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The Most Romantic Valentine’s Day Ideas in Los Angeles

What To Do for Valentine’s Day in Los Angeles

Love is in the air in Los Angeles, and we have everything you need, from romantic dinners, hotel stays, spa packages, and more, to create the perfect Valentine’s Day.

4-Course Valentine’s Dinner at ADKT

Speakeasy-style space ADKT, welcomes you to spend Valentine’s Day in an intimate dining experience with an exclusive menu, live entertainment, and complimentary chocolate strawberries from the chef to take home! ADKT will offer a 4-course prix fixe menu: including starters, choice of an entrée, side dishes and dessert. The menu features decadent dishes like the ADKT Seaboard with Caviar and Oysters, Chateaubriand, Lobster, and Chocolate Lava Cake. $180 per person; 2/14, 6 – 7:00 pm and 9 -10:00 pm; 531 N. Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036; 323.229.5618

ALK Celebrates Romance (Godfrey Hollywood)

ALK, the signature restaurant at the Godfrey Hollywood, welcomes you to spend Valentine’s Day with two special menus. Various prices; 2/14 and 2/16, various hours; Godfrey Hollywood – 1400 N. Cahuenga Blvd., ​Los Angeles, CA 90028; 323.762.1000

  • ALK Four-course jazz dinner experience at ALK ($68): On Valentine’s Day, The Godfrey invites all to celebrate the holiday of love with a special four-course dinner experience at ALK. The evening will feature live music by a local jazz trio playing as well as fun gifts including a special Komos cocktail for each guest upon arrival and a take home gift of Komos chocolates. The Valentine’s Day dinner menu highlights include: Shrimp Ceviche amuse-bouche, Crispy Ahi tuna with a carrot-ginger mash, sesame spinach, and a sake-mirin reduction, and Braised Short Ribs with herb gremolata, polenta cake and glazed heirloom Carrots. 2/14, 5:00 pm and 8:00 pm
  • Valentine’s Day Dinner Pairing Experience at ALK ($85): The Godfrey Hotel Hollywood is extending Valentine’s Day celebrations beyond a single day with a special Valentine’s Day Dinner Pairing experience on 2/16. Couples can toast to their love with a delicious dinner experience curated by Executive Chef, Olivier Rousselle, and wine pairing provided by Gallo Winery. 2/16, 5 – 10:00 pm

A.O.C.’s Valentine Day Dinner

Chef Suzanne Goin has designed an indulgent five-course Valentine’s Day celebration dinner available for dine-in and delivery on Valentine’s Day. The evening begins with a delicious trio of dishes to savor and share – Leek and Goat Cheese Tart with curry, watercress & chives; Citrus with Beets and Avocado, dates, arugula & pistachios; and Cured Hamachi Pastrami-Style with Weiser potato, spring onion & caviar cream. Couples may choose main courses designed for two: Early Spring Vegetable Tagine for two with jeweled rice, Linda’s greens & kumquat zhoug; Lobster Thermador for Two with orrechiette mac n’ cheese & grilled broccoli; or Grilled Steakhouse Ribeye for Two with potatoes Parisenne & creamed spinach. Leave lots of room for the sweet ending – Chocolate Mascarpone Tart with honeycomb, crushed hazelnuts & espresso. Vegan and Vegetarian options are available; please note these preferences when making reservations. $150 per person; 2/14, 5 – 10:30 pm; 3rd Street and Brentwood locations

Romantic Culinary Adventure with BALEENKitchen (The Portofino Hotel & Marina)

Embark on a romantic culinary adventure with BALEENKitchen’s Valentine’s 5-Course Menu, a feast designed for shared indulgence. Begin with a tantalizing first bite of Mascarpone-stuffed Calimyrna fig adorned with crushed pistachios, setting the stage for an array of starters, from Creamy Asparagus Soup to a vibrant Charred Avocado & Dungeness Crab Salad. The main course offers a diverse selection, including a grass-fed NY Strip and Pan-Seared local Halibut, complemented by suggested wine pairings. Conclude the experience with delectable desserts featuring Warm Fondue au Chocolate and Spiced Donut Holes. $145 per person and +$30 wine pairing; The Portofino Hotel & Marina – 260 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277; 310.372.1202

Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe Dinner at Baltaire

Craving a romantic LA Valentine’s experience? Treat your love to Baltaire’s 4-course prix fixe menu featuring juicy steaks, succulent seafood, and decadent desserts. The menu features items like Wagyu Beef Tataki, Charred Spanish Octopus, Cavatelli Pasta, Ora King Salmon, NY Strip, and add-ons like a Lobster Tail, and savory sides. Imagine candlelit moments, impeccable service, and unforgettable memories. Book your table before it’s too late! $195 per person and +$95 wine pairing; 2/14, 5:00 pm; 11647 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049; 424.273.1660

An image of the succulent Lobster from Baltaire.
Treat your love to Baltaire’s 4-course prix fixe menu featuring juicy steaks, succulent seafood, and decadent desserts.

Valentine’s Day Dinner & Burlesque Show at Bar Lis (Thompson Hollywood)

Escape to Hollywood’s French Riviera for a Valentine’s Day at Bar Lis. Start your night with a special prix-fix dinner menu from 5 – 8:00 pm, featuring specialty cocktails; like Délice d’Amour and Midnight in Paris. End your date with the infamous burlesque show, Femme Follies Valentine’s Day Special with Miss Tosh and special guest performers at 8:00 pm. Guests can email to book. 2/14, 5:00 pm; Thompson Hollywood – 1541 Wilcox Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90028; 323.410.6042

  • Sunset Hour Prix Fixe: $78 pp
    • Petrossian Caviar, Crispy Potato Croquette, Hollandaise
    • Tuna Tartare, California Citrus Supremes, Coriander, Green Chili-Avocado Mousse
    • Petite Steak, Red Wine Demi Glaze, Parsnip Puree, Roasted Baby Carrots
    • Dark Chocolate Mousse, Passion Fruit Caramel, Whipped Crème Fraiche
  • Bar Lis Package: $150 for 2 people
    • bottle of Perrier Jouet Brut Champagne
    • Caviar Service, Potato Croquette, Crème Fraiche
    • Crispy Sushi, Bigeye Tuna, Soy Glaze
    • Truffle Beef Slider, Manchego Cheese, Black Truffle Aioli, Arugula

Romantic Dinner at Beachside Restaurant & Bar (Jamaica Bay Inn)

Enjoy a romantic 3-course prix fixe dinner at Beachside Restaurant & Bar. Kick off the night with a complimentary sparkling wine toast, and delicious dishes including a choice of Lobster Bisque or Strawberry Spinach Salad, Surf and Turf, Branzino or Chicken Parmigiana, and a Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake. The à la carte menu will be available as well. $85 per person; 2/14, 4 – 9:30 pm; Jamaica Bay Inn – 14160 Palawan Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292; 310.439.3033

An image of the Valentine's Day spread at Beachside Restaurant & Bar.
Enjoy a romantic 3-course prix fixe dinner at Beachside Restaurant & Bar.

Valentine’s Day at Birdie G’s

This playful restaurant from Chef/Partner Jeremy Fox loves a good holiday, so bring the kids for an early dinner, enjoy a romantic date, or rally the single pals for a fun night in the “Bird’s Nest” (aka, the bar). There will be plenty of decorations and guests will be treated to a complimentary glass of Rosé, Valentine’s Day card and sachet of Smoked Rose Almonds. Executive Chef Matthew Schaler and team are cooking up a variety of festive, à la carte specials like Gougères with chicken liver mousse & rose-beet jam, Egg Yolk Raviolo with ricotta & ‘nduja and Fig-Glazed Duck Confit paired with pink & sparkling wines or Bar Manager Stephanie Reading’s playful cocktails. Various prices; 2/14, 5 – 9:00 pm; 2421 Michigan Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90404; 310.310.3616

Get Lovey Dovey at Black Angus

Black Angus Steakhouse welcomes you to a lovey dovey Valentine’s Day. Guests who order from the à la carte menu will still be able to order flutes of bubbly as Prosecco Splits will be available – two for $15. 2/14, Various hours and locations with two specials:

  • Campfire Feast Dinner for Two ($68): the couple will share a Steakhouse Starter, like Shrimp Cocktail or Loaded Potato Skins, and choose any two entrées including Prime Rib and Grilled Fresh Salmon, plus two classic sidekicks with each entrée which includes Fresh Broccoli and Red Skin Mashed Potatoes. While celebrating the holiday and sharing the Valentine’s Day meal, to end appropriately, couples must indulge in a dessert like the Big Mountain Fudge Cake which is also included with the meal. 
  • Surf n’ Turf Dinner for Two ($115): For couples wanting a little more, the Dinner for Two surf ‘n’ turf includes two 6 oz. Filet Mignontwo Lobster Tailsone Steakhouse Starterfour Classic SidekicksMolasses Bread, one Dessert, and two Prosecco Splits.

