Plan the Best Date Ever

Make your sweetheart swoon with these fun, romantic, special-occasion ideas.

Updated: October 25, 2004


Bed and Breakfast on the Park

113 Prospect Park W, Brooklyn, NY 11215

For a romantic rendezvous, head to the crown jewel of Prospect Park and enjoy beautiful views of Manhattan from the rooftop garden.

d'mai Urban Spa

157 Fifth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Treat yourself and your sweetheart to a day of pampering massage and body treatments in the couples' cabana.


376 9th St, Brooklyn, NY 11215

This Parisian-inspired haven will rev up your date: Watch a romantic international film over French wine and let the night unfold.

Brooklyn Academy of Music

30 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217

A passionate evening at the opera is a romantic end to a perfect date.

Akwaaba Mansion Bed & Breakfast

347 Macdonough St, Brooklyn, NY 11233

Sweep your sweetie away to a delicious getaway in the vibrant Ashante room--complete with a private Jacuzzi.

Restaurants and Bars

Sweet Ups

277 Graham Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

Reserve a table, uncork a bottle of bubbly and toast each other at this velvety, plush Williamsburg grotto.

Pearl Room

8201 3rd Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11209

Flickering candle and firelight create a glowing atmosphere in this opulent milieu for lovers out on the town.


570 Henry St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Luscious wine, food and decor create an artful indulgence for your special date at this intimate Carroll Park spot.

Convivium Osteria

68 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217

This romantic nook warms local couples with Mediterranean eats in a charming environment.


Rootstock & Quade

297 7th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215

Set the tone with swanky style: Spring for a modern and innovative bunch of chicly arranged blossoms.

Parkway Flower Shop

6916 Fort Hamilton Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11228

Elegant sprays of stunning blooms from this venerated petal pusher thrills New York sweethearts, from Manhattan to the boroughs.