San Diego Valentine's Day Guide 2018

 

Dining Specials

608

Choose from 608’s farm-fresh, from-scratch daily menu or a three-course menu. Fixed menu includes two glasses of wine, and is available for lunch or dinner.

Pricing: $40

Location: 608 Mission Avenue, Oceanside

Date: February 14

Phone: (760) 291-1040

Addison

Celebrate this special day of romance at Southern California’s only five-star and Five Diamond restaurant. The nine-course tasting menu includes oysters and caviar, with the option to add wine pairings for an additional fee.

Pricing: $275 per person

Location: 5300 Grand Del Mar Court, Del Mar

Date: February 14

Phone: (858) 314-1900

Amaya

Experience Amaya’s four-course tasting menu, which includes one glass of Veuve Clicquot "Rich." Beautiful views of Fairmont Grand Del Mar will transport you to the Italian coast alongside Californian cuisine.

Pricing: $165 per person

Location: 5300 Grand Del Mar Court, Del Mar

Date: February 14

Phone: (858) 314-2727

Backyard Kitchen & Tap

Backyard celebrates a Lovebirds Valentine’s Day Dinner that includes blackened shrimp, butternut and goat cheese ravioli, and chocolate-covered strawberries, plusd live music by Joanna Gerolaga.

Pricing: $59.95 per couple

Location: 832 Garnet Avenue, Pacific Beach

Date: February 14

Phone: (858) 859-2593

Bencotto Italian Kitchen

Feast on Bencotto’s Italian cuisine, a constantly updated wine list, and à la carte menu items for a customized meal.

Pricing: à la carte

Location: 750 West Fir Street, Little Italy

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 450-4786

Bleu Bohème

Be transported to Paris with Bleu Bohème’s Saint Valentin dinner. The menu features indulgent choices such as fresh King salmon, New York steak au poivre, crème brulée, and gateau au chocolat.

Pricing: $75 per person

Location: 4090 Adams Avenue, Kensington

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 255-4167

Born & Raised

This luxurious two-story Little Italy restaurant is the perfect setting for your most romantic evening of the year. Decadent dry-aged ribeye and tableside omelets are only topped by the dessert—a seven-layer carrot cake. The décor—price tag $6.5 million—will serve as eye candy.

Pricing: à la carte

Location: 1909 India Street, Little Italy

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 202-4577

Café 21

Do good this Valentine’s by visiting Café 21, which uses locally sourced and sustainable ingredients. This three-course menu includes a complimentary glass of sangria.

Pricing: $55 per person

Location: 802 5th Avenue, Gaslamp Quarter; 2736 Adams Avenue, Normal Heights

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 795-0721

Cafe 222

Get an early start on your Valentine’s Day dining with Cafe 222’s Some Like It Hotcakes breakfast. The stack of dark chocolate pancakes is drizzled with cream cheese frosting, chocolate sauce, and topped off with fresh strawberries.

Pricing: $12.50 per person

Location: 222 Island Avenue, East Village

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 236-9902

Campfire

Head into this high-end, outdoors-themed restaurant for family-style dining. Guests will enjoy a multi-course meal with exclusive cocktail and wine pairings.

Price: $65

Date: February 14

Location: 2725 State Street, Carlsbad

Phone: (760) 637 5121

Casa de Bandini

Visit The Forum in Carlsbad for a cozy and romantic dinner that includes dishes like Pollo Valentino. Add a Margarita Valentina, made with a sweet and sour blend of tequila, triple sec, and passion fruit puree for an extra fee.

Pricing: $29.95 per person

Location: 1901 Calle Barcelona, Carlsbad

Date: February 14

Phone: (760) 634-3443

Casa Guadalajara

Mariachis will serenade you and your loved ones while you enjoy Casa Guadalajara’s famous Bird Bath margaritas and tequila lime shrimp. End your evening with a delicious flan.

