Entertainment: I'm With Cupid: Valentine's Day Dining 2017

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Published by: Debra Green on Thursday January 19th, 2017

Debra Green

Valentine's Day 2017

Looking for the perfect way to spend your Valentine's Day? There are plenty of great places to enjoy some romantic vittles with with your true love.

Dantanna's

Dantanna’s, a landmark Atlanta dining and drinking destination, is celebrating Valentine’s Day with special dining options for both couples and singles alike at all three of its locations on Tuesday, February 14, 2017.  For this special occasion, couples are invited to get cozy in the dining room and indulge in a four-course Valentine’s Day menu. Pricing will be based off the main course selection for two, which includes a 40 oz. porterhouse for $120, filet and lobster surf n’ turf for $125, and cioppino for $90. The four-course dinner also includes choice of appetizer, signature soups or salads, and a sharable dessert.

Singles can belly up to the bar for Dantanna’s exclusive “Lonely Hearts” Valentine’s Day menu. Offerings include:  Stab My Heart - Peruvian style beef heart anticuchos, skewered, grilled, boiled potatoes, corn, and selection of aji sauces; T.V. Dinner - four foil compartments of mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, fruit cobbler and choice of fried chicken or salisbury steak; Solitude "Monk” Fish - lots of quiet and no chance for romance-seared prosciutto wrapped monkfish, tart cherry glaze, mashed not-so-sweet potatoes, and garlic sautéed bitter greens; and The Lonely Cowboy - grilled bone-in cowboy ribeye, coffee rub, fried red potatoes, black beans, and a fried egg.     

In addition to the Valentine’s Day special menus, guests can also take advantage of Dantanna’s extensive wine, cocktail and beer list. Open to all ages, Dantanna's regular menu will also be available. For more information visit www.dantannas.com or call 404.705.8873. Stay connected on Twitter and Instagram at @dantannas.  

Valentine’s Day Couple’s Menu

Appetizer

Cajun Chicken Eggrolls

Asian Steak Skewers

Choice of Soup or Salad (one per person)

She Crab Soup

Chicken & Sausuage Gumbo

House Salad

Caesar Salad

Choice of One Main Course

Creekstone Farms 40 oz Porterhouse Steak for Two

Garlic-herb compound butter, choice of two sides.    

Surf & Turf for Two

Two 6 oz Creekstone Farms Filets, two Maine lobster tails, choice of two sides. 

Cioppino for Two

Fresh fish, shrimp, mussels, Alaskan king crab, whole Maine lobster, truffle-tomato broth, linguine.  

Choice of One Dessert

Dantanna’s Chocolate Bananas

Heart Shaped Krispy Kreme Bread Pudding

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Lonely Hearts Menu 

Stab My Heart, $15

Peruvian style beef heart anticuchos, skewered, grilled, boiled 

potatoes, corn, selection of ahi sauces.         

T. V. Dinner, $19

Lonely night in front of the tube-4 foil compartments of mashed  

potatoes, mixed vegetables, fruit cobbler and choice of fried chicken or salisbury steak.

 Solitude "Monk” Fish, $25

Lots of quiet and no chance for romance-seared prosciutto wrapped

monkfish, tart cherry glaze, mashed not-so-sweet potatoes, garlic sauteed bitter greens.

The Lonely Cowboy, $45

Grilled bone-in cowboy ribeye, coffee rub, fried red potatoes, 

black beans, fried egg-all alone on the prairie         

 

Ribalta

Address: 1080 Peachtree St NE #9, Atlanta, GA 30309

Phone: (404) 249-7019

Special hours: Ribalta will be open regular hours, 11:30am – 12am.

Special menus/offerings: Celebrate this valentine’s day with the classic Neapolitan Italian food at Ribalta. Guests will start off the evening with an amuse bouche of Crostino with Taleggio cheese, wild mushrooms & truffle oil.  In additional to the regular menu of pizzas and pasta, Ribalta will be turning all of their pizza into the shape of a heart, as well as offering a list of special dishes including the Homemade Pappardelle with Lamb Ragu, Pecorino Cheese and Mint, the Kobe Beef Tartar with Crispy Capers, Shallot and Dijon Mustard and the Rigatoni di Gragnano with Crispy Eggplant, San Marzano Tomato and Dried Ricotta. Chose one of the choices from the brand new winter cocktail list, or opt for a bottle of Italian wine which will be served half price after 10pm. 

Reservations: Reservations required, can be made by calling the restaurant

 

Barcelona Wine Bar

Inman Park: 240 N. Highland Avenue NE, (404) 589-1010

Westside Ironworks: 1085 Howell Mill Road NW, (404) 872-8000

Specials: The restaurant provides a romantic ambiance for couples to celebrate this special holiday. The chefs will be preparing special tapas using ingredients like lobster and truffles. They will also be making hand-dipped, long-stemmed, chocolate covered strawberries available for dessert and complementary cookies for dessert.

Reservations: Can be made by calling the restaurant

 

ONE. midtown kitchen: 

ONE love, ONE heart, come celebrate Valentine’s Day at ONE. midtown kitchen. Indulge in Chef Matt Weinstein’s a la carte Valentine’s Day menu, complimented by a reserve wine list, craft cocktails and decadent desserts. Guests will leave with a boxed bon-bon and a $10 ONE. midtown kitchen gift certificate to use toward their next visit. To make your reservation for your ONE true love, call 404.892.4111 or visit onemidtownkitchen.com 

 

TWO urban licks:

This Valentine’s Day, enjoy Chef Michael Bertozzi’s seasonal a la carte menu as well as specials meant for sharing. All guests will depart with a takeaway of handcrafted miso caramel popcorn. Paired with the live band “Atlanta Boogie” and exceptional skyline views, TWO offers the ideal evening for couples and groups. 

