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Top Date Night Spots: Carmel, IN

Carmel, Indiana is home to many great options for a night out with your person. For us–to be worth the effort of finding a babysitter, and getting dressed and out of the house, a restaurant has to hit the mark in both atmosphere and food. The following restaurants (in no particular order) deliver in both categories, and are our top spots for a date night in Carmel, IN.


Anthony’s Chophouse

201 W. Main St. Carmel, IN.

Head to Anthony’s if you are looking for the ultimate high-end, modern steakhouse. The upscale atmosphere matches the gourmet menu options available for dinner.

  • Menu Recommendations: Goat Cheese and Charlie’s Pounder appetizers, Anthony’s Wedge salad, Spinalis and 7oz Filet for dinner, Twice-Broiled Yukons and Calle Corn sides, and Cheesecake for dessert.

  • Price: $$$

  • Dress: upscale, dressy

Monterey Coastal Cuisine

110 W. Main St. Carmel, IN

Monterey has the best seafood and sushi I’ve had in the Indy area. With a broad menu that can cater to the non-seafood lovers as well, this upscale dining experience is a must visit.

  • Menu Recommendations: Jasmine and King Crab sushi roll, Sea Bass with Lobster Risotto and Big Sur Burger, Lemon Posset for dessert.

  • Price: $$$

  • Dress: upscale, dressy

Savor Carmel

311 W. Main St. Carmel, IN

Savor is our go-to when we want to go out to dinner with friends. The food is incredible with a contemporary vibe that is fun to enjoy with a group.

  • Menu Recommendations: the meatball appetizer, Savor Chop Salad, Scallop Risotto, Diablo Chicken Sandwich, Cioppino, and Chicken Parmesan for dinner, butter cake for dessert.

  • Price: $

  • Dress: trendy, casual

Roma Ristorante

89 First Ave. SW Carmel, IN

If you are looking for the most authentic Italian food in Carmel, Roma is your spot. The atmosphere and the cuisine feels like a little vacation to Italy!

  • Menu Recommendations: Caprese salad, Genovese Di Mare and Bolognese for dinner, and pistachio dessert.

  • Price: $$

  • Dress: trendy, casual

Garden Table

350 Monon Blvd Carmel, IN

Garden Table is THE spot for a farm-to-table dinner with a trendy modern atmosphere. Bonus–Garden Table Carmel is family friendly!

  • Menu Recommendations: Melted Brie Wheel appetizer, Wagyu Burger and Guajillo Citrus Chicken for dinner.

  • Price: $

  • Dress: trendy, casual

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