8 Romantic Restaurants on Long Island, NY

Where to Spend Intimate Evenings at Restaurants on Long Island

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Whether you're celebrating Valentine's Day or an anniversary or just looking for the perfect intimate evening with that special someone, many of Long Island's best restaurants offer harbor views and table-side fireplaces that can make an evening of fine dining even more romantic. With cozy candlelight atmospheres and excellent food, these Long Island restaurants will surround you and your loved one with the aura of romance.

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Prime, Huntington NY


117 North New York Ave, Huntington, NY 11743, USA
Phone +1 631-385-1515

With an expansive view of the harbor, this upscale restaurant in Huntington features indoor and outdoor seating in warm weather, and in winter, the roaring fire in the fireplace casts a romantic glow over the room. The seafood and steak at Prime are superb, and the extensive wine list is impressive.

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Limani dining room


1043 Northern Blvd, Roslyn, NY 11576-1501, USA
Phone +1 516-869-8989

The decor in this expansive setting features marble columns, tall ceilings, and decorations inspired by the art of ancient Greece. Limani is perfect for those who enjoy Mediterranean seafood alongside a romantic ambiance.

Limani is the Greek word for "seaport," and what's featured here is the bounty of the sea. You can typically look forward to their display of fresh seafood on ice, where you can pick out your dinner. The service is impeccable and the food is excellent, from the ample appetizers to the hearty entrees and the luscious desserts.

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Barneys cupcake tower


315 Buckram Rd, Locust Valley, NY 11560, USA
Phone +1 516-671-6300

Located in a former country inn, Barneys in Locust Valley features a blend of traditional French and New American cuisine against a backdrop of soft lighting, cozy tables, and a stone fireplace that warms customers while providing an intimate atmosphere.

Whether enjoying their prix fixe menu or a la carte delicacies, visitors to this eatery can choose from appetizers like the ricotta gnocchi with pancetta and entrees like the seared tuna with grilled asparagus or the braised pork ribs.

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View dining room

View Restaurant

3 Consuelo Pl, Oakdale, NY 11769, USA
Phone +1 631-589-2694

Once part of the former estate of William K. Vanderbilt and later called the Riverview, the View restaurant features tall windows that showcase stunning vistas of the Great South Bay in Oakdale. In warmer weather, you can dine out on the deck. Seasonal menus highlight local resources, and in addition to contemporary American cuisine and seafood, you can also enjoy the sushi bar.

View's nautical elegance draws couples in, but the outdoor panoramas and soft lighting create the romantic ambiance that keeps them coming back for big moments. It's likely you may witness a proposal or two!

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Mill Pond House

Mill Pond House

Mill Pond House

437 E Main St, Centerport, NY 11721-1540, USA
Phone +1 631-261-7663

With tranquil views of the pond just outside, the soft lighting, flickering candles, and cloth-covered tables at the Mill Pond House exude an air of elegance as well as romance. Come here for a dinner of steak or seafood, or enjoy the raw bar with that special someone at your side. During the warmer months, you can dine at a table on their outdoor patio as swans slowly glide by in the pond below.

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Tellers Restaurant

Teller's Chophouse

Tellers Chophouse

605 Main St, Islip, NY 11751-3519, USA
Phone +1 631-277-7070

Housed in a former bank that resembles a soaring Greek temple, this distinctive eatery features a wine cellar in the former financial institution's vault. Tall ceilings, high windows, and a copper-colored bar complete the look of luxury at Tellers in Islip.

In addition to the American chophouse menu, plus seafood, you'll find elegance and romance. Request a table on the second floor for a more intimate dining experience.

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The American Hotel Restaurant

The American Hotel Restaurant

The American Hotel Restaurant

45 Main St #3012, Sag Harbor, NY 11963-3012, USA
Phone +1 631-725-3535

This historic hotel in Sag Harbor dates back to 1846. Its restaurant, which features four separate dining rooms, is adorned with Victorian antiques and furniture. The inventive American-French cuisine offered at the restaurant includes creative flavors from France, Italy, Asia, and the U.S., and the menu changes with the seasons. The wine list offers more than 2,500 selections and was even once awarded Wine Spectator's Grand Award.

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Jamesport Manor Inn

Jamesport Manor bar

Jamesport Manor

370 Manor Ln, Jamesport, NY 11947-5606, USA
Phone +1 631-722-0500

This charming reproduction of a Victorian inn graces the North Fork of Long Island. The cozy surroundings are filled with soft lighting, elegant wooden molding, and fireplaces, as well as a wooden bar. Jamesport Manor Inn's menu features New American cuisine with a Mediterranean flair, cooked to perfection from local Long Island produce.

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