Valentine's Day Dining 2017 - Phoenix and Scottsdale

These Restaurants Have a Special Recipe for Romance

These restaurants are determined to make your Valentine's Day a special occasion. Most of them offer a prix fixe menu for the occasion. Check back often — more listings will be added right up until a few days before Valentine's Day!

Even if it isn't Valentine's Day, you might consider any of these restaurants for a date or other special occasion. Of course, the special pricing or menu might not be available on another occasion. Prices mentioned do not include tax, tip or beverages unless otherwise specified.

Unless otherwise specified, the Valentine's special is available only on February 14, 2017.

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All dates, times, prices and offerings are subject to change without notice. Prices mentioned are quoted in USD.

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    deseo at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
    ••• Courtesy of The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa

    6902 E. Greenway Parkway, Scottsdale 

    In 2017: $75 per person, wine pairings available for an additional $25 per person
    A four-course menu for any Latin food lovers. The dinner starts with a Spanish bocadillo of Potato espuma, deviled egg, spicy cheese hauncaina sauce and osetra caviar. The starter features a choice of spiced carrot bisque, endive salad or an opah ceviche. For the entrée, guests can choose from the "duo de pato," a coriander-spiced duck breast with a confit empanada, the "mishima reserve ultra New York steak", or the Maine lobster tail poached in orange butter with white asparagus. For dessert, guests may choose from a Mayan chocolate pots de crème served with vanilla crema and mole tuile or the "Oasis en el Sol," a masterpiece of "drunk pineapple" with honeycomb, tropical gelee and a lemongrass foam. Regular menu not available on Feb. 14.

    Nellie Cashman's Monday Club Café
    In 2017: $60 per person, wine pairings available...MORE for an additional $25 per person
    Specializing in local cuisine including Arizona prime beef and a cocktail menu inspired by drinks served across the state in the 1880s. Choose from a three-course prix fixe menu or enjoy the a la carte menu. Serving dinner from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

    The Sweet Shoppe
    In 2017: $15, or $45 accompanied by 375 ml of Roerderer Estate Brut Sparkling Wine
    The Resort's nightly pop-up dessert bar will be serving a special Valentine's Day dessert for two. Freshly made by the Resort's own pastry chefs, a Heart-Shaped Frangelico Ganache Tartlet with Fresh Raspberries can be accompanied with a half-bottle of Roederer Estate Brut Sparkling Wine. The Sweet Shoppe is open from 5 to 9 p.m. on Feb. 14.

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    Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa
    ••• Courtesy of Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa

    7500 E. Doubletree Ranch Road, Scottsdale
    480-444-1234, ext. 8640
    In 2017: $110 per person, wine pairings an additional $50 per person

    Celebrate a special valentine at this comfortable Italian
    restaurant, complete with a complimentary gondola ride along the resort’s waterways. Alto's Valentine's Day Four- Course Dinner offers fresh and flavorful dishes with an emphasis on “the season.” Main dish choices include Arctic Char, Olive Crusted Lamb Rack, Duck Breast Roulade, Braised Short Rib, Ahi Tuna. For dessert, Strawberry Mascarpone Cheesecake.

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    Talking Stick Resort
    ••• Courtesy of Talking Stick Resort

    9800 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale

    Orange Sky Restaurant
    In 2017: pricing à la carte

    Talking Stick Resort’s signature restaurant will offer holiday-themed specials. Orange Sky is known for its scenic, romantic views.

    Ocean Trail
    In 2017: $49 per person

    Start with a Baby Greens Salad, followed by the Maine Lobster & Shrimp with a spicy tomato thyme-butter sauce, steamed asparagus with cherry tomatoes and steamed golden potatoes. Finish off with a perfect Cherry Chocolate Bread Pudding. 

    Blue Coyote Café
    In 2017: $29.95 per person

    Begin with a soup or salad, then enjoy Surf and Turf with buttered carrots, yukon gold mashed potatoes and cognac-peppercorn sauce. Dessert is a Bread Pudding with white chocolate, vanilla and cherry. 

    Wandering Horse Buffet
    In 2017: Adults: $49.95, Children: $19.95

    The Resort’s international buffet will include Roasted Garlic & Herb New York Strip Loin, Peppercorn Crusted Slab Bacon, Roasted Turkey, Crispy Halibut Bites, Chilled Littleneck Clams,...MORE Oysters on the Half Shell and more. 

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    ••• Cartwright's Sonoran Ranch House in Cave Creek. © Judy Hedding

    6710 E. Cave Creek Road, Cave Creek
    In 2017: $75 per person

    A special, romantic dinner menu on February 14, with seating offered every half hour from 4 to 10 p.m. The gourmet plated dinner features a choice of appetizers, choice of entrée, and choice of spectacular desserts. All beverages are extra. Gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options are available.

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    Tonto Bar & Grill
    ••• Courtesy of Tonto Bar & Grill

    5736 E. Rancho Mañana Blvd., Cave Creek
    In 2017: Pricing is à la carte.

    In addition to the regular menu, enjoy special selections for a romantic dinner served from 4 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Specials include a Maine lobster bisque appetizer, Chilean Sea Bass entree, and chocolate covered strawberry cakes for dessert.

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    Los Sombreros
    ••• Courtesy of Los Sombreros

    2534 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
    In 2017: $39.95 per couple

    A Valentine’s Day tasting menu. Huitlacoche crepes (2); Pico de gallo salad  (2); Cup of pork pozole (2); Salmon with pipian verde; Chicken with creamy rajas and zucchini; Chocolate tamale with homemade vanilla ice cream, to share (or a vanilla flan or tequila pecan pie).

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    The Market Restaurant + Bar by Jennifer's
    ••• Courtesy of The Market Restaurant + Bar by Jennifer's

    3603 E. Indian School Road, Ste A, Phoenix
    In 2017: $95 per couple, wine pairing available for an additional $30

    Amuse Bouche: Ahi Tartare Crostini  
    First Course, choose one: Lobster Bisque or Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail or Frisee Salad or Bread Board 
    Entree Course, choose one: Classic Beef Wellington or Arrabbiata or Cornish Hen or Seared Salmon  
    Dessert, choose one: Flourless Chocolate Cake or Crème Brule with Berries. 
    Sweet Treat: Dark chocolate truffles 
    Seatings begin at 5 p.m.Special Valentine's meal offered Feb. 10, 11, and 14.

