3 of the Best Romantic Restaurants in Northern Virginia

The Northern Virginia culinary scene is one to take note of, and here at The Inn at Vaucluse Spring, we take pride in our own premier gourmet breakfast. When you stay at our romantic bed and breakfast retreat in Stephens City, VA, you will discover a peaceful escape from the hectic nature of everyday life. Relax by our tranquil mill pond, stroll our countryside grounds, and soak in beautiful mountain vistas with that someone special in your life. And of course, enjoy a complimentary five-star breakfast each morning of your stay. Then, for dinner, you can venture out to some of the best local date night destinations. Here are some of our favorite romantic restaurants in Northern Virginia that you can enjoy during your getaway!

Find out more about all of the great attractions, dining, and date activities near The Inn at Vaucluse Spring when you download our free Vacation Guide. It’s full of the best recommendations for places to go with your special someone, such as these romantic restaurants in Northern Virginia! You can view even more of our dining selections here

3 of the Best Romantic Restaurants in Northern Virginia

L’Auberge Provencale

Just 20 minutes away from the inn, you will discover one of our favorite romantic restaurants in Northern Virginia. L’Auberge Provencale features South of France cuisine in a historic Virginia house. Enjoy the prix-fixe menu for a special night out with your sweetheart. Three-course or five-course options are available or indulge in the chef’s tasting menu. You’ll love fresh herbs, vegetables, and fruits from the gardens and orchards right on-site. The flavors will truly melt in your mouth!

2941 Restaurant

Another great choice of romantic restaurants in Northern Virginia is 2941 Restaurant in Falls Church, VA. Surrounded by lush landscaping, koi ponds, waterfalls, and world-class artwork, this lakeside restaurant features bold French and Mediterranean flavors among classic American cuisine. Start off with mushroom tartine or escargot before enjoying a butternut squash ravioli or filet mignon.

Trummer’s On Main

If you’re willing to trek about an hour away, then Trummer’s On Main is a good choice of romantic restaurants in Northern Virginia. New York City meets historic charm at this restaurant in Clifton, VA. En route to Washington, D.C., discover creative American cuisine and innovative cocktails at Trummer’s On Main. You will have a personalized dining experience here, with many tastings and a la carte menu options available.

Then, Wake Up to Breakfast at the Inn

One of the best parts about a romantic retreat to The Inn at Vaucluse Spring is your opportunity to enjoy a relaxing morning on our beautiful grounds after a fantastic breakfast. Our decadent, three-course breakfast is paired with locally roasted Black Dog Coffee or pot tea from our carefully curated selection. Each morning, we serve house-baked bread, such as Lemon-Raspberry Coffee Cake, Gingerbread Scones, or our Local Lodi Apple Bread. The fruit course comes next, ranging from a Triple Ginger-Poached Pear to Strawberries Romanoff. The entree is a hearty, flavorful selection that is usually egg-based. You might get a chance to try our Summer Egg Roulade filled with fresh corn and basil or our Sour Cream Scrambled Eggs with arugula pesto.

We will happily accommodate your allergies or dietary restrictions if you let us know at the time you make your reservation! We look forward to starting your day off right with a delicious breakfast right here at the inn!