Where to Eat, Drink & Play in Atlanta This Valentine’s Day

It’s no secret that nailing down the storybook-perfect plan for Valentine’s Day can be stressful so why not ditch the usual chocolates and roses routine and opt for the gift of quality time? Explore the endless offerings courtesy of Atlanta’s finest restaurants, bars and go-to entertainment spots to celebrate the season of love and friendship. From seafood towers, cupid-approved cocktails and decadent four-course dinners to playdates including tech-infused social darts and high-energy putt-putt, there’s a perfect match for every love-filled celebration.

Love On The Rocks at Vesper 

Looking to take a date night to the next level on Valentine’s Day or any time of the year? Vesper warmly welcomes couples, singles, friends, and groups, providing a cozy setting for craft cocktails, zero-proof beverages, tapas and more. The ideal destination for celebrating love, the Glenwood Park bar is offering cupid-approved cocktails paired with Sugar Shane’s gourmet cookies for Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2024. The Love Potion, a blend of Engine Gin, lime juice, elderflower liquor, and rosé champagne, and the Kiss from a Rose, featuring Engine Gin, St. Germain, rosé champagne and Angostura bitters, are among the distinctive love-inspired flavors available for the holiday. The sweetness doesn’t end there, chocolate-dipped fortune cookies are available to provide glimpses into everyone’s love future. A local favorite, Vesper is tucked away in Glenwood Park on the Atlanta BeltLine at 924 Garrett St. Suite D, Atlanta, GA 30316. For more information, visit www.vesperatl.com or call 404.963.6902. Stay connected on Facebook and Instagram at @vesperatl. 

Feel the Love at Sun In My Belly’s Valentine’s Day Dinner 

Sun in My Belly, the charming, European-inspired café located in Kirkwood, is spreading the love this Valentine’s Day for a special four-course dinner on Tuesday, February 13, and Wednesday, February 14, 2024, at 7 p.m. The quintessential breakfast and brunch spot, is once again opening its doors for its annual celebration of love and friendship. Guests will be treated to an unforgettable multi-course meal during one seating only. Indulge in a dynamic menu including parmesan baked oysters; stuffed mushrooms with cornbread dressing or beef tartare; French onion soup or salad; beef shortbread, miso salmon, or green curry with seasonal local vegetables and tofu; and dark chocolate espresso mousse cake, vegan red velvet cake, or vanilla bean and lemon pot de creme with fresh raspberry. Wine pairings and zero-proof options are available. Sun In My Belly’s Valentine’s Day Dinner is $60 per person and $90 per person with wine pairings. Reservations are available by emailing info@suninmybelly.com. For more information, visit www.suninmybelly.com or call 404-370-1088. Sun in My Belly is located at 2161 College Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30317. Stay connected on Instagram and Facebook

Be Bully Boy’s Valentine

Bully Boy is spreading the love to all this Valentine’s Day, Wednesday, February 14, 2024. Friends and lovers are invited to bond over a kaiseki-style menu featuring an array of sushi, fresh oysters, seafood and more meant for sharing at the BeltLine gem from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. While noshing on mouthwatering dishes, guests can enjoy Bully Boy’s extensive cocktail list, craft brews, sake and curated wine list. Reservations are highly encouraged. For more information or to make a reservation, visit www.bullyboyATL.com or call 678-904-5607. Bully Boy is located in the Old Fourth Ward at 828 Ralph McGill Boulevard, Atlanta, GA 30306. Stay connected on Twitter and Instagram at @bullyboyatl, and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BullyBoyATL.

A Valentine’s Dinner TWO Good to be True 

Valentine’s Day is meant for sharing, and it takes TWO to enjoy Executive Chef Chad Clevenger’s specials created just for the occasion in addition to TWO urban licks’ full menu. Heat up this Valentine’s Day, Wednesday, February 14, 2024, with TWO’s wood-fired cuisine, live rotating rotisseries, TWO’s innovative, international wine program, signature cocktails, in-house draft cocktail infusions and impressive program. Sweeten the evening with white chocolate creme brulee, fried pie or a decadent chocolate tart. A credit card is required to secure each reservation. To make a reservation, call 404.522.4622 or visit www.twourbanlicks.com. TWO urban licks is located at 820 Ralph McGill Blvd., Atlanta, GA, 30306. Stay connected on Twitter at @2urbanlicks, Instagram at @twourbanlicks and Facebook at www.facebook.com/TwoUrbanLicks.  

