Are you looking to whisk your valentine away to a romantic dinner this year? We searched high and low to find the most romantic restaurants to take your loved one to this Valentine's Day.
Most romantic meals
Valentine's Day is just around the corner, but don't fret! If you haven't made reservations yet or picked out the perfect gift, there's still plenty of time to "woo" your sweetie and make this Valentine's Day one to remember forever. Going out to dinner can be tricky, though. You want it to be romantic and charming without being too expensive or crowded. With this in mind, we found the best restaurants to meet all your needs and amaze both you and your Valentine's Day date.
One if by Land, Two if by Sea – New York City
Located in a carriage house in the heart of Greenwich Village, One if by Land, Two if by Sea has both a romantic atmosphere and rich, indulgent food. You'll keep warm next to charming fireplaces and relax as you enjoy your meal by the sound of a baby grand piano. It's a fairy-tale restaurant that will make you and your Valentine feel like a real-life Prince Charming and Cinderella.
Quiessence Restaurant – Phoenix, Arizona
Nestled in the Farm at South Mountain, Quiessence is a converted farmhouse restaurant serving handcrafted contemporary American cuisine. Featured as one of Travel & Leisure Magazine's "Most Romantic Restaurants," the Valentine's meal is not one to disappoint. Come dine on Feb. 13, 14 or 15 with your lover – it's sure to be one of the best meals of your life.
The Capital Grille – Nationwide
Located in more than a dozen states, The Capital Grille is the place to be "wined, dined and dazzled." With an impeccable menu featuring only the finest and freshest ingredients, your taste buds are sure to be delighted. Romance meets sophistication this Valentine's Day at The Capital Grille.
The Melting Pot – Nationwide
Located nationwide, The Melting Pot is a fondue-lover's dream. The interactive dining experience will keep you and your date laughing and dipping for hours. If you don't want a full meal, come in for their showcase cheese fondue, wine and chocolate fondue for dessert. The Melting Pot is affordable, fun and one of the most romantic places to take your Valentine to this year.
Bistro of Santa Monica – Santa Monica, California
Bistro of Santa Monica goes all-out for Valentine's Day, so make sure to book your reservation as soon as possible before they're sold out. The Bistro is known for great Italian food and a friendly, professional staff. Located in a historic 1890 building, there is live Italian music nightly. This is by far one of the most romantic restaurants Santa Monica has to offer.