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2018 NYC Valentine's Day Restaurant Guide
January 20, 2018, 10:47.05 pm ET

2018 NYC Valentine's Day Guide
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Gabriel Kreuther
Address: 41 W 42 Street (Fifth-Sixth Aves), New York, NY
Phone: (212) 257-5826
Neighborhood: Midtown West

Gabriel Kreuther's Michelin-starred eponymous restaurant offers three distinct dining experiences for Valentine's Day. In addition to multi-course tastings in the main dining room and lounge, the restaurant will host a communal Piper-Heidsieck rare vintage Champagne dinner in its subterranean private dining room with plenty of bubbly, truffles + caviar. Main Dining Room: six-course tasting menu ($375 pp; optional wine pairing, $285 pp). Lounge: five-course tasting menu here ($150 pp) Piper-Heidieck Rare Vintage Champagne Dinner: six-course tasting menu ($475 pp including Champagne pairings) more

Address: 324 Lafayette Street, New York, NY
Phone:(212) 334-6400
Neighborhood: NoHo

Chef Bobby Flay's Gato is offering a special 4-course Valentine's Day menu for $125 per person. The Mediterranean spot, inspired by a mysterious red cat, is located inside a 100-year-old building. The menu includes dishes like Crispy Polenta with gorgonzola and figs; Pork Belly with smoked paprika and apple mostarda; White Clam and Lemon Risotto with toasted garlic; and Porterhouse Pork Chop with tomato pan juices, romesco and polenta. Desserts include Espresso Soaked Bread Pudding and a Dark Chocolate & Toasted Almond Tart. more

Green Fig

Address:570 10th Ave, New York, NY 10036
Phone: (646) 449-7790
Neighborhood: Hell's Kitchen

The Theater District’s Green Fig is offering a four-course prix fixe menu ($45) of modern Mediterranean cuisine. Menu includes: Baked Baby Turnips with beet and cocoa cream, passion fruit; followed by Shrimp with Rösti, burnt bell peppers and almond mash; fall-off-the-bone Short Rib with barley, carrots and beet jus. Dessert: Jack Daniel’s Chocolate Mousse with toffee and black pepper crumble. more

2018 NYC Valentine's Day Restaurant Guide
Photo: Harvey
Address: 96 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn
Phone: (718) 362-8100
Neighborhood: Williamsburg

Located in The Williamsburg Hotel in prime North Brooklyn territory, Harvey is a stylish 105-seat New American bistro with a focus on pure, healthful foods and artisan breads. For Valentine’s Day this year, Harvey will be offering a special Anti-Valentine’s Day menu intended for singles (not to be shared). Menu includes: Vichyssoise Dans Pain, potato leek soup in whole wheat sourdough bread bowl; braised short-ribs or striped bass; roasted garlic mashed potatoes, whole wheat sourdough dinner roll, peas and carrot mint salad, buttered corn. Dessert: Flourless Chocolate Cake in a Cup, butterscotch, sea salt or Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich, oatmeal chocolate chip cookie, vanilla bean ice cream. more

Address: 403 East 12 Street (First Ave), New York, NY
Phone: (646) 602-1300
Neighborhood: East Village

James Beard Award-winning Chef Marco Canora's East Village restaurant Hearth has a sharpened commitment to transparency and simple, clean food. For Valentine’s day, Hearth is offering a four-course menu beginning with light starters like baked oysters with watercress & green apple or winter citrus with black olives & celery. For the mains, guests can choose from Italian favorites such as tagliatelle with tuscan kale & pistachio pesto or Marco’s beloved grass-fed beef meatballs with polenta followed by sharable dishes such as the roasted scallops with brussel spouts & pear or grass-fed sirloin with black trumpet mushrooms & potatoes. Finish off the romantic feast with apple honeynut tarte tatin or date cake with toffee sauce & kumquats. more

Indian Accent
Address: 123 W 56th St, New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 842-8070
Neighborhood: Midtown West

Indian Accent will offer a special five-course menu priced at $125 per person. Menu includes: Crab Claws with butter-pepper-garlic and cauliflower, Beef Tenderloin with bakarkhani, potato and fenugreek cheela. Dessert: Makhan Malai with saffron milk, rose petal jaggery brittle, almonds. more


Address: 19 W 24th Street, New York, NY
Phone: (212) 600-5139
Neighborhood: Flatiron

Rooted in Northern Italian and Southern French cuisine, Italienne is offering a special five-course Valentine’s menu (which includes a glass of Franciacorta, as well as house-made chocolates to take home) or from the la carte menu featuring new rustic Italienne dishes. $98/person; or a la carte menu as priced; optional wine pairing available. more

Address: 18 King St, New York, NY
Phone: (917) 825-1618
Neighborhood: South Village

