TAMPA BAY, FL — If you’re looking to share a romantic dinner on Valentine’s Day, here are some suggestions from Tampa Bay restaurants.
The Urban Stillhouse
For those looking to dine out for Valentine’s Day, The Urban StillHouse by Horse Soldier (TUSH), 2232 5th Ave. S. in St. Petersburg’s Warehouse District has you covered. Award-winning Chef Kenny Tufo has designed a five-course tasting menu paired with the Horse Soldier Bourbon. Among the items on the menu are wasabi tobiko, oysters on the half shell, Kaluga Beluga caviar, Langoustine risotto, wood-grilled filet mignon and jumbo shrimp, roasted venison loin and chocolate mousse dome.
Chef Ami will highlight the Tastes of Tampa while giving back to the city. The local meal kit delivery service will donate a meal to Feeding Tampa Bay for every meal purchased. Chef Amii distributed 22,000 meals in 2020. The company has Valentine’s Day-themed boxes to help Tampa residents create the perfect at-home dining.
Start your Sunday Valentine’s Day celebrations on Feb. 14 at Metro Diner, 4011 W. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, with a brunch filled with comfort food favorites like Fried Chicken & Waffles, Croissant French Toast, Biscuits & Gravy, a selection of eggs galore and more at Metro Diner – plus $2.99 mimosas and Bloody Marys all day.
Try Metro Diner’s newest Breakfast Stuff N’ Waffles including:
- Meat Lover’s Stuff ‘N Waffle: scrambled eggs, chopped bacon, ham, and sausage topped with cheddar cheese over a homemade cornbread waffle pressed from stuffing, drizzled with creamy Hollandaise sauce.
- Veggie Lover’s Stuff ‘N Waffle: scrambled eggs, cheddar cheese, sautéed onions, peppers, asparagus and mushrooms over a homemade cornbread waffle pressed from stuffing, drizzled with creamy Hollandaise sauce.
Courtesy of Metro Diner
For Valentine’s Day and Singles Awareness Day, Pieology Pizzeria, 11165 Park Blvd. N., Seminole, is offering a sweetheart bundle deal on its signature pizzas and cookies Feb. 13-15. Anyone who orders two signature pizzas and two cookies for $22 will be eligible for the discount, as well as a special deal for singles – one signature pizza and one cookie for $11.
Share The Love Pop-Up
In partnership with Posies, visit Armature Works, 1910 N. Ola Ave., Tampa, this Valentine’s Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the “Share the Love” pop-up. Armature Works will be giving away hundreds of pairs of roses.
Valentine’s Day Sunset Paddle
Urban Kai at Armature Works is offering a special Valentine’s Day Sunset Paddle for $40 for two or$25 for one. The offer includes board, paddle, PFD and leash. Make sure to stop atStone’s Throw and enjoy a Valentine’s Day specialty cocktail after your paddle. Call 813-598-1634 to book for one or if you prefer a kayak.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with dinner at one of the top-rated date spots in Tampa Bay — Steelbach at Armature Works. In addition to the regular menu, enjoy a special dinner menu featuring a few decadent additions including Oysters Rockefeller and an Oak-Grilled Lobster over fermented black bean pomodoro sauce with saffron aioli and smoked crispy potato hash.
This Valentine’s Day, celebrate with the convenience of Olive Garden’s classic Italian favorites: a Valentine’s Dinner for 2 To Go and Bake at Home Lasagna Bundle. The Valentine’s Dinner for 2 To Go features the choice of house-made soup or salad, dipping sauce and breadsticks, an entrée portioned for two – Chicken Alfredo or Five Cheese Ziti al Forno – and choice of dessert to share, starting at $35.99. For family-style celebrations, enjoy the chilled and ready-to-bake Classic Lasagna (serves four dinner entrée portions), which includes a jumbo house salad, bottle of signature Italian dressing and a dozen ready-to-bake breadsticks, starting at $39.99. Complete your special celebration by adding wine to go starting at $15 a bottle. Order online and have your meal delivered safely to your car.
The Capital Grille
This Valentine’s Day weekend, The Capital Grille, 2223 N. Westshore Blvd., Tampa, is offering an elegant three-course takeout dinner for two for $175, featuring starters of Prosciutto0Wrapped Mozzarella and Field Green Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette, followed by an entrée of Hand-Cut Filet Mignon and Butter -Poached Lobster Tails. Also included are Sam’s Mashed Potatoes and Grilled Asparagus, complemented by a dessert trio of the restaurant’s signature brûlée-style Cheesecake, Flourless Chocolate Cake and Chocolate-Covered Strawberries. The full wine list and Stoli Doli cocktail are available for takeout. Orders can be placed online for pickup on Feb. 13 and 14.
