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Date night in Atlanta: 6 best date night restaurants for every budget

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When you’re in Atlanta, you can find the perfect restaurant for a romantic night out, whether you’re splurging to celebrate a milestone or simply want a fun evening without spending too much.

Here’s our list of the best date night restaurants in the city for every budget.

  • The Sun Dial

210 Peachtree St. NE

If you want a truly unforgettable night out and are willing to spend a bit more than usual, you can’t go wrong with The Sun Dial. The rotating restaurant perched on top of the Westin Hotel Peachtree offers an experience for all the senses.

Be treated to breathtaking 360-degree views of the Atlanta skyline from 723 feet above the ground, and savor excellent contemporary American cuisine prepared by the best chefs in the city.

After dinner, go down two levels to the rotating bar, where you can enjoy intimate conversations over superb cocktails. Or simply soak in the romantic ambience at the View, The Sun Dial’s stationary lounge and observatory found just one floor below the restaurant.

  • Canoe

4199 Paces Ferry Rd. SE

What could be more romantic than a quiet dinner of first-rate American cuisine along the Chattahoochee River? This is what you get at Canoe, one of the most sought-after restaurants in Atlanta. Nestled on the banks of the river, Canoe has a peaceful, relaxing ambience that’s perfect for an intimate date night. And the picture pretty garden at the back is great for leisurely walks.

  • 10 Degrees South

4183 Roswell Rd. NE

Celebrate a special occasion by trying a new cuisine at one of the most upscale restaurants in the city. 10 Degrees South features a South African menu – an exquisite blend of African, Dutch, Portuguese and other influences.

Choose from a rare collection of South African wines to go with your meal. The romantic indoor patio takes on the cozy feel of a South African bungalow with its wooden plank floors, beautiful wooden chairs and tables, and warm lighting.

  • Babette’s Café

573 North Highland Avenue NE

If you’re looking for a more affordable night out, this is the place to go. Named after the heroine in Isak Dinesen’s Babette’s Feast, this cozy restaurant features traditional French and Italian cuisines with a romantic twist. The rustic ambience perfectly captures the idyllic vibe of the French countryside, taking you graciously away from the bustle of the city.

  • Agave

242 Boulevard SE

Another affordable romantic option, Agave features stucco and brick walls, a historic location, and candlelit tables. The place has an intimately traditional feel, and with a menu that includes all-time Southern favorites plus a few contemporary options, it offers something for everyone. On a chilly night, you could get seated on a table by the fireside for a truly warming experience.

  • Floataway Café

1123 Zonolite Rd. NE

Housed in a former industrial warehouse, this contemporary restaurant features a daily changing menu with French, Mediterranean, and Italian influences. The intimate setting and modern interiors are perfect for a romantic date, and the courtyard garden offers the coziest spots for a quiet dinner under the stars.

Atlanta offers a great lifestyle for couples of all ages. If you’re looking to buy a home in the city, call us at (678) 548-5513. If you’re selling, contact us at (678) 283-1710.

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