Dipping succulent strawberries in warm chocolate and feeding it to your dinner date. How romantic is that? The Melting Pot offers a seductive menu of cheesy fondues, rich chocolates and a large selection of wines. The Melting Pot isn't a cheap date, cheesy and chocolate fondues range from $16 to $32, while entrees are $20 to $33.Address: 814 15th St., Sacramento, CA 95814
The Firehouse is a popular Sacramento dining spot and is rated among the best in the city. But all this comes at a price. Along with the good food is a good chunk of your money leaving your wallet, but it is worth it. Although the exterior of the restaurant may not look very romantic, once you step into the restaurant, the elegant, Victorian exterior is punctuated with antique gold-leaf mirrors, paintings from nearby estates and fixtures from Sacramento landmarks. After dinner, take a stroll along the river, which is a couple of blocks away.Address: 1112 Second St., Old Sacramento, CA 95814
Impress your date with a California dining experience at the trendy Mason's Restaurant. The high ceilings, teak wood floors and the free standing couches give the restaurant a New York loft feel. The restaurant's seasonal menu infatuates diners with such offering as duo of artisan duck and passion fruit, mango and kiwi baked Alaska. Expect to pay up to $33 per entree.Address: 1116 15th St., Sacramento, CA 95814
The Supper Club offers an intimate setting with lit candles to set the romantic mood, despite being located along Del Paso Road. The restaurant offers a multi-course, prix-fixe menu with appetizers being served at 6:30 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. A wine is usually paired with each course. The chef comes out of the kitchen to explain the menu, as if the dinner you are about to enjoy was made especially for you and your date. The menu changes seasonally and can be as much as $85 without the wine pairings and $120 with.
Address: 1616 Del Paso Blvd. Sacramento, 95815
Phone: (916) 920-2885
In Biba's Loung dining room, couples can experience romantic and intimate dining, while a pianist tickles the ivories nearby. You can coordinate with the restaurant staff to have flowers delivered on the night of your reserved dinner. How is that for smooth? Also, if you and/or your date is a foodie, then getting a chance to meet Sacramento's own celebrity chef, Biba Caggiano, who hosted a cooking show on TLC and the Discovery Channel, is a great plus.Address: 2801 Capitol Ave., Sacramento, CA 95816