Where To Dine on Valentine’s Day

Image Credit: Christina Coker for Bakery Lorraine/Giant Noise

Make your Valentine’s Day reservations now at one of Texas’ most romantic restaurants. You’ll fall in love all over again with some of our classic destinations for delicious Valentine’s Day dinners, as well as some new ones featured on Goodtaste.

Scroll for dinner ideas you will L-O-V-E all across Texas. Looking for that sweet little moon pie? Find it at Bakery Lorraine in San Antonio that’s currently offering Valentine’s Day baked goods.

Houston

Masraff’s

  • 1753 Post Oak Blvd
    Houston, TX 77056
    (713) 355-1975

Treat your sweetie to one of the most romantic spots in town .. Masraff’s! It’s one of my personal favorite spots, not only because of the delicious food, but because of the loving people behind it. Watch their amazing story from our first season right here.

On Valentine’s Day, they will be offering your choice of a three-course or five-course menu. Call the restaurant for reservations or book on Open Table at their website.

Artisans

  • 3201 Louisiana Street
    Houston, TX 77006
    (713) 529-9111

Dazzle your date with one of the most exquisite dining experiences in Houston. After all, who knows romance better than the French? Make your reservation for Valentine’s Day, featuring a full course meal in honor of Le Saint-Valentin. (View the menu here). Start with a ‘French Kiss,’ featuring Foie Gras au Torchon, and work your way to the La Plat Principal, featuring Beef Wellington with French Green Beans, Herbs Potato Croquette, and a Red Wine Truffle Demi-Glace … ooh-la-la! Make your reservation by calling the restaurant.

We featured Artisans earlier in our third season. Watch the masters at work right here.

 

B&B Butchers & Restaurant

  • 1814 Washington Avenue
    Houston, TX 77007
    (713) 862-1814

B&B Butchers & Restaurant, who we featured in our first season, is your one-stop-shop for spoiling your Valentine! They’re offering both dine-in and takeout options, complete with flowers and chocolate. (See one of those beautiful arrangements below!) View their delicious prix-fixe takeout menu here.

In the restaurant, diners will receive complimentary chocolate-dipped strawberries and have the option of pre-ordering flowers (below) and specialty chocolate boxes with your dinner. Call the restaurant to make your reservation.

Image Credit: Bonner Rhoden for B&B Butchers & Restaurant/The PR Boutique

 

Olivette at The Houstonian

  • 111 N Post Oak Lane
    Houston, TX 77024
    (713) 685-6713

Does it get any better than succulent prime rib from Olivette at The Houstonian? Enjoy a prix-fixe three-course dinner and wooded views this Valentine’s Day. View the full menu here. Each course comes with a full pour wine pairing, and you’ll be welcomed with a sip of something sparkling when you walk in! Make your reservation now by calling the number above.

Get more details on this delectable event right here.

Ouisie’s Table

  • 3939 San Felipe Street
    Houston, TX 77027
    (713) 528-2264

We love this clever idea celebrating gal pals! On Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, Ouisie’s Table will be celebrating “Galentine’s Day” with a special afternoon celebrating friends and good food! Enjoy a delicious meal on Lucy’s Porch and take part in a floral arrangement class put on by Oui & Me. Oui Florals & Events is a full service floral company, which is part of Ouisie’s Table. The cost is $75 per person. Make your reservation by calling the restaurant or emailing ouisies@ouisiestable.com

Watch Ouisie’s Table in action during our third season right here. We absolutely love their succulent Red Snapper Filet with Brandied Oysters, which you can make at home right here.

Hugo’s

  • 1600 Westheimer Road
    Houston, TX 77006
    713-524-7744

Get ready for ¡Feliz Dia de San Valentin! at Hugo’s. You’ll love Chef Hugo Ortega’s amazing Valentine’s Day menu featuring everything from Tikin Xic, with a Yucatan-style catch of the day wrapped in a banana leaf, to postres like the Pastelito de Chocolate with wild prickly pear sauce. Get the full menu right here.

Staying in? Dazzle your date with Hugo’s recipe for Chile Rellenos or Red Snapper Ceviche.

Brennan’s

  • 3300 Smith Street
    Houston, TX 77006
    (713) 522-9711

When it comes to romance, no one knows the language of ‘foodie love’ better than Brennan’s of Houston. Valentine’s Day will feature everything from Sugarcane Smoked Short Rib to Vieux Carre Beignets, paired with signature cocktails like the ‘Eternal Love’ and ‘Old Fashioned Love.’ It’s New Orleans-style cooking, with a pinch of Texas — watch them in our second season here. Dinner is $75 per person. View the full menu here.

