Valentine's Day

Dining Guide: Valentine’s Day in Las Vegas

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Want to impress a new flame or rekindle the fire with your significant other? Las Vegas has plenty of romantic offerings to make this Valentine’s Day one to remember. Whether your ideal day includes a candlelit dinner or making a heart-shaped pizza at home, we’ve done the guesswork for you—now all you have to do is show up.

Aureole The five-course menu designed by executive chef Vincent Pouessel includes a duo of king crab legs with chilled Louis Caspian Sea caviar and Santa Barbara spot prawns with salted butter, crushed potatoes, garlic ripini and scampi sauce, with optional wine pairings. Valentines will also go home with a bag of breakfast-in-bed donuts for the next morning. $95 per person, $65 for wine pairing. Mandalay Bay, 632-7401.

Charlie Palmer Steak Enjoy a bone-in New York Strip steak for two carved tableside with abalone mushrooms and a crisp Long Island duck breast with winter vegetables and a black truffle emulsion. Diners will also receive freshly made breakfast-in-bed donuts to take home. $100 per person. Four Seasons, 632-5120.

Chayo Mexican Kitchen & Tequila Bar The Strip’s newest cantina offers red sangria (brandy, fruit juice, strawberry and orange) or the Chayo margarita to start, with a choice of De La Tierra (New York steak, Spanish chorizo and pork tenderloin) or the Del Mar (seasonal fish, prawns and sea scallops), accompanied by a live DJ and a mechanical bull to ride afterward. $75 per couple. The Linq, 691-3773.

Social House Executive chef Jon Amorin’s five-course, prix-fixe menu includes a 5 oz. petit filet, a seafood trio of yellowtail, tuna and salmon, smoked Hokkaido scallop salad, and a nigiri tasting of saba, albacore and tai. $65 per person, $30 Prosecco pairing. Crystals, 736-1122.

Top of the World Wine and dine your valentine with an unparalleled view and choose from a duo of blackened beef tenderloin and oysters Rockefeller or European sea bass (branzino) with romesco, haricots verts and toasted Marcona almond. Top it off by sharing warm chocolate fondue for two with strawberries, s’mores and cheesecake pops. $190 per couple. Stratosphere, 380-7777.

La Cave Each course is served to share, including poached salmon, a puff pastry filled with sautéed mushroom and fontina cheese, and lamb osso bucco topped with a Greek olive sauce. $49 per person, wine pairing $25 per person. Wynn, 770-7375.

The Back Room Enjoy a bottle of Pink Moscato along with a four-course menu including lobster bisque and two 8-ounce filet mignons or firecracker salmon marinated with a blend of spices and served with wild rice, zucchini and grilled asparagus. $80 per person. Silver Sevens Hotel & Casino, 733-7000.

Sammy’s Restaurant & Bar The four course prix-fixe menu includes a duck quesadilla or jumbo lump crab cake and New York steak or oak roasted salmon. The pizzeria also offers take-home Valentine’s Day pizza kits through February 16, with a traditional crust ($6.50), whole-wheat crust ($7.50) or gluten-free crust ($9.50). Each kit includes dough, pizza sauce, cheese and basil leaves. Prix-fixe menu, $42 per person. Various locations.

Andrea’s Created by executive chef Joseph Elevado, the “Look of Love” menu includes an aphrodisiac sparkler toast, edamame with truffle salt, salmon sashimi, a petite filet mignon and king crab bakudan. For a more intimate experience, The “Lovers Lane” offers the same menu with seating in one of the restaurant’s six intimate dining booths, a shellfish plateau for two and chocolate covered strawberries. Look of Love menu, $85 per person; Lovers Lane seatings at 6 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., $110 per person. Wynn, 770-3463.

35 Steaks & Martinis Indulge in champagne and caviar service with one ounce of osetra caviar and a bottle of Veuve Clicquot champagne, potato blinis and brioche toasts; chateaubriand for two including a 16-ounce filet mignon sliced tableside, or the loup de mer, a roasted whole fish with yuzu-truffle cream, haricot verts, roasted tomatoes and fingerling potato rissole. $115-$200. Hard Rock, 693-5500.

Alizé Chef de cuisine Mark Purdy’s five-course superfoods menu includes foods rich in omegas and anti-oxidants. Choose from the smoked salmon with osetra caviar and salmon mousse, Australian rock lobster with roasted lobster broth, artichoke and black truffle ravioli, a sautéed filet of beef or pheasant breast with brioche and sausage stuffing and root vegetables foster, or Axis venison with braised endive gratin, sweet potato purée, juniper-gin emulsion and huckleberry sauce. $140 per person. Palms, 951-7000.

Comme Ça Inspired by Julia Child, Comme Ça’s Valentine’s Day dinner includes your choice of coq au vin, braised chicken with red wine and pomme purée, or lobster thermidor with cognac cream and glazed English peas and carrots, or pan-broiled steak with a black pepper crust and red wine sauce. $59 per person. Cosmopolitan, 698-7910.

Poppy Den Chef Angelo Sosa’s three-course menu will include a glass of sparkling rosé and sashimi tuna spring rolls, peppered glazed chicken wings, chili crab toast, potstickers or a watermelon goat cheese salad. Entrées include tofu curry, coconut glazed salmon or Peking duck served with scallion pancakes. $39 per person. Tivoli Village, 802-2480.

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