Virginia Beach ranked #1 most romantic city in U.S.

Posted at 10:30 AM, Feb 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-04 10:30:17-05

Virginia Beach, Va. – It appears that Virginia really is for lovers. Virginia Beach is the most romantic city in America, according to OpenTable’s Top 25 Most Romantic Cities in America.

OpenTable is a provider of online restaurant reservations. The ranking was calculated by the percentage of restaurants rated “romantic” according to OpenTable diner reviews; the percentage of tables seated for two and the percentage of people who dined out for Valentine’s Day last year.

“The cities on this list, from the charming coastal community that is Virginia Beach to the top dining destination of Chicago, are those in which deliciously romantic dinners are de rigueur for couples in all stages of courtship,” said Caroline Potter, Chief Dining Officer of OpenTable.

OpenTable’s Top 25 Most Romantic Cities in America:

  1. Virginia Beach, Virginia
  1. Newport, Rhode Island
  1. Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  1. Atlantic City, New Jersey
  1. Santa Fe, New Mexico
  1. Birmingham, Alabama
  1. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  1. Omaha, Nebraska
  1. St. Louis, Missouri
  1. Colorado Springs, Colorado
  1. Baltimore, Maryland
  1. San Antonio, Texas
  1. Annapolis, Maryland
  1. Madison, Wisconsin
  1. Fort Worth, Texas
  1. Greenville, South Carolina
  1. Memphis, Tennessee
  1. Louisville, Kentucky
  1. Savannah, Georgia
  1. Austin, Texas
  1. Tulsa, Oklahoma
  1. Greensboro, North Carolina
  1. Chicago, Illinois
  1. Lexington, Kentucky
  1. Columbus, Ohio