Not feeling a night out? Make Brennan’s delicious BBQ Shrimp right here.

Étoile Cuisine et Bar

  • 1101-11 Uptown Park Blvd.
    Houston, TX 77056
    (832) 668-5808

Our friends at Étoile Cuisine et Bar will be putting on a ‘Bonne Saint Valentin’ dinner on Valentine’s Day for $78 per person. First course will feature your choice of a warm goat cheese salad, Maine lobster bisque, Foie Gras, yellowfin tuna tartare, or brie stuffed with truffle mascarpone. Second course will feature your choice of a filet, duck breast, or winter vegetable risotto. Get more details on the menu here.

Image Credit: Karen Henry/The PR Boutique for Max’s Wine Dive

MAX’s Wine Dive

  • Multiple Locations in Houston

MAX’s Wine Dive Washington, Fairview, and Uptown Park locations will offer a Valentine’s Day menu including arugula salad, lobster ravioli, Beef Wellington, seared duck breast and deep fried Oreos. Each location will also be offering strawberries by the half dozen for $18.

San Antonio

Zinc Bistro & Bar

  • 207 North Presa
    San Antonio, TX 78205
    (210) 224-2900

Slip into Zinc Bistro & Bar for an enchanting and elegant evening your Valentine won’t forget. They’re offering a special Valentine’s Day menu for $45 per person. View their delectable four-course menu here, which includes a Chocolate Box with Grand Marnier Mousse and Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries! Fall in love with this beautiful nook just off the San Antonio Riverwalk from our third season here.

Got the ‘hots’ for that hummus you see above? Try Zinc’s 2-Alarm Hummus recipe to heat up the love in your kitchen tonight.

Boudro’s

  • 421 E. Commerce Street
    San Antonio, Texas 78205
    (210) 224-8484

If you’re thinking of treating your Valentine to a one-of-a-kind night along the San Antonio Riverwalk, look no further than Zinc’s sister restaurant, Boudro’s. It’s one of our favorite spots in San Antonio. On Valentine’s Day, they’re offering a $50 special that includes your choice of a starter, entree, and a delicious Raspberry Chevre Cheesecake with a crunchy Pistachio Crust. View the full menu here.

You can get a behind-the-scenes view at Boudro’s right here. We’re always weak in the knees for their Mesquite Grilled Texas Quail you see above, which you can get the recipe for right here.

 

Signature at La Cantera Resort & Spa

  • 16401 La Cantera Pkwy
    San Antonio, TX 78256
    (210) 247-0176

Treat your sweetie to a trip to the South of France, right in South Texas! Signature at La Cantera Resort & Spa features not only delicious French and American fare, but also one of the best views in town. Watch them in our third season below to get a preview of just what you’ll find at Signature and more details about this stunning restaurant!

 

Southerleigh

136 E Grayson Street
San Antonio, TX 78215
(210) 455-5701

Southerleigh is celebrating Valentine’s Day with specially-themed craft drinks including beer shandies and wine drinks. We love them for their Southern style ‘chews and brews’ and featured them in our first season. Watch them here.

Love those Deviled Eggs you see above? Stay home and treat your Valentine to the recipe right here.

Image Credit: Jessica Giesey for Rosella at the Rand/Giant Noise

Rosella at the Rand

  • 114 E Houston Street
    San Antonio, TX 78205
    (210) 595-1410

Rosella at the Rand is offering a $65 prix fixe menu on Valentine’s Day, featuring unique off-the-menu items with wine pairings at an additional cost. The menu includes Sous Vide Boneless Short Ribs and Scallops, complete with rainbow carrots and pomegranate demi-glace. View the full menu here.

Boiler House

  • 312 Pearl Pkwy, Bldg. 3
    San Antonio, TX 78215
    (210) 354-4644

Enjoy an evening at the Historic Pearl in San Antonio at the Boiler House. You’ll find Maine lobster, leek and butternut squash risotto, and chocolate pecan pie with on their prix fixe menu, which you can view here. Pair your dinner with one of their optional whiskey flights, with cute names like “Cupid’s Flight” and “Baby Blue.”

Staying in? Try the Boiler House’s Pork Shank & Sweet Potato Gnudi you see above.

Tribeca 212

  •  4331 McCullough Ave
    Olmos Park, TX 78212
    (210) 320-0698

Tribeca 212 restaurant in Olmos Park will be offering an exclusive menu for Valentine’s Day including two different prix fixe menu options. The three-course menu is $35 per person and the four-course menu is $45 per person. The evening comes complete with live music provided by jazz guitarist, Dan Ryan. Call the restaurant or visit their website for more details.