BOA Steakhouse: Love at First Bite

Enjoy a four-course prix fixe menu with your special someone on Valentine’s Day at BOA Steakhouse. Diners can pick one dish from each course including BOA’s Caesar Salad, Blistered Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes and Burrata or Hamachi Crudo for the first course; Maine Lobster Tempura, Jumbo Lump Crab Toast, or Cauliflower Gnocchi for the second course; Petite Filet Mignon, Dry Aged Branzino Filet, Truffled Rosie’s Farm Half Chicken, or Oven Roast Lobster Tail for the third course and Harry’s Berries made with strawberries, strawberry curd, champagne sorbet, brandy snaps for the final course. $120; 2/14, 5 – 5:30 pm and $140; 2/14, 5:45 – 10:00 pm; Various locations

Valentine’s Day at Camphor

Indulge in a special Valentine’s Day dinner with Michelin-starred Camphor featuring an 8 oz. Steak, half a Lobster Tail, Frites, Bread with Butter, Salad, and a 4 oz. serving of Bubbly. $95; 2/14, Please contact the restaurant for seating times; 923 E 3rd St #109, Los Angeles, CA 90013; 213.626.8888

Cassia Celebrates Valentines Day Throughout the Week

With Valentine’s Day falling on a Wednesday, the team is extending the celebration until Saturday. From 2/14 – 2/17, enjoy à la carte specials like Oyster Mushroom Satay with peanut sauce & pickled Chinese cabbage, Singaporean Chili Crab Dip with clay oven bread, Hainanese Chicken Confit with duck fat fried rice, a whole Wok-Tossed Lobster with chilis, scallions, mushrooms & chow fun noodles and more. Various prices; 2/14 – 2/17, Various hours; 1314 7th St. Santa Monica, Calif. 90401; 310.393.6699

Valentine’s Day Menu at Chao Krung

On Valentine’s Day, Chef Amanda Maneesilasan is serving a four-course menu of Yum Som O with Crispy Branzino, Crab Curry with Kanom Jean, Suea Rong Hai Wagyu Flat iron With Jeaw Sauch, and Munn Chaum$75 and +$30 (wine pairing); 2/14, 4:30 – 10:00 pm; 111 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036; 323.939.8361

Spend Valentine’s Day with the Essence of Italy at Eataly

Eataly, the vibrant and immersive Italian marketplace that brings the essence of Italy to life under one roof, welcomes you to celebrate Valentine’s Day a little early this year. At Eataly, the holiday comes on 2/9 with a diverse array of high-quality Italian products, fresh produce, artisanal foods, and a variety of eateries offering authentic Italian cuisine. The menu, Notte Italiana is a celebration of love and friendship. Whether you’re coupled up or celebrating with friends, enjoy 12 unique Italian dishes, 10+ libations, entertainment, a photo booth, and more – a perfect way to toast to those special in your life. $125; 2/9, 9:00 pm – 12:00 am; Westfield Century City – 10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90067; 213.310.8000

Sparkling Pink Pop-Up Cocktail Bar Opens at EP. & L.P.

It’s the season of love, and WeHo hot spot E.P. & L.P. invites you to Sparkling Pink LA, an all-pink pop-up rooftop cocktail bar. This Barbie-meets-Hollywood pink retreat boasts glitter garlands, city views, specialty pink cocktails ($18), and blushing décor – perfect for a galentine’s day or romantic Valentine’s. Your ticket includes a 90-minute reservation and a welcome cocktail. Additional drinks and food are available for purchase. Reserve your spot before it fades, and don’t forget to rock your pinkest! $25 and $50 (Saturday brunch with a welcome cocktail and entrée); Mondays – Sundays (through 3/16), Various hours; 603 N La Cienega Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 9006; 310.855.9955

Valentine’s Day at Esters

This acclaimed wine shop & bar is celebrating love all-day-long. Starting at noon, Sommelier Randall Middleton is pouring Champagne by-the-glass from magnums to pair with Oysters, Caviar and Cheese & Charcuterie platters. Starting at 5:00 pm, Chef de Cuisine Sheyna McCallister is cooking up Prime Rib, served with creamy mashed potatoes & charred broccoli, to pair with a themed wine flight. Reservations encouraged but walk-ins are welcome. Various prices; 2/14, 5 – 10:00 pm; 1314 Seventh St., Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.966.6900

Love Your Way with Fairmont Century Plaza’s Stay, Entertainment, Dining and Spa Packages

This Valentine’s Day, Love Your Way with Fairmont Century Plaza’s Stay, Entertainment, Dining and Spa packages. 2025 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067; 310.424.3030

  • Dreamy Stay for Your Valentine Package: Spoil your loved one this Valentine’s Day with this all-inclusive package offering the finest in romance and luxury with your choice of an intimate dinner, couples spa experience, or breakfast in bed with a special surprise welcome amenity curated by the culinary team. The package includes a 2-night minimum stay in a guest room or suite, two amenity passes to Fairmont Spa Century Plaza (retail value: $150), $100 hotel credit to indulge in food, beverage, or spa experiences during your stay, à la carte breakfast for two each day at Lumière or for in-room dining, overnight valet parking for one vehicle with in-and-out privileges, priority status for an early arrival request, and priority status for a late departure request. 
  • Spa Packages: This Valentine’s Day, The Fairmont Center Plaza invites couples to escape to the ends of the Earth and partake in The Matahari Journey: a 120-minute experience that invokes a renewal of the senses, body, and spirit. The Journey begins in one of the bespoke healing rooms with a harmonizing ritual of Tibetan sound bowls and inhalation vessels accentuated with curated essential oils to ground and relax you. The spa’s Wellness Specialists will guide you in Ancient breathing techniques and perform a tension-relieving scalp massage. An energizing dry brushing technique prepares the skin for a joyful Turkish Rhassoul mud application, followed by a detoxifying raindrop therapy massage to activate and align the seven chakras. Awaken to the undulating sound of rainmakers and pause to savor light snacks, curated tea, and a newfound sense of calm. The solo journey will be $425 and the Partner Journey will be $900. In addition, Fairmont Spa Century Plaza will be offering an All You Need Is Love treatment which will include a 60-minute Relaxation massage to lull the senses with soothing cadence and traditional Swedish techniques. A unique blend of Pink Grapefruit, Rhododendron, Bergamot, and rose Otto balances the Heart Chakra for a lifted and lighted feeling. 
  • Love Your Way Brunch: On Sunday, 2/17, end Valentine’s Day week with brunch at Lumière from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. Order à la carte from a delicious selection of favorites including Avocado Toast, Shakshuka, Lobster Chop, Chicken & Waffle, Steak & Eggs and more, while enjoying bottomless Mimosas, drag artist surprises and the afternoon DJ. In addition, stay for the day and keep the tunes rolling with a 3:00 performance from Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles at The Bar.
  • Love Your Way Salsa Night: On Tuesday, 2/13, bring the sass for a sizzling night of Love Your Way Salsa with Changüí Majadero Live.  With a 5-piece band, dance floor and an all-new cocktail and bites menu. Love Your Way Salsa Night will take place at The Bar. 2/13, 6 – 9:00 pm

Love & Luxury at the Iconic Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows

Situated on five expansive acres on the bluff north of the Santa Monica pier overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows offers the perfect setting for a luxury couples retreat complete with sunny California weather, fresh salt water breeze, and stunning views from sunrise to sunset. 101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.576.7777

  • Love & Luxury Romance Package: Whatever your romance journey is, we all deserve a luxurious escape where you can reconnect, unplug & reconnect with your partner. If you’re looking to spoil your other half, consider the Love & Luxury Romance Package, which includes a bottle of champagne & chocolate, tickets to the world-famous Santa Monica Ferris Wheel at the Santa Monica Pier, breakfast in bed, dinner at one of L.A.’s most authentic 8-seat sushi bar experiences, Soko – plus a 15% discount at Edward Avedis Atelier. Diamonds, anyone?

