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Best Romantic Restaurants

Best Romantic Restaurants

Whether you've been together for years or are cozying up to someone new, the restaurant choice can make or break a date night. In honor of February, here are 28 places to find a table for two.

Article
Michele Chiappetta and Rob Harmon
Published
January 28, 2019 3:18 AM

It’s Valentine month — and that means people in Green Country are turning their thoughts to making plans for a little romance that their special person will not soon forget. Showering someone we care about with love is a positive expression of how we care about them. So, as you’re planning a little Valentine’s fun (the Super Bowl of date nights), keep in mind that enjoying good food while you’re out on the town can add a delightful break from everyday worries and sweep you and your loved one off to a bit of romance, right here in Green Country.

Whether you’re looking for white tablecloths and candlelight or a more modern romantic feel, there is something on this list you and — perhaps more importantly — your significant other will enjoy on Valentine’s Day or any night.

The selections here are places where enchanting atmospheres merge with equally inspiring cuisine. These are some of the many romantic establishments our area has to offer. Visiting any one of these locations during this month of love will surely be the right move for you and your loved one. Just remember to call and ask for reservations — because at this time of year, you might need them.

Both Ti Amo’s Sheridan location and its downtown, New York-style, basement level restaurant are exceptional choices for beginning a wonderful night out on the town.
Both Ti Amo’s Sheridan location and its downtown, New York-style, basement level restaurant are exceptional choices for beginning a wonderful night out on the town.

