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Your Cost to Dine at the Most Romantic Restaurants in America

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Taking your special someone out for a romantic dinner on Valentine’s Day is a must. Romantic meals aren’t always the cheapest, however, so it’s helpful to know how much to budget for your date.

Here’s a list of the most romantic restaurants in every state, including many recommendations from OpenTable’s “100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America for 2017” survey. Click through to find the perfect place to wine and dine your date. The total cost for each restaurant includes wine or cocktails, two entrees and a shared dessert; tax and gratuity will be extra.

Click through to see where in each state you can enjoy a delicious meal with your Valentine’s Day date.

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1. Alabama

Cost of dinner for two: $121

Dimly lit, secluded tables and a quiet ambiance make The Melting Pot in Huntsville, Ala., a cozy spot for a romantic dinner. Choose the four-course experience, which includes cheese fondue, salad, an entree and chocolate fondue. For your entrees, go for the “The Classic” and the “Land & Sea,” paired with a bottle of Estancia pinot noir.

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2. Alaska

Cost of dinner for two: $120

Enjoy stunning panoramic views of Cook Inlet, Mount Susitna and the Alaska Range from the chic dining room at Simon & Seafort’s Saloon & Grill in Anchorage, Alaska. Feast on halibut stuffed with crab and macadamia nuts, and bacon-wrapped meatloaf. Pair it with a bottle of Argyle pinot noir and save room to share the warm seasonal fruit cobbler.

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3. Arizona

Cost of dinner for two: $164

Tucked in back of The Farm at South Mountain in Phoenix, Ariz., Quiessence at the Farm has a whimsical ambiance. Menus are seasonal and subject to change, but include delicacies like the wild steelhead trout and “Two Wash Ranch” chicken-fried Cornish hen.

Sip on a bottle of the Failla chardonnay and split the apple mascarpone cannolis for dessert. To really impress your date, reserve the popular Signature Brick Oven Table.

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4. Arkansas

Cost of dinner for two: $89

Situated in the Hillcrest District of Little Rock, Ark., enjoy a romantic dinner inside the casually elegant bungalow that is Ciao Baci. Delight your taste buds with the seafood linguine and the pan-roasted AR chicken, and just say yes to the evening’s dessert offerings. Make the meal extra celebratory with a bottle of the “Hi!” sparking rose.

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5. California

Cost of dinner for two: $150

Located in Palm Desert, Calif., Jillian’s offers an intimate dining experience in a sophisticated setting filled with fresh flowers, stunning art and beautiful antiques. Start with a bottle of Frog’s Leap zinfandel, then feast on the prime New York steak and the double-cut pork chop. Finish up with an order of the raspberry creme brulee.

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6. Colorado

Cost of dinner for two: $143

Situated in a stunning historic building from the late 1800s, Chimney Park in Windsor, Colo., is the perfect setting for a quiet, romantic dinner. Enjoy the summer truffle-stuffed pheasant and the seared New England sea scallops, paired with a bottle of Cakebread sauvignon blanc. Save room to share the Victory Hill goat cheesecake.

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7. Connecticut

Cost of dinner for two: $105

Housed in the historic Billings Forge, Firebox in Hartford, Conn., is a casual, elegant spot with a cozy, rustic feel. Menus are seasonal and subject to change, but include mouthwatering entrees such as the Black Pearl salmon and harvest risotto. Order a bottle of the Redentore pinot grigio and finish up by sharing the salted chocolate pudding for dessert.

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8. Delaware

Cost of dinner for two: $136

Located at Independence Mall in Wilmington, Del., get dressed up and enjoy feeding each other fondue at The Melting Pot. Enjoy the cozy, intimate setting while feasting on the “Big Night Out,” a locally selected, four-course fondue dinner, consisting of cheese fondue, salad, an entree and chocolate fondue for two. Pair your meal with a bottle of Concannon cabernet.

