Love is in the air! We've curated a guide to places we love for Valentine's in the Village! From food to fashion and flowers to gifts, we've got you and your cupid covered!
VALENTINES GIFT SHOPPING
University Floral Design - Express your love with the finest Valentine's Day flowers from University Floral Design! From romantic roses to impressive modern bouquets, they will help you select beautiful and affordable Valentine's Day flowers and deliver them across New York and even nationwide.
Casey's Flower Studio - Family owned and operated since 1989 Casey's is a full-service florist, proudly serving the New York City area. From Holland to Ecuador, they offer exquisite, premier quality flowers, fresh from all corners of the world. Their custom made Valentine's creations are meticulously arranged to wow your Valentine!
Goods for the Study - One of New York City's finest stationary stores carrying one of city's most original and creative greeting card collections and the most gorgeous stationary. You're guaranteed to find the perfect card in which to scribe you're loving sentiments.
La Petite Coquette - La Petite Coquette (“the little flirt”), resembles a boudoir! The boutique is owned by famed lingerie expert, Rebecca Apsan who provided all of the intimate apparel for Sex and the City. You'll find valentine's inspiration here with the exceptional discrete service that keeps many celebrities returning to this Village favorite.
Lexie - A neighborhood 'living room' for Greenwich Village shoppers featuring up-and-coming designers and established staple brands, carrying a curated selection of denim, jewelry, and accessories. A perfect stop for Valentine's gifts!
See's Candies - Chocolate is the way to everybody's heart and nobody does chocolate better than See's Candies on West 8th Street. Either create your own assortment or give one of their Valentine's selections including delights such as heart truffles, cinnamon hot hearts and much more!
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Olio e Piu - Inspired by the warmth and comfort of the Tuscan countryside, Olio e Piu and Chef Dominick Pepe bring tradition and authentic Italian cuisine to the Village with a vibrant collection of wines and cocktails to pair with your dish. An expertly crafted wood-fired oven crackles and glows, cooking house-made dough into perfect, crisp Neapolitan-style pizza while creating an inviting atmosphere.
Aunt Jakes - Chef Carmine Di Giovanni cooks up inspirational pasta recipes, created by you! Choose from many different styles of fresh pasta and a variety delicious sauces to create your own combinations, as well as pasta specials, salads, appetizers and non-pasta entrees.
Loring Place - The highly acclaimed Loring Place is one of the best places in the Village for a romantic dinner. Legendary chef Dan Kluger creates delicious market-driven dishes, with unexpected but incredibly pleasing flavor combinations. The menu, comprises of small and large shareable plates, spotlighting farms and farmers from the Union Square Greenmarket. A fantastic bar and exceptionally well designed dining make this a perfect valentines spot!
IL Bambino - Experience their passion for hand-made meats, cheeses, and fresh bread! They use meats that include prosciutto, such as smoked (speck) and un-smoked (Di Parma); their salami range from mild to strong, and cheeses are both fresh and aged – all offered with their own selection of flavorful homemade condiments. Their Italian ciabattina bread is baked each day, all complimented with a selection of unique wines and beer.
NIX - Michelin-starred chef John Fraser, draws on his personal passion for cooking with vegetables. With the belief that eating vegetarian or vegan should feel more celebration than sacrifice, Nix features dishes that are seasonal, shareable and highly flavorful. Innovative cocktails, housemade sodas and an affordable, adventurous wine list complete the menu, all served in a lively Greenwich Village atmosphere.
The Libary at the Public - Open late for dinner and cocktail service, the hidden away supper club plays dinner bar, watering hole or backstage lounge to downtown denizens and neighborhood dwellers, theater-goers coming or going, academics and artists alike. Chefs Andrew Carmellini and John Ramirez have created an American menu of bar snacks, shareable appetizers, sandwiches, dinner plates and desserts sourcing local ingredients and New York influence that is available in both The Library and Joe's Pub.
Knickerbocker Bar & Grill - A village favorite since 1977 and a perfect spot for a low key cozy Valentine's dinner! Known for it's great Jazz and its 28 oz. T- Bone Steaks, the restaurant has become a favorite for many celebrities. The dining room is set in a wood paneled room showcasing a wonderful collection of memorabilia with a New York state of mind!
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Arts & Crafts Beer Parlor - Arts and Crafts Beer Parlor is the antithesis of a sports bar; rather, it is an extension of your living room, a place to entertain guests with quality conversation in a warm atmosphere over a pint of great American Craft Beer or a glass of fine wine. It is a cultural center where the art adorning the walls changes as frequently as the 24 beers on tap.
8th Street Winecellar - A few steps down from a street that once boasted only smoke shops and shoe stores, provides a naturally private hideaway for the warm and intimate atmosphere that lends itself perfectly for a comfortable and cozy spot to enjoy some wonderful boutique wines and small plates of cheeses, meats, oysters, or even pig’s in blankets from the globally inspired menu. Located just below the now bustling 8th street means you can’t drink yourself under the table. Because you’re already under the floor.
Amelie - Amelie Wine Bar is a modern wine lounge with French flair. Its dramatic wall of lushly lit wine bottles and soaring wooden wine shelves transport you far from the hubbub of New York City. The wine list is comprised of high quality yet affordable wines from around the world. Half of the list is European with a heavy emphasis on France, with the rest from California, South Africa, New Zealand, Australia, Chile and Argentina.
Analogue - Join one of New York City's finest cocktail bars on Valentines evening for "Shake, Rattle & Roll", a cocktail master class where you'll learn how to craft three pre-prohibition and spirit-forwarded classic cocktails! For more details and tickets click here.
Like the cocktails you'll be crafting, Analogue is classic and reminiscent of old New York - wood, leather, and brass – and the atmosphere is conducive for having a good conversation with friends without having to shout over the music.
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