Local Restaurants Primed for Valentine’s Day

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A romantic dinner is a classic way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your loved one, so here are a few suggestions of where to go and what to eat to make your February 14 extra special.

Enjoy a prix fixe dinner for two with a view at Dodie’s Cajun Diner at the Harbor in Rockwall, where you can watch the sun set over the lake and enjoy an after-dinner stroll along the walking trails.

The special Valentine’s Day menu, available on February 14 only, includes a shared appetizer of either crab bisque or crab cakes, a choice of four entrees, and cheesecake or bread pudding with amaretto sauce for dessert. The entree options are Steak Diane, Redfish Pontchartrain, and Chicken Caprese, all served with garlic mashed potatoes and green beans amandine, or Cajun Ravioli with cream sauce, topped with shrimp and crab.

The complete dinner for two is $89.99, and you can add a nice bottle of wine for an extra $19.99. Reservations are required.

Simply Fondue in Dallas is offering a special Valentine’s Day dinner on February 14, as well as the weekend prior, on February 9-11. The four-course dinner includes a cheese fondue appetizer, a gourmet dinner salad, an entree with steak, chicken, or seafood options, and a chocolate fondue for dessert.

The restaurant will also offer a free champagne toast, a free rose for your sweetie, and a gift card for a future visit. There will also be a photo booth on the premises to capture your romantic evening.

Dinner is $89 per person, and reservations are required.

Take your querida to the Black Agave Cocina Y Cantina at Mercer Boardwalk in Farmers Branch for a fajita feast any day from February 9 to 18. The special three-course menu includes al pastor queso, fajitas for two — with choice of filet mignon, chicken, shrimp, or pork belly — and not tres, but cinco leches cake, all for $50 per couple. Added bonus: enjoy a margarita flight with four flavors for $10 per person.

Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille, with three locations in the metroplex, is offering two special options for Valentine’s Day celebrants. From February 11 to 14, diners can enjoy a candlelight dinner for two that includes individual salads, a shared entree of filet mignon and lobster tails, two sides, and a half-dozen chocolate-covered strawberries for dessert for $185 per couple.

On February 14, a three-course prix fixe menu will be available with multiple soup or salad options, eight entree options — including prime ribeye, prime New York strip, and chargrilled salmon — and a choice of three desserts for $79 per person. Early (love)birds dining at 5:30 p.m. or before will receive a $10 discount. Reservations are required.

And for those who can’t make it to the restaurant on Valentine’s Day, Perry’s is offering a second chance to enjoy the prix fixe menu on Sunday, February 18.

Take a mini-trip to the Italian Riviera with a visit to the nautical-themed Dolce Riviera restaurant, with an outdoor patio and garden reminiscent of a giardino in Italy. Located in the Harwood District in Dallas, the restaurant is presenting a three-course prix fixe menu with an optional sommelier-curated wine pairing. The entree selections include a choice of short ribs, scallops, spicy alla vodka, or seared branzino. Diners can select one of five appetizers and one of three dessert options.

The Valentine’s Day dinner costs $95 per person or $140 per person with the wine pairing.

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