Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your loved at one of these Arizona restaurants serving up special, romantic dinners in honor of the holiday.
Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia’s restaurant Prado will be serving a romantic, masterfully compromised prix-fixe menu sure to delight your taste buds and satisfy your appetite. Top of your culinary adventure with a “Midnight Kiss,” an artistic tabletop dessert hand-crafted in front of your eyes. This decadent delight includes fruit coulis, crunchy nougats, house-made marshmallow rope, chocolate hearts, macaroons, and a hazelnut mousse arranged in unique designed covering the top of your table. Seatings are available 6pm to 9pm on Tuesday, February 14th. The cost of the dinner is $95 per guest. To make a reservation, call 480.627.3020.
Surrounded by wall-to-wall windows that showcase breathtaking Mummy Mountain, guests can savor elements’ four-course Valentine’s Day menu by Executive Chef Beau MacMillan on Feb. 14 at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa in Paradise Valley. Menu highlights include Prime Beef Tartare; Maine Lobster Risotto; Miso Glazed Chilean Seabass; Crispy Petaluma Chicken; Grilled Eggplant Cannoli; and Dark & Milk Chocolate Oreo Cookie Cake. Dinner is $125 per person including a Chef’s amuse and glass of sparkling rose and will be served from 5 to 10:30 p.m. Prices exclude tax and gratuity. Reservations can be made by calling 480.607.2300.
Different Pointe of View
Celebrate at one of the Valley’s most romantic restaurants perched 1,800 above the city at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix. Featuring sweeping views of sparkling city lights and floor to ceiling windows, Different Pointe of View is Arizona’s longest running AAA Four-Diamond restaurant. On Tuesday, Feb. 14, from 5 to 10 p.m., couples can enjoy a special four-course menu priced at $110 per person, with wine pairings available at $49.95 per person. Reservations are required, call 602.866.6350 ext. 7200.
Spoil the one you love this February 14th with a stunning view of the Valley as you savor every bite of Chef Jacques Qualin’s exquisite four-course Valentine’s Day menu at J&G Steakhouse at The Phoenician Resort in Scottsdale. On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 for $66 per person, guests can enjoy a four-course menu as they take in the stunning shades of pink and orange as they wash over the city during one of Arizona’s glorious sunsets. Entree options include Seared Diver Scallop and Grilled Beef Tenderloin. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 480.214.8000.
The Farm at South Mountain
Named one of the most romantic spots in Phoenix, The Farm at South Mountain presents its annual Valentine Picnic in The Grove. Grab a blanket and your Valentine for a simple and sweet picnic in the pecan grove. The Farm Kitchen will pack up your farm fresh “Love Bird” picnic basket which includes Two Gourmet Sandwiches (One Pecan Chicken Salad and one Tuscan Sandwich*), Two Farm Fresh Sides, Two Bottles of Water, One Cupid’s Cupcake and a Special Farm Gift. Wine, beer and garden mimosas will be available for purchase at The Farm Kitchen. A “Love Bird” basket is $48, plus ticketing fee and tax. Reservations can be made from Friday, Feb. 10 through Sunday, Feb. 19 starting at 10:00 a.m. with hour increments until 2:00 p.m. Reservations are required and a credit card is required to reserve. To book your reservation, visit thefarmatsouthmountain.com.
MATCH Cuisine & Cocktails
Treat the palette (and your special someone) to a menu fit for a jet setter at MATCH Cuisine & Cocktails, an extension of FOUND:RE Phoenix’s one-of-a-kind art and lifestyle hotel. The restaurant exudes creativity through innovative cuisine and inspired libations, both of which are on full display with a fun and modern take on a classic prix fixe menu. Executive Chef Akos Szabo begins the meal with an Italian inspired amuse bouche and moves on to savory starters such as the seafood agnolotti which combines sustainable salmon and mano de leon scallops in a savory Maine lobster cream sauce to start. Classic entrees are given a twist, the surf & turf combines braised beef short rib, Kauai prawn scampi and duck fat fried potato with a sauce albufera, merging familiar taste profiles with the unexpected. The menu is $75 per adult or $115 with a wine pairing. A table side shaved burgundy truffle supplement is available at $20 per course. Reservations can be made by calling 602.875.8080.
Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails
Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails at Hotel Palomar Phoenix will host a romantic dinner with Downtown Phoenix skyline views this Valentine’s Day. Executive Chef Chef Sean Currid will be preparing an exceptional five-course, prix-fixe menu to celebrate the romantic day. Main course options include Filet Mignon, Braised Short Rib and Scallop and Halibut. Seatings are available from 5pm to 10pm on February 14th. The cost is $80 per person. Reservations are required and can be made on Open Table or by emailing email@example.com.