Be Mine Menu at Restaurant at The Georgian in Santa Monica

Along the Santa Monica coastline, the Restaurant at The Georgian welcomes all Valentines with a vintage flair to treat their significant other to Executive Chef David Almany’s Be Mine Menu, inclusive of three curated courses. The Be Mine Menu will begin with Oysters served with Black Pepper Mignonette, Burrata topped with Grilled Asparagus, Brown Butter, Guanciale, Toasted Almonds, and Dungeness Crab all served family style. Moving into the main course, couples will have the choice of a Filet paired with Sauce Au Poivre, Potato Puree, Grilled Maitake Mushrooms, Branzino Filet with Broccolini, Salsa Verde, Oregano Lemon Jam, Black Truffle Spaghetti, or Surf and Turf for Two which comes with Grilled Dry Aged Ribeye, Potato Puree, Grilled Maitake Mushroom and Grilled Branzino, Broccolini, Salsa Verde, Oregano Lemon Jam. To punctuate the romantic evening, indulge in one of Chef’s Signature Desserts. $110 per person; The Georgian – 1415 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.395.9945

Subtle, Sexy & Classy Valentines Day 3-Course Menu at Good Clean Fun in DTLA

Indulge in a classic Valentine’s Day affair at DTLA’s Good Clean Fun, where lovers can enjoy a romantic 3-course dinner that effortlessly combines subtlety, sexiness, and luxury. Each diner will receive a 3-course dinner + dessert with an optional wine pairing. The experience starts off with an amuse bouche of White Sturgeon Caviar & Crème Fraîche Blini. The courses include options like Cacio e pepe, Bolognese, Fire-Roasted Piquillo, and a delightful Red Velvet Mousse. * ALSO, for folks who come a little earlier in the day, Good Clean Fun will host a FREE wine tasting as part of their ‘wine Wednesday’ deal. $60 and +$40 (wine pairing); 2/14, 5 – 10:00 pm; 868 S Olive St, Los Angeles, CA 90014; 213.493.0098

Gran Blanco’s Valentine’s Martini Social

Join the crew for a Martini Social in partnership with Bombay Sapphire, featuring three exclusive craft martinis (Lychee Martini, 5 to 1, and The Aviator) created by Gran Blanco and Great White’s Beverage Director Andy Miller, available for one night only. Pair with Gran Blanco’s Mediterrenean-inspired menu and signature all-vinyl soundtrack. $17+; 2/14, 5:00 pm – 12:00 am; 80 Windward Ave., Venice CA 90291; 424.433.8095

Greekman’s 5-Course Family Style Valentine’s Feast

Enjoy a multi-course meal celebrating love and flavors of the Mediterranean. The team has crafted a shared, five-course family-style meal for two featuring new, exclusive dishes just for this evening. Wine pairings will also be on offer on the night for those who want to explore the wines of Greece. $80; 2/14, 5 – 10:00 pm; 2619 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90026; 213.500.0916

An image of the Valentine's Day spread at Greekman's.
Greekman’s invites you to Enjoy a multi-course meal celebrating love and flavors of the Mediterranean.

Love is in the Air at Hotel Bel-Air’s The Restaurant

Offering a special Valentine’s Day menu at The Restaurant, couples can enjoy delicious bites from the Mediterranean influenced menu, whilst reveling in the distant melody of a grand piano in the elevated and elegant space. For those seated in The Restaurant’s intimate alcoves, couples can experience their own secret den overlooking captivating & picturesque views of Swan Lake. Curated by the newly appointed Culinary Director Joe Garcia, along with Executive Pastry Chef Christophe Rull and Chef de Cuisine Gel Zara, the four-course Valentine’s Day menu includes Maine Sea Scallop Crudo, Poached Lobster, Kaluga Caviar, American Wagyu Filet Mignon, Guanaja Dark Chocolate Fudge Cake. For those simply interested in buying a delicious sweet treat, guests and visitors can order their Shortbread Cookies made with strawberry & passion fruit jam ($54) and/or their 6” Red Velvet Raspberry Lovers Cake ($148) for pick-up at Hotel Bel-Air – bookable online. 2/14, Hotel Bel-Air – 701 Stone Canyon Road, Los Angeles, CA 90077; 310.909.1644

Valentine’s Day at Hotel Casa del Mar

The iconic luxury Santa Monica hotel is offering couples two unique ways to celebrate love: 1910 Ocean Way, Santa Monica, CA 90405; 844.880.1077

  • Romance by the Sea: Intimate Valentine’s Dinner ($125) : Enjoy a flavorful meal worth swooning over at Hotel Casa del Mar. The special menu starts with a welcome glass of champagne and amuse-bouche. Appetizers include Oysters, Kampachi Crudo, Burrata and Celery Root Carpaccio. For entrees, pick from Chilean Sea Bass, American Wagyu NY Strip, Iberico Pork Chop, or Spaghettoni Puttanesca. Top if off with a choice of Banana Cream, Cupid’s Cake, or Salted Chocolate Mousse for dessert. 2/14, 5- 9:00 pm
  • Romantic Escape: Overnight Package (Various prices): February is the month of romance! Whisk your Valentine away to a getaway at Hotel Casa del Mar. where an ocean of possibilities and a world of coastal adventure await. Guests will be greeted with a bottle of champagne on ice upon arrival, a $200 food and beverage credit for in-room dining or to be used at Terrazza, a guaranteed ocean view table at Terrazza, and overnight valet parking for 1 vehicle. Please contact the hotel directly for rates and availability
An image of the lobby of Hotel Casa del Mar.
The iconic luxury Santa Monica hotel is offering couples two unique ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

Huckleberry’s Lover’s Picnic Baskets and Sweet Treats

Pastry Chef/Partner Laurel Almerinda and team are baking up tons of themed treats for pickup & delivery from 2/10 -2/14 that can be pre-ordered now. Highlights include Conversation Heart Cookies that can be customized with your own sweet message, Mini Heart-Shaped Sugar Cookies, a Chocolate Fondue Kit, Chocolate-Covered Harry’s Berries Strawberries, a Lover’s Picnic Basket for 2 and more. Various prices; available for pick up 2/10 – 2/14, various hours; 1014 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica CA 90401; 310.451.2311

Valentine’s Day Dinner at Jar

Couples can celebrate Valentine’s Day at Jar by starting the evening with perfectly mixed cocktails and a choice of New England Clam Chowder; Red Belgian Endive Caesar; Roasted Beets with Ojai Citrus, Burrata (Puglia), and ReModena cherry balsamic; or Half Dozen Oysters and accompaniments (supplement $26). Main dishes include a choice of Roasted Rib Eye; Roasted Halibut; or Braised Heritage Pork Shank. Finish with a tempting dessert of Red Velvet Cake; Heart Shaped Chocolate Raspberry Cake or Assorted Sorbets to complete the evening. Jar offers some enticing half bottles of Champagne and wines, perfect for two – Rosé Champagne, Billecart-Salmon, Brut, Mareuil-sur-Aÿ, NV – $99 Rosé Champagne, Dumangin, Brut, 1er Cru, Montagne de Reims, NV – $75. The complete cocktail list, including Jar’s Naughty Martini, Classic Manhattan, Serengeti and Gimlet, and the full wine list are available. $165 per person; 2/14, 5 – 9:00 pm; 8225 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048; 323.655.6566

An image of the Roasted Rib Eye from Jar.
Jar welcomes you to sink your teeth into their Roasted Rib Eye for Valentine’s Day.

Valentine’s Day Take-Out from Kaminari 

Those looking to avoid the fuss of securing a Valentine’s Day reservation in the greater Los Angeles Area can opt for a night-in with their loved ones instead. Kaminari, the original gyoza bar located in Little Tokyo, will offer take-out of their specially crafted gyoza with recipes extracted straight from Utsunomiya, the gyoza capital of Japan. Whether for the vals, or the gals, Kaminari offers Shrimp, Pork or Chicken Gyoza in three different variations including Yaki (pan-fried), Sui (soup), or Age (deep-fried). Don’t forget to snag a bottle of sake for the gyoza and night in. Various prices; 2/14, 11:30 am – 8:00 pm; 323 1st St, Los Angeles, CA 90012; 213.265.7351

Love is On the Menu at Katana

Experience love at first bite with your significant other at Katana in West Hollywood, where you can find delight in an Izakaya Feast and Valentine’s Day Specials. Reservations encouraged. 2/14; 8439 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069; 323.650.8585

  • The Izakaya Feast ($145): Prix fixe menu that includes the Yellowtail serrano, Spicy tuna Hanabi, and Fluke Orange for Appetizers, Suzuki, Kobe Beef, Ebi Bacon for Robata, and Toro, Yellowtail, King Salmon, Baked Crab Handroll and Hammer Roll for Sushi. 
  • Seafood Tower ($60): filled with Oysters caviar, Salmon Carpaccio, Yellowtail Serrano, and Toro Sashimi caviar
  • Surf and Turf ($85): that serves a 10oz Aged Ribeye flavored with wagyu garlic butter and King Crab Legs with shaved black truffles. 

Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner at KA’TEEN (Tommie Hollywood)

Take a trip to the Tulum-inspired restaurant, KA’TEEN, and experience the Yucatan peninsula flavors for a romantic night out with your lover for a Valentine’s Day Dinner. They will be offering a prix fixe menu that includes a welcome champagne and specialty cocktails for the evening (the regular menu will also be available to select from). Guests will be serenaded by a mariachi musical guest along with a fire dancer throughout the night. $88; 2/14, Tommie Hollywood – 6516 Selma Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90028; 323.410.6360

Enjoy a Mediterranean Valentine’s Day at Ladyhawk (Kimpton La Peer Hotel)

This Valentine’s Day, Ladyhawk, La Peer Hotel’s signature restaurant from internationally acclaimed Executive Chef Charbel Hayek, winner of season five of Top Chef Middle East & North Africa, is spreading the love by pouring complimentary samples of 2022 Rescue Rosé, rosé of Pinot Noir, Monterey, California in partnership with Rescue Rosé. Part of the proceeds of Los Angeles-based fashion stylist Nola Singer’s Rescue Rosé organization go to local 501 (c)3 non-profit animal charities (because what is better than blending animal rescue work with delectable California wines on Wine Wednesday?). In addition to lots of wine and animal love, guests can explore the restaurant’s exceptional Eastern Mediterranean dishes, drinks, and desserts.  $38+; 2/14, 6 – 10:00 pm; Kimpton LA Peer Hotel – 627 N. La Peer Dr., West Hollywood, CA 90069; 213.296.3036

An image of the Dry-Aged Rohan Duck from Ladyhawk.
Spend Valentine’s Day at Ladyhawk, and enjoy items like their Dry-Aged Rohan Duck. Photo Credit: Steve Legato

La Venta Inn Hosts Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner

On Valentine’s Day, the iconic 100-year-old Spanish Villa situated atop of the Palos Verdes Hills is hosting a reservation-only dinner. Enjoy a sunset cocktail house and chef-curated three-course meal and wine pairing experience in La Venta Inn’s romantic dining rooms overlooking the sparkling Los Angeles skyline. $115; 2/14, 5:00 and 7:00 pm; 796 Vía Del Monte Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274; 310.373.0123

Love & Flowers Chef Dinner at Lemon Grove

Head to the top of the Aster for an evening of wining and dining at the Valentine’s Love & Flowers Chef dinner at Lemon Grove. Each of the 4-courses is whimsically paired with a flower. Guests will receive complimentary champagne, amuse bouche upon arrival, and indulge in heart beet carpaccio, hibiscus and tuna, miso honey salmon and strawberry sorbet. Vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options and wine pairing add-on available. $115 per person and $92 for club members; 2/14, 5:30 – 9:30 pm; The Aster – 1717 Vine St Floor 6, Los Angeles, CA 90028; 323.962.1717

Valentine’s Day Sweets at Little Dom’s

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Los Angeles’ Italian food institution Little Dom’s with sweet treats by Pastry Chef Ann Kirk. Highlights include Valentine’s Zeppoles with chocolate sauce and her classic Valentine’s Sugar Cookies. Both are available for pick-up and as a sweet dessert during dine-in dinners. Various prices; 2/14, 5 – 10:00 pm; 2128 Hillhurst Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90027; 323-661-0055

An image of heart-shaped cookies from Little Dom's.
Treat your sweet to pastries from Little Dom’s.

Indulge in a Luxurious Valentine’s Day Stay at The London West Hollywood

The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills is offering two romantic travel packages, a themed Afternoon Tea, and a dinner for two. There are plenty of opportunities to celebrate the holiday at the hotel this year.

  • Hotel Packages
    • Private Jewelry Experience Package: The London West Hollywood teamed up with fine jewelry brand VRAI to offer a unique hotel package that includes an overnight stay along with a private shopping experience at VRAI’s West Hollywood showroom, or from the comfort of their hotel suite with a VRAI diamond expert consultation. Guests will also receive a cocktail at the hotel with a VRAI diamond at the bottom of the glass. For those looking to pop the question on Valentine’s Day, there is an option to book an engagement version of the package that includes engagement ring fittings, consultations, suite luxuries, and more.
    • Love is in the Air Package: Couples can enjoy an unforgettable stay at The London West Hollywood that includes a $100 food & beverage credit, a bottle of champagne and chocolates upon arrival, as well as a complimentary breakfast each morning. 
  • Valentine’s Day Afternoon Tea: The London West Hollywood’s popular Afternoon Tea will be served with a Valentine’s Day twist each weekend throughout the month. The special menu includes a selection of teas from the Rare Tea Company including limited edition Rare Hibiscus Flower and Golden Masala Chai, champagne by the glass, tea sandwiches, scones, and of course – a variety of house-made pastries such as a Red Velvet Trifle, Chocolate Hazelnut Rocher, Passionfruit & Lime Cake Roll, Organic Strawberry Profiterole, and even a Strawberry and Vanilla Mousse Celebration Cake for up to 4 guests. $84 per person; Saturdays and Sundays, 12:30 – 3:30 pm (through 2/25) and reservations are required
  • Valentine’s Day Menu : On 2/14, The London West Hollywood will offer a 3-course prix fixe menu. Ideal for a romantic night out, Chef Anthony Keene’s special menu includes a selection of starters like Lobster Slider’s and Crab Toast Gratin; and mains including Kombu-Cured Salmon and Bone-in Beef Ribeye. Sweets can enjoy delightful desserts such as VacherinMille-feuille, and a Chocolate Souffle Cake. $185 per couple; 2/14, 5 – 9:00 pm; To reserve parties of 6 or more, please call 310.358.7794
An image of the selectin of sweets, teas, and bubbly at the London's Valentine's themed high tea.
The London West Hollywood’s popular Afternoon Tea will be served with a Valentine’s Day twist each weekend throughout February.

Romance Getaway Package and Dinner at the Marina del Rey Hotel

The Marina del Rey Hotel welcomes you to spend Valentine’s Day luxuriating and dining by the water. 13534 Bali Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292; 310.301.1000

  • Romance Getaway Package: Guests interested in booking a stay at the hotel also have the opportunity to add an exclusive Romance Getaway Package. Enjoy sweet moments with chocolate-covered strawberries and a bottle of Sparkling Wine upon arrival. Enhance your stay by booking a couples massage with Soothe (additional $40 cost). Bookings can be made by reaching out to the front desk, 24-48 hours in advance for booking or can be booked online
  • Dinner at SALT Restaurant & Bar: Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Executive Chef Garee Battad’s special 3-course prix fixe menu. Dinner begins with complimentary sparkling wine, and a variety of dishes with menu highlights including Kusshi oysters, surf and turf, and chocolate decadence molten cake. The a la carte menu will be available as well. $90 per person; 2/9 – 2/14, 4 – 9:30 pm

Milo + Olive’s 5-Course Valentine’s Day Dinner

Chef de Cuisine Dean Boswell and team are firing up a bunch of cozy, dine-in specials that can be enjoyed à la carte or as a 5-course dinner. The menu includes Lobster Pappardelle, Half a Dozen Fresh Oysters, Butter Lettuce Salad with Point Reyes blue cheese, breakfast radishes & herbs, a 9 oz. Wood-Fired Top Sirloin Steak with parsnip purée, aged balsamic & chives and Head Baker Andrea Shirey’s Strawberry Hibiscus Cake. For those having a romantic night in, the regular menu will be available for takeout & delivery. Reservations encouraged yet walk-ins are welcome. $105; 2/14, Please contact the restaurant for seating times; 2723 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90403; 310.453.6776

Valentine’s Day at Moxy/AC Hotel DTLA and Level 8

As the season of love approaches, Moxy/AC Hotel DTLA and its immersive multidimensional dining and entertainment venue Level 8 invite you to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year with endless offerings, fit to any couple’s tastes. From candlelit dinners to decadent desserts and live music, Moxy/AC Hotel DTLA has everything to offer an unforgettable holiday. 1254 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015:

