2022 Best Downtown Romantic Restaurants in Los Angeles Area

Most Romantic Restaurants in DTLA

Sometimes we all need a little help when it comes time to finding a romantic restaurant. The selections we have gathered here have that certain something—perhaps a light-speckled patio, candelit ambience, or lovely garden—that can really impress a date.

Presented in alphabetical order, here are the top romantic restaurants in downtown Los Angeles.

> Also, check out the Best Romantic Restaurants in other LA neighborhoods:
- Top 10 Los Angeles Area Romantic Restaurants
- Beverly Hills
- Hollywood
- Mid-City LA
- Riverside & Inland Empire
- San Fernando Valley
- San Gabriel Valley & Pasadena
- Santa Monica & Malibu
- South Bay & Long Beach
- West Hollywood
- Westside.

> You can also view:
- GAYOT's Best Sexy Restaurants in Los Angeles
- GAYOT's Romantic Restaurants in Other Cities
- Ideas for impressing your date with GAYOT's Guide to Romance
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La Boucherie on 71
15/20
This French-inspired steakhouse soars above downtown LA, and offers high-level cuisine to match. See More
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Caldo Verde
14/20
Read the full review and see a photo gallery of Caldo Verde, chef Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne Portuguese-inspired restaurant at Downtown LA Proper Hotel.

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Cicada
13/20
Modern Italian cuisine served in one of the most dramatic dining environments in town. See More

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DRAGO Centro
15/20
Celestino Drago’s passionate cooking brings haute Italian style to downtown L.A.’s cultural matrix. See More

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Katsuya L.A. Live
14/20
See a photo gallery of Katsuya L.A. Live, a collaboration of Chef Katsuya Uechi and designer Philippe Starck. See More

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Le Petit Paris
14/20
French restaurateurs Fanny and David Rolland bring French cuisine to downtown Los Angeles in a grand décor. See More

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71Above
15/20
Dine high in the sky on the 71st floor of the U.S. Bank Tower in downtown Los Angeles. See More

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Takami Sushi & Robata Restaurant + Elevate Lounge
13/20
Sushi and robata in a downtown penthouse with sweeping city views. See More

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Lemon Grove in Hollywood, CA
HOLLYWOOD DINING WITH A VIEW | GAYOT.com

Chef Marcel Vigneron's food and Hollywood skyline views make Lemon Grove a dining destination for LA locals and tourists alike. Read GAYOT's article.