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BEST Romantic Restaurant, West

2011 BEST Romantic Restaurant, West


West Newton

Pike traffic is a proven romance killer. Which is why it’s a good thing Newton has its own spot to sip, sup, and swoon. The dining room’s billowy fabric sets the tone for a special evening, while the dishes from… read more»

2004 BEST Romantic Restaurant, West

Le Soir Bistro


This elegant boîte radiates such warm, intimate energy that if you’re not in love by the time you’ve chosen an appetizer (lobster and fennel profiteroles, perhaps?), you’ll surely swoon when the server brings the entrée. By dessert (the lusciously generous… read more»

2003 BEST Romantic Restaurant, West

Le Soir


It could be the soft lighting and rich hues of creamy taupe, burgundy, and deep orange in the dining room. Maybe it’s the Francophile’s dream of a wine list. It might even be the comfortable and confident service. But ultimately… read more»

2001 BEST Romantic Restaurant, West


West Newton

West Newton, romantic? You bet. And if the name Lumière doesn’t make you feel like you’re lost in a French fantasy, the billowy, low-lit fabric rippling in waves across the ceiling of this small bistro certainly will. Add some candles… read more»