Valentine’s Day is sneaking up on us which means its time to start planning where to make your reservation! Let us alleviate all that stress of searching social media by sharing our top picks for restaurants on Valentine’s Day with you. In no particular order, here are our favorites:
Finley’s of Green Street (Huntington)
Founded in 1993 by retired dentist turned restaurateur, John Finley, Finley’s continues to be a beloved establishment paying homage to its founder. Today, under the ownership and operation of John’s wife, Sandy, the bar and restaurant have remained a family treasure on Green Street, Huntington’s “best-kept secret” away from the bustling main street.
With a charming breezeway linking Finley’s Bar to the 1868 white picket-fenced residence turned restaurant, guests are treated to formal dining experiences, including dinner, brunch, and private parties. The bar remains a hotspot for late-night fun in Huntington, featuring special weekly events like Live Music and Poker Nights.
In May 2023, Chef Lewis Vargas (formerly of Maidstone 1845 in Woodbury) joined Finley’s, bringing a transformation to the restaurant’s menu. Infusing every dish with love, passion, and confidence, Chef Luis creates culinary delights that are truly out of this world. As Valentine’s Day approaches, Chef Luis has crafted a special menu for two, promising an unforgettable dining experience. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to savor the culinary artistry at Finley’s this Valentine’s Day – check out the exclusive menu below and indulge in a night of exquisite flavors and romance.
For more information or to book a reservation, click here.
Whiskey Neat (Patchogue)
Whiskey Neat, nestled in Patchogue, NY, stands out as a distinctive food-focused restaurant that seamlessly blends inspiration from diverse culinary realms. With influences ranging from fine dining and steakhouses to the charm of food trucks and the warmth of grandma’s kitchen, Whiskey Neat crafts an innovative menu within a lively and relaxed environment. And yes, they’ve got an impressive whiskey selection too.
As Valentine’s Day approaches, Whiskey Neat invites you to indulge in a memorable experience with their exclusive prix fixe offering for two. Priced at $65 per person, this three-course top-shelf dining extravaganza includes delightful additions such as champagne and charcuterie. Choose from two seating options at either 6:00 pm or 9:00 pm to make your Valentine’s celebration truly special.
To whet your appetite, take a peek at the enticing menu below:
For those eager to reserve their spot for this culinary celebration, visit Whiskey Neat’s website for more details and booking information. Whether you’re a food enthusiast, a whiskey connoisseur, or a couple seeking a unique Valentine’s Day experience, Whiskey Neat promises a night of culinary delights and shared moments in a welcoming atmosphere. Make this Valentine’s Day one to remember at Whiskey Neat—a place where innovation meets tradition, and every dish tells a story.
Prepare to be swept away by the romantic ambiance and delectable flavors at Vico’s in Farmingdale this Valentine’s Day. Introducing the “That’s Amore Valentine’s Day 4-Course Dinner,” available on February 11th, 13th, and 14th. Indulge in a sumptuous evening featuring your choice of appetizer, pasta, entree, and dessert, served between 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm or 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm.
For a delightful dining experience, priced at $45 plus tax & service fee, your evening also includes bottomless Wine or Aperol Spritz to enhance the celebration of love.
With a stellar 4.7-star rating on Google, Vico’s has become a local favorite, making it a must-try destination for food enthusiasts and couples alike. Whether you’re captivated by the charming ambiance or enticed by the mouthwatering menu, Vico’s promises an unforgettable Valentine’s Day celebration.
Book now to secure your spot at viconewyork.com and treat yourself and your loved one to a culinary journey that combines the essence of love with exquisite flavors. This Valentine’s Day, Vico’s invites you to experience “That’s Amore” – a celebration of love through the language of food and ambiance.
Oheka Castle (Huntington)
Nestled in the enchanting surroundings of Huntington, New York, Oheka Castle beckons lovers to celebrate Valentine’s Day in grandeur and style. This iconic castle, with its rich history and opulent architecture, is not just a venue; it’s an experience. This year, Oheka Castle is pulling out all the stops to create a memorable Valentine’s weekend with an exquisite à la carte brunch and a special prix fixe dinner.
Mark your calendars for a romantic rendezvous on Saturday, February 10th, and Sunday, February 11th, as Oheka Castle unveils its Valentine’s à la carte brunch. Delight in a leisurely morning with your loved one while savoring a curated menu that promises to tantalize your taste buds. Choose from an array of delectable options, expertly crafted to make your Valentine’s weekend truly special.
For a grand celebration on the day itself, Oheka Castle invites you to an exclusive Valentine’s Day prix fixe dinner on Wednesday, February 14th. Immerse yourself in a culinary journey as the castle’s talented chefs present a meticulously crafted menu to elevate your dining experience. This prix fixe dinner promises an evening of culinary enchantment, designed to kindle the flames of romance.
Extend your enchanting experience by choosing to spend the night in one of Oheka Castle’s luxurious guest rooms. Transform your Valentine’s celebration into a fairy-tale retreat, surrounded by the castle’s timeless elegance and impeccable hospitality. Let the magic of Oheka Castle be the backdrop to your romantic getaway, creating memories that will last a lifetime.
As you step into the world of Oheka Castle, you’re not just entering a venue; you’re stepping into a realm of romance and sophistication. Elevate your Valentine’s celebration with the regal charm of Oheka Castle, where every detail is meticulously curated to ensure an unforgettable experience. Book your spot for the Valentine’s à la carte brunch, prix fixe dinner, or indulge in the complete Oheka moment by spending the night in luxury. Make this Valentine’s Day truly extraordinary with the grandeur of Oheka Castle.
