OpenTable Reveals Top 25 Most Romantic Cities in America 2018

As we prepare to celebrate love and romance on Valentine’s Day, we’re pleased to reveal the rankings of the 25 Most Romantic Cities in America 2018.

most romantic cities in America 2018

While diners across the nation are looking for that special meal on Valentine’s Day, certain cities prove that they are a step above in providing dining experiences that exude romance from the moment you step inside the restaurant. To identify the ranking of cities where romantic dining is inherently part of the culture, the OpenTable Most Romantic Cities Index was calculated using three variables: the percentage of restaurants rated “romantic” according to OpenTable diner reviews; the percentage of tables seated for two; and the percentage of people who dined out for Valentine’s Day in 2017.

The following cities, listed in order, comprise the 25 Most Romantic Cities in America 2018.

  1. Biloxi, Mississippi
  2. Birmingham, Alabama
  3. Virginia Beach, Virginia
  4. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  5. Tulsa, Oklahoma
  6. Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  7. Providence, Rhode Island
  8. Reno, Nevada
  9. Carmel, California
  10. Memphis, Tennessee
  11. Savannah, Georgia
  12. Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  13. Louisville, Kentucky
  14. San Antonio, Texas
  15. St. Louis, Missouri
  16. Omaha, Nebraska
  17. Santa Barbara, California
  18. Salt Lake City, Utah
  19. Austin, Texas
  20. Fort Worth, Texas
  21. Detroit, Michigan
  22. Charleston, South Carolina
  23. Brooklyn, New York
  24. Buffalo, New York
  25. Raleigh, North Carolina

For diners still searching for a terrific table for Valentine’s Day, we recently released the Top 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America for 2018. And, be sure to enter our #ValenDinesDay giveaway for a chance to win Valentine’s Day dinner for two.