15 Date Night Dinner Ideas

The best recipes for at home date night

From cozy comfort food to elegant dishes that dazzle the palate, these recipes are not just about the food – they’re about creating moments of connection and indulging in the pleasure of each other’s company. We have found some of our favorite date night dinner recipes to make at home. Whether you’re planning a romantic evening for two or a cozy gathering at home, try one of these simple yet impressive recipes that are bound to make your date night a flavorful and memorable affair.

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Put up the music and make the cooking part of the experience! These recipes are sure to be enjoyable and can cater to many different dietary needs! Looking for vegan or gluten-free ideas? We’ve got you covered!

Homemade pizza crust for busy weeknights

Easy Homemade Pizzas


Make pizzas with the family or a delicious dinner for one. This simple and delicious recipe will have you wanting pizza every night!

Delicious quiche recipe

Sun-Dried Tomato, Olive & Feta Quiche


Quiche is so good and so simple! You can add so many different ingredients to create your favorite and this Sun-Dried Tomato, Olive & Feta recipe will definitely be one of them.

winter stew recipe

Winter Approved Vegetable Stew

Vegan, Gluten-free

Trust us, good for you foods can also be savory and delicious – especially with this winter-approved vegetable stew recipe!

Portobello Taco Bowl recipe

Portobello Taco Bowls

Vegan, Gluten-free

This vegan Portobello taco recipe is always a hit. It makes a great appetizer or main course and Is also highly adaptable. Just add the toppings you enjoy most!

Tuscan Salmon With Parmesan Cream Sauce


Mix it up with this delicious Tuscan-inspired salmon recipe that is sure to be a hit!

Peruvian Chicken with Green Sauce

Easy Gluten-Free modification

Peruvian Chicken is sooo good! This recipe makes for a great date night dinner that is a bit more elevated than your normal home cooking.

Vegan Garlic Noodles


This simple vegan noodle recipe is easy and tasty for a sweet dinner and movie night at home!

Pan-fried Garlic Tofu with Sticky Soy Lime Sauce

Vegan and easy Glute-Free modification

This tofu recipe will have you obsessed! Add it to your regular stir fry recipe, enjoy it with rice, or make it your own!

Chicken Stuffed With Ricotta and Spinach


This stuffed chicken recipe is a delicious treat! It might not be your everyday dinner but it makes the perfect date night special.

Chipotle Quinoa Burgers

Vegetarian, easy Vegan modifications, and easy Gluten-Free Modifications

A delicious alternative to burger night! These quinoa burgers are a great dinner and freeze well for later!

Lemony Broccolini Pasta

Vegetarian and easy Vegan modifications

This yummy and light pasta dish is a perfect at-home date recipe! You can add protein or enjoy it as is with Broccolini.

Black Pepper Chicken recipe

Black Pepper Chicken

East Gluten Free modifications

This black pepper chicken stir fry is easy and delicious! You can serve it over rice and keep the left overs for lunch tomorrow!

Parmesan Peppercorn Baked Chicken Wings

Parmesan Peppercorn Baked Chicken Wings


Bring in the comfort food for date night with these yummy Parmesan Peppercorn Baked Chicken Wings. These are delicious and perfect for movie night!

Blackened Mahi-Mahi Fish Tacos

Blackened Mahi-Mahi Fish Tacos


Fish tacos aren’t just for vacation! Why not make them at home? Have a taco night with all your favorite toppings!


Thai Red Curry Noodle Soup


This super flavorful Thai Red Curry Noodle Soup recipe is delicious and perfect for a cozy night in! This is definitely a winter favorite!

15 date night dinner recipes to make at home
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Katy is an entrepreneur, a social media know it all, and a lover of all the vintage things. She started Katy's Flower Wagon in 2020, having recently sold that business to pursue other creative endeavors. She has been working with Sass Magazine as well as local businesses as a social media manager. You can catch her around town snapping pictures, collaborating with local businesses, and working on all things Sass!
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