Want to plan a special night for that special person in your life? Seven of the Hamptons’ best restaurants have made arrangements to host your romantic evening this Valentine’s Day. Some offers run throughout the weekend, while others are exclusive to February 14.
1770 House, 143 Main Street, East Hampton, is celebrating Valentine’s Day with an $85 per person, plus tax and gratuity, four-course menu, with 10 champagne and sparkling wine selections. The menu includes: oysters with a champagne mignonette, peppercorns and scallions; smoked salmon and caviar crostini with potato-carrot rosti and crème fraiche; roasted mushroom and spinach salad with dried cranberries, Mecox ‘Sigit’ cheese and black truffle dressing; and beet tartar with roasted shallot dressing, Maytag blue and Affila Cress. Second courses consist of Maine lobster bisque with tarragon and brandy; shrimp with linguine, asparagus and sun-dried tomatoes; seared Hudson Valley foie gras with roasted pineapple and vanilla rum sauce; and cumin and honey braised pork belly with black truffle risotto. Third course entrée selections are halibut with mushroom-leek ragu and fingerling potatoes; Rohan duck breast with spiced sweet potatoes, bok choy, cherry glaze; rack of lamb with roasted garlic mashed potatoes, haricots verts; and New York Strip Steak with sautéed spinach and french fries. The final course will be a selection of Rozzi’s house-made desserts. 631-324-1770, 1770house.com
Pierre’s, 2468 Main Street, Bridgehampton, is serving a specialty $70 Prix Fixe (plus tax and gratuity) Valentine’s menu that offers four options for appetizers, including lobster tail and claw topped with vanilla and passion fruit dressing, and Angus beef filet with tartar dressing, mesclun and french fries. Highlight entrées include: pan seared salmon and sea bass, with baby spinach, and lemon olive oil and lemon grass dressing; rack of lamb prepared au jus with French string beans and gratin dauphinois; and 2-pound Maine lobster fricassée, flambé with cognac and tarragon. For dessert: French meringue with raspberry sorbet, red berry coulis and whipped cream; crepes filled with Grand Marnier mousseline; and raspberry mousseline covered with hot chocolate ganache. 631-537-5110, pierresbridgehampton.com
Almond, 1 Ocean Road, Bridgehampton, is keeping their Valentine’s special open all weekend, Friday–Sunday, from open until close. Almond will be offering their regular menu, as well as a four-course, $75 prix fixe (plus tax and gratuity) menu, which is available online, and will be updated for accuracy closer to Valentine’s weekend. 631-537-5665, almondrestaurant.com
Wölffer Kitchen, 29 Main Street, Sag Harbor, will offer a $65 prix fixe (plus tax and gratuity) special on Valentine’s Day. The menu will include an a notable assortment of appetizers, as well as sautéed local fluke with basil-lime browned butter and marble potatoes with chanterelles; grilled shrimp with roasted cauliflower, shaved brussells sprouts, pancetta, fregola, and arugula pesto; day boat stew with monkfish, clams, mussels, bay scallops, and baby carrots with potatoes and saffron fume; crispy chicken breast with braised French lentils and baby carrots with dill; steak frites with grilled prime New York strip, Wölffer cabernet franc reduction, and french fries with garlic aioli; braised short rib with polenta and sautéed broccoli rabe; and risotto with wild mushrooms, spinach, black truffle butter and Parmesan. Reservations are recommended. 631-725-0101, wolfferkitchen.com
75 Main, 75 Main Street, Southampton, will be serving a special Valentine’s Day menu that will include a three-course prix fixe at $36.95 per person (plus tax and gratuity) and each couple will be given a single red rose. The restaurant will also be open for lunch. Expect steak, fish and chicken dishes with an emphasis on a very special Valentine’s Day sushi. Enjoy DJ and dancing all night long. Reservations are strongly recommended. 631-283-7575, facebook.com/75mainsouthampton/
Duck Walk Vineyards, 231 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, is having their “Valentine’s on the Vines” wine pairing, February 13 at 7 p.m. The five-course dinner will cost $175 per couple, plus tax and gratuity. The menu will include baby arugula and goat cheese salad paired with 2014 sauvignon blanc; lobster ravioli in a tomato basil cream sauce paired with 2013 reserve chardonnay; roasted duck breast in raspberry demi-glaze paired with Windmill Red; medallions of filet mignon in a port wine demi-sauce paired with 2010 reserve cabernet sauvignon, and death by chocolate Valentine’s cake paired with 2014 blueberry port. 631-726-7555, duckwalk.com
c/o The Maidstone, 207 Main Street, East Hampton, is serving a four-course, $74.95 per person (plus tax and gratuity) Valentine’s menu on February 12–14. This menu will include an appetizer of bay oyster with blood orange, fennel, chili and pistachio. First course choices feature foie gras with brioche and passion fruit; shrimp cocktail; Valentine’s salad with hearts of palm, pomegranate, beets and pistachio. Second course choices are roasted chicken with creamed leek, truffle and baby carrot; wild mushroom risotto; surf and turf with half lobster, filet, croquette and chard. And for dessert: red velvet with chocolate ganache, coconut, cherry and passion fruit. The hotel is running a hot and sensual “love” theme with sexy surprises during the entire month of February. 631-324-5006, themaidstone.com