Specials will include:

Duck: wood oven roasted breast carnitas style, house made tortillas, avocado, cilantro and lime

Prime Porterhouse for two: smoked and grilled offered with twice baked potatoes, chicory salad and bordelaise sauce

Whole Red Snapper: served crispy with a warm Vietnamese salad and cilantro ginger broth

Valentine’s Day dinner will be served from 5:30 p.m.  – 12:00 a.m. For reservations please call, 404.522.4622 or visit twourbanlicks.com

 

TAP:

 Calling all Singles! If a table for two, chocolate desserts and roses aren’t your style, head to TAP for this year’s Valentine’s Day! Chef Tyler Williams is offering bachelor themed menu specials (mac n cheese, english muffin pizzas, crispy bologna fried rice, ramen burger), buckets of beer, $5 drafts and a complimentary glass of champagne for all single ladies. 

 

The Brasserie & Neighborhood Café at Parish:

Enjoy a meal with your one and only on Valentine’s Day. We will be serving Dinner Tuesday, February 14th from 5pm – 10pm with a special Valentine’s Day menu curated by Chef Stuart Tracy. To make reservations call 404.681.4435 or visit parishatl.com.

 

NEXTO:

Get NEXTO the One You Love! This Valentine’s Day, NEXTO is taking reservations! Book today to enjoy Chef Mihoko’s $30 per person prix fixe menu, or the regular dinner menu, complimented by mixed cocktails, sake, and shochu. All guests will receive a complimentary honmei-choco, or Japanese chocolate. NEXTO will be serving Valentine’s Day dinner, 5:30 – 10:00pm, Tuesday, February 14th. To make your reservations call, 404.809.3763 

 

ROOM at TWELVE:

Beginning Friday, February 10th, ROOM is offering a three-course prix fixe menu, along with their regular dinner menu. The special menu will be available Friday, February 10th – Tuesday, February 14th and is $50 per person or available to order a la carte. For more information or to make your reservations visit roomattwelve.com or call 404.418.1250.

 

Eclipse di Luna & Loca Luna

From Friday, February 10th, to Tuesday, February 14th, dine, dance and love the weekend away with the restaurant’s special menu additions including grilled filet mignon, butter poached lobster and Godiva chocolate flan with sea salt caramel sauce. Lovers are also invited to sip on chocolate strawberry martinis, fresh strawberry mojitos and rose sparkling champagne, in honor of the occasion, and sweep their sweethearts off their feet with the best live Latin music in Atlanta. For reservations, please call 404.846.0449 (Buckhead), 678.205.5862 (Dunwoody) or 404.875.4494 (Loca Luna).


Venkman's
Chef Nick Melvin’s prix fixe Valentine’s Day dinner menu sets the stage for a romantic night and comes complete with live music quartet from : Le Grand Fromage, featuring Braves organist Matthew Kaminski.. If you’re sharing the day with someone special, make your dinner reservations soon! The Valentine’s Day dinner is $65 per person, or $215 for a party of four. Supplemental wine pairings available upon arrival for an additional $25 per person. Tax is included in the price of the ticket. Gratuity is not included in the price and will be applied to your bill at the end of your visit. Reservations are available beginning at 5:30 p.m. View the menu and secure your reservations today by phone at 470-225-6162, or email at [email protected].
Say "I love you." With beer. Venkman's is partnering with Creature Comforts once again to bring you a special Valentine's Day Beer Dinner. On Thursday, February 14, 2017 at 7:00 p.m., Venkman's Executive Chef, Nick Melvin, will be serving a romantic 5 course meal. Each course will be paired with a beer from Creature Comforts. You must buy a ticket in advance to get in on this special deal. Tickets are available at Xorbia for $127 which includes tip and gratuity.  COURSE 1: Beer: Bibo Dish: Razor Clam Crudo: Chowder Vinaigrette, Green Garlic Aioli, Fried Sourdough COURSE 2: Beer: Southerly Love Dish: Lyonnaise Salad: Bitter Greens, House Coppa, Sorghum Mustard Vinaigrette, Calabrian Chile 6 Minute Egg COURSE 3: Beer: Get Comfortable IPA Dish: Pan Roasted South Carolina Quail: Fermented Lentil Stew, Grapefruit Dukkah, Mint, Chamomile Froth COURSE 4: Beer: Tropicalia Dish: Pressed Lamb Belly: Whipped Feta, Walnut Pommegranite Tabbouleh, Date Molasses COURSE 5: Beer: Koko Buni Dish: Gelato Sandwich: Cornmeal Snickerdoodle Cookies, Foie Gras and Salted Caramel Gelato 740 Ralph McGill Blvd NE, Atlanta, GA 30312 | venkmans.com | 470.225.6162 
 
Livingston Resturant + Bar
Treat someone special to a romantic evening this Valentine’s Day at Livingston Restaurant + Bar. Beginning at 5:00 p.m., Livingston will host a pre-fixe dinner consisting of three courses and a complementary glass of Pol Remy Brut. The dinner costs $70 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. Reservations can be made by calling 404.897.5000 or visiting livingstonatlanta.com and clicking the reservation tab. A glass of Pol Remy, Brut sparkling, France… Course One Velvety Lobster Bisque Cajun crawfish tails, tasso ham, tarragon crème Smoked Salmon Chips Dill cream cheese, red onion, capers Asparagus Frites and Cauliflower Popcorn Parmesan cheese, garlic-horseradish aioli Roasted Beet Salad Baby candy stripe beets, local greens, lemon oil, burrata, candied pecans Arugula Salad Sweet blue chevre, candied walnuts, sun ripe raspberries, watermelon radish, white balsamic vinaigrette Course Two Creole Scallop Carbonara   Logan turnpike grits, smoky andouille & grilled corn cream, farm fresh field peas, pecorino tartufo Cowboy Cut Rib Eye Rib eye steak, parmesan truffle Yukon potato wedges, lemon scented grilled asparagus, blistered heirloom cherry tomato Blackened Carolina Trout Sautéed spinach, roasted jalapeno polenta, old bay celery root puree, grapefruit Southern Fried Chicken Breast Three cheese rice & broccoli casserole, jalapeno-turkey bacon cornbread,  potlikker BBQ Smoked Pork Chop   Great northern sweet potato fritter, fuji apple mostarda, grain mustard Course Three
Nutella & Oreo Mississippi Mud Pie Buttered hazelnuts, banana foster ice cream Fuji Apple Praline Pecan Ba Sea salted caramel, vanilla bean ice cream Peppermint Brittle Candy Sundae Mint and chocolate chip gelato, blondie bites, hot fudge, marshmallow crème Three course dinner -$70 - Price does not include tax or gratuity 659 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, Ga. 30308 | livingstonatlanta.com 404.897.5000
 
