2021 Best East Bay Romantic Restaurants in San Francisco/Bay Area

Most Romantic Restaurants in Oakland & Berkeley

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. (Please note that some restaurants may be temporarily closed or takeout/delivery only depending on the restrictions in the area.)

Presented in alphabetical order, here are the top romantic restaurants in San Francisco's East Bay, including Oakland and Berkeley.

> Also, check out the Best Romantic Restaurants in other Bay Area neighborhoods:
- San Francisco
- Marin County & Peninsula.

> You can also view:
- GAYOT's Best Sexy Restaurants in San Francisco
- GAYOT's Romantic Restaurants in Other Cities
- Ideas for impressing your date with GAYOT's Guide to Romance
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Chez Panisse
A temple to gastronomy and sustainability, this casual, upscale Berkeley restaurant is thought to have inspired a culinary revolution. See More
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Downtown Berkeley's be-there-or-be-square hotspot puts a savvy spin on regional Mexican dishes both classic and obscure. See More
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Spanish, Mediterranean, Small Plates
The bold tastes of Spain meet upstart East Bay innovation. See More

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Lake Chalet Seafood Bar & Grill
A prize waterfront location, historic building and vibrant atmosphere give this friendly seafood restaurant, bar and grill multifaceted appeal. See More
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The Terrace Room
Live jazz, bottomless mimosas and a mesmerizing view complement the local, seasonal dishes at this Oakland restaurant overlooking Lake Merritt. See More
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