Price: $28 per person

Location: 4105 Taylor Street, Old Town

Date: February 9-14

Phone: (619) 295-5111

Casa Sol y Mar

Celebrate your love with a three-course Valentine’s meal featuring concha de guacamole, sizzling fajitas, and caramel flan. Add a house margarita to round out the night.

Price: $45 per couple

Location: 12865 El Camino Real, Del Mar

Date: February 14

Phone: (858) 792-4100

Chandler’s

Delight in farm-to-table, handcrafted cuisine at Chandler’s at the Cape Rey Carlsbad resort—all with an ocean view. Choose from dishes like braised short rib flatbread, or lobster-crusted butterfish as you tuck in a delicious three-course meal.

Pricing: $74 per person

Location: 1 Ponto Road, Carlsbad

Date: February 14

Phone: (760) 683-5500

Cloak & Petal

This new Little Italy spot from the team behind ramen house Tajima is serving elevated Japanese fare for a four-course dinner. Pair it with a craft cocktail.

Pricing: $95 per person

Location: 1953 India Street, Little Italy

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 501-5505

The Clubhouse Grill

Let Chef Jason Winton of The Clubhouse Grill is preparing a three-course tasting menu of grand oysters, beer-braised veal short rib, and a dark chocolate skillet brownie.

Pricing: $45 per person

Location: 5300 Grand Del Mar Court, Del Mar

Date: February 14

Phone: (858) 314-1950

The Crossings At Carlsbad

A special four-course dinner is being offered—think butternut squash ravioli with orange ginger cream sauce or slow roasted pork oso bucco with truffle mashed potatoes.

Pricing: $119 per couple

Location: 5800 The Crossings Drive, Carlsbad

Date: February 14

Phone: (760) 444-1882

Cucina Sorella & Cucina Enoteca

Visit either the Kensington or Del Mar eatery to experience a special à la carte menu featuring red-themed dishes.

Pricing: a la carte

Locations: Kensington and Del Mar

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 281-4014; (858) 704-4500

Curadero

This Mexican kitchen will be serving its regular dinner options in its vibrant and playful dining room. Try sharable dishes like grilled prime carne asada and churros.

Pricing: à la carte

Location: 1047 Fifth Avenue, Gaslamp Quarter

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 515-3003

Cusp Dining & Drinks

From the 11th floor of Hotel La Jolla, Executive Chef Ingrid Funes will be serving delicious specials in addition to their regular menu offerings. Feast on roasted lamb loin or Scottish salmon and finish your meal with two glasses of champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries.

Pricing: à la carte

Location: 7995 La Jolla Shores Drive, La Jolla

Date: February 14

Phone: (858) 551-3620

Del Sur Mexican Cantina

This three-course romantic dinner includes a shared appetizer, two entrees (think carnitas or enchiladas), and two margaritas or sangrias. Feast on a plate of delicious churros before you continue your evening of love.

Pricing: $55 per couple

Location: 2310 30th Street, South Park

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 501-0643

El Chingon

An aphrodisiac-inspired menu at El Chingon will set the mood for you and your date. Feast on surf and turf and specialty cocktails and finish the evening with blueberry cheesecake chimichangas.

Pricing: $79 per couple

Location: 560 5th Avenue, Gaslamp Quarter

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 501-1919

Farmer’s Table

At this farm-themed restaurant with a farm-to-table ethos, chefs will prepare selections lobster salad, bison filet, and a special dessert.

Pricing: $49 per person; $15 for wine pairing

Location: 8141 La Mesa Boulevard, La Mesa

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 724-6465

Fiore Steakhouse

Create a romantic evening with a candlelit dinner at Fiore Steakhouse at Harrah’s Resort Southern California. Feast on a special menu of lobster cocktails, smoke porterhouse steak, and a decadent chocolate mousse.

Pricing: à la carte

Location: 777 Harrah’s Rincon Way, Funner

Date: February 14

Phone: (760) 751-3100

Fishmonger’s Market

After you dine on the sustainably sourced, fresh-caught seafood dishes, share a complimentary couples’ dessert and glasses of champagnes at the Fishmonger’s Market.

