When it comes to Valentine’s Day, you have to pull out all the stops to show your loved one how much they mean to you. For most relationships, this means chocolates, flowers or jewelry—but it could also mean an intimate night out at one of our area’s many fantastic eateries. In fact, here are a few of the most romantic Valentine’s Day dinners that you’ll find on Long Island.
Intimate Valentine’s Day Dinners for Two
Tony Cuban Cucina & Cocktails
Tony Cuban Cucina & Cocktails, located in Freeport, doesn’t mess around when it comes to Valentine’s Day. From February 14 to February 18, this trendy Cuban-Italian eatery will be offering couples a special priced menu for two at $79 total. If you take your loved one to Tony Cuban on Friday, February 16, there will be a live DJ party from 10 pm to 2 am.
Each diner can enjoy four mouthwatering courses and a complimentary drink, such as champagne, raspberry mimosas, grandioso martinis, draft beer or wine. For your meal, you can choose from several house favorites like steak, salmon, shrimp, chicken, you name it! The options are endless.
Then, for dessert, Tony Cuban offers sweet dishes like hot apple crunch ala mode, cannoli with whipped cream and a chocolate brownie with ice cream. Lastly, call today to make a reservation!
Elisa’s Ristorante Café
Make sure that your significant other has it all this Valentine’s Day—take them somewhere you know they’ll love like Elisa’s Ristorante Café in North Bellmore, “A Taste of Italy Close to Home.” This family-run restaurant has been a date night hotspot for over 20 years.
Valentine’s Day Specials
Mark your calendars for February 14, because Elisa’s Ristorante will be rolling out an exclusive couples menu. For appetizers, they will be offering savory dishes like pan-seared frog legs and pepper-crusted tuna. Then, for dinner, you can order entrees such as:
- Veal Osso Buco
- Beef Bracciole
- Swordfish Caprese
- Bronzini in Cartouche
After you finish dinner, be sure to indulge in mouthwatering desserts like Strawberry A la Nonna, Heart-shaped Chocolate Ganache Cake and Heart-shaped Red Velvet Cake. Elisa’s Ristorante currently taking reservations, so make yours today!
Truffle Restaurant & Bar
This year, wine and dine your date at Truffle Restaurant & Bar in Valley Stream for Valentine’s Day. As the restaurant’s name suggests, chef-owner Raed Jallad creates dishes heavily influenced by the aromatic delicacy known as truffle. Experience their tasty wild-mushroom bisque drizzled in truffle oil and topped with crispy onions.
If you visit this local bistro, you’ll need to try delectable menu selections like:
- Roasted Half-Cornish Hen
- Cast-Iron Seared Long Island Duck
- Squid Ink Pasta & Seafood
- Grilled Black Angus Rib Eye Steak
Don’t forget to include some of their classic side dishes like creamed spinach, sautéed broccoli rabe, garlic mashed potatoes and roasted brussels sprouts. Make your reservation today!
If you’re looking for a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner to enjoy with your loved one, check out one of these intimate restaurants on February 14!