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:

Rose Villa toward bridge

1) Rose Villa Southern Table & Bar

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


2)    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

31 Supper Club

3) 31 Supper Club

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
RESERVATIONS: Reservation recommended 

4) 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
RESERVATIONS: Reservation recommended 

5) The Cellar Restaurant

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

6) Top of Daytona

Take your Valentine to new heights at Top of Daytona. This unique restaurant sits atop the tallest building in the Daytona Beach Area, giving guests a 360-degree view of the Atlantic Ocean, Halifax River, and a north or south look at the lights on Atlantic Avenue. Rise to the occasion with this extraordinary dining experience.

LOCATION: 2625 S. Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach
RESERVATIONS: Reservation recommended

Millie's Restaurant

7) Millie’s Restaurant

Guy Fieri, from Diners, Drive-ins & Dives never gets it wrong, and that’s why he called Millie’s a “dynamite spot, cooking up coastal for the locals” Well, visitors love it too. This locally sourced, scratch-cooked cuisine eatery was also voted the best overall in Volusia County in 2023. 

LOCATION: 3218 S. Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach Shores
RESERVATIONS: Reservation recommended

8) Down the Hatch

This little riverfront restaurant has had a salty past as it evolved from what was once a 1908 commercial fishing dock, to a party boat fishing business, fish market, a pub, and finally in 1975, a fresh seafood restaurant. Now, this popular, cozy spot still features some of the best fresh seafood that Ponce Inlet has to offer. The view isn’t bad either.

LOCATION: 4894 Front Street, Ponce Inlet

9) Our Deck Down Under

Another place to enjoy beautiful, panoramic views of the Intracoastal Waterway is under Dunlawton Bridge. For 20 years, Our Deck Down Under has been a favorite for locals and travelers alike. In comfortable indoor or outdoor seating, take in a sunset with an ice-cold beer and any of their house-made specialties.

LOCATION: 78 Dunlawton Avenue, Port Orange

Couple fine dining at Mama Foo Foo

10) Mama Foo Foo

Would you like great cocktails with your amazing food and beautiful ambiance? Then Mama Foo Foo is for you. This is the place to celebrate, laugh, enjoy company and the hospitality and style that is uniquely Mama Foo Foo.

LOCATION: 125 Basin Street, 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!