Go above and beyond this Valentine’s Day by taking your sweetie to one of these top romantic restaurants across the country. A night of intrigue and intimacy is right around the corner (just make sure you book reservations ASAP).
Andrea – The Resort at Pelican Hill, CA
Want to dazzle your date over a seaside dinner? Enjoy the quaint lighting, picturesque Pacific Ocean views and the lulling sounds of waves crashing at Andrea in The Resort at Pelican Hill in California. From fresh seafood entrees to chilled wine, the food at Andrea is sure to bring a Valentine’s Day to remember.
Babette’s Café – Atlanta, GA
Can’t afford a flight to France this Valentine’s Day? Plan the next best outing at Babette’s Café in Atlanta. Boasting the feeling of a country French restaurant, Babette’s features a romantic setting with world-class food. After an intimate meal, spoon-feed your date a dessert of crème brulee or ice cream.
The Dining Room at Little Palm Island – Florida
Take a ride off the mainland to The Dining Room at Little Palm Island, located three miles offshore from the Florida coast. Outdoor dining puts you and your date front and center in breathtaking surroundings while regionally-inspired dishes delight your palate. The seafood is a must-try and, if possible, book a room to enjoy the entire evening seaside.
Simon Pearce Restaurant – Quechee, VT
Veer away from the beaten path to the Simon Pearce Restaurant in Quechee, Vermont. Overlooking the falls of the Ottauquechee River, the restaurant offers a terrace overhanging the falls and delicious food to match the setting. It’s rumored that table number 5 offers the best and most intimate view of the falls.
Gilt – New York, NY
Plan a romantic Valentine’s Day getaway to New York and, while you’re there, plan an intimate evening at Gilt. Set in the 19th-century Villard Mansion, the restaurant blends classic and contemporary romantic elements for a truly unique dinner setting. Full-course meals take the guess work out of which foods to order while attentive wait staff tend to your every need.
River Café – Brooklyn, NY
A romantic evening at the River Café in Brooklyn is all about the setting. Overlooking the iconic Brooklyn Bridge, you and your date can relax in each other’s company while enjoying a renowned menu and stellar wine list. Go ahead and snuggle up. Well-dispersed tables at the River Café ensure privacy.
La Provence – New Orleans, LA
Feel right at home at La Provence in New Orleans. Boasting a comfortable setting with French farmhouse décor, La Provence is the place to be on a relaxed Valentine’s evening. Home-style food such as rabbit stew matches the restaurant’s setting while warming your belly on a chilly February evening.
Cloud Nine Alpine Bistro – Aspen, CO
Embrace the winter’s cold with a Valentine’s Day getaway to Cloud Nine Alpine Bistro in Aspen. Set high up in the peaks at 10,900 feet, the bistro features unparalleled views of up to 40 miles of the surrounding country-side. Enjoy a delicious meal accompanied by warm drinks as you snuggle with your sweetie.
Eos – Miami, FL
Want to dazzle your date with a contemporary dining experience? Head to Eos at the Viceroy Miami Hotel. With bold colors and sharp geometric décor, Eos brings a trendy meal to Valentine’s Day diners. The Mediterranean-inspired menu is best enjoyed on the restaurant’s patio, which is perched 15 stories above the surrounding water-scape.
The Stonehouse – Santa Barbara, CA
Get away from it all and delight in the company of your loved one at The Stonehouse in Santa Barbara. This restaurant, situated at the San Ysidro Ranch, is both warm and intimate, providing the ultimate Valentine’s Day setting. Complete with a wood-burning fireplace and locally-sourced ingredients, The Stonehouse makes you feel right at home.
The Beach House – Kauai, HI
If you’re lucky enough to plan a Valentine’s Day Hawaiian getaway, why not also stop off at The Beach House in Kauai? Featuring delightful Pacific Rim cuisine and a breathtaking outdoor view of Poipu Beach, dinner at The Beach House is sure to create a Valentine’s evening for the record books.
Make your date swoon this Valentine’s Day with an evening at one of the nation’s top romantic restaurants. From crackling fireplaces to intimate desserts, romance is in the air and on the plate during this day of love. Worried that your relationship might not make it until Valentine’s Day? Check out these effective ways to deal with the end of a relationship.