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    J&G Steakhouse
    ••• Courtesy of J&G Steakhouse

    6000 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale
    In 2017: $66 per person

    An exquisite four-course Valentine’s Day menu, which includes Seared Diver Scallops, Grilled Beef Tenderloin and a Rose Macaroon with Vanilla Parfait. J&G Steakhouse is known for its scenic, romantic views.

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    Tavern Americana
    ••• Courtesy of Tavern Americana

    20469 N. Hayden Road, Scottsdale
    In 2017: pricing à la carte

    In honor of Arizona's 105th birthday and Valentine's Day, try one of several AZ Love specials starting at 11 a.m.
    Sonoran Hot Dogs, Bacon, Pico de Gallo, Avocado, Cilantro Crema $7; Navajo Tacos, Fry Bread, Chicken, Cheddar, Lettuce, Olives, Tomato $9; Green Chile Burger, Pepperjack, Roasted Bell Peppers, Butter Lettuce $11; Chimichangas, Deep Fried Burrito, Beef, Spanish Rice, Black Beans, Cheddar, Pico de Gallo, Guacamole $11.

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    Marcellino Ristorante
    ••• Chef/Owner Marcellino Verzino. Courtesy of Marcellino Ristorante

    7114 E. Stetson Drive, Scottsdale
    In 2017: $2,000.00 for Dinner and Diamonds, or à la carte

    This Valentine’s Day, Marcellino Ristorante and Black, Starr & Frost, present “Dinner and Diamonds.” The five-course dinner is paired with Chef's Reserve wines. This is a customized menu for two. Black, Starr & Frost will provide 18K white gold Diamond Hoop Earrings with .5 carats of round brilliant cut diamonds set outside and inside. This special gift will be presented during dessert. The cost for dinner and diamonds is $2000. In addition, a Valentine’s Day menu featuring a variety of dishes, including heart-shaped gnocchi will also be offered.

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    LDV Winery
    ••• Valentine's Dinner. Courtesy of LDV Winery

    Fountain Hills, Arizona
    In 2017: $115 per person includes food, wine, tax and gratuity

    The menu includes appetizers as well as a four-course meal. 
    Amuse Bouche
    Sparkling Wine
    Herb Roasted Wild Salmon
    Garlic, Ginger, Wilted Spinach, and Bok Choy Salad
    Tossed with LDV Cherry Balsamic Dressing
    LDV 2013 Grenache
    Mixed Seafood Fettuccini with Organic Roasted
    Tomato Arrabbiata Sauce and Aged Parmesan Shavings
    LDV 2013 Syrah
    Herb Crusted Whole N.Y. Strip
    Drizzled with Petite Sirah Reduction
    White Truffle Smashed Potatoes
    Organic Squash Medley
    2013 Sky Island Petite Sirah
    Chocolate Flourless Ganache Torte with
    LDV Petite Sirah Raspberry Coulis
    LDV 2012 The Signature Petite Syrah 

    Celebration begins at 5:30 p.m. Exact address will be shared upon securing a reservation. Payment is required in advance.

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    Roaring Fork in Scottsdale
    ••• Courtesy of Roaring Fork

    4800 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
    In 2017: pricing à la carte

    Offering a specialty Lobster and Steak ($62) combination in addition to their regular menu featuring signature Wood Fired Steaks, Cedar Planked Salmon, Blacked Redfish, and Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin. Serving from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

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    ••• Courtesy We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center

    10438 N. Fort McDowell Road, Scottsdale
    In 2017: $99 per couple, includes two glasses of wine

    Offered on Saturday, February 11 only. Amuse Bouche: Prickly Pear Cactus Pico de Gallo Shrimp Wellington or Strawberry-Avocado-Pecan-Goat Cheese Crostini. First Course: Roasted Acorn Squash & Berry Salad, or Prickly Pear Cactus Jumbo Lump Crab Cake, or Boursin Roasted Vegetable Rolls. Entree: Ahnala Halibut with Pico de Gallo Risotto, Sweet Chili Papaya, Pan-seared Scallops; or Filet Mignon with Cilantro Hollandaise, Jumbo Lumb Crabmeat, Gratin Dauphinoise; or Chicken Palo Verde Stuffed with Sundried Tomato, Basil, Spinach and Boursin, Tricolor Quinoa Pilaf, Verdi Sauce; or Fried Vegetable Berenjena Pasta served with a light crush tomato sauce, seasonal vegetables, peppers,  onions, oregano, fried eggplant & cotija cheese. Couple's Dessert: Tuxedo Bombe & Mango Guava Cheesecake with Fresh Seasonal Berries, Chocolate Duo Baton.

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    El Palacio in Chandler
    ••• Courtesy of El Palacio

    2950 E. Germann Road, Chandler
    In 2017: $40 per couple

    A three-course meal, includes a choice of one appetizer, two entrees and one deep fried ice cream. Fajitas for two for $27. $4.25 margaritas and $3.50 pints all day.

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    Prado at Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia
    ••• Romantic Dining at Prado. Courtesy of Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia

    4949 E. Lincoln Drive, Scottsdale
    In 2017: $95 per guest

    Experience a masterfully comprised prix fixe menu. Top off your culinary adventure with a "Midnight Kiss." This artistic tabletop dessert hand-crafted in front of your eyes includes fruit coulis, crunchy nougats, house-made marshmallow rope, chocolate hearts, macaroons and a hazelnut mousse arranged in unique designs covering the top of your table. Seating times 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.

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    Sorso Wine Room in Scottsdale
    ••• Courtesy of Sorso Wine Room

    5323 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
    In 2017: $60 per person

    Seating begins at 6 p.m.
    1st course: Fragola salad (strawberry, pancetta, bleu cheese) 
    Durer Weg Pinot Grigio - 2014

    2nd course: Bruschetta (Proscuitto wrapped shrimp, basil pesto, tomatoes, feta)
    Marchesi de Frescobaldi Chianti Rufina - 2013

    3rd course: Paige's famous beef stew served in a bread bowl (beef, onions, carrots, potatoes, beer or red wine) 
    Casa Contini "Verso Rosso" Red Blend - 2013

    4th: #MintHappens dessert (chocolate mint mousse, thin mint cookie crust, whipped cream) 
    Ramos Pinto "Late Bottle Vintage" - 2011

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    Market Street Kitchen
    ••• Courtesy of Market Street Kitchen

    20775 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale
    In 2017: $120 per couple

    A special Valentine’s Day menu offered Friday, February 10 through Tuesday, February 14, 2017. Enjoy Roasted Baby Beets with Warm Goat Cheese and Avocado, Roasted Carrot Soup, Crab Stuffed Sole with Lobster Jus, and finish off your meal by sharing a chocolate heart cake for dessert.  All items are available à la carte, too.  Market Street Kitchen will also feature a special Valentine’s Day cocktail, Everything's Coming up Roses, featuring Prosecco, Caskwerks Gin, Hibiscus Grenadine and garnished with Rose Petals.

