Love is in the Air: Romantic Date Ideas for the Perfect Valentine’s Day in Los Angeles

Love is in the air in Los Angeles, and we have everything you need, from the perfect gift, to romantic date ideas, spa packages, dinners, and sweet treats, to create the perfect Valentine’s Day.

Love is in the air in Los Angeles, and we have everything you need, from romantic date ideas, spa packages, dinners, and sweet treats, to create the perfect Valentine' s Day. This photo is of the word 'love.'
Love is in the air in Los Angeles, and we have everything you need, from the perfect gift, to romantic date ideas, spa packages, dinners, and sweet treats, to create the perfect Valentine’ s Day.

1 Pico (Shutters on the Beach)

Celebrate the month of romance with your loved one at the acclaimed Santa Monica Beach hotel, Shutters on the Beach. Right in time for the holiday, this luxury property’s signature oceanfront restaurant, 1 Pico, has launched a special 3-course prix-fixe menu, full of simply grilled dishes passionately prepared with the finest ingredients. Highlights include Black Truffle and Polenta, Kumomoto Oysters, Linguini Vongole, Local Halibut, Prime Filet Mignon, Duo of Glazed Whole Quail, Lavazza Tiramisu, and Valrhona Flourless Chocolate Cake. There is nothing  more romantic than the shared love of food. $125 (per person); 2/14, 5:30 – 9:30 pm; 1 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405; 310.458.0030

A photo of 1 Pico's Duo of Glazed Whole Quail
Celebrate the month of romance with your loved one at the acclaimed Santa Monica Beach hotel, Shutters on the Beach. Signature restaurant 1 Pico is serving a 3-course prix fixe menu featuring this Duo of Glazed Whole Quail.


For Valentine’s Day, guests can enjoy Akasha Richmond’s specials like these starters Burrata & Calabrian Semi-Dried Tomatoes & Olive Oil-Toasted Focaccia; Big Eye Tuna Crudo with Laura’s Blood Orange, Watermelon Radish, Sicilian Olive Oil & Sea Salt; Wild Mushroom & Leek Risotto with Porcini & Truffle Butter. Main dishes offer Pan-Seared Wild Striped Bass With Red Onion Jam, Romeo’s Sugar Snap Peas & Weiser Farm’s Carrot Purée; Artichoke, Cauliflower, Carrot & Pea Tagine Couscous With Za’atar Roasted Chickpeas, Apricots & Pistachios; and a 24-oz Bone-In Creekstone Ribeye for two with Horseradish Cream & Milliken Farm’s Roasted Onions. AKASHA’s desserts are irresistible for Valentine’s Day – Flourless Blood Orange-Almond Torte with Market Berry Compote, Meyer Lemon Curd & Whipped Cream, or the decadent Chocolate Crème Brûlée with Chocolate-Dipped Shortbread and Dark Chocolate & Cherry Cookies. The regular menu will also be available. Pre-orders must be placed one week in advance for pickup. Various prices; 2/14, 5:30 – 9:30 pm; 9543 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232; 310.845.1700


Chef Suzanne Goin and business partner Caroline Styne welcome you to a decadent 4-course Valentine’s Day dinner at A.O.C. The evening begins with a delicious trio of dishes to savor – Blood Orange with Avocado, Cilantro & Crème Fraîche; Charred Albacore on Lavash with Lemongrass, Kumquat & Cashews; and a Stack of Cheesy Focaccia with Jamon & Black Truffle. Next is a course of Nettle Gnocchi with Maine Lobster, Pecorino & Sugar Snaps. For the main course, each guest can choose from Turmeric-Grilled Oyster Mushrooms with 2 Peas’ Broccoli, Pistachio & Calabrian Chiles; Striped Bass with Roasted Beets, Fennel & Citrus Chutney; Stuffed Chicken with Morels, Country Bread & Stewed Leeks; or Slow-Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Red Wine Red Cabbage & Horseradish Cream. Dessert features Ode to the Samoa Cookie for Two – Chocolate, Dulce De Leche & Coconut Ice Cream. Pair your dinner with Head Barman Ignacio Murillo’s Valentine’s Cocktail for Two – Flor de Passion with Hibiscus-Infused Mezcal, Kumquat Cordial & Lime, or a flight of Rosé Champagnes, or a curated list of recommended wines by the glass or bottle offered at a supplementary charge. Vegan and Vegetarian options are available; please note these preferences when making reservations$150; 2/14, 5 – 10:30 pm; 8700 W. 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90048; 310.859.9859 and 11648 San Vicente Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049; 310.806.6464

Beachside Restaurant & Bar (Jamaica Bay Inn)

Make this year’s holiday of love extra special by treating yourself and your loved one to a romantic meal at Beachside Restaurant & Bar at Jamaica Bay Inn. Set the mood with a 3-course prix fixe menu starting with sparkling wine. Enjoy a first course of Burrata, and then indulge in a 7oz Filet, Roasted Salmon, or Lobster Mac & Cheese, and finish it off with a decadent Chocolate Cake filled with Chocolate Mousse and a Raspberry Coulis. The beachfront restaurant also offers a special “Kissed by a Rose” cocktail mixed with Tito’s, St. Germain, Muddled Raspberries, Orange Syrup, Lemon, and Egg White. Reservations encouraged; $90 (per person); 2/10 – 2/14, Please contact the restaurant for seating times; 14160 Palawan Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292; 310.823.5333

Birdie G’s

Cozy up in this urban oasis tucked within Bergamot Station for a fun date night or dinner with pals. In addition to celebratory classics, like California Osetra Caviar with potato waffles or Dry-Aged Bone-In Ribeye Steak Frites, Executive Chef Matthew Schaler and Chef/Co-Owner Jeremy Fox are cooking up some whimsical, seasonal specials. Reservations are encouraged, and walk-ins are welcome. Various prices; 2/14, 5 – 9:00 pm; 2421 Michigan Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90404; 310.310.3616

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse

Love is in the air, and this Valentine’s Day, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse is helping guests celebrate with free Pizookies®, delicious dinners, and an exclusive eGift card offer. BJ’s Restaurants has over 100 menu items for those planning a date night out, like the Slow-Roasted Prime Rib. This delicious meal includes a 14-ounce prime rib, a choice of two sides, soup or salad, and a world-famous Pizookie®. From 2/10 – 2/14, guests dining at BJ’s will also receive a coupon for a FREE Pizookie® to enjoy between 2/15 – 3/31, with a minimum purchase of $14.95, for either dine-in or takeout. In addition, for every $50 eGift card purchased 2/1 – 2/14, guests will receive a $10 bonus gift card. The bonus cards can be redeemed 2/15 – 3/31. Various prices, hours, and locations

Black Angus

Whether you’re planning on enjoying Galentine’s Day with your best friends or Valentine’s Day date night, the weekend before or the day of, Black Angus Steakhouse has the meal and atmosphere covered with a dinner spread for two, including filets and lobster tails, and the ability to purchase a dozen roses long-stem roses ($39) at the steakhouse to make your significant other feel special. $99; 2/11 – 2/14, various hours and locations

A photo of Black Angus Valentine's Day spread with filets and lobster tails.
Whether you’re planning on enjoying Galentine’s Day with your best friends or Valentine’s Day date night the weekend before or the day of, Black Angus Steakhouse has the meal and atmosphere covered with a dinner spread for two, including filets and lobster tails.

