List of Romantic Restaurants in Detroit for Valentine's Day

Intimate-Dining Options for Two

When you're looking for a special, romantic dining experience for two, Detroit has several options. Here are just a few of the romantic restaurants for Valentine's Day in Detroit:
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    Where: Allen Road, Allen Park
    Entree Prices: $$$$

    Description: Although mainly Italian cuisine, the menu includes diverse international dishes, including fish & chips, veal, filet mignon and spaghetti. Its specialties, however, are dishes cooked table side, singing waiters and flaming desserts.

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    Where: Washington Street, Ann Arbor
    Entree Prices: $$$$

    Description: French and Italian-country cuisine and wine bar in a tiered, brick-walled dining room. The restaurant, located in the basement of an office building, has the feel of a wine cellar.


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    Where: Jackson Road, Ann Arbor
    Entree Prices: $$$

    Description: Weber's Restaurant is a long-time Ann Arbor favorite. The main restaurant serves prime rib, steaks and seafood.
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    Clinton Township: Sajo's Restaurant

    Where: Moravian Road, Clinton Township
    Entree Prices: $$$

    Description: Sajo's of Clinton Township provides a nice atmosphere that manages to make a special occasion out of a casual dining experience. In addition to the well-thought-out, contemporary decor, Sajo's has a large menu; some truly amazing dishes; and friendly, unpretentious service. The unique combination of attributes makes the restaurant a good choice for any kind of diner.
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  • 05 of 29
    Where: Renaissance Center, Detroit
    Entree Prices: $$$$

    Description: Serving home-style Italian and contemporary American cuisine, Andiamo's menu includes home-made pasta, seafood, veal and steak.
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    Where: Renaissance Center, Detroit
    Entrée Prices: $$$$

    Description: An outstanding 360-degree view of Detroit puts Coach Insignia ahead of the pack for romance—the city can’t help but look great at 700 feet! After a glass elevator ride to the top, enjoy their extensive wine list and selections of American steakhouse classics with French and Italian influences.

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    Where: MotorCity Casino Hotel, Detroit
    Entree Prices: $$$$

    Description: Iridescence is Detroit's only four-diamond restaurant. It is located on the top floor of the MotorCity Hotel. Fabulous views and an iridescent quality captured from the MotorCity's exterior lighting create a unique dining atmosphere. The new menu consists of American cuisine made from local ingredients.
  • 08 of 29
    Where: Riverplace Drive, Detroit
    Entree Prices: $$$$

    Description: The Rattlesnake Club provides river-front dining with extraordinary views. It serves American cuisine, including seafood, lamb, duck and chicken.
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  • 09 of 29
    Where: Woodward Avenue, Detroit
    Entree Prices: $$$$

    Description: The Whitney serves American cuisine, including beef, seafood, lamb and veal dishes, in a historic 1894 mansion.
  • 10 of 29
    Where: MGM Grand Detroit
    Entree Prices: $$$ to $$$$

    Description: The "bar & grill" restaurant is the creation of Wolfgang Puck, a celebrity chef. The restaurant offers American cuisine, including salads, sandwiches, steaks, seafood, pastas and wood-oven baked pizzas.
  • 11 of 29
    Where: 10 Mile Road, Farmington Hills
    Entree Prices: $$$

    Description: Ristorante Cafe Ortina serves northern Italian cuisine from pasta to rack of lamb. It is served in an intimate, cozy atmosphere arranged around a large, brick fireplace.
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    Where: Kercheval Ave., Grosse Pointe
    Entrée Prices: $$$$

    Description: Voted Hour Detroit Magazine’s 2014 Restaurant of the Year, Marais is absolute fine dining at its best. Fabulous French food, served with flair and beauty, gorgeous displays of French Macarons, warm blonde and grey décor all add up to a very romantic night out.

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    Grosse Pointe: Marais

    Where: Kercheval Ave., Grosse Pointe
    Entrée Prices: $$$$

    Description: Voted Hour Detroit Magazine’s 2014 Restaurant of the Year, Marais is absolute fine dining at its best. Fabulous French food, served with flair and beauty, gorgeous displays of French Macarons, warm blonde and grey décor all add up to a very romantic night out.

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    Where: North River Rd., Harrison Twp.
    Entree Prices: $$-$$$

    Description: A beautiful view of Lake St. Clair and a warm, nautical atmosphere serving steaks, seafood, pastas and more.