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    Artizen, Crafted American Kitchen & Bar
    ••• Artizen, Crafted American Kitchen & Bar. Courtesy of The Camby

    24th Street & E. Camelback Road, Phoenix
    In 2017: $65 per person

    A four-course menu crafted with local ingredients to bring outstanding flavor and individuality to each dish. For course one, select from a lobster bisque with tarragon chimichurri or roasted white asparagus with a ramen egg, cashew butter and orange miso emulsion and then enjoy a winter squash salad for course two. The third course includes choice of roasted branzino with charred octopus, filet of beef "rossini" with foie torchon or caramelized fennel risotto with pink grapefruit, gremolata and Meyer lemon extra virgin olive oil. The finale is a selection of hibiscus crème brûlée or chocolate chile fudge cake. Available from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

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    Rusconi's American Kitchen
    ••• Courtesy of Rusconi's American Kitchen

    10637 N. Tatum Blvd., Suite 101B, Phoenix
    In 2017: $48 per person for “Sweethearts” Menu; $59 per person for Valentine's Day Menu

    The three-course “Sweethearts” Menu will be offered Feb. 9-13 after 5 p.m. in additional to the regular dining menu. On Valentine's Day, the three-course prix fixe menu includes main course choices herbed breast of natural chicken, roasted natural pork tenderloin, garlic and herb crusted rack of lamb, wood grilled Florida grouper, and 14-day aged filet of beef tenderloin. A Lonely Hearts Menu will be offered at the bar only, and includes à la carte items selected from the menus above,

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    Coup Des Tartes in Phoenix
    ••• Coup Des Tartes. Courtesy of Geeks Who Eat, used with permission

    1725 E Osborn Road, Phoenix
    In 2017: $99 per person

    First Course, choice of​ Ultimate Cherry topped Brie, or Wild Mushroom and Caramelized Onion Tarte, or Coup Escargot, or Moules au Roquefort mussels. Second Course, choice of: Roasted Beet Soup with Fennel and Orange, or Kale Pomegranate Salad. Third Course, choice of: Filet Mignon 100% natural grass fed Australian beef, or Canadian Lobster Tail, or Lamb Shank 100% grass fed Australian lamb shank, or Chilean Sea Bass. Fourth Course, choice of: Vodka Cherry Tarte served warm with Chocolate Chip Ice Cream, or Vanilla Bean Crème Brulee, or Chocolate Caramel Fleur de Sel.

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    Gertrude's at Desert Botanical Garden
    ••• Courtesy of Gertrude's

    1201 North Galvin Parkway, Phoenix
    In 2017: pricing à la carte

    On Valentine's Week, February 10 - 17, special menu items will be offered from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. They include: Kushi Oysters - British Columbia ($3.25 each); Beau Soleil Oysters - New Brunswick ($3.25 each); Dry Aged Ribeye ($90); Dover Sole ($55); Prickly Pear Cake + Milk Chocolate Mousse + Mascarpone Crémeux ($15). This restaurant is located at Desert Botanical Garden. Admission charge for the garden is not required if only eating at Gertrude's.

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    ••• Courtesy of MATCH Restaurant & Cocktails

    FOUND:RE Hotel
    1100 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix
    In 2017: $75 per person, $115 per person with wine pairing, table side shaved burgundy truffles $20 per course supplement

    An Amuse Bouche plus three courses with entree choices Steelhead Salmon, Surf & Turf, or Top Knot Farm Chicken Pillard. Seatings begin at 5 p.m.

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    Drexyl Modern American
    ••• Drexyl Modern American. Joanie Simon, used with persmission

    8877 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
    In 2017: $125 per couple

    Choice of soup or salad, an appetizer to share and choice of entree including an 8oz filet, pan-seared halibut, or pan-roasted chicken mole and prawns. One dessert to share. Serving from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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    Top of the Rock in Tempe
    ••• Top of the Rock. Courtesy of The Buttes Marriott

    2000 W. Westcourt Way, Tempe

    Top of the Rock
    In 2017: $35 per person Feb. 11 - 13; $70 per person Feb. 14, three-course wine pairing additional $30

    A special Weekend Before Valentine's Day three-course prix fixe dinner on February 11 - 13 featuring Poached Mahi, Red Lentils, Charred Broccolini, Rose Beurre Blanc, Bull's Blood Orach. Regular menu also available. On February 14, a special three-course meal will be offered, with two additional optional courses available for an additional charge. (5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.) Top of the Rock is known for scenic, romantic views.

    Market Café and Lobby Bar
    In 2017: $45 per person or $80 per couple.
    prix fixe three-course dinner. 
    Hours for Market: 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
    Hours for Lobby Bar: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

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    7200 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
    In 2017: $65 per person

    Guest will choose one from each category: First Course: Caesar Salad, Warm Bacon Baby Spinach Salad, Strawberry House Salad, Tomato Basil Bisque. Main Course: Braised Veal Osso Buco, 10oz Mesquite Filet, Macadamia Nut Crusted Halibut, Coq Au Vin, 12oz Prime Rib, Scallop Scampi.Desserts: Chocolate Crème Brulee, Strawberry Chocolate Bread Pudding, Chocolate Decadence with Berry Coulis. Optional wine pairings available. Serving between 4 p.m. and 10 p.m. with entertainment by Chris Haas in the lounge from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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    TEXAZ Grill
    ••• Courtesy of TEXAZ Grill

    6003 N. 16th St., Phoenix
    In 2017: see below

    This Valentine's Day the special menu features food and drink specials and complimentary piece of Texas sheet cake. Enjoy the pleasantly pink Prickly Pear Margarita ($3.50) and the Valentine's supper special, Steak Lin Sue. Available after 4 pm, enjoy a 10 oz. NY Strip, grilled to order, topped with sautéed artichoke hearts and jumbo Gulf shrimp, covered with house-made béarnaise sauce, and served with dinner salad and choice of potatoes ($28). Texaz will offer their regular Tuesday supper special of BBQ Beef Back Ribs Special ($18). Finish your meal with a complimentary piece of Texas Sheet Cake (rich, moist chocolate cake topped with chocolate frosting, pecans and a fresh strawberry), with two forks please!

