Valentine’s Day Restaurant Roundup
Billy’s At The Beach
Billy’s at the Beach is spreading love this Valentine’s Day with a celebratory prix fixe three-course meal for two for $150. To start, share a Pupu Platter curated from an assortment of Billy’s most loved appetizers including Crab Cakes, Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna, Cho Cho Skewers and Coconut Shrimp. Indulge in an extravagant main course that consists of a special Surf and Turf spread including an 8oz filet of beef and 7oz broiled lobster tail paired perfectly with roasted mashed potatoes and drawn butter. To wrap up, revel in a decadent Diamond Head Chocolate Rum Cake topped with macerated strawberries and delectable sweet cream. For an enhanced celebratory experience, add two World Famous Mai Tais ($25) or a bottle of Veuve Clicquot (+$75). Beginning January 25, call (949) 722-1100 to preorder this limited-edition takeout meal for pick up on Valentine’s weekend.
February 12 – 14, 2021
Billy’s at the Beach
2751 W Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA 92663
Tuesday – Sunday: 12 -8 p.m.
Valentine’s Day is a whole weekend this year…so Tommy Bahama is offering a few different ways to celebrate your love all weekend long! Kick off the romance with the Valentine’s Weekend Meal Kit To Go, available at the Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar in Newport Beach and Palm Desert.
Valentine’s Weekend Meal Kit to Go
- Filet Mignon (6oz) – 2 each Garlic Butter, Caribbean Chile Steak Sauce
- Maine Lobster Tail (7oz) – 2 each Clarified Butter, Lemon
- Cauliflower Potato Mash
- Grilled Asparagus
- The Classic Caesar Salad – Whole Leaf Romaine Hearts, Grana Padano, Rustic Croutons
- Crown Bread, Cinnamon-Nutmeg Butter
- Triple Chocolate Cake – Large Slice Four Layer, Chocolate Ganache, Mocha Mousse
Valentine’s Weekend Meal Kits to Go – $125, serves 2. Orders must be placed by Friday, February 11. Available Saturday, February 13 and Sunday, February 14 at Newport Beach and Palm Desert through Online ordering for pick-up or delivery.
Mastro’s Valentine’s Day Weekend Dinner Kits
Flirty – 250
Sparkling Wine ~ Bottle of Domaine Chandon Rosé NV (CA)
Red Wine ~ Michael David “Lust” Red Zinfandel (Lodi, CA)
Entrée ~ Chateaubriand 24oz ~ served with Peppercorn Sauce
Sides ~ Garlic Mashed Potatoes & Rosemary Garlic Sautéed Mushrooms
Dessert ~ Mastro’s Red Velvet Butter Cake
Seduction – 330
Champagne ~ Bottle of Veuve Clicquot Rosé NV (Reims, FR)
Red Wine ~ Michael David “Lust” Red Zinfandel (Lodi, CA)
Entrée ~ ~ Chateaubriand 24oz ~ served with Peppercorn Sauce
Sides ~ Lobster Mashed Potatoes & Rosemary Garlic Sautéed Mushrooms
Dessert ~ Mastro’s Red Velvet Butter cake
Passion – 80
Half Dozen Long Stem, Hand Dipped Chocolate Covered Strawberry’s
Accompanied with a Bottle of
Moët & Chandon Brut Impérial Champagne NV (Epernay, FR)
For the ultimate in Valentine’s dining, Water Grill’s four-course menu is on point. Choose from starters such as jumbo lump crab cake, oyster sampler, wild jumbo shrimp cocktail or A5 Japanese satsuma wagyu. Second course options are WG’s signature clam chowder, roasted beet salad or classic Caesar. Guests select from seven entrées—among them Dover Sole, wild Chilean sea bass, Double R Ranch filet or NY Strip and the seasonal offering of Wild California Spiny hard-shell lobster. Dessert options include chocolate espresso cake or Key Lime pie.
