14 restaurants perfect for celebrating Valentine’s Day in Birmingham

Birmingham, The Lab Bar and Kitchen, Valentine's Day
Enjoy a fun night out at The Lab Bar and Kitchen in Birmingham. Photo via The Lab Bar and Kitchen

February 14 is Valentine’s Day. Are you looking for a special place to dine? Celebrate the day of love and hearts at one of these special—and delicious—restaurants in Birmingham.

Under $30

Wasabi Juan’s

Want to celebrate Valentine’s Day, but on’t want to deal with all the fancy shmancy stuff? Then head to Wasabi Juan’s at The Battery and share an order of their split two sushi burrito and a dessert.

The Blazer ($11), named in honor of UAB, is loaded with chicken, cream cheese, cilantro, tomatoes, cabbage and spicy mango mayo (gluten free).

Wasabi Juan’s dessert, The Frushi ($8), features coconut rice, nutella, strawberries, apples, rice krispies and whip cream. The best part—it’s super pink! What could be more perfect for Valentine’s Day?

When you’re done, be sure to head over to Birmingham District Brewing Co. (also located in The Battery) and share a flight of four tasting beers for just $8.

Photo via Wasabi Juan’s

Address: 2201 2nd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Contact: 205.703.8891
Price: $27 (excludes tax and gratuity)

Fancy’s on Fifth

Spend the day of love with family, friends or that special someone at Fancy’s on Fifth in Avondale. From oysters and salads to burgers and sandwiches—plus cocktails, wine and beer—everyone will eat well this Valentine’s Day.

For lovebirds, be sure to share some fries Lady and the Tramp style.

Share some truffle fries this Valentine’s Day. Photo via Fancy’s on Fifth

Address: 430 41st St. S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Contact: 205.777.3662
Price: Under $30

Slice Pizza & Brews

Nothing beats a casual date—or that perfect combo of pizza and a Coke or beer. For a Valentine’s date that is fun, delicious and won’t break the bank, order a pie from Slice Pizza & Brew. You won’t regret it!

Nothing says love like pizza. Photo via Slice Pizza & Brew

Address: 725 29th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35233 (Lakeview); 3104 Timberlake Dr., Vestavia Hills, AL 35243 (Vestavia)
Contact: 205.715.9300 (Lakeview); 205.557.5423 (Vestavia)
Price: Under $30

Over $50

Beer My Valentine – A Hop City Beer Dinner

2019 marks the first ever Beer My Valentine‚A Hop City Beer Dinner. Intrigued? Me too! This all-new Valentine’s Day event will feature a five course meal—yes, five!— with food from The Hot Tag and chef-created beers from Moody Tongue Brewing.

Tickets will sell out fast. Be sure to claim yours now!

Photo via Hop City Birmingham

Address: 2924 3rd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Date: Sun., Feb. 24
Time: 5-8PM
Price: $50
Restrictions: Ages 21+
Tickets

Texas de Brazil

Get fancy this Valentine’s Day and enjoy an amazing meal at Texas de Brazil. This year, they will be open early for lunch (11AM-2PM) and also have extended dinner hours (4-10PM), so you can celebrate the occasion at any time!

Birmingham, Texas de Brazil, Valentine's Day
Get fancy this Valentine’s Day in Birmingham. Texas de Brazil

Address: 2301 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Contact: 205.588.8333
Price: Over $50
Reservations

The Lab Bar and Kitchen

Combine fun and romance this Valentine’s Day at one of Birmingham’s newest restaurants—The Lab Bar and Kitchen.

  • Indulge in a three-course menu paired with tasty beverages.
  • Listen to live music.
  • Enjoy a romantic setting.
Birmingham, Hilton Birmingham at UAB, Valentine's Day
The Lab Bar and Kitchen at Hilton Birmingham at UAB. Photo via Hilton Birmingham at UAB

Address: 808 20th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 5-10PM
Price: $40 per person (excluding beverage pairings); $60 per person (including beverage pairings)
Reservations

5 Points Public House & Oyster Bar

Do you enjoy a relaxed atmosphere and upscale dishes? You and your honey will love 5 Point Public House & Oyster Bar—especially during their Love In The Loft-Valentine’s Day Pop Up. With good, solid food in a casual pub environment, plus over 30 craft beers, you’re sure to have a nice time.

Address: 1210 20th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Contact: 205.918.0726
Price: Over $50
Reservations

Carrigan’s Public House

This February 14, Carrigan’s Public House will be hosting a Valentine’s Pop Up Dinner in their beautiful upstairs space. Dine on a special four-course meal featuring your choice of vegetarian and meat options. Each course will also be paired with a glass of wine.

Space is limited, so be sure to call and reserve your spot.

