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Your 2024 Valentine’s Day Plans in Tampa Bay and Orlando

Love is (always) in the air but who says a great meal can’t go along with it. All events are on Valentine’s Day unless otherwise stated BTW. These are all the Valentine’s Day plans in Tampa Bay and Orlando to know about:

4 Rivers Smokehouse Enjoy a baked potatowith your choice of meat and topped with cheddar cheese, jalapeños, green onions, sour cream and 4R Signature Sauce. Indulge in special Valentine’s Day Desserts including: Valentine’s M&M Chocolate Chip Cookie, GF Monster Cookie Bar, White Velvet Cake, Birthday Bomb, and Red Velvet Cookie from February 1 – February 12. Various locations.

Allelo Guests can enjoy a four-course Valentine’s Day meal with optional wine pairings, floral arrangement, bottle of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label or Rose. A couple days prior is Galentine’s Brunch featuring all the brunch delights. Valentine’s Day is $120 per person, wine pairings are an extra $70/person; Galentine’s Day is $42 per person, $18 for children under 12. . Reservations recommended. 300 Beach Dr. NE, St. Petersburg, (727) 851-9582.

American Social Love is in the air leading up to Valentine’s Day with food and drink specials designed for romance like Rosa 75 and Red Velvet cake. $20-$200. Feb. 8-14. Various locations.

Bar Louie A 4-course dinner for two includes one bar bite, choice of salad or soup per person, choice of entree per person and a dessert to share. Featured cocktail for the holiday is the From Paris with Love martini made with Grey Goose Le Citron vodka, Chambord raspberry liqueur, a dash of Fleurs De Prairie and pineapple juice, available only for a limited time. $75 per couple. Available Feb. 14-Feb. 18. Various locations.

Boi Brazil Churrascaria Stay all day for all you can eat meats, salad bar, and sides. $45 per person. Feb. 14 4 p.m.-11 p.m. 5668 International Dr., Orlando, (407) 354-0260.

Boulon Brasserie L’amour is in the air. Elevate the romance with a romantic feast that speaks the language of love. Special dishes include Roasted Red Pepper Coulis, Honey-Ginger Panna Cotta, and more. Reservations recommended. 1001 Water St., Tampa, (813) 768-9988.

Bouzy A f0ur-course experience for couple’s sets the tone for a memorable Valentine’s Day, sip on champagne specials, and their special drink the Lover Martini. Regular menu is available too. Starts Feb. 9. Reservations recommended. 1640 W Snow Ave., Tampa, (813) 550-2560.

Boxi Park Not into Valentine’s Day? Hit up their Anti-Valentine’s Day Party for an evening of live music, a carefree vibe, bites from local food truck, and bold cocktails. This is a 21+ event. Feb. 14 6 p.m.-11 p.m. 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd., Orlando, (407) 536-9666.

Bulla Gastrobar All Valentine’s week, enjoy a 4-course prix fixe meal and sparkling wine toast for two, which is available all day for lunch and dinner. Pair the meal with the Valentine’s Day cocktail named Te Quila Mucho. Reservations recommended. Various locations.

Cafe Tu Tu Tango Diners and loved ones are invited for romance with the Tour of Tango for 2, where the chef surprises guests with dishes based on each guest’s preferences. The restaurant’s regular tapas-style, small-plates menu will be available that night also. $89 per couple. Reservations recommended. 8625 International Dr., Orlando, (407) 248-2222.

Canvas Passion meets palate at their Valentine’s Day experience, which includes 3 courses featuring dishes like Beet Salad, Seafood Linguini, and more. To-go boxes for dinner and breakfast are available via Cupid’s Carryout 2/10-2/17. V-Day experience runs 2/14-2/18. $12-$130. Reservations recommended. 13615 Sachs Ave., Orlando, (407) 313-7800.

Casa Santo Stefano Stop by the Sicilian restaurant for Vongole Al Forno, Risotto Gameri E Aragosta, and end the night with cheesecake topped with espresso ganache and candied orange. $10-38. Reservations recommended. Feb. 14 11 a.m.-10 p.m. 1607 N 22nd St., Tampa, (813) 248-1925.

Chroma The limited-time menu, available all-day 2/14-2/18,  incudes a Lobster Cappuccino, Grilled Filet Mignon, and more. Stop by with all your girls on 2/11 for their Galentine’s Day evening celebration. $10-$60. Reservations recommended. 6967 Lake Nona Blvd., Orlando, (407) 955-4340.

Ciro’s enjoy an intimate evening of Valentine’s Day themed and classic cocktails like the Vampire’s Kiss and Hubba Hubba. $18. Reservations recommended. 2109 Bayshore Blvd., Tampa, (813) 251-0022.

