Top 225+ First Date Questions to Ask

First date questions give you a genuine and interesting way to get to know each other.

Whether is a man or woman, we all want to set the stage for a memorable first date, but also we don’t know what to ask or what to not, therefore, we’ve compiled a list of the best first date questions you can ask with the person that will enhance your overall experience.

With so many topics from personal interests to future goals, it helps you to understand the person better by revealing the layers of the personality.

Scroll down and let’s start the game for an enjoyable first date experience.

First Date Questions to Ask

1. What’s the best meal you’ve ever had?

2. What’s your favorite alcoholic and non-alcoholic drink?

3. What’s your favorite meal?

4. Do you hang out with a large group of people?

5. What amazing adventures have you been on?

6. What do you usually like to do in your free time?

7. When you spend time with people, how often are you the one making plans?

8. What book is on your nightstand?

9. Who is the most bizarre person you’ve met?

10. Are you a morning person or a night owl?

11. What are your go-to TV show, movie, and book recommendations?

12. What’s your go-to karaoke song?

13. What are some accomplishments that you are really proud of?

14. What do you never get tired of?

15. What wrong assumptions do people make about you?

16. Where would your friends or family be most surprised to find you?

17. What skill or ability have you always wanted to learn?

18. Who is the most fascinating person you’ve met?

19. What’s your favorite book/movie/show/podcast?

20. Where or what makes you happiest?

21. What TV shows did you watch when you were a kid?

22. Did you participate in any sports as a child?

23. What nicknames have you had throughout your life?

24. How has your family and upbringing shaped you into the person you are today?

25. What does your dream home look like?

26. What’s the strangest phone conversation you’ve ever had?

27. What’s your favorite restaurant?

28. What’s your favorite holiday?

29. How did you come to love your one of your favorite musicians?

30. What was the last show you binge-watched?

31. What’s something you’re excited to experience in the future?

32. What took you way too long to figure out?

33. What show do you put on at night to help lull you to sleep?

34. Are you an introvert or an extrovert?

35. Are you more of an indoors or outdoors person?

36. What are your pet peeves?

37. What’s the best book you’ve read recently?

38. What’s the most relaxing situation you could imagine?

39. What’s your favorite smell?

40. What is your favorite film in the comedy genre?

41. Among your friends, what are you best known for?

42. What’s your favorite vacation spot?

43. How do you view marriage?

44. Would you rather only text or talk on the phone?

45. What pets have you had?

46. What has been the best period of your life so far?

47. Who is the person you talk to the most?

48. Would you rather go to a nice restaurant or get takeout for an anniversary dinner?

49. What’s the silliest fear you have?

50. What’s one of your favorite childhood memories?

51. How did you meet your best friend?

52. What do you like to do in your free time?

53. What fad did you never really understand?

54. How do you handle conflict?

55. Which animal do you think is the biggest party animal?

56. Are you more focused on career or family right now?

57. What do you love most about your job?

58. Where was your favorite place to go when you were a kid?

59. What’s your favorite international food?

60. Would you rather go on a date with your most recent ex or the person you lost your virginity to?

61. Would your rather date a relative’s ex or a friend’s ex?

62. Where have you traveled?

63. How techie are you?

64. What really cheesy song do you love?

65. What’s the most essential part of a friendship?

66. What’s a big life goal of yours?

67. What’s the best thing that has happened to you this month?

68. What would be the best city to live in?

69. What are you looking for right now?

70. Would you rather get a good-morning or a goodnight text?

71. When was the last time you sang to yourself or to someone else?

72. What are some things everyone should try at least once?

73. What machine or appliance in your house aggravates you the most?

74. Do you ever think about what kind of parent you’ll be?

75. What’s the quirkiest thing about your hometown?

76. What’s the most embarrassing thing you’ve ever looked up on Google?

77. Where would you like to retire?

78. Before you make a call, do you rehearse what you are going to say?

79. What is your favorite international food?

80. How do you like to spend your free time?

81. Do you have anything on your bucket list you’ve been dying to check off?

82. What’s the hardest you’ve worked for something?

83. Have you ever had to remove someone from your life?

84. Are you a beer person or wine person?

85. What’s the worst movie you’ve ever seen?

86. What’s your favorite quote or saying?

87. What’s something you’d like to learn or be better at?

88. How often do you dance? Silly/ironic dancing counts.

89. What are your relationship deal-breakers?

90. What’s the most recent thing you’ve done for the first time?

91. What would your perfect vacation look like?

92. Why did you decide to move to this city or town?

93. What are you looking forward to that’s happening soon?

94. What music artist do you never get tired of?

95. What do you miss about life 10 or 20 years ago?

96. What’s your idea of a perfect day?

97. Whose opinion do you value the most?

98. What was your first impression of me?

99. What would you like to know more about, but haven’t had the time to look into it?

100. What is the most beautiful view you’ve seen?

101. What would be your dream job?

102. What says the most about a person?

103. What is something you’ve always wanted to do but were afraid to?

104. What’s the last new thing you tried?

105. What kind of music do you like?

106. In a new relationship, what is one thing you are dying to try?

107. What’s the most bizarre dream you’ve ever had?

108. What’s your hidden talent?

109. Will you prefer to live in a vending machine or be one?

110. What city did you grow up in?

111. How much personal space do you need to be comfortable?

112. If you had the power to change one law, what law would you change?

113. What is the best gift you’ve ever received?

