While Key West has a party-town rep, lovebirds will find plenty of restaurants tucked away where they can escape for romantic interludes. Charming gardens, ocean views, sunset spots and even a dinner on the high seas await the couple looking to canoodle over fine cuisine.
Start the day with a mimosa toast at idyllic cafes like Croissants de France and AZUR with their shaded terraces and bubbling waterfalls. At sunset, skip the crowds on Mallory Square and head to Hot Tin Roof. Snag a front row table for Pan-Latin Key West cuisine as the skies alight with color. For toes-in-the-sand elegance, you and your honey should hop the ferry to Latitudes on Sunset Key where you’ll feel like you're dining on your own private island.
For a more intimate experience, off-the-beaten path hideaways like Tempt and Cafe Marquesa offer special occasion fine dining at its best. Adventurous couples can take to the water with Islescapes for the ultimate romantic dinner aboard their private yacht. Late-night sweethearts are able to indulge in more than just sweet nothings at dessert restaurant Better Than Sex. Their scandalous-named treats will certainly set the mood for the rest of the your amorous evening. Searching for that perfect romantic restaurant in Key West? One of these top ten favorites is sure to please.