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Not exactly an ace in the kitchen? Don’t worry, these restaurants will do the wining and dining for you this Valentine’s Day.
The Holy Grail Pub
The Warwick Melrose
Peak & Elm
Front Room Tavern
Dee Lincoln Steak Bar
Lavendou Bistro Provençal
MAX’s Wine Dive
Veritas Wine Room
The Gin Mill
Sea Breeze Fish Market and Grill
The Ranch at Las Colinas
Dallas Chop House
Dallas Fish Market
Hotel St. Germain
“The Grape Restaurant, Dallas’ most romantic restaurant for over 40 years, is celebrating Valentine’s Day all weekend long so pick a day and make a date!
The popular dining destination for lovers’ features a chef inspired Valentine’s Day 3-course menu on Saturday, February 14 (beginning at 5pm) for $65 person with an option to add wine pairings ($25); beverages, tax and gratuity additional. With decadent choices available in each course, Valentines can celebrate the occasion with romantic bistro fare prepared by Chef de Cuisine Sarah Snow.
Reservations required for Feb. 14 and highly recommended for Feb. 13 and 15. Located at 2808 Greenville Avenue, The Grape is open for dinner nightly at 5:30pm. For reservations call 214-828-1981 or visit the website at www.thegraperestaurant.com Complimentary valet parking always provided.”
“Henry’s Majestic is celebrating Valentine’s Day weekend by offering a special 3-course dinner served with two specialty cocktails that will be available on Friday, February 13 and Saturday, February 14. The cost will be $75 per person. Guests will also be able to order off of the regular menu.
First Course (shared appetizer)
Crab dip with crispy wontons and caviar, served with blood orange and champagne cocktail
Filet Wellington with asparagus and mushroom demi
Scallops on barley risotto with sweet corn puree
Lavender cake filled with huckleberry and creme Yvette anglaise. Garnished with blackberries, edible flowers and a small scoop lavender ice cream served with a Blue Berry Coco Fizz made with fresh blue berries, coco, Cuban-style rum, cream and citrus.
Reservations Recommended and can be made by calling the restaurant at 469-893- 9400 or by using Open Table. Henry’s Majestic is located at 4900 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75205. www.HenrysMajestic.com”
“The Valentine’s Day menu will be offered Friday, February 13 and Saturday, February 14. Dinner in the Landmark will be $75 per person. Tax and gratuity are not included. Reservations are available at 214.224.3152 or online at www.landmarkrestodallas.com. Valet is always complimentary when visiting the restaurant or bar.
The complete Valentine’s menu for the Warwick Melrose is:
FIRST COURSE (choice of one)
Red Beet Soup – Garnished with Coconut Crème
SECOND COURSE (choice of one)
Amore Salad – Romaine, Hearts of Palm, Artichoke Hearts, shaved Romano, Red Wine Vinaigrette and Herbed Croutons
Pork Belly Salad – Spinach, Cherries, Maple Candied Walnuts & Blue Cheese Crumbles tossed in a Cherry Vinaigrette
THIRD COURSE (choice of one)
Maine Lobster Saffron Risotto – Fresh Main Lobster, Creamy Risotto infused with Saffron,
served with Asiago-Garlic Baguette Slices
Herbed Rack of Lamb – Herb Crusted Lamb Rack over Tomatillo Braised Lentils and Piquillo Pepper Relish
Filet & Smoked Tomato Butter – Pan Seared Filet with Smoked Tomato Butter, Herbed Potato Cake & Bordelaise Sauce
FOURTH COURSE (choice of one)
Tiramisu- Lavazza washed ladyfingers, Frangelico infused Mascarpone Creme
Passion Fruit Crème Brulee- Fresh Passion Fruit Baked Custard”
“The Powers that Be at Boulevardier are very excited to announce the Dinner Menu and Paired Beverage Menu for Valentine’s Day 2015!
The Food Menu is $95 per person. If you desire the Paired Beverage Menu, please note it will be $45 per person.
