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OpenTable's 50 most romantic restaurants

SAN FRANCISCO With Valentine's Day just two weeks away, OpenTable Inc. has compiled a list of the nation's most romantic restaurants as judged by users of the online reservations service.


OpenTable analyzed more than 4 million reviews from last year to build its list, which includes 50 restaurants from coast to coast. Restaurants receiving high marks in romance ranged from steakhouses to fondue restaurants to eateries in popular vacation spots like Hawaii and Las Vegas.




"The scope of this list illustrates that that there isn't a single definition of what makes a restaurant a romantic one," said Caroline Potter, OpenTable's chief dining officer. "Romance can be enjoying inspiring views, sharing food, or flirting with your date over a juicy rib-eye."




OpenTable's Most Romantic Restaurants in America


  • Alize at the Top of the Palms Casino Resort -- Las Vegas
  • Ambrosia Restaurant -- Santa Ana, Calif.
  • Andrea: The Resort at Pelican Hill -- Newport Beach, Calif.
  • Auberge du Soleil -- Napa, Calif.
  • Bistro Romano -- Philadelphia
  • Cafe Renaissance -- Vienna, Va.
  • Canlis -- Seattle
  • The Cellar -- Fullerton, Calif.
  • Chez Shea -- Seattle
  • Different Pointe of View -- Scottsdale, Ariz.
  • Eagle's Nest: Hyatt Regency Indianapolis -- Indianapolis
  • Eiffel Tower -- Las Vegas
  • Erminia Ristorante- New York
  • The French Room -- Dallas
  • Geja's Cafe -- Chicago
  • Gibraltar -- Miami
  • Il Bistro -- Seattle
  • Il Cielo -- Beverly Hills, Calif.
  • La Caille Restaurant -- Salt Lake City
  • La Fondue -- Saratoga, Calif.
  • LA Prime at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel -- Los Angeles
  • Latitudes Beach Cafe -- Key West, Fla.
  • The Little Door -- Los Angeles
  • Log Haven -- Salt Lake City
  • Madrona Manor -- Healdsburg, Calif.
  • Michel's at the Colony Surf -- Honolulu
  • The Melting Pot -- various locations
  • Mona Lisa Fondue Restaurant -- Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • One if by Land, Two if by Sea -- New York
  • Ortolan -- West Hollywood, Calif.
  • Pamplemousse -- Las Vegas
  • Peter Shields Inn -- Cape May, N.J.
  • Rey's -- Raleigh, N.C.
  • Shadowbrook Restaurant Capitola -- Capitola, Calif.
  • Simply Fondue -- Glendale, Calif.
  • The Sky Room -- Long Beach, Calif.
  • Stonehouse at San Ysidro Ranch -- Santa Barbara, Calif.
  • Tredici Steak -- New York
  • Yamashiro -- Los Angeles
  • Zenkichi -- Brooklyn, N.Y.



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