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The Ultimate Guide to Valentine’s Day Dining in Dallas-Fort Worth

There will be enough pasta, cake, and sparkling wine for everyone, whether you live in Dallas, Frisco, or somewhere in between. Here are your best bets this February 14.
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Monarch’s Lady in Red, one of many Valentine’s Day specials available at North Texas restaurants this February. Courtesy of Monarch

Calling all lovers! Food lovers, that is.

Valentine’s Day is a busy holiday for Dallas restaurants. Whether you’re splurging on a hot date or have a hot date with a delicious dish, you will find no shortage of places to eat on February 14.

Sweet Treats

Bread Winners Café & Bakery

Bread Winners Café & Bakery will have a variety of sweet treats throughout the month of February, including sugar cookies, cupcakes, cake balls, chocolate-covered strawberries, and more. Prices vary. Available at all Bread Winners locations in D-FW. Call 214-754-0099 at least 24 hours in advance for special requests or large quantities. Multiple locations.

The Salty Donut

Two specialty doughnuts will be offered: the chocolate-covered strawberry heart, a heart-shaped brioche filled with strawberry jam and coated in a Valrhona chocolate ganache; and a heart-shaped glazed doughnut. A special Valentine’s Day bundle, which includes four doughnuts and a card, is available for pre-order. Pre-orders of the bundle may be placed beginning on January 24 through February 7 with pickup on February 14. 414 W. Davis St., 2049 N. Pearl St.

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Courtesy of SusieCakes

SusieCakes

SusieCakes will have mini cupcake boxes, heart-shaped sugar cookies, a cupcake decorating kit, and more to celebrate Valentine’s Day. All treats are available from January 30 through February 14, except for the SusiePink Celebration Cake, which is only available February 10 through 14. Multiple locations.

Tiff’s Treats

Send loved ones a warm treat with Tiff’s Treats, and add on a little jewelry or a tumbler. This year’s packages from the popular cookie shop include the option to send cookies with a 10-oz. Yeti Rambler or a Kendra Scott Ari heart necklace in pink crystal. Available for local, same-day delivery and pickup at cookiedelivery.com.

Drinks, Happy Hours, and Teas

Another Round

The West Dallas indoor mini golf and bar will have a Valentine’s Day add-on to its mini golf package inspired by the TikTok “pick a card” trend. Each player draws a card, and the person who makes the hole in the least number of strokes wins the card, which can be redeemed with their partner. The add-on also includes chocolate-covered strawberry shots or two mocktails. $14, available from January 23 to February 14. 660 Fort Worth Ave., Ste. 100.

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Catbird’s Made Yuzu Blush. Courtesy of Catbird.

Catbird

From February 9 through 19, Catbird will feature a cocktail called the Made Yuzu Blush, which is made with Tito’s vodka, St. Germaine, lychee, and strawberry-yuzu puree. $17. 1401 Elm St.

Lobby Bar, Midnight Rambler, CBD Provisions

Try out the Valentine’s-themed cocktail, That’s Amore, made with hibiscus-infused gin, lemon, honey syrup, egg white, and garnished with a rose petal. The Joule Dallas, 1530 Main St.

Nusr-Et Steakhouse

A special cocktail called the Chocolatini—a chocolate martini with fresh strawberries—will be served for a limited time on Valentine’s Day at this influencer magnet steakhouse. 1900 N. Pearl St.

Social Oak Wine & Whiskey Lounge 

On February 12, Social Oak Wine & Whiskey Lounge in Trophy Club will host a happy hour from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. with half-priced cocktails and small bites. Sip on a paloma spritz or old fashioned while munching on truffle deviled eggs, veggie rolls, and truffle fries. Ladies get a free glass of bubbly. Reservations recommended. 2230 TX-114, Ste. 550, Trophy Club.

TASCHEN Library

On February 12, guests can celebrate with the gals with a Galentine’s-themed tea service at the TASCHEN Library at The Joule. The menu will include salmon crudo, crab lettuce cups, lemon poppyseed scones, fine teas, and lots of bubbles. Tea to begin promptly at 11 a.m., $125 per person. Reservations required. The Joule Dallas, 1530 Main St.

