America’s Most Romantic Restaurants

Forget the clichés. Truly romantic restaurants focus on what’s important: stellar food and wine, well-trained staff, and an atmosphere that makes you want to linger.

A mesmerizing view helps, as do tables set well apart from each other. If you require a little more seclusion, it’s tough to beat Little Palm Island Resort, off Florida’s Key West. A seaplane or boat ride is the only way to reach this tropical oasis, where you can dine at a candlelit table on the beach.

We think it’s pretty simple: a great romantic restaurant, such as the ones here, should make you feel the way a great romantic partner does—special, and like you’re the only person in the room.

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