A city as fun and immersive as Baton Rouge is more fun when you’re exploring with the person you love. Packed full of interesting culture, incredible food and a lot of fun, Baton Rouge certainly checks all the boxes for a romantic getaway. Dine on delectable food in intimate settings, make date night an adventure with an activity, stay in some of the most romantic and historic hotels and take in the arts or live music. Whatever your date night holds, Baton Rouge is sure to add a little bit of spice to your romantic getaway!

Date Night Restaurants

It’s no secret that Baton Rouge is a foodie paradise, and nothing brings people together like food. Explore some of the most romantic restaurants in Baton Rouge:

  • The Gregory - Food that is both rich in class and rich in Southern flavor.
  • Olive or Twist - An upscale bar experience with unique cocktails and wine tastings.
  • Tsunami Sushi - Japanese cuisine you’ll love with a view of the Mississippi River that you cannot miss.
  • Soji: Modern Asian - Baton Rouge’s ultimate Asian-fusion food experience right in the heart of Baton Rouge’s Mid City neighborhood.
  • French Market Bistro - Casual restaurant specializing in Cajun and Creole innovations. 
  • The Little Village - Combining an intimate atmosphere of South Louisiana warmth and Old World charm, making for a dining experience unlike any other in the Capital City.

Fine Dining

Treat yourself to some of Baton Rouge's best culinary delights at these fine dining restaurants.

Things to Do as a Couple

Show your date your competitive side with some fun activities or showcase a hidden talent they may not get to see!

  • Topgolf - This driving range game is a sporting experience that will keep you and your date entertained with some friendly competition.
  • Highland Park Observatory - Make stargazing a little more immersive with an out-of-this-world experience.
  • Escape Room - Working together to solve puzzles and beat the clock is a great teamwork exercise for you and your partner.
  • Uptown Rock Climbing - The perfect trust exercise that will take your relationship to new heights (literally).
  • Cooking Classes at Red Stick Spice  - Spice up your date night with a cooking class and buy some homemade Louisiana goodies to take home with you.
  • Museums - With a history as colorful as Baton Rouge's, it’s hard to list all of the historic sites and museums to see. See them all here!


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Romantic Hotels

 Baton Rouge has many romantic places to stay from the quaint and cozy to the luxurious treat!

  • Hotel Indigo - This boutique hotel offers bikes for rent to explore nearby and is pet-friendly!
  • The Stockade Bed and Breakfast - What's more cozy and romantic than a quiet bed and breakfast tucked away in the heart of the city?
  • Watermark - Once the headquarters of Louisiana Trust & Savings Bank, today guests can enjoy hand-painted ceiling murals, carved marble walls and staircases, old bank vaults converted into gathering spaces and more touches from the hotel's past.
  • L’Auberge Hotel - Activities await at L'Auberge. Enjoy the spa, rooftop pool, Edge Bar with live music and more during your stay.
  • Renaissance Baton Rouge - Stay in style at the Renaissance with close proximity to splurge on some of Baton Rouge's finest shopping.

The Arts

Whether you’re looking to clap your hands to some tunes or feast your eyes upon some beautiful artwork, adding a little color and step to your date night will guarantee a good time.


  • Radio Bar - One of Baton Rouge’s most highly ranked bars with a great atmosphere, great drinks, and sometimes art displays where you can meet the artists.
  • Baton Rouge Gallery  - The community’s contemporary art gallery where photography, painting, sculptures, and much more are available for your viewing pleasure.

Live Music:

  • Chelsea's Live - This beloved Baton Rouge live music venue is back and features live music on the weekends and themed music nights during the week.
  • Teddy's Juke Joint - A childhood home-turned-music venue, Teddy's Juke Joint is a gathering place for blues lovers all throughout the country.
  • The Basin - Located on historic Third Street in downtown Baton Rouge, The Basin features local, regional and national acts on its stage.

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