With Valentine's Day just around the corner, it's time to pull out all the stops to spoil your significant other. Picture this: a cozy, candlelit booth, complete with a chilled bottle of champagne, and delicious cuisine. Now that sounds like the perfect way to spend an evening, and it can be yours at one of the most romantic restaurants in Miami!

Komodo Miami

This Brickell hotspot is a three-story indoor/outdoor restaurant serving up traditional Chinese cuisine and was founded by nightclub extraordinaire David Grutman. Bird's nest tables floating above the restaurant are the perfect place to have a more private, romantic dinner, or maybe chatting with other couples at one of the three bars is more your style. The top floor lounge has live music, artwork, and delicious cocktails so you can keep the night going long after dinner is over. 

La Mar by Gaston Acurio

If you want to treat your date to a stunning view in Miami, look no further than La Mar. Facing Brickell's sparkling downtown skyline, terrace seating provides that wow-factor that'll take your dinner date to the next level. Classic Peruvian food, a seemingly endless cocktail menu, and an array of dishes prepared tableside make this a can't-miss destination.

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Cecconi's

Tucked inside Soho Beach House, this cozy spot serves Italian and Mediterranian dishes on a patio under stars and stringed lights. You can even hear the ocean waves while you're dining: talk about romantic! We recommend the spaghetti filled with Maine lobster, basil, and chili, and ending the evening by toasting with a glass of the restaurant's house-made limoncello.

Casa Tua

Translated to "your home," Casa Tua will be sure to make you feel right at home this Valentine's Day. Set in a romantic, Mediterranean villa surrounded by lush greenery, this is the perfect spot to get cozy with your loved one. What's even more impressive than the atmosphere is the Tuscan-inspired menu full of Italian classics and a wine menu for the ages. Don't forget dessert: they're famous for their tiramisu! 

Juvia

What's more romantic than a beautiful sunset? Watching it at an upscale restaurant with a delicious meal and your Valentine in front of you. Juvia's floor-to-ceiling windows allow you to watch the sunset over dinner with panoramic views of Miami's South Beach. A bold blend of Japanese, Peruvian, and French cuisine will provide the perfect dish for any taste buds. 

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The Forge

The Forge is all about romantic ambiance: chandeliers, stained glass, and beautiful artwork make this steakhouse easy on the eyes, just like your Valentine. After finally deciding on a glass from their 51-page wine list, request a tour of their in-house wine cellar!

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Osteria del Teatro

Located in the Marlin Hotel on Collins Avenue, Osteria del Teatro is known for their seafood and Italian dishes. Their small, intimate dining room makes this a great place for a romantic, quiet night out with your date. What really stands out is the quality of their homemade pasta dough, freshly-baked bread, and carefully chosen ingredients. 

Matador Room

Be transported to the glamorous era of the 1940's at the Matador Room. Caribbean, Spanish, Latin, and South American flavors are combined in this unique, romantic setting. Choose from tapas-style small plates or full-sized entrees made with fresh, seasonal produce. We recommend the avocado pizza... yes, you read that right!

Going to one of Miami's most romantic restaurants is sure to make this Valentine's Day one to remember. Gourmet food paired with a gorgeous atmosphere? That's almost as good of a pair as you and your special someone. 

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