Top Central Florida Valentine’s Day Restaurants
Make this Valentine’s Day one to remember with a visit to one of these amazing Central Florida restaurants, and enjoy a culinary experience you won’t soon forget.
By Catherine Walters
The Capital Grille
On February 13, The Capital Grille is offering guests a generous evening with complimentary Veuve Clicquot Brut or Rosé and hand-dipped chocolate covered strawberries. In an atmosphere of relaxed elegance, The Capital Grille will thrill guests with hand-cut, dry aged steaks, artisanal ingredients and their award-winning wine list of over 350 selections. Reservations are now open for Valentine’s Day Eve, as well as Valentine’s Day for those looking for a more traditional experience. For guests looking for a last-minute reservation
on Valentine’s Day, The Capital Grille’s Concierge app offers #ReservationRescue, whereby one lucky procrastinator will have the chance to secure a table for two at 7 p.m. on February 14. To enter, guests are simply required to download the app and select their favorite restaurant for a chance to save the day.
If you’re looking to mix it up this year, Eddie V’s is offering guests the chance to escape the Valentine’s Day rush with special Valentine’s Day Eve offerings. On February 13, Eddie V’s will be offering an alluring combination of complimentary Chambord truffles for dessert as well as a complimentary glass of Moet imperial Brut or Moet Rose to share with your loved one at the end of your meal. In addition to the special offerings listed above, Eddie V’s menu of fresh and flavorful seafood will still be available to order. The restaurant also boasts an award-winning wine list of over 300 selections, as well as hand-crafted cocktails. Reservations are now open
for Valentine’s Day Eve as well as Valentine’s Day.
Have you been? Cocina 214 is a contemporary Mexican and Tex-Mex kitchen. Cocina 214’s menu combines bold flavors with the freshest local ingredients to create exceptional Tex-Mex – all served in a vibrant and elegant setting. Spend your Valentine’s Day eating THE BEST tacos in Central Florida, and receive a free piece of tres leches cake with the purchase of two entrees. With locations in Winter Park and Daytona Beach, Cocina 214 is a perfect fit for the one you love
The Melting Pot
Fondue, anyone? Make your way to The Melting Pot on Sand Lake Road, and enjoy four delectable courses of fondue, a sparkling wine toast and a Melting Pot gift box to take home for $79 per person on February 14. Add rose petals and candles to your table for an extra charge, or even spring for Champagne! Enjoy our set menu on February 13 and February 15 for $59 per person. Chocolate won't be the only thing melting this Valentine's Day! Reservations are recommended
The Glass Knife
Do something a bit untraditional, and make dessert the star of your Valentine’s Day this year at The Glass Knife. The Glass Knife invites you to rediscover an honest feeling of welcoming. In an uplifting, elegant communal setting – where you’ll fit in whether wearing a suit or sandals. The food served is an homage to the things you love most about life and the people you love spending it with. Cakes may be their calling card, but their sweet and savory menu options and exclusive Onyx Coffee offerings, make breakfast, lunch and dinner a delicacy, too. And with several specialty items available for a limited time through Valentine’s Day
, your main squeeze is sure to love this gesture!
Love is in the air at Tapa Toro! Ignite the passion of Valentine’s Day with sizzling Spanish food and heart-pounding flamenco dancing. Tapa Toro is celebrating romance with a special full-course dinner
for two. It will be a scrumptious Valentine’s Day you and your sweetheart won’t soon forget! Make your reversation today!
Forget romance. Let’s dance! For a fun alternative to the traditional romantic candlelit dinner, take your Valentine to Taverna Opa. Nibble on housemade hummus and marouli salad, and then feast on Taverna’s signature porterhouse and lobster tail. Indulge in loukoumades, and then dance the night away with Taverna’s signature belly dancing entertainment and a Greek-style celebration. Reservations are recommended
Texas de Brazil
Texas de Brazil is open at noon on Valentine’s Day! Treat yourself and your loved ones to a wide array of chef-crafted salads, roasted vegetables, imported cheeses and charcuterie. Enjoy house-baked cheese bread, garlic mashed potatoes and fried bananas. Turn your card to green, and expert carvers generously serve you sizzling beef, lamb, pork, chicken and Brazilian sausage. Simply turn your card to red to take a break. Liven up your meal by ordering their signature cocktail – the Caipirinha. And remember, their servers are always standing by to accommodate any request. Reserve your experience now
Tamarind’s tailor-made menu is created to give customers an authentic taste of some of India's most popular regional dishes. They specialize in serving the true taste of North Indian food and South Indian Food. Tamarind's team of dedicated staff strives to satisfy your every expectation. Do something different this Valentine’s Day and take your loved ones to Tamarind. Make a reservation today!
1921 Mount Dora
One day just isn’t enough to celebrate your valentine! Head out to Mount Dora this week for a week-long Valentine’s Day celebration at 1921 Mount Dora. In addition to their regular menu, 1921 Mount Dora is offering a special tasting menu, available from Saturday, February 9 through Saturday, February 16. Reservations are recommended
Have you been to Christner’s Prime Steak & Lobster? From stellar cut-fresh-to-order steaks to signature desserts, everything is carefully selected and made. The USDA Prime steaks are corn-fed and aged in-house. Attention to detail doesn’t end there. Cold water lobster tails are imported from Australia and New Zealand and the seafood is hand-selected from Central Florida’s finest local markets. They don’t cut corners, and neither should you. Reserve your table