50 Best New Year's Eve Dinner 2022 – New Year's Menu Ideas

It's the last meal of the year—and it just so happens to be the perfect excuse to get dressed up and throw a blow-out bash! That's why we've rounded up some impressive New Year's Eve dinner ideas for your year-end celebration. Here, you'll find everything you need to host the ultimate dinner party including New Year's Eve appetizers, tasty main courses, and—of course—a few bubbly champagne cocktails. There are even some sweet New Year's desserts to round out the night.

Since this is New Year's Eve we're talking about, our collection includes plenty of winter dinner ideas that feel just a little bit fancy and extra decadent. Not sure where to begin? Start your meal with melty baked brie, then try one of the steak dinners with duchess potatoes. Or opt for the bacon-wrapped scallops followed by champagne cupcakes. Looking to keep things cozy this New Year's Eve? The stuffed acorn squash, baked gnocchi, or Instant Pot French onion soup are all fun twists on comfort food classics. (We even snuck in some traditional 'good luck' foods for the year ahead.)

Of course, if you're not up for hosting a big New Year's party, there's no need to fret! Just cozying up on the couch to watch the Times Square ball drop is reason enough to make these elegant dinner recipes. It might even become your favorite New Year's tradition.