  • The Star of the Show Room Package: An experience designed to delight, this package allows guests to surprise and serenade an unsuspecting loved one or member of their party with a personalized performance from Mr. Wanderlust’s pianist. The pianist will dazzle the party and patrons with a special song performance on the rotating stage. Priced starting at $1,850, the package includes two bottles of champagne, your choice of up to 4 snacks & bites, and up to 2 rooms for up to 4 guests at Moxy or AC Hotel Downtown LA. Maximum 4 guests per reservation. Booking requires a minimum of 10 ten days’ notice. Interested guests can email to book. 
  • Amor at La Lo La Rooftop: Enjoy Valentine’s Day at an ethereal oasis, La Lo La Rooftop, located on the 34th floor of the AC Hotel for a romantic dinner. The cocktail lounge will be offering special dishes, including the Seafood Ceviche Threesome ($26) and Hanger Steak ($52). Enhance your experience with a love-themed cocktail like the citrus Kiss Martini featuring Gray Wale Gin, St. Germain, and grapefruit juice, or savor the Chocolatini made with Titos Vodka, chocolate liqueur, and Baileys for a sweet touch to your date.
  • A Night of Romance & Sophistication AC Bar & Lounge: Have an intimate date at the AC Bar & Lounge on the 34th floor of the AC Hotel, with panoramic views of the city lights across Los Angeles. The AC Bar & Lounge will feature a Valentine’s Day Menu priced at $69. Start the night with your choice of starters, such as Tomato & MozzarellaHam & Cheese Panini, or a Caesar Salad. For the main course, savor appetizing options such as Rigatoni Pomodoro, Grilled Chicken Paillard, and succulent Grilled Salmon. As the night unfolds, conclude your culinary journey with a choice between their irresistible Carrot Cake or the indulgent Chocolate Lava Cake.
  • Level 8 (Moxy)
    • Lucky Mizu: Get Lucky, Get Steamy at shabu shabu palace, Lucky Mizu. Share a delightful evening with a special someone over a three-course menu, specially curated to combine exquisite flavors and premium ingredients. The $228 covers two guests, and includes sparkling sake and assorted petit fors.
    • Maison Kasai: Maison Kasai welcomes guests to enjoy an interactive experience this Valentine’s Day at the elevated teppanyaki restaurant. Blending culinary virtuosity and performance art, Maison Kasai is the perfect destination to celebrate the special occasion. On Valentine’s Day, diners at Maison Kasai will enjoy complimentary champagne and Mignardise & Petit Fors. Specials include A5 Wagyu Carpaccio, with Sansho Pepper dressing and lychee pearls ($42), and a decadent dessert, Chocolate-Strawberry Chiffon Cake with whipped Hokkaido cream ($16).
    • Mr. Wanderlust: Enjoy live music with your special person at Mr. Wanderlust, the lounge and piano bar at Level 8. Champagne bottle service on Valentine’s Day starts at $350, and includes Oscetra Caviar with traditional accoutrements and a tower of romantic petit fours & mignardises.
    • Sinners Y Santos Singles Night: This Valentine’s Day, Sinners Y Santos welcomes all singles to join for an evening of debauchery and dancing. On Wednesday night, Sinners Y Santos is open to host a night of music and mingling for guests looking to celebrate the holiday of love. Special performance by DJ Selena.

Spend Valentine’s Day at MÍRATE

Spend Valentine’s Day under an umbrella of twinkly lights intertwined between the vines of a large tree in Mírate’s open-air dining room. The “Alta-California” Mexican restaurant is offering a pre fixe dinner starting with an Aphrodisiac Tea Amuse-Bouche followed by a choice of Truffle and Artichoke Tostada or Kampachi Aguachile Tatemado. Enjoy either a 6oz Beef Tenderloin Asada and Butter Poached Lobster TailGrilled ½ Chicken or Roasted Cauliflower with a side choice of Spicy Roasted Carrots or Tamarind Sweet Potatoes. To end the night, choose from Hoja Santa Meringue or Mezcal Flan Brulee. Specialty cocktails will also be available, including a cocktail served in a bowl for two. $95 per couple; 2/9 – 2/17; Various hours; 1712 N. Vermont Ave., Los Feliz, CA 90027; 323.649.7937

Valentine’s Day Lobster & (a)more at North Italia

Whether you’re looking for your Lady & the Tramp moment or just simply want to enjoy a delicious meal this Valentine’s Day (solo, with your partner, or your BFF), North Italia’s Valentine’s Day Specials have something special for everyone. From spicy twists on classic dishes to an on-theme, seasonal dessert, love is sure to be in the air (and in the ) at North Italia this V-day. The menu features a Spicy Lobster Caesar Salad, Blue Crab Cacio E Pepe Risotto, Lobster Tortelloni, Beef Tenderloin & Shrimp Spiedini, and Red Velevet Raspberry Butter Cake. Various prices; 2/14 – 2/18, Various hours and locations

Ocean Prime Beverly Hills Valentine’s Day Special

During Valentine’s Week, guests of Ocean Prime Beverly Hills can indulge in two delicious specials. Choose from a limited time, broiled Chilean Sea Bass with Maine Lobster Ravioli ($74) served in a Lemon Parmesan Burre Blanc with asparagus and pea shoots, finished with Calabrian chili oil. The other special features a Charred Spanish Octopus ($28) with crispy marble potatoes and roasted garlic, sitting on top of a mole sauce and lime crema, garnished with a fresh salad of cilantro, blood orange, baby carrots, and chicharron in a chili-lime vinaigretteReservations encouraged. 2/14, 11:30 am – 10:00 pm; 9595 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; 310.859.4818

An image of the Chilean Sea Bass at Ocean Prime Beverly Hills.
During Valentine’s Week, guests of Ocean Prime Beverly Hills can indulge in the limited special, Chilean Sea Bass.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Peninsula Beverly Hills

The Peninsula Beverly Hills will be offering numerous Valentine’s Day themed events throughout the month of February. 9882 S. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212; 310.551.2888

  • VDAY-themed afternoon tea with pink heart-shaped pastries
  • In-room Romance Menu: Couples can also order from an in-room romance menu including amenities such as champagne with a heart shaped cake, rose petals, and pink bath salts.
  • Flower Cart: in the lobby, guests can create their own bouquet
  • Cake decorating class:  On 2/9, join the Peninsula Beverly Hill’s celebrated Pastry Chef James Rosselle, for an exclusive Cake Decorating Class.
  • Ultimate Valentine’s Day Sleepcation Package: The Ultimate Valentine’s Day Sleepcation is a truly one-of-a-kind romantic experience. Upon arrival, guests will be greeted by their personal butler and escorted directly to the hotel’s largest accommodation, The Peninsula Villa.  The two-story Peninsula Villa truly feels like a luxurious residence including a grand foyer, sumptuous living area, elegant dining room and private patio with an intimate hot tub. Head up to the rooftop pool at leisure to enjoy a private poolside cabana for the day with lunch for two, followed by an in-suite couples 90-minute massage in the villa’s second bedroom. Additional touches include two dozen roses and a bottle of champagne. Guests will then be chauffeured via Rolls Royce to Hästens Mattress’ Flagship Sleep Spa on Beverly Boulevard for a private sleep consultation. During this relaxing session, guests will be guided through a sleep spa experience to find one’s recommended firmness. Once you select the Hästens 2000T mattress of your firmness, the bed will discreetly be placed in The Peninsula Villa for guests to enjoy their first night’s sleep. The evening culminates with a custom dinner in The Peninsula Villa prepared by the hotel’s Michelin star Chef followed by an indulgent chocolate fondue dessert experience on the private candlelit patio. The cherry on top of the romantic experience is receiving dual Cartier Love Bracelets at turndown to commemorate the special occasion. Complete the perfect romantic escape with decadent Caviar & Champagne breakfast in bed. Of course, the package doesn’t end upon checkout, as within a few days guests will receive their new Hästens 2000T mattress and monogrammed Peninsula Frette sheet set delivered to their home.

Love is in the Air at The Palm

Executive Chef Omari Williams welcomes you to the upscale Los Angeles steakhouse for a dinner filled with Palm favorites and new menu items. Start with the special Valentine’s Day Love in Bloom cocktail made with Grey Goose Essences White Peach & Rosemary, La Marca Prosecco, Strawberry Purée & Fresh Lemon Juice. Then indulge in classics like the Chicken Parmigiana, Wagyu Lasagna, Tomahawk, or succulent Nova Scotia Lobster. New items include Seared Scallops, and decadent desserts, the creamy Tiramisu and decadent Carrot Cake. $65+; 2/14, 4 – 11:00 pm; 1100 S. Flower St., Los Angeles, CA 90015; 213.763.4600

12-Course Valentine’s Day Tasting Menu at Pasta | Bar

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a one-night-only, 12-course tasting menu with a welcome cocktail and champagne toast. The Michelin-starred Pasta|Bar from husband-and-wife team Chefs Phillip Frankland Lee and Margarita Kallas-Lee features a 12-course tasting menu with a focus on fresh pasta, inspired by the flavors of Los Angeles and complemented by the culinary techniques of Italy. Led by Sommelier Jennifer Shundo, the wine-focused experience features pairings with international varietals primarily from France, Italy, and Germany. In addition, Pasta|Bar offers a year-round “Cello” program, which utilizes imperfect fruits or leftover fruits or vegetable trimmings from the kitchen, to make creative cellos including Fennel-cello, Persimmon-cello, Strawberry-cello and of course the more classic citrus cellos. $325; 2/14, 5 – 10:00 pm; 16101 Ventura Blvd., 2nd Floor, Los Angeles, CA 91436; 818.208.1805

