Holiday Dining: Eat, Drink, Be Merry

Holiday season is upon us! Celebrate with cocktails, cocoa, and multi-course meals. Here's what's open in Dumbo.

And of course: always good to call ahead, given how quickly things change these days.

Eat & Drink

Here’s what’s open Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day

OPEN ON CHRISTMAS EVE, DEC 24

  • Blanc et Rouge. Open 9am-7pm.
  • Blank Street Coffee: Open 8am-1pm.
  • Celestine. Open for dinner from 5pm to 11pm (last seating 9:45pm) with a la carte reservations in its festive space overlooking the river and holiday specials.
  • Grimaldi's. Open 11:30-8:00pm.
  • Seamore's: Christmas Eve hours from 12-5pm.
  • The River Cafe: is offering a special four course dinner from 5:00pm - 9:00pm, for $195/pp, not including beverages, tax, or gratuity. Guests must call (718)-522-5200 to make reservations, as they require all holiday reservations to be confirmed with a contract.

OPEN ON CHRISTMAS DAY, DEC 25

  • The River Cafe: is offering a special four course dinner from 1:00pm - 8:00pm, for $195/pp  not including beverages, tax, or gratuity. Guests must call (718)-522-5200 to make reservations, as they require all holiday reservations to be confirmed with a contract.

OPEN ON NEW YEAR'S EVE, DEC 31

  • Blanc et Rouge. Open 10am-9pm.
  • Blank Street Coffee: Open 8am-4pm.
  • Celestine. Celestine is serving a four-course prix-fixe dinner. Their first seating is from 5pm to 8pm for $150pp (excl. beverages, tax, and gratuity). Their second seating is from 8:15pm to 12am for $190pp (excl. beverages, tax, and gratuity) and guarantees your table for the rest of the evening plus a midnight Champagne toast. Menu includes Pommes Fondant with French Onion Creme, Osetra Caviar; Glazed Rohan Duck Breast with Celeriac, Dates, Juniper and Honey; and Lemon Semifreddo with Orange Granita, Hibiscus Candied Kumquats, and Pistachio, plus special bottles from their cellar and celebratory cocktails. Bookings for parties of up to 8 via Resy; for groups above 8, shoot them an email at info@celestinebk.com.
  • Grimaldi's. Open 11:30-9:00pm.
  • Seamore's: Enjoy a 5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Bottle of Cava @ Seamore's for $95/pp, or NYE Bash at The Hull with 3.5 Hour Open Bar for $95/pp ... or both! Tickets here.

  • The River Cafe: Their annual black tie New Year's Eve event is back. Enjoy a Five Course Dinner, including a Champagne and Golden Osetra caviar service, and housemade pasta with fresh White Italian truffles shaved tableside. Guests should arrive between 8:00 - 9:00pm and will have their table for the entire evening. Tickets for this event are $850 per person, plus 20% administrative fee and sales tax. All beverages will be billed at the regular price and subject to sales tax and 20% service charge. Guests must call (718)-522-5200  to make reservations, as they require all holiday reservations to be confirmed with a contract.

OPEN NEW YEAR'S DAY, JAN 1

  • Blank Street Coffee: Open 8am-4pm.
  • Celestine. Open for brunch from 11am to 3pm, serving up mezze, fluffy flatbread, and brisket smash burgers to get the New Year off on the right foot, plus brunch cocktails like the Alarm Clock with vodka, espresso, oat milk, and walnut. Reservations available via Resy.
  • Grimaldi's. Open 11:30-10:00pm.
  • The River Cafe: is offering a three course prix fixe meal at $145/pp, not including beverages, tax, or gratuity. Guests must call (718)-522-5200 to make reservations, as they require all holiday reservations to be confirmed with a contract.