The key to a successful first date is to be yourself, be respectful, and have a good time. However, there are other factors which increases chance to have a second date with your partner.
Choose a comfortable and relaxed setting
The location and ambiance of the date can make a big difference in the overall experience. Choose a place that is comfortable, relaxing, and not too noisy, so you can easily talk and connect with your date.
Arrive on time for the date, and if you're running late, let your date know in advance.
Dress nicely and make an effort to look good for your date. It shows that you're taking the date seriously.