BOA Steakhouse (Manhattan Beach)

Located minutes from the beach, high-end steakhouse BOA Steakhouse is ideal for those looking for a romantic Valentine’s evening over delicious bites and top-notch drinks. Couples can enjoy a specially curated Surf & Turf prix fixe menu ($135/person) with choices such as BOA’s Caesar Salad, Beef Carpaccio, or the favorite Osetra Caviar (+$120) with crème fraiche and gaufrette potatoes. For the main course, choose from several options, including the Petite Filet Mignon with roasted shallot buttertruffle new potatoes , and asparagus (or upgrade to the legendary Japanese A5 Wagyu Flight), Roasted Chicken Breast, or the Oven Roasted Nova Scotia Lobster Tail (+$28) all to be paired with the mouth-watering Truffle Mac and Cheese. And for the final course, sweethearts can opt for BOA’s decadent Chocolate Dipped Strawberries & Hand Rolled Truffles. Reservations encouraged. 2/14, 4 – 10:00 pm; 3110 Sepulveda Blvd., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266; 310.683.4080

Café Gratitude

Nourish the body and soul with Café Gratitude’s Executive Chef Dreux Ellis’ special “I Am Loved” Heart-Shaped Pizza for vegans and non-vegans alike to enjoy together this Valentine’s Day! This plant-based pizza will set the mood with its abundance of aphrodisiac toppings, including arugula, asparagus, and artichoke, alongside suggested wine pairings. $22; 2/10 – 2/17; all Café Gratitude locations

Caldo Verde (DTLA Proper)

Spend V-Day at the Downtown L.A. Proper Hotel’s signature Portuguese-inspired restaurant Caldo Verde. Helmed by James Beard Award-winning chef Suzanne Goin and restaurateur Caroline Styne, the restaurant invites you to dine on a special 2023 Valentine’s Day menu featuring a Ballymaloe Desserts buffet in partnership with Ireland-based, award-winning pastry chef JR Ryall. Highlights include Plato de Mariscos (oysters, local spot prawns, mussels, and stuffed rock crab), Grilled Wagyu Coulotte, and a dessert buffet with Lemon Meringue Tartlets, Panna Cotta with Espresso Jelly, Burnt Caramel Chocolate Truffles, and more! $145 (per person); 2/14, 5 – 10:00 pm; 1100 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Cara Cara (DTLA Proper)

This Valentine’s Day, cozy up with a rooftop 3-course prix fixe dinner. Enjoy such bites as Potato Chips and Caviar, Roasted Asparagus, Grilled Swordfish Salmoriglio, Rosemary Lamp Espetadas, Potato Leek Mahon Gratin, Chocolate Roll Cake, and more, all while taking in beautiful panoramic views of the DTLA skyline. $120 (per person); 1100 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015 (rooftop)

Caravan Swim Club (Hotel June)

Love is in the air at Hotel June’s signature restaurant, Caravan Swim Club. For Valentine’s Day, the poolside restaurant is offering a creative 4-course Cal-Mex menu from new Executive Chef Manuel Portillo. Highlights include Spiced Beet Carpaccio, Roasted Butternut Squash, Sous Vide Tenderloin, Roasted Chicken, and Apple Empanada. $70 (per person) and +$36 (wine pairing); 2/14, 4 – 10:00 pm; 8639 Lincoln Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045; 310.491.6646

Carbon Beach Club (Malibu Beach Inn)

Spend Valentine’s Day with your loved one, dining at Carbon Beach Club Restaurant. Situated on the sands of Carbon Beach, the restaurant is serving a romantic 3-course prix fixe menu featuring, Shrimp Saganaki, Roasted Cauliflower Brown Butter Soup, Dungeness Crab Stuffed Filet of Sole, Chocolate Truffle Cake, and more. $125 per person and $175 per person (with wine pairing); 2/10, 2/11, and 2/14, 5 – 10:00 pm; 22878 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265; 310.651.7777


Clink some Sparkling Riesling and share a small Seafood Platter filled with Oysters, Vietnamese Sunbathing Prawns, Raw Spicy Scallops & more at this critically-acclaimed Southeast Asian brasserie. In addition to the regular menu, Chef/Co-Owner Bryant Ng and team are cooking up a couple luxurious dishes for two people—Smoked Prime Rib with Scallion-Gruyère Popovers, roasted root vegetables, fried potatoes, crawfish gravy & horseradish-anchovy cream and Lobster seasoned with chilies, ginger, garlic, black pepper & scallions. There will also be a special dessert, themed cocktail, and wine flight. Reservations are encouraged with room for walk-ins at the bar. Various prices; 2/14, 5 – 9:00 pm; 1314 7th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Catch LA

Nestled high above the bustling streets of WeHo sits high-end seafood restaurant Catch LA, known for its slick rooftop, mouthwatering seafood, and celebrity sightings. For Valentine’s Day, the West Hollywood restaurant is serving a 4-course prix fixe menu featuring Truffle Sashimi, Lobster Mac & Cheese, California Spiny Lobster, 10 oz. Filet Mignon, a Heart-Shaped “Hit Me” Chocolate Cake, and more! Various prices; 2/14, 6 -11:00 pm; 8715 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 323.347.6060


Grab your loved ones and experience hillside oasis Castaway for a romantic Valentine’s Day filled with breathtaking views and delicious specials. 1250 E. Harvard Rd., Burbank, CA 91501; 818.848.6691

  • 4-course Valentine’s Day menu: Indulge in 4-courses of mouthwatering food including standout dishes such as the Fried BurrataBig Eye Tuna Carpaccio, or Homemade Spinach Pasta. With the option of a window seat overlooking the valley or a lounge seat near the cozy fireplace, you’ll be sure to have the perfect romantic setting. $130 (per person) and +$40 (per person for fire pit seating); 2/14, 4 – 10:00 pm
  • Castaway’s “Sweetheart Special”: This 3-course menu comes complete with a load of sweet options for your sweetheart! $105 (per person); 2/10 – 2/11, 4 – 10:00 pm and 2/12 – 2/13, 4 – 9:00 pm
A photo of Castaway's outside patio.
Grab your loved ones and experience hillside oasis Castaway for a romantic Valentine’s Day filled with breathtaking views and delicious specials.

