Place to Impress a Date - 2012 Winners

Published Nov 28, 2012

Does the thought of date night make you break out in cold sweats? Do you curse the heavens every time Valentine's Day raises the romantic stakes of your relationship? Don't worry, we've got you covered. These restaurants have been vetted by HOT LIST voters and are good bets to deliver a romantic atmosphere with top notch food and service.

2012 Winner

1. Mission Inn Restaurant & Spanish Patio

Voters Love

"The Mission Inn is so unique to Riverside, the atmosphere so one of a kind, it cannot be over looked. The Mission Inn is in..." 

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3649 Mission Inn Ave Riverside CA 92501
2012 Runner-Up

2. Mario's Place Restaurant

Voters Love

"ok this place is amazing I've had my company christmas party here and it was beyond anything I could hope for. The place has..." 

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3646 Mission Inn Ave Riverside CA 92501
2012 Finalist

3. The Castaway

Voters Love

"About 3 years ago, i went to this restaurant to enjoy a nice meal. And then it hit me that i should a nice place to make a..."  via Anthony T.

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670 Kendall Drive San Bernardino CA 92407
2012 Finalist

4. D'Canters

Voters Love

"Fabulous food!!! We have been there with our Family and the selections that they offer are outstanding. They offer a very..." 

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32100 Clinton Keith Rd Wildomar CA 92595
2012 Finalist

5. Magic Lamp Inn Restaurant

Voters Love

"Fab food and service, I have lived here all my life and this is the place everyone talks about when they want to "impress""  via Tammy S.

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8189 Foothill Blvd. Rancho Cucamonga CA 91730
Contest Overview
  • 14,554
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The 2012 IE HOTLIST awards are based on more than 14,000 votes from local Inland Empire-area experts.

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