Our Valentine’s Guide to NYC: Romance Your Date with These 9 Conscious Spots

As a native New Yorker, we know a thing or two about cool, romantic spots across the city. We’re using our expertise for good and bringing you our top consciously cool Valentine’s day spots that will make the night memorable (at least as memorable as you can get without an engagement ring and skywriter). We’ve split this guide into three sections: experiences, restaurants, and gifts. Best of luck and kisses from us! xx

Experiences + Restaurants for a Night Out


Resident, Brooklyn

 From 2/11 to 2/12,  Resident is offering private dinners crafted by Chef Solanki Roy. The menu will include a wine pairing and a caviar tasting menu. The restaurant is known for cycling out awarded chefs and creating intimate dining experiences.


Blue Hill, Downtown Manhattan

This farm-to-table restaurant explores and innovative natural cuisine. It’s described as intimate and is great for the person who loves to know exactly where their food is coming from. 


 KahKow, Brooklyn

Self-described as Farm-to-Bar, this Brooklyn shop makes Dominican Republic sourced chocolates that are dairy-free, organic, kosher, and gluten-free. This Valentine’s day, take your date there to learn how to make chocolate truffles as a sweet treat to take home. 


Clay NYC, Harlem

This farm-to-table restaurant is in the heart of Harlem and sources all of its food from local farmers in within New York state. Even their wines are from small producers. Guaranteed to be a unique and tasty experience!


Roberta’s, Bushwick

If you haven’t heard of Roberta’s yet, you are missing out. Their pizza is delicious and is served in the rooftop garden and backyard. This restaurant has a lively crowd for an exciting night out. 


Blossom, Downtown Manhattan

For the vegan Valentine who prefers organic cocktails and local wines, beers, and kombucha, Blossom is the place to go. 

Gifts for Your Conscious Sweetheart


Wild Nomad Flower Co

For those who want a little more from their floral bouquet, Wild Nomad Flower Co is female-founded and looking to connect its customers with the lush beauty that is nature. 


Katie Mudd Ceramics

You can never have too many mugs, especially when they’re from a woman-owned company based in Portland, and made from locally sourced materials. 



This sweets shop is based in downtown Manhattan and creates artisan vegan sweets. It can be difficult to find vegan sweets that taste AND look good, and Confectionary! nails it on the head.