Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and I have a bunch of info below about the hot spots to dine with your significant other for the special Day of love! My hubby and I used to love to go out to a delicious restaurant for a night out on the town every year, but now we stay in and he cooks for me which I find to be an amazing way to celebrate! However, if I were to go out on Valentine’s Day, there are many fabulous selections I would pick from the list below and it would honestly be so hard to just pick one! Some of these places do offer specials throughout Valentine’s Day week as well though! This is great for it you are planning to celebrate on different day or even if you choose to celebrate several days of the week! Please feel free to click on all links in blue for my personal reviews of these dining establishments. 🙂 Happy day of love to each of you! Have a great Valentine’s Day with someone special and enjoy the list of options below! 🙂
Valentine’s Dining Options 2016
Las Brisas – Laguna Beach
Friday February 12, 2016 – Sunday February 14, 2016 – Valentine’s Day Menu
For more information or reservations please call 714.751.7153
Darya Fine Persian Cuisine – Costa Mesa
Sunday February 14, 2016 – 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm – Valentine’s Day Dinner
Darya will offer a special three-course menu, with choices in entree and dessert. Live music will be featured throughout the evening. Pick one of three seating times.
1st seating (5-7 pm) $69 per person, 2nd seating (7-9 pm) $89 per person, 3rd seating (9-11 pm) $79 per person (tax and gratuity not included)
Advanced reservations required. For more information or reservations please call 714.557.6600
Brio Tuscan Grille – Irvine
BLK – Earth, Sea, Spirits – Huntington Beach
Carolina’s Italian – Garden Grove
Hamamori Restaurant and Sushi Bar – Costa Mesa
Sunday February 14, 2016 – 5:00 pm – Valentine’s Day Dinner
Hamamori will offer a special appetizer menu and a nine-course prix-fixe menu this Valentine’s Day. Appetizer selections include Ishiyaki wagyu beef, miso marinated lamb chops, seared scallops with black truffle and Kumamoto oysters. The prix-fixe menus include live spot prawn carpaccio, Hokkaido scallop, grilled king crab, Maine lobster in miso creamy miso broth, foie gras steak, sushi, grilled Chilean sea bass, chocolate mousse and choice of Australian or Japanese Wagyu steak.
$125 per person nine-courses with Australian Wagyu; $150 per person nine-courses with Japanese Wagyu. Appetizers priced per selection.
For reservations please call 714.850.0880
Sunday February 14, 2016 – 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Valentine’s Day Dinner
For reservations please call 714.429.7640
South Coast Winery – Temecula
California Pizza Kitchen
Marché Moderne – Costa Mesa
Friday February 12, 2016 – Sunday February 14, 2016 – 9:00 pm
For reservations please call 714.434.7900
Morton’s The Steakhouse – Costa Mesa
Friday February 12, 2016 – Sunday February 14, 2016 – Valentine’s Day Steak & Lobster
Enjoy a steak and lobster menu featuring a succulent steak and a cold-water lobster tail served with drawn butter for only $55 all weekend. The full menu will be available à la carte.
$55 for the steak & lobster special (tax and gratuity not included)
For reservations please call 714.444.4834
The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar – TUSTIN & NEWPORT BEACH
To learn more or to make your reservation, please call their Tustin location at (714) 258-7600 or their Newport Beach location at (949) 999-6622.
Sapphire Laguna – LAGUNA BEACH
Reservations are required. To make yours, please call (949) 715-9888
Haven Gastropub – ORANGE
Friday, Feburary 12 through Sunday, February 14
To make reservations, please call (714) 221-0680.
There will be a special 3-course menu for $45 with optional pairings priced at just $15 per guest.
Sunday, February 14
For reservations, please call (949) 706-3622
There will be a special couple’s menu priced at $120 including two complimentary glasses of champagne. Sushi Roku also features wheat-free dishes for those who lead a gluten-free lifestyle
Saturday, February 13th, and Sunday, February 14th from4 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
For reservations at Driftwood Kitchen, call 949.715.7700.
