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50 Best Restaurants for a Date in America for 2019

As Voted by OpenTable Diners

Whether it's your first date or your 500th, it can be stressful picking out restaurants for date night. OpenTable's 2019 list of the 50 Best Restaurants for a Date in America highlights the most popular spots across the country with the perfect ambiance, menu options and more to create a truly unforgettable date. The list of honorees is based on an analysis of 12,000,000+ reviews of more than 30,000 restaurants across the country—all submitted by verified diners.

Restaurants:Arrowhead Grill, Blend on the Water, Castaway - Burbank
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Steakhouse, Latin / Spanish
Neighborhoods:Glendale / Peoria, Long Island City, Burbank

Arrowhead Grill

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Glendale / Peoria
4,451 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Great service.
97% recommended
Best Food in Phoenix / Arizona

Blend on the Water

$$$$·Latin / Spanish·
Long Island City
3,578 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
It was great food, great ambiance, and the service was amazing.
91% recommended
Most Booked in Queens

Castaway - Burbank

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Burbank
2,593 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Food was delicious. We were celebrating my husband's birthday and were seated where we had an awesome view.
87% recommended
Scenic View in San Fernando Valley / Valencia

Catch LA

$$$$·Seafood·
West Hollywood
5,096 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Hot Spot
Outstanding food and beautiful vibes. I highly recommend it.
81% recommended
Seafood in Los Angeles

Chart House Restaurant - Weehawken

$$$$·Seafood·
Weehawken
9,427 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
Our waiter Renee was phenomenal. He was patient , personable, and knowledgeable. He gave suggestions when we couldn’t make a decision regarding the great choices on the menu. I wilRead more
95% recommended
Best Ambiance in New Jersey - North

Connors Steak & Seafood - Huntsville

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Huntsville
2,954 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great meal.
97% recommended
Steakhouse in Alabama

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Annapolis

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Annapolis
2,876 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
Delicious food and the wine of the month was great this time! Our waitress was very attentive, which is always nice.
94% recommended
Notable Wine List in Baltimore / Maryland

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Brookfield

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Brookfield
3,027 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Always a wonderful experience!!!
94% recommended
Notable Wine List in Wisconsin

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Columbus

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Columbus
4,990 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Beautiful. Enjoyable. Predicable in all the best ways. Never a disappointment.
91% recommended
Notable Wine List in Columbus

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Tampa

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Tampa
4,815 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
We were out with friends celebrating a 50th birthday. Our service, food and overall experience was fantastic as usual!
95% recommended
Notable Wine List in Tampa / Central Florida West

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Oak Lawn

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Oak Lawn
3,047 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Service was amazing and the food was delicious. The wine is wonderful and the atmosphere was festive.
94% recommended
Best Ambiance in South Suburbs

Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse - Philadelphia

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Center City
7,566 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Everything was excellent. The Philadelphia restaurant week menu was great. I will go back again.
90% recommended
Steakhouse in Philadelphia

Devon Seafood + Steak - Hershey

$$$$·Seafood·
Hershey
8,090 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Excellent service - the charred salmon salad was delicious! Will die in there again!
96% recommended
Best Overall in Hershey / Harrisburg

Eiffel Tower

$$$$·French·
Paris Hotel and Casino
15,319 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
Just a great experience, nice place to have a special meal with someone!
93% recommended
French in Las Vegas

Filomena Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Georgetown
12,249 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
We’ve been going for over 30 years. Just one of our favorite places to indulge. There’s just something about it.
95% recommended
Italian in Washington, D.C. Area

Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck

$$$$·Asian·
Downtown
8,077 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
Wonderful experience!
93% recommended
Best Ambiance in Dallas - Fort Worth

Flight Restaurant & Wine Bar - Memphis

$$$$·American·
Downtown
6,675 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Beautiful restaurant with terrific food and wonderful service. Absolutely love the idea of wine flights and food flights. Very original.
98% recommended
Best Overall in Memphis

Giada - The Cromwell

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
The Strip
13,059 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Scenic View
Hubby & I tried the tasting menu. Each course was outstanding. We were so full after the entrees, our waiter, Andrew volunteered to pack up our leftovers & that we could come back Read more
87% recommended
Most Booked in Las Vegas

Girl & the Goat

$$$$·Contemporary American·
West Loop
10,595 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
One of the finest restaurants in Chicago! Delicious!
96% recommended
Contemporary American in Chicago / Illinois

