All the Events for Valentine’s Day in Tampa Bay and Orlando to know about
Valentine’s Day is next week and it’s time to make the reservations for dinner with your girls or your person. Here’s all the Valentine’s Day events in Tampa Bay and Orlando to know about:
4 Rivers Smokehouse Between Feb. 6-March 4, stop by for the Spud Love topped with your choice of meat, jalapeños, shredded cheddar, scallions, sour cream, and 4R Signature Sauce or the Spud Crush with brisket, cheese sauce, crispy onions, horseradish, 4R Signature Sauce, queso fresco, and cilantro. Valentine’s desserts like Chocolate Dipped Oreos, Valentine’s Chocolate Dipped Pretzel, Valentine’s Heart Dipped Brownie,Strawberry Shortcake Cupcake, Red Velvet Cookie Cupcake, andWhite Velvet Cake Slice can be pre-ordered between Feb. 1-18. $1.99-$8.49. Various locations. 4rsmokehouse.com.
Angry Chair Brewing Embrace your dark side this Galentine’s Day and shower your lady friends with all the love. Feb. 13 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m. 4101 N Florida Ave., Tampa, (813) 238-1122. @AngryChairBrewing on Facebook.
American Social Specials for the night are an 8 oz. filet served with crispy fried leeks and potato gratin and strawberries and donuts with chocolate dipping sauce for dessert. Feb. 14 11:30 a.m.-midnight. $14-$45. 601 S Harbour Island Blvd. Unit 107, Tampa, (813) 605-3333. americansocial.com.
AR Workshop Learn the art of creating a beautiful charcuterie tray with guest instructor Jen, also owner of Graze Uniquely. Feel free to BYOB including beer, wine and champagne. Feb. 4 6 p.m.-9 p.m. $94-99 for project types. 2414 S MacDill Ave., Tampa, (813) 515-0833. arworkshop.com.
Armature Works Create custom painted Valentine-inspired wine glass artwork while sip complimentary wine. $25 per person. Feb. 13 6 p.m.-8 p.m. 1910 N Ola Ave., Tampa, (813) 250-3725. armatureworks.com.
Boulon Brasserie Wow your Valentine with reservations and enjoy an extensive menu with dishes including a Shareable Steak Entree for two. Complete the experience with Mille-feuille and a chocolate passion fruit caramel tart. Reservations recommended. Feb. 14 11:30 a.m.-2:30 a.m. 1001 Water St., Tampa, (813) 768-9988. boulontampa.com.
Bulla Gastrobar A four-course dinner perfect for two with exclusive Bulla faves like grilled steak, Maine Lobster Caldoso, and more. Reservations recommended. $130/couple. Feb. 14 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. 930 S Howard Ave., Tampa, (813) 773-8626. bullagastrobar.com.
Caretta on the Gulf Save room for their six-course Sweetheart Menu and enjoy live music and a glass of champagne. Reservations recommended. $159/person. Feb. 14 5:30 p.m.-10 p.m. 500 Mandalay Ave., Clearwater Beach, (727) 674-4171. @SandpearlResort on Facebook.
Casa Santo Stefano Enjoy Italian dishes like Vongole Al Forno, Risotto Gameri E Aragosta, and cheesecake with an espresso ganache and candied orange for dessert. Reservations recommended. $9-$38. Feb. 14 11 a.m.-10 p.m. 1607 N 22nd St., Tampa, (813) 248-1925. casasantostefano.com.
Ciro’s Treat your special someone to a romantic evening featuring Valentine’s Day cocktails and a four-course dinner with dishes like Wild Mushroom Duxelles and House Ricotta Ravioli, Pan-Seared Sous Vide Half-Chicken, and Dark Chocolate Creme Brûlée. $14-$110. Feb. 14 5 p.m.-1 a.m. 2109 Bayshore Blvd., Tampa, (813) 251-0022. cirostampa.com.
Columbia Restaurant On the menu for the day is Ostiones Criollo, Fideua de Mariscos, and Olive Oil Pound Cake for dessert. Reservations recommended. Feb. 14 11 a.m.-9 p.m. $11-$38. Various locations. columbiarestaurant.com.
Common Dialect Beerworks Enjoy a beer flight and cheese while learning tasting notes and beer/cheese pairings. $45/person. Feb. 14 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. 5023 N Florida Ave., Tampa, (813) 443-6659. eventbrite.com.
Driftlight Steakhouse Savor items like Black Garlic Beef Tournedos or an A-5 Wagyu Valentine’s weekend leading up to the big day. Reservations recommended. Feb. 14 5 p.m.-10 p.m. $95-$135/person. 510 Water St., Tampa, (813) 314-6611. driftlighttampa.com.
