Valentine’s Day is this week. Are you ready?

Baltimore is full of options for where to go to woo your new sig other, or to live it up with your wife or husband. Make your reservations and grab a cab, a babysitter, or both, and enjoy these fantastic deals around Baltimore to make this special night one to remember!

Lebanese Taverna

What better way to get into the spirit of the holiday than to enjoy some amazing food in Harbor East, overlooking the water? Lebanese Taverna is offering a 3 course meal for 55 dollars per person, with wine pairings for 15 dollars more. Enjoy a cold mezze platter, a hot mezze platter, and then entrees, all while taking in the ambiance.

Riptide by the Bay

This seafood mainstay in Fell’s Point is always a winner for top notch service and delicious food. For 38 dollars per person, enjoy a salad, soup and entree at their 7 p.m. seating. Afterward, stroll the cobblestoned streets of Fell’s Point.

Waterfront Kitchen

Want one of the best waterfront restaurants in Fell’s Point? Look no further than Waterfront Kitchen.

For 69 dollars per person, or 99 dollars with wine pairings, you and your loved one will enjoy a decadent meal prepared at one of the finest restaurants this side of the harbor.


Just off the Square, Saute offers upscale American cuisine in a warm and inviting atmosphere. For 3 course at 45 dollars, with 15 dollars for wine pairings, enjoy an appetizer, entree, and dessert with the one you love.


Owned and operated by acclaimed chef Cindy Wolf, this Harbor East Italian restaurant is offering on both Friday and Saturday nights a four course prix fixe Italian meal for 89 dollars per person or 129 dollars with paired wines. This top notch restaurant overlooks the water and is a can’t-miss for those looking to impress.

Ten Ten Bagby

This upscale restaurant in the Harbor East neighborhood is offering a romantic three course meal on both Friday and Saturday for 49 dollars. Why miss out on the wine? Add pairings for 25 dollars.

Heavy Seas Alehouse

Do you love craft beer? Do you love amazing cocktails? Do you want incredible food? Check out Heavy Seas Valentine’s Day Dinner. At 49 dollars per person, there is a three course meal with appetizers, entree and dessert. This gem, just north of Fell’s Point, is not to be missed.


Verde is owned and operated by those who adore serving high quality pizza and other Italian fare in a casual setting. For Valentine’s day, they are offering a four course meal with an incredible value. 55 dollars per person includes the four course, a bottle of wine, and a specialized Valentine’s Cocktail!

Wit and Wisdom

This gorgeous venue in the Four Seasons is sure to impress. Enjoy a three course menu at 75 dollars per person, or at 115 dollars including wine pairings.

Not up for going on the actual holiday? That’s okay! Wit and Wisdom is also offering deals on all sparkling Rose bottles (14% off) in the lounger through the weekend, as well as their Valentine themed cocktail!

These are just a few of the restaurants running specials around Baltimore. That said, there are always a bunch of other romantic or noteworthy spots that are ideal for a night out with the one you love. Just a few of my favorites are:

  • Tio Pepe

  • Prime Rib

  • Ouzo Bay

  • Charleston

  • Peter’s Inn

  • Aldo’s

  • Sotto Sopra

  • Brewer’s Art

Not interested in going out to a restaurant? Fear not, there are many other events!

Is there any better way to enjoy time with your loved one than over a few glasses of amazing wine? Maryland wineries love to get in on the love of Valentine’s Day! Here, you can check out all that is going on around the state for some wine, food and love:


Check here for other fun Valentine’s events, including a painting and wine Valentine’s event!


As for gifts, there are myriad options. Looking for a little special something for your Valentine to wear? Be sure to check out Polina’s Prive in Fell’s Point, one of the area’s most notable purveyors of beautiful lingerie. http://www.polinasprive.com/

Some say the way to one’s heart is through their belly. Why not buy a gift certificate for you and your significant other to learn to cook together. There are many cooking classes in Baltimore to choose from. Da Mimmo’s, Pierpoint, Waterfront Kitchen, and Heavy Seas are just a few where you and your loved one can learn the fine art of cooking together!

And finally, if searching for the right present has really gotten you down, why not just get out and have a few beers and food before (and while) you deal with it?!

Join Heavy Seas Alehouse on February 12. For 25 dollars per person, you and your friends can enjoy a Stag Night which includes five Pale Ale samples, light appetizers, and the opportunity to buy from multiple vendors including (as listed from Heavy Seas Alehouse’s site, with links):

The bottom line is, Valentine’s Day is about love. Do what you love, go where you love, buy what you love, eat what you love, and most of all, do all of those things with the one you love!