Pricing: à la carte

Location: 1735 Hancock Street, Mission Hills

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 756-7345

Harbor House

This iconic Seaport Village waterfront restaurant will serve a three-course menu. Choose from lobster bisque, flat iron steak with blue cheese butter, or crab-crusted salmon.

Pricing: $48 per person

Location: 831 West Harbor Drive, Marina District

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 232-1141

Havana 1920

Share a traditional Cuban three-course dinner at Havana 1920. The prix-fixe menu includes a jibarito sandwich, Havana salmon with chimichurri, and a dessert empanada filled with guava and cream cheese.

Pricing: $38 per person

Location: 548 Fifth Avenue, Gaslamp Quarter

Date: February 13 & 14

Phone: (619) 369-1920

The Haven Pizzeria

Share a three-course meal that includes a house bottle of red or white wine, and specialty pizzas.

Pricing: $50 per couple

Location: 4051 Adams Avenue, Kensington

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 281-1904

Herb & Wood

Cozy up to Herb & Wood’s fireplace while indulging in oxtail gnocchi, lobster crepe, or prime filet mignon. A decadent dessert, like tiramisu or pavlova, will finish the night.

Pricing: $89.95

Location: 2210 Kettner Boulevard, Little Italy

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 955-8495

Herringbone

Elegant coastal cuisine is served up at Herringbone La Jolla, with a focus on line-caught seafood and high-quality meats. Executive Chef Jessie Glessner and Pastry Chef Becky Kastelz have crafted a four-course menu for the occasion.

Pricing: $88 per person

Location: 7837 Herschel Avenue, La Jolla

Date: February 14

Phone: (858) 459-0221

Hotel del Coronado

Enjoy a black-tie evening of fine dining, dancing, and entertainment at the Hotel del Coronado, one of San Diego’s most luxurious and iconic locations. The evening will include a dinner collaboration from five Master French chefs.

Pricing: $250 per person

Location: 1500 Orange Avenue, Coronado

Date: February 17

Phone: (800) 468-3533

Giardino

This buzzy new Lemon Grove eatery is serving a three-course menu with options like a strawberry salad, special lobster ravioli in vodka cream sauce and champagne with chocolate-covered strawberries.

Pricing: $45 per person

Location: 8131 Broadway, Lemon Grove

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 825-7112

Grant Grill

In the iconic US Grant Hotel, The Grant Grill is serving up a tasting dinner for two that includes Shigoku oysters and California spiny lobster. Deconstructed red velvet cake is on the menu for dessert.

Pricing: $105 per person

Location: 326 Broadway, Downtown

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 744-2077

Juniper & Ivy

Little Italy’s "Left Coast" eatery is celebrating with a four-course meal crafted by Executive Chef Anthony Wells. Wine pairings are also available à la carte.

Pricing: $105

Location: 2228 Kettner Boulevard, Little Italy

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 269-9036

JSix

Executive Chef Anthony Sinsay will be serving a shared meal that includes a complimentary glass of champagne.

Pricing: $100 per couple

Location: 616 J Street, East Village

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 531-8744

Lakehouse Hotel & Resort

Escape the city and enjoy Lake San Marcos’s Perfect Pair Valentine’s Day special, which includes two appetizers, prime chateaubriand and lobster tail, and dessert. Stay overnight at Lakehouse Hotel & Resort for a full Valentine’s celebration.

Pricing: $225 per couple

Location: 1025 La Bonita Drive, San Marcos

Date: February 14

Phone: (760) 744-0120

Liberty Public Market

Looking for a low pressure date night? Wander the halls of Liberty Public Market with a glass of wine or a craft beer in hand and choose from 30 artisan booths with dinner, dessert, and drink options.

Pricing: à la carte

Location: 2820 Historic Decatur Road, Point Loma

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 487-9346

The Marine Room

Book an oceanview table at this iconic La Jolla restaurant where they’re serving a decadent menu of Norwegian halibut, Sansho butter-basted lobster tail, Midwestern black angus filet mignon, and more. Dessert ranges from a gold dust Valrhona chocolate pyramid to the lilikoi coconut blanc manger.

