2020 Best Romantic Restaurants in the U.S.A.

Saddle Peak Lodge, one of GAYOT's Best Romantic Restaurants in America

Most Romantic Restaurants in the U.S.A.

Need to step up your game for a special date, anniversary or Valentine's Day?

GAYOT's picks for the Best Romantic Restaurants in America range from a stately Southern dining destination to a restaurant with spectacular fountain views on the Las Vegas Strip. Get ready for romance with these selections, presented in alphabetical order.

For more romantic ideas, follow GAYOT's Guide to Romance. .

 
Antrim 1844 Smokehouse Restaurant
14/20

This restored antebellum mansion and surrounding estate buildings is a popular wedding venue in Maryland, and its Smokehouse Restaurant a top choice for celebrating and making new memories. Request the wine cellar for private dining. See More

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Atelier Crenn
18/20

For a special romantic evening, splurge on the Grand Tasting Menu at chef Dominique Crenn's Atelier Crenn in San Francisco. Her unique dishes are served in an intimate dining room with just eight handmade walnut tables in dark shades of brown. See More

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Bavette's Bar & Boeuf
14/20

Enjoy a romantic evening in Chicago at Bavette's Bar & Boeuf, Brendan Sodikoff's sexy steakhouse. The restaurant exudes sultry, jazz-era charm from its leather booths to its zinc-topped bar. See More

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Casa Tua
14/20

Enjoy upscale Italian fare amid the romantic ambience of Casa Tua, which is housed in a Mediterranean villa hiding in the heart of Miami's South Beach. The outdoor garden patio is festooned with Moroccan glass lamps hanging from tree branches. See More

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Majorelle
15/20

French-Mediterranean restaurant Majorelle at The Lowell in New York is the embodiment of romance and elegance. The room is filled with as many beautiful flowers as the beautiful people who frequent it. The seating in a greenhouse-like area overlooking the outdoors is most desirable. See More

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Nikolai's Roof
15/20

Stunning views of the city from the 30th floor of the Hilton Atlanta add to the romantic setting at Nikolai's Roof. Savor classic yet contemporary American cuisine supported by warm, professional service. See More

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Picasso
18/20

At Picasso in Las Vegas, chef Julian Serrano and his team deliver a culinary extravaganza. Setting the stage in the dining room are prized paintings and elegantly dressed tables. Select vantage points offer views of Bellagio's fountains, topping off the exquisite, romantic setting. See More

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Saddle Peak Lodge
15/20

Saddle Peak Lodge is a favorite destination for Angelenos to escape the city for a romantic dinner in a rustic setting. The dimly lit main dining room boasts a stone fireplace, high ceilings and antique chandeliers. See More

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American Regional, Seafood, Raw Bar
State of Grace
14/20

Chandeliers and plush banquettes bring a sense of rustic romance to State of Grace in Houston. See More

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The Willows Inn
17/20

Enjoy a romantic getaway at The Willows Inn, a remote outpost on Lummi Island, located two hours north of Seattle. Presented in a charming Craftsman-style structure with tranquil views of Rosario Strait, a meal from chef Blaine Wetzel is like taking a culinary hike through the local landscape. See More

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