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Finding the perfect New York dining spot that is equally entertaining and romantic is not always that easy. Thankfully, we've gathered a list of some of New York's coziest, and lavish, dinner spots that are perfect for you and your other half on Cupid's day of love.
With a market-driven bistro menu full of gourmet cuisine — inspired by the regions of Provence and Normandy — this downtown Manhattan landmark continues to please locals with their Mediterranean re-mastery of traditional dishes. Offering a breathtaking interior atmosphere rooted in natural touches and man-made murals, this New York hideaway is the perfect escape for you and your loved one.
Inspired by some of the best tapas bars in Barcelona, this delicious spot is known for its passion in supplying New York City with some of the finest epicurean delights. Offering a wide variety of market fresh specials including braised oxtail, fresh mussels, and seared octopus, this metropolitan landmark provides an eclectic menu for you and your Valentine's Day beau.
Colicchio & Sons
Small-scale techniques that make a major impact is the motto behind this celebrated mecca of gourmet cuisine. Through the divine creativity of chef Tom Colicchio, this farm-to-table locale of innovation creates unforgettable menu items such as "Sweet Potato Agnolotti with Leek & Duck Ham," which rivals the crowd favorite, "Sea Scallops with Fennel & Citrus Vinaigrette."
A one-of-a-kind dining experience in Harlem, The Cecil was created by New York restaurateur Alexander Smalls and his business partner, Richard Parsons. The dynamic duo set out to create a restaurant that combined global flavors through an African lens. A rich blend of Afro-Asian-American cuisine provides the seamless transition between some of the world's deepest, influential, and inspiring textures and flavors.
Located just steps away from New York's legendary Washington Square Park in the heart of Greenwich Village, Claudette shares the warm and inviting atmosphere provided by this local, romantic getaway. A dining room set with immaculate, bleached-wood tables complimented by wicker-back chairs lends its influence to a traditional Provençal café. A menu stacked with traditional French dishes makes this romantic New York eatery one unmatched to all the others.