Give yourself and your valentine a break from the kitchen and let the pros take care of the cooking this year. Here’s a list of places where you can dine on Valentine’s Day in Austin. Be sure to call ahead and make reservations!
1011 S. Congress Avenue, Building 2, Suite 180; 737.273.0199
Valentine’s Day is brought to you by ABA this year! Gather your friends and pick up the Galentine’s Day To-Go package which includes Whipped Feta, Ahi Tuna, Grilled Chicken Kebab, and Chocolate Chocolate Cake for $52.95 per person, plus tax (gratuity not included), or surprise your valentine with Dinner For Two To-Go including Lobster Bisque, Smoky Garlic Hummus, Ahi Tuna, Brussels Sprouts, Beef Tenderloin with Potato Gratin, Chocolate Chocolate Cake, and a bottle of Giuliana Prosecco for $128.95, plus tax (gratuity not included). Both packages are served cold with reheating instructions, and are available for pick-up only from Noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, February 11 through Tuesday, February 14. Orders must be placed by the day prior at 3 p.m.
Joining ABA in the dining room for Valentine’s Day? Enjoy specials from Chef CJ Jacobson including Lobster Bisque and Beef Tenderloin with Potato Gratin, and cheers with the Sweet Nothing cocktail made with strawberry, pineapple, pink peppercorn and tonic (or opt for the Strawberry Peppercorn French 75 with Brockmans Gin, strawberry, pink peppercorn, and Giuliana Prosecco). The specials will be available during dinner from Saturday, February 11 through Tuesday, February 14. Order here.
Get ready for Valentine’s Day orders! They will be offering a petite bouquet with a dozen macarons for $70 or a Valentine’s flower box for $40. Preorders are open now. You can place your orders here.
6555 Burnet Road, Suite 400; 512.394.8150
For Valentine’s Day 2023, Barley Swine will be offering an enhanced version of their Chef’s Tasting Menu. Valentine’s Day tickets are $150 per person, with tax and tip due at the time of booking. Tickets for days surrounding Valentine’s Day are $125 per person plus tax and tip.
98 San Jacinto Blvd.; 512.685.8300
Toast to your forever on Valentine’s Day over a delectable five-course prix fixe menu in the heart of downtown Austin at Ciclo from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m,, available Tuesday, February 14 only. Please note, Ciclo’s regular à la carte dinner menu will not be available. Vegan menu available. Reservations are highly recommended and may be made on OpenTable or by calling (512) 685-8300. View menu here.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day even longer with extended hours at Eddie V’s starting at 3 p.m. Friday through Monday!
Freda’s Seafood Grille:
10903 Pecan Park Blvd.; 512.506.8700
Freda’s will be offering a special menu just for Valentine’s Day with limited entrees, which can be found here.
2400 E. Cesar Chavez, Ste. 304; 512.220.9421
Join Juniper Austin on Valentine’s Day for their Special Prix Fixe Menu. Savor their chef-driven five-course experience, interactive chef’s counter, or intimate patio. Hand selected wine pairings are optional. See the full menu here.
6203 N. Capital of Texas Hwy.; 512.349.7667
Sienna brings you the finest service for special dates like Valentine’s Day. Chef Harvey has an amazing one-of-a-kind evening prepared for you with two special menu options from which to choose. Enjoy the ambiance and some great food and wine while you celebrate your love! Book your reservation online today or call 512.349.7667.
320 S. Capital of Texas Hwy., West Lake Hills; 512.306.6400
Kick off Valentine’s Day weekend with a paint-and-sip night with your sweetheart. Each couple will create a masterpiece by combining both of their paintings together. Viata will provide everything you need, from brushes and paints to a canvas and a stand.
Ticket price includes admission, valet parking, one bottle of wine to share per couple, and a charcuterie grazing table to enjoy. Limited availability. The cost is $75 per person, with tax and gratuity not included. Guests can reserve their spot at the link provided here.
It’s Italian Cucina:
1500 S Lamar Blvd, Ste 110, 512.482.8655
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a special four-course menu featuring authentic Italian food! For $75 per person enjoy choices such as Bruschetta, Cacio e Pepe, Chicken Marsala, and Tiramisu. See the full menu here.
Lost Draw Cellars:
1686 US Highway 290; 830.992.3251
Join Lost Draw Cellars for a New Orleans-style Valentine’s Dinner from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. for $175 per person. Your night in the French Quarter will include a five-course dinner created around Lost Draw wines, jazz music, and fellowship with others.
