When it’s time to celebrate the milestones in your relationship, living in the DC Metro areas means you have a plethora of venues and adventures to choose from! We’d like to offer some “Best” lists to help you mix and match, from our sources at the Washington Post, Yelp & Insider Pages.
Best Romantic Restaurants
Falls Church, VA Chef Bertrand Chemel’s French American cuisine still makes this spot one of Virginia’s culinary gems. The captivating waterfall views are an added perk.
Washington, DC A lavish makeover upgraded the Bombay Club’s elegant and understated dining room. The Indian cuisine is among the best in town.
Washington, DC The Mandarin Oriental’s modern dining room pairs fine wines with meticulously crafted contemporary American dishes. The perennial four-star restaurant carries a hefty price tag, making it especially well-suited for very special occasions.
Arlington, VA Not only is its name romantic, the dining room dazzles with soaring ceilings, lush blue curtains and plenty of room between tables. The well-priced American food’s not bad, either.
The Inn at Little Washington
Washington, VA It’s no secret that the inn is one of the most expensive dining experiences in the region. But its regal dining rooms are also among the most romantic destinations for food lovers.
Washington, DC Delicate presentations of contemporary American cuisine sparkle in this sconce-lighted dining room.
Washington, DC From the outside, Palena looks like any other neighborhood spot. On the warm and rich inside, chef/owner Frank Ruta’s mix of American and Continental flavors proves that it’s a cut above the rest.
Restaurant Eve’s Tasting Room
Alexandria, VA Fresh, local ingredients enliven every dish in chef Cathal Armstrong’s dining room. The five- and nine-course tasting menus are gastronomic adventures.
Best Limo Services
MyFlorist (Come on, we get to say that!)
For more fun ideas, check out The Department of Love & Relationships site, an interactive date planner for the DC Metro areas.
And take a look at Barbara P’s Yelp List of Dates That Don’t Involve Dinner or Drinking.
And Happy Anniversary!