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Valentine's Day Dinner in Phoenix and Scottsdale - 2014

These Restaurants Have a Special Recipe for Romance

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Romance and Dinner on Valentine's Day

These restaurants will make your Valentine's Day memorable! Most of them offer a prix fixe menu for the occasion. Check back often -- I add more listings right up until a few days before Valentine's Day!

Even if it isn't Valentine's Day, you might consider any of these restaurants for a date or other special occasion. Of course, the special pricing or menu might not be available on another occasion. Prices mentioned do not include tax or tip unless otherwise specified.

Note: If you are looking for restaurants that have special Valentine's Day selections where you can dine for less than $30 per person, try these Ten Dining Ideas, on a Budget.

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All dates, times, prices and offerings are subject to change without notice. Prices mentioned are quoted in USD. Rose image © Judy Hedding.

Ko'sin Restaurant at the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa

Valentine's Day Dinner in Chandler
Chandler
A four-course prix fixe Valentine’s tasting menu served from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., offering a fusion of Native American and Arizona cuisine. Highlights include: sweet chile veal cheek and tongue Manchaca on a Pima style fry bread pillow, cream of French Brie soup, Maine lobster and avocado salad, choice of; stuffed lamb rack with fontina cheese, petite filet mignon and Sea of Cortez prawns served with roasted shallot potato purée and winter vegetables, as well as pan roasted sea bass with creamy fennel risotto or free range chicken breast complete with crispy fingerling potato hash with Spanish chorizo. Conclude with a choice of desserts including chilled raspberry, Chambord soufflé or mascarpone vanilla bean panna cotta. $80 per person, $72 for seniors.
In 2014: Friday, February 14

La Hacienda at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

Romantic Dinner in Scottsdale
Scottsdale
Find Latin love this Valentine’s Day.The first course is roasted winter squash soup with blue lump crap, poblano yogurt and pomegranate. Couples can nibble on Empanadas de pollo en mole negro, roasted chicken, mole negro, plantain bacon mash, pickled onions, crema and sesame. For the third course, the taste-buds are tantalized with filete a la parilla, frilles filet mignon, shrimp adobado, black bean and goat cheese cordite, rajas, poblano crème and piloncillo demi. The evening finishes with cheesecake empanadas in a strawberry piloncillo syrup. As an added treat, “El Amor Ambassador” will offer a complimentary rose to each senorita dining at the restaurant. $75 per person.
In 2014: Friday, February 14

Latilla Restaurant at the Boulders Resort

Valentine's Day Dinner in Carefree
Carefree
Celebrate Valentine's Day with the three-course romantic dinner and picturesque views. Menu options include: White Asparagus Bisque with leek, sweet potato and truffle oil; Avocado Dungeness Crab Salad served with creamy Dungeness crab, avocado and cucumber vinaigrette; Roasted Muscovy Duck Breast with vanilla poached parsnips, and spicy greens with preserved tart cherry jus; Black Pepper and Molasses Glazed Filet Mignon with red mills grits cake, oyster mushrooms and onion marmalade; Seared Nantucket Bay Scallops served with celery root, honey crisp apple and black truffles; Hazelnut Sensation with milk chocolate Chantilly, hazelnut; sponge cake, chocolate cremeux, caramelized hazelnuts and orange caramel sauce; Exotic Sweet Cherry served with vanilla bean mousse, sour cherry marmalade, feuillantine crunch and passion fruit sauce. $70 per person. Serving from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
In 2014: Friday, February 14

Little Cleo’s Seafood Legend

Phoenix
A four-course prix fixe menu. Guests can start their meal with their choice of shrimp or nature’s love potion, oysters, before indulging in seafood-centered appetizers including Little Cleo’s take on “bacon and eggs,” crispy frog legs and grilled octopus. The main attraction offering includes grilled loup de mer, grass fed New York strip steak with king crab butter and other seafood favorites. Dinner includes a complimentary champagne pour. $50 per person from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.; $60 per person after 5:30 p.m.
In 2014: Friday, February 14

Lon's at Hermosa Inn

Valentine's Day Dinner in Paradise Vay
Paradise Valley
A five-course Sweethearts Menu with the option of wine-pairing (additional $35/person), which will be available alongside the regular à la carte menu. $75 per person.
In 2014: Thursday, February 13 – Sunday, February 16

Mark’s Café

Tempe
Three seatings for Valentine's Day Dinner at 5 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Appetizer: Crab Cake with Remoulade Sauce or Shrimp Cocktail. Salad: Mixed Green Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing, Rolls and Butter. Entrée: All entrees served with Roasted Red Potatoes and Green Beans Almandine. Filet Medallions with Black Pepper Brandy Sauce - $48; Macadamia Nut Crusted Salmon with Orange Hollandaise Sauce - $46; Chicken Piccata - $44; Roast Pork Loin with Raspberry Chipotle Sauce  -$42. Dessert: Cheesecake with Raspberry Sauce and Chocolate Fountain. Prices are per person and include non-alcoholic beverage, tax and tip. Reservations are required. Mark’s Café is a BYOB licensed restaurant so customers are allowed to bring their own wine or beer with no corking fees.
In 2014: Friday, February 14

Melting Pot

Valentine's Day Dinner in Scottsdale
Scottsdale, Glendale, Phoenix (Ahwatukee)
A four course gourmet fondue dinner. Unique cheese fondue with special dippers; Specialty Salads or Share a Jumbo Shrimp Martini; Lobster Lovers or Cupid's Combination Entree; Any one of the chocolate fondues accompanied by special dippers; a framed photograph of each couple; a gift bag for each couple containing a $25 dip certificate and other goodies. Valentine's Day and Feb. 15th: $74.90 per person. Feb 13th and Feb. 16th $59.90 per person. VIP package at $199 per couple also offered. The featured Valentine's Day cocktail is the Love Martini.
In 2013: Thursday, February 13 - Sunday, February 16

Meritage Steakhouse at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa

Valentine's Day Dinner in Phoenix
North Phoenix
On Valentine's Day select from an la carte menu including a starter of 

wagyu beef tataki and poached farm egg  for $17 or oysters rockefeller with root spinach and pernod bechamel for $14. The featured main courses are Mishima Ranch wagyu NY Strip with Napa cabernet demi for $54, Niman Ranch Colorado rack of lamb with dijon-herb persillade and caramelized shallot jus for $45, and pan seared Pacific butterfish with farro buttersquash risotto and local citrus sea bean salad for $34. Side dishes include roasted spaghetti squash with local honey and garden herbs, and sweet potato and celeriac root gratin with Crow’s Dairy goat cheese, each for $9. Finish with a sweetheart's dessert of hazelnut chocolate dream with dark chocolate cremeaux, crunchy toasted hazelnut mousse, candied hazelnuts and vanilla bean raspberry coulis, for $10. Served from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
In 2014: Friday, February 14

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