Romantic Restaurant - Best of 2009

Published Nov 18, 2009

Does the thought of date night make you break out in cold sweats? Do you curse the heavens every time Valentine's Day raises the romantic stakes of your relationship? Don't worry, we've got you covered. These restaurants have been vetted by HOT LIST voters and are good bets to deliver a romantic atmosphere with top notch food and service.

Winner
2009 Winner

1. Moonshadows Restaurant & Blue Lounge, Malibu

Voters Love

"I took the most lovely lass here on her birthday, Teri, she tried oysters on the half shell for the first time - and..." via Mad_L

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20356 Pacific Coast Hwy Malibu CA 90265
  • Moonshadows Restaurant & Blue Lounge, Malibu, Great Meals Los Angeles Nightlife Restaurants, Brunch California Lounge New American Romantic Restaurant Seafood Trendy Bar, 20356 Pacific Coast Hwy Malibu CA 90265
    Nominee for: Romantic Restaurant
    20356 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA
  • Ca Del Sole, Food, Place to Impress a Date, Italian, 4100 Cahuenga Blvd Toluca Lake Los Angeles CA 91602
    Nominee for: Romantic Restaurant
    4100 Cahuenga Blvd, Toluca Lake Los Angeles, CA
  • Il Cielo Restaurant, Great Meals, Food, Romantic Restaurant, Place to Impress a Date, Fine Dining, 9018 Burton Way Beverly Hills CA 90211
    Nominee for: Romantic Restaurant
    9018 Burton Way, Beverly Hills, CA
  • The Penthouse, Great Meals Los Angeles Nightlife Restaurants Weddings, California Caterer Cocktails Lounge Martini Bar New American Romantic Restaurant Trendy Bar Venue, 1111 2nd St Santa Monica CA 90403
    Nominee for: Romantic Restaurant
    Multiple locations
  • Inn of the Seventh Ray, Great Meals, Food, Romantic Restaurant, Place to Impress a Date, Fine Dining, 128 Old Topanga Canyon Road Topanga CA 90290
    Nominee for: Romantic Restaurant
    128 Old Topanga Canyon Road, Topanga, CA
  • Bistro 45, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 45 S Mentor Ave Pasadena CA 91106
    Nominee for: Romantic Restaurant
    45 S Mentor Ave, Pasadena Pasadena, CA
  • O-Bar, Great Meals, Food, Romantic Restaurant, Place to Impress a Date, 8279 Santa Monica Blvd West Hollywood West Hollywood CA 90046
    Nominee for: Romantic Restaurant
    8279 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood West Hollywood, CA
  • Pace, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 2100 Laurel Canyon Blvd Los Angeles CA 90046
    9. Pace
    Nominee for: Romantic Restaurant
    2100 Laurel Canyon Blvd, Hollywood Los Angeles, CA
  • Hatfield's, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 7458 Beverly Blvd Los Angeles CA 90036
    Nominee for: Romantic Restaurant
    7458 Beverly Blvd, Mid-City West Los Angeles, CA
  • Napa Valley Grille, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 1100 Glendon Ave Los Angeles CA 90024
    Nominee for: Romantic Restaurant
    1100 Glendon Ave, Westwood Los Angeles, CA
  • Wilshire, Food, Place to Impress a Date, American Bistro, 2454 Wilshire Blvd Santa Monica Santa Monica CA 90403
    Nominee for: Romantic Restaurant
    2454 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica Santa Monica, CA
  • Bel Air Bar and Grill, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 662 N Sepulveda Blvd Los Angeles CA 90049
    Nominee for: Romantic Restaurant
    662 N Sepulveda Blvd, Bel Air Los Angeles, CA
  • Mirabelle, Great Meals, Food, Romantic Restaurant, Place to Impress a Date, 8768 W Sunset Blvd Hollywood West Hollywood CA 90069
    Nominee for: Romantic Restaurant
    8768 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood West Hollywood, CA
  • Vermont Restaurant and Bar, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 1714 N Vermont Ave Los Angeles CA 90027
    Nominee for: Romantic Restaurant
    1714 N Vermont Ave, Griffith Park/Los Feliz Los Angeles, CA
  • The Bungalow Club, Great Meals, Food, Romantic Restaurant, Place to Impress a Date, 7174 Melrose Ave Mid-City West Los Angeles CA 90046
    Nominee for: Romantic Restaurant
    7174 Melrose Ave, Mid-City West Los Angeles, CA
  • Spago, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 176 N Canon Dr Beverly Hills CA 90210
    9. Spago
    Nominee for: Romantic Restaurant
    176 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills Beverly Hills, CA
  • La Boheme, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 8400 Santa Monica Blvd Los Angeles CA 90069
    19. La Boheme
    Nominee for: Romantic Restaurant
    8400 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood Los Angeles, CA
  • The Chamberlain Bistro, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 1000 Westmount Dr West Hollywood CA 90069
    Nominee for: Romantic Restaurant
    1000 Westmount Dr, West Hollywood West Hollywood, CA
  • 3 on Fourth, , , 1432 4th St Santa Monica Santa Monica CA 90401
    Nominee for: Romantic Restaurant
    1432 4th St, Santa Monica Santa Monica, CA
  • Hideaway Cafe & Steakhouse, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 6506 Westward Beach Rd Malibu CA 90265
    Nominee for: Romantic Restaurant
    6506 Westward Beach Rd, Malibu Malibu, CA
  • Zin Bistro Americana, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 32131 Lindero Canyon Rd Westlake Village CA 91361
    Nominee for: Romantic Restaurant
    32131 Lindero Canyon Rd, Westlake Village, CA
  • Locanda del Lago Restaurant, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 231 Arizona Ave Santa Monica CA 90401
    Nominee for: Romantic Restaurant
    231 Arizona Ave, Santa Monica Santa Monica, CA
  • La Vecchia Cucina, Food, Italian, Place to Impress a Date, 2654 Main St Santa Monica Santa Monica CA 90405
    2654 Main St, Santa Monica Santa Monica, CA
  • Bistro of Santa Monica, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 2301 Santa Monica Blvd Santa Monica CA 90404
    Nominee for: Romantic Restaurant
    2301 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica Santa Monica, CA
  • Chameau, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 339 N Fairfax Ave Los Angeles CA 90036
    19. Chameau
    Nominee for: Romantic Restaurant
    339 N Fairfax Ave, Mid-City West Los Angeles, CA
Contest Overview
  • 38,733
    Total Votes
  • 39,052
    Voters
  • 174
    Winners

The 2009 LA HOTLIST awards are based on more than 38,000 votes from local Los Angeles-area experts.

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