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Date Ideas in Phoenix 2022

Last updated on March 10, 2022

    The Valley of the Sun, Phoenix Arizona, is the home to the United State’s only known population of wild, rosy-cheeked lovebirds. Their introduction to the city is seen as a mistake, possibly from a pair that escaped, but their number has grown to over 950 since they were first spotted in 1987. This is a very good omen for anyone looking for love in Phoenix. You are sure to find love in the city surrounded by loving, dedicated lovebirds. Phoenix is also home to one of the US’s largest city parks. It is over 20 times bigger than Central Park, around 16, 000 acres. A beautiful, romantic spot for you to find love. We all love sunny weather and Phoenix is one of the best places to go for a bit of sun! The temperature regularly reaches over 100F (37C! ), with this temperature being reached over 100 days a year. You are sure to find love in the Valley of the Sun so what are you waiting for? Read on to find how and where.

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Prices in Phoenix

Money makes the world go round is a common phrase these days. It is always important to know how much you will need in any situation. When dating it is necessary to have enough money at all times. If you don’t then it could look a bit embarrassing and damage your chances.

Dating in Phoenix

  • ⏩  Coffee. Everyone loves a class date idea. Meeting for a coffee is certainly a classic as it provides the perfect environment for you and your date to converse, get to know each other, and discover if romance can blossom. A regular cappuccino will cost, on average, $4.84 with prices varying from venue to venue. The price will also depend on which beverage you decide to drink. You and your date can enjoy a delicious coffee, while finding out more about each other, at a very reasonable price.
  • ⏩  Meal. Another classic date idea is going out for a romantic meal. There is something about candles, the moonlight, and sharing a delectable meal that just oozes romance. In Phoenix, there are many restaurants for you to book your ideal date. A three-course meal for two people at a mid-range restaurant in Phoenix will cost around $60. This is a wonderful price! You and your date can enjoy a delicious meal while enjoying each other's company for a price that will not break the bank.
  • ⏩  Beer. You and your date may decide to head out for drinks before your meal or just meet for drinks to spend the evening together. Prices often vary from venue to venue but you will pay around $5.50 for half a pint of domestic beer and $7 for a 0.33-liter bottle of imported beer. If wine is what you are looking for then a mid-range bottle will cost around $15. If you and your date are looking to have cocktails or different spirits then it is wise to look up the venue ahead of time to gauge the cost.
  • ⏩  Water. Whether in the middle of a meal, walking with your date, or a way to quench your thirst on the way to your date, water is a must. In a restaurant, you will pay around $1.60 for a 0.33-liter bottle. If you are out with your date and decide to pick up a bottle or need some water to get rid of a dry mouth caused by nerves then a 1.5-liter bottle from the supermarket will cost around $1.95. Keep yourself hydrated, no matter which date you are on, for a reasonable price.
  • ⏩  Ice cream. With the weather being brilliant most of the time you are sure to want to meet your date for ice cream. Prices vary depending on the establishment you are visiting and the dessert you are ordering. A standard cone/ tub to eat on the move will cost you around $5. This price rises when purchasing sundaes and you will look to pay around $10 or more. You and your date can have a sweet treat at a price that doesn't require a loan.

It is also important that you have a good understanding of the local transport and how much it costs. Below is a brief insight into this but it is advised that you check online prior to your visit!

  • ⏩  Rail. The light rail is a good way to travel as its extensive line spans 28 miles, stopping at a variety of areas and venues such as the Phoenix Art Museum, Chase Field, and the Footprint Center. A single fare costs $2 and an all-day pass is $4. There are 38 stations and the rail is quiet, air-conditioned and the stations are adorned with $8 million dollars worth of art.
  • ⏩  Bus. There is also the Phoenix Transit Bus service which spans most of the city. The fares are the same as the light rail. However, there are also weekly passes available for $20 which means you would only have to make one payment and not worry for a whole week!
  • ⏩  Taxi. While taxis are seen as a more expensive form of travel they are very direct and more comfortable! Your initial fee will be $3 and you will pay around $1.38 per kilometer after that. These are the more private ways to travel if you want to keep you and your dates romantic conversations between you!

