A Voce: Three courses, $85
Missy Robbins, former chef at Barack and Michelle Obama’s favorite Chicago date spot, Spiaggia, offers a Valentine’s Day menu filled with dishes for couples to share, like osso buco for two.
BLT Market: Three courses, $105
If the object of your affections is a goose-liver lover, it’s hard to top the menu here, which features both a foie-gras torchon with quince purée and kumquat confit, and fillet “Rossini” served with pan-seared foie gras.
Irving Mill: Four courses for $75, or seven courses for $85
Pork master Ryan Skeen gets literal with his “heart menu”: seven courses featuring the cooked hearts of creatures from chicken to lamb. For the less culinarily adventurous, the four-course menu sticks to tamer fare like guinea hen with robiola ravoli, butternut squash, chanterelles, and escarole.
Kittichai: Five courses, $65
For those looking to spice things up on V-Day, Lulzim Rexhepi is offering a menu filled with aphrodisiacs from oysters to legendarily arousing spices like cardamom.
Le Bernardin: Seven courses, $185 ($355 with wine pairing)
Eric Ripert’s black-truffle-focused seven-course tasting menu, the accompanying price tag, and Le Bernardin’s famously perfect service all add up to an evening guaranteed to impress.
Locanda Vini e Olii: Five courses, $60
This Clinton Hill spot housed in a former pharmacy has romance to spare. The surprisingly affordable price tag will get you inventive dishes like ricotta tortino with chocolate “salame.”