Top 8 Romantic Seattle Date Night Restaurants

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Keep the romance alive this Valentine’s Day and bring your date to some truly delicious — not to mention extremely stylish — restaurants. From baroque chandeliers and industrial interiors to cozy booths and neon-lit bar tops, our list covers the best Seattle date night restaurants to spice up your Valentine’s Day (and your Instagram). Make your reservation today!

The Pink Door

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Marked only by the titular pink door, this iconic Pike Place restaurant in Post Alley is easy to miss. Once you’re inside, however, the huge windows, exposed brick, funky artwork, and delicious Italian food make The Pink Door one of our top picks.

Il Bistro

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Another Italian spot in Pike Place Market, Il Bistro provides intimate, candlelit fine dining, making many lists just like this one for nearly 40 years. Check out their special Valentine’s Day menu.

Barolo Ristorante

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If you’re into chandeliers, candelabras, dark leather booths, and other design elements that make you feel like a fancy wine-drinking socialite couple (but with none of the snobbishness), Barolo Ristorante on Westlake is the place for you.

Barrio Mexican Kitchen

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Barrio Mexican Kitchen in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood is a hip choice for a date night. Their wall of candles, Latino-inspired cocktails, and excellent happy hour will make heading here on Friday night a no-brainer. Also, what’s a date night without tacos?

Noi Thai Cuisine

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Besides the authentic, high-quality Thai food, Noi Thai Cuisine’s downtown location boasts a sophisticated art-deco interior design that is downright Gatsby-esque for an unforgettable Valentine’s day evening.

Radiator Whiskey

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Looking for something a little less glitzy and a little more Pacific Northwest? Radiator Whiskey in Pike Place Market provides a warm and cozy ambiance while offering house-branded whiskey and delicious signature cocktails.


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List in Belltown not only boasts one of the best date night happy hours ($19 bottles of wine and half-off food items), but the neon-lit bar tops and hot pink chandeliers give it some seriously cool vibes.


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Twinkle lights, retro wallpaper, and low-hanging industrial-style bulbs earn Canon its spot on this list, not to mention its innovative cocktail menu and the crazy fact that it houses the largest collection of spirits in the Western Hemisphere.

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