A Galentine’s Day Match Made at Wild Heaven 

Wild Heaven Beer’s popular Galentine’s Day celebrations are back and bigger than ever. Taking place on Saturday, February 10th at the Avondale location and Sunday, February 11th at West End, besties far and wide are invited to enjoy a welcome mocktail, two beer or hard cider pours, including their brand spanking new release— You Beautiful, Rule-Breaking Moth Galentine’s Sour; a cookie decorating kit from Finca to Filter; crafts; tarot readings; and excellent vibes for just $40. Brunch options are also available for hungry revelers at El Tesoro at the West End and the very talented chef Carla Fears at Avondale. For ages 21 and up, tickets to Galentine’s Day at Wild Heaven are available at wildheavenbeer.com. Wild Heaven Beer West End is located at 1020 White Street SW, Atlanta, GA 30310. Wild Heaven Beer Avondale is located at 135B Maple StreetDecatur, GA 30030. Stay connected on Facebook at www.facebook.com/wildheaven or on Instagram and Twitter at @beerwildheaven

Steak Market’s Swoon-Worthy Valentine’s Day Dinner 

Take romance to the next level on Valentine’s Day at Steak Market with an unforgettable three-course, prix fixe dinner on Wednesday, February 14, 2024. The sexy Midtown steakhouse known for taking fine dining to the next level with tableside service and show-stopping presentations is inviting lovebirds to indulge in a special menu made for sharing featuring delectable dishes from land and sea, mouthwatering sides and Cake of Love dessert for $150 per person. For more information or to make a reservation, visit www.steakmarket.com or call 470-355-6540. Reservations are also available in the Cigar Lounge. Steak Market is located at 793 Juniper Street Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30308. Stay connected on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SteakMarketATL and on Instagram @steakmarketatl. 

It’s a Love-Filled February at Amore e Amore

Embrace the power of love for Valentine’s Day, Galentine’s Day or any day during the month of February at Amore e Amore. The acclaimed Italian ristorante is truly embracing its name, which means “love and more love”, by celebrating the sweetest time of year with Cupid-approved decorations and a special multi-course menu beginning Thursday, February 1 and running until Thursday, February 28, 2024. This year’s Valentino’s Feast, curated by Professor Giovanni, features an array of delectable favorites such as the Arugula Burrata. Heart Shaped Cheese Ravioli ala Valentino in Pink Vodka Sauce, Maine Lobster Tails Fra Diavolo and more. The specialty multi-course Valentine’s Day menu along with a la carte dinner offerings will be available throughout the entire month of February. Reservations for Valentine’s Day, Wednesday, February 14th are available now and require a deposit of $50 per person due at booking that will be applied toward the meal. The multi-course Valentino’s Feast includes a complimentary glass of bubbly and is $200 per person excluding alcohol, tax and gratuity. For more information or to make a reservation, visit www.amoreeamore.com or call 404-600-2176. Amore e Amore is conveniently located at 467 N Highland Ave. NE Atlanta, GA 30307. Stay connected on Facebook and Instagram at @eatamoreatl.

Love Takes Flight This February at Flight Club 

Cupid is trading his arrows for darts this February at Flight Club Atlanta. Whether it’s for a date night, Galentine’s Day, Valentine’s Day or a way to escape the winter blues, the West Midtown destination known for its tech-infused, social darts will be serving a specialty Lovestruck cocktail all month long. Featuring Hendrick’s Gin, Ketel One Grapefruit and Rose Vodka, Aperol, lemon juice, rose syrup, egg whites and garnished with candy hearts, the must-try concoction is sure to make the hardest of hearts flutter. Sip and score during fast-paced games, turn up the heat with elevated eats, and get up close and personal in dedicated playing areas all in the name of love or while raising a glass to being single and ready to mingle. With no obligation to dart to dine, book an unforgettable day or night out for parties of all sizes at flightclubdartsusa.com. Flight Club Atlanta is located at Star Metals at 1055 Howell Mill Rd Suite 140, Atlanta, GA 30318. Stay connected on Instagram at www.instagram.com/flightclubdartsusa and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/flightclubdarts

