2019 Best Valentine’s Day Restaurants in Los Angeles

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24. Jar

Jar, Los Angeles
Beverly Blvd./Third St., Los Angeles, CA

Reservation OpenTableThis California chophouse from chef-owner Suzanne Tracht will feature the likes of green garlic soup, its signature pot roast and raspberry red velvet cake for Valentine’s Day dinner ($100 per person).


25. Jean-Georges Beverly Hills

Jean-Georges Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills, CA

Reservation OpenTableSavor a special five-course Valentine’s Day tasting menu ($155 per person) at Jean-Georges Beverly Hills.

Indulge in dishes like tagliatelle with black truffles, mozzarella and Parmesan; and Wagyu beef tenderloin before concluding the meal with the chewy chocolate meringue.


26. Katana

Katana, West Hollywood
West Hollywood, CA

Reservation OpenTableSpend Valentine’s Day on the Sunset Strip, dining from Katana’s special Izakaya menu of Japanese fare and “robatayaki” tapas ($80 per person). Settle in at the sushi bar or on the outdoor terrace, and look for a DJ between 8 p.m. and midnight.


27. Kendall’s Brasserie & Bar

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

Kendall’s Brasserie & BarReservation OpenTable in downtown Los Angeles has 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).


28. The Little Door

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

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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.


29. Lucques

Lucques, West Hollywood
West Hollywood, CA

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


30. Lunetta

Lunetta, Santa Monica
Santa Monica, CA

Lunetta in Santa Monica features seasonal California fare. On Valentine’s Day, guests of this Pico Boulevard restaurant will find a special multi-course menu ($88 per person) that flows from choices like blue fin tuna tartare with caviar to Central Coast sea urchin, and pan-roasted duck breast.

31. Mama Lion

Mama Lion, Los Angeles
Koreatown, Los Angeles, CA

Mama Lion will present a Single’s Valentine’s Day ($20), bringing together singles at the Koreatown supper club.

Highlighted will be the limited edition Moët & Chandon Impérial Rosé Living Ties bottle, light bites, entertainment and DJ.

32. Maple

Maple, La Cañada Flintridge
La Canada Flintridge, CA

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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).


33. Mari Los Angeles

Mari Los Angeles
Century City, CA

Mari Los AngelesReservation OpenTable at InterContinental Los Angeles Century City will offer a three-course prix-fixe dinner ($55 per person) on Valentine’s Day.

Holiday-inspired cocktails ($15 each) such as the “Valenthyme’s Day Bubbles” and “Kentucky Love” stay in the spirit.


34. Marino Ristorante

Marino Ristorante, West Hollywood
West Hollywood, CA

Reservation OpenTableClassic Italian cuisine is served at this beloved Melrose Avenue restaurant.

Valentine’s Day guests will encounter a special menu for the holiday ($100, additional $45 for wine pairing), which includes choices such as Maine day boat scallops, sunchokes and shaved black truffle; Colorado lamb chop with cauliflower flan; and flourless chocolate cake.


35. 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).


36. 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.


37. The NICE GUY

The NICE GUY, West Hollywood
West Hollywood, CA

Reservation OpenTableWest Hollywood’s The NICE GUY, a restaurant/lounge, will serve its Valentine’s menu ($85 per person) family style. Among the choices, Margherita pizza can kick off the meal, followed by grilled sea bass and chocolate budino.


38. NoMad Los Angeles

NoMad Los Angeles
Downtown, Los Angeles, CA

Downtown’s NoMad Los Angeles restaurant gets in the Valentine’s Day spirit with a prix-fixe menu ($95 per person, wine pairing $55) that can be capped off with chocolate lava cake and vanilla ice cream. Before the finale, look forward to enjoying dishes such as marinated kanpachi, and filet mignon with bone marrow crust.

39. One Pico

One Pico, Santa Monica
Santa Monica, CA

Reservation OpenTableThis highly romantic, oceanside hotel dining room at Shutters on the Beach will offer a Valentine’s Day menu ($115) with dishes ranging from sautéed mussels with spicy tomato broth to dry-aged Prime filet with mashed potatoes.


