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January 31, 2019

15+ restaurants offering special Valentine's Day dinners

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Food & Drink Valentine's Day
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On Valentine's Day, treat your special someone to a romantic dinner. Many popular restaurants in Philly and the nearby suburbs are offering special menus for the holiday.

In our roundup below, you'll find a wide selection of places to choose from to impress your sweetheart. There's a trendy Lebanese restaurant, a raw bar with unique sushi rolls, high-end steakhouses, a modern Indian bistro and more.

The countdown to Feb. 14 is on, so don't wait to make your reservation.

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For Valentine's Day, the tapas restaurant in Old City is offering a special Barcelona Tasting menu for $75 per person. A vegetarian-friendly menu will also be available for $65.

To drink, the restaurant is offering a $40 wine pairing. Guests can sip on fine Spanish wines while enjoying the three-course meal.

217-219 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 625-2450

Bank & Bourbon

Spend Valentine's Day at Bank & Bourbon in Center City. The $65 menu will have a seafood, steak and chicken option. A wine pairing for $35 will also be available.

For those who can't dine out on Feb. 14, there will be dinner specials throughout the weekend also.

1200 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 231-7300


Head to this Mediterranean restaurant in Midtown Village for a four-course meal. The Valentine's Day menu is $75 per person. It includes Babuzzo's famed salted caramel budinos for dessert.

110 S. 13th St., Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 546-9300

Bistro Romano

Delish named Society Hill's Bistro Romano the most romantic restaurant in Pennsylvania. For Valentine's Day, it will offer a four-course meal for $88 per person. Guests can enjoy shrimp & lobster, gnocchi, chocolate truffle cake and more.

120 Lombard St., Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 925-8880

Bud & Marilyn's

Fried Chicken at Bud & Marilyn'sThom Carroll/PhillyVoice

Marilyn’s Fried Chicken (half bird) with warm biscuits, zucchini pickles, salted honey butter and a side of hot sauce.

The Valentine's Day menu at this retro-themed restaurant is $65 per person. Options include fried chicken, butternut squash soup, beet "love letter" ravioli and bourbon pecan bread pudding.

1234 Locust St., Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 546-2220

Chez Ben

Enjoy a special three-course Valentine’s Day menu, with options like rack of lamb and seared Chilean sea bass. It's $40 per person, with an optional wine pairing available for $20.

400 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 931-4260

Chris' Jazz Cafe

For Valentine's Day, there will be special dishes, such as Cupid's Kiss Oysters, Ravioli Hearts and Chicken Amore. To accompany the romantic meal, songstress Joanna Pascale will perform.

Also, Chris' Jazz Cafe offers CBD-infused cocktails.

1421 Sansom St., Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 568-3131

Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse

Davio's Northern Italian SteakhouseCourtesy of/Cashman & Associates

Center Cut Steak at Davio's.

Bring your date to Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse. There's a location in Philly and at the King of Prussia Town Center.

In addition to the regular dinner menu, Davio’s will offer a special three-course menu for $75 per person. It includes items like wild mushroom ravioli and center cut filet mignon.

111 S. 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 563-4810

200 Main St., King of Prussia, PA 19406
(610) 337-4810

Del Frisco's Grille

The new restaurant on Broad Street is offering a Valentine's Day menu with items like a 45-day dry-aged prime strip and broiled twin lobster tails.

225 S. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 309-1154

Dim Sum House

Dan dan noodles at Dim Sum HouseCourtesy of/Kory Aversa

Dan dan noodles at Dim Sum House

Dim Sum House is offering two Valentine's Day menus from Feb. 14-17. There's a $50 vegetarian menu for two, and a $60 menu for two with chicken and seafood options.

3939 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 921-5377


The University City restaurant is offering an affordable Valentine's Day menu. Enjoy three courses for $30 per person. 

The selection of classic Mexican dishes includes tuna ceviche and queso fundido. For dessert there will be decedent chocolate enchiladas topped with raspberries and cream.

3945 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 222-1657

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse

Fleming's Prime SteakhouseCourtesy of/Fleming's Prime Steakhouse

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse is celebrating Valentine's Day.

Looking to go all out for the holiday? 

Fleming's is offering Wine, Dine & Sparkle from Feb. 8-17. There are three different versions of the experience at different price points, but each includes a three-course dinner, Champagne and a gift. To make a reservation, e-mail A reservation specialist will coordinate all the details.

There's also the option to just enjoy a special three-course Valentine's Day dinner at Fleming's from Feb. 8-17. It includes filet mignon and a choice of North Atlantic lobster tail or colossal shrimp.

555 E. Lancaster Ave, Radnor, PA 19087
(610) 688-9463


Make a reservation at this BYOB for Valentine's Day. The special five-course menu is $75 per person, and the unique Dutch food is perfect for an adventurous foodie couple.

1046 Tasker St., Philadelphia, PA 19148
(267) 909-9704


SurayaCourtesy of Melissa Alam/Suraya

Inside Suraya, which is now open.

Spend a romantic evening at Suraya in Fishtown, which specializes in Lebanese fare. The restaurant will offer a $65 three-course menu for Valentine's Day dinner.

1528 Frankford Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19125
(215) 302-1900

Tuna Bar

Tuna Bar sushi rollCourtesy of/Tuna Bar

Tuna Bar's menu includes traditional and specialty sushi rolls.

On Feb. 14, the Old City raw bar will offer a six-course tasting menu for $85 per person. It includes braised short rib, whole fish for two, special sushi rolls and a mochi dessert sampler. 

Also, those who make reservations between 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. will receive a complimentary glass of Champagne.

205 Race St., Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 238-8862

Urban Farmer

The steakhouse will offer special dishes on the holiday, in addition to the regular dinner menu. Order the grilled lobster tail, or the rum-soaked orange chiffon cake.

There will be special themed cocktails, too, in honor of Valentine's Day.

1850 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 963-2788


This modern Indian bistro in Center City is celebrating Valentine's Day by offering a four-course menu for $50 per person. Guests can add wine and cocktail pairings for an additional $20 per person.

1920 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
(267) 519-2001

White Dog Cafe

White Dog Cafe expansionCourtesy of White Dog Cafe/PhillyVoice

The White Dog Cafe University City unleashed its expansion into a neighboring brownstone, formerly a hair salon, adding 82 seats and an expansive bar.

The farm-to-table restaurant has a location in University City, as well as Wayne and Haverford. Valentine's Day specials will be available Feb. 14-17.

3420 Sansom St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 386-9224

200 West Lancaster Ave., Wayne, PA 19087
(610) 225-3700

379 Lancaster Ave., Haverford, PA 19041
(610) 896-4556

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