Eddie V’s Prime Seafood
Eddie V’s, 4400 W. Boy Scout Blvd., Tampa, is offering a luxe Valentine’s Day takeout dinner for two for $165 featuring a 16-ounce Chateaubriand and South African Lobster Tails, served alongside elevated accompaniments such as Au Gratin Potatoes and Grilled Asparagus; Caesar Salad; and Bananas Foster Butter Cake. As a romantic indulgence, the dinner also includes Chambord Truffles and a long-stemmed rose. Orders can be placed online for pickup Feb. 13-14.
Or celebrate at Eddie V’s dining room. Make reservations here.
Seasons 52, 204 N. Westshore Blvd., Tampa, is offering two fresh takeout options for Valentine’s Day. Guests seeking a romantic evening at home may choose the $99 Valentine’s Day dinner for two, featuring Kona-Crusted Filet Mignon, salad, sides and two complimentary Mini Indulgence desserts, plus a bottle of wine. For guests celebrating Valentine’s Day as a family, Seasons 52 is offering The Green Box, a complete takeout dining experience. Boxes serve four to six and feature a choice of either Kona-Crusted Wood-Grilled Tenderloin or a Whole Side of Cedar Plank Salmon, salad, sides and six Mini Indulgence desserts. To place an order, click here.
This Valentine’s Day, Bahama Breeze is offering guests a Caribbean escape from the comfort of home with an island-inspired Dinner for Two to Go for $40. The dinner features a choice of two appetizers, like Coconut Shrimp and Beef Empanadas, choice of two entrees such as Jerk Chicken Pasta and Grilled Chicken with Cilantro Crema, and a slice of Key Lime Pie. A four-pack of Bacardi Rum Punch Cans are also available at select locations for $15. Click here to order online.
Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen
Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen offers guests a Valentine’s Day celebration with more than 20 entrées at $11.99 or less on the menu, including guest-favorites like Top Sirloin Steak or Grilled Salmon. Each entrée is accompanied by two made-from-scratch sides and a signature Honey Butter Croissant. To complete the occasion, guests can add beer, wine or cocktails to go such as the Strawberry or Sangria Texas Frozen Swirl for $5.49 each. To order online for curbside pickup, click here or download the Mobile App.
California Pizza Kitchen
To celebrate Valentine’s Day and spread some love to its guests, California Pizza Kitchen is bringing back its beloved heart-shaped pizzas and “Sweet Deal for Two” promotion as well as an exclusive sweepstakes that guests are sure to love.
Through Feb. 14, CPK’s Valentine’s Day specials include the return of its popular heart-shaped pizzas, the “Sweet Deal for Two,” a $35 prix fixe menu from which guests can choose one appetizer, two entrees, and one dessert and three new “Sweet Deal Packages” for takeout orders. In addition, for every glass or bottle of Colby Red Blend wine sold, a donation will be made to the Children’s Heart Association in CPK’s name.
This year, all existing and new CPK Rewards members who sign up through Feb. 14 will be automatically entered to win a romantic “Stay-At-Home Wine Basket for Two.” Five winners will be selected and announced on Feb. 15. The “Stay-At-Home Wine Basket for Two” includes:
- 3 bottles of wine (Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz, Zinfandel)
- A wine key
- $150 CPK gift card
- $25 Netflix gift card
- jcoco Chocolates
- Thank you letter from Colby and Daryl of Colby Red
Click here to order online.
Courtesy California Pizza Kitchen
Dine In The Sky For 2
Dine in Sky for 2, a 1965 VW camper bus, on Valentine’s Weekend, Feb. 13-14, at Bogota Kitchen + Bar, 917 11th St. Palm Harbor. Treat someone special to a romantic and unique dining experience. Reserve 1 1/2 or two or 2 hours. Each reservation for two people includes either a single rose and a romantic dining experience. Sky will be decked out in Valentine’s decor and guests may connect to the Blue Tooth stereo system to play their own music. Other options available include a bouquet of flowers in small, medium or large sizes designed by Posies Flower Truck and photos by a professional photographer. The Bogota menu will a choice of foods, drinks and desserts served to you by a dedicated server. Reservations are $100 a couple for an hour and $150 for two hours. Click here for reservations.
Courtesy Stephanie Frank
Sal Y Mar
Sal Y Mar, the new rooftop bar that crowns the all-new, dual-branded Aloft and Element Hotel in Midtown Tampa, 3650 Midtown Drive, Tampa, is offering a romantic three-course prix fixe menu for Valentine’s Day for $59 Sunday from 4 p.m. to midnight. Guests will receive a complimentary glass of champagne upon arrival, as well as a bottle of rose, red, or white house wine with dinner.