Please call Boulevardier at 214.942.1828 for reservations. We hope to see you!”
“A delightful three-course menu of favorites, infused with all of the elements of French warmth and charm, is being prepared for guests at Lavendou Bistro Provençal for the annual celebration on Valentine’s Day.
The Lavendou Valentine’s Day 2015 dinner is $69.95 per person for three courses, served on Saturday, February 14.
To make plans to dine at Lavendou for Valentine’s Day, contact Lavendou at 972-248-1911, or e-mail [email protected]”
“Valentine’s Day at the DMA
Dinner reservations available from 6:30-10:00 p.m.
Cocktails in the Concourse
Tamami cocktail – pineapple juice, apricot brandy, lemon juice, and whiskey
Strawberry-sake spritzer – muddled strawberries, mint leaves, TY KU sake, champagne
Canapés – Chef’s Choice
Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu
Amuse Bouche – Chef’s Choice
Green valley pea soup with slow roasted San Marzano tomato and
Dallas Mozzarella Company with Texan balsamic olive oil
Szechuan Seared Scallops with Nam Jim dipping sauce and Asian salt
Smoked Barbary duck breast with beet, apple and walnut salad
Roasted fillet of Aberdeen Angus with
Horseradish crust fondant potatoes, glazed carrots, and bordelaise sauce
Hickory smoked sea bass with confit Roma tomato, baby leaks, and saffron poached potatoes with lemongrass and ginger butter
Baby onion and cherry tomato Tarte Tatin, Montchevre goat cheese with arugula salad
Chocolate lava cake with a warm strawberry salad
Brandy snap basket filled with tropical fruit salad and champagne sabayon
Vanilla pana cotta with blueberry compote”
“MAX’s Wine Dive believes Valentine’s Day is all about sharing with your loved ones. They are offering a five-course prix fixe dinner for two, priced at $100 excluding tax and gratuity. If guests would like to add a wine pairing option, there will be an additional $50 cost, excluding tax and gratuity.”
“The sushi and teppan chefs at Hibashi Teppan Grill & Sushi Bar have designed Romantic Dinners to Share that showcase the best of its popular sushi and teppanyaki dining, served Friday, February 13, Valentine’s Day, February 14, and Sunday, February 15, along with the restaurant’s popular regular menu. For reservations at Hibashi for Valentine’s 2015, visit www.hibashi.com or call 972-620-3474.”
“Pakpao is offering two special Valentine’s Day prix fixe menus on February 14. The first, in tandem with the opening of the movie 50 Shades of Grey, is a “Thai Me Up: 50 Shades of Grey” prix fixe menu.
The $45 prix fixe menu includes items such as the Thai Silk Cocktail, Hoi Obh – “Steamy” Mussels, Pad Kee Mow – “Drunk on Love” Drunken Noodles, and for dessert: Forbidden Rice with Pandan Panna Cotta. After dinner guests can head to the theater to catch the flick based off the bestselling novel by E.L. James.
In addition, Pakpao is offering a more traditional but equally romantic three-course prix fixe menu, plus an amuse, also for $45. Items on this menu include an amuse of Koi Pla of Tuna with rambutan, beet, and Persian cucumber relish; Steamed Dumplings with a choice of Roasted Duck or Winter Squash filling; and a main course choice of Pan Seared Striped Bass with green mango roe salad and coconut butter or Roasted Cornish Hen with Chinese celery root, long beans, chive flowers, and sweet grapes. Dessert rounds out the menu with a Coconut Chocolate Truffle with passion fruit and sweet rice.”
“If celebrating Valentine’s Day with the masses is not your idea of a good time, come celebrate Valentine’s Day with Chef Jon Stevens and the Veritas Crew on Sunday February 15!
Remember to RSVP ASAP- seats are going to go fast!
Date: Sunday, February 15th
Time: Show up at 630 – 645, relax, drink, mingle, and enjoy your good fortunes. First course will be served at approximately 715ish.
