Food & Recipes

The Best Restaurants for Date Night

by Rachael Ray Show Staff 3:11 PM, November 2, 2017

Aired November 3, 2017

Every couple deserves a night out on the town -- and since those precious nights may not roll around as often as you’d like, you want to make them count when they do!

According to some of our favorite foodie friends, these are the places to be for date night. And if you and your honey want to get fancy, scroll down to find out the best restaurants for a juicy steak!

Jet Tila: 71Above, Los Angeles, CA

Melissa Clark: Altro Paradiso, New York, NY

Clodagh McKenna: Babbo, New York, NY

Marc Murphy: Storico, New York, NY

Jason Smith: Carson's Woodside Tavern, Malta, NY

Geno Vento:
Davio's, New York, NY

Buddy Valastro:
Il Mulino, New York, NY

Duff Goldman: ink.well, Los Angeles, CA

Daym Drops: JV's Taproom, Plainville, CT

Gail Simmons: Kyo-Ya, New York, NY

Sunny Anderson: The Lambs Club, New York, NY

The Pizza Cousins:
Lavo, New York, NY

Daniel Holzman: Lilia, Brooklyn, NY

Stephanie Izard:
Monteverde, Chicago, IL

Graham Elliot: Nobu

Hugh Mangum: Nomad Pizza

Jeff Mauro: Oriole, Chicago, IL

Kelsey Nixon:
Oven & Shaker, Portland, OR

Mike Solomonov: Palizzi Social Club, Philadelphia, PA

Richard Blais: Petit Trois, Los Angeles, CA

Anne Burrell: Polo Bar, New York, NY

Curtis Stone: Terroni, Los Angeles, CA

Amanda Freitag: Burger Joint

Michael Chernow: Tomoe Sushi, New York, NY

Floyd Cardoz: Uncle Boons, New York, NY

Alex Guarnaschelli: Via Carota, New York, NY

Photo courtesy of Via Carota


Josh Capon: Bavette's, Chicago, IL

Rachael Ray and Floyd Cardoz:
Bowery Meat Company, New York, NY 

Geno Vento:
Davio's, New York, NY

Jet Tila: Chi Spacca, Los Angeles, CA

Scott Conant and Buddy Valastro: CUT by Wolfgang Puck
Andrew Zimmern: Doe's Eat Place

Don Drucker: Gene & Georgetti, Chicago, IL

Jeff Mauro: Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse, Chicago, IL 

Clodagh McKenna: Gramercy Tavern, New York, NY 

Curtis Stone: Gwen, Los Angeles, CA

Gail Simmons, Richard Blais, and Daniel Holzman: Keens Steakhouse, New York, NY                     

Photo courtesy of Keens Steakhouse

Jason Smith: Malone's, Lexington, KY

Michael Chernow, Mike Solomonov, and The Pizza Cousins: Minetta Tavern, New York, NY 

Sunny Anderson: Old Homestead Steakhouse, New York, NY 

Ryan Scott: Original Joe's, San Francisco, NY

Marc Murphy:
The Palm

Emeril Lagasse, Fabio Vivani, and Daym Drops: Peter Luger Steakhouse, Brooklyn, NY

Graham Elliot: Prime & Provisions, Chicago, IL

Melissa Clark: Prime Meats, Brooklyn, NY

Anne Burrell: Smith & Wollensky

Kelsey Nixon: St. Anselm, Brooklyn, NY

Stephanie Izard: Swift & Sons, Chicago, IL

Duff Goldman: Voltaggio Brothers Steak House, Oxon Hill, MD 

Alex Guarnaschelli: Wolfgang's Steakhouse, New York, NY