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    Where: Jefferson Ave., Harrison Twp.
    Entree Prices: $$$

    Description: A local favorite since 1953, Luigis is an old-style Italian spot complete with red-and-white-checked tablecloths. A large wine cellar and nostalgic feel makes it a great casual neighborhood romantic spot.

  • 16 of 29
    Where: Woodward Avenue, Ferndale
    Entree Prices: $$-$$$

    Description: Anita’s Kitchen has a nice, warm atmosphere and a menu full of Lebanese dishes that are reasonably priced and served in large portions. The flavor combinations and seasoning make this restaurant a local favorite.
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    Livonia: Sweet Lorraine's

    Where: Marriott, Livonia
    Entree Prices: $$$

    Description: French doors, curved walls and famous quotes are some of the decorative touches that give Sweet Lorraine's its ambiance. Its menu is even more distinctive in that it offers old favorites with unique twists, including sandwiches, gourmet burgers, meatloaf, pasta and seafood.
  • 18 of 29
    Where: 9 Mile Road, Novi
    Entree Prices: $$$ (Large sushi menu also available)

    Description: Shiro Restaurant serves fine-dining Japanese in an elegant white, 1929 mansion. Shiro means "castle" or "white" in Japanese.
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    Where: The Hotel Baronette, Novi
    Entree Prices: $$$$

    Description: The three room restaurant also contains a bar, wine store and market. It has an interesting, warm atmosphere and serves very creative dishes with a focus on Michigan ingredients.
  • 20 of 29
    Where: Downtown Plymouth
    Entree Prices: $$$

    Description: A reasonably priced Italian restaurant, Compari's is warm, comfortable and social. Compari's is also taking reservations for Valentine's Day.
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  • 21 of 29
    Where: The Inn at St. John's, Plymouth
    Entree Prices: $$$$

    Descripton: 5ive Restaurant is located in the lobby of the Inn at St. John's, which is surrounded by a golf course and park-like greenery. The location of the restaurant makes a meal feel like a special occasion, and the eclectic menu has something for everyone. In fact, the menu includes some really different and creative dishes.
  • 22 of 29
    Where: Plymouth
    Entree Prices: $$$

    Description: Station 885 is family owned and railroad themed. Its roaring fireplace and subdued lighting give it an elegant atmosphere. The menu is varied and includes dishes such as calamari, pizza, veal and meat loaf. In some cases, the dinner entrees include multiple courses and dessert.
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    Rochester: Kruse & Muer in the Village

    Where: Village of Rochester Hills Mall
    Entree Prices: $$$

    Description: Part of Chuck Muer's restaurant dynasty, Kruse & Muer in the Village offers intimate dining with a menu containing oven-baked bread, chowder, salads, sandwiches, chicken, ribs, homemade pastas, fresh fish and pizza.
  • 24 of 29

    Where: Rochester
    Entree Prices: $$$$

    Description: The Brookshire Restaurant in the Royal Park Hotel has a cozy, 1920’s home feel to it with high windows and wood tones in a very elegant setting. The food is classic European hotel-style, with American and local touches, offering steaks, seafood, pastas and even raw oysters. 

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  • 25 of 29
    Where: Roseville
    Entree Prices: $$$$

    Description: Mr. Paul's has a cozy atmosphere with brick walls and live piano music. Its menu includes seafood, beef and pasta dishes such as rack of lamb, lobster and Chateaubriand for two served table side.
  • 26 of 29

    Where: Lakeside Circle, Sterling Heights
    Entree Prices: $$$

    Description: Sterling’s Bistro has great food, a warm, intimate atmosphere and a great drinks menu. The menu is eclectic with American-French-Italian-Asian influences

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    Troy: Maggiano's Little Italy

    Where: Big Beaver Road, Troy
    Entree Prices: $$$

    Description: Maggiano's serves southern Italian cuisine, including steak, seafood and pasta. Most of the dishes are served family style. The dining room is decorated with red-checkered tablecloths, wood floors, dark paneling and crystal chandeliers.
  • 28 of 29
    Where: West Bloomfield
    Entree Prices: $$$$$

    Description: The Lark is city-renowned for award-winning, French-inspired cuisine, including rabbit, rack of lamb and lobster. The restaurant has a country-inn setting.
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    Where: Biddle Avenue, Wyandotte
    Entree Prices: $$$

    Description: Portofino Italian Restaurant provides diners with a beautiful view and an airy dining space. While its menu and ambiance is more boathouse restaurant than Italian eatery, it has enough Italian cuisine to satisfy a craving for pasta or traditional chicken and veal dishes.