Need to impress your honey this Valentine’s Day? Have no fear, we’ve got a list of sweet spots throughout San Diego where you can get a fine meal at a decent price.
Flowers and chocolate are optional, but love is required.
1917 India St.
This Italian eatery has a special menu not just for Valentine’s Day, but also for the weekend following it. The four-course meal starts at $65.
2965 Historic Decatur R.
One of San Diego’s kitschiest restaurants is having an adorable Sweetheart Dinner for Two on Feb. 14. For only $30, you get a cherry coke, banana split to share and an entrée of your choice. Price also includes a $10 “gamer garage” card.
Casa de Bandini
1901 Calle Barcelona, Carlsbad
Sip on holiday-themed margaritas and dine with your amor at this Carlsbad restaurant. The $25 menu includes an appetizer, main course and dessert.
Via Lago Trattoria
866 Eastlake Parkway, Chula Vista
Special music will romance your date at Via Lago Trattoria, with a DJ spinning tunes into the night. The restaurant will be decked out in Valentine’s Day décor, so make sure to wear red.
1731 India St.
It’s the sweet things that count at Café Zucchero, where $10 will get you a half bottle of prosecco champagne and dessert.
750 W Fir St.
Special cocktails will be on hand at this Little Italy restaurant. Try the organic and gluten free drink, “It Cuore de Monello” which means, “Monello’s Heart.”
Blue Point Coastal Cuisine
565 5th Ave.
Sample some of San Diego’s best seafood at Blue Point in the lit-up romantic Gaslamp District. Prixe-fixe menus starts at $70.
926 Turquoise St., Pacific Beach
This PB restaurant has a $60 and $80 menu for Valentine's Day. Dessert features a "yin" or "yang" option, so you and your sweetheart can each try something different.
Rancho Bernardo Inn: Veranda
17550 Bernardo Oaks Dr., Rancho Bernardo
Venture up to North County for a divine four-course meal at the Veranda restaurant inside Rancho Bernardo Inn. Make it an early dinner for a sunset view of the hills and lush golf course.
Donovan’s Steak & Chop House
570 K St., Downtown
Dine at easily one of the best steak houses in San Diego this Feb. 14, and impress your date with choices of lobster tail and filet mignon. The special menu starts at $100 per person.
7837 Herschel Ave., La Jolla
Top Chef Brian Malarkey and Amanda Baumgarten make up a menu perfect for lovebirds this Valentine's Day. Seafood graces the prixe-fixe options and starts at $75 a person.
474 Broadway, Downtown
Try the adorably-theme sushi "For the Love of Lobster" featuring a heart-shaped roll in pink soy paper. Regular menu items are also available on Valentine's Day.
1235 Coast Blvd., La Jolla
This view of the Pacific Ocean is certainly romantic, so make sure to ask for a table by the window. Regular menu items are available, in addition to a special four-course dinner option.
What are you doing for your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day? Tell us in the comments below.