Pricing: $150 per person

Location: 2000 Spindrift Drive, La Jolla

Date: February 14

Phone: (866) 644-2351

Meze Greek Fusion

Meze Greek Restaurant in the Gaslamp will be showcasing a four-course dinner with optional Greek wine pairings. Enjoy innovative dishes like chicken souvlaki, fettucine à la Greca, and flourless chocolate cake.

Pricing: From $45 per person

Location: 345 Sixth Avenue, Gaslamp Quarter

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 550-1600

Mille Fleurs

This Rancho Santa Fe dining destination will be serving a specialty lunch this Valentine’s Day in addition to a lavish four-course dinner.

Pricing: Lunch a la carte; dinner $135

Location: 6009 Paseo Delicias, Rancho Santa Fe

Date: February 14

Phone: (858) 756-3085

Mister A’s

Get an early start on your Valentine’s Day feasting with Mister A’s three-course lunch or exclusive dinner of upscale American cuisine with French influences.

Pricing: Lunch $65; Dinner $135

Location: 2550 Fifth Avenue, Bankers Hill

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 239-1377

Monello

The first restaurant in San Diego to serve a cheese wheel, Monello is also one of Little Italy’s most authentic Italian dining experiences. Stop by this Valentine’s for special Risotto Valentino or Tagliolini Agli Scampi.

Pricing: $35 per person

Location: 750 West Fir Street, Little Italy

Dates: February 14-18

Phone: (619) 501-0030

Monkey King

The modern Chinese restaurant in the Gaslamp is serving a menu of Cantonese shrimp, banana spring rolls, and chocolate-covered strawberries with Chinese five spice whipped cream.

Price: $60 per couple

Location: 467 Fifth Avenue, Gaslamp Quarter

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 359-8897

OB Surf Lodge

Looking for a casual dinner with luxurious views? Look no further than OB Surf Lodge’s Valentine’s dinner with fresh seafood and a creative cocktail menu.

Pricing: à la carte

Location: 5083 Santa Monica Avenue, Ocean Beach

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 955-5475

One Door North

Feast on a three-course Valentine’s Day dinner under a vintage canvas tent in this outdoors-themed restaurant. Dishes from the three-course menu include a Caprese Salad with crispy prosciutto, heirloom tomatoes, and balsamic caviar, as well as a grilled local sea bass served alongside roasted Brussels sprouts.

Pricing: $45 per person

Location: 3422 30th Street, North Park

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 618-1285

Osetra Seafood & Steaks

Osetra has created a delicious and upscale three-course, prix-fixe menu that includes creamy lobster ravioli, grilled Chilean sea bass, and prime filet mignon. Sip on a glass of complimentary bubbly at the end of your dinner.

Pricing: TBD

Location: 904 Fifth Avenue, Gaslamp Quarter

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 239-1800

Pacifica Del Mar

Pick from Pacifica Del Mar’s delicious à la carte menu and enjoy a soup or salad with every entrée. Sip a signature chocolate martini while soaking up the amazing ocean view.

Pricing: à la carte

Location: 1555 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar

Date: February 14

Phone: (858) 792-0476

Primavera Ristorante

Coronado’s Primavera will be offering a three-course menu di San Valentino. Choose from classic Italian entrees including lobster-stuffed ravioli, filet mignon with a port wine glaze, or seared scallops with tomato thyme fondue.

Pricing: $69.95 per person

Location: 932 Orange Ave, Coronado

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 435-0454

The Red Door

A Feast for Lovers dinner will include a red velvet soup, garden ravioli, and dark chocolate truffles.

Pricing: $70 per person

Location: 714 West Washington Street, Mission Hills

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 295-6000

Sally’s Fish House and Bar

Sally’s Fish House and Bar is waterfront dining at its finest—feast on a three-course dinner in the dining room, bar, or outside by the cozy fire pits. Toast the end of the meal with a complimentary glass of champagne.

