By Rachel Barber

Published on August 12, 2015

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JOSEPHINE HOUSE

Housed in an adorable navy and white cottage, this casual New American eatery features a beautiful white marble bar. Great for a relaxed first date.

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OASIS

The ultimate spot for a romantic sunset dinner, Oasis sits on a cliff overlooking Lake Travis. Enjoy one of their many unique margaritas as you take in the view.

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CANTINE

This trendy, contemporary outpost offers Italian and Mediterranean fare as well as innovative drinks.

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JEFFREY’S

An iconic Austin favorite for fine dining. Locals say that the steak and burgers, with beef sourced from Austin farms, are well worth the price. A classic choice for an elegant date or special occasion.

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CLARK’S OYSTER BAR

This nautical spot for seafood lovers will transport you to a beachside resort. The restaurant features a bright white-and-mint interior, unique fish tank, and shady sidewalk seating.

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LONESOME DOVE

A place to try if you’re a foodie. The adventurous, meat-centric menu includes options like rabbit-rattlesnake sausage, elk foie gras sliders, and churros with a selection of dipping sauces.

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FABI + ROSI

An adorable black and white cottage serving sustainable European dishes. The abundant outdoor seating under twinkly lights makes it the perfect date spot.

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EPICERIE

Another cute cottage space, Epicerie is a casual place for a daytime date. Stop in for a sandwich or try the sunday brunch.

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JUSTINE’S

Although it’s sometimes hard to snag a seat, Justine’s romantic ambience is well worth the wait. Enjoy the brasserie’s short but delicious French menu outside under strings of lights or indoors under the quaint tin roof.

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ELIZABETH STREET CAFE

This unique option guarantees a memorable date. Go in the morning for a French breakfast or try lunch or dinner for Vietnamese bahn mi and noodles. This brightly colored bungalow is sure to wow.

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LENOIR

Make sure to call for a reservation at this intimate local date spot. Sit underneath the glow of stunning glass lanterns or outside in the romantic wine garden.