V- Day at Pink Taco

Enter the tunnel of love. Sunset Blvd.’s Pink Taco is the perfect Valentine’s Day destination with rosy-hued dishes and shareable cocktails. The eclectic, rocker-chic restaurant invites sweethearts to share the Mi Amor Es Grande, a 50oz margarita for two, passionately blended with El Jimador, Prickly Pear Puree, Fresh Lim & Agave Nectar – complete with rubber duckie & crazy heart straws. The love fest will run all week long with Signature Pink Tacos and Pink Fried Ice Cream under the stars and romantic brunches featuring the Pink Churro Pancakes. Pink Taco combines bold flavors with a lively atmosphere, making it the perfect destination for a perfectly pink Valentine’s Day. Various prices; 2/12 – 2/18, Various hours; 8225 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046; 323.380.7474

An image of the Mi Amor Es Grande Margarita from Pink Taco.
Sunset Blvd.’s Pink Taco is the perfect Valentine’s Day destination with rosy-hued dishes and shareable cocktails., like this Mi Amor Es Grande Margarita. Photo Credit: Pink Taco Los Angeles

Celebrate Romance at Playa Provisions

Co-owned and operated by “Top Chef” winner Brooke Williamson, Playa Provisions’ beachside hotspot in Playa del Rey offers an ideal setting for those wanting a relaxed and romantic Valentine’s Day. Complete with an outdoor fire pit, strung lights, and a beachside setting, couples can enjoy California Coastal cuisine, such as Steamed Mussels and Clams, Crab Legs, or Squid Ink Risotto. After dinner, sneak back to Grain – the speakeasy whiskey bar hidden within the space – for a nightcap cocktail and dessert. Playa Provisions is also running dessert specials, including a Red Velvet Cake, through Valentine’s Day – perfect to enjoy at the restaurant or to take home to your Valentine! Various prices; 2/14, Various hours; 119 Culver Blvd, Playa Del Rey, CA 90293; 310.683.5019

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a Romantic Getaway to Portola Hotel & Spa

Love is in the air, and what better way to celebrate the season of romance than by whisking your special someone away to the California Coast in Monterey, CA?

  • Jacks Monterey’s Valentine’s Day 4-Course Dinner: Experience a romantic evening at Jacks Monterey. The night features a cozy fireside bar, a sumptuous 4-course dinner with optional wine pairings, and live love songs by Lisa Marie and Scott Slaughter.
  • Endless Love Package: Elevate your romance with the Endless Love overnight package. Enjoy GH Mumm Brut in your coastal-inspired room, a Lush Shower Bomb, and 15% off the best rate. It’s the perfect setting for a romantic weekend.
  • Spa Renewal Package: For ultimate relaxation, the Spa Renewal package offers a tranquil retreat. Rejuvenate with treatments at Spa on the Plaza, savor the peaceful coastal ambiance, and unwind in our guest rooms and suites. It’s an ideal way to renew mind, body, and soul.

Valentine’s Day at Quail Lodge

For a romantic escape, guests can find themselves amongst the 850 lush acres of greenery, sparkling lakes and sunshine at Quail Lodge in Carmel Valley, California. 8205 Valley Greens Dr, Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93923

  • Valentine’s Day Dinner: Couples can also indulge in a three-course prix fixe menu on Valentine’s Day at $98.00+ per person featuring East Coast Scallops, Chicories and Citrus Salad, Beef Wellington, Poached Maine Lobster, Mille Feuille for dessert and more.
  • The hotel’s Valentine’s Day promotion: includes a Lavender bath amenity from Santa Cruz’ Bonny Doon Lavender Farm, a bubble bath filled with rose petals upon arrival, a complimentary bottle of local wine and a box of Monterey’s Lula’s chocolates. *Valentine’s Day promo code: VDAY; valid 2/9 – 2/16

Choose Your Own Valentine’s Day Adventure at Rustic Canyon

Chef/Owner Jeremy Fox and team are preparing a “choose your own adventure” 6 or 8-course menu (including a fully-vegetarian option) designed to share with loved ones. Highlights include a fresh take on Jeremy’s legendary Peas & White Chocolate dish, as well as Oysters on the Half Shell with pink guava mignonette, Baja Bay Scallops & Sunchokes in XO sauce and Duck Leg Confit with red wine-braised cabbage & rhubarb. Add-ons include black truffles for certain dishes and Sommelier Jenna Isaac’s thoughtful wine pairings. $125 per person (6 dishes), $175 per person (dishes) and +$75 per person (wine pairing); 2/14, 5 – 9:30 pm; 1119 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica CA 90401; 310.393.7050

Picture-Perfect Valentine’s Day Dinner and Romantic Getaway at The Shade Hotel Redondo Beach

Situated right on the water in Redondo Beach with views from Palos Verdes Malibu, the Shade Hotel has several picture-perfect offering for Valentine’s Day. 655 North Harbor Dr., Redondo Beach, CA 90277 310.921.8950

  • Valentine’s Day Dinner Specials: Sea Level Restaurant & Lounge at The Shade Hotel Redondo Beach is offering a handful of dinner specials for the picture-perfect Valentine’s Day dinner. Indulge in specials like Heirloom Beet Carpaccio, Surf and Turf, Strawberries and Cream Puff and Unclassic Red Velvet Cake along with specialty cocktails Between the Sheets, Love or Lust and Fallen Hard for You. Various prices; 2/14 – 2/18, 4:00 pm
  • Valentine’s Day Shade Vacation: Surprise your loved one this Valentine’s Day with the ultimate romantic gesture – a Shade vacation! Shade Hotel Redondo Beach’s exclusive Valentine’s Day package incudes a bottle of Mumm Champagne and a $295 gift card ensuring an unforgettable escape.

Romantic Beach Getaway and Dinner at the Shade Hotel Manhattan Beach

Book a romantic beach getaway for you and your special someone at Shade Hotel Manhattan Beach. Various prices; 1221 N. Valley Dr.,Manhattan Beach, CA 90266; 310.546.4995

  • The Valentine’s package: includes a bottle of Mumm Champagne and a $395 gift card.
  • Valentine’s Day menu: For those looking for a romantic, dinner, Shade Hotel Manhattan Beach’s signature restaurant zinc@shade, is offering a Valentine’s Day menu. Couples can enjoy table-side magic by Joel Ward while enjoying White Arugula Citrus Salad & Ricotta Salata, Baked Lobster Tail and Kurobuta Pork Chop followed by Chocolate Covered Long Stem Strawberries for dessert. 2/14 – 2/18

SLS Beverly Hills Couple’s Challenge Valentine’s Day Package

The SLS Beverly Hills is thrilled to introduce the Couple’s Challenge – a perfect blend of luxury, romance, and a touch of friendly competition for this Valentine’s Day. This all-in-one package, is designed to help couples rediscover and rekindle their romance in a spectacular way. As an exquisite add-on to any room reservation, couples will embark on a journey filled with delightful experiences. Various prices; 2/9 – 2/18; 465 La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048

  • Start with a Welcome Amenity: Enjoy a complimentary welcome amenity featuring Rose Mousse and a bottle of Veuve Clicquot, setting the tone for a memorable stay.
  • Romantic Dinner for 2: Indulge in a specially curated romantic dinner at Nook restaurant, featuring a custom menu of aphrodisiac pairings that will tantalize your taste buds.
  • In-room Challenge: Receive an in-room questionnaire to discover how well you know your partner, accompanied by massage oil. The winner earns a prize treatment, creating an intimate and playful atmosphere.
  • Ciel Spa Couple’s Treatment: Unwind together with a pampering couple’s treatment at Ciel Spa.
  • Breakfast in Bed: Start your day on a delightful note with a complimentary breakfast served in the comfort of your room.
  • Selfie Challenge: Engage in a playful Selfie Challenge and earn 2 drinks in our exclusive speakeasy for every tagged post. Don’t forget to tag @slsbeverlyhills to capture the moment and share the love.

