Valentine’s Day is here! For those last-minute planners – AKA non-planners – Scottsdale is home to over 400 restaurants so you will never be short of romantic restaurant options. Here are a few favorites that you can call in hopes of a last-minute reservation or to-go order.


This Valentine’s Day, create new and unforgettable romantic memories with a loved one in the breathtaking desert mountain backdrop of Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North. A flamenco guitarist and dancers will perform throughout the evening to complement Talavera's luxurious five-course, prix-fixe Spanish tasting menu.

  • Guests will be greeted with a pintxo and a handcrafted Gin and Tonic
  • The tasting menu features a variety of shared dishes as well as individually plated items including fideuá de amor to share, and a choice of lobster al mojo de ajo or pimenton-rubbed wagyu flat iron steak for the entrée course.
  • Courses also include spanakopita bites, tuna crudo, beets with honey and crispy jamón, a queso fresco cheesecake with raspberry guava and candied rose and more!

Talavera Valentine’s Day dinner will be available from 5:30pm to 9:30pm and reservations can be made by calling (480) 513-5085. To view the full menu, visit

Marcellino Ristorante’s Valentine’s Dinner 2023

Celebrate the holiday of amore with a romantic evening at Marcellino Ristorante on Tuesday, February 14. Chef Marcellino will be serving up a special menu featuring a variety of delightful appetizers, salads, handmade pastas, meat and seafood dishes, and decadent desserts.

  • Choose from such items as Carpaccio di Manzo ($26) featuring thinly sliced raw filet mignon blanketing arugula and thinly sliced mushrooms, Parmigiano, and lemon dressing.
  • The Pera salad ($19) consists of juicy pear slices on a bed of watercress and shaved Pecorino, tossed with lemon dressing.
  • Seafood lovers will enjoy the Santa Lucia ($60) showcasing a squid ink-infused fettuccine, tossed with fresh tomato and a touch of tomato sauce, sauteed clams, mussels, calamari, and half of a fresh Maine lobster in the shell.
  • A special for Valentine’s Day, the Cuore di Gnocchi alla Sorrentina ($39) are light and sumptuous heart-shaped gnocchi served in a rich tomato sauce with melted mozzarella and topped with parmigiano.
  • For those who prefer to skip the pasta, the Lamb Chops al Balsamico ($60) are a popular choice. Grilled to perfection, they are cloaked with a balsamic reduction and served with creamy mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables.
  • Choose from a wide selection of Italian wines, champagne, or Prosecco to pair with the meal.

Monte Procopio, known as the “Velvet Voice,” will be crooning love tunes throughout the evening. For more information or to place a reservation, visit or call 480-990-9500.


Celebrate this extraordinary romantic day with the extraordinary person in your life over an amazing 4-course menu. Located on Main Street in Old Town Scottsdale, Sel is a small fine dining establishment surrounded by art galleries and shops.

  • Four-course prix fixe menu of contemporary American cuisine
  • Expect to find skillful renditions of roasted kabocha squash Panisse, roasted Romanesco soup, filet mignon and upscale seafood dishes
  • Complementary glass of champagne
  • Bold and sophisticated flavors

Sel’s Valentine’s romantic restaurant dinner will be available from 5pm to 9pm. Reservations can be made by calling 480-949-6296. To view the full menu visit,

Wrigley Mansion

The Wrigley Mansion, a prime location for fine dining and special events, is home to Geordie's Restaurant and Lounge, Jamie's Wine Bar, and Christopher's at Wrigley Mansion, all of which include award-winning wine lists chosen by Wine Director Jason Caballero. This Valentine’s Day, Chef Christopher Gross and the Wrigley Mansion team have put together a tremendous four course romantic restaurant dinner.

Following a complimentary champagne toast and amuse bouche, guests can choose their preferred dish for each course, with options that include:

  • Lobster Bake with white tarragon sauce, lobster roe pasta, and asparagus
  • Seared Duck Breast with lavender honey and roasted date sauce
  • Chocolate-covered Strawberries with tuille, macaroons, and assorted berry sauces

Reservations can be made by calling (602) 955-4079.

Café Monarch

Experience a very romantic dining ambiance this Valentine’s Day in this romantic restaurant which is located in Old Town Scottsdale. Café monarch is a foodie destination featuring multi-course, seasonal meals, served on a gorgeous patio.