The Mercury
This Valentine’s Day channel your inner 007 at The Mercury with a romantic evening of spy-like cuisine. Enjoy specialty themed menu items including the From Brussels with Love, Moonracker Soup, 007 Filet, the M-16-Teen NY Strip, Dr. Prime Rib, and Clams Casino Royale. Give any of your dishes a License To Kill (lobster tail) for $18! Sweet offerings include Oddjob Double Chocolate Brownie, Cannoli Galore, Spectre Cake and Live & Pet Pie. Sip on cocktails featuring your favorite Bond girls including Holly Goodhead, Vesper Lynd, Log Cabin Girl, Honey Ryder and Vid & Vora.  "I take a ridiculous pleasure in what I eat and drink" - James Bond. WHEN: Tuesday, February 14th from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. WHERE: The Mercury – Ponce City Market (675 Ponce de Leon Avenue NE Atlanta, GA 30308) COCKTAILS $12

  Holly Goodhead
Brandy, Raspberry, Cream, Egg

Vesper Lynd
Gin, Vokda, Americano, Orange Bitters

Log Cabin Girl
Campari, Vermouth, Soda

Honey Ryder
Gin, Honey, Lemon, Rosemary

Vida and Zora Vodka, Cassis, Lemon, Bubbles APPETIZERS   Clams Casino Royale: Red and Green Bell Peppers, Bacon, Breadcumbs, served on the halfshell $12   On the Half Shell :6/12 Oysters Market Price   M SALAD: Romaine, Crouton, Parmesan, White Anchovies, Caesar Dressing $11   Q SALAD: Iceberg, Bacon, Blue Cheese, Crispy Shallots, Oven Dried Tomatoes $13   Crab Key Island: Jumbo Lump Crab Balls, Remoulade $17   From Brussels With Love: Crispy Brussels Sprouts, Herbsaint Ranch $9   The Spy Who Loved Wagyu: Carpaccio, Grilled Romaine, Crispy Avocado, Lemon Aioli, Gremolata $15   Moonraker Soup: French Onion Soup, Gruyere & Emmenthaler $10   ENTREES   007: 7oz Filet, Asparagus, Scalloped Potatoes, Hunter Sauce $47   Goldeneye: 12oz Petite Ribeye, Yukon Gold Potatoes, Swiss Chard, Sherry Dijon Jus $44   MI6-Teen: 16oz NY Strip, Crispy Potato, Bacon Wrapped Asparagus, Truffle Butter $50   Money Penne: Button Mushrooms, Spinach, Tomato, Pecan Pesto $24   The Man with the Golden Trout: Crab Stuffed Trout, Rutabega Gratin, Garlic Spinach, Walnut Moscato Vinaigrette $27   Skyfall: Springer Mountain Chicken, Whipped Potatoes, Baby Root Veggies $26   Dr. Prime: 12oz Prime Rib, Whipped Potatoes, Creamed Spinach, Au Jus, Horseradish Cream $46   License to Kill: Add a lobster tail to any dish $18   DESSERT   Odd Job: Double Chocolate Brownie, Vanilla Ice Cream, Raspberry Coulis $10   Cannoli Galore: Dark Chocolate, House ade ricotta, Whipped Cream $10   Spectre Cake: Vanilla Cake, Chocolate Buttercream, Sprinkles $14   Live and Let Pie: Lime curd, Lime Custard, Graham Cracker Crust, Whipped Cream $10

Osteria Mattone
 What’s more romantic than an Italian dinner for two? Join Osteria Mattone on Feb. 13th or 14th and enjoy a $70 two-course prix fixe Valentine’s dinner for two. Couples will indulge in Chef Woody Back’s Roasted Sunchoke Soup, followed by Crispy Half Duck with Truffled Jus with Roasted Potatoes and Grilled Broccolini with Lemon. Reservations are limited and available via email only at [email protected]. Wanting to treat your date to something sweeter? Indulge in Osteria's one-of-a-kind St. Valentine’s Dessert Tasting. For $125, couples will enjoy a Cheese Selection, followed by three of Pastry Chef Vivian Lee’s specialty desserts, all paired with hand-selected wines! Seatings are only available at 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Feb. 12th, 13th & 14th. To reserve a spot at one of our six seatings, please email [email protected]. For additional information, menus, and full contact information, please visit osteriamattone.com. Join the conversation on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

 

 

 

St. Valentine’s Day Dessert Tasting Menu

Cheese Selection

Pear butter, candied walnuts, whipped honey

Rare Wine Company Savannah Madeira

 

Spumoni Entremet

Pistachio mousse, chocolate jocande, cherry gelée

La Spinetta Bricco Quaglia, Mostcato D’Asti ’14

 

Tiramisu Paris-Brest

Whipped brandied mascarpone, pâte à choux, chocolate ganache, espresso gelato

“Fama Fama:” Brandy, Biscotti Liqueur, Meletti Cioccolato

 

Dark Chocolate Mousse

Chantilly cream, raspberry meringue, Valhrona chocolate, sugared almonds

Dme La Tour Vielle Rimage, Banyuls ’15

 

5 Church Atlanta

5Church Atlanta has a $65 three-course prix fixe menu with courses of crispy oyster, lobster and ricotta gnudi or arugula salad; the C.A.B. filet mignon, steelhead trout or bone-in pork chop; and coconut panna cotta, yuzu cake or dark chocolate mousse. $25 per-person wine pairings are also available. This special menu is available in addition to the regular à la carte menus Feb. 11-13. On Feb. 14, only the prix fixe menu will be served. 404-400-3669; 5churchatlanta.com.

