Valentine’s Day approaches, and you want to make sure that this particular date night delights the soul, and appetite, of your dearest. Here, we share fourteen restaurants that will assuredly serve you attractive plates of love and happiness on this most romantic of holidays. These fine dining establishments will take care of the cooking, champagne, and kind service, but its up to you to buy a dozen crimson roses, and a frilly card that says how you really feel.
, 166 Broadway, Providence, take your sweetheart for an evening of vegetarian delights. The Grange specializes in vegetarian fare that is rich in flavor, and the atmosphere is so welcoming. Enjoy a vegan Valentine’s Day with a 6-course special menu
for $60. Reservations recommended 401-831-0600. http://providencegrange.com
TwoTen Oyster Bar & Grill
, located at 210 Salt Pond Road will awe your sweetheart with sweeping waterfront views and a romantic setting. This year, they are hosting Valentine’s Day: An Evening of Love. This special Prix-Fixe menu will include and appetizer, entree & dessert for $60. Enjoy live music from the Paula Clare Blues Trio from 8-11pm. Make your reservations at 401.782.0100 or http://www.twotenobg.com/
Charlestown Rathskeller Tavern
, 489a Old Coach Road (401) 792-1000 will ignite your evening with a roaring fire, varied and delectable menu, and delicious cocktails. Escape the crowded streets and get cozy at this romantic restaurant. This already awesome bar recently added 12 new draft beer lines! Stay tuned for special Valentine’s Day dinner specials! http://www.thecharlestownrathskeller.com/
CAV, 14 Imperial Place, Providence. Described by visitors as a magical jewel of local dining, CAV pairs an atmosphere lauded by no less than Architectural Digest with a creative and delicious menu, filled with delights that bring diners back again and again. Once voted “most romantic” restaurant in RI, this is a fabulous spot to spirit your loved one away to for a special experience unlike any other. Reservations 751-9164, http://cavrestaurant.com
Matunuck Oyster Bar
, 629 Succotash Road, South Kingstown. No restaurant has become a Rhode Island classic more quickly and surely than Perry Raso’s waterfront oyster haven. From farm to table, and pond to plate; the food here matches in flavor the beauty of the salt pond reflecting light just outside the huge windows. There are very few sure things in life, but a satisfying and special meal here is one. Call 783-4202, www.rhodyoysters.com
, 71 Bradford Street, Providence. Combining Old World elegance and attention to service with the up-to-the-minute culinary techniques of executive chef Michael Pennacchia, diners are sure to have a memorable evening at Camille’s, a Rhode Island landmark on Federal Hill. Their wine list is extensive, and the menu is sure to please this Valentine’s Day. For reservations, call 401-751-4812, or make your reservations online.
Cap’n Jack’s Restaurant/Salt Marsh Tavern,
706 Succotash Road, South Kingstown. This family owned and operated gem
is running a great Valentine’s Day Special from Wednesday, February 14th through Sunday, February 18th. Enjoy two entrees and a bottle of wine for $45! Reservations are recommended, but not required. For more information, or to make reservations, call 401-789-4556.
The Ocean House
, 1 Bluff Avenue, Westerly. Your sweetheart wants, and deserves, the absolute best, so why not make reservations for a meal and stay at the one of the world’s finest hotels? The Ocean House has views to die for, superior service, and culinary delights that are beyond belief, and that is why Travel and Leisure magazine places it at the top of the heap of the world’s hotels. Reservations 888-552-2588, http://www.oceanhouseri.com/culinary/the-bistro
Elizabeth of Portofino’s
, 897 Post Road, Warwick. Nestled into a small strip mall in Warwick, you will find Elizabeth of Portofino’s, a traditional Italian restaurant run with love by Elizabeth and her family. Tuscan grill specialties, fresh seafood, and a warm and inviting atmosphere have all helped to earn this eatery high ratings from guests. Centrally located, and given to an emphasis on family style hospitality, Elizabeth’s is a fine choice for a sweet date night dinner. Reservations 401-461-8920, http://www.elizabethportofino.com
Rooftop at the ProvidenceG
, 100 Dorrance St., Providence. Impress your special someone this Valentine’s Day with a unique dining experience at Providence’s only rooftop restaurant and lounge. “Love is in the air” at Rooftop at the ProvidenceG, indulge in a 3-course prix fixe menu priced at $49 and available Feb 9-14. Each night will offer a different Special Valentine’s Day
treat from 6-9pm. Rooftop’s regular menu will also be available.Enjoy musical entertainment by a lively pianist while you take in the stunning views of the city . The pianist on Feb 14 will be Alissa Musto, a local celebrity who crowned Miss Massachusetts 2016 and who has her own Wikipedia page.
Reservations available at http://www.rooftopattheg.com/reservations
or by calling 401-632-4904
, 1455 Westminster Street, Providence. With her beautiful carved wood bar, art deco mirrors, and low but flattering light, Loie’s is romantic by nature. The menu is slim, with an emphasis on French bistro classics like steak and frites. This West Side spot is perfect for a quiet dinner for two, and the kind and mellow servers will make sure that all your needs are met. As far as champagne, Veuve is served at the bar. Reservations 401-273-4375, http://www.loiefullers.com
, 166 Valley Street, Providence. Known as a catering and events company, Easy Entertaining also holds amazing food based events for the public at its fabulous Valley Street space. This year they will be hosting a Valentine’s Day Date Night Class on Monday, February 12th at 6pm. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased here
New Rivers, 7 Steeple Street, Providence. A great choice for the serious foodie, New Rivers has a relaxed, yet elegant vibe and absolutely delightful bistro fare. Owned by a couple that is truly dedicated to historical preservation, New Rivers is a gorgeously preserved piece of old Providence. Come to dinner here, and the servers will give you the time you need to get deep and really enjoy the experience. Call 751-0350, http://www.newriversrestaurant.com
, 727 East Avenue, Pawtucket. Today, so many people have strict ideas about what they will and will not eat, and the Garden Grille is there to serve delicious food to just about any type of diet. Happy to serve light and healthful meals that are Kosher, vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, or raw diet; the Garden Grille is a favorite to many Rhode Islanders. If your special Valentine is dedicated to vegan living, they’ll love you all the more for taking them here! Call 401-726-7826, http://www.gardengrilleri.com