With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, it’s time to plan a special outing with your partner or loved ones. Whether you prefer a cozy dinner for two or a gathering with friends and family, it’s all about feeling cherished. To help you find the perfect spot, we’ve curated a list of seven intimate restaurants in the Hamptons that are ideal for Valentine’s Day. Bookmark this list for your next romantic evening out on the South Fork.
The Hamptons is the perfect place to spend Valentine’s Day since it has many different restaurants and things to do. You can visit a winery and enjoy simple treats like ice cream from The Sweet Spot in East Hampton or live it up at fine dining restaurants like Nick & Toni’s, which have charmed visitors and locals for the last few decades. If you’re looking for something cozy, look no further. We’ve rounded out the best, most intimate Hamptons restaurants you’ll more than love this Valentine’s Day. Enjoy your romantic night.
Nick & Toni’s
As we already mentioned, Nick & Toni’s has been a neighborhood staple for the last few decades. This Italian eatery is probably one of the most famous restaurants for locals, and if you know, you know.
Nick & Toni’s will host a $125 prix-fixe menu from February 16 through February 18 this Valentine’s Day. Take it from us. You and your date will want to take advantage of a three-course menu from a restaurant known for having some of the best desserts globally.
East Hampton & Southampton
Opened by two Milanese pastry chefs in 1936, Sant Ambroeus took little time to gain a following in New York. With shops in SoHo and Madison Avenue, Sant Ambroeus is flashy but still holds its pastry past close to its heart. Like its New York locations, the Southampton and East Hampton locations are the perfect date spot or place to be seen.
Pro tip: for the perfect Valentine’s night, splurge a little on the cocktails and head to the desserts. The White Chocolate Strawberry Dome, for instance, is exceptionally exquisite.
The 1770 House Restaurant & Inn
As the name implies, The 1770 House Restaurant & Inn has been around for a long time. It’s known as a staple, and this establishment always maintains the quality that made it famous in the first place. Check out the $95 prix-fixe menu for two for Valentine’s Day. Plenty of delicious food includes favorite appetizers like The 1770 House’s Ora King salmon gravlax with baby beets and a quail egg will take your breath away!
Looking to book a weekend getaway or staycation in East Hampton? Rates at The 1770 House are 15% off during the holiday. Their main dining room is old-school, cozy, and perfect for an intimate dinner. The garden might not be open because of the season, but it’s another great spot because it’s almost picture-perfect.
Located on Ocean Road in Bridgehampton, Almond Restaurant opened in 2001 and has already become one of our favorites. The French bistro is the perfect place if you’re looking for a quick bite or somewhere to sit and enjoy a meal. Take advantage of their Shades of Red special this Valentine’s Day, which includes a four-course menu for only $80. The options are endless, with choices like iced oysters, ribeye, and so much blood orange chocolate that you’ll crave more before leaving.
Page at 63 Main
If you’re in the Sag Harbor area, make sure to take a look at Page 63 at Main. This New American restaurant is perfect if you’re looking for upscale casual. It has a solid Valentine’s prix-fixe menu with many great options to mix up your dinner.
What wins here is their wine assortment. They have excellent selections from around the world and even a good amount of rosé, which is rare in some cases. Walking around Sag Harbor and making this your final stop is highly recommended. Consider it a treat for you and your partner.
Jean-Georges at Topping Rose House
Since it has multiple dining rooms, it’s easy to get lost in one that is super cozy. Each room at Topping Rose House has a fascinating New England charm that bleeds to the menu. Dishes like the sea bass are paired with simple sides that exaggerate the core dish’s flavor. The ambiance is essential, but in a good way, with white being the overall color scheme. Hope for snow while you’re there; it adds that perfect blanket of added charm.
Infuse a little Mediterranean diet into your celebrations this holiday. Elaia Estiatorio is Bridgehampton’s answer to everyday celebration, and you’re in for a party when you come. It’s more about the people and food here, evident in its menu that sticks true to the Greek identity. What creates intimacy here is the food and your interactions with one another. Try their three-course menu with a glass of Greek bubbly wine this Valentine’s Day and available all Valentine’s week.
Would you prefer to skip the prix-fixe menus and get a good deal somewhere? Try Fresno Restaurant in East Hampton. Instead of the usual prix-fixe menu mumble that can be repetitive, they’re mixing it up this year with simple, good discounts. Get $2 off Montauk pearl oysters on the half shell and 25% off a Billecart rosé bottle. More discounts exist on local tuna crudo, filet mignon, and scallops. It’s intimate but also very laidback at this neighborhood favorite.