Valentine’s Day 2023: Romantic dinners & to-go orders for your sweetie

February 2, 2023
By Addie Ibarra
By Addie Ibarra

Unless you’re Target (the big box store), you’ve probably waited until only recently to start making Valentine’s Day plans. Maybe you’re overwhelmed by all the options or maybe you haven’t known where to look.

Chocolate Bomb for two at Café a la C'Art (Credit: Jackie Tran)
Chocolate Bomb for two at Café a la C’Art (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Good news! This round-up is for you.


We’ll continue to scour the interwebs to find you the latest and greatest deals so keep this page bookmarked.


35 E. Toole Ave.
Open on Tuesday, February 14 at 5 p.m.


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Join BATA for a special Valentine’s Day dining experience with a 7-course prix fixe menu. Vegetarian options are available. Reservations are extremely limited. Book now on OpenTable.

Cost: $140 per person.

For more information, visit

Cup Cafe

311 E. Congress St.
Open on Tuesday, February 14 from 4 – 9 p.m.
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Hotel Congress has your Valentine’s plans covered! Start the evening with an exquisite meal at Cup Cafe, then check out the Lola Torch burlesque show in the club, and end the night by staying in one of their fabulous rooms with their special hotel packages.

For more information, visit

Blue Willow

2616 N. Campbell Ave.
Open on Tuesday, February 14 from 5 – 8 p.m.

Great news! Blue Willow is opening up for dinner service on Valentine’s Day. Reservations are required, don’t miss out.

For you gal pals, they’re even offering a BFF Brunch Board for two from February 11 – 13!

For more information visit


50 E. Broadway Blvd.
Open on Tuesday, February 14 at 4:30 p.m


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As a special treat, Penca will be opening their doors on Valentine’s Day. They have a finite amount of reservations left so be quick!

For more information visit

Zio Peppe

6502 E. Tanque Verde Rd.
Tuesday, February 14 starting at 5 p.m.


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Zio Peppe will be exclusively offering a 3-course prix fixe Valentine’s Day menu. Call or make reservations through OpenTable.

For more information and reservations, please visit

Kingfisher Bar & Grill

2564 E. Grant Rd.
Tuesday, February 14 starting at 5 p.m.

Join Kingfisher for one of three seatings on Valentine’s Day at 5, 7:30, or 10:00 p.m. for a romantic prix fixe meal.
Cost: $75/person, or $125/person with 4 oz. coursed wine pairings. Reservations are required.

For more information and reservations, please visit

The Parish

6453 N. Oracle Rd.
Tuesday, February 14 starting at 4 p.m.


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Join The Parish for a magical evening of culinary and cocktail creations inspired by the passions of some of the most beloved thrillers!

Dinner begins at 4 p.m. Features and a limited Parish dinner menu will also be available.

For more information and reservations, please visit

Locale Neighborhood Italian

60 N. Alvernon Way
Tuesday, February 14 starting at 4 p.m

Valentine’s Day reservations are now open, and if you’ve been to Locale before, you know how much of a treat that is in and of itself. They’ll be featuring new specials like mouth-watering shrimp scampi, salmon, filet mignon, and more!

For more information and reservations, please visit

Cafe Sonoita

3280 AZ-82, Sonoita, AZ 85637
Sunday, February 12 from 5 – 8 p.m.

If your love language includes skipping the Super Bowl and going on a small road trip instead, check out Sonoita on Sunday the 12th. The Cafe is hosting a rather impressive dinner complete with wine pairings. Chef Adam will prepare three courses including live lobster (and Vera Earl Prime Rib for those who don’t do seafood), paired with Vino Stache Wines.

To make your reservation, please call (520) 455-5044. 

The Dutch – DAM Good Food

5340 E. Broadway Blvd.
Tuesday, February 14 starting at 10 a.m.

The Dutch is creating a special, three-course Valentine’s Day menu just for you.

  • Shared Starter – caprese salad
  • Choice of Entree – roasted leg of lamb with au jus & brussels sprout (GF) or
    shrimp scampi with house-made beet spaghetti or
    vegetable napoleon (V/GF)
  • Shared Dessert – tiramisu & prosecco

Cost: $98 per couple.

For more information and reservations, please visit

Pueblo Vida Brewing Company

115 E. Broadway Blvd.
Tuesday, February 14 from 3 – 8 p.m.


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Pueblo Vida has teamed up with the lovely ladies at Rosebud Bakery to bring you a Valentine’s Day treat you don’t want to miss!

Each flight includes:
  • Cereus IPA + Lemon Meringue Cupcake
  • DDH The Coyote’s Revenge IPA + Caramelized Pineapple Mini Heart Hand Pie
  • Kaleidoscope Shortcut Sour + Strawberry Sesame Cookie

There will be a limited amount of flights available, so please pre-order your flight online to ensure you don’t miss out.

For more information and to reserve your flight, please visit  

The Coronet

198 W. Cushing St.
Tuesday, February 14 at 5 p.m.

The Coronet, located at 198 W. Cushing St., is now taking reservations for its romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner. Five courses, wine pairings, and live music — it’s a romantic’s paradise.

