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Spread the Love with Valentine's Day in East Midtown
You'll Love Spending Valentine's Day in East Midtown
Valentine's Day is Thursday, February 14, and you'll find everything you need to show your special someone how much you care right here in East Midtown Manhattan. Need suggestions? Read on:
With over 100 restaurants to choose from, there's something for every lover's palette and budget. Among the establishments offering special Valentine's Day menus are:
222 East 58th Street (between Second Avenue and Third Avenue)
Bar Vetro's Valentine's Day menu features a four-course tasting dinner for $48 per person. Menu highlights include breast of chicken wrapped in prosciutto, pan seared duck breast prepared in a port wine reduction, shrimp and sea scallops prepared in a garlic and wine sauce, grilled filet of branzino with capers and fennel in a lemon and wine sauce, osso buco veal shank braised with vegetables and herbs, and filet mignon
Bill's Food & Drink
57 East 54th Street (between Park Avenue and Madison Avenue)
Treat your very special someone to a very special evening at East Midtown's newest hotspot: Bill's Food & Drink. Their three-course $140 prix fixe menu includes East and West Coast Oysters, Golden Osetra Caviar, Nantucket Bay Scallops, an 18-ounce 28 Day Delmonico steak, and Braised Veal Shank. For an additional $65 per person you can add a wine pairing.
David Burke at Bloomingdale's
1000 Third Avenue (restaurant on East 59th Street between Third Avenue and Lexington Avenue)
Put yourself and your Valentine's Day menu in the expert hands of Chef David Burke at Bloomingdale's. Get a delicious dinner for two with everything you need to make this the most romantic night of the year, right down to the scented candle and a longstem red rose. The to-go package, which will be ready for you to pick up between 10:00 AM and 7:00 PM on February 14, includes a dozen of David Burke's Signature Cheesecake Lollipops. All you have to do is light the candle and follow the heating directions.
825 Third Avenue (at East 50th Street)
Book your table now for the big 1-4 of February and treat your loved one to a special evening of delicious food in a romantic setting! Dos Caminos has irresistible Valentine’s Day specials (including their famous Champagne Kiss cocktail) on this Valentine’s Day menu that will surely impress your better half!
243 East 58th Street (between Second Avenue and Third Avenue)
Felidia, under the guidance of Executive Chef Fortunato Nicotra, offers two prix-fixe menu options for your Valentine's Day dining. For $110 per person you'll get your choice of one appetizer, one pasta, one mail course, and a romantic dessert tasting. Or, indulge in the three-course Black Truffle Tasting Menu with dessert for $150 per person.
Fig & Olive
808 Lexington Avenue (between East 62nd Street and East 63rd Street)
Fig & Olive presents a $45 three-course prix fixe menu featuring their signature Chicken Tajine, Pumpkin Sage Ravioli, Truffle Risotto, and more. For $5 more, you can also choose from Sea Bass and Roasted Rack of Lamb.
151 East 58th Street (between Lexington Avenue and Third Avenue)
This famed restaurant is offering two Valentine's Day menus. Widely reputed for their aphrodisiac properties, the Black Truffle Tasting menu features an experience to be savored! The cost for this five-course meal is $225 per person, with an additional $140 for the wine pairing. Le Cirque also will feature the Valentine’s Amour Tasting, a three-course dinner for $135 per person, featuring specialties including Paupiette of Black Bass and Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb.
149 East 57th Street (between Lexington Avenue and Third Avenue)
Looking for a more exotic meal for your special date? The $70 per person Valentine's Day prix fixe menu at Le Colonial features Ca Hap (steamed chilean seabass wrapped in banana leaves), Cuu Nuong (duo of lemongrass grilled lamb ribs and seared lamb “ribeye”), Vit Quay (lacquered roast duck), and Tom Hum (wok fired Maine lobster with bok choy).
Mon Petit Cafe
801 Lexington Avenue (at East 62nd Street)
Mon Petit Cafe features a great way to say "je t'aime": their $49, three-course Menu de la St. Valentin, featuring a grilled 100% grass-fed flank steak in a cabernet wine and shallot reduction with french fries, duck breast with a candied cherry sauce with wild rice, or lobster and shrimp flambé with cognac and pommes fondante.
954 Third Avenue (between East 57th Street and East 58th Street)
Would you and your loved one prefer spending a simple Valentine's Day in the comfort of your own home? Why not enjoy a pie from Naked Pizza? The store at 954 Third Avenue has a Valentine’s Day Special running from Thursday, February 14 through Saturday, February 16: Buy any 14” specialty pizza and get breadstixx free!
