Whether you are trying to make a good impression on a first date, or you have a sitter and are ready for a night out, picking the right restaurant is crucial to enjoying a perfect date night with that special someone. With that in mind, we’ve come up with 10 popular date night options. From fine dining to classic Southern cuisine to fancy-schmancy, we know there’s one just right for you.
1. REEL SEAFOOD
(770) 627.3006 | reel-seafood.com
Seafood shares the menu with meat and chops at this comfortable, laid-back venue with a patio.
2. THE SHED AT GLENWOOD
(404) 835.4363 | theshedatglenwood.com
A casual concept with serious food. Chef Justin Dixon provides a true neighborhood feel with dishes worth a drive.
3. PARKER’S ON PONCE
(404) 924-2230 | parkersonponce.com
Romantic upscale steakhouse decorated with cool colors, dark woods, and white tablecloths makes a perfect date night spot to enjoy classic plates and cocktails.
4. SECRETO KITCHEN & BAR
(770) 752.0922 | secretokitchen.com
A farm-to-table Southern-inspired menu with creations from secret recipes handed down and perfected to provide an amazing sensory experience.
5. SAGE WOODFIRE TAVERN
MULTIPLE LOCATIONS | sagewoodwiretavern.com
A-city chic-yet-casual atmosphere featuring contemporary American cuisine with global influences. A fusion of dining with entertainment.
(404) 588.0006 | agaverestaurant.com
Native American décor and a fireplace set the stage for creative southwestern small plates and entrées.
(404) 793.0144 | togrp.com/venue/stk-atlanta
A sleek Southern outpost of the famed New York-based steakhouse chain with cocktails and grilled meats.
8. MILTON’S CUISINE & COCKTAILS
(707) 817.0161 | miltonscuisine.com
Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails serves contemporary Southern cuisine that utilizes fresh, local ingredients, many of which come from the restaurant’s on-site garden, Milton’s Acre.
9. ELEVATION CHOPHOUSE & SKYBAR
(770) 485.7469 | elevationgeorgia.com
Steaks, Southern fare, and cocktails served in glass-enclosed digs with views of airplanes in action. The Chophouse prides itself on its steaks, which chefs hand cut, seasoned to perfection, and sear on an open pit of oak and hickory.
10. MONTALUCE WINERY AND ESTATES
(706) 867-4060 | montaluce.com
Incredible wine, food, and sweeping views of vineyards and mountains will have you feeling you are in Tuscany while only 90 minutes outside the city.
We know that dining to impress can cost a pretty penny. Believe it or not all of the above restaurants are included in our Atlanta DiningOut Passbook! You can enjoy 2-for-1 entrées at these restaurants and more around the metro area. Use code ATLPB2020 to purchase copies of the Passbook for only $39.99 + shipping (that’s 60% off the cover price of $99).
by Denise Romeo | Atlanta City Editor
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