Edge City BBQ and Tap A Valentine’s celebration with dinner, Latin dancing, and live music. Choose from a prix fixe menu featuring salmon, shrimp, or prime rib. $60. 6 p.m.-midnight. 13910 W Hillsborough Ave., Tampa, (813) 749-7192. edgecitybbqandtap.com.
Élevage SoHo Kitchen & Bar Four curated menu items plus the regular dinner menu and special drinks available throughout the weekend. The Epicurean Theater offers classes and other events like the Vineyard 29 Winner Dinner, Painting & Vino, and Bend, Bubbles, and Brunch for couples or Galentine’s Day. Reservations recommended. Feb. 9-14 5 p.m.-10 p.m.. $14-$150 for dinner and events. 1207 S Howard Ave., Tampa, (813) 999-8726. epicureanhotel.com.
Fleming’s Steakhouse & Prime Wine Bar Get some quality time in with an intimate dining experience featuring 3-courses. Reservations recommended. $16-$230. Available Feb. 10-14; opens for dinner at 4 p.m. on Feb. 10-13, 3 p.m. on Feb. 14., 4322 W Boy Scout Blvd., Tampa, (813) 874-9463. flemingssteakhouse.com.
Flor Fina Chef offers an elevated prix fixe menu featuring Artichoke Bisque, Grain Mustard & Herb Crusted Lamb Rack, and more. Reservations recommended. $85-$125 (menu price is based on selected entree). Feb. 14 5 p.m.-10 p.m. 1412 E 7th Ave., Tampa, (813) 568-1200. hotelhaya.com.
Forbici The restaurant collabs with Sweet Comba with an offering of a Dessert Pizza Sampling featuring pizzas with bases like pistachio truffle butter with apricots, creamy milk chocolate with fresh strawberries and white chocolate, and salted caramel with Granny Smith apples and cinnamon. Ladies receive a rose upon arrival and guests can complement dessert with the “Cupid’s Elixir” cocktail special, made with white rum, lime, Coco Lopez coconut milk, strawberry purée, and garnished with 3 edible rosebuds and a coconut rim. Reservations recommended. Feb. 14 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. 1602 W Snow Ave., Tampa, (813) 251-8001. eatforbici.com.
Grande Lakes Orlando Take your date out to Primo for a special a la carte menu then double back for Galentine’s Day at Highball & Harvest. Reservations recommended for both restaurants. 4040 Central Florida Pkwy, Orlando. grandelakes.com.
Hammered Harry’s An anti-Valentine’s Day party with drink specials and buckets. Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. 6807 E Adamo Dr., Tampa, (813) 620-3800. gobestvip.com.
Haven A decadent four-course tasting menu includes a vegetarian option for each. The wine expert perfectly pairs a tasting selection with each course. Reservations recommended. $105/person plus optional $50 for wine pairings. Feb. 14 5 p.m.-9 p.m. 2208 W Morrison Ave., Tampa, (813) 258-2233. haventampa.com.
HEW Parlor & Chophouse A romantic four-course prix fixe menu in addition to its full menu plus a Valentine’s Day Tea with baked goods and other desserts. Reservations recommended. Tea is Feb. 5 and 12 2 p.m.-4 p.m., dinner is Feb. 14 5 p.m.-9:30 p.m. $40-$95/person. 453 Edgewater Dr., Dunedin, (727) 683-5990. fenwayhotel.com.
Hard Rock Cafe Orlando Enjoy a limited menu featuring New York Strip Steak with Shrimp Scampi and the FLIRTini cocktail made with Amsterdam Vodka, citrus, pineapple and Chambord topped with La Marca Prosecco Rosé. Available 2/9-2/15. Reservations recommended. $15-$40.99. 6050 Universal Blvd., Orlando, (407) 351-7625. hardrockcafe.com.
JW Marriott Tampa Water Street A variety of events Valentine’s Day weekend include jewelry, something for the pups, and a family movie night. Feb. 11-13. 510 Water St., Tampa, (813) 221-4950. marriott.com.
Kona Grill Toast the one you love with the Bubbles & Pearls special featuring La Marca Prosecco paired with their California Roll Ring topped with caviar. Available Feb. 10-14 with dine-in, takeout, and delivery options. Reservations recommended. 4134 W Boy Scout Blvd., Tampa, (813) 877-5938. konagrill.com.
Madame Fortune Dessert & HiFi Parlor The restaurant’s first Valentine’s Day showcases their new menu and cocktails. Catch the vibe with special guest J’Nelle. Reservations recommended. Feb. 14 at 8 p.m. 1930 7th Ave., Tampa, (813) 242-0572. opentable.com.
