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7 Romantic Restaurants for Valentine's Day Dinner in the Albany Area

Make a Reservation for a Romantic Evening Together

Valentine's Day is the perfect time of year to show your significant other how much you care about them. For a truly memorable holiday this year, consider making a dinner reservation at a local romantic restaurant. Get inspired with our list of 7 of the best places for Valentine's Day dinner in the Albany, NY area.

Discover a Fusion of French & Mediterranean Cuisine at Provence Restaurant and Wine Bar

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Located in Stuyvesant Plaza in Albany, Provence Restaurant and Wine Bar is a fine dining restaurant specializing in French and Mediterranean cuisine. The restaurant is popularly known for their elegant atmosphere, bold flavors, and creative dishes. On Valentine's Day for 2020, Provence will be hosting a special 3-course dinner menu.

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Plan an Intimate Night Out at Risotto

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Best described as an "Italian Mediterranean Fusion Restaurant," Risotto offers high-quality cuisine in a comfortable yet elegant atmosphere in Albany. Their team of experienced chefs is ready to prepare your meal with fresh and seasonal ingredients. Risotto is locally-owned and operated, and their combination of delectable dishes, delicious cocktails, and amazing desserts is perfect for an intimate night out.

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Take Your Taste Buds on a Journey at New World Bistro Bar

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Head over to Albany's newly revitalized Delaware Avenue Neighborhood for a global cuisine experience at New World Bistro Bar. This cozy 80-seat gastropub features fresh and creative food from executive chef Ric Orlando, and they have a variety of specials planned for Valentine's Day 2020.

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Dine on Premier Italian Food at Milano Restaurant

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With a warm and welcoming atmosphere and delicious food, Milano Restaurant in Latham is one of the top fine dining Italian restaurants in the Capital Region. Enjoy a taste of Italy as you try their homemade pasta, poultry and seafood dishes, and signature desserts.

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Sit By the Fireplace for a Romantic Dinner at Restaurant Navona

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Restaurant Navona features one of the only fireside dining experiences in the Albany area, and the restaurant is committed to using the freshest locally-sourced ingredients in their dishes. They specialize in wood-fired pizza, house-made pasta, and Mediterranean and Modern Italian-inspired cuisine. Not only that, but the dining room's warm, inviting atmosphere makes it a top option for Valentine's Day dinner this year.

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Enjoy Exquisite Cuisine at The Century House

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Here in the Capital Region, fine dining is a tradition at The Century House in Latham. They specialize in exquisite New American cuisine with a strong emphasis on prime steak and seafood. Plus, their dining room features a charming and relaxed atmosphere with its wide plank wood floors, stone fireplace, and federal style decor. Throughout the year, The Century House prepares special menus for holidays, and you can look forward to a fantastic 3-course dinner menu for Valentine's Day 2020.

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Savor the Succulent Seafood at Jack's Oyster House

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Since opening their doors in 1913, Jack's Oyster House in Albany has been locally-owned and operated by the same family. Over the years, they've remained dedicated to cooking up expertly prepared food, providing quality service, making sure each customer has a memorable experience at the restaurant. With an elegant dining room and variety of seafood specials on their Valentine's Day 2020 menu, Jack's Oyster House is an excellent place to spend the holiday.

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