Celebrate and savor this Valentine’s Day, whether oysters and the ballet, a fun Galentine’s Day brunch or a family day of go-karting is your idea of a lovey-dovey holiday. Here are 40-plus ways to ring in Valentine’s Day weekend in Phoenix.
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess’ incredible dining trio–Bourbon Steak, La Hacienda and Toro–is offering a decadent spread for Valentine’s Day. Bourbon Steak’s three-course menu can be paired with the likes of oysters, Maine lobster and caviar; Toro’s prix-fixe menu features a main entree of scallops and pork belly, salmon, picanha and much more; and guests at La Hacienda can savor the likes of sweet corn tamales, fish tacos, mole rojo, veggie enchiladas and much more on Valentine’s Day.
On Valentine’s Day, Maple & Ash guests receive complimentary white roses and assorted Valentine’s Day truffles and get to dig into featured dishes like frutti di mare risotto and decadent wagyu black truffle carpaccio. The Scottsdale restaurant also hosts a Galentine’s Brunch on Sunday, Feb. 13, with featured Valentine’s Day pastries, Maple & Ash valentines and complimentary white roses, along with a festive photo opp.
Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, A Gurney’s Resort & Spa, will host a four-course prix-fixe Valentine’s Day Dinner at elements on Feb. 14 from 5 to 9 p.m. The menu, by Chef Samantha Sanz, will include crispy pork belly, miso-glazed sea bass, beet ricotta gnocchi, chocolate molten cake and other decadent options. Valentine’s Day dinner is priced at $145 per person and $45 for children under 12 (not including tax and gratuity).
From 5 to 10 p.m. on Valentine’s Day, treat your someone special to a savory dinner at Prado at Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia. Order Prado’s signature dishes a la carte or celebrate with a premium seven-course tasting menu (capped off with a complimentary glass of Champagne!) Make a night of it with the Romance Offer, which includes a bottle of sparkling wine paired with artisanal chocolates, late check-out and more for a swoon-worthy holiday escape.
The Sweethearts Menu at Rusconi’s American Kitchen is available Thursday, Feb. 10, through Sunday, Feb. 13, and features three courses for $65 per person (plus tax and gratuity). On Valentine’s Day, Rusconi’s features the exclusive Valentine’s Day three-course menu for $89 per person (plus tax and gratuity), with dishes like lobster bisque, lamb, beef tenderloin and more. Rusconi’s opens at 5 p.m.
On Valentine’s Day starting at 5 p.m., the newly opened Santé features a four-course menu, which includes a glass of sparkling wine, for $90 per person (plus tax and gratuity), with dishes like poached lobster, oysters and pecan tart.
Enjoy a special meal at Foch Café & Bistro in Tempe in honor of Valentine’s Day. Guests can choose from a three-course meal for two plus a bottle of wine for $50 per person (plus tax and gratuity) or a four-course meal for two plus a bottle of wine for $60 per person (plus tax and gratuity).
Celebrate with the Royal Romance Package at Royal Palms Resort and Spa which includes a two-night stay, daily full breakfast at T. Cook’s with $100 dining credit, rose petal turndown service, a welcome amenity and a 2 p.m. late check-out. Plus, guests can celebrate Valentine’s Day weekend (Feb. 12 to Feb. 14) with a three-course meal including a glass of Champagne, chocolate-covered strawberries and more, priced at $165 per person. On the actual holiday, there will be a photo booth and harpist for couples to enjoy, too.
Found at The Westin Tempe, Terra Tempe’s limited-time Valentine’s Day dinner menu will be available for dine-in guests and will feature plenty of decadent dishes with a romantic twist, like butter-poached Maine lobster and pan-seared Chilean sea bass. The Valentine’s menu is available 5 to 10 p.m., Feb. 11 to Feb. 14.
Ember at We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort rings in Valentine’s Day with a decadent five-course menu, with dishes like pan-seared scallops, orange- and sage-glazed duck breast and more. The menu is $95 per person (not including tax and gratuity) and is offered Saturday, Feb. 12, and Monday, Feb. 14.
FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel hosts the romantic For the Art of Love package, available for stays beginning Friday, Feb. 11, through Tuesday, Feb. 15. The package starts at $379 and includes a Re:markable room, breakfast for two, an eight-piece Love is Art intimate canvas and paint kit (which guests will receive upon checkout to enjoy at home), breakfast for two in bed and more. Plus, its on-site restaurant, Match Market & Bar, hosts an exclusive Valentine’s prix-fixe menu Feb. 12 to Feb. 14.
From Feb. 11 to Feb. 14, Campo Italian Bistro & Bar is offering a three-course prix-fixe Valentine’s Day feast for $150 per couple. Options include crispy salmon, red wine-based short rib, shrimp scampi and more.
