Valentine’s Day Dining: Wine and dine your valentine at these restaurant events

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Looking for a way to wow your Valentine on the big day? We suggest taking them to one of these Dayton-area Valentine's Day special dining events.

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🍴💗Valentine’s Beer Tasting at The Caroline

The Caroline in Troy is pulling out all of the stops this Valentine’s Day. The Valentine’s Beer Tasting will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 12, from 7-9 p.m. A representative from Premium Beverage will guide guests through tastings of several craft beers, including:

• Bell’s — Two Hearted Ale and Cherry Stout

• Ale Smith My Bloody Valentine — Red Ale

• Flying Dog Raging Bitch — Belgian I.P.A.

• New Holland — Dragons Milk White

• Wiedemanns — German Chocolate Cake Imperial Milk Stout — Draft

The event is $18 per person and includes light appetizers. R.S.V.P. at (937) 552-7676 or by email at Beers are subject to availability.


When: Wednesday, Feb. 12, from 7-9 p.m.

Where: The Caroline, 5 S. Market St., Troy

Cost: $18 per person

More info: WebsiteFacebook

🍴💗Celebrate Your Valentine at Lily’s Bistro

As Lily's does on most special occasions, the Oregon District restaurant has prepared a mouthwatering menu for sweethearts. Reservations should be made by calling 937-723-7637. The restaurant is offering a five-course prix fixe menu for $59 per person plus tax and tip. You can view the entire menu on the event's Facebook page.


When: Friday, Feb. 14, from 5-11:55 p.m.

Where: Lily's Bistro, 329 E. Fifth St., Dayton

Cost: $59 per person, plus tax and tip

More info: WebsiteFacebook

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🍴💗Carvers Valentine's Day Weekend

Carvers Steaks & Chops confidently invites guests to enjoy “the Best Steak in Dayton” this Valentine’s Day weekend. Add a single rose to your table for $5 or add an entire bouquet of roses in a glass vase to your table for $50. The “weekend” Valentine’s Day dinners begin on Valentine’s Day (Friday, the 14th) and reservations are strongly recommended by calling 937-433-7099.

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When: Friday through Sunday, Feb. 14-16

Where: Carvers Steaks and Chops, 1535 Miamisburg-Centerville Road, Dayton

More info: Website

🍴💗 El Meson’s ‘A Loosey Goosey Valentine’s Day’ — SOLD OUT

Looking for a more relaxing Valentine’s Day celebration? El Meson has you covered. Indulge in the restaurant’s signature margaritas for $6 and select tapas for $5 on Wednesday, Feb. 12, from 4:30-9 p.m. To attend the event, call 937-859-8229 to make a reservation.


When: Wednesday, Feb. 12, from 4:30-9 p.m.

Where: El Meson, 903 E. Dixie Drive, West Carrollton

More info: WebsiteFacebook

🍴💗Valentine's Day Weekend at El Meson

“Treat your special someone to an unforgettable evening of dinner, drinks and time spent together! We're accepting reservations now for Valentine's Day Weekend with a very special menu.” Seating is limited, so make your reservation today by calling 937-859-8229.


When: Feb. 14 and 15 from 4:30-10 p.m.

Where: El Meson, 903 E. Dixie Drive, West Carrollton

Cost: Prices vary per dish

More info: WebsiteFacebook

🍴💗Valentine’s Dinner at View 162

One of Dayton’s restaurants with the most fabulous dining view is helping its guests celebrate with a special Valentine’s menu.


Where: Crowne Plaza Dayton, 33 E. Fifth St., Dayton

When: Friday, Feb. 14 and Saturday, Feb. 15

Cost: Varies per item

More info: 937-224-0800

🍴💗Valentine’s Day Dinner at Rip Rap Roadhouse

Rip Rap is now taking reservations for a dinner for two on Valentine’s Day evening. For $40, you and your date will get:

- An appetizer to share

- Salad and bread

- Your choice of two entrees, including two sides

- A shared dessert

- Add a bottle of wine for $10.

To reserve your spot, call 937-236-4329.

Want to go? 

When: From 6-9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 14

Where: Rip Rap Roadhouse, 6024 Rip Rap Road, Huber Heights

Cost: $40

More info: Facebook 

🍴💗 Spark Romance: Valentine Wine Dinner

Wine and dine that special someone at Salar’s special Valentine Wine Dinner on Thursday, Feb. 13, from 6-8 p.m. The five-course dinner features “romantic sips” like the LVE John Legend Vineyard Rose, Sexual Chocolate Red Blend and Avalon Cabernet Sauvignon paired with delicious entrees like grilled oysters and a filet mignon medallion with an almond and fig sauce.

Tickets are $88 per person and can be purchased at

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What: Spark Romance: Valentine Wine Dinner

Where: Salar Restaurant & Lounge, 400 E. 5th St., Dayton

When: From 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13

Cost: $88 with tax and gratuity included

More info: WebsiteFacebook

🍴💗Porterhouse for Two at the Bison and the Boar

The Bison and The Boar will host a Valentine’s Weekend Porterhouse for Two Feb. 13-15 beginning at 4 p.m. each evening. Wine pairings will also be available as well as regular menu items.

Reservations can be made now by phone at (937) 839-4500 or online at

Where: 3377 US Route 35 E in West Alexandria, Ohio

When: Thursday, Feb. 13th from 4-9 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 15 from 4-10 p.m.

