Dallas Valentine’s Day Preview

By Farah Fleurima  |  January 14, 2014

If you’re an on-the-ball type of guy or gal, you’re already tossing around Valentine’s Day celebration ideas for your sweetie. Dallas' handful of romantic/scenic/with-a-view spots fill up fast on your average Friday or Saturday night, let alone on a huge dining-out evening like February 14, which also happens to be on a Friday night this year. We’ve prepared a list of what some of the most beloved Valentine's Day spots have up their sleeve for the occasion, so snag your reservation while you can.

The Grape
What: Three-course menu featuring chef Brian C. Luscher’s brilliant bistro fare
Price: $65 per person
Good if: You want to share a cozy space in one of Dallas’ most romantic restaurants

2808 Greenville Ave.; 214-828-1981

Nick and Sam's
What: The Uptown steakhouse’s typically jaw-dropping regular menu
Price: Depends on what you order; we say get the Cowboy Longbone ($90)
Good if: Your significant other is a see-and-be-scenester who also happens to love a great steak

3008 Maple Ave.; 214-871-7444

St. Martin's Wine Bistro
What: Sweetheart’s Dinner on February 14 and 15
Price: $75 per person
Good if: Your SO loves European-style cuisine, like the house Champagne-brie soup, chateaubriand and grilled rack of lamb.

3020 Greenville Ave.; 214-826-0940

Five-Sixty by Wolfgang Puck
What: Six-course tasting menu featuring the restaurant’s signature Asian-influenced flair
Price: $125, and an additional $50 for optional wine pairings
Good if: You want to toast the romantic holiday from the blinking ball in the Dallas skyline

300 Reunion Boulevard East; 214-741-5560

What: Couples Window Dinner, with a stunning view of the city and a five-course meal and Champagne
Price: $535 per couple with a bottle of Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame, $275 per couple with a bottle of classic Veuve Clicquot; dinner sans bubbly is $80 per person
Good if: Your sweetheart wants to gaze over the city while gazing into your eyes

2201 N. Stemmons Freeway; 214-761-7479

What: Sublime pasta and Italian fare at the cute Lemmon Avenue trattoria
Price: Varies; the regular menu will be available
Good if: You and your partner want to be culinarily whisked away to Italy

4115 Lomo Alto Dr.; 214-521-1800