 

Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails 

Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails promises prime steak features throughout the weekend and a three-course, $65 prix fixe menu on Valentine’s Day. 770-817-0161; miltonscuisine.com.

 

Ray’s 

Ray's on the River (770-995-1187), Ray's at Killer Creek (770-649-0064), and Ray's in the City (404-524-9224) are showcasing prix fixe menus Feb. 11-13 alongside the regular dinner menu. Dinner on Feb. 14 begins at 3 p.m. and features the prix fixe menus only.  The coursed menus are $70 and $85 per person and feature treats such as braised short rib ravioli, horseradish-encrusted black grouper and twin lobster tails. raysrestaurants.com.

 

Storico Fresco Alimentari e Ristorante  

Storico Fresco Alimentari e Ristorante is featuring Valentine’s-themed dishes - heart-shaped pasta and lobster-filled pasta – in its specialty grocery store on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 10-11, and on Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 13-14. The full-service bar and restaurant is also serving a special dinner menu on Feb. 14. 404-500-2181; storicofresco.com.

 

American Cut 

American Cut has a hearty $78 three-course prix fixe menu. Choose from a 10-oz. filet, a 20-day dry-aged bone-in rib-eye or pan-roasted halibut along with salad and dessert while toasting to your love with a $100 bottle of Perrier Jouët Blason Rosé. 770-415-9766, americancutsteakhouse.com.

 

Aria 

Enjoy chef/owner Gerry Klaskala's modern take on American cuisine at Aria, which features a newly redesigned, welcoming dining room and a special four-course menu from 5 to 9 p.m. for $95 per person. 404-233-7673; aria-atl.com.

 

Dolce Italian 

Dolce Italian features a $75 prix fixe menu with a choice of entrées sure to impress your sweetie (tuna and salmon mosaic, risotto with lobster and filet Oscar), bookended by oysters with papaya relish and chocolate ganache cake with passion fruit ice cream. 678-686-2267, dolceitalianrestaurant.com.

 

Gunshow 

Gunshow is extending its hours for the evening, opening at 5:30 p.m. and closing at 9:30 p.m. Kevin Gillespie’s acclaimed Glenwood Park outpost offers its regular dining experience, with chefs rotating selections (including some dishes inspired by the romantic day) tableside. 404-380-1886; gunshowatl.com.

 

Gypsy Kitchen  

Basque in the glow of special chef features at Gypsy Kitchen along with the regular à la carte menu of modern day Spanish cuisine. 404-939-9840; gk-atl.com.

 

HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern 

In addition to its regular dinner menu, Midtown’s popular HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern offers a $49 special for couples, including a shared sampler platter; any two draft beers, glasses of wine or Champagne (1 per person, two total); and a shared peach cobbler for dessert. The restaurant is serving dinner until 11 p.m. for the occasion. 404-968-2288; hobnobatlanta.com.

 

Revival 

Revival, Kevin Gillespie’s Decatur spot for creative takes on classic Southern fare, has some, well, lovely specials planned, including oysters on the half shell with cocktail sauce, creamed shrimp over Savannah red rice, braised lamb osso buco and awesome chocolate cake. Guests can also take advantage of wine specials and enjoy splits of Champagne. 470-225-6770; revivaldecatur.com.

 

Seed Kitchen & Bar / Stem Wine Bar / Drift Fish House & Oyster Bar 

Doug Turbush’s Marietta hot spots Seed Kitchen & Bar, Stem Wine Bar and Drift Fish House & Oyster Bar are presenting $75 prix fixe menus with wine pairings available for an additional $25. Seed and Stem: 678-214-6888; eatatseed.com; stemwinebar.com. Drift: 770-635-7641; driftoysterbar.com.

 

Taco Mac 

Breckenridge Brewery is the February Beer of the Month at Taco Mac, which is tapping a special Breckenridge beer starting at 11 a.m. on Feb. 14. It's a whiskey barrel-aged Breckenridge 471 IPA dry-hopped with Citra. “Hop” in and give it a try – it is available at all Taco Mac locations except Philips Arena and Stockbridge. tacomac.com.

 

The Big Ketch

If what your sweetheart really craves is a beach getaway in the middle of February, The Big Ketch has just the ticket. Atlanta’s favorite beach house is offering special chef features in a casual setting without the formal feel of higher-end date options. Buckhead: 404-474-9508; Roswell: 770-993-5749; thebigketch.com.

 

The Federal 

The Federal shows its love for guests with a special three-course menu for $65 or a five-course menu for $85, both served on Feb. 14 in place of the regular menu. Shaun Doty and Lance Gummere are cooking up prix fixe perfection inspired by their travels around the world, French cuisine and the traditional American steakhouse. 404-343-3857; thefederalatl.com.

 

The Southern Gentleman

The Southern Gentleman, Buckhead’s most beloved gastropub, is rolling out a four-course prix fixe menu for $75. Guests have the option of adding a wine and spirits pairing for a truly memorable experience. 404-939-9845; thesoutherngentlemanatl.com.

 

Willy’s Mexicana Grill 

Give the gift of love at Willy’s Mexicana Grill. Bring a homemade or purchased Valentine’s Day card to any Willy’s on Feb. 14 and they’ll give a special offer to use on a return visit Feb. 15-28. Offer not available at the Atlanta Airport location. willys.com.      

 

Atkins Park Restaurant & Bar 

Atkins Park Restaurant & Bar in Virginia-Highland hosts a SPARK (Springdale Park Elementary) family focus night on Wednesday, Feb. 8. Bring the whole family to decorate Valentine’s Day cookies from 5 to 9 p.m. Participation is free. 404-876-7249; atkinspark.com.

