intimate dinner date spots



il Buco Alimentari & Vineria  

Mediterranean-Italian fare, including house-cured meats & homemade bread

53 Great Jones St, New York, NY 10012

photo: Jeffrey's

photo: Jeffrey's

Jeffrey's grocery

Homey American eatery

172 Waverly Pl, New York, NY 10014


Italian small plates are matched by an extensive wine list at this bi-level restaurant.

228 W 10th St # 1, New York, NY 10014

photo:  E ater

photo: Eater

via carota

Italian trattoria serving traditional plates & apéritifs in a rustic, cozy space.

51 Grove St, New York, NY 10014

photo:  Eater

photo:  Eater

don angie 

Place for updated Italian-American classics  in a marble-accented space.

103 Greenwich Ave, New York, NY 10014





Mediterranean-French dishes served in a corner space with an elegant cottage feel.

24 5th Ave, New York, NY 10011

photo:  E ater

photo: Eater

Pasquale Jones

Italian place for wood-fired pies, meats and fish from the open kitchen.

187 Mulberry St, New York, NY 10012

photo:  Ca rbone

photo: Carbone


High-end takes on red-sauce fare at this Italian restaurant in a retro-glam space.

181 Thompson St, New York, NY 10012

photo:  The Guardian


Small plates made with Mediterranean twists served in an unfussy cafe space.

47 E Houston St, New York, NY 10012



Bobby Flay restaurant offering Spanish-accented Mediterranean fare in a hip space

324 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10012





photo:  Gourmadela

photo: Gourmadela

Joseph leonard

New American fare served from breakfast to late-night in a rustic space with few tables.

170 Waverly Pl, New York, NY 10014

photo:  The Infatuation


Inviting space in The Standard turning out refined New American cuisine.

25 Cooper Sq, New York, NY 10003


Cozy, rustic spot with a patio & back garden for small plates & wine.

1486 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10075

photo:  Ace Hotel

photo: Ace Hotel

the breslin

Contemporary, high-end British gastropub in a hip, vintage-inspired space 

16 W 29th St, New York, NY 10001

photo: frankies 570

photo: frankies 570

frankies 570

Italian eatery specializing in Tuscan fare served in a traditional space.

570 Hudson St, New York, NY 10014