34 Dinner Ideas for Two for the Most Delicious Date Night

Impress your special someone with one of these decadent dishes.

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Skip the overpriced, overcrowded restaurants this Valentine's Day and cook an even tastier meal at home with these dinner recipes that are perfect for you and a special someone. And don't forget to end the meal on a sweet note with a yummy dessert!

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dinner ideas for two pork chops
Dinner at the Zoo
Italian Stuffed Pork Chops

These juicy pork chops are filled with sun-dried tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, and fresh spinach, then "seared to golden brown perfection," this blogger writes.

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dinner ideas for two beef bourguignon
Jo Cooks
Beef Bourguignon

This classic French comfort food is delicious over a bed of pasta or mashed potatoes.

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dinner ideas for two filet mignon
Natasha's Kitchen
Filet Mignon Recipe in Mushroom Sauce

You'll feel like you're at the fanciest restaurant in town when you whip up this decadent dish.

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dinner ideas for two scallops
Pinch of Yum
Brown Butter Scallops With Parmesan Risotto

Perfectly seared scallops paired with unbelievably creamy risotto makes this meal melt-in-your-mouth delicious.

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dinner ideas for two lamb
Coley Cooks
Dijon Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb

This blogger calls her surprisingly easy-to-make dish "show-stopping."

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dinner ideas for two lobster
A Spicy Perspective
Lobster Fra Diavolo

Does it get anymore indulgent than lobster, pasta, and a creamy sauce? We certainly don't think so!

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dinner ideas for two skillet steak
The Cookie Rookie
Skillet Steak With Peppercorns and Brandy Cream Sauce

This steak's creamy, peppery sauce is absolutely mouthwatering.

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dinner ideas for two chicken
Life Made Simple
Crispy Lemon Pepper Chicken

Take your typical chicken dinner to the next level with this irresistible—and easy!—recipe.

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dinner recipes for two shrimp
Damn Delicious
Shrimp Alfredo Fettuccine

This simple seafood pasta has the creamiest Alfredo sauce ever.

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dinner recipes for two chicken
Gimme Some Oven
Ginger Chicken with Confetti Peach Salsa

A little sweet and a little savory make this dish taste just right.

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dinner recipes for two mushroom
Dessert for Two
Engagement Chicken Pasta

Channel your inner royal and whip up this memorable meal.

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dinner recipes for two meatball
Wry Toast
Giant Stuffed Meatballs for Two

Stuffed with spinach, onions, and plenty of cheese, these larger than life meatballs are unforgettable.

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dinner recipes for two cod
Baker by Nature
Pan-Seared Cod in White Wine Tomato Basil Sauce

A light and refreshing fish dish will ensure you have room for dessert.

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dinner recipes for two salmon
Damn Delicious
Honey Glazed Salmon

A browned butter lime sauce takes this entree to the next level of decadence.

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dinner recipes for two pasta
The Home Cook's Kitchen
Bucatini all’Amatriciana

Be sure to serve this prosciutto-topped pasta with a glass of red wine.

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dinner recipes for two steak
Dessert for Two
Cowboy Steaks and Brussels Sprouts

An easy, homemade rub—featuring coffee grounds!—makes this steak mouthwatering.

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dinner recipes for two asparagus
Creme de la Crumb
Asparagus Stuffed Chicken

This beautifully baked chicken is stuffed with provolone and parmesan cheese.

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dinner recipes-for two tuna
Wholefully
Grilled Blackened Tuna Steaks with Mango Avocado Salsa

Serve this fancy fish for your next anniversary or special date night.

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chicken pot pie recipe 
Brian Woodcock
Stovetop Chicken Pot Pie

Prepare dinner for two in a flash with this easy, homemade chicken pot pie dish, which can be served in individual .

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butternut squash ravioli with seared chicken
Brian Woodcock
Butternut Squash Ravioli with Seared Chicken

This sweet and savory pasta dish get be made in a jiffy (and they'll never know you used store-bought ravioli).

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salt-and-pepper chicken with spring quinoa pilaf
Brian Woodcock
Salt-and-Pepper Chicken with Spring Quinoa Pilaf

Date night can be both healthy and tasty with this home cooked meal.

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grilled cumin-rubbed hanger steak
Brian Woodcock
Grilled Cumin-Rubbed Hanger Steak

A simple steak meal is elevated with smashed minty peas and grilled bread.

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gingery snap pea slaw with seared salmon
Becky Stayner
Gingery Snap Pea Slaw with Seared Salmon

Thanks to fresh jalapeño, cilantro, and ginger, this zesty slaw will wake up your senses and tastebuds.

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Life Tastes Good
Pan-Seared Sirloin Steak

Create this classic romantic dinner served with garlic mashed potatoes and steamed green beans.

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The Girl Loves To Eat
Tagliatelle With Blue Mussels

Make mussels a full meal by placing them over tagliatelle in a spicy tomato sauce.

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Iowa Girl Eats
Surf and Turf

Get the best of both land and sea with scallops and filet mignon drizzled in rosemary-wine pan sauce.

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Chocolate Moosey
Chicken Broccoli Alfredo Stuffed Shells

This creamy, homemade pasta dish tastes like it was made in a restaurant kitchen.

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Wry Toast
Skillet Chicken Parmesan

Cook up two large pieces of chicken in a cast iron skillet, and you'll have the perfect serving size for you and your special someone.

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A Flavor Journal
Creamy Cajun Linguine

This creamy pasta has a bit of a kick and makes the perfect amount for two.

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Wry Toast
Greek-Style Stuffed Peppers

Share these hearty and flavorful peppers with your favorite dinner date.

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