Columbia Restaurant Spread love with several Valentine’s Day specials including Langosta Rellena and Olive Oil Pound Cake. $11-54. Reservations recommended. Feb. 14 11 a.m.-9 p.m. 2117 E 7th Ave., Tampa, (813) 248-4961.

Dockside Lake Nona Learn how to carefully assemble a Valentine’s Day themed cheese and charcuterie board. Each ticket includes a complimentary glass of wine per person. $85-$150. Feb. 9 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. 13623 Sachs Ave., Orlando, (407) 209-1294. @docksidelakenona on Facebook.

Élevage SoHo Kitchen & Bar Seven curated items including Poached Oysters and Grilled Bronzino are on the menu for the holiday in addition to regular dinner menu. Diners receive a complimentary glass of rosé sparkling wine and dessert is comped for couples married 20 years or longer. Reservations recommended. 1207 S Howard Ave., Tampa, (813) 999-8726.

Fleming’s A Valentine’s Day menu for two (or individual) promises and unforgettable evening with surf & turf and a special V-Day cocktail named the Berry Basil Bliss made with Gray Whale Gin, Fino Sherry, fresh-squeezed lemon juice and strawberry. $17-$230. Valentine’s menu is available Feb. 8-19. Reservations recommended. Various locations.

Flor Fina Bask in cocktails and top-notch 3-course menu for Valentine’s or Galentine’s Day. $85-210. Reservations recommended. Feb. 14 5 p.m.-10 p.m. 1412 E 7th Ave., Tampa, (813) 568-1200.

Forbici This month’s cocktail specials are all about the love. All cocktails are $17. 1633 W Snow Ave., Tampa, (813) 251-8001.

Haven The South Tampa fave offers a five-course tasting menu with an expertly paired wine with each dish. Full spirits, beer, wine, and cocktail lists are available. $125 per person, $60 for wine pairing. February 14 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Reservations recommended. 2208 W Morrison Ave., Tampa, (813) 258-2233.

HEW Parlor & Chophouse Choose between Valentine’s Day dinner specials and a featured wine list or regular menu. If you’re feeling artistic, there is a Valentine’s “Paint the Sunset” event on Feb. 12 for singles or couples. Reservations recommended. Dinner is Feb. 14 5 p.m.-9:30 p.m. 453 Edgewater Dr., Dunedin, (727) 683-5980.

Infusion Tea A four-course vegan menu includes Miso Kale Salad and Dark Chocolate Mousse. $59 per person. Reservations recommended. Feb. 14 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. seatings. 1600 Edgewater Dr., Orlando, (407) 999-5255.

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams A variety of Valentine’s Day flavors and bundles are available for purchase online. $68-98. Various locations.

Kavas Tacos & Tequila Grab all your Swiftie besties for a Galentine’s Day Eras brunch with bottomless drink options, Taylor Swift-inspired cocktails, and more. Come back for a prix fixe meal for two and enjoy specialty cocktails for Valentine’s Day. Reservations recommended. Galentine’s Day brunch Feb. 10 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., prix fixe menu is $85 per couple and available Feb. 9-14, specialty cocktails $16-18. 9101 International Dr. Ste. 1198, Orlando,  (407) 776-2027.

Keel Farms An evening of romance with live music and Keel & Curley wine plus Keel Farms Agrarian ales and ciders. First glass is included with your meal. $75 per person. Reservations recommended. Feb. 14 5 p.m.-8:30 p.m. 5202 Thonontosassa Rd., Plant City, (813) 752-9100.

Kona Grill Make the holiday one for remember with “The Perfect Pair”, which includes menus items like a 6oz. Filet & Lobster Tail Surf & Turf, Chocolate Molten Lava Cake, and choice of cocktail. Available Feb. 12-18. $16-$69. Reservations Recommended. 4134 W Boy Scout Unit B-1, Tampa, (813) 877-5938.

kōsen In collaboration with sister restaurant kō, an exclusive multi-course menu is featured with optional uni and caviar or wine and sake pairings. Menu available 2/14-2/17. $295 per person. Reservations recommended. 307 W Palm Ave., Tampa, (813) 999-1720.

Krystal The Twin Flame Valentine’s Day meal includes chili cheese fries, 4 Krystals, 2 Chiks or 2 Krabbycake Sliders, 2 apple turnovers, and 2 small drinks. Share a pic on Facebook and IG using #KissandTellKrystal for a chance to win a coupon code for a free chik (online only, valid until 2/29). $20. Meal available in-store and online 2/12-2/19. Listen to the Kiss and Tell playlist on Tidal, Spotify, and Apple Music. Various locations.