557 Lexington Avenue (at East 50th Street)
The National is offering a three-course prix fixe Valentine's Day menu, including Roasted Duck, Chestnut Fettuccine, Striped Bass, and Grilled Sirloin, for $75 per person. This East Midtown venue opened hot and keeps getting hotter, so make sure it's on your list!
151 East 50th Street (between Third Avenue and Lexington Avenue)
Noir presents an $85 per person prix fixe Valentine's Day menu featuring surf and turf, pan seared cod, and maple glazed pork tenderloin. And you and your valentine will enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne with your meal!
130 East 57th Street (at Lexington Avenue)
Celebrate the holiday with Opia's three-course "La Fete des Amoureux" menu. For $55 per person you'll dine on Red Snapper, Gigot D'Agneau, or Homemade Vegetable Lasagna.
209 East 49th Street (between Second Avenue and Third Avenue)
In Pampano's Botaneria, celebrate Dia De San Valentine by sharing your choice of eight Botanas plus a Spicy Blood Orange Margarita for $80 per couple. Or eat in the dining room, where you can order from their signature menu or taste five courses of coastal Mexican cuisine for $50 per guest (add $25 for beverage pairings.)
885 Third Avenue (between East 53rd Street and East 54th Street)
Sprig -- located on the ground floor of the Lipstick Building -- presents "A Rouge Valentine," featuring a romantic four-course menu and a complimentary split of champagne for just $85 per person. How does Raspberry Champagne Soup sound?
You'll always find the perfect gift for that perfect person at one of the hundreds of East Midtown retailers:
Barchi Bespoke Tailor & Shirt Maker
140 East 55th Street (at Lexington Avenue)
Barchi Bespoke Tailor & Shirt Maker has the perfect Valentine's Day gift for the special man in your life. For Valentine's Day, purchase one "Made in Italy" shirt for $160 or two for $300. Purchase 100% Italian silk ties to go with the shirts and you'll have a great gift. If you can't make up your mind what shirt or tie to choose , a Barchi Bespoke Gift Certificate is a wonderful choice for a Valentine's Day gift. As always, Barchi Bespoke Tailor & Shirt Maker specializes in exquisite custom tailored clothing, custom shirts and fine alterations for men and women. All of their work is cut and hand tailored on the premises by fine Italian tailors. Come visit their showroom.
521 Madison Avenue (between East 53rd Street and East 54th Street)
Eileen Fisher presents their Final Winter Clearance Sale, in time for your Valentine's Day Shopping, with 30 to 50% savings. When you shop between Valentine's Day and Monday, February 18, you can receive an additional 15% off sale items. Some exclusions apply; visit the store for details.
220 East 60th Street (between Second Avenue and Third Avenue)
Among the bulbs and designs at this unique lighting emporium are special Valentine's Day themes. Stop in and take a look! Just Bulbs will always put you in the best light!
501 Lexington Avenue (between East 47th Street and East 48th Street)
The Lionesque Style curation team is dedicated to keeping women sexy for the holiday and helping men shop for the woman they love or are crushing on. They'll have selections for the Sweet Secret Admirer, the Lion'esque Lover, the Spicy Spouse and more. We will be on-site ready to help with finds like delicious chocolate covered Fretzels starting at $6, organic massage oil by Surya Brazil and sensual lingerie by CLO Intimo marked down 25% for in-store purchases from February 4 through February 14.
Michael C. Fina
545 Fifth Avenue (between East 44th Street and East 45th Street)
Coming Soon to 500 Park Avenue (at East 59th Street)
Make a jewelry purchase of $500 or more at Michael C. Fina through February 14 and they'll automatically enter you to win a romantic getaway for two to Aruba. This includes engagement rings (romantic!), wedding bands (romantic!), fine and fashion jewelry, and cufflinks. You must be 18 or older to be eligible. For more information, visit them on Facebook.
520 Madison Avenue (at East 53rd Street)
Between Thursday, February 14 and Saturday, February 16, take advantage of the PINK Valentine’s Package. Thomas Pink has teamed up with the Intercontinental Hotel in Times Square to take the guess work out of Valentine’s Day. The PINK Valentine’s offer provides everything a guy could need to charm his lucky date including overnight accommodation; cocktails and small plates for two at Todd English’s Ca Va; a personalized shopping experience with a Thomas Pink consultant; as well as a Thomas Pink gift with purchase. Beginning with a private consultation at the Thomas Pink Madison Avenue flagship store, gentlemen will enjoy the VIP treatment while shirt experts measure and select the perfect fit and color options. Guests can shop the entire collection of shirts, accessories, and create a custom-tailored wardrobe, as well as have a shirt pressed and hand-delivered to the hotel in prepartation for the romantic evening ahead. For additional information or to book the Valentine’s Day package, please call 1-877-331-5888 or visit www.intercontinental.com/timessquare.
