If you're dreaming of a decadent meal spent gazing into your sweetie's eyes by candlelight this Valentine's Day, several local restaurants are ready and waiting to help make that dream come true.
Here is Patch's guide to the special menus and romantic perks many local restaurants are offering up this year, in an attempt to woo you through their front doors come Tuesday night, Feb. 14.
1500 Country Club Dr., Milpitas
Summitpointe is hosting a special Valentine’s Dinner for Two on Feb. 14 at 6 p.m., featuring a three-course meal set to the sounds of romantic music performed by Mark Russo and the Classy Cats. The price is $49.99 per person. Call Summitpointe to make reservations.
643 E. Calaveras Blvd., Milpitas
If you love good Italian food, many call this the place in Milpitas. Giorgio’s will be offering a surprise special menu item that evening for Valentine’s diners. Plus, if you’re on the restaurant’s e-mail list, the staff at Giorgio’s says—be on the lookout for special Valentine’s coupons this week!
68 S. Abel St. in Milpitas and 4918 Paseo Padre Parkway in Fremont
408-262-1128 Milpitas / 510-742-1300 Fremont
In addition to its famous tandoori buffet, Swagat’s two locations will have special gifts and treats for couples who dine on Valentine’s Day.
428 Barber Lane, Milpitas
This elegant Cantonese seafood restaurant will be offering up special menu items for diners on Valentine’s Day – call the restaurant for details.
1820 Barber Lane, Milpitas
Spend a special Valentine’s evening at Brandon’s Restaurant. From Feb. 11 through 14, a special prix-fixe menu is available, and features choices of soups and salads, entrees like filet mignon and pan-seared salmon, and tiramisu and coffee for dessert. Served after 5 p.m. The price is $75 per couple or $40 for singles.
110 Ranch Dr., Milpitas (McCarthy Ranch)
This elegant and authentic Italian restaurant, serving up antipasti, fancy pizzas, classic pastas and Mediterranean grill specialties alongside recommended wine pairings, is now taking reservations for a romantic Valentine’s dinner.
503 E. Calaveras Blvd., Milpitas
It’s true, Red Lobster serves up delicious seafood every day of the year, but you can register now on Red Lobsters’ Facebook page and win a romantic Valentine’s dinner for two, worth $50! One winner will be chosen every day through Feb. 13.
275 Ranch Dr., Milpitas (McCarthy Ranch)
Named the “Best Steakhouse in Milpitas” by the U.S. Commerce Association, Black Angus will be ready and waiting to serve a romantic dinner to couples on Valentine’s night.