Hotels in Phoenix

    Knowing where to stay is one of the most vital pieces of information when planning a visit. You want to make sure you find somewhere comfortable that meets all of your requirements whether you need to exercise during your stay, want to watch a bit of TV before heading out to meet your date or you want your date to meet you in the hotel bar. Whatever you are looking for it is important that you find it and at a price that you are happy with! Below are just a few of the hotels in Phoenix and links to help you find out more!

  • ​✅  Drury Inn & Suites (Happy Valley) — There are many amenities here that most people would be looking for. You will have access to high-speed WiFi (free), a fitness center, and free breakfast! There is also an indoor (heated) and outdoor pool where you can also receive free beach towels. This hotel will cost around $130 per night which is a wonderful price! If you would like to find out more and book your stay click here.
  • ​✅  Royal Palms Resort and Spa — Crackling fires, cobbled pathways, and romantic nooks are just some of the features that draw guests here. The food is bold and is well complemented by the inventive mixology of The Mix-Up bar. There are pool view and mountain view rooms, a fitness center, and spa, pools, Free WiFi, and much much more! The rooms here are incredible and include flat-screen TVs, minibars, and a private balcony. This beautiful hotel is one of the most luxurious which adds to the price but at around $500 per night you receive so much! Looking to splash the cash to find love in Phoenix? Click here to find out more and book a room!
  • ​✅  GreenTree Inn — This hotel is situated near to some wonderful restaurants. Rooms feature free WiFi, flat-screen TVs, and minifridges. While there is no fitness center you can still go for a swim in their pool. This is more of a budget hotel at $88 and is the perfect budget hotel to base yourself on while looking for love. Click here to find out more.

Female Demographic in Phoenix

 Dating in Phoenix

  It is estimated that the female population of Phoenix is around 650,000. This means it will be easy to meet women during your visit. The Ukrainian population of Arizona is estimated between 10,000 to12,000 which means you are likely to meet your Ukrainian romance while in Phoenix. There are women from all corners of the world so, no matter what you are looking for, you will definitely meet the woman of your dreams while in Phoenix.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Dating in Phoenix

Dos
✅  DO be present and attentive during your date. Your Phoenix date will want you to be listening to them and responding accordingly, not just nodding along. DO put your phone away or on silent (unless there is a necessary reason not e.g. work, children, etc), and focus on the person in front of you!
✅  DO make an effort! This goes for what you wear as well as where you go! Planning a first date is difficult when you know very little about the other person. However, consequent dates should be easier. Plan dates around her interests or places you know she will enjoy! She will appreciate your consideration and feel safer with you for it!
✅  DO make sure you are chivalrous without being too over the top! Pull out her chair, offer to pay, and give her your coat when she is cold and she will feel you care about her and her well-being. Make sure you do this because you want to, not because you feel you should, and then let it wear off later. Be consistent from the outset and show her what a gentleman you are!
✅  DO be patient and understanding. If she likes you she will let you know. Give her space and message her frequently without being overbearing. If she says she is busy then she is busy, she will get back to you when she can. Be patient and you will benefit from it!
Don’ts
❌  DON’T waffle on about the past! Your new Phoenix date does not want to hear about what your ex did wrong or the reasons why your last relationship didn’t work. If you do this you are sure to push your Phoenix date away and lose a chance at love. If she asks, give brief pieces of information but don’t go on and on!
❌  DON’T turn up intoxicated or get too drunk on the date! Your Phoenix lady will run a mile if you turn up drunk or get inebriated. She will see this as a lack of respect for her and her feelings and will not give you another chance. You can, of course, enjoy a drink together but make sure it is not over the top! Silly drunken sessions together can occur later in the relationship!
❌  DON’T be needy. One of the biggest reasons for dating to stop is because one of the daters is far too needy and hounds the other one. Your date will switch off to you if you message every five minutes or want to see them every day. This comes with time and you need to be considerate of the fact that she needs her own space and you are not her primary focus!
❌  DON’T create a five-year plan for your relationship! It is great to have dreams and goals but this could scare someone away. If asked, be honest but do not make out like it is all set in stone, especially during the dating process! This sort of talk can come later in the relationship.

