With stunning walks along the water and intimate dinner spots on every block, love is always in the air in San Francisco. Whether you’re looking to impress a first date or simply celebrating with friends, we’ve rounded up a list of five of our favorite date night spots to make this Valentine’s Day even sweeter. Read on for our recommendations of local dinner spots perfect for Valentine’s Day below.
1. Alexander’s Steakhouse
If you’re in the mood for an upscale steak dinner, look no further than Alexander’s Steakhouse. Known for their extensive selection of Wagyu steak, Alexander’s Steakhouse offers an unforgettable meal. Featuring a staggering six course tasting menu and an optional wine pairing, make a reservation to experience Alexander’s Steakhouse’s full Valentine’s Day tasting menu here.
2. 54 Mint Ristorante
54 Mint Ristorante brings you the full experience of a Roman trattoria right in San Francisco. The cozy spot offers up an intimate dining experience featuring traditional Italian fare. 54 Mint is offering a three-course dining experience for Valentine’s Day, finishing with a chocolate-hazelnut tart and raspberry tiramisu. Check out 54 Mint Ristorante’s full Valentine’s Day menu here.
Known for their progressive take on traditional Indian cuisine, Rooh is the perfect option to try something new this Valentine’s Day. Rooh’s Valentine’s Day menu is sure to impress—the five-course menu offers elevated selections of traditional Indian favorites and finishes with a decadent caramel strawberry cheesecake. Find out more information about Rooh’s special menu here.
Set to endless waterfront views, Waterbar is an easy choice for an exceptional date night. Waterbar’s sparkling views of the Bay Bridge and San Francisco’s dazzling skyline create an incredibly romantic ambience. Don’t miss out on Waterbar’s fresh-caught seafood and delicious cocktails this Valentine’s Day.
With artfully plated small dishes, Acquerello is a sophisticated Italian spot offering unique seasonal tasting menus. Acquerello combines classic Italian flavors and ingredients with modern techniques, creating a dining experience like no other. The michelin-star restaurant will provide a beautiful atmosphere for a charming Valentine’s dinner. Head to Acquerello’s website for reservations.