The Best Romantic Restaurants in NYC

by Arielle Bhumitra

About Arielle Bhumitra

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Arielle graduated from Duke University with a B.S. in Biological Psychology and Certificates in Neuroscience and Film. At Duke, she researched at the Duke University Medical Center and the Duke Primate Center. She received her J.D. from Loyola Law School and belongs to the California State Bar. She has worked in the film and music industry and is a competitive equestrian.

New York City is one of the culinary centers of the world. Therefore, if you are looking for a romantic restaurant in New York City, you could not be in a better place. New York City has some of the most renowned and fashionable restaurants anywhere. Undoubtedly, you will have no problem finding an intimate and romantic place to take your date.

Italian

If you're on the Upper East Side, try Erminia Restaurant, an Italian restaurant known for its fine food, service and decor. If you're in Chelsea, try Tredici Steak, an Italian restaurant with a steakhouse flair.

Japanese

If you're looking for Japanese fare, try Zenkichi in Brooklyn, a stylish intimate restaurant known for its wide selection of sakes.

American

One if by Land, Two if by Sea in Greenwich Village is an American restaurant located at the site of an old carriage house. This old historic location provides a romantic aura with its traditional decor and numerous chandeliers. There is also the restaurant STK, a phenomenal steakhouse with a very modern and trendy atmosphere. It is a great place for you and your date to see and be seen.

Spanish

For tapas and Spanish cuisine, take your date to Nacional in the West Village, where you can get a delicious and spicy paella. In the East Village, take your date to Buenos Aires Argentinian Restaurant and Steakhouse for Argentine delicacies in a bistro atmosphere.

Moroccan

Shalel Lounge on the Upper West Side offers fine dining in a lounge-type atmosphere. With a dark ambience and Moroccan decor, it is the perfect place to get romantic with your date.

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