Is your wedding anniversary around the corner? Make it special by celebrating the milestone in a Michelin-star restaurant. A romantic dinner with world-class food and service at the highest level just for the two of you. What a dream! Luckily, New York is home to a myriad of Michelin-approved dining spots, so finding the perfect restaurant is not a problem. Plus, we are ready to help you. To narrow down your choices, we’ve already picked some of the best dining options. Reserve the finest seats and create unforgettable memories with your life partner.
Aquavit is a high-end dining spot located in the heart of Manhattan. The restaurant, which gained two stars from Michelin in 2021, offers exquisite seasonal Scandinavian tasting and fixed-price menus served in a minimalistic Nordic setting. Try shrimp toast, Swedish meatballs, lemon currant gateau, or other delicious dishes from their lunch menu. You can also treat your taste buds to meals from the Chef’s tasting menu. Aquavit has two elegant private dining rooms: Linné Salon and Nobel Room — both are just right for intimate gatherings. Plus, the rooms are fully equipped with a screen, projector, and Wi-Fi access, so you are free to use them too.
Atomix offers a truly unique gastronomic experience. Managed by Chef Junghyun Park and his wife Ellia, the two-Michelin-star restaurant serves innovative Korean cuisine. Once you enter the Atomix, you will be led to the lounge for preprandial drinks and snacks. Then you will be seated at the U-shaped 14-seat counter with an up-close look at the restaurant's open kitchen. The restaurant's multi-course tasting menu includes exquisite dishes like king crab served with mustard, and amberjack with minari and cherry blossom honey. What’s great, Atomix offers its guests custom-designed cards explaining the make-up and inspiration behind each dish. For a more intimate experience, you can book a full buy-out of the space.
Eleven Madison Park is a three-Michelin-star fine dining restaurant overlooking Madison Square Park, one of the most beautiful spots in Manhattan. In 2017 the restaurant underwent a full-scale renovation and redesign, and now, it looks and feels even better than before. Eleven Madison Park is a restaurant with a twist. It offers a tasting menu that consists of entirely plant-based courses. Each dish here is vegan friendly, from crisp vegan rolls with faux butter to tonburi-made caviar. Guests can also visit a bar for light snacks or to sip a cocktail. Eleven Madison Park features three private dining spaces, two of which boast incredible floor-to-ceiling windows.
Awarded two Michelin stars, Jean-Georges is the jewel of Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s empire. The restaurant serves exquisitely crafted dishes blending French, American, and Asian influences. The local farmer’s market is the driving force behind Jean-Georges's ever-changing seasonal menu. Impeccable service, tableside preparations, and floor-to-ceiling windows with stunning views of legendary Central Park and Columbus — all contribute to an unforgettable dining experience. However, be mindful of the dress code: no jeans, sweatshirts, or sneakers are allowed.
The Modern is a contemporary American restaurant that proudly holds two Michelin stars. This upscale dining spot is housed at the iconic Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), so you will get the best of two worlds: unmatched gastronomic experience and proximity to the best art pieces. The Modern’s tasting menu is seasonal, ever-evolving, and full of surprises. Chef Thomas Allan reimagines the traditional tasting menu, so expect unique flavors and forms. If you want to make your visit more exciting, book the so-called Kitchen Table. The Modern offers front-row seats in the heart of its kitchen for up to four guests, with an enhanced Chef’s tasting menu.