This Inman Park restaurant specializes in French, Spanish and Italian cuisine. Chef and owner Marla Adams uses the history and traditions of Spanish and French food and transports them to Atlanta.
“Babette's maintains a high standard of excellence. It is our favorite restaurant for a romantic dinner for two,” one reviewer wrote of the elegant eatery.
This west Midtown seafood spot features a continuously changing menu that includes high-quality seafood that’s paired with fresh local ingredients. Plus, an oyster happy hour occurs every day of the week; check the website for details. “Good for a date” is among the restaurant's top tags, so it would make an ideal Valentine’s Day dinner spot.
Chops Lobster Bar
Seafood and steak abound at this Buckhead spot. Signature items include the famous jumbo batter fried lobster tail and Savannah lump crab cocktail.
“Chops / Chops Lobster Bar improves with age. The food was the best its been in years. The service was perfect. Both must be true because the place was packed on a Wednesday night. This may very well be the best steak place in town. We will be back much sooner than later,” one reviewer said.
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Blue Ridge Grill
Housed in a centuries-old cabin, Blue Ridge Grill specializes in American meals made from farm-to-table ingredients. Guests can choose wines from the Buckhead eatery’s award-winning wine cellar.
“Great food, nice atmosphere, superb service - Stephen was excellent! We will be back!” said one diner who stopped in before attending the symphony with his wife.
No stranger to gaining recognition, this Italian eatery has been a local favorite since 1978. In the decades since it opened, it’s earned the AAA Four Diamond Award and the DiRona Award for years. Guests have long enjoyed northern Italian cuisine that evolves with the seasons and focuses on locally-grown ingredients.
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A fine dining steakhouse named after French boxer Marcel Cerdan, this restaurant counts filet madame, bone-in New York strip and porterhouse steaks for two among its menu options. It’s top OpenTable tags include “good for a date” and “special occasion” so it’s no wonder it landed on the annual list.
Another Buckhead restaurant, Bones opened in 1979 with a mission to provide the finest steaks, seafood and service. In addition to its inclusion on OpenTable’s list, Zagat has recognized it on several lists including best restaurant service in Atlanta and the most romantic restaurant in the neighborhood.
“I can always count on Bones for excellence in every aspect of fine dining! Today the filets were especially delicious with a gravy on top that was so flavorful. The onion rings are the best you can find anywhere. My favorite restaurant in Atlanta by far!” one guest said in an OpenTable review.