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9. Florida

Cost of dinner for two: $101

Firefly in Panama City Beach, Fla., offers a dimly lit, elegant indoor dining room and a stunning outdoor patio, serving as the perfect backdrop for memorable romantic meals. Get started with a bottle of King Estate pinot gris, followed by the boneless braised beef short rib and the seasonal Gulf fish. Finish up with an order of the warm seasonal bread pudding.

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10. Georgia

Cost of dinner for two: $68, excluding alcohol

Nestled in a charming 1890s-style home in the Historic District of Flowery Branch, Ga., Antebellum Restaurant has a romantic wraparound porch and beautiful candlelit lanterns. Menus change seasonally, but expect entrees like Moroccan braised lamb shank and grilled Atlantic salmon and buttermilk panna cotta for dessert. The restaurant’s corkage fee is just $15 per bottle, so bring something special of your own to sip.

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11. Hawaii

Cost of dinner for two: $130

Situated oceanside on Oahu’s Gold Coast, Michel’s at the Colony Surf in Honolulu, Hawaii, is a quiet, classy spot with sweeping sunset views. Get started with a round of margarita frescas, then move on to entrees like seafood cioppino and guava-glazed duckling. Finish your romantic dinner with the warm cinnamon apple tart.

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12. Idaho

Cost of dinner for two: $151

Enjoy live jazz in a sleek, sophisticated setting at Chandler’s, located at Hotel 43 in downtown Boise, Idaho. Savor a 24-ounce cowboy-cut steak and the Hawaiian ahi tuna, paired with a bottle of Au Bon Climat pinot noir and the chocolate souffle for dessert.

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13. Illinois

Cost of dinner for two: $164

One of the most romantic restaurants in Chicago, Geja’s Cafe serves up fondue by candlelight, while you enjoy the sounds of flamenco and classical guitar music. Opt for a four-course “Premier Dinner,” which includes a flaming chocolate dessert fondue.

Choose from a variety of meat and seafood combinations, including Prince Geja’s Combination and the beef and lobster. Toast your relationship with a bottle of Chandon Brut Classic.

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14. Indiana

Cost of dinner for two: $107

Impress your date with the elegant ambiance of BakerStreet Steakhouse in Fort Wayne, Ind. Take a seat in the perfectly polished, cozy dining room and order a bottle of the Toad Hollow merlot. Indulge yourselves with the Bacon & Egg Ribeye and the crab cakes, but save room for a “Kiss Goodnight” dessert.

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15. Iowa

Cost of dinner for two: $102

Visit Orchard Green in Iowa City, Iowa, to dine in style beneath chandeliered, cathedral ceilings in a stunning, upscale setting. Enjoy entrees like the tarragon chicken and the bouillabaisse, but save room for an artisan cheese board for dessert. Order a bottle of A to Z pinot gris at the beginning to enjoy throughout your romantic dinner.

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16. Kansas

Cost of dinner for two: $148

Nestled inside the historic Wareham Hotel in Manhattan, Kan., Harry’s offers the sophisticated setting and quiet ambiance needed for romantic meals. Get started with a bottle of Tamarack Cellars syrah, before moving on to the prime rib and the pinot noir blackberry duck. Finish up with the Sacher torte for dessert.

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17. Kentucky

Cost of dinner for two: $147

Romantic restaurants don’t get much better than the English Grill at Brown Hotel in Louisville, Ky. The dining room’s dark oak paneling, tracery ceilings and lead glass windows give it the feel of an elite private club. Enjoy a bottle of Girard “Old Vine” zinfandel, while feasting on the American rack of lamb and the Verlasso salmon. Go with the Chocolate Striptease for dessert.

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18. Louisiana

Cost of dinner for two: $127

Located at the Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel in Charenton, La., Mr. Lester’s Steakhouse offers a sophisticated, white-tablecloth dining experience. Get started with a bottle of Chateau St. Michelle cabernet sauvignon, followed by an 8-ounce filet mignon and the sweet chili-glazed salmon. For dessert, opt for the creme brulee.

