26 Date Night Dishes

Skip the dinner reservation and rekindle the romance at home with these delicious Date Night dishes for two.

Date Night Dishes for Two | Taste As You Go

I'm going to make a confession.

I am in awe of those couples who are successful in scheduling regular Date Nights. I'm even more in awe of those parents who are able to do so.

Stephen and I have attempted to carve out time for us twice since the start of the new year... and we've had to cancel our plans not once, but twice. Needless to say, it's been discouraging. Especially since the reasons for having to cancel were out of our control.

We have another Date Night on the calendar later this month, and I'm hoping our plans go out off without a hitch. Because, honestly, if we have to cancel again... I'm going to start thinking we're never going to get out of the house without our kids.

Or... we're going to figure out a way to get the kids out of the house so we can stay home and have a Date Night in. That way we can cook dinner for two and whip up a decadent dessert to enjoy while watching a movie.

Do you and your sweetie prefer a cozy night in over making plans to go out? Keep reading for these 26 Date Night Dishes that you can make in your own kitchen.

Date Night Appetizers

Baked Brie with Caramelized Onions | The Lemon Bowl

1. Baked Brie with Caramelized Onions from The Lemon Bowl

Candied Bacon Baked Brie Appetizer | Blackberry Babe

2. Candied Bacon Baked Brie from Blackberry Babe

Charcuterie Board for Date Night | Cutefetti

3. Charcuterie Board for Date Night from Cutefetti

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail | WonkyWonderful

4. Mexican Shrimp Cocktail from WonkyWonderful

Date Night Dinners

Baked Lemon Pepper Chicken | WonkyWonderful

5. Baked Lemon Pepper Chicken from WonkyWonderful

Beef Short Ribs with Mushroom Risotto | Flavor the Moments

6. Beef Short Ribs with Mushroom Risotto from Flavor the Moments

Beef Stroganoff | Valerie's Kitchen

7. Beef Stroganoff from Valerie's Kitchen

Braised Cod Peperonata for Two | Karen's Kitchen Stories

8. Braised Cod Peperonata for Two from Karen's Kitchen Stories

Cast Iron Ribeye with Garlic Mushrooms | NeighborFood

9. Cast Iron Ribeye with Garlic Mushrooms from NeighborFood

Chipotle Steak Au Poivre | Grandbaby Cakes

10. Chipotle Steak Au Poivre from Grandbaby Cakes

Crab Cakes with Mango-Lime Cashew Sauce | Savoring Today

11. Crab Cakes with Mango-Lime Cashew Sauce from Savoring Today

Individual Beef Wellingtons | Masala Herb

12. Individual Beef Wellingtons from Masala Herb

Lasagna for Two | Karen's Kitchen Stories

13. Lasagna for Two from Karen's Kitchen Stories

Marinated Skirt Steak with Chimichurri | Grandbaby Cakes

14. Marinated Skirt Steak with Chimichurri from Grandbaby Cakes

Perfect Butter Poached Lobster Tails | Blackberry Babe

15. Perfect Butter Poached Lobster Tails from Blackberry Babe

Scampi-Style Steak & Scallops | Savoring Today

16. Scampi-Style Steak & Scallops from Savoring Today

Seafood "Risotto" with Cauliflower Rice | Meals, Heels & Cocktails

17. Seafood "Risotto" with Cauliflower Rice from Meals, Heels & Cocktails

Shrimp Scampi with Sun-Dried Tomatoes | A Cedar Spoon

18. Shrimp Scampi with Sun-Dried Tomatoes from A Cedar Spoon

Surf and Turf for Two | Iowa Girl Eats

19. Surf and Turf for Two from Iowa Girl Eats

Date Night Desserts

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Lava Cakes for 2 | Iowa Girl Eats

20. Chocolate-Peanut Butter Lava Cakes for 2 from Iowa Girl Eats

Chocolate Mousse | Taste As You Go

21. Chocolate Mousse from Taste As You Go

Easy Chocolate Pots de Crème | Marsha's Baking Addiction

22. Easy Chocolate Pots de Crème from Marsha's Baking Addiction

Fresh Strawberry Ombre Cake | The Creative Bite

23. Fresh Strawberry Ombre Cake from The Creative Bite

Molten Chocolate Lava Cakes for Two | Live Well Bake Often

24. Molten Chocolate Lava Cakes for Two from Live Well Bake Often

No-Bake Chocolate Tart | Rachel Cooks

25. No-Bake Chocolate Tart from Rachel Cooks

Raspberry Molten Lava Cakes | Texanerin Baking

26. Raspberry Molten Lava Cakes from Texanerin Baking

What's your go-to meal to make for Date Night at home?
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