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The Most Romantic Restaurants in Seattle

The OpenTable Team

Date night is one of the best opportunities to impress someone special, but choosing a restaurant is tough. Good food is a must, great ambiance is a plus, and friendly servers can really make the evening. So, where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? We’ve pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the top spots among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. From lovely vibes to excellent hospitality these restaurants help make a date a night to remember. Book a table at one of these romantic restaurants for a night out in Seattle.

Restaurants:Spinasse, Il Terrazzo Carmine, The Metropolitan Grill
Price Range:$$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Italian, Steak
Neighborhoods:Capitol Hill / First Hill, Downtown
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Spinasse

$$$$·Italian·
Capitol Hill / First Hill
2,492 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
This small and intimate space is definitely one of the best romantic restaurants in the city. Chef Jason Stratton preps a truly impressive menu of authentic Italian dishes like rabRead more
93% recommended
Italian in Seattle / Eastern Washington
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Il Terrazzo Carmine

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown
1,980 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Il Terrazzo Carmine is one of the city’s true dining delights. This romantic restaurant has been going strong since the 1980s because of their super high standards, amazing food, aRead more
94% recommended
Italian in Seattle / Eastern Washington

The Metropolitan Grill

$$$$·Steak·
Downtown
6,901 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
The Metropolitan Grill is exactly what you might think of when you picture a classic steakhouse. Guests enter through tall mahogany doors to meet the tuxedo-clad maitre d's. You caRead more
90% recommended
Steak in Seattle / Eastern Washington

The Capital Grille - Seattle

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown
2,591 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Business Meals
If you and your date are steak lovers, head to the Capital Grille to let nationally renowned cooking wine, dine, and dazzle you. The steaks are dry-aged and hand-cut on premises byRead more
90% recommended
Steakhouse in Seattle / Eastern Washington

Wild Ginger Downtown Seattle

$$$$·Asian·
Downtown
4,646 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Wild Ginger serves cuisine that spans the Pacific Rim from China to Indonesia and each dish has a distinctive taste. The kitchen uses fresh ingredients like coconut milk, spicy chiRead more
90% recommended
Most Booked in Seattle / Eastern Washington

Bar Cantinetta

$$$$·Italian·
Madison Valley
259 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Bar Seating
When you think of a quintessential date bar, it's often a warm, intimate spot with soft lighting and inviting ambiance. Located in Capitol Hill, Bar Cantinetta is exactly that. It'Read more
100% recommended
Best Overall in Seattle / Eastern Washington

The Pink Door

$$$$·Italian·
Belltown / Pike Place Market
4,549 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
If you really want to go all out on your date night, The Pink Door is perhaps the most magnificent dinner date experience in Seattle. The restaurant has a secret entrance, incredibRead more
95% recommended
Most Booked in Seattle / Eastern Washington
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Single Shot

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Capitol Hill / First Hill
450 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
This trendy restaurant in Capitol Hill is a tiny, one-room place with a marble bar and a candle on every table, but they feel so far away from the hustle and bustle outside you wilRead more
93% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Seattle / Eastern Washington

Shaker + Spear

$$$$·Seafood·
Belltown / Pike Place Market
962 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Shaker and Spear prepare small plates and seafood in a highly attractive, minimalist space. They have a very friendly, well-dressed staff that will be excited to entertain a coupleRead more
91% recommended
Seafood in Seattle / Eastern Washington

Barrio - Capitol Hill

$$$$·Contemporary Mexican·
Capitol Hill / First Hill
758 reviews
  • Fun
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for a Date
Barrio is a beautiful space that has a library meets industrial feel with open piping on the ceiling and floor-to-ceiling wooden bookshelves with candles in every opening. They're Read more
88% recommended
Hot Spot in Seattle

Bastille & Back Bar

$$$$·French·
Ballard / Fremont
1,018 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
Nothing says date night like a traditional French restaurant. Bastille is a classic French cafe and definitely goes all out to be one of the most romantic restaurants in the city. Read more
85% recommended

Westward

$$$$·Northwest·
Wallingford
876 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Westward is an amazing date night restaurant when the weather is nice. You can start out on the waterfront Adirondack chairs to drink a spritzer before dinner and enjoy the balmy bRead more
93% recommended
Best Ambiance in Seattle
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Bateau

$$$$·Contemporary French / American·
Capitol Hill / First Hill
502 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Bateau’s most distinguishing feature is the glass display of raw cow torsos in the restaurant — but don’t let this deter you from bringing a date here! This bright and classy dininRead more
91% recommended
Notable Wine List in Seattle
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Cicchetti

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Lake Union / Eastlake
262 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
This Eastlake restaurant has a perfectly romantic setting with dramatic views of Lake Union and downtown Seattle. The food focuses on Venetian- and Mediterranean-inspired tapas witRead more
95% recommended

Adana

$$$$·Japanese·
Capitol Hill / First Hill
211 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
If aesthetics are your thing, this Japanese restaurant is the place to go for a romantic night out. They serve food that looks like artwork. Expect highly seasonal plates showcasinRead more
90% recommended
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Bar Cotto

$$$$·Italian·
Capitol Hill / First Hill
185 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
Sure, it’s a pizza place, but who says that can't have its own romantic appeal? Bar Cotto serves arguably the best pizza in Seattle. They have a lovely small dining room that is neRead more
96% recommended
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Noi Thai Cuisine - Downtown Seattle

$$$$·Thai·
Belltown / Pike Place Market
274 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
There aren’t many fancy Thai places in Seattle, but Noi Thai makes up for that. Walking inside you will feel like you’re in a royal palace with columns, geometric archways, and golRead more
89% recommended
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Bar Ferdinand

$$$$·Northwest·
Capitol Hill / First Hill
23 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Casual
  • Fit for Foodies
The dining room at Bar Ferdinand is also a wine shop so the walls of the room have bottles of their finest wines lined up on shelves. Choosing from one of the amazing bottles of wiRead more
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Volunteer Park Cafe

$$$$·Northwest·
Capitol Hill / First Hill
87 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
Volunteer Park Cafe in Capitol Hill is a unique neighborhood bistro that is so unassuming you might end up just walking right past it unless you know where you’re going. They're a Read more
94% recommended
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