Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in Los Angeles

Gwen, Los Angeles (Photo Credit: Wonho Frank Lee)

Best Romantic Restaurants in LA

Looking for the perfect place to share a special date night with your loved one? GAYOT has gathered the most romantic restaurants in Los Angeles to help set the mood for you and your sweetheart.

> The selections are presented in alphabetical order.

Also, check out GAYOT’s lists of Romantic Restaurants in the following LA areas:
Beverly Hills
Downtown LA
Mid-City LA
Riverside & Inland Empire
San Fernando Valley
San Gabriel Valley & Pasadena
Santa Monica & Malibu
South Bay & Long Beach
West Hollywood

> Check out GAYOT’s Guide to Valentine’s Day

1. La Boucherie on 71

La Boucherie on 71, Los Angeles
Downtown, Los Angeles, CA

Reservation OpenTableAt InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown, this French-inspired steakhouse offers one of the highest views in the city and décor that is a mélange of French élégance and modern America.


2. Capo

Capo, Santa Monica
Santa Monica, CA

Reservation OpenTableIn Santa Monica, Capo is a hidden Italian gem. The walls of the cozy restaurant are decorated with art collected on chef/owner and local restaurateur Bruce Marder’s worldwide travels. There’s a wood-burning hearth fired with almond wood, which imparts a distinctive flavor to the dishes, and the wine list is one of Los Angeles’ best.


3. Crustacean

Crustacean, Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills, CA

Crustacean in Beverly Hills presents a romantic setting with plush grey and pink seating.

Linger over modern Vietnamese fare and interesting cocktails.

4. Delilah

Delilah, West Hollywood
West Hollywood, CA

DelilahReservation OpenTable in West Hollywood offers luxe supper club fare, and its plush banquettes are softly illuminated by dripping chandeliers, globe lanterns and candlelight, creating a romantic, Gatsby-esque vibe.


5. Duane’s Prime Steaks & Seafood

Duane's Prime Steaks & Seafood, Riverside
Riverside, CA

Reservation OpenTableIndulge in steaks and seafood at this darkly romantic, old-school restaurant inside the Mission Inn, a National Historic Landmark.


6. Geoffrey’s

Geoffrey's, Malibu
Malibu, CA

Reservation OpenTablePerched on a romantic Malibu hillside, Geoffrey’s offers a spectacular view of the curving Southern California coastline, and its flower-filled patio is a fine spot for a candlelight dinner.


7. Gwen

Gwen, Los Angeles
Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA

Reservation OpenTableChef Curtis Stone’s Gwen channels Old Hollywood glamour with its blue velvet booths and sparkling chandeliers.


8. The Raymond

The Raymond, Pasadena
Pasadena, CA

The RaymondReservation OpenTable‘s setting – including a warming fireplace and high-backed wooden booths – is utterly charming.


9. Saddle Peak Lodge

Saddle Peak Lodge, Calabasas
Calabasas, CA

Saddle Peak Lodge in Calabasas is a favorite destination for Angelenos to escape the city for a romantic dinner in a rustic setting.

10. Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air

Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air
Bel Air, Los Angeles, CA

Reservation OpenTableEnjoy simple yet elegant California cuisine by über-chef Wolfgang Puck at this romantic restaurant in the iconic Hotel Bel-Air.