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The most romantic restaurant in every state

The Daily Meal Logo By Dan Myers of The Daily Meal | Slide 1 of 52: A romantic dinner isn’t just a meal, it’s an experience. It’s about setting a mood, whether it’s for a date, an anniversary, a holiday, or just a night away from the kids. A romantic dinner is a special occasion unto itself.It can be tough to pin down the specific particulars of a romantic restaurant, because we tend to just know it when we see it. But on our quest to find the absolute top restaurant for romance in every state, there were a few benchmarks that we kept in mind: The tables have to be well-spaced, out of earshot of the table next-door. The lighting has to be dim (and preferably provided primarily by candlelight). The tables ideally are draped in white tablecloths, and your fellow diners are dressed to the nines. The restaurant isn’t loud and boisterous or overwhelmed by large groups or children. Service has to be professional and discreet. The décor has to be elegant and unobtrusive, and the views from a windowside perch should be sweeping. And as for the food, a bit of French influence certainly doesn’t hurt, but as long as it is upscale and well-prepared (preferably with a nice wine list and dessert selection), it works for us.The folks behind these restaurants have worked hard to make sure that they’ve set the stage for a romantic evening, and while not all of them check off every box on our list, a surprising number of them do. So the next time you have something worth celebrating with your significant other (or are just looking to make date night extra special), we suggest you seek out one of these restaurants.

The Most Romantic Restaurant in Every State

A romantic dinner isn’t just a meal, it’s an experience. It’s about setting a mood, whether it’s for a date, an anniversary, a holiday, or just a night away from the kids. A romantic dinner is a special occasion unto itself.

It can be tough to pin down the specific particulars of a romantic restaurant, because we tend to just know it when we see it. But on our quest to find the absolute top restaurant for romance in every state, there were a few benchmarks that we kept in mind: The tables have to be well-spaced, out of earshot of the table next-door. The lighting has to be dim (and preferably provided primarily by candlelight). The tables ideally are draped in white tablecloths, and your fellow diners are dressed to the nines. The restaurant isn’t loud and boisterous or overwhelmed by large groups or children. Service has to be professional and discreet. The décor has to be elegant and unobtrusive, and the views from a windowside perch should be sweeping. And as for the food, a bit of French influence certainly doesn’t hurt, but as long as it is upscale and well-prepared (preferably with a nice wine list and dessert selection), it works for us.

The folks behind these restaurants have worked hard to make sure that they’ve set the stage for a romantic evening, and while not all of them check off every box on our list, a surprising number of them do. So the next time you have something worth celebrating with your significant other (or are just looking to make date night extra special), we suggest you seek out one of these restaurants.

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