With Valentine’s Day coming up, Guests who will be at the Walt Disney World Resort might be thinking about where they can spend a romantic evening with their loved ones. While there are plenty of locations that are family-friendly throughout the property, there are also many locations that have a more upscale, relaxed, and elegant setting, resulting in great options for a romantic feel.
These table service restaurants allow Guests to step away from the hustle and bustle of the Disney Parks and enjoy unique and wonderful atmospheres that pair with delicious and indulgent menus inspired by flavors and cuisines from around the world. All of the restaurants at the Walt Disney World Resort on this list would be perfect for a romantic dinner on Valentine’s Day or any day!
Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is a great destination for any date night thanks to its Victorian charm and elegance, sprawling grounds with gardens, and beautiful views of Seven Seas Lagoon, the Magic Kingdom, and the surrounding Disney Resorts. Narcoossee’s is a table service restaurant at the Disney Resort that provides a perfect romantic atmosphere paired with delicious coastal cuisine.
Narcoossee’s is open only for dinner each day, and Guests can enjoy an airy dining room with light wooden floors and tables, bright pops of blue fabric, large windows with views of the water, and an outdoor deck that wraps around the building to provide refreshing breezes and unobstructed views. Menu items at Narcoossee’s include options such as Crispy Rhode Island Calamari, Maine Lobster Bisque, Blackened Salmon, Surf & Turf, Filet Mignon, and Shrimp Scampi.
Another romantic dinner location at a Disney Resort can be found at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort which is nestled on the shores of Crescent Lake and themed to feel like a lakeside resort in a New England town. Guests who visit the Disney Resort can enjoy wonderful water views, upscale nautical theming, and a popular table service location with decadent menu items.
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Yachtsman Steakhouse is a New-England style steakhouse with a charming interior filled with wooden accented columns and beams, nautical décor lining the walls, lantern-style lighting, subtle pops of blues and yellows, and great views of Crescent Lake from the windows. Yachtsman Steakhouse is only open for dinner each night and serves up delicious menu options such as Beef Carpaccio, Chilled Admiral’s Tower for Two, 8-oz Filet Mignon, 16-oz Rib-Eye Steak, Seafood Cioppino, Peruvian-Barbecued Chicken, and Truffle Macaroni & Cheese.
San Angel Inn Restaurante
One of the most romantic dining atmospheres at the Walt Disney World Resort can be found in the Mexico Pavilion in EPCOT’s World Showcase. Inside of the pavilion’s ancient pyramid is a bustling marketplace at twilight where Guests can shop, enjoy a ride on the Gran Fiesta Tour Starring the Three Caballeros, and dine at an intimate table service restaurant.
San Angel Inn Restaurante is situated at the very back of the pavilion and welcomes Guests to dine on an open-air patio themed to feel like a hacienda from the 17th century complete with water views from the nearby attraction and a lush jungle with an ancient pyramid and volcano across the way. The restaurant serves up authentic Mexican cuisine and Guests can indulge in options including Guacamole, Tacos de Ribeye, Pollo a las Rajas, Enchiladas de Pollo, Baja Tacos de Pescado, and Carne Asada.
Wine Bar George
A great way to enjoy a romantic meal is by indulging in delicious wine and sharing several small bites or charcuterie boards, and no place at the Walt Disney World Resort is more perfect for this scenario as Wine Bar George. Located in The Landing at Disney Springs, Guests can enjoy an upscale and modern atmosphere in the heart of shipping and entertainment while sipping on hand-picked pours.
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Wine Bar George is run by Master Sommelier George Miliotes and features an intimate atmosphere with low lighting, exposed brick, industrial metal fixtures and accents, and comfortable seating spread out across two floors with an outdoor balcony upstairs. The menu at Wine Bar George focuses mainly on shareable plates and charcuterie and cheese boards, and Guests will love a romantic meal sharing wine and bites such as the Artisanal Cheese Board, The Big Board, Crispy Mac & Cheese Bites, Sagnaki on Fire, Grilled Octopus Salad, House-made Hummus, House-made Meatballs, and Warm Spiced Olives.
Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera
Few destinations in the world are as romantic as the Riviera and Disney’s Riviera Resort brings that romance and elegance to life through amazing details and theming that make Guests feel as though they are halfway across the globe. Guests who visit the Disney Resort can also enjoy a table service restaurant that is nothing short of romantic for dinner each evening.
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Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera is located at the very top of Disney’s Riviera Resort. It features a vibrant and upscale dining room with modern light fixtures, abstract carpeting, comfortable seating, and massive windows that look out at an open-air patio overlooking the nearby lake and surrounding areas. Dinner at Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera is a combination of French and Italian cuisine and Guests will love options such as Slow-roasted Octopus, Lobster Linguine, Diver Scallops, Filet Mignon, French Veal Chop, Bouillabaisse, and Petit Farcis.
Another romantic restaurant that serves up delicious seafood and stunning water views can be found at The Landing in Disney Springs along the shores of Lake Buena Vista. The Boathouse is a wonderful table service restaurant that features several different indoor dining rooms as well as outdoor decks that overlook the water and make for the perfect romantic dinner at sunset.
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The Boathouse features a nautical atmosphere with high vaulted ceilings, large windows looking out at the decks and water, pastel paint colors, nautical props and items on the walls, and comfortable seating that offers fantastic views no matter what the position. The menu at The Boathouse is very extensive and Guests can choose from amazing options such as Yellowfin Tuna Poke, Gulf of Mexico Red Grouper, Shrimp & Andouille Mac & Cheese, Hoison Chili Calamari, Dockside Shrimp Boil, Filet Mignon Sliders, NY Steak & Fries, and Truffle Fries.
Three Bridges Bar and Grill at Villa del Lago
Romantic water views continue over at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort where the romance of the American Southwest, Mexico, and Spain meet. The Disney Resort features beautiful architecture, sprawling grounds with lush vegetation, and a large lake that is home to a wonderful table service restaurant right in the center.
Three Bridges Bar and Grill at Villa del Lago is an open-air location that offers up water views on every side that Guests can enjoy from comfortable seating that feels lounge-like amongst warm fireplaces, modern and bright tile works, a central bar, and a romantic atmosphere. The menu at Three Bridges Bar and Grill at Villa del Lago features Latin flavors and Guests can enjoy menu options such as Roasted Corn Dip, Curry Hummus, Poke Bowl with Ginger-shrimp, Steak Frites, Braised Pork Tacos, and Harissa Lamb Chops.
One of the quintessential romantic dining locations at the Walt Disney World Resort can be found at Disney’s Contemporary Resort and is open for dinner only each night. California Grill is located on the very top floor of the Disney Resort and combines an upscale and modern atmosphere with unparalleled views of Seven Seas Lagoon that can also be enjoyed from outdoor observation decks.
The interior of California Grill is the perfect balance of warm and modern with bright pops of color in the carpeting and seating, modular lighting, geometric patterns, and massive floor-to-ceiling windows that look out across Seven Seas Lagoon to the Magic Kingdom and beyond. The menu at California Grill focuses on the cuisine and flavors of the Pacific coast, and Guests will love indulging in options such as Lobster and Parsnip Bisque, Braised Beef Short Rib Wontons, Florida Coast Black Grouper, Oak-fired Filet of Beef, Monterey Bay Cioppino, and Handcrafted Wild Mushroom Ravioli.
Le Cellier Steakhouse
Guests who are looking for an intimate romantic dinner can do so in EPCOT’s World Showcase in one of the smallest dining locations at the Walt Disney World Resort. Le Cellier Steakhouse is located in the Canada Pavilion and welcomes Guests to dine in a cozy and warm environment on steakhouse classics infused with Canadian flavors.
Le Cellier Steakhouse is themed to feel like a wine cellar in a chateau in Canada, and Guests will immediately feel cozy and romantic in a small dining room with low stone vaulted ceilings, gently burning candles on pedestals and chandeliers, and warm wooden accents. The menu is the perfect combination of classic steak and seafood options with unique twists, and Guests will love sampling items such as the Canadian Cheddar Cheese Soup, Prime Beef Tartare, Le Cellier Filet Mignon, Autumn Bison Strip Loin, Ribeye Steak, and Bacon-Smoked Gouda Macaroni & Cheese.