Looking for a new place to take your partner on a date can be hard, especially during COVID, which has developed a second strain. Currently, in NYC, restaurants and other outdoor activities have been allowed to reopen at a 25 percent capacity. Ultimately, this leaves guests to make reservations to ensure safety precautions are being met. But where do you even begin? Don’t worry, the Official team is here to help. Here are the ten best places to take your partner in The Big Apple.
10 New York City Date Ideas
How about for your next date you take a bath? The Williamsburg Bathhouse is self-described as “different from a spa in the sense that it’s socially engaging, and focused on functionality over ‘luxury.’” So basically, a spa optimized for a date. Perfect!
Angel’s Share is a neo-speakeasy tucked away inside a second-story Japanese restaurant. The generally inventive menu features Japanese-style drinks and creative spins on classic cocktails.
With an amazing mix of mouth-watering sushi and delicious drinks, Sushi On Me aims to please its customers with handmade omakase cuisine and amazing service.
What better way to spend your evening with bae than at Paint & Sip Studio. With a drink in one hand and a paintbrush in another, you and your partner will be guided through a step-by-step tutorial on how to create a featured painting. Whether you are a beginner or aficionado, this is a fun way to have a stress-free chance to create a painting you can be proud of.
Known for its Power Breakfast, The Regency Bar & Grill offers you a taste of NYC by introducing curated flavors that make up the city we have come to know and love. With its refined bar and grill, excellent food, and exceptional service, it’ll leave you coming back for more. Be sure to make your reservation!
Hidden behind a secret accordion door, Patent Pending is an intimate speakeasy offering coffee, cocktails, and small bites. Take your time, dial 4927# into the security pad, and enter a world of art, science, and boozy beverages.
If you are a lover of all things books and adventure, look no further. New York Public Library’s largest circulating branch has partially opened, with the option to grab and go with a new book or two. The best part is, it’s free.
With inspiration from places like the American South, coastal New England, Jewish New York, and the Spanish cooks who bring their culinary traditions from Mexico and the Southwest, it is no wonder why Clinton St Baking Co. is an American classic. Known for their extensive breakfast and brunch menu, guests can expect to be served anything from raspberry jam to the habanero hot sauce, made in-house with the longtime New York diners in mind. The best part is, breakfast is served all day and night.
Witch’s Brew has turned a new leaf. With small-batch brews like Ginger Ipa, Lychee Red, Coconut Potion, and Jack-O-Langka, Witch’s Ale is here to serve you with a funky new twist on beer. Not to mention a small assortment of snacks to accompany each one to a T. Don’t be afraid to try them all in their shelter back patio seating!
Vale Rink puts Rockefeller Center in its place as it doesn’t require water or electricity to function. This Swiss-engineered synthetic rink will allow you and your partner a chance to show off your moves all year round while gazing over the iconic views of the Manhattan skyline.
No matter where you go, there is always a new adventure that awaits you! Take pictures and make memories. Don’t be afraid to do what it takes to become official!