5 Amazing NYC Date Night Ideas That Will Leave Your SO Speechless

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5 Amazing NYC Date Night Ideas That Will Leave Your SO Speechless

Dating is never easy, especially not in a city as big and as busy as New York. Finding a date at all is almost impossible, but if you’re lucky enough to have a significant other… where should you go that will leave a lasting impression? Whether you just swiped right, or you’re celebrating your anniversary, here are our top picks to impress your date in New York!

Tinder/blind date
AMC Black Ticket
  • Where – AMC Theatres® West 34th Street – 312 West 34th St, 10001
  • When – Multiple dates and times
  • Price – $10.99

This could be awkward… What if he/she can’t hold a conversation… what if you have nothing in common? We have you covered! Go and watch movie! It’s the quintessential date night activity for a reason, you’ll see if you have similar taste, see if you are comfortable in each others company, all without the added pressure of making small talk… READ MORE

First (real) Date
Hester Street Fair
  • Where – Hester and Essex Street, Manhattan, 10002
  • When – Multiple dates

First real date, huh. You need to take him/her somewhere with lots to see and do, things that will open up conversation topics, somewhere with a lively atmosphere. In the heart of the Lower East Side, the Hester Street Fair hosts some of the city’s best vendors in this charming outdoor marketplace. So whether you’re a fan of artisanal food, crafts, jewelry, clothing etc. or just want to pass the time outside in the sun, this is the date for you… READ MORE

Second or third date
Drinks & Comedy For 2 @ Stand Up NY


  • Where – Stand Up NYC – 236 West 78th Street, 10024
  • When – Daily at 8:00 pm
  • Price – $15

I don’t know about you, but a bad sense of humor is a deal breaker for me. There’s no better way to see what makes your partner giggle than a stand-up show, and there’s no better stand up than at Stand Up NY. Since 1986, this comedy club has kept New Yorkers laughing with sets from some of the brightest in the business like Amy Schumer, Artie Lange and Aziz Ansari, rightfully landing it the title of the “incubator of stand-up nobility” by New York Magazine… READ MORE

A long-term relationship
3 Course Dinner + Wine for 2 @ Blu on Park
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  • Where – Blu on Park – 116 E 60th Street, Manhattan, 10022
  • When – Multiple Dates 5:00 PM
  • Price – $69

The finer things in life are served hot and steaming at Blu on Park. Let Chef Rory O’Farrell amaze you with a menu that’s equal parts modern, fresh, and irresistible. You’ll dine in style in a three-level 1920s brownstone, complete with an opulent mezzanine dining area and custom-made blue and gold details lining the first-floor bar and lounge. It’s easy to believe you went back in time to a prohibition-era, lush dining party… READ MORE

A long-term relationship looking to spice things up
Paint in the Dark for 2
  • Where – West St. Studios – 67 West Street, #411, Brooklyn, 11222
  • When – Apr 14 @ 8:00 PM
  • Price – $150

Here’s one for you guys that are are looking for a steamy and romantic activity for you and your partner. Get ready for the most sensual thing you’ll do this fall, Paint in the Dark™. Imagine you and your partner say in a dark studio, delicately painting each other with UV paint, revealing more of each-others bodies with every stroke… I’m sure your imagination can fill in the blanks… READ MORE

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