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    Sonata's Restaurant
    ••• Courtesy of Sonata's Restaurant

    10050 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
    In 2017: $149.97 per couple, includes bottle of wine

    Featuring a specialty three-course chocolate tasting menu and a bottle of wine per couple, offered from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.  Menu items include:

    • Coco nib & togorashi crusted Ahi served with Cabbage slaw
    • Dutch coco & coffee crusted Venison with peppered greens, and blood orange vin
    • Thyme dusted Scallops, served with white chocolate foam, vanilla glazed baby carrots, and roasted sweet corn risotto coco nib oil
    • Cacao smoked Duck Breast, with honey glazed black pepper parsnips, fin herb roasted potatoes, and red wine chocolate demi glace
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    ••• David B. Moore / Courtesy of LON's

    5532 N. Palo Cristi Road, Paradise Valley
    In 2017: $75 per person

    A four-course, Sweethearts Tasting Menu that begins with Shellfish for Two, featuring Pacific Oyster Shooters with Meyer Lemon & American Caviar, Kauai Shrimp Ceviche and Hamachi Tartar with Coconut-Yuzu Dressing & Jalapeño Relish. Rich in aphrodisiacs, the Sweethearts Tasting Menu will be offered Friday, February 10 through Tuesday, February 14. The regular a la carte menu will also be available. Reservations are highly recommended.

    On Saturday, February 18 spirit guide Travis Ness returns to the Hermosa Inn for a boilermaker dinner prepared by Executive Chef Jeremy Pacheco and LON's culinary team. Each course will be paired with both spirits and beer, combined to create an Arizona-made boilermaker, from CaskWerks Distilling Co and The Shop Beer Co. $99 per person plus tax and gratuity. Reservations required/limited seating.

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    Tomaso's Restaurant
    ••• Courtesy of Tomaso's Restaurant

    3225 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix
    In 2017: pricing à la carte

    A true "language of amore" dinner over the course of Valentine's Day weekend. Just a few of the special menu items include the "Juliet Ravioli" ($25) with roasted butternut squash, organic ricotta and butter-sage parmigiana and the "Romeo Black Spaghetti" ($28) shrimp, sea scallops, shelled clams and mussels, fresh herbs and mildly spicy wine tomato sauce on squid ink spaghetti. Tomaso's is also known for its comprehensive wine list and private-label brand, "Luxus 5."

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    Hash Kitchen
    ••• Debby Wolvos / Courtesy of Hash Kitchen

    8777 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale

    14838 N. Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd., Scottsdale

    In 2017: pricing à la carte

    Special brunch dishes for the sweetest ways to say "I love you."

    • Foreplay Doughnuts ($9)- Fried-to-order sugar doughnuts topped with salted caramel drizzle
    • Cherub Pancakes ($10)-  Heart-shaped red velvet pancakes covered in sweet cream and warm maple reduction
    • French Kiss Toast ($13)- "The Boston Cream Pie" French toast. Two thick slices of bread griddled and stuffed with vanilla custard and topped with frosted chocolate
    • Lovers Benedict ($15)- Blackened prawns, poached eggs and asparagus with a buttermilk biscuit and a side of creole hollandaise  
    • Aphrodisiac Oyster Hash ($14)- Buttermilk fried blue point oysters with sweet potato and corn hash topped with spicy chorizo hollandaise
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    BLK Live in Scottsdale
    ••• Courtesy of BLK Live

    7301 E. Butherus Drive, Scottsdale
    ​In 2017: $75 per person

    “Rock out” with the one you love at this contemporary dining establishment and entertainment venue located in the Scottsdale Airpark. The prix fixe menu includes a bottle of wine, choice of appetizer, entrée and dessert. Classic entrée options include lobster tail and steak with broccoli and asparagus, the BLK Meatloaf with brown sugar glaze and the blackened chicken with roasted garlic aioli.

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    ••• Courtesy of Four Seasons

    10600 E. Crescent Moon Drive, Scottsdale

    Proof, an American Canteen
    In 2017: $58 per person

    A more laid back Valentine's Day. Shuffleboard, lively music and tables perfect for large parties with friends and family. Proof will feature pan-seared scallops with vanilla-parsnip pureé, baby beets, kale and rye. The entrée special features Kansas City New York strip steak, with smoked moody blue fondue, confit baby red potatoes and charred Cipollini onions. Lemon cheesecake with marinated strawberries and pistachios rounds out the special offerings. All items are available à la carte.

    In 2017: $125 per person, includes a glass of sparkling rosé with dessert

    A five-course menu on Feb. 10, 11, 12 and 14, beginning with salmon gravlax with fried oyster, caviar, crème frâiche, caperberries and horseradish.  The next course highlights poached lobster salad with persimmon, sunchokes, watercress and saffron oil. The third course offers beet ravioli, fresh ricotta, pistachio brown...MORE butter, Romanesco and blood orange. For the main course, enjoy a choice of slow braised short rib or banana leaf steamed bass. The meal concludes with chocolate passionfruit cake with raspberry macaron and almond milk sabayon. Also offered will be a limited à la carte menu featuring Talavera signature favorites.

    Onyx Bar & Lounge will feature Valentine’s Day specials from Feb. 10 to 14, including specialty Champagne cocktails, top-shelf Champagne by the glass and oyster appetizers. The restaurant will feature live music Feb. 11 and 14.

    Talavera is known for scenic, romantic views.