Golden Steer Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Near the Strip
4,066 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Probably the best steak house in Vegas. Awesome old school atmosphere. If you’re looking for some great food and great Vegas history, this is the place!
92% recommended
Steakhouse in Las Vegas

Gordon Ramsay Steak - Paris Las Vegas

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Paris Hotel and Casino
13,455 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Did not disappoint! Everything was high quality and very enjoyable. Looking forward to a return trip soon.
Most Booked in Las Vegas

GW Fins

$$$$·Seafood·
French Quarter
12,674 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Excellent service- staff makes one feel welcomed and appreciated. Along with the delicious food and ambience- a truly wonderful evening.
98% recommended
Best Overall in New Orleans / Louisiana

Harry & Izzy's - Downtown

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown Indy
6,774 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Extraordinary server. Attentive but not hovering. Excellent timing serving food and drinks. The NY strip was generous and prepared as requested. Some people order “stuff” on top ofRead more
96% recommended
Best Overall in Indiana

Hell's Kitchen - Caesars Palace Las Vegas

$$$$·American·
Caesars Palace
14,981 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great!!! I will definitely be back on my next trip!
89% recommended
Most Booked in Las Vegas

J. Gilbert’s – Wood Fired Steaks & Seafood – Glastonbury

$$$$·Steak·
Glastonbury
6,723 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Outstanding as always.
98% recommended
Steak in New York / Tri-State Area

Jimmy Kelly's Restaurant

$$$$·Steakhouse·
West End
4,489 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
I first dined at Jimmy Kelly's in 2008. I have enjoyed dining at Jimmy Kelly's every time I've been in Nashville since then. This week's visit was no different. Chris, our server, Read more
86% recommended
Special Occasion in Nashville

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Gilbert

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Gilbert
2,755 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Terrific evening of food & fun with friends! Waiter, James, was perfectly attentive, made sure that my Gluten Free meal was proper. The Chef & kitchen staff turned out fabulous steRead more
97% recommended
Special Occasion in Phoenix / Arizona

Kyle G's Prime Seafood

$$$$·Seafood·
Stuart
2,285 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
Great spot with beautiful views and excellent food!
93% recommended
Scenic View in Orlando / Central Florida East

Latitudes on Sunset Key

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Key West
8,982 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Romantic
This is our favorite place to eat. Not just in Key West-- anywhere.
96% recommended
Best Overall in Key West / Florida Keys

Le Diplomate

$$$$·French·
Logan Circle
8,414 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great service, delicious food, attentive staff, beautiful atmosphere.
96% recommended
French in Washington, D.C. Area

LeCulture Cafe

$$$$·American·
Detroit
1,444 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Comfort Food
  • Special Occasion
I must admit the food was spectacular to say the least, my waiter was wonderful. I was overall pleased.
87% recommended
Most Booked in Detroit / Eastern Michigan

Maggiano's - Nashville

$$$$·Italian·
West End
8,462 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Excellent Sunday brunch with friends and teenage kids. Food and service, as always, was the best we've had in Nashville in the 12 years we've lived here.
96% recommended
Best Value in Nashville

Mama's Fish House

$$$$·Fish·
Paia
29,129 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Waterfront
Mama's was recommended to us by several coworkers and my goodness they did not disappoint!! First off the restaurant is located next to this incredible beach with turquoise blue waRead more
98% recommended
Best Overall in Hawaii

Meson Sabika

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Naperville
6,435 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Everything was outstanding!
95% recommended
Tapas / Small Plates in Chicago / Illinois

Ocean Prime - Tampa

$$$$·Seafood·
Tampa
5,955 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Friendly greeting, courteous service, lots of attention, excellent food! Definitely coming back. Thank you for a wonderful experience.
95% recommended
Seafood in Tampa / Central Florida West

The Olde Pink House Restaurant

$$$$·Southern·
Savannah
15,640 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
As expected the dining experience was excellent. From start to finish a very elegant and delicious meal.
94% recommended
Best Service in Savannah

Pappas Bros. Steakhouse

$$$$·Steak·
NW Dallas / Love Field Area
7,673 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Excellent food and service.
94% recommended
Most Booked 1000-Point Tables in Dallas - Fort Worth

Perch LA

$$$$·French American·
Downtown
5,876 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Great date night dining. Food and service was excellent. The band was groovy and, at least where we were sitting, a perfect accompaniment to our meal. We can wait to go back.
90% recommended
Most Booked in Los Angeles

