Now that the holidays have passed and the in-laws have returned home, you may be ready for a little alone time with that special someone. Well, call the babysitter and get ready for a night out on the town in Daytona Beach. With many excellent dining and entertainment options for adults, there is a romantic, relaxing, and exciting evening available for all interests. Below we will outline some of our favorite Daytona Beach area Date Night Destinations, and we hope you can find the time to enjoy a night out on the town at one of these enticing venues.
The Cellar Restaurant
220 Magnolia Avenue, Daytona Beach
This enchanting restaurant is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places as it is located in a former home of President Warren G. Harding. Built in 1907, The Cellar now offers an exquisite Italian dining experience which has earned them Open Tables Top 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America Award for 2013. Select from a wide range of delectable dishes including daily chef’s specials and an extensive wine list that is sure to please any palate. Reservations are recommended.
1100 Marina Point Drive, Daytona Beach
Behold breathtaking views of the Halifax River as you enjoy a dining experience at one of the most popular and prominent seafood restaurants in Daytona Beach. Unique architectural design, a private and intimate atmosphere, and the Marina Point view combine to create an unmatched ambience perfect for a night out with that special someone. Choose from a wide selection of fresh seafood and other exquisite seasonal dishes and enjoy the wide selection of premium wines and spirits. Reservations are recommended.
Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse
100 North Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach
Located oceanfront at one of the premier Daytona Beach luxury hotels, The Hilton, Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse offers world-class dining set amid unbelievable, panoramic views of the Atlantic coastline. Choose from a delectable selection of fine aged steaks and chops as well as an extensive wine list. Complimentary valet parking is offered and reservations are recommended. Enjoy a peaceful walk on the beach after a relaxing dinner at this fine establishment.
556 E. 3rd Avenue, New Smyrna Beach
As the name implies, this top romantic dining destination may leave you needing gum or a mint after dinner, but it’s well worth it! Enjoy a taste of the Tuscan countryside at The Garlic with a wide selection delicious beef, chicken and seafood dishes as well as a sprawling list of wines from around the world. The ambience of a vine covered arbor, lush and flowering greenery, and live music create a perfect setting for your evening.
Spanish River Grill
737 East 3rd Avenue, New Smyrna Beach
One of our favorite restaurants in the entire Daytona Beach area, Spanish River Grill provides a modern approach to fine, Latino cuisine. Using the freshest seasonal ingredients and catches, the chefs at Spanish River Grill create exceptional seafood dishes that will make you feel as if you have swept away to the Spanish countryside. Reservations are not accepted but you may call ahead with parties of 5 or more.
Paragon Theater at Ocean Walk
250 N. Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach
There are a few restaurants at this majestic oceanfront complex, and one cannot overlook the beautiful beach views and delicious libations available at Mai Tai Bar, but amid other area movie theaters, there are some aspect that sets the Ocean Walk theater apart: seating and drinks. We don’t mean the normal gallon-size sodas, but rather a wine and beer selection that you can enjoy with your movie, as well as the added comfort of plush, leather reclining seats in a special VIP theater. Plus when the movie is through, you can easily take a nice stroll down to the Daytona Bandshell or Boardwalk and be serenaded by the soft sounds of the rolling waves with the one you love.
Pavilion at Port Orange Theater and Dining
5511 S Williamson Boulevard, Port Orange
This a great destination for date nights as The Pavilion offers an array of excellent dining options as well as the convenience of a high quality movie theater all within this upscale Port Orange setting. Choose from popular chain restaurants such as Texas Roadhouse and Olive Garden, or other fine dining establishments such as Malibu Beach Grill and Takara Japanese Steakhouse. Cap the night off with a delicious treat from Cold Stone Creamery or enjoy a few brews at House 4 Beer. That’s the best part about Pavilion at Port Orange: options!
Whichever of these options you may choose for your next date night, we hope you have a fantastic and safe evening with that special someone in the beautiful Daytona Beach area.