Whether celebrating Valentine’s Day, Galentine’s Day or Palentine’s Day, OpenTable is debuting a number of resources to help celebrate loved ones in style. First up, the anticipated annual list of the 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America features spots that diners say deliver on romance – the list was culled by analyzing over 13 million U.S. diner reviews. Luckily for romantic Arizonans, nine Arizona restaurants made the 100 Most Romantic Restaurants list.

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“We are honored to be named to this elite list for the fifth time,” said Noel Fulton, Managing Director of The Hermosa Inn. “LON’s world-class cuisine, attentive service, and authentic Arizona ambiance and architecture combine for a memorable and romantic dining experience.” 

Originally hand-crafted in the 1930s by cowboy artist Lon Megargee as his private residence and art studio, The Hermosa Inn is a secluded AAA Four-Diamond boutique hotel nestled in the foothill of Camelback Mountain. LON’s at the Hermosa is this hidden gem’s culinary centerpiece and is celebrated for its globally inspired Arizona fare and award-winning wine list. Locally sourced ingredients power LON’s menus, featuring classic and seasonal dishes that reflect both the adventurous spirit and the sophisticated artistry of its namesake.

No matter the backdrop, data from OpenTable indicates the time to book Valentine’s Day reservations is now. Last year, more than half (54%) of Valentine’s Day reservations were booked by February 7 – but diners seeking a table at one of the 100 Most Romantic Restaurants should plan to book even earlier: in the past, the restaurants on this list booked up by February 1.

“Over the 2022 holiday season and into January, dining exceeded pre-pandemic levels – we anticipate this trend to continue through Valentine’s Day,” said John Tsou, VP of Marketing for OpenTable. “Data from our Q1 Diners Survey3 also revealed that US diners are looking to splurge for the holiday: over one-third plan to spend more money on Valentine’s Day dining this year, compared to years past.”