40. 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.


41. 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.

Diners will be serenaded by live classical music.


42. The Polo Lounge

The Polo Lounge, Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills, CA

The Polo LoungeReservation OpenTable celebrates Valentine’s Day with a three-course menu ($175 per person).

On February 14, guests of this legendary restaurant at The Beverly Hills Hotel will encounter dishes such as warm porcini salad, jumbo Maine lobster to share, and black cherry soufflé.


43. The Raymond

The Raymond, Pasadena
Pasadena, CA

Reservation OpenTableThe Raymond‘s setting is utterly charming: warming fireplace, high-backed wooden booths, flower- and white linen-topped tables spread through intimate rooms.

Enjoy the atmosphere along with the restaurant’s four-course prix-fixe menu ($115 per person) for Valentine’s Day – choices will include lobster bisque, porcini ravioli and braised short rib. The full dinner menu will be available as well.


44. 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.


45. 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.

46. SALT Restaurant & Bar

SALT Restaurant & Bar, Marina del Rey
Marina del Rey, CA

SALT Restaurant & BarReservation OpenTable at Marina del Rey Hotel is surrounded by views of the marina and its yachts.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the restaurant’s five-course tasting menu ($125 per person) that will include eggs and caviar, Wagyu and more.


47. 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.


48. Spago Beverly Hills

Spago Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills, CA

Reservation OpenTableSavor some of Spago Beverly Hills’ favorite dishes for Valentine’s Day via a special three-course dinner ($175 per person); wine pairing optional.


49. Tavern

Tavern, Los Angeles
Brentwood, Los Angeles, CA

Reservation OpenTableThis Westside outpost of Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne will offer a four-course Valentine’s Day menu ($98 per guest, supplemental wine pairing $55).

Dinner selections will include sweet pea pancakes with Dungeness crab, American caviar and Meyer lemon; beef short ribs; and phyllo chocolate tart, coffee ice cream and caramel.


50. Trés by José Andrés

Trés by José Andrés, Los Angeles
Beverly Center Area, Los Angeles, CA

Reservation OpenTableA welcome cocktail will usher in the Valentine’s Day dining experience at Trés by José Andrés, where guests will encounter a prix-fixe menu for the holiday.


51. Upper West

Upper West, Santa Monica
Santa Monica, CA

Reservation OpenTableA red velvet bar with white chocolate ice cream concludes the Valentine’s Day menu at Upper West in Santa Monica. Preceding it are dishes like Creole spiced tuna and braised lamb shoulder with a honey-vinegar glaze.


52. Viale Dei Romani

Viale Dei Romani, West Hollywood
West Hollywood, CA

Reservation OpenTableHead to this modern trattoria in West Hollywood’s Kimpton La Peer Hotel on Valentine’s Day to indulge in a four-course menu ($95) from chef Casey Lane.


53. Vibrato Grill Jazz…etc.

Vibrato Grill Jazz...etc., Los Angeles
Bel Air, Los Angeles, CA

Vibrato Grill Jazz…etc. hosts two seatings this Valentine’s Day. Guests will enjoy live entertainment along with a special prix-fixe menu ($150 per person). A greeting of Champagne and chocolate-dipped strawberries is included.

54. Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air

Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air, Los Angeles
Bel Air, Los Angeles, CA

Reservation OpenTableThis Valentine’s Day, choose from a couple of experiences with food by Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air.

Plan for a picnic for two ($500) by Swan Lake (11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.) and savor caviar blinis and Champagne (snacks and sweets as well). Or opt for the three-course tasting menu in the restaurant ($225 per person).


55. Wood & Vine

Wood & Vine, Hollywood
Hollywood, CA

Reservation OpenTableAmid Wood & Vine’s “Old Hollywood”-style setting in the Taft Building, Valentine’s Day guests can dine via a six-course prix-fixe menu ($130 per couple) or compose a meal à la carte.

Dishes will include confit duck ravioli, line-caught California halibut with brown butter and spinach couscous, and whiskey cake with whipped cream and caramel.


56. 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).


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