Crossroads Kitchen

This Valentine’s Day, iconic plant-based destination Crossroads Kitchen is offering a special tasting menu at their Melrose and Calabasas locations. The celebratory 5-course feast includes dishes such as Beet Tartare with pickled mustard seeds and tomato egg yolk; Italian Wedding Soup with ditalini and mini meatballs; Mushroom Scallops with beluga lentils and Italian sausage; and Gnocchi Sardi with spicy saffron tomato sauce. For dessert, guests can choose between Dark Chocolate Coffee Tart or Housemade Sorbet. Reservations encouraged. $125 (per person); 2/14, Please contact the restaurant for seating times; 8284 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046; 323.782.9245 and 4776 Commons Way Suite A, Calabasas, CA 91302; 747.230.4210

This Valentine’s Day, iconic plant-based destination Crossroads Kitchen is offering a special tasting menu featuring this decadent Dark Chocolate Coffee Tart.
This Valentine’s Day, iconic plant-based destination Crossroads Kitchen is offering a special tasting menu featuring this decadent Dark Chocolate Coffee Tart. Photo credit Jakob Layman

Estérel (Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills)

Estérel at Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills will offer a special 4-course, prix fixe menu for the loved-up holiday. The Valentine’s Day menu features a range of land-to-sea selections and delectable desserts. The menu highlights include the Fried Lobster Bites and Poached Pear Salad to start, and Spiced Tofu, Braised Beef Short Rib, and Pan Seared Scallops with Lobster Risotto among the entrée options. Guests can indulge in a sweet ending with Strawberry Cheesecake or Chocolate Trilogy Mouse. Bon appétit! Reservations encouraged; $70 (per person); 2/14, 5- 11:00 pm; 8555 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048; 310.278.5444

Gracias Madre (West Hollywood) 

Follow the corazón and celebrate Valentine’s Day with Gracias Madre this year! Choose from Executive Chef Diana Briscoe’s specially curated, plant-based San Valentin prix fixe ($185 per 2 guests) or à la carte menu: Heirloom Tomato Crudo ($18), Jackfruit & Poblano Lettuce Cups ($18), Vieiras de Hongos y Salsa de Guajillo ($26) featuring trumpet mushroom scallops, corn purée, peas, bacon tempeh, crispy shallots, guajillo salsa, served with corn tortillas and black beans; and a sweet ending with a Cheesecake de Fresas y Moras ($16). Reservations encouraged. 2/14, 11:00 am – 10:00 pm, the San Valentin menu will be available for dinner; 8905 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, CA 90069; 323.978.2170


Chef Suzanne Tracht’s highly acclaimed modern chophouse, JAR, presents a special Valentine’s Day Dinner. Couples can celebrate Valentine’s Day by starting the evening with perfectly mixed cocktails and a choice of Maine Lobster Cocktail with Citrus, Fennel, Mint & Jalapeno Vinaigrette; Celeriac Parsnip Soup with fried Leeks; JAR’s Little Gem Caesar Salad with Reggiano & Buttered Croutons; or a Half- Dozen Oysters and accompaniments (supplemental charge). Main dishes include fresh Turbot filet with Celery Root Purée, Favas & Scallion Butter; Roasted Breast of Duck with Potato Pancake & Kumquat Jus; or Suzanne’s perfectly grilled New York Steak for Two with Roasted Fingerlings, Baby Broccoli & JAR’s Signature Creamy Horseradish. Finish with a tempting dessert of Sandra Bustamante’s Red Velvet Raspberry Cake or Chocolate Caramel Cake to complete the evening. $150 (per person), with half bottles of Champagne, wines, and complete cocktail list for an additional charge; 2/14, 5 – 9:00 pm; 8225 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048; 323.655.6566

Jean-Georges Beverly Hills (Waldorf Astoria)

Jean-Georges, the world-renowned restaurant at the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, is hosting a decadent 4-course dinner featuring Toasted Egg Yolk with Ossetra Caviar, Roasted Lobster, Seared Wagyu Beef Tenderloin, and Dark Chocolate and Passion Fruit Tart$195 (per person); 2/14, 5:30 – 10:00 pm; 9850 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills CA 90210; 310.860.6566

KA’TEEN (Tommie Hollywood)

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at KA’TEEN, Chef Wes Avila’s Yucatan-inspired oasis in the heart of Hollywood’s Vinyl District. KA’TEEN will offer specials, including Chile Colorado, a braised bone-in short rib for two with a red wine reduction and fingerling potatoes, and a Pot Du Cremeaux with macerated farmers market cherries and 14K gold leaf for dessert. The “La Fresita” cocktail with housemade strawberry soda, Blanco tequila, lemon juice, and salt cacao rim will also be available. KA’TEEN’s à la carte menu of ceviches, tacos, extensive format offerings, and fresh fruit cocktails will also be available. Reservations encouraged. Various prices; 2/14, 6 – 9:00 pm; 6516 Selma Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028; 323.410.6360

A photo of the fireplace at KA’TEEN, Chef Wes Avila's Yucatan-inspired restaurant in the heart of Hollywood’s Vinyl District.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at KA’TEEN, Chef Wes Avila’s Yucatan-inspired restaurant in the heart of Hollywood’s Vinyl District. Photo Credit: Michael Mundy

King’s Fish House

King’s Fish House will be celebrating Valentine’s Day with a 3-course menu including a starter, entrée, and dessert. Among these delicious menu items are dishes such as New England Clam Chowder, the 8 oz. Filet Mignon and South African Lobster Tail with a choice of sides, as well as a Key Lime Pie or Old-Fashioned Chocolate Cake to finish off the meal. $69.50; Various hours and locations

Lillie’s (The Culver Hotel)

The Culver Hotel’s signature restaurant Lillie’s is offering an indulgent Valentine’s Day menu featuring classic canapes to start, including Caviar, Oysters, and Shrimp Cocktail followed by a choice of occasion-worthy entrées like Black Cod, Braised Short Rib, and Wild Grain Risotto, rounded out with a shared dessert of delectable chocolate confectionsReservations encouraged. $135; 2/14, 5 – 10:00 pm; 9400 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA; 310.558.9400

Little Dom’s

Little Dom’s is offering Valentine’s Day specials for those who want to stay at home, and for those who want to step out on the town. 2128 Hillhurst Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90027; 323.661.0055

  • Relax at home with Little Dom’s Pizza Making Kit for 2. The kit allows you to cozy up to your love as you create your own heart-shaped pizza from uncooked pizza doughs, 1 jar of tomato sauce, and a ball of fresh mozzarella. Additional toppings such as pepperoni, house-made fennel sausage, arugula and more are also available at an additional cost. $20
  • For those who want to dine out, Little Dom’s will also be offering specials for the holiday which include a Hamachi Crudo with a Smoked Trout Caviar & Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette ($23) for an appetizer, “Steak Au Poivre with Frites” ($42) for an entrée, and to finish off a delicious meal, pastry chef Ann Kirk will be making a decadent Chocolate Cream Pie with Cocoa Nib Brittle ($13), and heart-shaped sugar cookies.

