Valentine’s Day Restaurant Menu Round-Up

Love is in the air all around Orange County!

Check out some of the Valentines Day offerings in and around OC. Many of the finest restaurants in Orange County are offering special menus featuring mouth-watering dishes at amazing prices. These restaurants host a romantic ambiance that will make your Valentines Day one to remember.



887 S. Anaheim Blvd.
Anaheim, CA 92808

Available Friday, Feb 14 through Sunday, Feb 16
3-course Prix-Fixe // $65 pp // tax & gratuity not included

  • ST. VALENTINO SALAD:  seasonal greens in a rice paper basket dressed with a raspberry & ginger vinaigrette
  • ROMEO & JULIET COMBINATION PLATTER:  fresh Bocourti whitefish stuffed with arugula & spinach in a light lemon beurre blanc paired with oven roasted filet mignon with Italian Porcini mushrooms & a brandy cream sauce
  • WILD BERRY SAVARIN:  baba cake, puffed pastry & pate choux filled with vanilla cream topped with fresh wild berries and an apricot glaze


  • BACK BAY BISTRO 1131 Back Bay Drive
    Newport Beach, CA

Available Friday, Feb 14 from 5pm-9pm
5-course prix-fixe // $95 pp with wine pairing ($80 w/out wine)

    • AMUSE BOUCHE:  strawberry halves & duck confit with balsamic glaze
    • APPETIZER:  (choose one)
      • Crab tower with citrus gastrique & micro green garnish
      • Ahi poke martini with pickle radish curls
    • SALAD:  Bibb lettuce with candied walnuts and Champagne grapefruit dressing
    • ENTRÉE:  (choose one)
      • Aged certified angus filet of beef in a port wine truffle sauce
      • Chilean seabass with asparagus risotto & mango sauce
      • Pork prime rib with polenta cake and sundried cherry sauce
      • DESSERT:  Chocolate lovers cake


    19100 Von Karman Ave
    Irvine, CA 92612

Available Friday, Feb 14 from 5pm -10:15pm – Reservations required
3-course Prix-Fixe // $59 pp // tax & gratuity not includedVALENTINE’S DAY MENU

      • FIRST COURSE – (choose one)
        • Organic Baby Mixed Greens
        • Caesar Salad
        • Baby Spinach Salad
        • Shrimp Cocktail
        • Tartare of Sashimi Grade Yellowfin Tuna
        • Thinly Sliced Bresaola
        • Sweet Garlic Soup
        • Lobster Bisque
      • MAIN COURSE – (choose one)
        • Fettuccine
        • American Kobe Beef & Black Truffle Ravioli
        • Risotto
        • Tamarind-Chile Glazed Wild King Salmon
        • Pan Seared Blackened Mahi Mahi
        • Mushroom Crusted Local Halibut
        • Grilled Prime Filet Mignon
        • Peppered Prime Flat Iron Steak
        • Roasted Grain Mustard Marinated All Natural Mary’s Chicken
      • DESSERT –
        • White Chocolate Mousse Cake


3800 South Plaza Drive
Santa Ana, CA

Available Friday, Feb 14 from 5pm-9pm – reservations recommended
4-course Prix-Fixe // $79.95 pp // tax & gratuity not included

ANTIPASTO (choose one)

  • Insalata di Aragosta — Maine Lobster Claws, Caramelized Pecans, Walnuts, Hazelnuts, Blueberries, Strawberries, Bibb Lettuce & Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Antipasto Misto — Thin slices of Prosciutto San Daniele, Bresola Pancetta Cotta, Marinated Olives & Parmigiano

PRIMI (choose one)

  • Gnocchi — Homemade Ricotta Dumpling with Gorgonzola, Toasted Walnuts Panna
  • Risotto — Canaroli Rice with Porcini Mushrooms & Black Truffle

SECONDI (choose one)

  • Filetto di Manzo — Grilled 8oz filet of beef tenderloin with Gorgonzola & Walnuts in Red Wine Reduction
  • Branzino — Baked Mediterranean Loupe de Mare with Fresh Herbs & Sicilian Olive Oil

DOLCE:  Duetto — Petit Cheesecake, Canoli Piemontese & Heart Shaped Chocolate



900 Bayside Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Available Friday, Feb 14 from 5pm-9pm – Reservations recommended
3-course Prix-Fixe // $65 pp // tax & gratuity not includedVALENTINE’S DAY MENU

FIRST COURSE – (choose one)

  • Organic Field Green Salad
  • Heart of Romaine Salad
  • White Asparagus Soup
  • Tartare of Ahi Tuna
  • Griddle Crab Cake
  • Roasted Ruby Beets
  • Bresaola Carpaccio
  • Heirloom Tomato Bruschetta

MAIN COURSE – (choose one)

  • Grilled Filet Mignon
  • Roasted Rack of Lamb
  • Medallions of Venison Loin
  • Kurobuta Pork Chop
  • Grilled Pacific Swordfish
  • Wild Mushroom Crusted Chilean Seabass
  • Sautéed Tiger Prawns Risotto “Paella”
  • Stuffed Chicken Breast “Cordon Bleu”

DESSERT – (choose one)

  • Three Chocolate Crisp
  • Lemon Poppy Seed Shortcake
  • Mango Passion Sorbet


The Deck Valentine’s Dinner Menu

The Deck 2014

4-9.30 p.m.