On its holiday menu, Tarbell’s is featuring a parmesan potato croquette appetizer with ossetra caviar, tarragon emulsion and a micro salad, a baked and stuffed half lobster entree and a marinated lamb loin entree. To complete this Valentine’s menu, Tarbell’s is offering chocolate-covered strawberries and a rosé poached D’Anjou pear with rose petal ice cream. Pair your holiday meal with Tarbell’s new pink Valentine’s cocktail, “The Wildflower,” with Fortaleza Blanco, fresh citrus, rum-soaked hot pepper tincture, hibiscus tea and egg white foam.
Tarbell’s The Wine Bar is offering a beet-cured scallop appetizer with avocado mousse, homemade aioli and an onion ash tuile, a red wine-poached 10-oz. tenderloin entree with tomato hand-grated risotto, mushroom-asparagus duxel and demi-glace and chocolate-covered strawberries for dessert on its holiday menu.
Enjoy live music by local pianist Rags Allen from 6 to 9 p.m. on Valentine’s Day, alongside The Italian Daughter’s limited-time Valentine’s Day specials. Offered the weekend before Valentine’s Day and on the holiday, this menu features a variety of new Italian dishes made from-scratch in house, like heart-shaped lobster ravioli, as well as a charcuterie bouquet for two.
The Sicilian Baker dishes up its beautifully crafted strawberry tiramisu and the decadent and rich chocolate strawberry ricotta tart in honor of Valentine’s Day. These desserts are available from Feb. 11 through Feb. 14.
Celebrate with a romantic evening at Marcellino Ristorante on Feb. 14, with reservations available from 4 to 8:30 p.m. Chef Marcellino will be serving up a special menu featuring a variety of decadent appetizers, salads, handmade pastas, meat and seafood dishes and delightful desserts. Plus, choose from a wide selection of Italian wines, Champagne or prosecco to pair with the meal. From 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Sima and her All Star Trio will entertain guests with live music.
Gabriella’s Contemporary American Cuisine is celebrating love all Valentine’s weekend long with an exclusive three-course prix-fixe menu available Feb. 11 to Feb. 13. The main courses include a choice of 6-oz. filet mignon and seared scallops and creamy truffled risotto and pesto-stuffed mushroom.
For couples searching for a romantic getaway, Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows is the perfect destination to celebrate a weekend of love, thanks to the chef-curated four-course candlelit dinner at Weft & Warp Art Bar + Kitchen on Valentine’s Day and sexy Let’s Stay in (the Shower) Tonight package. The package includes a stay in the Saarinen King Suite, featuring a 40-sq.-ft. walk-in spa shower, Body Bliss Sensuous scrubs and massage oils, chocolate-covered strawberries and more.
STK Steakhouse is offering Valentine’s Day specials all weekend long, like a red snapper crudo appetizer, A5 Wagyu Spinalis, cured and roasted wild King salmon, a chocolate lava marshmallow cake and more. (The specials are available for takeout and delivery, as well.)
For $39, $45 or $65 at Thirsty Lion Gastropub, couples can enjoy a festive three-course Valentine’s Day meal (the promotion is available Feb. 11 to Feb. 14).
For Valentine’s Day, roll up your sleeves and indulge in the ultimate hands-on feasting experience with Angry Crab Shack’s special Asian-Cajun seafood Boil for Two mixed bag, available for dine-in or carryout. The mixed bag includes King crab, shrimp, snow crab cluster, two lobster tails and corn, red potatoes and sausage.
On Monday, Feb. 14 at The Buzz Eatery & Treats, guests can enjoy a warm and cozy cherry hot chocolate featuring cherry syrup, chocolate and steamed milk topped with whipped cream and a maraschino cherry, or a chocolate-strawberry latte (served iced or hot) made with chocolate syrup, strawberry puree, espresso and choice of milk.
Morning Squeeze dishes up the Sweet Stuff Stuffed French Toast, featuring layers of strawberry cream cheese filling between two slices of its original French toast and topped with whipped cream and a red heart cookie. It comes with chocolate sauce on the side for drizzling and is available during the month of February for $13.
Wine lovers are invited to celebrate the season of love at the LDV Winery Tasting Room with a special wine and chocolate pairing. For $20 (plus tax and gratuity), enjoy the “P.S. (Petite Sirah) I Love You + Chocolate” tasting, available Feb. 12 to Feb. 14. Or bring the LDV wine tasting experience home with the P.S. I Love You Gift Box ($136), with three Petite Sirah wines.