King is a neighborhood restaurant in SoHo, the first restaurant from Clare de Boer, Jess Shadbolt and Annie Shi. King features unfussy, organic presentations with generous + welcoming dishes inspired by the seasons. Clare and Jess helm the kitchen with their London-style of cooking, influenced by Tuscany and Provence, while Annie, formerly of London’s The Clove Club, leads the front-of-house. For Valentine's Day, guests can enjoy an array of specials including Lobster Taglierini, featuring a whole lobster for two served as a primi, as well as a chargrilled T Bone for two from Happy Valley farms. For those looking to make the night extra special, table 45 overlooks the entire restaurant and is located in a cozy nook in the dining room. more

La Pecora Bianca
Address: 1133 Broadway (26th Street), New York, NY
Phone: (212) 498-9696
Neighborhood: NoMad

This Valentine's Day, all-day Italian restaurant La Pecora Bianca's NoMad and Midtown locations are serving up a romantic four-course prix fixe with the option of dishes for two. Chef Cruz Goler's menu features LPB favorites along with shareable options per due, such as funghi with soft cooked egg + cavolo nero; beet risotto with celery root + black truffle butter; bistecca with truffle polenta + charred rabe and tiramisu. Each guest will also receive a complimentary glass of Franciacorta sparkling wine. more

La Sirena

Address: 88 9th Ave, New York, NY 10011
Phone: (212) 977-6096
Neighborhood: Chelsea

In The Dining Room - 4 courses, $72 per person, exclusive of tax and any gratuity. In The Bar Room - a la carte service from the full Bar Room menu. Menu includes: Artichokes two ways, fried twice in the Jewish tradition, braised in the Roman tradition; thin slices of portobellos draped over truffled mascarpone; Savory bomboloni filled with parmigiano reggiano to pair with Prosciutto di Parma or Jamon Iberico. Second course includes Tastes of two pastas served tableside. Think inside-out cacio e pepe; Spaghetti with caviar; Cavatelli in a rich Heritage pork ragu; goat cheese ravioli and crispy goat confitura. more

Le Fanfare
Address: 1103 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, 11222
Phone: (347) 987-4244
Neighborhood: Greenpoint

This southern Italian eatery in Greenpoint will be serving a three-course pre-fixe menu for $65 per person. The menu includes a choice of one appetizer, a main course and dessert (drinks, gratuity and tax not included). There will also be live jazz music to help set the romantic atmosphere. Menu includes: Fluke Crudo with taggiasche olives, mineola orange and mint; Grilled Octopus; Risotto with lemon and scallops; Tagliatelle with Lamb Ragu and Pecorino; Braised Beef Cheek with polenta taragna (corn and buckwheat), shiitake and Nebbiolo. Dessert: Cannoli, Tiramisu or Chocolate Mousse. more

Left Bank
Address: 117 Perry Street, New York, NY 10014
Phone: (212) 727-1170
Neighborhood: West Village

On Valentine’s Day, the West Village mainstay will be serving a special prix-fixe menu, perfect for celebrating with loved ones. At $95 per person, the menu boasts a delectable four courses with a complimentary glass of prosecco. Menu includes: Shaved brussels sprouts salad, steak tartar, seared potato gnocchi with spicy broccoli and its renowned iron roasted split chicken. Dessert: Dark chocolate mousse, chocolate banana brioche pudding and traditional tiramisu. more

Lillie's Victorian Establishment

Address: 249 W 49th St, New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 957-4530
Neighborhood: Midtown West

Lillie’s Times Square & Union Square will offer their two signature cocktails just for Valentine’s Day, including the Chocolate Champagne and Valentine’s Vesper. Price is $13. more

Lincoln Square Steak

Address: 208 W 70th St, New York, NY 10023
Phone: (212) 875-8600
Neighborhood: Upper West Side

Lincoln Square Steak is offering a 3-course meal for Valentine's Day priced at $95 per person. Menu includes: Classic Caesar with shaved parmesan, Sizzling Canadian Bacon, Pan Seared Wild King Salmon, Roasted Chicken Hanger Steak and Filet Mignon. Dessert: dessert platter. more

2018 NYC Valentine's Day Guide
Photo: Little Tong/Asia Coladner

Little Tong Noodle Shop
Address: 177 1st Ave, New York, NY 10003
Phone: (929) 367-8664
Neighborhood: East Village

On February 14th, slurp mixian noodles with your lover or best pal at Little Tong as part of the restaurant’s special prix fixe menu ($80). Guests can start by choosing an appetizer from the “Little Eats” menu. Menu includes: Ghost Chicken and decadent Beef Tartare are among many appetizer options, followed by your choice of a signature mixian dish. Those seeking the heat can opt for the fiery Mala Dan Dan Mixian (ground pork, ya cai, pickled celery and mustard seeds, green peppercorn oil and spicy peanuts), while traditionalists will love the Grandma Chicken Mixian with chicken confit, black sesame garlic oil and a scattering of toppings and house-made condiments. Dessert: A sweet note with a special Valentine’s Day dessert and glass of sake. more

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