Restaurant & Bars in Phoenix

 

  • Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant — Italian Restaurant
    address: 16091 N Arrowhead Fountains Center Dr, Peoria, AZ 85382
    Chain serving family-style Italian fare in a kitschy setting featuring red-&-white tablecloths.
  • Joe's Farm Grill — New American Restaurant
    address: 3000 E Ray Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85296
    Fast-food-style spot offering classic American fare in a sleek space set on a working farm.
  • Bobby-Q BBQ Restaurant and Steakhouse — Barbecue Restaurant
    address: 8501 N 27th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85051
    Family-friendly eatery serving steak, BBQ ribs & other American comfort items in a rustic setting.
  • Cocina Madrigal Tacos + Tequila — Mexican Restaurant
    address: 4044 S 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85040
    A menu featuring classic Mexican fare & drinks, specializing in tacos, with bar & patio seating.
  • Chelsea's Kitchen — American Restaurant
    address: 5040 N 40th St, Phoenix, AZ 85018
    Bustling, industrial-chic eatery featuring American comfort fare & a patio overlooking the canal.
  • The Parlor Pizzeria — Italian Restaurant
    address: 1916 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85016
    Parlor serving gourmet pizzas & other Italian dishes in an airy space with recycled-wood accents.
  • Charleston's Restaurant — Restaurant
    address: 1623 S Stapley Dr, Mesa, AZ 85204
    Casual hangout with sports on TV & a menu of classic American pub fare.
  • Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen — Seafood Restaurant
    address: 11051 N Black Canyon Hwy, Phoenix, AZ 85029
    Convivial chain dishing up hearty portions of New Orleans-style seafood, steaks, salads & more.
  • POMO Pizzeria - Downtown Phoenix — Pizza Restaurant
    address: 705 N 1st St UNIT 120, Phoenix, AZ 85004
    Pizzeria providing Neapolitan pies, plus Italian fare from antipasti to gourmet panini.
  • Steak 44 — Fine Dining Restaurant
    address: 5101 N 44th St, Phoenix, AZ 85018
    High-end steakhouse featuring gourmet filets, seafood & classic entrees in an elegant, modern venue.

Dating in Phoenix

Places For a Date in Phoenix

    You have arrived in Phoenix, you are unpacked, rested and ready to get out there and begin your search for love. It is wise to do some research about where to meet people in Phoenix before you arrive so that you can hit the ground running and embark on your romantic journey as soon as possible! Below are just a few of the places you could meet your Phoenix dream woman!

  • ✌ If you are one of those people who are confident enough to look for love in a nightclub or bar then Phoenix has got many different venues for you! You could visit venues such as the Monarch Theatre, Rhythm Room, or Lustre Rooftop Bar at Hotel Palomar. You could meet the woman of your dreams while dancing the night away or your eyes could meet across a busy bar. You and your newfound romantic interest could start your romantic journey by getting to know each other over a cocktail.
  • ✌ The night scene is not for everyone and many people prefer looking for love during the day. This is not a problem in Phoenix. There are many different places you could bump into the single of your dreams such as Biltmore Fashion Park, Norterra, or Uptown Plaza. There are also amazing shopping malls such as The Pavilions at Talking Stick shopping center, Kierland Commons, or The Promenade. Simply holding a door for a lovely lady or reaching for the same product could cause a spark that starts a beautiful romance.
  • ✌ Want to find someone who loves a laugh just as much as you? Phoenix has two wonderful comedy clubs, Stand Up Live and Tempe Improv. You could find a romantic spark as you both share a laugh. Having a sense of humor is seen as one of the most important aspects of any relationship. Let it be known that you both have this quality from the outset and start your journey on common ground!
  • ✌ Maybe you are into art and want to find someone with a common interest. Visit the Phoenix Art Museum or Heard Museum and your eyes could meet while taking in some beautiful artwork. Suggest going for a coffee while you discuss artist techniques and get to know each other better.
  • ✌ Are you a sports fan? Want to find a like-minded lady? Head over the Chase Field of the Footprint Center to take in a ball game and you could share a passing glance as you see a home run come to fruition. Even if you support opposing teams you will find that you have a shared interest which is vital in any relationship.

