Valentine’s Day is almost here. Here’s your guide to Long Island’s most romantic restaurants and the best places to take your sweetheart this February 14.
526 Main Street, Islip
The elegant Blue Restaurant and Bar serves many innovative entrees and nautical-inspired cocktails in its upscale dining room. On Valentine’s Day, enjoy a three course menu for $64.95 with options ranging from short rib and shrimp cocktail appetizers to lamb tenderloin and lobster ravioli entrees to crème brule and tartufo desserts. Diners will be treated to live romantic music by acoustic guitarist Rorie Kelly. Limited seating is available. For reservations, call or reserve online.
661 Old Willets Path, Hauppauge
Get ready to dance and dine at Butterfields. Renowned for its new American cuisine, Butterfields is the place to go on Valentine’s Day whether you’re with a date or a group of friends. One of Long Island’s top band’s, 20 Highview, will be playing live and rocking the house with sounds of the 60s, 70s, 80s, dance music and beyond. The music starts at 9:30 p.m.
Butterfields will also be serving a Valentine’s Day special four-course dinner menu for $79.99 per person + tax/gratuity. For table reservations, call or book online. Dance only is a $10 cover, which includes a complimentary drink.
400 Broadhollow Rd, Melville
The contemporary architecture and floor-to-ceiling windows of Jewel from Anthony Scotto make a sparkling backdrop for your Valentine's Day celebration. Its unique menu features seafood, succulent steaks, a sushi bar, and decadent desserts. Jewel will be hosting two musical guests during Valentine's Day weekend.
On Friday, February 14, Los Cintron, playing the sounds of the Gypsty Kings will be performing during Happy Hour in the Bar and Lounge starting at 4 p.m. Come early and stay late.
On Saturday, February 15, the Heartbreakers Ball will take place at Jewel, featuring freestyle music and salsa singer George Lamond.
Make reservations online or call for more information.
212B Merrick Road, Rockville Centre
516 - 282 - 9900
Have a memorable Valentine’s Day at this vibrant Rockville Centre restaurant featuring authentic, modern Mexican cuisine. Order from the regular menu or from a Valentine’s pre-fixe menu which includes a three course meal and a bottle of wine for $100 per couple. Stay late for dancing - a DJ starts at 8:30 p.m.
31 Baker Pl, Patchogue
Dine and dance on the water and add some tropical fun and excitement to your Valentine's Day at Off Key Tikki. Love is in the air with dinner specials for couples - buy one entree, get hers free (with reservation only), plus half-price after-dinner drinks for ladies at the bar, and live music from 7-11 p.m.
210 Merrick Rd, Rockville Centre
This spacious gastropub is the perfect place to celebrate Valentine's Day. Enjoy a three course pre-fixe meal and a bottle of wine for $75 per couple. A rose will be given to every couple. Have other dinner plans? Join them for brunch all weekend featuring their specialty Sweetheart Pancakes.
Volpe Ristorante at Fox Hollow
7725 Jericho Turnpike #1710, Woodbury
Volpe Ristorante, located at Fox Hollow, is one of Long Island’s finest Italian restaurants. Bring elegance and Gold Coast sophistication to your Valentine’s Day with these special packages, some which include a night at the stunning Inn at Fox Hollow.
Valentine’s Day Dinner
Includes a four-course dinner prepared by an award-winning culinary team. Heart-shaped ravioli, spinach and blueberry salad, certified Black Angus filet mignon, and salmon al volpe are just a few of the options. $95 per person. See the complete menu here. For reservations, call 516-802-7501 or reserve online.
Valentine’s Day Dinner Package
Start with dinner for two featuring a special Valentine's Day menu, then pamper yourself with a stay in an overnight Luxury Suite. One chilled bottle of prosecco will be waiting for you. Package rates start at $489.
Valentine’s Day Suite Surrender Package
Take romance to the next level with this extra special package that includes dinner for two and an overnight stay in a Luxury Suite. You'll receive one chilled bottle of prosecco, one dozen roses and chocolates in your room upon arrival. Wake up to enjoy a buffet breakfst for two at the hotel. Package rates start at $569.