Lumière (Fairmont Century Plaza)

Enjoy a romantic 3-course prix fixe dinner curated by Lumière’s Executive Chef Ramon Bojorquez, featuring Salmon Tartare with marinated cucumbers and radishes, Salmon Roe and herb crackers; House Made Ricotta and mushroom ravioli with egg yolk, mushrooms, and brown butter; Grilled Snapper with sautéed spinach, shallots, and a Japanese curry emulsion; and Strawberries and Champagne Opaly’s Feuilletine. Reservations encouraged; ($95 per person) 2/13 – 2/14, 5 – 10:00 pm. Additionally, for group gatherings for Galentine’s Day or couples dining together, Fairmont Century Plaza is also offering its whimsical pop-up Swiss Chalet dining experience through 2/28. Groups of six can enjoy cozy décor and a shareable menu featuring Chocolate Fondue, Cheese Fondue, a selection of appetizers, and favorite cocktails. Advanced reservation required; $125 per person (6 people minimum) or $750 F&B spend. 2025 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067; 310.424.3031


Light up your love life at Luminarias in Monterey Park this Valentine’s Day. The restaurant will be offering an à la carte menu featuring the restaurant’s beloved standout Beef Birra Empanadas, as well as “Sweetheart Specials” (from 2/10-2/13 & 2/14), including Arroz Meloso for Two ($64), Caviar Frites ($19), and Filet Mignon Pink Brick ($28). Reservations encouraged. 2/10 – 2/12, 4 – 9:00 pm and 2/14, 4 – 10:00 pm; 3500 W. Ramona Blvd., Monterey Park, CA 91754; 323.268.4177

Made by Meg (La Venta Inn)

Treat your other half this Valentine’s Day with an evening at La Venta Inn and a 3-course menu by LA Venta Inn’s exclusive caterer, Meg Walker. Explore the historical grounds and skyline views of La Venta Inn’s 100-year-old Spanish Villa while you enjoy a sunset cocktail hour, followed by a curated romantic dining experience that will include optional wine pairings to add on. For the lovebirds who celebrated their own weddings at La Venta Inn, the venue is inviting those guests to bring a photo from their big day! $86; Please contact La Venta Inn for seating times; 796 Via Del Monte, Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274; 310.376.8600

Meat On Ocean

Meat On Ocean in Santa Monica should be on every meat-lovers list for Valentine’s Day! The restaurant is offering a 4-course menu featuring a Charcuterie Board or Oyster Sampler with your date, followed by Clam Chowder, and the 30-Day Dry Aged Prime Bone-In New York 18 oz. $135 and +$50 (wine pairing); 2/14, Please contact the restaurant for seating times; 1501 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.773.3366

Mickey’s Deli

Mickey’s Italian Deli and Pizzeria is proud to announce the return of everyone’s favorite heart-shaped pizza, just in time for Valentine’s Day! This open-faced baked pie delivers wonderful flavors by using a thin layer of bread dough, topped with a spice tomato sauce, and plenty of cheese to create a satisfying experience. Customers can top it off with their garnish of choice. Pre-orders for the heart-shaped pizza are available. $20+, +$1.50 (per additional toppings); 2/10 – 2/14, 101 Hermosa Ave, Hermosa Beach CA 90254; 310.376.2330

A photo of Mickey’s Italian Deli and Pizzeria's heart-shaped pizza.
Mickey’s Italian Deli and Pizzeria is proud to announce the return of everyone’s favorite heart-shaped pizza, just in time for Valentine’s Day! Photo Credit: Mickey’s Deli

Milo + Olive

For a casual Valentine’s date night or evening out with friends & family, Executive Chef Connor Underwood and team are firing up some incredible dinner specials like a 10 oz. Brandt Prime Culotte Steak featuring steak sauce made with 30-year aged balsamic & served with roasted root vegetables, a Quattro Formaggio Ravioli, Casarecce with Lamb Sausage & winter black truffles, Raspberry Shortcake with vanilla-white chocolate cream, and more. Reservations are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. For those who want to cook a romantic meal at home, pre-order a DIY Pasta Kit for pickup. Choose from Housemade Spaghetti with creamy peperonata sauce, local burrata & pistachio, or Housemade Tagliatelle with Lamb Ragu, golden raisins, sage & pecorino. Both kits come with ciabatta, whipped truffle butter, arugula salad & 4 chocolate-covered strawberries in a Milo + Olive tote bag. Add a bottle of wine, like Stolpman’s Love You Bunches! Pre-orders must be placed by 2/10 for pickup & delivery on 2/14. Various prices; 2723 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403; 310.453.6776


Love is in the air at Negroni, Los Angeles’ newest chic bistro and bar. Nestled on West 3rd St., the sexy and stylish bistro provides an intimate two-floor lounge and double-sided bar where lovebirds can enjoy a dinner for two. Executive Chef Mark Salazar’s 4-course prix fixe menu offers dishes like the Salmon Carpaccio made with crispy caperscherry tomatobaby kalespring crackers with a Dijon sweet chili dressingTruffle Carbonara with pappardelle pastablack trufflewild mushroomsParmigiano cheese, and egg yolk or opt for the Sushi Experience — think avocado and Bravo makiWagyu nigiriSalmon maracuya tiradito, and Tuna togarashi tataki. Guests can also enjoy Negroni’s variety of in-house cocktails, including The Incondicional ($16), made with bulldog ginwild berriesCabernet Sauvignon reduction, grapefruit juice, and aquafaba. Lovers wanting to end the last course on a dulce note can indulge in the Negroni Red Velvet Cake or Passion Pavlova,meringue cake filled with passion fruit gel and fresh berriesReservations encouraged. Various prices; 2/14, 5:30 – 11:00 pm; 8022 W. 3rd. St., Los Angeles, CA 90048; 323.497.4069

North Italia

Celebrate love at North Italia this Valentine’s Day with a 3-course prix fixe menu perfect for an intimate dinner out or a cozy day at home with some takeout and good company. Indulge in your choice of a starter, such as the Wild Shrimp Scampi, Seasonal Salad, or a Chef’s Board for the table. To follow, enjoy a main course of the Roasted PorchettaSquid Ink Tonnarelli, or Roasted Salmon. Finish the meal with a dessert guaranteed to be as sweet as your date –– the Strati Di Torta ––which is elegantly crafted with hazelnut chocolate, strawberry, and almond cake. Oh, and did we mention North Italia’s expansive wine list that pairs wonderfully with everything on the menu?! The prix fixe menu will only be available on 2/14; however, the dishes from the special menu will be available to order in addition to North Italia’s regular menu from 2/10 – 2/13. Reservations encouraged. $65 – $70; Various hours and locations

A photo of North Italia's Squid Ink Tonnarelli.
Celebrate love at North Italia this Valentine’s Day with a 3-course prix fixe menu featuring this mouthwatering Squid Ink Tonnarelli.


