Austin Valentine’s Dinners, Takeout & Tastings

January 18, 2023

January is flying by and it will be February 14th before you know it! The time to get planning for Valentines day is now. Here’s a round up of some of our favorite Valentine’s dinners, takeout, and tastings. 

Small Plates & Heart Breaks at Aviary Wine & Kitchen 

Aviary is raising a glass to love and all of the trials and tribulations that come along with it. Dine with them on February 14th for Small Plates & Heart Breaks, a four-course dinner with wine pairings. Small Plates & Heart Breaks costs $120 per person, and there will also be an a la carte menu available. Reservations can be made here.

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Wine Flights, Charcuterie & Intero Chocolates at Cape Bottle Room 

Cape Bottle Room is celebrating Valentine’s day with back-to-back nights full of wine, cheese, Intero chocolate, and more. Join them on February 13th for their Charcuterie & Wine Night, a workshop from 6-7 p.m., where you’ll build a 10” charcuterie board while learning the art of plating and portioning your charcuterie spread. Tickets are $95 per couple and come with two glasses of South African wine to sip on while you build your board. Get tickets here. 

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On February 14th, Cape Bottle Room will be offering a Valentine’s Day Tasting for Two complete with two wine flights with three wines, a cheese board, and chocolates from Intero. The tasting costs $75 per couple, and reservations can be made here.

Indulgent New Cookie Flavors from Cookie Rich 

From Chef and Founder Lorin Peters (previously of The French Laundry), Cookie Rich is celebrating the season of love with two decadent new flavors, just for Valentine’s season. For a limited time, indulge in their new Chocolate + Chocolate Cherry cookie made with a milk chocolate cookie filled with milk chocolate fudge and a dollop of dark cherry jam, along with their new Oatmeal Cream Pie cookie, a soft oatmeal cookie with vanilla cream cheese frosting. 

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Looking to try several flavors? Cookie Rich has a 4-pack, 12-pack, Chef’s Sampler pack, Best Sellers package, and more. Cookie Rich offers local pickup and delivery along with nationwide shipping. You can browse all of Cookie Rich’s flavors here. Order online here or visit their trailer at 1801 N. Lamar Blvd.

Valentine’s Day at Fareground 

Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day with a partner, with friends, or by treating yourself, Fareground put together the ultimate Valentine’s Day Guide filled with treats and specials from their vendors.

Learn more about the eateries inside of Fareground and everything they offer here.

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Seafood and Caviar at Honey Moon Spirit Lounge

Honey Moon Spirit Lounge is offering a special Valentine’s Day menu that pulls out all of the stops! From caviar service with either Dutch Siberian Baerii or Golden Osetra and all of the classic accoutrements to their grand seafood tower complete with lobster claw and tail, a dozen East Coast oysters, cocktail shrimp, dijonaise, cocktail sauce, and Old Bay butter. 

You can make reservations to experience Honey Moon’s Valentine’s Day menu here.

Sushi Boxes from Osome 

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at home with Osome’s top-of-the-line Sushi Boxes complete with an assortment of fresh nigiri, A5 wagyu, sweet treats, Prosecco, and more. Osome’s Valentine’s Day Sushi Boxes cost $320 per box and come with 18 pieces of assorted nigiri sushi, two maki sushi rolls, poke, a block of A5 Wagyu, two Japanese Curry Pan (bread pastry), dessert, and a bottle of Freixenet Prosecco provided by Praxis Coffee Roasters. 

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Osome’s Sushi Boxes are available for pickup on February 12th, 13th, and 14th at Praxis Coffee Roasters’ East Austin location at 114 Linden St. You can pick up at any time between 4-6 p.m. each day. Delivery is also available for an added fee of $40. 

You can order online here.

Date Night at Home from Snap Kitchen 

Snap Kitchen is making Valentine’s Day easy this year with their dinner for two, under $20! Available between February 9th – 14th, Snap Kitchen’s Valentine’s Day Bundle costs $19.99 and includes starter salads, Lemon-Roasted Salmon, Parmesan Roasted Broccoli, and Brownie Batter Chia Seed Pudding. Snap Kitchen also offers a variety of sweet treats including Chocolate Sea Salt Pie, brownies and blondies, and more. 

You can browse Snap’s bakery items here. Snap Kitchen’s Valentine’s Day Bundle can be ordered online or picked up in-person at your closest Snap Kitchen location.

Dinner for Two at TLC 

Make a toast to love with TLC’s Surf & Turf and Champagne specials on Valentine’s Day. Their Surf & Turf special consists of a 12oz. Beef Tenderloin and Butter Poached Lobster Tail with grilled broccolini and roasted fingerling potatoes, served with a Cabernet Demi glacé. Follow that up with something sweet like their Cupid’s Strawberry Galette a la mode. End the evening with TLC’s Bubbles and Berries special! 

Floral Arrangements and Festive Treats from Walton’s Fancy & Staple 

Surprise your Valentine with a custom floral arrangement from Walton’s Fancy & Staple. Walton’s custom arrangements start at $40. Get a dozen rose arrangement with greenery and other filler for $94.99 or a half-dozen rose arrangement for $52.99. Looking for something sweet? Walton’s has a wide array of Valentine’s themed pastries, from handmade macarons to chocolate strawberries to their famous Golden Eggs. 

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You can order a custom arrangement or a whole spread of sweets by calling 512-542-3380 or stop by and see what they have in their pastry case!