If you’re in need of ideas of where to book a nice date with the one you love this Valentine’s Day, look no further. We’ve got you and your valentine covered with a list of restaurants across the Valley that are celebrating the day of love with specialized menus, deals and dining experiences that are perfect for romantic dinners and Galentine’s celebrations alike.
Belly Kitchen and Bar
Enjoy a night of romance and flavor at Belly Kitchen and Bar with sophisticated dishes inspired by locally-driven ingredients. In addition to their full menu, Belly will be offering a special Valentine’s Day menu on Tuesday, February 14. For appetizers, guests can choose between miso soup or the “Love at First Bite,” featuring pan-seared scallops with charred carrot purée, black garlic gastrique, compressed kohlrabi slaw, and apple and ginger. Enjoy the main course of a pan-seared duck breast with spiced plum jam, charred broccolini, cippolini onion and toasted pistachio before finishing the evening with “Chocolate Seduction,” a decadent chocolate cheesecake. Make your reservation online here.
Cala offers the perfect way to celebrate the holiday of love with your sweetheart or best friends with a special pre-fixed three course menu curated by Food Network star and celebrity chef Beau MacMillan along with Executive Chef Peter McQuaid. For $135 per person, enjoy Mediterranean-inspired appetizers, entrees and decadent desserts of your choosing, including east coast oysters, Chilean sea bass, a pork “schnitzel” and a dark chocolate torte. Groups of six or more will also receive a complimentary bottle of champagne, perfect for a girl’s night out!
CIELO at ADERO Scottsdale Resort
From a six-course prix fixe Valentine’s dinner at CIELO to globe dining under the stars at The Village at SkyTop, ADERO is the intimate desert escape for couples this February. The resort is also offering a “Paramour Luxe Retreat Valentine’s Package” bookable from February 13–18 featuring overnight accommodations, a bottle of sparkling wine, chocolate covered strawberries and brunch and dinner for 2 at CIELO.
Federal American Grill
Federal American Grill, located in the Scottsdale 101 Shopping Center, is fixing up a heart fluttering three-course Valentine’s Day menu from February 11–14. For $75 a person, guests can choose from menu options, like The Federal oyster, center cut filet mignon, surf and turf, and a captivating dessert duo, which includes double chocolate brownie and bourbon bread pudding served with vanilla ice cream! Make reservations here.
This Valentine’s Day, come hungry for a romantic dinner date and delicious four-course prix-fixe menu at Francine, the highly acclaimed French-inspired Mediterranean cuisine restaurant in the luxury wing of Scottsdale Fashion Square. For $125 per person, you and your date can choose from specialized items to enjoy together, with options such as oysters with golden osetra caviar and mignonette, prime steak tartare, bucatini, wild mushroom pasta, red snapper and gnocchi, prime filet mignon with truffle butter and diver scallop. Top off the meal with Francine’s decadent chocolate pot de crème or calisson parfait. Reserve your dinner as early as 5 p.m.
Who said Valentine’s Day dinner dates had to be expensive? You and your loved one can enjoy a delicious meal in a romantic ambiance for just $30 with the Bridge Board Bundle at Grimaldi’s Pizzeria. Served in charcuterie-board style, the bundle includes a generous assortment of Italian meats, cheeses, Granny Smith apples, dried cherries, walnuts and sliced bread, plus a bottle of EOS Cabernet Sauvignon or EOS Chardonnay to pair. For couples who would like to try additional wines, all bottles and glasses of wine and sangria at Grimaldi’s Pizzeria are half off this year.
Take your Valentine on a poke date night at award-winning Kobito Poke, which offers popular favorites, like The First Timer Bowl and Chicken & Shrimp Bowl. You and your Valentine can receive $10 off your bill when you spend $30 or more at the poke restaurant from 5 p.m. to close at participating locations.
Put a ring on it this Valentine’s Day with Kona Grill! The American restaurant is offering a Valentine’s Day special from Friday, February 10 through Tuesday, February 14, which features one glass of La Marca Prosecco paired with the California Roll Ring topped with caviar for $19.
This Valentine’s Day, North Italia is speaking every foodie’s love language by offering a special three-course prix-fixe menu perfect for an intimate dinner out, or cozy day at home with some takeout and good company. Indulge in your choice of a starter, such as the wild shrimp scampi, seasonal salad or a chef’s board for the table. To follow, enjoy a main course of the roasted porchetta, squid ink tonnarelli or roasted salmon. Finish the meal off with a dessert that’s guaranteed to be as sweet as your date—the strati di rorta—which is elegantly crafted with hazelnut chocolate, strawberry and almond cake. Oh, and did we mention North Italia’s expansive wine list that pairs wonderfully with everything on the menu?!