Mandola’s Italian Kitchen Enjoy a Lobster Ravioli special between 2/12-2/19 plus Love Potion and Strawberry Cheesecake gelatos are featured flavors of the month. $4.99-$19.50. Various locations. mandolas.com.
Noble Rice Valentine’s Day dinner includes Ora King Salmon Sashimi, Duck Breast, and a Matcha Kit Kat. Reservations recommended. $135/person. Feb. 14 5 p.m.-11 p.m. 615 Channelside Dr. Unit 112, Tampa, (813) 542-2021. noblericeco.com.
Pasta Packs Love is in the details at their 6-course tasting menu event with a variety of unique and flavorful dishes including raviolo, Oxtail Gnocchi, and Peaches & Cream. If you’d rather stay home, order the Valentine’s Special: Ravioli Alla Vodka. $66.50 for the special, $150/person for tasting menu. Feb. 14 at 6:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. 4334 S Manhattan Ave., Tampa, (813) 443-4061. pastapacks.com.
Quantum Leap Winery Support Zebra Coalition youth with a Valentine’s Day themed brunch and drag entertainment. $75 per person. Feb. 12 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 1312 Wilfred Dr., Orlando, (407) 730-3082. @QuantumLeapWinery on Facebook.
Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar Guests receive a complimentary shot of Santo Tequila with the purchase of any entree (donate $50 towards Walk MS and get a whole bottle!). Also, take advantage of their Taco Tuesday specials like $7 margaritas, $5 draft beers, and a $27.99 AYCE tacos. Feb. 14 11 a.m.-midnight. 2223 N West Shore Blvd., Tampa, (813) 800-8226. roccostacos.com.
Rock & Brews Restaurants Enjoy one of their Valentine’s cocktails and a “Hooked on a Feeling” 3-course dinner for two. $80 for dinner. Feb. 11-14. 6897 S Semoran Blvd., Orlando, (407) 367-2840. rockandbrews.com.
Rome + Fig Global Bistro Enjoy a romantic chef curated four-course dinner with your someone special. Reservations recommended. Feb. 14 4 p.m.-10 p.m. 317 N Rome Ave., Tampa, (813) 253-3353. romeandfigbistro.com.
Rusty Pelican Nothing screams romantic on Valentine’s Day in Tampa Bay like waterfront views and a four-course dinner or their Sweetheart Specials. Reservations recommended. $24-$120. Feb. 10-14 4 p.m.-10 p.m. 2425 N Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, (813) 281-1943. therustypelicantampa.com.
Sal Y Mar Rooftop Bar A romantic three-course prix fixe menu and couples receive a bottle of G.H. Mum champagne. Reservations recommended. Feb. 14 5 p.m.-10 p.m. $250/couple. 3659 Midtown Dr., Tampa, (813) 692-3330. salymarrooftop.com.
Seasons 52 A romantic night either at the restaurant or at home for 2 or a family style in your matching heart-patterned pjs. Reservations recommended. Feb. 14 11 a.m.-10 p.m. $24-$195. 204 N Westshore Blvd. Tampa, (813) 286-1152. seasons52.com.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Make it a night out with themed menu specials including surf & turf, Porterhouse lamb chops, and cocktails at its dining venues. Reservations recommended. $7-$250. 5223 Orient Rd., Tampa, (866) 388-4263. seminolehardrocktampa.com.
Steelbach A decadent dinner with chef features including Fontina-Stuffed Arancini, Porcini Rubbed Ribeye, and Almond Cake for dessert. Reservations recommended. $12-$54. Feb. 14 4 p.m.-10 p.m. 1910 N Ola Ave., Tampa, (813) 250-3725. steelbach.com.
Sugar Factory Leave your beau blushing with the Crazy For You Insane Milkshake made with blended strawberry ice cream and New York cheesecake and topped with whipped cream, cherry gummy hearts, M&M’s, chocolate hearts and gumdrops. Available all February. $21. 5223 Orient Rd., Tampa, (813) 521-4262. sugarfactory.com.
Tampa EDITION Head to the roof at Azure for an exclusive prix fixe menu or downstairs to Lilac to celebrate your love. Beverage Director Amy Racine introduces a Cupid Negroni for the holiday and a few new brunch cocktails. Reservations recommended. Feb. 14 :30 p.m.-11 p.m. $135-$175/person. 500 Channelside Dr., Tampa, (813) 221-4600. editionhotels.com.
Tampa Marriott Water Street Bring your four-legged friends to Anchor & Brine for a Valentine’s Day Happy Hour. Feb. 13 4 p.m.-6 p.m. 505 Water St., Tampa, (813) 221-4900. marriott.com.