W Hotels The Store
541 Lexington Avenue (at East 49th Street)
If you want to show your love with flowers -- whether a dozen roses or a fantastic arrangement -- look no further than East Midtown Manhattan. Click on these links to visit the best florists in New York City:
Bloom, 541 Lexington Avenue (at East 50th Street)
Floralies, 122 East 55th Street (between Park Avenue and Lexington Avenue)
Flowers by Nicholas, 238 East 58th Street (between Second Avenue and Third Avenue)
Lexington Flower Shop, 669 Lexington Avenue (between East 55th Street and East 56th Street)
Renny & Reed, 505 Park Avenue (between East 59th Street and East 60th Street)
You'll put the "sweet" in "sweetheart" when you shop these East Midtown locations:
Dylan's Candy Bar
1011 Third Avenue (at East 60th Street)
Dylan's Candy Bar offers up a wide variety of decadent Valentine's Day treats, featuring Belgian Chocolate-Covered Strawberries, Chocolate Roses, a "Valentine's Day Tackle Boy" full of goodies and more!
569 Lexington Avenue (between East 50th Street and East 51st Street)
Discover delicious Valentine's Day chocolate at Neuhaus!
Health & Beauty
Look good and feel good for Valentine's Day!
Allure Day Spa
139 East 55th Street (between Lexington Avenue and Third Avenue)
Treat the Special People in your life to a gift they will truly enjoy and remember ! Allure Spa Gift Certificates and Gift Cards come beautifully wrapped in their signature boxes complete with gift tag and ribbon. Choose seasonal specialty spa gift packages. Need a gift certificate in a hurry? The convenient print-a-gift-certificate option is available online at www.alluredayspa.com, and you can have your gift certificate in just minutes
139 East 57th Street, Penthouse (between Third Avenue and Lexington Avenue)
Physical Advantage is proud to once again offer its "Have a Heart" special for Valentine's Day! Stress reduction and wellness are the two best Valentine’s Day gifts, so why not book one massage or personal training session and get a second massage or session for 50% off? Perennially named to New York Magazine’s “Best of” issue and featured on Fox TV, Physical Advantage has established itself as the premiere rehabilitative massage center in Manhattan. Rates begin at $75 for a half-hour treatment; hours by appointment only. Click here to view a video from Physical Advantage. For the Valentine’s Day special, call 212-460-1879.
Skintology Skin and Laser Center
157 East 57th Street (at Third Avenue)
Through Monday, February 18, Skintology Skin and Laser Center is offering the following specials... if you mention the "East Midtown Partnership" when you book!
Call them at 212-832-2225 and make your appoiontment today! (Specials cannot be combined with other offers or discounts, and the free laser session must be of equal or less value than paid session.)
Get Away From It All...
Break the routine this Valentine's Day by booking an East Midtown hotel stay. It's the heighth of luxury and romance!
The Kimberly Suites Hotel
145 East 50th Street (between Lexington Avenue and Third Avenue)
The Kimberly Suites Hotel is offering a Valentine's Day Package including one night’s accommodation in a Luxury One-bedroom Suite, a bottle of Dom Perignon champagne and box of Belgian chocolates in your room upon arrival, dinner, two cocktails and choice of one bottle of Amarone Bertani 1998 Veneto, or Chateauneuf-du-Pape Ch. De Beaucastel “VV” 07 Rhone at the “Upstairs” roof-top lounge, in-room couples massage, limousine service to and from any New York City airport, and two complimentary bathrobes upon departure. The total cost: for this luxurious getaway is $2,995.00 per couple, and the special is only valid between February 12 and February 15, 2013.
Renaissance New York Hotel 57
130 East 57th Street (at Lexington Avenue)
on Valentine's Day at the Renaissance New York Hotel 57! . If you book one night between now and February 14 for stays between February 13 and February 16, 2013 you'll enjoy deluxe accommodations, Valentine's Day cocktails for two adults in the Fireside Lounge, a Renaissance candle to take with you so you can recreate the mood at home, a sweet treat, breakfast for two adults in the restaurant, a Valentine's couples Navigator guide and Valentine's Day post card, special chocolate turndown service, and a late check-out (if available). Rates are from $299 to $549 per night; make sure you use promotional code RHO.
W New York
541 Lexington Avenue (between East 49th Street and East 50th Street)
Ignite Valentine's Day at the W New York! Mix it up and infuse a little romance into your Valentine's Day plans and book now for stays between February 14 and February 18, and you'll enjoy two sip cards, breakfast for two in HeartBeat, and a complimentary room upgrade (valid to next available room type up to a Fantastic Suite.)