Valentine's Day 2012 dining specials & discounts
Valentine's Day 2012 dining specials & discounts
Where to eat, drink & celebrate your love this Valentine's Day
5 Napkin Burger
Is treating celebrants to a burger for two, two sides and a large beer or bottle of wine for $39.
5 Napkin Burger: 455 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach; 305-538-2277
660 at the Angler’s
Is treating diners to a three-course prix-fixe menu available inside ($125 per couple), poolside ($150 per couple) or in a cabana ($250 per couple, includes wine pairing and a bottle of champagne). Menu highlights include scallop ceviche, Chilean sea bass and grilled skirt steak.
660 at the Angler’s: 660 Washington Ave, Miami Beach; 786-594-5811
Is celebrating romance with its regular a la carte menu and special holiday-inspired desserts.
Altamare: 1233 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach; 305-532-3061
Angelique Euro Café
Is offering special brunch and dinner menus Feb 10, 11, 12 and 14. The four-course dinner menu ($49) features a glass of French sparkling wine, pine nut-crusted goat cheese & prosciutto salad, filet mignon, seafood risotto and swordfish. Brunch features salmon carpaccio, Creole grits and Rioja steak-n-huevos.
Angelique Euro Café: 117 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables; 305-529-9922
Invites lovebirds and singles to special menu additions like yellow fin tuna, seared foie gras, spice crusted rib eye for two and lamb loin. Diners can also invest in the $60 drink package and enjoy a welcome cocktail, a 375 ml bottle of Piper-Heidsick Brut Champagne and a glass of Banfi “Rosa Regale” Brachetto d’Acqui dessert wine.
Area 31 at the Epic: 270 Biscayne Blvd, Miami; 305-424-5234
Asia de Cuba
Is presenting a five-course “menu made for lovers” available from 7pm-midnight. Highlights include trio de ceviche, Cuban coffee crusted rib eye and a selection of chef’s signature desserts. $170 per couple.
Asia de Cuba at Mondrian South Beach: 1100 West Ave, Miami Beach; 305-514-1940
Is treating diners to a five-course feast featuring pan seared branzino, roast lamb loin, black truffle potatoes and dark chocolate & Baileys mousse. $95 per person
Atrio at Conrad Miami: 1395 Brickell Ave, Miami; 305-503-6500
Is wooing diners with a "sumptuous" four-course menu available from 6-10:30pm. Highlights include silver & gold egg with caviar, Kampachi ceviches and black truffle risotto. $120 per person
Azul at the Mandarin Oriental: 500 Brickell Key Dr, Miami; 305-913-8358
Is offering a "delectable" a la carte menu featuring filet mignon, shrimp ouzo, organic roast chicken and chocolate strawberry champagne cupcakes for two from 5:30 to 10pm. $36 for any entree and dessert.
Banyan Restaurant at Hyatt Bonaventure: 250 Racquet Club Rd, Weston; 954-616 1234
Is treating sushi lovers to a multi-course feast featuring sake sangria, edamame, salmon skin sakad and chef’s selection of with pieces of sashimi and 12 pieces of nigiri. $100 per couple
Bar Tanaka: 1801 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 786-280-3333
Is treating ladies to a complimentary Bella cocktail and offering a special three-course menu Feb 12-14. Highlights include burrata & prosciutto, truffle tagliatelle, branzino and sirloin bistecca.
Bianca at The Delano: 1685 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-674-5752
Big City Tavern
Is offering a host of special menu items including Kobe beef bruschetta, baked brie with blueberries, lobster crusted petite filet and pan seared sea scallops.
Big City Tavern: 609 E. Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0307
Bistro One LR
Is hosting a Valentine’s Day brunch ($72 per adult, $33 for kids under 13) Feb 12 from 11am-3pm featuring chilled seafood, sushi and a caviar vodka station. The restaurant is also hosting a Va-Va-Voom dinner ($75 per person) Feb 14 from 6-11pm featuring a seafood platter for two and a dark chocolate dessert. Alternately, treat your sweet tooth to the hotel’s “Sweets for Your Sweet” display from 8-11pm ($14 per couple, complimentary for Va-Va-Voom dinner guests).
Bistro One LR at the Ritz-Carlton South Beach: 1 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach; 786-276-4329
Woos celebrants with a three-course menu featuring a caviar parfait amuse-bouche, lobster pot pie and a 32ox porterhouse for two. $125 per person
Bourbon Steak at Turnberry Isle: 19999 W Country Club Dr, Aventura; 786-279-6600
Is offering a host of "sensuous" blackboard specials available a la carte or as a three-course $70 dinner. Menu highlights include cauliflower panna cotta, sweet potato risotto, Meyer lemon steamed black bass and a 14oz ribeye Delmonico.