 

The Blind Pig Parlour Bar 

Join host Neal Reddy for an evening of Blind Pig Comedy Sessions on Feb. 9 at 8:30 p.m. $12 gets you in the door for the comic stylings of Yohance Collins, Trey Dunn, Christy Kirkland, Samm Sevrin and nationally syndicated radio personality Special K, as seen on Kevin Hart’s LOL comedy special. The Blind Pig Parlour Bar is located behind Smokebelly BBQ at the unmarked black door. 678-705-7697; theblindpigparlourbar.com.

 

Rathbun’s

RATHBUN'S We will be serving a Prix Fix menu only with choices $85.00 ?404.524.8280  Menu Sample 

 

Kevin Rathbun Steak

KEVIN RATHBUN STEAK Regular menu plus specials. ?404.524.5600 Website and menu

 

KR Steakbar

KR STEAKBAR We will be serving our regular menu with specials.? Join us at KR SteakBar for our next wine tasting with wines from Oregon.  Our last several wine tastings and wine dinners have been sellouts and this one should be the same.?It is easy to add your name to the list and pay ahead of time.  You can join the wine tasting here.

404.841.8820 Menu  

 

Krog Bar

KROG BAR has always offered an intimate setting and we hope we will see you enjoying your surroundings. Website - Reserve Krog Bar for just you and your significant other! Join us at Krog Bar for a nightly taste of wines, small plates and your favorite beverage. The patio is a great place to unwind after work.

 

BeetleCat

Get groovy this Valentine’s Day at BeetleCat!  Enjoy executive chef Andrew Isabella’s a la carte menu alongside tasty cocktails. To name a few, savor fish camp-style dishes like crudo selections, mussels with kimchi cream and toast, razor clams with salsa verde, and swordfish with a miso and date glaze. Or, treat your special someone to the shellfish tower or whole branzino—great for sharing! A special Valentine’s Day oyster happy hour will run for the entire evening, featuring a selection of $1 oysters.

Info: 299 Highland Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, Georgia 30307. www.beetlecatatl.com

 

 

JCT. Kitchen & Bar

Out-do the regular box of chocolates with executive chef Brian Horn’s special Valentine’s Day menu. The prix-fixe menu is $60 per individual, with wine pairings available. Info: 1198 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30318. Please call 404.355.2252 to make a reservation. http://www.jctkitchen.com/

Taste

 

-Crab & ricotta toast

Starter

 

-Pasta & clams

-Seared foie gras

-Apples & pears

Main Course

 

-Duck confit & roasted breast

-Pan roasted striped bass

-“Roast” heritage pork chop

-Valentine’s “surf & turf” for two

Dessert

 

-Red velvet layer cake

 

 King + Duke

 

Make sparks fly this Valentine’s Day with executive chef EJ Hodgkinson’s special three-course menu. The prix-fixe menu is $75 per guest, with wine pairings available for $45. Info: 3060 Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30305. Call 404.477.3500 to make a reservation. http://kinganddukeatl.com

 

Amuse-bouche 

-Smoked American caviar

Appetizer

 

-Citrus-cured cobia crudo

-Carpetbagger’s beef carpaccio

-Fig + mushroom tart

Entrée

 

-Hearth roasted swordfish

-Smoked + braised rabbit agnolotti

-NY strip

-Lobster + shellfish roast

 

Marcel

Join us for the Feast of Saint Valentine—a four-course, prix-fixe meal crafted by executive chef Brian Horn. Seats are limited and available for $115 per person. Wine pairings will also be available. Info: 1170 Howell Mill Road NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30318. Call 404.665.4555 to make a reservation. http://marcelatl.com

 

Taste 

-Cauliflower bisque

-King crab bisque

Hors d’oeuvres

 

-Roasted bone marrow

-Foie gras terrine

-Burrata salad

Entrée

 

-Cote de porc

-Filet madame

-Cote de boeuf

-Porterhouse for two

Dessert

 

-Opera cake

-Cherries jubilee

 

 No. 246

Wine and dine that special someone at no. 246 this Valentine’s Day with executive chef Justin Gottselig’s three-course, prix-fixe meal. Available for $65 per guest, with wine pairings available for an additional $40 per person. Info: 129 E Ponce de Leon Avenue, Decatur, Georgia 30030. Please call 678.399.8246 to make a reservation. http://no246.com

 

First 

-Oysters on the half shell

-Beef carpaccio

-Burrata

Second

 

-Duck confit

-Spaghetti with Jonah crab

-Gnocchi

Third

 

- Lamb osso bucco

-Lobster Cioppino

-Mushroom risotto

-Scallops

 

 The Optimist

Kick off a special evening with a champagne toast before indulging in executive chef Craig Richards’ prix-fixe dinner menu for Valentine’s Day. $85 per guest, with optional wine pairings available for an additional $25 per person. Info: 914 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30318. Call 404.477.6260 to make a reservation. http://theoptimistrestaurant.com/

 

One 

-Coconut-crab soup

-Cobia tartare

Two

 

-Raw yellowfin tuna

-Late winter lettuces

-Shellfish tower

-Charred Spanish octopus

Three

 

-American snapper

-Georges Bank scallops

-Smoke box roasted chicken

-Herb-barley risotto

 

 St. Cecilia

What: Let the sirens of St. Cecilia draw you in this Valentine’s Day. Enjoy executive chef Craig Richards’ coastal European prix-fixe menu for $85 per guest. Wine pairings available for an additional $55 per person. Info: 3455 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30326. Call 404.554.9995 to make a reservation. http://stceciliaatl.com 

 

Amuse-bouche 

-Artichoke vellutata with St. Cecilia’s olive oil

Antipasti

 

-American snapper crudo

-Gulf blue crab arancini

-Late winter lettuces

Primi

 

-Garganelli with lamb Bolognese

-Mushroom risotto

-Beef short rib agnolotti

Secondi

 