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    The Palo Verde Restaurant at The Boulders
    ••• The Palo Verde Restaurant. Courtesy of Boulders Resort & Spa

    34631 N Tom Darlington Drive, Carefree
    480-488-9009 x 1105
    In 2017: $95 per person

    A specialty three course menu offered from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. featuring a specialty menu featuring a champagne toast starter and other menu items including: Beet Cured Branzino Crudo, Oysters Smoked Soy / Bottarga, Cauliflower Soup and Crab Fritter, Seared Foie Gras served with White Chocolate Burnt Orange Brioche and Luxardo Cherries, Chocolate Ravioli with Mascarpone, Cara Cara  and Cascabel Chili, Sea Scallops served with Coco Nib Risotto and White Chocolate Champagne Sauce, Coffee and Coco Rubbed Lamb Loin with Rainbow Chard and White Carrot, Bacon Wrapped Bison served with Oaxacan Mole, Charred Romenesco and Sunchoke Puree, Chocolate Raspberry Tart with Vanilla Mascarpone Cream, Passion Fruit Bonbons, White Chocolate Strawberry Basil Torte, Milk Chocolate Cinnamon Mousse Napoleon with Pomegranate Pearls, Almond Milk Panna Cotta served with Yogurt Cake.

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    The Farm at South Mountain in Phoenix
    ••• Courtesy of The Farm at South Mountain

    6106 S. 32nd Street, Phoenix

    The Farm Kitchen
    In 2017: $48 plus ticketing fee and tax
    A Valentine Picnic in The Grove. Grab a blanket and your Valentine for a simple and sweet picnic in the pecan grove. The Farm Kitchen will pack up your farm fresh “Love Bird” picnic basket which includes:

    • Two Gourmet Sandwiches (One Pecan Chicken Salad and one Tuscan Sandwich*)
    • Two Farm Fresh Sides
    • Two Bottles of Water
    • One Cupid’s Cupcake
    • Special Farm Gift

    Wine, beer and garden mimosas will be available for purchase at The Farm Kitchen. Friday, Feb. 10 through Sunday, Feb. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reservations are required.

    In 2017: $95 per person, additional $45 per person for wine pairings.
    A four-course garden-to-table Chef’s menu served at one seating only on on February 11th, 12th, and 14th. Reservations are available 5 p.m  to 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

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    ••• The wine room at Kai. Courtesy of Marriott International, Inc.

    5594 W. Wild Horse Pass Blvd., Chandler 

    In 2017: $220 per person, optional wine pairings add $100 per person

    A seven-course prix fixe tasting menu entitled “Tachchu,” the Pima word for love. Menu highlights include: “Roses & Foie Gras” with Hudson Valley foie gras, pink peppercorn crust and rose perfume along with red velvet and blood orange cake. “Love Birds” will follow with a roasted guinea hen, pheasant and quail torchon, king trumpet mushrooms and a desert herb bouquet. Continue with the option of two different entrees; select from a compressed halibut with Timut berry, pinon espuma, braised kalettes and pickled cauliflower, or “The Mangalista Pig” with crisp belly, saguaro and pomegranate syrup, seared tenderloin, acorn and burnt cinnamon ash beside salt roasted roots. Complete the dining journey of love with the chocolate raspberry torte fashioned with Manjari chocolate ganache, raspberry hibiscus sorbet, devil’s cake and rosewater meringue. Reservations are...MORE required.

    This restaurant is known for its scenic views.

    In 2017: $80 per person, or $72 for seniors

    A four-course prix-fixe menu from 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Begin the dining experience with a cauliflower velouté of crispy cauliflower, paddlefish roe and crème fraiche followed by a kohlrabi salad of buttermilk fried oyster, shaved fennel, strawberries, smoked almonds and a fresh citrus aioli.  Entrée highlights include; lobster and prawn agnolotti with Maine lobster, mascarpone, Pacific prawns topped with Champagne espuma, and charcoal rubbed ribeye with I’itoi onions, wild mushrooms, Yukon potatoes and a cabernet reduction. Dessert offerings to include a liquid chocolate cake with warmed chocolate, raspberry hibiscus coulis and Tahitian vanilla bean ice cream or a strawberry and almond verrine with mesquite almond mousse, strawberry geleé and rosewater meringue. Reservations are required.

    Aji Café
    In 2017: pricing à la carte
    From Saturday, February 11 through Sunday, February 19 featuring three special menu offerings, iincluding a citrus poached shrimp and crab cocktail served with a spicy bloody mary cocktail sauce, avocado and Fresno chili pickles, or an artisanal cheese board served with Kai honey brittle, orange blossom apricot mostarda and pasilla chili lavosh.  Should you care for a traditional treat, split two glasses of Champagne and four chocolate covered strawberries. Pricing for these specialty items vary from $18 to $28. For a flirty cocktail, sip on “Rosey Cheeks” with Champagne, rosewater and strawberries. Pricing for Aji Café’s cocktail menu starts at $12.

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    Kitchen West Restaurant at The Scottsdale Resort
    ••• Courtesy of Kitchen West

    7700 E. McCormick Parkway, Scottsdale
    In 2017: $75 per person, includes glass of Champagne

    A three-course dinner and glass of vintage Dom Perignon. Celebrate cupid’s holiday by starting the meal with a choice of Golden Tomato Crab Bisque or Roasted Beet Salad. For the main course, choose from Charred Spring Lamb Chops, Pan Seared Chilean Sea Bass, or Mesquite Grilled Beef Tenderloin. To top off this romantic evening, share a Chocolate Crème Brûlée. Reservations are required.

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    Crudo in Scottsdale
    ••• Courtesy of Crudo

    3603 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix
    In 2017: pricing à la carte

    Valentine's Day specials:
    Swordfish Crudo, Grape, Radish ($17)
    Oysters on the half shell, 1/2 dozen ($16)
    C Jalson w/ celeriac, pear, prosciutto ($16)
    Trout "Piemontese style", red wine, celery, Iitois, olive oil ($24)
    Duck with duck fagotini, cauliflower, cannellini beans ($24)

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    T Cook's
    ••• Courtesy of Royal Palms Resort and Spa

    5200 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix
    In 2017: $150 per person

    A special four-course prix fixe menu available from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Your choice of Black Burgundy Truffle Soup, Sautéed Blue Prawn Cassoulet, Burrata Cheese & Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes, Snake River Farms Black Label New York Strip, Pan Roasted Glacier 51 Sea Bass, Strawberry Short Cake, and more. Reservations are required.

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    Arizona Grand Resort & Spa in Phoenix
    ••• Lobby Grill. Courtesy of Arizona Grand Resort & Spa

    8000 S. Arizona Grand Parkway Phoenix
    In 2017: $102 per couple

    Amuse: Goat Cheese Stuffed local Dates. Appetizer: (Select One) Duck Ravioli Scallops & Fried Chicken. Soup / Salad (Select One): Corn & Smoke Salmon Bisque Chili, Cilantro, Lemon Oil Roasted Beets & Champagne Poached Pears. Intermezzo: Blood Orange & Rose Water Sorbet. Entrée (Select One): Pan Seared Crab Cakes, Braised Short Ribs, and Cacao Nib Crusted Tenderloin, Spiced Butternut Squash. Dessert: Warm Chocolate Diablo Cake and Strawberry Gelato.