Pricing: $75 per person

Location: 1 Market Place, Marina

Dates: February 14

Phone: (619) 358-6740

Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza & Grill

All six location of this local pizza chain are selling heart-shaped, make-at-home pizza kits with housemade pizza dough (gluten-free available!), mozzarella, basil, and tomato sauce, with the option of pepperoni. For every kit sold, $1 will benefit the American Heart Association.

Pricing: From $7

Locations: Del Mar, La Jolla, La Mesa, Mission Valley, San Marcos, and Scripps Ranch

Dates: All February long

Searsucker

Visit one of Searsucker’s locations this Valentine’s Day to experience a four-course menu of short rib with roasted mushrooms, scallops with preserved lemon, and braised pork shank.

Pricing: $75-$85 per person

Locations: Gaslamp Quarter; Del Mar

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 233-7327; (858) 369-5700

Smoking Goat

A classic French dinner will transport you to the City of Love. Their three-course menu includes foie gras paired with blueberries and blue cheese and veal topped with lobster and petite hollaindaise.

Pricing: $70 per person

Location: 3408 30th Street, North Park

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 955-5295

Tajima

Visit one of Tajima’s San Diego locations to enjoy a cozy ramen dinner. Options include the spicy sesame, creamy chicken, or vegan bowls. End the night with a mochi ice cream.

Pricing: $30 per couple

Locations: Convoy Street, Mercury Street, Hillcrest, East Village or North Park

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 431-5820

Tidal

Indulge in Tidal’s three-course menu of Paradise oysters, pink peppercorn New York strip steak, and truffle tremor raviolo.

Pricing: $65 per person

Locations: 1404 Vacation Road, Mission Bay

Date: February 14-17

Phone: (858) 240-4913

Trust

Known for their small plates approach, Trust’s dishes are perfect for sharing. Try the wood-grilled cauliflower, lamb meatballs with tzatziki, and pillow-soft profiteroles.

Location: 3752 Park Boulevard, Hillcrest

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 795-6901

Union Kitchen & Tap

Union’s festivities include a three-course menu with an optional wine pairing, live music starring K. Emeline, and karaoke starting at 10 p.m.

Pricing: $95 per couple; $150 per couple for wine pairings

Location: 333 Fifth Avenue, Gaslamp Quarter

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 795-9463

La Valencia Hotel

This five-course dinner and wine pairing features wines from the small-lot Robert Craig Wineries, located in the mountains of Napa. Adam Glatt, a representative from the vineyard, will share his first-hand experiences before the delicious meal. And on Valentine’s Day, choose from two dinner options. The MED is serving a four-course dinner in the hotel’s Great Room, featuring lobster rillette or diver scallops. Café la Rue is also serving a special dinner for two, where couples can enjoy duo oysters and surf and turf.

Pricing: $125 per person; Valentine’s Day dinner à la carte

Location: 1132 Prospect Street, La Jolla

Dates: various dates in February; February 14

Phone: (858) 454-0771

Vigilucci’s Cucina Italiana

Vigilucci’s is offering a Sweetly Savory San Valentino prix-fixe menu, which includes a complimentary glass of Italian Prosecco. Options for your meal include an 18oz grilled NY steak bone-in or one of Vigilucci’s from-scratch fresh pastas.

Pricing: $85 per person

Location: 2943 State Street, Carlsbad

Date: February 14

Phone: (760) 434-2500

Waterbar

This seaside destination has a special love day menu to accompany their ocean views. Highlights include a rose panna cotta.

Pricing: $70 per couple

Location: 4325 Ocean Boulevard, Pacific Beach

Date: February 14

Phone: (858) 888-4343

The Westgate Room

Executive Chef Fabrice Hardel will create a four-course French wine pairing dinner. Post-meal, enjoy the extraordinary jazz music of Julia Vari at The Plaza Bar.

