Atlanta has lots of options for stress-free first dates.

WINNER: Best place in metro Atlanta for a first date | Best of Atlanta

No pressure, but how good a first date is could determine if there’s a second one.

With Valentine’s Day on Friday, there will likely be a lot of first dates this week. Where will these couples be going?

Well, if they’re like AJC readers, they will head to one of three places.

» All Best of Atlanta winners

Last week’s Best of Atlanta poll asked you where in metro Atlanta you like to go for a first date. 

Coming in third was the Beltline, which has an abundance of options for a date. You can stroll the Beltline and enjoy the art — Baby Yoda mural, anyone? — before popping in to a restaurant for dinner. Or you can bring your bikes and ride to a restaurant, where you can pop in and have dinner or drinks.

» Your guide to the Atlanta Beltline

» 6 places to spend an evening along the Beltline

In second place was Ponce City Market. Explore Ponce City Market before heading to the roof and playing in Skyline Park. A friendly game of miniature golf or a trip down the Skyline slide will work up an appetite that can be sated on the roof or in the Central Food Hall.

» Everything you need to know about Ponce City Market

» Ponce City Market-adjacent townhouse hits market for $1.1 million

It seems our readers would rather bring their date to the flowers than bring flowers to their date, because Atlanta Botanical Garden won this year’s poll. Take a drawing class together, stroll through the gardens or come for a concert — Atlanta Botanical Garden’s myriad options will impress your date.

» 6 reasons Atlanta adores its botanical gardens

» Atlanta Botanical Garden nominated as one of the best gardens in America

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