The three-course dinner includes:
- Choice of salad – Balsamic Salad or Endive Caesar Salad
- Choice of entrée – The Filet with garlic mashed potatoes and sautéed spinach; French Chicken Breast with grilled asparagus and roasted root vegetables; or Seared Grouper with brown rice and quinoa arugula salad
- Dessert – Sweet Duo Dark chocolate truffle and cheesecake bite
Click here for reservations.
Whether you’re looking for something decadently naughty or something simple and sweet to enjoy this Valentine’s Day, Sugar Factory at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sugar Factory has crafted a tasty 64-ounce goblet and decadent milkshake to satisfy any mood.
Add some extra flair to your dinner and include the chic Diamond Rose Goblet made with Vanderpump Rose by Lisa Vanderpump, peach schnapps and raspberry vodka, garnished with sour water
melon gummy bears and candy ring pops.
The sweet treats don’t stop there. For dessert, enjoy the Valentine’s Day Hearts of Love Insane Milkshake. This cookies and cream milkshake is served in a dark red chocolate-dipped mug, and topped with a heart-shaped rice krispy treat and chocolate-covered strawberries.
Plus, each guest on Valentine’s Day Sunday will receive a complimentary rose and a chocolate-covered strawberry.
Courtesy Sugar Factory
Élevage at Tampa’s Epicurean Hotel, 1207 S. Howard Ave., Tampa, is presenting a four-course, prix-fixe menu for $85 per person. The menu includes:
- First Course: Stracciatelli – Peach, heirloom tomato, purple basil, roasted tomato vinaigrette
- Second Course: Prawns – calabrian chili , Romesco, chili tread, fried garlic, crostini or Beef carpaccio – chanterelle mushrooms, shaved Manchego, crispy capers, Nasturtium, sea bean vinaigrette
- Third Course: Lobster Risotto – Lobster sauce, house made ricotta, chive blossoms or Chilean Sea Bass – Dungeness crab burr blanc, asparagus or Australian Wagyu – forest mushrooms, charred broccolini, black garlic
- Choice of Two Sides: Roasted baby potato, asparagus, crispy brussels, miso broccoli or sautéed mushrooms
- Fourth Course: Frangelico crème brûlée
Bone-in Tomahawk Ribeye for two is available for an additional $40.
Click here for reservations.
HEW Parlor & Chophouse
HEW Parlor & Chophouse at the Fenway Hotel, 453 Edgewater Drive, Dunedin, is offering a romantic three-course prix fixe menu for Valentine’s Day from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
u includes one selection from each course:
- Appetizer – Poached Pear Salad, Smoked Lobster Chowder, Chophouse Meatballs or Roasted Wild Mushroom Flatbread
- Entrée – Butternut Squash Steak ($55); Cast Iron-Seared Jumbo Scallops ($60); Pan-Seared Chilean Sea Bass ($65); Porcini Dusted Filet Mignon (10oz) ($70); Surf & Turf ($80); or Tomahawk Ribeye (40oz) ($130)
- Side – Homestyle Smashed Potatoes, Molasses Sweet Potato Mash, Braised Collard Greens or Roasted Brussels Sprouts
- Dessert – Chocolate Layer Cake, Baba au Rhum or Fruit Sorbet
Music will also be provided by harpist Seth Lynn from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Click here for reservations.
The Karol Hotel, 2675 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater, is offering an eight-course, prix-fixe dinner at its rooftop restaurant, Vantage, from 5 to 10 p.m. The $175 per person, eight-course dinner is being offered Feb. 14 and includes:
- Beef Tartare – truffle essence, green apple, sriracha, chives, capers, cornichon, crostini
- Heart-Shaped Lobster Ravioli – Maine lobster filled, lemon butter, haricots verts, tomato, parmesan
- Roasted Beet Salad – golden beets, candy stripe beets, watermelon radish, goat cheese, orange supreme, arugula, beet powder, citrus vinaigrette
- Intermezzo – passionfruit sorbet, pomegranate seeds, basil syrup
- Diver Sea Scallop – parmesan tuile, sea beans, roasted tomato, brown butter, micro greens, carrot purée
- Elk Tenderloin – white polenta, baby carrot, snow peas, candied shallots, chimichurri, red wine butter, fiddlehead fern
- Cheese Course – gouda, purple haze goat, bleu affinee, honeycomb, dark cherries, candied nuts, fig jam
- Apple Tartine – vanilla bean gelato, phyllo, glazed apples, whipped cream, mint
A wine pairing for six of the courses is also being offered at an additional $75 per person.
Click here for reservations.
