Boston's 6 Most Romantic Restaurants For Valentine's Day
From prix fixe menus to soft jazz served tableside, the signs point to love in the air. Valentine's Day is here, and Boston's dining establishments know how to bring the (romantic) heat. Take a peek at our favorites and then fire up OpenTable to get a taste of these loving bites.
354 Congress St., Boston
Fort Point's Menton is a fine dining exception to the modern restaurant trend of casual and efficient. Enjoy luxurious surroundings while you and your special someone leisurely progress through multi-course tasting menus. For a more communal experience, sit at the Gold Bar, which seats six, and nosh on fois gras frankfurters and expertly crafted cocktails.
279A Broadway, Cambridge
The farmhouse style of Cambridge's Bondir delivers an added authenticity to its farm-to-table menu. With seating for 28 and a seasonably desirable fireplace, Chef Jason Bond's dimly lit venue is ideal for a winter evening respite.
No. 9 Park
9 Park St., Boston
It is hard to think of an occasion where No. 9 Park isn't an appropriate venue to celebrate. Chef Barbara Lynch's French-Italian icon in the shadows of the State House brings romance whether you are seated at the bar for steak frites or nestled into the back dining room's velvet booths.
371 Commonwealth Ave., Boston
Modern French meets Boston Brahmin at Back Bay's Deuxave. Expansive windows and a patio make it great for a summer date while the 90-seat dining room's stone fireplace and private nooks beckon winter romance. Chef Chris Coombs complements this well-balanced design with his impressive ever-changing menu.
Top of the Hub
800 Boylston St., Boston
With views like these, who even looks at the menu? Top of the Hub, on the 52nd floor of the Prudential Tower, oozes romance with live jazz and 180-degree views of Boston. A dress code brings diners back to a different era in the 145-seat dining room while they feast on local fare.
102 Waltham St., Boston
Chef Barbara Lynch's South End demonstration kitchen invites guests to "eat, drink, gather and — of course — learn." With only 10 seats available per themed demonstration, it is the perfect date night for couples looking to add a spark to a dinner date. Instructors do most of the work while the wine flows freely. Learning has never been so much fun!