Where to take your date for Valentine’s Day dinner

We rounded up some of the best menus we saw for the all-important Feb. 14 dinner.

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Lincoln, above, offers Italian food in a posh setting.

Credit: Evan Sung

Gemma at The Bowery Hotel
335 Bowery
212-505-9100
Executive chef Chris D’Amico’s a la carte menu will feature potato and leek soup, Sicilian tuna tartare, saffron risotto, filet mingon, and chocolate mousse cake for dessert.

Lincoln Ristorante
142 W. 56th St.
212-359-6500
Prix Fixe: $85 p.p.
Enjoy panoramic views of Lincoln Center while you dine on Italian cuisine. The appetizing menu will feature exclusive Umbrian specialties such as Trota e Cotechino, Coniglio in Porchetta and Norcia black truffles.

Sfoglia
1402 Lexington Ave.
212-831-1402
Prix Fixe: $95 p.p.
Upper East Side favorite Sfoglia will be exclusively hosting parties of two all night tonight. Enjoy some new dishes prepared by Chef John Carr, including Maine Uni with brown bread and house-made butter, spaghetti with ruby red shrimp, Buckwheat Crespelle with celery root cream, plus strong cocktails and rich desserts, in the sweet space.

Miranda
80 Berry St., Brooklyn
718-387-0711
Prix Fixe: $48 p.p.
The three-course meal features Ciabatta-dusted and pan-seared smoked mozzarella, housemade pasta stuffed with saffron-scented Maine lobster, vanilla -infused mascarpone cheese and much more. A wine pairing is also available.

Colonie
127 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn
718-855-7500
Prix Fixe: $95 p.p.
This romantic Brooklyn Heights restaurant will be serving a five-course meal with multiple savory options. The menu has East Coast Oysters with blood orange, fennel, speck consomme mignonette and a chocolate ganache with banana ice cream.

The Darby
244 W. 14 St.
212-242-4411
Prix Fixe: $150 p.p. & $175 p.p.
The Greenwich Village spot will be hosting a 1920s-themed dinner, complete with cabaret performances. The three-course menu will include buttered Maine Lobster, a local beet  salad, and dark chocolate cake. There will be two seating periods available.

Junoon
27 W. 24th St.
212-490-2100
Prix Fixe: $55 p.p.
Chef Vikas Kanna will be preparing fine Indian dishes, like Singhada Shorba, a chestnut soup, and Jal Aur Thal Se, tandoori-cooked lamb chops with marinated lobster tail. An additional wine pairing is also available.

Beauty and Essex
146 Essex St.
212-614-0146
See and be seen at this Lower East Side celebrity hot spot. Beauty and Essex will provide an a la carte menu with chilled oysters, grilled lobster, and Veal Osso Buco for you and your loved one to share.

Andanada 141
141 W. 69 St.
646-692-8762
Prix Fixe: $65 p.p.
Chef Manu Berganza will be preparing dishes with what he calls “traditional Spanish flavors and artistic representations” at Andanada 141. Guests will have three courses, including Cannelones de Crab, Magret de Pato con Cous Cous de Vegetales and Mousse de Chocolate y Rosas.

Le Cirque
151 E. 58 St.
212-644-0202
Prix Fixe, $135 p.p. & $225 p.p
At the French mainstay, guests will have the option of a three-course Valentine Amour meal plus wine pairing or a Black Truffle five-course meal.

Oyster Bar & Restaurant
87 E. 42 St.
212-490-6650
Oyster Bar, in Grand Central Terminal, will offer guests an a la carte menu with your choice of Maine lobster bisque, wild mushroom-crusted Florida Mahi-Mahi filet, pear champagne sorbet and more.

Il Buco
47 Bond St.
212-533-1932
Prix Fixe: $140 p.p.
Head downtown to il Buco to indulge in authentic Italian cuisine prepared by Chef Joel Hough. On the menu are seared Hudson Valley foie gras, sea urchin risotto, Elysian Fields lamb, chocolate truffles and more.

La Mar Cebicheria Peruana
11 Madison Ave.
212-612-3388
The Gramercy restaurant will feature a Cebiche style a la carte menu that includes Maine lobster, calamari noodles in a rocoto “leche de Tigre,” and a sweet Café Enamorado.

ilili
236 Fifth Ave.
212-683-2929
Prix Fixe: $100 p.p.
Satisfy your appetite for Lebanese and Mediterranean cuisine at ilili with your significant other. The six course V-Day menu will feature Escargot Bourguignonne, Lobster Manti, Diver Scallop Carpaccio and more. After the meal, ladies can go home with a special ilili gift bag.



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