Best Restaurants In NYC For A First Date

Jan 20th 2011 10 Comments

Because y’all know that I’ve been on quite a few dates…right???

There are those times when a first date starts out by just having a delish cocktail and then…poof – the date ends up turning into a full on first date dinner. YAY x 100 for awesome dates!!! And because there are sooo many fabulush options in this AMAZE city, this is will be the 1st in my Date Night in NYC Series…

All of the resty’s below are ones that I have been on a date (or 2 or 3) at, so I can totes give them the offish MG Dating Stamp of Approval ;-).  Reviews/prices/menus can be found on GO NOW.

David Burke Townhouse (Modern American/UES)

The Breslin (GastroPub/Murray Hill)

‘Inoteca e liquori bar (Italian&Tapas/Gramercy)

Japonais (Japanese/Gramercy)

Artisanal (French Bistro/Midtown East)

Rabbit in the Moon (GastroPub/W. Village)

Bistrot Bagatelle (French Bistro, Meatpacking)

Gemma (Italian Brasserie/ E. Village)

Centrico (Mexican/Tribeca)

The Lion (GastroPub/W. Village)

Next week: NYC Bars/Lounges Perfect for a First Date!


10 Comments to “Best Restaurants In NYC For A First Date”

  1. Poochie says:

    I think the back patio at Pure Food & Wine is magical and Candle 79 has a beautiful front window on their 2nd floor.

  2. Sarah says:

    I seriously LOVE so many of these spots!! Such a perf list!

    I also love 10 Degrees, for a more casual yet intimate wine bar for a 1st date.

  3. Marguerite says:

    Love the new series you will be doing! I am new to NYC, so seeing all these great “resty” suggestions are great! I cant wait to try them out!! 🙂

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