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The Houston Lone Star has one of the best dining scenes in the state and night-worthy restaurants are no exception. Whether you are looking for a cheerful French joint, a classic steak dinner or some new American fare, Houston has it all. Sweep your special someone off your feet in the evening with one of these romantic restaurants in Houston.

Romantic Restaurants in Houston Perfect for Date Night

1. Etoile Cuisine et Bar

What better romance than a refined French dinner with an earthy wine list, top notch service and a rustic yet elegant atmosphere? In this French fine dining favorite, you will be kept away from the whole new world of cuisine in a completely new way to mark your special occasion. Be sure to pair the wine and try the Baisque de Homard (Lobster Bisque) or Escargot Borgugen (Snails in Parsley and Garlic Butter) to get started.

2. Savoir

Few things are as intimate as a candlelit table, with a wow-worthy wine list and an atmosphere that will take you to the heart of Paris. In Savior, you will find all that and more. And don't worry, the menu that specializes in creative American advertising European fare is as impressive as the ambience. Be sure to choose one of their stove options such as pork chops or risotto fri diwolo.

3. Nobie’s

How can you get more intimate and engaging than two after dinner in a quaint house after dinner? This is exactly what Nobi belongs to. This cozy supper joint is famous for its romantic atmosphere that is delicious for both of you with delicious New American Eats and homemade cocktails. Be sure to start with an order of their Stuffed Phococia or Fried Oyster.

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4. Brennan’s of Houston

Looking for a little bit of the Big Easy in Houston? In Brennan you will find all that is greater. This bustling New Orleans restaurant is a scene-setter for sinister nights with its old-school elegance and big time. Start with a selection from their award-winning wine list and then move on to some Creole classics. We recommend sizzling soup to begin with; count on us.

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5. BCN Taste & Tradition

BCN examines all the boxes for taste and tradition atmosphere, set in a 1920s house with all the charm you expect. This contemporary Spanish fine dining joint is much more than a pretty face though. On the menu, you will find countless Spanish classics that are sure to take you and someone special to you in the heart of Barcelona. Enjoy an evening of endless tapas and drinks or opt for a dinner featuring their oven-roasted quail. Either way, you are in for a treat.

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6. Potente

When it comes to a night date, you can never go wrong with Italian. At this Swiss Texas Avenue joint, they combine classic Italian flavors with modern techniques from start to end for a unique and delectable menu. best part? At Potente, they prefer locally sourced foods which means your food is delicious as well as delicious. Start with the fire-roasted Southern Oyster, Artichoke, Meyer Lemon and Sambhuka with their Ostric Gratinet.

7. Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse

Nothing deserves more than a classy steak dinner for two. Vick & Anthony is one of the best in the biz when it comes to a warm and intimate atmosphere, droll-worthy steak and good ol 'Texas hospitality. Start with a shrimp cocktail or an order of fresh oyster and prepare for an exceptional dining experience. Be sure to consult the waiter for wine pairing and opt for their Texas Sour Stocks such as Tomahawk Chops.