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Our Favorite Date Night Restaurants in Los Angeles

Guide By Leah Kingsbury
Many restaurants in Los Angeles claim to be the best date-night spot, but which ones have the real special flair and intimate atmosphere you're hoping will impress your special someone?
From elevated menus to beautiful city views, these concepts will set the bar high for upcoming evenings of celebrating love, friendship, and new beginnings.

Below are a few of our favorite date-night restaurants on the inKind app. Before you go, remember to reload your inKind Pass so that you can dine with a bonus and save.

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Our Favorite Date-Night Restaurants LA


Romantic Dinner Dates


Katsuya Hollywood

6300 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Sushi lovers, this one's for you! At Katsuya Hollywood you can expect spectacular seafood, unique rolls, and handcrafted specialty cocktails, while dining in amongst impressive art and stylish interior. If you're a Los Angeles local and haven't walked hand-in-hand at Katsuya, now is the time!

Olivetta

9010 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90069
What's better than fine-dining in a Mediterranean bungalow with European-inspired cuisine and handcrafted cocktails? Not much. This beautifully decorated restaurant has earned the hearts of many in the WeHo neighborhood. Known for its sophisticated and intimate setting, Olivetta is a popular spot for date-nights and get-togethers.

Mirame

419 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
If you have an upcoming date who enjoys stunning views, personable service, and sustainability, Mirame is a great option for your evening. Mirame is a cozy contemporary Mexican restaurant in the heart of Beverly Hills, CA known for its ever-changing, ingredient-driven menu created by Michelin Star chefs Joshua Gil and Matthew Egan. With Butter Poached Lobster Tacos, Duck Carnitas Tostadas, and your choice of ceviches– you'll have plenty of land and sea options to choose from.

Kinn

3905 W. 6th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90020
Located on West 6th, don't miss out on dining at Kinn. This stunning Korean spot is ideal for the laid-back yet upscale dining experience we're all looking for. Open your senses to the beautiful presentation of Crispy Octopus, Sea Urchin Pizza, Beef Tartare, and many more seafood creations by Chef Ki Kim. Along with the sleek interior, your date night will be off to a great start at Kinn.

Low-Pressure Dinner Dates


Tacos 1986

Multiple LA Locations
Tijuana-style Taqueria, Tacos 1986, serves authentic and delicious tacos and street food with multiple locations throughout Los Angeles. This spot is perfect for couples looking to enjoy a delicious and casual date night restaurant in LA out without breaking the bank. Order any of their tacos, quesadillas, or mulitas and get a true taste of Tijuana street food that will leave you craving a return.

Sestina

1221 Division St - Unit 238, Nashville, TN 37203
Let's not forget about the must-have vegan option. Located in downtown Culver City, Sestina is a new plant-based pasta bar concept from the Matthew Kenney Cuisine team. This is a great spot to pop-in after a day of shopping with your special someone. With so many options of plant-based dishes, you won't feel guilty indulging in the rich pastas, pies, and sauces.

The Waterfront

205 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90291
Beautiful views, eats, happy hour, and wine, creates the perfect place to take your sweetheart for an impressive date. The Waterfront has an extensive menu featuring Californian cuisine classics including oysters, a vegan burger, shrimp ceviche, and a popular seafood tower. Admire the beach front views while sipping a California Spritz– sounds like a match made in heaven!

Broad Street Oyster Company

23359 E Pacific Coast Hwy #3874A, Malibu, CA 90265
Beautiful views, eats, happy hour, and wine, creates the perfect place to take your sweetheart for an impressive date. The Waterfront has an extensive menu featuring Californian cuisine classics including oysters, a vegan burger, shrimp ceviche, and a popular seafood tower. Admire the beach front views while sipping a California Spritz– sounds like a match made in heaven!

Coffee and Cocktails Dates


Cha Cha Matcha

Multiple LA Locations
Date nights don't have to be elaborate, but they should always be enjoyable. Sometimes you're looking for a casual night out with your special someone. Other times, you're looking for a first-date hot spot: somewhere that reflects the nervous yet excited energy of a first date. Cha Cha Matcha is a great spot for those first dates or the first step of your multi-venue date night. Drop in for an energetic and vibrant matcha latte, chat about your childhood, your likes and dislikes, and then (if things go right) be fully caffeinated for the next leg of your journey.

HYDE Sunset

8117 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046
Located on the corner of the Sunset Strip, HYDE Sunset is a great option for the couple who love an elegant dinner before ending the night with lively music and elevated bottle service. Enjoy the sophisticated yet inviting ambience, while indulging in craft cocktails and a California-inspired menu complete with tuna tartare, strip steak, and spicy lobster spaghetti. After dinner, walk into the exclusive nightlight room and dance the night away with a resident DJ and drinks.

Celebrate Love in All its Forms at These Date Night Restaurants in LA

With inKind Pass, you can dine out at any of these restaurants plus hundreds of other Michelin-star restaurants, intimate cafes, or sultry cocktail lounges across the nation.

You'll also get bonuses when you load a balance to your inKind Pass account. That means you'll get extra food and drinks while exploring these date night restaurants in Los Angeles.