The Most Romantic Dinner Spots in NYC

In the midst of the city's vibrant heartbeat and perpetual excitement, uncover intimate settings for a truly memorable evening with your beloved. Whether you find yourself within the elegant confines of The Marmara Park Avenue in New York or wish to explore the myriad of dining options nearby, savor the enchantment of our thoughtfully crafted restaurant and bar, or venture into the eclectic culinary scene surrounding us.

Immerse yourselves in the magic of a city that never sleeps, providing an exquisite canvas for the chapters of your romance to unfold.

Il gattopardo

A timeless and elegant destination for exquisite Southern Italian cuisine, Il Gattopardo embodies classic romance. Warm light bathes the sophisticated dining room adorned with white tablecloths and fresh flowers. Indulge in house-made pasta like the signature fettuccine with lobster and caviar, followed by delicate almond semifreddo. An impressive wine list offers the perfect pairings for a truly memorable evening.

the modern

Experience artistic romance at The Modern, nestled within the iconic Museum of Modern Art. Overlooking the MoMA sculpture garden, this Michelin-starred restaurant boasts chic decor and exceptional modern cuisine. Savory seasonal dishes are presented with artful precision, perfect for sharing with your loved one. Don't miss their decadent desserts, a fitting finale to an unforgettable meal.

avra madison estiatorio

Transport yourselves to the Greek islands at Avra Madison Estiatorio. This airy, whitewashed space evokes Mediterranean elegance, while the flavors will delight your palate. Freshly grilled whole fish, simply prepared with lemon and herbs, is a highlight. Share a variety of delectable mezze alongside an expertly chosen Greek wine for a taste of pure romance.


This Michelin-starred restaurant is a neighborhood favorite, led by a culinary team that creates vibrant dishes inspired by world travels, individual heritage, and personality. The stylish interior offers cozy nooks for dinner with your soul mate and a spacious garden that allows for al fresco dining under the stars.

The menu at Musket Room accommodates all, with an omnivore menu and vegan menu on offer. A wine pairing menu is available to enjoy alongside the delights of luxurious caviar to pistachio tart.

la grenouille

While a short distance from Midtown East, Marea is worth the venture for its stellar reputation. With breathtaking views of Central Park, it offers a Michelin-starred experience of refined Italian cuisine. Their exquisite seafood pasta, impeccable service, and elegant atmosphere make it a truly special occasion restaurant. Share a luxurious tasting menu and toast to your love under the sparkling lights.


A classic Parisian bistro transported to New York. Warmly lit, with checkered floors and bistro-style fare, Benoit offers a cozy, authentic culinary experience. Enjoy iconic dishes like French onion soup, escargots, and steak frites— a perfect taste of timeless romance.

Gabriel kreuther

Michelin-starred brilliance merges flavors of France's Alsace region with seasonal New York ingredients. The setting is refined yet comfortable. Splurge on their tasting menu or savor exquisitely prepared dishes like foie gras torchon and roasted venison. A treat for discerning palates.

sushi yasuda

Experience the artistry of Japanese cuisine in an intimate setting. Master chef Yasuda prepares pristine sushi and sashimi selections from the freshest catch. Sushi Yasuda is lauded for its quality and simplicity, ensuring a focused and unforgettable omakase-style meal.

The Smith

With several Midtown locations, The Smith provides a lively yet approachable option. Choose from their classic brasserie menu with steak, fries, and salads, or opt for seafood. It boasts a welcoming,  buzzing atmosphere – perfect for a casual but still celebratory meal.

Stay with us

Declare your love in the most enchanting way this Valentine's Day by prolonging the magic of your romantic evening with a stay at The Marmara Park Avenue Hotel. Revel in the luxurious ambiance of our accommodations, featuring a selection of inviting one-bedroom suites. Whether you choose to bask in the warmth of our thoughtful amenities, wake up to a leisurely breakfast in bed, or simply enjoy a serene late checkout, make your romantic getaway truly special.

Book your stay with us today with us today and let the celebration of your love unfold in the heart of the city.

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