Top spots to dine this Valentine’s Day in Birmingham

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A romantic dinner is just a reservation away. Photo via Texas de Brazil on Facebook

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Here’s where to go for a delicious meal this February 14 in Birmingham.

Roots and Revelry

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For a beautiful and high-energy atmosphere, Roots and Revelry offers a fun and charming place to spend time with a loved one this Valentine’s Day.

On Friday, February 14, enjoy a special Valentine-inspired prix fixe menu that is sure to make you say “mmm!

Address: 1623 2nd Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Valentine’s Day Hours:
11AM-10PM
Contact:
205.730.1907
Reservations

Galley and Garden

Photo via Galley and Garden on Instagram

Enjoy lunch or dinner this Friday the 14th at Galley and Garden.

Their Lover’s Lunch will feature a three-course, prix-fixe menu. A lunch a la carte menu will also be available.

Dine in for dinner and devour a four-course prix-fixe menu.

Address: 2220 Highland Ave, Birmingham, AL 35205
Valentine’s Day Hours:
11AM-10PM
Price: Lunch – $30 per person, Dinner – $85 per person
Contact:
205.939.5551
Reservations

Ocean

An elegant dining experience. Photo via Ocean on Facebook

Can’t make it to the beach? Head to Ocean in Birmingham’s Five Points South for delicious seafood dishes. On Friday, February 14, Ocean will be offering an a la carte menu that boasts special entrées.

Address: 1218 20th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Valentine’s Day Hours:
5:30-10:30PM
Contact:
205.933.0999
Reservations

Metro Diner

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Cheers to you! Photo via Metro Diner on Instagram

Whether you’re looking to dine as a couple, a family or a group of friends, Metro Diner is a great spot to grab a meal this V-Day. 

From shareable plates to soups, sandwiches and burgers, you’ll be sure to find something you enjoy.

Be sure to consider Metro Diner’s breakfast for dinner items—they’re known for their chicken and waffles.  Talk about a belly full of love!

Check out the full menu here.

Address: 180 Inverness Plaza, Birmingham, AL 35242 | 2050 Gadsden Hwy, Birmingham, AL 35235
Valentine’s Day Hours:
7AM-2:30PM, 5-10PM
Contact:
Inverness Plaza 205.719.2563 | Gadsden Hwy. 205.598.1848

Bottega

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Bottega Restaurant, Birmingham, AL. Photo via Bottega Restaurant on Facebook

On the menu, you’ll find a delicious selection that includes entrees like gulf fish with grilled polenta and linguini with lobster and shrimp.

You can also choose from these desserts:

  • Chocolate, ricotta cake, orange zest, pistachio praline
  • Strawberry semifreddo
  • Vanilla panna cotta, heart cookies

Find the full menu here.

Address: 2240 Highland Avenue S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Valentine’s Day Hours: 5:30-9:30PM
Price: $85 per person
Contact: 205.939.1000
Reservations

Brock’s

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Clink! Photo via Brock’s on Facebook

A menu to remember can be found this Valentine’s Day at Brock’s in Hoover. What awaits you?

Some choices include:

  • Strawberry salad with Frisse, strawberry chocolate curls, seared figs, chocolate balsamic/strawberry vinaigrette
  • Rack of lamb with roasted tomatoes, spinach, leeks, raisins and a Brandy/mustard sauce

Address: 4000 Grand Ave, Hoover, AL 35226
Valentine’s Day Hours: 5:30-10:30PM
Contact: 205.949.3029
Reservations

Arlington Antebellum Home & Garden

Spend February 14 at the historic Arlington Antebellum House with a tasty four-course meal. On the menu:

  • Country Pork Terrine: toast rounds, pickle relish, whole ground mustard, pickled beets
  • Shrimp and Corn Bisque: sweet onion, poblano, parmesan fritter
  • Petite Tender: roasted garlic potato puree, grilled broccolini, mushroom demi-glace
  • Flourless Chocolate Torte: vanilla crème anglaise, fresh strawberries

Appetizers will be served promptly at 5:45PM with dinner following at 6PM. Reservations are required. 

Address: 331 Cotton Ave SW, Birmingham, AL 35211
Valentine’s Day Hours: 5:30-9PM
Contact: 205.780.5656
Price: $50 per person
Reservations

Vino

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Celebrate this February 14 with a special, four-course prix-fixe menu at Vino. Crafted and selected by the restaurant’s top chef, dinner includes canapes, starters, a selection of main courses, and dessert, plus classic Vino favorites and new selections. 

Here are just a few of the tasty selections available:

  • Bang Bang Cauliflower with sweet chili drizzle
  • Sautéed Mushrooms, peppers and shrimp in a lemon herb oil
  • Braised Rosemary Lamb Shank, Moroccan Couscous, root veggies and Shallot
  • Grilled Salmon Caprese, local greens, Asparagus

Be sure to indulge in the dessert, which features a selection of mini fritters, tiramisu and chocolate cream brulee 

Full menu here.

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Photo via Vino on Facebook

Address: 1930 Cahaba Rd., Mountain Brook, AL 35223
Valentine’s Hours: 4-10PM
Price: $70 per person (excludes beverages, tax and gratuity)
Contact: 205.870.8404
Reservations

Blueprint on 3rd

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A masterpiece at work. Photo via Blueprint on 3rd’s website

This Valentine’s Day, reserve a spot at Blueprint on 3rd. With historical Sloss Furnaces as your backdrop and a cool industrial Art Deco dining room, you’ll love the vibe of this casual, yet polished, brasserie.

Available Friday and Saturday, February 14-15, here are some top picks from their special Valentine’s Day menu:

  • Shrimp & Crawfish Bisque
  • Magic City mushroom fonduta
  • Pan roast Red Snapper
  • Chicken & Grits
  • Grilled Beef Tenderloin 
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Photo via Blue Print on 3rd’s website

For the dessert lover, here’s what’s on the menu:

  • Chocolate mousse
  • Cookies & cream
  • Tiramisu
  • Vanilla bean crème brûlée
  • Raspberry/white chocolate donut pudding

Full menu here.

Address: 3000 3rd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Valentine’s Day Hours: 5-10PM
Price: $75 per person (excluding tax, gratuity & alcohol)
Reservations

Highlands Bar and Grill

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Photo via Highlands Bar & Grill on Facebook

A Valentine’s Day dinner crafted by an award-winning chef? I could only be talking about Highlands Bar and Grill, and they’ll be creating something special this February 14 in Birmingham.

What will you choose?

  • Baked oysters with green herb butter, fermented chiles and mushroom conserve
  • Braised beef cheek & potato dumpling with rutabaga and Brussels sprout leaves
  • Slow-roasted Joyce Farms beef tenderloin, sauce bearnaise, local broccoli and roasted carrots
  • Cauliflower steak with capers, beurre blanc, roast parsnips and grilled spinach
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Just one of the many delicious dishes you can find at Highlands Bar & Grill. Photo via Highlands Bar & Grill on Facebook

Be sure to pick one of these desserts:

  • Chocolate-salted caramel nut tart
  • Strawberry tartelette, moscato pastry cream
  • Basque cake, dried apricot compote
  • Vanilla bean creme brûlée

Full menu here.

Address: 2011 11th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Valentine’s Day Hours: 5:30-10PM
Contact: 205.939.1400
Price: $85 per person (excludes beverages, tax and gratuity)
Reservations

Where will you be dining this Valentine’s Day in Birmingham? Tag us in those sweet photos @bhamnow.