Lincoln Restaurants: Romantic Dining for Couples

Lincoln Restaurants are plentiful and varied, and most of them offer an incredible dining experience. But if you've booked yourself into a romantic Lincoln Bed and Breakfast and are in search of a romantic restaurant to complete your trip, there are a few that definitely "take the cake." Here are BBonline's top picks for romantic Lincoln dining:

The Lodge at Wilderness Ridge
1800 Wilderness Woods Place
Lincoln, NE 68512
(402) 434-5101
www.wildernessridgegolf.com

While it may seem counter intuitive to head out to a golf course when in search of a romantic Lincoln restaurant, The Lodge at Wilderness Ridge offers a luxurious, intimate dining experience within a beautiful setting. You can reserve a table in the dining room, tastefully decorated and spaced to create a feeling of seclusion even when surrounded by other diners. The menu includes something for everyone, ranging from gourmet pizzas and steaks to vegetarian and seafood meals. Before you head back to your cozy Lincoln Inn, be sure to take a moment to enjoy a glass of wine in the extremely romantic wine bar, complete with open fireplace and grand piano.

They are now offering a "Private Fireside Romance Package." The ultimate romantic experience begins at The Lodge. The package includes a private room, lounge chairs by the fireplace, private server, bottle of champagne, one dozen roses, and a four-course meal created by their Executive Chef. This package is available any day of the week but must be booked within 60 days of the date you've chosen.

Open Monday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. If you're celebrating a romantic occasion with another couple or a larger group you can call (402) 434-5103 to book a private dining room.

JTK Cuisine and Cocktails
201 North 7th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
(402) 435-0161
www.jtkrestaurant.com

Located in the train station in Haymarket is one of Lincoln's best restaurants for fine dining, especially if you're looking for a romantic night out. The bistro-style restaurant includes a stone fireplace that adds to the atmosphere, and servers and patrons alike who know what formal dining is all about. What makes the restaurant superb for couples is its nightly Date Night special, featuring an appetizer, two entrees with soup or salad, dessert and a bottle of wine for just $50.

Dinner served Monday through Thursday 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., and Friday and Saturday 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Call ahead for reservations.