A roaring fireplace, impeccable service, and wonderful food can be expected at any of the following Pittsburgh area restaurants when you are searching for a romantic dining experience.
Long considered one of Pittsburgh's most romantic restaurants, Hyeholde is situated on beautiful woodland gardens. Small dining rooms and delicious contemporary cuisine provide a luxurious, intimate dining experience in this stately castle. 190 Hyeholde Dr., Moon Township, PA
This romantic restaurant is ensconced in an antique-filled, 200-year-old house, and is a popular spot for couples celebrating special occasions. A variety of rooms provide a cozy dining experience and the menu offers modern twists on traditional American cuisine. Located about 30 miles south of Pittsburgh in Belle Vernon. 114 Speer Street, Belle Vernon, PA
Named “Best Romantic Restaurant” by Pittsburgh Magazine’s “Best of the ‘Burgh several times over, this elegant eatery on the edge of the Pittsburgh Strip District. The ambiance is elegantly casual as there is no dress code observed, and the menu is made up of upscale food with an extensive wine list. Each dining room has its own mood, so it's best to let them know the reason for your night out when you make a reservation. 1150 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA
One of the original wayside inns along the National Road, the Stone House Restaurant and Inn first opened its doors in 1794 to travelers seeking renewed health in the waters of nearby Fayette Springs. Five historic dining rooms are decorated with rare antique pieces and the food is delicious and beautifully presented. To extend the romance, book a room at the inn for a staycation to remember. 3023 National Pike, Farmington, PA.
Contemporary, warm and inviting, Spoon in East Liberty features a delicious modern American Farm to Table menu, driven by local and sustainable products from the Pittsburgh region. A unique cocktail selection, diverse wine list, and outstanding staff round out the entire inviting dining experience. 134 South Highland Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
Casbah in Pittsburgh's Shadyside neighborhood exudes romance, Mediterranean style. Spoon is a recipient of a Wine Spectator award, and their extensive wine list includes over 40 wines by the glass. The year-round heated patio and glass-enclosed wine cellar are especially romantic and worth requesting in advance. Spoon offers special tasting menus during holiday events such as Valentine's Day, making it a great time to try something new. 229 S Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
Set amid wooded hills and turn-of-the-century homesteads in Glenshaw, this unassuming building is stunning inside. There are plenty of nooks and crannies for romantic evenings, with the bookstore balcony being the most popular. The daily changing menu is inspired by Pacific Rim cuisine and is always fresh and flavorful. If you call ahead and ask, the staff will go out of their way to make any occasion a very romantic one. 3400 Harts Run Road, Glenshaw, PA
While a chain restaurant probably doesn't come to mind when you think of romance, The Melting Pot is a great choice for a fun and interactive date. There are several cheese foundues to choose from, and make sure you leave room for the delicious chocolate dessert fondue as well. 125 West Station Square Drive, Station Square