Extravagant Dates

Celebrate love in luxury: From a five-star restaurant to a lavish couples' spa treatment, find the East Bay's most extravagant date ideas.

Updated: January 15, 2002

Date Ideas

Oakland Marriott At City Center

1001 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607

Call room service, order some bubbly and enjoy one of the best views of the SF skyline from a plush top-floor suite.

Claremont Hotel Club & Spa

41 Tunnel Rd, Berkeley, CA 94705

Pamper yourselves at the full-service spa and then spend the night at this posh hotel with glorious Bay views.

Chez Panisse Restaurant

1517 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709

Impress your date at one of the nation's top restaurants with an elaborate multi-course meal of seasonal California fare.

Oracle Arena

7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland, CA 94621

See how the other half lives by booking a private booth for a concert or sporting event.


1329 Gilman St, Albany, CA 94706

Breathtaking California cuisine, impeccable service and an intimate setting are the draw at this pricey dining mecca.