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5 Romantic Valentine’s Day Menus

Let sparks fly over decadent dishes and cocktails at one of these five restos serving up romantic prix fixe menus to make this Valentine’s Day extraordinary.

Enjoy a romantic evening at Saltyard with Champagne and oysters. 

1. St. Cecilia
Executive Chef Craig Richards is whipping up a coastal European Valentine’s Day special menu, with dishes such as snapper crudo with chorizo, parsnip and caviar, black truffle risotto and hearth-roasted veal chop. At the bar, Beverage Manager Clarke Anderson is shaking up His & Her cocktail ops, including Any Colour You Like ($11), an Old-Fashioned iteration with whiskey, hibiscus syrup, blood orange and angostura bitters. $85 per person for prix fixe menu, 3455 Peachtree Road NE, 404.554.9995

2. Nikolai’s Roof

Atop the Hilton Atlanta on the 30th floor, this fine-dining destination is doing Feb. 14 right. The prix fixe menu will boast ops including jumbo lump crab terrine, braised short ribs, sauteed swordfish and an artisanal cheese tasting, along with dark chocolate souffle, wine pairings and more. Tip: Opt for the exquisite Osetra caviar add-on ($145) to take your meal to the next level of luxury. $110 per person, $68 per person for five-glass wine pairing, 255 Courtland St. NE, 404.221.6362

3. STK
Indulge your sweetie in a dinner date with plenty of sexy ambience at this hot Midtown steakhouse. On Feb. 13 and 14, STK is offering a special four-course prix fixe menu of surf-and-turf plates from Executive Chef Mark Alba, complete with wine and Champagne pairings hand-picked by The ONE Group Atlanta’s general manager and sommelier, Geno Dew, to enhance the flavor of each dish. $85 per person, reservations required, 1075 Peachtree St. NE, 404.793.0144

4. 10 Degrees South
This South African-inspired eatery is celebrating V Day in style with a three-course prix fixe menu including grilled calamari, lobster spring rolls with peri-peri aioli, lollipop lamb chops and more, with sweet finishes such as molten chocolate lava cake and raspberry white chocolate brulee cheesecake. Anticipate wine pairings such as Neil Ellis Sauvignon Blanc and South African dessert liqueur Amarula. $120 per person with wine pairings, 4183 Roswell Road NE, 404.705.8870

5. Saltyard
Head to this buzzy Buckhead eatery to experience Executive Chef Nick Leahy’s aphrodisiac-inspired dishes during this romantic holiday. He’ll be preparing a four-course prix fixe dinner with each dish featuring at least two ingredients proven to be aphrodisiacs—expect ahi tuna tartare, oysters on the half shell with pink peppercorn mignonette and Saltyard’s signature Chocolate Nemesis cake to boot. $60 per person, 1820 Peachtree St. NW, 404.382.8088