Widely acclaimed as one of the most romantic restaurants in the country, celebrate this Valentine’s Day at the legendary T. Cook’s at Royal Palms Resort and Spa in Phoenix.Executive Chef Todd Allison will be preparing a special four-course, prix-fixe menu on Tuesday, February 14th. Four-course prix-fixe menu with your choice of Black Burgundy Truffle Soup, Sautéed Blue Prawn Cassoulet, Burrata Cheese & Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes, Snake River Farms Black Label New York Strip, Pan Roasted Glacier 51 Sea Bass, Strawberry Short Cake, and more. The cost is $150 per person. Reservations are required and available from 5pm to 10pm and can be made by calling 602.808.0766.
Monarch, Monarch, in Old Town Scottsdale, is a family-owned and operated restaurant offering an ultra-romantic setting. The four-course menu is altered weekly by Chef Gus Lewkowicz, using only seasonal and local ingredients. The special four-course Valentine’s Day menu will be offered February 13th and 14th with main entree options include Sea Bass, Filet Mignon, Chicken Breast, Duck Breast and Beet Gnocchi. The cost is $150 per person, wine pairings are $80 per person. Reservations are required and can be made at opentable.com.
Roaring Fork in Scottsdale will be hosting a romantic evening for couples on Tuesday, February 14th in honor of Valentine’s Day beginning at 4:00pm. The restaurant’s talented culinary team will be offering a specialty Lobster and Steak combination in addition to their regular menu featuring signature Wood Fired Steaks, Cedar Planked Salmon, Blacked Redfish, and Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin. The Steak & Lobster dinner is $62.00 per person, a la carte menu items vary in price. For reservations, call 480.947.0795.
Treat the one you love to a romantic evening at one of Old Town Scottsdale‘s most delicious Italian eateries. With stunning gold chandeliers adding a sultry shine to the room and deep red booths, perfect for a pair, EVO has an intimate yet stylish vibe ideal for the day dedicated to love. The Valentine’s Day menu is $65++ per person and offers four courses, complete with starters, salads, a main course and dessert. This special menu will be the only menu offered on February 14th but will be offered in addition to the regular menu on February 10th-13th. To make reservations, call 480.265.9814.
LDV Winery in Fountain Hills will host their 7th Annual Valentine’s Day Winemaker Dinner on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 5:30pm. The menu includes appetizers as well as a four-course meal with wine pairings. Courses include Herb Roasted Wild Salmon, Mixed Seafood Fettuccini, Herb Crusted Whole N.Y. Strip and Chocolate Flourless Ganache Torte. The cost is $115 and includes food, wine, tax and gratuity. Payment is required in advance. To reserve a seat, call 602.320.1485.
Sorso Wine Room
Sorso Wine Room at Scottsdale Quarter will host a 4 course Valentine’s Day dinner on Tuesday, February 14, with seatings beginning at 6pm. The cost is $60 per person and the courses include Fragola salad, Bruschetta, beef stew served in a bread bowl and #MintHappens dessert. All courses will be served with a paired wine. Tickets can be purchased at app.etickets.to.
Tomaso’s Italian Restaurant
An iconic Italian restaurant in the Biltmore neighborhood in Phoenix by Executive Chef Tomaso Maggiore, Tomaso’s Italian Restaurant will host a true “language of amore” dinner over the course of Valentine’s Day weekend. Just a couple of the special menu items include the “Juliet Ravioli” ($25) with roasted butternut squash, organic ricotta and butter-sage parmigiana and the “Romeo Black and Red Pasta” ($29) shrimp, sea scallops, shelled clams and mussels, fresh herbs and mildly spicy wine tomato sauce on squid ink spaghetti. Tomaso’s is also known for its comprehensive wine list and private-label brand, “Luxus 5.” Reservations can be made by calling 602.956.0836.
District American Kitchen and Wine Bar
District American Kitchen and Wine Bar at the Sheraton Grand Phoenix is serving a three-course, prix fixe menu with complimentary three-hour parking validation. Selections include Center Cut Beef Tenderloin, Hudson Valley Duck Breast, Arctic Char and Vegan Scallops. Seatings are available from 5:30pm to 9:30pm on Tuesday, February 14th. The dinner is $49 per person. To make reservations, call 602.817.5400.
Artizen, Crafted American Kitchen & Bar
Artizen, Crafted American Kitchen & Bar, located at The Camby in Phoenix, will be offering a prix-fixe dinner for couples or friends to share the romance of the holiday together. Created by Director of Culinary Experiences Dushyant Singh, the four-course menu is crafted with local ingredients to bring outstanding flavor and individuality to each dish. For course one, select from a lobster bisque or roasted white asparagus and then enjoy a winter squash salad for course two. The third course includes choice of roasted branzino with charred octopus, filet of beef “rossini” with foie torchon or caramelized fennel risotto with pink grapefruit, gremolata and Meyer lemon extra virgin olive oil. The finale is a selection of hibiscus crème brûlée or chocolate chile fudge cake. Valentine’s Day dinner at Artizen will be available from 5 – 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 14. The price of the four-course dinner is $65++ per person. Guests can make a reservation by calling 602.468.0700.
