Valentine’s Day 2015 Dining in Phoenix

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Swoon! Reserve your spot now for a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner, brunch, breakfast, afternoon tea–even picnic!–at one of these Valley restaurants. Be sure to check the restaurant Web site for full menus, prices and reservation details.

Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort offers several delicious ways to stir up romance on Valentine’s weekend. At Wright’s at the Biltmore (pictured above), savor a gourmet four-course Valentine’s Day dinner or a special themed brunch on Feb. 15; a special three-course dinner is available at Frank & Albert’s (finished with a chocolate dessert buffet). For a little something different yet super-elegant, the Valentine’s Day Afternoon Tea combines special romance-theme chocolate desserts with tea sandwiches and popular teas and will be served Feb. 13, 14 and 15 in the Lobby Tea Lounge.

A food lover’s delight is in store for Valentine’s Dinner at elements at Sanctuary on Camelback (pictured on opening page), served both Friday, Feb. 13 and Saturday, Feb 14. A sampling of the four-course, prix-fixe menu includes dungeness crab bisque with spicy crab dumpling and yuzu chive crema; roasted mushroom and leek tart with goat cheese fondue and balsamic chili glaze; coffee-rubbed Maple Leaf Farms duck with caramelized Brussels sprouts, sweet potato risotto and zinfandel cherry glaze; and warm chocolate and caramel fondue with mixed berries, cheesecake, angel food cake and brownies. Dinner will be served from 5:30-10 p.m.

This Valentine’s Day, follow the heart to an evening of romance in Talavera or enjoy a night of spontaneity and laidback ambiance at Proof, an American Canteen at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North. Talavera’s Valentine’s Day dining experience will be sure to impress, as guests enjoy a six-course specialty menu (with Wagyu tenderloin with spot prawns) while Proof, an American Canteen, will offer two unique three-course menus, with an “Angel versus. Devil” theme

J&G Steakhouse at The Phoenician hosts a three-course holiday menu, with options including truffle fritters, ginger-butternut squash soup and warm chocolate cake.

Join Umami Ramen in Tempe for a romantic Valentine’s Day menu. The dinner features two customized ramen bowls, one bottle of sake and a dessert bento box with strawberries, bananas, pound cake and marshmallows for dipping in melted chocolate.

Both Scottsdale locations of Los Sombreros is offering a 10-course tasting menu with corn chowder, crab and mango salad, pork chops and much more.

Osio Culinary Group restaurants Central Bistro, Local Bistro and SumoMaya are offering diners exquisite prix fixe menus; plus, Osio has partnered with Kendra Scott to offer the first guests who reserve at each location a pair of earrings or a necklace.

Celebrate a romantic night in Chandler at Social Box Neighborhood Eatery with a four-course meal with options like herb dijon-crusted escolar and chocolate chip bread pudding.

Valentine’s Day specials as the new Pink Pony in Scottsdale include day boat scallops, lobster and veal, osso buco and much more.

Brugos Pizza Company at el Pedregal hosts its annual Valentine’s Day dinner featuring a four-course Italian meal, including prime rib and crab cakes.

On Feb. 14, The Boulders‘ signature Latilla restaurant will be featuring live music by a guitarist, roses for the ladies, and a four-course specialty meal. The Palo Verde and The Grill Kitchen & Bar restaurants will be featuring roses as well and three-course specialty meals.

Valentine’s Day brunch at Perfect Pear Bistro in Tempe and Ahwatukee means bottomless mimosas, frittatas, fresh fruit and sweet potato tots.

On Feb. 14 and 15, Taggia at FireSky Resort in Scottsdale hosts a “Pair of Bubbles” holiday feast, as all guests will be greeted with a glass of bubbles upon arrival.

The Farm at South Mountain offers two dining opportunities this Valentine’s Day. The Farm Kitchen has a Love Bird Basket picnic for two Valentine’s Weekend (bring your own blanket) while Quiessence hosts a romantic four-course dinner Feb. 12, 13 and 14.

Rusconi’s American Kitchen is dishing up several starters, entrees and desserts to choose from as part of its three-course holiday tasting menu. (Think pan-roasted sea bass, rack of lamb, veggie risotto and more.)