This may seem obvious but you could meet the woman of your dreams anywhere as long as you keep your eyes open!

Online Dating in Phoenix

    In 1995 the dating landscape changed completely with the introduction of online dating. Twenty-six years later and the online dating world has developed, matured, and grown enormously. While eHarmony is the most popular dating site in Phoenix you can visit other sites such as Tinder, Elite Singles, or slavic-girl.com and start your journey to finding true love. It is only natural that you may have some questions or worries about online dating, but worry not!

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Below are some of the positive aspects of online dating!

  • ⏩   With online dating, you don’t have to meet someone face-to-face to get to know them. This should mean that your first date should be easier, although nerves will surely still be present, as you will both know about each other's interests, hobbies, etc prior to the meeting.
  • ⏩   Silences can be exceptionally awkward, especially on a date. These can be avoided when meeting someone online as you can always be ‘busy’ or use the time away from the computer to think about questions or topics of conversation.  
  • ⏩   Letting someone know you are not interested face-to-face is not an easy thing to do when a connection is not being made. This is much easier online! While this is not a lovely aspect to think about, it does mean that you can let another person know you are not feeling a connection without having to see their reaction!
  • ⏩   Dating more than one person in the real world is definitely frowned upon! However, it is common knowledge (among those dating online) that most people in the online dating world are talking to more than one person. You can keep your options open without offending anyone.
  • ⏩   Online sites help you find exactly or close as to, what you are looking for. You are able to refine your search based on appearance, interests, religion, etc. Maybe you are looking for your Ukrainian love. Online dating sites can help with this. 

    A very popular site for searching for the Ukrainian Woman of your dreams is https://slavic-girl.com/ This site allows you to search for your ideal Ukrainian woman and read information about dating. The office-based team will assist you in any way they can from helping you talk with women, aiding in the sending of gifts, and arranging your first meeting (and subsequent meetings)! Slavic-Girl offers the option of free chat and paid services. You can also read about their many success stories, with over 700 happy couples being formed, and many relationships leading to wonderfully happy marriages.

   When considering whether to enter into online dating or not, many people ask themselves…’ is it worth the subscription fees?’ or ‘isn’t it expensive?’ when using a paid site. Who can put a price on love?! Others worry about free sites being a scam or not what they say they are. To help you make your choice between using a free or paid website read on!

  • While free sites don’t require any payment this does leave them open to anyone. On a paid online dating site the people that you are talking to will genuinely want to be there and will be serious about finding love. Paid sites give you the peace of mind that the people you are talking with are looking for love, not a cheap laugh or just a one-night stand!
  • Security is paramount. Paid websites offer much tighter security and, more often than not, a dedicated team that will help you throughout your romantic search. Your subscription fee paves the way to finding love by giving you the opportunity to seek assistance and know that who you are talking to is who they say they are. On free sites, it is commonplace that people will often pretend to be someone they are not! It is highly unlikely that someone will pay for the opportunity to pretend to be someone else!
  • Paid websites often screen their members to ensure they are suitable for others to contact. This means that their history etc is explored and if they are deemed to be unsuitable for using the site they are not permitted to do so, thus protecting those who are looking for love.

Dating in Phoenix During Covid-19 

    Covid-19 is still a large part of our lives and this does not appear to be changing any time soon. While restrictions are being lifted or eased all over the world it is still important that we keep ourselves, and others, safe. Whether traveling internationally or domestically it is vitally important that you do some research into the restrictions or measures in place at your destination. Phoenix, like much of the world, has worked hard to ensure that visitors and locals alike are kept as safe as possible. They are welcoming visitors with open arms but there are still a few measures in place you need to be aware of.

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  • ​✅  There is no legislation that states that visitors have to be fully vaccinated to visit Phoenix. However, there are some businesses and venues that require their patrons to be fully vaccinated so it is important that you plan ahead to ensure you do not miss out.
  • ​✅  As with vaccinations, there is no mandatory legislation regarding the wearing of face masks either. However, many businesses and venues still require patrons to wear face coverings. Make sure you check with the venue in advance so that you are fully prepared.
  • ​✅  Federal travel requirements are still in place for international travelers. You are required to be fully vaccinated (and have proof) or to have undertaken a Covid-19 test with proof of negative result (within 72 hours prior to flying).

