• Jarnard Sutton

Romantic or low key, treat your sweetheart to one of these spots for Valentine's Day in San Dieg

The struggle of finding the perfect place to take a special someone on Valentine’s Day is a task these San Diego restaurants have solved. So, in the spirit of love, consider one of the spots to dine at.

La Valencia

La Valencia’s The Med will offer an exclusive Valentine’s Day five-course pairing dinner, inspired by premium Remy Martin XO cognac. Showcasing the culinary prowess of Executive Chef Timothy Ralphs, the menu features items infused with Remy Martin XO cognac, including Lobster plated with parsnip, radish, caviar, peas and XO and the Muscovy Duck rangoon with pistachio, salsify and cognac clementine glaze. Thoughtfully curated wine pairings will be served with each course, too. Reservations can be made on OpenTable | $275 per couple.

Cafe Gratitude

In partnership with Jessica Encell Coleman, the founder/creator of The Magic of Human Connection, Cafe Gratitude will offer a special Valentine’s Day dinner from February 13-16, themed ‘Cuisine + Connection.' In an effort to foster human connection, the event pairs each course with an interactive heart-centered activity, designed to encourage gratitude and to honor the abundance within a relationship!

Mongolian Hot Pot

Spice things up this Valentine’s Day at Mongolian Hot Pot, located in Clairemont Mesa. Known for its signature, 12 spice soup broth, the hot pot eatery will host a specialty Ying to My Yang Valentine’s Day special. For $60, guests can enjoy an order of the Ying Yang hot pot, featuring a half serving of the original broth and a half serving of the spicy broth, alongside a selection of protein options such as Kobe Beef Ribeye. The special will also include fresh veggies, handmade noodles, dessert and 20% off all bottles of wine.