These are the most romantic restaurants for a night out in Vancouver

Feb 8 2023, 9:45 pm

Intimate spaces, soft lighting, and sensational menus are just some of the things that these restaurants all have in common.

Entice both your taste buds and your sense of romance during a romantic evening with your love interest at one of these swoon-worthy restaurants in town.

Here are some great restaurants for a romantic night out in Vancouver.

Bao Bei


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Mood lighting, abundant florals, strong cocktails, and delicious share plates make Bao Bei one of the best spots in the city for a romantic night out.

Address: 163 Keefer Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-688-0876


Ça Marche

Ça Marche Crêperie

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This cozy eatery specializes in the Breton/French culinary classic of crêpes and cider, complete with “a Pacific Northwest edge.”

Address: 1471 Continental Street, Vancouver


The Teahouse

This spot is the definition of cozy. If you happen to be hungry and in Stanley Park, we recommend making a pit stop at The Teahouse Restaurant for a date-night meal.

Address: Ferguson Point in Stanley Park, Vancouver
Phone: 604-669-3281


Caffe La Tana


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We love Caffe La Tana for its cozy, romantic vibes and intimate tables. Order martinis and a plate of pasta to share and you’ve got a recipe for love. La Tana’s next-door neighbour and sister spot Pepino’s is fantastic for a date night as well if you ask us.

Address: 635 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

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There’s just something about AnnaLena. If you’ve dined at the 65-seat Kitsilano eatery before then you know what we mean. The restaurant just has that undeniable cool factor that makes it perfect for date night.

Address: 1809 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver


Brix + Mortar


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Located inside a 1912 heritage building in Yaletown, Brix & Mortar is a space like no other with brick walls, a glass courtyard, seven-tier glass chandeliers, and service that is just as superb as the decor.

Address: 1138 Homer Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-915-9463

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Au Comptoir


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Reserve a table for two at this Parisian spot for a night of romance. This is the place to savour a glass of fine wine as you tuck into French classics like cassoulet before sharing one of their house-made desserts.

Address: 2278 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-569-2278

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Bacchus Restaurant & Lounge

This Hornby Street spot is located inside Vancouver’s only Relais & Châteaux property, the Wedgewood Hotel & Spa, and is known for its seriously cozy vibes, complete with rich leather, dark wood, upholstered furniture, and a stunning fireplace too.

Address: 845 Hornby Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-608-5319


Autostrada Downtown

Autostrada has several Vancouver locations, but there’s something we love about the W Pender Street outpost that just screams date night.

Address: 350 West Pender Street, Vancouver


Water St. Cafe


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Enjoy an intimate dinner in one of Vancouver’s most historic neighbourhoods. The menu here features handmade pasta like pillowy soft gnocchi, long ribbons of pappardelle, and perfectly cooked risotto.

Address: 300 Water Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-689-2832

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Jules Bistro


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This Gastown gem offers a chill but elegant atmosphere and delicious authentic French bistro eats. What more could one ask for?

Address: 216 Abbott Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-669-0033


Osteria Savio Volpe


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Osteria Savio Volpe works hard to create extraordinary experiences for their guests, specializing in intimate, pasta-driven dinners, stunning share plates, and a fantastic drink program.

Address: 615 Kingsway, Vancouver
Phone: 604-428-0072

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Como Taperia

Como Taperia

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Take your date on a trip to Spain without ever leaving Vancouver. Como Taperia is a fantastic date-night destination no matter what time of year it is.

Address: 201 East 7th Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-879-3100

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Homer St. Cafe and Bar

Homer St. Cafe and Bar is steeped in history and is known for its signature open kitchen, ornate tiling, and delicious menu of elevated comfort food.

Address: 898 Homer Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-428-4299

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Di Beppe


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The restaurant serves stellar Italian eats in a casual setting in buzzing and romantic Gastown. Expect a super cozy and charming atmosphere.

Address: 8 W Cordova Street, Vancouver

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Lupo Restaurant

This cozy, romantic, modern Italian restaurant is the perfect place to head for a quality bite in the heart of Yaletown.

Address: 869 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-569-2535


The Keefer Bar


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The Keefer Bar’s atmosphere of an old-timey apothecary makes the cocktails that much more appealing at this Chinatown spot. The contemporary apothecary cocktails and Asian fusion bites, not to mention the dark, moody vibes, makes this spot perfect for date night.

Address: 135 Keefer Street, Vancouver

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Key Party


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Despite this spot’s name and theme, Key Party is actually a great place to head for a romantic date. The candlelit tables, fun cocktails, and sensual mural behind the bar (featuring a naked woman laying with a tiger while a white horse frolics in the background) put Key Party on our list of must-try spots for lovers.

Address: 2305 Main Street, Vancouver


Say Mercy!


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This Fraser Street restaurant serves Italian food inspired by the American South, and in addition to its comforting menu and fantastic cocktails, it also offers a decidedly romance-friendly atmosphere.

Address: 4298 Fraser Street, Vancouver


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