Cupid’s Arrow Has Struck:

Romantic Woodland Hills Restaurants for Wooing Your Sweetheart This Valentine’s Day

With the holiday season behind us, it’s that time again when Cupid and that love-powered arrow seek out the couples blissfully in love, targeting their overtly romantic sides and injecting a sparkle of unbridled passion in their eyes. Of course, we’re referring to Valentine’s Day, a time of year when you can undoubtedly expect restaurants to be at their hosting capacity, florists to be completely sold out of roses and candy shops to report record amounts of chocolate “heart boxes” moved out of inventory. Let’s find some romantic Woodland Hills restaurants to aid your day.

Finding great Woodland Hills restaurants is never a challenge due to the almost limitless choices throughout this Southern California community – regardless of cuisine style – but when Valentine’s Day arrives, this selection requires something of a “thinning out” to find the most imaginative menus, reservation availabilities and, of course, utterly romantic backdrops. So if you’ve been contemplating where to take your sweetheart for dinner and to woo her this Valentine’s Day, tell her the only thing she needs to worry about is slipping on that head-turning dress, stepping into those heels and looking fabulous for your night out.

Here are our picks for the most romantic restaurants in Woodland Hills this Valentine’s season.

Brandywine is a great place for a leisurely, romantic dinner, and will leave your date not only impressed but ready for romance. This hidden gem in the Valley offers a special atmosphere by which to dine and treat your special someone right, serving delicacies such as smoked salmon, heirloom tomatoes with burrata cheese, lamb chops, John Dory fish from New Zealand and more, all presented amidst a backdrop that redefines cozy with approximately nine tables in total for the ultimate one-on-one dining experience. Brandywine is located at 22757 Ventura Boulevard.

Angel City Café is open for lunch and dinner, and offers a distinct L.A.-style Valentine’s Day vibe for that special meal. The restaurant has become renowned for its Shrimp Scampi and Ahi Tuna Taquitos starters in addition to homemade soups like Champagne Mushroom, Cajun Clam Chowder, Tortilla and Chicken Enchilada. When it’s time to get serious and order entrees with that special someone, Angel City offers dishes such as Pasta Arrabiata, Pasta Mushroom, Chicken Eggplant Parmesan, Seafood Linguine and Blackened Shrimp. Angel City Café is located at 21136 Ventura Boulevard.

Located in the west San Fernando Valley right on bustling Topanga Canyon Boulevard, Roy’s Woodland Hills is waiting to welcome you and your significant other this Valentine’s Day with inspired bites and enticing cocktails as well as sensational meals, all served in a vibrant dining room that features the restaurant’s signature exhibition kitchen. When you’re looking for something a bit different when planning your seduction stage this Valentine’s, consider Roy’s Woodland Hills for its European techniques, Pacific Rim cuisine, warm from-the-heart hospitality and other draws that create a remarkable dining experience unique to this restaurant. Roy’s Woodland Hills is located at 6363 Topanga Canyon Boulevard.

Adagio Ristorante is the answer if delectable, classic Italian cuisine is on the agenda for your date night this Valentine’s. The experience begins with complimentary appetizers and freshly-baked bread and extends to entrees such as Adagio’s Chicken Tortellini, Bistecca Al Pepe, Rigatoni Carbonara, Grilled Salmon and Chicken Parmesan. With a welcoming atmosphere that feels like you’re walking into someone’s home and sitting down to dine in the living room and overtly friendly service, Adagio Ristorante is the consummate answer this Valentine’s Day if a foray into unbeatable Italian food is what you’re after. The restaurant is located at 22841 Ventura Boulevard.

Villa Restaurant Woodland Hills is located on the former site of one of the most historic restaurants in California history, Eckbergs Steak House of the 1960s and 70s, and over the decades has become known for some of the most amazing French food in all of Los Angeles when the eatery was called Lautrec. Today, as visually reimagined by top interior designer Thomas Schoos, Villa has returned to its “home”-themed aesthetic with careful attention to detail creating a warm and inviting space…absolutely perfect for the two of you this Valentine’s Day. Choose from such entrees as Cioppino, Pan-Seared Diver Scallops, Roasted Mary’s Natural Half-Duck, Roasted Jidori Free-Range Half-Chicken, Braised Lamb Shank, Braised Short Rib, Steak Frites and much more. Villa is located at 22160 Ventura Boulevard.

With no shortage of intimate dining spots, prepare to dine with your better half this Valentine’s Day in Woodland Hills.