Celebrate Valentine’s Day Around the Bay

San Francisico area's best places to wine, dine, and play

An Evening with “Hamilton”

The two hardest things to score is love and tickets to Hamilton. So, Colorectal Cancer Alliance Board Member Sharon Seto is hosting a special showing of the hit musical “Hamilton” in conjunction with Skies Alliance. Join the fun regardless of your relatiosnhip status. This evening of philanthropy supports CCA in memory of Susan T. Lee.

  • Location: 445 Geary Street, San Francisco
  • Tickets: $400-$600

Valentine’s Day at International Smoke

Ayesha Curry’s hit upscale BBQ joint presents a fabulous Valentine’s Day menu with special additions especially for a romantic night out. Indulge in a shareable shellfish platter with a 18-oz Chateaubriand Steak for two. Also available: Smoked Caviar, Italian Burrata, Black Truffle Fries and exotic Wagyu Beef and Kimchi Rice. If a reservation is unavailable for Valentine’s Day, don’t fret. These specials are available until Feb. 16.

Copita’s Fiery Hot Valentine’s Menu

Nestled in the heart of placid Sausalito, Copita brings world-renowned chef Joanne Weir’s culinary vision to life. Her carefully crafted menu is infused with tequila and heart, and there might not be a better place to go for Valentine’s Day cocktails. Indulge in “Hot Lips,” a Valentine’s delight with a kick, or sample their Mexican-inspired menu featuring Sea Bass Ceviche with orange blossoms, kumquats, fennel and serrano peppers, Spit Roasted Cornish Game Hen and Mezcal & Berries Pavlova a white meringue with mezcal tossed berries and lemon crème fraiche. Yum!

Romance and Rosé Valentine’s Day Package from The Spa at Sanctuary

Book a serene stay at The Spa at Sanctuary for Valentine’s Day. Get zen with the Couple’s Hot Stone Massage and a glass of sparkling rosé. Guests will also receive 20 percent off the luxurious Rose Quartz Bundle. The treatment includes a relaxing treatment of rose quartz infused gentle mineral toner topped off with a facial roller massage.

Decadent Dessert at Horsefeather

For sweeties with a sweet tooth, Horsefeather’s delicious and decadent menu is perfect for couples looking for a great dining experience without breaking the bank. There are no reservations required for this three-course menu which includes short ribs or sea bass and finishes with a brownie sundae or blood orange granitas. Only $50 a person, $75 with cocktail pairing. Horsefeather does not take reservations. Show up to get a seat.

  • Location: 528 Divisadero Street, San Francisco 
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Cheap Date special at the Clift Hotel Redwood Room

Talk about a great deal, the Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel is having possibly the best deal on this list. The iconic Redwood Room is hosting “Decompression Hour” where delicious small plates are just $5-$10 and drink specials are flowing freely. From Feb. 1- Feb. 15 bring an old airline drink voucher and exchange it for a craft cocktail free of charge. This date could be nearly on the house.

  • Location: 495 Geary Street, San Francisco
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Mer-mazing Seafood Menu at Farallon

San Francisco’s premier seafood destination is offering up a prix fixe menu with all the bells and whistles just in time for Valentine’s Day. Set sail into a sea of spectacular shellfish via Farallon raw bar, and enjoy limited edition dessert including Red Velvet Cake and Passion Fruit Tart. The majority of plates are perfect for sharing.

  • Location: 450 Post Street, San Francisco
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Exotic Romantic Fare at Roka Akor

Spoil the person you love with a four-course meal at Roka Akor. Their colorful appetizers include Yellowtail Sashimi and Wagyu Filet Tartare. Other mouthwatering selections include Sweet Garlic Soy Wagyu Filet, Grilled Bone Marrow, and Yzu Marinated Black Cod. Finish the evening with Warm Valrhona Chocolate Cake and a glass of red wine. Reservations must include at least two people ($108/ person)

  • Location: 801 Montgomery Street, San Francisco
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Have a ‘Bad Romance’ at the Brixton

In search of the perfect Valentine’s cocktail? Look no further than The Brixton, a fine dining establishment infused with a kick of punk rock. Treat your date to some craft cocktails in their laid back setting. Where highly recommends with Bad Romance, a vodka libation that features passion fruit, lemon, vanilla, orange bitters and a trendy side of prosecco for $14.

  • Location: 2140 Union Street, San Francisco
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Champagne and Caviar at Gibson

For just $125, guests can take a decadent trip through several courses at the stylish Gibson restaurant. Kick off Valentine’s Day festivities with a special tasting menu featuring caviar service with blini, chicken nugget, and smoked egg yolk served with a glass of delicious -28 degree nori infused gin gibson. The menu doesn’t stop there, but this review does. Check out the full monte below.

  • Location: 111 Mason Street, San Francisco
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Fall in Love with Fairytales at Nightbird

Whimsical eats await at Nightbird. For lovers looking for festive food moments, this restaurant’s movie-themed menu is sure to satisfy. With the owners celebrating their 13th anniversary, they’re celebrating in style. Get a taste of the full menu below.

Indulge in Oysters at Salt Wood Kitchen and Oysterette

For lovers who want to take a day trip, Salt Wood Kitchen and Oysterette is the perfect place to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Located on the breathtaking Monterey Peninsula, their decadent tasting menu is one worth driving for. A taste of Moet & Chandon Champagne kicks everything off, and a surf and turf plate with seared filet mignon and lobster tail rounds everything off. For just $88 a person, this is an indulgent evening anyone can enjoy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tess Stevens
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