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19. Maine

Cost of dinner for two: $70, not including alcohol

Housed in a grand Federal home built in 1786, The Sedgley Place in Greene, Maine, has an elegant country feel that just incites romance. The five-course menu changes weekly, but prepare to enjoy delicacies like poutine and a seafood crepe. Keep the night going with two cups of coffee after dinner — to help you from falling into a post-feast trance.

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20. Maryland

Cost of dinner for two: $106, excluding alcohol

The Chop House in Annapolis, Md., emits classic 1940s elegance, complete with marble accents and opulent gas lamps that give the dining room a soft glow. Start with a round of The Chop House Signature Martinis, then treat yourselves to a 13-ounce steak au poivre and the pan-seared diver scallops, but save room for the Chocolate Peanut Butter Bombe.

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21. Massachusetts

Cost of dinner for two: $128

Situated in a 19th-century row house in Boston’s North End, Mamma Maria’s has floor-to-ceiling views offering a picturesque view of downtown. The restaurant’s chic, intimate atmosphere is made for romantic meals.

The menu changes daily, but prepare for entrees like a monkfish and lobster dish and clam pasta. Pair your meal with the Tramin pinot bianco and finish with the moscato and pear dessert.

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22. Michigan

Cost of dinner for two: $118

Located atop the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, Cygnus27 in downtown Grand Rapids, Mich., offers sweeping views of the Grand River and the city below from 27 stories up. Menus are subject to change, but expect entrees like grilled Miller’s Amish chicken and paella mixta. Toast to love with a bottle of Mumm Sparkling Cuvee Brut Prestige and end on a sweet note with the Chocolate Sphere, which is finished tableside.

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23. Minnesota

Cost of dinner for two: $87

A neighborhood gem, Cave Vin in Minneapolis, Minn., offers a warm, intimate setting for your romantic dinner. Order a bottle of Famiglia Bianchi cabernet sauvignon to enjoy with the pork tenderloin and the butternut squash ravioli. End the evening with an order of key lime pie.

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24. Mississippi

Cost of dinner for two: $82

An elegantly rustic spot in the historic Belhaven neighborhood of Jackson, Miss., the Manship Wood Fired Kitchen offers plenty of sharable dishes for your romantic dinner. Split an order of shrimp and grits and a fennel sausage wood-fired pizza. Pair it with a bottle of Charles Smith Boom Boom syrah and an apple cobbler for dessert.

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25. Missouri

Cost of dinner for two: $120

Private tables and a quiet, intimate ambiance make The Melting Pot in University City, Mo., among the most romantic restaurants in the area. Go all out by choosing the four-course experience, which includes cheese fondue, salad, chocolate fondue and an entree like the “Fondue Delight” or the “Pacific Rim.” Order a bottle of Cloudline pinot noir to accompany your meal.

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26. Montana

Cost of dinner for two: $89

Bin 119 in downtown Billings, Mont., offers an intimate dining experience on its romantic garden patio and inside its contemporary space. Get started with a bottle of the Hill Family Barrel Blend, then proceed to entrees like the roasted duck and stuffed chicken Florentine. Be sure to save room for the house cheesecake.

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27. Nebraska

Cost of dinner for two: $141

The soft lighting and elegant decor at The Flatiron Cafe in downtown Omaha, Neb., make it one of the most romantic restaurants you’ll find. Delight your palate with seasonal menu, featuring entrees like grilled Colorado lamb rack and the tournedos of beef. Sip on a bottle of Benzinger cabernet sauvignon and save room for a dessert, like the cheesecake.

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28. Nevada

Cost of dinner for two: $116

Located at the Lodge at Edgewood Tahoe in Lake Tahoe, Nev., the Edgewood Restaurant is built like an alpine chateau and offers breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe. Start your romantic dinner with a bottle of the Conundrum white blend, then proceed with the seafood risotto and organic stuffed chicken. Finish up with a slice of blueberry lemon cake.

