These are the most romantic bars on Staten Island
Most people think an evening ferry ride is as romantic as it gets for Staten Island. Wrong! There are lovely, intimate spots across the island that are perfect for date night.
Address: 11 Schulyer Street Staten Island, NY 10301
Hours : Mon-Thurs 11:30am-11pm Fri-Sat 11:30am-12am Sun 12pm-10pm
Beso is an intimate Spanish style restaurant/bar that’s ideal for a date night. Nostalgic paintings, a faux clay fireplace, and hand-painted walls by a local artist makes this setting quintessential. Blue coconut martinis & tapas are favorites here along with the lobster enchilada and black raspberry & peach sangria. Beware, you may need to make a reservation if you want to come here on the weekend.
Address: 154 Mansion Avenue Staten Island, NY 10308
Hours: Mon-Thurs 12pm-10pm Fri-Sat 12am-1am Sun 1pm-9pm
Its a restaurant, a bar, and a banquet hall tied together with a nautical themed beside a pier. The entire space overlooks the Great Kills harbor and they have an extensive wine list along with Sangria pitchers that are as big as your head. Not to mention the three pound lobster that they are so well known for. There is even an intimate seating area that consists of high-end vinyl flooring, decorative banquettes, and pendant fixtures with rhinestones.
Sofra Bar & Grill
Address: 2071 Clove Road Staten Island, NY 10304
Hours: Mon-Closed Tues 11:30am-10pm Wed 11:45am-10pm Thurs-Sat 11:30am-11pm
A former Waldorf Astoria chef runs this swanky Italian restaurant setting with a continental flavor. Sangria and martinis rule the drink menu along with fine dining options like Lobster Ravioli and Herb Crusted Lamb. Sofra opened at the end of 2016 and its quickly became a favorite among locals.