February 13-14, 11am-11pm
Four-course dinner, $120 per person, optional four course wine pairing, $40, excluding tax and gratuity
For reservations: click here or please call 949.208.7060
Cha Cha’s Latin Kitchen
Sunday brunch at home on Valentine’s Day is always a good idea, especially when you can order a $22 Mimosa Kit featuring a bottle of Spanish sparkling wine and fresh orange juice as well as a curated list of signature brunch specials now offered on Cha Cha’s website every Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m! Start your brunch with Pozole Verde, a Homemade tomatillo-chile broth prepared with chicken, hominy, cabbage, radish, and lime followed by Cha Cha’s fan-favorite “Carne Asada con Huevo,” also known as grilled marinated skirt steak with fried fresh egg served with Cha Cha’s potatoes and ranchero sauce. To order online, visit www.chachaslatinkitchen.com
110 W. Birch St., Brea, CA 92821 and 13126 Jamboree Rd, Irvine, CA 92602
Khan Saab Desi Craft Kitchen
Chef Ali Mookhi of Downtown Fullerton’s critically-acclaimed Khan Saab Desi Craft Kitchen has translated his upscale, presentational approach to Desi cuisine into a special Valentine’s Day menu for couples to enjoy from the comfort of home, or while dining street bistro-style on the restaurant’s outdoor patio! The five-course, customizable meal features dishes such as Roasted Red Beet Curry Shots; Goat Cheese Naan with truffle oil, fried chili, and shaved parmesan cheese; a twist on a caprese salad which includes heirloom tomatoes, shallot-roasted garlic, and caramelized pineapple, with turmeric, basil, chilis, all topped with a house vinaigrette; as well as the diners’ choice of an entree to share, with options such as a 100% halal Australian Wagyu “NY” Strip and open-fired Chilean Sea Bass with apricot curry. Of course, no Valentine’s celebration would be complete without a sweet treat, so Chef Mookhi has created Strawberry, Marshmallow, and Chocolate Kabobs just for the occasion! Pre-order for takeout is available through 2/12 by calling 714-853-1081. Reservations for outdoor dining are available on Open Table. To view Khan Saab’s five course Valentine’s Day dinner, please visit https://www.khansaaboc.com/valentines-day-menu.
229 E Commonwealth Ave Unit A, Fullerton, CA 92832
Rockin’ Baja Lobster
Say Hello to the Valentine Love Bucket. Rockin’ Baja Lobster is featuring a WHOLE Lobster, a Guacamole Appetizer, Skirt Steak, Crab Clusters, Baja Style Shrimp, Grilled Chicken, Grilled Corn on the Cob, “All You Can Eat” Ranchero Beans, Citrus Rice, Warm Flour Tortillas, Honey Chili Butter & their World Class Fresh Salsa Bar! In a Sweet Bucket for Two. Only $79.99* Available Sunday Feb 14, 2021.
It’s not too late to plan a romantic evening at home to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a sexy menu for two. Raw Bar by Slapfish in Huntington Beach is offering a special aphrodisiac-inspired prix fixe menu through Valentine’s weekend, February 12 through 14, from 12 to 9pm each day.
The casual yet acclaimed Huntington Beach oyster bar is offering a five-course menu including American Caviar and Smoked Salmon (blini, capers, pickled onion, hard egg), Crispy Oysters (served over aromatic salt), Hand-Picked Lettuces (tomato, cucumber, sweet tomato, radish, honey-lime vinaigrette), Classic Surf n Turf (Maine lobster, petite beef filet, lobster tots, slaw, drawn butter), Rich Chocolate Cake (berries, Chantilly cream), and a bottle of Prosecco.
The special Valentine’s menu is $50 per person and is available for pick-up with instructions on heating and serving. Limited reservations for outdoor dining are also available.
Known for its fresh, high quality and sustainable seafood, Raw Bar by Slapfish is located at 19694 Beach Boulevard in Huntington Beach. For reservations or to place an order, call (714) 963-3900.
McCormick & Schmick’s
Offering a Three-Course Prix Fixe Menu for Dine-In or To-Go from February 12-14, 2021.
SOUP OR SALAD
(Choice of one)
Walnut Mixed Greens, Caesar Salad, or Cup of Clam Chowder
(Choice of one)
Twin 4 oz. Lobster Tails
10 oz. New York Strip &4 oz. Lobster Tail
(Choice of one)
Seasonal Cheesecake, Chocolate Silk Pie, or Creme Brulee
$50 Per Person
– Add on a Bottle of LaMarca Prosecco for $25
– Add on an order of Oysters Rockefeller for $10
*Available for dine-in or to-go.
**Where allowed by law. Must be 21 years or older to purchase alcohol and have valid ID upon pickup. LaMarca Prosecco add only available in participating markets. Limit 1 bottle per To-Go order.
