Holiday Dining: Eat, Drink, Be Merry

Looking to treat yourself to a bite out during the holidays? Need a cup of coffee (or a cocktail) to gear up for holiday parties and family time? Looking for something fun to do? We've got the list of places in DUMBO to do just that on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.

Eat & Drink!

  • AlMar: Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. New Year's Eve party with a champagne toast at midnight. 111 Front Street. (718) 855-5288.
  • Almondine: Call ahead for hours. 85 Water Street. (718) 797-5026.
  • Archway Cafe: Call ahead for hours. 57 Pearl Street. (718) 522-3455.
  • Atrium: Open for brunch 11-3pm on Christmas Eve, plus a festive, four-course tasting menu on Christmas Eve. Closed Christmas Day. Open for dinner on New Year's Eve: first seating is four courses for $85/pp; second seating is five courses for $125/pp. Recovery Brunch from 12-5pm on New Year's Day. Call or reserve online. 15 Main Street. (718) 858-1095.
  • Blanc et Rouge.Open 9-6pm on Christmas Eve with complimentary gift wrapping and local delivery. Closed Christmas Day. Open 11-10pm New Year's Eve with a spectrum of Grower Champagne chilled and ready to celebrate! Closed New Year's Day. 81 Washington Street. (718) 858-9463
  • Bluestone Lane: Call ahead for hours. 55 Prospect Street. (347) 202-0352.
  • Brooklyn Roasting Company: Open Christmas Eve 7am-7pm. Open Christmas Day 8am-4pm. Open New Year's Eve 7am-7pm. Open New Year's Day 8am-4pm. 25 Jay Street. (646) 838-0388
  • Butler. Open 8am-2pm on Christmas Eve, selling special gingerbread & Christmas Cake (until sold out). Closed Christmas Day. Open 7am-2pm on New Year's Eve. Open 9am-4pm on New Year's Day. 40 Water Street. 
  • Cecconi's: Open 11am-10pm Christmas Eve. Festive Christmas eve menu with three new specials, including a holiday pizza and a feast of the seven fishes-inspired halibut dish. Closed on Christmas Day. Open 11:30 am-3pm New Years Eve, followed by a festive Five-course, prix fixe, Great Gatsby-esque New Year’s dinner, complete with a jazz band, 1920s themed décor and a complimentary Le Grand Fizz cocktail. First seating at 6pm is $125/pp. Second seating at 9pm, includes a champagne toast for $175/pp. E-mail to book your table, food served family style, with seatings at 6pm and 9pm. Open noon-10pm on New Years Day. 55 Water Street. (718) 650-3900 to reserve.
  • Celestine: Open for lunch (11:30-3pm) and dinner (5:30-10:30pm) à la carte on Christmas Eve. Closed on Christmas Day. Open for brunch à la carte (10-3pm) on New Years Eve. Special dinner service on New Years Eve! First seating at 5:30pm is $160/pp for a five course tasting menu. Second seating at 8:30pm is $190/pp for six course tasting menu and toast. Details. Closed on New Year Day. 1 John Street. (718) 522-5356.
  • FEED. Open 8am-4pm on Christmas Eve. Closed Christmas Day. Open 8am-4pm on New Year's Eve. Open 11am-6pm on New Year's Day. 55 Water St. 929-391-2716.
  • Foragers. Open 8am-3pm on Christmas Eve. Closed Christmas Day. Open 8am-10pm on New Year's Eve. Open 10am-6pm on New Year's Day. Order ahead! Let them source special holiday items for you from their trusted collection of producers, including oysters, lobster and any matter of meats, plus platters and more. Call (718) 801-8400
  • Front Street Pizza: Open Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. Closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day. 80 Front Street. (718) 875-3700
  • Gran Electrica: Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Open New Years Eve with a prix fixe menu from 5:30pm and dinner/happy hour from 5:30 on New Years Day. 5 Front Street. (718) 852-2700
