Calling all romantic foodies! We have some of the best go-to spots for the universal mandatory date night we all love…Valentine’s Day!
Check out our list of 7 excellent LA restaurants:
Napa Valley Grille
Spend Valentine’s Day at one of Westwood’s best restaurants! Featuring a special menu, choose from starts like a garden salad with broccoli rabe, asparagus, sugar snap peas and white balsamic vinaigrette, or a lobster bisque. Mains include a Skuna Bay salmon with fennel broth, or a 12 oz bone in New York strip steak. Then, share a chocolate cake for two dessert with your special someone. The multi-course meal is $135/couple.
Experience the lush garden setting surrounded by stunning skyline views of Downtown Los Angeles for Valentine’s Day! Café Pinot is considered one of DTLA’s most romantic restaurants and this year they will be offering their “Taste of Love” special menu, with items like oysters, a little gem lettuce salad, uni spaghetti, and mains like halibut, a braised lamb shank, beef tenderloin and more! Want something sweet? No problem! Opt for a strawberry parfait or their chocolate passion cream.
Located at the top of the U.S. Bank Tower, the views at 71Above are like no other and will undoubtedly make you and your date’s jaw drop. Enjoy an elegant meal overlooking the city for Valentine’s Day this year! The four course dinner will include items like a chestnut soup, and charred broccolini to start, as well as grilled prawns and tagliatelle. For mains, opt for a Ora King salmon, a roastec chicken breast with foie gras and wild rice, or a rib-eye steak with potatoes, baby leeks, onion cream and sherry. Caramel chocolate cake and a coconut custard top off the menu for dessert. View the full menu.
Love & Salt
An ideal dinner spot after a stroll on the beach, Love & Salt offers a romantic seaside setting for Valentine’s Day. To celebrate the holiday, chef Michael Fiorelli serves dishes inspired by Italian classics in addition to the restaurant’s á la carte menu. Specials include pane bianco ($9), bread filled with roasted garlic, parmesan and oven-dried tomatoes; and long-stem Pugliese artichokes with marinated zucchini, pine nuts, pecorino toscano, arugula ($16) to start; followed by wood-oven baked lasagna with a slow-cooked bolognese ($24), and a dry-aged grilled Flannery ribeye with wood-roasted baby carrots, barley risotto, black truffle butter and carrot top gremolata ($60). For dessert, guests can indulge in a chocolate pudding cream pie ($9) or share a plate of Love & Salt’s signature warm Italian donuts.
To celebrate Valentine’s Day Manuela is offering an a la carte menu alongside some special items to share with your Valentine, including Shigoku oysters, scallops, grilled lamb chops, slow braised Strauss short ribs, and seared foie gras. For dessert? Try the truffle gnudi with shaved chocolate.
Kendall’s Brasserie and Bar
Sophisticated, French favorites are abound at this romantic restaurant in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles, courtesy of Executive Chef Jean Pierre Bosc. Located at the Los Angeles Music Center, Kendall’s Brasserie serves Parisian romance through authentic, sumptuous, French brasserie fare which is perfect for Valentine’s Day. Menu highlights for this Valentine’s Day include a squash bisque, a house cured salmon, 6 oysters on the half shell, seared sea scallops and more to start. For mains, a beef duo of a prime flat iron steak with beef short ribs is on offer, as well as loup de mer, a duck breast, and a lamb shank. Dessert is delicious and you can choose between a chocolate passion cream cake or a strawberry parfait.
11633 San Vicente Blvd #100
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Toscana and Bar Toscana with romantic specialties and delicious cocktails this year! Specials will include a Maine lobster salad with pistacchio crust and citrus dressing, a risotto with pear and gorgonzola cheese and red wine reduction, as well as a lamp chop dish.
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