Nothing says romance like an elegant, candlelit dinner with you and your plus one. Savor gourmet bites, sip on your favorite wines or indulge in a sweet dessert at one of Ohio’s best restaurants this Valentine’s Day!
The Guild House in Columbus
As one of the staple concepts of the restaurateur Cameron Mitchell, The Guild House transcends all expectations for the perfect date night in Columbus’ Short North Arts District. Savor hand-crafted creations of the highest quality while surrounded by rustic décor for a night of relaxation and genuine hospitality. Couples can enjoy choosing from the restaurant’s extensive wine list and can even come back for brunch on the weekends.
Lola Bistro in Cleveland
Owned by celebrity “Iron” Chef Michael Symon and located off of Cleveland’s booming 4th Street, Lola provides an upscale, chic atmosphere perfect for date night. Nationally recognized, this American Bistro with Midwestern twists and turns uses locally grown and raised organic meats and produce. Couples can experience a gourmet take on Eastern European comfort food staples like the beef cheek stuffed pierogi topped with wild mushrooms and horseradish crème fraiche. Delish!
Georgio’s Café International in Toledo
Opened in downtown Toledo in 1986 by brothers Chris and George Kamilaris, Georgio’s Café International offers an impeccable dining experience filled with elegance. Couples can start off with menu staples, the lobster bisque and liver pate with house-baked bread. And what’s a romantic dinner without dessert? The macadamia “bomb” cake is delightful! Pair it with a glass of Moscato to set the mood.
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Orchids at Palm Court in Cincinnati
Housed within the Cincinnati Netherland Plaza Hotel, Orchids at Palm Court will sweep your date off their feet with its ornate, art deco inspired space. The menu features a creative selection of American-style appetizers and entrees accompanied by an award-winning wine list. It’s no wonder TripAdvisor recently named this stunner among the top 20 most romantic restaurants in America!
Springfield Grille in Youngstown
Surprise yourself (and your date) in Youngstown with a romantic meal at the Springfield Grille. With wood accents and rustic décor, this traditional American steakhouse’s menu proves to be anything but ordinary. Cozy up by the indoor fire and enjoy delectable seafood creations paired with classic cocktails – perfect for your next date night.