Romantic Restaurants in Miami, FL for a Date Night

Miami features many romantic restaurants that have award-winning chefs, food and ambiances. The term ‘romantic’ means different things to different people, so we rounded up a diverse collection of restaurants. Some offer an upscale quiet ambiance; others are trendy, more casual spots. However, they all showcase delicious dishes and drink and wine options. Whether vacationing or just looking for romantic dinner options, the city has hundreds of great places to try. Check out the top romantic restaurants in Miami, and plan a date night.

Romantic Restaurants in Miami: 6 Must-try Places for Date Night

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Versailles Restaurant (Cuban)

For more than 40 years, Versailles has served Cuban flavors and been active in the local and global Cuban community. Billing itself as “the world’s most famous Cuban restaurant,” Versailles even hosts politicians and media for social and political issues.

Open early and closing late, the menu offers all meals, daily specials, drinks, a notable wine collection and desserts. The interior dining room features low and cool-color lighting, small and large tables, and architectural ceilings with chandeliers.

Due to Versailles’ popularity, try an early dinner for a more intimate dinner experience. The restaurant also offers take out and a separate bakery for couples who prefer to dine at home.

Truluck’s (American and Seafood)

Find American favorites and fresh seafood from their own fisheries at Truluck’s, which also has locations in Naples and Fort Lauderdale.

The Miami location serves lunch and dinner, and separate cocktail and gluten-free menus. For dinner, try fresh catches or USDA prime cuts. The restaurant also uses 100 percent antibiotic- and hormone-free all natural beef, pork and lamb. A special happy hour offers half-off cocktails and featured wines.

During the date, sit at small, white cloth-covered tables, each with their own mini lamp. Many customers celebrate anniversaries and birthdays at Trulucks, and praise the food and sophisticated atmosphere. Truluck’s rates as fine-dining, so dress up for this romantic dinner.

CVI.CHE 105 (Peruvian, Seafood)

This Peruvian and seafood spot is another of our favorite top romantic restaurants in Miami. There are two locations in Miami – one in South Beach and the other downtown.

CVI.CHE 105 is often known for serving the best ceviche, a marinated and garnished raw fish or seafood dish. Open for lunch and dinner, the menu features ceviches and tiraditos, traditional, and Peruvian specialty dishes. Desserts, creative cocktails and a large wine list complement dinner.

Indoors couples will find intimate seating, large modern columns, a chandelier and track lighting. CVI.CHE 105 also has an outdoor wine bar. This dinner spot is known for its trendy vibe and can get busy fast, so an early or late dinner may provide a more quiet setting.

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Osteria Vecchio Piemonte (Italian)

Couples looking for a smaller Italian restaurant should check out Osteria Vecchio Piemonte, which opens for lunch and dinner (Mon.-Fri.) and dinner only on weekends.

The menu features authentic Italian favorites – such as spaghetti – as well as other courses, appetizers and salads, using a variety of meats, seafood and veggies. Once couples enter, they notice the intimate lighting and small white-cloth tables.

Frequent visitors rave about the authenticity, delicious food, excellent service and wine list. To guarantee a spot, make a reservation to visit what many call a hidden gem.

Fratelli Milano (Italian)

Another popular Italian favorite is family-owned Fratelli Milano. Twin brother Chefs Roberto and Emanuele Bearzi focus on authentic Italian specialties, including handcrafted pasties, pastas and breads.

Open for lunch and dinner six days a week – closed Sundays – diners praise authentic Italian flavors and ambiance. Menu options range from appetizers to pizzas and pasta favorites.

The inside of Fratelli Milano showcases warm neutral colors, and large but low-lighting fixtures and hanging lamps. Enjoy sitting at booth tables or stand-alones, and reservations are recommended.

Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill (Tapas, Spanish, Raw)

Sugarcane offers three culinary experiences: a robata grill, hot kitchen and raw bar. Executive Chef and Partner Timon Balloo adds South American flavors to foodie favorites.

Hours begin around lunchtime and run late into the evening. Menu options include clams and oysters, small and large dishes, and sushi and sushi rolls. However, many guests enjoy the tapas selection.

Additionally, couples will find colorful seating indoors, including red booths and yellow chairs. Outside features small tables and string lights and lamps. Sugarcane is also known for signature cocktails and a large rum selection. Reservations are recommended.

It’s time to visit these romantic restaurants in Miami. Start planning a couple’s getaway today!

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