9 Best Places to Spend Valentine’s Day in Tampa Bay


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Looking for the perfect place to celebrate Valentine’s day in Tampa Bay and Sarasota? We’ve rounded up the best dining experiences for Valentine’s Day 2018 and the special offers you can expect from these amazing restaurants and venues. But, don’t just limit yourself to dinner! Celebrate with brunch, “galentines” activities, and more!

Yacht StarShip

Downtown Tampa –  Dine aboard Yacht StarShip for a romantic Valentine’s Day buffet brunch or three-course dinner cruise Wednesday, February 14th, or start the celebration this weekend on February 10th or 11th!

Sail along Tampa’s beautiful waterways with a delicious three-course dinner, intimate seating, open water views and dance under the stars on this 2.5 hour cruise! Dinner menu highlights include Seafood Stuffed Lobster Tail, Filet Mignon, and Saffron Risotto Cakes and delicious dessert options include bread pudding with bourbon sauce.

Brunch and dinner cruises include a champagne toast, DJ and dancing, a long-stemmed red rose for your table and a cash bar.

Upgrade to the VIP cruise and enjoy the unlimited champagne toast station, premium open bar, and a free boarding photo!

Proposal packages are available! Call 813-223-7999 for more information.

Brunch: $49.95; Dinner: $79; VIP Dinner Cruise: (Ages 21+) $129.95 (+ tax and gratuity).

Book online now or call 813-223-7999 for reservations

Yacht Starship 2018 Valentines Day Dinner Flyer

Dinner Cruise Includes:
Starter (Choice of One)
Classic Cesar Salad, Organic Mixed Green Salad

Entree (Choice of One)
Filet Mignon with a red wine reduction sauce , Seafood Stuffed Lobster Tail accompanied with Brandy cream sauce, Prosciutto Wrapped Chicken stuffed with spinach and ricotta, topped with charred tomato sage sauce, Saffron Risotto Cakes with a wild mushroom ragout, topped with red pepper confit, All entrees come with truffle mashed potatoes and asparagus

Dessert (Choice of One)
Bread Pudding with Bourbon sauce, Wild Berry Custard, Red Velvet Cake

Brunch Cruise Includes:
Breakfast Items
Scrambled Eggs, Scrambled Eggs with Monterey jack, Tomatoes, and Roasted Peppers, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Country Sausage, Hashbrowns O’Brien

Lunch Items
Balsamic Grilled Chicken in White Wine Garlic Sauce, Roasted Salmon with a Sweet Bell Pepper Bercy, Seasonal Vegetables, Country Sausage, Black Beans & Yellow Rice

Side Items
Fresh Fruit & Cheese, Marinated Mushrooms and Asparagus, Grilled Eggplant and Artichoke, Tomato and Fresh Mozzarella, Mixed Green Salad, Bagels and Cream Cheese, Muffins/Danish/Croissants

Yacht StarShip
603 Channelside Drive, Tampa, Fl 33602
Book online now or call 813-223-7999 for reservations

The Tampa Club

Downtown Tampa – Enjoy an elegant champagne brunch at the Tampa Club Sunday, February 11th from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. with unbeatable views of the Tampa skyline from the 42nd floor of the Bank of America building! Champagne Brunch is $38 per person and includes a champagne toast.

Menu highlights include Steak Benedict with Dijon Hollandaise, Sexxxy Grits, Blackened Grouper, Mandarin Oranges, and Beurre Rouge and for dessert a Banana Fosters Station! Drink specials will be available. View the full menu.

And, take advantage of 1/2 off initiation fees if you join the club, which also gives you 1/2 off room rentals fees.

RSVP by emailing ann@thetampaclub.com

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The Tampa Club
101 E Kennedy Blvd #4200, Tampa, FL 33602
Reserve by emailing ann@thetampaclub.com


Birch & Vine

Downtown St. Pete – Located on the hip Beach Drive, Birch & Vine is offering a 4-course Prix Fixe dinner for $75 per person (+ tax and gratuity) on Wednesday, February 14th.

Menu highlights include Wild Boar Pate En Croute, Spaghetti Squash Carbonara, Sweet Potato Gnocchi and you’ll want to save room for the Toasted Hazelnut Layered Dark and White Chocolate Torte dessert.

Looking to pop the question? Contact the restaurant so that they can make special arrangements to complement your proposal!

After dinner, head to the rooftop bar, The Canopy, atop boutique hotel The Birchwood, for $6 Stoli cocktails, $6 glasses of wine, $6 speciality Drinks and a chance for the ladies to win a handbag or shoes valued at over $500!

Call for Reservations: 727-828-9940

Downtown St. Pete Restaurants | The Birchwood Valentine's Day Dinner 20181st Course:
Grilled Hearts of Romaine, Shaved Parmesan, Toasted Croutons, Smoky Anchovy, Fried Capers
2nd Course:
Beet Tartar, Herring Aioli, Turmeric Egg, Chervil, Sweet Midget Relish, Grilled Country Bread
3rd Course:
Wild Boar Pate En Croute, Bourbon Dates, Butternut Maple Mousse, Kale Greens
Seared Tile Fish, Spaghetti Squash Carbonara, Lemon Preserves, Heirloom Tomato Confit,
Sweet Potato Gnocchi, Pepper Cognac Sauce, House Ricotta, Blistered Brussels Sprouts, Cocoa Cauliflower
4th Course:
Toasted Hazelnut Layered Dark and White Chocolate Torte, Cabernet Sorbet

Birch & Vine
40 Beach Dr NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Call for Reservations: 727-828-9940

NOVA 535

Downtown St Pete – Grab a “galentine” for “A Valentine Stroll Partner Painting” PaintNite on Wednesday February 14th from 7-9 p.m. at NOVA 535.

