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The Last-Minute Valentine's Day Reservation Guide in Houston

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If you’re looking for a way to treat your sweetie to some of Houston’s best tastes this Valentine’s Day, here’s a sampling of what’s on offer. This Friday and Saturday, many of the Bayou City’s best spots are pulling out the stops and serving pre-fixe menus designed to showcase some of their finest flavors.

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024 Grille

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Dine at this West Houston restaurant for a taste of romance with a four-course Valentine's dinner for two. Choose from pan seared sea scallops, cabernet braised osso buco and chocolate fondue complete with an amuse-bouche for $90 per couple.

51fifteen Restaurant and Lounge

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Indulge in a decadent $75 three-course dinner with your Valentine. Feast on lobster mac and cheese, NY Strip with green peppercorn and brandy cream sauce, and a bite of one of three desserts offered on the menu.

60 Degrees MasterCrafted

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Shower your sweetheart with lots of love at this chic River Oaks steakhouse. A specially prepared four-course menu will be offered. The $75 dinner features oysters Rockerfeller, soupe de chou-fleur with poached cavier, filet mignon and grilled quail breast. Reservations accepted online.

Allô French Rotisserie

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Love is in the air as you take a virtual trip through the Rhône-Alpes region of France. Tour Lyon through a $90 per couple four-course dinner featuring thyme roasted lamb chops and veal roulade.

Amalfi Ristorante Italiano & Bar

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Show your Valentine how much you care at this under-the-radar Galleria restaurant. Owner and chef Giancarlo Ferrara is whipping up an a la carte menu with offerings like Mediterranean red shrimp and Maine lobster tartar, foie gras terrine and pheasant confit, pasta served with sea urchin saffron sauce and mussels, and roasted rack of lamb.

Cost: a la carte options range from $18- $90.

Américas

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The $75 three-course menu features both classics and new favorites (grilled mahi mahi). You have a choice of appetizer, entrée and dessert, including the carnival style lobster corndogs, the signature Churrasco and classic Tres Leches. What better way to say te amo.

Backstreet Cafe

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Offered Feb. 12 – 13 and Feb. 15, the Couple’s Menu ($95) presents a selection of signature tastes including wild mushroom pate, poached pear salad, seared trout, short rib risotto and a cheese platter to share. On Valentine’s Day , the $75 four-course menu offers beet and blood orange salad, cauliflower chowder, pistachio-crusted lamb chops, lobster fra diablo, rustic apple tart and chocolate cake.

Batanga

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Sweep your Valentine off their feet at this quaint and cozy downtown cantina. Couples can share six tapas and bottle of bubbly for $90. Follow up the romantic dinner with dessert.

Beirut Fine Lebanese Cuisine

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Whisk your Valentine away to Washington Ave's newest Middle Eatern retreat for a four-course dinner. The $90 prix-fixe menu includes a bottle of Beity wine to finish the evening.

Brennan's of Houston

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Take a trip to New Orleans French Quarter without leaving the city at this upscale Midtown creole haunt. Feast on a $75 three-course dinner complete with lobster and caviar crepe, sorghum roasted duck and tableside bananas foster.

Chez Nous

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This three-course, $85 menu brings you classic French fare with a Texas twist. Select from seared foie gras, roasted red and yellow heart-shaped beet salad, pan-seared diver scallops, veal Orloff and a Bing cherry French custard cake.

Damian's Cucina Italiana

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If you’re the kind who appreciates a Houston classic, this is your address. The special $69.95 Valentine’s Day menu is a three-course extravaganza of Italian traditions done as only Damian’s can. Begin with a Insalata Frutti Di Mare, featuring chilled seafood tossed with tomato, onion, olives, ricotta salata cheese, extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice and herbs. Choose the eight-ounce center cut filet for an entrée, and finish with Tuscan bread pudding.

