Beyond the cheesy cards and the chocolate hearts, Valentine’s Day offers a great excuse to rekindle a romance or simply spend time together. Whether you’re looking to make a grand romantic gesture or prefer an intimate meal for two, Daytona Beach offers a wide array of options for a special Valentine’s Day dinner. Budding romances and decades-old bonds can equally find suitable selections in one of these romantic restaurants:
1) Zen Bistro
With a quaint atmosphere in the heart of Daytona Beach, Zen Bistro serves authentic Thai cuisine and offers a unique garden patio dining experience among bamboo trees — perfect for a Valentine’s Day date. Make your reservations today! Though this family-owned and -operated spot recently expanded due to popular demand, the restaurant is sure to fill up fast!
LOCATION: 223 Magnolia Avenue, Daytona Beach
This critically-acclaimed Ormond Beach restaurant frequently tops “Best of” lists in Central Florida, and with good reason. With a speakeasy vibe, artisan cocktails, fine foods, and nightly live entertainment, 31 Supper Club is the ideal spot for a date. Indulge in a “Square Pear” craft cocktail, split a lobster cake and Oysters Rockefeller, or opt for two spoons with your decadent ice cream sundae — all while experiencing the romance and whimsy of the 1930s.
LOCATION: 31 West Granada Boulevard
3) Chart House
One of the most consistently celebrated restaurants in the Daytona Beach area, the Chart House offers both delicious dishes and outstanding views. You and your date will be able to savor fresh seafood, seasonal specials and the natural beauty of the Halifax River. The Chart House has been an area establishment for over five decades, and it always fills up on Valentine’s Day — so don’t wait to make your reservations!
LOCATION: 1100 Marina Point Drive, Daytona Beach
Formerly a bed and breakfast in the early 1900s, Rose Villa is a comfortable casual restaurant in a unique historic setting in Ormond Beach featuring Southern inspired cuisine, including the signature fried chicken, classic craft cocktails and an ample selection of wines.
LOCATION: 43 West Granada Boulevard, Ormond Beach
RESERVATIONS: Reservation suggested
The Cellar Restaurant, located in the historic home of President Warren G. Harding, is known for fine Italian dining with options ranging from lamb to pastas to seafood. The restaurant is a Golden Spoon Award winner, an OpenTable Diners' Choice Award winner and Top 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in the United States.
LOCATION: 220 Magnolia Avenue, Daytona Beach
RESERVATIONS: Reservation recommended
Whether you opt for an evening of fine Italian cuisine or Southern inspired cooking, Valentine’s Day won’t disappoint in Daytona Beach. In fact, the area is ideal for a romantic getaway — from tandem parasailing to slow strolls in the sand, endless adventures await you and your loved one. Start planning your trip today!