Dining out during the holidays can be a challenge enough, especially on New Year’s Eve, one of the busiest nights out of the year. While you're venturing out, you may as well ring in the new year the right way and celebrate at one of these fine dining restaurants on New Year's Eve in Wilmington.


With a full range of oysters, octopus, and charcuterie boards, PinPoint is a great place to eat before you ring in 2019! This fine dining restaurant in Wilmington also offers a full wine list, draft beers, and signature cocktails such as the “Fall Classic,” a bourbon-based drink with cinnamon with apple, ginger, and thyme notes.

On New Year's Eve, PinPoint will be offering a multi-course menu that will cost $85 per person. There will also be an optional wine pairing for each course.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Always a great choice for any occasion, Ruth’s Chris never disappoints, and you'll want to head to the location inside the Hilton Riverside in historic Downtown Wilmington.

Ruth’s Chris is sure to serve up a romantic dining experience for you and your significant other before that perfect New Year’s Eve kiss or fun time with your friends. From the Cowboy Ribeye to the Cold-Water Lobster Tail, there’s something for everyone at this popular fine dining restaurant.

The Melting Pot

At the Melting Pot, the fondue is more than just melted cheese or chocolate: it’s magic, especially on New Year's Eve. This fine dining restaurant in Wilmington offers a four-course fondue meal for $105 per couple! If fondue isn’t for you, the Melting Pot also offers shrimp entrees, Lemon Basil Chicken, and even Sirloin.

If you're interested in dining out on New Year's Eve in Wilmington, be sure to make a reservation as soon as possible because restaurants are booking up quickly!

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