It's February, and that means Valentine's Day is just two weeks away. This is the night you want to make that date extra special.
For those who haven't started planning, now is the time to make reservations at some of the most romantic restaurants ithroughout Atlanta. You don't want to be left out in the cold.
And Cascade Patch has done some of the footwork for you. We've rounded up some of the best Valentine's Day offerings from local restaurants and hotspots for you and your honey.
If you're taking your lover out to see the legendary Alvin Ailey Dance Theater, which returns to the Fox Theatre on Valentine's Day, you may want to grab a nice dinner before the show. Livingston Restaurant & Bar, just across from the Fox, may be just the romantic place to set the mood for the evening with a three-course dinner complete with a complimentary glass of champagne for $55 per person.
Other options in and around Atlanta include:
4th & Swift, 621 North Ave. N.E.: Jay Swift and Chef de Cuisine Jeb Aldrich will be putting together a five course menu for $85 a person++. A wine pairing is also available for an additional $40 per person. Click here for reservations
No. 246, 129 East Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur: Dive into some Italian fare in Decatur at No. 246, which is offering a Valentine's Day four-course meal of items like wood-oven baked red snapper in cortucio for $55 per person.
The Shed at Glenwood, 475 Bill Kennedy Way S.E.: The Shed is offering a three course prix fixe dinner for $45 per person, along with $20 BUY the bottle specials on Feb. 15 and 16. On Sunday, Feb. 17, The Shed is offering a romantic brunch special with bottomless mimosas and Bloody Mary drinks.
La Tavola Trattoria, 992 Virginia Ave. N.E.: La Tavola is offering a three-course prix fixe dinner, which includes choices such as braised rabbit crespelle roasted trout and hazlenut budino. $49 per person. Click HERE to make reservations or call 404-873-5430.
JCT Kitchen & Bar, 1198 Howell Mill Road: JCT is offering a four-course prix fixe, which includes a main dish of wood grilled Muscovy Duck breast, “chicken stand” fried young chicken and butter poached Maine lobster. Couples choose from chocolate “PB” pie, white chocolate ice cream or champagne truffles to share for dessert. $60 per person. A 20 percent gratuity is applied to parties of six or more and there is a $10 corkage fee per bottle. For reservations, call 404-355-2252.
Now, for those looking to get away for Valentine's, Chateau Elan Winery & Resort is a way to really wow your partner. Chateau Elan is offering a variety of packages at its Inn or Spa for Valentine's Day weekend. For the wine loving couples, the Winery at Château Élan produces more than 20 different vintages which have received more than 275 national and international awards.