Valentine’s Day, week, and weekend madness are right around the corner and once again Atlanta offers up a bevy of choices for lovebirds and singletons to choose from. From prix fixe dinners at STK, MAYA Steaks & Seafood and The Cockentrice to A Night of Silly Love Songs at Park Tavern with Yacht Rock Schooner, Cypress Street’s annual Blackout Party featuring Sublime Doughnut and Beer pairings and more.
1. STK – Annual “Land and Sea” Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe Dinner and Celebration
Saturday, February 13 and Sunday, February 14
Treat your sweetie to a night they’ll never forget at Midtown’s favorite upscale steakhouse, STK Atlanta, this Valentine’s Day weekend. Known for its high-energy atmosphere, sleek and sexy décor, and delicious food and cocktails, STK is offering a special four-course prix fixe dinner on both dates celebrating the best of land and sea for $85 per person. To make a reservation, visit www.stkhouse.com or call 404-793-0144.
2. The Cockentrice – 5-Course French Cuisine Tasting Menu and Wine Pairings
This Valentine’s Day, Executive Chef Kevin Ouzts, who was recently praised by Bon Appetit Magazine, is set to impress lovebirds with an unforgettable evening featuring a 5-course French-themed tasting menu with wine pairings at The Cockentrice. Melding traditional and modern cooking techniques plucked from the rich heritage of the Southern United States and beyond, this new American charcuterie restaurant features a decisive menu utilizing the preeminent ingredients he has become known for at The Spotted Trotter. The restaurant also has an expansive patio and a full bar featuring craft cocktails, local brews, wine and more. For more information, visit www.thecockentrice.com or call 470.428.2733.
3. MAYA Steaks & Seafood 3-Course Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe Dinner
Saturday, February 13 and Sunday, February 14
Celebrate Valentine’s Day Weekend with an unforgettable three-course dinner at Sandy Springs’ upscale dining concept, MAYA Steaks & Seafood. An American steakhouse with a Spanish flair, for just $65 a person, guests can enjoy a selection of mouthwatering dining options created by Executive Chef and Owner Mimmo Alboumeh. With 40 wines available by the glass, Chef Mimmo has also handpicked wine pairings to accompany the prix fixe menu for just $35 more per person. For more information or to make a reservation, call 404-705-8880 or visit www.mayasteaks.com.
4. Park Tavern – An Evening of Silly Love Songs with Yacht Rock Schooner,
Friday, February 12
Kick off Valentine’s Day weekend with Yacht Rock Schooner and an evening of silly love songs at Park Tavern in The Piedmont Room. Performing a selection of their favorite love songs from the 70s and 80s, lovebirds and singletons alike are invited to enjoy a fun-filled night featuring cocktails and great tunes overlooking the Midtown skyline and Piedmont Park. Of course, The Rink and Park Tavern will also be open for skating, dinner, cold brews, libations and more prior to the concert. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door for ages 21 and up only. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.parktavern.com or call 404.249.0001.
5. Dantanna’s Tavern Valentine’s Dinner Date & Paint
Wednesday, February 10
Get creative for Valentine’s Day during a special “Dinner Date & Paint” Masterpiece Mixers event at Dantanna’s Tavern. From 7 to 9 p.m., couples are invited to enjoy a fun-filled and casual evening of painting, drinking, eating, and mixing and mingling at Dantanna’s newest location in the Sandy Springs. For $60 per person (plus tax and gratuity), couples will be given paint supplies and expert instruction as they create a painting together. Participants will also be treated to a complimentary glass of wine or beer, an appetizer sampler platter filled with Tavern favorites, and a take-home cheesecake dessert. For more information about Maxerpiece Mixers or to make a reservation for the Valentine’s Dinner Date & Paint at Dantanna’s Tavern, visit http://www.masterpiecemixers.com/offsite.
6. Cypress Street Pint and Plate – Valentine’s Day Blackout Edition of Beer Geek Tuesday
Tuesday, February 9
Join Cypress Street Pint and Plate for a special Valentine’s Day edition of their weekly Beer Geek series. As an ode to their annual Valentine’s Day Blackout party, Cypress is turning out the lights (literally) for this special edition of Beer Geek Tuesday beginning at 7 p.m. Guests are invited to experience Creature Comfort Brewing Co. craft beer and Sublime Doughnut pairings hand-picked by resident Beer Geek, Rob “BrewRu” Merrick, $4 Love Shots, half-priced bottles of wine, $2 Cypress Street House Beer and more. For more information, please visit www.cypressbar.com or call 404-815-9243.
7. Cypress Street Pint and Plate – Valentine’s Day ‘Cypress and Chill’ Party
Saturday, February 13
Single and ready to mingle this Valentine’s Day? This year, the crew at Cypress Street Pint and Plate invite guests to join them as they celebrate singlehood during their Cypress and Chill Valentine’s Day Party. Kicking off at 7 p.m., guests will enjoy $3 PBR Drafts and $3 Tinder-inspired ‘Swipe Left’ cocktails, while favorite comedies including The 40-Year Old Virgin, Knocked Up and Forgetting Sarah Marshall set the mood for this anti-love affair. A special OMG “Mom’s Basement” Photo Booth will be on hand and for those brash enough to buy a PBR for a stranger will get their next PBR for $1. For more information, please visit Cypress Street Pint and Plate at cypressbar.com or call 404-815-9243.
8. GRAIN – “Early” Valentine’s Day Celebration
Saturday, February 13, at 4 p.m.
A go-to date spot located in the heart of Midtown, GRAIN is hosting a special Valentine’s Day cocktail-infused evening offering a selection of fresh, always rotating oysters daily. Diners can enjoy a dozen along with two signature cocktails for just $25 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. From 9 p.m. to close, the evening gets even sweeter when a special Valentine’s Day Hot Buttered Rum dessert made with Blackwell Jamaican Rum, homemade vanilla ice cream, cinnamon, brown sugar, vanilla and orange essence and two cocktail combination kicks off for $25. For more information, visit www.grain-bar.com or call (404) 881-5377.
9. Roberta Roller Rabbit – V-Day Pint & Purchase
February 7 through 14
This Valentine’s Day shopping for your other half has never been made easier or more rewarding. How you may ask? Well, the Westside Provisions District (WSPD) has created “V-Day Pint & Purchase.” First call or visit the participating WSPD retailers – for example the just opened Roberta Roller Rabbit – and create your Valentine’s wish list. Next, send your partner to shop from your wish list and he or she will be rewarded with a drink ticket for a pint of beer redeemable at JCT Bar, Ormsby’s or West Egg Cafe. Drink tickets must be redeemed between February 7 and 14th. For an additional list of participating retailers call 404-274-4743. Roberta Roller Rabbit is located at 1198 Howell Mill Road Atlanta, GA 30318. Stay connected on Twitter at @rollerrabbit and on Instagram at @robertarollerrabbit