From date night to that special anniversary, romantic restaurants in the Poconos are perfect for celebrating your love over food and fine dining.A popular destination for romantic getaways, the Pocono Mountains region is full of cozy dining spots perfect for couples. Show that special someone you care with an evening they won't forget, complete with fine wine and drinks, a gourmet meal, meticulous service, and an intimate, cozy atmosphere. Keep reading to discover nine of the best romantic restaurants in the Poconos. Be sure to contact each property in advance to make a reservation, check the dress code, and view the most up-to-date menu!

Bistecca by IL MULINO

Bistecca by IL MULINO

Known for top-notch, classic Italian cuisine, IL MULINO brings the flavors of Abruzzo, Italy to Mount Airy Casino Resort at Bistecca by IL MULINO. Steps off of the casino floor, the restaurant's low lighting and cozy mood are perfect for couples; Bistecca won Best Romantic Restaurant and Best Italian Restaurant in the 2022 Casino Player Best Dining & Nightlife awards. Enjoy world-class service, a fantastic cocktail and wine list, hand-crafted pasta and carefully-chosen steaks and chops.


Deer Head Inn

Deer Head Inn

For lovers of music and food, Deer Head Inn, tucked away in the borough of Delaware Water Gap, is the place to go. The oldest continuously running jazz club in the country serves up legendary rhythm and blues alongside dinner and drinks Thursday through Sunday evenings and select Monday evenings. The eclectic menu ranges from baba ganoush to Thai peanut noodles to shrimp scampi to New York style cheesecake, with a variety of vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options.

Deer Head Inn

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French Manor Inn & Spa

French Manor Inn & Spa

Both the restaurant and the hotel at French Manor Inn & Spa have earned the prestigious AAA Four Diamond award. Peruse the gourmet dinner menu and exquisite wine list as you order a romantic meal in the elegant dining room, complete with enormous fireplaces and vaulted ceiling. This is the ideal spot to make your love feel like royalty! Why not combine your meal with an overnight stay and spa treatment? Browse the special offers from the French Manor Inn & Spa to plan the ultimate romantic experience.


The Frogtown Chophouse

The Frogtown Chophouse

A fine dining hidden gem located in Swiftwater, The Frogtown Chophouse has a secluded and intimate atmosphere. Impress your date with a meal chosen from the award-winning wine menu and a food menu full of unexpected gastronomic delights, including the finest cuts of meat and Frogtown's famous brioche bread pudding, cooked up by Executive Chef Lyman. Don't forget to make your reservation in advance!


Glass - Wine.Bar.Kitchen

Glass - Wine.Bar.Kitchen

It doesn't get much more dreamy than the backdrop at Glass - Wine.Bar.Kitchen: the picturesque Paupack Falls cascade over the rocky gorge right outside the restaurant windows and terrace. Located inside the historic Ledges Hotel in Hawley, Glass specializes in tasty tapas like whipped potato croquettes and truffle fries, not to mention their epicurean cheese and charcuterie boards. Raise your glass with the best American spirits available on their exceptional wine and beer list.


Lake View Restaurant

Lake View Restaurant

A great romantic restaurant in East Stroudsburg, the Lake View Restaurant features a rotating prix fixe menu. Help yourself to signature soups and fresh salads from the soup & salad bar, then indulge in delectable entrees like lobster ravioli and prime rib, all while enjoying a peaceful view of the water. The Lake View Restaurant is set inside the "land of love" at Pocono Palace Resort, one of the Cove Pocono Resorts made famous by their heart-shaped tubs. Outside diners are welcome, but if you're an overnight guest at Pocono Palace, your dinner will be included in the price of your stay!


Macaluso's Restaurant

Macaluso's Restaurant

Looking for romantic restaurants near Jim Thorpe? Head to Macaluso's Restaurant to recreate that classic Lady and the Tramp moment and steal a kiss over the spaghetti. The menu is filled with fresh, made-from-scratch Italian dishes at reasonable prices. Have a heart-to-heart conversation as you sit and sip delicious drinks at the Cocktail Bar and Lantern Lounge. Macaluso's often brings in live music acts for diners to enjoy as well.


Native

Native

In the heart of Honesdale's downtown, Native crafts memorable gastronomic experiences in their hip, open kitchen concept restaurant. Check the list on the wall to find out where this week's meat and produce came from: quality ingredients are sourced directly from local farmers, ensuring your meal is prepared at the peak of freshness. You and your date will be delighted by innovative and unique dishes like pistachio pesto burrata, smoked duck reuben, and passion fruit creme brûlée.

Native

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The Water's Edge at Memorytown

The Water's Edge at Memorytown

Upscale meets backcountry at The Water's Edge Restaurant at Memorytown Lakeside Inn & Cottages. Enjoy the chic farmhouse charm and serene, pastoral lake views from the dining room as you choose from fare such as skillet baked macaroni and cheese, steak tartare, and pan roasted Cornish game hen. Can't pick just one? Opt for the Water's Edge Six Course Tasting Menu for a true feast.


 

Browse more fine dining restaurants throughout the area and go all out by adding nightlife & sprits or a live performance at local music venues to your evening itinerary. Get inspiration for a romantic stay in the Poconos with romance packages and special offers. . These romantic Poconos restaurants are perfect not only for a special date night meal but also for a groom's dinner or even a wedding reception!

 

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