Cost: $120 per person, which includes bubbly beverages, and then $170 if you’d like your dinner paired with wine. You’ll definitely want to make reservations ahead of time because dinners like this fill up quickly.

To view the menu and/or to learn more, check out our article, Five-course Valentine’s Day dining experience at The Coronet. 


7065 E. Tanque Verde Rd.
Available February 10, 11, and 14


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All guests will be able to select from the regular menu at Renee’s:

  • Any beverage each
  • A soup or a salad each
  • An entree or a pizza each
  • 1 dessert per two people

Cost: $50 per person pre-paid when booking (does not include gratuity).
For more information and reservations, visit

El Corral

2201 E. River Rd.
Tuesday, February 14 starting at 5 p.m.


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Recently dubbed one of the ‘Favorite romantic restaurants in the West’, El Corral is a solid choice to celebrate your love. No special menu (that we’re aware of), just excellent service, a relaxed atmosphere, and delicious food.

Check out our article, “El Corral named one of the ‘Favorite Romantic Restaurants in the West’.” 

Pita Jungle 

7090 N. Oracle Rd. # 128
Tuesday, February 14

Pita Jungle is offering a special ‘Sweets on Us’ promotion when you come in with your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day! Guests can receive their choice of Walnut Baklawa or Chocolate Dipped Walnut Baklawa for dessert for free with the purchase of two entrees. Offer valid for dine-in only. Guests can also sit back with a glass of wine and enjoy half-priced bottles of wine.

For more information, visit

Specials throughout the month

Zona 78

7301 E. Tanque Verde Rd.
Available February 10 – 14, except on Super Bowl Day
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Join Zona 78 on Valentine’s Day for the perfect romantic evening!

North Italia

 2995 E. Skyline Dr.
Available February 10 – 13
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This Valentine’s Day, North Italia is speaking every foodie’s love language by offering a special three-course prix fixe menu perfect for an intimate dinner out, or cozy day at home with some takeout and good company. Indulge in your choice of a starter such as the Wild Shrimp Scampi, Seasonal Salad or a Chef’s Board for the table.
To follow, enjoy a main course of the Roasted PorchettaSquid Ink Tonnarelli or Roasted SalmonFinish the meal off with a dessert that’s guaranteed to be as sweet as your date –– theStrati Di Torta–– which is elegantly crafted with hazelnut chocolate, strawberry, and almond cake. Oh, and did we mention North Italia’s expansive wine list that pairs wonderfully with everything on the menu?!
The prix fix menu will only be available on Valentine’s Day (2/14); however, the dishes from the special menu will be available to order in addition to North Italia’s regular menu from 2/10-2/13. Reservations to celebrate the romantic holiday are now available on OpenTable.
For more information, visit

Charro steak & Del Rey

188 E. Broadway Blvd.
Available February 11 – 14

Love is in the air at all Si Charro! restaurants.  The following special dishes will be offered in addition to the regular menu in honor of Valentine’s Day at the following locations, many beginning this weekend:

  • Hearts of Palm Salad for 2. Lemon pressed hearts of palm, arugula, pickled shallots, parsley, citrus vinaigrette. Add shrimp option $16.95.
  • Twin Lobster Lovers gf with Red Chile Hollandaise. Two mesquite fired lobster tails , charred lemon, and mantequilla al’pastor  $98.95
  • Queso Fundido. Chile-tepin citrus chile oil and red chips $11.95.
  • Cowboy Kiss Margarita. George Strait & Si Charro’s 100th Anniversary Código Rosa Private Barrel Tequila with orange liqueur & citrus. $19.22
  • Vitamin C’s Cake. Chocolate, cherry, chipotle tres leches cake $7.95

For more information, visit

The Monica

40 E. Congress St.
Available February 11 – 14

The Monica has a special Valentine special for all the galentines: Will you be my Galentine?

  • M?nage á Taco Trio – Taco temptation trio of Crispy Orange Chicken, Shrimp Tempora with tapatio love sauce, & sizzling Thai Town Steak on flour tortillas, served with makeup slaw and lotus nopalitos.  $16.95
  • Meat Love’s Pizzetta – “Sort of” heart shaped pizza, lots of meats, sauce and cheese. $16.95
  • Broken Heart Margarita – Crushed hearts & Chamoy rim, silver tequila, raspberry liquor. $13
  • Quesafresa Dessert Tacos for Two – Cheesecake Crème filled dessert waffle tacos served with warm strawberry dipping sauce. $9

For more information, visit

PY Steakhouse

5655 W. Valencia Rd.
Available February 10, 11, and 14
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If you’re in the mood for a truly decadent meal, stop scrolling and make your reservation now at PY Steakhouse. If you’re feeling like splurging, opt for the wine pairing for an extra $45.

For more information, visit

El Charro Cafe

Downtown · Ventana Canyon · Oro Valley
Available February 11 – 14


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With 3 locations to best serve you, El Charro’s got you covered with Valentine’s specials.

