The anticipated Valentine’s Day occurs every February 14. Across the United States and around the world, candy, flowers, gifts and special night outs with that special someone are exchanged, all in the name of St. Valentine.
If you’re looking for some Valentine’s Day specials and love-themed treats around Jacksonville, then you’ve reached the right spot. Read on for some ideas.
Heart-shaped pizza is so stinking cute and a plethora of pizza spots will be debuting these. You can find them at your neighborhood fast food pizza chains but if you’re looking for a local spot, check out Donatos Pizza, Hillary Lake (special deep dish heart pizza, salad and 6inch cake) and Mama’s Pizza & Grill.
Ruth Chris is keeping Valentine’s Day beefy with heart-shaped steak. Visit their website for a reservation — if there’s one left!
How cute are heart-shaped empanadas?! I mean we swoon! Empanada Llama has a $40 Llama Treat You box which features 6 savory empanadas, 4 mini dessert flavors, one side, two sauces and two speciality drinks. Last day to order is Thursday, Feb. 11 for Saturday or Sunday pick-up. Call to order!
Simply Sara’s Valentines Day package makes for the perfect night in with your boo or just yourself (no judgement here). For $75, you get a Valentine’s Day take & bake package filled with dinner & a mystery dessert box!
Prati Italia is hosting a prix fixe dinner menu on Saturday & Sunday for $60. For St. Augustine friends, Uptown Swinery will also be serving a prix fixe dinner on Saturday the 13th which includes chocolate covered strawberries.
Ida Claire will have a special four-course meal with your choice of a bottle of Chardonnay, Cabernet, or Rosé for the weekend! The cost is $100 per couple. Call 904.326.1900 to reserve your special night.
Wanna get away to the tropics for Vday? Book a reservation at Irie diner for a special Valentine’s Day dinner.
Get boo’d up at Silkie’s Chicken & Champagne Bar for brunch from 10a-3p for Valentine’s Day. They’ll be closed on Saturday. If you haven’t had the chicken & biscuits at Silkie’s, this is the perfect time!
Treats & More
Chef Rosaria Cammarata has curated The Enchantment, A Lover’s Box for $275. The box features a slew of local products, businesses and experience offerings — an amazing way to support locals. Some of the MANY items include a Lobster Dinner for two by Chef Graham, C & C fishery, Dance classes to Dance Trance, an aphrodisiac shopping list — the list goes on and on with over 20 items and experiences included. Must order by EOD 2/10. Message Chef Rosaria to order.
Your fave frozen custard spot is, of course, having a special flavor. Whit’s Frozen Custard flavor of the day on Valentine’s Day is: Chocolate Covered Strawberry.
Pre-order DIY Valentine’s Donut Kits from The Mini Bar for a fun at home activity AND you know those mini donuts are bites of heaven! They have pre-made V-day boxes to choose from as well!
Fun Night Out
Looking for a super unique and fun Vday date night? Check out the Food of Love Valentines Day Dinner Theatre at home with Chef Wesley Noguera of Khloe’s Kitchen. While you enjoy the Podcast Drama, you can enjoy a 5-course dinner delivered by Chef Wes. How fun?!
Romantic Dinner Spots
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