First course

  • Baby Mache salad 9.- Burratta cheese, duck prosciutto, teardrop tomatoes, candied pecans, Asian pears, white balsamic vinaigrette
  • Maine lobster Bisque 10.- Rabbit Agnolotti Champagne Cream
  • Santa Barbara Spot Prawns 14.-Yukon gold potato gnocchi Fresh tarragon


  • “Surf & Turf” 45.- Filet Mignon and Maine Lobster Chanterelle mushroom and rocket arugula risotto. Port wine reduction
  • Pan seared Branzino 26.- Baby artichokes, sun dried tomatoes, baby fennel light saffron bouillabaisse.
  •  Colorado Lamb Chops 29.- Catalan style vegetables, gaeta olives, mint sauce


  • My sweetheart dessert for two 10.- valrhona chocolate mousse cake with raspberries

Champagne Bottle Menu

Chandon / NV / CA / 187ml – 12

Nicolas Feuillatte Brut / NV / France / 187ml – 15

Piper Sonoma / Brut / NV / CA 45

Schramsberg Blanc de Blanc / NV / France 75

Nicolas Feuillatte Brut / NV / France 65

Nicolas Feuillatte Rose / NV / France 75

Piper Heiseik / NV / France / 75

Veuve Cliquot / Yellow Label / NV / France / 85

Dom Perignon / France 2003 / 195

Lark Creek                                                                                                                                                                                 957 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660

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Lark Creek Newport Beach celebrates Valentine’s Day in true couple’s fashion with a four-course prix fixe menu priced at $110 for two. Diners will delight in:

  •  A dozen oysters on the half shell with horseradish granite;
  • Dungeness crab cakes with shaved fennel and pickled papaya
  • 10oz. fillet mignon with Perigord black truffle potatoes and charred baby carrots;
  • And indulge in a milk chocolate croissant bread pudding with white chocolate ice cream.

To make reservations, please call the restaurant at 949.640.6700. Located below the shopping center’s Island Cinema, Lark Creek Newport Beach is the perfect spot to celebrate a night out with dinner and a movie.

Ways and Means Oyster House
513 E. Chapman Ave
Orange, California 92866
(714) 516-1800                                                                                                                                                              

Ways & Means invites guests to dine with their loved ones all weekend long, with their Valentine’s Day menu available from Friday, February 14 to Sunday, February 16. The six-course prix-fixe menu includes:

  • Oysters on the Half Shell with mignonette, lemon, and tabasco;
  • The restaurant’s signature Salmon Rillettes with red onion, watercress, and lemon aioli;
  • Housemade Lobster Ravioli with goat cheese, basil, and bisque-style stew of peppers;
  • Pan Seared Scallops with hon shimeji mushrooms,
  • Sautéed spinach, and celeriac remoulade;
  • A choice of roasted duck or chicken;
  • Raspberry Eat n Mess with crème Chantilly and meringue for dessert.

The Valentine’s Day menu is $65 per person, and reservations can be made by calling 714.516.1800.

First Cabin Restaurant
 Balboa Bay Club 1221 West Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663
(888) 445-7153

Romance on the Water Valentine’s Dinner in the Bay View Room
  • Salmon Tartar, Caviar, Asparagus, Buddha hand
  • Salad of Pea Panna Cotta, Black Olives, Tomato Confit, Goat Cheese
  • Sea Bass, Whipped Potato, Carrots, Caviar Beurre Blanc Or Filet of Beef, Pink Peppercorn Sauce, Forbidden Rice Risotto with Black Truffle
  • White Chocolate Mousse, St. Germain, Roses
  • HOT Red Velvet Molten Cake ICE Cream
$ 79.50
per person
Tax and Gratuity Not Included. Menu Items and Prices Subject to Change Without Notice. Membership discounts apply.
Please Note:
During this time, the First Cabin Restaurant will be under construction therefore we will be servicing Valentine’s Dinner from the Bay View Room. Thank you for your understanding.
Please Call Restaurant Reservations at 949-630-4145.


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