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    The Scott Grill at The Scott Resort & Spa
    ••• The Scott Grill. Courtesy of The Scott Resort & Spa

    4925 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
    In 2017: $52 per person

    Two Glasses of Prosecco. Appetizer (Select One): Shrimp Ceviche or Sugar Cure Pork Belly. Entrée (Select One): Red Chili Marinated Beef Tenderloin or Blue Cornmeal Crusted Sea Scallops. Dessert (To Share): Chocolate Ganache Mousse Cake with Berry Mint Salad.

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    Hand Cut Chophouse in Scottsdale
    ••• Courtesy of Hand Cut Chophouse

    7135 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale
    In 2017: pricing à la carte

    "Share the Love!” Groups of four get a complimentary bottle of Champagne. Groups of six get a complimentary bottle of Champagne + chocolate covered strawberries.

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    ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho
    ••• Courtesy of ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho

    6850 E. Main St., Scottsdale
    In 2017: $75 per person

    A candle-lit four-course dinner. Choose one item for each course, with a variety of options including Main Lobster and Artichoke Tart, Wagyu Flat Iron Steak, Hawaiian Albacore Tuna, and Coffee Semifreddo with brown butter streusel. Dinner is served from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Reservations required.

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    A Kiss at elements in Paradise Valley
    ••• A Kiss at elements in Paradise Valley. Courtesy Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain, used with permission

    5700 E. McDonald Drive, Paradise Valley
    In 2017: $125 per person

    A four-course Valentine’s Day menu. Menu highlights include Prime Beef Tartare; Maine Lobster Risotto; Miso Glazed Chilean Seabass; Crispy Petaluma Chicken; Grilled Eggplant Cannoli; and Dark & Milk Chocolate Oreo Cookie Cake. Dinner includes a Chef’s amuse and glass of sparkling rose and will be served from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Reservations are required. elements is known for its scenic, romantic views.

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    Thirsty Lion Gastropub in Scottsdale
    ••• Bronzed Mahi Mahi. Courtesy of Thirsty Lion Gastropub

    2000 E. Rio Salado Parkway, Suite 1041, Tempe

    7014 E. Camelback Road, Suite 1423, Scottsdale

    2212 E Williams Field Rd., Gilbert

    In 2017: pricing à la carte

    From Friday, February 10 through Tuesday, February 14 enjoy a special dinner with your sweetheart. Choose from: Bronzed Mahi Mahi ($22.95), Grilled Salmon Cakes ($9.95), Chipotle Hummus Flatbread ($9.95), Mediterranean Chopped Salad ($12.95), Filet Mignon ($29.95), Grilled Top Sirloin Steak ($23.95), 
    Peppercorn Beef Tenderloin Tips ($20.95), Grilled Bone-In Ribeye Steak ($29.95).

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    District American Kitchen and Wine Bar
    ••• Courtesy of District American Kitchen and Wine Bar

    340 N. Third Street, Phoenix
    In 2017: $49 per person

    Available from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., the Valentine's Day dinner includes a complimentary glass of sparkling wine and a rose on each table. A three-course special dinner. Includes complimentary three-hour parking validation. A modified version of the regular dinner menu will be available upon request.

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    Tanzy Restaurant
    ••• Courtsy of Tanzy Restaurant

    15257 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
    In 2017: $75 per person, iPic members $68 per person, add a wine pairing with each course for $25 per person.

    The prix fixe six-course Valentine's Day dinner will be served Friday, February 10 through Tuesday, February 14 and will be served with a glass of Piper Heidsieck Champagne. The first course is an amuse bouche, potato aligot popovers with shaved black truffles, served with a coconut-curry lobster bisque. The second course is a beet-cured smoked salmon red watercress salad, served with horseradish crème fraiche and pumpernickel soil. The third course is Bucatini Carbonara topped with pancetta, parmesan and sage. For the main course, you have the option between Niman ranch land chops, served with cucumber-mint tzatziki, a garlic-soy glaze and roasted fingerlings, or a pistachio crusted seabass with pommerey mustard buerre blanc, served with grilled asparagus. Passionfruit cheesecake will be served for dessert. Chef Press will add...MORE a gift of truffles, cookies and candies.

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    Capital Grille
    ••• Courtesy of The Capital Grille

    2502 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix

    16489 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale

    In 2017: regular menu, à la carte

    On Valentine’s Day Eve, Monday, February 13, receive complimentary pours of Veuve Clicquot alongside complimentary chocolate covered strawberries. Complimentary chocolate covered strawberries will also be served on Valentine’s Day.

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    The Gladly
    ••• Courtesy of The Gladly

    2201 E Camelback Road, Phoenix
    In 2017: $65 per person for three-course tasting menu. Bar men is à la carte

    A three-course tasting menu which includes an appetizer, main course and dessert. Diners can choose from the likes of The Original Chopped Salad and Seared Spicy Tuna, among other first-course offerings, and follow it up with their choice of six special entrees, like the Five-Spice Short Rib, Duck Meatloaf and Chimichurri Chicken. Dessert options include a Blueberry Maple Bread Pudding boasting vanilla bean ice cream, Vermont maple syrup and bacon crunch, and Chocolate Stout Cheesecake, made with a pretzel crust, salted caramel and streusel. Diners in the bar area can feast on special snacks, small plates and entree options, from Pistachio Liver Pate and Chilean Crab Cakes to Sea Bass and Filet Mignon.

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    Citizen Public House in Scottsdale AZ
    ••• Courtesy of Citizen Public House

    7111 E 5th Ave, Scottsdale
    In 2017: $65 per person

    A three-course chef's tasting menu. Diners can choose from first-course options that include the eatery's Original Chopped Salad and an assortment of Golden & Red Beets, among other offerings, and follow it up with their choice of five main-course options, including Pan-Seared Scallops, Amaretto Meatloaf, Ling Cod and Peppercorn Filet Mignon. For dessert, diners can also enjoy their choice of either a Cherry Pecan Bread Pudding or a Black & Tan made with chocolate pot de crème, salted caramel pudding and whipped cream for dessert. 

