Wineries, steakhouses, and beachside dining highlight this year’s best places in the West to enjoy dinner and drinks with someone special.

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New American

Joya Organic Kitchen
Joya Organic Kitchen

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20|Twenty5480 Grand Pacific Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008
7 Mile Kitchen5420 Grand Pacific Dr.
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Adrestia400 West Java Drive, Sunnyvale, CA 94089
ARLO500 Hotel Cir N, San Diego, CA 92108
Bob's Well Bread Bakery550 Bell St, Los Alamos, CA 93440
2449 Baseline Ave., Ballard, CA 93463
Outstanding Bakery
Brasserie SLO1125 Garden St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Carcara at Sheraton Phoenix Downtown320 N 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Ernest1890 Bryant Street, Suite 100, San Francisco, CA 94110
FIRE Restaurant & Lounge at The ART Hotel Denver1201 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
Historic Hiouchi Cafe2095 HWY 199, Hiouchi, CA 95531
Joya Organic Kitchen10275 Science Center Drive, San Diego, CA 92121
La Paloma Cafe702 Anacapa St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101Wine Country Classics
Mélange130 West Huntington Drive Arcadia, CA 91007
Original Joe's601 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94133 and 11 Glenwood Avenue, Daly City, CA 94015
State Street Market170 State St, Los Altos, CA 94022Matchless Markets
The Barlow6770 McKinley St, Sebastopol, CA 95472
Wild Onion Bistro & Bar750 San Antonio Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303

Beachside Dining

Japengo at Hyatt Regency Maui
Japengo at Hyatt Regency Maui
Adelaide1540 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014
Beachside Restaurant and Bar4175 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
Codex at Conrad Punta de MitaCarretera Punta de Mita, Km 2, Litigu, 63734 Sayulita, Nayarit, Mexico
Don Manuel’s at Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos PedregalCamino del Mar 1, Pedregal, 23455 Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S., Mexico
Japengo at Hyatt Regency Maui200 Nohea Kai Drive, Lahaina, HI 96761-1985
Prince Waikiki100 Holomoana Street, Honolulu, HI 96815
Red Salt at Koʻa Kea Resort on Poipu Beach2251 Poipu Rd, Koloa, HI 96756Dinner and a Show
The Sandbar at Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa2605 Kaanapali Parkway, Lahaina, HI 96761
Treehouse Lounge at Pasea Hotel & Spa21080 CA-1, Huntington Beach, CA 92648Drinks With a View
VAGA Restaurant & Bar2100 N Coast Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA 92024

Beer, Cocktails, and Wine

Lola Dining and the National Bar
Lola Dining and the National Bar

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Canteen BarCanteen at Campfire Hotel
721 NE 3rd Street, Bend, OR 97703
Golden Gate Saloon and Iron Door Speakeasy212 West Main Street
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Local Jones at HALCYON249 Columbine St, Denver, CO 80206
Lola Dining and the National Bar211 Broad Street, Nevada City, CA 95959
Reynard Social1616 Market Street,
Denver, CO 80202
Spider City BrewingBrewery Tap Room: 1177 SE 9th St., Bend, OR 97702
Downtown Tasting Room: 55 NW Minnesota Ave., Bend, OR 97701
Stoller Wine Bar555 NW Arizona Ave., #30
Bend, OR 97703
T. Cook's and Mix Up Bar at Royal Palms Resort and Spa5200 E Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85018
The Big Picture35 W Sunset Way,
Issaquah, WA 98027

