PHILADELPHIA, PA - Philadelphia is a great place to date. The city offers a romantic setting for any budding romance with a historic downtown, attractive neighborhoods, and a wealth of restaurants.

The Top 5 Romantic Date Ideas for Dining Out in Philadelphia:

Tinto - This intimate restaurant and bar resemble a rustic wine cellar. It is dark, rich, and sensual - just like their food. This tapas restaurant won't let you go home hungry, either, especially if you choose one of their tasting menus. Be sure to try the Duck Mondadito and the Bananas Y Azafran (chocolate cake, caramelized bananas, and saffron crème). Located at 114 South 20th Street, be sure to notice their décor as you exit for your next adventure.

The Olde Bar - At the landmark Old Original Bookbinders. This modern oyster saloon serves a unique brunch with items steeping in the city's nautical traditions. The Olde Bar is a cocktail lounge and restaurant "serving oysters on the half shell, alongside a smart menu of modern re-imaginings of traditional bar snacks and a comprehensive cocktail and spirit list."

Butcher and Singer -  Feeling like you have just stepped into an old film, Butcher and Singer's 1940's styled supper club comes with luxe leather banquettes, chandeliers, sconces, and of course, the delectable fare. Flavorful and straightforward describes their food and your experience! This place will stir conversation and can almost guarantee a second date. Be sure to try the crab cake appetizer.

Steak 48 Philadelphia - A high-end steakhouse, Steak 48 brings to Philly their unique approach to contemporary steakhouse dining along with a menu featuring the best in steak & seafood along with traditional steakhouse favorites. Steak 48 breaks from your standard steakhouse dining experience, with a carefully curated dining approach intended to surpass guest expectations.

Water Works Restaurant and Lounge - You will find there's a reason why the Water Works is a popular location for weddings and engagements. The landmark site is located along the Schuylkill River, looking over Boathouse Row. Diners seeking a romantic dinner will enjoy an idyllic view from the eating venue's open-air patio. Located at 1412 Mt. Vernon Street.

Try one of these romantic date ideas, and you will WOW your date with your taste of the city's best bets! Also... See PhillyBite Magazines "Best Romantic Restaurants in Philadelphia"

Don't let the dining experience do all the work; remember to be courteous and attentive to your date while enjoying your night out on the town! Exciting and romantic date ideas are a sure-fire way to make any night memorable.

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