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Valentine's Day

10 Low-Key Valentine’s Day Dinner Options in Dallas

When your idea of romance is heart-shaped pizza.
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Babb Brothers BBQ and Blues
A sexy combo: live music and two half-pound proteins (choose from brisket, ribs, turkey, pulled pork, sausage), plus split a whole baked potato, two small sides, one dessert, and two non-alcoholic beverages. $40 ($10 for two additional drinks of the alcoholic variety)

Greenville Avenue Pizza Company
Profess your love via heart-shaped pizza with heart-shaped pepperoni (or any topping of your choosing though it may not be in the shape of an anatomically incorrect organ). $25, dine in or carry out

Kuluntu Bakery
For the baked good lovers: a seasonal sourdough loaf with cherry, rooibos, and cocoa nib ($12); a hand-painted box of assorted bon bons ($18 for nine), and a vegan rose truffle tart ($35). Preorder by Feb. 8

Eatzi’s Market and Bakery
For the Netflix and chill romancers among us, take home ready-to-eat dishes from crab cakes to lobster mac and cheese to chocolate framboise cake (a “dinner for two” option is preorder only). Prices vary, order by Feb. 13

Jettison Cocktail Party
Not into heavy fare for the holiday of love? Jettison is hosting a shindig with a philanthropic bent: Partake in cocktails, light bites, live music, all the while a portion of proceeds will go to the Genesis Women’s Shelter. $50, reservations online

Lucky’s Cafe
Why wait until dinner—why prolong the inevitable!—when you can just meet for breakfast and make your love connection of bacon and egg specials, strawberry pancakes, and $5 glasses of champagne? Prices a la carte

Lockhart Smokehouse
Tomahawk steak for two or a rack of lamb chops served with two sides and dessert. $70 and $50, respectively, full a la carte menu available, 214-944-5521 (Oak Cliff), 972-516-8900 (Plano)

El Fenix
They don’t talk enough about the little-known aphrodisiac of chicken fajitas for two for less than $20.

Holy Grail Pub
Four courses (paired with a beer or cocktail): pistachio pesto orecchiette pasta with roasted mushrooms; salad with pomegranate, feta cheese, and sunchokes; chili-rubbed pork chop; chocolate layer cake. $50 per person, 972-377-6633 (Plano)

Norma’s Cafe
Fried provolone sticks, fried catfish, strawberry pie—be still my heart. Go in on this dinner for two (or solo, just treat yourself) Just want pie? Preorder strawberry or pink lemonade for $18. $40

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