It’s not unusual to see people rushing around on Valentine’s Day in search of the fluffiest stuffed bear and the freshest red roses for their special someone. The gift is up to you, but we’ve got you covered on restaurants. Here are some of Philly’s best spots that offer Valentine’s Day prix fixe menus.
Dine aboard the Moshulu with your first mate for the most romantic views of Philadelphia. This Valentine’s Day, the Moshulu will feature a special four-course menu which concludes with the following dessert trio: chocolate cake, red velvet macaron, and a strawberry-pistachio mousse. 401 S. Columbus Blvd., 215.923.2500, moshulu.com
Located on the 37th floor of a Liberty Place high rise is the Daniel Stern restaurant, R2L. On Valentine’s Day, dine on juicy filet mignons with red wine short rib, among other choices in the three-course meal. Enjoy the views, and cheers to your everlasting love. 50 S. 16th St. 37th Fl., 215.564.5337, r2lrestaurant.com
Nothing says amour like a French dinner date on Valentine’s Day. For one night only, you can pretend Philadelphia is the City of Love at The Bercy. Start with an amuse bouche, oysters and caviar, to prepare you for more chef masterpieces. 7 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore, 610.589.0500, thebercy.com
Say hello again to a neighborhood favorite with your special someone and a big appetite. Indulge in the dark chocolate cheesecake with chocolate dipped strawberries for dessert, ending the evening on the sweetest note. 225 S. Broad St., 215.309.1154, delfriscosgrille.com
True love comes in all forms—even in a plate of pasta. Bistro Romano’s dining room sets the romantic mood with soft lighting, dark wood, and wine galore. The special Valentine’s Day menu includes their ever so popular, gnocchi with braised short rib and marinated tomato. That’s amore! 120 Lombard St., 215.925.8880, bistroromano.com
Photography by: Photo Courtesy of Christie Green