1. Lupa Osteria Romana
170 Thompson St., nr. Houston St.; 212-982-5089
The annual “La Vigilia,” offered from noon to 10 p.m., includes eel in a sweet vinegar marinade and mullet cooked in a package; $75.
2. Gusto Ristorante e Bar Americano
60 Greenwich Ave., at Perry St.; 212-924-8000
Amanda Freitag’s inaugural Gusto Christmas includes dishes like smoked swordfish and olive-oil-poached hake, plus three wine pairings; $125.
140 W. 13th St., nr. Sixth Ave.; 212-645-4606
Grilled-pizza maestro Vincent Scotto trades crusts for crustaceans with a four-course prix fixe; $60.
4. Aroma Kitchen & Winebar
36 E. 4th St., nr. Bowery; 212-375-0100
This Noho spot takes a special interest in its wines, and so should you. The four-course feast is $95 with wine, $65 without.
236 W. 56th St., nr. Broadway; 212-247-3491
If your Christmas Eve is already booked, sample the seven fishes any night preceding it; $49.