February 11, 2015

12 Romantic Restaurants for Your Valentine's Day Date

From the classics to the newcomers, from the cheap to the decadent, 12 of our favorite romantic restaurants in Northeast Ohio.

By Jason Buedert

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Pier W:
The sweeping view of downtown (and sweeping bar) both make Pier W organically romantic. Couple that with some dynamite seafood and you have the perfect dinner destination. Plus, Pier W is consistently voted 'Most Romantic Restaurant in Cleveland' by Scene readers. Can't beat that! Call (216) 228-2250 for more info. (Photo via Facebook)
Pier W: The sweeping view of downtown (and sweeping bar) both make Pier W organically romantic. Couple that with some dynamite seafood and you have the perfect dinner destination. Plus, Pier W is consistently voted 'Most Romantic Restaurant in Cleveland' by Scene readers. Can't beat that! Call (216) 228-2250 for more info. (Photo via Facebook)
Dante:
What happens when you combine one of the country's best chefs with a turn of the century bank building? You get a romantic dream! Call (216) 274-1200 to make your reservation. (Photo via Facebook)
Dante: What happens when you combine one of the country's best chefs with a turn of the century bank building? You get a romantic dream! Call (216) 274-1200 to make your reservation. (Photo via Facebook)
Adega at the 9:
Sexy, trendy, and sleek, Adega's light Mediterranean menu sets the stage for a fun night at The 9. Call (216) 331-6289 for more information. (Photo via Facebook)
Adega at the 9: Sexy, trendy, and sleek, Adega's light Mediterranean menu sets the stage for a fun night at The 9. Call (216) 331-6289 for more information. (Photo via Facebook)
Sweet Moses:
This vintage ice cream shop is the perfect ending to a romantic Valentine's dinner.  Call (216) 651-2202 for additional details. (Photo via gabsgesick, Instagram)
Sweet Moses: This vintage ice cream shop is the perfect ending to a romantic Valentine's dinner. Call (216) 651-2202 for additional details. (Photo via gabsgesick, Instagram)
Bruno's Ristorante:
Tucked away on West 41st street, this Italian Cleveland ristorante will be a romantic home run for your V-Day dinner. Call (216) 961-7087 for more info. (Photo via Urban Spoon, William Crowell)
Bruno's Ristorante: Tucked away on West 41st street, this Italian Cleveland ristorante will be a romantic home run for your V-Day dinner. Call (216) 961-7087 for more info. (Photo via Urban Spoon, William Crowell)
Vero Pizza Napoletana: One step inside Vero and you'll feel like you have taken your Valentine to Naples. Between the trendy, bistro setting, and the authentic Neopolotian pizza and house-made gelato, you'll be singing 'amore!' Call (216) 229-8383 for details. (Photo via Facebook)
Vero Pizza Napoletana: One step inside Vero and you'll feel like you have taken your Valentine to Naples. Between the trendy, bistro setting, and the authentic Neopolotian pizza and house-made gelato, you'll be singing 'amore!' Call (216) 229-8383 for details. (Photo via Facebook)
Tartine Bistro: This Rocky River French restaurant is so quaint and character filled it is sure to charm any date you choose. Call (440) 331-0800 for more info. (Photo via Facebook)
Tartine Bistro: This Rocky River French restaurant is so quaint and character filled it is sure to charm any date you choose. Call (440) 331-0800 for more info. (Photo via Facebook)
Lola:
Bringing your Valentine to the Iron Chef's restaurant is always a good move! Call (216) 621-5652 for a table. (Photo via Facebook)
Lola: Bringing your Valentine to the Iron Chef's restaurant is always a good move! Call (216) 621-5652 for a table. (Photo via Facebook)
Red, the Steakhouse:
If your date is a steak lover there is only one choice for the big day: the uber popular Red, the Steakhouse in Beachwood or downtown Cleveland. Call (216) 664-0941 for the downtown line. (Photo via Facebook)
Red, the Steakhouse: If your date is a steak lover there is only one choice for the big day: the uber popular Red, the Steakhouse in Beachwood or downtown Cleveland. Call (216) 664-0941 for the downtown line. (Photo via Facebook)
Parrallax: Chef Zack Bruell's Tremont staple is the perfect romantic hot spot for a sushi inspired Valentine's Day. Call (216) 583-9999 for details. (Photo via Facebook)
Parrallax: Chef Zack Bruell's Tremont staple is the perfect romantic hot spot for a sushi inspired Valentine's Day. Call (216) 583-9999 for details. (Photo via Facebook)