14 More Valley Places to Wine and Dine Your Honey Bun on Valentine's
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Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort
The Tapatio Cliffs Resort nestled at the base of Phoenix's North Mountain offers two Valentine's dining options that are sure to impress. Different Pointe of View is offering a four-course prix fixe dinner for $110 per person that includes appetizers like rosemary port wine braised short rib and winter ale potato and cheddar bisque, entrées like filet mignon with truffle parmesan risotto and citrus-scented butter poached Maine lobster with angel hair pasta, and choice of chocolate passion heart or Tahitian vanilla bean crème brûlée for dessert. Pointe in Tyme Grille's dinner is $45 per person and includes options like warm brie with cherry compote, pan-seared grouper with jumbo lump crab risotto, and New York strip steak with parmesan gratin potatoes, crimini mushrooms, spinach, and cipolini in red wine demi-glace. For reservations, call 602-866-6350 to reach Different Pointe of View, or 602-866-6348 for Pointe in Tyme.
Want a no-fuss Valentine's but still want to use the holiday as an excuse to eat good food? An evening at Bungalow Bar & Grill is in your future. This laidback Scottsdale restaurant is popular for its burgers, tacos, and salads, but the crew in the kitchen can cook a killer filet mignon too. For Valentine's Day, diners can choose from entrees like grilled marinated pork chops with applesauce (2 for $20); tempura-battered chicken breast stuffed with shrimp, mushrooms spinach, mozzarella, and red peppers with orange sauce ($16); and filet mignon with bleu cheese, sweet merlot sauce, mashed potatoes, asparagus, and mushrooms ($23.50). Call 480-994-1888 for reservations.
West Valley residents, you do not have to drive an hour across town to enjoy some of the best dining in metro Phoenix. Call 623-566-2224 to make a reservation at Arrowhead Grill now, and you'll have more time to romance your sweetheart back at home after dinner. The Valentine's Day five-course dinner is $69.99 per person and includes starters like crab leg cocktail, pretzel fondue, and Rhode Island-style calamari. There are eight entrées to pick from such as New York strip steak, prime rib, rack of lamb, and succulent pork porterhouse. For dessert, select butter cake, flourless chocolate cake, strawberries and chocolate fondue, or strawberry or raspberry cheesecake.
Queen Creek Olive Mill has several ways to celebrate Valentine's at the mill, where the restaurant will offer delicious specials available through the weekend, and at Biltmore UNION, where diners can enjoy Italian fare at Trattoria del Piero. There will be Bubbles & Board specials including appetizers, dessert, and sparkling wine perfect to share with your special someone. For an indulgent gift, stop by Biltmore UNION before the holiday to get the "Local Love" gift basket ($180) including a bottle of almond sparkling wine and two red velvet cupcakes from Trattoria del Pieora, a dozen red roses from White House, and more.