Mellow Mushroom Pizza Valentine
Mellow Mushroom is making it easy to spread the love this Valentine’s Day with its Shroom Love Box pizza kit. Whether it’s date night with your significant other, celebrating with your kids, or sending a pizza valentine to a friend, the at=home pizza kit is a great way to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year.
The Shroom Love Box is available in a small pizza with all the ingredients to make a Mellow Mushroom pepperoni pizza, including Mellow’s famous garlic butter and parmesan to finish the crust. The perfect number of pepperonis are included in the kit so at home pizza makers can shape them into a heart for Valentine’s Day. The Shroom Love Box price is $9.95 and is available for take out orders or to order online at order.mellowmushroom.com.
Participating restaurants include:
- 10959 Causeway Blvd., Brandon
- 2630 Gulf to Bay Blvd., Clearwater
- 25662 Sierra Center Blvd., Lutz
Courtesy Mellow Mushroom
Datz Restaurant Group is offering the ultimate Valentine’s Day destination this year. Menu highlights from Executive Chef Lee Jasper include a Rose 75 cocktail, oysters on the half shell, champagne granida, sweetheart salad, lobster bisque, Tomahawk steaks, truffle mac & cheese and more for $160 per person with wine pairings available for $30.
Donovan’s Charbroiled Oysters courtesy of Datz
Courtesy of Datz
TradeWinds Island Resorts
The TradeWinds Island Resorts in St. Pete Beach will be serving Valentine’s Day menus in two locations – Palm Court Italian Grill at the TradeWinds Island Grand and RumFish Grill at RumFish Beach Resort.
Special Valentine’s Day menus will be available, as well as their full dinner menus. Menus can be viewed here.
These special menus will only be served on Sunday. Palm Court will be open from 5:30 to 10 p.m. and RumFish Grill will be open from 5 to10 p.m.
To make reservations for Palm Court Bistro, call 727-363-2358. To make reservations for RumFish Grill, call 727-329-1428
Whether it’s a date night in or a special night out, guests are invited to celebrate their own perfect pairing and indulge this Valentine’s Day at Bonefish Grill with a Filet & Lobster Tail, featuring a 7-ounce filet alongside a seasoned and steamed cold water lobster tail. Pair this dish with the exclusive 20th anniversary Weedon Island Wine Blend, a limited-edition private label wine available by the bottle or glass only at Bonefish Grill restaurants. The dish will also be available for carryout through online ordering.
Courtesy of Bonefish Grill
Carrabba’s Italian Grill
Enjoy a Carrabba’s Italian Grill four-course dinner for two for only $50 – available for dine-in and carside carryout!
First Course (choice of one to share) – Mozzarella Marinara or Tomato Caprese with Fresh Burrata
Second Course (choice of one per person) – Caesar Salad, House Salad, Italian Salad, Mama Mandola’s Sicilian Chicken Soup or Soup of the Day
Third Course (choice of one per person and served with one side) – Lasagne, Fettucine Carrabba, Chicken Bryan, Chicken Marsala and 7-ounce Tuscan-Grilled Sirloin
For a few additional dollars, guests can select from a 10-ounce Tuscan-Grilled Sirloin, Salmon Saporito, a 9-ounce Tuscan-Grilled Filet or Tuscan-Grilled Lamb
Fourth Course (dessert to share) – Sogno Di Cioccolata featuring a rich fudge brownie with chocolate mousse, fresh whipped cream and chocolate sauce.
Guests can add a glass or bottle of one of four new wines such as Chloe Pinot Grigio, Aruma Malbec or Allegrini Valpolicella.
To make a reservation or place an order, click here.
Courtesy of Carrabba’s
Lovingly prepare your Valentine’s Day dinner for two at home, courtesy of Ocean Prime, 2205 N. Westshore Blvd., Tampa. They’ve put together a Valentine’s Day dinner for two in a box that contains chef-prepared ingredients and step-be-step instructions for a complete Surf & Turf dinner you can cook in your own kitchen. For carryout only, starting at $199.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Enjoy your Valentine’s Day dinner in the comfort of your home or dine in at Ruth’s Chris Steak House on two thoughtfully prepared Valentine’s Day featured menus. You have your choice of either the Surf & Turf or Tomahawk Ribeye, which can be paired with special wine selections, including Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars Artemis. Ruth’s Chris Steak House is located at 1700 N. Westshore Blvd., Tampa, and the Sundial, 131 2nd Ave. N., St. Petersburg.
Seasons 52, 204 N. Westshore Blvd., Tampa, is offering takeout options for Valentine’s Day this year. Create an intimate dinner in the comfort of your own home featuring Kona-Crusted Filet Mignon, salad, sides and two complimentary Mini Indulgence desserts for $70.