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2017 Top 10 First Date Restaurants in the US

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Nellcote in Chicago transports twosomes to a long-forgotten era of glamour

Best Restaurants for a First Date

Choosing a restaurant for a first date can be quite a challenge. But not to worry. GAYOT has you covered with fun eateries offering activities to break the ice (vintage video games and bowling, anyone?), as well as sexy spots that might help set off some sparks. Browse through these picks for the Top 10 First Date Restaurants in the U.S., presented in alphabetical order.

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