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Diners' Choice: Romantic restaurants in Northwest Florida

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Updated June 05, 2024

Looking for restaurants that are the most romantic in Northwest Florida? You’re in the right place. Each month, OpenTable analyzes nearly 2 million global diner reviews from the past four months. We sort the results by location and category to help you discover new favourite restaurants. It's a great partnership: you reserve, eat, and review. We listen...and deliver the results for all to benefit. Enjoy!

A photo of Restaurant IRON restaurant
4.9
4.9 (2737)
$31 to $50
Regional American (Southern)
Pensacola
About the restaurant
Executive Chef, Alex McPhail has returned to his hometown after 6 years studying under some of the finest chefs in the industry in New Orleans. Taking culinary tips he picked up at Commander’s Palace, Restaurant August & the Roosevelt Hotel, Alex has created a dining environment unlike any other nearby.
Restaurant IRON serves Southern contemporary cuisine fueled by local vegetables and herbs from the creative minds of true Southerners. We aim to bring together fresh local and regional specialties with the finest flavors and ingredients to deliver a dining experience you won't soon forget.
Top review
Pensacolafoodievip
Dined 4 days ago
The escarot/gnochi appetizers was amazing! As always, the redfish was excellent!
A photo of Bijoux restaurant
4.9
4.9 (3059)
$31 to $50
Contemporary American
Destin
About the restaurant
Bijoux Restaurant + Spirits is a full-service fine dining restaurant located in The Market Shops outside the front entrance to Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Open for dinner seven nights a week, we feature the freshest Gulf seafood, prime steaks and an extensive award-winning wine list. Our intimate Bijoux lounge features a full bar complete with a large selection of specialty martinis.

Top review
JonL
Dined 2 days ago
Food was great. Service was excellent. Would recommend great atmosphere inside.
A photo of Savour restaurant
4.9
4.9 (1668)
$31 to $50
American
Tallahassee
About the restaurant
Drew McLeod's restaurant, Savour, is a hub of hospitality; a chic and eclectic dining experience in downtown Tallahassee, where we invite you to pull up a chair and linger over great conversation. With a vision for seasonally inspired, regionally sourced and creatively prepared cuisine, Chef Brian Knepper brings more to the table... even for the most discriminating gastronomes. Our elegant bar area is a must-stop for movers, shakers and cocktail connoisseurs. Our "bartenders" are always in high spirits and proudly offer a thoroughly curated wine list. Life is short: Savour it!
Top review
OpenTable Dinervip
Dined 3 days ago
The best service! We did not have to ask for anything!
A photo of Beach Walk Cafe restaurant
4.8
4.8 (930)
$31 to $50
Contemporary American
Destin
About the restaurant
Beach Walk Café, known as the “Most Romantic Dining Experience in Destin,” is located inside the Henderson Park Inn where guests enjoy unobstructed views of the Gulf overlooking more than a mile of the world’s most beautiful and secluded beaches with spectacular sunset views.

In this idyllic private setting Beach Walk Café features an intimate atmosphere with dining available inside, with a cozy fireplace and magnificent views of the coast and outside on the verandas of the Inn overlooking the emerald waters of the Gulf. A favorite with locals and tourists alike, Beach Walk Café is known for its meticulous service, innovative cuisine and a stunning, unparalleled view.

