Romantic Restaurants Boston - Your guide to the best date night restaurants in Boston

Romantic Restaurants Boston – Your guide to the best date night restaurants in Boston

Everyone has a different idea of what the perfect date should be. But a timeless idea for the perfect date is of course, a romantic dinner. Luckily for Bostonians, there are plenty of romantic restaurants in Boston!

The city is home to a vibrant dining scene that offers plenty of the most romantic Boston restaurants to choose from. Whether you’re planning a special date night or celebrating a milestone with your significant other, the best romantic restaurants in Boston has a variety of dining options to make your evening extra special.

From romantic restaurants in Boston with a view, to the most intimate and exclusive spots, and to the most popular and trendy, we’ve come up with this list to help you navigate the city’s dining scene and find the perfect spot to create lasting memories with your partner.

So, grab your significant other’s hand and explore the romantic side of Boston’s food scene together.

Editor’s Note: Our staff works hard to bring you the latest information. However, all information mentioned in this article is subject to change. As always, please confirm before heading out.

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Romantic Restaurants Boston – Boston Date Night Restaurants


Romantic Restaurants in Boston - Sorellina Boston

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One of the biggest ways to build romance is the perfect ambiance, and Sorellina does not lack in this department. The modern but sophisticated interiors are the perfect backdrop for a special night, no wonder it’s one of the best date night restaurants in Boston. They serve Italian-Mediterranean cuisine, including bestsellers like gnocchi and ravioli. Finish off your meal with Cioccolato, a warm chocolate cake with gelato on the side. 
Where: 1 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02116
Operating Hours:  Sunday – Thursday 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm | Friday – Saturday 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm


Romantic Restaurants in Boston - Ostra Boston

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Ostra is another restaurant that specializes in Mediterranean cuisine, this time focusing on seafood. Feast on specialties like Alaskan King Crab and Maine lobster. For meat lovers, they also offer filet mignon and dry-aged prime ribeye.
1 Charles St S, Boston, MA 02116
Operating Hours:  Sunday – Thursday 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm (last seating at 8:30) | Friday – Saturday 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm (last seating at 9:30)

Abe & Louie’s

Romantic Restaurants in Boston - Abe and Louie's

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Sometimes couples just want to eat classic foods like steak and the like. Well, Abe & Louie’s does that and adds a touch of elegance to your meal. Start your meal with something from their raw bar and for your entree, they have steak, chicken and chops cooked to perfection. Don’t forget to pair your meal with one of the offerings from their impressive wine collection!
793 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116
Operating Hours:  Monday – Thursday 11:30 am – 10:00 pm | Friday 11:30 am – 11:00 pm | Saturday 11:00 am – 11:00 pm | Sunday  11:00 am – 10:00 pm

Barcelona Wine Bar

Romantic Restaurants in Boston - Barcelona Wine Bar

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Take your mi amor and enjoy an intimate date night at Barcelona Wine Bar. You can begin your meal with some charcuterie and cheese then move on to their tapas. You can also share one of their large plates dishes like the Paella Verduras or Parrilada Barcelona, which has chicken, pork loin, sausage, and NY strip.
525 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116
Operating Hours:  Monday – Wednesday 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm | Thursday 4:00 pm – 1:00 am | Friday 2:00 pm – 1:00 am | Saturday 10:30 am-1:00 am | Sunday 10:30 am – 11:00 pm


Romantic Restaurants in Boston - Mistral Boston

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France has always been associated with romance, so why not try Mistral for your next date night? They offer a fusion menu that combines French and Mediterranean cuisine. They can also offer private dining rooms if you want to have an intimate gathering with friends. 
 223 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116
Operating Hours:  Sunday – Thursday 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm | Friday – Saturday 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

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Romantic Restaurants Boston – Boston Date Night Restaurants – continued

O Ya

Romantic Restaurants in Boston - O Ya

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Craving for Japanese? There is no need to go to the other side of the world as O Ya offers authentic and inventive Japanese dishes for you to enjoy. Make sure to get a reservation as soon as possible as they always have a waitlist. 
9 East St, Boston, MA 02111
Operating Hours: Sunday – Monday CLOSED | Tuesday – Thursday 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm | Friday – Saturday 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Capital Grille

Romantic Restaurants in Boston - The Capital Grille

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The Capital Grille has been around for decades, offering dry-aged steaks and many more. Enjoy comfortable elegance while sipping on world-class wines. Some of their most loved dishes include the filet mignon and creamed spinach.
900 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02115
Operating Hours: Monday – Thursday 11:30 am – 9:00 pm | Friday 11:30 am – 10:00 pm | Saturday 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm | Sunday 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm


Romantic Restaurants in Boston - Yvonne's

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Don your best suit and dress and head on over to Yvonne’s for a night to remember at their Supper Club. Enjoy this unique hideaway that offers sumptuous dishes like the Octopus Toluca and Crispy Tuna Fregola. 
2 Winter Pl, Boston, MA 02108
Operating Hours: Monday 4:00 pm – 1:00 am | Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday – Sunday 4:00 pm – 2:00 am | Thursday 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse

Romantic Restaurants in Boston - Davio's Boston

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Aside from French and American cuisine, Italian cuisine is also popular for date nights. Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse offers private dining and pickup too. Get ready for an incredible experience as you feast on popular offerings like the Maine Lobster Risotto or any of their handmade pasta dishes. 
75 Arlington St, Boston, MA 02116
Operating Hours:  Sunday?–?Tuesday 3:00?pm?–?10:00?pm | Wednesday?–?Saturday 3:00?pm?–?11:00?pm

Mamma Maria

Romantic Restaurants in Boston - Mamma Maria Boston

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Located only one minute away from Paul Revere’s house, head on over to Mamma Maria for authentic Italian cuisine. Established in 1973, you can be assured that anything served here is of good quality and taste, making it one of the best romantic restaurants in Boston. With a menu that changes daily, there’s always a surprise in store for those who come here. 
3 North Square Boston, MA 02113
Operating Hours: Monday – Thursday 5:00 pm – 9:15 pm | Friday – Saturday – Sunday 4:30 pm – 9:30 pm

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