  • For dinner, you’ll want to reserve your spot for the four-course prix fixe menu
  • Chef inspired high-end fare which leans toward classic fine dining
  • Filet mignon and foie gras
  • Champagne receptions

Reservations can be made by calling 480-970-7682.


Cala is celebrating Valentine’s Day with a special pre-fixed menu for 2, specially curated by Food Network star and celebrity chef Beau MacMillan and Executive Chef Peter McQuaid.

For $135 per person, the 3-course Mediterranean-inspired meal starts with an appetizer, followed by your choice of an entree and topped off with a decadent dessert of your choosing.

For more information and to make reservations, visit


The Americano, an Italian-inspired steakhouse, is offering a soulful five-course menu starting with a splendid Seafood Tower or Truffle Focaccia to share. First course options include options such as Oysters on the Half Shell with prosecco mignonette and Lobster Fritto with lobster, white fish, fresno and colatura. The second course features a choice of the famous Pasta al Pomodoro with Chef Conant’s signature sauce; Pasta al Burro with truffle beurre monte and chicken glacé; and Short Rib Ravioli with horseradish agliata and hicken glacé. For the final course, selections include the Spiced Moulard Duck Breast with cauliflower puree, foie gras, and huckleberry jus; Striped Sea Bass with seafood faroe and sunchoke; and Seared Faroe Island Salmon with mushrooms, cauliflower and pine nut gremolata. Dessert features a choice between Gianduja with coffee hazelnut brownie, chocolate cremeux, candied hazelnuts and mint nib gelato or Semifreddo with roasted strawberry, olive oil, brown butter blondie and rose.

Visit to book a reservation ($165/person).


Enjoy stylish French-inspired cuisine, sophisticated aperitifs, and a carefully-selected wine list to celebrate any stage of your relationship in Parisian-style at Zinque. This idyllic, and romantic, locale has cozy seating inside and a magnificent outdoor patio with an open fireplace and a 25 year old oak tree for dining under the open Arizona sky.

The international menu has a plethora of shareable dishes from the special pre-fixe Valentine’s Day menu including blinis served with smoked salmon and caviar, vegetarian mezze with baba ganoush, sweet potato hummus, and homemade focaccia, smoked trout, avocado, and seaweed salad, steak frites or filet of branzino as an entree, and a choice of flourless chocolate cake or tarte tatin for dessert. Veuve Clicquot and Louis Roderer Cristal champagne make perfect accompaniments to your celebration of love.

Reservations for dining indoors or outdoors are encouraged. The Valentine’s Day dinner is $115 per guest and a prepayment is required with RSVP through Open Table. Call Zinqué at (623) 745-9616 or visit for takeout orders.

Kasai Japanese Steakhouse

There is no denying that Valentine’s Day provides a great excuse to go above and beyond. Enjoy dinner-tainment this year at Kasai Japanese Steakhouse. They are opening their doors early at 3 p.m. and will be offering specials that include:

Teppenyaki Table Special:

Japanese A5 Wagyu Filet Mignon

Served with Mushroom Soup, Teppan Salad with Ginger Dressing, 2pc Shrimp Appetizer, Fried Rice, Seasonal Vegetables, Frozen Pineapple Dessert. $150

Main Dining/Non-Teppan Special:

1) Japanese A5 Wagyu Filet Mignon

Loaded Potato Cake and Grilled Truffle Asparagus. $150

2) Grilled Chateaubriand

Demi-glace, Seasoned Mini Bakers, Grilled Truffle Asparagus, Brown Butter Cake with Ice Cream. $95

15% OFF Champagne by the bottle.

Located at 14344 N. Scottsdale Rd., Kasai is open for dinner Tuesday through Thursday from 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Friday and Saturday from 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Sunday 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm, and closed Mondays. Happy hour is daily till 6 pm and includes $2 off all beer and wine, $3 off all cocktails $2 off all appetizers, and discounts on select sushi items. Teppan Happy Hour is daily till 5 pm.

For more information and reservations, visit

Dolce Vita

On Tuesday, Feb. 14 from 5-8 p.m., Dolce Vita is offering a special four-course dinner. For an appetizer, enjoy an Olivier salad with your choice of Prosecco or San Bitter (a famous Italian non-alcoholic sparkling apertif drink). For pasta, choose between Tagliatelle al Salmone or Risotto mushrooms and sausage. For the main course, choose among the Veal Scaloppine with lemon or the Zucchine and shrimp rolls. For dessert: a cannoli, tiramisu, or a medium cup of gelato. Regular menu items will not be available during the special dinner ($99 for two).