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    ••• Courtesy of Marriott International, Inc.

    5350 East Marriott Drive, Phoenix
    In 2017: pricing à la carte

    A special Valentine's Day menu offered from February 10-February 14 from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. For starters, enjoy either the Seared Scallop, with hibiscus, citrus fennel slaw and tequila butter, or the Heirloom Beet & Roasted Fennel Salad with pomegranate seeds, citrus, Crow's Dairy goat cheese, spiced pistachio and champagne vinaigrette. Entrée options feature Pan-Seared Sablefish, with English pea & barley, baby squash, preserved lemon butter and gremolata, or Colorado Lamb Rack, accompanied by Brussel sprouts, smoked pork belly, morel, heirloom potatoes and mint demi-glace. For the finale, enjoy the Triple Chocolate Crepe Cake: milk chocolate cream, dark cocoa nib meringue, white chocolate ganache and cherry compote, or Passion Fruit Cheesecake with strawberry consommé, citrus shortbread and apricot sorbet. Regular menu also available.

    MERITAGE, an urban tavern
    A special Valentine's...MORE Day menu offered from February 10-February 14. Appetizer options feature Port, Pork & Pear: poached forelli pear, pork belly, Meyer lemon marmalade, red wine reduction, or Day Boat Scallop & Razor Clam Ceviche with avocado, cucumber, lime, red onions and strawberry balsamic glaze. Entrees include Guinea Hen with mascarpone risotto, charred leek, herbed hazelnut crumb, or Wagyu Filet and Lobster Tail with roasted garlic potato puree, asparagus and béarnaise. Perfectly suited for a romantic dinner, the dessert special is Nutella Coeur (Heart) De Crème: banana cremeux, flourless chocolate cake, milk chocolate praline crunch with toasted brioche ice cream. Regular menu also available.

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    Arizona Biltmore
    ••• Courtesy of Waldorf Astoria Resorts

    2400 E. Missouri Ave., Phoenix

    Frank & Albert's
    In 2017: $58 per person

    A three-course menu designed for two with highlights that include Smoked Steelhead Trout Flatbread, Pan Seared Scallops, Strauss Farms Grass-Fed Beef Filet and a sweet White Chocolate Passion fruit "Martini". 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

    Wright's at The Biltmore - Dinner
    In 2017: $95 per person

    Celebrate love with an elegant four-course, prix-fixe dinner that includes a sweet "Love Letter" featuring a romantic quote delivered tableside. Guests of the Valentine's Day dinner will be served four courses that feature dish highlights such as Lobster & Red Chile Bisque, Pan Seared Foie Gras, Salad of Wild Greens, Espresso Crusted Buffalo Carpaccio and Pan Roasted Duck Breast, among others. For dessert, couples will have the opportunity to select from a Dark Chocolate Soufflé, White Chocolate Passion Fruit Bavarian or Strawberry Hart, Créme de la Crème. 

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    Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix
    ••• Different Pointe of View. Courtesy of Hilton

    11111 N. 7th St., Phoenix

    Different Pointe of View
    602-866-6350 ext. 7200
    In 2017: $110 per person, wine pairings available at $49.95 per person

    From 5 to 10 p.m., couples can enjoy a special four-course menu.To start, chose from seared Berkshire pork belly, lemon artichoke and fresh mozzarella raviolis or duck confit risotto followed by a soup choice of lobster bisque or a salad choice of shredded romaine and quinoa salad, or frisee and citrus salad. Entrée offerings include choice of horseradish crusted grilled prime filet, sherry butter poached Maine lobster, or Applewood smoked grilled venison strip loin. For dessert, choice of red heart chocolate strawberry temptation or Tahitian crème brulee. Reservations are required. This restaurant is known for its scenic views.

    Pointe In Thyme
    In 2017: $49.95 per person

    For a more casual Valentine's Day dinner, try a special three-course menu from 5 to 10 p.m. To start, chose from a cilantro-crusted ahi tuna, a wild mizuna salad or...MORE the acorn squash bisque. Entrée choice includes grilled filet mignon with truffle Yukon potatoes, pan-seared diver scallops with crispy parmesan and chive risotto, or duck leg confit and a creamy polenta. For dessert, choice of chocolate volcano or classic crème brulee. Reservations are suggested. 

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    Bourbon Steak
    ••• Courtesy of Fairmont Hotels

    7575 E. Princess Drive, Scottsdale
    In 2017: $95 per person

    An enhanced three-course menu featuring classic Mina offerings alongside seasonally influenced dishes. Guests will choose an appetizer, entrée (optional main course accompaniments will be available / all sides will be served for each table) and a dessert course. Serving from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

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    Lincoln Restaurant at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn
    ••• Lincoln Restaurant. Courtesy of JW Marriott Camelback Inn

    5402 East Lincoln Drive, Scottsdale
    In 2017: pricing à la carte

    A specialty menu, exclusively available on Valentine's Day. Some menu highlights include Oysters smothered in Hendricks Gin relish ($12), Foie Gras topped with hazlenut crumble ($18), Dover Sole with Vadouvan curry ($44), and Duck Breast with parsnip puree and pomegranate jus ($42). Finish with a Strawberries and Champagne Dessert ($9), an intense vanilla shortbread made with strawberry confit and champagne cream, or Chocolate Crunch, a chocolate chip cake with a crispy hazelnut shell and chocolate mousse.

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    Casino Arizona
    ••• Courtesy of Casino Arizona

    524 North 92nd St., Scottsdale

    Cholla Prime Steakhouse & Lounge
    In 2017: $49 per person

    An elegant Valentine’s Day Dinner (in addition to the regular menu) from 5-10 p.m. The starter will be a choice of Cream of Leek and Pea Soup or Fresh Raspberry Salad. The main course is Filet Mignon and Lobster tail with sautéed zucchini and squash and garlic parmesan mashed potatoes. Completing the meal will be Vanilla Bean Mousse. Menu items can also be ordered individually. 

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    Eagles Buffet
    In 2017: Adults $19.50; children $13.50

    A buffet where you will find items such as Slow Roasted Prime Rib with Garlic Au Jus, Pork Chops with sauteed mushrooms, Roasted Chicken, Deep Fried Fantail Shrimp, Beef Ravioli with Marinara, Wild Rice Pilaf, Whipped Potatoes and Gravy, French Onion Soup and much more from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For dinner, items such as Oysters on the Half Shell, Shrimp Cocktail, Imported and Domestic Cheeses, Baked Cod and Sirloin Steaks will be...MORE added to the already extensive menu from 4:30 to 10 p.m. A Chocolate Fountain and assorted desserts will round out the meal.

