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Feb 05, 2016

Love is in the Air: Valentine’s Day 2016

Valentine’s Day is almost here! From prix fixe menus with bubbly champagne, to celebrating your gal pals on Galentine’s Day; we’ve got your local scoop right here. 60 Beans 60 (…)

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Valentine’s Day is almost here! From prix fixe menus with bubbly champagne, to celebrating your gal pals on Galentine’s Day; we’ve got your local scoop right here.

60 Beans


60 Beans new kitchen service is planning a 5 course tasting menu. Call (347) 987-3994 to make your reservation.

60 Beans Kitchen & Coffee (36-02 Ditmars Blvd, Astoria) | (347) 987-3994|

Astor Bake Shop

Prix fix dinner which starts with a complementary glass of champagne. Check out the full menu here.

valentine poster astor 2016They also have Valentine’s day inspired treats such as sweet heart cookies, chocolate lips and mustaches, and Valentine inspired cupcakes. (I’ll take a dozen of the Sexy Time!)

sweet heart cookies 2015_astor bake shopAstor Bake Shop ( 12-23 Astoria Blvd, Astoria) | (718) 606-8439|

Broadway Silk Store

Broadway Silk Sotre Will offer 10% off all jewelry from Feb.12th-14th.

Broadway Silk Store ( 35-11 Broadway, Astoria) | (718) 728-2519|

Burnside Biscuits


Love the one you’re with…with a Prix fix dinner for two and celebrate your love of country with a Presidents Day brunch the very next day!

Burnside Biscuits (32-07 30th Ave, Astoria) | (917) 832-7822|



Katch will be offering a lovely 2 for 1 brunch menu, with options like the delicious-looking ricotta pancakes above!

Katch (31-19 Newtown Ave Astoria | (718) 777-2230)|

Kurry Qulture


On Saturday, February 13, and Sunday, February 14, Kurry Qulture will be offering a romantic $48 pre-fixe menu served with a complimentary glass of wine or champagne. Dinner options will include specialties like a Heart-y Chicken Stew, Shrimp Shashlik and Malabar Vegetable Curry.

Kurry Qulture (36-05 30th Ave (718) 674-1212|



If sipping on a few beers while listening to some live tunes is how you’d like to spend Valentine’s Day, LIC Bar’s lineup will be music to your ears. From 5-8, sit back and enjoy music from Jasper LewisKaurna Cronin, and Evening Darling.

LIC Bar  (45-58 Vernon Blvd (718) 786-5400 |


Lockwood_Valentine's Day Join Lockwood for a celebration of Galentine’s Day on Friday, February 12th from 5:00-8:00 pm.

  • Pop up shop by Shiny Mix at Lockwood Style
  • Bubbly and treats while you shop at both shops
  • Photo booth for all your Instagram needs
  • Double Lockwood Loyalty points + 15% off anything in-stock while you shop

Lockwood ( 32-15 33rd St., Astoria) (718) 626-6030|

luludi living frames

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If you’re looking to do something with your hands this Valentine’s Day….then go to a couples terrarium class. Each couple will receive a glass of wine and snacks, and will also get a small rose quartz crystal (for love and romance) to include in your terrarium!

luludi living frames ( 2307 24th Ave, Astoria, Astoria) (888) 958-5834|

MG Hair & Makeup: Galentine’s Day Special

2015-01-21-MG-Hair-Makeup (4 of 17)-Get your Galentine’s Day on with MG Hair & Makeup! Special discounted packages can be purchased through 2/13/16 and can be used anytime before 6/30/16. The services do not have to be used on Galentine’s Day*.

  • $50 :: 1 – In-Home Blowout (1/3 off)
  • $135 :: Package of 3 In-Home Blowouts (40% off)
  • $125 :: 1 – In-Home Blowout and Makeup (50% off)

*These packages cannot be used for wedding services. Dates/times are subject to availability.|(917) 279-7086

Mundo New York

Mundo_valentines2016Mundo New York (37-06 36th Street, Long Island City) | (718) 706-8636|

Off The Hook


Given that the 14th falls on a Sunday, Off The Hook will  “Let Love open the Doors” at 12:30pm, when they’ll begin serving their Valentine’s Menu nonstop.  In addition to their Dinner Menu Classics, we will they’ll feature some special items dedicated to this day (hint: Surf n Turf). Also, they’ll be introducing a Lovers’ Prix Fixe, which includes 3 Courses, a Bubbles Toast and a Special Surprise!

Off the Hook (28-08 34th St.) |

OK Cafe

OK Cafe

OK Cafe will be giving out a free “sweetheart” cookie to guests who order from the Brunch or Hot Sandwich menu on both Saturday and Sunday.

