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Where to Eat Valentine’s Day Dinner in Austin

Take a date, friends or yourself to one of these restaurants offering special menus in honor of Feb. 14

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Canje

A truly special occasion option, guests at Canje will enjoy a six-course meal for $125 per person, with optional $55 cocktail pairings. This East Austin favorite has a menu inspired by executive chef Tavel Bristol-Joseph’s Guyanese roots. Canje stands out as one of Austin’s most thrilling dining destinations, offering a diverse menu and intricate flavor profiles that captivate the palate. Book your spot on Canje’s website


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Caroline

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Caroline with a specially curated menu available from 4 pm to 11 pm. Guests can delight in Valentine’s Day specials alongside the classic menu, featuring exquisite options like the New England style crab cake and the chateaubriand for two with crispy shoestring potatoes, charred broccolini, béarnaise, and an optional Oscar Style upgrade. Save room for the indulgent Double Chocolate Cheesecake, and enhance the experience with the featured cocktail, The Pucker Up Pom-tini, blending Ketel One, lemon, and pomegranate foam. Book your spot here.


Commodore Perry Estate

Indulge in a Valentine’s Dinner at Commodore Perry Estate from 5 to 9:45 p.m. Treat yourself and your loved one to a romantic and rustic Italian dining experience for two, highlighted by a spectacular pavlova dessert crafted by the talented husband-and-wife chefs, Susana and Bradley. Secure your tickets for $85 per person, and enhance the evening with optional wine pairings at an additional cost.


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CARVE American Grille

Enjoy a romantic experience with a 3-Course Prix Fixe Menu available for dine-in and to-go at CARVE American Grille. The Valentine candlelight dinner for two, offered from February 11-14, provides both dine-in and to-go options, complete with rose petals and a votive candle holder. Check out the full menus, details, and secure your reservations online.


Corner

Join Corner for a delightful culinary journey featuring the Cowboy Surf & Turf – an 18oz Cowboy Steak with Jumbo Shrimp, Sea Scallop, Charred Onion, Au Gratin Potato, and Pomegranate Chimichurri. Indulge in Valentine’s themed libations such as the Secret Admirer cocktail, crafted with Bulleit Rye, Crème de Cacao, Sweet Vermouth, Orange Bitters, Chocolate Bitters, and Strawberry Vanilla Foam. Book your reservation here.


El Raval (Photo by Madeline Caswell)

El Raval

El Raval, the South Lamar Spanish tapas hotspot, presents a romantic five-course Valentine’s Day dinner curated by Chef Laila Bazahm from 5 to 9 p.m. on February 14th. The Spanish-inspired feast includes highlights like East Coast Oysters, Patatas Bravas and Caviar, Croquetas, Foie Gras Terrine, Paella De Mariscos, and Bar and Ranch NY Strip. Cap off the evening with decadent desserts like Chocolate Olive Oil Cake and Basque Cheesecake. Priced at $100 per person, the menu is complemented by El Raval’s regular dinner offerings, and reservations can be made online through OpenTable.


Yamas

Immerse yourself in a romantic evening at Yamas for an exclusive Valentine’s Day 3-Course Prix-Fixe menu. Savor meticulously crafted Greek-inspired dishes, ensuring an unforgettable dining experience that adds a special touch to your celebration of love. This unique menu is available solely on Valentine’s Day, complemented by Yamas’ regular menu served as usual. Secure your table here.


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Olamaie

This Valentine’s Day, Olamaie presents a special three-course prix-fixe dinner priced at $150 per person, with the option to enhance the experience with a wine pairing for an additional $100. For those opting for a non-alcoholic delight, a variety of mocktails will also be available. Renowned for its irresistible buttermilk biscuits and elevated twists on traditional southern favorites, a dinner experience at Olamaie is guaranteed to exceed expectations. Make reservations online here.


Dean’s Italian Steakhouse

Guests are invited to indulge in an exquisite dining experience at Dean’s Italian Steakhouse where the fusion of love and flavor takes center stage on the most romantic day of the year. Prime cuts of beef, authentic house-made pasta, and expertly crafted cocktails await in this culinary celebration. Specialty drinks include the enchanting “Mi Amor” featuring hibiscus-infused Casamigos Blanco tequila, passionfruit orgeat, lemon, and tiki bitter, as well as the delightful “Bourbon Bliss” crafted with Still Austin Bourbon, espresso, and strawberry-infused bourbon caramel. Secure your spot here.


