If the award-winning French contemporary cuisine isn't enough to put you in the mood for romance, request an ultra-romantic corner table in the lounge or along the perimeter of the mezzanine in the neoclassically styled main dining room. Plus, the space used to be an antique store, and it still sort of feels like one. But a warm room and even warmer service makes Frenchette a modern destination, where downtown dining feels alive. The Hell's Kitchen location is a tiny and delightful place with tons and tons of cheap, good pasta that you should absolutely pair with tons and tons of cheap, good wine. Make it a one-two punch by heading over to Blueprint for a great nightcap afterwards.
Dress to the nines jackets are required for dinner and dancing to a live band, or upgrade your weekend with a decadent Sunday Brunch. Perfect décor by interior design darlings partnered with the dining ingenuity of restauranteur Stephen Starr of and fame makes this eating experience unforgettable and novel, while also feeling effortlessly cool at the same time. I Sodi; 105 Christopher St. Lilia is our favorite restaurant in Williamsburg for several reasons: stunning space, awesome pastas, fried cacio e pepe, great wine list, and soft serve ice cream with sprinkles on top. Expect a fashionable crowd and lots of light yet flavor-packed dishes, including a split pea tlacoyo, an egg white omelette with zucchini, and an herb guacamole.
Couples can enjoy a candlelit three-course dinner foie gras, beef Wellington amid original red-brick walls, brass chandeliers, cozy fireplaces, and a piano player tickling the ivories. If it's the perfect view that makes you feel romantic, you can do no better than The River Cafe on Brooklyn's waterfront. The historic 1934 lounge atop 30 Rock has served breathtaking skyline views to storied families—the Astors, Kennedys, and Roosevelts—alongside old-world-meets-modern American fare from its perch 65 stories high. Cosy Romantic Restaurant New York Want to sneak away into a cosy corner with a perfect wine list and cooking that cuddles? Reservations can be made by emailing or calling +1347-472-5660. The cumin lamb is particularly popular, but the cold-skin noodles come in close second, often selling out on busy days.
One If By Land, Two If By Sea is located at 17 Barrow Street in the West Village 212-255-8649,. But here, that lettuce is so much more than just lettuce; it's Little Gems coated with ribbons of butter and lettuce dressing a play on butter lettuce, we presume and topped with crunchy topped pistachios. Your date will probably find this charming. Stellar dishes include fresh oysters with lemon pepper granita, rack of lamb or lobster specials. With sweeping views of the Statue of Liberty, the lit up, expansive bridges and the twinkling skyline of Manhattan, the views from The River Cafe in , cannot be beaten. This place has good juju; the food is to the point and tastes delicious, and the bar is best known for their negroni menu which lists seven riffs on the staple. Meant for two, this whole roast chicken has foie gras, black truffles and brioche tucked inside, making it one of the most decadent, delicious and rave-worthy chicken dishes on the planet.
Secone, it's an affordable romantic restaurant in New York that offers some of the sharpest cooking in the city right now, go large and order lots of plates, most are perfect for sharing and chef Greg Baxtrom and crew are promising to cook up some of the restaurant's most loved dishes on Valentine's. Sunchoke roasted with puntarella, hazelnuts and grapes for starter; Chicken roasted with foie gras, black truffle and brioche for second; Milk and honey with shortbread, brittle and ice cream for a silky sweet finish. The tasting menu will include a number of delicious dishes, starting with Golden Osetra Caviar before guests will choose between three options for first, second and dessert. The little space is in the basement of townhouse in the West Village, and it has a long bar and a single row of tables. Since then, the restaurant has wooed couples and loners alike with its classic—and affordable! And while the food runs the gamut from fine to pretty good, the beverage selection is quite literally endless—so long as you remember to pick up wine beforehand. .
The brainchild of Danny Bowien, this is where you should head for tons of flavor and proof that Chinese food in New York is best enjoyed over drinks and at a table with friends—rather than out of a takeout container on your couch. Breakfast is available all day, and both the slightly sweet kaya toast and the umami-laced half-boiled eggs are musts. There will also be four special additions to the menu for Valentine's: Lobster ceviche, pithivier, lamb and poussin. To anyone who tells you there's no good food in midtown, I give you. By spicy I mean eating actually incredible spicy food and bonding over the fact that it is very spicy, of course. Estela is not one of them. For dessert, do not miss , essentially a baked Alaska.
The waiter apologized repeatedly, and offered complimentary dessert to all of the nearby diners. For a special occasion to remember, it's hard to go wrong at two-star Michelin rated, Daniel. Do not listen to these rich people, with their distorted ideals of courtship and samosa. The views of the East River bridges, beautifully illuminated at night, and the Manhattan skyline are divine, as is the six-course chef's signature tasting menu with wine pairings. The beef options on offer—the Wagyu steak and the beef tartare served with sharp cheddar and horseradish—are smart follow ups to the salad you shouldn't underestimate. Every inch of the massive Lower East Side space smells intensely of pastrami and rye loaves. San Francisco import serves downtown, cool-kid, spicy takes on Sichuan dishes.
A special tasting menu is usually offered for. There's no table in the restaurant that doesn't feel wildly intimate. And what better city to celebrate in than New York. It remains one of New York's — and the country's — essential Jewish delicatessens. Toriko is a West Village Japanese restaurant where you can get a tasting menu that involves a lot of food on sticks.
Tucked away in a historic carriage house that dates back to 1767 in the West Village, this romantic restaurant has been the setting for countless cozy dinners since it opened in 1972. There are interesting entrees, like a roasted cod dish, but the best way to dine here is by going for tapas. If chicken's not your thing, peruse the menu—you really can't go wrong—or, head over to the Nomad Bar, an elevated gastropub where the beef, chicken and veggie burgers are equally delicious and hard to beat. Fine dining has its place, no doubt; but, when we're looking for a good meal, we're after a place with great food and epic amounts of character, high design, and an ambiance to die for. Proteins on the grill abound, and side dishes include broccoli prepared four different ways, seven options of potato preparations and nostalgic add-ons like a crab louis—except this one comes with avocado. Go for a curry puff, chicken wrapped in pandan leaves, or any of the sweets.
We know that much is true, and so when the brains behind Estela opened in the newly minted on the Upper East Side the former home of The Whitney , we knew they'd come to the table with the same secret sauce. If you want to impress your Valentine this is the perfect place to start and they still have some which starts with wild sturgeon caviar, fruitwood smoked salmon and a herb flan paired with Veuve Clicquot Rosé Champagne. Why bother when bistro chairs, black-and-white portraits and tiny flower-and-herb bouquets are completely timeless? Sharing is always a tricky thing with food, but the lasagna for two is plenty enough for two, while the enchanting two-toned Buffalo Milk Caramele beats any heart-shaped dessert in town. Comments or to Leave a Comment. Part of what makes this restaurant romantic are its rules: jackets are required and cell phones and children are forbidden. Get the fried squid, pork milanese, and crispy grain salad. While this restaurant is all about catching up with friends in a wine bar style environment, you won't feel rushed out.