Birmingham, Carrigan's Public House & Oyster Bar, Carrigan's restaurant, Valentine's Day
Photo via Carrigan’s Public House

Address: 2430 Morris Ave, Birmingham, AL 35203
Date: Thurs., Feb. 14
Time: Cocktails – 7PM; Dinner – 7:30PM
Price: $75 per person (includes tax and gratuity)
Reservations: Email info@carriganspub.com

Over $100

Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at one of Birmingham’s most romantic restaurants—Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille.

On this special occasion, enjoy a three-course, prix-fixe menu featuring your choice of five starter options, nine entrees and three desserts. All entrees—excluding the surf and turf pasta and spaghetti squash primavera—will be served with whipped potatoes and seasonal vegetables. Delicious!

Birmingham, Alabama, Perry's Sunday Supper Special, Perry'e Steakhouse & Grille
Perry’s dining room. Photo submitted

Address: 4 Perimeter Park S., Birmingham, AL 35243
Contact: 205.968.1597
Price: $59.95 per person before 5:30PM; $74.95 per person after 5:45PM
Reservations

Highlands Bar and Grill

For every special occasion, Highlands Bar and Grill is prepares a unique menu. Here’s a look at what they will be creating this Valentine’s Day:

First Soup (Select One):

  • Golden leek and potato puree, black truffle sabayon
  • Quiche, aged gruyere, Benton’s ham, local lettuces
  • Baked oysters, wilted spinach, lemon hollandaise
  • Hackleback caviar, farm egg, brioche
  • Bison tartare, traditional accompaniments

Main Course (Select One):

  • Carolina gold risotto, little roots, black truffle
  • Dover sole meuniere, shallots, Champagne vinegar, butter
  • Beef filet, bone marrow, potato
  • Poulet rouge, foie gras, truffles stuffed under the skin

Dessert (Select One):

  • Apple galette, frangipane, Calvados ice cream
  • Chocolate mousse, espresso ice cream, dark chocolate feuilletine
  • Pineapple sorbet, coconut cookies, candied pistachio
Birmingham, Highlands Bar and Grill, Valentine's Day
Highlands Bar and Grill in Birmingham. Photo via Highlands Bar and Grill

Address: 2011 11th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Contact: 205.939.1400
Price: $85 per person (excludes beverages, tax and service)
Reservations

Ocean

For those who enjoy seafood, Ocean in Five Points South is an ideal spot to dine this February 14. Try a variety of menu choices, including:

  • The Raw Bar
  • Appetizers and salads
  • Sushi
  • Whole Fish
  • Pure Fish
  • Desserts
  • House cocktails
  • Wines
Sushi anyone? Photo via Ocean

Address: 1218 20th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Contact: 205.933.09992
Price: Over $100
Reservations

Blueprint on 3rd

Blueprint on 3rd has something special up its sleeve this Valentine’s Day. What is it? A delicious, three-course menu, that’s what! Here’s a look:

Starters (Select One):

  • Lobster Bisque
  • Local Forged Mushroom Gratin
  • Voodoo Shrimp
  • Beet Salad
  • Pepper Place Fry Up
  • Blueprint Salad

Entrees (Select One):

  • Grilled gulf fish
  • Chicken & grits
  • Braised pork shoulder
  • Grilled beef tenderloin
  • Seafood Etouffee

Dessert (Select One):

  • Chocolate bourbon cake
  • Peanut butter pie
  • Vanilla bean creme brulee
  • House spun ice creams or sorbets
  • Raspberry-banana breadpudding
Enjoy yummy cocktails on Valentine’s Day. Photo via Blueprint on 3rd

Address: 3000 3rd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Contact: 205.479.3000
Price: $75 per person (excludes tax, gratuity and alcohol)
Reservations

Vino and Gallery Bar

Looking for true romance this Valentine’s Day? For the ultimate place to swoon this February 14, dine at Vino’s in English Village. Not only will they be serving a four-course, prix fixe menu that is to die for, but they will also be offering complimentary roses and chocolate-covered strawberries. Oo lala!

Food, roses and chocolate-covered chocolates equal a swoon-worthy Valentine’s Day. Photo via Vino and Gallery Bar

Address: 1930 Cahaba Rd., Mountain Brook, AL 35223
Contact: 205.870.8404
Price: $65 per person (excludes tax & gratuity)
Reservations

For an Early Celebration

Snapper Grabber’s Land & Sea

If you dig seafood and dessert, then take your sweetheart to Snapper Grabber’s Land & Sea for their Valentine Wine and Dine on February 11.

While there, dine on a four-course meal with special occasion wines to compliment each course.

Photo via Snapper Grabber’s Land & Sea

Address: 521 Montgomery Hwy., Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
Time: 6-8PM
Price: $150 per person
Tickets

Where will you celebrate Valentine’s Day this year?