BLT Steak at the Betsy: 1440 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach; 305-673-0044
Is offering a four-course candlelit dinner. Menu highlights include lobster consommé with seafood dumplings, seared Hudson Valley foie gras and herb crusted lamb chops. $80 per person
Café Sambal at the Mandarin Oriental: 500 Brickell Key Dr, Miami; 305-913-8358
Is treating lovers to a three-course Mexican feast available Feb 10-14. Highlights include ensalada de mango, soap de pimiento, enchilada de cangrejo, lmo de credo and strawberries bunuelos. $35 per person, $15 for tequila cocktail pairing
Cantina Laredo atThe Village at Gulfstream: 501 Silks Run, Hallandale; 954-457-7662
Cecconi’s Miami Beach
Is offering a special a la carte brunch menu featuring ricotta hotcakes, frittata and eggs royale. Brunch will be available from 11am-5pm on Feb 11 and 12.
Cecconi’s Miami at Soho Beach House: 4385 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 786-507-7902
The Cheesecake Factory
Is celebrating love by donating $.25 for every slice sold of its Hershey’s Chocolate Bar cheesecake to Feeding America.
China Grill Miami Beach
Is augmenting it’s a la carte menu with Valentine’s Day specials including the lavender kiss cocktail, amore sushi (tuna, avocado, cream cheese, pink soy paper, red tobiko, tuna sashimi & tempura flakes) and sweetheart specials for two like the 36oz Creekstone Farms porterhouse.
China Grill Miami Beach: 404 Washington Ave, Miami Beach; 305-534-2211
China Grill Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina
Is offering menu specials as well as a $69 tasting menu. Highlights include Szechuan porterhouse steak, spicy beef & scallion dumplings and lobster pancakes.
China Grill at Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina: 1881 SE 17 St Cswy, Ft. Lauderdale; 954-759-9950
Chow Down South Beach
Is hosting its first prix-fixe Valentine’s Day dinner. Highlights include lamb chops, fish frenzy and chocolate peanut butter mousse for two. $42 per person
Chow Down South Beach: 920 Alton Rd, Miami Beach; 305-674-1674
Is offering lovers a three-course feast Feb 11-14. Menu highlights include balsamic Portobello mushroom, pan seared filet of snapper, filet mignon and mixed nut brownie a la mode. $70
Christy's: 3101 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables; 305-446-1400
Costa Grill at Acqualina
Woos with ocean views, rose petals, live music and a four-course dinner from 7-10:30pm (seatings at 7 and 9pm). Menu highlights include roasted Jerusalem artichokes with lump crabmeat, oven baked lemon sole and porterhouse lamb chop. $125 per person
Costa Grill at Acqualina: 17875 Collins Ave, Sunny Isles Beach; 855-535-2123
Is offering a special a la carte menu featuring butter poached Maine lobster, a grilled 16oz Chateaubriand for two and a two hearts cake.
Council Oak at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood; 954-327-7501
Is offering a five-course "His & Hers V-day dinner menu" featuring duo of duck, zucchini risotto, Alaskan king crab and chocolate mousse. $150 per person.
db Bistro Moderne Miami: 255 Biscayne Blvd, Miami; 305-421-8800
Is celebrating Valentine's Day with a four-course prix fixe menu featuring paddlefish caviar, Laurent Perrier Brut, braised beef short rib and Caribbean chocolate rum ganache cake. $90 per person.
The Dome: 271 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables; 305-648-4999
Is treating valentines to an $80 three-course pre-fixe menu and a $40 wine-paired option. Menu highlights include foie gras brulee, lobster salad, hamachi crudo, Guinness-braised short ribs and scampi ravioli.
The Dutch at W South: 2201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-938-3111
East End Brasserie
Is treating celebrants to a three-course prix-fixe feast with amuse bouche and champagne toast. Menu includes ricotta gnocchi, sole & asparagus, ribeye steak au poivre and chocolate fondue for two. $75 per person, $95 with wine pairings.
