Forget flowers. Nothing says Valentine’s Day like squeezing into a cozy corner booth with your love.
Fortunately for us, Dallas-Fort Worth bars and restaurants have something for just about everyone this February: rooftop parties for singles, mini golf for casual couples, Galentine’s brunches and, of course, romantic dinners for two.
Reservations are recommended.
Favorites include the Steak Miguel, a sliced center cut ribeye served over pimento, onion and jalapeño for $79.75, the Chilean sea bass served over lobster risotto for $49.75, and the 20-ounce prime rib with skillet potatoes, green beans and horseradish cream for $62.75. The restaurant will be open for dine-in and carry-out Feb. 10-14, including Sunday. 4217 Oak Lawn Ave. and 5251 Spring Valley Road, Dallas. albiernats.com.
For something different, try this indoor mini golf venue and bar in West Dallas. Couples or friends can compete against one another for prizes in a game inspired by the TikTok pick-a-card date challenge. $14 for two people for the add-on card game and two chocolate-covered strawberry cocktail shots or two mocktails. Available through Feb. 14. 660 Fort Worth Ave., Suite 100, Dallas. anotherrounddallas.com.
Celebrate Galentine’s Day on Feb. 13 with Champagne and charcuterie. The regular menu will be available, as well as oyster specials. Reservations for parties up to eight range from $85 to $235. Then on Valentine’s Day, diners can enjoy a seven-course menu with oyster French onion soup, caviar cannoli, pad Thai terrine, squab, rack of lamb and crème brûlée. Cost is $145 per person, with an additional 3% charge on checks to help fund a new employee benefits plan. 1922 Greenville Ave., Dallas. apothecary.bar.
Bacchus Kitchen + Bar
Reserve a private dining bubble Feb. 13-14 on the restaurant’s lawn overlooking the vintage railroad in Grapevine. The bubble includes a four-course prix fixe menu, chocolate-covered strawberries, a bottle of bubbles and fondue for $200 a person. 215 E. Dallas Road, Grapevine. bacchustx.com.
The Beast and Co.
This Fort Worth spot is serving two tasting menus. one for omnivores and one for herbivores, on Feb. 10, 11 and 14. The omnivore menu will feature cured ora king salmon and scallops with braised mushrooms and smoked parsnips for $90 per person, while the herbivore menu will include eggplant cannelloni and kohlrabi fondant. Add a wine pairing for $65 per person. Seatings are 6 and 8 p.m. Reservations available through Tock. 1010 W. Magnolia Ave., Fort Worth. thebeastandco.com.
Share the combination fajitas for two with USDA choice skirt steak and chicken, queso, chocolate covered strawberries and a bottle of champagne for $35. For reservations, call 972-934-0165 for Addison, 817-332-6372 for Fort Worth, and 214-387-4407 for Plano. Locations in Addison, Fort Worth and Plano. www.bluemesagrill.com.
A special prix fixe menu will feature salmon carpaccio, garlic shrimp, chorizo-stuffed dates, grilled steak, short ribs and Maine lobster. Cost is $130 per couple. Add a pitcher of sangria for $46. 6007 Legacy Drive, Plano. bullagastrobar.com/locations/plano.
The Tex-Mex chain is offering a three-course menu with fajitas for two for $55 per couple. Add a margarita flight for $16 per person. The menu is available Feb. 10-14. Locations in Addison and Frisco. cantinalaredo.com.
Chef Tim Love’s Fort Worth Italian spot, known for its no-cellphone policy, is serving oysters from Prince Edward Island, fresh linguine with uni butter and osetra caviar, Colorado lamb chops and strawberry millefoglie with chocolate and hazelnut. Make reservations via OpenTable. 128 E. Exchange Ave., Suite 620, Fort Worth. caterinasftx.com.
City Hall Bistro
The restaurant inside the Adolphus Hotel is offering a three-course prix fixe menu for Valentine’s Day with a glass of Champagne included. Cost is $85 per person. 1321 Commerce St., Dallas. adolphus.com/restaurants-bars/city-hall-bistro.
The menu will feature oysters with strawberry granita, beet carpaccio and carbonara uni butter guanciale. Cost is $90 per person. Diners can upgrade to a fourth course with an option of an Angus filet or diver scallops for $125. Make reservations through Resy through Feb. 14. 1445 Turtle Creek Blvd., Dallas. virginhotels.com/dallas/dine-and-drink/the-commons-club/.
