What is a romantic fine-dining date if you and your date have miserable sights of the city? Here are the top 30 restaurants with the best sunset views in the world.
30. Solymar Beach Restaurant and Bar
The Solymar Beach Restaurant and Bar is located in Mykonos in Greece. It has an amazing view of Kalo Livadi Beach on the south side of the island.
29. La Birreria at Eataly
La Birreria at Eataly is a restaurant located in New York City. Partake from its expansive gourmet menu and enjoy the setting sun providing a sharp contrast over the buildings of Manhattan.
28. Sharky’s on the Pier
Sharky’s on the Pier is a popular beachfront restaurant located on the Gulf in Venice Beach in Florida. It is a casual restaurant that offers a nice view of the sunset.
27. Astor Bar
Astor Bar is a relatively new hotspot located on Ipanema Beach in Rio de Janeiro. The original restaurant is located in Sao Paolo before it opened a branch in Rio.
26. Mountain Room Restaurant and Lodge at Yosemite Lodge at the Falls
The Mountain Room Restaurant and Lodge at Yosemite Lodge at the Falls is located in Yosemite in California. Nature lovers will love this spot that features a sunset off the 2,424-foot tall Yosemite Falls.
25. Pearl in Wellfleet Harbor
The Pearl in Wellfleet Harbor restaurant is located in Cape Cod in Massachusetts. This is a seafood joint that offers captivating sights of the sunset at Mayo Beach, the harbor and of Great Island.
24. Sunset Terrace at the Grove Park Inn
The Sunset Terrace at the Grove Park Inn is located in Asheville in North Carolina. This upscale restaurant has an outdoor terrace with a view of the sunset over the Blue Ridge Mountains.
23. The Skyline Queenstown Restaurant
The Skyline Queenstown Restaurant is located in Queenstown in New Zealand. You will need to ride a gondola up the mountain to get to the restaurant. It offers a view of the sunset over the hilly green landscape of Queenstown.
Tsunami Restaurant is located in Baton Rouge in Louisiana. This sushi restaurant is located on top of a roof and offers a view of the sunset over the Mississippi River.
21. Iguana Grill on Lake Travis
The Iguana Grill on Lake Travis is located in Austin, Texas. This is a low-key Tex-Mex eating joint. The city is known as the sunset capital of the state, and the restaurant is one of the best places in the city to experience it.
20. The Terrace Bar at the Ashbee Hotel
The Terrace Bar at the Ashbee Hotel is located in Taormina in Italy. This stylish bar is located on top of the roof of the hotel. It offers a view of the sun setting over the Mediterranean and the southern peninsula of the country.
19. Le Jules Verne at the Eiffel Tower
Le Jules Verne is located at the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Alain Ducasse runs this acclaimed restaurant. It offers a spectacular view of the sunset over an amazingly beautiful city.
18. The Hilltop Restaurant at Biras Creek Resort
The Hilltop Restaurant is located at Biras Creek Resort in the British Virgin Islands. The resort can only be accessed by boat or helicopter. The restaurant offers a view of the sunset over the North Sound Lagoon, the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.
17. SFX Bar and Lounge at the Vivanta
The SFX Bar and Lounge at the Vivanta is located at the Taj Fort Aguada Beach Resort in Goa in India. The luxurious resort is known for its sleek décor and spectacular views of the Indian sunset.
16. The Three Chimneys
The Three Chimneys is located in the Isle of Skye in Scotland. The restaurant lies next to the sea in this verdant island.
15. Asiate at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel
Asiate is a restaurant located at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York City. It is located on prime real estate in Manhattan and offers an amazing view of both the sunset and the city.
14. Stonehill Tavern at St. Regis Resort Monarch Beach
The Stonehill Tavern at the St. Regis Resort Monarch Beach is located at Dana Point in California. This tavern allows you to enjoy a black truffle cheeseburger while viewing the sun set over the Pacific Ocean.
13. Aqua Taverna
The Aqua Taverna is a restaurant located in Mykonos in Greece. It provides a view of the sun setting over the sea and the windmills surrounding the area.
12. Hacienda Cocina y Cantina
The Hacienda Cocina y Cantina is a restaurant located in Cabo San Lucas in Mexico. This restaurant serves authentic Mexican cuisine, even as you get to view the sunset over the popular Land’s End rocks.
11. Kula’s Restaurant at the Four Seasons Safari Lodge
The Kula’s Restaurant at the Four Seasons Safari Lodge is located in the Tanzanian Serengeti. Here, you can view a real bright orange sun setting over the African plains.
10. Beach House Restaurant
The Beach House Restaurant is located in Kauai in Hawaii. It serves local Hawaiian food while providing a view of the sun setting over the giant waves of the Pacific Ocean.
9. La Tantina de la Playa
La Tantina de la Playa is a restaurant located in Bidart in France. This upscale seafood restaurant is located near a cliff, thus allowing customers a grand view of the sunset.
8. Echoes Boutique Hotel and Restaurant
Echoes Boutique Hotel and Restaurant is located in Katoomba in Australia. This restaurant has a view of the mountains and of exotic valleys at the edge of the Blue Mountains National Park.
7. Carl Gustaf Lounge in Gustavia
The Carl Gustaf Lounge in Gustavia is located in St. Barth’s in the French West Indies. The restaurant is popular with the celebrity crowd and has a tremendous view of the harbor.
6. GB Roof Garden Restaurant and Bar
The GB Roof Garden Restaurant and Bar is located at the Hotel Grand Bretagne in Athens in Greece. It has a relaxing view of the sun setting over the Acropolis.
5. Tugra Restaurant and Lounge
Tugra Restaurant and Lounge is located at the Ciragan Palace in Istanbul in Turkey. This restaurant offers local delights while you watch the sun set over the Bosphorus River.
4. LAGOON by Jean Georges
LAGOON by Jean Georges is located at the St. Regis Bora Bora Resort in Tahiti. The restaurant is located over calm waters with a view of Mount Otemanu.
3. Chez Hortense
Chez Hortense is located in Cap Ferret in France. This is a luxury resort that provides a silhouette of the dunes in the peninsula.
2. Rock House
The Rock House is a restaurant located on Harbour Island in the Bahamas. You can choose to eat at the British colonial building or at a private cabana. The island is known as a favorite haunt of celebrities.
1. Pesta Lobster
Pesta Lobster is a restaurant located at the Ayana Resort and Spa in Bali in Indonesia. This remote restaurant is at a wooden pier that provides a view of the sun disappearing straight into the water.