Harbor Grill Dana Point
South Coast Plaza Dining
TERRACE BY MIX MIX & HAMAMORI VALENTINE’S DINNER
Once again chef-pals Ross Pangilinan and James Hamamori collaborate on a six-course fusion dinner for two served on the lush, covered terrace off the Bridge of Gardens.
Hamamori will create a signature appetizer, followed by pristine sashimi. Guests will also experience James’ distinctive nigiri sushi.
TERRACE by Mix Mix will contribute a pasta course of heart-shaped ravioli with ricotta, butternut squash, sage and pomegranate; ribeye steak with potato fondant, ratatouille and ginger beet purée, truffle jus and finally dessert of chocolate ganache, tiramisu and fruit.
February 14, 6 pm
Collaboration dinner for 2, $250, excluding tax and gratuity
For reservations: click here or please call Hamamori, 714.850.0880
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Chef Amar Santana offers his popular à la carte menu, known for Spanish cheese and charcuterie, creative tapas, paellas and Aspen Ridge Farm wood-grilled steaks. For Valentine’s dinner, specials include pâté de foie gras on toast with cherries, kumquats and duck chicharron; Shigoku oysters with caviar and Santa Barbara uni, seared turbot filet with melted leeks, umami broth, and roasted Liberty Farms duck breast with vadouvan carrots.
February 14, 5:30-9:30pm
À la carte pricing on menu; specials range from $19-$64
For reservations: click here or please call 714.463.6060
THE HALL GLOBAL EATERY
The Hall will serve its weekend lounge menu on its expansive patio with social distancing on Valentine’s evening. Specials include chilled poached lobster with truffle-miso vinaigrette, avocado-pickled beet hearts and shave summer truffles, as well as oysters on the half shell. A seafood briwat (Moroccan egg rolls) and an entrée of roasted Chilean Sea bass with rock shrimp risotto and asparagus will be available.
February 14, 6-9:30pm
À la carte pricing on lounge menu; specials range from $14-44
For reservations: please call 714.515.5544
ANTONELLO RISTORANTEValentines 2018
Antonello will serve dinner on its covered heated courtyard Valentine’s weekend. Guests may order from the restaurant’s popular à la carte menu served with restaurateur Antonio Cagnolo’s legendary hospitality. Enjoy signature dishes such as Mama Pina’s miniature raviolis, penne vodka with shrimp, limone sole and short ribs with risotto and broccoli in light mascarpone sauce.
February 11-14, 4-9pm (à la carte menu)
For reservations: please call 714.751.7153
OUTDOOR DINING & TAKEOUT
AN QI BISTRO
Indulge in an exclusive five-course Valentine’s feast for two or more, available for outdoor dining and takeout. Begin with artichoke-black truffle congee with lemon basil scallops. Next enjoy butternut squash raviolis with lemongrass brown butter sauce followed by entrée selections of Zabuton steak with shiitake mushroom galette or almond-crusted filet of snapper, white asparagus gratinée and kaffir lime chutney. Finish with dark chocolate-banana mousse with dulce de leche and milk chocolate ganache.
February 13-14 (Valentine’s menu only all day, 12-9pm on the 14th)
Five-course dinner $75 per person, minimum order for two, excluding tax and gratuity
For reservations: please call 714.557.5679
To preorder takeout online: click here, call 714.557.5679 or text 714.504.2822
The restaurant will offer a deluxe Valentine’s menu for two to-go February 13-14 as well as courtyard patio dining February 12-14, Valentine’s weekend.
For takeout, Michelin-starred chef Tony Esnault has created a four-course luxe menu for two. The amuse bouche trio features cured kampachi with tapioca chips, Cape Grim beef with black garlic and vichyssoise spherifications with potato, leeks, truffle and olive oil. Next is Maine lobster salad with Harvest Farm chicory, blood orange, mandarin and oro blanco. Guests choose from entrées of Ora King Salmon with beets roasted, pickled, coulis, balsamic vinaigrette, or grass-fed beef short ribs with heirloom carrots roasted, raw, coulis, confetti. Dessert is a heart duo of champagne mousse, raspberries confit, almond cake paired with Jivara chocolate, lemon-ginger crémeux, chocolate biscuit.
Two Valentine’s cocktails have been created: The bourbon-based Italian Affair and the Love Elixir, made with Empress gin. Serve two. $24. Wine pairings, of three half bottles, are available.