Phoenix City Grille hosts its Valentine’s Day menu, available Monday, Feb. 14 from 3 p.m. to close, spotlighting specials like New England clam chowder, smoked prime rib, filet and lobster, pan-seared Chula Seafood California halibut and red velvet cheesecake. Couples will also receive a chocolate-covered stem berry compliments of Phoenix City Grille.
In addition to its regular menu, Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails at the Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix will be featuring a specialty three-course menu (with a main course of Argentine NY strip with hassleback potato, braised kale and confit egg yolk) of Valentine’s Day from 5 to 10 p.m.
This Valentine’s Day, all 12 of Someburros’ locations in Arizona are offering a massive heart-shaped cheese crisp for $3.
From Feb. 11 to Feb 14, show up at ComicX dressed as your favorite cosplay couple to receive two free glasses of wine with the purchase of an entree.
Humble Bistro and Humble Pie are offering guests a complimentary bottle of Italian bubbly with the purchase of any two entrees and an appetizer on Monday, Feb. 14. Available for dine-in only and the restaurants are first come, first serve.
Fuel to Fit is offering two exclusive Dark Dining Experiences, one on Sunday, Feb. 13, and the second on Monday, Feb. 14. The unique and intimate dark dining experience takes couples on a journey of heightened awareness through taste, smell, sound and touch. This sexy sensory experience begins with a glass of Champagne and introductory orientation before guests are blindfolded and led to their table to savor a surprise four-course dinner and wine pairings. $200 per couple (plus tax and gratuity). Seating is limited, and reservations are required.
The Americano in Scottsdale and Mora Italian in Phoenix are serving up typically off-menu dishes from Chef Scott Conant’s newest cookbook “Peace, Love, and Pasta” in honor of Valentine’s Day. At The Americano, dig into oysters topped with caviar, truffle steak tartare, tuna tartare, truffle pasta and the whole stuffed lobster all weekend long. Mora Italian hosts Giro d’Mora, a decadent five-course, family-style menu in honor of the holiday ($150 for two guests, Feb. 11 to Feb. 14).
How about a little up-north retreat for the holiday? Hilton Sedona’s Red Rock Romance package is a perfect way to celebrate that special someone and includes a two-night stay in a one-bedroom suite, breakfast for two each morning at ShadowRock Tap + Table, a $300 eforea spa credit and one bottle of sparkling wine and chocolates delivered to the room on the day of arrival. Come dinnertime, Hilton Sedona’s ShadowRock Tap + Table is offering igloo dining under the stars featuring an exclusive three-course menu with oysters, eye of the ribeye with foie gras, potato gratin and rosemary-fig essence and more for $90 per person.
On Monday, Feb. 14, Trapp Haus BBQ’s pitmaster Phil “The Grill” Johnson will be preparing a special meal, which he cooked during the World Food Championship Finals in late 2021. The meal includes ribeye with red wine reduction and black truffle lobster mac and cheese. $75 per person (plus and gratuity) and includes a drink on Phil. Seatings begin at 5 p.m.
ADERO Scottsdale’s three-course Valentine’s Soirée is available throughout the weekend from Feb. 11 to Feb. 14 so couples or groups can pick the date most convenient for them. Onsite restaurant, CIELO, is also offering diners 50 percent off 25-plus top-rated wines by the bottle during their Sommelier Special happening now.
Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa’s masterful culinary team is serving up a romantic evening at Alto Ristorante e bar. For $120 per person, enjoy a night of opulent romance with a five-course menu featuring dishes like spice heirloom prawns, lobster manicotti and “Red Love” red velvet cake with cream cheese icing. End with a nightcap at Center Stage Bar for live music by NEON Duo.
Downtown Phoenix’s newly opened Jacy & Dakota’s hosts a reservation-only prix-fixe Valentine’s Day meal from 5 to 10 p.m. on Feb. 14. Courses include oysters on the half shell, a strawberry-spinach salad, a choice of cocktail and more.
Celebrate the holiday at Hotel Valley Ho in Old Town Scottsdale. Executive Chef Russell LaCasce is serving up a special three-course Valentine’s Day menu at ZuZu from Feb. 11 to Feb. 14 from 5:30 to 10 p.m., with the seasonal dinner menu also available. Plus, J Forte will be playing Friday and Saturday from 7 to 10 p.m. Seeking indulgent relaxation? Book a couple’s massage the weekend of Feb. 10 to Feb. 13 or Feb. 17 to Feb. 20 and enjoy a glass of bubbly each in celebration of Valentine’s Day. 60-minute massages are $170 and 90-minute massages are $230 (per person, 20% service charge applies).