Cost: Varies per menu items

More info: Facebook

🍴💗Valentine's Weekend Special Menu at Sweeney's Seafood Bar & Grill

In addition to their regular menu, Sweeney’s Seafood Bar & Grill in Centerville will be offering a special Valentine’s Day menu that includes the following delectable selections:

Wine Features:

- Rodney Strong Sauvignon Blanc (glass $8, bottle $29)

- Rodney Strong Chardonnay (glass $8, bottle $29)

- Rodney Strong Merlot (glass $9, bottle $33)


House-Made She-Crab Soup (cup $6, bowl $8)


Smoked Salmon Flatbread: Oven-baked crispy artisan flatbread with Norwegian smoked salmon, house-made dill cream cheese sauce, diced red onion, capers and topped with mozzarella cheese ($14)


Fried Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus: Four fresh asparagus spears wrapped in bacon and fried served with a side of house-made chipotle ranch sauce ($8)


- Broiled fresh North Atlantic halibut topped with sliced cherry tomatoes, garlic, fresh basil and drizzled with balsamic syrup served over wild rice with salad ($33)

- Crab and scallop-stuffed sole roulades baked and topped with house-made lobster cream sauce served with fresh asparagus and salad ($29)

- Seafood Newburg Pasta: Fresh sautéed Nantucket Island Bay scallops, extra large wild shrimp, fresh asparagus, mushrooms and Cavatappi macaroni tossed in a house-made lobster tomato cream sauce served with a salad ($28)

- Bacon-Wrapped Beef Tournedos: Two bacon-wrapped 4 oz. beef tournedos topped with house-made mushroom brown butter sauce served with truffle oil mashed potatoes and a salad ($32)

This special menu will be served from Friday, Feb. 14 through Sunday, Feb. 16.


Where: Sweeney's Seafood Bar & Grill, 28 W. Franklin St., Centerville

When: Friday, Feb. 14-Sunday, Feb. 16

More info: WebsiteFacebook

🍴💗Valentine's Week at Logan's Roadhouse

If you stop in to Logan's Roadhouse between Feb. 10 and Feb. 16, you and your sweetheart (or really, anyone you choose) can enter for a chance to win 4-day VIP tickets to the CMA Fest in Nashville, taking place throughout the first weekend of June 2020. The $10,000 prize also includes round-trip airfare for two, hotel accommodations, ground transportation, a Visa gift card, and a Logan's gift card. For more information about the giveaway, pay a visit to

The popular roadhouse will also be serving a special Valentine's Day menu throughout the week, which includes a delicious surf and turf option, chili-crusted bone-in ribeye and much more. For the full special menu and prices, pay a visit to


Locations: 2148 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd., Dayton, 1750 Main St. West, Troy

When: Monday, Feb. 10-Sunday, Feb. 16

More info: WebsiteFacebook

🍴💗Valentine's Day Dinner at Table 33

This Valentine's Day, Table 33 in Dayton is serving up a special three-course meal from 5-10 p.m., prepared by chef Nate Vance. This dinner is reservation only. Reservations can be made visiting

To catch a glimpse of the special menu offered on this day, pay a visit to The dinner is $50 per person, and guests will pick one meal offered for each course. There are no substitutions allowed.

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What: Valentine's Day Dinner

Where: Table 33, 130 W. 2nd St., Dayton

When: Friday, Feb. 14, from 5-10 p.m.

Cost: $50 per person

More info: WebsiteFacebook

🍴💗 Harrison's Restaurant

This Valentine’s Day, Harrison’s is serving up a feast. The special menu includes:

Appetizer Special: Seared scallops over gorgonzola cream sauce garnished with spinach and sun dried tomato

Dinner Special: Stuffed beef tenderloin filled with spinach, roasted red peppers, bacon, mozzarella cheese and white asparagus.

Call 937-6667-5200 for reservations.

Where: Harrison's Restaurant, 106 E. Main St.

When: Friday, Feb. 14

More info: Facebook

🍴💗Special Valentine's Weekend Sweetheart Deal for Two at UNO Pizzeria & Grill

Bring your sweetheart to UNO Pizzeria & Grill on Valentine’s Day (or any other time throughout the weekend after the big day) to score an impressive three-course “Sweetheart Deal.” This romantic deal allows guests to select two entrees, one appetizer and one dessert to share for a flat price of $39.99-$44.99 per couple, depending on the restaurant’s location.

Reservations are not required, except for large parties. Call-ahead seating is available. If you’d like to call ahead, you can do so by dialing 937-910-8000.

Appetizer – share one

• Shrimp & Crab Dip

• Crispy Steak & Cheese Spring Rolls

• Pizza Skins®

Entrée – choose two

• Shrimp Scampi

• Lemon Basil Salmon

• Top Sirloin Steak

• Baked Chicken Spinoccoli®

• Numero UNO® Deep Dish

• Veggie Extravaganza Chicago Thin Crust

Dessert – share one 

• Ridiculously Awesome, Insanely Large Chocolate Cake

• UNO Deep Dish Sundae®

• Ooey Gooey Dough Bites


What: Special Valentine's Weekend Sweetheart Deal for Two

Where: UNO Pizzeria & Grill, 126 N. Main St., Dayton

When: Friday, Feb. 14 through Sunday, Feb. 16

Cost: $39.99-$44.99 per couple

More info: Website

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