Show that special someone how much you care this Valentine’s Day by treating them to a romantic dinner at one of these fine area restaurants.
AJ’s Urban Grill, 25939 Detroit Road, Westlake, 440-617-7827: The Valentine’s Day menu features will include a surf and turf dinner with an eight-ounce lobster tail and petite filet.
Amp 150, 4277 W. 150th St., Cleveland, 216-706-8787: Chef Brooke Mallory has orchestrated a romantic dinner for two, available Feb. 14 through Feb. 16. The meal includes rock shrimp ravioli, spinach salad with bacon vinaigrette, New York strip steak and Vidalia onion potato gratin, with a chocolate trio for dessert. The price is $100 per couple, plus tax and gratuity. Phone ahead for reservations.
Burntwood Tavern, 19304 Detroit Road, Rocky River, 440-333-6700: The regular menu will be available. Reservations are highly recommended.
Ritz-Carlton Cleveland, 1515 W. 3rd St., Cleveland, 216-902-5255: Show your special someone how much your care by treating them to a heart-healthy meal on Valentine’s Day. Muse at the Ritz-Carlton promises a heart-healthy menu that will surprise and delight a chocolate lover’s palate during the month of February, which is heart month. The menu includes Muscadet grape and white chocolate gazpacho citrus salad, grilled pork tenderloin with quinoa, roasted peppers and dark chocolate mole sauce, and chocolate fudge pudding cake with fresh berries. The dinner is $40 a person, or $55 with three wine pairings, plus tax and tip. Ten percent of the proceeds go to the American Heart Association of Cleveland.
Stamper’s Grill Pub, 21750 Lorain Road, Fairview Park, 440-333-7826: Enjoy some great music while you dine. A Musician’s Showcase on Feb. 14 will be hosted by Walkin’ Cane. Legendary New Orleans blues artist Bryan Lee and the Blues Powers Band will welcome guest Kristine Jackson on Feb. 15, beginning at 9 p.m. There is a $5 cover for this show.
Tommy’s Place, 1325 Linda St., Rocky River, 440-331-9687: A three-course dinner for sweethearts includes a choice of soup, entree and dessert for $12.99 per person. Entree selections are strip steak, potato-crusted grouper, seafood Alfredo, bacon-wrapped Cafe tenders and broiled cod Romano. Entrees are served with potato and vegetable. A special valentine cocktail will be available. The Mark and Marla rock band will provide live music.
Whistlestop, 673 Cahoon Road, Westlake, 440-899-5134: Valentine couples can dine on soup or salad, a choice of four-ounce lobster tail and filet mignon, chicken Marsala or two four-ounce lobster tails, served with baked potato and vegetable medley and a bottle of wine. Dessert is a heart-shaped cheesecake in your choice of double chocolate with chocolate ganache, raspberries and cream or lemon chiffon. The dinner price is $60 for two. Reservations, with choice of entree, are suggested before 5 p.m. on Feb. 8.
Wine Bar, 1313 Linda St., Rocky River, 440-799-4300: If you hate Valentine’s Day, you will fit right in here. The annual Stupid Cupid Bash, on Feb. 14 from 6 to 9 p.m., offers assorted light appetizers, red and white wine, Bud and Bud Light and entertainment by a DJ for $30 a person. Bring along a photo or drawing of your ex and toss it into the “bucket of hell” to win a prize. Three winners will be selected at random at 8:30 p.m.