Though Austin is known as a casual, wear-shorts-to-a-steakhouse kind of city, its restaurants can turn up the charm when the occasion calls for it. For celebrating an anniversary, holiday reservations, or making a big impression on a first date, here are some of Austin’s most romantic restaurants.
These Austin restaurants have a combination of features that amp up date night: soft lighting, distinctive ambiance, and of course, great food. This list encompasses both the classics — it’s hard to beat a steak at Jeffrey’s or sushi from Uchi — as well as newcomers to the city’s restaurant scene like high-end hot pot restaurant DipDipDip Tatsu-ya and live-fire restaurant Hestia.
Likewise, explore Eater’s picks for date night restaurants. finer dining restaurants, and the best make-out restaurant spots.
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; it may pose a risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial COVID transmission. The latest CDC guidance is here; find a COVID-19 vaccination site here.
With updates by Nadia Chaudhury.Read More