The Best Date Night Spots In Houston
The Best Date Night Spots In Houston

The Best Date Night Spots In Houston

Step 1: Swipe right. Step 2: Find your perfect date spot.

Published October 22, 2020

So, they swiped right. You need a killer date to swoon them while also showing off your savvy city skills. Or maybe you’re the married couple desperately in need of a night away from the kids. Whether you're the newbies or the oldies, we’ve got some killer date night hotspots that are sure to add a little spark to your special nights.

Brenner’s Steakhouse on the Bayou 

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Talk about dinner with a view. Enjoy an evening under the trees and by the water at Brenner’s Steakhouse on the Bayou. This summer night atmosphere is the perfect way to impress your date.  With a stacked selection of surf, turf and great wine, you’ll be sure to feed your appetite as well as get a little taste of the great outdoors. 

Where: 1 Birdsall St, Houston, TX 77007

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Étoile Cuisine et Bar 

Feel like you’re in Julia Child’s kitchen as you spend the evening at one of Houston’s most delicious French finds! With an amazing bar and selection of French cuisines, it’s easy to get swept up into the sweet European whirlwind. Bon appetit!

Where: 1101-11 Uptown Park Blvd, Houston, TX 77056

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Galveston Island Horse and Pony Rides 

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Who doesn’t love an over the top date??? The date girls have been dreaming of since they were little can now become a romantic reality – long walks (read: rides) on the beach, anyone? Ride off into the sunset with Galveston Island Horse and Pony Rides. Take a trip a little south for a full afternoon of tours, horse rides on the beach and so much more! Who says the Nicholas Sparks dates are only for the movies?! Noah and Allie would be oh so proud.

Where: 1929 Boddeker Rd, Galveston, TX 77550

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Z on 23 

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There’s just something about a city rooftop that can elevate any date from good to great. Watch Houston’s skyline come to life at one of the most glamorous rooftops in the heart of downtown! Whether you mingle and meet new friends or dine and date with loved ones, Z on 23 is the perfect spot to top off a great night with that special someone. 

Where: 1121 Walker St, Houston, TX 77002

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Take a Virtual Cooking Class At Well Done, UrbanCHEF or Sur La Table

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A way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. Care to test that theory? Spice up your dating life with a simple cooking class from some of the best chefs in the city! Show off all your jaw-dropping cooking skills or try something new together! Whether you’re flirty or shy, this may be the perfect spot to turn up the heat for any hot date.

Where: 2811 Airline Dr #5, Houston, TX 77009

For More Information: Well Done | Urban ChefSur La Table 

Showboat Drive In Theater  

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Let’s give a little twist to the classic dinner and a show duo. Anyone up for a double feature? Pull in, park and pile on the blankets because this drive-in is a great way to get more bang for your buck! So grab some concessions and tune in, because this casual, cute date can be the perfect way to swoon your moviestar date. 

Where: 22422 Farm to Market 2920, Hockley, TX 77447

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Jazz and Churos at Cafeza 

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Wanting a low key night with great music? Needing a fun night away from the kids without a ton of crazy?  A smooth and simple date in the city may do just the trick. Catch Houston’s favorite local jazz house for coffee, cuisine and a whole lot of music at the one and only Cafeza. 

Where: 1720 Houston Ave, Houston, TX 77007

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13 Celsius 

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Charcuterie couples unite! If you love wine, cheese and fondue in all its glory, then 13 Celsius is the perfect spot for you and your date. This insta-worthy spot stacks an incredible lineup of simple appetizers and an even better atmosphere for that perfect date moment! 

Where: 3000 Caroline St, Houston, TX 77004

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You’ve been to all the dining, the rooftops, classes and more. Now it's time to explore the hidden fun of the city as a couple! Say no more! This fan favorite highlights Houston’s laid back, good time vibes for couples looking to relax and enjoy a fun evening in the heart of the city. Whether it’s beer, games or gazing at the glowing LED tree, this date spot will ensure to switch things up for the better!

Where: 1517 Alabama St, Houston, TX 77004

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(Cover Photo Courtesy of Brenner’s Steakhouse on the Bayou)

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