Texican Court

Texican Court will serve the Valentini, a sweet creamy infusion of Fireball, Godiva, and grenadine with a splash of milk at Two Mules Cantina and the neighboring tequila bar Salt. Available February 12 – 18. 501 W. Las Colinas Blvd.

Thirsty Lion Gastropub

Sip on an espresso martini, a special old fashioned, or a glass of wine from February 9 through 14 at one of the pub’s four locations in D-FW. Grab a bite to eat while you’re at it, like the wagyu beef burger, bacon-wrapped shrimp, or filet mignon. Reservations recommended. Multiple locations.

Weekend Coffee 

The coffee shop inside The Joule will have the “Two Hearts,” a strawberry-mango mocktail ($6), and a limited-time pastry box filled by Chef Rose de la Rosa with red velvet whoopie pie, heart-shaped Linzer cookies with raspberry jam, strawberry crunch bars, and chocolate covered strawberries. $35 per box. Pre-order here. The Joule Dallas, 1530 Main St.

Dining

97 West Kitchen & Bar

Head to Fort Worth for a $100 three-course prix-fixe meal, which includes black truffle and artichoke risotto, lobster cassoulet, and a chocolate cayenne ganache cake. Reservations recommended. 200 Mule Alley Dr., Fort Worth.

Bacchus Kitchen + Bar

At Bacchus Kitchen + Bar, located inside Grapevine’s Hotel Vin, book an option for a four-course dinner with wine pairings or a private dining experience with friends. From February 13-14, reserve a private dining “bubble” that will include a four-course prix-fixe menu, chocolate-covered strawberries, a bottle of bubbles, and fondue for $200 per person. Dinner with wine pairings is four courses and will run you $120 per person. Reservations recommended. 215 E. Dallas Rd., Grapevine.  

Cantina Laredo

Cantina Laredo will offer a three-course menu featuring dinner for two at $55 per couple. An optional margarita flight pairing is available for another $16 per person. The special menu is available for dine-in or curbside pick-up from February 10 through 14. 4546 Belt Line Rd., Addison.; 1125 Legacy Dr., Frisco.

City Hall Bistro

City Hall Bistro will feature a three-course prix-fixe menu for Valentine’s Day with a complimentary glass of champagne included for $85 per person. Reservations recommended. Located inside the Adolphus Hotel, 1321 Commerce St.

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Mama B's Chicken Parm at Doc B's Courtesy of Doc B's

Commons Club

The restaurant and lounge inside the Virgin Hotel will have a set menu with a choice of oysters, pasta, steak, and more for $90 a person. Reservations recommended. 1445 Turtle Creek Blvd.

Darna Eatery 

For $99 per couple, enjoy a four-course dinner with two complimentary glasses of Champagne, and one complimentary strawberry chocolate rose. 7700 Windrose Ave., Plano.

DIVE Coastal Cuisine

Dive Coastal Cuisine will have a Valentine’s Day charcuterie board for two—available for pick-up only—which comes bundled with a bottle of Prosecco for $85. On Valentine’s Day and night, all dine-in guests can receive a free glass of champagne. Place orders by calling 214-891-1700. 3404 Rankin St.

Doc B’s Restaurant
A limited time Valentine’s Day menu includes heirloom tomatoes and burrata, braised short ribs, and honey truffle crispy chicken. Diners will also receive a glass of sparkling wine upon seating. Reservations encouraged. 2021 McKinney Ave.  

Dolce Riviera

Dolce Riviera is offering a prix-fixe menu for $95 per person or $140 for dinner with a wine pairing from February 10 through 14. A Galentine’s Day brunch will be hosted February 11 and 12, with specials on some sparkling wines and mimosas and a $55 three-course prix-fixe menu. Reservations recommended. 2950 N. Harwood St. Ste. 115.

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Courtesy of HALL Arts Hotel

Eatzi’s Market & Bakery

Take Valentine’s Day dinner to-go with special menu items for you to make at home. Expect steak, seafood, salad, and more. Items in the market include filet mignon with cabernet herb butter, crab-stuffed cold water lobster tail, and Rosewood Ranch espresso and cocoa-rubbed wagyu sirloin. Prix-fixe options for two are available for pre-order on February 13 and 14, and sweet treats like cocoa bombs and cupcakes are available, too. Items available for online order or to buy in the market. Multiple locations.

