Romantic Candlelight Dinner
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Are you still looking for a romantic location to take your Valentine’s Day date? Whether you’ve got plans with the spouse, a new love interest, or just a friend, we have some ideas. The most romantic restaurants in America vary by type and price, but each one is just as dreamy as the last. Stunning locations, plentiful wine selections, and—of course—some of the finest dining in the nation are a few factors that these romantic restaurants have in common.

There’s no shortage of romantic restaurants here in the U.S., but these are some of our favorites.



Style: French

Romance: You and your date could dine on the 40th floor of the Chicago Stock Exchange, overlooking the Windy City skyline. The only thing more romantic than seasonal French food and choosing between 1,600 fabulous wines is that top-notch view.

The Little Door

Los Angeles, California

Cuisine: Modern European

Romance: Modeled after a Parisian-style brasserie, the interior of The Little Door resembles a cozy courtyard, illuminated mostly by twinkling lights and candles. You can start your meal with a concoction from an expert mixologist to really get the evening going.

Casa Tua

Miami Beach, Florida

Cuisine: Italian

Romance: At Casa Tua, you’re seated in their Mediterranean-style villa with access to a breathtaking garden. Cozy lanterns and and ambiance lighting truly set the scene. The restaurant aims to delete each of your senses, so you’re surely in for a few treats.


Las Vegas, Nevada

Cuisine: French and Italian

Romance: America’s Rivea location overlooks the Las Vegas strip and serves you a menu of items inspired by French and Italian markets. Only the very best ingredients go into their simple plates that are sure to delight any guest. What better way to start a romantic Vegas night?

Marine Room

La Jolla, California

Cuisine: French

Romance: The Marine Room manages to situate you right in the La Jolla waves, which cascade against the restaurant as you dine. You can expect the fresh, perfectly prepared seafood. It’s been a San Diego favorite for more than 75 years and might just become your yearly staple.

Pier W

Lakewood, Ohio

Cuisine: Seafood

Romance: Pier W is nestled into a cliff overlooking Lake Erie, offering one of the best views in the state. Their menu is packed with fresh, responsibly-sourced seafood that you can scarcely find elsewhere in the Midwest. The restaurant also has a wide selection of award-winning wines.

Little Palm Island Resort

Little Torch Key, Florida

Cuisine: Modern Tropical

Romance: Little Palm is romantic both indoors and out, whether you’re seated in their candlelit dining room or on the beach terrace. Their creative selections combine French influences with Pan Latin flavors for a tropical, uplifting vibe that you won’t soon forget.

Cloud Nine Alpine Bistro

Aspen, Colorado

Cuisine: European

Romance: You’ll feel on top of the world at Cloud Nine, where you’re seated slopeside in picturesque Aspen. Their menu is inspired by Swiss alpine selections, including decadent fondue raclette cheese. There’s no better excuse to snuggle up to a date than blistery, winter weather.

Island Creek Oyster Bar

Boston, Massachusetts

Cuisine: Seafood

Romance: If the popular wisdom that oysters are an aphrodisiac stands true, than there’s no more romantic a location than Island Creek Oyster Bar. The restaurant hosts a raw bar and a variety of innovative cocktails with which to wash down your fresh, romantic dinner.

Log Haven

Salt Lake City, Utah

Cuisine: New American

Romance: The cozy cabin vibes of Log Haven cannot be beat, located in a national forest that’s just a short drive from Salt Lake City. The restaurant is frequently awarded not only for its romantic atmosphere but also for its scenic, unparallelled nature views.

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