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A special couple’s menu is available Feb. 12 – 13 and Feb. 15, featuring four courses for $95 per couple. Select from Tortilas de lentejas (lentil cakes topped with guacamole and rajas), Codorniz en Petalos de rosas (roasted quail in a rose petal sauce) and a shared dessert platter. On Valentine’s Day, there’s a $75 –per person four-course menu with Hugo’s delicious Mexican haute cuisine.

Kiran's Restaurant & Bar

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Indulge in Indian with Kiran’s special touch this Valentine’s Day. A four-course menu will showcase the restaurant’s signature flavors, and as a bonus, you can sample one of two Valentine’s Day cocktails.

Cost: $95

Line & Lariat

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Bring elegance and turn-of-the-century style to your evening with Line and Lariat’s Valentine's menu, featuring lobster bisque, spinach and beet salad, venison stew, blacked striped bass and crème brûlée.

Cost: $125 per couple

Paul's Kitchen

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Let love take you around the world with this five-course menu that offers selections inspired by global cuisine. From Australia, there’s a pepperberry rubbed king salmon; from Asia comes a Japanese pancake with king crab and savory cabbage; there’s an African-influenced almond cake. Bonus: you won’t need your passport to enjoy any of it.

Cost: $80

Perry's Steakhouse & Grille

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Early birds (dining before 5:30) can enjoy a three-course menu for $59.95 (the same menu is $74.95 after 6:00), featuring steakhouse favorites wedge and Caesar sald, lobster bique, an eight-ounce filet mignon, 14-ounce prime rib, chicken Oscar and sesame-crusted ahi, and dessert of cheese cake and milk chocolate peanut butter candy bar.

Prohibition Supperclub & Bar

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Bring a Roaring Twenties elan to your Valentine’s Day celebrating with a cozy dinner at this downtown hotspot (and follow it with tickets to the Moonlight Dolls burlesque show). $65 pre-fixe dinners on Feb. 13 and 14 include choices like She Crab Soup, 30-day dry aged New York Strip and a decadant chocolate cake.

Radio Milano

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This $75, four-course dinner is called A Sigh from the Heart. Executive Chef Jose Hernandez offers lovingly made options like Tuna Crudo with arugula, sunchoke chops and anchovy sauce, and Oxtail Tortellini with chanterelle, truffle pearls and consome. The eclectic menu will have you and your sweetie sighing with delight.

024 Grille

Dine at this West Houston restaurant for a taste of romance with a four-course Valentine's dinner for two. Choose from pan seared sea scallops, cabernet braised osso buco and chocolate fondue complete with an amuse-bouche for $90 per couple.

51fifteen Restaurant and Lounge

Indulge in a decadent $75 three-course dinner with your Valentine. Feast on lobster mac and cheese, NY Strip with green peppercorn and brandy cream sauce, and a bite of one of three desserts offered on the menu.

60 Degrees MasterCrafted

Shower your sweetheart with lots of love at this chic River Oaks steakhouse. A specially prepared four-course menu will be offered. The $75 dinner features oysters Rockerfeller, soupe de chou-fleur with poached cavier, filet mignon and grilled quail breast. Reservations accepted online.

Allô French Rotisserie

Love is in the air as you take a virtual trip through the Rhône-Alpes region of France. Tour Lyon through a $90 per couple four-course dinner featuring thyme roasted lamb chops and veal roulade.

Amalfi Ristorante Italiano & Bar

Show your Valentine how much you care at this under-the-radar Galleria restaurant. Owner and chef Giancarlo Ferrara is whipping up an a la carte menu with offerings like Mediterranean red shrimp and Maine lobster tartar, foie gras terrine and pheasant confit, pasta served with sea urchin saffron sauce and mussels, and roasted rack of lamb.

Cost: a la carte options range from $18- $90.

Américas

The $75 three-course menu features both classics and new favorites (grilled mahi mahi). You have a choice of appetizer, entrée and dessert, including the carnival style lobster corndogs, the signature Churrasco and classic Tres Leches. What better way to say te amo.

