Date Night in Powell

Even though date night is one of the most special occasions for a couple, it is also one of the most nerve-wracking. Although the whole point of date night is to enjoy spending time with your significant other, sometimes you want to do something a little special. In order to help you do so, check out these date ideas for every occasion (and budget) in Powell, Ohio:


1.Vittoria Ristorante & Bar
Cuisine: Italian
Cost: $$$$

Founded in 2008, Vittoria’s European décor combined with authentic Italian flavors makes it the perfect destination for an anniversary dinner. Founders Vince Romanelli, Marty Savko, and Steve Savko’s goal for the Tuscan-style restaurant was to spoil guests with an unparalleled dining experience with decorations inspired by Alvito, Italy. There’s no better place to spend a luxurious date night with your significant other.

2.Thai Orchid
Cuisine: Thai
Cost: $$

If your date has a natural inclination for Asian cuisine, definitely consider spending your anniversary at Thai Orchid—voted the best Thai restaurant in the city! Founder Anan Klailee brought his dream of an upscale Thai restaurant to central Ohio, and even completed the authentic feel by importing most of the furnishing from Thailand! They even have western-inspired Thai food such as General Tso’s Chicken made in a more authentic way for those who are more wary.

Dinner Date

1.Liberty Tavern
Cuisine: Varied
Cost: $$$

Liberty Tavern’s historical roots and American cuisine make it the perfect place to go for a dinner date. This is a perfect place for a dinner date whether it’s a first date, or one of many due to its different atmospheres; Liberty Tavern is dark and intimate on the inside, but lively and exciting if you choose to sit on the outdoor porch. If you’re looking for a restaurant that has comfort food as well as fine-dining options, Liberty Tavern is your place to go!

Cuisine: Pizza and Pasta
Cost: $$

From Iacono’s build your own pizzas to a spaghetti dinner, Iacono’s has got you covered. The dark interior makes it intimate enough for a nice dinner date out while keeping the bill manageable. Make sure you give one of their specialty pizzas a try when you take your date here for dinner…they have unique combinations like White Spinach and Boneless Buffalo.

3.Lazy Chameleon
Cuisine: Seafood and American
Cost: $

Need a fun place to go for dinner on a budget? Lazy Chameleon is the perfect place to go! There is something for everyone on the menu, as they have seafood as well as burgers and pizza. Weekdays from 3pm-7pm and Saturdays from 12pm-5pm are Happy Hour, with items such as Crispy Thai Shrimp and a half pound of wings for only $5! Take your date here for good food and an even better time.


1. Local Roots
Cuisine: Varied
Cost: $$

Local Roots features a seasonal menu with many options from pizza to crab cakes. It’s a great lunch spot, and each week they have a rotating feature menu to switch things up. The welcoming atmosphere makes this the perfect lunch spot for a delicious meal, but do plan for potential delays…since they make everything by hand it may take over thirty minutes for your dish to come out during peak times.

2. Greek Express
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Cost: $

Greek Express is a great Mediterranean restaurant complete with all your Greek favorites like gyros and hummus with pita bread. This family-owned business is a great spot for lunch because they believe in keeping things simple and using the best ingredients, all while keeping the price fair. The inviting atmosphere makes this a great place to take your date while you enjoy some delicious Mediterranean food!

No matter what the occasion, you’re sure to have a wonderful time if you spend it with the person you love. Date night is meant to be a fun and stress-free night, and hopefully these suggestions help take the stress out of planning it!