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Situated along Ohio River, Cincinnati makes an excellent place to get away from all the people in your life, except for your partner.
Cincinnati is a wonderful city for those in love, with plenty of romance in the air to go around. Did your favorite romantic spot in the city make the list?
Romantic date ideas in cincinnati
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It's fairly date known now that Sotto - an underground Italian restaurant downtown - is the idea romantic eatery in Cincinnati. The dim lighting, richly toned decor, and decadent food and drinks all make this sought romantic dining destination deserving of the hype, so there's a good chance you'll need a reservation here. If you're looking for the ultimate romantic meal experience in the city, Sotto is the perfect place. If you prefer an above ground dining experience, you can't beat the romantic views of Cincinnati at Primavista. This longstanding Cincinnati Hill restaurant also serves Italian food alongside the best views in the city.
The atmosphere is relaxed and special, so it's a great place for a Cincinnati-loving couple to share a meal. A trip to the theatre is always a great date night idea, but it's even more romantic in an intimate setting.
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The Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati always puts on an impressive performance that will have the two of you feeling enlightened and inspired, and a show will surely encourage plenty of conversation if you head out for dinner or drinks afterward. This boutique hotel and restaurant in OTR is whimsically themed around music and cincinnati perfect for an intimate meal, drink, or overnight stay. If you're just looking for a place to spend an hour or so, stop in and grab a seat at the bar and you'll likely be treated to some lovely live music and plenty of romantic ambiance.
Feel the love on Fountain Square all year idea Go ice date in the romantic and stroll around the square in the summer with an ice cream cone from Graeter's.
Fun around the city: cincinnati date ideas
You will frequently find live music, food trucks, and other special events to keep you entertained. While you're at Fountain Square, hop aboard a horse drawn carriage and see the streets of downtown like never before. Many of the drivers can give you a short history lesson of Cincinnati, or you can just sit back and relax on this romantic ride. The Cincinnati area offers many cooking classes that are perfect for couples, like the ones at The Learning Kitchen pictured above.
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It's a small group, which adds to the sense of intimacy, and learning how to cook together is a fun and unique experience. Plus, you will go home with a whole new culinary outlook and can take turns treating each other to delicious meals! If you've never heard of Manitou Candle Co. This could make for a unique couples outing as you decide on the best scents and create a personalized candle to set a romantic mood in your home.
This family-owned chocolate shop is as sweet as it sounds, and they create some of the best chocolate you'll ever try.
Take that someone special in for a sample or two of their creative flavors and then treat each other to a bar of your favorites. Located at the end of Ohio Avenue in Clifton, Bellevue Park boasts some of the most incredible views of downtown and the surrounding areas of Cincinnati. This historic park used to be a hot spot for dancing at the pavilion at the top.
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Up the romance factor by bringing some music and dance together with the sweeping views of Cincinnati behind you. The Greenwich is a hidden gem in Walnut Hills that's a perfect spot to spend an intimate date night while enjoying lively jazz music.
The atmosphere of this venue is welcoming and vibrant, and you can easily choose to sit back and relax or kick it up a notch with the fabulous live music performed here. A walk through Washington Park, no matter the season or time of day, can be one of the most romantic things to do in Cincinnati. In summer, you'll find yourself surrounded by flowers, fountains, and lively events.
A cold winter evening can be just as magical under the lights of the gazebo and nearby Music Hall. Cincinnati In Your Inbox spinner.
Try any of these fun ideas on your next date night!
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These 12 romantic spots in cincinnati are perfect to take that special someone
Andrea Limke. A Cincinnati native who has lived in Kentucky for over 10 years, Andrea's heart belongs both in the Queen City and the Bluegrass State. After earning an education degree and working in that field for a of years, Andrea began to pursue her passion for writing over 6 years ago. Since then she has written for a of print and online publications, as well as published ren's book.
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