Last Minute Valentine's Day Options in NYC

Categories: Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is stressful, and all the coordination, expectation, and overall hub-bub often put a damper on things. And right now, if you've yet to make a plan for the evening (or are in need of a back-up), you're likely feeling panic creep in. We got you. Here is a list of great V-Day events around the city that you can still book, some of which are worthy friend date destinations, too.

Dinner and the Dome with M. Wells Dinette and MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City, 718-786-1800
Museum and restaurant doors open for a festive dinner and double feature movie evening. Diners will enjoy venison, smoked salmon, and a belly-warming cassoulet while they watch Some Like it Hot and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, beginning at 6 p.m.

BFF Valentine's Party at The Empire Hotel, 44 West 63rd Street, 212-956-3313
Spend the day with your best friend, nosh on small bites, sip cocktails, and dance while astrologer Susan Miller reveals your future. The evening is hosted by Courtney Kerr, star of "Courtney Loves Dallas" on Bravo. Entrance is $85.

Gaby Brasserie Francaise, 44 West 45th Street, 212-782-3040
Partake in Sylvain Harribey's decadent Valentine $75 prix fixe menu including oysters, foie gras, an assortment of smoked fishes, and more.

Nick and Toni's Café, 100 West 67th Street, 212-496-4000
A la carte holiday specials are on the menu for one day, including foie gras, pan roasted red snapper, and a puff pastry "soufflé" with chocolate mousse. Additions range from $13-$29.

The Dutch, 131 Sullivan Street, 212-677-6200
An extensive $95 prix fixe menu features over twenty choices in appetizer, entrée and dessert.

KTCHN, 508 West 42nd Street, 212-868-2999
The cozy spot is serving a prix fixe four-course menu that traipses through Spanish mackerel crudo, cheddar cheese fondue, and braised short ribs.

Grata Restaurant, 1076 1st Avenue, 212-842-0007
Dine on a three-course prix fixe meal while a jazz trio of piano, bass, and violin serenades you.

Location Info

Mas (La Grillade)

28 7th Ave. S., New York, NY

Category: Restaurant

Empire Hotel Rooftop Bar & Lounge

44 W. 63rd St., New York, NY

Category: Music


508 W. 42nd St., New York, NY

Category: Restaurant

Verde Coal Oven

254 Irving Ave., Brooklyn, NY

Category: Restaurant

The Bourgeois Pig

111 E. 7th St., New York, NY

Category: Music


95 Ave. A, New York, NY

Category: Restaurant

New York Transit Museum

Boerum Place & Schermerhorn St., Brooklyn, NY

Category: General

M. Wells Dinette

22-25 Jackson Ave., New York, NY

Category: Restaurant


1076 1st Ave., New York, NY

Category: Restaurant

Nick & Toni's Cafe

100 W. 67th St., New York, NY

Category: Restaurant

Farafina Cafe & Lounge Harlem

1813 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY

Category: Restaurant

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