The Crescent Club
Typically open only to members and hotel guests, the club will open to the public on Valentine’s Day. The menu will include chargrilled romaine heart salad, slow-braised short ribs, pan-seared sole and chocolate mousse. Make reservations through OpenTable. 200 Crescent Court, Dallas. crescentclubandspa.com.
Darna Mediterranean Eatery
Dinner for two includes a starter, two salads, two entrees, two glasses of Champagne and a dessert to share for $99. The special is available 5 to 10 p.m. Feb. 14. 7700 Windrose Ave., Plano. darnamarket.com.
DIVE Coastal Cuisine
DIVE is serving a special charcuterie board for two with a bottle of prosecco for $85. Pickup only. Place orders online. On Valentine’s Day, dine-in guests will receive a complimentary glass of Champagne. 3404 Rankin St., Dallas. divecoastal.com.
A prix fixe menu is available Feb. 10-14 for $95 per person or $140 with wine pairings. The regular menu is also available. Or celebrate with a Galentine’s brunch Feb. 11-12 for $55 per person, plus specials on sparkling wines and mimosas. 2950 N. Harwood St., Suite 115, Dallas. dolceriviera.com.
Enjoy a Galentine’s brunch at Eataly’s Terra restaurant from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 11 and 12 with prime rib, house-made porchetta, artisanal salumi and formaggi, breakfast pastries and a build-your-own bollicine bar. Cost is $55 per person. Or head to Terra for a three-course dinner for $95 a person Feb.10-14. Eataly’s pizza spot, La Pizza & La Pasta, will serve heart-shaped Neapolitan pizzas Feb. 10-14. For those who prefer to eat at home, the Italian marketplace will sell fresh pasta kits and caviar kits for two. 8687 N. Central Expressway, Dallas. eataly.com.
Specials include filet mignon with cabernet herb butter, crab-stuffed cold water lobster tail, crabcakes, Wagyu sirloin, and rainbow carrot and vegetable medley. Sweet treats are chocolate-covered Valentine’s Oreos, cocoa bombs and chocolate bark. Order online for pickup Feb. 13-14. Locations in Dallas, Fort Worth, Plano and Grapevine. eatzis.com.
Celebrate with a three-course prix fixe Pan-Asian menu for $65 per person or $95 with wine pairings on Feb. 14. Cocktail and wine specials will be available, too. 2823 McKinnon St., Dallas. elephanteastdallas.com.
Ellie’s Restaurant & Lounge
Specials include diver scallop crudo, foie gras brûlée and balsamic-glazed pheasant. The Valentine’s cocktail is the Cupid’s Garden, made with gin, St. Germain, lemon juice, simple syrup and muddled strawberries topped with a splash of Veuve Ambal Rosé and garnished with an edible flower. 1717 Leonard St., Dallas. elliesdallas.com.
A three-course dinner includes golden osetra caviar “chips and dip,” poached lobster tail and Hawaiian bright red tuna tiradito, prime beef Wellington with foie gras pâté, and flourless chocolate Chambord torte with praline crisp and raspberry rose mousse. The menu is available Feb. 10, 11, 13 and 14. Price is $160 per person plus an additional $80 for wine pairings. 2121 McKinney Ave., Dallas. fearingsrestaurant.com.
This new neighborhood spot in Dallas is serving a four-course menu with options like barbecue-glazed bacon-wrapped jumbo prawns, a petite wedge salad, classic French onion soup, filet mignon, and king salmon with lobster risotto. For dessert, there’s a flourless chocolate cake. Cost is $140 per couple. The menu is available Feb. 10-14. 5307 E. Mockingbird Lane, Suite 150. thefinchrestaurant.com.
Valentine’s Day specials include tuna crudo, pan-seared sea scallops, chile-rubbed rack of lamb, crispy-skinned salmon and orange Grand Marnier tiramisu. Make reservations online. 4400 White Settlement Road, Fort Worth. gemelleftw.com.
Gloria’s Latin Cuisine
A special Latin-infused menu will feature shrimp and octopus with red chile pepper, cucumber, radish and lime, serrano garlic salmon, and surf and turf with top sirloin, jumbo shrimp, Spanish rice, black bean soup and fried plantain. Dessert is a chocolate turtle brownie. The menu is available Feb. 10-12 and 14. Cost is $73 per couple. Locations across Dallas-Fort Worth. gloriascuisine.com.