Austin

Odd Duck

  • 1201 S Lamar Blvd
    Austin, TX 78704

Your date will L-O-V-E Odd Duck’s fun atmosphere for an easy date night featuring fresh farm-to-table eats and local craft brews! Love is always in season with their seasonally fresh menu. Meet the owners from our second season of Goodtaste right here.

Sway

  • 1417 South 1st Street
    Austin, Texas 78704
    512-326-1999

You’ll be swayed as soon as you set foot in Austin’s swanky Sway! It’s the perfect date night for a little adventure — after all, the tastiest Thai food ever is on the menu! You can watch all the action in the kitchen at the bar or enjoy the beautiful ambiance of their outdoor patio.

Eberly

  • 615 S. Lamar Street
    Austin, TX 78704
    512-916-9000

The elegance of Eberly can’t be overstated. You and your date will be in for the ultimate evening of elevated cuisine and crisp cool cocktails. It’s a beautiful place for celebrating a special occasion, with shareable plates like their luxurious Beef Tartare and fun elevated comfort food like Cornmeal Hushpuppies. Their dessert menu is absolutely delectable featuring Eberly’s Banana Pudding and Warm Dulce de Leche Volcano Cake that’s truly an explosion of unexpected fruity flavor. Get details on their Valentine’s Day specials by calling them at the number above.

Image Credit: Aubrie Pick for Geraldine’s/Bread & Butter Public Relations

Geraldine’s

  • 605 Davis Street
    Austin, TX 78701
    (512) 476-4755

This downtown Austin staple is offering a set menu with a variety of decadent, shareable plate options for you and your loved one to enjoy together. Cuddle up in the cozy ambiance of the restaurant and listen to live music while sharing dish options and creative sweet treats like the Passion Fruit Bomb with passion fruit mousse and frozen white chocolate air, or the Heart Beet Sponge Cake with spiced ganache and raspberry rose garnish. The restaurant will also be offering a craft cocktail special for two to enjoy with your dinner. Get more details by calling the number above.

District Kitchen + Cocktails

  • 5900 W Slaughter Lane D
    Austin, TX 78749
    (512) 351-8436

This Valentine’s Day, District is featuring a prix fixe menu complete with inspired dishes crafted by Executive Chef Amir Hajimaleki and Executive Pastry Chef Dennis Van. Enjoy entree options like Pan Seared Ocean Trout, Prime Petite Filet, or Lobster and Saffron Risotto. Indulge in a Red Velvet Cheesecake or Dark Chocolate Pot de Crème for dessert. View their Valentine’s Day menu here and make your reservation by calling the number above.

Image Credit: Sarah Jacober Spitzer for Toulouse Café and Bar/Bread & Butter PR

Toulouse Café and Bar

  • 3120 Palm Way #150
    Austin, TX 78758
    (512) 615-1070

Toulouse Café and Bar is offering a delicious menu of French dishes for guests to enjoy at their Domain NORTHSIDE location on Valentine’s Day. The menu includes items such as oysters, diver scallops, ratatouille risotto, a decadent New York Strip Steak, but their dessert steals our hearts! Enjoy a spicy dark chocolate ganache tart made with nutty citrus crust and mixed berries coulis. Call for reservations at the number above.

North Texas

Hannah’s Off The Square

  • 111 W Mulberry St
    Denton, TX 76201
    (940) 566-1110

Treat your honey to some heavenly honeycomb (above) from our friends at Hannah’s Off The Square in Denton. This spot just “off the square” is oozing with Southern charm, but also some of the best eats in North Texas. We featured them earlier in our third season, which you can watch right here. Make your reservation now — it’s a popular spot in Denton!

Sugarbacon Proper Kitchen

  • 216 W Virginia St #100
    McKinney, TX 75069
    (469) 952-5150

Spending some time in North Texas for Valentine’s Day? You’ll love McKinney’s Sugarbacon Proper Kitchen for their amazing slow-roasted meats and upscale Southern eats. It’s located in the heart of downtown McKinney and features favorites like the “Sugarbacon” signature appetizer — get the recipe for it right here! You can watch Sugarbacon in action from our third season right here.

Barley and Board

  • 100 W Oak St #160
    Denton, TX 76201
    (940) 566-3900

A trip to Denton isn’t complete without a stop at Barley and Board. You’ll love their shareable small plates and craft brews on tap, but also their amazing hospitality.This edge gastropub is located inside the historic Lacy Hotel, right off Denton’s square. Watch them in action in our third season right here.

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