With all of the Phillies playoff games, Eagles game taking up your Sunday's, college football Saturday, plus the Sixers and Flyers getting underway, its probably a good idea to do something nice for the lady in your life.

How about a nice dinner date at one of these fine restaurants in Atlantic and Cape May county.

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The website philly.eater.com came up with their list of the 15 date night restaurants to explore in South Jersey, with seven great restaurants down the shore to check out.

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First up, down in Cape May is the Ebbitt Room at 25 Jackson Street.

Special occasions and date nights call for a meal at the Ebbitt Room in Cape May. Get dressed up to dine at this restaurant nestled inside of the Virginia Hotel with its farm-to-table and farm-to-glass dining philosophies.

Drive up the parkway for about 25 minutes to the next restaurant on the list, Sax at the Reeds at 9601 3rd Ave in Stone Harbor.

Sax at the Reeds in Stone Harbor offers an upscale comfort food menu, ranging from halibut puttanesca to bacon wrapped meatloaf. Ask to be seated at a romantic table for two in the cozy dining room and savor the seasonal coastal cuisine with your loved one.

Up in Atlantic County in Mays Landing, stop by The Inn at Sugar Hill, 5704 Somers Point Road.

A romantic setting and breathtaking water views await you at The Inn at Sugar Hill in Mays Landing. Take in the sights of the historic inn’s interior decor as you dine on delicious entrees, such as the grilled herb crusted ribeye, pan seared crab cake, and braised veal short ribs, and sip your favorite bourbon beverage or specialty martini.

From Mays Landing, head down the Black Horse Pike to Northfield and check out La Cucina Ristorante, at 1205 Tilton Road.

A Northfield BYOB that offers a modern take on classic Italian fare. Treat your loved one to a romantic dinner filled with flavorful cuisine, including favorites such as rigatoni bolognese and capellini with meatballs, and house creations, such as vitello gamberoni featuring veal medallions and shrimp in a cognac rosé sauce and fettuccine la cucina with mushrooms and short rib ragu.

Over the Margate Causeway is Steve and Cookie's at 9700 Amherst Avenue.

If you want to impress your date, snagging a table at Steve and Cookie’s in Margate is sure to do the trick. With recognition as prior James Beard Foundation Awards Semifinalists in the categories of outstanding restaurateur in 2020 and outstanding hospitality in 2022, this Jersey Shore dining spot is one to try — you’ll likely return often to explore the new menu offerings.

Right down the street from Steve and Cookie's is another great spot to impress your loved one, Sofia Restaurant at 9314 Amherst Ave in Margate.

Bring your special someone to Sofia Restaurant in Margate for an unforgettable meal featuring Greek Mediterranean fare in a lovely setting.

Ahead through Absecon Island and head out the White Horse Pike, turn right at Route 9 and head to The historic Smithville Inn at 1 N New York Road in Galloway.

An ideal date night spot, whether seeking out a romantic table for two or keeping it casual with a relaxing meal at the bar.

Some other spots in South Jersey that were mentioned Zeppoli, Sapori Trattoria, June BYOB, and Hearthside all of which are in Collingswood.  Caffe Aldo Lamberti and Il Villaggio in Cherry Hill, Gass & Main in Haddonfield and The ChopHouse in Gibbsboro were all date night restaurants that were recommended.

What is your favorite date night spot?

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