Pricing: $89 per person

Location: 1055 Second Avenue, Downtown

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 238-1818

Wokou Ramen & Yakitori

Dine on elevated Japanese cuisine in this quirky eatery, with specialty pink and red cocktails and house beers at happy hour prices all night. Choose an appetizer to share, and two bowls of ramen.

Pricing: $30 per couple

Location: 5965 Village Way, Carmel Valley

Date: February 14

Phone: (858) 779-2620

Woodstock’s Pizza

Give your special someone a pizza your heart this Valentine’s Day at Woodstock’s Pizza. Request their special heart-shaped pizza and enjoy a fun themed meal.

Pricing: à la carte

Locations: 1221 Garnet Avenue, Pacific Beach; 6145 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego

Date: February 14

Phone: (858) 642-6900; (619) 265-0999

 

Sweet Treats

Puesto

Enjoy churro cannolis created by pastry chef, Jessica Scott, who recently competed and won Food Network’s Dessert Games. Churro cannoli flavors include chocolate chip, chocolate almond, and strawberry guava.

Pricing: $15 for 8

Locations: San Diego and La Jolla

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 233-8880

 

Drinks

Barçon

Celebrate your favorite ladies at this ‘Modern Love: Ladies Night’ cocktail party that includes appetizers, a nail bar, and braid bar.

Pricing: $35-$50

Location: 2875 Dewey Road, Point Loma

Date: February 9

Barefoot Bar & Grill

Frustrated with the world of online dating? Come drink your worries away at Barefoot Bar & Grill with their themed Left Swipe, Ghosted, and Catfish cocktails.

Pricing: à la carte

Location: 1404 Vacation Road, Mission Bay

Date: February 14

Phone: (858) 581-5960

Barleymash

Dance the night away at a stoplight party at Barleymash, no matter your relationship status. Wear read if you’re taken, yellow if it’s complicated, or green if you’re single.

Pricing: Free

Location: 600 Fifth Avenue, Gaslamp Quarter

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 255-7373

Carnitas’ Snack Shack

Skip the clichés this Valentine’s Day, and head down to Carnitas’ Snack Shack on the Embarcadero for a perfect love potion. Try the The Lady in Red or Cupid’s Cocktail, or go get Drunk in Love.

Pricing: à la carte

Location: 1004 North Harbor Drive, Core-Columbia

Dates: February 1-18

Phone: (619) 696-7675

Holy Matcha

The North Park cafe has created a brand-new beverage of love that features rose water and maca, a natural supplement proven to improve libido and mental clarity.

Pricing: à la carte

Location: 3118 University Avenue, North Park

Date: February 14

Morton’s The Steakhouse

Morton’s will be crafting The Blushing Lady cocktail, a blend of Evan Williams Black Bourbon, PAMA pomegranate liqueur, cranberry and lime juices, and simple syrup, topped with La Marca Prosessco and served with a cinnamon sugar rim.

Pricing: $17

Location: 285 J Street, Gaslamp Quarter

Dates: Through February 18

Phone: (619) 696-3369

The Nolen

Located on the rooftop of the Courtyard Marriot, sip on a variety of pink beverages and enjoy perfect views of San Diego at The Nolen. Indulge in a romantic Fondue for Two.

Pricing: $10 per cocktail

Location: 453 Sixth Avenue, Gaslamp Quarter

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 796-6536

The Oceanaire Seafood Room

Sip on Oceanaire’s Peach Passion cocktail—a unique blend of Belvedere Peach Nectar vodka, Chambrod, fresh lime juice and Maschio Prosecco.

Pricing: $16

Location: 400 J Street, Gaslamp Quarter

Dates: February 12-18

Phone: (619) 858-2277

Prohibition

Celebrate being single and your romantic freedom at Prohibition’s "I Got The Blues" party. Numb your romantic trials with a selection of craft cocktails, such as the Old Fashioned Heartbreak or You Were the Bee’s Knees, and live music. Bring in a photo of your ex to shred for a free shot of whiskey!

