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Dinner and a movie are always great date night options. But after a while, date night can end up turning into a routine more than a fun outing. If you’re looking for date ideas, whether for a first date with a partner or a night away from the kids with your spouse, check out our options below.

We’ve found the best spots near you to give you the variety you have been craving for. Think outside the box and dare to try something different for your next date night! Turn a regular night into one to remember forever.
Ambiance on the Water
Ambiance on the Water

(816) 365-7101

200 Ward Pkwy
Kansas City, MO 64112   Directions

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Although you are not in Venice, you can still treat yourself and your partner to an authentic gondola ride with Ambiance on the Water. Open from April through November, these romantic gondola rides travel down the relaxing waterway in the Country Club Plaza. Float under bridges, beside lovely fountains and see the majestic sights of nighttime Kansas City.

J. C. Nichols Memorial Fountain
J. C. Nichols Memorial Fountain

(816) 842-2299

47th J C Nichols Pkwy
Kansas City, MO 64111   Directions

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Kansas City is renowned as a city of fountains. In fact, the city has over 200! These romantic water sculptures provide a tranquil ambiance perfect for a date night. Try walking along the J. C. Nichols Memorial Fountain, one of the most famous in the city and a popular destination for wedding photographs.

Kansas City Carriages
Kansas City Carriages

(816) 531-1999

Kansas City, MO

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Journey back in time as you take a ride with Kansas City Carriages on the historic streets of the Country Club Plaza. Learn about the history of KC or just sit back, relax and enjoy your romantic date on the city’s premier horse-drawn carriage experience. Make your loved one feel like they are being swept up in a fairy tale!

Southmoreland on the Plaza
Southmoreland on the Plaza

(816) 531-7979

116 E 46th St
Kansas City, MO 64112   Directions

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Wanting to stay some place more intimate? Try the Southmoreland on the Plaza, a local bed and breakfast that caters to upscale elegance. This classic New England B&B ambiance is available to guests staying in the twelve unique guestrooms—equipped with special features like a treetop deck, wood burning fireplace, and Jacuzzi.

Westport Café and Bar
Westport Café and Bar

(816) 931-4740

419 Westport Rd
Kansas City, MO 64111   Directions

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Indulge in a romantic dinner and drinks on a date at the Westport Café and Bar. This Parisian-style bistro certainly brings a bit of Paris to the Kansas plains. Feast on brunch, lunch-dinner-supper and late night specials inspired by classic French recipes. Complement your meal with the distinct cocktail menu, featuring classic drinks as well as unique specialties.

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