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Amelia's
122 N. Boston Ave. | Tulsa
This lovely little gem of a restaurant is located in the busy Tulsa Arts District, so it’s a perfect place to dine before or after a show at one of downtown Tulsa’s local venues. Guests can enjoy chatting about food and cooking techniques while seated at the chef’s counter, watching chefs throw together fresh ingredients and spices to please the palate. Or add some excitement to your night by sampling wines from around the world, paired with delicious food and, naturally, the company you’re keeping for your romantic evening.
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Bluestone Steakhouse and Seafood
10032 S. Sheridan Road | Tulsa
Who doesn’t love a little steak or seafood when you’re celebrating a special evening? Bluestone provides plenty of both options, served in generous and tasty portions that are designed to win over your taste buds and keep you coming back for more. The warm low lighting and the soft live music in the background lend themselves perfectly to a romantic night. The unique drinks and decadent desserts add the ideal final touches to a great evening.
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Celebrity Restaurant
3109 S. Yale Ave. | Tulsa
A Tulsa classic for decades, Celebrity offers a taste of the past and the present all at once. The rich, plush interior is luxurious. The service is attentive and on point. And of course, every item on the menu is a scrumptious delight. Whether you want a perfectly-cooked steak, comforting fried chicken, or delightful shrimp and lobster, Celebrity offers it all. Let them know you’re celebrating something special, because they love doing up a nice dessert to help you celebrate. Celebrity is a choice that is equally good for an indulgent lunch as it is for a romantic meal.
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Fireside Grill
River Spirit Casino Resort | 8330 Riverside Parkway | Tulsa
If your romantic evening is going to incorporate entertainment as well as a great meal, add Fireside Grill to your list of options. Situated in the River Spirit Casino Resort, this restaurant is a lovely place to eat before enjoying some entertainment at the Paradise Cove theater or an overnight stay in a hotel room overlooking the Arkansas River. Enjoy some comfort food, like cornmeal crusted catfish or chicken-fried steak, then hit the slots for a little gambling fun.
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Mondo's Ristorante Italian
3410 S. Peoria Ave. | Tulsa
Always hopping with customers, Mondo’s is a popular spot in the Brookside District, and for good reason. The Italian food served here is authentic, generously portioned, and absolutely delicious. And the service is always reliable, so you’re guaranteed to delight your special someone with a meal they won’t soon forget. Enjoy the numerous family photos lining the restaurant’s walls, which serve to spark conversation and keep the fun flowing.
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PRHYME Downtown Steakhouse
111 N. Main St. | Tulsa
No list of romantic dining spots would be complete without including a steakhouse like PRHYME. There’s something about red meat that ignites those romantic fires. And PRHYME knows how to serve it up right. Cooked to perfection, plated with artisanal flair, and served with style, anything you order is destined to please you. And the elegant atmosphere of the space invites you to sink back in your seat and relax, taking your time to enjoy every moment. And the reassuring part about PRHYME is that even if you’re not totally into your date, you can easily fall in love with your food.
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Redrock Canyon Grill
9916 Riverside Parkway | Tulsa
Relax by having a beautiful and romantic evening out at Redrock Canyon Grill. The inviting exhibition kitchen provides a sensational experience that adds unique entertainment to a date night out, whether it’s Feb. 14 or any other special occasion. Start the whole dinner off with the chipotle blue cheese buffalo shrimp, and you’ll be falling in love for sure. Add any one of the melt-in-your-mouth, wood-fired rotisserie dinners to it, and you will definitely make a lasting impact on a loved one.
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Sisserou's Caribbean Restaurant
107 N. Boulder Ave. | Tulsa
There’s always a bit of romance in getting away for a while. One such special getaway is closer to home than you might expect. Enjoy a taste of the Caribbean in Tulsa’s bourgeoning Art District. Sisserou’s will absolutely whisk you away to paradise with their exciting menu items. For example, try the restaurant’s scrumptious and exotic appetizers, like the island-inspired coconut shrimp or the deep-fried, chili-infused Accras cod fish cakes. Excellent food, combined with even more exceptional service, makes every visit to Sisserou’s an absolute love fest.
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SMOKE. Woodfire Grill
1542 E. 15th St. | Tulsa
201 S. Main St. | Owasso
Few things are a bigger turn-on than good food, which means both of Erik Reynolds’ restaurants induce love in our hearts. But even more romantic than the ridiculously decadent menu at SMOKE. is the overall experience. Deep in the heart of Tulsa’s Cherry Street or Main Street in Owasso, a romantic night out can always be found at this fantastic grill. Locally-sourced, wood-fired specialties; top-shelf, exceptional drinks; and spectacular service with style make SMOKE. a smart choice. Whether you’re at the intimate bar, in a cozy booth or at one of the center tables, the room at both locations manages to feel both warm and elegant.
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Tavolo
427 S. Boston Ave. | Tulsa
Whether you’re seated at a table facing Tulsa’s historic Boston Avenue or comfortably nestled into one of the other spots tucked away in the quiet corners of the restaurant, Tavolo will undoubtedly usher in a healthy dose of intimacy. The whole Italian experience of romance and charm will fill every moment you enjoy inside this award-winning hot spot. The cozy Italian eatery is the master of dichotomy — creating an atmosphere that is both energetic and intimate while delivering quality food that is as creative as it is traditional. You would be remiss to not pair at least one dish with a bottle of the restaurant’s impeccable selection of wines.
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The Chalkboard
1324 S. Main St. | Tulsa
Located at the bottom floor of the Ambassador Hotel, this Tulsa staple has been delighting Green Country residents with fabulous meals and service since the 1970s. Whether you want to treat your date to a decadent brunch or an elegant dinner, the Chalkboard is a great place to go. Their dishes are made from locally sourced ingredients, and much of the menu is gluten-free as well. It’s a great choice for specialty dishes like duck and lamb chops, especially when you want to impress a date.
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The Bistro at Seville
10021 S. Yale Ave., #103 | Tulsa
Luscious fare and elegant ambiance makes south Tulsa’s Bistro at Seville the ideal location for your dream date. The Bistro at Seville offers comfortable booths, impeccable service, delicious food and drinks, and a delightful atmosphere — all perfect ingredients for a romantic night. Dishes such as the bacon-wrapped Bistro Filet or the crab-stuffed trout will set an indulgent mood that invites you and your loved one to relax and enjoy each others company.
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The Melting Pot
300 Riverwalk Terrace, #190 | Jenks
It’s always a special experience visiting Jenks' Melting Pot. This fantastic fondue restaurant is a must-do if you’re looking for a way to add a little romance to your love life. Maybe it’s the interactive dining experience that sparks such lively conversation among the restaurant’s guests, or perhaps it’s having a delectable meal cooked right before your eyes that ignites the kind of banter that fuels the rest of a romantic evening. Guests can enjoy a choice of five cooking styles and a variety of entrees combined with signature dipping sauces. The menu also includes cheese fondues, fresh salads, premium meat and seafood, fine wines, handcrafted cocktails and decadent chocolate fondue. What we do know for sure is that a dinner out at Melting Pot is absolutely delicious.
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Ti Amo
6024 S. Sheridan Ave. | Tulsa   219 S. Cheyenne Ave. | Tulsa
Stop reading this a moment and make your reservation right now for this fantastic restaurant. Both Ti Amo’s Sheridan location and its downtown, New York-style, basement level restaurant are exceptional choices for beginning a wonderful night out on the town. We honestly couldn’t imagine writing an article on romantic restaurants without listing Ti Amo. Low lighting. Sweet and gorgeous aromas wafting from the kitchen. Every menu item is presented with attentive care. If you can’t find something to swoon over here, you’re simply too picky.
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Villa Ravenna
6526 E. 51st St. | Tulsa
For over a decade, Tulsa has been blessed with one of the finest Italian restaurants Green Country has to offer. Delicious food and superior service are both on the menu every time at this special restaurant. This makes Villa Ravenna an excellent choice for an evening filled with elegant romance. Homemade pasta, veal, chicken or seafood, prepared by excellent hands, provides an extra special touch to a beautiful night out.
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Waterfront Grill
120 Aquarium Dr. | Jenks
Spectacular, award-winning drinks and appetizers; healthy, fresh ingredients throughout the rest of the menu; and a genuine atmosphere sure to spark new and old romances all contribute to Waterfront Grill being a guaranteed success for Valentine’s Day or any date-night. Of course, the restaurant’s many intimate booths tend to support a romantic dinner too. Trust us, after a night out at the fabulous Waterfront Grill, you’ll be sure to fall in love, even if it’s just with your new favorite seafood dish.
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Biga
4329 S. Peoria Ave. | Tulsa

Bin 35 Bistro
3509 S. Peoria Ave. | Tulsa

Bull in the Alley
11 E. Mathew B. Brady St. | Tulsa

Delesandro's
1742 S. Boston Ave. | Tulsa

Mahogany Prime Steakhouse
6823 S. Yale Ave. | Tulsa

McGill's
1560 E. 21st St. | Tulsa
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Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tulsa | 777 W. Cherokee St. | Catoosa

Michael V's
8222 E. 103rd St. | Tulsa

Oren
3509 S. Peoria Ave. | Tulsa

Palace Cafe
1301 E. 15th St. | Tulsa

Polo Grill
2038 Utica Square | Tulsa

Ridge Grill
9999 S. Mingo Road | Tulsa

Ruth's Chris Steak House
River Spirit Casino Resort | 8330 Riverside Parkway | Tulsa

Stonehorse Cafe
1748 Utica Square | Tulsa

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