Sip on a delicious blend of specialty teas at the Chado Tea Room, located inside the Japanese American National Museum, is designed for comfort and relaxation. With the aromas of 200 brews filling the air and a lovely waterfall on the patio, this is a great option for lovebirds looking for a light meal and drink on their romantic outing.
Enjoy a romantic ride down a scenic street in a horse-drawn carriage. Make a reservation with Enchanted Carriages for one of their beautiful carriages, which range from the pristine White Vis-à-vis to the fairytale-style Cinderella Coach. The carriages are decorated with lavish flower ornaments and can be tailored to meet your desired theme or colors.
Take a more traditional route when wooing your loved one. Gondola Amoré offers traditional Venetian gondola rides from the North Side of Redondo Beach Pier. Glide along the water in a decked-out boat as you are serenaded by your knowledgeable cruise guide, or bring your own music. Each cruise offers a basket of fresh bread, fruit, and cheese. You may opt to order champagne or bring your own wine for a little something extra on your romantic date.
Spend a glamorous night (or two or three) at the Hollywood Bed & Breakfast. Located next to Hollywood Boulevard, this quirky bed and breakfast is within walking distance of several LA attractions, including Sunset Strip, Grauman's Chinese Theatre and several world-class restaurants. Guests at this three room B&B have full access to the parlor, dining room, kitchen, screening room and pool.
Test the bounds of your love at the Stinking Rose. This unconventionally romantic restaurant caters to the lovers who have a sense of humor and enjoy irony. Garlic-infused dishes are served in a beautiful candlelit setting. The stinky but delicious California-Italian cuisine can be created with as much or as little garlic as desired.
Take a romantic stroll along the enchanting Venice Beach. This hot spot is full of romantic ambience, from the typical walk on the beach at sunset to the many intimate restaurants and shops that line the beach boardwalk. Listen to some live music as you walk hand-in-hand and people watch, or stop and spend some time enjoying the local flavors.