Every couple needs to arrange romantic evenings. Dating at a restaurant is a classic, but it never gets old. Finding a special place where you can simultaneously be in a private atmosphere with a stylish interior and pleasant views and discover new flavor combinations is not so easy. We've rounded up the top 5 date restaurants in NYC.
Per Se, with its French cuisine and the famous nine-course daily tasting menu, has been awarded three Michelin stars. The restaurant received awards for its extensive wine list of over 2,000 bottles. Per Se is New York's famous interpretation of Thomas Keller's "French Laundry" at the Deutsche Bank Center on Columbus Circle, overlooking Central Park and Columbus Circle. The cost nine-course menu is at $355 per person.
Daniel is two-star rated by the Michelin Guide. In 2019 it was rated as "top-ranked restaurant in America". Daniel is located in the former Mayfair Hotel on Park Avenue – the original site of Le Cirque. The restaurant is popular with its French culinary history. Dinner at the flagship restaurant for two will cost $567, excluding drinks.
Eleven Madison Park
Eleven Madison Park in the heart of New York City has three Michelin stars and had recently topped the World's 50 Best Restaurants list. It underwent a full-scale renovation and redesign in the summer of 2017. Tasting menu consists of entirely plant-based courses. The cost of a tasting set of 12-15 dishes will cost from $225 to $295 per person.
Jean-Georges is a two-Michelin-star restaurant at 1 Central Park West, on the lobby level of the Trump International Hotel and Tower. It specializes in American, French and Asian cuisines. The interior in light colors is beaten with floor-to-ceiling windows and a stunning view. A 3 course prix fix menu will cost you $138 a person, and a full tasting menu costs $218 per person.
Le Bernardin is one of the most popular New York restaurants. It was awarded three stars by Michelin and was in the rankings of New York Magazine and Zagat Guides. Le Bernardin serves the freshest seafood with the simple philosophy that the fish is the star of the plate. Dinner at $165 for four a la carte courses (three savory), $198 for a seven-course tasting ($293 with wine pairings), $228 for an eight-course tasting ($373 with pairings).