If you’re thinking about impressing your spouse or partner with a romantic Valentine’s Day – or getting together with a group of good friends to enjoy the special menus and events the Valentine’s Day weekend will bring – we’ve found quite a few excellent options for dining and other entertainment. Reservations are definitely recommended at all of these popular places, and if they’re already booked, consider celebrating your love on a different day the week before or week after: We promise, it will be worth it! As always, we don’t claim to know it all, and we’d love to hear your suggestions about places you love. Please comment below with your own favorites.
A Few Great Restaurants with Valentine’s Day Specials
February 12 and 13, Valentine’s Dinner: Providence Restaurant, which serves farm-to-fork-inspired New American cuisine in a contemporary dining experience, is home to a unique and professionally-designed Hospitality Residency Program. This program offers graduates of Second Harvest Food Bank’s Triad Community Kitchen Culinary Training Program the opportunity to work alongside seasoned professionals for up to two years, preparing them to enter the workforce in higher paying leadership roles. All proceeds from patrons’ tabs, as well as additional donations made in lieu of tips, provide support for the program. Providence Restaurant will celebrate Valentines with a couples’ three-course romance dinner, priced at $80 per couple for food only ($100 per couple with wine).
Print Works Bistro, Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen, and Green Valley Grill, Greensboro
February 12, 13, and 14, Special Valentine’s Menu: Three of our Greensboro favorites are offering special dining menus for folks celebrating Valentine’s Day this year. We suggest reservations, as these are popular date-night places! NOTE: We’re featuring a special Valentine’s weekend event at O.Henry Hotel, another Quaintance-Weaver property, below. Check out O.Henry and Proximity for Valentine’s weekend getaway specials, too.
February 12, 13, and 14, Valentine’s Day Weekend: Here’s what the website says, and we couldn’t put it any better: “CELEBRATE YOUR LOVE OF STEAK. (AND, OF COURSE, EACH OTHER) This Valentine’s indulge your appetite for romance. And in the process, commemorate one of the many things you have in common.” Make your reservation for February 12, 4 – 10pm; February 13, 2 – 10pm; or February 14, noon – 10pm.
February 11 – 14, St. Valentine’s Day Weekend: One of Winston-Salem’s best restaurants, Spring House is offering a special “St. Valentine’s Menu” all weekend long.
February 11, “The Art of Chocolate”: A six-course collaboration dinner with VERY SPECIAL GUEST CHEF Chocolatier Megan Peters, Black Mountain Chocolate.
February 12, American Whiskey Celebration, aka the ‘Illest Bourbon Dinner: The third annual Spring House Bourbon Dinner, featuring “the unicorn” of Kentucky Bourbons: Pappy Van Winkle.
Others We’ve Heard about
Great menus abound at restaurants around the Piedmont Triad. We’ve heard tell that places like The Marisol in Greensboro, Mozelle’s in Winston-Salem, and Southern Roots in Jamestown are fantastic for romantic date nights. Try someplace new! And let us know what we should add to our list for next Valentine’s Day.
Vineyards with Valentine’s Specials
February 13, Valentine’s Dinner and Dance: Celebrate Valentine’s Day at The Bistro’s Valentine’s Dinner and Dance, featuring Childress Vineyard’s fine wines and gourmet fare. Entertainment provided by Continental Divide. Reception at 6:00 pm and dinner at 7:00 pm. Dinner and dance is $250 per couple, or $230 per couple if you’re a member of their Wine Club. For tickets, please call Jennie Hess at 336.236.9463 ext.332.
February 14, Valentine’s Dinner: From 5:30-9pm, dinner will feature a special prix fixe three-course menu. Guests may choose one of three appetizers; one of three entrées; and one of three desserts. Price is $55 per person, or $49 per Wine Club member.
February 12 and 13, Valentine’s Dinner: The Bistro at Duplin Winery will be open for romantic dining on Friday and Saturday night before Valentine’s Day, featuring romantic live music during dinner and a beautiful rose at the start of your meal. Reservations Required: 910-289-4046.
Other Valentine’s Day Special Events
February 12 and 13, Our State Magazine and O.Henry’s “What We Love” Weekend: This Valentine’s weekend, join Our State magazine, along with O.Henry Hotel’s talented artists-in-residence and proprietor, Dennis Quaintance, for our special “What We Love” Weekend of food, art and music at O.Henry Hotel in Greensboro. Package includes Friday and Saturday accommodations (February 12 and 13) and a Southern-style breakfast buffet both mornings with Biscuit Bar on Saturday, plus exclusive happenings throughout the weekend, including:
- Friday tour of O.Henry and Proximity Hotels
- Friday cocktail and four-course Locavore Dinner paired with wine at Proximity Hotel (includes entertainment)
- Saturday “What We Love” Tour and BBQ Lunch
- Saturday cocktail and four-course Chocolate Lover’s Dinner with wine at O.Henry Hotel, featuring Videri Chocolate (includes cabaret entertainment)
- Late checkout on Sunday
$895 per couple, based on double occupancy ($595 per guest, based on single occupancy). For reservations, please call 336-544-9605, Monday-Friday 8 am-6 pm or Saturday 10 am-4 pm.
February 14, Franc D’Ambrosio’s Broadway: Franc D’Ambrosio is best known as the Phantom in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s long-running Tony Award-winning Musical The Phantom of The Opera. In celebration of Valentine’s Day, don’t miss this critically acclaimed one-man show! Dinner for two available after the show provided in partnership with Gianno’s Italian Restaurant. Theater tickets are $30 and $35, depending on seating choice; dinner is $80 per couple, reservations required. High Point City Residents get a $5 per ticket discount to this performance! For reservations, call the box office at 336-887-3001, 12-5pm, Mon-Fri.
Room & Show Packages also are available for this performance. Get two tickets to the show, plus a Double Occupancy room at the Radisson Hotel, the Wingate by Wyndham, or the Seven Oaks Bed & Breakfast. Click here for more info!
Know of other places to get your romance on? Let us know by commenting below!
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