Love is in the air! And hey, that’s way better than snow this time of year. Valentine’s Day is just a couple weeks away, not to mention on a Friday, so now is the time to start making reservations. Looking for something romantic? Use our guide on where to take your loved one for a sweet night out on the town.
Looking for dinner with a side of an amazing view of the Zakim Bridge? Then Alcove is your spot. Valentine’s Day specials include Rohan Duck Wings in a sherry honey glaze with toasted cashews, Smoked Housemade Ricotta Cappelletti with red beets, golden raisins, sage, and persimmon, Duck Breast and Duck Rillette with black trumpet mushrooms, rutabaga, and wild black rice and Black Bass for Two with braised cabbage and Macomber turnips with Frisee. Save room for dessert! Specials include Chocolate Mousse for Two with glazed dark chocolate mousse, red currant/blood orange cremeux, dark chocolate chiffon cake, and white chocolate ganache. Alcove’s special menu is available on Friday 2/14 as well as Saturday 2/15.
If you haven’t been to Davio’s stunning new Seaport location, this is where we recommend you spend Valentine’s Day. The restaurant will be offering a three-course prix fixe menu with an optional winter black truffle supplement if you’re feelin’ fancy. Out of all the restaurants on our list, Davio’s Valentine’s Day menu is by far the biggest, with plenty of healthy and indulgent options. But our favorite part is the dessert portion with samples of mini warm chocolate cake, passion fruit & raspberry cheesecake, butter sable, and strawberry compote. What a treat! The menu is available on Friday 2/14 from 5pm-11pm.
For a classic, yet still romantic spot, try Eastern Standard for a classy night out. Eastern Standards special Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe menu, is comprised of three courses at $55 per person, with an option to include wine pairings for an additional $25 per person. The drool-worthy menu includes Butter Poached Lobster and Pink Peppercorn Crusted Venison, so bring your appetite. Heading in as a couple? Opt for the “For Two” entrees like the Big Steak for Two or a Whole Roast Chicken for Two. Make sure to come hungry to this spot! The menu is available from Friday, 2/14 to Sunday 2/16.
For a super cute, yet intimate evening, Ma Maison’s French restaurant is the place to be. Their Valentine’s Day special is a prix-fixe three-course menu with options like Wellfleet Oysters Mignonette, Fresh Maine Lobster Bisque, Lobster and Asparagus Risotto, and Bass Filet in Champagne Sauce. Dessert items include Chocolate Mousse, Creme Brulee, Macaroons, and more. The special menu is available Friday 2/14 for $70 per person.
For a hidden gem in North Square, grab your loved one and head over to North Square Oyster Bar. This cozy, romantic spot will be serving a Seafood Tower for Two, with oysters, clams, shrimp, marinated mussels, scallop ceviche, tuna tartare, and a half bottle of Champagne for $80. And you’ve got plenty of time for this one! The special menu will be offered all week long, from Monday 2/10 to Sunday 2/16.
Love sharing food with your dining companion? The Row 34 team has created a shareable offering menu with some iconic dishes that rarely make an appearance. Options include Grilled NY Strip and Baked Whole Lobster with Blue Crab. The shareable menu for two gives you a choice of either the Smoked and Salted Board with grilled bread, pickled onion crème fraîche or the Crispy Potato Latke with ICO Caviar, smoked salmon, crème fraîche.
Want to feel like royalty? Treat your loved one and yourself to RUKA’s King and Queen Special this Valentine’s Day. The special includes the King Tupac roll with Hamachi, spicy salmon, avocado, grilled onion, miso glaze and spicy coconut and Grey Lady roll made from Nantucket Bay scallops ceviche, avocado, basil, cucumber, corn nuts and sweet soy. The King and Queen Special will be available on Friday, February 14th.