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
5,167 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Great service.
96% recommended
Steakhouse in Phoenix / Arizona

Blend on the Water

$$$$·Latin / Spanish·
Long Island City
3,772 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
It was great food, great ambiance, and the service was amazing.
91% recommended
Best Ambiance in New York / Tri-State Area

Castaway - Burbank

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Burbank
3,454 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
Food was delicious. We were celebrating my husband's birthday and were seated where we had an awesome view.
88% recommended
Most Booked in Los Angeles

Catch LA

$$$$·Seafood·
West Hollywood
5,918 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Outstanding food and beautiful vibes. I highly recommend it.
Seafood in Los Angeles

Chart House Restaurant - Weehawken

$$$$·Seafood·
Weehawken
9,873 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
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
96% recommended
Scenic View in New Jersey - North

Connors Steak & Seafood - Huntsville

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Huntsville
3,345 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great meal.
98% recommended
Best Overall in Alabama

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Annapolis

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Annapolis
3,572 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Delicious food and the wine of the month was great this time! Our waitress was very attentive, which is always nice.
97% recommended
Notable Wine List in Baltimore / Maryland

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Brookfield

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Brookfield
3,648 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for a Date
Always a wonderful experience!!!
98% recommended
Notable Wine List in Wisconsin

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Columbus

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Columbus
5,842 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Beautiful. Enjoyable. Predicable in all the best ways. Never a disappointment.
93% recommended
Notable Wine List in Columbus

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Tampa

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Tampa
5,601 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
We were out with friends celebrating a 50th birthday. Our service, food and overall experience was fantastic as usual!
96% recommended
Notable Wine List in Tampa / Central Florida West

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Oak Lawn

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Oak Lawn
3,656 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Service was amazing and the food was delicious. The wine is wonderful and the atmosphere was festive.
94% recommended
Best Overall in South Suburbs

Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse - Philadelphia

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Center City
7,896 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.
91% recommended
Romantic in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

Devon Seafood + Steak - Hershey

$$$$·Seafood·
Hershey
8,628 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Excellent service - the charred salmon salad was delicious! Will die in there again!
96% recommended
Seafood in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

Eiffel Tower

$$$$·French·
Paris Hotel and Casino
16,712 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
Just a great experience, nice place to have a special meal with someone!
91% recommended
Scenic View in Las Vegas

Filomena Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Georgetown
12,959 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
We’ve been going for over 30 years. Just one of our favorite places to indulge. There’s just something about it.
97% recommended
Italian in Washington, D.C. Area

Flight Restaurant & Wine Bar - Memphis

$$$$·American·
Downtown
7,298 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Beautiful restaurant with terrific food and wonderful service. Absolutely love the idea of wine flights and food flights. Very original.
99% recommended
Best Overall in Memphis / West Tennessee

Giada - The Cromwell Las Vegas

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
The Strip
13,688 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
Notable Wine List in Las Vegas

Girl & the Goat

$$$$·Contemporary American·
West Loop
11,131 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
One of the finest restaurants in Chicago! Delicious!
95% recommended
Contemporary American in Chicago / Illinois

Golden Steer Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Near the Strip
4,587 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
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!
95% recommended
Steakhouse in Las Vegas

Gordon Ramsay Steak - Paris Las Vegas

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Paris Hotel and Casino
14,442 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
13,639 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
7,297 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
97% recommended
Most Booked in Indiana

Hell's Kitchen - Caesars Palace Las Vegas

$$$$·American·
Caesars Palace
18,664 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great!!! I will definitely be back on my next trip!
89% recommended
American in Las Vegas

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

$$$$·Steak·
Glastonbury
7,431 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
5,007 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
89% recommended
Most Booked in Nashville

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Gilbert

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Gilbert
3,155 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
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
96% recommended
Most Booked in Phoenix / Arizona

Kyle G's Prime Seafood

$$$$·Seafood·
Stuart
3,097 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Waterfront
Great spot with beautiful views and excellent food!
94% recommended
Seafood in Orlando / Central Florida East

Latitudes on Sunset Key

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Key West
9,823 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
This is our favorite place to eat. Not just in Key West-- anywhere.
95% recommended
Best Overall in Key West / Florida Keys

