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2021 Date Night
Editors’ Choice

La Fina


Mixing a sleek, modern vibe with a hint of the Gilded Age, this sexy spot invites diners to feel transported to an international hot spot. Reserve a table in front of the Art Deco tiled fireplace, chat about the large abstract paintings, and feast on luxurious ingredients, from plump fresh oysters to prime-grade beef topped with a butter-poached lobster tail. Add a bottle of wine from the extensive list to cap off a truly special evening.

27 Main St., Andover, 978-475-4082,




Golden sunlight and a cornucopia of fresh produce, fish, and meat—Talise brings all the bounty of coastal New England together in an intimate package perfect for sipping wine and gazing into each other’s eyes. Be sure to make reservations before taking the drive to this peaceful waterfront spot on the Annisquam River—tables are very much in demand. Chef Joshua Smith keeps the focus firmly on celebrating the best regional food, connecting with local fishmongers and farms before crafting his daily menu.

33 River Rd., Annisquam, 978-515-7814,

Readers’ Choice

Pellana Prime Steakhouse


For 15 years, this cozy spot has consistently delivered a winning combination of exceptional food presented by carefully trained servers. Rest assured that the night will be special, from craft cocktails through entrées like seared scallops, bone-in beef tenderloin, or surf and turf, right down to the indulgent desserts.

9 Rear Sylvan St., Peabody, 978-531-4800,

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