Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in Houston

1x1.trans Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in HoustonIf you are on a budget but you still want to do something special for Valentine’s Day, you may want to consider Houston, TX. Right now you can get a great hotel room for about $100 (not too shabby). Besides, if you like to eat, there are over 8,000 restaurants in the city. Houston can be your oyster. If you decide to head to the city, do a little exploring and make sure to get resos at one of the restaurants our staff picked as the most romantic in the city.

1x1.trans Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in HoustonPeli Peli

Peli Peli, named after a spice in Southern Africa, presents a fresh new dining experience using the cornerstone spice Bird’s-Eye chili or Peli Peli to generate a unique flavor. Peli Peli’s signature Flame Pepper chicken is combined with other traditional family recipes and dishes from around the world. Executive Chef Paul Friendman uses the Peli Peli spice to create his own innovative infusion of spice with exotic fruits from Southern Africa and Europe. What makes this place romantic? Picture yourself biting into their flame pepper chicken under a 30-foot tall Acacia tree while looking at the stars and listening to Jazz. 110 Vintage Park Blvd., Suite P 281-257-9500

1x1.trans Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in HoustonSushi Raku

As you enter, you will be greeted by drapes of red ropes that separate the dinning rooms. The Japanese artworks on the walls is the perfect setting for the Japanese dishes served at the restaurant.  Nestled in the heart of midtown, Sushi Raku is the only restaurant that brings freshest fish from world’s famous ‘Tsukiji Fish Market’ – Japan. Famed Executive Chef Taka’s culinary skill focuses on traditional Japanese style utilizing ingredients from different parts of world. Sushi Raku’s signature dishes include Kobe Steak with kabocha squash puree and wasabi port demi, and Almond Lamb Chop with satsuma yam, haricot vert and star anise. 3201 Louisiana Street (713) 526-8885

1x1.trans Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in HoustonVia Emelia Italian Restaurant

Located in Northwest Houston on FM 1960 in the Champions area, Via Emilia has been delighting diners for over 10 years. The restaurant took its name from the old Roman road in Modena called Via Emilia. Dishes served were developed and inspired by Grandmother Elda who inherited her talents from her mother and grand mother. Recipes include handmade pastas, homemade sauces, and much more. Simple yet elegant, Via Emilia offers the perfect setting whether you are seeking accommodations for a family gathering, business meeting, or a romantic evening. 3731 Farm to Market 1960 (281) 587-9137

1x1.trans Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in HoustonBrady’s Landing

Since first opening its doors for over twenty five years, Brady’s Landing has been offering fine food and superior service for lunch, dinner and Sunday Brunch. The menu focuses in fresh seafood and other options like salads, chicken and pasta. This elegant restaurant not only provides a treat for the palate but also presents the beautiful view of the Port of Houston Ship Channel, seen from anywhere in the dinning room which cannot be matched anywhere in Houston. Check out Brady’s Landing’s Special Sunset Dinners offered from Monday through Friday for a special price. This premier waterfront restaurant is located in the heart of Houston, at the turning basin of the Port of Houston Ship Channel in Southeast Texas. 8505 Cypress Street (713) 928-9921

1x1.trans Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in HoustonMark’s American Cuisine

Situated in a 1920′s renovated church, Mark’s American Cuisine has been voted as Houston’s Most Romantic Restaurant. This restaurant showcases its epicurean interior design with golden ceilings, hand painted decor walls and candle lit tables, providing diners an intimate escape from the outside world. The award-winning Chef Mark Cox prepares unique menus which Houstonians and visitors can never taste from any other restaurant. Mark’s wine list offers each customer the opportunity to match the perfect meal with enhancing wines. 1658 Westheimer Rd (713) 523-3800

1x1.trans Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in HoustonBrenann’s

Brennan’s restaurant remains to be one of America’s most beloved dining destinations despite of the many calamities encountered in the past years. After its reopening just last year, Brennan’s remained on top and admired by many with its lighter Creole menu inspired with Texas taste and traditional, ultra rich Creole cuisine.  Brennan’s offers a new distinctive dinning experience with its classic New Orleans setting. Dinner is served at the chef’s table, a snug and glass-enclosed dining room in the middle of the kitchen, or at the oak-shaded patio for jazz brunch or a romantic occasion. 3300 Smith Street (713) 522-9711

1x1.trans Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in HoustonAntica Osteria

Feel the intimate atmosphere in this beautiful new Italian restaurant at 2311 Bissonnet near Greenbriar. With its warm aged walls and woodworks, Antica Osteria provides a romantic dreamy Tuscan paradise. Experience an enchanting candlelight dinning at the beautiful covered patio and enjoy in the delectable Italian dishes served paired with distinctive Italian wines. Don’t miss the special dishes to be served this Valentine’s day and share it to your date. 2311 Bissonnet (713) 521 1155

1x1.trans Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in HoustonBranch Water Tavern

Since its opening in Fall 2010, this modern American tavern has received numerous honors and awards. Branch Watern Tavern is well-known for its unique concept in setting. The restaurant’s décor is often described as Retro chic and intimate with its exposed brick and hardwoods play off the flocked wall paper and streamlined bar. Impressive classic food presentations that use fresh seasonal ingredients are executed by Chef David Grossman, who changes his food daily. The bar features an extraordinary array of handcrafted beer, boutique wines, American whiskeys and other spirits. 510 Shepherd (713) 863 -7777

1x1.trans Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in HoustonDa Marco

This little Montrose restaurant is admired for its intimate and unassuming Tuscan setting that sets the mood while having a memorable dinner date. Da Marco is decked out in dazzling orange, yellow, and red hues. Savvy Diners head to this restaurant to taste the authentic northern Italian dishes prepared by Chef Marco Wiles. Featured entrees are chianti-braised pork ribs, roasted Texas quail, braised rabbit cacciatore, sea bass with grapefruit, and raviolo with ricotta, egg, and truffles. The wine list is just as innovative as the food with a focus on crisp Proseccos and distinctive Piedmont reds. 1520 Westheimer Road (713) 807-8857

1x1.trans Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in HoustonHaven

Named as one of Houston’s top ten new restaurants, haven is such as sanctuary that soothes you while enjoying the delectable dishes in such a beautiful atmosphere. Chef Randy Evans prepares a menu best described as Texas Regional cuisine using fresh, local ingredients that is mostly coming from his own garden and local sources. Chef Evans changes his menu regularly. Everyday, diners will savor different Texas-style comfort food with a twist. The extensive wine list offers small boutique bottles from around the world and classic cocktails. Don’t miss the spacious roofed patio also which provides an al fresco ambiance even in Houston heat. 2502 Algerian Way (713) 581-6101

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