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When you need some restaurant ideas to celebrate the day of love

By Ariadna Sandoval

Looking for the perfect romantic spot to spend with your loved ones on Valentine's Day? Well, Look no further! Listed below are the best restaurants in Boston to visit on this special day. Whether you like dimly-lit and cozy environments or prefer a table with a view, this list has you covered. And, if you find yourself without a date on this special occasion, a table for one will be just as amazing!


This Italian eatery is well-suited for those looking to enjoy dinner with a view. Located on The Newbury Hotel's rooftop, this restaurant offers a breathtaking view of the Back-Bay area, with you and your loved one dining amidst the city lights. The restaurant prepares a special four-course menu for Valentine's Day, including mouth watering options like spicy lobster rigatoni and a refreshing hand-spun coffee gelato.

Find Contessa's Valentine's menu here, and be one step closer to reserving a table in this beautiful location.

Barcelona Wine Bar

Is it really Valentine's Day dinner without a glass of wine to accompany you? If you are looking to take part in a blissful wine experience, Barcelona Wine Bar is the place for you. With Brookline and the South-end locations, this fun tapas-and-wine bar is already popular within BU's student population. This Valentine's Day, Barcelona Wine Bar is offering an out-of-the-box Valentine's Day gift experience, where guests can expect carefully crafted wine selections with each meal. If you aren't a fan of wine, don't worry! The restaurant also offers a romantic dinner with the chef's seasonal specials.

If you are interested in Barcelona Wine Bar, follow this link and secure your spot at this romantic location.


What is more romantic than a French-inspired dining experience? Let me present to you, Coquette. Dine in this adorable coastal French restaurant to immerse yourself in a unique Parisian experience. Mesmerizing murals, grand chandeliers, and extravagant ceilings create a luxurious atmosphere for your dining experience. If you are looking for a light meal, the petit dishes and hors-d'oeuvres are your best options, including savory dishes such as lobster croquettes and crispy monkfish. If you prefer to indulge in a grander experience, try one of their shellfish towers.

Want to be part of this Parisian experience? Book your table here.


Looking for an outdoor experience? Then you should definitely check out Oleana. This Eastern Mediterranean-inspired restaurant fits those wanting to dine in the fresh air. This cozy restaurant offers a wide range of plate options; with Greek, Turkish and Lebanese cuisines, you and your loved one can embark on an international taste test all while enjoying the fairy-tale-like dining garden. Take a bite out of a soft za'atar bread or enjoy a sweet potato and lamb moussaka in this dreamlike restaurant.

If Eastern Mediterranean sounds like your cup of tea, check out their menu here.

Zuzu's Petals

If you want to spend uninterrupted quality time with your loved one, check out Zuzu's Petals. This Cambridge wine and dessert bar is known for its no-phone policy. For this special occasion, the restaurant is offering a Valentine's Day soiree for two, which includes a decadent Parisian-style cheese fondue and dark chocolate soufflé. If cheese is not your thing, they also offer a variety of delectable desserts and wines. Why not exchange your blue-light distraction for a coffee-infused Tiramisu this Valentine's Day?

Leave your cell phone and book a table here.

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