Romantic feasts, cocktails, wine pairings and more surround the week of Feb. 14
Local diners are invited to celebrate the most romantic day of the year with decadent multi-course menus, elegant specials and dazzling events! Swoon-worthy menus specialize in the indulgent with wine pairings, French feasts, avant-garde tasting menus and more.
Avant-Garde Indulgence at Eden Hill
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your sweetie on your own schedule with Eden Hill’s special Valentine’s Day menu, available February 7-14. Pamper your partner with five-courses of Chef Maximillian Petty’s innovative Avant-Garde cuisine crafted exclusively for a romantic evening. The enticing menu includes Tortellini of Chestnut Pecorino with almond, lavender, and white pepper flower; Roasted Duck Rossini with seared foie gras, pickled foie gras, black truffle, smoked honey and wild spinach; and for dessert Whiskey Caramel Snack Pack with dark chocolate pudding “Snack Pack,” whiskey ice cream and 24k gold.
Valentine’s menu will be offered alongside regular dinner options February 7-13 with seatings from 4 – 10:30 p.m. Valentine’s menu will be the only tasting menu on February 14. Dinner is $115 per person (plus service and tax) with the option to add a $150 additional wine pairing or $75 wine pairing.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day on the Water at Ray’s Boathouse & Cafe
Join Ray’s Boathouse & Café on the most romantic night of the year. Guests can enjoy dazzling waterfront views over an enchanting candlelight dinner from February 14-18.
The Boathouse entices with a beautiful three-course menu, with choice of starter, entrée and dessert for $60, as well as their regular a la carte menu from 5 – 9 p.m. Three-course menu options include: Fried Pacific Oyster starter, Pan Seared Alaskan Halibut entrée with poached prawns, and Applewood Grilled Filet Mignon & Pan Seared Sea Scallops entrée with garlic whipped potatoes and Perigeuex sauce. Full menu details can be viewed online.
The Café will offer guests a range of decadent date-night specials, along with their regular menu from 11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Reservations are strongly recommended for both venues. To reserve visit rays.com or call 206.789.3770. Ray’s Boathouse & Café is located on 6049 Seaview Ave NW in Ballard.
A Menu for Two Hearts at The Herbfarm
Join The Herbfarm for a tantalizing aphrodisiac multi-course dinner with wine pairings hand-selected from their 25,000-bottle cellar. The dining room will feature an abundance of roses, candles, champagne and romantic music to set the mood.
Dinner ranges from $225-$285 per person depending on the date, and will be served from February14-17 at 7 p.m. Reservations are required. For more information on available dates and times, and to reserve visit theherbfarm.com or call 425.485.5300. The Herbfarm is located at 14590 NE 145th St. in Woodinville.
Sophisticated French Fare at RN74
Celebrate the day of l’amour with an exquisite five-course dinner from RN74. RN74’s sophisticated menu of delicious French-fare will delight couples this Valentine’s Day with irresistible dishes including Oysters & Caviar with eucalyptus crème fraiche; Maine Lobster Thermadore with cognac cream, champignon de paris and tarragon; Char-Grilled & Butter- Basted Chateaubriand for Two with crispy Brussels Sprouts, pommes gratinée and sauce choron. Guests can also add a little extra romance to their dinner, with a Bubbles or Grande wine pairing.
Dinner is $250 per couple or ($125 per person) with the option of a bubbles pairing for $65 or grande wine pairing for $85. Odd numbered parties can also be accommodated. The full menu can be viewed online and will be served only on Wednesday, February 14 from 5 – 9:30 p.m. Reservations can be made by visiting michaelmina.net or by calling 206.456.7474. RN74 is located in downtown Seattle at 1433 4th Ave.
Valentine’s Day Group Dining at Baron’s Xi’an Kitchen & Bar
Baron’s Xi’an Kitchen & Bar offers delicious and decadent dining for couples, but it also offers a menu meant for sharing with single friends or family on Valentine’s Day. While the area’s two-top tables will be hard to come by on February 14, Baron’s embraces its Chinese culture of shared dishes and larger tables ideal for a girl’s night out, inviting other couples for a big date night, or enjoying the company of other single friends or family for an evening full of mouth-watering, contemporary Chinese cuisine.
The seductive menu highlights chef touches and indulgent ingredients in dishes including Passion Fruit Prawns with passion fruit aioli, rose bread web and edible flowers; Black Pepper Wagyu Beef; and Baron’s signature Peking Duck roasted in the restaurant’s custom duck ovens and served with traditional condiments and Mu Shu pancakes. Bring the bubbles to the plate with guest-favorite Champagne Sea Bass, or indulge in the decadent Royal Pan-Fried Seafood Noodles filled with luxurious lobster, shrimp, scallops, and fresh egg noodles.