East End Brasserie: 601 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale; 954-567-8070
Edge, Steak & Bar
Is treating singles to a Lonely Hearts dinner ($65 per person) on Feb 14 at 7pm. The meal will feature an East Coast seafood tower, broken heart napoleon and Creekstone Farm prime rib. Couples are invited to enjoy a shared couples-only menu from Feb 10-14. Menu highlights include signature tartars, surf & turf and raspberry soufflé. Edge, Steak & Bar at Four Season Miami: 1435 Brickell Dr, Miami; 305-381-3015
Is channeling Greek mythology to create a six-course “Food for Love” Valentine’s Day feast. Menu highlights include a seafood duo, butter & garlic poached lobster tail, coffee crusted rib eye filet and banana fritters. $185 per couple
Essensia at the Palms: 3025 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-908-5458
If offering a host of "sensuous" blackboard specials as well as a four-course sharing menu for $45 per person.
The Fed: 5132 Biscayne Blvd, Miami; 305-494-0609
Celebrates with a three-course feast featuring roasted oysters, herb seared tuna, spice rubbed duck and caramel truffles. $75 per person.
The Forge: 431 W 41 St, Miami Beach; 305-538-8533
Is offering a “decadent” four-course private dining experience served in a candlelit Arkadia cabana. Couples will enjoy flowers, butler service, one bottle of Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Brut, two tickets to Arkadia for the night and a menu featuring Kumamoto oysters, Maine lobster risotto and whole roasted Dover sole. $500, $700 for package with a bottle of Laurent Perrier Rosé.
Gotham Steak at Fontainebleau Miami Beach: 4441 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 877-326-7412
The Grill on the Alley
Is offering a sweethearts dinner for two from Feb 10-14. Menu highlights include two petite filet mignons, Canadian lobster tail and Parmesan crusted Chilean sea bass. $120 for two. The Gill on the Alley: 19501 Biscayne Blvd, Aventura; 305-466-7195
High Steaks BBQ
Is treating Valentine’s couples to a complimentary dessert and a rose. Feast on BBQ then indulge in carrot cake or chocolate cream pies.
High Steaks BBQ: 57 NW 37 Ave, Miami; 305-642-7447
Is treating lovers to two glasses of proseco, a choice of one appetizer and a choice of two entrees for $50.
Icebox Café: 1657 Michigan Ave, Miami Beach; 305-538-8448
Treats lovers to an Italian feast from 5:30-10:30pm. Menu highlights include eggplant rollatine, chicken Scarpariello, veal chop and branzino filet. $125 per person
Il Mulino: 17875 Collins Ave, Sunny Isles Beach; 855-535-3119
Presents guests live entertainment and a three-course menu featuring citrus poached shrimp, braised lamb shank, whole pan-fried yellowtail snapper and Valentino cake. $59 per person, menu available from 5-10pm.
Indigo Restaurant at Riverside Hotel: 620 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale; 954-467-0045
Ireland’s Steakhouse offers lovers an intimate four-course dinner from 5:30-10pm. Highlights include Osetra caviar, lobster bisque and a bone-in dry aged Kansas City strip steak. $95 per person.
Ireland's Steakhouse at Hyatt Bonaventure: 250 Racquet Club Rd, Weston; 954-616 1234
is treating lovers to a pre-fixe menu offering filet mignon, Peekytoe crab cakes and sautéed Maine lobster. $98 per person.
J&G Grill at the St. Regis Bal Harbour: 9703 Collins Ave, Bal Harbour; 305-993-3333
Jaguar Ceviche, Peacock Garden Café and Talavera Restaurant are all adding a special chocolate berry bliss dessert to their menus from Feb 10-20.
Jaguar Ceviche: 3067 Grand Ave, Coconut Grove; 305-444-0216
Peacock Garden Café: 2889 McFarlane Road, Coconut Grove; 305-774-3332
Talavera Restaurant: 2299 Ponce de Leon, Coral Gables; 305-444-2955
JohnMartin’s Irish Pub & Restaurant
Is wooing diners with a three-course Valentines’ Day dinner featuring petite filet mignon, pan-fried free range chicken and angel hair pasta with shrimp and scallops. $42.50 per adult.
JohnMartin’s Irish Pub & Restaurant: 235 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables; 305-445-3777
Joey's Italian Cafe
Is offering up roses for the ladies, a live jazz duo and blackboad specials like octopus braised with balsamic, tavolozza del pittore piccola and dolce e picante.