Saint Valentine’s Day Week at ENZO Steakhouse & Bar 

Love is in the air at ENZO Steakhouse & Bar, a modern Italian steakhouse known as much for its chef-driven cuisine as its undeniably friendly and effortlessly stylish vibe. From Friday, February 9 to Sunday, February 18, 2024, Executive Chef and Owner Andrea Montobbio invites lovebirds, friends and singles to experience the romance of Saint Valentine’s Day with a special dinner menu celebrating land and sea along with their tried-and-true signature and seasonal favorites. While dining surrounded by works from acclaimed local artists, guests are invited to indulge in tantalizing shareables and explore exquisite mains – from seared scallops, branzino and lobster spaghetti to duck breast, perfectly cooked steaks and a rack of lamb. Irresistible desserts, must-try sides, a carefully curated wine menu, craft cocktails and Valentine’s Day-inspired surprises and delights promise a delicious evening for the books. ENZO Steakhouse & Bar is located in the Town of Trilith at 300 Trilith Pkwy, Suite 230, Fayetteville, GA 30214. For more information, to view the full Saint Valentine’s Day menu, or to make a reservation, visit enzo-itl.com or call (770) 756-9188. Stay connected on Facebook and Instagram at @enzoitl.  

3-Course Valentine’s Day Dinner at Boone’s

Wine, dine and get cozy with the ones you love at Boone’s at Bobby Jones Golf Course this Valentine’s Day. In addition to their signature and seasonal offerings, Executive Chef Jason Stern is serving a special three-course, prix fixe menu for $90 beginning Wednesday, February 14th to Sunday, February 18th. With an easygoing, clubhouse-inspired atmosphere, diners are invited to sit back and relax and start their meal with spinach artichoke dip or a scallop, carrot puree, shaved fennel and pistachio appetizer, or opt for the choice of a salad or soup. Known for their pasta dishes and new American cuisine, mains include butternut squash agnolotti; steak and potatoes; and scallops with Carolina Gold Rice Grits, baby shrimp and pickled jalapeños. Finally, guests can end the evening on a sweet note with Boone’s blueberry crumble dessert. The Valentine’s Day prix fixe dinner is $90 per person plus tax and gratuity. Add on a bottle of Prosecco for $36 or Champagne for $72. Boone’s is located at 2205 Northside Dr. NW, Atlanta, GA 30305. For more information or to make a reservation, visit www.boonesatl.com or call 770-835-4267. Stay connected on Instagram and Facebook at @boonesatl.

Savor the Season of Love this Valentine’s Day at Dantanna’s

Speak the love language of food this Valentine’s Day with dinner and drinks at Dantanna’s. On Wednesday, February 14th, 2024, the landmark steakhouse, located in the heart of Buckhead, invites couples and singles alike to savor the best dishes that land and sea have to offer. Choose from a selection of mouth-watering offerings such as the seafood risotto, salmon lobster creole, drunken mussels, a hearty cioppino, beef carpaccio and more. With handcrafted cocktails and an extensive selection of wine and beer, diners are invited to lounge and imbibe as they celebrate the loving season. Because every meal should end on a sweet note, Dantanna’s will be serving its swoon-worthy desserts including the famous Krispy Kreme Bread Pudding. Serving sports, substance, and sips for two decades, Dantanna’s is located at the Shops Around Lenox, 3400 Around Lenox Dr. Suite 304, Atlanta, GA 30326. For more information or to make a reservation visit www.dantannas.com or call 404-760-8873. Stay connected on Facebook at Facebook.com/dantannas and on Twitter and Instagram @dantannas.

