February 14th is almost here. Here are some of Long Island’s most romantic restaurants and the best places to take your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day weekend.
22 Old Portion Rd, Lake Ronkonkoma
Enjoy a romantic Valentine’s Dinner on the lake with live music, amazing lake views, and fine food at Anthony’s On The Lake. Anthony’s will be offering Prix Fixe menus all Valentine’s Day weekend starting at $49.95. Visit the Anthony’s On The Lake website for more information and to make your reservation online.
10 Pinelawn Road, Melville
Blackstone combines steakhouse classics with sushi and seafood creations in a posh decor. The sommelier can help you select the perfect wine from an 850 bottle, award-winning wine list. Open for indoor and outdoor dining. Pickup and delivery are also available.
661 Old Willets Path, Hauppauge
Renowned for its new American cuisine, Butterfields is the place to go on Valentine’s Day. The band Blue Angel will be playing live starting at 7 p.m.. Multiple seatings available. Face masks and reservations required. No cover charge.
1080 Corporate Dr, Westbury
City Cellar is a Modern American restaurant with an upscale bar and a large and sophisticated dining room. Its floor-to-ceiling wine cellar showcases fine wines from around the world. Reserve now for Valentine’s featuring brunch and dinner specials and a la carte menu all weekend long. Open for indoor and outdoor dining and takeout.
610 Smithtown Bypass, Smithtown
Insignia’s menu features fine prime dry-aged steaks, fresh seafood and an array of sushi creations, all served up in a chic, elegant atmosphere. Open for indoor and outdoor dining.
212 Merrick Rd, Rockville Centre
Add some Mexican flair to your Valentine’s Day at Mesita. Mesita serves authentic, modern, Mexican cuisine in a vibrant atmosphere. The menu features fresh guacamole prepared table-side, Mexican street corn, and fire-grilled fajitas, along with burritos, tortas, tacos and many other house-made Mexican dishes. Mesita also has an extensive specialty drink menu showcasing imaginative Mexican cocktails. Combining a traditional menu and playful décor, Mesita provides a dining experience that truly embodies the Mexican spirit.
569 Broadhollow Rd, Melville
One10 Restaurant & Lounge is a Modern Italian Steakhouse set in an awe-inspiring 14,000-square-foot space. Dine in a luxurious main room or have a seat at the unique and contemporary M Bar. You and your Valentine can select from a variety of dishes made from fine, locally sourced ingredients. Choose from prime dry-aged steaks, hand-made pastas and Italian classics, Pat LaFrieda burgers, chops, and fresh seafood.
4 Old Jericho Turnpike, Jericho
Dine in a contemporary atmosphere under 25-foot cathedral ceilings at Opus Steakhouse. Enjoy succulent steakhouse classics, seafood, veal chops, and more prepared in an open-concept kitchen. Opus Steakhouse features a chic sushi bar serving fresh sushi grade sashimi and signature rolls. Opus is also the place for wine lovers - its wine list features over 600 selections, 40 of which are available by the glass. Opus is open for indoor and outdoor dining. Takeout and delivery are available.
650 Jericho Turnpike, Syosset
One of Long Island’s premier prime steak and sushi restaurants, Rare650 offers an exceptional dining experience in a dramatic, chic space. Celebrate romance dining or enjoying cocktails in a stunning glass conservatory featuring ambient lighting, tropical landscaping and ultra-comfortable oversize booths. The cuisine includes steakhouse classics, fresh seafood flown in from Hawaii and Holland, seasonal dishes and creative homemade desserts.
2143 Boundary Avenue, Farmingdale
Love Celebration Dinner, Saturday, February 13, 6 - 9 p.m.
This distinctive catering hall is hosting a Valentine’s Day Love Celebration Dinner, described as “a wonderful event designed for couples to attend and enjoy together.” The evening includes a sit-down dinner, open bar, dessert, entertainment, and a best dressed couple contest. $160/couple. Purchase tickets online.
1095 Jericho Turnpike, Commack
(631) 670-7606 / (631) 670-7607
4585 Austin Blvd, Island Park
71 Hillside Avenue, Williston Park
Sangria 71, with locations in Commack, Island Park, and Williston Park, specializes in the flavors of Spain. Guests are treated to a fine assortment of tapas, steaks, chicken, seafood as well as savory family style paellas, sangrias and a fine selection of Spanish wines in a festive, casual atmosphere. All locations offer indoor and outdoor dining.
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 one of their five special packages, some which include a night at the stunning Inn at Fox Hollow.
The Valentine’s Day four-course dinner menu will be prepared by an award-winning culinary team. Shrimp cocktail, certified Black Angus filet mignon, and salmon al volpe are just a few of the options. See the complete menu here. For reservations, call 516-802-7501 or reserve online.