Coup Des Tartes
Coup Des Tartes, a charming, 18-year-old, French bistro-style restaurant in Phoenix, is serving a 4 course menu this Valentine’s Day. Seatings begin at 5pm and the cost is $99 per person. Entree options include Filet Mignon, Canadian Lobster Tail, Lamb Shank and Chilean Sea Bass. To make reservations, call 602.212.1082.
Guests are invited to Sonatas Restaurant in Scottsdale this Valentine’s Day for a romantic dining experience featuring a specialty three course chocolate tasting menu and a bottle of wine per couple. Menu items prepared by the talented Executive Chef Josh Bracher include Coco nib & togorashi crusted Ahi, Dutch coco & coffee crusted Venison, Thyme dusted Scallops, Cacao smoked Duck Breast and Warm Chocolate Cake. The cost is $149.97 per couple and includes the three course menu and a bottle of wine. For reservations call 480.477.1390.
LON’s and the Hermosa Inn in Paradise Valley will be serving a four-course, Sweethearts Tasting Menu available Friday, February 10 through Tuesday, February 14. Executive Chef Jeremy Pacheco created a tasting menu that begins with a sensual Shellfish for Two, featuring Pacific Oyster Shooters with Meyer Lemon & American Caviar, Kauai Shrimp Ceviche and Hamachi Tartar with Coconut-Yuzu Dressing & Jalapeño Relish. Rich in aphrodisiacs with swoon-worthy presentations, the Sweethearts Tasting Menu is $75 per person, not including tax and gratuity. The regular a la carte menu will also be available. Reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made by calling 602.955.7878.
Palo Verde Restaurant
Palo Verde Restaurant, located at the Boulders Resort & Spa in Carefree, is serving a Valentine’s Day Dinner on Tuesday, February 14th with seatings from 5pm to 10pm. Valentine’s Day dinner features a specialty menu featuring a champagne toast starter and other menu items including Beet Cured Branzino Crudo, Seared Foie Gras, Bacon Wrapped Bison, Chocolate Ravioli with Mascarpone and a Chocolate Raspberry Tart to name a few. Comfortable, casual and inviting, the stylish Palo Verde offers Contemporary Southwestern Cuisine. The restaurant’s décor and warm colors were inspired by the desert setting and affords views of the resort’s 6th golf fairway and the scenic duck pond. The cost for the special menu is $95.00 per person. To make reservations, call 480.488.9009 ext 1105.
This Valentine’s Day, the iconic Hotel Valley Ho in Downtown Scottsdale is offering a delicious prix-fixe dinner at ZuZu. Russell LaCasce, the restaurant’s new executive chef, has crafted a four-course menu with a variety of options including Main Lobster and Artichoke Tart, Wagyu Flat Iron Steak, Hawaiian Albacore Tuna, and Coffee Semifreddo with brown butter streusel. Dinner is served from 5:30pm to 10pm, and the cost is $75 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 480.376.2600.
SaltRock Southwest Kitchen at Kimpton Amara Resort and Spa in Sedona, is offering a romantic, four-course, prix-fixe dinner throughout the holiday weekend (in addition to a tasting menu on Valentine’s Day), serving up beautiful views of the Red Rocks in addition to great food. Under the direction of Executive Chef Robert Hoffman, SaltRock, offers Southwest-inspired cuisine marrying the fresh, light and seasonal approach to California cooking with culinary traditions and ingredients of the Southwest and Verde Valley. A prix-fixe menu will be offered Friday, Feb. 10 – Monday, Feb. 13 and a tasting menu only will be offered on Tuesday, Feb. 14. Seatings are from 5 – 10pm. Prix-fixe menu offers your choice of four courses including Venison Tartare, Scallop Carpaccio, Lobster Bisque, Roasted Cod-Grilled Octopus, Pork Pipian Rojo, Chocolate Pot de Crème and more. The cost is $85 per person. (Not including tax or gratuity). Reservations are recommended – visit saltrockkitchen.com or call 928.340.8803.
Epazote Kitchen & Cocktails
This Valentine’s Day, celebrate with a romantic three-course, prix-fixe dinner at Epazote Kitchen & Cocktails at Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort. Epazote offers one of the resort’s best viewpoints for watching the changing colors of the Catalina Mountains at dusk. Epazote’s cuisine focuses on classic European dishes with a Southwestern twist, and the restaurant offers a robust collection of tequilas and cocktails. The cost of the prix-fixe dinner is $80 per couple and is available Tuesday, Feb. 14 from 5:00 to 10:00pm. Reservations are suggested – call 520.577.1705 or reserve via Open Table.