With stunning views of the San Fernando Valley, Odyssey in Granada Hills will be open on Valentine’s Day offering a 4-course menu ($85 per person) complete with Chilled Oysters, Roasted Chicken, Prime Dry-Aged NY Strip, as well as a variety of other delectable course options. Odyssey’s “Sweetheart Specials” (2/10 – 2/13) include Butter Poached Fresh Lobster Tail ($55), Dry-Aged Bites ($38), and Caviar Frites ($21). To end on a sweet note, the Up, Up n Away dessert tower will also be on the menu ($35). Reservations encouraged. 2/10 – 2/11, 4:30 – 9:30 pm, 2/12 – 2/13, 4:30 – 9:00 pm, and 2/14, 4 – 10:00 pm;  15600 Odyssey Dr, Granada Hills, CA 91344; 818.366.6444

Orange Hill

With expertly crafted cocktails and delicious dishes, Orange Hill is the perfect restaurant to celebrate Valentine’s Day. The restaurant will be featuring a special 4-course menu ($125+) including Heirloom Tomato & BurrataApricot Glazed Short Ribs and Squid Ink Bucatini, with an optional wine paring (+$36). There will also be a “Sweetheart Special” from 2/10 – 2/13 which includes the Surf & Turf made with grilled ribeye, ½ butter poached lobster tail, mashed potatoes, and grilled broccolini ($90). Reservations encouraged. 2/10 – 2/13, 4 – 9:00 pm and 2/14, 4 – 10:00 pm; 6410 East Chapman Avenue, Orange, CA 92869; 714.997.2910

The Peninsula Beverly Hills

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, The Peninsula Beverly Hills will host a series of Valentine’s Day dinners. 9882 South Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212; 310.551.2888

  • The Belvedere: The Peninsula’s signature restaurant will host a 5-course epicurean tasting menu. Highlights include Bluefin Tuna & Santa Monica Uni, Skate Wing “Almondine” Black Salsify, Winter Truffle, Verjus Beurre Blanc, Homestead Farm Cornish Hen Artichoke, Sage, Pinenuts, Gnocchi, Persian Lemon Soyrizo Aroma Broth, Prime Beef Tenderloin Morel Emulsion, Yellow Corn Tempura, Green Asparagus, Cured Egg Yolk, Popcorn Terrine, and Braised Quince & Rutabaga Ginger Lime Sorbet, Honey Cake Spice, Puffed Amaranth. $165 (per person), 2/14, 5 – 10:00 pm
  • Al Mare, Amore Pop-Up: Just in time for Valentine’s Day, The Peninsula Beverly Hills will host the Amalfi Coast’s Hotel Sana Caterina for an exclusive pop-up with their signature restaurant,Al Mare. The hotel’s Chef, Giuseppe Stanzione, will bring a taste of coastal Italy to Los Angeles, where he will collaborate with The Peninsula’s Executive Chef Ralf Schlegel for a one-of-a-kind culinary experience, “Al Mare, Amore”on the Belvedere Terrace. To celebrate the month of romance, guests are invited to enjoy a 6-course tasting menu to be enjoyed on the Belvedere Terrace by the iconic Robert Indiana LOVE sculpture. Menu highlights include Eggplant Parmigiana, Spaghetti Al Limone con Scampi, Grilled White Seabass, Signature Cow-buffalo Ricotta Cheese and Raspberries, and more. $200 (per peson); 2/7 – 2/25, 5 – 10:00 pm  


This Valentine’s Day, Pizzana, the beloved Neo-Neapolitan pizzeria, is offering a festive heart-shaped Margherita Pizza and a special Bellini cocktail. The Margherita features master pizzaiolo Daniele Uditi’s signature “slow dough” topped with San Marzano DOP, fresh fior di latte, Parmigiano, and basil, while the Bellini Sbagliato includes prosecco, white peach, raspberry, and cappelletti. Pizzana’s à la carte menu of antipasti, salads, pizzas, and desserts, including olive oil chocolate cake, will also be available. Various prices, 2/14, various hours and locations

Poppy + Rose

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with brunch at Poppy + Rose, a California-inspired American brunch restaurant in DTLA’s Flower District! In honor of the big day, Poppy + Rose will serve up its regular menu of unbeatable brunch classics with creative twists, including Instagrammable Buttermilk Chicken + Waffles, Fried Chicken Sandwich, mouthwatering Biscuits and Gravy, and Pulled Pork Hash Platter –in addition to entirely new, colorful beverages and cocktails, including the Poppy Bomb: Poppy + Rose’s play on a French 75, made with rose syrup, rum, lemon juice, and sparkling rosé. Pink Rose Latte (served hot or iced): A festive pink latte made with espresso, milk, rose, and vanilla syrup. Red RaspberryA tart yet sweet raspberry cocktail made with rose foam, tequila, raspberry, citrus, and rose foam. And the Rosa Fresa: A refreshing and creamy cocktail made with strawberry, rum, cream, and citrus with a chocolate rim. Various prices; 2/10 – 2/16, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm; 765 Wall St., Los Angeles, CA 90014; 213.995.7799

A photo of the new colorful beverages and cocktails at Poppy + Rose.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with brunch at Poppy + Rose featuring their new, colorful beverages and cocktails.

The Restaurant at Mr. C Beverly Hills (Mr. C Beverly Hills Hotel)

The Restaurant at Mr. C Beverly Hills is excited to present a very special dinner experience on Valentine’s Day. Lovers can indulge in a 4-course set menu featuring Lobster Ravioli Al’ Armoricaine, Red Spaghetti with Swiss chard & Ricotta, Pistachio Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb, and Eggplant alla Parmigiana. The evening will also include a live harpist and a welcome Bellini. $115 (per person) and +$65 (wine pairing); 1224 Beverwil Dr., Los Angeles CA 90035; 310.226.6245

SALT (Marina Del Rey Hotel)

Celebrate love on the Marina at SALT. The signature restaurant at the Marina Del Rey Hotel is hosting a delicious, 3-course prix fixe menu filled with land-to-sea options that are hard to pass up. The menu highlights include Hawaiian Ahi Tuna Poke, Chef-selected Half Dozen Oysters, Maine Lobster Bisque to start, and Grilled Branzino, Half Roasted Jidori Chicken Marsala, and Japanese Miyazaki Wagyu for mains. The prix fixe menu also includes dessert options such as the Espresso Pot De Crème, Basque Burnt Cheesecake, and Black Market Gelato. The marina-front restaurant will also have a special Valentine’s Day cocktail, You Float My Boat, made with Ste. Michelle Brut, lemon juice, and strawberry-infused gin. The drink also comes with a complimentary polaroid photo for guests to keep. $85; 2/14, 4 -10:00 pm; 13534 Bali Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292; 310.301.1000

Santa Monica Proper Hotel

This Valentine’s Day, Santa Monica Proper’s culinary team, led by Executive Culinary Director Ned Elliott, has curated a range of elevated culinary offerings for the most romantic day of the year. Utilizing fresh, seasonal produce from the local Santa Monica Farmer’s Market, the offerings will span across the property from lobby lounge Palma to the rooftop restaurant and bar Calabra and include a series of specials in addition to regular à la carte offerings (Palma) to a full prix fixe tasting menu (Calabra). 700 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.620.9990

