Add more flavors to your romance!
With more than 10,000 restaurants in Houston representing all imaginable culinary treasures from around the world, there are so many options to add more flavors when celebrating Valentine's Day in H-Town. Even though we already have some offers in our Valentine's Day Guide, check out the newest we've received from outstanding local restaurateurs.
Located in the heart of River Oaks, MaKiin (photo above by Sean Rainer), the new upscale Thai concept by Lukkaew Srasrisuwan, will offer a three-course prix fixe menu priced at $90 per person on Wednesday, February 14. For the first course, you and your loved one can indulge in the Thai Trio Appetizer featuring a Seared Scallop & Spicy Mango Salad with Yum dressing, a delicate Flower Dumpling topped with sweet radish and peanuts, and Shiso Leaf Tempura. Entree highlights include Pink Noodles & Crispy Chicken with tamarind coconut sauce, spiced tofu, and bean sprouts; Wagyu Strip Loin Black Pepper Steak with saffron jasmine rice; and Choo Chee Seafood featuring a medley of seafood atop a bed of Choo Chee curry sauce with Kaffir lime leaves and crispy vermicelli noodles. End date night with the dessert course – Coconut Pudding topped with Siam rubies. MaKiin will also showcase a signature Valentine’s Day cocktail: the Loli-Love ($18) made with vodka, Rosella and mixed berry juice, egg white, and lime juice garnished with a heart lollipop.
Reservations are required and may be made here. Valet and self-parking are available.
Both of chef Aaron Bludorn's acclaimed restaurants Bludorn and Navy Blue will offer a specialty a la carte menu on Wednesday, February 14. The full dessert menu is also available so you and your loved one can end your meal on a sweet note with Executive Chef Marie Riddle's delectable creations. Guests may also add a bountiful bouquet for their significant other or a bottle of champagne ahead of time. Reservations are strongly encouraged and may be made through RESY at Bludorn and Navy Blue or by calling each restaurant. Valet and self-parking are available.
Cheers to love this Valentine’s Day with half-off bottles of wine at Adair Kitchen all day long! Choose any bottle off their list to enjoy with dinner favorites like Steak Frites ($26) with angus choice ribeye, house made chimichurri, rosemary parmesan fries or their Grilled Bone-In Porkchop ($21) with whipped sweet potato, sauteed onion, green apple, zucchini, and a cherry port demi-glace. End the evening with their delicious Lemon Lime Ice Box Pie ($7) or the Chocolate Mousse Pie ($8) for a sweet treat with your sweet date.
Indulge in decadence this Valentine’s Day at romantic The Woodlands hotspot, Amrina. For $125 per person, enjoy a five-course specially curated menu featuring delectable first and second course dishes like Caviar with uni malai and hasselback potato and Cucumber Chaat with yogurt, tamarind, and papdi. For the main event, choose from Lobster Tail poached in saffron spiced butter, Beef Tenderloin , Cordyceps Extract & Exotic Mushrooms, or Pan-seared Paneer. End the romantic evening with something sweet, choose from the Strawberry & Coconut Popsicle with rose panna cotta or the Cayenne and Cinnamon Spiced Choclate Mousse with almond meringue. To reserve your spot for Valentine’s Day, go here.
Treat your special someone to a night out at Andiron this Valentine’s Day. The intimate, upscale, live-fire steakhouse has added four specials to their menu for the week of February 10-17. Starter highlights include King Crab Rangoon ($18) paired with tobiko mayo and habanero sweet chili sauce, and Scallop and Foie Gras ($26) with gastrique, pistachio, and green strawberry. For the main event, relish in the Surf & Turf ($72) with a 6 oz filet and ½ lobster chick, sauce americaine, and leeks. Finish the night on a sweet note with their Lovers Entremet ($18) with gianduja, strawberry, and coconut. Make your reservation for date night here.
Feel the love this Valentine’s Day with heart-shaped pizzas from Betsy’s at Evelyn’s Park. Dine-in or order it to go for a cozy date night in!
Love is front and center at Blossom Houston’s dazzling pink-accented rendezVu lobby bar. Check out their two limited-time specialty cocktails to celebrate this Valentine’s Day. The Flirt ($14) features vodka, strawberry syrup, oat milk, and creme de cacao – garnished with a strawberry. The second specialty cocktail is Love Potion ($14) with tequila, raspberries, white cranberry, angostura bitters, ginger puree – garnished with ginger candy. Stop by on your way to dinner reservations or as a nightcap before heading home!
Indulge in a sizzlin’ soiree this Valentine’s Day with the Love Bird Special at Tex-Mex hotspot Candente! For $75 for two people, receive two February-specialty White Chocolate Raspberry Margaritas, one small queso, one large combo fajita, and one tres leches cake. This special will be available all Valentine’s week, and the White Chocolate Raspberry Margaritas will be on the menu all February long.
Elevate your Valentine’s Day with dinner at Houston hotspot CIEL. The fine dining restaurant and lounge specializing in Japanese cuisine with a French twist will offer diners a three-course dinner ($125 per person) with the option to add on wine pairings ($30). The sumptuous menu features pan fried Wagyu Gyoza with garlic soy, fresno chile and togarashi; CIEL Sushi Flight with one piece of salmon nigiri, one piece of wagyu nigiri, two pieces of spicy tuna maki and two pieces of spicy yellowtail maki; Spicy Chicken Karaage with Greener Pastures chicken, buttermilk, labne and gojuchang; or Vegetarian Sushi Flight with two pieces of shitake nigiri and four pieces of avocado maki for the first course. Choose among theChateaubriand au Poivre with roasted broccolini and pomme puree; Ora King Salmon with five spice, roasted broccolini and pomme pure; and Vegetarian Spinach Raviolo with spinach, ricotta, feta and shitake for the second course. Enjoy the Garden of Eden with pistachio and strawberry choux for dessert!
