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New Year’s Eve Dinner

New Year’s Eve Dinner Celebration

Don’t Delay Make Your Reservations Today!

Executive Chef Michael Ciccarone and the Zeke’s Kitchen Brigade will be preparing a very special New Year’s Eve four-course dinner to remember. Ring in the New Year with your friends at Zeke’s. We will be offering 2 seating times for this special dinner.


For those of you who wish to dine early and relax at home or visit another venue to dance our first seating will be at 5:00 PM
Diners for this seating will have up to 3 hours to enjoy and celebrate.


For those of you who wish to dine later and stay out a little longer, our second 4-course dinner seating will be at 8:30 PM

Reservations and Dinner Entree Selections Must Be Received No Later Than Dec. 24th.

Chef’s 4-Course Dinner includes:

1st (Appetizer) Course
Alligator Summer Roll

2nd (Soup/Salad) Course
Smoked Pork & Lentil Soup OR
Artisan Mixed Green Salad with Spiced Pecans, Pepper Crusted Goat Cheese and Raspberry Vinaigrette

3rd (Entree) Course – CHOICE OF: 
• Roasted Lamb Rack w/Mint Julep Glaze
• Seared 8 oz.Filet Mignon with Horseradish Crust & Peppercorn Demi-Glace
• Seared Snapper with Butter Poached Lobster &  Miso-Lobster broth
• Roasted Cornish Hen with a Pomegranate Gastrique

4th (Dessert) Course
Choice of Chef’s Special Desserts


$50 Per Person for Reservations & Entree Selections Placed by December 24th. An additional $10 fee will be added to late Entree Selections and reservations made after 12/24 but before 12/28. No reservations of any kind can be accepted after 12/28. Seating is limited and subject to availability. Dinner Includes: Iced Tea, Coffee or Soft Drinks and a Champagne Toast.

$75 Per Person – 2 Different package combinations available. Bar Package (A) includes 2 Bottles of Wine and Champagne Toast per couple
Bar ………Package (B) includes Up to $70 in BAR TAB per Couple (or $35 per person) plus a free Champagne Toast

Knot Krazy Pre- Race Party – Mon 11-16

Start Off Race Week with a Knot Krazy Pre Race Party!

Our local favorites “Knot Krazy Offshore Racing Team” is based out of North Port, FL. Owner/Driver Ryan Krizen and Throttle Rick Krizen (also Head Server at Zeke’s) Running a 29′ Warlock with a 500HP EFI. Ryan & Rick will be at Zeke’s Monday and the Warlock will be on display all day. They’ll be available for photos and autographs..

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Win Over $1500 in Prizes!

Zeke’s is a Commodore Sponsor of Waterfest-Racefest and will be providing food Friday, November 21st to the VIP Tent. To get Race Week started with a little enthusiasm we’re sponsoring the Knot Krazy Pre Race Party too, Zeke’s will be giving away over $1500 in prizes Monday, November 16th. Come to Zeke’s and make any purchase for breakfast, lunch, dinner or at the bar to receive an entry in Monday’s drawing. We’ll be giving away 6 VIP Race Tickets (value at $200 each) • 6 Reserve Seat Tickets to Keith Anderson Concert ($20 each) • 6 Race Team Meet & Greet Tickets ($50 each) • 6 Race Village Passports ($15 each) • and 6 gift certificates to Zeke’s

Entries accepted from 7:00 AM to 7:59 PM Monday, November 16. Drawing at 8:00 PM – Need not be present to win. Winning entries that are not present will be notified by both email and telephone.

Racefest Race Village Passports

Race Village Passports Now Available at Zeke’s Uptown

Race Village Passports
Race Village Passports

SAVE MONEY and Purchase Your Englewood Beach Waterfest / Racefest Race Village Passport in Advance

$12.00 – CASH ONLY 

Valid for ALL Event Dates November 19-22, 2015

Your Race Village Passports Include:

Bus Transportation to & from Englewood Beach
Event Remote Parking
Specials at Participating Businesses

$12 in Advance | $15 day of Event

Race Village Passports can be purchased here at Zeke’s Uptown Bar & Grill, Monday through Sunday from 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM at 115 W. Dearborn St. In addition, your Race Village Passport can be used to receive a 10% Discount on Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner at Zeke’s November 18 through the 22nd. Additional offers may be available from other Waterfest-Racefest Sponsors. Check the Waterfest Website for details.

Englewood Beach Waterfest 2015

The Englewood Beach Waterfest in November is bringing some big names and even bigger fun to the small beach town located on the west coast of Florida, just south of Sarasota. With multiple weekends filled with events for the entire family, you will surely enjoy taking part in at least one of them!

Waterfest wraps up the excitement with Racefest, where internationally known powerboats from around the world will race offshore to see who will be named the World Champion of OPA/APBA Offshore Powerboat Racing on November 22, 2015. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to see the powerboats up close and personal at the drypits on Englewood Beach, beginning November 20th. We invite you to get involved and support this Englewood Community driven event series!

Click Here for Full Event Schedule!