Los Angeles has some amazing world-class date destinations and activities.

But, many of these are not so easy to find. I created this site to share all of the best date ideas I’ve discovered as a Los Angeles native.

If you’re single, check out  the best places to meet single people in LA. I hope you enjoy this site and find it useful. – Brian



The Most Romantic Restaurants in Los Angeles for Valentine’s Day

The Most Romantic Restaurants in Los Angeles for Valentine’s Day

This is my list of the most romantic restaurants in Los Angeles that you need to book for anniversaries, birthdays, Valentine's day (book early), or just to make someone feel extra special. The restaurants on this list either have exceptional ambiance, or exceptional...

The Best Date Ideas in Malibu, Topanga, and the Pacific Palisades

The Best Date Ideas in Malibu, Topanga, and the Pacific Palisades

Malibu is a great place for an all-day or half-day date when you want to get away from it all without straying too far from the Los Angeles area. You get beautiful beaches and mountains, as well as great restaurants and other attractions. Check out these date ideas in...

My Top 20 Downtown L.A. Date Ideas

My Top 20 Downtown L.A. Date Ideas

Downtown Los Angeles is an ideal date destination with great restaurants, bars, and attractions, many of which are within walking distance. Traffic and parking can be difficult in downtown L.A., so park your car in a good central location (like Pershing Square) and...

The Most Romantic Restaurant in Downtown Los Angeles: 71 Above

The Most Romantic Restaurant in Downtown Los Angeles: 71 Above

71 Above an ideal destination for a special occasion like an anniversary or birthday, or if you just really want to impress someone on a first date! Often, restaurants with a gimmick like a good view or special location have mediocre food. That's not the case with 71...

The Best BBQ on Los Angeles’ West Side

The Best BBQ on Los Angeles’ West Side

Los Angeles is not a town known for its BBQ, but it actually does have some good spots if you know where to look! I love barbecue: the brisket, ribs, cole slaw, beans, potatoes, biscuits, and of course the sauces! Here are some of my favorite BBQ places on LA's West...



The Best First Date Ideas in Los Angeles

The Best First Date Ideas in Los Angeles

If you're going on a first date with someone you don't know very well, planning the right kind of date is critical! True first dates, where you don't know each other very well, have special requirements in addition to the obvious stuff like being fun and romantic....

The Coolest Vintage Bars in Los Angeles That Are Sure to Amaze

The Coolest Vintage Bars in Los Angeles That Are Sure to Amaze

If you're looking for an extraordinary place to bring a date to, or just a place where you can hang out with friends, check out some of my favorite vintage Los Angeles bars below. These will surely impress! Clifton's / The Pacific Seas (DTLA) The first...

The Best Museum Date Ideas in LA

The Best Museum Date Ideas in LA

I believe that a museum is a great place to go to on a date. It's quiet so you can talk, and there are usually interesting things to see and comment on. Maybe you can even show off some of the stuff you learned in that art history class you took in college....

Wicked Lit: A Unique Immersive Halloween Theater Experience

Wicked Lit: A Unique Immersive Halloween Theater Experience

If you're looking for a really unique and cool Halloween-themed date idea, check out Wicked Lit, an immersive outdoor theater experience running from late September to mid November at the Mountain View Mausoleum & Cemetery in Altadena. What Is...

Romantic Destinations in Los Angeles

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6 Tips for Meeting People When You Go Out in LA

6 Tips for Meeting People When You Go Out in LA

After many years of dating in L.A., I feel like I've learned a thing or two about how to meet people. Recently, I thought, "what I would tell myself if I could go back in time and give my younger self advice on how to meet more people when I went out?" I came up with...

Don’t Make These Five Dating Mistakes

Don’t Make These Five Dating Mistakes

Looking back on my dating life, there are some mistakes I made which prevented me from meeting more qualified people to date. This is a personal list, so these won't apply to everyone, but I hope you'll find something helpful here. If I could go back in time, I'd fix...

How to Meet New People at a Party When You Hardly Know Anyone

How to Meet New People at a Party When You Hardly Know Anyone

It can be very intimidating to go to a party when you only know one or two people. You might feel awkward and tempted to leave early. I know I have. But if you bail, you'll miss the chance to meet new friends and have a good time. Here are some strategies to have a...

Twelve Ways to Meet Amazing Single People in Los Angeles

Twelve Ways to Meet Amazing Single People in Los Angeles

Meeting quality single people in Los Angeles is difficult. Everyone is so busy, and the people you meet at bars and clubs may not exactly be what you would consider “quality”. But, there are actually plenty of people in the same boat who don't necessarily want to do...

Where Single People Live in Los Angeles

Where Single People Live in Los Angeles

I just read a great article on Trulia showing where single women and men live in major U.S. cities, including Los Angeles. The demographic information is fascinating, and perhaps it will help single people decide where to live, or at least, where to try hanging out....

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