Going to a restaurant for your first date can never be a bad idea. In the words of Virginia Woolf, if one hasn’t dined well, one cannot think well, love well, or sleep well. So, by going to a restaurant for a first date, you are just ensuring that your crush is well fed to make sure that things go smooth. No one wants to be on a date with a hungry and cranky person, after all.
Secondly, eating together is quite an intimate act. In our lives, we are surrounded by only a couple of people with whom we like to sit together for a meal. It’s a famous assumption that having meals together help people in bonding and creating long lasting relationships. Therefore, eating at a perfect restaurant with your date is a stepping stone to creating long lasting relationship with the person of your interest.
However, it is quite a difficult decision to choose a place. It is advisable to ask your date about their choices and preferences. On a romantic date to a restaurant, having the restaurant at a good location does help in setting the tone for conversations. The design and decorum of the restaurant plays a major role in setting the vibe.
So when choosing the restaurant for your perfect date, always do a bit of research about the place on the Internet, read the menu, see the prices, and go through the reviews. Sometimes, restaurant that are good for lunch dates, aren’t so good for the dinner dates.
If you don’t have a clue about the place, ask your friends to recommend you some place. One can always go by the word of their friends, and if you don’t trust your friends, then there are plenty of online guides to restaurants on the Internet.