Dreamy date nights include delicious food and an atmosphere that is both welcoming yet intimate. There are some fantastic Sumner County restaurant options to wine and dine your sweetheart with some delectable delights that set a memorable mood for many occasions! Check out the list below for some wonderful date night ideas that include 10 locally owned restaurants as well as four options from favorite chains!
Rosie Food & Wine is truly a paradise for foodies and wine lovers. Their unique, Italian-inspired dishes aren’t just delicious, but are beautifully plated. Wine pairings and flights are available to Rosie diners as well as a variety of cocktails. Reservations are strongly encouraged and there is a takeout option.
Rosie Food & Wine is open for dinner Tuesdays – Saturdays from 4pm – 10pm.
EPIC Eatery is an incredible steakhouse and seafood restaurant located in the heart of Gallatin. The fresh ingredients combined with Chef Christopher’s dazzling recipes and presentation makes for rave-worthy meals. Reservations are required for this meal experience and to-go options are available as well.
EPIC Eatery is open for dinner Thursdays – Saturdays from 4pm – 9pm.
Blossom Thai & Cellar Door Craft Cavern is a great date place for an adventurous couple who wants to deviate from more traditional romantic meals. Guests are enchanted by the delicious, authentic cuisine as well as the variety of unique beers, wines and cocktails available to pair with dinner. To-go option is also available.
Blossom Thai & Cellar Door Craft Cavern is open Mondays – Saturdays from 12pm – 8pm.
Alberto’s Restaurant and Bakery is located inside an adorable old farmhouse in the countryside of Gallatin. Inside this establishment diners find incredible food influenced by Brazilian and European cuisines that is served in a cozy atmosphere. The dessert case is always a delight with tasty, beautiful desserts that are a perfect final touch to any romantic occasion!
Alberto’s Restaurant and Bakery is open Tuesdays – Sundays, but hours vary.
Maru Iyagi, sister restaurant to the popular Maru in East Nashville, is one of the newest sushi restaurants in Hendersonville. Located in The Streets of Indian Lake in a modern, hip space, Maru Iyagi not only serves fresh Japanese specialties, but the presentation of their dishes is absolutely stunning. For a sweet ending to the evening, head over to the unique rolled ice cream and dessert shop Crave that is within walking distance.
Maru Iyagi is open for dinner Tuesdays – Thursdays until 9pm, Friday and Saturdays until 10pm, and Sundays until 8pm.
Starr Ranch on the historic square in downtown Gallatin is a delicious contemporary southern-style restaurant serving a variety of classic dishes with their own twist added, including their much-loved fried green tomatoes. Beer, wine and cocktails are also available and on most Friday and Saturday nights this relaxed restaurant is filled with live local music.
Starr Ranch is open Sundays – Thursdays until 7pm and Fridays and Saturdays until 9pm.
Demos’ Restaurant is a popular family-owned chain that is exclusive to Middle Tennessee and is known for its generous portions of delicious Italian-inspired dishes. The complimentary fresh, hot bread with each meal is a wonderful perk and there is a full bar available. They also serve steaks and a variety of other cuisines, making for a pleasing meal experience! To-go option is also available.
Demos’ Restaurant is open daily until 10pm and is open until 11pm on Fridays and Saturdays.
Fairvue Sapporo & Korean BBQ offers mouth-watering Japanese dishes and fresh sushi, both of which are plated beautifully when served to diners. One unique element to the restaurant is their Korean BBQ option where a variety of tasty and fresh dishes can be cooked in front of diners. To-go option is also available.
Fairvue Sapporo & Korean BBQ is open until 9:30pm daily and until 9pm on Sundays.
Lyncoya Cafe is a relaxed restaurant serving comfort foods but with their own flair and flavors added to each dish. Classic favorites like pot roast and meat loaf grace the menu as well as unique takes on hot chicken, mac and cheese and other delicious fare. Beers, wine and spirits are also available. To-go option is also available.
Lyncoya Cafe is open Tuesdays – Saturdays until 9pm.
Safari’s Brick Oven & Grille is well-loved for its fresh seafood, tender steaks and other delicious options. The restaurant has a truly diverse menu that can accommodate anyone’s taste like their house-made pizzas, delectable pasta dishes, sweet treats and more! Beers and wines are also available. Meals can be ordered in advance to-go.
Safari’s Brick Oven & Grill is open daily until 9pm.
Favorite Chains for Date Nights
The Chop House is a classic American steakhouse serving premium chops, fresh seafood and other American dishes. Desserts are huge and made for sharing. They offer a variety of premium wines from around the world, as well as craft cocktails from well-trained bartenders. To-go option is also available.
The Chop House is open until 10pm daily and is open until 11pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Reservations are highly encouraged.
Carrabba’s Italian Grill is a chain recognized for their made-from-scratch Italian dishes as well as for their steaks, which can even be served together! Desserts such as cake slices and cannoli are available. The restaurant serves an assortment of cocktails and wines to choose from. To-go meals are also an option.
Carrabba’s Italian Grill is open daily until 9pm and is open until 10pm on Fridays and Saturdays.
Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen prides itself on being a place that feels like home. They serve made-from-scratch favorites using quality ingredients because they believe food tastes better that way. Enjoy American classic comfort dishes and many other options from their extensive menu offerings. Spirits, wines, and beers are also available as well as to-go meals.
Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen is open daily until 10:30pm and is open until 11:30pm on Fridays and Saturdays.
LongHorn Steakhouse is a chain made famous for their expertly crafted steaks from fresh quality cuts that are cooked on a grill. Meat and potatoes-type eaters will enjoy the fantastic options of entrees, sides and desserts as well the choices of wines, beers and cocktails. To-go option is also available.
LongHorn Steakhouse is open daily until 9pm.