2021 Best Romantic Restaurants in New York Area

Most Romantic Restaurants in New York

Sometimes we all need a little help when it comes time to finding a romantic restaurant. The selections we have gathered here have that certain something—perhaps a light-speckled patio, candelit ambience, or lovely garden—that can really impress a date. (Please note that some restaurants may be temporarily closed or takeout/delivery only depending on the restrictions in the area.)

Presented in alphabetical order, here are the top romantic restaurants in New York.

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Buvette

French, Italian, Wine Bar
Buvette
13/20
Discover morning crêpes and dinnertime coq au vin at this West Village restaurant. See More
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Charlie Bird
15/20
Foodies and scenesters will have a happy meeting of the minds at this SoHo hot-spot. See More
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Colonie
14/20
Elegant spot serving farm-to-table eats in Brooklyn Heights. See More
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Cosme
15/20
Non-traditional Mexican cuisine from chef Enrique Olvera in the Flatiron District. See More
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Daniel
19/20
Daniel Boulud's French contemporary cuisine floats like a butterfly. See More
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Gabriel Kreuther
17/20
Gabriel Kreuther's Alsatian artistry resurfaces at his eponymous Midtown restaurant. See More
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Gramercy Tavern
16/20
This chic tavern gives classic American cuisine a contemporary twist. See More
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Il Buco

Mediterranean, Italian
Il Buco
14/20
Indulge your passion for Italian wine while partaking from the Mediterranean-influenced menu. See More
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ilili

Lebanese, Middle Eastern
ilili
14/20
Swanky Flatiron eatery serves up savory Lebanese and modern Mediterranean fare. See More

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Jean-Georges
18/20
A thousand good meals can't lie. This acclaimed restaurant has a master chef as its inspiration. See More
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