Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to remind your significant other or the people in your lives how much they mean to you. Let’s be honest, the day should consist of more than just flowers, teddy bears and chocolate candy hearts.
Treat your boyfriend, girlfriend, mom, dad or grandparents to a special brunch or dinner to show them how much you care. Here are some cozy, romantic eateries perfect for celebrating that special day with whomever you choose.
132 West 47th St., New York, NY
The Haven Rooftop located above The Sanctuary Hotel in New York City is the ultimate cozy spot to have a relaxing meal with your loved-one. The wood ceiling is adorned with twinkling lights, and a blanket covers the back of each chair, this restaurant totally screams an Instagram photo-op. Haven offers a Valentine’s Day menu, entree’s include gnocchi with mushrooms, Parmesan, truffles and white wine, roasted chicken with lemon vinaigrette and broccolini, or filet mignon with a side of mashed potatoes.
One If By Land, Two If By Sea
17 Barrow St., New York, NY 10019
This upscale American-style restaurant located in Greenwich Village is perfect spot for a casual yet romantic dinner. Customers can experience fine dining in a landmark carriage house. The restaurant is offering a special Valentine’s Day menu, which includes a four course lunch from 12 to 3 p.m. for $150 or a six course tasting menu with wine from 4 to 10:30 p.m. for $320.
324 Sunrise Hwy., Rockville Centre, NY 11570
Located on the south shore, this Italian-American steakhouse is great for those looking for a simple, yet elegant meal. Dishes like pasta, steak, wine and cocktails are offered in a snug, rustic-chic space complete with a patio. Cost is approximately $80 per person.
9 Great Jones St., New York, NY 10012
This new American Bistro located in Manhattan’s NoHo neighborhood is one of the most romantic eateries. With art deco decor of wooden chairs and leather couches, this restaurant will make you feel as though you’ve went back in time. This romantic American bistro will be offering a Valentine’s Day for two menu, along side their a la carte menu.
60 West 55th St., New York, NY 10019
Offering specials for Valentine’s Day including dishes such as Seared Maine
sea scallops with lettuce cream and gold caviar or Sweet spiced duck with winter vegetables and black truffle. This French bistro offers the perfect Valentine’s Day menu for brunch or dinner.
Ellen’s On Front
38 Front St., Greenport, NY 11944
Ellen’s On Front, located in the heart of Greenport is offering a Valentine’s Day four-course dinner for two this year. Sitting down to eat at this quaint restaurant is sure to be a treat, with locally sourced ingredients prepared by executive chef and co-owner Jennie Werts, an award-winning chef and graduate of the International Culinary Center, you’re bound to be in for a treat.
1362 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn, NY 11576
Located in the heart of Roslyn, Gatsby’s Landing offers lunch and dinner seven days a week. The restaurant, named after F. Scott Fitzgerald’s great American novel uses only seasonal, organic and farm-fresh ingredients in their food. Overlooking the Roslyn Duck Pond, this is the perfect romantic eatery to take your loved one to for Valentine’s.
Noble Kitchen & Cocktails
3112 Lawson Blvd., Oceanside, NY 11572
Famous for their Chicken Parm Pizza, this casual Italian/American-style restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy a delicious Italian-style meal. Noble was born out of the idea that food needs to be comforting and inviting, which translates to their use of locally sourced ingredients where possible and making all dishes from scratch, their website states.
2 Main St., Sag Harbor, NY 11963
This casual Mexican-style restaurant offers healthy, yet delicious tacos that will leave you wanting to come back for more. This restaurant offers gluten-free and vegan-friendly food options, and is inspired by the beach lifestyle of the East End, Laguna Beach and Malibu. Tacos and tequila will certainly taste even better with the impressive Sag Harbor water view.
One North Mediterranean Soul
4 Old Jericho Tpke., Jericho, NY 11753
Wine and dine this Valentine’s Day at this chi, contemporary-style restaurant. With an open-concept kitchen and a wine bar, this Mediterranean-inspired cuisine will offer you a dining experience like no other. Their menu is as unique as it is delicious, featuring entree’s such as fresh whole fish, hand-made pasta, succulent steaks and chops and a full raw bar. Enjoy a nice glass of wine to complement your meal, with more than 500 bottles to choose from.