Love On The Half Shell at Tio Lucho’s 

Catch more than a feeling at Tio Lucho’s this Valentine’s Day with executive chef and owner Arnoldo Castillo’s ‘Lovers and Friends Seafood Tower’ featuring snow crab legs, oysters, yellowfin tuna salad, and jumbo shrimp along with a leche di tigre marinade for $75, Wednesday, February 14th through Sunday, February 18th. With dishes designed for sharing, the Peruvian-inspired hot spot has become known for its welcoming atmosphere along with Chef Castillo’s menu that authentically captures the flavors and traditions of the region, providing guests with a genuine taste of Peru with his own unique spin. With special rose-infused cocktails to help celebrate the season of love, Tio Lucho’s will help set the mood for any Galentine’s Day or Valentine’s Day celebration. Tio Lucho’s is open for lunch and dinner and is located at 675 N. Highland Ave. NE #6000, Atlanta, GA 30306. For more information, call (404) 343-0278 or visit www.tioluchos.com. Stay connected on Facebook at www.facebook.com/tioluchosatl and on Instagram at @tioluchos.

Valentine’s Day is a Perfect Score at Puttshack

Roses are red, violets are blue, swing into Puttshack, and don’t forget the crew! The ideal Valentine’s or Galentine’s outing for couples, singles, friends and groups, Puttshack provides a tech-infused mini-golf experience for all. Compete on themed holes with games such as beer pong, skeeball, trivia and more, all while indulging in craft cocktails, cold beers, wine and zero-proof beverages. Explore the West Midtown eatertainment location’s globally inspired cuisine featuring brand new items such as the Cali Chicken Sandwich, Goat Cheese Flatbread, Maryland Crab Dip and more. What better way to celebrate this love-filled season than with a par-tee? For more information, to view the full menu, or to make a reservation for a round, visit puttshack.com. Puttshack opens at 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 11 a.m. Friday through Sunday. After 8 p.m., admittance is limited to 21 years and older. Puttshack is located at 1115 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta, GA 30318. Stay connected on Instagram at @puttshack, on Twitter at @puttshack, and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Puttshack.

Valentine’s Day Cooking Demonstration at Distillery of Modern Art

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Distillery of Modern Art’s cooking demonstration and tasting on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Led by chef Naina Bhedwar, an expert on all-things spiced, food lovers will be treated to an interactive class packed with tips and tricks to make two globally-inspired delicious dishes that are sure to make the pickiest of eaters swoon. On the menu, Bhedwar will demonstrate how to make a roasted beet, spiced feta and walnut tart and chai-ramisu— a spiced tea infused take on the classic dessert. Each dish will be beautifully paired with two expertly crafted cocktails created using Distillery of Modern Art’s award-winning spirits. For ages 21 and up, tickets to the Valentine’s Day Cooking Demonstration and Tasting are $75 and can be purchased at distilleryofmodernart.com/ticketed-events. To learn more about Distillery of Modern Art, visit distilleryofmodernart.com or call (404) 482-2663. Distillery of Modern Art is located at 2197 Irvindale Drive, Chamblee, GA 30341. Stay connected on Facebook and on Instagram at @distilleryofmodernart. 

Valentine’s Day Sips & Scents at Distillery of Modern Art

Bask in the season of love as Distillery of Modern Art hosts a Valentine’s Day edition of its Sip & Scent candle making workshop on Thursday, February 15, 2024 at 7:30 p.m. Guests are invited to sip on signature cocktails as they are guided through the candle-making process to create luxury soy and coconut wax blend candles with exquisite fragrance options. Participants will leave with their one-of-a-kind candle, an ideal gift or keepsake. Distillery of Modern Art’s Sip & Scent is for ages 21 and up. Tickets include all candle-making materials needed and one drink ticket. To register for this exclusive Valentine’s Day experience or for more information, visit istilleryofmodernart.com or call 404-482-2663. Distillery of Modern Art is conveniently located at 2197 Irvindale Drive, Chamblee, GA 30341, in close proximity to MARTA. Stay connected on Facebook and Instagram at @distilleryofmodernart and Twitter at @DoMAatlanta.