The New Year is indeed a holiday that people look forward to because it signifies beginnings. Especially after all that has happened in the past two years, we’re just as excited to welcome a new 2022 and hopeful that it will be better for everyone. Having said that, we know that after all the restrictions, it really is a good reason to spend time with loved ones and celebrate.
If you’re up for a special family dinner or a get-together with your closest friends, we’ve got dinner takeout options that will provide you delicious meals for New Year’s Eve. These restaurants and catering companies offer takeout, pickup, and delivery options. You can spend less time preparing and more time having fun with the people that matter most. Check our top picks below, from gourmet, fine dining, comfort food, and everything in between, we hope you find the perfect one for NYE.
KACE Catering is a true jewel in the food industry. They have a wide menu selection that continues to improve and evolve. For every occasion, they make sure to create a special for their clients to enjoy. They have been a constant favorite amongst people around the GTA for providing great food and delivery even during COVID-19.
Sit tight and wait for their New Year’s Eve special. Top it off with their amazing charcuterie boxes for cocktails and the perfect pairing for wine as you welcome the big 2-0-2-2.
- website: www.kacecatering.com/
Aburi is Miku Toronto’s answer to the health protocols set in stone because of the pandemic. Miku is famous for its authentic Japanese menu with its own signature contemporary twist. They’ve made this available through Aburi at Home, their very own online ordering platform.
Some of their menu offers that are worth checking out would be their sushi platters, their signature flame-seared Aburi sushi, sushi plates, Bentos and bowls, ready-to-eat meal kits, frozen meal kits and so much more. Ring in the New Year with your favorite Japanese food at the comfort of your own home.
- website: mikutoronto.com/mikuxaburiathome/
Oliver & Bonacini
The group behind some of the most well-known Canadian restaurants, Oliver & Bonacini has once again proved why they’re one of the best in the business. They have made their restaurant best-sellers available through their Party-In-A-Box offers. They have specially curated these options to take what used to be our normal socialization and take it to small social gatherings. Each box includes everything you need to have a delicious and fun celebration wherever you are.
Their boxes may be named for specific events such as birthdays, showers, and backyard soirees. However, you can choose any of these as long as the inclusions suit your needs for your own party. We must say that everything tastes so good! They also offer customizations as well as food and bar add-ons. It’s a winner dinner to-go option that’s wonderful for this occasion.
- website: www.oliverbonacini.com/
George on Queen
George is one of the most sought-after restaurants for special occasions, life milestones, and even weddings. Chef Lorenzo Loseto creates delectable and luscious food that absolutely suits your NYE gathering. They have made their top-rated menu available for you to order and enjoy at home. Through George-to-Go, you can have the same dining experience in your own home.
They offer a 4-course tasting menu, a 4-course menu, and a 5-course tasting menu. These feature globally inspired dishes and the Chef’s signature tasting menus. In true George style, their ingredients are sourced from the best suppliers making sure you get the best flavors, textures, and unique combinations with every order.
- website: georgeonqueen.com/
If you’re a fan of Filipino food, you surely have to try Tala. Their pizza box’d kamayan kit and binalot are their best sellers. You can find them in their sister restaurant, Tinuno, at 31 Howard Street.
There is always something unique in the different cuisines around the world. Be transported to the Philippine islands with Tala. Their food is bursting with flavor. Make your New Year dinner all the more special with their amazing food offers.
- website: www.instagram.com/tala.toronto/
- address: 31 Howard Street
If you’re in the mood for contemporary Pan-Asian sharing plates, there’s no other place to go than Foxley Bistro. Our recommendations include their shisho grilled hanger steak with chimichurri, their braised beef in red curry, and their sea bream ceviche with yuzu.
Chef Tom Thai’s menu offerings are truly mouthwateringly good. Their best sellers include their steamed whitefish with Asian greens and truffle sauce, blue crab and avocado salad, and grilled lemongrass marinated Cornish hen.
- website: foxleybistro.com/
- address: 207 Ossington Ave. Toronto, ON, M6J2Z8
Our pick for authentic Italian dishes would be Ufficio. Anyone would surely find something in their menu to tickle their taste buds. They also have vegan options that are just as delicious.
Their selection includes pasta, and plant-based pasta, sides, sandwiches, dessert, and their plant-based cheese to go. Each plate and meal is made with passion and prepared with love. They proudly boast that each dish is delicious and high quality, a perfect choice for New Year’s.
- website: ufficiorestaurant.com/
- address: 1214 Dundas St. West Toronto, ON
You can always count on the Drake to deliver great menus regardless of the event or occasion. They have continued this tradition despite COVID-19. Their new year special is a delicious 3-course menu that you will swoon over. They offer rake Commissary bread and roast eggplant dip to start, steelhead trout niçoise, short-rib served with beans, rapini + gremolata, and finished with sticky toffee pudding.
They also provide add-on options such as party snacks and drinks to complete your party.
- website: www.thedrake.ca/
- address: 1150 Queen Street West
Four Seasons Hotel is famous for many different reasons, one of them would be Café Bouloud. Whilst they are closed for dine-in reservations, they have made their classic favorites available for takeout and pickup. For New Year, choose from their crevettes, steak tartare parisien, cheese and charcuterie, charcuterie, rotisserie chicken, caviar, poached Atlantic salmon, niçoise salad, Frenchie Burger, and 10oz Penokean BY Strip Steak Frites. You can create your own custom menu that will impress your family, friends, or guests from their selection.
- website: four-seasons-toronto.myshopify.com/
Kiss the Cook
Respected, tried, and tested, this list wouldn’t be complete without Kiss the Cook. They have a Festive Menu that is made especially for the holidays. They have the classics, the comfort food, and all the trimmings that make the season all the more joyous. From Turkey, deluxe additions, appetizers, food station favorites, and all the best desserts are great choices for New Year’s celebration.
- website: www.kissthecookcatering.com/