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20 date night dinners for date night at home

Who says a restaurant is an essential ingredient for a great date night? Try any of these date night dinners for two for your next date night in.

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Yes, I know.

A lazy date night equals dinner and a movie.

And novelty is what makes the world go around.

But hey – we don’t always have time to get any more inventive.

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In fact, sometimes just getting out of the house – even for that dinner and movie – seems almost impossible.

That’s why date nights in are an awesome alternative to your traditional date night. With date night at home, you don’t need to worry about all the logistics involved in leaving the house.

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And you know what – if you’re in the mood for a traditional date night dinner, well that can be achieved from home too!

Here’s my curated list of great date night meals. Either you can make them together OR one of you can choose to play chef for the night.

Heck, you can create two meals and make a contest out of it!

These 20 date night meals cover steak, seafood, and vegetarian options (and more!).

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Date night dinners for two

These date night meals are special dishes that you can whip up for a fun date night at home.

And while they take a little bit more skill than grabbing some takeout, most are not super hard to make either.

Steak date night dinner recipes

Steak makes for a great date night meal as it's tasty, filling and fast.

Seafood date night dinner recipes

I'm pretty much only a fan of prawns, salmon, and the kind of fish you get covered in batter kind of girl.

These seafood date night meals have been especially selected to pass the Katie test.

Vegetarian date night meals

Mix up your date night dinner menu with these vegetarian options.

Chicken date night recipes

Other great date night meals

Why not finish off your meal with one of these romantic desserts for two?

They’ll help to make every date night at home a special occasion.

And if you want to watch a date night movie maybe in your own backyard movie theater, no one will judge!

What’s your favorite date night dinner to have at home?

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