Le Diplomate

$$$$·French·
Logan Circle
9,239 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Brunch
Great service, delicious food, attentive staff, beautiful atmosphere.
94% recommended
Most Booked in Washington, D.C. Area

LeCulture Cafe

$$$$·American·
Detroit
1,617 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Comfort Food
I must admit the food was spectacular to say the least, my waiter was wonderful. I was overall pleased.
86% recommended

Maggiano's - Nashville

$$$$·Italian·
West End
8,700 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • 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.
95% recommended
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Mama's Fish House

$$$$·Fish·
Paia
30,650 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • 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
7,464 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Tapas
Everything was outstanding!
97% recommended
Best Food in West Suburbs

Ocean Prime - Tampa

$$$$·Seafood·
Tampa
6,675 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
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
16,971 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
As expected the dining experience was excellent. From start to finish a very elegant and delicious meal.
94% recommended
Best Overall in Savannah

Pappas Bros. Steakhouse

$$$$·Steak·
NW Dallas / Love Field Area
8,167 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Notable Wine List
Excellent food and service.
92% recommended
Notable Wine List in Dallas

Perch LA

$$$$·French American·
Downtown
6,826 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
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.
94% recommended
Most Booked in Los Angeles

Perry's Steakhouse & Grille - Grapevine

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Grapevine
3,082 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
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
6,296 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Went for the lunch pork chop special, and it did not disappoint!
93% recommended
Steakhouse in Austin

Pier W

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Lakewood
7,164 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Went here with my fiancé for our 6 year dating anniversary, and the food and atmosphere was awesome! Definitely recommend!
98% recommended
Best Ambiance in Cleveland / Akron / Canton

The Pink Door

$$$$·Italian·
Belltown / Pike Place Market
5,196 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
It was great. That place always has amazing food, ambiance, service, and sometimes entertainment.
95% recommended
Most Booked in Seattle / Eastern Washington

Portland City Grill

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown
7,924 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Food and the view, as always, was fantastic!
92% recommended
Romantic in Portland / Oregon

Ray's on the River

$$$$·Steak·
Sandy Springs
10,599 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
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.
93% recommended
Scenic View in Atlanta / Georgia

RPM Italian

$$$$·Italian·
Chicago
11,495 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • 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
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Russell's Steaks, Chops, and More

$$$$·Steak·
Buffalo
5,984 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
As usual, the food was delicious and service was great.
96% recommended
Best Food in Western New York

St. Elmo Steak House

$$$$·Steak·
Downtown Indy
16,989 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 Overall in Indiana

Steak 44

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Central Phoenix
5,096 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Everything about this place was amazing. Food was great. Portions are big. Would definitely recommend for a special occasion etc.
97% recommended
Best Overall in Phoenix / Arizona

Steak 48 - Chicago

$$$$·Steakhouse·
River North (Chicago)
3,712 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Fantastic spot.
95% recommended
Steakhouse in Chicago / Illinois

Steak 48 - Houston

$$$$·Steakhouse·
River Oaks
5,144 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Food was amazing! Excellently prepared and cooked to perfection. Service was top notch and never went wanting.
97% recommended
Best Ambiance in Houston

The Sun Dial Restaurant at the Westin Peachtree Plaza

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
7,633 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
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
89% recommended

Talula’s Garden

$$$$·American·
Washington Square
8,901 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Excellent all the way around!
96% recommended
Most Booked in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

Texas de Brazil - Ft. Worth

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Fort Worth Downtown
3,460 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!
92% recommended
Good for Groups in Fort Worth

Top of the World Restaurant - The STRAT Hotel & Casino

$$$$·Steakhouse·
The STRAT Hotel & Casino
15,804 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
This restaurant never disappoints! Amazing food, service and views!
88% recommended
Scenic View in Las Vegas

Vic's on the River

$$$$·Southern·
Savannah
7,755 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
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
94% recommended
Scenic View in Savannah

Wildfire - Schaumburg

$$$$·American·
Schaumburg
10,961 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.
94% recommended
American in Northwest Suburbs

Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck

$$$$·Asian·
Downtown
8,371 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Wonderful experience!
92% recommended
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Top of the Hub - Permanently Closed

$$$$·American·
Back Bay
11,778 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
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
88% recommended
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