Backstreet Cafe

Offered Feb. 12 – 13 and Feb. 15, the Couple’s Menu ($95) presents a selection of signature tastes including wild mushroom pate, poached pear salad, seared trout, short rib risotto and a cheese platter to share. On Valentine’s Day , the $75 four-course menu offers beet and blood orange salad, cauliflower chowder, pistachio-crusted lamb chops, lobster fra diablo, rustic apple tart and chocolate cake.

Batanga

Sweep your Valentine off their feet at this quaint and cozy downtown cantina. Couples can share six tapas and bottle of bubbly for $90. Follow up the romantic dinner with dessert.

Beirut Fine Lebanese Cuisine

Whisk your Valentine away to Washington Ave's newest Middle Eatern retreat for a four-course dinner. The $90 prix-fixe menu includes a bottle of Beity wine to finish the evening.

Brennan's of Houston

Take a trip to New Orleans French Quarter without leaving the city at this upscale Midtown creole haunt. Feast on a $75 three-course dinner complete with lobster and caviar crepe, sorghum roasted duck and tableside bananas foster.

Chez Nous

This three-course, $85 menu brings you classic French fare with a Texas twist. Select from seared foie gras, roasted red and yellow heart-shaped beet salad, pan-seared diver scallops, veal Orloff and a Bing cherry French custard cake.

Damian's Cucina Italiana

If you’re the kind who appreciates a Houston classic, this is your address. The special $69.95 Valentine’s Day menu is a three-course extravaganza of Italian traditions done as only Damian’s can. Begin with a Insalata Frutti Di Mare, featuring chilled seafood tossed with tomato, onion, olives, ricotta salata cheese, extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice and herbs. Choose the eight-ounce center cut filet for an entrée, and finish with Tuscan bread pudding.

Cost:

Hugo's

A special couple’s menu is available Feb. 12 – 13 and Feb. 15, featuring four courses for $95 per couple. Select from Tortilas de lentejas (lentil cakes topped with guacamole and rajas), Codorniz en Petalos de rosas (roasted quail in a rose petal sauce) and a shared dessert platter. On Valentine’s Day, there’s a $75 –per person four-course menu with Hugo’s delicious Mexican haute cuisine.

Kiran's Restaurant & Bar

Indulge in Indian with Kiran’s special touch this Valentine’s Day. A four-course menu will showcase the restaurant’s signature flavors, and as a bonus, you can sample one of two Valentine’s Day cocktails.

Cost: $95

Line & Lariat

Bring elegance and turn-of-the-century style to your evening with Line and Lariat’s Valentine's menu, featuring lobster bisque, spinach and beet salad, venison stew, blacked striped bass and crème brûlée.

Cost: $125 per couple

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Paul's Kitchen

Let love take you around the world with this five-course menu that offers selections inspired by global cuisine. From Australia, there’s a pepperberry rubbed king salmon; from Asia comes a Japanese pancake with king crab and savory cabbage; there’s an African-influenced almond cake. Bonus: you won’t need your passport to enjoy any of it.

Cost: $80

Perry's Steakhouse & Grille

Early birds (dining before 5:30) can enjoy a three-course menu for $59.95 (the same menu is $74.95 after 6:00), featuring steakhouse favorites wedge and Caesar sald, lobster bique, an eight-ounce filet mignon, 14-ounce prime rib, chicken Oscar and sesame-crusted ahi, and dessert of cheese cake and milk chocolate peanut butter candy bar.

Prohibition Supperclub & Bar

Bring a Roaring Twenties elan to your Valentine’s Day celebrating with a cozy dinner at this downtown hotspot (and follow it with tickets to the Moonlight Dolls burlesque show). $65 pre-fixe dinners on Feb. 13 and 14 include choices like She Crab Soup, 30-day dry aged New York Strip and a decadant chocolate cake.

Radio Milano

This $75, four-course dinner is called A Sigh from the Heart. Executive Chef Jose Hernandez offers lovingly made options like Tuna Crudo with arugula, sunchoke chops and anchovy sauce, and Oxtail Tortellini with chanterelle, truffle pearls and consome. The eclectic menu will have you and your sweetie sighing with delight.

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