Book a night at one of the many romantic restaurants that Atlanta has to offer.
A stroll in one of many ATL’s parks, soaking in a night view of the iconic skyline. It doesn’t take a lot to set the mood when you’re in Atlanta.
Should you want to give you and your S.O. an extra little treat, then why not check out one of these restaurants that’s guaranteed to impress.
Due to current regulations, limited seating will be in place. We advise that you call in advance to book. Unless you’re interested in a night at home, as some of these eateries offer take-out.
Where: Buckhead – on the Chattahoochee River
The best food with the best view. With hundreds of enchanting date spots in Atlanta, Canoe seems to be the reoccurring favorite. It’s a dream date experience, that can easily come true dining here. The elaborate and delicious food will blow your mind. If the presentation doesn’t do it, the beautifully blended flavors running through their menu will. It’s nestled right next to the Chattahoochee River, with a sensational outlook over a gorgeous preview of green Atlanta.
Where: Inman Park
Italian food is great for any occasion, but specifically if you’re looking to spruce up your date with some classic cuisine. Their lasagna is an Atlanta staple, and don’t miss out on their moreish appetizers. Directly in the middle of one of Atlanta’s most beautiful parks, an evening stroll would perfectly accompany a night at one of the ATL’s most romantic restaurants.
We hope that your date falls in love with you as much as they’ll fall in love with Aria. The elegant atmosphere will absolutely help your romantic charms to bloom in full force. The staff are incredibly knowledgeable when it comes to wines, and the cocktail menu was curated by an angel – perhaps it was cupid himself. Make your date feel as intimate and sexy as Aria, by treating them to an evening of seasonal and contemporary treats.
The name of this place should speak for itself. Even if you don’t believe in fairytales, this place is a guaranteed trip to Wonderland and happily ever after. With an innovative menu, you won’t regret checking out The Garden Room. The smell of fresh flowers is worth the visit alone, contributing to the ornate and stunning decorations. It’s gorgeous enough to help the coldest heart swoon in awe and affection.
5. Casi Cielo
Where: Sandy Springs
If you’re both lovers of Mexican food, then this place is for you. Contemporary twists on familiar staples of the cuisine, you’re going to want to try everything! Its atmosphere will turn any spark into an inextinguishable blaze, with beautiful interiors promising an intimate evening with flavorsome food, and a new-found obsession with this ATL date night hotspot.
Where: Ponce City Market
Ponce City Market’s latest arrival is absolutely gorgeous. With pink and pastel interiors that transport you to a tropical paradise, you’re bound to impress at Atrium. Serving up a Modern American menu with European influence, the new concept has a seasonally driven menu that’s veggie-forward and vegan friendly. However, there’s an excellent selection of meat dishes on offer, too!
7. Le Bilboquet
Nothing says romance like France. So sample the flavors of Paris at Le Bilboquet, one of the finest French restaurants on offer in Atlanta. With seasonal specials to die for, and a fine selection of cheeses and wines on offer, this place is a great contender for some guaranteed romance. The upscale experience will prove why it’s gained the reputation as one of Atlanta’s most romantic date spots. With deliciously large servings to satisfy any palette.
8. Chai Yo
This modern Thai restaurant has become a date night hotspot. Every dish on the menu is absolutely delicious, but distinctively unique in its own way. Just like your date night at Chai Yo Modern Thai. Enchanting décor dominates the stunning interiors, enhancing the authentic Thai dining experience. We recommend their noodle dishes, or the delectable seabass. If the devil is in the detail, then every dish is extremely devilish that’ll transport you to culinary heaven.
9. Gypsy Kitchen
It doesn’t get more intimate than a night of tapas. Relax and unwind at Atlanta’s finest restaurant that serves up first class Spanish cuisine. And as Spain is known for its fine wine, it would be rude not to sample a coupe of glasses (or bottles). It also has one of the best rooftops in the city, so romance is not only expected, it will for sure happen with the stunning skyline of Atlanta on your team.
One of our favorite eateries that opened up last year is definitely an amazing place to kick off a romantic night. Not only will you be able to enjoy a delicious Valentine’s meal with their seasonal menu and unbeatable wine list. But you can grab a Valentine’s Day gift as you leave, with carefully selected books on display and available to purchase throughout. Click here for more information.
11. The Optimist
Where: West Midtown
We are very optimistic that you’ll have an delectable evening at The Optimist. This place serves up the freshest and yummiest seafood in the city. The perfectly curated menu will make you want to return, time and time again! This place carved an impressive reputation in such a small amount of time, possibly due to the amount of lovers that keep returning for that perfect ATL date night.
Where: Home Park
Inspired by Middle East cuisine, this Home Park gem brings the rich history behind Israeli cooking and hospitality traditions, right here to the ATL. We always recommend getting the hummus at Aziza, although be warned if you’ve never tried it, you may get constant cravings for your brand new favorite romantic restaurant.
Where: Home Park
Get ready to swoon over Marcel. This upscale steakhouse will blow you away. The gorgeous chandeliers and custom china will make you and your significant other feel like ATL royalty. We recommend going classic and ordering one of their beloved steaks!
14. Spring Restaurant
Spring is undoubtedly the most romantic season, and one of the most romantic restaurants in the ATL. This rustic yet chic New American kitchen uses a farm-to-table ideology that’s an innovated love letter to the south, yet still inspired by cuisines from around the world.
15. Babette’s Café
Where: Poncey Highland
Inspired by the Isak Dinesen story/film, Babette’s Café will blow you away. Serving upscale European fare in a converted cottage, this enchanting gem near Freedom Park is the ultimate romantic night out in Atlanta. Try their Grilled Octopus, served up with a lemon & cucumber vinigarette, along with shallots and parsley. But whatever you do, you can’t leave without trying out a cocktail!
Featured Image: The Garden Room, Atlanta