Valentine’s dinner dates in Boston and the NoBo region

Still looking for that romantic setting or unique opportunity to show that special someone how much you care? Choosing the perfect location for this year’s Valentine’s Day celebration doesn’t have to be an unnerving undertaking. Let NoBo Magazine help you find a great place to spend your special evening!

Be sure to check back to this post leading up to Valentine’s Day for additional specials from restaurants across the NoBo region!

Are you a restaurant in Boston or the NoBo region? Do you have a Valentine’s Day special you’d like us to include? Please email keith@nobomagazine.com with all the details!

A Valentine’s Day Dinner at the Beacon Hill Hotel and Bistro

Nestled atop the gas-lit red brick sidewalks of Boston’s most exclusive neighborhood, the Beacon Hill Hotel & Bistro is the perfect place to enjoy a romantic evening. Share a cocktail in front of the fire, and then enjoy an amazing four course, prix fixe dinner for $68 per person, excluding beverages. Optional wine pairing for an additional $32 as well. A gratuity of 20% will be automatically added to your bill. Click here for their Valentine’s Day Menu.

The Beacon Hill Hotel & Bistro is located at 25 Charles Street in Boston. Please call 617-723-7575 for reservations.

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A Valentine’s Day for Terrific Twosomes or Mingling Singles at Arlington’s Tryst

Adding a twist to the holiday celebration, Tryst Restaurant Celebrates Valentine’s Day and International Singles Awareness Day. Whether your wining and dining your significant other or looking to laugh, talk, and catch up with some friends, this trendy spot just northwest of the city in Arlington Center is the perfect place to spend the evening. The restaurant’s V-Day festivities will even extend through Wednesday, February 15th to include the celebration of International Singles Awareness Day, a highly celebrated holiday in Europe.

Guests can enjoy Executive Chef Paul Turano’s menu featuring specials like Spiced Long Island Duck, Red Wine Braised Beef Short Ribs, Slow Roasted Chicken “Coq Au Vin”, and Heirloom Squash Ravioli, all available à la carte. Lounge and indulge in one of Tryst’s hand-crafted Valentine’s Day cocktails, including “Cupid’s Misfire,” made with Ketel One Citron, housemade limoncello and Prosecco for $12 or the romantic “Star Crossed Lovers,” featuring Bluecoat dry gin, Cherry Herring liqueur, a pomegranate reduction and a bottle of vibrant red Banfi Rosa Regale, $12 for two. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made by calling 781-641-2227. Tryst Restaurant is located at 689 Massachusetts Avenue in Arlington. Click here for their Valentine’s Day Menu.

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Dress Up to Stay In With Take-Out from China Blossom in Andover

For residents of the Merrimack Valley region, bring Valentine’s Day romance home with take-out from China Blossom Restaurant & Lounge. To some, mention Valentine’s Day and images of crowded restaurants, poor service and overpriced food come to mind. Take the pressure out of Valentine’s Day this year with take-out from China Blossom Restaurant & Lounge, located in North Andover, MA. Why engage in a shouting match over small portions in a noisy restaurant dining room? A delicious and intimate meal shared at home is a romantic and relaxing way to celebrate the holiday!

China Blossom’s Valentine’s Day take-out menu will feature an unrestricted selection of its freshly prepared menu. Spice up your night with shrimp, chicken and scallops sautéed in Kung Pao sauce with peanuts, diced peppers and celery ($16.25) or Curry Chicken sautéed with onions and peapods in a light yellow curry sauce ($11.95). If your sweet heart has more of a sweet tooth, try China Blossom’s Orange Chicken ($12.95) or Sweet & Sour Chicken or Pork topped with pineapple and a homemade sweet & sour sauce ($11.95). Dress up (or down) to impress your date and dine by candlelight or lounge in the living room. Dim the lights to set the mood and open your favorite wine as you enjoy authentic Asian cuisine at home!

Visit www.chinablossom.com or call 978-682-2242 for menu prices. Please call 978-682-2242 to place your order and pick up in 15-20 minutes. China Blossom delivers to certain residential areas in Andover, North Andover, West Boxford and Bradford, Massachusetts. Please allow up to 1 hour 15 minutes for delivery orders during peak hours, rush hours and/or winter weather.