Set the mood for romance and love with delicious food in an intimate setting. Share whispering sweet nothings into each other’s ears as you await spectacular food. From chocolate to complete Italian fare, select the environment that will create romance for two. Get together for a special night out with just the two of you. Enjoy a great meal with someone special at these most romantic restaurants in St. Louis.

Bailey’s Chocolate Bar
1915 Park Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63104
(314) 241-8100

Give her chocolates and she’ll be head-over-heels enthralled. Imagine the excitement and amazing impression you will make when the entire meal is centered around chocolate. There is just such a magically romantic place located in the loft district downtown. Soak in the atmosphere of a full bar that offers more than two dozen chocolate martini options paired with a lover’s plate for two that contains just about any chocolate dessert she could ever dream about. Or if you prefer, select from filling salads and cheese plates.

410 Market St.
St. Louis, MO 63102
(314) 231-7007

Gaze into your date’s eyes in the romantic ambiance of a dimly lit room across the fresh flowers and white linen-covered tables that will let her know she is being treated like royalty. Share an evening of first-class elegance where the server will pull out your chair and even place your napkin alongside an exquisite meal for two when you order the chef’s tasting menu. Enjoy options like salmon, lobster or shrimp served in multi-course style. Chef Vince Bommarito, Jr. creates the romance of Italy when he cooks amazingly delicious fresh and local ingredients. Choose to go over the top with romance with a wine pairing option.

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211 N. Broadway St.
St. Louis, MO 63102
(314) 421-0555

Wrap romance with an evening of fine dining. If you haven’t already taken her breath away, make reservations for a romantic dinner with breathtaking views of the city in a 360-degree environment on the 42nd floor. Impress your date at one of the most elegantly romantic restaurants in downtown. Plan your date around sunset to add to the pizzazz as you feast on dishes like beef tenderloin or other Italian fare.

Giovanni’s on the Hill
5201 Shaw Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 772-5958

Of course, a visit to Italy is about as romantic as it gets. Embrace all of the romance of Italy without even leaving the city with a visit to The St. Louis Hill which is rich in Italian fare and atmosphere. Celebrity guests that conjure up romance, like Frank Sinatra and Paul McCartney, have chosen to dine here when they have visited the city. Yet, as rich as you will be made to feel, everyone is welcomed as well as treated and fed like someone famous at this hometown romantic favorite.

Aya Sofia’s
6671 Chippewa St.
St. Louis, MO 63109
(314) 645-9919

Think of romance and the arts of poetry, literature, dance, music and fine international culinary delights come to mind. Feast together on the finest Turkish fare in the city. Order any of the many small plate options to share in the intimate, warm and romantic environment. Cozy in a snug romantic booth that has latticework artistry, bright colors, dark lighting and lush fabric curtains hanging over the booths to set the mood.

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