SOL Mexican Cocina Serves Bubbles & Dessert to share

On Valentine’s Day, at all SOL locations, guests can add two champagne toasts and choice of dessert for sharing to their meal for $22. Dessert choices include: Caramel Sea Salt Budin & Dark Chocolate Rum Ganache, Tres Leches Cake, Banana Chocolate Bread Pudding, Rosca De Churro and SOL’s famous Blondie. This is an easy and affordable way to elevate your meal, making it memorable and romantic. Reservations encouraged. Various hours and locations

Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu at Sugar Palm (Viceroy Santa Monica)

Toast to love under the palms with Sugar Palm’s three-course, prix fixe Valentine’s Day dinner, live music, and a complimentary rosé. Couples can choose one starter, entrée, and dessert inclusive of options like Beet Salad, Lobster Bisque, Grilled Swordfish, Spinach Bucatini, a Rose Macaron, and Rose Petal Panna Cotta. Vegan friendly options are available. Romantic Dining Cabana packages will be available, as well. $99; 2/14, 4 – 10:00 pm; Viceroy Santa Monica – 1819 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.260.7511

Valentine’s Day at The Surfing Fox

This Valentine’s Day, guests can indulge in Valentine’s Day specials including Seared Scallops alongside Lobster & Shrimp Dumplings, a Chocolate Cheesecake with a Hazlenut Crumble and featured cocktails including the gin-infused Love Potion and a sweet option with Jim Beam named the Cupid’s Curse. Ocean Avenue’s newest culinary destination, the Surfing Fox, is welcoming guests from near and afar, to celebrate Valentine’s Day at the city’s quintessential California escape, featuring unobstructed Pier and sunset views. Various prices; 2/14, 3 – 10:00 pm; 120 Colorado Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401; 424.214.1830

An image of the Valentine's Day spread at The Surfing Fox.
The Surfing Fox, is welcoming guests from near and afar, to celebrate Valentine’s Day at the city’s quintessential California escape.

Sushi by Scratch Restaurants

Sushi by Scratch Restaurants’ Valentine’s Day dinner will feature their signature 17-course omakase-inspired nigiri tasting menu, a welcome cocktail, a sparkling wine toast, a farewell tea, as well as optional beverage pairings ranging from extensive sake and Japanese whiskey flights to handcrafted cocktails. From the Michelin-starred duo Chefs Phillip Frankland Lee and Margarita Lee, Sushi by Scratch Restaurants is celebrated for its highly curated tasting menu, intimate 10-seat tasting counter, and dedication to a “from scratch” approach. $285; 2/14, 5:00 pm, 7:15 pm and 9:30 pm; 1601 Ventura Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 91436; 818.646.6506

Sushi Note Wine and Sushi Valentine’s Day Pairing 

Setting the mood for a romantic evening for couples, this year Sushi Note in Sherman Oaks will offer the “Perfect Pair” for Valentine’s Day: Sushi and Wine. The prix fixe Valentine’s Day menu includes a Japanese appetizer course followed by a 12-piece omakase experience, chosen by the chef, and a dessert to finish. To complement the meal, Sushi Note’s seasoned sommeliers will curate a specialty wine pairing for the occasion. $170 per person and +$125 wine pairing; 2/14, 5:30 – 10:00 pm; 13447 Ventura Blvd. Sherman Oaks, CA 91423; 818.802.3443

Sushi Note Omakase Celebrates Valentine’s Day with Intimate Sushi and Wine Dinner 

For those looking for a more elevated experience, Sushi Note Omakase’s intimate 14-seat dining room is the epitome of romance. The two-hour journey offers 20 courses of premium curated fresh sushi dishes with an optional wine pairing. $190 per person with and +$100 wine pairing; 2/14, 6:00 pm and 8:30 pm; 421 N. Rodeo Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210; 310.808.4486

Prix Fix Menu and Boss Nova at Tapizon

On Valentine’s Day, treat that special someone to a passionate four-course pre fixe menu complete with a complimentary toast of house bubbles at Tapizon. Accompanying the meal will be live bossa nova from 5:30-8:30 pm, adding more romance to a lively evening. Menu highlights include Carrot Ginger Miso Soup, Braised Short Rib, and Chocolate Ganache. $150 per person; 2/14, 5 – 9:00 pm; 450 Main Street, El Segundo, CA 90245; 310.648.8401

An image of the black hummus meal at Tapizon.
On Valentine’s Day, treat that special someone to a passionate four-course pre fixe menu complete with a complimentary toast of house bubbles at Tapizon.

Love Bites Prix Fixe Menu at Telefèric Barcelona

Enjoy the Love Bites prix fixe menu, available 2/13 and 3/14. For $78 per person, guests can enjoy nine delectable dishes, including a Strawberry Oyster, hor d’oeuvres like Chips & Caviar, Shrimp Crostini, or Eggplant Puff, and tapas like Jamón Ibérico de Bellota, a 38-month cured Iberian Acorn-Fed Ham, Basque Talos, or Crab Croquetas. If you’re really feeling the love, upgrade guests can upgrade to include the beverage pairing ($106 per person) which includes Cava, white wine, red wine and a dessert wine. For spirit lovers, Telefèric will also offer a special Valentine’s Day Cocktail, Love Stroke ($17), available through 2/15. Sip on Teleferic’s bourbon-infused delight with chocolate liquor, lemon juice, ruby chocolate, and English cream. It’s the perfect companion for a love-filled rendezvous or a friendly toast. Reservations encouraged. 11930 San Vicente Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049; 424.832.7595

TOUS les JOURS Adds a Dash of Love with All-New Sweets for My Sweetheart Menu

TOUS les JOURS, a renowned bakery café chain offering more than 300 artisan pastries, gourmet cakes, and desserts baked in-store daily, will celebrate the season of love with its all-new Sweets for My Sweetheart menu. This delectable, limited-time collection will showcase over a dozen sweet treats, including the Pink Velvet (from soft blush to deep rosy hues of our strawberry cake layers, harmoniously paired with luscious cream cheese frosting); Sweetheart (a Valentine’s Day must: heart-shaped chocolate cake with rich chocolate ganache buttercream finished with a decadent chocolate coating); Strawberry Jasmine (fresh, spring-inspired buttercream cake with flavors of strawberry and jasmine); Luv U Berry Much (delightful and delicate layers of TOUS les JOURS’s signature Cloud cream, vanilla cake, and fresh berries); and Mini Red Velvet (classic red velvet sheet cake adorned with velvety cream cheese buttercream and whimsical heart-shaped sprinkles). Various prices; 2/1 – 2/14, Various hours and locations

Tuk Tuk Thai Celebrates Valentine’s Day

Tuk Tuk Thai Celebrates Valentine’s Day with à la carte specials like, Goong Cha Nam Pla ($20) – head-on grilled prawns in fish sauce with garlic chili lime sauce, cabbage, and bitter melon, Salmon Panang ($24) – grilled salmon with coconut creamy red curry with Thai basil and makrut, and Sua Rong Hai ($27) – grilled New York steak marinated in herbs and spices, served medium rare with Thai-style spicy chimichurri pour-over. Reservations encouraged. 2/14, 4:30 – 10:00 pm; 1638 Sawtelle Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90025; 310.860.1872

Valentine’s Day at VIEW at (VEA Newport Beach)

VIEW will be offering three-course, prix fixe lunch and dinner menus, in addition to a limited all-day menu in the late afternoon and evening. Sample items from the prix fixe menu include Dungeness Crab Crake, Roast Baby Beet Salad, Grilled Australian Wagyu Sirloin, Crispy Colorado Lamb, Seared Scallop & Lobster Risotto, and Chocolate Sphere for dessert. The newly debuted hotel is the spot for locals and travelers alike looking for a romantic meal with incredible Pacific Ocean views. $85; 2/14, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm (lunch) and 3 – 10:00 pm (dinner); VEA Newport Beach – 900 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660; 949.640.4000

West Hollywood EDITION Celebrates Valentine’s Day with Self-Care and Special Dinner

Fall in love all over again this Valentine’s Day at West Hollywood’s most romantic destination at the West Hollywood EDITION. 9040 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069; 310.953.9899

  • The Spa at The West Hollywood EDITION: The spa invites you to join in on the celebration of love with the limited-edition couples’ experience massage. Enjoy the spa’s Signature Massage alongside a loved one, with a heart Guasha enhancement, and share two glasses of Veuve Clicquot after treatment. Couples will leave with a special oil bottle gift feeling refreshed and renewed. Experience the two massages for $750 for 50 minutes or $950 for 80 minutes. Additionally, the spa is pleased to welcome guests to celebrate Galentine’s Day with the Chocolates and Roses Facial. Using a Cocoa Enzyme mask, the 50-minute Hydrafacial will stimulate all senses with the sweet aroma of chocolate while exfoliating with Hydrafacial technology. The Galentine’s Day facial is $325 and features a glass of Veuve Clicquot after treatment with a Pink Knesko Eye Mask gift. 
  • Ardor’s Valentine’s Day Dinner: On the ground floor of The West Hollywood EDITION, sits the signature restaurant, Ardor. The lush, greenery filled dining room beckons guests to indulge in a contemporary culinary journey with dishes that showcase the local California produce with a pre-fixe Valentine’s Day dinner. The love affair at Ardor will begin with Milk Bread for the table, followed by the appetizer course, giving dinners the choice of Oysters, Heart of Palm and Coconut Ceviche. The Main Course gives each romantic the choice of Filet, served with Lemon Poached Potato, Lobster Butter, Caramelized Alliums, Halibut, Marshmallow Roasted Sweet Potato, Chestnut Ravioli can be added, made with House Made Pasta, Hen of the Wood Mushrooms, Truffle Cacio e Pepe, and for the hopeless romantics, a Maine Lobster Tail can be added to the Main Course. The Dessert Course features a sweet treat, fashioned into the shape of a rose: Bittersweet Milk Chocolate Mousse, Macadamia Praline, Passion Fruit Gelee, made with Macadamia praline and passion fruit gelee enrobed in 53% Bittersweet milk chocolate mousse. $120; 2/14, 6 – 10:00 pm

