Eat From LA’s Most Iconic Foods For Romantic Date Ideas Los Angeles

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Many of our favorite LA meals translate well when eaten from a greasy paper bag or on top of cars, as pandemic has shown. Romantic date ideas Los Angeles will guide you about the best places and activities to prefer together with your partner. And now that outdoor dining is back, we can focus on ticking off all of the city’s worthwhile food experiences.

 Experiences such as a tour of Boyle Heights’ Taco Row, brunching at Poppy & Rose before hitting up the famous Flower Market on Saturday mornings or visiting the late Jim Morrison’s favorite Venice burger shack. Your date card will be packed during the season with 33 interactions to choose.

Picnic At The Top Of A Mountain

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At the moment, outdoor activities are the best choice, so, fortunately, LA has a plethora of hiking opportunities. While Runyon is in the heart of the city, you’ve already taken enough Instagram images to last a lifetime there. Outside of the capital, mix it up and seek adventure. 

Do you want to brave the Topanga Canyon wilderness? Cricca’s sandwiches are a must-try. Are you planning a trip to the San Gabriel Mountains? The Otoo in Highland Park is now known as Otoo Mercat, and it sells conserves and other imported Spanish foods. 

 But first, stop by Bay Cities, a famed Italian deli and bakery known for its dreamy Italian subs on life-changing bread (the signature Godmother features 74 different types of meats), as well as pints of salads and pound-sized sides.

To save time, grab something from the grab-and-go fridge) and a killer cheese range for mountaintop enjoyment. Are you looking for more off-the-beaten-path adventures and the best romantic date ideas Los Angeles? Take a hike on one of these hidden trails.

Go Old School At A Drive-In Movie

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Even if you long for the thrill of watching a movie in a dim, packed theatre while chowing down on $16 popcorn, you can still partake in the drive-in revival with newly produced pop-ups, revamped outdoor series, and revitalized retro places. 

The Drive-In at Santa Monica Airport, presented by Rooftop Cinema Club, will screen two to three movies a night until February 6th (and then will likely return to the airport later this spring before hopefully hitting rooftops again later this year). After that, on February 11, Street Food Cinema will open its drive-in at the SM Airport. 

Romantic Date Ideas Los Angeles Include Stroll Some Of LA’s Gardens

The Arboretum, The Huntington, Descanso Gardens, Expo Park’s Rose Gardens, and even the Poppy Reserve have all reopened under strict safety precautions. Respect the rules, get lost in the woods, and indulge in some good forest swimming.


A typical hike could be a little too vertical for you for the fantastic romantic date ideas Los Angeles. The majority of the journey is car-free, flat, and brimming with the famous Southern California sea breeze.

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