Tables Available at 5 Ninth and Danube; River Café Mostly Booked.


It’s 4 p.m., and that means it’s time to play Two for Eight. We just asked ten restaurants the best time they can squeeze a couple in for dinner; you need only make your chosen reservation. (As always, we make the calls but don’t guarantee the results.) Today: Restaurants for romance.

Café des Artistes (Menu)
212-877-3500
Two for eight? Yes

Chanterelle (Menu)
212-966-6960
Two for eight? No
Best available: 8:30 p.m.

Danube (Menu)
212-791-3771
Two for eight? Yes

5 Ninth (Menu)
212-929-9460
Two for eight? Yes

Kittichai (Menu)
212-219-2000
Two for eight? No
Best available: 9:15 p.m.

Mas (farmhouse) (Menu)
212-255-1790
Two for eight? No
Best available: 10:15 p.m.

One If by Land, Two If by Sea (Menu)
212-255-8649
Two for eight? No
Best available: 9 p.m.

Peasant (Menu)
212-965-9511
Two for eight? No
Best available: 8:30 p.m.

Rainbow Grill
212-632-5100
Two for eight? Yes

The River Café (Menu)
718-522-5200
Two for eight? No
Best available: 10 p.m.