Our Favorite Date Night Spots in Chicago
One of the things Chicago is known for is its food. From delectable cuisine, to a hardy cheeseburger, to deep dish pizza, Chicago has it all! Not only is the food delicious, but there are some pretty great restaurants with some awesome ambiance. Keep reading to check out our favorite date night spots in Chicago! We might even throw a few fun ones in there.
Located right next door to White Haute in Lakeview, Frasca’s is a great place for a date night. The ambiance is moody and romantic, while still being light hearted. Stop in for some incredible pasta, personal size pizza, and wine. Don’t forget to order our favorite appetizer, roasted brussels sprouts and cauliflower!
For an incredibly romantic night, go to Violet Hour in Wicker Park for some mystery. With a single hanging light bulb indicating the location, sneak into this modern day speakeasy. With an extensive drink menu, you will be far from disappointed with any option you can think of! There are a few food options on the menu, but we suggest you come here before dinner or after.
Aba is definitely a restaurant you need to add to your list of date night spots in Chicago. Located in the ever popular West Loop, it serves mediterranean cuisine and crafted drinks. Head over for a trendy night out!
Right next door in Lincoln Park is Boka. As one of the more expensive places on our list of date night spots in Chicago, you will not waste a single penny! The decor is very romantic, even with a wall full of greenery. Not only is the vibe fantastic, but the food is exquisite and will leave you wanting more and satisfied at the same time. Come here for special occasions as an extra sign of appreciation to your loved one.
Lady and the Tramp solidified that slurping pasta is indeed the most romantic thing you can eat ever. Do yourself a favor and schedule your date night at Il Porcellino in River North. With incredible pasta options, and indelible meat to go with it, you have to add this to your list of date night spots in Chicago! They also have a wicked drink menu.
A traditional Italian place in Lincoln Park, Sapori Trattoria is one of the most romantic date night spots in Chicago. Every single dime you spend will be worth the amazing food, service, and atmosphere you’ll receive. It’s basically the Nordstrom of restaurants, with their incredible service and attention to detail. You and your date will have an unforgettable night at this cozy restaurant.
Bavette’s Bar & Boeuf
Bavette’s Bar and Boeuf is one of the most hyped up restaurants in Chicago right now, and for good reason! Get a fabulous tasting steak, reinvented hors d’oeuvres, and an extensive drink menu. Have the feast of your life, while sitting in a cozy, romantic atmosphere in the heart of the city.
BONUS: For a more fun and casual date, come over to Sp!n and play some ping pong! It’s under $10 per person to play for an hour, so if you’re not good, you won’t be breaking the bank for nothing. The staff is friendly and they serve amazing food and appetizers while you play. Come here for a fun night, or even a first date! Make sure to take a picture in the tub of ping pong balls before you leave.
We hope you enjoy our list of date night spots in Chicago! Have yourself a great time and tag us if you happen to go to one of these great places!