Dinner for Two: Valentine’s Day in South Florida

From SFBW’s sister publication Lifestyle magazines

The National Hotel

Where: 1677 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

What: A romantic dinner for two at Tamara’s Bistro includes live jazz and a menu of grilled oysters and pistachio encrusted lamb chop. Or keep it casual with a poolside cabana dinner with candles and a private guitarist.

Cost: Dinner at Tamara’s, $95; cabana dinner, $150

Reservations: 305.532.2311


Shooters Waterfront

Where: 3033 NE 32nd Ave., Fort Lauderdale

What: Drink, Dine and Fall in Love this Valentine’s day. Enjoy our Valentine’s day special Surf n Turf, Filet Mignon,  Lobster Tail, Saffron whipped potatoes, asparagus, demi glace, and live music. Served for dinner February 14th-16th.

Reservations: 954.566.2855; [email protected]


Diplomat Prime

Where: 3555 S. Ocean Drive, Hollywood

What: The steakhouse serves “Love a la carte” dinner specials including a wine pairing option, raw bar tower special and a trio caviar tasting.

Reservations: 954.602.8331


Beach House Pompano

Where: 270 N. Pompano Beach Blvd., Pompano Beach

What: A romantic three-hour dinner gives you an ocean view as well as a complimentary bottle of Moet.

Reservations: To rent an upstairs booth please email the event coordinator at [email protected]. For all other reservations call 954.607.6530



Where: 2200 N. Ocean Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

What: After being greeted with champagne, wine pairings and complimentary roses, enjoy a dinner of filet mignon, head on prawn, scallop and more.

Cost: $75

Reservations: 754.900.4059; dunefl.com


Coco Asian Bistro & Bar (pictured above)

Where: 1841 Cordova Road, Fort Lauderdale

What: In addition to long-stemmed roses for the ladies, chef/owner Mike Ponluang has created an a la carte Valentine’s menu that includes grilled King prawns and seared otoro sushi in miso sauce. Keyboardist Rich Hurt and singer Babylyn will perform Feb. 14-16, from 7:30 to 10 p.m.

Reservations: 954.525.3541; cocoasianbistro.com


1 Hotel South Beach

Where: 2341 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

What: Enjoy a three-course Valentine’s Day dinner at WATR, the resort’s rooftop restaurant overlooking the ocean. Expect five-star Japanese/Peruvian cuisine, like ceviche de pulpo and miso-glazed corvina.

Cost: $95

Reservations: 1hotels.com/south-beach



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