  • Grimaldi's: Call ahead for hours. 1 Front Street. (718) 858-4300
  • Jacques Torres: Open Christmas Eve from 9am-8pm. Closed Christmas Day. Open New Year's Eve from 9am-8pm. Closed New Year's Day. 62 Water Street. (212) 414-2462.
  • Juliana's: Open 11:30-4pm Christmas Eve (last seating at 4pm). Open 11:30am-10pm New Years Eve and New Years Day. Closed on Christmas Day. 19 Old Fulton Street. (718) 596-6700
  • La Bagel Delight: Call ahead for hours. 104 Front Street. (718) 625-2235
  • Melt Bakery: Open 12-4pm on Christmas Eve. Closed Christmas Day. Open 12-5pm on New Year's Eve. Closed New Years Day. 111 Front Street.
  • Olympia Wine Bar: Call ahead for hours. 54 Jay Street. (718) 624-7900
  • One Girl Cookies:  Open 9-3pm on Christmas Eve. Closed Christmas Day. Open 10am-7pm on New Year's Eve. Closed New Year's Day. 33 Main Street. (212) 675-4996
  • Oddfellows: Open on Christmas Eve (they will close early). Closed on Christmas Day. Open on New Year's Eve (special buyout package maybe). Closed on New Year's Day. 60 Water Street. (718) 683-5755
  • Pedro's: Closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. 73 Jay Street. (718) 797-2851
  • Randolph Beer. Closing early at 8pm Christmas Eve. Closed Christmas Day. Open regular hours New Year's Eve. Open for bottomless brunch (for $43) at 11am New Years Day (showing college football!) 82 Prospect Street. (646) 383-3623
  • TACO DUMBO: Open 11am-9pm on Christmas Eve. Closed Christmas Day. Open 11am-9pm on New Year's Eve. Closed New Year's Day. 56 Prospect Street. (347) 202-0306
  • The River Cafe: Open Christmas Eve from 5pm-8:30pm and Christmas Day from 2-9pm for a five-course menu. New Year's Eve Black Tie Gala. Open New Year's Day. 1 Water Street. 718.522.5200
  • Seamore's: Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Eve. Open New Year's Day from 12am-5pm for brunch.
  • Shake Shack: Open Christmas Eve from 11am-6pm. Closed Christmas Day. Open New Year's Eve from 11am-9pm and New Year's Day 11am-10pm. Closed Christmas Day. Old Fulton Street. (347) 435-2676
  • Starbucks on Front Street: Call ahead for hours. 67 Front Street. (718) 855-0856
  • Superfine: Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Open New Year's Eve at 3pm for Happy Hour, followed by New Year's Eve Supperclub with a first seating at 7pm. 126 Front Street. (718) 243-9005
  • SUGARCANE raw bar and grill: Open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, regular hours. During dinner service on Christmas Eve and All Day Christmas Day, they will offer a variety of Christmas-inspired à la carte specials in addition to their signature menu. Open New Year's Eve 11.30am-1am, the celebration begins at 5pm, the party at 9pm with a Cuban band and a complimentary mojito toast at midnight. Open New Year's Day 11am-11.30pm, serving a "Hangover Brunch" until 4pm. Reservations encouraged for all days. 55 Water Street. (718) 473-9555
  • Westville: Call ahead for hours. 81 Washington Street. (718) 618-5699
  • Vinegar Hill House: Open 6-11pm on Christmas Eve. Closed Christmas Day. Prie Fixe French Vietnamese menu menu on New Year's Eve (reservations on Open New Year's Day for for Brunch and Dinner. Brunch special Hoppin’ John special New Orleans NYEday dish of black eyed peas and pork. 72 Hudson Avenue. (718) 522-1018
  • York Cellars. Open 11am-6pm on Christmas Eve. Closed Christmas Day. Open 11am-10p on New Year's Eve. Open noon-9pn on New Year's Day. 102 Jay St. (718) 858-8134

The information and hours above apply only to Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve, and New Years Day. Always good to call ahead to avoid any confusion.