Book Before They’re Booked: Valentines Day in Union Square

Valentines-Day-Dinner-ReservationValentine’s Day is less than two weeks days away and the restaurants in Union Square book up fast! Here are 13 places you should consider reserving for February 14th.

1. 15 East

Union Square, New York City: Freshly opened Uni to wet your appetite. Simply sweet, delicate and delicious!

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This Michelin star recipient and 2015 Open Table Diner’s Choice is known for creating new dishes using Japanese traditional techniques and flavors — and its carefully selected seasonal local products from the Union Square Green Market.

15 East
(212) 647-0015
15 East 15th Street between 5th Avenue and Union Square East
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2. ABC Cocina

dining room set. ready for service. @chefjgv @abccarpetandhome

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Michelin star chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s upscale farm-fresh eatery serves Latin American fusion in a spectacular space.

ABC Cocina
(212) 677-2233
38 East 19th Street between Broadway and Park Avenue South
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3. ABC Kitchen

Michelin star chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s ABC Kitchen is committed to presenting the freshest seasonal ingredients.

ABC Kitchen
(212) 677-2233
38 East 19th Street between Broadway and Park Avenue South
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4. All’Onda

This Thursday's steak special! 28 day dry aged @patlafrieda #dryaged #dryagedsteak #steak

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Venice is the inspiration for Chef Chris Jaeckle’s All’Onda, a modern Italian restaurant.

All’Onda
(212) 231-2236
22 East 13th Street between Fifth Avenue and University Place
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5. Blue Water Grill

“Always impeccable” food served in an impeccably elegant interior.

Blue Water Grill and Jazz Room
(212) 675-9500
31 Union Square West between East 16th and 17th Streets
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6. Botequim

A Preview of what's cooking at #Botequim_nyc opening next week.

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Recent New York Times Critic’s Pick, Botequim brings delicious Brazilian cuisine to Union Square in an intimate setting with open kitchen.

Valentine’s Day Special: Join Botequim for a special Valentine’s Day Carnival Dinner Party. A 3-course menu for just $75/person will be served with DJ, samba dancing demo, and more.

Botequim
(212) 432-1324
132 Fourth Avenue between East 12th and 13th Streets
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7. Casa Mono

Rabbit Skull and Sausage with Sherry and Cherries #nowaste #justbecause #casamono

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Casa Mono is Mario Batali’s Michelin-starred Spanish restaurant.

Casa Mono
(212) 253-2773
52 Irving Place between East 16th and 17th Streets
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8. Craft

Chef Tom Colicchio’s Craft, which received the James Beard Award for Best New Restaurant in 2002, offers simply prepared dishes highlighting pristine, seasonal ingredients served family-style.

Craft
(212) 780-0880
43 East 19th Street between Park Avenue South and Broadway
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9. Florian

Evoking the old-world charm of its namesake — a nearly 300 year old famed Venetian coffeehouse — Florian’s menu offers classic Italian dishes interpreted by Bologna-born chef Brando de Oliveira, including homemade burrata and vegetable antipasti made from Union Square Market finds.

Florian
(212) 253-2773
52 Irving Place between East 16th and 17th Streets
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10. Gotham Bar & Grill

Gotham Bar & Grill continues to add to its prestigious resume: named one of the City’s most important restaurants of the last 40 years by New York Magazine, and earning five three-star reviews from the New York Times, the restaurant has also collected three James Beard Awards including the prestigious Award as Outstanding Restaurant.

Gotham Bar & Grill
(212) 620-4020
12 East 12th Street between Fifth Avenue and University Place
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11. Gramercy Tavern

This morning's tuna just made it to the plate: Seared Yellowfin Tuna with Corn, Artichokes and Cherries @docktodish

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Deemed “the poster child of all that is good about American food today” by Lucky Peach Magazine, Chef Michael Anthony’s fiercely seasonal menu consists of elegant dishes with a rustic influence that showcase the restaurant’s relationships with local farms and purveyors.

Gramercy Tavern
(212) 477-0777
42 East 20th Street between Broadway and Park Avenue South
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12. The Fourth

Lobster Farfalle #christmas #special #lobster #coriander #farfalle #fennel

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Maintaining the tradition of European brasseries and mirroring the salons found in Paris’s 4th Arrondissement, The Fourth sits at the intersection of fresh food, art and culture.

The Fourth
(212) 432-1324
132 Fourth Avenue between 13th and 14th Streets
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13. The Gander

Some of our favorite fall flavors & ingredients are in our new main dish: Duck Breast, Parsnip & Squash

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The Gander is an American restaurant and bar room by Jesse Schenker, whose work has garnered him a place in Details magazine’s “America’s Best Young Chefs” and Zagat’s “30 Hottest Chefs Under 30” list.

The Gander
(212) 432-1324
15 West 18th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues
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13. Tocqueville

#TocquevilleTuesday

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Tocqueville is acclaimed for its use of the best seasonal ingredients, award-winning wine list and its connection to the Union Square Greenmarket.

Tocqueville
(212) 647-1515
1 East 15th Street between Fifth Avenue and Union Square West
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