10 Best Romantic Restaurants in Dallas: Dine with Love in the Air

Planning on spending Valentine's Day or a special anniversary in Dallas? You're in luck, as Dallas has some of the finest romantic restaurants in the U.S. No matter what type of cuisine you love, or what type of atmosphere suits your and your sweetie, you can choose from a wide variety of romantic restaurants to set the scene for a night of passion and love.

Italian and French cuisine are the quintessential romantic foods in the world, and Dallas has no shortage of great restaurants that feature both. For a romantic Italian dinner, head on over to Adelmo's an intimate restaurant in the trendy Knox-Henderson neighborhood that features out of this world gnocci and veal osso buco.

For a decadent French meal, choose from a wide variety of elegant spots that feature exquisite wine lists and French favorites like escargot. The French Room in the Adolphus Hotel is one of the most popular spots, and this place gets booked up months in advance. Other great romantic French options include Lavendou, which features French Country cuisine and one of the best creme brulees in town, and Bijoux, which has one of the best wine sommeliers in Dallas, mouthwatering chocolate souffle, and classic French dishes like foie gras and Malpeque oysters with black pepper mignonette.

If you're in the mood for New American cuisine, there's no better romantic restaurant than The Grape. This restaurant has both romantic indoor and outdoor seating, the best calamari in Dallas and a great wine list. Have a great night out!

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If you're in the mood to take your taste buds to Morocco, don't miss Medina Oven & Bar. This Moroccan-themed restaurant features some of the best Mediterranean fare in all of Big D. Start out your meal with one of many delicious appetizers,...  Read More

A charming and romantic two-story restaurant, Adelmo's is an ideal date spot. Italian and Mediterranean cooking dominates the menu, and standouts include veal osso buco, ravioli Florentine, seafood linguine and grilled Mediterranean-style...  Read More

Lavendou Bistro Provencal
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A Proven--al bistro exists in Dallas, and it rests within the charming walls of Lavendou Bistro Provencal. This quaint eatery offers a splendid menu of Country French cuisine. Diners can savor delicious homemade breads and try starters like...  Read More

Cadot Restaurant
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This classic French restaurant in North Dallas truly shines! It features a decor that combines modern minimalist elements with French Country touches, making it a perfect background for a romantic dinner. Some of the most popular menu items...  Read More

A meal taken at the Mansion is truly a sensory pleasure. The main dining area envelops guests with warm colors, beamed ceilings, wood paneling, and leaded glass windows; there's also an exquisite enclosed veranda. The inventive menu is just as...  Read More

St. Martin's Wine Bistro
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This local mainstay might feature a slightly shabby-around-the-edges elegance, but regulars agree that its appealing French-American cuisine is just as strong today as it was when St. Martin's opened in 1977. Diners will be relaxed and put in...  Read More

Charming and intimate, this Italian restaurant has the look and feel of a neighborhood eatery, thanks to dim lighting, red tablecloths, and exposed brick walls adorned with various interpretations of the "Mona Lisa." It's set in the quaint...  Read More

The Grape
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Romantic and brimming with character, this New American restaurant serves an ever-changing menu of culinary delights. Outdoor dining adds to the charm of this Lower Greenville Avenue bistro while the interior features red and white checkered...  Read More

Lucia Dallas
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Located in the heart of the historic Bishop Arts District, Lucia is a small, romantic Italian restaurant owned by a chef. One of the most unique features of Lucia is that the menu changes frequently. Some of the most popular items there include...  Read More


Meet Denise Brandenberg

Born and raised in Dallas, Denise Brandenberg has been a self-proclaimed “Dallas Ambassador” for out-of-town friends and colleagues for years.

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