Guests are invited to indulge on the beverage side with the Empress Royale, a beautiful lavender colored vesper; and a gorgeous rose-colored Strawberry Basil Martini. Baron’s also offers an in-house sommelier and compelling wine list that pairs perfectly with the unique flavors of Baron’s dishes.
Reservations are recommended. For more information and to reserve visit baronsbellevue.com or call 425.625.2165. Baron’s Xi’an Kitchen & Bar is located at 500 Bellevue Way, Suite 210 in Bellevue’s new Lincoln Square South.
Valentine’s Day Dinner at Belltown Brewing
A romantic evening at a Brewhouse is a fun way to mix it up this Valentine’s Day! Indulge in a three-course meal and beer pairing flight this February 14. Start your evening with Pancetta Fennel Salad and Vichyssoise Soup. Continue with delicious Pork Chops with kale, onions, and garlic greens, Hasselback potatoes, and a pepper cream sauce. For dessert, revel in Strawberries and Strawberry Gastrique served over vanilla ice cream with mint whip and a waffle cone.
Add an optional $12 beer pairing flight including the following Belltown Brewing beers:
- Chain Bite Black IPA, a beautiful black IPA with a burst of piney and citrus hop aroma and flavor. Pairs with soup and salad course.
- Watermain Amber, a balanced American amber ale, with light and dark roasted caramel malts, as well as Munich malt to provide a well-rounded malt backbone for Simcoe and Amarillo hops that bring notes of pine and stone fruit. Pairs with the entrée course.
- Bell St. Wheat with Apricots, Oregon apricot purée is added to the fermenter post-fermentation. Pairs perfectly with the dessert course.
- Mocha Stout, a stout base with house-brewed cold brew coffee and cocoa nibs; served on Nitro for a creamy mouth feel. Perfect after dinner “coffee”.
Dinner is $32 per person. Beer flight can be added for an additional $12 per person. Reservations are strongly recommended. For more information and to reserve visit belltownbrewingseattle.com or call 206.485.7233. Belltown Brewing is located at 200 Bell St. in Belltown.
Decadent Drink + Dessert Specials at Shiro’s Sushi
Romance is in the air at Shiro’s Sushi in Belltown! Shiro’s is celebrating the day of love by treating guests to a complimentary rose with dinner. Couples will have the option to indulge in an abundance of a la carte menu options or choose between Shiro’s famous five-course omakase or chef’s omakase on Valentine’s Day. Dessert options include the specially created Cream Mousse with Strawberry Gelatin or Cream Mousse with Mocha Mousse, only available on Valentine’s Day.
From February 14-17, Shiro’s will be serving an irresistible Champagne Cocktail with frozen berries and champagne, in addition to sake, wine and beer offerings.
Call 206.443.9844 or visit shiros.com for more. Shiro’s Sushi is located at 4201 2nd Avenue, Seattle.
Valentine’s Day Dinner at Local 360 Café & Bar
Local 360 has extended the dates for their Valentine’s Day menu, from February 9 -17
Feast on local fare this Valentine’s Day at Local 360 Café & Bar. Diners are invited to enjoy a romantic three-course menu on Friday, February 9th through Saturday, February 17. The menu includes a starter of Roasted Beet Salad with apples and fresh goat cheese from Quillisascut Farm in Eastern Washington, an entrée of Anderson Ranch Red Wine Braised Lamb Shank with rutabaga purée, and rich Theo Chocolate Cake for dessert.
The Valentine’s Day menu is $49 per person and is available alongside their regular dinner menu. For more information and reservations, call 206.650.2577 or visit local360.org. Local 360 is located at 2234 1st Avenue in Belltown.
There’s everything from multi-day elegant happenings to seductive date-night dinners on Valentine’s Day! Highlights include:
- Eden Hill’s five-course dinner including Whiskey Carmel Snack Pack with 24K Gold – February 7-14
- Ray’s Boathouse three-course Dinner on the Waterfront – February 14-18
- The Herbfarm nine-course Dinner + Wine Pairing “Menu of Two Hearts” – February 14-17
- RN74’s indulgent five-course menu with Char-Grilled + Butter-Basted Chateaubriand for Two – February 14
- Baron’s Xi’an Kitchen & Bar group dining over Champagne Sea Bass and more – February 14
- Belltown Brewing beer lover’s Valentine’s menu + flight – February 14
- Shiro’s Sushi’s Chef Omakase, special dessert and Champagne + Frozen Berry Cocktail – February 14-17
- Local 360 Café & Bar’s three-course locally-sourced menu – February 9-17