Some of the most romantic restaurants in Vancouver are in the heart of our vibrant downtown.
1927 Lobby Lounge at Hotel Georgia
801 W Georgia St | 604-682-5566 $$$ | Lounge@rwhotelgeorgia | Visit website
In 1952, the 1927 Lobby Lounge (then the Casablanca Lounge) was one of the first rooms in Vancouver to serve alcohol. Today, it's easily one of our city's top, high-end destinations for a cozy after-dinner drink on a plush velvet couch. Choose from 14 classic cocktails (the 'Hotel Georgia', winner of best cocktail in Canada, is a must-try), 24 whiskies, 26 scotches, a well-curated wine list, desserts and snacks.
900 Seymour St | 604-602-9570 $$$ | Italian@cibotrattoria | Visit website
Cibo Trattoria serves modern Italian dishes made with organic ingredients. The restaurant features a lengthy wine list with unique vintages, along with seasonally-driven dishes. After enjoying a meal here, and won't be surprised to learn that Cibo was named one of the Top Italian Restaurants in the World by Ospitalità Italiana Seal.
Market by Jean-Georges
1115 Alberni Street | 604-695-1115 $$$$ | French@marketjg_van | Visit website
For a special night out, head to MARKET for an artistic meal made of seasonal ingredients. Choose to dine in the posh, carpeted dining room, bar area, or the heated patio in the summer while you enjoy celebrity chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten's menu of reinvented classics.
900 Seymour St | 604-632-9560 $$$ | Wine Bar@uvavancouver | Visit website
Adjoining the Moda Hotel, UVA is an evening destination for connoisseurs of fine wines and spirits. Expect unique import beers along with a lengthy list of enticing and inventive cocktails made by bartender Lauren Mote, who was crowned the 2015 Canadian Bartender of the Year at the prestigious Diageo World Class Canada.
Yew Restaurant + Bar
791 W Georgia St | 604.692.4939 $$$ | Seafood@fsvancouver | Visit website
Perched at treetop level in the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver, YEW’s focus is on seafood of the highest calibre – not surprising given they're one of Vancouver’s only 100% Ocean Wise restaurants. Whether you grab a drink at the bar, sit at the cozy lounge or opt for a spot near the fireplace, you’ll be treated to Chef Ned Bell’s Pacific Northwest cuisine in a chic setting ideal for people-watching.
801 W. Georgia St. | 604-673-7000 $$$$ | Local@hawksworthrets | Visit website
Located in downtown Vancouver's Rosewood Hotel Georgia, Hawksworth has frequently been named Vancouver's best restaurant. Chef David Hawksworth and his team serve perfectly executed plates that marry their penchant for detail with unmistakably West Coast ingredients. With four glamorous dining spaces boasting ornate features and a stunning chandelier, this is the ideal spot for celebrating special occasions. The chef's tasting menu with wine pairings could end up being one of the best meals of your life.
845 Burrard St | 604-642-2900 $$$$ | Seafood@blvdyvr | Visit website
Boulevard is an expansive, posh restaurant with multiple dining rooms that embraces classic cooking techniques. Executive Chef Alex Chen puts upscale twists on casual menu items and the cocktail list boasts carefully-crafted options made with super-unique ingredients.