My fellow Austinites, this post is for you! Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day on February 14th or prefer to celebrate on a different day to avoid the crowds, I’ve rounded up some of the best restaurants to celebrate the holiday with your love or gal pals.
My top three picks at different price points
No matter when you are celebrating, you can’t go wrong with one of these picks!
Kemuri Tatsuya ($$) What you can expect: cool vibe and shared plates. I recommend getting the matcha pain killer and the Texas ramen.
Lucy’s fried chicken ($) because what’s better than cuddling up with your bb and sharing a bucket o’ chicken while streaming Netflix?
A selection of restaurants offering specials on Wednesday, February 14th for those of you celebrating the day of.
Lucky Robot Japanese Kitchen an intimate 7-course menu at one of Austin’s coolest sushi spots.
Wu Chow One of my personal favorite restaurants in Austin. Wu Chow is offering a pre-fixe menu at $50 a person. Although soup dumplings are not included in the tasting, you can order them in addition to your meal.
Chicon A pre-fixe menu inspired by romantic films at $45 a person as well as $15 bottles of wine all night.
Second Bar + Kitchen 4-course meal for $75 with the wine pairing at an additional $40 per person.
Texas French Bread 3-course menu at $55 a person with additional add-ons offered.
Contigo probably the most affordable of the options, Contigo is offering three shared small plates, one shared large entree for $70 per couple. Order drinks a la carte.
Foreign & Domestic 3-course meal at $55 a person with a wine pairing offered at $22 a person.
Phoebe’s Diner Low key but delicious and affordable American classics with a twist
Stella San Jac Hosting a Galentine’s Day Brunch February 10th and 11th for you and your gal pals.
Odd Duck If you’re looking to #treatyoself look no further than Odd Duck’s brunch. From a killer pastry selection to shared plates and mimosas, you and your gals will not be disappointed.
I think Valentine’s Day is such a fun holiday. How do you like to celebrate? I’d love the hear if you end up trying any of the restaurants on my list!