Not in a couple? This rooftop party is dedicated to all the singles, with food and drink specials all evening Feb. 14. 2616 Olive St., Dallas. happiesthourdallas.com.
The Dallas steakhouse will serve colossal shrimp and snow crab claw scampi and a choice of pan-seared Alaskan halibut with lobster risotto and grilled asparagus or a center-cut Americano filet with cheesy mashed potatoes and grilled broccolini. Dessert is a Belgian chocolate molten cake with Champagne-marinated strawberries and vanilla gelato. Cost is $160 per couple, and the menu is available Feb. 10-14. The regular menu will also be served. 2525 Elm St., Suite 150, Dallas. harpers-steakhouse.com.
Holy Grail Pub
A five-course meal will feature smoked salmon pâté, oysters Rockefeller and bacon-wrapped pork tenderloin with sherry mushroom sauce and grilled rainbow carrots. Each course comes with a cocktail or beer pairing. Dinner begins at 7 p.m. Feb. 14. Cost is $80 per person. Call 972-377-6633 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations. 8240 Preston Road, Plano. holygrailpub.com.
Hotel Drover 97 West Kitchen & Bar
The restaurant inside Fort Worth’s Hotel Drover is serving black truffle and artichoke risotto, seared sea scallops, lobster cassoulet, filet mignon and smoked prime rib Feb. 14. For dessert, there’s chocolate cayenne ganache cake or black cherry panna cotta. Dinner is $100 per person. 200 Mule Alley, Fort Worth. hoteldrover.com.
For those wanting to go big — really big — the Joule offers a “marry me” proposal package for $13,000. It includes a proposal venue on the hotel’s indoor and outdoor terrace, floral arrangements, balloons, food and drinks, a string quartet, photographer and a “marry me” marquee letter display. It also comes with an overnight stay in one of four penthouses with a private terrace, breakfast in bed and a 110-minute couples spa at the hotel’s spa. 1530 Main St., Dallas. thejouledallas.com.
A Bubbles & Pearls special comes with a glass of La Marca prosecco and a California roll ring topped with caviar for $19. Locations in Dallas and Plano. konagrill.com.
The Las Colinas Resort
Formerly the Four Seasons, the Las Colinas Resort will host a four-course dinner with selections like prime filet with confit duck fat potatoes and roasted halibut with kaluga caviar beurre blanc. For dessert, there’s the Burning Love Baked Alaska made with milk chocolate, banana and Jamaican rum. Cost is $165 per person. Wine pairings are available for an additional $75. The menu is available Feb. 10-14. The resort is also hosting a Galentine’s afternoon tea Feb. 11 and 12 with sweet and savory bites. Cost is $50 per adult and $30 for children under 12. Call 972-717-2420 to make reservations. 4150 MacArthur Blvd., Irving. lascolinasresortdallas.com.
A prix fixe menu will feature mushroom soup, escargot, grilled quail, lobster risotto, and pan-seared loin of lamb. Dessert is chocolate mousse or lemon tart. Cost is $150 a person. Make reservations online. 4514 Travis St., Suite 124, Dallas. lebilboquetdallas.com.
Valentine’s specials include antelope tartare, an endive, beet and toasted walnut salad, acorn squash bisque, and Texas Akaushi filet of beef for two. Make reservations through OpenTable. Dessert is a slice of cinnamon roll cheesecake. 2406 N. Main St., Fort Worth. lonesomedovefortworth.com.
A special menu will feature Vietnamese barbecue lamb chops with Thai basil chimichurri, Lao-style beef tartare and Norwegian halibut. Drink specials include Lover’s Lane and Burning Passion. Locations in Dallas, Fort Worth and Southlake. malaikitchen.com.
Specials include red snapper with vanilla coconut milk, quail on a bed of red wine with bacon, and razor clams with lemon, thyme and shallots. The menu is served Feb. 10-14. Suggested wine and beer pairings are also available. Make reservations online. 1621 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas. mothinthe.net.
The European-inspired bistro will celebrate with a three-course prix fixe menu on Valentine’s Day. Cost is $85 per person or $115 per person with a curated wine pairing. 2501 N. Harwood St., Suite 225, Dallas. mercatbistro.com.
