Whether you’re celebrating a romantic Valentine’s or a getting the girls together for Galentine’s Day, here are 11 options in Fort Worth. Make your reservations soon, as space is limited.
97 West in The Hotel Drover ponies up a three-course prix-fixe “Wild at Heart” V-day menu from 5-10 p.m. Starter choices include fried green tomatoes or baked oysters and entrées options are beef tenderloin, CFS au poivre or Mahi Mahi. The meal is $135 per person with optional add-on wine pairings for $80. If you can’t make it in on Monday, consider going to brunch on the weekend and indulging in some red velvet pancakes.
B&B Butchers has both dine-in and take-home options for your celebration. If you want to treat your Valentine/Galentine to flowers, B&B Butchers has partnered with CityView Florist to have an arrangement on your table Friday through Monday. You’ll need to call the restaurant with 48 hours notice to request this option. On Monday, each table also gets a complimentary box of chocolates with the meal. If you’re more into celebrating at home, B&B has a take-away menu for two that includes your choice of appetizers, shareable entrée sides and dessert. Valentine’s at Home is a steal at $195 for two, but you’ll need to contact the restaurant by Thursday, February 10 to order.
Blue Mesa Southwest Grill offers a special celebratory brunch buffet on Sunday, February 13. All the brunch buffet favorites will be included with the addition of sparkling rosé, mimosas and a chocolate fountain! The $28 price per person includes orange juice, coffee and soft drinks. Brunch is served from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Bonnell’s Fine Texas Cuisine’s prix-fixe menu will put a little extra fun into your Valentine's Day. You’ll partake of a four-course meal, including your choice of appetizer (try the semi-legendary Oysters Texafeller), smoked lobster bisque or a salad, entrée selections of salmon, smoked prime rib or grilled quail and dessert for $115 per person. Reservations are a must.
Del Frisco’s Grille features Valentine/Galentine’s specials on Sunday and Monday. Dinner for two includes steak, shrimp, truffle mac ‘n’ cheese, and red velvet cheesecake. Don't miss the cocktail special, the Queen of Hearts is a gin-based cocktail with raspberry liqueur and sparkling rose.
Ellerbe is one of the nicest special-occasion places we have in Fort Worth, and the menu for Saturday and Monday is no exception. The $105 per person meal features your choice of a soup or salad, fish or steak, and a beautiful dessert. Reservations are a must.
Gemelle, Tim Love's new Eura-American pizza and pasta concept, is every bit as tasty as it is photogenic. The Margherita pizza is well known as being a top choice and easy to split for a couple, especially paired with a limoncello spritz cocktail. No trip to Gemelle is complete without a selfie under the neon "Love" sign.
Il Modo in The Kimpton Harper Hotel will serve a prix-fixe, three-course menu all week. Italian favorites include mussels with tomato, fennel and garlic mingle with a luxe beef and lobster tail entrée. Dinner is $165 for two with an upcharge for wine pairings. If you can’t make it in for dinner Valentine’s week, the high-rise Refinery 714 Lounge serves love on the rocks all month with themed cocktails.
La Onda is a perfect place for a romantic Valentine's or a fun Galentine’s Day. On Friday and Saturday enjoy a lovely four-course prix-fixe menu for two, including an appropriately-paired bottle of wine along with dessert. The meal is $125 per couple.
The Social House offers both Sunday brunch on February 13 and a Valentine's/Galentine’s prix-fixe three-course meal with a soup or salad, your choice of entrée, and flan or chocolate-covered strawberries for dessert. Dinner is $45 per person with add-on beverage options.
Toro Toro Pan-Latin Steakhouse & Lounge offers four nights of opportunity for celebration, just in case you have to work on Monday. On February 11-14 you can enjoy a spectacular prix-fixe, three-course menu, with an appetizer, mains that feature surf, turf, or vegetarian offerings, and the surprise Sweet Valentine’s duo dessert. Friday through Sunday, you can enjoy the meal for $65 per person and partake of the standing menu as well. Monday night the price goes up to $85 per person and includes prosecco and a rose.
Wishbone & Flynt gets the award for a fun and funky, laid-back Valentine or Galentine evening. Saturday, February 12 and Monday, February 14 from 5-10 p.m get a $25 per person ticket that buys you light bites and bubbly, and entry into a three-course dinner (price varies by your choice of menu options). Choose from salad or soup, duck, fish, or beef for the entrée, and one of several heavenly-sounding desserts.
If you’re looking for something a little more hands-on and less formal, there are several other DIY options:
Join Cake & Sip on February 12, where you can have dinner and decorate your personal cake. The workshop includes dinner (you can BYOB) and cake decorating supplies for $60 per person, or $100 for two.
Central Market’s running their “Holiday Hotline” for Valentines/Galentine’s this year, and you can purchase all the goods to reheat a fabulous feast any day this week. Whether you want to splurge on surf and turf ($199.99) or enjoy a vegetarian lasagna ($49.99) the entrées come with sides and dessert. If you just want the dessert or flowers, Central Market has you covered there as well. The last time to order is Friday, February 11, but supplies may run out earlier.
Eatzi’s puts the homemade in semi-homemade for your Valentine's or Galentine’s meal. They’ll make the festive entrées (like crab-stuffed lobster tail or filet mignon with horseradish butter), sides (wild mushroom risotto, lobster bisque, or a charcuterie plate), and dessert (a choice of five heart-shaped cakes, crème Brulee, and pot du crème). Order online before February 13.
Magdalena’s has put together a five-course dinner kit which includes soup, mussels, osso buco, a pasta course and dessert. You’ll also get gourmet strawberries and Mexican popcorn for an extra treat or a midnight snack. The meal to reheat at home costs $180, and you can pick up on February 12 or 14.