  • Calabra: Calabra’s Valentine’s Day prix fixe menu includes Oysters, Caviar Crips, Seared Wagyu, Braised Short Rib, Seared Sea Scallops, Warm Chocolate Cake, and more! $130, 2/14, Please contact the restaurant for seating times
  • Palma: Palma’s Valentine’s Day specials include Crab Bruschetta, Arugula & Prosciutto, Lasagna Bolognese, Whole Roasted Branzino, and Warm Chocolate Cake. $24+; 2/14, Please contact the restaurant for seating times


On Valentine’s Day, there’s no better place to celebrate that special person than at Soulmate – one of West Hollywood’s most romantic, open-air restaurants. Soulmate invites all sweethearts for a passionate evening with a live DJ to set the mood and Executive Chef Rudy Lopez’s 7-Course Prix Fixe Experience. Lovers can expect only the most elegant dishes, including, aphrodisiacs (Oysters) to start, Kanpachi Ceviche, Black Truffle Flatbread, Uni Toast, Butter Poached Lobster, Braised Short Rib, and Chocolate con Fresas to finish. Soulmate invites singles to either one of their two bars, where a small menu will be available à la carte, alongside cocktails such as the Backseat Lover, High Octane Relationship, Head Over Heels, and more. $160 (per person); 2/14, 5 – 10:00 pm. In addition, those looking to skip the Valentine’s Day crowds can still fill their heart’s desire at Soulmate with Chef Rudy Lopez’s special February Tasting Menu ($75 per person) filled with popular favorites including Gambas Al Ajillo, Short Rib Paella, Roasted Pork Belly Sliders, and more! 631 North Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069; 310.734.7764

A photo of the Braised Short Rib, one of the 7-Courses on the special Valentine's Day Prix Fixe Experience.
On Valentine’s Day, there’s no better place to celebrate that special person than at Soulmate – one of West Hollywood’s most romantic, open-air restaurants. The 7-Course Prix Fixe Experience features this Braised Short Rib.

Sushi Note

Setting the mood for a romantic evening for couples, this year Sushi Note will be offering an elevated, prix fixe Valentine’s Day menu which includes a Japanese appetizer course, followed by a 12-piece omakase experience, and finishing with dessert. To complement the meal, Sushi Note’s team of seasoned sommeliers will curate a specialty wine pairing for the occasion. $160 (per person); 5:30 – 10:00 pm; 13447 Ventura Blvd. Sherman Oaks, CA; 818.802.3443

Sushi Roku (Manhattan Beach)

Skip the stress of crowds, prix fixe menus, and reservations without sacrificing a top-quality meal by celebrating Valentine’s Day at home with Sushi Roku! This year, Sushi Roku in Manhattan Beach is helping to spread the love with their take-out Sushi Fix Boxes. Enjoy curated sushi selections such as The Sushi Fix ($39), which includes 5 pieces of nigiri (tuna, yellowtail, salmon, albacore, shrimp), your choice of a Spicy Tuna cut roll, or a Baked Crab hand roll, cucumber sunomono & edamame; The Signature Box ($36) featuring the White Lotus Roll, your choice of Salmon or Tuna Poke over rice or mixed greens, 2 pieces of Hanabi & edamame; and The Deluxe Sushi Fix ($49) which includes 7 pieces of nigiri (tuna, yellowtail, salmon, albacore, scallop, shrimp, sea bream), a Toro Jalapeño cut roll, a Baked Crab hand roll & edamame. For those with a few more hearts – and mouths – to fill, simply order the Sushi Family Packs, which serve 4 ($110-$128). Orders can be placed online or by calling the restaurant. 2/14, 11:30 am – 9:00 pm; 3110 Sepulveda Blvd., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266; 310.683.4060

Top of the V (The Viv Hotel Anaheim)

Top of the V, the Viv Hotel’s signature Basque-inspired restaurant and bar looks forward to celebrating Valentine’s Day with a range of food and drink specials. Valentine’s Day special offerings include Arroz Rojo De San Valentín (must be pre-purchase via OpenTable)red rice paella for two, spot prawns, chorizo bilbao, mussels, espelette, Vieirasseared dayboat scallops, white asparagus, winter truffle, sunchoke, Txuleton De La Casacharcoal grilled Galician bone-in ribeye, calcots, romesco, and the Bésame Mucho Margarita – a spin on the Spicy Mezcal Margarita with the Bésame Mucho Margarita. With a blend of mezcal, tequila, and Cointreau, this cocktail showcases Top of the V’s jalapeño infused agave, fresh jalapeño, lemon juice, and raspberries. Reservations encouraged. Various prices; 2/10 – 2/14, 5 – 10:00 pm; 1601 South Anaheim Boulevard, Anaheim, CA 92805; 714.408.2787

Tulsi Indian Eatery

Charm your loved one this Valentine’s Day over an unforgettable experience at Tulsi Indian Eatery with the Brunch of Love. This special brunch includes 5 savory plates including Paneer Kulcha, a North Indian soft and fluffy leavened bread stuffed with a spicy mixture of homemade paneer, onions, and spicesHakka Noodles, an Indo-Chinese dish made with stir-fried noodles, mixed with a variety of colorful vegetables and flavored with soy sauce, ginger, and garlicDaal Makhni, a Punjabi dish made with whole black lentils and kidney beans cooked in a creamy tomato-based sauce, flavored with ginger, garlic, and spicesMalai Koftaa mixture of mashed potatoes and paneer, shaped into small balls and deep-fried and finally, a classic Indian Dish to accompany the mains, Jeera Basmati Rice. Couples can wrap up the hearty meal with two delectable sweets including the Rose Kheerdessert made with milk, sugar, and rice, flavored with rose petals and cardamom and the Rose Lassi, a yogurt-based drink, made with yogurt, milk, and rose syrup. $39; 2/14, Various hours and locations

Water Grill

Water Grill is reeling in Valentine’s Day with a 4-course menu including standout seafood dishes such as Crisp Calamari, Clam Chowder, and the Classic Surf & Turf. For Dessert, the restaurant has a sweet Caramel Bread Pudding on the menu, as well as a Chocolate Ganache Cake made with pistachios and luxardo cherry sorbet. $130 – $150; various hours and locations

A photo of Water Grill's Classic Surf & Turf.
Water Grill is reeling in Valentine’s Day with a 4-course menu including standout seafood dishes such as the Classic Surf & Turf.

