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Romantic Restaurants in New York City

Romantic Restaurants in New York City to Visit in 2019 For Valentine’s Day

Spend the perfect Valentine’s Day dinner in NYC with your special someone at any of our top-rated recommended restaurants. Explore our list today!

Only If By Land, Two If By Sea

Declared as the city’s most romantic restaurant, this upscale establishment is the perfect place to celebrate Valentine’s day. Set in a historic former carriage house in Greenwich Village, Only If By Land, Two If By Sea, offer’s a classic take on American cuisine. Take in the intimate candle lit rooms while savoring every last bite from their three or seven course menu. This is the perfect spot to celebrate special moments with your loved one.


The philosophy of Scarpetta’s kitchen is one of creating bold flavors by amplifying the essence of seasonal ingredients. The setting is contemporary yet intimate, making it the perfect valentine’s day date night. Make sure you and your loved one try one of their signature pastas that are all made in-house daily paired with one of their amazing crafted cocktails.

L’ATELIER – de Joel Robuchon

Take your valentine and treat him or her to a memorable experience at Michelin star restaurant L’ATELIER. Experience Chef Joel Robuchon’s modern take on French cuisine with an exquisite five-course Valentine’s day tasting menu. Savior every bite of his foie gras, decedent caviar and lobster all in a lively yet warm setting with your loved one.


If you can’t fly to Paris “the city of love” for Valentine’s day, take your sweetheart to Balthazar . The iconic French brasserie serves up traditional french cuisine all in a lively Parisian atmosphere.  The menu offers everything from Steak Frites, to Escargots and their delicious Crème Brulee that is to die for.

Café Boulud

From acclaimed Chef Daniel Boulud, enjoy an uber luxe Valentines’ Day dinner at Café Boulud. Experience classic French fare in a chic setting located in The Surrey Hotel. Treat your special someone to a four-course dinner prepared by Chefs Aaron Bludorn and Shaun Velez and to impress your date further opt for the Wine Pairing while enjoying the intimate, romantic setting.

Gotham Bar & Grill

Celebrate Valentine’s day at Gotham Bar and Grill. An Iconic place filled with live contemporary jazz music and a four or five-course menu prepared by Chef Alfred Portale. This restaurant has been loved my many and is the perfect place to bring your Valentine’s day date for a romantic evening filled with exceptional food and savoring cocktails.

The National

Celebrate this Valentine’s Day in the heart of Midtown! Enjoy dinner for two at acclaimed Chef Geoffrey Zakarian’s  The National, located in the stylish The Benjamin Hotel. This grand café offers a modern take on American cuisine and crafts the most delicious cocktails including their signature NTL. Mule. One can’t go wrong when celebrating the day of love at The National.

The Mermaid Inn

For those seafood or oyster loving couples, The Mermaid Inn is the perfect spot to celebrate Valentine’s Day. With three different locations throughout the city and a Cape Cod inspired feel, this hip yet casual restaurant has just the right amount of ambiance and cozy setting to take your loved one to.

NYC Romantic Restaurants to Celebrate Valentine’s Day| The Benjamin Hotel