Perry's Steakhouse & Grille - Grapevine

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Grapevine
2,174 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Everything was perfect, and will definitely be going back.
94% recommended
Most Booked in Dallas - Fort Worth

Perry's Steakhouse & Grille - Downtown Austin

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown
5,812 reviews
  • Business Meals
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Went for the lunch pork chop special, and it did not disappoint!
93% recommended
Great for Lunch in Austin

Pier W

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Lakewood
6,576 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
Went here with my fiancé for our 6 year dating anniversary, and the food and atmosphere was awesome! Definitely recommend!
97% recommended
Best Overall in Cleveland / Akron / Canton

The Pink Door

$$$$·Italian·
Belltown / Pike Place Market
4,724 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
It was great. That place always has amazing food, ambiance, service, and sometimes entertainment.
95% recommended
Best Ambiance in Seattle / Eastern Washington

Portland City Grill

$$$$·Steak·
Downtown
7,520 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Food and the view, as always, was fantastic!
90% recommended
Most Booked in Portland / Oregon

Ray's on the River

$$$$·Seafood·
Sandy Springs
9,368 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
We have enjoyed this restaurant every time we have been there. Food is good, the view is beautiful, and it's nice to walk the gardens.
92% recommended
Scenic View in Atlanta / Georgia

RPM Italian

$$$$·Italian·
River North (Chicago)
11,155 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
One if the best meals I’ve ever had! We split the Lobster Caprese, Truffle garlic bread, Carbonara, a filet and the Halibut. It was perfect! And our server Mark was great!
93% recommended
Most Booked in Chicago / Illinois

Russell's Steaks, Chops, and More

$$$$·Steak·
Buffalo
5,455 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
As usual, the food was delicious and service was great.
95% recommended
Steak in New York / Tri-State Area

St. Elmo Steak House

$$$$·Steak·
Downtown Indy
15,759 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
My family came here to celebrate my mom's birthday and it was one of the best meals we've ever had in the city. Our server Jason was professional, well versed in the cuisine, and hRead more
96% recommended
Best Service in Indiana

Steak 44

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Central Phoenix
4,216 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Everything about this place was amazing. Food was great. Portions are big. Would definitely recommend for a special occasion etc.
96% recommended
Best Overall in Phoenix / Arizona

Steak 48 - Chicago

$$$$·Steakhouse·
River North (Chicago)
3,057 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Fantastic spot.
95% recommended
Steakhouse in Chicago / Illinois

Steak 48 - Houston

$$$$·Steakhouse·
River Oaks
4,216 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Food was amazing! Excellently prepared and cooked to perfection. Service was top notch and never went wanting.
96% recommended
Best Service in Houston

The Sun Dial Restaurant at the Westin Peachtree Plaza

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
7,281 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
From the moment we walked in to our ride on the elevators we were overwhelmed. We were greeted at the counter with a smile and a happy anniversary from the receptionist. Everyone wRead more
86% recommended
Scenic View in Atlanta / Georgia

Talula’s Garden

$$$$·American·
Washington Square
8,311 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Excellent all the way around!
96% recommended
American in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

Texas de Brazil - Ft. Worth

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Fort Worth Downtown
3,065 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
We love dining at Texas den Brazil!!! We love the food and the service is great!! We have been eating there for many years!
93% recommended
Good for Groups in Fort Worth

Top of the Hub

$$$$·American·
Back Bay
11,436 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Dined there for anniversary dinner. We had requested window table less than 1 week before and received one! Mario our server along with rest of waitstaff fulfilled our requests proRead more
90% recommended
Most Booked in Boston / New England

Top of the World Restaurant - The STRAT Hotel & Casino

$$$$·Steakhouse·
The STRAT Hotel & Casino
14,420 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
This restaurant never disappoints! Amazing food, service and views!
91% recommended
Most Booked in Las Vegas

Vic's on the River

$$$$·Southern·
Savannah
6,993 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Everything was perfect from having our special table available when we arrived to the food and the service. Would recommend the fried pork chop, it’s a king sized treat. We travel Read more
93% recommended
Scenic View in Savannah

Wildfire - Schaumburg

$$$$·American·
Schaumburg
10,339 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great service, great food, great drinks. Asked to be seated in a certain area and they did it. HIGHLY recommend Wildfire.
93% recommended
American in Northwest Suburbs