342 "First/Early in the Game Dates" restaurants in New York.
Izzy Rose is a casual bar in Clinton Hill with a secluded backyard and a menu of cocktails, natural wine, and vegan empanadas.
The Honeywell is a fun cocktail bar in West Harlem with a backyard that's perfect for dates.
Rhodora in Fort Greene is a wine bar committed to producing zero waste, and they serve a lot of interesting natural wine.
Troost is a neighborhood bar in Greenpoint with cocktails, natural wine, and a great backyard.
Cafe Alula in Greenpoint serves Lebanese food all day, and it’s a particularly nice to place for a working lunch or a coffee date.
Maracuja is a bar in Williamsburg with daily Happy Hour and a hidden back patio.
You’ll leave Gem on the Lower East Side excited for the future of vegetables, meat, and dining out.
Silver Apricot in the West Village has a secret patio out back where you should bring a date and eat Chinese-New American small plates.
Sama Street is a Pan-Asian bar and restaurant in Greenpoint that’s a great place to go for cocktails and small plates.
The Nuaa Table is a Thai spot in Prospect Heights where you should go to eat Jasmine tea-smoked ribs on their turf-covered outdoor patio.
In 2021, Llama Inn in Williamsburg has loosened up into a laid-back Peruvian spot we’d visit on a random Tuesday night.
Wild Birds is a music venue and bar in Crown Heights with live shows every night and tons of outdoor seating.
Edith’s is a sandwich counter in Williamsburg that serves pastrami sandwiches, baked goods, and an excellent bagel BEC with latkes.
Bánh is an Upper West Side is a Vietnamese spot that's perfect for a casual weeknight dinner when you're looking to spend less than $30.