'Bachelor' Ben Higgins and Lauren Bushnell Enjoy Their 'First Date' in New York City

PHOTO: Bachelor Ben Higgins and Lauren Bushnell attend the AOL Build Speaker Series to discuss "The Bachelor" at AOL Studios on March 15, 2016 in New York City. PlaySlaven Vlasic/Getty Images
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They may be engaged, but "Bachelor" Ben Higgins and Lauren Bushnell had yet to go on an official first date until recently.

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To mark the occasion, the couple toasted with champagne during a romantic dinner at Landmarc in New York City.

Both reality TV stars posted photos from the outing to their respective Instagram pages.

"FIRST DATE," Bushnell captioned her snap, "[and] many more to come."

Added Higgins on his picture, which also featured the restaurant's chef, Marc Murphy: "First date success!"

Higgins, 27, who proposed to Bushnell with a 4.25 carat Neil Lane engagement ring, said on "Good Morning America" Tuesday that he'd planned the date as a surprise for Bushnell, though he did not reveal the details at the time. For the couple, going public with their relationship has been freeing.

"I’m looking forward to just starting a normal life," Bushnell gushed on "GMA." "We’ve been engaged but secretly for the last few weeks and so I’m excited to go on a date."

FIRST DATE ???? many more to come ??

A photo posted by Lauren Bushnell (@lauren_bushnell) on Mar 16, 2016 at 4:54pm PDT

First date success! Even got a surprise meeting from the man himself @chefmarcmurphy!

A photo posted by Ben Higgins (@higgins.ben) on Mar 16, 2016 at 8:03pm PDT