Mia’s Italian Kitchen Dining experience Family Style Dining for Two lets couples enjoy delish dishes, salad, a bottle of sparkling wine and dessert. $89 per couple. Reservations recommended. 8717 International Dr., Orlando, (407) 601-7130.

Nami A unique Chef’s Counter experience begins with a welcome toast and offers a 20-bite tasting menu curated by Michelin Star Chef Freddy Money and Chef Jason Beliveau. Optional wine pairings are available. Feb. 13-17. $225 per person. Reservations recommended. 6004 Artist Ave., Orlando, (407) 395-4857.

New World Brewery Tampa A night of passion, rhythm, and romance. Share your love with a night of Salsa and Bachata dancing. $15 per person. Feb. 10 8:30 p.m.-2 a.m. 810 E Skagway Ave., Tampa, (813) 304-0460. @gozaderalatinnights on Facebook.

Ocean Hai A carefully curated 5-course dinner with savory flavors, exquisite optional wine pairings, and indulging at a dessert room speakeasy. $98 per person, wine pairings $30 per person. Reservations recommended. 100 Coronado Dr., Clearwater, (727) 281-9500.

Osteria Bricco Ignite the flames in a symphony of flavors during a 4-course dinner for two. Reservations recommended. 7839 113th N., Seminole, (787) 623-0281.

Oxford Exchange Celebrate all day with pop-up shops, afternoon tea, drink specials, and more. Reservations recommended. $70 for afternoon tea. 420 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, (813) 253-0222.

Paddlefish Enjoy a Cupid’s Boil and share Snow Crab, Key West Pink Shrimp, PEI Mussels, Red Potatoes, sweet corn & cornbread plus two glasses of sparkling cava. A themed V-Day cocktail named Scarlet Kiss made with Blood orange Vodka, creme d’ framboise, lemon juice and Orgeat is on the menu too. $16-$109. Reservations recommended. 1670 Buena Vista Dr., Orlando, (407) 934-2628.

Park Pizza & Brewing Co. Do a casual Valentine’s Day with wood-fired pizzas like their Pizza a Forma di Curoe, beers, meatballs, and Brûlée Cheesecake. $12-30. Reservations recommended. 6941 Lake Nona Blvd., Orlando, (407) 955-4472.

Pasta Packs An epicurean journey through love (and six courses) featuring guest chef Nate Hammond includes dishes like Red Snapper Leche Di Tigre, Lamb of Love, fresh mozzarella, and more. $150 per person. Reservations recommended. Feb. 14 6:30 p.m. 4334 S Manhattan Ave., Tampa.

Pier 22 Restaurant A week of Valentine’s Day dinners with chef crafted menus of locally sourced ingredients. Feb. 14-16. Reservations recommended. 1200 1st Ave. W., Bradenton, (941) 748-8087.

Psomi Drop by for normal breakfast and lunch service or an intimate and romantic candlelit dinner. $195 per person for dinner. 8 a.m.-3 p.m., 6 p.m.-midnight. Reservations recommended. 701 S Howard Ave., Tampa, (813) 841-5555.

Sal Y Mar A romantic 3-course prix-fixe menu for two includes Tuna Tataki, 6 oz Filet & Lobster Tail, 12 oz N.Y. Strip Oscar Style with Crab Meat, and more. $150 per person. Reservations recommended. Feb. 14 5 p.m.-10 p.m. 3650 Midtown Dr., Tampa, (813) 692-3330.

Seasons 52 Invite your Valentine for seasonal faves including Wood-Grilled Filet Mignon paired with their Cayman Wine Flight or stay in for the night with takeout. Reservations recommended. Preorder takeout meal for $115. Various locations.

STK Feed your fantasy with a sultry menu of Australian Wagyu, chocolate chocolate lava marshmallow cake served with raspberries and vanilla ice cream, and Dom Perignon by the glass. The restaurant also serves its a la carte menu and their classic brunch. Available Feb.12-18 for dine-in or takeout. 1580 E Buena Vista Dr., Orlando, (407) 917-7440.

Sugar Factory Spread the love with a jam-packed menu of Valentine’s Day-themed items like Pretty in Pink Chicken sliders, Lovebird Heart, cocktails including Tasha Love, Piggy Barbie, Cupid’s Crush, and a lot more. $19-$130. Reservations recommended. Various locations.

Summer House on the Lake Four specials available on Valentine’s Day include Cracked Jonah Crab Claws, Hearts of Palm and Key West Pink Shrimp Salad, and Florida Lobster Risotto. Add a little something sweet like Chocolate Cake with raspberry mousse and sweetheart bark. Reservations recommended. 1498 E Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista, (407) 598-8645.