As with all of the above restrictions, it is important that you plan in advance and check the restrictions in place prior to traveling. So, you are now fully informed about Phoenix and all it has to offer! What are you waiting for? Start planning your trip now!

Questions & Answers About Dating in Phoenix 

❤️  How Do I Meet Singles in Phoenix?

When visiting a new area or moving to a new area most people will want to meet new people and begin establishing friendships and, hopefully, make a romantic connection with someone. This can be a daunting task, especially if you do not know the area well. Below are just a few ideas for how to meet other singles in Phoenix.

★ Meetup.com is the perfect way to meet other singles in environments that are safe and that comprise activities that interest you. There are many different groups for making friends and others for singles. Either could set you on your way to finding love. It is also wise to meet other prospective singles at an activity that interests you both as you will immediately have something in common.

★ This may sound unexpected but immersing yourself in a new culture in Phoenix is another fantastic way of meeting other singles. Learning about a new culture is a wonderful way to educate yourself and provides you with the perfect setting to meet singles either from that culture or who are wanting to find out more about it themselves. One such group is the Japanese Culture Club of Arizona. Meet other enthusiasts of all things orient while immersing yourself in one of the oldest, refined cultures.

★ Nature conservation is a big deal in Phoenix. If you are passionate and interested in helping the world you could volunteer to help preserve nature while meeting other nature lovers. You could meet other singles while helping the world.

★ Classes such as exercise classes, self defence classes or dance classes are the perfect way to meet new people, stay healthy and improve your mental well-being. As previously mentioned it is good to have some common ground at the very start of your dating journey. You could meet a Phoenix single who also enjoys staying healthy while working on your physical self.

These are just a few of the different ways you could meet other singles in Phoenix. You could meet the future love of your life anywhere as long as you keep your eyes open and see the signs!

❤️  Is Phoenix Good for Dating?

In every village, town and city around the world there are positives and negatives when it comes to dating. Phoenix was recently voted as the 8th best city in the United States for singles. There is a population of almost two million people in Phoenix which means it is highly likely that you will meet singles perfect for you. The Phoenix dating scene is as good as you make it. You need to make sure you pick the right venues and look for the right person!

❤️  How Long Do Speed Dating Events Last?

Speed dating is a popular method of meeting others but has lost its prominence over the last few years. However, this does not mean you should shy away from them as they are still a wonderful way of networking and meeting other singles. They are a safe, positive environment that helps you with your search. You spend small amounts of time with each person in which time you find out a little bit about each other. At the end of the evening you let the organisers know who would like to see again. If they feel the same way a contact connection will be arranged. These sort of events differ in length, normally dependent on how many daters there are in attendance, but in general will last for around two hours (including an intermission). These events often take place a couple of times a month so you can revisit if a connection is not made the first time…however, be prepared that you could meet with the same person again!

❤️  How Much are Phoenix Matchmakers?

Match-making is becoming more and more popular among singles these days who possibly do not have the time, due to work commitments, to actively search for love. Match-makers do all of the work for you from creating your profile, sorting through prospective matches, and organizing dates and meetings. Some match-makers will even control the messaging process for you. While this service is brilliant it does come at a cost, often a large one. On average, the prices vary from $895 a month to $1500 a month. Some match-makers take payment at the end of the process or yearly, some costing upward of $250,000. This is seen as very expensive by many but for some it is the only way for them to find true love.

❤️  Why Is Dating So Hard In Phoenix?

Dating can be difficult anywhere. A lot depends on the generation you are in, the current economic climate, etc. Covid-19 certainly put a huge dampener on the dating game (but did drive more people into online dating) as we knew it. However, with the current Covid climate changing the dating scene is beginning to come back and, to be honest, is only as hard as you make it. Dating in Phoenix is no different from dating anywhere else. Make sure you are ready to date, use the appropriate avenues to find love and are honest and you will find that dating becomes easier. However, it has been written that Phoenix women have grown increasingly put off the dating game through previous bad experiences so make sure you buck this trend and show them what a real date is!

