The North Fork is a place to find love — with a significant other and a culinary scene that sets the stage for romance. Delve into delicious Valentine’s Day menus at these five local restaurants featuring great food an undeniably dreamy ambience.
PSA: You have one week to book your reservation and some of these places might fill up sooner.
Dine on a menu featuring roasted local skate in bacon cream sauce and lavender crème brulée at the intimate The Halyard at Sound View. The newly renovated waterfront restaurant draws people in with a refined piano bar vibe and dishes by James Beard Award-winning chef Galen Zamarra. There will also be a duet performance by Tessa Lark & Michael Thurbe to make the occasion extra memorable. Make a reservation.
First & South
Couples who are looking for a more casual idea this Valentine’s Day should find their way to First & South for a special ramen and Kobe beef pop-up this Valentine’s Day. The restaurant is a perfect spot to get lost in the moment with its upbeat atmosphere, craft cocktails and conversation-sparking chalk artwork. Make a reservation by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling (631) 333-2000.
Jamesport Manor Inn
Lobster bisque, braised short ribs and fondue for two are among the menu items being offered by executive chef Jeffrey Russell this Valentine’s Day. The $65 prix-fixe menu is made even more enjoyable when paired with a local wine next to one of the historic restaurant’s cozy fireplaces. Make a reservation.
Caci North Fork
You may not be able to take a romantic getaway to northern Italy, but you can enjoy an authentic meal from the region. The Southold restaurant’s modern dining room is a haven for old world tastes seeped in tradition. A chef’s special five-course Valentine’s Day menu includes house made buffalo ricotta ravioli. It’s $75 per person for the full menu or $110 per person if you add a wine pairing. Make a reservation.
Jedehiah Hawkins Inn
The rustic Jedediah Hawkins Inn oozes charm and romance. Get a taste during their Valentine’s Day special that includes an a la carte menu and a complimentary glass of Sparkling Pointe brut. Stay the night and receive a $100 dining credit. Make a reservation.