Looking for the perfect place to take your Valentine? Do you have an anniversary coming up? Or do you just have a very special someone you’d like to treat to a romantic dinner? We’ve compiled a list of the most romantic restaurants in Sacramento. So go ahead, treat him or her to a romantic night out at one of these wonderful destinations.
2000 Capitol Ave.
The Waterboy is a cozy restaurant in Midtown Sacramento that has provided great service, delicious food and a romantic setting since 1996. This popular restaurant features a terrific wine list with lots of interesting options and full bar featuring classic cocktails and aperitifs. Also, the dim lighting and the dreamy ambiance is sure to set the mood for any romantic occasion.
Lucca Restaurant & Bar
1615 J Street
Whether you are taking someone special on a first date or just want to take your sweetheart for a romantic night out, look no further than Lucca for all your romantic meal needs. During the winter months, the patio is enclosed and the fireplace is lit, making for a cozy night out. During the summer months, Lucca opens their “secret” back patio which makes you feel as though you traveled to Italy for your romantic occasion. Lucca offers a delicious California-Mediterranean-inspired menu, and their prices are reasonable.
Grange Restaurant & Bar
926 J Street
Beneath the Citizen Hotel is the Grange Restaurant and Bar. This restaurant is a great place to go on a romantic date with someone special if you’re staying at the hotel, or just a local Sacramento resident. With its intimate décor, it’s sure to set the mood for any occasion. Grange boasts that it is a culinary expression of all things local, reflecting the authentic essence and soul of its community. So, make a reservation at this romantic Sacramento hotspot.
2232 Fair Oaks Blvd.
If you’re in the mood for a romantic setting, great food and casual sophistication look no further than Bandera. While the feel of the restaurant is relaxed, there is a certain sense of romance throughout the establishment due to the dim lighting, mahogany wood, oversized leather booths and wood fire ovens. The wine list is exquisite, and sure to suite any palette. The menu boasts large and small plates, which are raved about by its regulars. Go ahead, have a casual, romantic evening with your significant other.
Ella Dining Room & Bar
1131 K Street
If you’re having an anniversary or special date planned, look no further than Ella Dining Room & Bar for all your romantic dinner needs. Ella has exquisite décor, and a wine list that can’t be compared to any other in the city. This whimsical restaurant is almost entirely candlelit, or so it seems by its romantic lighting scheme. At Ella Dining Room & Bar, the concept of small plates and shared dishes as well as offering a fresh raw seafood bar, keeps that fairytale feel throughout your evening. Take your date to the next level, and indulge in Ella Dining Room & Bar.