    Arizona Room Patio Grill
    In 2017: $24 per person

    From 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. enjoy Baked Brie with berries and Melba sauce for an appetizer, Grilled Salmon with corn bacon chutney or New York Strip with jalapeno butter for the entrée and a Chocolate Strawberry Tart for dessert.

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    Pomelo at The Orchard
    ••• Steve Shankman, courtesy Pomelo at The Orchard

    7100 N. 12th St., Phoenix
    In 2017: $70 per couple

    A special prix fixe menu on Friday, Feb. 10 and Saturday, Feb. 11 from 4 to 10 p.m. as well as Tuesday, Feb. 14) from 4 to 9 p.m. Salad: One to share - Farm Fresh or Wedge. Entrees: Choose one per person - Eggplant Parmesan, or Pan Seared Wild Salmon, or Short Ribs. Dessert: One to share - Red Velvet Cake, or Cheesecake topped with fresh strawberry puree. Seating on the patio or in the restaurant, reservations recommended. Regular menu will be available.

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    Christopher's and Crush Lounge
    ••• Courtesy of Christopher's and Crush Lounge

    2502 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix
    In 2017: $115 per person, optional premium wine pairings for an additional $35

    A four-course tasting menu featuring fine French fare. Think starters such as Foie Gras Royal, Salmon Tartare Galette and Black River Caviar (caviar is available at an additional cost), and entrée options that include a Boneless Rack of Lamb with herb crust, and Sautéed Sole with grilled fennel, among additional offerings. Supplementary menu enhancements, such as foie gras or a half lobster tail, can be added on at an additional charge.

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    Geordie's Steak
    ••• Courtesy of Wrigley Mansion Club

    2501 E. Telawa Trail, Phoenix
    In 2017: $75 per person

    A four-course tasting menu. First and second-course options include Tuna Tartare, Baked Brie and French Onion Soup, among others, and entrée choices include a Grilled Lamb Rack, Seared Scallops and Shrimp & Mussel Pappardelle Pasta, and more. Diners can also enjoy their choice of several dessert options, including Chocolate Mousse, Red Velvet Cake and Fiadone Cheesecake with Raspberry Puree. A separate à la carte menu will also be available.

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    Litchfield's at The Wigwam
    ••• Litchfield's at The Wigwam. Courtesy of Wigwam Arizona

    300 East Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park
    In 2017: $59 per person

    The romantically inspired dinner menu served from 5 to 9 p.m. will start with a foie gras amuse with raspberry, pistachio and mint, served with a brioche. A choice of three first courses includes baby romaine with grape tomato, smoked bacon, blue cheese and shallot; beef carpaccio accompanied with radish, arugula, caper berry and egg yolk; and a cauliflower bisque served with a baguette and accompanied with brie, truffle and chive. Entrée choices will offer parsnip agnolotti with mascarpone, black kale, hazelnut and sage; diver sea scallops with heirloom beet, celery root, cara cara orange and frisee; and for meat lovers, a savory cedar river filet served with farro, carrots, blueberry and scallion. A sweetheart’s choice of desserts will feature strawberry napoleon filled with ricotta cheese, almond phyllo and local honey, and a dark chocolate chiffon topped with ganache and served with blackberry and mocha whip.

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    CopperWynd Resort & Club in Fountain Hills, AZ
    ••• Courtesy of CopperWynd Resort & Club

    13225 N. Eagle Ridge Drive, Fountain Hills
    In 2017: $85 per person

    A three-course prix fixe menu served from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. First course choices include Kabocha Squash Soup, Chilled Lobster Salad, Grilled Pear Salad. Main course choices include Vegetable Galette, Rosemary Grilled Veal Chop, Grilled Colorado Lamb and Stuffed Dover Sole. For dessert, choose from Flourless Chocolate Cake, White Chocolate Mille-feuille, Profiterole. This restaurant is known for its scenic views.

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    North Italia in Phoenix, AZ
    ••• North Italia. Courtesy of Fox Restaurant Concepts

    4925 N. 40th St., Phoenix

    15024 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale

    In 2017: $55 per person

    A special three-course prix fixe menu. Begin by choosing from a variety of starters such as Arancini; crispy mushroom risotto stuffed with scamorza cheese and served with red sauce. Main courses include options like Bolognese and the Red Wine Glazed Short Rib with heirloom carrot, swiss chard, and creamy mascarpone polenta. To end the meal, enjoy desserts like a Salted Caramel Budino or Dark Chocolate Tart with Nutella mousse and pecan toffee.

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    Little Cleo’s in Phoenix, AZ
    ••• Little Cleo’s. Courtesy of Fox restaurant Concepts

    5632 N. 7th St., Phoenix
    In 2017: $55 per person

    A four-course prix fixe menu. Guests will start with oysters and choose from first course options such as the Big Eye Tuna Tataki or Parsnip Soup with butter poached lobster, celery root, black truffle and crispy country bread. Main courses include options like Seared Diver Scallops, Grilled Swordfish or Red Wine Braised Short Rib.

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    The Henry
    ••• The Henry. Courtesy of Fox Restaurant Concepts

    4455 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix
    In 2017: prices à la carte

    Start your dinner with appetizers like King Crab & Caviar or Smoked Norwegian Salmon with crème fraîche and potato hash brown. Main course entrees include dishes such as the Korean Style Skirt Steak and the Mushroom Paella with black kale, piquillo pepper, Calabrian chile and a farm egg. For the finish, share a dessert, such as the Honey Panna Cotta topped with grapefruit sorbet or the Dark Chocolate Marquis with banana, coconut, black sesame and cashew toffee.

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    Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails in Phoenix, AZ
    ••• Courtesy of Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails

    2 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix
    In 2017: $80 per person

    Chef Sean Currid will be preparing a five-course, prix ​fixe menu to celebrate the romantic day., served from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Main course choices include Filet Mignon with potato puree, roasted vegetable; Braised Short Rib and Scallop with roasted fingerling potato, root vegetables; or Halibut with smoked tomato, sunchokes, mussels, rock shrimp. Reservations are required.