This Valentine’s Day I’m not sure my bae and I will be doing much of anything. I’d like to be of the mindset that everyday is Valentine’s Day. However if you’re still looking for a romantic place t get your eat on, here’s a list of some really great Atlanta restaurants to round out your Valentine’s Day and night.
Couples are invited to celebrate the romantic holiday of the year at Brezza Cucina on Sunday, February 14! In addition to serving the full dinner menu with Brezza Cucina’s signature dishes that boast strong Italian and New American influences, chef Adam Evans will indulge guests with an Amore menu for two that is sure to set your heart aflutter, including a perfectly prepared steak, handmade pasta and an array of delectable desserts. An extensive wine list and spirits menu help toast to the special occasion. Brezza’s relaxed dining room and cozy bar area cater to both couples and groups. For Valentine’s Day reservations, please call 404.724.9700.
Cape Dutch Braai + Bar
Treat your valentine to Atlanta’s latest romantic getaway, Cape Dutch, which will be open especially for the holiday on Sunday, February 14. Enjoy executive chef Philippe Haddad’s featured menu specials on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening leading up to the day of love, and indulge in a three-course, prix-fixe menu on Sunday evening with your loved one, with the option of adding wine pairings. For reservations, please call 404.343.0313.
Avalon’s romantic neighborhood gem invites you and your loved one to join them in celebrating this Valentine’s Day all weekend long. Friday through Sunday, Colletta will be offering couples a special tomahawk steak prepared by executive chef Michael Perez alongside two glasses of wine for $65. For reservations, please call 678.722.8335.
Cooks & Soldiers
It doesn’t get more romantic than sharing plates – big and small – of delicately prepared Basque cuisine with loved ones on Valentine’s Day. At Cooks & Soldiers, loved ones can feast on an array of traditional pintxos served atop toasted bread, Basque small plates and meats, seafood and vegetables from the woodfire grill. For couples with an appetite, share the chuletón one kilogram bone-in ribeye with Tempranillo bordelaise and ensalada verde. Toast the occasion with libations from the restaurant’s extensive wine and beer list, craft cocktail offerings and selection of Basque specialties such as txakoli and cider.
Double Zero Napoletana
Toast Valentine’s Day with your loved one at Double Zero Napoletana and enjoy modern Southern Italian fare. The restaurant will offer an optional three-course menu is $49 per person, excluding tax and gratuity, including beef tenderloin carpaccio, lobster pappardelle and bianco e nero featuring dark chocolate Nutella mousse and white chocolate mascarpone mousse.For more information, visit www.doublezeroatl.com.
Eclipse di Luna – Buckhead and Dunwoody
Forget Valentine’s Day – Eclipse di Luna is celebration Valentine’s Weekend this year! Dine, dance and love the weekend away with the restaurant’s regular menu of signature tapas, in addition to special menu additions including grilled filet mignon, butter poached lobster, house-made tiramisu with espresso glaze and complimentary chocolate covered strawberries. Lovers are also invited to sip on chocolate strawberry martinis, fresh strawberry mojitos and rose sparkling champagne, in honor of the occasion.
This Valentine’s Day, feel like you’re in the “city of love” and say “je t’aime” with a prix-fixe, four-course dinner crafted by chef Gabriel Capo at Buckhead’s French bistro, F&B Atlanta. Let the romantic flavors of French cuisine captivate you in the cozy atmosphere, featuring off-menu specials on Saturday, February 13, in addition to a four-course, prix-fixe dinner on Sunday, February 14, for $68 per person. Make your reservations by calling 404.254.1797.
Foundation Social Eatery
Roswell favorite neighborhood eatery Foundation Social Eatery will be offering an optional prix fixe “his and hers” menu for Valentine’s Day. More details to come.
Tucked away and located in a renovated warehouse in northeast Atlanta sits star chef Anne Quatrano’s hidden gem of a restaurant, FloatAway Café. The menu changes daily at this chic restaurant and features fresh seasonal cuisine with country French, Mediterranean and Italian influences — perfect for a quiet night with your lovebird.
Celebrate l’amour this year with dinner at Le Bilboquet, one of the city’s hottest restaurants. For $100 per person, indulge in four courses including an amuse bouche of oyster with spicy mango salsa and a choice of signature dishes and specials for the occasion such as lobster ravioli with white truffle oil, veal chop with winter vegetables and a creamy morel sauce and chocolate dipped strawberries for dessert. Le Bilboquet will treat ladies with a complimentary rose upon arrival. A credit card is required for all reservations and guests will be charged a $50 per person cancellation fee within 48 hours.
Crazy in love? Head straight to Loca Luna for an evening of Latin entertainment and dancing this Valentine’s Day weekend. Both evenings, the restaurant will feature special menu items such as West Coast oysters on the half shell, butter poached lobster tail and filet mignon, as well as drink specials including chocolate strawberry martinis and fresh strawberry mojitos.
This Valentine’s Day, Midtown favorite Lure is offering couples a romantic “steak for two” option featuring a bone-in ribeye and sides including ricotta gnocchi, butter poached lobster and a citrus vinegar arugula salad with Parmigiano Reggiano. A special dessert for two will also be offered.
This Valentine’s Day, celebrate the occasion with local fare and libations at Miller Union. The restaurant will open on Sunday, February 14, for the occasion and offer a wide selection of seasonal dishes from executive chef Steven Satterfield and specials. Complete your meal with a bottle from Miller Union’s award-winning wine list and a dessert like chocolate silk pie and Meyer lemon curd custard. To make a reservation, click here.
