1. Travel
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Chicago Romantic Restaurants

Best spots in Chicago for an intimate night out


Whether it's for Valentine's Day, an anniversary, first date or just a special night out, Chicago has a variety of spots for an intimate dinner. Here are some of my favorite romantic restaurants in Chicago, listed in alphabetical order:

1. Cafe Absinthe

Cafe Absinthe is a Wicker Park staple, and a great place to take your date before a night out at the area's various clubs.
  • Cuisine: Contemporary
  • Address: 1954 W. North Ave., Chicago
  • Phone: 773-278-4488
  • Hours: Open for dinner every night.
  • Average tab per diner: $60

2. Geja's Cafe

Geja's Cafe is a long running romantic fondue dining spot, with dark booths and flamenco guitarists.
  • Cuisine: Fondue
  • Address: 340 West Armitage, Chicago
  • Phone: 773-281-9101
  • Hours: Open for dinner every night.
  • Average tab per diner: $70

3. Signature Room at the 95th

While the food is adequate rather than impressive, the high altitude is the star here, with tall windows surrounding the entire room which provides the best view of any restaurant in Chicago.
  • Cuisine: Contemporary/Regional
  • Address: John Hancock Center, 875 N. Michigan Ave., 95th Floor, Chicago
  • Phone: 312-787-9596
  • Hours: Open for dinner every night. Lunch Monday through Saturday. Brunch Sunday.
  • Average tab per diner: $110
  1. About.com
  2. Travel
  3. Chicago Travel
  4. Best of Chicago
  5. Chicago Romantic Restaurants - Chicago Places to Eat - Best Romantic Restaurants Chicago

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.