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29. New Hampshire

Cost of dinner for two: $107

Sweep your date off his feet with a visit to Ristorante Massimo in historic downtown Portsmouth, N.H. The brick-and-stone decor in this cozy Italian spot will make you feel like you’re in Italy as you enjoy a bottle of 2005 Banfi Chianti Classico Riserva. Savor entrees like the filetto di manzo and osso buco d’agnello, and the budino di zucca for dessert.

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30. New Jersey

Cost of dinner for two: $110

Cozy up with your special someone at the historic Franklinville Inn, located in Franklinville, N.J. The warm elegance of the dining room is the perfect place to enjoy a bottle of Beckmen cabernet sauvignon, and entrees like chicken piccata and the broiled seafood combo. End the meal by sharing tiramisu.

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31. New Mexico

Cost of dinner for two: $106

Tucked away behind a hidden door in Los Ranchos Liquors, Vernon’s Speakeasy in Los Ranchos, N.M., provides the perfect cozy, elusive backdrop for a romantic dinner. Order a round of Grand Buffalo Sours to sip while enjoying the coffee-braised beef short rib and the tequila lime chicken. Top the meal off with a Velvet Capone for dessert.

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32. New York

Cost of dinner for two: $118

Book a reservation at newly renovated Yono’s in Albany, N.Y., which exudes romance with a large fireplace, crystal chandelier and beautiful floral displays. Menus change often, but expect fare like the Day Boat Long Island tuna loin and the crispy-skin St. Croix Farm’s chicken breast. Enjoy a bottle of Element Winery riesling and the Chocolate Rendezvous for dessert.

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33. North Carolina

Cost of dinner for two: $110

Romantic meals don’t get much better than the Restaurant at Gideon Ridge Inn in Blowing Rock, N.C. Take in the stunning mountain views from the terrace or opt for a table inside the intimate, European-inspired dining room.

Enjoy the locally sourced North Carolina entrees, like the duck breast and pork tenderloin. Order a bottle of the Hill Family Estate Barrel Blend, and if it’s available, the apple hand pie for dessert.

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34. North Dakota

Cost of dinner for two: $90

Located in downtown Grand Forks, N.D., Sky’s offers an elevated dining experience in a comfortably chic setting. Enjoy city views while sipping signature “Love in an Elevator” martinis, before dining on the 1907 roast caraway duck, the seared scallops and the cheesecake for dessert.

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35. Ohio

Cost of dinner for two: $85

You can surprise your special someone with a romantic dinner among the vines at the Bistro at Gervasi Vineyard in Canton, Ohio. Take in the refined rustic decor while enjoying a bottle of the Truscano sangiovese, paired with the house-made ravioli and the seafood chitarra. Finish up with the apple raisin bread pudding.

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36. Oklahoma

Cost of dinner for two: $115

Posh decor and an intimate dining room make Ludivine in Oklahoma City, Okla., one of the most romantic restaurants out there. Get started with a bottle of George Skouras moscofilero, then move on to the choucroute garnie and the Oklahoma Wagyu bavette steak. Savor the chamomile shortbread for dessert.

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37. Oregon

Cost of dinner for two: $97

An elegant space with a warm, inviting feel, del Alma Restaurant in downtown Corvallis, Ore., is the perfect spot for special evening. Order a bottle of the Ayres pinot noir, followed by the Dungeness crab potato enchiladas and the camarones a la crema. For dessert, go with the jericalla con bunuelos.

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38. Pennsylvania

Cost of dinner for two: $150

A glitzy restaurant with low lighting and contemporary decor, Eleven serves up romantic meals in Pittsburgh’s Strip District. Start your evening with a bottle of Gloria Ferrer blanc de noirs, then proceed with the seafood tasting and the beef tenderloin. Wrap things up by splitting the candy bar dessert.

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39. Rhode Island

Cost of dinner for two: $156

Soft lighting and crisp white tablecloths put romance in the air at Gracie’s in Providence, R.I. Because it’s a special occasion, opt for the three-course tasting menu with wine pairings. Menus change seasonally, but expect entrees such as Gracie’s rigatoni campanaro and roasted cod loin. For dessert, expect something inventive like a grapefruit meringue tart.

