Where to Take Your Honey for Valentine’s Day in North Brooklyn

This is all I really want, Peter Pan’s heart-shaped doughnuts.  Image: Peter Pan Donut/Instagram

Our annual holiday to celebrate love is almost here. Yes, Valentine’s Day is next Tuesday, and if you haven’t made a plan yet, there are plenty of North Brooklyn restaurants ready to help you out.

No word yet on whether Peter Pan will be serving up their famous heart-shaped doughnuts, though. 

Adelina’s (159 Greenpoint Ave): Restaurant and wine bar Adelina’s will be having a $50/person, four-course meal with most of the options being vegetarian, if not full vegan.

Esme (999 Manhattan Ave): Esme’s prix fixe is three courses, $60/person with an optional $30 wine pairing. The options are very romantic: ribeye, scallops, and poached lady apples are all slated to be available.

Shrimps in love  Image: Greenpoint Fish & Lobster/Instagram

Greenpoint Fish & Lobster (114 Nassau Ave): If you want to be all romantic in your kitchen, Greenpoint Fish can help with the menu. They’re still taking pre-orders on seafood, caviar, and some prepared dishes (get it in by tomorrow 5PM). If not, they’ll have their own four-course prix fixe for you.

Le Gamin (108 Franklin St): The French know l’amour better than anyone. Le Gamin’s à la carte menu features oysters, filet mignon, and crêpes Suzette.

Le Fanfare (1103 Manhattan Ave): With live music from Mary Alouette to set the mood, Le Fanfare is hosting two prix fixes, three courses for $60/person or four courses for $75/person.

Le Fond (105 Norman Ave): Le Fond gets a little fancy on us by offering a glass of bubbly crémant, amuse bouche, and petit fours with each of its prix fixes. The menu is available à la carte, but you can get three courses for $55/person ($45 vegetarian) or four courses for $65 ($55 vegetarian), with $27 optional wine pairing.

Lobster Joint (1073 Manhattan Ave): Lobster Joint will be offering a lobster dinner for two. $60 gets you oysters to start, lobster to share, cheesecake, and Champagne!

Marlow & Sons (81 Broadway): A lobster salad with uni, oysters, rabbit for two, and Meyer lemon cheesecake will all be on Marlow & Sons’ Valentine’s Day menu. If you’re planning on staying in, but need a little help with dessert, they do have a spicy red velvet cake, a Meyer lemon tart, and candies available for pick-up.

Milk and Roses (1110 Manhattan Ave): Milk & Roses, “Greenpoint’s most romantic restaurant,” will have two dinner seatings, at 6:30PM and at 9:30PM, $90/person for four courses and includes a glass of prosecco. There are vegetarian and vegan options available.

North Brooklyn Farms @ Budin (114 Greenpoint Ave): “Lovers of all types are welcome” as Budin celebrates its three-year anniversary. There will be vinyl spinning, sexy vegetables, and drinks for all.

Image: Ovenly/Instagram

Ovenly (31 Greenpoint Ave): No, they aren’t open for a special Valentine’s dinner, but this is another option for dessert if you plan on staying in. Call ahead for something covered in very pink pomegranate buttercream.

Paulie Gee’s (60 Greenpoint Ave): Paulie’s will be setting the mood with romantic lighting, plenty of prosecco, their roaring Napoletana fireplace, and of course, delicious pizza.

Dr. Lopez & Dr. Bubbles will be in the flesh at Pete’s Candy Store.

Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St) – Pete’s will still be hosting the talk show, The Hook, with special appearances by Dr. Lopez & Dr. Bubbles. These two will offer up their best advice on all matters of the heart.

Reynard (80 Wythe Ave): Reynard is serving up Oysters Hollandaise, Florida Pink Shrimp, and Chocolate Mousse Cake for all the sweethearts Tuesday night. Their prix fixe is four courses and $90/person, gratuity included.

Sauvage (905 Lorimer St): Sauvage’s prix fixe is available for Galentine’s and Valentine’s. Their four course, $65/person menu includes foie gras custard, scallops, guinea hen, and a dark chocolate tart.

About Siobhan Wallace

Siobhan Wallace is a freelance writer & editor. She co-founded the food blog Blondie & Brownie in 2008 and co-authored "New York à la Cart: Recipes and Stories from the Big Apple's Best Food Trucks" (Running Press, 2013).

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