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Best Romantic Places In St. Louis To Propose

August 20, 2011 9:15 AM

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One of the many moments married couples remember is the day that the marriage proposal took place. This special moment can only happen once, so it’s important to make it special. Mood and atmosphere are crucial during this important moment, and the best romantic places in St. Louis to propose will not disappoint.

Giovanni’s on the Hill

5201 Shaw Ave.
Saint Louis, MO 63110
(314) 772-5958
www.giovannisonthehill.com

This romantic restaurant, located in the heart of Hill in south St. Louis, is a true gem. With an upscale, romantic atmosphere, Giovanni’s is an ideal place for a marriage proposal. Expect extremely professional service when you visit Giovanni’s; their staff will not settle for anything less. Satisfy your appetite with Giovanni’s mouthwatering menu; their Scaloppini di Vitello del Giorno is not to be missed. Hours: Monday through Thursday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Tony’s Restaurant

410 Market St.
Saint Louis, MO 63102
(314) 231-7007
www.saucemagazine.com/tonys

Tony’s Restaurant, located in the heart of downtown St. Louis, is internationally acclaimed and is the epitome of romantic dining in the St. Louis area. With a breathtaking atmosphere and top-of-the-line service, Tony’s Restaurant offers one of the best dining experiences in the region. The romantic atmosphere of the restaurant offers an ideal setting for a grandiose proposal. It’s no wonder that Tony’s Restaurant has one of the best reputations among restaurants in the St. Louis area. Hours: Monday through Thursday, 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

arch4 Best Romantic Places In St. Louis To Propose

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Gateway Arch

St. Louis Riverfront
St. Louis, MO 63102
(877) 982-1410
www.gatewayarch.com

The Arch is a St. Louis staple and a great location to propose. Make a reservation at one of the many romantic downtown restaurants and then make your way over to the Arch just in time to take your future fiancee on a ride to the top. Take in the breathtaking nighttime view of downtown St. Louis from 630 feet in the air. Open Daily. Hours: Winter (9/8 – 5/28) 9:20 a.m. to 5:10 p.m. / Summer (5/29 – 9/6) 8:20 a.m. to 9:10 p.m. Trams to the top leave at least every 10 minutes.

Missouri Botanical Garden

4344 Shaw Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63110
www.mobot.org

The Missouri Botanical Gardens are located in the Tower Grove neighborhood of St. Louis, bordering Tower Grove Park. The Botanical Gardens sprawl across more than 79 acres, featuring hundreds of varieties of flowers and plants. Additionally, the gardens feature a rotating stock of sculptures created by artists from the world over. The Botanical Gardens feature a number of small gardens of various sizes and themes, and there are many spots that would make an intimate place for a proposal.

Laumeier Sculpture Park

12580 Rott Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63127
www.laumeiersculpturepark.org

Laumeier Sculpture Park is an open-air art museum, located in South St. Louis County, featuring more than 75 outdoor sculptures spread out along hillsides and wooded trails. The sculpture park spans more than 105 acres and would make a great place to propose, especially for an artsy couple. After the proposal, enjoy the rest of your day strolling through the beautiful park grounds.

Stephanie Shepard
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