Best of Boston

Best Romantic Restaurant, South

2005 Best Romantic Restaurant, Berkshires

Verdura

Great Barrington
A romantic stay in the Berkshires is not complete without a visit to Verdura, a cozy spot that oozes charm. Northern Italian classic cuisine and […] read more»
2005 Best Romantic Restaurant

L’Espalier

Boston
Sometimes it feels as if romance has all but vanished. Luckily there’s L’Espalier, where Frank McClelland’s sumptuous cuisine is guaranteed to set hearts aflutter. Settle […] read more»
2004 Best Romantic Restaurant, Cape Cod

Chillingsworth

Brewster
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2004 Best Romantic Restaurant, Martha's Vineyard

L’Etoile

Edgartown
Housed in a glass atrium attached to the island’s most exclusive inn (the Relais & Chateaux-affiliated Charlotte Inn), this restaurant continues to charm with its […] read more»
2004 Best Romantic Restaurant, North

Glory

Andover
Sometimes all it takes to stir up emotion is a little hole-in-the-wall restaurant with drippy candles and a few two-tops. Other times the road to […] read more»
2004 Best Romantic Restaurant, South

Petit Paris Bistro

Scituate
Romantic meals in France are often more about joie de vivre than over-the-top luxury. The same could be said of Scituate—at least when it feels […] read more»
2004 Best Romantic Restaurant, West

Le Soir Bistro

Newton
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, […] read more»
2004 Best Romantic Restaurant

L’Espalier

Boston
Maybe you can’t buy love, but you can most certainly feed it. Just ask the staff at L’Espalier, which has been trained to produce a […] read more»
2004 Best Romantic Restaurant, Affordable

Lala Rokh

Boston
With Thai food on every corner and henna tattoos sold at the mall, the truly exotic is hard to find anymore. That’s why this atmospheric […] read more»
2003 Best Romantic Restaurant, West

Le Soir

Newton
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 […] read more»
2003 Best Romantic Restaurant

L’Espalier

Boston
The maitre d’ at L’Espalier is so accustomed to proposals among his customers, he’ll happily dispense advice about where to conceal the ring. It’s all […] read more»
2002 Best Romantic Restaurant, West

Stellina

Watertown
Stellina will gently coax you into warm receptivity with its quirky, comfortable atmosphere, seductive northern Italian fare (think figs baked with gorgonzola and toasted walnuts), […] read more»
2002 Best Romantic Restaurant, Affordable

Dal

Somerville
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2002 Best Romantic Restaurant, Upscale

Pigalle

Boston
Significant others seem even more significant in certain settings. At Pigalle, for instance, where the smart and sweet service, delightful food, superb wines, and candlelit […] read more»