The Karol Hotel The hotel’s K Club Bar & Bistro is doing a four-course prix fixe dinner with dishes like Oyster Fire Roasted Jalapeño, Asparagus Bisque, Impossible Chorizo Falafel, and Res Velvet Cake. Reservations recommended. $35 for children 4-12, adults $75. Feb. 14 5 p.m.-10 p.m. 2675 Ulmerton Rd., Clearwater, (727) 273-7850. thekarohotel.com.
The Stone Soup Company Go out for a Valentine’s Day in Tampa Bay with a four-course dinner with your choice of wine like Prosecco and desserts. $105. Feb. 14 at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. 1919 E 7th Ave., Tampa, (813) 247-7687. @StoneSoupCompany on Facebook.
The Tea Room Experience Enjoy a presentation with fresh baked goods, savory bites, desserts plus a selection of unlimited Loose Leaf Tea and a complimentary glass of their Valentine’s Mimosa. Feb. 9-12 at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 4 p.m. $48/person. 420 E Church St. Unit 109, Orlando, (407) 219-4380. thetearoomexperience.com.
Timpano Hyde Park For Valentine’s Day, choose between Pasta Pappardelle, Eggplant Parm, and a Wagyu Tomahawk for two. Reservations recommended. $32-$150. Available Feb. 10-14. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. 1610 W Swann Ave., Tampa, (813) 254- 5870. timpanohydepark.com.
TradeWinds Island Grand The resort offers guests and visitors options at both its Palm Court Italian Grill and RumFish Grill like Truffle Mashed Potatoes and seasonal veggies and Tempura Fried Lobster with Strawberry Champagne Mignonette and Micro Greens. Reservations recommended. Feb. 14 5 p.m.-10 p.m. $12-$48. Various locations. tradewindsresorts.com.
True Food Kitchen Grab your date and indulge in all things delicious with special limited-edition dishes, beverages, and bottles of wine. Reservations recommended. Available Feb. 10-14 11 a.m.-10 p.m. 3645 Midtown Dr., Tampa, (813) 327-4455. truefoodkitchen.com.
Ulele Sit on the river and catch the views with your loved one over Key West-style Shrimp Ceviche, Ulele Filet Mignon with Lobster, and a Vanilla Custard Chocolate Cake Daydream. Add a bottle of Laurent Perrier champagne for $99. Reservations recommended. Feb. 14 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Food is $12-$30. 1810 Highland Ave., Tampa, (813) 999-4952. ulele.com.
Vines Grille & Wine Bar A special menu curated by the exec chef. Open a bottle from the award-winning wine list and listen to sweet sounds by The Sweet Talkers. Reservations recommended. 7533 Sand Lake Rd., Orlando, (407) 351-1227. vinesgrille.com.
Visit Orlando Restaurants across the city like Bites & Bubbles and DoveCote Restaurant offer curated prix-fixe menus while over on International Dr., spots including Taverna Opa, Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar plus Rodizio Grill offer up exclusive V-Day specials. MICHELIN Guide-recognized Sear + Sea Woodfire Grill, Capa, and Four Flamingos serve the perfect opportunity for couples to experience top-notch dining. Feb. 10-14. Various locations. visitorlando.com.
Willa’s Stop by for Willa’s Love Club featuring a slew of new menu specials until the end of the week. Valentine’s Day comes with a four-course tasting menu made of Willa’s classics. Reservations recommended. Available Feb. 10-19; dinner is Feb. 14 5 p.m.-10 p.m. $17-$65. 1700 W Fig St., Tampa, (813) 519-4552. willastampa.com.
Whiskey Joe’s Bar & Grill Enjoy specials on cocktails like the strawberry daiquiri and Bahama Mama plus Happy Hour pricing with your loved ones at sunset. $4-$12. Feb. 14 11 a.m.-midnight. 7720 W Courtney Campbell Cswy., Tampa, (813) 281-0770. thewhiskeyjoes.com.
WOB Bar & Kitchen Those without a Valentine can enjoy the “Love Sucks” brunch with cocktails and dishes like Pink Strawberry Waffles and a Broken Heart Flatbread. $5-$16.95. Feb. 18-19 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Various locations. @WOBKitchen on Facebook.
Yacht StarShip Cruises Spend the day with a lunch date, indulging in all the chocolate and champagne, or select from one of their Valentine’s dinner cruises taking in all the views. $44.95-$84.95 for children, $59.95-$219.95 for adults. Feb. 14 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. 603 Channelside Dr., Tampa, (813) 223-7999. yachtstarship.com.
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