Sushi Saint A 5-course dining experience features 2 cocktails, Tuna 3 ways, a dessert collab with Soseki, and more. Optional champagne pairings are Caneva da Nani prosecco and Champagne Voirin Jumel. $150 per couple, champagne pairings $40-$80. Reservations recommended. 400 Pittman St., Orlando, (407) 412-6000.

Taverna Opa A prix fixe menu for two includes hot and cold appetizers plus a specialty cocktail and the main course features a surf & turf with seafood and veggies.  Pro tip: stay for the belly dancing entertainment. Available Feb. 9-14 noon-10 p.m. $95 per couple, $10 for specialty cocktail. 9101 International Dr., Ste. 2240, Orlando, (407) 351-8660.

The Dalí Museum Immerse yourself in the surreal world where you can create lavish Valentine’s Day cards. Guests receive one comped specialty drink and gallery access; food, beer, and wine will be available at Café Gala. $50 for museum members, $60 for non-members. Feb. 16. 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. 1 Dali Blvd, St. Petersburg, (727) 823-3767.

The Salty Donut Sweet specials include the Strawberry & White Chocolate Heart and the Heart Shaped Traditional Glazed. Rewards members can get exclusive donut letter packs when placing an order on the app or website. Specials available 2/13-2/15. Various locations.

The Tea Room Experience Have a good time with finger sandwiches, savory bites, tea, and a complimentary glass of Valentine’s Mimosa. $48 per person. Feb. 8-11 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 4 p.m. Reservations recommended. 422 E Church St., Orlando, (407) 219-4380. @thetearoomexperience on Facebook.

Timpano Hyde Park Round up your fave girlies for shopping, specialty mimosas, raffle prizes, and more for a Galentine’s Day celebration and come back with your SO for a special 3-course Valentine’s menu all week long. Galentine’s Brunch is 2/11 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Valentine’s Day menu is available 2/14-2/18. Reservations recommended. 1610 W Swann Ave., Tampa, (813) 254-5870.

Terralina Crafted Italian This V-Day, the Italian restaurant offers a special Bone in Red Wine Slow Roasted Beef Short Rib over White Truffle Cavatappi Carbonara with Roasted Baby Heirloom Tomatoes and a delicious drink, Love Potion made with Sauza tequila, triple sec, strawberry, lime, sugar rim. $14-47. Reservations recommended. 1650 E Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista, (407) 934-8888.

The Don CeSar Celebrate the season of love with a calendar of February events and offerings including Valentine’s Day dinner and a beachfront dining experience for 2. Reservations recommended. $180-$857. 3400 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, (844) 338-1501.

The Hampton Social Shower your besties in the Frosé lounge or celebrate the “Season of Love” with oysters and sparkling rosé. Reservations recommended. 9101 International Dr., Orlando, (689) 800-6760.

TradeWinds Island Resorts Valentine’s Day offerings at Palm Court Italian Grill and RumFish Grill include Mediterranean Salmon served over Lobster and Crab Stuffed Ravioli in a Sherry Lobster Sauce with seasonal vegetables; and Raspberry Martini with choice of vodka, raspberry simple syrup and fresh raspberries with a Red Sugar Rim. $15-$135. Reservations recommended. Feb. 14 5 p.m.-10 p.m. Various locations.

Ulele Valentine’s Day specials include Ulele Filet Mignon with Lobster and Vanilla Custard Chocolate Cake Daydream ( I bet too). Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rosé Brut Champagne is available for extra. $12-99. Reservations recommended. 1810 N Highland Ave., Tampa, (813) 999-4952.

Union New American spend Valentine’s Day indulging in a perfectly curated menu including Grilled Octopus, Cocoa Roasted Beets, Pink Peppercorn Meringue, and more. Reservations recommended. Feb. 14 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. 1111 N West Shore Blvd., Tampa, (813) 768-9989.

Wagamama Celebrate yourself, Galentine’s or Valentine’s Day with their 3-course Valentine’s set menu. Feb. 9-18. Reservations recommended. 1050 Water St., Tampa, (813) 429-9242.

Water Street A Valentine’s Day pop-up with live music from Shelby Sol and a selection of vendors including Wine on Water, Hampton Chocolate Factory, and more. Feb. 14 3 p.m.-7 p.m.

Westchase Locale Market A one-stop shop for Valentine’s Day goodies with 30+ local vendors and more. 9520 W Linebaugh Ave., Tampa. @westchaselocalemarket on Facebook.

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