2024 Best Romantic Restaurants in the U.S.A.

Amour West Hollywood, one of GAYOT's Best Romantic Restaurants in America Amour Restaurant, West Hollywood, CA | Photo © GAYOT.com

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 mansion to a Mediterranean villa. Get ready for romance with these selections, presented in alphabetical order.

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Amour
15/20

"Amour" means love in French, so naturally this West Hollywood restaurant is a haven of elegance and romance. Guests can enjoy French cuisine with slight Japanese influences in the intimate dining room or on the patio amid flowers, dimmed light and candles. See a photo gallery. Read more.

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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 tasting menu at chef Dominique Crenn's Atelier Crenn in San Francisco. Her unique dishes are served in an intimate dining room with 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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Canoe
15/20

Canoe occupies an Atlanta location that, besides being beautiful, also is historic. Units of the Union Army crossed the Chattahoochee River on their way to the Battle of Atlanta near this spot in 1864. The site today belies that troubled time with its gracious tranquility as the river flows along. 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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Christopher's at the Wrigley Mansion
18/20

Romance under the shadow of the majestic Camelback Mountain and the modern French elaborated cuisine of chef Christopher Gross. Read more, see photo galleries and videos.

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La Mer
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As you sip your Cabernet Sauvignon you can hear the lulling shorebreak from La Mer at Halekulani in Honolulu. The seductive open-air space overlooks the Pacific, and the low-lit rooms are lined with carved wood panels that ooze a seaside glamour evocative of Waikiki past. 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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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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