The Violet Hour is one of The 15 Best Places That Are Good for Dates in Chicago.

1. The Violet Hour

9.2
1520 N Damen Ave (at Pierce Ave), Chicago, IL
Speakeasy · Wicker Park · 231 tips and reviews

Leah P.Leah Pickett: sexy speakeasy with top-notch cocktails. perfect for date night!

Pocket S.Pocket Sun: Nice and intimate atmosphere, great for a cocktail date! The cocktails with egg white are interesting, but I prefer the sweeter ones. The entrance is very hidden so you gotta be looking for it.

Melissa A.Melissa Au: Neat little spot with unique cocktails and a romantic ambiance.

Maude's Liquor Bar is one of The 15 Best Places That Are Good for Dates in Chicago.

2. Maude's Liquor Bar

9.5
840 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL
French Restaurant · Fulton Market · 102 tips and reviews

JéJé: Try the pomme frite, there amazing!. Also a great date spot.

Nicki W.Nicki Walliser: Great date spot. Smashes are to die for. Oysters, Steak, Cheese, Steak Tartare...UPSTAIRS is amazing. GO!

Chase T.Chase Turner: Great romantic french spot. The bone marrow is amazing.

Lincoln Hall is one of The 15 Best Places That Are Good for Dates in Chicago.

3. Lincoln Hall

9.2
2424 N Lincoln Ave (btwn W Fullerton Ave and W Montana St), Chicago, IL
Music Venue · North Side · 71 tips and reviews

Michael M.Michael Moses: Similar feel to the Bowery in NYC, but much more intimate. Run, don't walk, to any concert here.

Geoffrey Z.Geoffrey ZuHone: Great intimate venue to see a wide range of artists and musicians.

Kelly C.Kelly Canton: You cannot beat this place for intimate music good crowds and excellent sound.

Tango Sur is one of The 15 Best Places That Are Good for Dates in Chicago.

4. Tango Sur

9.0
3763 N Southport Ave (at Grace St.), Chicago, IL
Argentinian Restaurant · Lakeview · 124 tips and reviews

Ryan V.Ryan Verner: Delicious food, super long wait. It has a cool atmosphere, fairly loud music, really dark, pretty loud. Just make sure you know going in that it's not a quiet romantic place.

Marquieta M.Marquieta Mitchell: Provaleta is a really good starter also great atmosphere, music. Great for date night!

Redeye ChicagoRedeye Chicago: A favorite for dates, this candlelit BYOB Argentine steakhouse serves massive platters of grilled meat that make a tasty match for your own bottle of red wine. Read more.

Candlelite Chicago Restaurant is one of The 15 Best Places That Are Good for Dates in Chicago.

5. Candlelite Chicago Restaurant

9.3
7452 N Western Ave (at Howard St), Chicago, IL
Pizza Place · West Ridge · 36 tips and reviews

YouSwoop.comYouSwoop.com: $15 for $35 Worth of Burgers, Thin Crust Pizzas, Drink & Much More at Candlelite Chicago - http://www.youswoop.com Read more.

KikiKiki: I've been a "local" at Candlelite for 5 years. The food is amazing, the bartenders are the best! Warm & friendly staff, great atmosphere. Love this place! :)

World H.World Hyundai: Our Staff loves going to Candlelite restaurant for the best thin crust pizza in Chicago! Love the garlic herb fires, it's a Facebook and Foursquare check-in special when you get a pizza! Read more.

Ada Street is one of The 15 Best Places That Are Good for Dates in Chicago.

6. Ada Street

9.3
1664 N Ada St (btwn Concord & Wabansia), Chicago, IL
American Restaurant · Bucktown · 68 tips and reviews

Ingrid S.Ingrid Silva: We arrived at this secret romantic place and the restaurant it was beautiful best food I've had in Chicago, the bartender Sarah it was so sweet. This place is amazing in service and food quality!

Shinji K.Shinji Kuwayama: A cozy and romantic place, and the hideout is right there

Kaylene K.Kaylene Kroemer: Loved the atmosphere and the food was amazing! Felt like we found a romantic hidden gem.

Piccolo Sogno is one of The 15 Best Places That Are Good for Dates in Chicago.

7. Piccolo Sogno

9.4
464 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL
Italian Restaurant · Fulton River District · 97 tips and reviews

DhruvaDhruva: Delicious food! Pastas are to die for. Perfect date night spot

Elena D.Elena D: Beautiful patio and good food. It's a great place with an Italian atmosphere. Good for dates. I would dispute the statement that it is the best Italian food in the city.

Tara P.Tara Paulson: Good quiet, intimate place to spend New Years! Amazing food and drinks

The Berkshire Room is one of The 15 Best Places That Are Good for Dates in Chicago.

8. The Berkshire Room

9.0
15 E Ohio St, Chicago, IL
Bar · Near North Side · 61 tips and reviews

PatrickPatrick: Awesome place, great service, intimate setting.