Spend this Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart at Hearth ’61 inside Mountain Shadows resort. Chef de Cuisine Alfred Muro has whipped up a beautiful menu for the holiday, available only on Feb. 14 from 5 to 9 p.m. Enjoy a petit lobster salad, a warm wild mushroom and goat cheese tart, Hawaiian snapper en papillote and white chocolate crème brûlée with red velvet crumble and chocolate tuile. Cap off your meal with the featured Rum d’Amour cocktail, made with white rum, fresh lime juice, muddled cherries, simple syrup, soda and cilantro.
Roka Akor is celebrating Valentine’s Day with a special Romantic Omakase dinner. The special will be available on Monday, Feb. 14, from 4:30 to 9 p.m. and is $135 per person. Limited a la carte menu items will be available, as well.
On Monday, Feb. 14, Streets of New York guests can choose two pasta dinners, a large salad, choice of dessert and a half-price bottle of wine (wine bottle promotion for dine-in patrons only) for $29.95. Guests can also take advantage of Street’s Monday special, buy one get one half off pizzas.
Salt and Lime in Scottsdale is offering a Valentine’s Day takeout special for $75 that includes a braised, boneless short rib barbacoa entrée for two with your choice of beans, rice or veggies with either corn of flour tortillas. The dinner for two also includes a 32-oz. margarita jug, frozen or on the rocks.
Koibito Poke locations across the Valley will be celebrating with a Sweethearts Special of buy one bowl, get one half off all day on Valentine’s Day. Stop in for happy hour between 4 to 6 p.m. and enjoy your bowl with a glass of wine for $5.
This Valentine’s Day falls on Taco Monday at Diego Pops meaning you and your sweetheart can enjoy $3 tacos all day long and sip on happy hour drinks from 3 to 6 p.m.
U.S. Egg dishes up a Valentine’s Day pancake special with three red velvet pancakes that are sprinkled with white chocolate kisses and powdered sugar and topped with whipped cream. These pancakes are only available Feb. 7 to Feb. 14.
Celebrate love this Valentine’s Day weekend (Feb. 11 to Feb. 14) at JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa, located in Paradise Valley. Indulge in specials at Rita’s Cantina & Bar (like lobster enchiladas and cinnamon-chocolate fondue for two) and a Sweetheart Dinner for two at Lincoln Steakhouse, including bubbly, prime filet mignon, lobster tail and more.
Kasai Japanese Steakhouse is serving up the perfect steak and lobster dinner on Valentine’s Day, available only on the holiday. The Teppanyaki Table Special for two is $95 and includes an appetizer of scallops and shrimp and, for the entrée, two petite filet mignons with two 6-oz. lobster tails. The meal is served with mushroom soup, teppan salad, fried rice, grilled vegetables and Dole frozen pineapple whipped dessert.
This Valentine’s Day, Renata’s Hearth of Arizona Biltmore, a Waldorf Astoria Resort will be hosting a three-course prix-fixe menu curated with smoke-infused flavors. From indulging in Australian Wagyu strip steak to treating you and your special someone to Puerto Rican pineapple cake, the restaurant is inviting lovebirds to experience the modern magic of Renata’s Hearth this holiday.
Taking place 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 12, and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 13, at the Glendale Civic Center, The Chocolate Experience promises chocolate, live music, chocolate pop artwork installations and interactive experiences for the entire family. Entry and parking are free for this special event. Guests who are 21 and over can opt for a Chocolate & Wine Pairing package, where they’ll enjoy four chocolates paired with four different fine wines.
Ballet Arizona’s Romeo & Juliet, choreographed by Ib Andersen with a score by Sergei Prokofiev played by The Phoenix Symphony, will bring the tale of sweeping romance and profound tragedy to Symphony Hall Feb. 10 to Feb. 13.
From Jan. 31 to Feb. 14, couples can purchase a Medieval Times Valentine’s Day package for $54.95 (retail value $75) and receive a bottle of of wine, two stemless or hurricane glasses and a framed tower photo. The add-on package does not include admission tickets. Show schedule is available here.
On Feb. 14, Mavrix will offer a VIP date night package. Couples can purchase a date night package for $200 that includes a bottle of Champagne, a half-dozen chocolate-covered strawberries, a single rose, a two-hour game card and two hours of VIP bowling. The package is available from 8 to 10 p.m. on Valentine’s Day.
Octane Raceway in Scottsdale is offering buy-one-get-one kart racing, virtual reality and appetizers all day Feb. 14.
In celebration of Valentine’s Day, take a stroll at the Park West Love Walk. On Saturday, Feb. 12, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., love birds (and those that love to shop!) are invited to enjoy an evening of shopping and dining set to the romantic music of a strolling violinist. Take a complimentary flower home and snap a selfie in front of the lit-up “love” sign for a chance to win two complimentary movie tickets to Harkins Theatres every month for an entire year. To be eligible for this contest, participants must share their selfie with a static post (not a story) on their public social media page including #shopparkwest.