Whiskey Red’s

Whiskey Red’s in Marina Del Rey will be serving a Valentine’s Day à la carte menu with favorites like the Beer-Battered Fish n Chips and Seafood Pasta Collage. Also on the menu for our sweethearts is “Sweetheart Special,” available from 2/10-2/13 & 2/14, including the Surf & Turf made with grilled ribeye, ½ butter poached lobster tail, mashed potatoes, and grilled broccolini ($68). Reservations encouraged. 2/10 – 2/11, 4 – 9:00 pm, 2/12, 4 – 8:00 pm, and 2/14, 4 – 9:00 pm; 13813 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA , 90292; 310.823.4522

Yangban Society

In honor of Valentine’s Day, Yangban Society, the Korean-American Restaurant and Super from chefs Katianna & John Hong, offers a celebratory tasting menu. Special dishes include Oysters with kimchee mignonette; Mackerel tostada with grilled cucumber, crème fraiche and horseradish; Honey walnut carrots with soy honey and toasted sesame; and Wood Grilled Sea Bream with Yangban chili oil and Meyer lemon. Additional supplements such as Yangban’s signature wings, congee pot pie and Korean latke will be available, as well as festive champagne offerings like Krug Grande Cuvée and Billecart Salmon Brut. Reservations encouraged. $85 (per person); 2/14, 5:30 – 10:00 pm; 712 S Santa Fe Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90021; 213.866.1987

Small Bites/Chocolates/Sweet Treats/Wines

Café Gratitude

Café Gratitude’s organic Valentine’s Day “I Am Grateful for You” Chocolate Box is back by popular demand. Inside are Café Gratitude classics including the Almond Butter Squares, Coconut Almond Truffle, and White Chocolate Pistachio Cardamom$20; 2/2 – 2/28; available for pick up at all Café Gratitude locations

A photo of Café Gratitude’s organic Valentine’s Day “I Am Grateful for You” Chocolate Box.
Café Gratitude’s organic Valentine’s Day “I Am Grateful for You” Chocolate Box is back by popular demand.

Cocoa Parlor 

What’s Valentine’s Day without a box of chocolates? SoCal-based Cocoa Parlor is the sweetest place to order a heartfelt collection of organic, vegan, flavor-filled chocolate truffles! Owner Karen Webster’s thoughtfully curated Valentine’s Day Truffle Box is a charming gift to share with loved ones, featuring 12 of Cocoa Parlor’s best Caramel, Nut, and Cream flavors hand decorated with love. Cocoa Parlor’s delectable chocolates – including their bars and barks which are all gluten free, soy free, and non-GMO. Be sure to place all Valentine’s Day orders before 2/8 to ensure all delectable deliveries will arrive on time! $48 (12pc) and $96 (24 pc); Available online


With Valentine’s Day happening on a Tuesday this year, the team is extending the celebration time, including romantically-themed cocktail specials all-month-long. 1314 7th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.899.6900

  • Valentine’s Day Gift Boxes for Friends or Lovers: Each, box includes your choice of Prosecco, sparkling Rosé or white wine, alongside artisanal sweets & a dried flower bouquet. Available for pickup or national shipping. $115; 2/1 – 2/28
  • Lovely Specials: Share a slice of Luxardo Cherry & Chocolate Cake with your sweetie, sip on Champagne specials by-the-glass, or enjoy a Rosé Flight, which includes 4 wines & a chocolate truffle. Reservations are available, and walk-ins are welcome. $25 (per person); 2/10 – 2/14 
  • February 11 Activities
    • Galentine’s Day Flower Workshop: This annual tradition features local florist Krystal Chang teaching attendees how to make stunning, garden-inspired vase arrangements featuring seasonal and locally-sourced blooms and flowering branches. In addition to the arrangement materials, the class includes a glass of sparkling Rosé and chocolate truffles. $175 (with a 10% early bird discount available through 2/4); 2/11, 1 – 3:00 pm
    • Rosé Tasting: The team is leading a wine tasting featuring a variety of Rosés paired with a chocolate truffle. Come in anytime during the 3-hour window to enjoy at your own pace and chat with the somms to hear stories about the winemakers. $25 (per person); 2/11, 3 – 6:00 pm

The Green Room

You’re bound to love The Green Room’s Valentine’s Day offerings featuring an optional “Sweetheart Experience” dessert platter for two. This special includes the Chef Choice Charcuterie Board as well as The Heartbreaker dessert with Red Velvet Cake, White Chocolate Cream Cheese, Brown Butter Streusel, and Blood Orange Gastrique to share. $19 (per person); 2/10 – 2/13, and 2/14, 6 – 10:00 pm; 1250 E. Harvard Rd., Burbank, CA 91501; 818.962.4446

A photo of The Green Room's Chef's Charcuterie Board for Valentine's Day.
You’re bound to love The Green Room’s Valentine’s Day offerings featuring the Chef Choice Charcuterie Board.

Huckleberry Bakery & Café

Pastry Chef & Partner Laurel Almerinda and her team of bakers are whipping up a bunch of Valentine’s Day Sweets to pre-order for pickup & delivery. Get boxes of Heart Sugar Cookies, French Macarons, or Mini Flourless Chocolate Cupcakes, or share a pair of Heart-Shaped Brioche Donuts with your sweetheart, plus more. For a romantic or family-friendly activity, snag a Cookie Decorating Kit with a giant heart-shaped cookie, farmers’ market strawberry icing & natural decoratifs. Various prices; Pre-orders must be placed by 2/8, 3:00 pm for pickup & delivery 2/11 – 2/14; 1014 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica CA 90401; 310.451.2311

Lilly Rose (The Wayfarer)

Whether it’s a Galantine’s celebration or a romantic evening for two, the Lovers’ Lane High Tea & Highball experience at Lilly Rose is the perfect date activity filled with romance and sweet treats. The high tea and highball experience includes One-a-Kind teas, a chef-curated Tea Tower featuring pastries and homemade savory bites and the option to add Tea-infused cocktails. Reservations are required. $65 (per person); Wednesdays – Sundays (through 2/26), 2 – 6:00 pm; 813 S. Flower St., Los Angeles, CA 90017; 213.285.4400

A photo of The Lovers’ Lane High Tea & Highball experience at Lilly Rose including One-a-Kind teas, a chef-curated Tea Tower featuring pastries and homemade savory bites and the option to add Tea-infused cocktails.
The Lovers’ Lane High Tea & Highball experience at Lilly Rose includes One-a-Kind teas, a chef-curated Tea Tower featuring pastries and homemade savory bites and the option to add Tea-infused cocktails.