Pricing: à la carte

Location: 548 Fifth Avenue, Gaslamp Quarter

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 501-1919

The Rabbit Hole

Snap a flawless Instagram shot with Cupid at The Rabbit Hole. Enjoy bar bites and cocktails.

Pricing: à la carte

Location: 3377 Adams Avenue, Normal Heights

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 255-4653

The Smoking Gun

Paint the town with your fellow single-and-ready-to-mingle friends at The Smoking Gun. Try a game of Ping-Pong at this retro cocktail bar and restaurant.

Pricing: Free

Location: 555 Market Street, Gaslamp Quarter

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 233-3836

True Food Kitchen

True Food Kitchen's Fashion Valley and UTC locations are both celebrating Valentine's all week long with a "Sip with Someone Special" cocktail menu, featuring love-themed beverages and non-alcoholic options. 

Pricing: à la carte

Locations: 7007 Friars Rd, Fashion Valley; 4303 La Jolla Village Drive, La Jolla

Dates: February 9-18

Phone: (619) 810-2929; (858) 431-4384

Stake Chophouse + Bar

Coronado’s elegant restaurant is serving a one-night-only menu this Valentine’s day, featuring premium cuts and fresh seafood. Finish the meal with a caramelized "blackout" cake.

Pricing: $120 per person

Location: 1309 Orange Avenue, Coronado

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 522-0077

Sycamore Den

Be transported to the 1970s in this groovy cocktail den in Normal Heights. Try one of Sycamore Den’s special Valentine’s Day cocktails, such as Velvet Crush or Bitter Lip.

Pricing: à la carte

Location: 3391 Adams Avenue, Normal Heights

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 563-9019

Top of the Hyatt

Sip in style this Valentine’s Day at the Top of the Hyatt. Enjoy views from 40 stories above the city while indulging in sweet and sparkling beverages, such as Love Potion #9 and My Cherry Amour.

Pricing: à la carte

Location: 1 Market Place, Marina District

Dates: February 9-14

Phone: (619) 232-1234

Upper East Bar

Watch the clock this Valentine’s Day at Upper East Bar, which is offering glasses of Veuve Clicquot champagne by the glass, starting at $5 at 5 p.m., and going up $1 every hour.

Pricing: From $5

Location: 435 6th Avenue, Gaslamp Quarter

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 531-8744

 

Shows

The Abbey

Bottomless champagne and sweet and savory snacks are the perfect start to an evening of jazz at The Abbey, a 1910 historic building. Live entertainment from local performer David Patrone will serenade you at your private reserved table.

Pricing: $55 per person

Location: 2825 Fifth Avenue, Gaslamp Quarter

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 686-8715

House of Blues

Appreciate the musical stylings of Ramon Ayala and Lorenzo de Montecarlo at the House of Blues San Diego. This romantic night of music is the perfect start to your celebrations.

Pricing: $50-$85 plus fees

Location: 1055 Fifth Avenue, Gaslamp Quarter

Date: February 14 & 15

Phone: (619) 299-2583

 

Beauty, Crafts, Culture, & More

Bub’s at the Ballpark

Come to Bub’s fourth Annual Valentine’s Day Doggie Brunch—there will be a special doggie menu, a Bloody Mary and Mimosa bar, and rescue dogs available for adoption. This event benefits Second Chance Dog Rescue.

Price: Free

Location: 715 J Street, Gaslamp Quarter

Date: February 11

Phone: (619) 546-0815

Café 21

Try a creative date night at Café 21’s couples cocktail class. Channel your inner mixologist and learn how to make three unique drinks in an intimate class setting.

Pricing: $100 per couple

Location: 802 5th Avenue, Gaslamp Quarter

Dates: February 5-9

Phone: (619) 795-0721

The Headquarters

The 1939 classic Bonnie & Clyde is the perfect movie to snuggle up to at The Headquarters for this free outdoor date night. Before the film starts, pick up snacks and drinks from one of the many surrounding restaurants and settle into your lawn chair for the flick.

