So just how excited is everyone that Valentine’s Day falls on a Saturday this year? Luckily, that means there are still a few days to map out your Valentine’s Day dining plans for you and your cuddle bug. Here are few that should be on your radar:
- Fox Restaurant Concepts is hosting slew of options via prix fixe menus at the co.’s most romantic restaurants. Each concept offers an early evening special price of $30 per person from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Seating from 5:30 to 11 p.m. is $50 per person; Olive & Ivy is $60 per person. Reservations are encouraged. For complete Valentine’s Day menus, visit www.foxrc.com.
8877 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, 480.922.5666
Bloom Menu Highlights:
Begin with the lobster dumplings or smoked salmon.
For an entrée, choose the diver scallops or herb-crusted lamb chops.
For dessert, indulge in the Bars of Sin or lemon semifreddo.
The Village At Arrowhead
20004 N. 67th Ave., Glendale, 623.537.4500
15024 N Scottsdale Rd., 480.948.2055
NoRTH Menu Highlights:
Begin with artichoke hearts or crisp calamari.
For an entrée, choose herb-crusted pork tenderloin or Pacific bass with braised Italian greens.
For dessert, indulge in the vanilla panna cotta or the Nutella mousse cake.
The Greene House
15024 N. Scottsdale Rd., Suite 100, 480.889.9494
The Greene House Menu Highlights:
Begin with the spicy crab tacos.
For an entrée, choose seared ahi tuna or cabernet-glazed pork chops.
For dessert, indulge in the apple and cranberry cobbler or the lemon sorbet.
Olive & Ivy Restaurant + Marketplace
7135 E. Camelback Rd., Ste. 195, 480.751.2200
Olive & Ivy Menu Highlights:
Begin with the smoked parmesan soup or tuna tartar.
For an entrée, choose the wild prawn risotto or filet of beef.
For dessert, indulge in the chocolate-honey mousse cake or crisp apple cheesecake.
- Asia de Cuba at Mondrian Scottsdale is also serving up a special Valentine’s Day dinner for $75 per person. Featured menu items include macadamia-crusted foie gras; surf and turf with achiote-roasted beef tenderloin and jumbo lump crab cake; and very, very tempting Chocolate Lovers Combo with a white chocolate Asian spiced tart and dark chocolate truffle frappe. Dinner is served from 5:30 to 11 p.m. If you’d like to linger a while at the Mondrian, get in on the Valentine’s Day package. The package, which requires a two-night minimum, includes a reservations in a Deluxe King room, breakfast for two each morning at Asia de Cuba, a late check-out time and a bottle of bubbly. Check out the sweet spa offerings, as well. 7353 E. Indian School Rd., Scottsdale, 480.308.1131.
- Valley favorite, The Bamboo Club, will be serving a three-course V-day feast ($59 per couple). The repast ends with the restaurant’s divine white chocolate cake and plenty of reasonably priced Hope Wine to go around. (Please note that the Bamboo Club locations in Tempe, Desert Ridge and Tuscon have closed.) Visit the Scottsdale location for this Valentine’s Day special. 8624 E. Shea Blvd., Scottsdale, 480.998.1287.
For even more lovey-dovey dining options, check out AFM’s Valentine’s Dinner Hot List.