15 Great Date Restaurants


Need a night off? Enjoy one of these tasty spots

Bangkok Grill

Thai Cuisine

338 E. 800 South


(801) 434-8424

Friday-night worthy: For cuisine out of your normal date routine, Bangkok Grill offers tasty Thai food and a unique atmosphere. You may even be lucky enough to be seated on pillows for a truly authentic experience.


Bombay House

Indian Cuisine

463 N. University Ave.


(801) 373-6677

Friday-night worthy: Surprise your date with a trip to another world at Bombay House, where you step out of Provo and into a unique culinary world.


Chef’s Table

American Cuisine

2005 S. State Street


(801) 235-9111

Friday-night worthy: For a truly magical night visit the Chef’s Table for the finest food and views of the valley.


China Lily Restaurant

Chinese, Mandarin Cuisine

133 S. State Street


(801) 796-9666

Friday-night worthy: Looking for a quiet night with helpful, but low-key service? Try China Lily. For a night in, call China Lily for take out.


Gloria’s Little Italy

Italian Cuisine

279 E. 300 South


(801) 805-4913

Friday-night worthy: In this family-owned restaurant the love for Italian food is apparent. Don’t leave without trying the gelato.



Café, Natural, Vegetarian

45 E. Center Street


(801) 375-4878

Friday-night worthy: You’re in the mood for a salad, he’s in the mood for pasta. With an eclectic menu, Guru’s satisfies every taste.


La Dolce Vita

Italian Cuisine

61 N. 100 East


(801) 373-8482

Friday-night worthy: Warm service plus an authentic Napoli Italian dining experience makes La Dolce Vita the perfect choice for a quiet date night.


Magleby’s Grill & Oyster Bar

American, Seafood Cuisine

4801 N. University Ave #110


(801) 374-6249

Friday-night worthy: After a perfect meal at Magleby’s, share a giant slice of their famous chocolate cake.


Ottavio’s Ristorante Italiano

Italian Cuisine

77 E. Center Street


(801) 377-9555

Friday-night worthy: A weekend accordion player adds romance to Ottavio’s.


Pizzeria Seven Twelve


320 S. State Street #185


(801) 623-6712

Friday-night worthy: It’s your turn to plan date night, why not try something unique? At Pizzeria Seven Twelve space is limited, which makes for intimate dining.


Romano’s Macaroni Grill

Italian Cuisine

4801 N. University Ave. Ste 50


(801) 765-1688

Friday-night worthy: The low lights and warm fire make for a romantic date.



Japanese Cuisine

374 E. University Pkwy


(801) 802-8388

Friday-night worthy: Try sushi and other Japanese cuisine at Shoga. The modern Japanese dining experience complete with a sushi bar takes you around the world.



American Cuisine

86 N. University Ave.


(801) 701-6780

Friday-night worthy: Leave your list of first date questions behind because Spark’s interesting non-alcoholic drink menu is conversation material for the entire evening. Not to mention the atmosphere, which is unique to this valley.



Japanese, Steakhouse

72 N. 850 East


(801) 653-2988

1240 N. State Street


(801) 374-0633

Friday-night worthy: The ideal alternative to dinner and a movie. At Tepanyaki, the entertainment is included with the meal as a chef cooks (and performs) for you.




466 N. 900 West, Unit C

American Fork

(801) 763-1388

Friday-night worthy: Bring your date to Happy Hour at Yapona. Buy one specialty roll, get one traditional roll half off. (Monday through Wednesday after 4 p.m.)


See www.UTdinersguide.com for Chef Louie’s specials to these restaurants. While on the site, be sure to visit the Utah Diners Guide blog for more info on Utah County date restaurants.



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