Pricing: Free

Location: 789 West Harbor Drive, Marina District

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 696-0025

Hornblower Cruises & Events

Stunning bay views pair with a Valentine’s Day menu and dancing on Hornblower’s brunch and dinner cruises.

Pricing: Brunch cruises from $65.95, dinner cruises from $114.95

Location: 1800 North Harbor Drive, Marina

Date: February 10, 11, 14, 17, and 18

Phone: (619) 725-8839

The Maritime Museum of San Diego

Experience sailing on the beautiful bay aboard a historic vessel, such as the San Salvador or the Californian. The three-hour tour will include views of marine life and other local landmarks.

Pricing: $70-$90 for adults, $48-$58 for children

Location: 1492 North Harbor Drive, Marina

Date: February 10 and 11

Phone: (619) 234-9153

The Old Globe

The Old Globe presents an AXIS event, Give Love San Diego, to encourage love and kindness to all. Enjoy fun events, crafts and live music, as well as meaningful discussions about love.

Pricing: Free

Location: 1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park

Date: February 10

Phone: (619) 234-5623

San Diego Museum of Art

Enchant your special someone with an after-hours art tour and garden picnic. The docent-led museum tour will showcase the museum’s most romantic works of art. After the tour, feast on a gourmet picnic basket in the museum’s sculpture garden.

Pricing: $125 per couple

Location: 1450 El Prado, Balboa Park

Date: February 14

Phone: (619) 232-7931

Solare

Learn how to buy, taste, temper, and decorate with chocolate at this hands-on class led by Solare chef Accursio Lota. You’ll incorporate chocolate into cold and baked pastries and learn to use it as a sweet and savory component in main dishes. Classes limited to 10 people.

Pricing: $85 per person

Location: 2820 Roosevelt Road, Liberty Station

Date: February 3

 

Getaways

Chopra Center

Guided by world-renowned psychologist Dr. Robert Holden, the three-day workshop "Love Beyond Limits" focuses on the transformative power of love, passion, and purpose.

Pricing: $1,685

Location: 2013 Costa Del Mar Road, La Costa

Dates: February 16-18

Phone: (760) 494-1639

Fairmont Grand Del Mar

Indulge in San Diego’s five-star spa with Fairmont Grand Del Mar’s Romance Ritual or Rose Petal Pedicure. Or, sip champagne poolside with the Love Afloat at the Pool Valentine’s event.

Pricing: Prices vary

Location: 5300 Grand Del Mar Court, Del Mar

Date: Various dates in February

Phone: (858) 314-2020

Ocean Crest Spa

Treat yourself to a Bulgarian Rose Body Wrap, consisting of the oil from 3,000 rose petals, or a couples’ Vino-Therapy Experience, complete with a merlot bubble bath.

Pricing: à la carte

Location: 1 Ponto Road, Carlsbad

Date: Various dates in February

Phone: (760) 683-5555

Omni La Costa Resort & Spa

An advanced 1000 Roses Beauty Elixir 1 facial treatment will transform your skin, complete with aromatherapy and ocean-inspired rhythmic movements, a partnership with Kypris.

Pricing: $175 per person

Location: 2100 Costa Del Mar Road, Carlsbad

Date: Valentine’s weekend

Phone: (800) 854-5000

Paradise Point Spa

Escape your day-to-day with indulgent spa treatments. Try a chocolate and roses replenishing facial, couples in harmony package, or loving oil massage.

Pricing: à la carte

Location: 1404 Vacation Road, Mission Bay

Date: various dates in February

Phone: (858) 240-4913

Rancho Bernardo Inn Spa

Gift or try romantic spa packages, such as the chocolate lovers treatment that includes a glass of sparkling wine, or get a luxe chocolate rose pedicure.

Pricing: à la carte

Location: 17550 Bernardo Oaks Drive, Rancho Bernardo

Date: various dates in February

Phone: (844) 338-9282

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