Location: Veritas Wine Room, Henderson Avenue
Chef: Jon Stevens of Stock & Barrel
Price: $62 per head for food. Wine is additional.”
“Steel has been a long-time favorite Valentine’s destination in Dallas for 15 years.Executive Chef Jason West has created a charming 3 course prix fixe menu to help sweethearts celebrate Valentine’s Day in a delectable and exotic fashion. Choose from carefully crafted Asian influenced dishes that will whet your sweetheart’s appetite and stoke the flames of love. Steel’s staff is already prepped to suggest fine wines that will lovingly complement your menu choices, empower the food and enhance your warm and fuzzy feelings. Make your reservations today before space run out! Saturday, February 14th – 3 Course Prix Fixe Only
Friday, February 13th & Sunday, February 15th – 3 Course Prix Fixe & Regular Menu Available Price 3 Course Prix Fixe $65”
“Being sweet to your sweetie for Valentine’s Day no longer requires one to break the bank. Area El Chico restaurants are offering a special Valentine’s Day offer between February 3 and February 15. For only $29.99, guests will enjoy: op Shelf Guacamole, made fresh tableside.
Mixed Grill for Two, which includes beef and chicken fajitas with shrimp sautéed in chipotle butter. These are served with rice, frijoles rancheros, pico de gallo, sour cream and a choice or cheddar cheese or guacamole. Strawberry nachos – fresh strawberries, whipped cream and vanilla ice cream on sweet cinnamon chips.”
“For many diners, going to a crowded restaurant on the most romantic night of the year is not in the cards. Sea Breeze Fish Market & Grill, North Texas’ most lauded seafood destination, has created an elegant solution to this date night quandary. The restaurant will offer a romantic seafood feast for two, available for take-out only for Friday, February 13 – Saturday, February 14, 2015. The two person feast sells for $78.99, and includes:
Crab Stuffed Lobster for two
Two specialty sides
Key Lime Pie
The package will be prepared to serve, with simple final instructions to serve the perfect meal. Reservations are recommendation prior to February 10 to ensure availability.”
“Relax, reconnect and dip into the romance this Valentine’s Day at NYLO Irving/Las Colinas. The boutique hotel is fresh, crisp and energetic yet still so intimate. Cupid arrives on Saturday this year, so consider turning your Valentine’s plans into a romantic getaway with our Valentine’s Day Package. The Valentine’s Package includes overnight accommodations as well as a fondue -themed three course dinner for two with a champagne toast included during dessert. Rates start at $199 (excluding taxes and fees).”
“The Valentine’s 2015 dinner at Dallas Chop House provides a dining experience that encompasses many fresh and lovely flavors with satisfying and exciting traditions for an ultimate romantic celebration together. This Valentine’s meal centers around the luxurious enjoyment of the DCH signature excellence of fine beef, surrounded with an abundance of other delightful selections among all courses.
Executive Chef Chad Starling and DRG Corporate Chef AJ Joglekar are preparing a three-course dinner (prix fixe or à la carte), with wine pairings also available à la carte or in a prix fixe offering. The Dallas Chop House Valentine’s Day 2015 menu will be served at dinner on Friday, February 13 and Saturday, February 14, with seatings on February 14 at 5:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. The menu is available à la carte or prix fixe at $70 per person, with wine pairings à la carte or in prix fixe offering at $25 per person.
To make Valentine’s Day plans at Dallas Chop House, visit www.dallaschophouse.com or contact Dallas Chop House at 214-736- 7300.”
“Fine catches and beautiful combinations of marvelous ingredients make the Valentine’s Day 2015 menu at Dallas Fish Market a completely luxurious experience to celebrate love and all of its gifts at dinner. Beausoleil oysters from New Brunswick, velvety hamachi, Scottish Salmon and delicate and delicious Chatham cod are among the flavor delights for this romantic holiday dinner.