Melanie Wine Bar

Stop by Melanie Wine Bar to select the perfect bottle of wine for your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day. For a romantic, date night – and to avoid the Valentine’s Day crowds – couples can join Melanie Wine Bar for their bi-weekly wine class, Melanie Talks Wine, and enjoy education and sips on globally sourced wines over cheese and charcuterie. $75; Melanie Talks Wine’s Valentine’s Day week class will be held on 2/18, 4:00 pm; (Regular business hours )Mondays – Sundays, 5 – 11:00 pm 8310 West 3rd Street Los Angeles, CA 90048; 323.592.3390

Milo + Olive

Swing by to pick up Pastry Chef Andrea Shirey’s Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries or Boxes of Assorted Bon Bons, which include chocolates, pate de fruit & marshmallows. Various prices; available on a first-come, first-served basis; Mondays – Sundays, 7:00 am, – 10:00 pm; 2723 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403; 310.453.6776

Trejo’s Coffee & Donuts 

Trejo’s Coffee and Donuts is offering the perfect selection of new, lovey-dovey donuts to start Valentine’s Day off on the right foot and satisfy that morning sweet tooth with one’s sweetheart. From the Sweetie, raised donut covered in strawberry sugar with strawberry cream filling, to the Love You to Pieces, a raised donut topped with white chocolate ganache glaze and crumbled Reese’s Pieces, there’s something for everyone with seven seasonal donuts to try. To get a jump start on the love-filled festivities, gift the Flower of Love Bouquet ($12) – which is only available for purchase the weekend before Valentine’s Day (2/11 – 2/12) – and includes 6 minis, raised heart-shaped donuts topped with red and pink traditional buttermilk glaze, white chocolate ganache, and dusted with sprinkles. $4+; Valentine’s Day Donuts will be available for purchase through 2/19, 7:00 am – 4:00 pm; 6785 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90038; 323.462.4600

Date Ideas

The Duchess Yacht Charter Service

Looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day date idea? Treat your sweetheart to an intimate date on the water with a chartered yacht from the Duchess Yacht Charter Service. Get the royal treatment as you sail around the marina sipping champagne while cozying up to your love. Various prices and hours; 310.570.8902 and 800.676.1470

A photo of the deck of a yacht facing the Marina.
Looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day date idea? Treat your sweetheart to an intimate date on the water with a chartered yacht from the Duchess Yacht Charter Service.

Grand Park’s Lovers Rock

Celebrate Valentine’s Day under the stars at Grand Park’s Lovers Rock featuring live music and DJ, a pop-up art gallery presented by LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, screen-printing services from Cultivarte Studios, a flower market with Poppy Lavender Florals, cookie design workshop from East Los Sweets and more! Visitors are welcome to bring a romantic picnic or purchase food from The Food Clinic. Free entry; 2/14, 6 – 10:00 pm; 200 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012

Lucha VaVOOM

Looking for a fun date idea for this year Valentine’s Day? Dubbed this year as Pasión de Fuego (Fire Passion), LVV’s Valentine’s shows will set your heart ablaze with an unforgettable array of superstar Mexican masked wrestlers, along with daring aerialists and alluring burlesque goddesses mixing LVV’s brand of sexo y violencia like never before. $45 – $90; 2/8 – 2/9, 8:00 pm; The Mayan Theatre – 1038 S Hill St., Los Angeles, CA 90015

Paw Works Puppy Party

For those who are stuck on what to do with their loved one for Valentine’s Day this year, SoCal animal rescue Paw Works has the paw-fect solution – a Paw Works PUPPY PARTY! Watch your beloved’s eyes light up when the Paw Works team brings a group of adorable (and adoptable) puppies to your house to play with, for 1 – 3 hours. The parties also benefit these rescue pups, helping to socialize them. You will never experience a Valentine’s Day that’s filled with more kisses and cuddles. $250; To book, email or DM on social media, @pawworks.

A photo of a cute puppy wearing red heart glasses.
For those who are stuck on what to do with their loved one for Valentine’s Day this year, SoCal animal rescue Paw Works has the paw-fect solution – a Paw Works PUPPY PARTY!

Rooftop Cinema Club

Rooftop Cinema Club Arts District welcomes you to an evening of romance with a rooftop screening of the blockbuster hit LaLa Land. Spend the evening under the stars cozying up to your loved one as you sip cocktails, take in the fresh air, and dine on yummy movie treats. $19.50+; 2/14, 7:45; 777 S. Alameda St. Los Angeles, CA 90021

Street Food Cinema

Calling all horror fans. Street Food Cinema is hosting a horror-filled Bloody Valentine with 3 of your favorite bloodthirsty films, Queen of the Dammed, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, and Jennifer’s Body. $28+; 2/10, 2/11, 2/14, 6:00 pm; Million Dollar Theater – 307 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90013; 213.359.6007

Spa Packages

Burke Williams

Treat yourselves to a relaxing spa day at Burke Williams. Please contact the spa directly for availability and bookings.; Various locations

  • Healing Touch:
    • Pure Relaxation Massage or Spa Style Facial (80 min)
    • Enhancement of Choice* 
    • $185
  • Pure Embrace:
    • Pure Relaxation Massage (80 min)
    • Spa Style Facial (50 min)
    • Enhancement of Choice*
    • $275
  • Hopeless Devoted:
    • Tranquility Massage (80 min)
    • Nourishing or Radiance Facial (80 min)
    • Spa Bath (20 min)

Larchmont Sanctuary Spa

Give in to romance with an indulgent couple’s spa package at Larchmont Sanctuary Spa. Please contact the spa directly for availability and bookings. 331 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90004; 323.466.1028

  • Hold On:
    • Couple’s Copper Jacuzzi Soak w/ Sparking Rosé (20 min)
    • Couple’s Head Over Heels Massage (75 min)
    • Take home Sanctuary Candle
    • $460
  • You’re Still the One:
    • Couple’s Copper Jacuzzi Soak w/ Sparkling Rosé and Chocolate Covered Strawberries (20 min)
    • Couple’s Himalayan Salt Stone Massage (60 min)
    • Couple’s Reflexology or Scalp Therapy (15 min)
    • Take home Sanctuary Candle
    • $490
  • Royal Love:
    • Couple’s Copper Jacuzzi Soak w/ Sparkling Rosé, Roses and Chocolate Covered Strawberries (20 min)
    • Couple’s Aromatherapy Massage (75 min)
    • Couple’s Roses Are Red Facials (75 min)
    • Take home his and hers luxury robes
    • $995
  • Roses are Red Facial: Practice self-love this month with the Roses are Red Facial. Enjoy Customized skincare with deep cleansing, light extractions, enzyme exfoliation, a luxurious sheet mask and aromatherapy. Finish with a heart-opening rose oil massage for neck and shoulders. Includes LED light therapy.
    • 75 min
    • $189 (individual) or $379 (couple)

ONE Spa (Shutters on the Beach)

Celebrate Galentine’s Day at the acclaimed Santa Monica Beach hotel, Shutters on the Beach. The luxury property is honoring friendship with a spa day for you and your gals. Please contact the hotel for availability and booking.

  • Girls can enjoy 15% off any two 60- minute treatments.
  • Afterwards, they can stretch their legs along the sand, and sip mimosas over lunch at Coast Beach Café and Bar.
  • Beachside Bliss package:
    • Luxe beach picnic complete with coastal chic décor including pillows to sit on, a small table and an umbrella for the sun, ideal for that Instagrammable photo. The menu features culinary delights such as Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps, Mediterranean Platters, Charcuterie with Cheese, Mini Lobster Rolls and more. Mondays – Fridays
A photo of a couple receiving massages.
Give in to romance with an indulgent spa day at Burke Williams, Larchmont Sanctuary Spa, or ONE Spa




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