The borough is home to millions of people from all different cultures, making it an important and huge part of the city’s melting pot. And with all these unique cultures in Queens, there obviously has to be great food too! So what could be better than getting out of Manhattan and checking out some of Queen’s most romantic restaurants to take your significant other.
107-01 Corona Ave, Corona, NY 11368
Located in Corona, Queens, Parkside offers the best Italian cuisine in the borough. Though the area is predominately Hispanic, Corona use to be home to mainly Italians in the 1950s. It is one of the most popular dining spots where you can get authentic Italian dishes and not hurt your wallet. What’s unique about Parkside is the different rooms it has, including the main dining area, a Nu Room and a room devoted to Marilyn Monroe. But be warned, it’s best to make reservations in advance, because Parkside does get pretty packed.
39-13 Bell Blvd, Bayside, NY 11361
Fino is a wine and tapas restaurant located in Bayside, Queens. In a very busy area of city, where you can find a number of bars and restaurants, Fino is an ideal spot to take a date. With dim lighting and an intimate setting, Fino offers great food and service. The restaurants food menu isn’t large, but it is great for sharing, especially their meat and cheese selection.
3. Pio Pio
8402 Northern Blvd, Jackson Heights, NY 11372
Pio Pio is one of the best Peruvian restaurants in NYC and is located in Jackson Heights, Queens. The restaurant is well-known for their delicious rotisserie chicken and famous “green sauce.” The atmosphere can get a little noisy on their busy days, but it feels very welcoming and friendly. The festive environment is perfect for any occasion, and the food is exceptional.
4. S Prime
35-11 36th Street Long Island City, NY 11106
Located in Long Island City, S Prime is a steakhouse that is sure to wow your date. The restaurant gives off a luxurious and elegant feeling. The menu features an extensive wine list and raw bar besides being known for their steak. S Prime also has private rooms upstairs so that you can get away from the main dining area and have fun with your guests.
41-15 31st Ave Astoria, NY 11103
DiWine has been considered as a great date spot in Astoria, Queens. The restaurant offers an intimate atmosphere for you and your date, with bungalows for a more private experience. With all the busy cafes in the area, DiWine gives off a mellow atmosphere and a relaxed ambiance. From cheese plates, tapas and brick oven pizza, the restaurant has a lot of great food to try.