It doesn’t have to be Valentine’s Day to enjoy a romantic evening on the town. If you’re trying to plan a sensual night out with your loved one, you’ve come to the right place! Here are five romantic restaurants that are sure to impress. 

1. Beach Bistro
This gorgeous Anna Maria Island restaurant is right on the beach, with stunning views of the Gulf Coast. They use only the best ingredients and serve delicacies such as lobstercargots, scallop pan roast, and steak tartare. Visit at sunset for an incredible experience.

2. Indigenous
Steve Phelps, the award-winning chef and owner of this restaurant, works magic with locally sourced, seasonal ingredients. The menu at Indigenous changes throughout the year based on ingredient availability, and they focus largely on sustainable seafood.

3. Duval’s Fresh. Local. Seafood
This restaurant does, indeed, serve fresh, local seafood! They also pride themselves on their superb service, fine wine, and creative cocktails. Duval’s is truly a staple in Sarasota’s seafood cuisine. If you’re in the mood for a sandwich, try their infamous po’boy!

4. Michael’s on East
This iconic fine dining restaurant offers award-winning cuisine and outstanding service. They offer an extensive menu, as well as vegetarian and vegan menus. This classy establishment is great for delicious steaks, seafood, and lamb paired with fine regional wine.

5. Euphemia Haye
This restaurant brings world-class cuisine to a historic, wood cottage nestled in the tropics. Their menu features mouthwatering dishes such as Key West snapper, shrimp Taj Mahal, and roasted duckling.