Eat Your Heart Out at Boston's Most Romantic Restaurants

There are times when your choice of a Boston restaurant requires a romantic setting. Whether you're planning to spend a special evening with someone you care about, pop the question, celebrate an anniversary or just enjoy a night with the one you married years ago. Whatever you're after there is a Boston restaurant that is right for your romantic night. 

View seekers flock to the Top of the Hub where you get to set your sights beyond their back Back Bay dining room to take in the skyline of much of Boston. Pair that with an excellent wine list, and live music and you'll have the ideal setting for a perfect proposal.

Big spenders love the top notch service that Barbara Lynch's Menton offers all who grace their doors. You must dress up to be welcomed in the inconspicuous spot that makes it home in Fort Point Channel and serves French and Italian cuisine that will leave you speechless. 

The North End's ambiance exudes romance. With its cobblestone streets and charming structures, you'll find no shortage of couples holding hands as they stroll to the end of the cobblestones in North Square and through the doors of the most romantic spot, Mamma Maria where the northern Italian cuisine, and cozy setting invite you to enjoy each other just as much as you will the food. 

Peruse 10best's list and you are sure to find the right kind of romance for your date night. 




Regulars rave about the superb Persian and Middle Eastern dishes that come from this Beacon Hill kitchen. La La Rokh expertly uses an array of spices and herbs and combines them with fresh beef, poultry, grains, and vegetables to create...  Read More



Award winning Harvest is highly regarded for its three-course Sunday brunch. This prix fixe affair tempts the palate with New England-inspired dishes such as Harvest eggs Benedict made with Maine crab meat and complements them with traditional...  Read More



Menton is THE high end eatery in Boston. Serving two menu options, prix fixe or the chef's tasting, this an about the experience as much as it is the meal. The food is perfectly prepared and service is spectacular. One of the stand outs is a...  Read More



A favorite among the Inman Square crowd, this Mediterranean restaurant boasts an innovative menu and pleasant wait staff. Chef Ana Sortun has become a legend in the Boston area, known for sourcing many of her vegetables from her husband's farm...  Read More

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80 Thoreau is a unique farm to table spot that makes its home at the train station in historic Concord. Enter this depot spot and make your way back to Boston by train because once at the top of the steps you'll find some of the best food in the...  Read More



The Hungry I is known as much for their gourmet French food as it is for their setting. Romance oozes from this quaint 1840's restored brownstone that has been in operation for decades and still maintains the prestige it earned years ago. A seat...  Read More



Tangierino offers diners a more worldly take on the romantic dinner. The setting, dark, and draped in rich fabrics oozes romance. While the exotic spice blends and traditional dishes cooked in tagines bring the romance to the food itself. Find...  Read More

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Bondir serves modern American cuisine in an elegant setting that makes you feel special even before you take a bite of their amazing menu. Only 28 seats and a cozy room complete with a fireplace makes Bondir the place you long to be on cool...  Read More



North End mainstay, Mamma Maria is known to be a romantic go to among Boston locals. Starting with the walk along the cobblestone streets, your entry into Mamma Maria has you longing for love. The interior is decorated with crisp linens and the...  Read More



Sitting high above the city, overlooking the twinkling lights at night and the expansive city views during the day, you'll find the Prudential Center's crown jewel, Top of the Hub. Romance is the name of the game at this up high, upscale...  Read More


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