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Eloise Nichols this year with their three-course pre-fixe menu for $40 per person. First course, choose from three appetizers to share including Hushpuppies, Brussel Sprouts, or a Cheese Board. For the main entree, choose from Trout Almondine with toasted almond risotto, asparagus, and lemon butter sauce, a Filet: 7 oz. filet with mushroom wine sauce, asparagus, mashed potatoes and Chicken Picatta with capers, lemon butter sauce, sauteed spinach, and mashed potatoes. End the night on a sweet note with either their Key Lime Pie or Chocolate Cake to share. Plus, enjoy half off any bottle of wine for their Wine Down Wednesday special.
Looking for a family-friendly Valentine’s Day activity? Look no further than Katy hotspot Home Run Dugout. The popular entertainment venue will host a family-friendly Valentine’s Day party from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. with a Photo Booth, Face Painting, Card and cookie decorating tables and Dinger Derby competitions at 7 pm or 9 pm. Guests can also receive a free kid's meal with the purchase of an adult entree all night.
This Valentine’s Day, celebrate with an intimate, at-home experience from Kata Robata, the Japanese sushi and grill restaurant from famed chef Manabu “Hori” Horiuchi. Diners can pre-order an Uni Handroll Kit for Two ($199) or Regular Handroll Kit for Two ($150 + $50 for caviar add-on) to be picked up and taken home on Valentine’s Day. Kata Robata will also be offering a Premium Sushi and Roll Set ($120 per box) which will include 12 sushi pieces and one four-piece roll and will be available as a takeout or dine-in item. All orders can be made by reaching out to firstname.lastname@example.org at least one day in advance.
Le Jardinier, the seasonally driven, modern French dining institution from The Bastion Collection, is the place to be for expertly crafted food and beverage offerings, and this Valentine’s Day is no exception. The Michelin-caliber restaurant will offer a three-course Valentine’s Day lunch ($95 per person), including a choice of Murray’s Burrata with red wine poached pears, pecan gremolata and watercress pistou, Chicory Salad with black truffle, avocado aioli, shaved winter vegetables and citrus, and Hiramasa with avocado mousse, sweet potato, grapes and almonds for the first course; choice of Poached Maine Lobster with buttered potato and cabbage and lobster bisque, Red Wine Braised Short Rib with potato pave, celeriac and treviso, and Green Circle Chicken with sauce supreme, sauteed mushrooms and wilted greens for the second course; and choice of Raspberry Cheesecake Mousse with red velvet cake, cocoa sable or Valrhona Guanaja with dark chocolate cremeux and salty caramel sabayon for dessert.
Diners will also be offered a Royal Kaluga Caviar add-on (one ounce for $120/two ounces for $210) and Oyster, Clams & Shrimp add-on ($90), as well as a supplemental pasta course ($48) with options of Squid Ink Crustacean Ravioli with broccoli coulis, lemongrass foam and oil or Chestnut Ricotta Agnolotti with sunchoke fondant, chips and black truffle. Reservations for the lunch can be made online here.
Celebrate this Valentine’s Day at Loch Bar! The swanky seafood tavern in River Oaks District will offer a special three-course prix fixe menu ($80 per person). For the first course, choose from decadent options like Fried Lobster Tail with honey butter, lavender Maldon salt, chili oil and micro celery, or Hamachi Crudo with mango citrus, yuzu aioli, puffed rice and chili. The second course offers sultry dishes like Blackened Redfish with Anson Mills grits and crawfish butter, Mushroom Risotto with wild mushroom, parmesan reggiano, crispy shallot and shaved truffle, or the 8 Ounce Filet with blistered tomatoes, arugula, port wine bordelaise and bone marrow butter. For dessert, choose between the Smores Blondie with nutella, s’mores gelato, graham cracker, and burnt marshmallow or Strawberry Short Cake with vanilla cake, strawberry cream and salted caramel.
Los TiosHouston Tex-Mex favorite, Los Tios, is celebrating Valentine’s Day this year with a Dinner for Two special at all six locations. For $65, receive two Gold Margaritas, one Small Queso, one-pound Fajitas, and one Tres Leches to share.
This Valentine’s Day, Montrose’s modern Italian chophouse, Marmo, will offer a special three-course prix fixe menu ($110 per person). For the first course, choose from highlights such as Oysters on the Half Shell with Calabrian chili crème fraîche and osetra caviar or Burrata topped with pumpkin seeds, mango, spicy coppa and basil oil. For the second course, choose from Squid Ink Campanelle with fresh blue crab, uni cream sauce, chili, basil and breadcrumbs; Scarpinocc with ricotta, morels, asparagus and herbs; and Beef Tenderloin (add-on black winter truffle for $35) with black garlic mostarda and potato pavé. For dessert, enjoy the Lemon Olive Oil Cake with pistachio marmalade and orange creamcicle gelato,Panna Cotta with almond crumble, or the Tiramisu with amaro, espresso and mascarpone.
Indulge in romance this Valentine’s Day at Ostia, Montrose’s neighborhood gem. In honor of Valentine’s Day, Chef Travis McShane presents a delectable array of new pasta dishes, including the exquisite Tagliolini with salted butter and black truffle. Explore Ostia's diverse wine selection, spanning from Old World to New World Wines, enhancing your romantic experience. Opt for the special Valentine’s Day feast for two at $82 per person, surrounded by the enchanting ambiance of citrus planters and a pink outdoor patio. For an early celebration of love, be part of Ostia's inaugural wine dinner on Feb. 8.