-Farro verde

-NY strip with braised short rib

-Arctic char

-Monkfish smoked in hay

 

Nine Mile Station

This Valentine’s Day, Nine Mile Station is the ideal destination to enjoy an intimate dinner for two and the best 365-degree views of Atlanta’s skyline. The modern beer garden will be offering a four-course, prix-fixe menu for $75 per person with specialty dishes created by chef Jonathan McDowell just for the occasion. Whether you choose the Alaskan King Crab legs, the date and ricotta ravioli or the white chocolate-covered cheesecake, Nine Mile Station’s extensive beer, wine and cocktail menus will provide the perfect complement to every bite. Reservations can be made by booking online through Tock or by calling 770.999.1532. hwww.9milestation.com/

 

O-Ku Atlanta

Escort your plus one to O-Ku this Valentine’s Day, where the Atlanta hotspot will be serving up a special omakase menu for two, available Tuesday night only. For reservations, call 404.500.2383 or click here.  www.okusushiatl.com

 

The Original El Taco

If you’re dreading the arrival of February 14 this year, El Taco is the perfect place to celebrate. Enjoy special shots of Jilted Juice (pineapple-infused tequila) and Rebound-a-Ritas (blood orange skinny margaritas) and bring your single friends for a “Misery Loves Company” dinner special, which serves three to five people and includes your choice of: a Classic Tastes Trio (salsa, guacamole, queso blanco) or Trio Royale (salsa, guacamole, queso royale), 10 tacos, two desserts and a pitcher of Rebound-a-Ritas. www.eltaco-atlanta.com  

 

Ecco

Looking for the most romantic spot in town? Tables 50 and 61 at Ecco are some of the most recommended date destinations in the city, offering a cozy, secluded booth for two amongst the hustle and bustle of the highly anticipated night on the town. Ecco will also offer a special three-course, prix fixe menu for couples dining out on Tuesday, February 14. www.ecco-atlanta.com     

 

Lure

Oysters, bubbly and caviar – what else could you need for a romantic evening out? Join Lure for a duo of oysters and sparkling wine to start the night, with six oysters and two glasses for $12 and a dozen oysters and two glasses for $20. Those looking to really impress that special someone will also enjoy an exclusive caviar dish to perfectly complement the evening’s events. www.lure-atlanta.com      

 

10 Degrees South

Escape to 10 Degrees South to enjoy a traditional South African meal this Valentine’s Day. Take your tastebuds on a safari with the $60 three-course, prix-fixe menu, available for you and your date. Enjoy selections such as 24-hour marinated sosaties, skewered beef filet topped with sweet apricot curry sauce, followed by giant butterflied prawns, braaied in the shell and topped with lemon butter sauce with basmati rice or chicken curry, a traditional South African dish with spices and herbs on basmati rice. End your evening on a sweet note with dessert options including crowd favorite Di’s Delight, warm fruit sponge cake with vanilla ice cream. Make a reservation by calling 404.705.8870. www.10degreessouth.com/

 

Cape Dutch

Love birds can celebrate Valentine’s Day by the braai at Cape Dutch, or simply enjoy a drink and some warm Belgian chocolate soup in the cozy bar and lounge area. The restaurant will feature a special prix-fixe menu for $85 per person, including three courses with choices and glass of bubbly Boschendal Brut Rosé. Reservations can be made by calling 404.343.0313. www.capedutchrestaurant.com/

 

Yebo Ski Haus

Cozy up at the neighborhood “ski lodge” with a bowl beer cheese fondue, as Yebo Ski Haus serves its regular menu all night long. Make it the perfect date night with a night cap of Valentine’s Day special chocolate fondue, for $18 (and perfect for sharing). Reservations can be made by calling 404.869.1992 www.yebobeachhaus.com

 

The Iberian Pig

Cozy up with your loved one at The Iberian Pig this Valentine’s Day and be entered to win a Decatur weekend getaway featuring a one night stay at the Mandarin Oriental Atlanta, a couples massage from Relax by Kera, bottle of cava and specialty chocolate dipped bacon wrapped dates. Winners will be selected from reservations between Friday, February 10, and Sunday, February 19. www.theiberianpigatl.com

 

Sugo

On Thursday, February 9, Sugo will host a special “ For the Love of Chocolate” Valentine’s Day dinner featuring five-courses inspired by the decadent ingredient. Dishes include roasted eggplant, fresh scallops, smoked duck breast, elk tenderloin and mille feuille, each incorporating chocolate and paired with French wine. The dinner is $89 per guest, excluding tax and gratuity. The restaurant will also be open during regular hours on Tuesday, February 14. www.sugorestaurant.com

 

Watershed on Peachtree

Treat your someone special to a romantic and delicious evening at Watershed! This Valentine’s Day, chef Zeb Stevenson will serve a delicious four-course menu featuring dishes such as beef tartare, cauliflower soup,  roasted lamb saddle and red velvet cake, while live jazz music from John Willingham and his jazz ensemble fill the dining room. The special menu is $65 per person, plus tax and gratuity. www.watershedrestaurant.com

 

Double Zero

Double Zero will be serving up a sweet dessert special for lovebirds this Valentine’s Day. Enjoy signature items from Double Zero’s regular menu, such as oxtail and mafalde pasta, followed by a special buckwheat crepe for dessert, featuring raspberry mousse, valrhona ganache and Chambord meringue. www.doublezeroatl.com

 

Holeman and Finch

Holeman and Finch will serve a selection of date night-focused specials alongside its regular menu, including pork rib roast for two with rosemary and lemon, whole roasted poussin hen and aged strip steak with sweet potatoes and shrimp butter. Chef Spencer Gomez will also offer a vegetarian plate featuring inventive preparations of this season’s veggies. Please call 404.948.1175 for reservations. www.holeman-finch.com

 

F&B

Can’t fly to Paris for Valentine’s Day? Retreat to the romantic French bistro, F&B, for a special three course, prix-fixe menu instead for just $48 per person (tax and gratuity not included). The first course offers a choice between tuna tartare, the F&B salad or white bean soup. Diners can choose between coq au vin, steak and frites or Scottish salmon for the main course, and crème brulee, chocolate decadence or almond tuile for dessert. To make a reservation, call 404.254.1797. http://www.fandbatl.net/

 

Fogo de Chão

Spoil your loved one with a trip to Fogo de Chão for an elegant, Brazilian-style dinner. Enjoy 16 fire-roasted meats and fresh selections from the Market Table. If you dine between Feb. 10 and Feb. 14, you'll receive a complimentary dining card to use at a later date. Nothing says love like free food! Get more information here.