❤️  What Are Top 10 Places To Meet Singles In Phoenix?

Knowing the right venues to visit to meet suitable singles is half the battle when it comes to starting your dating journey. The venues you pick will determine the sort of singles you meet and whether they have similar interests or hobbies as you. Below are ten of the best places to meet other singles in Phoenix.

1. Cobra Arcade Bar — This amazing establishment is wall-to-wall filled with retro video games such as Rampage, Mortal Combat, and Galaga. What better way to break the ice than a bit of healthy competition. People from every walk of life come here so it is the perfect place to meet a variety of people, enjoy a few games and get to know someone.

2. Lux — This establishment is like a magnet for singles thanks to its communal seating, amazing coffee, and the added bonus of alcoholic drinks being served. You could end up sitting opposite the perfect stranger, strike up a conversation over a delicious cup of coffee and start a romantic journey.

3. Culinary Dropout at The Yard — Providing outdoor activities such as ping-pong and cornhole, a bar, and a restaurant this is the perfect venue to meet other singles. Begin your meeting over a drink and extend your visit by having a romantic meal in the restaurant. You may then want to share a private conversation on the patio.

4. Pattie’s First Avenue Lounge — Are you one of the many people who actually do not enjoy the club scene? It is highly likely that any lady you are interested in will feel the same way. Pattie's boasts a very chilled-out environment which is perfect if you want to be able to hear what your prospective date is saying! Have a relaxing drink and strike up a conversation with a beautiful stranger.

5. Crescent Ballroom — attend a concert here and find someone who has the same musical or entertainment interests as you. The Crescent Ballroom has a fantastic reputation as a great downtown music venue and a hot spot for meeting singles. Head on down for good music, entertainment, and to meet your future love.

6. Biltmore Fashion Park — Meeting someone during the day can be a bit harder, especially without the help of little alcohol for courage. Biltmore Fashion Park is full of fantastic shops for you to visit. You may hold the door for someone or spot someone across the shop and begin a conversation. A great way to start a conversation in a clothes shop with a lady is to ask her opinion. As long as you ask politely and are not overly pushy she will enjoy helping you and, who knows, you may start a journey to finding love.

7. The Shops at Norterra — This shopping center houses many trendy fashion establishments and restaurants, there is quite literally something for everyone…..and possibly a date!

8. The Desert Botanical Garden — Think the desert is all tumbleweed and dust? Think again. At the Botanical garden, you can see the thousands of species of cactus, trees, and flowers from all over the world spread out across 55 acres. You and your future date could meet as you both take in the beauty of the desert.

9. Monarch Theatre — Want to meet another single who enjoys the party atmosphere, a drink, and dancing the night away? This is the place in Phoenix for you! You and your prospective date could share a cocktail and dance for hours before planning to meet at a quieter venue the next day.

10. Meetup.com — this is one of the best ways to find groups, classes, or activities that you really enjoy. In turn, this will introduce you to a community of people that enjoy the same things and it is highly likely that you will not be the only single one there. It is wonderful to think that you could meet a prospective date that enjoys the same activity or hobby as you. What better starting point can you think of?!

❤️  Where Do Older Singles Meet in Phoenix?

In short, the answer to this question is that older singles can meet in the same places as younger daters. Granted, the older singles out there may prefer to look for a partner at quieter venues and will not want to venture out to nightclubs. This is where meetup.com can really help you find love. You can find groups for older singles or for the hobbies you enjoy and put yourself into an environment that you are comfortable with and that will help you on your path to finding love! Most of the venues listed above are perfect for daters of any age and a quick internet search will help you find more venues that you may prefer.

❤️  What Is The Best Dating App In Phoenix?

There are many different dating apps and sites in Phoenix. It is often very difficult to say which is the best. However, in Phoenix, it is common knowledge that eHarmony is the best dating site. One of the main reasons for its popularity is because it offers a free trial. You can try it before you buy it. They offer a background team to help you on your way. You are matched with like-minded people based on your profile. They also create a compatibility score for each user so that you can see how well you compare to other users.

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