Where to go for that special dinner

Date night in Connecticut

The Connecticut singles scene is thriving, with Connecticut’s colleges and other charms drawing in young, affluent singles by the boatload. You may have trouble finding someone if you live outside a town like Hartford or New Haven, but don’t worry, that’s what this site is for!

Once you find that special someone, where are you going to go? Here are our bets for the top three most romantic restaurants in Connecticut.

Martel Restaurant (Fairfield)

This elegant French restaurant is cozy and small, tucked away, and the perfect little local gem to show your date. Don’t pass up the opportunity to order beignets for dessert, you won’t be sorry!

The Whelk (Westport)

The Whelk specializes in seafood, and their seafood is incredible. It’s a little on the pricey side, but with food this amazing, it’s well worth the special treat.

Mill on the River (South Windsor)

This traditional restaurant has a rustic interior, and is upscale without being too fancy. The perfect balance to strike for an early date, when you don’t want to get too formal or too sloppy. The setting is beautiful, the food is delicious, and the service is amazing.

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