 

SAVOR bar + kitchen

Give your beloved a night they'll never forget at SAVOR! Arrive and be greeted with a complimentary glass of champagne and live music. Then feast upon a four-course prix fixe menu for $55 per person, beginning with an appetizer of crusted lobster ravioli with vodka sauce, garnished with fried kale. Reservations are not required but can be made by calling (770) 280-9877.

 

Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse

Treat your special someone to the ultimate in Buckhead fine dining. From Feb. 10-14, Davio's will offer a three-course prix fixe menu for $65 per person. Piatti del Giorno selections incorporate hand-rolled potato gnocchi with roasted lobster mushrooms, buttered bread crumbs or brandt beef center cut filet mignon and roasted fingerling potatoes, black truffle butter or seared sea scallops and truffled parsnip cream, cranberry mostarda. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (404) 844-4810.

 

Bar Margot at Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta

Celebrating love is a multi-day affair at Bar Margot! Come in Friday or Saturday for special menu items including the seafood tower for two, which features a half lobster tail, oysters, opilio crab claws, cocktail shrimp and is garnished with orchids. We're also concocting a sweet punch served out of a copper flamingo! Birds of Feather features Absolut Elyx, ginger beer, honey, lemon and hints of peach. It serves four for $60 or an individual cocktail is $16. Then on Valentine's Day night, we will be building dessert right at your table with you and your sugar's favorite sweet indulgences, featuring Baked Alaska. Seatings take place at 6, 7, 9 and 9:30 pm. The four-course dinner is priced at $75 per person and reservations are recommended. Call (404) 881.5913 or visit here.

 

Atlas

Celebrate the most romantic time of year at Atlas. This Valentine’s Day, lovebirds are invited to enjoy a spectacular four-course prix fixe menu for $150 per person created just for the occasion by Executive Chef Christopher Grossman and Pasty Chef Christian Castillo. The full chef-driven dinner menu, which changes daily, will also be available. Located within the St. Regis Atlanta, Atlas celebrates the very best in seasonal American cuisine combined with European influences.  With a focus on curating fresh ingredients from local farms, this chef-driven restaurant brings unparalleled culinary experiences to the capital of the South. For more information or to make a reservation, visit atlasrestaurant.com.  

 

STK Atlanta

Guests yearning for a night on the town this Valentine’s Day can visit STK Atlanta in the heart of the Midtown for an unforgettable evening on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. Lovebirds are invited to toast to the sweetest time of year with Dom Pérginon, now available by the glass for $45, and enjoy an array of themed-specials created by Executive Chef Andrea Montobbio including a whole roasted branzino; dry aged cowboy rib-eye for two; a surf & turf platter of featuring a perfectly cooked 10 oz. filet, poached lobster, and butternut squash puree, and more.  STK’s full dinner menu featuring reimagined classic American?cuisine with signature dishes like bite-sized Lil’ BRGs made with Wagyu beef,? Lobster Mac & Cheese and, of course, and the highest quality?steak, will also be available.  For more information or to make a reservation, visit www.stkhouse.com or call 404-793-0144. STK Atlanta is located at 1075 Peachtree Street in Midtown Atlanta on the corner of Peachtree and 12th Streets in the 12th & Midtown development. Stay connected on Twitter?and Instagram at @eatstk?#stkatlanta.

 

Park Tavern

Music lovers can kick off Valentine’s Day weekend with Yacht Rock Schooner and an evening of silly love songs at Park Tavern in The Piedmont Room on Friday, February 10, 2017.  Performing a selection of their favorite love songs from the 70s and 80s, lovebirds and singletons alike are invited to enjoy a fun-filled night featuring cocktails and great tunes overlooking the Midtown skyline and Piedmont Park. Of course, The Rink and Park Tavern will also be open for skating, dinner, cold brews, libations and more prior to the concert. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door for ages 21 and up only. This annual show always sells out. Doors open at 7 p.m. with music starting at 8 p.m.  For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.parktavern.com or call 404.249.0001. Park Tavern is located at 500 10th Street NE, at the corner of 10th and Monroe, Atlanta, Ga 30309. 

 

Cypress Street Pint and Plate

Singles ready to take on the city this Valentine’s Day can join the crew at Cypress Street Pint and Plate as they celebrate singlehood during their Blackout Single Valentine’s Day party. On Tuesday, February 14, 2017, the team will be turning out the lights (literally), leaving only lit candles throughout the eatery, while guests enjoy $5 Bend Over Shirley and Sex on the Beach drinks, $3 Buttery Nipple and Blow Job shots, $2 PBR, $2 house beers and more. In addition to the special chef-curated menu, partygoers can enjoy a mini Sublime Doughnut and craft beer pairing. Cypress Street Pint and Plate is located on the corner of 6th street and Cypress Street at 817 West Peachtree, Suite E-125, Atlanta, Georgia. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. until 2:30 a.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2:30 a.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. until midnight. For more information, please visit www.cypressbar.com or call 404-815-9243. 