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Juniper

Enjoy a romantic evening at the East Austin Italian eatery for a specially crafted five-course prix fixe menu priced at $130 per person. Elevate the experience with an optional hand-selected wine pairing for an additional $75 per person. Secure your spot for an intimate evening in the main dining room, at the chef’s counter, or on the charming covered patio by making reservations online.


Eberly

Eberly is celebrating Valentine’s Day with an exquisite dinner featuring Chef Sarah Seghi’s pre-fixe menu with highlights such as Beef Carpaccio, French Onion Agnolotti, and Whole Branzino, ending with a delightful Chocolate Souffle. Priced at $150 for two, make reservations for a memorable evening here, and sip on festive cocktails like the hibiscus-infused Fly By Night or the Cosmopolitan.


Fonda San Miguel (photo courtesy of Paulina Olague)

Fonda San Miguel

Extend the Valentine’s Day celebration from Feb. 12-15 at Fonda San Miguel with an enticing menu by Executive Chef Blanca Zesati, Bar Manager Marco Salazar, and Pastry Chef Natalie Gazaui. Indulge in dishes like the Tiradito Mayan with Hamachi crudo and the Filet Mignon a la Chipotle. Sip on the Romeo, a Mexican twist on the Amaretto Sour, and savor the dreamy Julieta cocktail, both complementing the romantic ambiance. End the culinary journey with Mole Rosa, an ice cream delight encased in toasted meringue with hibiscus, beets, and chiles rojos. Secure your reservations for Celebracíon del Amor here.


Corrine

Corinne Austin is celebrating the day of love with a decadent 5-course culinary experience. From beef tartare to black truffle bucatini and filet mignon, savor a delightful array of flavors throughout the night. For an extra touch, surprise your better half with an exclusive add-on featuring a champagne toast and chocolate-covered strawberries upon arrival. A la carte options are also available, and reservations can be made on OpenTable.


Bonus Treats for Your Sweet Tooth: 

Walton’s Fancy & Staple (photo by MYLK Collective)

Walton’s

Impress your Valentine with a personalized floral creation from Walton’s Fancy & Staple, where custom arrangements begin at $40. Choose from a dozen roses with greenery and filler for $89 or a half-dozen rose arrangement with filler for $45. They also have an array of themed pastries, including handmade macarons, chocolate-covered strawberries, and their fan-favorite Golden Eggs. For a custom arrangement or a delightful spread of treats, give them a call or visit their location to explore what’s available in their pastry case.


Violet Crown (photo by Wen Fitzgerald)

The Violet Crown Wine Bar & Coffee Shop 

Celebrate the season of love at The Violet Crown on February 13th and 14th with a captivating rosé and chocolate-covered strawberry flight. Immerse yourself in this enchanting experience for $40, relishing four specially curated half-pours of natural rosés perfectly paired with gourmet chocolate-covered strawberries. Elevate your indulgence with optional oysters and caviar, available for separate purchase on-site. Ensure your spot by making reservations online.


Foliepops (photo by Hayden Walker)

Foliepops

Satisfy your sweet cravings at Foliepops, the French bakery in Austin, TX, masterfully curated by Chef Kevin D’Andrea. Elevate your taste buds with the perfection of their exquisite tartelettes, now available at various HEB locations across Austin. A delightful addition to your Valentine’s Day celebration, these treats boast a tempting blend of crunchy shortbread cookie, luscious creamy or fruity filling, and a delicate chocolate topping.


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Bakery Lorraine

Elevate your Valentine’s Day with exclusive pastry specials from Bakery Lorraine, featuring delightful treats like the Strawberry Pop Heart, Heart Moonpie, Japonaise, and Berry Tart, available in-store at all locations. For an extra touch of sweetness, pre-order Valentine’s Day bouquets with macarons until noon on Sunday, Feb. 11, through their website for pickup on Valentine’s Day at the designated Bakery Lorraine location.


Gati

Gati presents a completely gluten-free and vegan Valentine’s Day menu featuring themed delights such as Heart Shaped Biscuits, Chocolate Strawberry Swiss Roll, Heart Shaped Sugar Cookies, Ice Cream Cakes, Strawberry Shortcake, and Strawberry Cinnamon Rolls. Pre-order these treats on Gati’s website starting Feb. 1, and choose to pick them up on Feb. 14 or purchase them in-store.