a romantic night out at Eddie V's

Best Romantic Restaurants in Houston – Photo courtesy of Eddie V’s Facebook page

One thing we definitely know how to do right in Houston – eat. There are endless award-winning and one-of-a-kind restaurants throughout the city. But with Valentine’s day coming up, it’s time to focus on the most romantic date spots out there!

Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s day with your love or want to plan a special night out for any other reason, these local spots will have you feeling the love tonight! It’s always a good time to celebrate love, so reserve a table now!

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Date Night Restaurants in Houston for Romantic Dinners


3201 Louisiana St, Houston, TX 77006

Artisans, one of Houston's most romantic restaurants

photo courtesy of Artisans Facebook page

With a dark ambiance, candlelight, soft music, knowledgeable bar staff, and a multi-course tasting menu, Artisans hits all the points to bring you one of the most romantic restaurants in Houston you can enjoy with your loved one. The menu is full of French-favorites, and they even offer cooking classes so you can learn to make your favorites at home. This Valentine’s Day they have live jazz music along with their delicious cuisine. Call the restaurant today to make reservations.


Casa Nomad

600 N Shepherd Dr Suite 499, Houston, TX 77007

A trip to Tulum is always a romantic time, but if you can’t make it south across the border, then a trip to Casa Nomad should do the trick. The intimate space will transport you to Mexico and has a romantic, coastal vibe. They’re serving up spectacular cocktails, and the tapas-style menu has been deemed delicious by Houstonians.



1515 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002

Potente's romantic table layout

photo courtesy of Potente Facebook page

Those desiring some upscale Italian food on their romantic evening out should definitely have Potente on their radar. They focus on local, high-quality ingredients when preparing their homemade pasta, seafood, and steak dishes. The dining space is elegant and romantic with touches of Italian flair, making it one of the best date night restaurants in Houston. Join them for a romantic prix-fixe Valentine’s Dinner created by Chef Danny. Reservations are recommended.


Etoile Cuisine et Bar

1101-11 Uptown Park Blvd, Houston, TX 77056

Etoile - romantic french restaurant in Houston

If you’re looking for some of the best French food that Houston has to offer, look no further. Etoile combines excellent service, an incredible wine menu, and exquisite culinary creations for lunch, brunch, and dinner. The atmosphere is elegant, cozy, and rustic, making it the perfect spot for romantic date nights in Houston. They’re offering a special four-course “Bonne Saint Valentin” menu on Monday as well as throughout the weekend.



1344 Yale St, Houston, TX 77008

Savoir table layout

photo courtesy of Savoir Facebook page

Savoir is not only a trendy restaurant, but there is a super sexy, hidden speakeasy you can visit to make your romantic date in Houston last late into the night. Set in an abandoned warehouse, the vibes here are industrial yet chic. They offer seasonal menus with options for everyone plus an extensive wine list. This year, they’re offering a Pre-Fixe four-course meal with welcome bubbles. Book your spot now.


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Best Romantic Restaurants in Houston for Date Night  – Continued


905 Taft St, Houston, TX 77019

cheers your loved one at Lucio's

photo courtesy of Lucio’s Facebook page

This spot in Montrose is known for being an intimate and cozy restaurant with an option to bring your own wine or choose one of their carefully selected vintages. With options ranging from a three-course meal to a tasting menu, you won’t be disappointed with their high-end cuisine, made from the freshest ingredients. Lucio’s is one of our favorite romantic restaurants in Houston.

Localite Tip: There is no corking fee here on Wednesdays!


Eddie V’s Prime Seafood

2800 Kirby Dr Suite A100, Houston, TX 77098

12848 Queensbury Ln Suite 200, Houston, TX 77024

a romantic night out at Eddie V's

photo courtesy of Eddie V’s Facebook page

Longtime Houston favorite Eddie V’s offers an upscale and romantic vibe with nightly live music in their elegant cocktail lounge. Offering masterfully prepared seafood and steaks along with excellent service, you’ll want to come back for all of your future date nights as well.


La Table

1800 Post Oak Blvd, Houston, TX 77056

a romantic table set up at La Table

photo courtesy of La Table Facebook page

For a truly romantic restaurant in Houston, try to snag a seat in their gorgeous outdoor patio, which gives off French summer garden vibes. With a combination of a modern, chic atmosphere and an appetizing menu prepared with local and seasonal ingredients, this spot checks all the boxes for a romantic date for two. Join them on Valentine’s Day for a romantic, three-course tasting menu!



9655 Katy Fwy Suite 190, Houston, TX 77024

Masraff's, one of Houston's most romantic restaurants

photo courtesy of Masraff’s Facebook page

People cannot stop talking about how great the food is at Masraff’s, especially the sticky toffee pudding. Their contemporary Euro-American food pairs perfectly with their unique cocktails and extensive wine list, which has been recognized by Wine Spectator. Enjoy a candlelit dinner here with your loved one for the perfect Houston date night. Reserve your spot today for their special three-course Valentine’s Day dinner.


MAD Houston

4444 Westheimer Rd Suite C180, Houston, TX 77027

enjoy a romantic date night at MAD

photo courtesy of MAD Facebook page

This trendy restaurant brings gin and tonics, tapas, an impeccable wine cellar, and many other of the best things Spain offers. The funky decor and neon lighting make this a super memorable Houston date spot, perfect for Valentine’s Day and any other day worth celebrating. Head over for Valentine’s Day when they’re offering a Prix Fixe menu and wine pairing with tapas, mains, and dessert. 



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