Romantic Restaurant - 2008 Winners

Published Sep 26, 2008

Does the thought of date night make you break out in cold sweats? Do you curse the heavens every time Valentine's Day raises the romantic stakes of your relationship? Don't worry, we've got you covered. These restaurants have been vetted by A-List voters and are good bets to deliver a romantic atmosphere with top notch food and service.

2008 Winner

1. The Columbia Bar and Grille - CLOSED

Voters Love

"Hands down the Columbia is the most romantic restaurant in the area. The dining rooms are beautifully decorated and some are..." 

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148 Bridge St Phoenixville PA 19460
2008 Runner-Up

2. Rose Tattoo Cafe

Voters Love

"Delicious food; romantic, New Orleans-style atmosphere; professional yet friendly service, and fair prices - what could be..." 

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1847 Callowhill St Philadelphia PA 19130
2008 Finalist

3. The Melting Pot

Voters Love

"staff was very accomodating to the occassion, they didn't interrupt often but provided the perfect amount of service. it..." 

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1219 Filbert St Philadelphia PA 19107
2008 Finalist

3. Buddakan

Voters Love

"I once went here for dessert on one of the most romantic dates I had ever been taken on. We had sambuca, espresso, and the..."  via Kim K.

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325 Chestnut St Philadelphia PA 19106
2008 Finalist

5. Water Works

Voters Love

"Excellent attention to detail especially when planning a wedding. They have the best staff ... very friendly and attentive..."  via Gretchen T.

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640 Waterworks Drive Philadelphia PA 19130
Contest Overview
  • 51,599
    Total Votes
  • 36,207
  • 109

The 2008 Philly HOT LIST awards are based on more than 51,000 votes from local Philadelphia-area experts.

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