DRG Concepts Corporate Chef AJ Joglekar and the Dallas Fish Market culinary team are preparing three courses featuring recipes created especially for the Valentine’s Day holiday and available prix fixe or à la carte. Wine and sake pairings are also available by the glass and in a prix fixe offering. The Dallas Fish Market Valentine’s Day 2015 menu is available prix fixe in three courses at $70 per person, with a prix fixe wine and sake pairing at $25 per person. The menu is also available à la carte, with wine and sake pairings also à la carte. It will be served at dinner on Friday, February 13 and Saturday, February 14, in seatings at 5:30 pm., 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. To make reservations, visit www.dallasfishmarket.com or contact Dallas Fish Market at 214-744-3474.”
“For diners who have a SPICY relationship this Valentine’s Day, North Texas Cantina Laredo locations have an amazing three course dinner available. The Valentine’s Especialidad menu will only be available February 12-February 14, 2014. For only $35 per person (plus $15 for optional cocktail pairings), guests can enjoy a choice of appetizer, entrée, and dessert.”
“Celebrate the art of romance at what many have called the ultimate spot for romance: Hotel St Germain in Dallas. Begin with a sumptuous gourmet dinner in our romantically seductive main dining room. Hushed conversations in a room lit only by candlelight give our guests a sense of traveling to Paris or New Orleans without ever leaving Dallas. February 13th and 14th – Prix fixe multi course Dinner – $125 per person. February 12th and 15th – Prix fixe multi course Dinner – $95 per person.”
“Abacus is serving a special menu with four courses of delicious starters, meats and seafood dishes, including: Nantucket Bay Scallop Ceviche, Seared Hudson Valley Foie Gras, Smoked Tomato Soup, Grilled Alaskan Arctic Char, Niman Ranch Pork Duo, Seared Hawaiian Marlin, Grilled Beef Tenderloin and a duo of desserts. Dinner is priced at $125 per person, plus tax and gratuity, and a handful of Abacus’s favorite accompaniments like the Lobster-Scallion Shooters and Truffled Pomme Frites will be available for an additional charge. Reservations are required.”
“Jasper’s Valentine’s Day menu features: House Cured Salmon Pastrami, Pork Belly Banh Mi, Jasper’s Caesar Salad, Kansas City Strip, Roasted Branzini, Cider Brined Pork Chop and a ménage à trios of desserts, including Chocolate-Cherry Cheese Cake, Shortbread Hearts with Raspberry Curd and Chocolate Dipped Strawberries. Dinner is priced at $85 per person, plus tax and gratuity, and a few of Jasper’s favorite starters and sides can be purchased for an additional charge. Reservations are required.”
“Meddlesome Moth will be in the mix for DFW Valentines day. There will be a four-course menu on Feb. 14 with three different seating’s including 5 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. The menu will include:
· First course- East Coast Oysters with lime leaf, crisp calamari and sesame hollandaise; Chicken heart spring rolls with Nuoc Cham, rice noodles and pickled carrots; Vanilla Rock Shrimp with asparagus, jicama, avocados and wontons
· Second course- Leek bacon bisque with artichoke fritti, parmesan mascarpone mousse and quail eggs; Kalette, macadamia nut, candied pineapples, buttered waffle croutons and hop vinaigrette
· Third Course-Blood orange brined chicken breast with Montchevre fingerling potato salad and watercress, blood orange chicken juice; Laksa Salmon Mille Feuille with coconut, fresh coriander, lemongrass dumplings; Porter “Wagoner” short rib with Slinger potatoes
· Fourth Course- Chocolate box of chocolates; Marjolaine Cake with pistachio, lemon and raspberry
There is a Double Date Discount and if you book with 4 or more people then each couple will receive a $10 discount.”
“Whether spending Valentine’s Day as date night with your sweetheart, or as family night with your sweet peas, Olivella’s is offering a Valentine’s Day deal to cover a spectrum of foodie delights. This Saturday, February 14, Olivella’s traditional Italian dessert pizza will be free when you order a bottle of wine from any of Olivella’s three locations. Reservations are not accepted”