Where to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in LA

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If you’re at a loss as to where to celebrate Valentine’s Day in L.A. this year, look no further: we’ve done the homework for you. Now, it’s time to get your romantic meal game on!

  • EP & LP is offering up a lovers menu, which includes prosecco or Veuve Clicquot, a 1/2 dozen Pacific oysters, Chiang Mai larb, Lou Dogg’s crispy skin chiken, vegetable fried rice and coconut s’mores for dessert.   
  • STELLA BARRA is serving up slices from a heart-shaped pizza. A perfect night for low-key lovers.
  • LA DOLCE VITA is making its meal sound sweet with a romantic title: An Italian Love Affair. The four-course dinner from newly appointed Executive Chef Alejandro Galan at one of Frank Sinatra’s favorite spots will serve dishes such as seared branzino, truffle risotto and lobster bolognese.
  • OX & SON is serving a delectable dinner with its whole roasted Lobster Thermidor, American caviar and a special V-Day Elixir with crème d’ amore, Mickael Antolin crème de cassis, housemade grenadine, Champagne and orange zest.
  • IDLE HOUR is keeping things fresh for lovers with its Barrel of Hearts dinnerfeaturing a four-course sips & nibbles tasting menu including pink grouper carpaccio, crab salad and Champagne, dry-aged ribeye or chicken roulade served with the Tiny Dancer—Ford’s gin, Gifford framboise, St. Germaine and Peychaud’s bitters—and chamomile panna cotta and port.
  • WP24 has a special experience in its Dining Under the Stars dinner, which takes place on the rooftop of the Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles. Lovebirds, perched atop a glistening city of lights, enjoy a specially curated seven-course dinner within the comfort and intimacy of spacious, private cabanas. Each comes with a personal butler, to pour champagne and deliver everything from fresh oysters and caviar, grilled Alaskan King prawns, to a decadent dessert board showcasing a selection of sweet treats, including house-made truffles, tarts, and more.
  • BIRCH Chef Brendan Collins is offering up the quintessential romantic meal at his Hollywood eatery. The three-course dinner begins with a choice of oysters, foie gras, English peas or sunchoke velouté, an entree and then a strong finish with classic chocolate and strawberries.
  • LOVE & SALT Expect to fall in love with the “That’s Amore!” menu at this Manhattan Beach hot spot, which includes classic Italian dishes like white bean soup, baked ziti, chicken milanese and tiramisu.
  • SCARPETTA If you love Scarpetta, show it before it’s too late. Celebrate one last meal at Scott Conant‘s Italian eatery at the Montage before it closes next month with a four-course dinner that includes grilled Spanish octopus, creamy polenta, the eatery’s famous spaghetti, branzino and passion fruit panna cotta.
  • SPAGO Wolfgang Puck doesn’t mess around. His multi-course Valentine’s Day dinner can be upgraded with a bottle of champagne, souffles or mille-feuilles for two. Each dining couple will receive housemade chocolate bark at the end of the meal.
  • STK LA Couples should order from the “It Takes Two” menu, a four course situation that includes caviar tagliatelle, oysters, Wagyu sirloin and a dessert platter for two. You can also pre-order a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Rose or Yellow Label Champagne, which you can adorn with a personal love letter to your sweetheart.
Stella Barra's heart-shaped pizza
Stella Barra’s heart-shaped pizza