Dinner is a key factor for any date, especially on Valentine's Day. Up the ante this special night out and take your sweetheart to one of these romantic restaurants for Valentine's Day in Austin.

Truluck’s Seafood, Steak and Crabhouse

If you have the best catch, treat them to the freshest catch at Truluck's! Whether you order the Pacific Swordfish Steak or the Sweet and Spicy Halibut, all of the seafood here pairs wonderfully with their extensive wine options. You’ll also be able to enjoy live music at night in their Crab Lounge, making this upscale restaurant even more romantic on Valentine's Day. Truluck’s also offers private dining rooms, which are perfect for a Valentine's Day party!

Eddie V’s Prime Seafood

There’s nothing like live jazz to get you in the mood for romance. Eddie V’s provides a comfortable yet dazzling environment to enjoy their finest seafood selections as well as their classic and signature cocktails. Not to mention, their 28-day aged prime center cut steak is perfection! Eddie V’s even offers oysters and caviar for an elaborate evening you won’t forget.

The Capital Grille

For nationally-renowned steaks and delicious seafood, look no further than the Capital Grille. If your significant other has a sweet tooth, the Capital Grille also prepares their desserts on-site daily! This romantic restaurant in Austin places emphasis on taking care of their guests and will even put custom notecards on your table to celebrate Valentine's Day or any other occasion.

III Forks

Having once been named, “the Crown Jewel of American Dining,” III Forks doesn’t disappoint. The warm mahogany interior and the luxurious marble finishes will set the scene for a romantic Valentine's Day dinner in Austin. The restaurant also has four private dining rooms available as well as a piano bar! Whether you order the elaborate Tomahawk Ribeye or the Chilean Seabass, you’re in for a treat at III Forks.


Botticelli’s provides the best of both worlds: a beautiful, intimate dining room up-front and a classy beer garden in the back of the restaurant. If you like live music, there will also be performers there on Valentine's Day!

Botticelli’s combines traditional family-style food with innovative and refreshing new recipes. From the Ravioli di Cinghiale consisting of wild boar and Crimini mushrooms to their pork tenderloins cutlets breaded in focaccia, you’ll be loving the delicious Italian cuisine here.


For one of the best meals Austin on Valentine's Day, visit Olamie. Olamie's motto is "serving Southern food rooted in love and tradition," so you're sure to be in good hands on the day of love.

Olamie prices tend to run high, but the food is exquisite. From the Dayboat American Red Snapper to the Spiced Custard with apple, thyme and shortbread, this restaurant will transport you to the South, especially since it's located in a romantic wooden white house.

These romantic restaurants in Austin are perfect dinnertime destinations on Valentine's Day. They're also quite popular, so make a reservation as soon as possible because they're booking up quickly!

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