Dolce Vita is located at 5251 E. Brown Road #104, Mesa, AZ 85205.  For more information and to reserve a table, visit or call (480) 218-0225.


The Valley’s favorite wine bar is offering date night to-go packs for Valentine’s Day, between February 6 – 17, which include the following:

“Takeout & Makeout” // $55 (1 snacky thing + 1 bruschetta + 1 board + 1 salad - feeds 2)

“Snacks in The City” // $80 (3 snacky things + 1 bruschetta + 1 board + 1 salad - feeds 4-6)

Plus, select bottles of wine to-go for $20. Order your Valentine’s to-go pack at


Celebrate Valentine's Day all week long at Windsor on Central. Enjoy a cozy evening complimented by the limited time Lover's Rock cocktail feature and indulge in a scoop (or two) of limited time boozy bourbon toffee crunch Churn ice cream.

Reservations for up to four guests are available between February 10 – 19 by visiting

Agave Del Scottsdale

Agave Del Scottsdale has created made-from-scratch Valentine’s Day Menu for $45 per person. Lovebirds can choose their favorite appetizer which includes Crema de Huitlacoche or Caprichosa Salad, entrée choices include Filete Cuchos, Chilean Sea Bass Agave, or the Mole Don Manuel, followed by strawberries with chocolate for dessert.

For more information or reservations, visit

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria

This year, all bottles and glasses of wine and sangria at Grimaldi’s Pizzeria will be half off, which can be paired with their Bridge Board Bundle, a charcuterie board including a generous assortment of Italian meats, cheeses, Granny Smith apples, dried cherries, walnuts, and served with sliced bread.

Pair this board with a bottle of EOS Cabernet Sauvignon or EOS Chardonnay for a bundle price of $30.

This deal is offered at all the Valley’s Grimaldi’s locations. For locations, hours, and menu visit


Get a special treat at any Someburros – Arizona’s most popular fast-casual Mexican restaurant – who will be offering a sweet deal on their kid and family-friendly heart-shaped cheese crisp ($3) on Valentine’s Day only. Other festive treats at Someburros include their Strawberry Frozen Margarita ($6-16), a bright pink tequila-based drink perfect for the holiday, or the Dessert Chimis ($5.35), which come in cherry, chocolate, or apple flavors alongside whipped cream and a cherry.

To view all 13 locations, visit

Venezia’s Pizzeria 

What better way to celebrate a night-in on Valentine’s Day than with a 14” heart-shaped pizza?! makes 14” heart-shaped pizzas. Available for pick up or dine in only (no delivery) open to close 10:30 am -9 pm at all six Venezia’s locations, details include:

14” heart-shaped cheese pizza is $16.75 (Toppings an additional $1.85 each, additional charge for premium toppings)

New this year: They are also offering a special combo, a heart-shaped pizza and 2 traditional cannoli for $23.99.

Visit to place your order.

Pita Jungle

Local favorite 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 at participating locations only. Guests can also sit back with a glass of wine and enjoy ½ price bottles of wine.

For more info, visit or call your local Pita Jungle.

Streets of New York

This Valentine’s Day local New York-style pizzeria Streets of New York is celebrating the most romantic day of the year with a dine-in special for two. Tuesday, Feb. 14, guests can choose from one appetizer, two pasta dinners and choice of dessert for $36. Guests can also take advantage of half price bottles of wine. Restrictions do apply.

Contact any of the 16 Valley locations for more info or visit

Koibito Poke

Have a poke date night with your Valentine at award-winning Koibito Poke! You and your Valentine can receive $10 off your bill when you spend $30 or more at the poke restaurant from 5 PM to close. Popular bowls include The First Timer Bowl and the Chicken & Shrimp Bowl!

Get more info at or visit any one of the four Valley locations.

Salt and Lime Modern Mexican Grill

If there is anything better than spending Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart, its sharing it with them over Taco Tuesday! This Valentine’s, you and your date can celebrate the most romantic day of the year fiesta-style with $1.50 off all specialty tacos including popular favorites such as their taco vampiro, pork belly and vegetarian favorite, the beer battered fried avocado taco. Visit for more info.

Check out any of these romantic restaurants in Scottsdale for an unforgettable evening.