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40. South Carolina

Cost of dinner for two: $106

Get points for creativity by reserving a table at The Studio, a fine art gallery in Hilton Head Island, S.C., that doubles as a restaurant. Listen to live music and watch artists at work while dining on eggplant jambalaya and the local seafood paella. Finish with the chocolate mousse and linger over a bottle of Elk Cove chardonnay.

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41. South Dakota

Cost of dinner for two: $115

Minervas in Sioux Falls, S.D., exudes refined elegance with wood-paneled walls, white tablecloths and candles on each table. Impress your date with a bottle of Raymond Reserve cabernet sauvignon, followed by the fettuccine beef stroganoff and the roasted half duck. Save room to share a serving of tiramisu.

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42. Tennessee

Cost of dinner for two: $120

Housed in a stunning converted home in Memphis, Tenn., Restaurant Iris is a charming spot for a romantic dinner. Menus change often, but expect entrees like braised oxtail pappardelle and ruby red trout. Order a bottle of Grochau Cellars pinot blanc and save room for a dessert, like bread pudding.

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43. Texas

Cost of dinner for two: $96

Elegant decor and live piano music set the tone for romance at St. Martin’s Wine Bistro in Dallas, Texas. Start with a bottle of Rutherford Hill merlot, then move on to the les biftecks sauce Diane and the le carre d’ agneau grille. Split the chocolate terrine for an indulgent dessert.

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44. Utah

Cost of dinner for two: $107

Designed to feel like you’re dining at a friend’s house, Veneto in Salt Lake City is a cozy place to dine with someone special. Enjoy a round of Collesi Triplo Malto Italian beers before savoring authentic Italian fare like selvaggina con polenta and tagliata di manzo. Split the crema fritta for dessert.

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45. Vermont

Cost of dinner for two: $97

Situated inside the stunning Historic Vermont House in Burlington, Vt., The Gryphon’s timeless glamour is the perfect backdrop for a romantic dinner. Order the tuna steak and the seafood grits, and split the ice cream sundae for dessert. Celebrate your love with a bottle of Round Pond sauvignon blanc.

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46. Virginia

Cost of dinner for two: $160

Dazzle your date under the trees in the elegant Conservatory dining room at The Goodstone Inn & Estate Restaurant in Middleburg, Va. Start your evening with a bottle of Sunset Hills Vineyard cabernet franc, then enjoy seasonally inspired fare like poitrine de pheasant, coquilles St. Jacques and povlova for dessert.

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47. Washington

Cost of dinner for two: $224

Treat your beloved to old school elegance at El Gaucho in Tacoma, Wash. Spring for the Chateaubriand steak for two, prepared tableside, and the chocolate ganache for dessert. Make your date night extra special with a bottle of Dussek merlot.

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48. West Virginia

Cost of dinner for two: $100

A stunning historic space that once housed Moore and Parriot’s pharmacy, Tin 202 in Morgantown, W.Va., brings the glamour needed for a special date night. Pair a bottle of the Chateau Signoret Bordeaux with the ribeye and the lamb chop. Go with the pumpkin roll for dessert.

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49. Wisconsin

Cost of dinner for two: $111

Impress your date with the rustic elegance of Morel Restaurant in Milwaukee, Wis. The menu changes daily, but expect entrees like pork shoulder and rainbow trout. Select an interesting wine, such as the Mill Road Vineyard “Eberle” viognier and share a dessert like the apple walnut tart.

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50. Wyoming

Cost of dinner for two: $137

Cozy up to your special someone at The Blue Lion, located in a charming historic house in Jackson, Wyo. Enjoy an intimate dinner of buffalo ravioli and grilled elk tenderloin, while sharing a bottle of Jackson Hole Winery Rendezvous Red. You can’t go wrong with the mud pie for dessert.

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