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Date Night In with Downtown Coral Gables

Last updated March 30, 2020 at 11:30 am

Although life may look a bit different right now, some things will always stay the same. A special date night with your significant other will always be a perfect way to connect and tune into each other no matter what’s going on in the world. Downtown Coral Gables has brought countless couples closer together for decades over great cuisine, delicious wines, fabulous stores and rich culture. Allow the businesses of Downtown Coral Gables to continue to be your go-to places for a special night with that special someone. So pull out the candles, put on the good perfume and here’s a list of things you can do for your date night in.

 

For Food

Order in! There’s no doubt Downtown Coral Gables has excellent options for restaurants and cafes. From Spanish meals, to cafe treats, to exotic dishes and beyond, Downtown has it all. For flavorful meals dive into a menu from JohnMartin’s Irish Pub & Restaurant, La DoradaSpritz Pizzeria, El Porteño, Amigo Grill, Fleming’s Steakhouse or Seasons 52  just to name a few. For light sandwiches and treats check out Rodilla, Sacha’s Cafe, or Threefold Cafe to get you started. Or if you’re looking for something fresh and different give Carrot Express, Divino Ceviche, Giardino Gourmet Salads, Ichimi, KAE Sushi, Rice Mediterranean Kitchen, or Miss Saigon Bistro a go. You can dress up and grab take-out together or lounge at home as your fresh, hot meals are delivered straight to your door. No contact delivery options are also available.

For Drinks

It’s date night. Time to unwind and relax. Browse through the endless wine, beer, and cocktail options from Graziano’s Market, Tap42, Galiano Cigar Room, Mystic Wine and Spirits, Wolfe’s Wine Shoppe, Fratellino, Morton’s Steakhouse, Ortanique, Patagonia Gastrobar, and Terre Del Sappore. Let time just “sip” away.

For Dessert

Looking to end the meal with something sweet? Think Ben & Jerry’s, Cheesecake Factory, Crema Gourmet Espresso Bar, Morelia Gourmet Paletas, or Stephanie’s Crepes to satisfy your craving. Take a walk outdoors together as you enjoy every bite.

For Fun

It isn’t really date night until you put on a great outfit. Shop online for the perfect look from Essence Boutique or Trend Boutique to get into that date night mood. After dinner “drive” into the Coral Gables Art Cinema’s virtual drive-in cinema and catch a classic from the movie masters themselves. Preview the movie schedule on their website and plan which night you’ll tune in. And to top it all off, add a little something special to the night by gifting your loved one some surprise jewelry from Jae’s Jewelers, Morays Jewelers, or Snow’s Jewelers. They’ll ship everything safely and quickly right to you so you can share that special gift moment right on time.

*For a full list of all the restaurants offering take-out and delivery for you to enjoy at home please see here.