Making plans for Valentine’s day? The Crystal Coast has rounded up the coziest, most romantic restaurants for the perfect date night spot. Whether you’re celebrating with your significant other, special someone or family, the Crystal Coast is sure to wine and dine you.

For Valentine’s Day, impress your loved one(s) with fresh, local seafood and waterfront views – you won’t hear us say this often, but get off the beach and go enjoy a night out on the town! The Crystal Coast has locally owned restaurants, all with unique menus.

Already have reservations at your favorite go-to spot? You’re good to go! If you’ve never been to the Crystal Coast and are celebrating Valentine’s Day with us, here is a helpful list of our favorites.

Pescara Wood Oven Kitchen ­­­– Coastal Italian restaurant located on the Atlantic Beach Circle featuring traditional, rustic Italian fare made with ingredients sourced from local farmers.

La Perla – Spanish/Latin-inspired restaurant located in Beaufort, with Southern influences, committed to sustainable seafood.

SoundSide Restaurant – SoundSide Restaurant in Morehead City is locally (family) owned – SoundSide strives for the highest quality in food, beverages, service and atmosphere.

Caribsea Restaurant– Sustainable local seafood utilizing modern cooking techniques. From local boats to your table – prepared with a Southern flair in Emerald Isle.

Don’t let us choose for you – the Crystal Coast has plenty of dining options to choose from. Look around and make a reservation for Valentine’s Day.