The prix-fixe menu will only be available on Feb. 14; however, the dishes from the special menu will be available to order in addition to North Italia’s regular menu from Feb. 10–13. Make your reservation on OpenTable.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the person you care about the most at the breakfast café, Over Easy. Known for its creative made-from-scratch dishes and fun, bright modern décor, Over Easy is celebrating the romantic day with a “For the LOVE of Pancakes” special, featuring Raspberry White Chocolate Pancakes made with white chocolate, fresh raspberries, powdered sugar and 100% maple syrup. You can also toast to your Valentine with a strawberry and raspberry flavored “Very Berry Mimosa” that’s garnished with fresh blueberries.
Pedal Haus Brewery
Pedal Haus Brewery is offering a sweet deal for lovebirds and friends this Valentine’s Day. Guests can choose from a bottle of wine or two steins of beer plus a dessert of their choice, such as the seasonal cheesecake, hot fudge brownie or campfire s’more cookie for $20. In addition to the award-winning beers, Pedal Haus serves scratch-made food at its three Valley locations.
Local favorite Pita Jungle is offering a special “Sweets on Us” promotion when you come in with your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day! Guests can receive their choice of walnut baklava or chocolate-dipped walnut baklava for free with the purchase of two entrees. Couples can also treat themselves to a half price bottle of wine on the special day. Offer valid for dine-in only at participating locations.
Make this Valentine’s Day one to remember and book a table for two at Platform 18, where you’re immediately transported onto a glamorous, Presidential Pullman-inspired train car from the 20th century. With interactive special effects, Platform 18 will bring your date on a memorable journey through the Bayou in Louisiana, as you sip on original and classic cocktails or scoop spoons full of spirit-infused ice creams and sorbets, all of which are made entirely in-house. And since it’s not Valentine’s Day without chocolates, indulge in the delicious house-made truffles given out at the end of your visit.
Queen Creek Olive Mill
Spend Valentine’s Day under the stars at Queen Creek Olive Mill for a special “Celebration of Duos 5-Course Dinner.” The romantic Valentine’s Day dinner will include a complimentary glass of sparkling wine, a special five-course menu of “duos,” where every dish will complement two renditions, and a wine-sommelier to provide bottle service throughout the event. The tables will be set on Tuesday, February 14 from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Reservations required. $325 per couple.
Salt and Lime Modern Mexican Grill
If there is anything better than spending Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart, it’s being able to spend it together at Salt and Lime on Taco Tuesday! This Valentine’s Day, you and your date can celebrate the most romantic day of the year fiesta-style with $1.50 off all specialty tacos, including popular favorites such as the taco vampiro and beer-battered fried avocado taco, as well as enjoy half-off desserts.
Sit down to a nice dinner with just the two of you at STK Steakhouse this Valentine’s Day. The modern steakhouse and chic lounge is offering a Valentine’s Day special from Friday, February 10 through Tuesday, February 14, which allows you to enjoy one glass of Dom Perignon paired with one oyster topped with caviar for $69.
Streets of New York
This Valentine’s Day, local pizzeria Streets of New York is celebrating the most romantic day of the year with a dine-in special for two. On Tuesday, February 14, guests can choose from one appetizer, two pasta dinners and choice of dessert for $36. Guests can also take advantage of half price bottles of wine.
SugarJam The Southern Kitchen
In celebration of the romantic holiday, SugarJam The Southern Kitchen is bringing back its one-of-a-kind strawberry shortcake French toast brunch dish for Valentine’s Day weekend. On February 12, guests at SugarJam can enjoy this delicious strawberry-themed French toast sandwich topped with strawberry maple syrup all day long. In addition, SugarJam’s resident DJ will be playing all your favorite hits. SugarJam is open every Wednesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Terra Tempe Kitchen & Spirits
This Valentine’s weekend, set the mood with the one you love at Terra Tempe Kitchen & Spirits with a specially-curated menu by Executive Chef Mario Ventura. Lovebirds will enjoy dishes such as half-dozen oysters ($16); cast iron braised short rib ($48); and Queen Creek Olive Oil poached Chilean sea bass ($46). End the evening on a sweet note with the Arizona red velvet opera cake ($14), featuring charcoal-mascarpone orange cream, raspberry gelee and salted dark chocolate or the passion fruit love ($16) with mango, passion fruit coulis, Arizona citrus curd, white chocolate and sponge cake. The limited-time Valentine’s Day dinner will be offered on Tuesday, February 14 through Sunday, February 19 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Make reservations here.