Joey's Italian Cafe: 2506 NW 2 Ave, Miami; 305-438-0488
Is celebrating Valentine’s Day with a three-course prix-fixe feast and optional beverage pairing menu. Highlights include Fire and Ice Oysters with yamamomo granite and serrano chili, surf & turf and chocolate yuzu. $55 per person, $85 with beverage pairings
Makoto at Bal Harbour Shops: 9700 Collins Ave, Bal Harbour; 305-864-8600
Is treating diners to a four-course prix-fixe spread featuring one bottle of Moet Chandon per couple, Blue Point oysters, seared tuna, pan fried duck and three tier chocolate cake. $150 per couple.
Mare Nostrum: 1111 SW 1 Ave, Miami; 786-691-2770
Is wooing lovers with a three-course prix-fixe meal featuring crab and lobster cake, white truffle American Kobe tartare, prime filet mignon and lobster. Ladies will enjoy a rose, chocolate and a glass of champagne. $95 per person.
Meat Market: 915 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach; 305-532-0088
Is treating guests to a five-course sharing menu featuring guacamole, tacos, botanas and ceviches. $45 per person
Mercadito Midtown: 3252 NE 1 Ave, Miami; 786-369-0430
Is treating lovers to a three-course, wine-paired candlelit dinner for two available from 6–10 on Feb 12. Menu highlights include yellowfin tuna, Aphrodite salad, wedding soup, lobster pasta desire and slow-smoked molasses duck. $85 per person, $105 with champagne and wine pairings.
Neomi’s Grill at Trump International: 18001 Collins Ave, Sunny Isles Beach; 305-692-5770
Oceanaire is treating lovers to a three-course dinner for two. Highlights include American Hackleback caviar, lobster thermidor, glazed beef short ribs and molten chocolate lava cake. $140 per couple, includes a bottle of Landmark “Overlook” Chardonnay.
The Oceanaire Seafood Room: 900 South Miami Ave, Miami; 305-372-8862
Pascal’s is celebrating its 12th Valentine’s Day with roses for all the ladies, a champagne cocktail and a three-course prix fixe menu for two. Menu highlights include Angus beef chateaubriand and classic baked Alaska. $75 per person
Pascal’s on Ponce: 2611 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables; 305-444-2024
Is treating valentines to a prix-fixe feast including one bottle of rose champagne, poached lobster & heart of palm salad, Chilean sea bass and white velvet temptation. $100 per person
Pearl Restaurant & Lounge: 1 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach; 786-515-1150
Philippe Chow Miami
Is celebrating with a three-course feast including chicken lettuce wraps, glazed spare ribs, Chilean sea bass, Maine lobster, one bottle of Roederer Brut champagne per couple and a heart-shaped red velvet cake. $200 per couple.
Philippe Chow Miami: 36 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach; 305-674-0250
Invites diners to invest $9.99 and feast on two entrees, two regular size drinks, a side of yucca sticks or sweet plantains and a free flan. Deal is available at multiple locations, only on Feb 14.
Celebrates with a host of specialty Tuscan a al carte offerings including Maine lobster tartar, scampi raviolini, veal filet with foie gras sauce and chocolate and vanilla with Bavarian mousse.
Quattro: 1014 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach; 305-531-4833
Is offering couples two options: a penthouse experience for two ($1,000) and a five-course feast ($149 per couple). The penthouse experience features a personal butler, champagne and your choice of four course. The five-course menu is available in the main dining room.
Red, The Steakhouse: 119 Washington Ave, Miami Beach; 305-534-3688
Is offering a three-course, pre-fixe dinner menu Feb 10, 11, 12 and 14. Invest $85 per person and enjoy “My Heart Betts for You” salad, “Ménage à Foie,” surf & turf and Valhrona chocolate hearts.
Rusty Pelican: 3201 Rickenbacker Cswy, Key Biscayne; 305-361-3818
Is creating “the ultimate dining experience for lovers” from Feb 10-14. Enjoy Hanahouhoushu sparkling pink sake and a five-course feast featuring salmon & hamachi miso and ginger chicken soup, oyster salad and surf & turf with Togarashi steak and tuna. $159 per couple.
SAIA: 999 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale; 954-302-5252
Is treating Valentines to special skinny chocolate espresso martinis and chocolate raspberry mini indulgences.
Seasons 52: 321 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables; 305-442-8552
Is treating celebrants to a three-course meal featuring oysters au gratin, Mizuna salad, Atlantic salmon, lamb shank and lover’s pizza Bianca. Menu available Feb 10-14, 2012 for $38 per person.
