Romantic Restaurants in the Inland Empire

The Inland Empire has numerous romantic restaurants for you to take your special someone out for a night on the town. While there may not be any ocean views, you can count on plenty of great food, comfortable atmosphere and a short drive.


  • Eureka Burger – Claremont – Not necesarily romantic, but it has a hip vibe, great food and good beer.
  • La Piccoletta- Claremont- Authentic Italian cuisine
  • Le Pain Quotidian – Claremont- Breakfast, baked good, and amazing desserts.
  • Hip Kitty Jazz & Fondue- Claremont- A swanky and intimate jazz supper club and lounge located in downtown Claremont’s Village.
  • The Back Abbey- An intimate gastropub (cuz sometimes a beer & a burger with no kids can be VERY romantic!)
  • Viva Madrid- Authentic Spanish Tapas and a full bar!
  • Aruffo’s Italian Cuisine-  Good prices, nice atmosphere







Rancho Cucamonga



  • Mission Inn – Your choice of Mexican, Italian, the Steakhouse, and 54 degrees (lounge outside of the steakhouse)
  • Creola’s Restaurant- Riverside- Riverside top 25 restaurants. Home cooking!
  • Mario’s Place – Fancy Italian restaurant during the day, fun nightclub at night!
  • Cafe Sevilla - Tapas & Sangria! Drink specials nearly every night!
  • Salted Pig – Innovative food, full bar, largest beer selection in Riverside
  • Vino Veritas Wine Bar- Great wine, extensive martini list, good food in a dark relaxing setting.
  • Monark Asian Bistro- Asian Fusion in an intimate setting
  • Magnone Trattoria- Italian. They have a really small store inside with some gift ideas and to-go ordering!


San Bernardino

  • Castaways - San Bernardino- Champagne dinner and dance buffet
  • Miyagi Sushi - San Bernardino-Check out the excellent reviews on Yelp!
  • Le Rendez-vous – San Bernardino- Special 4 course Valentines day menu in this very romantic restaurant



  • Caffe Allegro- Upland- Warm and cozy with great wine, and even better food.





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