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Most Romantic Restaurants in Dallas, TX

Rise No.1
St. Martin's Wine Bistro
Pappas Bros. Steakhouse
The Mansion Restaurant
Nick & Sam's
Perry's Steakhouse and Grille
Kenny's Wood Fired Grill
Avanti Restaurant
Rise No.1
St. Martin's Wine Bistro
Pappas Bros. Steakhouse
Nick & Sam's
Perry's Steakhouse and Grille
Kenny's Wood Fired Grill
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Avanti Restaurant

Dallas is a great place to enjoy some sunshine, historic sites, and delicious food. If you’re visiting Dallas with your significant other, there are plenty of eateries in the city that are perfect for a memorable meal. Here are some of the most romantic restaurants in Dallas to make your visit one to remember.

 

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1. Rise No.1

5360 W Lovers Ln, TX 75209
(214) 366-9900

Rise No.1 is one of the best places in Dallas to get a delicious soufflé, but the eatery is known for other delicious dishes as well. The Ahi tuna steak with sautéed veggies is a big hit, and the French onion soup is pretty impressive as well. When it comes to soufflé, the brie and cauliflower entree is one of the best in town, and the restaurant serves delicious fresh-baked bread as well. If you want to end your romantic dinner with dessert, try the strawberry soufflé, you won’t be disappointed.

 

 

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2. St. Martin’s Wine Bistro

3020 Greenville Ave, TX 75209
(214) 826-0940

If you’re looking to make authentic French food part of your date night, St. Martin’s Wine Bistro is one of the most romantic restaurants in Dallas. The house-cured smoked salmon with Dijon mustard is one of the most popular items on the menu. You can also opt for the jumbo shrimp with roasted shallots and garlic or the seared diver scallops with spinach and roasted red peppers. This Dallas restaurant has an impressive brunch menu as well; you can choose from items like eggs Benedict, French roll omelets, and beef tenderloin served with eggs. No matter what time of day you’ve scheduled your romantic outing, you can find a quality meal and beautiful ambiance at St. Martin’s Wine Bistro.

 

 

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3. Pappas Bros. Steakhouse

10477 Lombardy Ln, TX 75209
(214) 366-2000

Pappas Bros. Steakhouse is a beautiful restaurant that makes a romantic dinner extra special. There are several delicious meals to choose from, like the crab cakes entree, veal chop with cream sauce, and broiled smashed potatoes. The lobster with mashed potatoes and fresh vegetables is a fan favorite as well, and you won’t want to leave Pappas Bros. without trying the gooey pecan pie for dessert.

 

 

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4. The Mansion Restaurant

2821 Turtle Creek Blvd, TX 75209
(214) 559-2100

The Mansion Restaurant has been a Dallas dining staple for 35 years. The restaurant is a wonderful place for a brunch date. You’ll enjoy delectable entrees like steak and eggs with house-made French toast sticks, pulled pork with roasted veggies, and scallop ceviche. You can also add a sweet and savory treat to brunch with apple bacon pancakes or visit the restaurant for lunch to try the lobster grilled cheese with seasoned fries. Fresh local ingredients are used to prepare all the dishes at The Mansion, so each entree is just as colorful as it is tasty.

 

 

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5. Nick & Sam’s

3008 Maple Ave, TX 75209
(214) 871-7444

If you and your date enjoy seafood, Nick & Sam’s is the place to visit when you’re in Dallas. The crispy Bluepoint oysters are a great way to start your meal, or if you’d prefer sushi, you can order the warm crab roll or Alaskan roll. The lobster mac and cheese is a popular dish, and the garlic mashed potatoes taste great with the restaurant’s impressive cuts of steak. Nick & Sam’s also offers decadent desserts like red velvet cake and espresso cheesecake to make your date night complete.

 

 

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6. Perry’s Steakhouse and Grille

2122 Olive St., TX 75209
(214) 855-5151

Whether you’ve got a taste for seafood, steak, or delicious veggies, you’ll find a satisfying meal at Perry’s Steakhouse and Grille. Start your meal with sophisticated options like the escargot, which is gluten-free, or the restaurant’s signature fried asparagus topped with jumbo lump crabmeat. The steak tartare and bacon-wrapped scallops are diner favorites as well. The steaks are some of the best in town, and Perry’s is also the ideal spot to get a signature cocktail to toast to quality time with your significant other.

 

 

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7. Kenny’s Wood Fired Grill

5000 Belt Line Rd., TX 75209
(972)392-9663

The modern decor and intimate atmosphere at Kenny’s Wood Fired Grill make it the ideal spot for a Dallas date night. Choose from seafood dishes like the trout sautéed in an herb sauce and topped with shrimp or the crab cakes served with fresh lemon. If you’re in the mood for a casual meal with a twist, try the burger topped with a crab cake or the tenderloin meatloaf sandwich. The wood fire grilled oysters are great for sharing; the ahi tuna nachos are a great appetizer for two as well. You’ll also want to try the loaded potato cakes with smoked bacon and lemon dill sour cream, and the restaurant is also known for its Adult Mac and Cheese, made with cure 81 ham, smoked gouda, and white truffle oil.

 

 

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8. Avanti Restaurant

2720 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75204
(214) 871-4955

This chic restaurant with an adorable outside patio on the McKinney Avenue strip is the perfect anniversary date night spot. It’s all about the small touches here from roses on the table and string lights to complementary desserts for special occasions. They’re serving up Italian-Mediterranean inspired dishes here along with an incredible wine list. Wednesday is date night here at Avanti and they offer a three course, fixed price meal for you to enjoy and take your time. Choose from starters like stuffed  mushrooms and ceviche to entrees like grilled atlantic salmon and farfalle carbonara. Save room for their wonderful tiramisu. Cheers lovebirds! 

 

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9. Dragonfly 

2332 Leonard St, Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 550-9500

Located at Hotel ZaZa in Uptown Dallas, Dragonfly is an upscale spot serving American fare for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The interior is chic and there are beautiful hanging light fixtures all throughout the restaurant. Dim lights, a rose on each table, and a glass of red make for the perfect compliments to your romantic night out. If you join for dinner, they offer some wonderful starters like their volcano salt garlic fries and lamb lollipops. For dinner, try a nice fish entree, a filet, or pasta. Just outside of the restaurant is the pool and patio area so for a day time date, order some delicious food poolside! 

 

Editors Note: This article was originally published on April 4, 2021 and last updated on April 22, 2022. Please refer to restaurant websites and social media pages for the most up-to-date information.