Celebrate your love with a one-of-a-kind dining experience at Kai at Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa featuring a tempting seven-course prix-fixe Valentine’s tasting menu on Feb. 14 from 5:30 to 9 p.m.

Valentine’s Day specials at Phoenix City Grille include a delectable surf-n-turf featuring grilled, grass fed beef tenderloin, and seared scallops with a lobster butter sauce, French green beans and roasted shallot whipped potatoes.

From 6 to 8 p.m. on Valentine’s Day, bistro 24 at The Ritz-Carlton, Phoenix offers an elegant prix fixe menu that spotlights lobster for two, miso-glazed sea bass and more.

T. Cook’s at Royal Palms Resort and Spa hosts a special three-course meal designed to romance with eats like oysters Rockefeller, grilled filet mignon, and rich desserts like white chocolate mousse.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Scottsdale’s newest French bistro, Bistro du Lac. Dishes include wild mushroom bisque, grilled salmon and more romantic eats.

Enjoy a candlelit dinner for two at Zuzu at Hotel Valley Ho, featuring the regular menu along with several specials including tempura shrimp and lobster with Meyer lemon aioli. Dinner is served Friday, Feb. 13 and Saturday, Feb. 14 from 5:30 to 11 p.m.

Spend Valentine’s Day than at Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails at Hotel Palomar Phoenix for a “His and Hers” four-course prix-fixe menu, including bacon-wrapped oysters, pork belly, short rib and more.

Toast to the love you share with that special someone while enjoying an indulgent multi-course “Sweetheart’s Menu” prepared by the LON’s culinary team, paired with one of the 500-plus wines featured in LON’s award-winning list.

On both Feb. 13 and 14, Beckett’s Table in Phoenix is offering Valentine’s Day specials, along with their traditional seasonal menu. Specials include chilled lobster salad, wild mushroom risotto and red velvet cake, available as a pre fixe menu or individually.

For Valentine’s Day, Litchfield’s at The Wigwam is hosting a romantic four-course dinner complete with lobster chowder and roasted beet salad, cast-iron grouper made with poblano risotto and much more.

Regardless of what you’re craving, the restaurants at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess has a Valentine’s Day feast for you. The resort’s La Hacienda by Richard Sandoval, the brand-new Toro Latin Restaurant & Rum Bar by Richard Sandova, Michael Mina’s Bourbon Steak and The Plaza Bar all offers special V-Day menus and packages.

Roka Akor in Scottsdale will host three seatings (5, 7 and 9 p.m.) with the first seating accompanied by a five-course menu and the latter two with indulgent seven-course feasts.

Different Pointe of View and Pointe in Tyme at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix both offer exceptional holiday dining experiences. For a high-end five-course menu, opt for Different Pointe of View while Pointe in Tyme is more casual, with a three-course offering.

El Chorro in Scottsdale will be offering a special three-course menu for two with a selection of tempting items including an entrée choice of the duo of duck, center cut filet and Chilean sea bass.

Valentine’s Day specials at Scramble–A Breakfast Joint include a fluffy red velvet pancake trio topped with whipped cream and chocolate shavings served with a choice of side and Cupid’s Arrow Café Latte featuring Ghirardelli dark and white chocolate syrup.

This Valentine’s Day weekend, Fogo de Chão in Scottsdale welcomes guests to impress their dining companions with an elegant and authentic Brazilian culinary experience. As a thank you, guests who dine Friday, Feb. 13 through Sunday, Feb. 15, will receive a Valentine’s Card, good for a complimentary lunch or dinner towards their next visit.

Plus: The Sprinkles Cupcakes‘ XOX box features a dozen delectable cupcakes in flavors of chocolate marshmallow and red velvet cupcakes as well as classics dark chocolate and vanilla topped with XOX and heart decorations. The Sprinkles XOX box is available Feb. 6 through Feb. 15.

The Bakery Café at el Pedregal is offering four different Valentine’s Day dessert options Feb. 11 through Feb. 14 (pre-orders must be placed by the 11th): raspberry linzer heart, chocolate strawberry mousse cheesecake, red velvet cupcakes and Passion’s Deligh.

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