It’s almost Valentine’s Day and love is truly in the air. Philadelphia is an amazing city to celebrate Valentine’s Day in (the city’s slogan does have the word love in it after all.) Many of Philly’s top spots are offering fabulous deals and enticing options for Valentine’s Day dinner. So don’t sweat it if you’re not sure where to go- we’ve got you covered. Here is where to eat for Valentine’s Day in Philadelphia.
Where to eat for Valentine’s Day in Philadelphia
The Center City hotspot is offering all love-birds the option of a deluxe 5-course Valentine’s Day prix-fixe menu to make the holiday extra tasty. Enticing options include gnocchi and meatballs, roasted Monkfish, pan seared Hanger steak, strawberry Prosecco sorbet, giant cookies and more. This indulgent menu will be exclusively available on Valentine’s Day and is $60 a person.
121 S 17th St., square1682.com
The Old City hotspot is celebrating the love-filled holiday with their special dinner themed “Absinthe Makes the Heart Grow Fonder”- an evening of absinthe, hors-d’oeuvres and burlesque on Feb. 13. Then on Valentine’s Day, Royal Boucherie will be serving up enticing dishes such as lobster poutine, Boucherie baked oysters, Monkfish Osso Bucco, jumbo lump crab spaghetti and a Green Meadow Farm ribeye for two. There will also be plenty of refreshing cocktails including French 52s and specialty bottles of bubbly.
52 S 2nd St., royalboucherie.com
One Liberty Observation Deck
Imagine enjoying a romantic evening with your special someone while overlooking the city 57 floors up. Now make that dream a reality by spending Valentine’s Day at the One Liberty Observation Deck. Although the deck isn’t exactly offering dinner, they are offering special private marriage and proposal packages to make the evening truly special. The backdrop of Philadelphia sets the perfect scene for any romantic date night.
1650 Market St #5700, phillyfromthetop.com
Red Owl Tavern
ROT in Old City is pairing murder and love together perfectly with their Murder Mystery Dinner from 7pm-10 pm on Feb. 14. Guests can enjoy the interactive performance right at their table while enjoying a delicious three-course meal with wine and beer pairings. Tickets are $90 and can be purchased online at redowltavern.com or by calling the restaurant at 215.923.2267.
433 Chestnut St., redowltavern.com
Dim Sum House
Dim Sum House is offering their special Valentine’s Day menu for four full days from Feb. 14-17. Their valentine’s dinner includes one cocktail, one complimentary champagne, dessert and a prix fixe menu. Diners can choose from two menu options, one of the menu options being vegetarian- both are available for $50-$60 per couple. Menu items include Dan Dan noodles, General Tso’s chicken, truffle edamame dumpling, pumpkin tarts and much more. A magical option if you are looking for where to eat for Valentine’s Day in Philadelphia.
If you are looking for a delicious spot to head to on Valentine’s Day, the East Passyunk hotspot Noord is the place to be. Philadelphians can indulge in a delicious five-course meal while taking in a view of the Singing Fountain. Indulgent dishes include beer braised pork and barley, sautéed Norwegian salmon, beer and honey stewed Cornish Hen, housemade Belgian dark and white chocolate bark and much more. The five-course meal is $74 per person. A fantastic option if you are looking for where to eat for Valentine’s Day in Philadelphia.
1046 Tasker St., noordphilly.com
Stratus Rooftop Lounge is offering all Philadelphians a beautiful nightcap under the stars with their two bubbly options. Any happy couple can purchase the Gold Package which includes one bottle of Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut champagne and six chocolate covered strawberries for $150; or the Róse Package which includes one bottle of Veuve Clicquot Rosé champagne and six chocolate covered strawberries for $200. Stratus’ full menu will also be available.
433 Chestnut St., stratuslounge.com
Bank & Bourbon
Bank & Bourbon will make any googly eyed lovebird’s night with their special three-course menu with a wine pairing prepared exclusively by Chef Joe Thomas Jr. Indulgent dishes include raw oysters, butternut squash soup, seared scallops, filet mignon, roasted Lancaster chicken, chocolate Bavarian tart and much more. The delectable meal comes out to $65 per person.
1200 Market St., bankandbourbon.com
Tuna Bar is going all out for Valentine’s Day offering a mouth-watering six-course dinner for $85 per person. There will be specialty Valentine’s Day themed cocktails and reservations made for any time between 4:30-7:30 pm will also receive a complimentary glass of champagne. Enticing menu items include braised short rib, whole fish for two, special sushi rolls, a mochi dessert sampler with green tea and much more. The perfect option if you are looking for where to eat for Valentine’s Day in Philadelphia.
205 Race St., tunabar.com
Chez Ben is paying homage to Ben Franklin this Valentine’s Day as well as his love of the French and their joie de vivre. This Old City hotspot is offering enticing options such as shrimp and crab terrine, rack of lamb, seared Chilean sea bass and more as part of their specialty three-course meal option. The three-course meal comes out to $40 per person and guests can pay an extra $20 for a wine pairing menu featuring Whispering Angel. Reservations can be made online or by phone.
400 Chestnut St., chezbenbistrophilly.com