Outdoor dining: February 12-14, dinner only, starting at 5pm
Five-course menu, $175 per person; optional wine paring $75 per person, excluding tax and 23% service gratuity
For reservations: please call 714.266.3388
Takeout menu: February 13-14
Four-course menu for 2, $195, wine pairings for two, $95, excluding tax
To preorder online: click here or call 714.266.3388
Knife Pleat is a participant in SCP2GO
Seasons 52 offers limited seating with reservations for patio dining Valentine’s weekend. The à la carte menu will be served.
It offers two options for takeout Valentine’s dining. A dinner for two to enjoy at home with a bottle of wine starts with field green salad, followed by wood-grilled Kona crusted filet mignon with Brussels sprouts and lemon-parsley marble potatoes. Dessert is two Mini Indulgences of raspberry chocolate chip cannoli or Belgian chocolate s’mores. One bottle of wine is included with dinner. Please select from: Harvest Sun Chardonnay, Farm & Fare Cabernet Sauvignon or Open Ranch Pinot Grigio. Wine upgrades for $10 a bottle are available.
A second takeout option is Seasons 52 Green Box dinner. Each box serves four to six and is freshly and naturally prepared. Food is chilled and ready to be reheated when convenient. Advance 24-hour preorder required.
Green Boxes feature a choice of two entrées: whole side of cedar plank-roasted salmon with dill mustard sauce or Kona crusted wood-grilled beef tenderloin with aged balsamic demi-glace.
Menu includes salad—select from field greens or romaine Caesar. The main course comes with lemon-parsley marble potatoes and vegetable. Finish with six Mini-Indulgences: raspberry chocolate chip cannoli or Belgian chocolate s’mores.
Valentine’s reservations: please call 714.437.5252 (à la carte menu)
Takeout menus: Valentine’s Dinner for two, including a bottle of wine, $99 excluding tax
To order online: click here
Salmon Green Box for 4-6, $125, excluding tax
Tenderloin Green Box for 4-6, $165, excluding tax
24-hour preorder required
To order online: click here or call 714.437.5252
Seasons 52 is a participant in SCP2GO
THE CAPITAL GRILLE
On February 14, The Capital Grille will offer limited reservations for outdoor dining. The à la cate menu will be served and long-stemmed rose will be given (while supplies last).
For takeout, The Capital Grille offers a premium three-course dinner for two. First is a green salad with raspberry vinaigrette with seeded rolls. The entrée is a surf and turf of hand-cut 20 oz. filet and four 4-oz. butter poached lobster tails to share, served with grilled asparagus with lemon mosto and Sam’s mashed potatoes. End on a sweet note with desserts of TCG cheesecake, flourless chocolate espresso cake and chocolate covered strawberries
For reservations: please call 714. 432.1140 (à la carte menu)
Three-course takeout dinner for 2, $175, excluding tax
24-hour preorder required. Available for pickup February 13-14
To order online: click here. 714.432.1140
The Capital Grille is a participant in SCP2GO
MORTON’S THE STEAKHOUSE
Morton’s offers a Valentine’s dinner for two all weekend long that includes a bottle of wine to share and is available for both outdoor dining and takeout.
The three-course dinner starts with a choice of Caesar or Wedge salad, baked five-onion soup or Maine lobster bisque. Guests will enjoy a luxe entrée of 6 oz. center-cut filet mignon with a 6 oz. cold water lobster tail, served with a signature side dish. End on a sweet note with dessert selections of Key Lime pie, NY cheesecake, crème brûlée or double chocolate mousse.
Select from a bottle of JCB No.21 Brut, Crémant de Bourgogne or Raymond Vineyards Primal Cut Cabernet Sauvignon, North Coast.
Outdoor dining: February 11-13, 5-10pm, February 14, 4-9pm
Valentine’s Dinner for two, including a bottle of wine, $169, excluding tax and gratuity
For reservations: please call 714.444.4834 or visit OpenTable
For takeout: preorder by February 13, 5pm for February 14 pickup: click here
TIFFANY & CO. BLUE BOX CAFE
Breakfast at Tiffany for Two or Tiffany Tea for Two is perfect for Valentine’s weekend. Add your own bubbly! The Blue Box Cafe at South Coast Plaza offers curated menu packages to enjoy at home.
BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY FOR TWO
The bento box packaged menu includes chia seed yogurt pudding with farmer’s market fruit, croissants with organic strawberries and lavender mascarpone, Tiffany avocado toast, smoked salmon and buckwheat mille feuille, and Bellocq No. 727 The Tiffany Blend: A floral infusion of Chinese and Ceylon black tea with notes of lychee, rose buds, lavender and vanilla.
