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MOST ROMANTIC CITIES

Check out this interesting article: https://www.opentable.com/RomanticCities. We can’t help but notice that Florida has only one city and ranks low. We disagree. No romance in Florida!?

While our nation is known for its diverse food culture, our analysis revealed that romance is a popular dining trend in cities across America. In order to provide a ranking of cities where romantic dining is inherently part of the culture, the OpenTable Most Romantic Cities Index was calculated using three variables: the percentage of restaurants rated “romantic” according to OpenTable diner reviews; the percentage of tables seated for two; and the percentage of people who dined out for Valentine’s Day last year.

“Throughout history, love, food and romance are inextricably tied together,” said Caroline Potter, Chief Dining Officer of OpenTable. “When we looked at the connection between the number of diners seeking to share a romantic meal and the array of area restaurants offering intimate dining experiences, the data clearly pointed to these as the top cities in which desire is celebrated over dinner.”

The following cities, listed in order, comprise the Top 25 Most Romantic Cities in America. The complete list may also be viewed at https://www.opentable.com/RomanticCities.

Top 25 Most Romantic Dining Cities in America

1. San Antonio, Texas

2. St. Louis, Missouri

3. Providence, Rhode Island

4. Atlantic City, New Jersey

5. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

6. Salt Lake City, Utah

7. Columbus, Ohio

8. Houston, Texas

9. Brooklyn, New York

10. Louisville, Kentucky

11. Austin, Texas

12. Ann Arbor, Michigan

13. Milwaukee, Wisconsin

14. Nashville, Tennessee

15. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

16. Boston, Massachusetts

17. Raleigh, North Carolina

18. Santa Monica, California

19. Portland, Oregon

20. Baltimore, Maryland

21. Kansas City, Missouri

22. Indianapolis, Indiana

23. Miami, Florida

24. Los Angeles, California

25. Phoenix, Arizona