Monday, February 5, 2018

Where to Wine and Dine Your Boo in San Antonio This Valentine's Day

Posted By on Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 2:10 PM

click to enlarge Beef Wellington from Tribeca 212 - COURTESY OF TRIBECA 212
  • Courtesy of Tribeca 212
  • Beef Wellington from Tribeca 212
February 13

Valentine's at La Villita // Enjoy Valentine's Day on the San Antonio Riverwalk with this free screening of 1987's Princess Bride at Arneson River Theatre. Sweeten the deal with gift packages for your significant other from Hernan chocolate ($20-$75 available through Eventbrite). Free screening, 6:30-8:30pm, 418 Villita St., facebook.com/lavillitahistoricartsvillage.


February 14
The Bin Tapas Bar // Take your pick of six tapas (grilled goat cheese and Serrano ham-wrapped dates are a must) for $25 and enjoy $5 glasses of Poema Brut for a casual, but delicious Valentine's Day. $25, 4-11pm, 511 E. Grayson St., (210) 994-8099.

Boiler House //
Whiskey lovers will want to stop in at Boiler House for a curated specials menu and whiskey flights starting at $15. Prices vary, 5pm, 312 Pearl Pkwy., (210) 354-4644.

Clementine // Castle Hills' latest eatery will offer a St. Valentine's Feast, which includes Ms. Julie's beets with gorgonzola dolce, no grain-ola, ruby red grapefruit and aged balsamic, cornmeal fried baja oysters, roasted Tri-tip, and Devil's Food cake, along with supplements such as Bandera quail, diver sea scallops $6, $12, respectively). $48, 5-9pm, 2195 NW Military Hwy., (210) 503-5121.

Dorregos // Head to Hotel Valencia for a romantic four-course dinner as prepared by chef Anthony Mesa with choice of center-cut filet or grilled Arctic char for your main course. $64, 5-10pm, 150 E. Houston St., (210) 230-845.

General Public // Head to the Rim for complimentary Champagne flights with purchase of a meal along with free artisan chocolates from San Antonio's Ms. Chocolatier throughout the day. Prices vary, 7-10pm, 17619 La Cantera Pkwy., (210) 920-1101, thegenpublic.com.

The Granary 'Cue & Brew // Enjoy a three-course dinner from a specially selected menu of Welcome, Savor and Stay courses. $55 per person, 5:30-10pm, 602 Avenue A, (210) 228-0124, thegranarysa.com.

Hotel Contessa // Let Las Ramblas set the mood with a three-course dinner menu that includes choice of coffee-rubbed beef tenderloin, pan-seared Cobia or English peas gnocchi with wild mushrooms. $55 per person, 6pm, 306 W. Market St., (210) 229-9222.

J-Prime // This local steakhouse will feature four luxurious courses. Stop in for a Chef's selection charcuterie board, lobster bisque, choice of filets, pork chops, salmon or chicken breast, and choice of cheesecake, chocolate cake or Key Lime pie for dessert. $87.95 per person, 5-10pm (reservations made between 5-5:45pm and 9:30-10:15pm will receive a complimentary bottle of Cava Brut Champagne and 10 percent off their meal, 1401 N. 1604 W., (210) 764-1604.

Josephine Street // The San Antonio institution will offer a 7-ounce sirloin with choice of blackened, grilled or fried shrimp for $18.95 available February 9 through 14. Prices vary, 11am, 400 E. Josephine St., (210) 224-6169.
click to enlarge Stuffed flounder from Little Italy - COURTESY OF LITTLE ITALY
  • Courtesy of Little Italy
  • Stuffed flounder from Little Italy
Little Italy Restaurant & Pizzeria // Is it still amore if the chef special isn't pizza? Either way, enjoy flounder stuffed with crab and shrimp with a lemon caper sauce, asparagus, pasta and a choice of soup or salad. $21.99, 824 Afterglow St., (210) 349-2060.

Ocho // February's Supper Club will be an ode to love with strawberry heart amuse bouche, pan-seared scallop in aguachile, choice of Chermoula-marinated beef tenderloin with duck fat refried beans or shrimp and mussel ciopino and a lemon basil strawberry shortcake for dessert. $150 per couple, 6 and 8pm seatings, (210) 222-2008, reservations@havanasanantonio.com.

Mina & Dimi's // Get carried away this Valentine's Day with a three-course Mediterranean wine dinner, belly dancing, plate breaking and more. $60 per person, reservations required, 9:30-11:30pm, 7159 W. US Hwy. 90, (210) 674-3464, agreekhouse.com.

