus, marinated zucchini with Chardonnay-blood orange sauce and roasted scallop and Jerusalem artichokes soup with winter black truffles. End your meal with Prosecco poached pear with guanaja semifreddo and dried cherries.
The five-course prix fixe menu costs $75.00 per person (tax and gratuity not included). Reservations are required. 

3500 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30326

F&B Atlanta
For New Year's Eve, guests may order off of F&B’s regular menu, or choose from special festive dishes. If you're still lingering at the restaurant at midnight, enjoy a Champagne toast before  heading out to celebrate the advent of 2013. 

3630 Peachtree Road
Atlanta, GA 30326

Celebrate the dawn of a new year in Norcross, at Firenze! Choose from a two-course meal for $38, a three-course meal for $46 or a four-course meal for $54, each packed with delicious regional Italian specialities. Enjoy some complimentary Prosecco while you're there. 

6025 Peachtree Parkway, Suite 9
Norcross, GA 30092

Imperial Fez
Enjoy a five-course Moroccan feast at Imperial Fez. Dinner seatings are offered at 5, 6, 7 and 9:30 p.m. For $55 (kids under 10 are $30 each) during all the seatings before 9:30 p.m., you’ll receive lentil bean soup, Moroccan salads, filo dough stuffed with Cornish-hen, almonds cinnamon and spiced eggs, choice of a main course including lamb, hen, tilapia or couscous and dessert. You’ll be treated to a complimentary glass of Champagne after dinner. At 9:30 p.m. for $85 per person ($40 each for kids under 10), you’ll enjoy the aforementioned food with expanded main dishes to choose from, belly dancing starting at 10 p.m., party favors and all-you-can-drink Champagne at midnight.

To make a reservation (required), please click here

2285 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30309  

Ray’s on the Creek
This restaurant will be open from 5 to 11 p.m. The bar is open until 1 a.m. The eatery will serve its regular appetizer menu and several prix fixe packages.

1700 Mansell Road
Alpharetta, GA 30009

Ray’s on the River
Ray’s on the River will be open from 5 to 11 p.m. on New Year's Eve, and the bar will be open until 1 a.m. The restaurant will offer its regular appetizer menu and a handful prix fixe packages. Plus, Ray’s on the River is having an all-inclusive New Year’s Eve party in its tent area for $125 per person. Attendees will enjoy an open bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres, an oyster shucking station, a live band, a balloon drop and a Champagne toast at midnight.

6700 Powers Ferry Road
Sandy Springs GA, 30339
Ray’s in the City
The restaurant will be open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. The bar will be open until 1 a.m.

240 Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30303

SEED Kitchen & Bar
Seed Kitchen & Bar will be offering a four-course tasting menu (in lieu of the regular menu) to ring in the New Year, along with a Champagne toast at midnight and a balloon drop. Please call 678/214-6888 for reservations and click here to view the menu of Chef Doug Turbush's creations. It’s $69 per person and $89 per guest with wine pairings.

1311 Johnson Ferry, Suite 504
Marietta, GA 30068

Southern Art
Enjoy a five-course prix fixe dinner from 5:30 to 11 p.m. for $75 per person. Guests can add optional wine pairings for an additional $25. Guests can partake in a Champagne toast and listen to live New Orleans style entertainment at Bourbon Bar from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

3315 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30326

Vinny’s on Windward
Vinny’s will be open for New Year’s Eve. Make your reservations today.

5355 Windward Parkway
Alpharetta, GA 30004



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