 

Hampton + Hudson

Whether single or in a relationship, Hampton + Hudson in Inman Park is the place to be this Valentine’s Day. Lovers, or, “doubles" can enjoy a casual and cozy evening featuring a four-course dinner for two for $65. Setting the tone of the evening, lovebirds and singles ready to mingle can take advantage of oysters and caviar for $18, a strawberry and celery salad for $13, steak and scallops for $32, and a chocolate pudding cake for $8. Hampton + Hudson will also be serving oyster shooters for $8, as well as a specialty themed drink menu.  Guests can also indulge in a Harlow’s Vegan Cupcake and beer pairing for $12 per person. Hampton + Hudson is located 299 Highland Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30307. For more information, visit www.hamptonandhudson.com

 

Genki Noodles and Sushi

Sushi and Japanese cuisine lovers are invited to spend Valentine’s Day with Genki Noodles and Sushi.  With three convenient locations, Buckhead, Virginia Highland and Sandy Springs, Executive Chef Jimmy Meas has created a special, three-course prix fixe menu just for the occasion.  Guests can begin their dinner with “Tempera Temptations” - shrimp tempera served with kani and avocado inside, topped with yellowtail, fresh salmon, spicy mayo, red tobiko, yuzu tobiko and scallions.  For the second course, Genki will be serving Pan Seared Mahi - stir fried ramen noodles, zucchini, carrots, bell peppers and asparagus with garlic butter sauce. For dessert, Genki is treating guests to a sinfully sweet treat - a classic New York cheesecake with raspberry sauce. Genki Noodles and Sushi is located in Buckhead at 3186 Roswell Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30305; The Prado in Sandy Springs at 5590 Roswell Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30342; and Virginia Highland at 1040 North Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30306.  For more information, www.genkiatl.com

 

Lobby Bar & Bistro

Lobby Bar & Bistro is offering a three-course prix fixe menu, along with their regular dinner menu, Friday, February 10th – Tuesday, February 14th. This seasonal offering is $60, excluding tax and gratuity, or available to order a la carte. Paired with a live jazz trio performing Friday, Saturday, & Tuesday nights, Lobby offers the ideal atmosphere this Valentine’s Day.

APPETIZER

Steamed PEI mussels, blood orange, fennel, curry, ciabatta, $12

ENTREE

8oz filet mignon, champagne risotto, poached shrimp, shitakes, preserved lemon, pea tendrils, $45

DESSERT

Chocolate panna cotta, whipped mint cream, strawberry conserva, $10

The entire three course menu is available for $60 per person or a la carte, excluding tax and gratuity. For more information or to make your reservations visit lobbyattwelve.com or call 404.961.7370. Lobby Bar & Bistro is located at 361 17th St, Atlanta, GA 30363 in the Twelve Hotel in Atlantic Station. 

 

Le Bilboquet

This Valentine’s day, Le Bilboquet will serve a romantic four-course menu to help you create a romantic outing comparable to an evening in France. Bilboquet’s special Valentine’s Day menu features many loveable dishes including seared Foie gras, crab cakes with truffle dressing and chocolate dipped long stemmed strawberries.

The menu will be served on February 14, 2017 from 5 p.m. to close for $85 per person. To make reservations, call (404) 869-9944. Bilboquet is located at 3035 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30305. www.lebilboquetatlanta.com

 

Tartelette Provençale

Ratatouille, Chorizo, and Marinated Shrimp

 

Chestnut Veloute

Brunoise Green Celery, Celery Root, Granny Smith Apple

 

Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes

Green Asparagus, Truffle Dressing, Frisee Salad

 

La Salade de Betterave et Mozzarella

Beet Salad, Buffalo Mozzarella and Blood Orange

 

Le Foie Gras Torchon

Toasted Brioche, Red Port Reduction, Pear Chutney

 

Smoked Salmon Terrine

Cucumber Horseradish, Sturgeon Caviar

 

Le Filet de Boeuf Rossini

Seared Foie Gras, Perigueux Sauce

 

Pan Seared Lobster Tail

Roasted Vermicelli Pasta, Snow Peas, Corn, Spring Onion, Shitake Mushroom, Lobster Bisque

 

Seared Lamb Tenderloin

Baby Turnips, Artichokes, Confit Butternut Squash, Basil Lamb Jus

 

Sautéed Black Seabass

Spinach, Hon Shimedji Mushroom, Lemon Grass Tomato Broth

 

Le Poulet Cajun

Signature Cajun Chicken with French Fries and Salad

 

Champagne Moscato Soup

Strawberry Sorbet, Cigarette Tuile

 

Chocolate Fondant, Crème Anglaise

Chocolate Dipped Long Stemmed Strawberries

Vanilla Crème Brulee

 

Horseradish Grill
Whether it's your 1st or 100th celebration together, make it extra memorable by booking a romantic dinner for you and your love one with us.
4320 Powers Ferry Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30342
P: (404) 255-7277


Varuni Napoli
The Morningside Neapolitan mainstay is celebrating amore by offering a luxe prix fixe menu on Tuesday, February 14. Seatings will take place at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. only; reservations are $100 per couple and must be made by 6 p.m. on Sunday, February 12. This is a limited offering – once the reservation deadline has passed, there will be no way to order the special. To make a reservation, please call 404.769.2690, or email [email protected]

First course:
Oysters with Australian finger lime caviar

Second course:
Lobster risotto

Third course:
Bianca pizza topped with Capri lemon beurre blanc-poached lobster, fresh grape tomatoes, fresh basil and ricotta cheese

Fourth course:
Fresh-cut strawberries in house-made cream


Marlow’s Tavern

Heads up, lovebirds! Marlow’s Tavern is serving up a three-course feast on Valentine’s Day. Make it a date night to remember at your favorite tavern for $35 per person. Some menus vary by neighborhood, and you can find full menus below:

Avalon

Duluth

Midtown

Kennesaw

Vinings

All other taverns

Fall in love with dishes such as Seared Jumbo Scallops, Grilled Center-Cut Ribeye, Marlow’s Steak Oscar, White Chocolate Raspberry Bread Pudding and Classic Crème Brûlée. Add wine pairings for $15 per person (excluding Avalon and Vinings taverns). For more information, visit Marlow's Tavern on Facebook.  


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