You can also Grab your Gals on the 14 and come out to Lost Draw in Johnson City for the ultimate girls night from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Make your own four-pack of chocolate dipped strawberries and enjoy a ‘girls’ road trip snacks and wine pairing’. All ticketed guests will receive a complimentary glass of Rosé.
1610 San Antonio St.; 512.474.2796
Experience love in every bite this Valentine’s Day with Olamaie’s special prix fixe dinner. Treat your loved one to a romantic evening filled with delicious food and great company. Enjoy dishes such as of Butter Beans, Gulf Crudo with Brown Butter, Winter Squash and Country Ham, Wagyu Ribeye, Flan, and Caviar service is available for an additional fee. Reservations for the Olamaie Valentine’s Day dinner can be made online.
Truluck’s Ocean Finest Seafood & Crab:
400 Colorado St.; 512.482.9000
Experience TRU love at Truluck’s this Valentine’s Day. Offered Friday, February 10 through Tuesday, February 14, enjoy King Crab Ravioli made with Fresh Pasta, Corn Bisque, Asparagus, and Parmesan for $48. Reservations can be made via Open Table or by calling the location of your choice. While reservations are not required, they are highly recommended as desirable time slots will go rapidly.
The Carillon Restaurant:
1900 University Ave.; 512.404.3655
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at The Carillon from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.! For dine-in, the three-course prix fixe menu (vegetarian menu available) is $75 per person. Please make a reservation by calling 512.404.3655. You can also celebrate Valentine’s Day with a delicious meal in your home! Their special meal for two ($200) can be picked up on February 13 or 14 and includes warming instructions and plating tips. Place your order online by February 10 here.
Garrison Grill at the Fairmont Austin:
101 Red River St.; 512.524.4700
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a scrumptious six-course tasting menu by Garrison’s renowned Executive Chef Jakub Czyszczon and experience unparalleled service at one of Austin’s top-rated restaurants, also named as one of its most romantic by Thrillist.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Perry’s Candlelight Dinner for Two from February 11 through February 14. This special is available for dine-in and to-go. See all the details here.
Fonda San Miguel:
2330 North Loop; 512.459.4121
Enjoy a Mexican Valentine’s Day meal at Fonda San Miguel. Open from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., you can dine on their regular dinner menu. Or, from 5 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., sit in their cocktail area and at the bar for happy hour drink specials and half-price appetizers.
1100 South Lamar Boulevard, Ste. 2115; 512.531.9142
Just for Valentine’s Day, Soto is offering an exclusive ten-course omakase in which their head chef will be designing a unique experience for a special 90-minute dinner. Call them for more info!
Siena Ristorante Toscana:
6203 Capital of Texas Hwy.; 512.349.7667
Siena will be hosting prix fixe menus only for Valentine’s Day for you and your honey to enjoy. They will be offering two prix fixe menus: four-course for $95 per seat or three-course for $198 per couple. See the menus and learn more here.
315 Congress; 512.482.8842
Celebrate Valentine’s Day in a big way with Swift’s Attic’s Executive Chef Surf & Turf for Two featuring Two 4 oz. Lobster Tails with Garlic Butter, 16 oz. Wagyu Ribeye with Chimichurri Sauce, Grilled Lemon, Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Asparagus, and Hollandaise, followed by two desserts. The Surf & Turf for Two is $90 per person.
The Peached Tortilla:
5520 Burnet Rd., Ste. 100; 512.330.4439
Treat your loved one to a special three-course prix fixe menu and specialty cocktails. The prix fixe menu includes your choice of appetizer, entree, and dessert, including items such as Charred Cabbage and Kimchi Risotto and Cardamon Chocolate Cake for $55 per person. See the special menu here.
200 Lavaca Street; 737.701.6021
On February 11, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., they will be hosting a Galentine’s Brunch with a self-serve bottomless waffle bar for $18. Beverage specials include $5 Rosé, $5 Bloody Marys, $10 Mimosa/$30 Mimosa carafe, and Special Leslie Knope Special cocktails for $18. The V-day weekend celebration continues on February 12 at our drag brunch with Alysha Pretty and Maeve Haven— our favorite basic Beckies! Join The Beckies and their cast of queens to celebrate love in all its forms. Shows are at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
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