A local artist will guide you and your friends through two lively hours of creativity, drinking, and laughing ‘til your cheeks hurt. The best part? You don’t have to be an artist to have an amazing time.

Tickets are $45. Cash/credit bar and food available for purchase.

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Valentines Paintnite at NOVA 535

NOVA 535

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Ocean Hai

Clearwater Beach – Visit one of the newest restaurants on Clearwater Beach, Ocean Hai, for a romantic beachfront Valentine’s Day dinner on Wednesday, February 14th.

The signature restaurant, located in the new Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach, will feature a menu designed by Executive Chef Sean Ragan. The Asian-fusion cuisine includes a Poached Pear Salad, New York Strip and Rose Opera and is prepared with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients, including seafood and farm-raised meats and poultry.

Prix-fixed menu at $75 per person.

Book online now or call 727-281-9544 for reservations

Ocean Hai Valentines Dinner 2018 Menu

Choice of Asparagus Soup with King Crab, Meyer Lemon, American Caviar or Poached Pear Salad
with Arugula, Strawberry, Almond, Midnight Moon Champagne Vinaigrette

Choice of Veal Cheek with Crisp Sweetbread, Cauliflower, Pearl Onion and Red Wine Jus or Taylor Bay Scallop
with Andouille Sausage, English Pea, Saffron Rouille Bouillabaisse Broth

Choice of Prime New York Strip with Oxtail Cannelloni, Cream Spinach, Maitake Mushroom and Foie Gras Demi  or Butter Poached Lobster with Celery Root, Rainbow Chard and Baby Beet Truffle Foam

Ocean Hai
Book online now or call 727-281-9544 for reservations

The Vault

Downtown Tampa – Celebrate Valentine’s Day at The Vault of Love on February 14th, 15th, or 16th. Enjoy an evening of romance featuring sensual live entertainment, sexy crafted cocktails and scintillating food.

Upon arrival at the beautiful historic location The Vault, kick things off with a complimentary champagne cocktail. Throughout the night live musicians, dancers and performance artists from around the world will create a sultry atmosphere of non-stop entertainment. Explore the elegantly decorated food stations for tapas style servings prepared by world-renowned Chef Gui Alinat. The climax of the evening is the indulgent dessert buffet, featuring luxurious interpretations of all things chocolate.

If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind proposal, arrange a personalized interactive experience involving one of the interactive performers!

$100 per person includes valet parking, champagne cocktail, hors d’oeuvres, dessert buffet, & live performances and receive 20% off with code MarryMeTB

Make Reservations for The Vault of Love

The Vault of Love Valentines Dinner Flyer

The Vault
611 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602
Reserve Online

Muse at The Ringling

Sarasota – Muse at The Ringling is offering a Shakespeare-Inspired Menu complementing the Asolo Rep Theater’s show Shakespeare in Love! On Valentine’s Day February 14th, Muse is offering the When A Capulet Met a Montague at Muse dinner, with a special on Veuve Clicquot ($65) and tables adorned with rose petals and candles to make this night quite lovely for you and your someone special. The special menu will be available the 14th-17th.

Menu highlights include Crab Crusted Stuffed Grouper, Center Cut Porch Chop with Cheese Grits and Sweet Apple Demi, and for dessert options include the Juliette is the Stars Cheesecake! View the full a la carte menu

Muse is the perfect location for special anniversaries, engagements and birthdays. Just pre-arrange with the host so that Muse can provide the scene for your memorable night!

Book online now or Call for Reservations: 941-359­-5700

Muse at the Ringling Shakespeare Valentines Dinner 2018

Muse at the Ringling
5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota, Fl 34243
Book online now or call 941-359­-5700


Louies Modern

Downtown Sarasota – Louies Modern is turning off all the lights and serving a shared menu by candlelight only for dinner on Wednesday, February 14th!

Menu highlights include fried gulf oysters with asian slaw for a starter, herb roasted beef medallions and wild mushroom risotto and a mocha tiramisu for dessert. View the full Valentine’s menu. 

If you’re looking to pop the question or make this an extra memorable night, contact the restaurant so that they can help make this Valentine’s day unforgettable!

Dinner: $60

Make your reservation online

Louies Modern Valentines 2018 Flyer

Louies Modern
1289 N Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236
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Libby’s Cafe + Bar

Sarasota – Libby’s is offering an a la carte Valentines Dinner the entire week of February 10-17th with extra special concierge package offerings on Valentine’s Day itself. They’ll handle the bottle of wine or bubbly, flowers, and the dinner for you for that someone special!

Dinner highlights include oysters on the half shell, New Zealand rack of lamb, and molten chocolate lava cake for dessert! View the full menu.

The Rose Package, at $75 includes ½ dozen red roses and choice of one: Veuve Cliquot, Paul Hobbs Chardonnay, or Paul Hobbs Pinot Noir.

The Tulip Package, at $60, includes ½ dozen pink tulips, and choice of one: Mumms Brut Sparkling, Rodney Strong “Chalk Hill” Chardonnay, or Erath “Resplendent” Pinot Noir.

When making your Valentine’s Day reservations please include your notation for the Red Rose or Pink Tulip package your table can be pre-set with your requested items. Libby’s can accommodate special anniversary’s, engagements, and birthdays, just pre-arrange with the host.

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Libbys Valentines Dinner 2018

Libbys Cafe + Bar
1917 S Osprey Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236
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