Nao // Treat yourselves to a three-course dinner with a glass of complimentary bubbles for adults. Dinner includes your choice of appetizer (ceviche tiradito with octopus, tuna and shrimp, jamon Serrano field green salad, or Akaushi beef carpaccio); choice of entree (oven-roasted half chicken with vegetables, and mashed potatoes, pan-seared Chilean sea bass over black rice and oyster mushrooms, or 10-ounce grilled ribeye, potato au gratin and bordelaise sauce); and choice of dessert (crème brûlée or chocolate sponge cake with rich cherry filling). $35 per person, 5:30-8pm, 312 Pearl Pkwy., (210) 554-6484.

Range // Go big before you go home with dinner on Houston Street. Entrees feature choice of New York Strip, Filet Mignon, Ora King salmon or lobster Pot pie, with "Surf and Turf" options including Sterling caviar, lobster tail, foie gras or lime butter jumbo shrimp for additional supplements. $125, reservations required, 5pm, 125 E. Houston St., (210) 227-4455, rangesa.com.

Rosella at the Rand // Choose from sous vide boneless short ribs with scallops, Cornish game hens or mixed roasted vegetables within this prix fixe menu. $75, wine pairings are available for an additional $30, 7pm, 114 E. Houston St., (210) 595-1410.

Steel City Pops // Keep your Valentine's Day PG and chill with date night at Steel City Pops. The Valentine's Day offer includes two pops of your choice with full customization (dark chocolate everything, or bust) and a red rose for your boo. $12, 5-9pm, 812 S. Alamo St., (210) 963-6540.

Shuck Shack // Oysters anyone? Get cheeky with these kinky bivalves priced at $1.50 (Gulf), or enjoy them as Oysters Rockefeller paired with $3 rosé all day. Prices vary, 11am-10pm, 520 E. Grayson St., (210) 237-7422.

Sisters Grimm Ghost Tours // Ghost hunt with your sweetheart and after a three-course candlelit dinner inside one of the most haunted hotels in the U.S. followed by a guided haunted history walk through the heart of downtown. $75 per person, 7 and 7:30pm Wednesday, 7pm Friday and Saturday, 204 Alamo Plaza, (210) 638-1338, sistersgrimmghosttour.com.

Tre Enoteca // The Northside's Tre will feature a four-course prix fix with your entrée choice of wood oven-roasted chicken, pan-roasted salmon, pan-seared potato gnocchi or opt for dry-aged New York Strip for $15 supplement. $60, wine pairings available for an additional $30, 5pm, 555 W. Bitters Road, (210) 496-0555.

Tre Trattoria // Or head to Alamo Heights for a four-course feast with choice of pan-seared halibut, slow-braised short ribs, pan-seared gnocchi or opt for Tuscan-marinated ribeye with pan-roasted wild mushrooms for a $14 supplement as your main. $70, wine pairings available for an additional $30, 5pm, 4003 Broadway, (210) 805-0333.

Tribeca 212 // The staff at this Olmos Park joint lets you decide how much you'll indulge this Valentine's Day with your choice of either a three-course or four-course meal. $35 or $45 per person, 5-10pm, 4331 McCullough Ave., (210) 320-0698, tribeca212.com.

Tucker's Kozy Korner // Date or not, you can enjoy the start of Prime Rib Steak Night with Tucker's Love Yourself Dance Party. DJ LoveDocument brings the tunes, and the bear will feature drink specials, bubbles and best of all $15 prime rib and frites (every Wednesday from now on). No cover, 6pm, 1338 E. Houston St., (210) 320-2192.

Yummi Japanese Restaurant // Both the Bitters location and the Leon Springs location will offer a three-course dinner with choice of shiitake lobster stir fry, tuna salmon poké with various sashimi or the Yummi Love sushi plate with four pieces of chef special roll, and six pieces of sushi. Prices vary, multiple locations, yummisushisa.com.

Zinc Bistro & Wine Bar // Enjoy a romantic dinner inside one of downtown's most intimate eateries. The four-course feast includes choice of lobster bisque with Parmesan straws or warm spinach salad; house-made lobster ravioli; black angus with Yukon gold mashers, grilled asparagus and lustful sauces or almond crusted redfish with quinoa; and a chocolate box for dessert with Grand Marnier mousse and chocolate-dipped strawberries. $45 per person, reservations held with credit card, 3-11pm, 207 N. Presa St., (210) 224-2900.

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