If you're planning a romantic evening for your special someone, here is a compilation of some restaurants that you may want to consider in and around the Atlanta area. Your evening will be much more memorable at one of these unique establishments than at a big-chain, outside-the-mall restaurant.
2285 Peachtree Road, NE, Atlanta, 30309
Their website details your experience as, "traditional food from North Africa in an exotic dining environment. Guests dine on comfortable pillows and enjoy savory food eaten by hand. Shoes are left at the door and guests are magically transported to Morocco. It is a truly unique dining experience with nightly belly dancing performances starting at 7:30 p.m."
Fogo de Chao3101 Piedmont Road, Atlanta, 30305
Fogo de Chao invites you to, "an authentic Brazilian steakhouse. In 1979, Fogo® began sharing the gaucho way of preparing meat in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Today, [their] gaucho chefs still expertly grill each of [their] 15 cuts of meat and offer you continuous tableside service. [They] invite you to enjoy the delicious preparations of our gaucho chefs along with our gourmet salad bar, authentic Brazilian side dishes, and award-winning wine list."
Ray's on the River6700 Powers Ferry Road, Sandy Springs, GA 30339
"Ray’s on the River has been a beloved Atlanta fine dining tradition since 1984. Situated along the Chattahoochee River, take in serene views and enjoy a menu filled with classic Ray’s dishes, including fresh seafood flown in daily, prime cut steaks and regionally grown vegetables. [Their] award winning Sunday Brunch includes an array of more than 80 fresh and seasonal items."
Sun Dial Restaurant210 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, 30303
"The Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar & View is Atlanta’s only tri-level dining complex featuring a revolving upscale restaurant, a rotating cocktail lounge and an observatory View Level offering a breathtaking 360-degree panorama of the magnificent Atlanta skyline. An Atlanta tradition, thousands of locals and tourists board the scenic glass elevators each year to climb the hotel’s 73 stories to The Sun Dial for its unbeatable views, classic cuisine, live jazz and relaxing ambiance."
Canoe4199 Paces Ferry Road, SE, Atlanta, 30339
"Tucked away along the peaceful banks of the Chattahoochee River, yet conveniently located in the Atlanta community of Vinings lies one of the country’s most acclaimed restaurants. Balanced by both culinary expertise and natural aesthetics, Canoe offers a rich, flavorful experience for all your senses. One that has garnered numerous accolades, like being inducted into Nation’s Restaurant News 2005 Fine Dining Hall of Fame."
Veni Vidi Vici41 Fourteenth Street, Atlanta, 30309
"Hearty portions of handmade pasta, rotisserie meats and delectable desserts are signatures of this chic Italian trattoria. Located in the heart of midtown, Veni Vidi Vici is perfect for pre-theater dining or as a place to unwind and enjoy a relaxing meal. With its warm ambiance and attentive service, Veni Vidi Vici is a classic Italian experience at its best."
Swan Coach House3130 Slaton Drive, NW, Atlanta, 30305
Traditionally a destination for lunch, the Valentine dinner with Southern flair is one of the exceptions. Enjoy a romantic and decadent feast in the carriage house of the Swan House estate.