Ellie’s Restaurant & Lounge

Dine on a menu with cardamom-crusted Scottish salmon, grilled filet mignon, and balsamic glazed pheasant. Sip on the Cupid’s Garden, made with gin, St. Germain, lemon juice, simple syrup, muddled strawberries, and Veuve Ambal Rosé. Price vary. Reservations recommended. 1717 Leonard St.

Elephant East

A three-course prix-fixe menu will be available for $65 per person, or $95 to add a wine pairing. Reservations can be made online. 2823 McKinnon St.

Fish City Grill and Half Shells

Both restaurants will feature a special menu featuring two appetizers, two entrees, and one dessert for $49.99 per couple. The offer will be available February 10, 11, 13, and 14. The restaurants will close at 3 p.m. on February 12. Reservations recommended. Multiple locations.  

Gorji

On Valentine’s Day, Gorji will serve a four-course prix-fixe menu that will include New Zealand venison, escargot, smoked salmon, Australian sea bass and Texas shrimp, lamb tenderloin and Texas quail, and more. Desserts include persimmon with ice cream and nuts, flourless chocolate cake, and housemade kefir cheese with Medjool dates and pomegranate reduction. $159 per person. Call 972-503-7080 for reservations. 5100 Belt Line Rd #402

LAW

At the Las Colinas Resort restaurant, a $165 prix-fixe dinner will feature oysters with strawberry rosé mignonette and Persian cucumbers, roasted marrow and oxtail marmalade topped with pistachio salsa verde, and an entrée choice of prime filet, roasted cauliflower, or roasted halibut. Baked Alaska will top off the dinner. Wine pairings may be added for $75. A Galentine’s Day tea will also be available on February 11 and 12, which will include sweet and savory treats and tea service. $50 for adults and $30 for children under 12. Call 972-7172420 for Galentine’s Afternoon Tea reservations. Reservations are recommended for dinner. Available February 10 through 14. 4150 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving.

Le Bilboquet

The French restaurant is offering a Valentine’s Day prix-fixe dinner menu for $150 per person. Reservations recommended. 4514 Travis St., Ste. 124.

Malai Kitchen

Special menu items include Vietnamese BBQ lamb chops with Thai basil chimichurri, Lao-style beef tartare, Norwegian halibut, and “Night Market” cotton candy. Special drinks include the Lover’s Lane and Burning Passion along with Valentine’s wine specials. Available February 10 through 14. Multiple locations.  

Mercat Bistro

The restaurant is offering a Valentine’s Day prix-fixe three-course meal for $85 per person, or $115 to add a wine pairing. Reservations can be made online or by calling 214-953-0917. 2501 N. Harwood St., Ste. 225.

Monarch

Dinner with a view will include a prix fixe menu with Texas wagyu tartare, fire-roasted salmon, Nantucket Bay scallops, and the Ace of Hearts, a chocolate sponge topped with strawberry mousse for dessert. For drinks, try the Lady in Red—available February 10 through 14—a gin cocktail infused with rose petals, blanc vermouth, lemon, and raspberry. $200 per person, with window booths at $300 per person. Reservations required. 1401 Elm St.

Pizzana 

Enjoy a heart-shaped margherita pizza for you and a date. Reservations recommended. 3219 Knox St. Ste. 150.

Poco Fiasco

Poco Fiasco will serve heart-shaped pizza specials starting Friday, February 10 to 14. 2823 McKinnon St.

Postino WineCafe 

To-go orders for Valentine’s Day dinner from the wine café are available from February 6 to 17—don’t forget the wine. Place orders online for pickup at 2639 Main St., Ste. 130.

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Courtesy of Postino Wine Cafe

Primo’s MX Kitchen & Lounge

The restaurant is offering a four-course prix fixe menu for $69.99 per couple from February 10 through 14. The prix fixe menu includes Caprese burrata salad, deconstructed lobster bisque, filet Oscar with asparagus, and molten red velvet crumble cake. To make reservations, visit Resy (Uptown) or Resy (Downtown). 3309 McKinney Ave., 1914 Commerce St.