Window’s On The Lake (Ronkonkoma)
This Valentine’s Day, elevate your celebration by exploring exquisite dining options that promise an enchanting experience. Window’s on the Lake is hosting a captivating “Valentine’s Day Dinner & Dancing On The Lake” on Wednesday, February 14th.
Escape to a romantic evening with “Romance on The Water” presented by Windows on The Lake. Begin your night with a specially crafted 4-Course Prix Fixe Menu prepared by the talented Executive Chef. Delight in a culinary journey that sets the stage for an unforgettable celebration of love.
As the evening unfolds, immerse yourself in the enchanting atmosphere with live entertainment. Anthony’s Live presents “70’s Motown Singers” featuring Curtis Maxwell, Nikki Torres, and special guest Ejyp Johnson, offering a tribute to the iconic Barry White. Dance the night away in the company of soulful melodies, adding a touch of nostalgia to your Valentine’s Day celebration.
Seating commences at 6:00 pm, featuring a 4-course prix fixe dinner menu inclusive of coffee and tea at $74.95 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are a must to secure your spot in this romantic lakeside setting. Make your reservations today by clicking here or calling 631-737-0088. Embark on a culinary and musical journey that will make this Valentine’s Day an experience to remember.
The Royal Palm (Farmingdale)
This Valentine’s Day, immerse yourself in the magic of romance at The Royal Palm in Farmingdale, NY. Mark your calendars for Wednesday, February 14th, 2024, as The Royal Palm transforms into the perfect setting for an unforgettable Valentine’s celebration.
Date: Wednesday, February 14th, 2024
Time: 7:00 pm
Venue: The Royal Palm, 2143 Boundary Avenue, Farmingdale, NY, 11735
Pricing: Couples:$275/Individuals: $140
Indulge in an evening filled with love, laughter, and dancing at The Royal Palm’s exclusive Valentine Party. Whether you’re a couple looking for a romantic escape or an individual ready to embrace the celebration, this event promises to be a highlight of your Valentine’s Day. With DJ, open bar, full sit down dinner, dancing and a surprise show, this night will not disappoint!
The Royal Palm offers a captivating atmosphere, setting the stage for a night of romance and connection. With its elegant venue and thoughtful details, this celebration is curated to make your Valentine’s Day truly special. To secure your spot at this extraordinary event, contact The Royal Palm at 516-845-1151. Don’t miss the opportunity to create lasting memories with your loved ones at one of Farmingdale’s premier destinations. Celebrate love, laughter, and connection at The Royal Palm this Valentine’s Day.
H20 Seafood & Sushi (Smithtown)
Love is in the air, and H2O Seafood & Sushi in Smithtown is ready to make this Valentine’s Day an unforgettable experience with a specially crafted 3-Course Prix Fixe Menu. Available only on Wednesday, February 14th, 2024, this romantic offering invites couples to savor a delightful culinary journey for $75, plus tax and gratuity. Please note that the regular dinner menu will not be available on this special day, ensuring an exclusive and intimate atmosphere for celebrating love.
But the celebration doesn’t stop there—H2O is extending the love with their Lobster Indulgence Week. From Sunday, February 11th, through Sunday, February 18th, seafood enthusiasts can revel in the clawsome experience of Lobster Indulgence Week. Throughout this exciting week, H2O Seafood & Sushi will showcase hand-picked, lobster-packed specials that promise to elevate your dining experience.
For those looking to extend their romantic rendezvous beyond Valentine’s Day, H2O presents Night Wine Dinner Menus every Wednesday evening. These special 3-course dining experiences feature unique, off-menu dishes professionally paired, per course, with exquisite wines from around the globe. Immerse yourself in a world of flavors as you and your loved one indulge in this delightful culinary affair.
H2O Seafood & Sushi is not just a restaurant; it’s an oasis of taste and elegance. Make this Valentine’s Day and the surrounding week a time to savor delectable cuisine and create cherished memories with the one you love at H2O in Smithtown.
Brasserie by Chef Aless (Massapequa)
In the heart of Massapequa, Brasserie by Chef Aless beckons lovers of fine cuisine for a Valentine’s Day celebration like no other. The dynamic duo behind this culinary gem, Justin and Aless, bring a wealth of experience to the table, rooted in their family’s rich tradition of hospitality.
Hailing from Galway, Ireland, Justin ventured to the United States to pursue his passion for hotel and restaurant management. His journey has been marked by the opening and management of several renowned NYC restaurants, establishing him as a seasoned expert in the industry. Aless, the chef of the duo, is a true New Yorker, having grown up in the city. Until 2017, she managed her family restaurant and later founded a successful catering company named Chef Aless, which now operates from the vibrant Brasserie.
Amid the challenges of the pandemic, Justin and Aless found solace in Seaford and embraced the opportunity to share their culinary creations and warm hospitality with the south shore of Long Island.
This Valentine’s Day, Brasserie by Chef Aless invites you to embark on a gastronomic journey with their exclusive 4-course Chef’s Tasting Dinner priced at $85 per person. Below is a glimpse of the tantalizing menu that awaits you. Secure your spot for this enchanting evening by making reservations today—because love and exceptional cuisine are best savored together.
Don’t let this culinary spectacle pass you by. Celebrate love, exquisite flavors, and the artistry of Chef Aless at Brasserie. Make this Valentine’s Day a memorable affair by indulging in a feast crafted with passion, expertise, and a touch of culinary magic. Visit their website for more information.
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