Date night is something you should always look forward too. But if you don't introduce new activities and restaurants, it can quickly become mundane and boring.
Date nights are fun for a variety of reasons. You and your spouse or signifant other get to:
- Spend some one on one time together,
- Enjoy some amazing food,
- See sights and hear sounds, and
- Maybe even experience some of the rich history of the city you’re in.
If you’re lucky enough to be planning a date night on Long Island, you’ve got tons of options to choose from and a variety of activities to keep you happy throughout your night.
One of the most important parts of a great date night is finding the right restaurant, and Long Island prides itself on offering a wide variety of culinary options. Add an extra touch of panache to your special night out on Long Island and rent a limousine or car service. Take the worry of driving, parking, walking, and getting home out of your evening and concentrate solely on your date.
Then choose the perfect restaurant to set the tone for your best romantic evening.
Here are a few of our favorite date night restaurants on Long Island.
418 North Country Road, St. James, NY
Mosaic offers a prix-fixe menu of five amazing courses which change every evening, according to the season and availability of local ingredients.
Dishes like charred duck breast, fontina potato tart, miso black salmon and wild mushroom carbonara make up some of the menu items in the past.
The dessert at Mosaic is legendary, and the wine and drink lists are so long you won’t know where to start.
Additionally, Mosaic prides itself on creating an intimate, modern and comfortable atmosphere so your date night is
400 Jamesport Avenue, Jamesport, NY
If you want a remote and intimate dinner for your night out on Long Island, coupled with the opportunity to stay at one of the finest boutique hotels in New York, consider the Jedediah Hawkins Inn for your date night.
The restaurant at the Inn is famous for its atmosphere, food and wine, so you’re certain to make a splash with your significant other by having your chauffeur drive you into Jamesport for a romantic evening like no other.
3 Conseulo Place, Oakdale, NY
If you or your significant other are seafood enthusiasts, there are few restaurants on Long Island as delicious and satisfying as View’s.
With a sumptous menu that offers a variety of seafood favorites, an impressive wine list and an atmosphere to set the perfect romantic evening mood, you won’t go wrong by stopping in at View’s on your Long Island date night.
8-08 Queens Plaza South, Long Island City, NY
Nestled atop the Ravel Hotel, this Asian Pacific bistro offers unique food and boasts one of the best views of the New York City skyline in Long Island.
The dinner menu includes a large variety of specialty sushi and sashimi, plus modern takes of traditional Asian dishes. If you visit on a Sunday morning, you can partake from their inventive brunch menu. Between the incredible food and drinks, and the phenomenal skyline, your date night is sure to be romantic.
2 Middle Neck Road, Roslyn, NY
For over 27 years, Bryant and Cooper Steak House has been a staple of the Long Island area for amazing steaks, great atmosphere and incredible service.
If either you or your significant other is a steak lover, the variety of steak styles and cuts on the menu will surely delight you.
They also have an impressive appetizer, salad, and dessert menu on hand if you’re looking for lighter or sweeter fare for your evening out.
Your evening out on Long Island can be perfect from start to finish with the right car service and the perfect restaurant. You won’t have to worry about navigation, parking or getting home at the end of the night; all you’ll have to worry about is enjoying your time with your date on beautiful Long Island.
This blog was originally published in 2014; it has since been updated to reflect the most accurate information.