Scoring a table on Valentine’s Day is a time-honored way to rack up points with your sweetie, but picking a restaurant is tricky. Go too far upscale and you could scare off a crush who considers your arrangement casual, but roll into a folksy neighborhood dive and your fiancé might feel the fool for dressing nice. Relax: This handy flow chart should help you calibrate a dining-out venue to your relationship, and save you from a night spent alone on the couch, catching up with that Big Love backlog.

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