Miriam Cocina Latina
Specials will include beef tenderloin with blue cheese buttercream and garlic mashed potatoes, shrimp enchiladas with guajillo salsa, and seared octopus with tamarind salsa and arbol chiles. A special cocktail, the Smokey Rose, will come with tequila, cointreau and candied rose petals. The menu is available Feb. 10-14. 2015 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Dallas. miriamcocina.com.
A prix fixe menu will feature items like Texas Wagyu tartare, lobster radiatore pasta, fire-roasted king salmon and Nantucket Bay scallops. For dessert, there’s the Ace of Hearts, a chocolate sponge topped with strawberry mousse. The specialty cocktail is the Lady in Red, a gin-based drink infused with rose petals, with blanc vermouth, lemon and raspberry. Cost is $200 per person or $300 per person for a window booth. 1401 Elm St., 49th floor, Dallas. monarchrestaurants.com.
Instagram chef Salt Bae’s steakhouse is offering a limited-time Valentine’s Day cocktail called the Chocolatini with decadent chocolate and fresh strawberries. Make reservations online. 1900 N. Pearl St., Dallas. nusr-et.com.tr/for-usa.
Dine on a menu of apple and pecan baked brie, salmon steak with lobster risotto, bacon-wrapped filet mignon, poached prawns and chocolate-covered strawberry cheesecake. Cost is $95 per person, or $145 with cocktail pairings. Book through OpenTable. 400 N. Olive St., Dallas. marriott.com/en-us/hotels/daldh-sheraton-dallas-hotel/dining/.
Pete’s Dueling Piano Bar
Book a Valentine’s Day VIP party package to get a guaranteed table for four, a signature schooner drink for four, four complimentary injector Jell-O shots and a Pete’s T-shirt. The package is $200 for four guests. Parties are Feb. 10 and 11. Pete’s is closed Feb. 14. 6765 Winning Drive, Frisco. petesduelingpianobar.com.
This new pizza spot will serve heart-shaped gourmet pizzas Feb. 10-14. Dine-in, pickup and delivery are available. 2823 McKinnon St., Dallas. pocofiasco.com.
Buy a regular-size poke bowl and get your sweetheart’s half-off on Valentine’s Day. Locations across Dallas-Fort Worth. pokeworks.com.
The restaurant inside the Fairmont Dallas is serving four courses, including a Sicilian crabcake, beef tenderloin and seared sea bass for $150 a couple. Diners can add wine pairings for $70 per couple. 1717 N. Akard St., Dallas. pyramidrestaurant.com.
The Denton steakhouse is serving a $150 prix fixe menu with herb-crusted shrimp, creamy tomato soup, New York strip steak, seared duck breast and grilled chicken breast. For dessert, there’s a choice of a whiskey sundae or a sweetheart tart. An additional wine pairing is $40. Make reservations through OpenTable. 115 E. Hickory St., Denton. queeniessteakhouse.com.
Rye will serve a seven-course menu Feb. 14 with oyster French onion soup, caviar cannoli, pad Thai terrine, squab, rack of lamb and crème brûlée. Cost is $145, with an additional 3% charge on checks to help fund a new employee benefits plan. Wine pairings are an additional $65 per person. 1920 Greenville Ave., Dallas. rye.restaurant.
Saint Ann Restaurant & Bar
Guests are encouraged to dress up and wear their best hats to a Galentine’s Day brunch Feb. 12. A Harwood Hospitality gift card will go to the diner with the best hat. The regular menu will be available along with some Valentine’s-themed specials. 2501 N. Harwood St., Suite 225, Dallas. saintanndallas.com.
The restaurant inside the Joule hotel will offer a three-course menu with items like truffle mushroom arancini, duck polpette with blood orange marmalade, halibut primavera and ricotta gnocchi Alfredo. Cost is $85 per person. 1530 Main St., Suite 100, Dallas. thejouledallas.com/sassetta.
Social Oak Wine & Whiskey Lounge
Enjoy a Galentine’s or Valentine’s celebration with half-price cocktails, including Old-Fashioneds and Cosmopolitans, and half-price bites like the hummus duo, Parmesan truffle fries, wild Burgundy escargot and truffle deviled eggs. Ladies get a complimentary glass of Champagne. The celebration is 4 to 10 p.m. Feb. 12. Reservations are recommended. 2230 State Highway 114, Suite 550, Trophy Club. socialoaklounge.com.
