Whether you need a venue for a wedding reception or a romantic night out for two, Atlanta has some great options. These are 10 of the best romantic restaurants the city has to offer:
At Canoe their dinner menu features elegant entrees that are sure to empress your date. George’s Bank Scallops, Slow Roasted Carolina Rabbit, Hickory Grilled New York Strip steak, and shareable desserts like Caramelized Goat’s Cheese Cake and Au Poivre Angel Food Cake with Lavender Ice Cream are among their best dishes.
For a contemporary fine dining experience, take your sweetie to Nikolai’s Roof, located on the top floor of the Hilton hotel in Atlanta. Among the best dishes here are Cured Salmon, Seared Foie Gras, Garganelli Pasta, and Beef Tenderloin.
With seasonal menus that are updated nightly, you never know quite what to expect at Aria. This romantic restaurant features some of the best local cuisine Atlanta has to offer, with dishes like short ribs, crab cakes, and chickpea fritters, and decadent desserts like lemon poundcake and valrhona chocolate cream pie.
La Grotta Ristorante Italiano
To start off your meal at La Grotta Ristorante Italiano, try their Cozze al Vino Bianco e Crema al Curry: mussels sauteed in white wine, garlic, shallots & curry cream or the Peperoni Piquillo Ripieno di Granchio: Crab stuffed piquillo peppers with crab, asparagus, shallot, and capers stuffing; you can’t go wrong with these two appetizers. For dinner, the Tortelloni Della Casa and Scaloppine di Vitello Antonio are perfection.
For over 24 years the French restaurant Babette’s Café has been offering delicious dishes like Veal Picatta and Slow Roasted Pork with Dried Plum Chutney. The great atmosphere and great food make it perfect for a romantic meal out.
Nan Thai Fine Dining
Nan Thai Fine Dining is Thai food at its finest. You can’t go wrong with their Pla Gang Khew Wan, The Emerald, or Pla Sahm Rod, and if you’ve got a sweet tooth, their Wild Lemongrass Caramel Custard and Homemade Lychee Nut Sorbet is to die for.
The Capital Grille
For the best seafood and steak, come to the Capital Grille, located less than a mile from Buckhead. They serve the best filet mignon, lobster mac and cheese, and fried lobster tail.
Pasta Da Pulcinella
For a romantic Italian dinner for two, the ambiance couldn’t be more perfect at Pasta Da Pulcinella. The quaint, yet classy restaurant is tucked away on Peachtree Walk, serving Italian favorites like lobster ravioli and Grand Marnier cheesecake.
An extensive vine list, great service, and great food make Pricci a great place to eat but the add to that an upscale atmosphere and it’s simply perfect for a romantic meal. Their dinner menu features great Italian dishes like fried calamari, parmigiana, risottos, tortelloni, and ravioli.
Evenings at Atlas feature low lighting to create that elegant, romantic ambiance. The menu here is equally as elegant, with selections such as Wagyu beef burgers, rack of lamb, Lobster en Croute, and tempting desserts like their Le Petit Croissant Brulee and dark chocolate crème brulee.