Valentine's Day Dining in Reno and Sparks

Enjoy Dining with Your Sweetheart on Valentine's Day in Reno

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Reno has many romantic places to dine with your sweetheart on Valentine's Day. Check out the special offerings from these fine restaurants in the Reno area.

Dine at a Romantic Restaurant in Reno

Reno's romantic restaurants offer elegant surroundings and fine menu choices. Whether it's Valentine's Day or another occasion for romance, there is a romantic restaurant in the Reno area to help set the mood.

Valentine's Day Dining at Campo Reno

Dine at Campo Reno during Valentine's week (February 14 - 20 in 2019), and enjoy the special Campo Valentine's Day menu. Share the most sentimental day of the year with your special person over wine, delectable dishes, and romantic music. The cost for this pre-fix dinner is $49. Reservations recommended. You can make a reservation online from the website or by calling (775) 737-9555. Campo Reno is at 50 N. Sierra Street, next to the Truckee River.

Valentine's Day Dining at the Grand Sierra Resort

Restaurants inside the Grand Sierra Resort - Charlie Palmer Steak, Reserve Wine Bar, The Grand Buffet, Cantina, and Grand Café - all feature Valentine's Day dining specials. For reservations at Charlie Palmer Steak, call (775) 789-2456. For Reserve reservations, call (775) 789-2332. The Grand Sierra is located at 2500 E. Second Street in Reno. For more information, call (775) 789-2000.

Valentine's Day Dining at the Bonanza Casino

The Cactus Creek Southwestern Steakhouse serves up a special four course lobster tail and steak menu for Valentine's Day dining. Reservations recommended - call (775) 323-2724. The Bonanza is north of downtown Reno at 4720 N. Virginia Street.

Valentine's Day Dinner at the Wild River Grille

The Wild River Grille features a four-course deluxe Valentine's Day dinner for two, with three entree choices. It's $125 per couple and includes a glass of champagne. The Wild River Grille is in the historic Riverside Hotel on Reno's Riverwalk, downtown at 17 S. Virginia Street. Reservations recommended - call (775) 284-7455.

Valentine's Day Dining at John Ascuaga's Nugget in Sparks

The Nugget offers a romantic Valentine's Day atmosphere and menu in any of four restaurants - Anthony's Chophouse, Noodle House and Sushi Bar, The Oyster Bar, and Rosie's Café. Visit the Nugget Valentine's Day page for menus and prices. For information and reservations, call (775) 356-3300. John Ascuaga's Nugget is at 1100 Nugget Avenue in Sparks.

Valentine's Day at the Peppermill Reno

Restaurants inside the Peppermill that have offered Valentine's Day dining include Biscotti's, Bimini Steakhouse, Cafe Milano, CHI, Oceano, and Romanza Ristorante. These serve a variety of Valentine's Day brunch and dinner specials. Regular menus are also available. For details, visit the website or call (866) 821-9996 for reservations. The Peppermill is at 2707 S. Virginia Street in Reno.

Valentine's Day at the Eldorado Hotel Casino

The Eldorado in Reno offers Valentine's Day dining at its three fine dining restaurants - Roxy, La Strada, and Ruth's Chris Steak House. You can also indulge in a show while you're out on the town. You can make reservations online or call (800) 687-8733 for more information. The Eldorado is at 345 N. Virginia Street in downtown Reno.

Valentine's Day at the Silver Legacy Resort Casino

Restaurants in the Silver Legacy offering Valentine's Day dining specials include Ruth's Chris Steak House, Pearl Oyster Bar & Grill, and Cafe Central. If you happen to be staying at the Silver Legacy, a special room service dinner will be available. The Goo Goo Dolls will be performing and there are special room rates. Call (775) 329-4777 for more information. The Silver Legacy is at 407 N. Virginia Street in downtown Reno.

Valentine's Day at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa

Valentine's Day specials at the Atlantis features four-course dinners served in Bistro Napa and Atlantis Steakhouse. There are also Valentine's Day specials at the spa and on stay and dine packages. For more information and to make reservations, call (775) 825-4700. The Atlantis is at 3800 S. Virginia Street in Reno.

Valentine's Day at Rail City Casino

The Ale House inside Rail City Casino serves a Valentine's Day four course dinner for two, including champagne and a carnation. There are two menus with two entree choices each. Dinner service starts at 4 p.m., with live jazz playing at 5 p.m. Rail City Casino is at 2121 Victorian Avenue in Sparks.

Valentine's Day Dinner aboard the M.S. Dixie II at Lake Tahoe

The M.S. Dixie II celebrates Valentine's Day with a three hour sunset dinner cruise and wine tasting to Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay. The evening consists of a gourmet four-course dinner, fine wines paired with each course, and dessert. In 2010 the Valentine's Day dinner cruise was from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Departure is from the dock at Zephyr Cove Resorts, 760 U.S. Highway 50 in Zephyr Cove, NV. The cost in 2019 was $89 per person. For more information, call (800) 238-2463.

Squaw Valley Valentine's Day Dinner at High Camp

Spend this special day with your special someone at the Terrace Restaurant. A full moon night is paired with a spectacular tram ride to 8200' and a four course prefixed menu for both couples and families, with a complimentary glass of champagne. Reservations are available every 20 minutes from 6:20 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Cost in 2019 was $80 for adults, $35 for children, which includes the tram ride. If you have a season pass or day lift ticket to ride the tram, the price is $54 and $27. For reservations, email Ashley Barker at

Valentine's Day Chocolate and other Treats

Before or after dining, don't forget those special Valentine's Day chocolate treats and other goodies everyone loves and that fit so well with this romantic day. Learn about where to get them from my "Reno / Tahoe Valentine's Day Chocolate Treats" article.

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