114. What’s on your bucket list?

115. What’s your favorite app on your phone?

116. Which cartoon character do you think you most resemble?

117. Where’s the strangest place you’ve ever been?

118. What do you do to unwind?

119. What’s something you’re really proud of?

120. Have you ever been in a situation where you needed to make others laugh?

121. What are your obligations and how long have you been doing them?

122. What’s one thing you can’t leave home without?

123. Do you have any particular passion projects that you’re working on?

124. What matters to you?

125. Have you ever joined any meetup groups?

126. What is your most favorite website?

127. What made you interested in going out with me?

128. What made you most excited about going on a date with me?

129. What do you love most about your friend group?

130. What would your best friend say are your biggest strengths and weaknesses?

131. Is there any art or artist you are really into?

132. What was your dream job when you were a kid?

133. What is one activity that you would like to do on a date?

134. What are your thoughts on the country’s current political situation?

135. What was the first book you read that really stuck with you?

136. What are you looking for?

137. Cutest animal? Ugliest animal?

138. What’s been the most significant plot twist in your own life?

139. Who do you go to when you need career, financial, relationship, or life advice?

140. Among all of your friends, what are you best known for?

141. What’s the best way to get to know who someone really is?

142. Would you rather maintain your 18-year-old mind or body if you lived to 100?

143. What kind of pet have you ever had since you were a child?

144. Were you raised in a religious household?

145. What qualities do you want in a partner?

146. Who are the people in your life who have a special place in your heart?

147. What’s expensive but totally worth it?

148. What’s the most embarrassing nickname you’ve ever had?

149. What’s the best trip you’ve ever taken?

150. What do you want to do now that the world is opening up?

151. Would you rather go on three mini staycations or a week-long destination vacation?

152. What’s your favorite piece of furniture you’ve ever owned?

153. What are you obsessing about these days?

154. What brings you joy?

155. Who is the kindest person you know?

156. What does your ideal weekend look like?

157. What’s the most adventurous thing you would like to do?

158. What do you care least about?

159. What’s your relationship like with your parents?

160. What do you do differently than most people?

161. What’s a social issue you’re passionate about?

162. What do you think is important for a healthy relationship?

163. When do you feel most out of place?

164. What are some movies you really enjoyed?

165. Who are your kind of people?

166. Who are you closest to in your family?

167. What would your perfect morning be like?

168. What are you kind of obsessed with these days?

169. What was the last book you really got into?

170. What’s your favorite way to unwind after a long day?

171. What does your work-life balance look like?

172. What would you do if you had a week off?

173. How well do you feel like you compromise with others?

174. What are some obscure things that you are or were really into?

175. Would you rather be able to see your future or your significant others?

176. What are your top 3 favorite things to talk about?

177. Would you rather meet your favorite actor or artist?

178. If you had a whole day of nothing planned, how would you spend it?

179. Who’s your favorite character from a TV show, movie, or book?

180. What do you normally do when you’re feeling shy and insecure?

181. What household chore is just the worst?

182. What country do you never want to visit?

183. What was your favorite family vacation when you were a kid?

184. What are you always game for?

185. What do you eat to make you feel better?

186. What do you like but are kind of embarrassed to admit?

187. What’s the worst or best job you’ve had?

188. What do you think were you like as a kid?

189. What is your go-to alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages?

190. When you were a child, what TV shows did you watch?

191. Who is your favorite author?

192. Where did you take family vacations to when you were younger?

193. Are you a morning person or night person?

194. Do you prefer to work in a team or alone?

195. Would you rather know your partner’s complete dating history or be in the dark?

196. What’s the best meal you’ve had this year?

197. If you opened a business, what type of business would you start?

198. What’s the most fun thing you’ve done recently?

199. How many siblings do you have?

200. What hobbies would you like to get into if you had the time and money?

201. What’s your best “pinch me” moment?

202. Who besides your parents taught you the most about life?

203. When do you know you’re falling for someone?

204. What places have you visited that exceeded your expectations?

205. What would you do if had enough money to not need a job?

206. What are people often surprised to learn about you?

207. Are you a cat person or a dog person?

208. Who are you hoping to see in concert?

209. What’s the most hilarious thing that’s ever happened to you on vacation?

210. Where is the most fun place around where you live?

211. What TV series do you find yourself returning to and re-watching?

212. Which is your favorite place in the world?

213. If you won the lottery tomorrow, how would you spend the money?

214. What’s the best road trip you’ve been on?

215. What is something in past relationships you needed to work on?

216. Do you prefer the outdoors or indoors?

217. What does a relationship look like and mean to you?

218. What are you most grateful for?

219. What’s the most interesting fact you know?

220. As a kid, what job did you think you’d have as an adult?

221. Do you have a best friend? How did you meet him/her?

222. How have you changed from when you were in high school?

223. What TV series do you keep coming back to and re-watching?

224. What habit do you wish you could start?

225. If you had to give a TED talk tomorrow, what would you talk about?

226. What is the style of your ideal home?

227. Who’s your celebrity crush?

228. What fad or trend have you never been able to understand?

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