Where to eat on Valentine’s Day in New York City?

The first big date night of 2023 is coming up. Valentine’s Day is Tuesday February 14th and chefs across the city are already creating menus to make the weekday celebrations a delicious and romantic experience. Impress your sweetheart with a hot reservation at these New York restaurants before the tables fill!

The Musket Room

For Valentine’s Day, The Musket Room is offering Executive Chef Mary Attea’s luxurious $125 seasonal 7-course tasting menu along with decadent side dishes like foie gras terrine with plums, armagnac, pistachios and a black truffle topping; Kristal Caviar Service with creme fraiche, egg confit and Japanese milk bread; and oysters on the half-shell with Pearls of Trout Roe & Yuzu. Executive Pastry Chef Camari Mick presents a classic chocolate soufflé for two, served with Grand Marnier ice cream, served at the table. Reservations about Resy

Baar Baar

Baar Baar offers a 3-course prix fixe menu by Executive Chef Sujan Sarkar for $70 per person. The menu will include surprise bites and side dishes, optional wine pairing will be offered for an additional $40 per person, and there will be live music. bad date? On Wednesday February 15, Baar Baar invites Sima Taparia, Matchmaker Extraordinaire from Netflix’s Indian matchmaking show, to host a mixer where she matches singles based on their horoscope signs. Food and cash bar cocktails will be served. Reservations about Resy

Meze by the river

Celebrate Valentine’s Day along the Hudson River with sweeping views of passing sailboats and yachts at North Cove Marina while dining at Mezze on the River. Cry and dine your partner or friend with Mezze’s evening special for $125 per person including a long-stemmed rose, a bottle of Moet Imperial or Veuve Clicquot champagne and a choice of one mezze option from the daily menu per guest, an entree and a dessert to share. Reservations about open table

oceans

Chef Andy Kitko curated a special three-course fixed-preset menu for $150 per person. Guests have a choice of dishes including appetizers of toro tartare; Maryland crab cake; Whole Fish Sashimi; and more. The second course includes Faroe salmon with cauliflower couscous, almonds, redcurrants and crispy black salsify; Alaskan Black Cod with sake glaze, bok choy, edamame, shiitake mushrooms, yuzu dashi; Braised Short Rib with Coffee Ancho Chili Sauce, Celery, Baby Carrots, Horseradish Gremolata; Surf & Turf with Filet Mignon, Alaskan King Crab, Truffle Madeira Jus; and more. End the meal on a sweet note with a specially curated dessert platter of Passion Layer Cake, Citrus Cheesecake, Cherry Chocolate Truffle Pie and Passion Fruit Pate de Fruits. Reservations about open table

The Pavilion

Le Pavillon in Manhattan’s One Vanderbilt skyscraper is offering a special five-course tasting menu this Valentine’s Day. Menu highlights include Caviar, Hamachi Noix De Coco, Langoustine Oursin, Sole Truffe Noire, and other indulgent options. Of course, no date night is complete without a selection of delicious wine pairings, available for an additional $155 per person. Reservations about Resy

Jack & Charlie’s #118

Chef Ed Cotton’s cozy and elegant neighborhood restaurant offers his regular a A la carte menu featuring creative new American wood-fired dishes, along with several Valentine’s Day specials such as pPotato-Leek Soup with smoked bacon, creme fraiche and golden Osetra caviar; wood-fired Island Creek oysters with baby spinach, artichoke hearts and herb breading; whole baked stuffed lobster from Maine; and Chateaubriand with caramelized shallots, duck fat hash browns and red wine sauce. Soft lighting and a real wood fireplace add to the romance. Reservations about Resy

Oiji Mi

Treat your date to a luxurious, romantic dinner at the recently Michelin-starred fine-dining Korean restaurant. Set in a stunning location in Flatiron, the pre-fixe menu includes expertly prepared dishes like Bo Ssam for two, a hearty dish of pork belly and half-shelled oysters, served with a spicy mustard mignonette. Finish with a seasonal sweet dessert like the satsuma bingsu, delicate shaved ice with Hudson Valley milk, and honey persimmon yogurt. Perfect for anyone looking for an elegant evening out. Reservations about Resy

Daniel

Chef Daniel Boulud’s eponymous restaurant is approaching its 30th birthday this year. Executive Chef Eddy Leroux and Pastry Chef Shaun Velez have created a special menu of seasonal dishes for a romantic dining experience. DANIEL is offering a 4-course Pre-Valentine’s Day Tasting Menu on Monday 13th February as well as a 5-course Valentine’s Day Tasting Menu. Menu highlights include upstate New York foie gras terrine, Dover sole “ballotine”, North American bison from the High Plains and more. Reservations about Resy

Fornino

Popular pizzeria Greenpoint is celebrating lovebirds February 11-14 with a special Valentine’s Day Pizza Love Kit to enjoy at home. The kit costs $110 and includes an imported cheese and fruit platter, a large salad, two heart-shaped pizzas, tiramisu, strawberries, and a bottle of wine. Orders for collection or delivery can be placed by emailing [email protected]

Sushi Lab East Village

Enjoy a romantic Valentine’s Day evening full of colorful dishes as part of a fully immersive sensory experience. Guests may reserve a table or seat at the bar to enjoy a 16-course Valentine’s Day omakase dinner for $125 per person, including a complimentary champagne toast. To reserve a table, visit sushilab.com

COTE Korean Steakhouse

The trendy steakhouse is offering a special “Tenderloin Love & Care” Valentine’s Day Menu on February 13th and 14th for $175 per person. Enjoy some of the restaurant’s most coveted dishes, including “Steak and Eggs”, Butcher’s Serenade (beef tenderloin, scallops, dry aged ribeye, A5 fillet, galbi), Janchi, soft serve ice cream with soy sauce caramel, a specialty cocktail and a chocolate candy.

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