Best Date Nights In The DC Metro Area
From Flashy Flamingos To 70’s Scandals, We’ve Got All The Fun Ways To Enjoy The Season Of Love Plus Some Classic Date Night Hot Spots For All Year Long.
It’s hard to believe, but Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Whether you’re searching for the perfect date night in, a Galentine’s Day brunch, or simply looking for your new favorite restaurant, our team compiled our favorite local spots for a special meal.
Pinstripes - North Bethesda, MD
Who says dinner has to be at a table? With live music, firepits, bowling, and bocce, celebrate Valentine’s Day ‘where sophistication meets fun’ at Pinstripes! Serving bistro-inspired American cuisine, delicious desserts, and a vast beverage menu, Pinstripes proves how fun dinner truly can be.
The Watergate Hotel - Washington, DC
Searching for a unique date night experience? Look no further than the once infamous turned fabulous Watergate Hotel’s whiskey bar, The Next. Take a trip back to the 1970s to learn details of The Watergate Scandal interactively. Enjoy a classic whiskey cocktail, sweet and savory fondue, a chocolate cigar, and some seriously groovy music. This experience is available inside a socially distanced igloo for up to six guests per reservation.
Bonaroti Ristorante - Vienna, VA
Soak in the delicious tastes of Napoli under the stars. This classic Italian cuisine ranks as some of the best in the DC Metro area and proves to consistently be an ideal romantic evening. With a broad wine list, fresh seafood, and homemade pasta, this restaurant is truly a must-eat location.
Book A Date Night Package at District Winery - Washington, DC
Take the guesswork out of Valentine’s Day with this surefire romantic and memorable evening. Take a peek into the world of urban winemaking, enjoy your new favorite glass of wine, and an elegant dinner immediately following your tour. For $100, this experience is the perfect way to enjoy the holiday.
Mon Ami Gabi - Bethesda, MD
This french eatery proves that brunch is the coolest meal of the week. Mon Ami Gabi is simply the perfect way to celebrate Galentine’s day with, well, votre ami! Reservations are almost a must for this restaurant as the line can get long, but the french staples are worth it. Enjoy some of the best french onion soup in the DC metro area or treat yourself to some crepes for some extra joie de vivre.
Capitol River Cruises - Washington, DC
While Capitol River Cruises may be known for their cocktails and scenic tour of our Nation’s monuments, we suggest adding a little fun to your experience by opting for the Crab Boat! With all the crabs, beer, and fun you could ever ask for, this experience is a surefire way to do something different this Valentine’s Day. Gather your friends or family for this perfect Potomac cruise with a Maryland twist.
Galentine’s Day Flamingle - Maryland Zoo
Hoping for a flocking fabulous Galentine’s Day? Make friends with some flamingos, enjoy a Drag Brunch, and dominate some Fierce Females trivia. This once-in-a-lifetime event features unlimited mimosas, signature cocktails, and surprises. What more could you ask for?
Chef Tony’s Restaurant - Bethesda, MD
With some of the best Mediterranean and fresh seasonal seafood in the DC metro area, there’s no wonder why this is a favorite date night location. Looking for something a little lighter? Enjoy the variety of tapas available! Don’t miss out on Lobster Thursdays every single week.
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