Abilene, Texas hosts an assortment of restaurants offering Asian cuisine and Chinese food to traditional American and Tex-Mex options. When planning on having a romantic evening out however, there are a few establishments that stand out for having an ambiance setting perfect to share with someone special.
The Beehive is an acclaimed upscale steakhouse providing intimate tables for two. The menu offers appetizers such as burgundy sauteed mushrooms, a shrimp platter and escargot. Main courses include filet mignon, chop sirloin, and beef Oscar with seafood and chicken courses also available. The restaurant is open Tuesday through Saturday for lunch and dinner.
Carino's Country Italian
Located on Buffalo Gap Road, the Carino's Country Italian menu offers classic Italian dishes including a handmade 16-layer lasagna, classic fettuccine, and baked cheese tortelloni. Classic Italian drinks including bellini's, margarita primo Italiano's and pomegranate granitas are served in addition to soda and coffee beverages. Carino's desert menu is perfect for sharing, including handmade tiramisu and mascarpone bread pudding.
Copper Creak is an award winning steakhouse with a long wine list. The upscale restaurant provides rustic atmosphere complete with tanned walls, mounted elk heads, and a large fireplace. Signature dishes include a 16-oz. rib-eye steak with garlic mashed potatoes and grilled asparagus along with jumbo lump crab cakes in a signature dipping sauce. Other dishes for a romantic night include the pepper bacon shrimp, beef tenderloin roulade, and the cold water Maine live lobster. If you're considering desert, try the restaurant's acclaimed six-layer chocolate cake, one of the four desert options on the menu.