Valentine’s day is right around the corner. You got your chocolates and flowers ready. Maybe even a nice card or those oversize teddy bears with the heart pillows. But still deciding whether to cook a romantic dinner or head out? Why spend the night cleaning dishes when you can…well..you know? Don’t fret. Your friends at Queens Food Tours got you covered. Here are a few places to take your loved ones on Valentine’s day for an outing to remember. Be sure to call ahead and make reservations!
Queens Food Tours Valentine’s Day Recommendations
Jackson’s Neighborhood Eatery & Bar
Jackson’s Eatery is offering a special 3-course dinner for $95.00 of mouth watering selection of seafood specialties including mussels for appetizers aka the perfect aphrodisiac. If that isn’t enough to spark your romance on Valentine’s Day, dinner also includes 2 glasses of Washington State sparkling wine.
Jackson’s Neighborhood Eatery & Bar – 10-37 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101
Indian’s wrote the kama sutra, so they know a thing or two about romance. Vintage Curry offers a unique spin on classic Indian specialties. Known for their British Style Indian fusion, they are fast becoming one of the top destination for top-notch Indian cuisine. We recommend the Chicken Tikka Puri and the Hyderabad Biryani. As part of the Valentine’s Day special, if you spend $50 on your overall bill, you can order any other dish complimentary. Try to get a table at their newly renovated garden patio downstairs. It is sure to make you feel like your in paradise.
Vintage Curry – 87-77 168th Pl, Jamaica, NY 11432
Need more spice in your romantic life? Well, if you’re talking about food, than Spicy Lanka is sure to please. Hit up the only Sri Lankan restaurant in Queens. Not sure what to order? Try the fish rolls as appetizers and than the kottu (pictured-above), a specialty dish consisting of your choice of meat, vegetables, and chopped roti (Indian bread), as the main course. Just let the Chef know your spice tolerance, because Sri Lankan food can get hot–but since it’s Valentine’s Day, go on and make it hot and spicy! We’re still talking about food!
Spicy Lanka – 159-23 Hillside Avenue, Jamaica, NY 11432
Gaze onto your lover’s eyes. But if you don’t we don’t blame you when you have views that are as killer as this. Celebrate Valentine’s Day under the mesmerizing view of the New York City skyline and Queensboro Bridge over at Penthouse 808. Located on top of the Ravel Hotel, Penthouse 808 offers a chef’s 4 course pre-fixe menu for $85.00 per person featuring live Jazz and DJ entertainment. Reservations is required or purchase Valentine’s Day ticket at www.ph808.com.
Penthouse 808 – 8-08 Queens Plaza S, Long Island City, NY 11101 (On top of Ravel Hotel)
Put on those dancing shoes and get ready to dance the night away with Marbella’s Valentine’s Day gala at their exquisite ballroom. For $70 per person, enjoy a scrumptious buffet of all their signature Spanish dishes, an open bar, mouth watering desserts with a chocolate fountain, and a live DJ to keep you groovin. Or if you prefer a quieter affair, you can order a la carte at their dining room, where a harp player is sure to set the perfect scene.
Marbella Restaurant – 220-33 Northern Blvd, Bayside, NY 11361
Reignite your romance this Valentine’s Day at Diwine Restaurant. This restaurant/wine bar offers the perfect romantic and intimate setting with its comfortable seating and striking décor. Offering a 3-course gourmet Valentine’s Day pre fixe dinner for $125 for two including vegan Shepard pie and tuna tartare, be sure to call ahead as there will be three seating times.
DiWine Restaurant – 41-15 31st Ave, Astoria, NY 11103
A romantic dinner with stunning views of the Jamaica Bay. Can it get any better? Well, actually yes! Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Vetro’s special 3-course dinner for $49 per person. Menu includes your choice of baked clams, lemon fried shrimp, or stuffed artichokes heart for starter, and than a delectable selection of Italian and seafood specialties. Conclude your meal with a freshly made cannoli with chocolate covered strawberries.
Vetro Restaurant – 164-49 Cross Bay Blvd, Howard Beach, NY 11414
Ariyoshi is a favorite neighborhood Japanese restaurant that is ideal for the sushi lovers. There’s a special Valentine’s Day discount on selected rolls and specialties. Not in the mood for raw fish? They offer a wide selection of meat, fish, udon, soba and an izakaya menu.
Happy Valentine’s Day! Make it a night out to remember. Let us know where you decided to go to celebrate Valentine’s Day?