2019 Best Valentine’s Day Restaurants in Los Angeles

Valentine's Day Restaurants LA

Best Valentine’s Day Restaurants in Los Angeles

Many restaurants in LA will be offering special menus for Valentine’s Day, but we’ve rounded up the best of the best. Celebrate with your sweetie at one of GAYOT’s Best Valentine’s Day Restaurants in Los Angeles, presented in alphabetical order.

1. a.o.c.

a.o.c., Los Angeles
Beverly Blvd./Third St., Los Angeles, CA

Reservation OpenTableEnjoy a special four-course Valentine’s Day menu ($115, optional wine pairing $40) at a.o.c., which not only offers a bar and main dining room but also a smaller and cozier upstairs area and a desirable patio.


2. Avec Nous

Avec Nous, Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills, CA

Avec NousReservation OpenTable, the modern French bistro at Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills, features low lighting, elegant but comfortable seating and a fireplace.


3. The Bazaar by José Andrés

The Bazaar by José Andrés, Los Angeles
Beverly Center Area, Los Angeles, CA

Reservation OpenTableBe ready to treat yourself to carefully crafted modern tapas by chef José Andrés in a somewhat over-the-top décor.


4. Bourbon Steak

Bourbon Steak, Glendale
Glendale, CA

Reservation OpenTableThis posh steakhouse from chef Michael Mina at The Americana at Brand will offer a special Valentine’s Day menu ($98 per person, optional wine pairing $45) with dishes like Mina’s ahi tuna tartare, braised lamb shank and chocolate mousse.


5. Café Birdie

Café Birdie, Los Angeles
Highland Park, Los Angeles, CA

Café Birdie is an airy bistro in a classic 1920s building in the Highland Park neighborhood of Los Angeles.

A prix-fixe menu will be offered on Valentine’s Day.

6. Café Pinot

Café Pinot, Los Angeles
Downtown, Los Angeles, CA

Reservation OpenTableOn Valentine’s Day, downtown LA’s Café Pinot will offer dishes such as marinated bay scallops, beef tenderloin and chocolate brioche pudding via a three-course ($70) and four-course ($85) prix-fixe menu.


7. Cafe Del Rey

Cafe Del Rey, Marina del Rey
Marina del Rey, CA

Cafe Del ReyReservation OpenTable boasts panoramic views of the Marina and its ballet of boats.


8. Carbon Beach Club

Carbon Beach Club, Malibu
Malibu, CA

Reservation OpenTablePerched right over the sand in Malibu, Carbon Beach Club restaurant at Malibu Beach Inn will present a prix-fixe menu on Valentine’s Day.


9. Crossroads Kitchen

Crossroads, Los Angeles
Melrose/Fairfax, Los Angeles, CA

L.A.’s temple to upscale vegan dining from Oprah’s former private star-chef Tal Ronnen.

10. Culina Modern Italian

Culina Modern Italian, Los Angeles
Beverly Blvd./Third St., Los Angeles, CA

Reservation OpenTableThis chic spot offers an “enoteca” experience with a casual elegant atmosphere in the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills.

On February 14, guests can enjoy a three-course menu for Valentine’s Day.


11. Gwen

Gwen, Los Angeles
Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA

Reservation OpenTableOn February 14, this high-end butcher shop and elegant steakhouse will offer a special five-course prix-fixe Valentine’s Day menu ($135 per person).


12. Kendall’s Brasserie & Bar

Kendall's Brasserie & Bar, Los Angeles
Downtown, Los Angeles, CA

Kendall’s Brasserie & BarReservation OpenTable in downtown Los Angeles offers a warm, cozy environment for enjoying classic French dishes.

Oysters on the half shell, goat cheese ravioli and roasted duck breast are a few of the options guests will find on the Valentine’s Day prix-fixe menu (three-course $70, four-course $80).


13. The Little Door

The Little Door, Los Angeles
Beverly Blvd./Third St., Los Angeles, CA

Reservation OpenTable

The Little Door, a discreet hideaway-type haunt on West Third Street, will offer a three-course menu, complemented by live music, for Valentine’s Day ($150 per person).

The restaurant’s courtyard, under a retractable roof, features a burbling fountain and candles flickering in the breeze, making you feel you have escaped busy Los Angeles.


14. Lucques

Lucques, West Hollywood
West Hollywood, CA

Reservation OpenTableCelebrate Valentine’s Day at Lucques, which will offer a special five-course prix-fixe menu ($211 per person ticket price) on February 14.