This Valentine’s Day weekend, celebrate your loved one with Oak Steakhouse’s special three course menu prepared by executive chef Eric Zizka. The menu will be available Friday through Sunday and will be $65 per person/$90 with wine pairings. More details to come.
Whether you’re celebrating on Friday, Saturday or Sunday, make Valentine’s Day weekend a magical one with 360-degree skyline views at Polaris. In addition to the regular menu, chef Thomas McKeown has created a special four-course menu featuring new dishes such as candied beet hearts and massaged kale salad, baby ricotta pasta purses, cherry wood smoked Cox Farm beef filet and passion fruit pave. The prix fixe menu is $75 per person, or $100 with wine and champagne pairings. To enjoy the special prix fixe menu, call 404.460.6425 to make a reservation. For more information, visit www.polarisatlanta.com.
Located in a quiet pocket of Buckhead, Portofino offers a charming setting to escape from Atlanta’s hustle and bustle. This Valentine’s Day, skip dinner and opt for a lavish brunch with your honey at Portofino. Chef Marcus’ comfort food creations are well suited for a leisurely, sunny brunch on the heated patio, paired with a glass of Prosecco or refreshing cocktail. Enjoy Portofino’s Bloody Mary option featuring your choice of artisanal garnishes. For those craving bubbly, a selection of Prosecco cocktails are also available, including Portofino’s signature peach bellini made with fresh white peach puree. Signature dishes include dill and brown sugar cured salmon, duck benedict and shrimp and polenta, as well as a selection of pasta dishes such as fettuccine carbonara and bucatini all’Amatriciana. Portofino will also be open for Valentine’s Day dinner on Sunday, February 14. Reserve here.
Take advantage of InterContinental Buckhead’s Romance Package this Valentine’s Day, which includes luxury accommodations in the hotel, complimentary breakfast for two at celebrity chef Art Smith’s restaurant Southern Art, a white rose petal turndown, champagne and chocolate delivered to the room, complimentary self-parking and late checkout. For more details or to book a reservation, please click here.
Love means never having to share your shake. This Valentine’s Day, Shake Shack is offering a special buy one shake, get one free deal, so that you and your date can both slurp on something sweet together. Choose from handspun vanilla, chocolate, caramel, black and white, strawberry, peanut butter, coffee or flavor of the week, banana caramel.
Sugo invites couples to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a optional three-course menu is $59 per person, excluding tax and gratuity including broiled oysters with creamy spinach, Benton’s bacon, artichoke hearts, lemon zest and parmesan; marinated grilled shrimp with roasted red pepper coulis, charred fennel, smoked tomatoes, fresh arugula and chimichurri; and tiramisu. For more information, visit www.sugorestaurant.com.
The Iberian Pig
Located in the heart of Decatur Square, The Iberian Pig offers the ideal setting for a romantic day or night out. Ditch the stuffy, quiet dining experience and opt for a cozy evening tucked away in a dark corner at the modern Spanish restaurant. This Valentine’s Day, executive chef Eric Roberts will offer the regular menu and specials. Pair plate after plate of tapas such as bacon-wrapped dates, crispy Spanish octopus and pork cheek tacos, with rich Spanish wines and an eclectic menu of craft cocktails. The Iberian Pig will open early at noon on Saturday, February 13, and Sunday, February 14.
The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead
Inspired by the romantic spirit of Valentine’s Day, The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead is pulling out all the stops to ensure guests celebrate love in luxury and culinary bliss. From Monday, February 1, through Sunday, February 14, and for the fifth year, the hotel will present its popular “14 Days of Chocolate,” a calendar inspired by rich chocolate and designed to delight guests with creative culinary celebrations of romance. From a chocolate-themed Sunday brunch to special cocktails and more, this luxe schedule delivers something special and sweet for everything. View the full 14 Days of Chocolate calendar here. Romantic Valentine’s Day spa treatments will also be available throughout February, including the Sweet Red Rose Facial, My Suite Valentine, Sweet Escape, Chocolate Covered Pedicure, I “Love” Massage and more.
The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee
This Valentine’s Day, take a weekend getaway with your loved one to Lake Oconee and enjoy special menus and dishes at each of the three renowned restaurants on property from Friday, February 12, through Sunday, February 14. Gaby’s by the Lake’s culinary team will serve up a distinctive three course menu including a champagne toast; Georgia’s Bistro chef Aaron Baxendale will offer a farm to fork “sweetheart sharing menu” featuring a champagne bar and bourbon chocolate baked Alaska as the finale; and Linger Longer Steakhouse’s talented culinary team will present a lavish oyster bar featuring oysters from coast to coast as well as a gold-dusted chocolate soufflé for couples to share for dessert.
At the spa, two special treatments will be offered from Monday, February 1, to Monday, February 29: the Cupid’s Couples Escape (for two) featuring a luxurious massage with hot stone enhancements followed by a rose petal soak for two, two glasses of champagne and a gourmet dessert to share; and the Champagne and Rose Petal Manicure and Pedicure including a glass of champagne, a hand and foot scrub infused with rose petals and a gifted nail polish. Book your spa appointment here.
Love is in the air all month long at Varuni Napoli with the WE LOVE VARUNI NAPOLI February Handpicked Scoutmob deal! Head over to Scoutmob and purchase the We Love Varuni Napoli deal and receive a dinner for two featuring a salad, bottle of wine and a pizza to share for just $45!
Enjoy your evening at Wahoo! Grill this Valentine’s Day, Sunday, February 14. Featuring a Prix Fixe Menu prepared by chef Scot E. Davis — $49++ per person with the option to add spectacular wine pairings for $22++(full glass with entrée course, half glasses with 1st, 2nd, 4th courses). Reservations required. To make reservations please call 404.373.3331 or online