Five Romantic Dining Spots

The To-Do List:

Five Great Burgers

Five Divine Desserts

Five Mexican Breakfasts

Five Outstanding Noodle Bowls

Five Crafty Cocktails

Five Veggie-licious Dishes

Five Superior Sausages

Chez Nous

A charming, cozy little bistro with great French food and frisky drinks.

Chez Nous (location page)
510 Neches, 512/473-2413
www.cheznousaustin.com

Fabi + Rosi

Elegant decor, great food, and an unpretentious staff make this spot a top pick for date night.

Fabi + Rosi (location page)
509 Hearn, 512/236-0642
www.fabiandrosi.com

Fino Restaurant Patio & Bar

Canoodle on the patio on a warm spring night.

Fino Restaurant Patio & Bar (location page)
2905 San Gabriel, 512/474-2905
www.finoaustin.com

Paggi House CLOSED

One of Austin's oldest homes is transformed into a vintage/modern, multidecked, candlelit restaurant that offers celebration dishes and an impressive wine and cocktail program.

Paggi House CLOSED (location page)
200 Lee Barton, 512/473-3700
www.paggihouse.com

Ruth's Chris Steak House

Thursday night happy hour offers heavily discounted wine, cocktails, and food with some starry-eyed sexual healing courtesy of jazz trumpeter Jeff Lofton.

Ruth's Chris Steak House (location page)
107 W. Sixth, 512/477-7884
www.ruthschris-austin.com