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Most Romantic Restaurants in Ohio for Valentine's Day

Embrace the romance with these Ohio restaurants.

Georgio's Café International in Toledo

Most Romantic Restaurants in Ohio for Valentine's Day

By Meg Berno

Posted On: Jan 6, 2022

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!

interior of The Guild House in Columbus ohio

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. 

Nicola's in Cincinnati

Located in Cincinnati's historic and trendy Over-the-Rhine neighborhood, Nicola's Ristorante will sweep your date off their feet with its comfortable yet classy atmosphere and its acclaimed contemporary Italian menu. Pair your meal with a vino from their extensive wine list for a memorable dining experience. 

L'Albatros Brasseries in Cleveland Ohio

L'Albatros Brasseries in Cleveland

Owned by credited chef and restaurateur Zack Bruell and located off of Cleveland's booming University Circle, L'Albatros combines an upscale, chic atmosphere with a rustic environment, perfect for date night. This American Bistro introduces the area to an emerging west-coast trend of bistro dining with fusion cuisine. Couples can transport themselves to France with hors-d'oeuvres like escargot and oysters and main courses like duck confit. Delish!  

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.

table with plate of steak and red wine in glass wineglass next to bottle of wine at Georgio's Café International in Toledo ohio
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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.

Whether you're dining out, picking up carryout for a romantic night in, or surprising someone special with a gift card to their favorite restaurant – food and love always go together!

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