Planning the perfect date can be stressful. Luckily, you won’t run out of activities to do with your loved one in Cleburne, TX. Here you’ll find the perfect spot for a romantic dinner, an evening of live music or a daytime rendezvous that pours the perfect libation.
Explore this charming city while enjoying some quality one-on-one time with your special someone. Check out these 7 fun date ideas perfect for two lovebirds in Cleburne.
Dinner for Two
If you’re looking for an upscale dining experience that’s elegant but not stuffy, Fly By Night Steakhouse gives you all the feels. A perfect combination of Texas cuisine and southern comfort in a setting that’s pure lone star. This destination restaurant delivers award-winning favorites like the Burgundy Tenderloin and entrees that are quick to sell out like the Chicken Fried Steak. After dinner, enjoy an aperitif in their stunning courtyard area and enjoy the Texas sunset with your partner. Check their schedule for upcoming events and live music. Reservations are recommended, so book your intimate table for two today.
Grab a Pint
Keep things casual at The Break Room Brewing Company. This locally owned and operated joint features a rotation of beers on tap with a menu that is pleasing to any palate. Dine alfresco on the spacious pet-friendly patio with a wide-open view of the Cleburne landscape. Lunch and dinner options include burgers and street tacos to center cut filet, rainbow trout, and shrimp scampi. Save a few dollars by taking advantage of their happy hour drink specials and half-off appetizers for bar and patio patrons, Monday-Friday from 3-6pm. Make it a day date with brunch and bottomless mimosas served on Saturday and Sunday from 11am-2pm. Enjoy live music on Friday nights—check their Facebook page to see who is playing next.
Catch a Show
Get dressed up or keep it casual to see a show at a theatre with small town charm and big-time entertainment. Whether you take in a Broadway show at Dudley Hall or Shakespeare in Winston Patrick McGregor Park, you’re sure to enjoy a romantic date night at the theatre. The Plaza Theatre Company Performs year-round, from classic musicals and comedies like Chitty Chitty Bang Bang or Cheaper by the Dozen, to dramas such as Anne of Green Gables, and even Christmas specials like A Christmas Carole. Most shows take place Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings at 7:30pm with Saturday matinees at 3:30pm. Experience Broadway’s home on the Chisholm Trail with your special someone.
Music is For Lovers
For couples who enjoy live music, Songbird Live is the perfect date night for you. Experience this unique listening room that delivers music in an intimate setting, up close and personal. Featuring music of all genres — jazz, rock, blues, gospel, country, swing, Celtic and folk — there is always something you and your partner can vibe to. Stop by the Bull Lion Vineyard Wine bar before picking the perfect seat to enjoy the show. The comfortable seating allows you to connect with each other and rock the night away.
Raise a Toast
Get a behind the scenes tour as you see what it takes to make a truly unique whiskey at Johnson County Distillery. Whether you’re a whiskey connoisseur or not a fan of whiskey at all, you’re sure to be pleasantly surprised by their secret recipes. Pull up a seat at the tasting saloon and sample their two signature spirits, Jacob Weldon Blended Bourbon Whiskey and Piper's House Vodka. Their expert mixologists serve it straight or create a cocktail that becomes your new favorite drink. Grab a table and enjoy a Brew House wood-fired pizza and craft beer or head outside for a game of corn hole. Time your visit to enjoy live music inside their covered, open-air event space as you raise a toast to love.
Tastings for Two
A good bottle of wine is always better when shared with someone else. Stone Trough Winery offers a beautiful setting to select a bottle and cozy up on the couch or explore a tasting of hand-selected pours at the wine bar. Tastings start at just $12 to experience the Chenin Blanc, Sole Mista, or Tempranillo, to name a few.
You don’t have to be a oenophile (a connoisseur of wines) to appreciate the selection of Texas wines inside the Vino Philes. This former filing cabinet room now houses a wine room where you can select the perfect bottle to take home. This vault is a must see. Their charming boutique also offers local provisions such as honey, jams, and spices to pasture-raised meats and fresh eggs. Follow their Facebook page to see their schedule of live music.
Some may say there’s nothing more romantic than walking hand-in-hand through a beautiful vineyard. Wintergrass Vineyard & Winery gives you the chance to take that a step further by volunteering for a harvest. Help pull grapes from the vine then take part in the wine-making process. Harvest volunteers receive a complimentary bottle of Wintergrass wine.
This family-run vineyard and winery offers couples an educational wine tour and tastings in a friendly and relaxing atmosphere. The boutique winery is open every Sunday, 11am-6pm or you can make an appointment to schedule a romantic date. Stay tuned to their Facebook page for fun events like game nights featuring wine, sparklers, and light snacks.