Near our Alston apartments, we’re lucky enough to be surrounded by a bustling culinary scene with restaurants ranging from casual hangouts to the finest romantic destinations. The latter will certainly come in handy later this month when we’re all looking for a romantic spot to take our special someone!

This Valentine’s Day, check out these romantic restaurants near your Alston apartment for an intimate meal that you’ll never forget, or order takeout for a restaurant-quality meal at home. These restaurants offer delicious dining, impeccable service and jaw-dropping décor to boot!

il Piccolo Villaggio Ristorante, located at 260 Islip Ave, Islip which is 15 minutes from your Alston apartment, promises an authentic culinary experience that makes every guest feel welcome, cared for and completely satisfied. As a restaurant centered around the Italian culinary experience, they feel this is only appropriate!

Even though Il Piccolo Villaggio Ristorante just opened its doors to join the Islip restaurant scene in early 2020, it has years of professional culinary experience involved in its menu and mission. The restaurant is owned by a group of passionate restaurateurs that, together, have mastered the delicate balance between unforgettable food and attentive service.

Insignia Prime Steak & Sushi, located at 610 Smithtown Bypass, Smithtown which is 13 minutes from your Alston apartment, is an upscale steakhouse and sushi bar featuring colorful decor, a glass wine display and a patio with a fireplace.

Insignia’s inspired menu includes fine prime dry-aged steaks, fresh seafood and a dazzling array of sushi creations, served up in a chic, elegant atmosphere that is also a feast for the eyes. Picture a historic Hamptons’ mansion with cedar shakes, copper roofing, quarried stone and a beautiful architectural turret combined with the energy and vibe of a trendy Manhattan restaurant – that’s Insignia!


il Piccolo Villaggio Ristorante

260 Islip Ave, Islip, NY 11751

(631) 650-0620


Insignia Prime Steak & Sushi

610 Smithtown Bypass, Smithtown, NY 11787

(631) 656-8100