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The 8 Best Romantic Restaurants Near Hayward

Updated: May 2, 2022

From long-time favorites to newly opened gems these are Hayward's most romantic restaurants. We scoured top blogs and publications and incorporated millions of reviews for the most romantic venues in Hayward. Treat your special someone to a delectable meal, good wine, and great ambiance at one of these date-worthy venues.

Find the perfect spot

Acqua e Farina

Italian, $$, HaywardItalian, $$Hayward
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5


American, $$$, HaywardAmerican, $$$Hayward
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Ristorante Di Parma

Italian, $$, HaywardItalian, $$Hayward
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Moussaka Mediterranean Kitchen

Mediterranean, $$, San LeandroMediterranean, $$San Leandro, Estudiollo Estates
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Paradiso Restaurant

Italian, $$, San LeandroItalian, $$San Leandro, Estudiollo Estates
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0


American, $$$, San LeandroAmerican, $$$San Leandro
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

El Torito

Mexican, $$, San LeandroMexican, $$San Leandro
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

Black Angus Steakhouse

American, $$, San LorenzoAmerican, $$San Lorenzo
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

How was this list created?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We analyzed 2322 lists and articles from top sources like , 26488 Hayward restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 3104661 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. We cross-referenced with top lists, like . We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect complement to mushroom risotto

    Experts often pair mushroom risotto with a glass of Pinot Noir, a popular red wine.

  • Pinot Grigio with your tagliatelle pasta

    A white wine and some nice, tasty tagliatelle pasta - specifically a Pinot Grigio - go really well together. This drink will help bring out the most of the creamy in your food, trust us!


  • 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!

  • A speedy eater

    Are you a fan ofcannoli? The current record for eating the most cannoli is 34 cannolis! Do you love cannoli enough to beat this record?

  • A traditional drink of Italy

    Should you find yourself on the streets of Italy be sure to sample the local campari one of the country's most classic and popular drinks!

Parking info

Parking can be tough around Hayward SpotHero is a digital parking reservation service that lets you pre-book a great parking spot.

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