Whether you are looking for a romantic restaurant for a date night, Valentine's Day, an anniversary, a proposal or just because, these San Antonio, Texas, restaurants are the most romantic in town. Here are six of our favorite places to plan a date.
Grey Moss Inn, 19010 Scenic Loop Road in Helotes, is where to go if you are looking for cozy, quaint and romantic. It doesn't get much more romantic than the Grey Moss Inn Restaurant. The Grey Moss Inn serves up fine dining, from steaks to seafood, in a white-tablecloth atmosphere ideal for special occasions. This restaurant has stood the test of time, too: it was founded in 1929.
The Palm, is a lovers' steakhouse dream. If you or your partner wants to celebrate your love with delicious cuts of steak, then The Palm downtown is the place to go. You'll find all the traditional sides you would expect from a steakhouse, plus some of the best cuts of meat cooked to order. Craving seafood? You must try the lobster. It'll be a meal to remember.
If there is a foodie in your life, you will want to bring them to the Fig Tree. Secluded on the River Walk, you can have the beauty of the river without all the noise and tourists that usually accompanies it. The food here is the best of the best, served on fine china and crystal. Menu items may include the likes of pan-seared sea bass, beef Wellington and duck confit.
It is not often that you find a big chain restaurant on a list of "most romantic" for any city, but the Melting Pot with its gooey pots of cheese and warm chocolate fondue buck the trend. You'll need reservations well in advance for some days, especially Valentine's Day.
Oak Valley Vineyard Restaurant
Just a short drive to the outskirts of town affords you the opportunity to eat at a real vineyard in a romantic setting. The Oak Valley Vineyard Restaurant is an upscale steak and seafood house located on a San Antonio vineyard. You will also find lunch and weekend menus that cater to lovers who are on a budget. And don't worry. If you are not familiar with wine, the staff here will make suggestions for food pairing. If possible, request a table in the sexy wine cellar basement.
Las Canarias is another romantic River Walk restaurant. Las Canarias is located inside the Omni Hotel, and boasts three stories of indoor dining, along with outside seating. You can even make online reservations to ensure a table.
This elegant dining hall serves up American food with a twist. For a daytime romantic date, check out Las Canarias's incredible champagne brunch. Grab a table outside with a view and toast to your relationship. For some great people-watching later at night, order a signature, hand-made margarita and watch people walk by the river.
Another romantic option inside the Omni is its AAA Four Diamond restaurant, Ostra, known for its oyster bar, wine list and specialty tequilas.