(Credit: Il Cielo)

(Credit: Il Cielo)


Of all the yearly celebrations and holidays we revel in, anniversaries are some of the most exceptional. The testament of another year of love and togetherness deserves a celebratory meal with the one you love. These Los Angeles restaurants offer the best of the best for couples looking for a romantic dining experience to remind them of their years together. Combining the best food and wine selections, dreamy locations, an ambiance or romance, and exceptional service, these restaurants are some of the best places to take your loved one for a special anniversary dinner.
(Credit: Il Cielo)

(Credit: Il Cielo)


Il Cielo
9018 Burton Way
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
(310) 276-9990
www.ilcielo.com

Consistently rated one of the most romantic restaurants in Los Angeles, Il Cielo in Beverly Hills boasts a variety of dreamy environments for your anniversary dinner including enchanted gardens, intimate private dining rooms, and more. Couples seeking to make their fabulous Italian meal even more memorable can add a variety of romance packages to their reservation including fresh rose petals and candles, signature made-to-order desserts, and Piper Heidsieck Champagne.

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(Credit: One Pico)


One Pico
Shutters on the Beach
1 Pico Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 587-1717
www.shuttersonthebeach.com

With what is arguably the best ocean-view restaurant in Santa Monica, Shutters on the Beach’s One Pico is a fantastic anniversary location for couples celebrating their special day. Foodies will love the gourmet, seasonal menu offerings including pasta, seafood, steaks, and gourmet sides, and Master Sommelier Peter Neptune pairs each meal with the perfect wine selection.

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(Credit: RJ R./Yelp)


Inn of the Seventh Ray
128 Old Topanga Canyon Rd.
Topanga, CA 90290
(310) 455-1311
www.innoftheseventhray.com

A Los Angeles favorite for romantic occasions including weddings, engagements, and anniversaries, Inn of the Seventh Ray in Topanga Canyon features a beautiful outdoor, twinkle light-lit, Creekside dining experience certain to bring out the inner romantic. The farm-to-table, organic, local cuisine and house-made wine, coupled with the exceptional ambiance, make your meal at Inn of the Seventh Ray an especially enchanting experience. Diners recommend reserving a private gazebo for your special event.

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(Credit: Little Door)


The Little Door
8164 W 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 951-1210
www.thelittledoor.com

The hidden romantic courtyard at The Little Door is not a secret; Angelinos have long considered the restaurant one of the most romantic in the city. Four dining areas, including two European country style gardens and romantic fireplaces offer the perfect environment for celebrating your anniversary in style. The exceptional Mediterranean cuisine, including black olive tepanade-crusted rack of lamb, white Mediterranean sea bass, and seven vegetable couscous are standouts on the menu.

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(Credit: Pace)


Pace
2100 Laurel Canyon Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 654-8583
www.pacerestaurant.com

Classic pasta dishes and entrees created with organic, seasonal produce are at the heart of Pace, where art, community, and luxury combine to create a stunning atmosphere for any special occasion. Diners are encouraged to savor their meals, allowing the hospitable and authentically genuine service staff attend to their every epicurean desire. Live local music, vibrant works of art from local artists, and made-to-order culinary creations encourage a creative spirit that will ignite passion in any relationship.

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(Credit: Cliff’s Edge)


Cliff’s Edge
3626 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(323) 666-6116
www.cliffsedgecafe.com

Cliff’s Edge, located in the heart of Silver Lake, has been a romantic-celebration favorite since its opening in 2004. Their emphasis on fresh, rustic food crafted from local produce and simple recipes, brilliantly reflect the seasons. Although the inside of the restaurant is lovely, be sure to make a reservation in the outdoor patio, which utilizes its ancient tree as an anchor for dramatic lighting, abundant greenery, and a peaceful vibe. Don’t miss their extensive wine list and innovative cocktails.

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(Credit: Moonshadows Malibu)


Moonshadows Malibu
20356 Pacific Coast Hwy
Malibu, CA 90265
(310) 456-3010
www.moonshadowsmalibu.com

With the sounds and smells of the Pacific enveloping the jutted sundeck, Moonshadows in Malibu features a can’t-be-beat location, friendly staff, and signature dishes that fuse together Asian, Italian, and American seafood favorites in a casual, yet equally romantic, setting. Sunset at Moonshadows is a must for any anniversary celebration as you watch the water shimmer and come alive with the promise of another day. Live music begs for an ocean breeze dance session with the one you love.

Katie Bodell is the Blog Editor for Trekaroo, the largest family travel website in the U.S. She is also a freelance writer, a happy wife to her best friend, and a mom to three sweet California girls. See more on: Trekaroo | CheapOair | Google+ | Twitter.