Pyramid Restaurant

The restaurant inside the Fairmont Dallas will have a four-course pre-fixe menu curated by executive chef Jean-Francois Fortin. For $150 per couple, and with a $70 wine pairing, diners can order their choice of appetizer, a soup, an entrée of beef tenderloin or sea bass, and a dessert. Reservations are available for February 11 and February 14 on OpenTable or by calling the restaurant at 214-720-5249. 1717 N. Akard St.

Saint Ann Restaurant & Bar

Celebrate Galentine’s Day on February 12 with a fancy hat party brunch with some Valentine’s Day-themed specials and live entertainment. The attendee with the best hat will win a gift card. Reservations recommended. 2501 N. Harwood St. Ste. 225.

Sassetta

A three-course meal includes truffle mushroom arancini with parmesan, wild mushroom, and truffle sauce; halibut with green garlic, spring peas, and hearts of palm, and caviar butter sauce; and lamb scottadito with gigante bean salad. Diners can “make it a date” and stay at the Joule that night, which includes a stay in a deluxe room, a sweet treat, a $50 food and beverage credit, and complimentary valet. Reservations encouraged. Dinner is $85 per person with an optional $55 wine pairing. 1530 Main St., Ste. 100.

Sea Breeze Fish Market & Grill

On Valentine’s Day, the restaurant will have a three-course prix-fixe menu with options like tuna nachos, salmon dip, broiled lobster tail, seared scallops, and dessert. $80 per person, with $35 for an additional wine pairing. Reservations recommended. 4017 Preston Rd., Ste. 530, Plano.

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Oak wood-grilled petite filet & vanilla butter poached lobster tail at SER Steak + Spirits. Courtesy of SER Steak + Spirits

SĒR Steak + Spirits

On the 27th floor of the Hilton Anatole, SĒR Steak + Spirits will have a Valentine’s Day special from February 10 to 18 with an oak wood-grilled petite filet with vanilla butter lobster tail, chocolate molten lava cake, and a new cocktail: the Love Bug, made with Michter’s bourbon, dry curacao, raspberry, orgeat, honey bitters, and egg foam. Both couples and gals celebrating will receive a glass of brut. Prices vary. 2201 N. Stemmons Fwy., Floor 27.

Te Deseo

From February 10 to 14, enjoy a prix-fixe menu for $85 per person, or $120 to add a wine pairing. For an additional $45, you can add a tequila and mezcal tasting. On Valentine’s Day, Te Deseo will have an upgraded dinner with a reception and spirits tasting beforehand for $98, in addition to the prix-fixe dinner. For prix-fixe reservation tickets, click here, for Valentine’s Day reception tickets, click here. 2700 Olive St.

TJ’s Seafood Market

TJ’s Seafood Market will have a special for its Preston Royal location: a surf and turf that will have grilled ribeye, jumbo gulf shrimp, and lobster potato hash for $39. Reservations recommended. Preston Royal: 6025 Royal Ln. Ste. 110; Oak Lawn: 4212 Oak Lawn.

Truluck’s

Specials at Truluck’s include a king crab ravioli (available February 10-14) with pasta, corn bisque, asparagus, and parmesan; chocolate strawberry cake; and a cocktail called The Voila, made with vodka, cava, Chambord, pineapple juice, raspberries, and a dry ice smoke. Reservations are recommended. 2401 McKinney Ave. 1420 Plaza Pl., Southlake.

Uchi Dallas

A special omakase tasting menu will be offered on Valentine’s Day starting at 4 p.m. The menu will include dishes with oysters, candy beet, king crab, and more. $350 for two, with optional wine and sake pairings available for an additional cost. Reservations recommended. 2817 Maple Ave.

Uchibā Dallas

The Izakaya bar concept will have an omakase tasting menu with kanpachi crudo, lobster skewer, otoro coco, and gyutoro bao. $225 for two with optional wine and sake pairings. Reservations recommended. 2817 Maple Ave., Floor 2.

Urban Crust

The pizza restaurant will have an Italian three-course meal for $44.90 per person. 1006 E. 15th St., Plano.

Urban Seafood. Co.

Urban Seafood Co. will have a four-course meal that will include oysters, crab-stuffed portobello mushrooms, lobster-stuffed flounder, and more. $75 per person. 1104 14th St., Plano.

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