Curl up with your date as you twirl any of the stellar pastas from Lilia. It’s easily one of the best bowl of carbs you'll have this year—that is, if you can snag a reservation. The recently rolled out Yurt Village, a bank of heated private tents you can reserve, is the perfect backdrop for a little Lady and the Tramp-style spaghetti smooch.
Everyone's opinion on what makes a romantic restaurant varies as much as the next person's thoughts on New York City's best restaurant or bar. After all, there's a lot of competing factors: What's the occasion? Is there a type of food you're craving? Is it a Tinder date or five-year anniversary dinner? Maybe you want to go out for soup dumplings in Flushing, Queens, or grabbing a pizza slice to eat while watching the sunset. But there's one common denominator this year and it's that everyone is only offering outdoor dining for the time being. Here are some romantic spots across town you'll want to swipe right on.
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