Foxwoods® Resort Casino, the Northeast’s premier resort destination that was voted the Best Casino Outside of Las Vegas by a USA Today readers’ poll, is inviting guests to come celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with impressive Christmas and New Year’s Eve dining specials. Foxwoods’ award-winning restaurants are offering delightful seasonal specials that are guaranteed to put guests of all tastes and budgets in the holiday spirit.
Enjoy the traditional Italian Feast of the Seven Fishes on Christmas Eve at Foxwoods’ classic Italian restaurant. The extravagant seven-course meal features the iconic dishes you would expect with some modern twists. Diners will start with the tuna crudo with cucumber, sliced chilis, citrus oil and radish followed by the Scungilli course. Next, dive into the baked littleneck clams Oreganatta with an oregano butter crumb followed by the Linguine Vongole with baby clams in a delicious herb broth. The next course boasts a prosciutto-wrapped cod served with shrimp risotto and an aromatic mussel broth. Up next is the meal’s pièce de résistance, a Cioppino stew with lobster, shrimp, clams, scallops, mussels, Italian sausage, tomato-saffron-fennel broth, Calabrian chili and rice. Be sure to save room for the last, but certainly not least, course: dessert! Trust us, you will be dreaming of the flaky and creamy sfogliatella long after your last bite.
Cedars Steakhouse & Oyster Bar
Foxwoods’ signature steakhouse is preparing holiday specials in addition to their renowned full menu for both Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve. Seafood lovers will enjoy the seafood Napoleon starter with grilled Togarashi shrimp, tuna poke and lump crab tossed in a ginger vinaigrette with heirloom tomato, pickled cucumber and asparagus. The Christmas Day entrée special boasts a juicy Delmonico steak cooked to perfection and served with herb roasted shrimp, porcini mushrooms and a savory thyme sauce. The New Year’s Eve menu is highlighted by a black peppercorn encrusted Delmonico steak with a steamed lobster tail in a red wine reduction and a baked flounder stuffed with lump crab and lobster stuffing.
David Burke Prime Steakhouse
Diners will be delighted by the classic and creative preparations at David Burke Prime Steakhouse Christmas Eve or Day. Appetizer specials include lobster tagine with creamy risotto, wilted spinach, and uni sauce as well as the ash-crusted Kobe sashimi with grilled scallions, truffle mousse, and pumpernickel. For their entrée, guests can choose from surf and turf featuring grade A-5 Wagyu sirloin, roasted white asparagus, butter-poached lobster and hoisin sauce or a whole roasted duck for two served with roasted lady apples, shallots confit, brussels sprouts and Grand Marnier sauce. For dessert, you won’t want to miss Executive Chef Pedro Avila’s unique “PieCaken,” a cross between pumpkin pie, pecan pie, spice cake and apple pie filling topped with velvety buttercream icing.
Golden Dragon offers the perfect Christmas Day meal with your choice of appetizer, soup, and side to pair with the scrumptious main plate –The Coral Scallop – which is lightly battered and served with glazed walnuts, broccoli, and finished with a citrus mayonnaise sauce. On New Year’s Eve, Golden Dragon invites you to celebrate 2019 with a fantastic and flavorful three-course-meal. Start with your choice of traditional pork pot stickers or steamed chicken dumpling, followed by egg drop soup with chicken or hot & sour soup. For the main course, guests are served deep fried jumbo shrimp garnished with fresh scallions and drizzled with the delectable Golden Dragon ginger soy sauce. Served with lobster fried rice, this celebratory entrée is available for both New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
Family-favorite spot Junior’s Restaurant has Christmas Day menu additions the whole family will enjoy. From lobster, shrimp, and scallop-stuffed Atlantic cod and homemade chicken pot pie to a 14-ounce prime rib and glazed Virginia ham, you will not be disappointed by Junior’s holiday offerings. For those over 21, Junior’s is whipping up two winter-warming cocktails —whether you opt for the “Hot Apple Pie” with hot apple cider and Captain Morgan’s spiced rum topped with whipped cream and seasonal spices, or the “Fireball Cider Cocktail” with hot apple cider, Fireball whiskey, allspice and cloves, you’ll surely get into the festive spirit!
This New Year’s Eve, Veranda Café is offering a buffet feast you will not want to miss. Enjoy all-you-can-eat servings of juicy prime rib with flavorful au jus, shrimp and calamari fried the perfect golden-brown, fresh steamed mussels and crab legs with all the fixings, and steaks grilled to your liking. Foxwoods guests can revel in this abundance of culinary fare for both New Year’s Eve dinner or New Year’s Day lunch.
Ring in the new year in style at Foxwoods’ premier dining outlet, offering first-class food and unbeatable views atop the 24th floor of Grand Pequot Tower. Specials include a 6-ounce Japanese Wagyu, A-5 filet mignon served with roasted mushrooms, fingerling potatoes, fresh cress and a truffle red wine demi glaze. Or, indulge in the exquisite pan roasted sole with haricots vert, cippolini onions and caper berries, finished in a luxurious caviar butter sauce.