Reservations are recommended. Please note, all diners at Beach Walk Café must be 13 or older. If there is inclement weather, your outside seating reservation is subject to alteration or cancellation.
Top review
OpenTable Dinervip
Dined 5 days ago
When you are staying here, there are very few reasons to leave. This is certainly not one of those reasons. All meals, all days. Can’t recall of anything that wasn’t thoroughly enjoyed, expertly explained, prepared &, presented!
A photo of Ruth's Chris Steak House - Destin restaurant
4.7
4.7 (1662)
$50 and over
Steakhouse
Destin
About the restaurant
Ruth's Chris Steak House specializes in serving USDA Prime steaks, each seared to perfection, finished with butter and freshly chopped parsley, and served sizzling on a 500-degree plate. We invite you to join us in Destin, FL!
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 6 days ago
The service at this Ruth’s Chris was the best service I’ve ever had from this chain. Our server was AMAZING, the manager even came by to check on us. 10s across the board!
A photo of Firefly - Panama City Beach restaurant
4.7
4.7 (7714)
$31 to $50
Seafood
Panama City Beach - Bay Point
About the restaurant
Firefly Casual Fine Dining at it's Finest! Firefly specializes locally caught seafood, mouthwatering steaks seared on an 1800 degree broiler, wild game, and fresh sushi. Named one of OpenTables Top 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America, and winner of Florida Trend's Golden Spoon Award, Urbanspoon.com Top 250 High End Restaurant and Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, quality of food and service is Firefly's mission. We want it to be much more than dinner, we want to treat you to a unique dining experience!
Top review
WendyR
Dined 4 days ago
My favorite place when visiting Food is fabulous and service is always excellent
A photo of The Melting Pot - Pensacola restaurant
4.7
4.7 (780)
$31 to $50
Fondue
Pensacola
About the restaurant
Dip into fondue dinner tonight at Melting Pot of Pensacola, FL. From savory artisan cheeses seasoned to perfection and freshly made salads with signature dressings, we start your meal off right. Once you’ve enjoyed your starters, you can choose from a customizable entrée selection that includes succulent shrimp, cold-water lobster, and filet mignon. The perfect ending to any meal is chocolate fondue dessert!

Join us for a romantic night out, celebrating something special or just because!
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 4 days ago
absolutely awesome in every way !! i wish i could remember my server's name, she was the best and another girl stopped by for a question i had...these folks are dedicated to there work and that is priceless these days. my girl even said" this is not like anywhere i have every been" thats why i brought her here and we both loved it. thank you pensacola melting pot, i have been a customer here way before the move from garden street after hurricane Ivan. wonderful place indeed. THANK YOU ALL !!!
A photo of Ambrosia 30A restaurant
4.7
4.7 (120)
$31 to $50
Seafood
Rosemary Beach
About the restaurant
Conveniently located near 30A, Ambrosia is your destination for the freshest seafood, the best cut of steaks, and unmatched hospitality.


Combining the freshest Gulf seafood and the best cuts of Midwest beef, our kitchen focuses on perfecting traditional dishes and crafting chef-inspired features. Beyond the kitchen, every moment of your time at Ambrosia will be handled with the utmost care and professionalism as each member of the staff is eager to create the perfect dining experience for you and your guests.


Our coastal and airy dining room with comfortable and elegant booths is the perfect place for a special event or a relaxed date night. The warm and inviting bar, designed to match the feel of big city bars, will be your new late-night spot or the picture-perfect location for your girls or guys night out.
Top review
PeteC
Dined 2 days ago
This was our first Ambrosia experience. Our expectations were pretty high. It was MUCH better than expected. You’ve got a very special thing going. Keep it up!
A photo of Seagar’s Prime Steaks and Seafood restaurant
4.6
4.6 (2401)
$50 and over
Steakhouse
Destin
About the restaurant
Seagar's Prime Steaks and Seafood, located in the iconic Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, is the area's only AAA Four-Diamond steakhouse. Seagar's specializes in the finest prime beef and freshest seafood available on Florida's Emerald Coast, and offers a wine list that has repeatedly garnered Wine Spectator's "Best of Award of Excellence."

Seagar's brings traditional elegance back to the fine-dining experience, complete with private dining options, captain service, sommelier service and tableside preparation of items that include steak Diane, Dover sole and its signature bananas foster.

Seagar's also features a private-reserve wine list of more than 600 wine labels. The lounge offers guests full dining service and live piano entertainment.

Dress code is Sophisticated Casual. Gentlemen are asked to wear collared shirts, long pants and closed toe shoes. Jackets not required but appreciated. No beachwear, athletic wear or casual attire including hats and flip-flops.
Top review
jonsvip
Dined on Jun 12, 2024
Seagars may be the best place to dine on the Emerald Coast. Food and service is second to none. We always love stopping in.
A photo of Ovide - Hotel Effie restaurant
4.4
4.4 (92)
$30 and under
Unspecified
Miramar Beach
About the restaurant
An elegant, culinary adventure, Ovide brings together classic Gulf Coast flavors and southern culinary traditions. At Ovide, every dish is fueled by a passion for sustainability and seasonality that gives each bite incredible flavor unlike anything you've tasted before.
Top review
LMA1
Dined 1 day ago
Wonderful. Period. Would definitely recommend, and revisit.
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