8 Unique and Affordable Date Spots in NYC for Valentine's Day

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With Valentine's Day around the corner it's time to start making reservations before its too late! You'll want the perfect spot to wine and dine your significant other this year and as LendingTree estimates that the average V-Day date will cost $208, you'll also want that place to be affordable.

Here's a few unique date spots that won't break the bank on the 14th!


$$ 1652 2nd Ave, New York, NY

A cozy, winter retreat in the middle of NYC, Hütte is a tented, heated outdoor dining experience like no other. Here you’ll find hearty Alpine comfort food including game meat and fondue, paired masterfully with a wonderful Austrian wine list.


$$ 636 Degraw St, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Spacious, open-air bar offering craft cocktails, draft brews & Mexican plates in a hip atmosphere.


$$ 724 Sterling Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11216

Coffee & tea drinks plus sweet & savory bites are served in a relaxed space accented with local art.

Shalom Japan

$$ 310 S 4th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

Jewish & Japanese flavors fused together in creative small plates offered in a small, low-key space.

Partybus Bakeshop

$ 31 Essex St, New York, NY 10002

Quaint bakery & cafe serving a rotating menu of updated classics featuring stone-milled flour.


$$ 65 Kent Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249

Hip, bohemian restaurant serving specialty cocktails & traditional Caribbean cuisine.

Biryani Bol

$$ 31-31 Thompson Ave, Queens, NY 11101

Their reheatable chicken, lamb, vegetable, or goat biryani packs are available for delivery or pickup at Adda in LIC, Rahi in the West Village, or The Masalawala on the LES.


$$ 464 6th Ave, New York, NY 10011

Middle Eastern specialties (like kibbeh, kubeh and meze) are served in a chic, contemporary setting.

Find more options for Valentine's Day date night here!

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