OK Cafe ( 22-4 33rd St., Astoria., Astoria) | (718) 440-8789



Q.E.D., the versatile performance and adult educations space in Astoria, is offering classes, shows, and crafty events to help guide you through the most romantic month of the year. Classes include Foundations of Calligraphy, Letter Folding, and Realistic Wine Pairings, while the performances have relatable themes like Relationsh*t and This Is Why You’re Single.  Be sure to check out their calendar here.

Q.E.D. 27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria (347) 451-3873 |


RAR Bar_Valentine's Day Rest-Au-Rant  (30-01 35th Ave., Astoria) | (718) 729-9009|

Rocky McBride’s


Rocky McBride’s, along with Queen of Astoria Ashley Dean, will be hosting a free speed dating event for all the singles out there.

Rocky McBride’s (27-01 23rd Ave) |(718) 777-2723|


Mention We Heart Astoria and receive a complimentary heart shaped ice cream dessert! White chocolate with raspberry sorbet center with a side of raspberry coulis. (sounds delicious!) They also will be featuring specially priced premium half bottles of champagne.(cheers!)

Sanfords (30-13 Broadway, Astoria) |(718) 932-9569|

Sweet Afton

During brunch hours, Sweet Afton will be running a special Valentine’s Day Cocktail for their Small Batch Cocktail. (And it sounds awesome!) It’s called the Novel Romance, and it’s lovingly created with Annato-infused Gin, Cappalletti, Pedro Ximenez Sherry, Rasberry, Rose Water, and Lemon, Egg White.

Sweet Afton (30-09 34th St.) |(718) 777-2570|

The Astor Room

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The Astor Room (34-16 36th St., Astoria) | (718) 255-1947|

The Bonnie

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The Bonnie will be curating a fabulous Valentine’s Day meal, and will also be creating festive cocktails to celebrate the occasion.They’ll be accepting reservations for parties of two or more, so be sure to reserve your spot by e-mailing

The Bonnie (29-12 23rd Ave) |(718) 274-2105|

The Brass Owl

The Brass Owl_Valentine's DayNicole from The Brass Owl knows that getting engaged is one of the most exciting and scary times for a bride-to-be…she knows because a year ago she was one! She’s invited her Astoria based wedding experts team to The Brass Owl on February 18th for a wedding information workshop. This is a no pressure event, it’s just for you to get the kick off you need to start the planning. In true Brass Owl fashion, wine and cheese will be served! Get all the deets here!

The Brass Owl (36-19 Ditmars Blvd, Astoria) | (347) 848-0905

The Face and Body Shop

Face and Body Shop_Valentine's DayWill be offering couples facials for $130, ($65 per person-regularly $80). Grab a friend, mother, significant other. Facials must be booked together and redeemed together. (Tax and Tip not included)

The Face and Body Shop (40-21 23rd Ave, Astoria) | (718) 204-9390|

The Queens Kickshaw

Queens KickshawShower your love(s) with love at The Queens Kickshaw! PRIX FIXE – $35/person (not inclusive of tax/gratuity) you can get your tickets/reserve your spot here.

  • Pâte à choux, gruyere and fontina fondue
  • Almond-crusted cellared vegetables with tomato rouille
  • White chocolate soufflé and raspberry cloud
  • Optional beer or cider pairing ($15/$20 respectively)

The Queens Kickshaw (40-17 Broadway, Astoria) | (718) 204-9390|

The Thirsty Koala


Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Make us part of your celebration. We’re featuring a $45/person pre-fix in addition to our regular menu on Saturday, February 13 and Sunday, February 14.

The Thirsty Koala (35-12 Ditmars Blvd, Astoria. 718-626-5430)

Tu Casa

Valentine's Day Menu 1Valentine's Day Menu 2Tu Casa (30-10 Steinway St, Astoria) | (718) 806-1819|

Victory Cafe 


Victory Cafe will be welcoming guests into their heated, glass-enclosed garden space for a splendid three-course and a la carte meals featuring seafood, sirloin steak, calamari, and grilled octopus, just to name a few items!

Victory Cafe (21-69 Steinway St) | (718) 274-2087

Vite Vinosteria

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Vite Vinosteria (31-05 34th St., Astoria) | (718) 806-1819|

Zenon Taverna

Zenon Taverna_Valentine's Day

Zenon Taverna (34-10 31st Ave., Astoria) | (718) 956-0133|

About Emily Rios

Emily Rios manages special events, sponsored content and advertising clients as WHA's Business Development Director. She is a passionate and dedicated youth developer with a strong background in non-profit management, and works as Senior Manager of Youth Leadership at generationOn.

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