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There’s no doubt about it: NYC is one of the most awesome places to date and fall in love. The energy of the city coupled with some incredible restaurants (not to mention the people-watching!) can make those first few dates feel straight out of the movies. But, not all rendezvous are created equal, so make sure your epic romance starts on the right foot.
Here's where we come in. To give your dates the Hollywood treatment, we reached out to a few cool New York couples to find out what their perfect go-to spots are for some one-on-one time. So, skip trying to decipher Yelp reviews and check out these five duos' recommendations. From the Italian-rustic Uva (an Upper East Side mainstay) to the devastatingly hip-glam Indochine downtown, our perfect pairs gave us the lowdown on their favorite haunts, the best dishes to order once you get there, and even some relationship advice your S.O. should read. Don't have a partner in crime? Try out one of these spots and let the cameras start rolling.
Photos: Courtesy of Uva; BFA; Indochine; Hannah, Scott
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