Valentine’s Day at Desert 5 Spot (Tommie Hollywood)

Hollywood’s favorite country bar, Desert 5 Spot is hosting an eventful night of fun! Start by line dancing the night away with your partner at the Valentine’s Day-themed, Bootloose Line Dancing with Mike & Diana starting at 7:00 pm. Afterward, sing your favorite tunes at Cowboy Karaoke at 9:00 pm to keep the intimate night going. To quench your thirst after all the dancing and singing, try their signature Valentine’s Day drink, the Cowboy Casanova – a gin concoction with rosemary, sage, chocolate, raspberry, and lemon. Free entry with RSVP; 2/14, 7:00 pm; tommie Hollywood – 6516 Selma Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028; 323.871.1234

Naked at the Getty Scavenger Hunt for Valentine’s Day

Ready to up your museum game with a dash of playful innuendo? The Getty Center is serving up some serious fun with their “Naked at the Getty” scavenger hunt – and yes, it’s exactly what it sounds like (minus the actual nudity, of course!). Imagine teaming up with your squad, navigating the stunning Getty Center grounds, and cracking hilarious clues that lead you to iconic nude artworks. Here’s the best part: you don’t need a Ph.D. in art history or an advanced degree in nudity to join the fun. This is open to absolutely everyone, and the only skills required are wit, teamwork, and a willingness to embrace the slightly risqué. Nudity NOT required! $24; 2/10, 4 – 6:00 pm;  1200 Getty Center Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90049; 310.440.7300

Helicopter Ride Over Los Angeles through Hotel Figueroa

Cozy up at DTLA’s urban oasis Hotel Figueroa, offering an idyllic setting for a romantic Los Angeles getaway without leaving town, where couples can cozy up with cocktails fireside in the hotel’s lively lobby lounge, or book the hotel’s special Lovers Cityscape Package ($2,500) available during the entire month of February 2024. 939 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, California 90015; 213.627.8971

  • A two-night retreat in their vibrant Featured Artist Suite
  • Upon arrival, all couples will enjoy a bottle of Veuve Clicquot and a delectable array of pastries and baked goods from LA – based bakeshop, Flouring LA  
  • Take your love to new heights as you take in the sights with a 90-minute helicopter tour of Los Angeles with Star Helicopters (a perfect proposal experience!)
  • Breakfast at our all-day eatery, Café Fig
  • Enjoy the luxury of a 2:00 pm late check-out
An image of a helicopter.
Take your love to new heights as you take in the sights with a 90-minute helicopter tour of Los Angeles with Star Helicopters.

Lucha VaVoom de La Liz Announces Two-Night Valentine’s Engagement

Spend Valentine’s Day at LuchaVaVoom de La Liz, where world-class professional lucha libre wrestling, burlesque, and comedy collide! Dubbed La Venganza del Amor (The Revenge of Love), LVVDLL’s Valentine’s shows will set your heart ablaze with an unforgettable array of superstar wrestlers, along with daring aerialists and alluring burlesque gods and goddesses mixing LVVDLL’s brand of sexo y violencia like never before. $45 – $65; 2/14 and 2/15, 8:00 pm; Mayan Theatre – 1038 S. Hill St., Los Angeles, CA 90015; 213.746.4674

Valentine’s Day Floral Tent Event at Vallarta Supermarkets

You can never go wrong giving your loved one the classic flowers and chocolate on Valentine’s Day. Vallarta Supermarkets is having a Floral Tent Event filled with vibrant and colorful blooms as well as a wide selection of gift options, including chocolates, chocolate-covered strawberries, plush bears, balloons, and gift cards so they can create a personalized gift that will make the day feel extra special. Various prices; 2/12 – 2/14; various locations


Annual Best of Winter Ferry and Hotel Package: Celebrate Valentine’s Day On Catalina Island

The Catalina Express and more than ten hotel partners are sharing its popular Best of Winter ferry and hotel packages just in time for Valentine’s Day. The offer provides roundtrip transportation on the Catalina Express, and up to 60 percent off for visitors who enjoy more room to roam and cooler weather. Whether you’re looking for a romantic weekend getaway, are a frequent guest planning another trip to paradise, or seeking out the perfect island adventure, Catalina Island is a unique escape from mainland life. From budget to luxury, newly renovated and historic hotels, there is a package to fit every pocketbook and taste. Various prices; Mondays – Sundays (through 3/15); Various Catalina Island hotels

An image of the Catalina Island harbor.
The Catalina Express and more than ten hotel partners are sharing its popular Best of Winter ferry and hotel packages just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Set Sail on a Romantic “Love Boat” Adventure on the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa Waterways

Love is in the air, and JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa has the perfect way to celebrate. For the month of February, on select weekends – in honor of  Valentine’s Day –  the famed Palm Desert hotel is offering  an enchanting and customizable  ‘Love Boat’ amenity, designed to make hearts skip a beat and create unforgettable memories for couples looking to embark on a new chapter in their love story, starting at $85 per couple, inclusive of 2 glasses of champagne, and small desserts. For those looking to set sail, they can choose from the following options, which must be arranged in advance: 

  • Romantic 30-minute Boat Ride: Cozy up under a blanket and experience the magic of love on a private, LED-lit up boat ride for two on the JW waterways
  • Engagement-Ready Setup: Your boat will be adorned with fresh flowers and decorations, setting the scene for a memorable proposal you both will cherish forever
  • Picnic in Paradise: Enjoy a delectable picnic basket filled with gourmet treats that include champagne, chocolates, and a selection of mouth watering delicacies.
  • Additional Add-ons include:
    • Capture the Moment: Preserve your special moment with a professional photographer. They’ll discreetly capture every smile, every stolen glance and that ‘YES’ moment. 
    • Couples Spa Experience: Pamper yourselves with a couple’s spa treatment in the hotels stunning spa $588 incl. gratuity
    • Private Candlelit & Personalized Dinner $120++ includes 3-Course Dinner and a Glass of Wine at Rockwood 
    • Book A Room – inclusive of Breakfast in Bed the next morning 

The Essence of Italy Can Be Found at The Resort at Pelican Hill

Perfectly situated in the heart of Southern California’s most idyllic beach town in Newport Beach, The Resort at Pelican Hill offers a picturesque destination to trade the everyday for a little romance. With sweeping views of the Pacific, every inch of this 504-acre property evokes the essence of Italy, where couples can whisk their love away for an Italian-inspired date this Valentine’s Day, walking hand & hand amongst classically inspired structures, grand porticoes, graceful archways, & outdoor verandas, overlooking the Resort’s 750 olive trees (many over 30 centuries’ old) and the manicured landscape emanating the countryside of Tuscany. Please contact the resort for prices and availability


Hendrick’s Gin & Wiederhoeft Introduce Cocktail Intimates

Spend Valentine’s Day at home with your bae, and add a little spice to your evening. For Valentine’s Day, Hendrick’s Gin has joined imaginations with Wiederhoeft to enhance the “ooh la la” factor of your cocktail necessities by introducing “Gintimates,” the world’s first and only collection of cocktail intimates. Curiously curated to be the perfect match for all Valentine’s Day celebrations and the most unusual bar cart staple, the Wiederhoeft-designed capsule collection includes three alluring and delicately handmade pieces

  • Bottle Corset: A sheer and luxurious number to savor the seductive beauty of the Hendrick’s bottle that embellishes your bar cart.
  • Pinky GarterTo maintain sophistication as you toast to any manner of delights, this piece will accentuate your daintiest finger and remind you to keep your pinky up.
  • Cocktail Garnish Chain: An elegant rose not for your vase, but for your most cherished cocktail glass. Pro tip – this accessory is particularly enticing alongside a cucumber garnish.




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