Nothing spells love quite like a good meal. After all, the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, and the way to a woman’s is a special night out. These East End restaurants have created savory menus for a perfectly sweet place to celebrate Valentine’s Day with those you love. From your significant other to your group of friends, there’s a place to go for everyone on February 14.
Indian Wells Tavern in Amagansett is serving up prime rib or a fish special, including soup or salad, baked potato, and seasonal vegetables, for $29. Celebratory diners will receive a complimentary glass of Prosecco and select wine bottles half priced. Stay a while and enjoy “Ladies Night” with drink specials offered all night after 9 PM, including $5 Bud Lite and Budweiser bottles, $5 Milagro shots, and $6 glasses of wine and Prosecco. More info at www.indianwellstavern.com.
1770 House Restaurant & Inn’s Chef Michael Rozzi is preparing a signature four-course prix fixe tasting menu for $85 per person. Beginning at 5:30 PM on Valentine’s Day at the East Hampton restaurant, and for the rest of the night, enjoy first course selections of baby beets, chilled West Coast oysters, or foie gras torchon. Second course selections include cauliflower bisque, sheep’s milk ricotta ravioli, and littleneck clams. Third course options include fluke filet, butter poached lobster, milk fed sucking pig porchetta, and braised beef short rib. Conclude with a selection of desserts. Visit www.1770house.com.
Fresno in East Hampton will serve $1 oysters and discounted glasses of Champagne on Valentine’s Day, in addition to a la carte specials with the regular menu. Visit www.fresnorestaurant.com.
Highway Restaurant & Bar in East Hampton will have an Asian-inspired menu on Thursday, February 14. Chef Anand Sastry and Justin Finney have created an a la carte menu including appetizers of soba noodles, short rib soup, or bay scallop. “For the Table” delights include rock shrimp tempura or baby bok choy. Entrees include yellow fish curry in a banana leaf or Thai ribs and for dessert, a coconut lime mousse. Learn more at www.highwayrestaurant.com.
Nick & Toni’s in East Hampton will have a specialty Valentine’s Day a la carte menu, in addition to its regular offerings. Examples include a lobster and avocado salad for $24, pan-roasted branzino filet for $42, and triple chocolate Pavlova for $14. Visit www.nickandtonis.com for more information.
Rowdy Hall in East Hampton will serve specialty a la carte menu items ranging from steak tartare and quail egg appetizers to monk fish and red pepper rouille entrees. Dessert options include a chocolate cremeux, fudge cake, or raspberry meringue. Check the website at www.rowdyhall.com.
Springs Tavern will host a special three-course prix fixe menu for $30 per person. A salad is offered for the first course, with a second course choice of strip steak and lobster, grilled organic salmon, or pasta primavera. Top it off with a choice of desserts. See www.thespringstavern.com.
Almond in Bridgehampton will have a special four-course Blood Orange menu on Valentine’s Day for $85 per person, in addition to the regular a la carte menu. Two appetizer choices, a middle course, two entree choices, and a dessert of chocolate and blood oranges will be offered. Visit www.almondrestaurant.com.
The Bell & Anchor in Sag Harbor begins its Valentine’s Day celebration at 5:30 PM with $1 oysters, $10 glasses of Champagne, and “Bouillabaisse Night,” with appetizer and bouillabaisse entree for $35. There is also a two-course prix fixe for $30 per person, with dessert being an extra $5, in addition to the regular menu choices. For more, visit www.bellandanchor.com.
Lulu Kitchen & Bar in Sag Harbor is hosting a special five-course menu for $75 per person, $85 if paired with beers and $95 if paired with wines. First course options include mussel consommé & sea urchin ravioli or a citrus salad. Second course offers up woodfired & drunken quail or pan roasted codfish loin. The third, roasted venison chop or wood fired oven-roasted drunken lobster. Before dessert, enjoy a surprise course of a cheese bonbon. Find out more at www.lulusagharbor.com.