Make Plans Now for Valentines Dinner in PhiladelphiaMake Plans Now for Valentines Dinner in Philadelphia

There is still some time before Valentine’s Day arrives, but it is just around the corner. Philadelphia has some amazing restaurants perfect for that iconic romantic date night dinner. But the best way to ensure you get a spot at a table is to secure your reservations (or make a game plan to arrive early for restaurants without reservation systems) as soon as possible.

If you have just moved to Philly or will be moving to Philly before Valentine’s Day, you may be looking for a great date night restaurant to take that special someone. Let us recommend a few of Philly’s best romantic restaurants to help you.


Not only does Lark offer a great dinner, but the view is also amazing. Lark is located on the rooftop of the Ironworks building across the river from Manayunk. The atmosphere is dripping in romantic decorating including art deco chandeliers, velvet upholstery, and of course the views. The menu is Mediterranean accompanying an impeccable wine and cocktail list.


In Philadelphia’s highly desirable Northwest area, located on the cobblestone street of Germantown Avenue. Jansen is lovely located within the historic century house featuring old-world charm and the original fireplace. This is a true Valentine’s Day fine dining experience with a seasonally changing menu.

Radicchio Cafe

Located in Old City, it is a long-standing favorite. If you are looking for a restaurant that provides atmosphere and flavorful food while remaining friendly to the budget this is it. Most main course entrées can be found for under $25. If you love Italian food you will not be disappointed. Radicchio Cafe serves up amazing veal marcella, split ziti al teléfono, and much more.

South Jazz Kitchen

If you want an added layer of ambiance with your romantic meal there is just something about live jazz. In this restaurant on Broad Street, there are delicious comfort foods like shrimp and grits with a classy dining atmosphere and live music. You can purchase tickets for specific shows and guarantee you have a table at South Jazz Kitchen for Valentine’s.

The Love

Who can go wrong with a Valentine’s Day restaurant named after the whole focus of the day? The Love Restaurant is named as such for a reason. The ambiance at night is centered around a romantic experience with perfectly dimmed lighting and cozy seating. It is one of the Rittenhouse area’s most popular restaurants.

Vernick Food and Drink

For a guaranteed hit date night, the food is always great at Vernick Food and Drink on Walnut Street. This is a fine dining establishment with some of the most amazing unique entrées you will find in the city always perfectly paired with an excellent wine selection. If you love your wine you can purchase it from the Vernick Wine Shop next door.

Philadelphia is nicknamed the city of brotherly love and that’s exactly what the word Philadelphia means. But on Valentine’s Day, the city comes to life with romantic love and plenty of space to celebrate the romantic atmosphere. This is just a handful of the amazing spots that are great for Valentine’s Day or any date night for that matter.

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