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The 11 Best Romantic Restaurants Near Kirkland

Updated: May 2, 2022

From long-time favorites to newly opened gems these are Kirkland's most romantic restaurants. We scoured top blogs and publications and incorporated millions of reviews for the most romantic venues in Kirkland. With extensive wine lists, seasonal menus, and candlelit tables these venues will make any date night a special one.

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Cafe Juanita

Italian, $$$$, KirklandItalian, $$$$Kirkland, South Juanita
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • USA Today

    10Best - Most Romantic Eateries

    USA Today
  • Eater, 2020

    The 38 Essential Seattle Restaurants

    Eater, 2020

Bottle & Bull

Spanish, $$, KirklandSpanish, $$Kirkland, Moss Bay
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2019

    Where to Eat on Seattle’s Eastside

    Eater, 2019

Ristorante Paradiso

Italian, $$, KirklandItalian, $$Kirkland, Moss Bay
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Como

Italian, $$, KirklandItalian, $$Kirkland, Lake View
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5
  • Curiocity, 2019

    6 Hot New Restaurants And Bars In Seattle Right Now

    Curiocity, 2019
  • Eater, 2020

    The Hottest Restaurants in Seattle

    Eater, 2020

Le Grand Bistro Américain

French, $$$, KirklandFrench, $$$Kirkland, Lake View
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • Eater, 2013

    An Epic Guide to Readers' Favorite Eastside Dining Spots

    Eater, 2013
  • SeattleMet, 2017

    23 Restaurants with Great Water Views

    SeattleMet, 2017

Vovina

Mexican, $$, KirklandMexican, $$Kirkland, Moss Bay
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

BeachHouse bar + grill

American, $$, KirklandAmerican, $$Kirkland, Lake View
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Anthony's HomePort

American, $$$, KirklandAmerican, $$$Kirkland, Moss Bay
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

The Stone House

American, $$$, RedmondAmerican, $$$Redmond, Downtown
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • SeattleMet, 2019

    The Best Restaurants in the South End Right Now

    SeattleMet, 2019

Purple Cafe and Wine Bar

American, $$, WoodinvilleAmerican, $$Woodinville, Tourist District
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • SeattleMet, 2019

    13 Seattle Wine Bars for Your Imbibing Needs

    SeattleMet, 2019

Hollywood Tavern

American, $$, WoodinvilleAmerican, $$Woodinville, Tourist District
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Zagat, 2015

    6 Awesome Reasons to Drive to Woodinville

    Zagat, 2015

How did we curate these results?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 10895 spots across Kirkland, analyzed 1095134 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1660 lists and articles from the likes of SeattleMet, Eater and USA Today – applying our boam magic to sift through results. These top contenders have appeared in SeattleMet - 13 Seattle Wine Bars for Your Imbibing Needs, Eater - The 38 Essential Seattle Restaurants and USA Today - 10Best - Most Romantic Eateries. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. These ten options are sure to delight.

Common questions

Cafe Juanita, Bottle & Bull, and Le Grand Bistro Américain are the highest-rated upscale romantic restaurants in Kirkland.

Cafe Juanita, Bottle & Bull, and DERU Market are the highest-rated romantic restaurants for lunch in Kirkland.

Cafe Juanita, Bottle & Bull, and DERU Market are the highest-rated vegetarian-friendly romantic restaurants in Kirkland.

Cafe Juanita, DERU Market, and Volterra are the highest-rated vegan-friendly romantic spots in Kirkland.

Cafe Juanita, Bottle & Bull, and DERU Market are the highest-rated romantic restaurants for dinner in Kirkland.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level pairing for Pinot Grigio

    When ordering tagliatelle pasta, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Pinot Grigio, a popular white wine.

Did you know?

  • 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 popular dish

    pot-au-feu is a local favorite in France, and it’s so tasty because it’s made with beef stew!

  • 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 information

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