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NYC's Best Low-Key Date Spots

Liven up your love life with a fun outing at one of these offbeat date spots in New York City.

Do or Dive

Bedford-Stuyvesant
4.5
Food
3.8
Decor
4.1
Service

Introduce your date to something new at this one-of-a-kind restaurant, where everything is an adventure - from the trek out to Bed-Stuy to the innovative menu, which includes dishes like foie gras donuts and Japanese nachos.

Delaney Barbecue

BarbecueWilliamsburg
4.3
Food
3.2
Decor
3.8
Service

What's more romantic than a messy BBQ dinner at this Williamsburg hot spot? Think about it: you can wipe sauce off of each other's faces, then laugh about it later over drinks.

Barcade

BarWilliamsburg
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Food
3.9
Decor
3.6
Service

At this popular Williamsburg bar, you can get to know your date better while sipping craft beers and battling each other's top scores on vintage arcade games.

Gotham West Market

Food CourtWest 40s
4.1
Food
3.6
Decor
3.6
Service

At this high-end marketplace in Way West Hell's Kitchen, you and your date can take a trip around the city without ever leaving the block. Browse food stalls from local favorites like The Cannibal, Ivan Ramen, and Blue Bottle Coffee, then rent bikes from Velo and go on a real tour.

Salvation Taco

MexicanMurray Hill
3.8
Food
3.9
Decor
3.4
Service

After you've enjoyed some tacos and margaritas with your date at one of the cozy lounge couches in this trendy Murray Hill Mexican, you can play each other in Ping-Pong; winner buys the next round of drinks.

Attaboy

Lower East Side

Knock on this unmarked door and you'll discover a warm, cozy bar manned by bartenders who really know their stuff - enough to create custom cocktails for both you and your date.

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