The popular vegan spot is serving specials like nacho supremo with cashew cheese and black beans, a bacon ranch “cheeseburger” with house-made vegan ranch dressing, and vegan ice cream, shakes and sundaes. Book reservations for Feb. 14 through Resy. Locations in Fort Worth and Denton. spiraldiner.com.
A Bubbles & Pearls special comes with a glass of Dom Pérignon and a caviar-topped oyster for $69, available Feb. 10-14. The regular menu will be served. 2000 McKinney Ave., Dallas. stksteakhouse.com.
Pick up some cupcakes or heart-shaped frosted sugar cookies, or decorating kits if you prefer to do it yourself. Locations in Dallas and Fort Worth. susiecakes.com.
The taco chain is offering a special Valentine’s breakfast, available for dine-in, pickup or third-party delivery on Feb. 14. The Machaca comes with braised pork over scrambled pasture-raised eggs and topped with house-made pico de gallo. Locations in Dallas and Plano. tacodeli.com.
The retro-inspired Texican Court is offering the Valentini, a sweet, creamy mixture of Fireball, Godiva and grenadine with a splash of milk. It’s available Feb. 12-18. 501 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Irving. texicancourt.com.
Send someone a sweet treat with jewelry or a tumbler added on. The cookie shop is sending cookies with a 10-ounce Yeti mug or a Kendra Scott Ari heart necklace in pink crystal. Locations across Dallas-Fort Worth, with delivery available. cookiedelivery.com.
The Latin American spot will offer a prix fixe menu with tequila and agave cocktail pairings. Cost is $85 per person or $120 with the pairings. The menu is available Feb. 10-14. On Valentine’s Day, a reception and spirits tasting will begin at 5:30 p.m. for an additional $98 per person. 2700 Olive St., Dallas. tedeseo.com.
Thirsty Lion Gastropub
Specials include an espresso martini, an Old-Fashioned, bacon-wrapped shrimp and a Wagyu beef burger, available Feb. 9-14. Locations across Dallas-Fort Worth. thirstyliongastropub.com.
TJ’s Seafood Market
A surf and turf menu will feature grilled rib-eye and jumbo Gulf shrimp with lobster potato hash for $39 per person. 6025 Royal Lane, Dallas. tjsseafood.com.
The Pan-Latin steakhouse inside the Renaissance Worthington hotel will feature a three-course special with items like aguachile de scallops, bison carpaccio, miso-glazed halibut, filet mignon and panko-crusted Japanese eggplant. For dessert, try the “Besame,” with strawberry, white chocolate custard, rose petal sorbet and dark chocolate sauce. Cost is $95 per person. Menu is available Feb. 10-14. 200 Main St., Suite B, Fort Worth. torotorofortworth.com.
Specials include king crab ravioli with pasta, corn bisque, asparagus and Parmesan for $48. A special cocktail, the Voila, is made with vodka, cava, Chambord, pineapple juice, raspberries and a dry ice smoke. Reservations available online. 2401 McKinney Ave., Dallas, and 1420 Plaza Place, Southlake. trulucks.com.
A special omakase tasting menu will include oysters, candy beet, king crab and lamb chops for $350 a couple, with optional wine and sake pairings. The menu is available beginning at 4 p.m. Feb. 14. 2817 Maple Ave., Dallas. uchi.uchirestaurants.com.
Uchi’s izakaya bar concept is serving an omakase tasting menu with kanpachi crudo, lobster skewer and gyutoro bao for $225 a couple, with optional wine and sake pairings. 2817 Maple Ave., Dallas. uchi.uchirestaurants.com.
Enjoy a three-course, prix fixe menu for $44.99 per person on Feb. 14. 1006 E. 15th St., Plano. urbancrust.com.
Urban Seafood Company
A four-course menu Feb. 14 will feature East Coast blue oysters, portobello mushrooms stuffed with Gulf crab, Maine lobster-stuffed flounder and Texas Wagyu short ribs. Cost is $75 per person. 1104 E. 14th St., Plano. urbanseafoodcompany.com.
The restaurant inside the Sinclair Hotel in downtown Fort Worth is serving a prix fixe menu with choices like lobster bisque, tuna carpaccio and foie gras, hamachi crudo, Australian rack of lamb, ginger-miso Chilean sea bass, duck breast and dry-aged rib-eye. Cost is $85 per person, with a wine pairing for an additional $75. 512 Main St., Fort Worth. wickedbutcher.com.