MKE ranked on list of most romantic cities in US

Posted at 10:45 AM, Feb 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-04 16:46:25-05

Milwaukee has been ranked in a list for the top 25 Most Romantic Cities in America.

According to OpenTable, an online reservation service, Milwaukee is sitting pretty at number three.

The company calculated the data using three variables:

  • The percentage of restaurants rated “romantic” according to OpenTable diner reviews
  • The percentage of tables seated for two
  • The percentage of people who dined out for Valentine’s Day last year

In a press release issued Thursday, reps at OpenTable said food trends may come and go, but their data indicates that Americans continue to have an appetite for romantic dining. 

The top 25 are as follows:

1. Virginia Beach, Virginia

2. Newport, Rhode Island

3. Milwaukee, Wisconsin

4. Atlantic City, New Jersey

5. Santa Fe, New Mexico

6. Birmingham, Alabama

7. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

8. Omaha, Nebraska

9. St. Louis, Missouri

10. Colorado Springs, Colorado

11. Baltimore, Maryland

12. San Antonio, Texas

13. Annapolis, Maryland

14. Madison, Wisconsin

15. Fort Worth, Texas

16. Greenville, South Carolina

17. Memphis, Tennessee

18. Louisville, Kentucky

19. Savannah, Georgia

20. Austin, Texas

21. Tulsa, Oklahoma

22. Greensboro, North Carolina

23. Chicago, Illinois

24. Lexington, Kentucky

25. Columbus, Ohio