Summer Dating Guide: Los Angeles
Did you know that it’s a fact that more people are single during the summer? That means there are plenty of hopefuls out there, roaming the streets of Los Angeles. Finally snagged that Bumble date you've been waiting for? Check out the official Foxxtales summer date guide for the perfect date in the Los Angeles heat!
Where to: Eat
So your date can’t decide where to take you? You’re actually in luck. Suggest heading over to Kettle Black in Silverlake and you and your date won’t be disappointed. First of all, they have cheese boards. If that doesn’t get you excited, how about delicious pasta, great ambiance and a worthwhile Happy Hour? Did someone say $6 white and red wines? We’re in. Kettle Black is your ideal Italian dinner date. Tranquil. Delicious. Intimate.
Ready to get a little more funky? Try EP Asian House in West Hollywood. Cool. Unique. Flavorful. You’re sure to impress your date with the Twice Cooked Black Angus Short Rib or the Chicken Curry. If your date is going well, it doesn’t have to end when the check comes. Head upstairs to L.P. the rooftop bar, boasting great views, fire pits and killer cocktails. It’s a two for one kind of deal.
Looking to enjoy some of the summer sun? Smorgasburg lets you enjoy the fresh air; while grubbing down on some delicious food. It’s an outdoor market, open every Sunday 10am - 4pm in Downtown LA. From acai bowls to arepas to lobster rolls to gourmet rice balls, there is no way that you and your date won’t find something delicious to appease your hunger. You get one dish and have your date get another, then you can try each others!
Where to: Drink
You’ll look like a LA pro, by taking your date to the only brewery in Santa Monica! Santa Monica Brew Works functions as a brewery and a bar. Get a chance to see how beer is made; while also getting a chance to taste some of their amazing beer in their tasting room. Some days, they even have live music and food trucks!
This place is purely about sophistication and elegance. Want to take it up a notch from beer tasting? Impress your date with drinks at The Montage’s Garden Bar. You’ll pay a pretty penny for some of their drinks. But, it’s a nice place to get some good one on one time and give off a great first impression.
Fun. Young. Festive. The energy in Petty Cash takes all the pressure off you for the first date. Fantastic margaritas, eccentric decor and great staff will leave you and your date feeling energized and ready for the night ahead of you! It’s a guaranteed great time and promises to not let you down!
Where to: Go
Romance and cemeteries don’t usually go hand in hand. But in this case, you’re going to have to just trust us. Grab you blanket, drinks, snacks and chairs; then, head over to the Hollywood Forever Cemetery for a intimate night. In the summer months, Cinespia offers outdoor movie screenings at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. From Superbad to Ghostbusters, they play just about any genre. And if you get a little spooked out, why don’t you cuddle up with your date?
The classic, LA date night. Hey, don’t fix what ain’t broke right? Most Los Angelenos know about First Fridays in Venice. It’s an assortment of food trucks, lined up waiting to serve amazing dishes. Occasionally, you’ll get some live entertainment or art installations mixed in there too. First Fridays is on our list because it’s the perfect summertime date. Walk through the food trucks, grab some grub and then head down to the beach for some one-on-one stargazing. Sounds pretty perfect to us!
What is a California summer without the beach and music? Well the Twilight Concert Series is the summer date night of your dreams. Open until mid- August, the Twilight Concert Series features a different set, genre and vibe every Thursday evening in the summer-time. If you thought it couldn’t get better, did we mention that it’s free? Get there early to snag a spot and don’t forget to bring a blanket!
Let us know your favorite summer date spot in the comments!
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