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5 Best Date Night Spots in Alpharetta and Milton

woman sitting and enjoying a glass of wine at a restaurant
Enjoying a glass of wine at Citizen Soul

If you’re searching for a romantic local spot this Valentine’s Day, or just for a date night, there are plenty of options to choose from. Here are the five best date night spots in Alpharetta and Milton, each offering a unique blend of ambiance, incredible cuisine, and the promise of a memorable date night.

  • Milton’s Cuisine and Cocktails: A Contemporary Southern Experience - Tucked away in the heart of Crabapple’s Historic District, Milton’s Cuisine and Cocktails stands as a haven for those seeking a romantic and upscale dining experience. Set against the backdrop of a charming 150-year-old farmhouse, this restaurant boasts an inviting ambiance and a menu that showcases farm-to-table freshness and contemporary New Southern Cuisine. From the elegant décor to dishes like the classic shrimp and grits or my personal favorite, the pan-seared scallops, Milton’s is sure to elevate your date night.

  • Citizen Soul: West Coast Cuisine with a Southern Soul - For a touch of West Coast style and Southern culinary flair, Citizen Soul in Alpharetta is my personal favorite. This stylish restaurant combines a contemporary aesthetic with a menu highlighting locally sourced ingredients. Citizen Soul sets the stage for a sophisticated and romantic evening, from the chic interior and extensive wine list to must-try dishes including the Pimento Cheese Fritters, Spiced Duck Confit, and Soul Burger.

  • Oak Steakhouse: Classic Romance in Every Bite - Oak Steakhouse, located in the heart of Alpharetta, offers a classic steakhouse experience infused with romance. The dimly lit interior, the aroma of sizzling steaks, and the extensive wine list create an ambiance perfect for an intimate celebration. Indulge in prime cuts of beef or savor fresh seafood options for a timeless and romantic dining experience. Consistently named one of the best steakhouses in Atlanta, Oak Steakhouse is not one to miss.

  • Ray’s at Killer Creek: Waterside Romance - For a romantic setting by the water, Ray’s at Killer Creek in Alpharetta provides an unforgettable experience. This waterfront restaurant combines a scenic backdrop with a menu featuring an array of fresh seafood and steak options. Whether dining indoors or on the expansive patio overlooking the water, Ray's promises a romantic escape for you and your special someone.

  • Secreto Kitchen & Bar: Hidden Gem on Windward Nestled in the heart of Alpharetta, just east of Highway 400, Secreto Southern Kitchen & Bar is a hidden gem for those in search of a cozy and romantic spot. The warm and inviting atmosphere, coupled with a menu inspired by Southern classics, creates the perfect setting for a romantic date night. Share a plate of their truffle deviled eggs and indulge in dishes like their southern fried chicken or braised short ribs for a truly memorable experience.

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Zach enjoying Milton's Garden Dinner Event

As you plan your Valentine's Day celebration or any special date night, consider these five favorite romantic restaurants in Alpharetta and Milton. From the farm-to-table elegance of Milton’s Cuisine and Cocktails to the waterfront charm of Ray's at Killer Creek, each restaurant on this list promises to make your evening as special as the company you keep. Cheers, to love, romance, and delightful dining in these enchanting local spots!



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