New York City is home to some of the best restaurants in the world, with many going above and beyond to make sure you have a fab Valentine’s Day. Whether you are celebrating with the love of your life, going out with your friends or enjoying a meal out with your family members, these places want to ensure that you have a one of a kind experience that you’ll never forget.
An Anti-Valentine’s Day Celebration at Elsie Rooftop on 2/14
Love can stink, but celebrating the single life 25 stories above iconic Times Square is something everyone can get behind. Elsie Rooftop (1412 Broadway) is hosting a Valentine’s Day party from 7pm-10pm on February 14th like no other. Whether you’re single, in a relationship, or coming as a large group, this party has something for everyone. Games, prizes, live entertainment and cocktails will be on hand to forget about your ex. Tickets are $20 and include entry for one and your choice of either a specialty cocktail or a glass of Veuve Clicquot Sparkling Rose. To purchase please visit here.
Fornino Valentine’s Day Heart Shaped Pizza Dinner For Two
Dine in person at Fornino (849 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn) or take your meal to go on Valentine’s Day Weekend, February 14th-16th with a special pizza lovers dinner for two for $55. Your meal includes a platter of Italian cheese and fruit, your choice of any salad off the menu and last but not least, two choices of any pizza off the menu which will be served to you in the shape of a heart. End your meal with Fornino’s classic TiraMisu with strawberries. To go meals will be available to pick up after 3pm and delivery will be available from 3pm-6pm. Your heart shaped pizzas will come in a 15in square box with A big red bow. More info here.
Hole in the Wall Valentine’s Day
Hole in the Wall at the American Copper Building on 626 1st Avenue in Murray Hill is offering live music between 6pm-9pm and any table that makes a reservation in advance will receive a complimentary glass of sparkling wine. Choose from entrees from Executive Chef Brent Hudson like Char Grilled Branzino Filet served with Tuscan kale, hazelnut butter and polenta crisps, Mustard Glazed Pork Neck with fennel potato salad, walnut apple chutney, pickled mustard seed and a Mishima Reserve or a Wagyu Sirloin Flap with Hasselback potatoes, black garlic, shitake and pan jus. More info here.
Sir Henri Penthouse Rooftop Pink Lace Cocktail
Spend your Valentine’s Day eighteen stories above the streets of Manhattan at Sir Henri Penthouse Rooftop while enjoying their Pink Lace Cocktail. The cocktail is available all month for $12 and includes 2oz of Puerto de Indias Strawberry Gin, .5oz of St. Germain Elderflower and .5oz of Pineapple Juice. More info here.
Brooklyn Chop House Valentine’s Day Heart Shaped Cake
Brooklyn Chop House (150 Nassau Street) will be serving their dinner menu with a sweet heart shaped cake for two for $24. While spreading love the Brooklyn way, the restaurant, which is steps away from the Brooklyn Bridge, serves Dim Sum & Chops giving diners everything from homemade dumplings and noodles, to 50 – 60 day dry-aged Prime Steaks and Double Thick Cut Chops. More info here.
Molos Valentine’s Day
Spend your Valentine’s Day at Molo’s in Weehawken (1 County Road 682) on the Hudson River overlooking the NYC skyline with a prix fixe meal for $95 a person. Choose from options like Lobster Ravioli, Chilled Shrimp and Char Grilled Octopus to start. Main course options include Filet of Halibut with Lobster & Herb Risotto, Rack of Lamb with Lemon Potatoes and Baby Green Beans as well as a Surf & Turf with Filet Mignon and a Lobster Tail. Last but not least, enjoy warm chocolate cake or a Baklava sampler for dessert. More info here.
Bell Book & Candle Valentine’s Day
Bell Book & Candle (141 W 10th Street) is offering a prix fixe menu for $75 a person or $200 a couple with a bottle of champagne. Starters include choices of Red Napa Cabbage Salad, Roasted Tomato and Garlic Bread Soup and more. Choose from entrees like Butter Poached Lobster with black truffle, celery root and hervil, a Grilled Grassfed Beef Filet with potato gratin, haricot vert, BB&C steaksauce or Organic Pork Tenderloin with chorizo cornbread stuffing and sauteed spinach. A vegetarian menu will also be offered for $75 a person with Caramelized Tofu, Roasted Cauliflower Soup, grilled and roasted vegetables enveloped in rainbow chard with romesco sauce and a Stuffed Baby Pumpkin with coconut curry, mixed roots, squash and crispy chickpeas. Assorted sweet endings will be served with both options. More info here.
Three Course Valentine’s Day at Haven Rooftop
Dine atop The Sanctuary Hotel (132 W 47th Street) at Haven Rooftop with a three course prix fixe meal for two including a glass of prosecco for $105 per person. Starters include your choice of Kale Salad, Lobster Bisque or Prosciutto and Melted Mozzarella. Choose from entrees like Filet Mignon with fingerling potatoes, Gnocchi with mushroom, parmesan, truffle and white wine, Roasted Chicken with a lemon vinaigrette and last but not least, a Lobster Risotto. Choose from cheesecake and chocolate covered strawberries for dessert. More info here.
Five Course Valentine’s Day at Nerai
Spend a romantic evening at Nerai (55 E. 54th St.) this Valentine’s Day and indulge in a five-course prix fixe menu for $125 per person with an optional wine pairing for $60 per person prepared specially for the evening. The menu features a Roasted Rainbow Beet Salad, Butter Poached Maine Lobster, Black Truffle Spaghettoni, a choice of a 28 day dry aged ribeye or Lavraki a La Polita. For dessert, enjoy Sokolatina and Wild Berry Pavlova. Make this your most romantic Valentine’s Day yet, reserve a table for you and your valentine in the Cava and receive a complimentary toast of bubbly upon arrival, decorated with rose petals, and the glow of soft candlelight. Nerai is currently accepting reservations online and over the phone. More info here.
Sweets Galore at Dylan’s Candy Bar
Dylan’s Candy Bar, one of the most iconic places to shop at for all things sweets in New York City, has unveiled some super amazing products just for Valentine’s Day. Options include a Valentine’s Day Tackle Box: A DCB classic filled with festive chocolate and gummy sweets that’s perfect for sharing at a Galentine’s soiree ($26.00) and their Valentine’s Day Chocolate Bars: Dylan’s signature Chocolate Bar comes in three Valentine’s Day flavors; “Love Swirls” Valentine’s Day White Chocolate Bar, “Sprinkled With Love” Valentine’s Day Milk Chocolate Bar and “Love Burst” Valentine’s Day Milk Chocolate Bar ($8.00). More info here.