Dining with a View

Ospero at Pendry West Hollywood
Ospero at Pendry West Hollywood

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Cheyenne Club66 Brush Creek Ranch Road, Saratoga, WY 82331
CIELO at ADERO Scottsdale13225 North Eagle Ridge Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85268
Covewood1775 E Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA 92109
FIG101 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Frolik Kitchen + Cocktails1415 5th Avenue, 5th Floor
Seattle, WA 98101
Drinks With a View
Fuego at Hotel Maya700 Queensway Drive Long Beach, CA 90802
Grandmaster Recorders1518 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028Dinner and a Show
Hive & Honey at Marriott Irvine Spectrum7905 Irvine Center Drive
Irvine, CA 92618
La Boucherie at InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown900 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Lumi by Akira Back366 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
Metate Room at Mesa Verde National ParkMetate Room
Far View Lodge
No.1 Navajo Hill
Mesa Verde National Park, CO 81330
Ospero at Pendry West Hollywood8430 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
Renata's Hearth2400 E Missouri Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Located in the Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
ShoresLAX5959 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045
Six Seven2411 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98121
SkyTop at ADERO Scottsdale13225 North Eagle Ridge Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85268
The Bistro at Edgewood Tahoe180 Lake Parkway, Stateline, NV 89449
Devil’s Kitchen840 Kennedy Ave. Grand Junction, CO 81501
The Dining Room, Salish Lodge & Spa6501 Railroad Ave. SE, Snoqualmie, WA 98065Dinner and a Show
The Front Yard at The Garland4222 Vineland Ave, North Hollywood, CA 91602
The Restaurant at Auberge du Soleil180 Rutherford Hill Road Rutherford, CA 94573
The Rooftop at The Wayfarer Downtown LA813 Flower St, Los Angeles, CA 90017Drinks With a View
The Sea Ranch Lodge60 Sea Walk Drive,
The Sea Ranch, CA 95497
Stunning Seaside Renovations
The Social Haus at the green o4069 Backcountry Road
Greenough, MT 59823
Transporting Tables
Weft & Warp Art Bar + Kitchen6114 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85253

Fine Dining

Chez Maggy

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AVANT17550 Bernardo Oaks Dr, San Diego, CA 92128
Chez Maggy1616 Market Street,
Denver, CO 80202
Delilah at Wynn Las Vegas3131 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Laurel Brasserie & Bar555 S Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Mägo3762 Piedmont Ave., Oakland, CA 94611
Manresa320 Village Lane, Los Gatos, CA 95030Transcendent Tasting Menus
Mugen at ESPACIO The Jewel of Waikiki2452 Kalakaua Avenue Honolulu, HI 96815
Nisei Restaurant2316 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109Transcendent Tasting Menus
Pomet Restaurant4029 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611
Rainbird609 West Main Street, Merced, CA 95340Transcendent Tasting Menus
The Elderberry House48688 Victoria Lane, Oakhurst, CA 93644
The Lark131 Anacapa St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Tía Carmen at JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa5350 E Marriott Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85054

Globally Inspired


Marielle Dezurick

ROOHROOH San Francisco - 333 Brannan St #150, San Francisco, CA 94107
ROOH Palo Alto - 473 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301
Takibi2275 NW Flanders Street. Portland, OR 97210Transporting Tables
Loquita202 State Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Mediterranean Exploration Company333 NW 13th Avenue,
Portland, OR 97209
Ysidora Restaurant & Bar31692 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675


Square Pie Guys
Square Pie Guys

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L'antica Pizzeria da Michele1534 N McCadden Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Little Original Joe's393 W Portal Ave, San Francisco, CA 94127
Square Pie Guys1077 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
499 Dr. Huey P. Newton Wy, Oakland, CA 94607



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Lionfish435 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
Serẽa1500 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118Dinner and a Show
Soko101 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90401
The Mayor's Table3300 Newport Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663
Water Grill Denver1691 Market St, Denver, CO 80202


Bourbon Steak Orange County
Bourbon Steak Orange County

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Bourbon Steak Orange County1 Monarch Beach Resort N, Dana Point, CA 92629
Lincoln Steakhouse & Bar at JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa5402 E Lincoln Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85253
Monarch Chophouse488 Main St, Black Hawk, CO 80422
Morgan's in the Desert49-499 Eisenhower Drive, La Quinta, CA, 92253
The Hitching Post 2 Restaurant & Tasting Room420 E Highway 246 - Buellton, CAWine Country Classics
The Steakhouse at Agua Caliente Casino Rancho Mirage and Palm SpringsRancho Mirage: 32-250 Bob Hope Dr, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
Palm Springs: 401 E Amado Rd #6403, Palm Springs, CA 92262

Wine Country

Roblar Winery
Roblar Winery

Rebecca Nuss

Amaterra WineryAmaterra Winery
8150 SW Swede Hill Dr
Portland, OR 97225
Top Wine Tasting Experiences
Bacchus Landing14210 Bacchus Landing Way, Healdsburg, CA 95448
Delicious Dish18709 Arnold Drive, Sonoma, CA 95476
Domaine Serene Wine Lounge909 NW Bond St.
Bend, OR 97701
Erath Tasting RoomErath Tasting Room
1439 NW Marshall St
Portland, OR 97209
Roblar Winery3010 Roblar Ave., Santa Ynez, CA 93460Top Wine Tasting Experiences
The Walls Vineyards | PÁŠXA Wines1015 W Pine Street, Walla Walla WA 99362