Spartico at Mayfair: 3000 Florida Ave, Coconut Grove; 305-779-5100
Is presenting an "intimate" five-course candlelit dinner. Diners will enjoy a glass of champagne, hamachi, morel "pot pie," New York strip loin and "Valrhona" chocolate.
The Setai: 2001 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-520-6915
St Regis Bal Harbour
Invites guests to “surrender to temptation” with a three-course dessert menu served at midnight on Feb 13 by a personal butler in a private beachside cabana. The aphrodisiac desserts will be accompanied by a bottle of rose champagne and coffee service. $295 per couple.
St Regis Bal Harbour: 9703 Collins Ave, Bal Harbour; 305-993-3300
Is offering an specialty la carte menu. Highlights include roasted heirloom tomato soup, seared sea scallops for two and a love triangle trio of desserts.
STK: 2377 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-604-6988
Is adding a selection of Valentine’s Day specials to its regular a la carte menu. Additions include cornmeal-fried oysters, local yellowfin tuna tartar, crispy arancini and chocolate and coffee braised beef short rib.
Steak 954 at W Fort Lauderdale: 401 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale; 954-414-8333
Is “spicing things up” with special a la carte Valentine’s dishes. Items include triggerfish crudo, cauliflower soup puree, spicy spiny lobster and sweetheart petit fours.
Sugarcane Raw Bar & Grill: 3252 NE 1 Ave, Miami; 786-369-0353
Is offering a special a la carte menu featuring Kumamoto oysters, pan seared scallops & Maine lobster and grilled Bavette steak & jumbo lump crab meat. Meny available Feb 10, 11 and 14.
Sunfish Grill: 2775 East Oakland Park Blvd, Ft Lauderdale; 954-561-2004
Sushi Samba dromo
Is “bringing passion to every plate” with a host of specialty a la carte items including duck dumplings, lamb loin tataki, roasted quail and 1lb Maine lobster for two.
Sushi Samba dromo: 600 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach; 305-673-5337
Is treating lovers to complimentary champagne and a dessert the evening of Feb 14. Diners can also choose between two prix-fixe options: A 30oz ribeye special for two ($105 per couple) or sea bass for two ($120 per couple). Both menus include two glasses of champagne, 1 tiramisu and one bottle of sea glass wine.
Symcha's: 22 Washington Ave, Miami Beach; 305-604-0000
Is adding a few Valentine's Day specials to its a la carte menu, including tuna tartare, a seafood castle, spaghetti & meatballs and chocolate fondue.
Terrazza at Shore Club: 1901 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-695-3100
Is offering a special a la Valentine’s Day menu featuring tuna carpaccio, twin 8oz Maine lobster tails and Wagyu ribeye.
Timpano: 450 Las Olas Bvld, Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-9119
Is offering a private dinner for two in a poolside cabana featuring a strawberry champagne toast, steak, duck and chocolate fondue for two. $225 per couple
Trump International: 18001 Collins Ave, Sunny Isles Beach; 305-692-5678
Is offering diners a "romantic" three-course feast and an optional course of French toast with Curacao-scented foie gras. Menu highlights include conch chowder, Gulf shrimp and Lake Meadow chicken mofongo. $85 per person
Tuyo: 415 NE 2 Ave, Miami; 305-237-3200
Is offering a special a la cate menu from Feb 8-13 featuring smoked duck breast, garganelli pasta with black truffle, grilled sea scallops, meatloaf and and New York strip steak.
Two Chefs: 8287 S Dixie Hwy, Miami; 305-663-2100
Is offering a Sweet Valentine Sunday buffet brunch on Feb 12 from 12-3pm ($65 adults) as well as a Valentine's Day dinner on Feb 14 from 6-11pm. Dinner highlights include Blue Point oysters, butter poached Maine lobster and passion fruit mousse.
Via Luna at Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale: 1 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale; 954-302-6460
Is offering a four-course feast paired with a glass of champagne. Menu highlights include lobster bisque, 8oz petite filet, free range chicken and chocolate lava cake. $80 person
Vesper: 1801 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-341-1500
Wynwood Kitchen & Bar
Is adding a slate of “sexy” specials to its regular a la carte menu. Highlights include baked oyster with wilted spinach, hamachi tiradito, pan seared duck breast and Kobe filet mignon.
Wynwood Kitchen & Bar: 2550 NW 2 Ave, Miami; 305-722-8959
Is celebrating Valentine's Day at its various locations with the unveiling of its aphrodisiac menu available Feb 10-14. Menu includes lobster mac & cheese, pan roasted halibut and s'mores brownie.
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