Conor O.Conor Oswald: Great, intimate atmosphere. The Weston is a must have!

michelle j.michelle jimenez: Very good for dates. The champagne was amazing! Very cool lounge place.

Le Colonial is one of The 15 Best Places That Are Good for Dates in Chicago.

9. Le Colonial

9.2
937 N Rush St, Chicago, IL
Vietnamese Restaurant · Streeterville · 66 tips and reviews

DesignkitchenDesignkitchen: Romantic and fun, make sure to request seating upstairs.

Janet L.Janet Ledbetter: Try the spicy cold beef salad. And check out the bar upstairs. Great place for a romantic date.

Philly G.Philly G: The beignet appetizer is a must. The seafood entree was enough for 2 and spicy goodness. Banana wontons for dessert!

The Promontory is one of The 15 Best Places That Are Good for Dates in Chicago.

10. The Promontory

9.0
5311 S Lake Park West (at 53rd St), Chicago, IL
Gastropub · Hyde Park · 55 tips and reviews

James T. G.James T. Green: Definitely have the lamb burger with the Roots and Malt. The spaghetti was lackluster with a tangy sauce. Great vibe! A great date spot and hangout with a few friends for cocktails.

Monique M.Monique Matheny: This tip is for the music venue ONLY. I enjoyed an intimate setting featuring a jazz/R&B vocalist with my fiancé--very romantic.

Ezgi C.Ezgi Cubukcu: All of the gin cocktails are amazing.

Balena is one of The 15 Best Places That Are Good for Dates in Chicago.

11. Balena

9.2
1633 N Halsted St (btwn Willow St & North Ave), Chicago, IL
Italian Restaurant · Lincoln Park · 69 tips and reviews

Mike G.Mike Gonzalez: Mushroom pizza was delicious! Excellent service great date night place! Small plates meant to be shared pastas were excellent specifically the pork shoulder pasta

Erika D.Erika Davis: I've been here for restaurant week 2015 for a date. Atmosphere is nice and friendly staff. Great choice for a romantic date.

ShariShari: Orichette, Hanger Steak, Canoli Sundae, & Mozzarella + Basil pizza with Chili sauce :-) :-)

The Barrelhouse Flat is one of The 15 Best Places That Are Good for Dates in Chicago.

12. The Barrelhouse Flat

9.1
2624 N Lincoln Ave (at W Wrightwood Ave), Chicago, IL
Cocktail Bar · Lincoln Park · 89 tips and reviews

John K.John Khuu: Great cocktail selections. If you're on a date, definitely put your name on the list, and make your way upstairs. Much more intimate vibe compared to downstairs.

Jen M.Jen Marquez: Make sure to get a spot upstairs. Fantastic date night spot. Dimly lit and romantic. Great bartenders. You won't be sorry.

Emily S.Emily Sullivan: Highly recommend the upstairs section with the live pianist. Great date spot.

Scofflaw is one of The 15 Best Places That Are Good for Dates in Chicago.

13. Scofflaw

9.5
3201 W Armitage Ave (at Kedzie Ave), Chicago, IL
Cocktail Bar · Logan Square · 135 tips and reviews

Maggie H.Maggie H: Great ambiance. Loved Grandma's furniture and the candle light vibe.

Kate F.Kate Fifield: KICK ASS BAR. Candlelight makes for a very sexy atmosphere. Excellent, elevated food to match craft cocktails makes for a killer combination.

Lisa J.Lisa Jars: Cute, vintage, Victorian, cozy atmosphere. Perfect date place

Boka is one of The 15 Best Places That Are Good for Dates in Chicago.

14. Boka

8.9
1729 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL
New American Restaurant · Lincoln Park · 87 tips and reviews

Shodmon I.Shodmon Ibragimov: Great romantic restaurant in the area! Best Chef in town! Delicious food and friendly service! Make reservations today!

Hank C.Hank Couture: Great for a nice date night

XY Y.XY Y: Came here for restaurant week and very happy with the visit. Everything is so well made, especially the seared scallop. I enjoyed everything from starters to dessert.

The Dearborn is one of The 15 Best Places That Are Good for Dates in Chicago.

15. The Dearborn

9.1
108 N State St (Randolph And Dearborn), Chicago, IL
Gastropub · The Loop · 16 tips and reviews

Dana D.Dana Danielle: Went for drinks! Good spot for client outings in the loop! The long bar at the front with leather seats set an intimate atmosphere.Did not try food but looking forward to!

Carrie C.Carrie Collins: Excellent bloody Marys. Great service, fun atmosphere. We were just in the neighborhood and went in. Such a great find!

Natalie V.Natalie Vegel: The portions here are massive! Highly recommend the pastrami hash and if you have a sweet tooth, the giant cinnamon roll.