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The 10 Best Romantic Restaurants Near Santa Clara

Updated: May 2, 2022

Looking for a romantic restaurant for date night? These are the most swoon-worthy venues in Santa Clara. We referred to millions of reviews and analyzed top local sites and these are the most romantic venues we found. With extensive wine lists, seasonal menus, and candlelit tables these venues will make any date night a special one.

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Pocha K

Korean, $$, Santa ClaraKorean, $$Santa Clara
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Mio Vicino

Italian, $$, Santa ClaraItalian, $$Santa Clara
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Il Fornaio

Italian, $$, Santa ClaraItalian, $$Santa Clara
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.5

Happy Sushi

Japanese, $$, Santa ClaraJapanese, $$Santa Clara
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Piatti

Italian, $$, Santa ClaraItalian, $$Santa Clara
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0
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Naschmarkt Restaurant

Austrian, $$$, CampbellAustrian, $$$Campbell, Central Campbell
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Michelin Guide

    The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019)

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  • TimeOut

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Le Papillon

French, $$$, San JoseFrench, $$$San Jose, West San Jose
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

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Galpão Gaucho Brazilian Steakhouse

Brazilian, $$$, CupertinoBrazilian, $$$Cupertino, South Blaney
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Élyse Restaurant

French, $$, San JoseFrench, $$San Jose, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

LeYou Ethiopian

African, $$, San JoseAfrican, $$San Jose, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Why is this list better than others?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 26488 Santa Clara restaurants, 3104661 reviews, and 2322 top lists and articles from the likes of Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, TimeOut and CultureTrip. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - Romantic Restaurants In San Jose Area, TimeOut - The 10 Best Restaurants In San Jose and CultureTrip - The 9 Best Restaurants In Santa Clara. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. These ten options are sure to delight.

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