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NYC's Most Romantic Restaurants

Impress your date at one of these elegant, romantic New York City restaurants.

Zenkichi

JapaneseWilliamsburg
4.6
Food
4.5
Decor
4.4
Service

What to Order: This intimate Williamsburg izakaya offers unique private booth seating for the ultimate romantic experience. They are offering their special Valentine's Day omakase for $105.

Insider Tip: There will be two seatings, one at 5-5:30 PM and another at 7-7:15 PM. Click here to submit your request.

The River Café

AmericanDUMBO
4.6
Food
4.8
Decor
4.6
Service

What to Order: The iconic waterside eatery reopened last fall after being devastated by Hurricane Sandy and is offering a four course prix fixe for $195 per person. Guests will also receive a glass of rose champagne upon arrival and a special gift at the end. 

Insider Tip: Come early to watch the sunset from the bar area.

Bâtard

EuropeanTriBeCa
4.5
Food
4.2
Decor
4.4
Service

What to Order: This buzzy TriBeCa newcomer is offering a four-course prix fixe for $125, where you can choose from options like roasted scallops with hazelnuts, romaine and red currant and sunchoke agnolotti. View the full menu here.

Insider Tip: Call the restaurant for availability.

Il Buco

ItalianNoHo
4.5
Food
4.3
Decor
4.3
Service

What to Order: The warm and inviting NoHo Italian will offer a four-course prix fixe menu driven by seasonal produce for $125 per head with optional wine pairing a $75. 

Insider Tip: Reservations are currently slim with tables only available after 10:15 PM. A credit card is required for booking as well.

Erminia

ItalianEast 80s
4.4
Food
4.3
Decor
4.4
Service

What to order: This charming UES Italian spot offers a prix fixe, four-course meal in three seatings. The first between 5-6 PM for $100 per person (excluding wine, tip and tax). The second is at 7:30 PM and costs $150, and the third 9:30 PM seating is $195 per person.

Insider Tip: The restaurant has very few tables, so make your reservations ASAP.

Vinegar Hill House

New AmericanVinegar Hill
4.4
Food
3.8
Decor
4.0
Service

What to Order: This charming spot in the Northern part of Dumbo (called Vinegar Hill) is offering a four-course $75 prix fixe menu with dishes like braised pork belly and butternut squash agnolotti. Seating times include 6, 6:30, 7, 8:30, 9 and 9:30 PM.

Insider Tip: Ask for a seat up front near the windows and e-mail info@vinegarhillhouse.com for more info or to make a reservation.

The House

AmericanGramercy Park
4.0
Food
4.4
Decor
4.0
Service

What to Order: This romantic Gramercy Park spot in a historic three-floor carriage house is offering a three-course prix fixe menu for $100 a person. Choose from dishes like Berkshire pork belly, hamachi crudo and a lobster tail with farro risotto. 

Insider Tip: Request a seat upstairs for maximum intimacy.

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