Valentine’s Day is approaching and you want to give your sweetheart a unique experience, full of romance and good food? There are many options, but taking them to one of the most romantic restaurants in Italy, one of the most romantic countries in the world, is BINGO!
Having in mind that Italy ranks first in the world for its culinary tradition, dream landscapes, and the warm and passionate heart of its inhabitants, dining in one of its restaurants is a gesture your loved one will never forget. The combination of these peculiarities gives life to enchanted places, with breathtaking scenery, where you can enjoy exquisite dishes in the name of romance. So, let’s surrender to love and romance and enjoy the tour of the 10 most romantic restaurants in Italy!
10. Savoy Restaurant, Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Address: Riva del Mandracchio 4, Trieste
Phone: 040 779 4730
Average price per person: €80
By booking a table at this restaurant in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, you will dine enjoying a splendid view of the Trieste Marina, admire the sea and the lights of the city. The menu is varied and includes various traditional Italian specialties, some of which are revisited thanks to the inspiration of the chef.
9. Felix Lo Basso Restaurant, Lombardy
Address: Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Piazza Duomo, 21, 5th floor, Milan
Telephone: 02 4952 8914
Average price per person: €135
Even a busy city like Milan can be particularly romantic, especially if the dinner takes place in a fairytale setting, such as that of the spires of the Duomo. In this restaurant, the tables are overlooking the famous square and the spires of the cathedral. During the summer, you can also dine on the terrace.
8. Esplanade Restaurant, Lombardy
Address: Via Lario, 3, Desenzano del Garda (BS)
Phone: 030 914 3361
Average price per person: €90
The panorama of the placid lake waters has always aroused a lot of romance and the scenery presented to the guests of this restaurant on Lake Garda is no exception. Equipped with a Michelin star, the restaurant offers dishes based on lake and sea fish; when the weather permits, you can also enjoy them directly on the pier.
7. Solo Per Due, Lazio
Address: Via Villa di Orazio, 2, Vacone (RI)
Telephone: 0746 676873
Average price per person: €250
A one-of-a-kind restaurant offering the ultimate romance. As the name suggests, this place is dedicated to only two people. Yes, only two people per table! If you want to dine in this restaurant, you and your loved one have to book in advance and, following the instructions indicated on the official website carefully, customize the menu. The romantic picture is completed by candlelight, a waiter on call, and, of course, absolute privacy.
6. Olimpo Restaurant, Liguria
Address: Via della Chiusa 28, Sestri Levante
Phone: 0185 42661
Average price per person: €70
In Liguria, precisely in Sestri Levante, this restaurant with a “divine” name and menu is located. You will feel like gods and goddesses dining in Olimpo while enjoying the heavenly view with the Bay of Silence on one side and the Bay of Fables on the other.
5. Ristorante Pizzeria Al Saraceno, Sicily
Address: Via Madonna della Rocca, 16/18, Taormina (ME)
Phone: 0942 632015
Average price per person: €40
This restaurant in Taormina sits at the top of a choreographic staircase, offering its customers a truly breathtaking view. At sunset, the sunlight fades over the sea to make room for the equally bright moon. In addition to all this enchanting beauty, you can also enjoy one of the best fish couscouses.
4. Borgo San Jacopo Restaurant, Tuscany
Address: Borgo S. Jacopo, 62/red, Florence
Telephone: 055 281661
Average price per person: €145
Well-finished and classy interiors, delicious menu, impeccable service; these three characteristics alone are enough to make this restaurant truly romantic. However, there’s also a bonus: the fantastic view over the Arno.
3. Imàgo Restaurant, Lazio
Address: Hotel Hassler Rome, Piazza Trinità dei Monti, 6, Rome
Telephone: 06 6993 4726
Average price per person: €120
This splendid panoramic hotel is located on the 6th floor of the Hotel Hassler in Rome. Located in one of the most magical and romantic cities in the world, offering an enchanting panoramic view over the city and the Piazza di Spagna, with its Spanish Steps and beyond, this restaurant creates a truly unique atmosphere.
2. The Capo d’Orso Lighthouse, Campania
Address: Amalfi State Road km 44, Maiori (SA)
Phone: 089 877022
Average price per person: €100
The Amalfi Coast has always been chosen by Italians and foreigners to celebrate the most romantic occasion that exists: wedding. A lot of newlyweds choose this fantastic restaurant with a panoramic view of the sea in every season.
1. Club del Doge Restaurant, Veneto
Address: Campo Santa Maria del Giglio, Venice
Telephone: 041 794611
Average price per person: €130
Located along the Grand Canal in the luxurious Gritti Palace hotel, in the romantic city par excellence, this restaurant has been voted the most spectacular seafront restaurant in the world by travelers. From May to October, it’s also possible to dine on the terrace.