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Valentine’s Day Dining

You only get one chance each year to get Valentine’s Day right. A great start is by reserving your table at one of these romantic restaurants going the extra mile for you and your sweetheart. Call today to make your reservation though, these are some of the hottest spots in town.

Prado

Treat that someone special to a savory dinner at one of the most romantic locations in the Valley. Delight in a premium four-course, prix-fixe dinner and dessert that offers options like Wood Fired Baby Lamb Chop, Wild Strawberry Salad, Glacier 51 Sea Bass, and more. Enhance your dining experience with vintage champagne. This Valentine’s Day dinner can be enjoyed on Wednesday, February 14 starting at 5:00 p.m. The cost is $95/person. Reservations can be made by calling (480) 627-3020. To see the full Valentine’s Day Dinner menu, visit https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/scottsdale-montelucia/dining/prado.

elements

On Valentine’s Day, from 5:30 to 10:00 p.m, guests will be surrounded by wall-to-wall windows that showcase the breathtaking sunset over Mummy Mountain as they savor elements’ four-course, prix-fixe menu by Executive Chef Beau MacMillan. Priced at $135/person, standout dishes will include Slow Roasted Tomato Bisque, Vodka Cured Salmon, Pineapple & Fennel Carpaccio, Braised Beef Cheek & Foie Gras Ravioli, Miso Glazed Chilean Seabass, Bacon Wrapped Filet of Beef, and Maple Leaf Farm’s Duck. Dessert choices include “Chocolate Seduction” and a Pink Champagne Panna Cotta. Reservations can be made by calling (855) 421-0260. View the full menu at https://www.sanctuaryoncamelback.com/dining/special-events/holidays/.

Talavera

This Valentine’s Day, create new and unforgettable experiences with a loved one in the stunning desert mountain setting of Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North. Talavera will present a sumptuous five-course, prix-fixe Spanish tasting menu complemented by a flamenco guitarist and dancers performing throughout the evening.

Guests will be greeted in the Talavera Gin Bar with a pintxo and a handcrafted Gin and Tonic. The tasting menu will feature a variety of shared dishes as well as individually plated items including fideuá de amor to share, and a choice of lobster al mojo de ajo or pimenton-rubbed wagyu flat iron steak for the entrée course. The Talavera Valentine’s Day Dinner is priced at $175/person and will be available from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Reservations can be made by calling (480) 513-5085. To view the full menu, visit http://talaverarestaurant.com/events-calendar/.

T. Cook’s

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the one you love at one of Arizona’s most romantic and iconic restaurants, T. Cook’s at Royal Palms Resort and Spa. Executive Chef Alex Robinson will be preparing a special four-course, prix-fixe menu paired with a Veuve Clicquot Rose toast priced at $135/person. Guests will enjoy dishes such as Pan Seared Red Snapper, Coffee Rubbed Beef Tenderloin, Basil & Mascarpone Tortellini, and Wild Mushroom Bisque, among others. End the evening on a sweet note with Dark Chocolate Cherry Decadence, Passion Fruit Tart, and specialty cocktails. The special menu will be served 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. A three-course version of the Valentine’s Day menu will be available February 15-17. To make your reservation, call (602) 808-0766. To view the full Valentine’s Day menu, visit https://royalpalmshotel.com/documents/21/Valentines_Day_Menu_2019_FINAL.pdf.

Geordie’s at Wrigley Mansion

Chef Christopher Gross and the team at the Wrigley Mansion have put together a Valentine’s Day menu for couples, available at Geordie’s on February 14 and 15. The four course Valentine’s Day couples’ dinner also includes a champagne toast and amuse bouche. Each guest chooses their preferred dish for each course with options that include Lobster Bake with white tarragon sauce, lobster roe pasta, and asparagus; Seared Duck Breast with lavender honey and roasted date sauce; and Chocolate-covered Strawberries with tuille, macaroons, and assorted berry sauces. The dinner is priced at $249/couple, and sommelier-selected wine pairings may also be added for $75 per couple. Reservations can be made by calling (602) 955-4079.

Dorian

Dorian, located in the Entertainment District of Old Town Scottsdale will be serving a delicious four-course meal on Valentines Day for $75/person. You can also enjoy a wine and champagne pairing with each course for $100/person. Dorian features a gorgeous circular marble top bar, plush blue velvet booths, and patio seating. The intimate, picturesque setting will leave your Valentine impressed. Dinner reservations are available anytime between 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and can be made by calling 480-907-5635.

Rusconi’s American Kitchen

Rusconi’s American Kitchen invites couples (and singles) to fall in love with their special Valentine’s Day menus available exclusively on February 14. Those dining with a partner can enjoy a romantic three-course menu in the dining room. Cost is $69/person and includes choices like Shaved Candy Cane Beets with Wild Arugula, Lobster Bisque, Roasted Rack of Lamb with Smoked Tomato Crust, and three options for dessert. For dining room seating, reservations can be made by calling (480) 483-0009.

For those flying solo, Rusconi’s Valentine’s Day “Singles at the Bar” Menu offers choices from three courses. Seating at the bar is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Palo Verde Restaurant

The Palo Verde Restaurant at the Boulders Resort celebrates the Valentine’s Day holiday on February 14th with a special four-course, prix-fixe menu that includes seafood, beef tenderloin, osso bucco and more. The stylish décor and warm colors are inspired by the desert setting and it provides views of the resort’s 6th-hole fairway and the scenic duck pond. Dinner is $78/person and will be served from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Reservations can be made by calling the concierge at (480) 488-9009 ext. 1105.

LON’s at the Hermosa

LON’s speaks the language of love 365 days a year, as evidenced by being named by Food & Wine Magazine as The Most Romantic Restaurant in Arizona in 2018. Not surprisingly, Executive Chef Jeremy Pacheco adds some extra firepower for Valentine’s Day.

A three-course tasting menu begins with an amuse of egg custard, smoked salmon caviar, and potato crisp.  Appetizer choices include a lobster bisque; house Mangalitsa prosciutto, with McClendon’s asparagus, Medjool dates, arugula and aged balsamic, and more. Entrees include Snake River Farms Wagyu beef striploin; Atlantic halibut, La Belle Farms duck breast, or braised pork shank. Entrees can be enhanced with the addition of Périgord black truffles, sautéed foie gras, or a Tristan lobster tail. For a sweet finale, indulge in either the blood orange olive oil cake or a dark chocolate cake with milk chocolate mousse, strawberry macaron, and strawberry crumb. The Tasting Menu is $85/person, plus any enhancements, and will be served from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. For reservations, call (602) 955-7878.

Match Restaurant & Lounge

On Valentine’s Day night from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., Match Restaurant and Lounge will feature a special menu for $75/person. A variation of the menu will also be available February 15 and 16. Guests will select an appetizer and an entree and dessert to share. Cheeky dish names like “Ready for You” and “Lady and the Tramp” – a spaghetti and meatball dish to share – will give you and your date something to enjoy. Reservations and the full Valentine’s Day menu can be found online at www.matchphx.com or by calling (602) 875-8080.

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