Wine and Dine at Vancouver's Most Romantic Restaurants

It's doesn't matter if you've been together forever, or you're newly coupled, good food, a bottle of wine, and an inviting atmosphere are sure to bring romance into your evening. If you're planning your next date night, there's a good chance that one of these Vancouver restaurants will make their heart beat a little faster.

There's something incredibly sensual about enjoying a meal as a shared experience and Espana Restaurant doesn't disappoint. This West End restaurant is small, but mighty and serves up tapas-style dishes that can be washed down with a glass of wine or sherry. The intimate space means you'll be extra close to your date–perfect for hand holding and foot grazing.

A solid French restaurant is a no-fail choice when it comes to romance. It could be the butter, the wine, or perhaps the memories it evokes from a trip to the Eiffel Tower, regardless, you'll find romance at Les Faux Bourgeois. An added bonus? It's affordable, so grab a bottle of bubbles to toast to your evening when you get home.

When it comes to fine dining, you've got options. If you've got a decent budget to work with, a date night at Hawksworth is worth the splurge. A meal here will be met with beautiful food and wine, incredible service, and an elegant atmosphere–you can't go wrong at Hawksworth.

Nestled in Yaletown is Miku's sister restaurant, Minami, and both are owned by Seigo Nakamura. He's no stranger to the industry and his family has run a number of successful restaurants in Japan for many decades. An experience at Minami will...  Read More

Jules Bistro has been a Gastown staple for those looking for French cuisine since 2007. Born and raised in Dijon, France, owner and chef, Emmanuel Joinville, brings his skillful love of cooking to each dish he creates. After his apprenticeship...  Read More

Exceptional fine dining and stellar service are the hallmarks of this excellent restaurant inside the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver. Special features include a contemporary raw bar, a pastry chef that creates pure magic in the kitchen, and a...  Read More

Le Crocodile

Le Crocodile is a Vancouver institution and has been around for years. Locals know they can go to Le Crocodile for a consistently good meal and incredible service. The Alsatian-style cuisine at this elegant restaurant is most pronounced in...  Read More


A charming heritage house in Yaletown is home to Lupo, a fine dining Italian restaurant. Chef Perini doesn't take short cuts in the kitchen and only uses the freshest seasonal ingredients, while making everything in-house. On the menu, you will...  Read More

When you combine an incredible room, delicious food, hospitable service, and an envious wine list, you really can't go wrong. Gotham Steakhouse & Cocktail Bar checks all of these boxes, making it one of Vancouver's best steakhouses. This...  Read More

When it comes to fresh seafood and fine dining, it doesn't get much better than Yaletown's Blue Water Cafe. Crisp white linens and impeccable service set the stage for a meal to remember in this warm and inviting restaurant. On the menu, guests...  Read More

Like any good tapas joint, there are an array of dishes to choose from that can be enjoyed in the cozy room and washed down with some sherry. The room never fails to fill up with hungry diners, but the food comes out at a steady pace, so you're...  Read More

Les Faux Bourgeois is a favorite amongst Vancouverites because the food is excellent, the atmosphere is inviting, and the price is right. You don't have to spend a bundle to enjoy classic French cuisine in Vancouver, making this spot a perfect...  Read More

Hawksworth Restaurant

Chef David Hawksworth is well known on a global scale, and after a meal at Hawksworth, it's not hard to see why. Through dedication, consistency, and a love for food, each plate is a piece of culinary art that will wow your senses and satiate...  Read More


Meet Natasha John

Natasha is not born and raised in Vancouver, but is pretty certain it's her spirit hometown. After jumping around Canada, Texas, Arkansas and the UK, she has her feet firmly planted in...  More About Natasha

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