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Best Romantic Restaurants TAMPA BAY


Whether you're celebrating a milestone with someone special in the Tampa Bay area or looking for the best date restaurants that are sure to impress, a romantic setting can set the mood for a night to remember. We've selected the best romantic restaurants in Tampa Bay to share a memorable meal with your sweetheart.

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Armani's Italian
15/20
Dining Room at Armani Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay
2900 Bayport Dr.
Tampa, FL 33607
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Celebrate a special occasion at Armani’s high atop the Grand Hyatt. More...

Bern's Steak House Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at Bern 1208 S. Howard Ave.
Tampa, FL 33606
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David Laxer carries on the legacy created by his father, Bernard, at one of GAYOT's Top 10 Steakhouses in the U.S. More...

Bon Appetit Continental
14/20
148 Marina Plz.
Dunedin, FL 34698
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Family-owned restaurant with one of the best views in the Tampa Bay area, dockside in Dunedin. More...

Cafe Ponte Continental
14/20
Dining Room at Cafe Ponte, Clearwater, FL Icot Center
13505 Icot Blvd., Ste. 214
Clearwater, FL 33760
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Socialize over cocktails or enjoy the cuisine of Chris Ponte, one of the Tampa Bay area's most serious chefs. More...

Donatello Italian
14/20
232 N. Dale Mabry Hwy.
Tampa, FL 33609
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The Venice-born owners of Donatello operate the restaurant much as their grandparents would. More...

Elevage American
13/20
Epicurean Hotel
1207 S. Howard Ave.
Tampa, FL 33606

From the Bern's folks, this Tampa hotel restaurant proffers savvy updates on nostalgic classics. More...

Maritana Grille New American
16/20
Dining Room at Maritana Grille, St. Pete Beach, FL The Don CeSar, a Loews Hotel
3400 Gulf Blvd.
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
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One of the sentinel restaurants along the Gulf of Mexico beaches, steps away from striking sunsets. More...

Mise en Place Contemporary
15/20
Dining Room at Mise en Place, Tampa, FL 442 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33606
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Creative Tampa venue for contemporary cuisine from owner-chef Marty Blitz. More...

Pelagia Mediterranean
14/20
Dining Room at Pelagia, Tampa, FL International Plaza
Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel
4200 Jim Walter Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33607
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With executive chef Andrew Basch at the helm, the menu offers daily creations rarely found elsewhere. More...

Shor American Seafood Grill Seafood
13/20
Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa
301 S. Gulfview Blvd.
Clearwater Beach, FL 33767
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A creative menu highlighting seafood at this Hyatt restaurant with a view. More...

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