15. Maison Akira

Maison Akira, Pasadena
Pasadena, CA

Maison AkiraReservation OpenTable features several intimate dining areas accented with mirrors, crystal chandeliers, theatrical red drapes and a romantic fireplace.

The Valentine’s Day dinner (5:30 p.m.-9:45 p.m.) will include Scottish salmon tartar with wasabi caviar and caper, and Angus beef filet mignon steak with a Cabernet Sauvignon sauce, among other choices. Cost is $120 per person food only, additional $180 per person for Champagne and wine pairing.


16. Maple

Maple, La Cañada Flintridge
La Canada Flintridge, CA

Reservation OpenTable

At Descanso Gardens, Maple’s airy, charmingly repurposed craftsman cottage will be the setting for a special à la carte Valentine’s Day menu (5 p.m.-9 p.m.) on February 14.

Dine on the likes of vegan hearts of palm ceviche ($14), Madeira braised short ribs ($35) and a chocolate soufflé ($12).


17. Mélisse

Mélisse, Santa Monica
Santa Monica, CA

Reservation OpenTableImpress your date with a dinner of sophisticated French fare at Mélisse in Santa Monica on Valentine’s Day.

The special menu ($365) will include yellowtail tartare, California lamb loin, and dark chocolate and coffee.


18. Michael’s

Michael's, Santa Monica
Santa Monica, CA

Reservation OpenTableMichael’s, a culinary landmark and local treasure, serves inventive California cuisine in Santa Monica.

Guests on February 14 will find the Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Dinner, a four-course meal ($95 per person) with optional wine pairing ($55).


19. Michael’s on Naples Ristorante

Michael's on Naples Ristorante, Long Beach
Long Beach, CA

Reservation OpenTableAlong the romantic canals of the picturesque Naples neighborhood of Long Beach, you can ride in a gondola serenaded by real Italian gondoliers. Michael’s on Naples Ristorante offers an authentic Italian culinary experience to match the environs.

Enjoy a special five-course menu ($90 per person) on Valentine’s Day at this elegant two-story venue.


20. One Pico

One Pico, Santa Monica
Santa Monica, CA

Reservation OpenTableFresh and light cuisine is offered in this highly romantic, oceanside hotel dining room.


21. Patina

Patina, Los Angeles
Downtown, Los Angeles, CA

PatinaReservation OpenTable, located downtown at the Frank Gehry-designed Walt Disney Concert Hall, offers a gourmet and luxurious dining experience.

Visit on Valentine’s Day to enjoy a three-course ($105 per person) or six-course ($160 per person) prix-fixe menu with dishes such as Maine lobster, Colorado bison and baba au rhum.


22. Petrossian Boutique & Restaurant

Petrossian Boutique & Restaurant, West Hollywood
West Hollywood, CA

Reservation OpenTableFor Valentine’s Day, Petrossian Boutique & Restaurant in West Hollywood will offer a tasting menu ($150 per person), available February 14-16.


23. Roy’s

Roy's, Woodland Hills
Woodland Hills, CA

Reservation OpenTableThis Roy’s outpost features all of the restaurant’s signature dishes, as well as fresh creations from the local chef.

The four-course Valentine’s Day menu will offer “The Surf & Turf & Surf” (butter-roasted Maine lobster tail, filet mignon and jumbo lump crab cake for $89, includes choice of appetizer, soup or salad, and dessert) among other temptations.


24. Saddle Peak Lodge

Saddle Peak Lodge, Calabasas
Calabasas, CA

Escape the city on Valentine’s Day and enjoy a multi-course tasting menu ($145 per person) at the romantic Saddle Peak Lodge.

Guests will choose from dishes such as Peruvian albacore tuna tartare, artichoke soup with shaved Périgord truffles, wood-grilled petite filet mignon and warm croissant bread pudding.

25. 71Above

71Above, Los Angeles
Downtown, Los Angeles, CA

Reservation OpenTableIndulge in a Valentine’s Day dinner on the 71st floor of the U.S. Bank Tower in downtown Los Angeles.

Gaze at expansive views of the city while enjoying a four-course menu ($150 per person) that will have options within each course.


26. WP24 by Wolfgang Puck

WP24 by Wolfgang Puck, Los Angeles
Downtown, Los Angeles, CA

Reservation OpenTableWP24 by Wolfgang Puck in The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles, will offer a three-course prix-fixe menu for Valentine’s Day ($79 per person, optional wine pairing additional $35).