Proposing to the person you love is a crucial life-changing step. True, as it starts a new chapter of your story. So every word you say and every detail should be perfectly thought-through. The place of proposing plays a huge role just as much. How about opening your heart in the romantic setting of a restaurant? Well, don't rush to think that restaurant is the most obvious and even boring option. You just have to find the right place. And we can help you with that. Scroll down to see LA's fanciest dining spots, ideal for proposing to your special someone.
Ardor is an ultra-chic restaurant located in West Hollywood. The place serves a vegetable-focused menu and features delicious daily off-menu specials. Behind Ardor — John Fraser, an award-winning vegetable chef. The restaurant brings together techniques and products from all over the world. From local fruits as an amuse bouche to cauliflower and carrots cooked in tandoor with flavorsome Indian spices — even the pickiest eaters will find a dish to their taste. Ardor’s lush garden interior will set the mood perfectly for your proposal.
Welcome to Damian, a Mexican restaurant in Los Angeles’ Arts District. The dining serves contemporary cuisine inspired by the culinary traditions of the Pacific coast while also celebrating seasonal Californian produce. Try a fancy quesadilla with gruyère and truffle or fish tempura taco. Having a sweet tooth? A hibiscus meringue strawberry is for you. The interior design might seem simple and quite minimalistic, but that’s the beauty of Damian. The indoor space is filled with mid-century modern furniture, while the outdoor patio is full of green trees and heaters hanging from above. Ambient and elegant, Damian is perfect for dates and intimate special occasions.
Set atop Pendry West Hollywood, Merois is a stylish rooftop restaurant run by renowned chef Wolfgang Puck. Here, a simple yet stunning raw bar and sushi menu sit alongside main dishes and delicate vegetables infused with flavors of Japan, Singapore, and beyond. What makes the restaurant stand out is its mesmerizing views. At Merois, you will not only be able to enjoy delicious meals but also the city’s awe-inspiring landscape. Tasty food, romantic chandelier lightning, and glittering cityscape as your backdrop. The best setting for a marriage proposal, don’t you think so?
Chef Josiah Citrin’s Openaire is not just a restaurant but a plant-lover's paradise. Pitched glass roof, greenery, and plush seating — this unique space, nestled at the Line Hotel, boasts a conservative yet modern feel. The restaurant's menu is impressive: spicy eggplants, ahi tuna tartare, braised beef with Okinawan sweet potato, peach tart for dessert, and so much more to satisfy your taste buds. Openaire is a top-notch dining spot and a beautiful greenhouse — all in one. Just right for a romantic confession!
In the heart of downtown Los Angeles, you will find 71Above — the highest restaurant west of the Mississippi. It comfortably sits almost 1,000 feet above ground level. The restaurant serves seasonal modern American cuisine curated by executive chef Javier Lopez. Aside from an impressive menu, 71Above offers its visitors spectacular 360-degree views overlooking the cityscape. From Malibu to Laguna Hills, guests can enjoy an uninterrupted panorama in an upscale romantic atmosphere. What an ideal setting for pouring your feelings out!