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The 3 Best Romantic Restaurants Near Riverside

Updated: June 30, 2022

Looking for a romantic restaurant for date night? These are the most swoon-worthy venues in Riverside. We analyzed awards, leading publications, and top-ranking sites to find Riverside’s most romantic venues. With extensive wine lists, seasonal menus, and candlelit tables these venues will make any date night a special one.

Find the perfect place

Placita

Mexican, $$, RiversideMexican, $$Riverside, Eastside
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Monark Asian Bistro

Asian, $$, RiversideAsian, $$Riverside, Canyon Crest
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Le Rendez-Vous Cafe

American, $$, ColtonAmerican, $$Colton
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

How did we curate these results?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 10621 restaurants in Riverside, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 264 lists and articles from experts at and more. All with some boam magic. The restaurants you see have been featured in . Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. These ten options are sure to delight.

Most common questions

Marios Place, Le Chat Noir, and Ooka Japanese Restaurant are the highest-rated romantic restaurants for lunch in Riverside.

There are 10 romantic restaurants in Riverside.

Marios Place, Le Chat Noir, and Ooka Japanese Restaurant are the highest-rated upscale romantic restaurants in Riverside.

Marios Place, Le Chat Noir, and Ooka Japanese Restaurant are the highest-rated romantic restaurants for dinner in Riverside.

Marios Place, Le Chat Noir, and Ooka Japanese Restaurant are romantic restaurants with outdoor seating in Riverside.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect complement to marinara meatball


    Experts recommend pairing a marinara meatball with a glass of Italian Chianti, a popular red wine.

Factoids

  • The Battle of the Oranges Festival

    Why don’t you try something new this year and head to the Battle of the Oranges Festival in Italy? Take part in the food fight with oranges competition or just enjoy the festival as a whole. We recommend it!

  • Ready for some cannoli?

    On September 12 of 2014, Marc Owens set a new world record after eating 34 cannolis of cannoli.

  • A long-held tradition

    If you take a trip to ragu alla bolognese, then the well-known, tasty ragu alla bolognese should be on your radar! It is a local classic.

Parking in the area

Few things are as aggravating as circling around the block, looking for parking when you’re hungry. Finding parking doesn’t have to be a hassle any longer. Our partners at SpotHero offer a great digital parking reservation service, so you getting a parking spot is quick and easy.

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