TIFFANY TEA FOR TWO
The impressive offering is dressed up with festive touches for Valentine’s. Start with a variety of scones with Devonshire cream, cherry ginger marmalade, and wildflower honey. An assortment of creative tea sandwiches is complemented with a generous selection of petit fours and confections. Included is a tin of Bellocq No. 727 Tiffany Blend Tea.
Breakfast for 2, $120, excluding tax. Tea for 2, $150, excluding tax
For more details and to preorder 48 hours in advance online, click here
For more information: please call 714.540.5330, press 7
Tiffany’s Blue Box Cafe is a participant in SCP2G0
Taste the Wild Side this Valentine’s Day! FEBRUARY 12-14, 2021
THREE-COURSE DINNER FOR TWO
$65 PER COUPLE
SOUP OR SALAD
(choice of one per person)
PARADISE HOUSE SALAD
Mixed greens, Roma tomatoes, carrots, cucumbers, croutons, choice of dressing
LITTLE ISLANDER CAESAR SALAD
(choice of one per person)
Shrimp, sautéed chicken, bell peppers, onions, tomatoes, andouille sausage, hot & spicy Cajun sauce, linguini
ALOHA SALMON & SHRIMP*
Hawaiian glazed salmon and shrimp, fresh vegetables, Jasmine rice
FLAT IRON COMBO*
Flat iron steak, Caribbean Coconut Shrimp, red skinned mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables
TASTE OF THE ISLANDS
Caribbean Coconut Shrimp, dynamite scallops and shrimp, blackened tilapia topped with pineapple salsa, choice of a side
(choice of one per person)
KEY LIME PIE
With raspberry sauce, creamy whipped topping
New York style cheesecake with creamy whipped topping, raspberry and chocolate sauces
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. is offering a romantic meal without the stress of cleaning up afterwards!
Available on February 12-14, couples can enjoy a four course dinner for two for just $65. The meal includes options such as Bourbon St. Mahi Mahi, Shrimper’s Heaven, Chocolate Chip Cookie Sundae and a “Rum Forest Rum” for Two!
Bayside Restaurant Newport Beach
Valentine’s Day: Better than roses! Bring your galentine or valentine to Bayside to celebrate all the LOVE! Book your table for brunch or dinner at www.BaysideRestaurant.com or by calling (949) 721-1222.
- A special 3-course prix-fixe menu will be available for brunch and dinner, featuring mouthwatering choices like lobster bisque, Bayside’s salmon benedict, lobster sandwich, freshly shucked oysters, beef tartare, Double R Ranch rib eye, venison medallions and a 3-chocolate Belgian parfait. Full brunch and dinner menu available here: www.BaysideRestaurant.com/Menu
- Brunch seatings available 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., with live music by singer/songwriter/crooner, Dylan Wager 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. ($65/person, includes free-flowing Champagne and mimosas)
- Dinner seatings available 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., with live music by legendary OC pianist Ron Kobayashi and incredible vocalist Lola Kristine 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. ($88/person)
Usually not open on Sundays, they are opening this once for all who want to spend Valentine’s Day somewhere extra special. Chef Javier Montoya has prepared a very special 3-course prix fixe menu for guests, including delectable must-haves like lobster bisque, wagyu beef and black truffle ravioli, oven-roasted Chilean sea bass, surf and turf filet mignon and a milk chocolate terrine with praline crème anglaise. Live music will fill the open-air patio and lovers can meet under the palms for their romantic evening. Seatings start at 4:30 p.m. Menu is available at www.Bistango.com/menu ($88/person). Make reservations at www.Bistango.com or by calling (949) 752-5222.
Celebrate love and BBQ at Lucille’s and cozy up with our Ribs & Fried Chicken combo: Your choice of a half rack of meaty Baby Back Ribs or juicy St. Louis Spare Ribs with two perfectly seasoned Southern Fried Chicken breasts, topped with Grandpa’s pan gravy.
Complete your feast with $10 off bottles of wine or our NEW Cherry Blossom cocktail made with Maker’s mark, Heering Cherry Liqueur, vanilla syrup and lemon juice.
Available for a limited time for patio dining, take-out or delivery. Order here–>https://www.lucillesbbq.com