Romantic Date Ideas in Pittsburgh

Romantic Date Ideas in Pittsburgh

    The city of Pittsburgh is home to a long list of attractions including the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre and Carnegie Museum of Natural History. With so many things to do and see in Pittsburgh, from attending the Three Rivers Arts Festival or watching the Steelers play football, it won't be difficult to find something interesting and romantic to do with your date in the city.

    Isabela on Grandview has been repeatedly voted Pittsburgh's "Most Romantic" restaurant. This fine-dining restaurant has panoramic views of the Pittsburgh skyline, visible from every seat in the house. Choose a bottle from Isabella's stellar wine list or try an inventive cocktail. Isabella offers a one-of-a-kind prix fixe menu as well as standout menu items such as Madeira-braised rabbit or scallops tartare. After dinner, you may want to share a memorable dessert such as Italian ricotta cheesecake or housemade sorbet. Isabela on Grandview is open Monday through Saturday; reservations are suggested.

    Take your date for a ride on the century-old, Duquesne Incline, where you can enjoy the best view of downtown Pittsburgh from a suspended cable car. Your date can start as early as 5:30 a.m. for a beautiful sunrise over the city. The incline is open all day and closes as late as 12:45am, making it a unique conclusion to a romantic date in the city. After the ride, visit the incline's museum and surprise your date with a souvenir from the gift shop. Rides are available 365 days a year.

    The Gateway Clipper Fleet offers dining, sightseeing and evening music cruises. Impress your date with a romantic Wine Tasting Cruise or Fall Foliage Dinner Cruise - or enjoy an evening of dancing to music underneath the stars on one of the Fleet's climate-controlled riverboats. A variety of Moonlight Dance cruises are offered, featuring country rock, blues and/or polka music, to name a few. The riverboats sail all year, departing from Historic Station Square on the Monongahala River.

    The Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort features The Spa at Mountaineer, where you and your date can enjoy relaxing spa treatments of your choosing. You will begin by slipping into luxurious robes and slippers and may then indulge in relaxing treatments such as a full-body couple's massage. With your service, you and your date will receive a complimentary glass of wine or champagne. A variety of massage therapy and body and skin-care treatments are offered. The Spa at Mountaineer is open from Wednesday through Sunday.

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