  • Adobo BBQ Shrimp Tacos (2), Adobo bbq rubbed shrimp, grilled with pineapple and red onion. Served with calabacitas, arroz blanco, and frijoles charros. $17.95
  • Fideo con Camaron. Mexican fideo pasta tossed in an herbed chimichurri with butterflied grilled shrimp. Finished with queso fresco, peppers mixta, fresh cilantro,
    & charred lemon wedge.  $22.95
  • Charro Caesar Salad. With your choice of: Grilled chicken or grilled shrimp, fresh chopped romaine, green chile caesar dressing, queso cotija, parmesan, roasted tomato, & crispy tortilla strips.  $16.95

End your meal with a strawberry tres leches cake or a strawberry peach sangria.

For more information, visit

Charro Vida

7109 N. Oracle Rd.
Available February 11 – 14


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Love is in the air at all Si Charro! restaurants.  The following special dishes will be offered in addition to the regular menu in honor of Valentine’s Day at Charro Vida.

  • Hearts of Palm Salad – arugula and mixed greens with lemon-pressed hearts of palm, pickled shallots, parsley, & citrus vinaigrette *plant-based recipe. $11.95, add grilled chicken or shrimp $16.95.
  • Artichoke Heart Enchiladas – Mediterranean grill of artichoke, zucchini, olive, potato, parsley, & tomatillo sauce *plant-based recipe & cheese $14.95.  Add grilled chicken & real queso blanco for $16.95. Add  shrimp or salmon & real queso blanco for $19.95. 
  • Cherry Vanilla Cake – gluten & dairy free vanilla cake with cherries & whipped coconut crème $7.95.
  • Heart Beet Margatini tequila plata, agave & beet nectar, prickly pear cactus syrup $12.
  • Love Hurts – spicy red chile pomegranate vodka martini with beet, citrus & lemon zest $12. 

Ghini’s French Caffe

1803 E. Prince Rd.
$1 off all February


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If you love strawberries and Nutella, Ghini’s has the perfect February treat for you: fresh strawberries, whipped cream and Nutella stuffed crêpes or French Toast topped with more strawberries, whipped cream, and Nutella. Ghini’s will also have a Valentines day special: Valentine Eggs Benedict and $7 French Framboise Mimosas!

Gourmet Girls Gluten Free Bakery Bistro

5845 N. Oracle Rd.
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You don’t have to be gluten-free to love gourmet girls! Stop by to shop their amazing selection of Valentine’s Day treats for your sweetie or your self!
They’ve got cookie boxes available for $20 each. You can also special order a donut bouquet for $25. 

For more information, visit

Cafe a la C’Art 

150 N. Main Ave.

Cafe a la C’Art is celebrating love all month long with specialty cocktails, sodas, and coffees!

For more information, follow Cafe a la C’Art on Instagram.

Rollies Mexican Patio

4573 S. 12th Ave.

Rollies is rolling out a Valentine’s Day Special for two.

Cost: $30 which includes two strawberry horchatas, two heart-shaped quesadillas, and your choice of birria or carne asada, beans, and rice.

For more information, visit

The Jackrabbit Lounge

2000 N. Oracle Rd.

You’re going to love all of the happenings at The Jackrabbit Lounge this month. They’re putting on a Valentine’s Day Disco on Saturday, February 11 so put on your boogie shoes.

For more information, visit

Sweet Vivis

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Something sweet for your something sweet. Look through Sweet Vivis menu and choose from heart-shaped goodies, cakesicles (naughty or otherwise), chocolate-covered berries, and more!

For more information, follow Sweet Vivis on Instagram.

Tucson Coffee Cricket

Coffee truck on Broadway & Rosemont

Feast your eyes and palate on Chocolate covered strawberry mocha: a sweet treat that brings in the perfect flavor combinations of juicy, plump strawberries with your choice of vegan dark chocolate blend or Ghirardelli white chocolate, and topped with homemade whipped cream and strawberry sprinkles.

Available hot or iced, and can be made without espresso for the afternoon or kids! Visit Tucson Coffee Cricket at Broadway and Rosemont all week to grab one, or something else off their Valentine’s menu.

For more information, follow Tucson Coffee Cricket on Instagram.

Chez Peachy

Order online

Don’t pass up on an opportunity to get your hands on our romantic bento cakes to give to your special person. Preorders are open until Monday, February 13, or when they sell out.

For more information, follow Chez Peachy on Instagram.

Month of Love[block]

Downtown Tucson

Downtown businesses HUB Restaurant & Ice CreameryHUB Ice CreamLittle Love BurgerGood Oak BarAC Hotel Tucson Downtown, and Playground Bar & Lounge are hosting a month of themed food and drinks, special events, deals, and more.

There will be month-long specials and offerings that began on Wednesday, February 1.

Check out our article, “Month Of Love[Block]: Valentine’s Day-themed food, drinks & deals at select restaurants,” to view a full list of menus, deals, parties, and more.

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Addie Ibarra, native Tucsonan, is a fierce lover of adventure, travels, and food. Addie has her Masters in Legal Studies and hopes to one day apply that towards helping people (and animals) around the globe, while traveling and tasting along...

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