Romantic Eateries in Northeast Ohio


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Still scratching your head over where to eat on Valentine’s Day?

Not to worry.

Northeast Ohio has plenty of spots that are perfect for your romantic dining desires.

See below for a list of great date restaurants in the Fox 8 viewing area.


2417 Professor Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44113
(216) 781-8858

Restaurant Description: “Chef Rocco Whalen draws significant inspiration from the change in seasons and the unique, fresh ingredients which are at their peak at various times throughout the year.”

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34205 Chagrin Boulevard
Moreland Hills, Ohio 44022
(216) 464-3700

Restaurant Description: “Inspired by the rustic simplicity of Italian cuisine, Chef Paul Minnillo offers rustic Italian food to his new culinary venture in Cleveland, Ohio. From Flour’s larder, he creates his own house-cured meats, hand-crafted artisanal cheeses, pastas, neopolitan wood-fired pizzas and rustic Italian specialities.”

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25550 Chagrin Boulevard
Cleveland, Ohio 44122
(216) 831-8625

Restaurant Description: “A five star Italian Ristorante located in the 25000 block of Chagrin Blvd. in Cleveland was opened in 1976. Delivering what is arguably the classiest evening in Cleveland, Giovanni’s announces itself with a wall brimming with awards and commendations. Then it backs up the lip service with great food and impeccable treatment.”

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Hunan by the Falls

508 East Washington Street
Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022
(440) 247-9133

Restaurant Description: “The skillful infusion of aromatic flavors in Hunan’s authentic and creative cuisine rivals the best anywhere. This current holder and eight time winner of the coveted Silver Spoon Award boasts a trendy New York village style dining room; original Zen calligraphy paintings, extensive wine list, and sinful desserts.”

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Lockkeeper’s Restaurant

8001 Rockside Road
Valley View, Ohio 44125
(216) 524-9404

Restaurant Description: “Gracious dining, fine wines, and innovative cuisine combined with a view of the Cuyahoga River make for a memorable evening at this Valley View favorite.” – About.Com

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1390 West 9th Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44113
(216) 687-9494

Restaurant Description: “Everyday and night we showcase the freshest seafood available. Repeat clientele bear witness to generous portions, ample parking, and an extensive wine and spirit selection. We invite you to come and enjoy the atmosphere of Cleveland’s most unique dining experience.”

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Piatto Novo

1989 Front Street
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44221
(330) 929-3000

Restaurant Description: “With three walls of windows overlooking the cascading falls and gorge of the Cuyahoga River, you have arrived at a special place when you enter Piatto Novo restaurant. Piatto Novo couples a dramatic view of the “Crooked River” with expertly prepared regional Italian cuisine, excellent center cuts of beef and nightly fresh seafood specials.”

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Pier W

12700 Lake Avenue (Winton Place)
Lakewood, Ohio 44107
(216) 228-2250

Restaurant Description: “This landmark Cleveland restaurant has been serving a critically acclaimed seafood menu since 1965. The unique building architecture is designed to resemble the hull of a luxury liner cruising along Lake Erie. This full service, white table cloth, contemporary seafood restaurant and bar serves lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch, and private functions in a unique waterfront location in Lakewood, Ohio.”

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Sans Souci

24 Public Square
Cleveland, Ohio 44113
(216) 902-4095

Restaurant Description: “Located inside the historic Renaissance Cleveland Hotel and overlooking Cleveland’s famed Public Square, Sans Souci surrounds visitors with accents and murals of the sun drenched Provençial countryside and delights them with potent flavors of the Mediterranean.”

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Stino da Napoli

19070 Old Detroit Road
Rocky River, Ohio 44116
(440) 331-3944

Restaurant Description: “For over 15 years, Stino da Napoli has been delivering the highest quality, freshest foods to Clevelanders. When we decided to package our sauces and salad dressings, we also felt it was time to share the best-known secret of Cleveland; the best sauces and salad dressing available on the market.”

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The Flying Fig

2523 Market Ave
Cleveland, Ohio 44113
(216) 241-4243

Restaurant Description: “Our mission is simple: to provide a comfortable and friendly guest experience with delicious, locally sourced food, innovative cocktails, and an ever-changing wine list.”

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Thyme 2

113 West Smith Road
Medina, Ohio 44256
(330) 764-4114

Restaurant Description: “John Kolar calls Thyme2 “contemporary cuisine with worldly influences”. With spacious seating to accommodate over 120 guests, Thyme2 is sure to be your next restaurant destination. Globally inspired dishes like aromatic short ribs, dry-rubbed in fragrant spices, braised in tomato-tamarind broth, and topped with pickled papaya.”

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Do you have a romantic spot that deserves to be on this list? Leave your suggestions in the comment box below this story.

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