There will be a 3-course prix-fixe Valentine’s dinner menu which will include a romantic champagne toast and is priced at $79 per guest.
Waterman’s Harbor Dana Point – DANA POINT
For reservations, (949) 764-3474
With a stunning view of the Dana Point Harbor Valentine’s Dinner will include a champagne toast and an incredible 4-course menu prepared by award-winning Chef John Cuevas. This special Valentine’s Day Dinner is available for $60.
LUCCA CAFE – IRVINE
Reservations are essential. Please call 949.725.1773.
LUCCA is offering a 4-course menu that includes Black Canyon Filet Mignon and Shrimp or Pan Roasted Loch Duart Salmon with Lemon Risotto and Bay Scallops for the main course. Meal price will be $73.50 per person, an additional $25 for wine pairings.
Provenance – NEWPORT BEACH
For reservations, please call, (949) 718-0477
Lovebirds will enjoy a 5-course prix-fixe menu featuring Lobster Bisque with Bay Shrimp, and Porcini Crusted Black Canyon Filet Mignon, topped with Shrimp, Truffle Potato Mash, Caramelized Onions, Asparagus, Mustard-Cognac Bearnaise poured tableside just to name a few items. $82.50 per person; optional $25 or $40 wine pairing; Gluten Free/Vegetarian options available.
Saturday, February 13th, and Sunday, February 14th
Reservations are highly recommended, please call (949) 553-1333
Chef Ugo Allesina is offering lovers Old World Italian specials, including his famous Ravioli Cuore Mio, delicious Heart-shaped ravioli filled with scallops, shrimp, and lemon-lavender sauce. Additionally, Prego Ristorante’s full dinner menu will be available for guests to enjoy. For those looking to extended their celebration, bring that special someone to Prego Ristorante’s Valentine’s Day 3-Course Brunch. $44.99 per person, bottomless mimosas are available for $15.
Friday, February 12, 2016 – Sunday, February 14, 2016 – Valentine’s Dining
$59.95 per person for filet and salmon; $69.95 per person for filet and lobster. LVE Cabernet Sauvignon $24/$96 or LVE Chardonnay $17/$68 (excludes tax and gratuity)
455 Newport Center Dr, Fashion Island, Newport Beach 949.720.9633
TAPS renowned Sunday Buffet Brunch will feature its holiday embellishments of prime rib in the carving station and roasted salmon among other delicious offerings. $42.99.
13390 Jamboree Rd, Irvine Market Place 714.619.0404
101 E. Imperial Hwy, Brea Downtown, 714.257.0101
Valentine’s Treats and Sweets
Boudin’s special chocolate raisin heart-shaped loaves ($8.99), cinnamon raisin baguettes and themed cookies will be available from February 8 – February 14. Bread orders can be made in advance to ensure availability.
Champagne French Bakery Cafe – Costa Mesa
Grab a bag of 3 small heart-shaped cookies for $2.50 or a bag of 12 large cookies for $12.
Champagne French Bakery Cafe 714.429.1502
Champagne French Bakery Cafe, Garden Terrace 714.427.0808
GODIVA – Costa Mesa
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Godiva with beautifully packaged heart-shaped boxes, gorgeous chocolate assortments, decadent truffles, chocolate dipped strawberries, cherry cordials and “Love is in the Air” gift cards.
Enjoy my coupon below and get some limited time sweets which include: strawberry and deep dark chocolate truffles, milk chocolate Bordeaux hearts, cinnamon lollypops, Scotchmallow® hearts, sour and hot heart candies and more! Create your own personalized mix or pick up a festive heart-shaped box of decadent chocolates, nuts and chews.
Load a “Happy Valentine’s Day” gift card with a denomination of your choice or purchase a limited-time Valentine’s Day mug or tumbler.
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