Vinnie’s Mulberry Street
42 W. Main St., East Islip
Classic Italian eats might have you and your sweetheart in the “Lady and the Tramp” pose if you order their delectable linguine with clam sauce. Try the jumbo veal meatball, tartufo style with fresh risotto as a starter.
Kumo Sushi and Hibachi Lounge
33 E. Main St., Bay Shore
Grab a table with a hibachi chef for some theater to go with dinner! Or if you’d prefer a quieter, but luxe meal, order a 2020 roll (spicy tuna, crab, lobster salad, apple, rice cracker, crunch, wrapped soy paper and creamy sauce).
Viva La Vida Spanish and Mexican Restaurant
1611 Montauk Hwy., Oakdale
Go for some tapas and tequila at this authentic Latin restaurant! Start the night off with the chorizo Chihuahua (Spanish sausage with mushroom in a light wine sauce) and salmon con queso (the heartiest of fish covered with decadent manchego cheese).
35 N. Main St., Sayville
What’s better than Aphrodite’s favorite restaurant to celebrate the most romantic evening of the year? Homemade hummus that will delight the palate before whispering those sweet nothings.
James Joyce Pub & Eatery
49 S. Ocean Ave., Patchogue
An Irish writer so good that he became British is the perfect place for a poetic night out with poutine as a highly recommended starter.
Local Burger Company
76 W. Main St., Patchogue
Up for a nostalgic malt shoppe but with a twist? Try one of the zany burgers such as the PB&B: cheese, bacon, and peanut butter.