With Valentine’s Day around the corner, I am sharing Houston’s best Valentine’s Day restaurants. These restaurants were picked based on the ambiance, delicious food options, and overall, a great previous experience.
Here’s the list of some of the best Valentine’s Day restaurants in Houston that are sure to make your night special.
Houston’s Best Valentine’s Day Restaurants
Downtown | 1515 Texas Ave., Houston, TX 77002
This upscale Italian restaurant located in the heart of Houston’s Midtown offers an intimate and romantic ambiance. Potente is known for its classic Italian dishes and an extensive wine list. They are best known for their homemade pasta and seafood dishes.
The Heights | 3320 White Oak Dr., Houston, TX 77007
OK – you can say I have an affinity for Italian food. This Heights neighborhood restaurant is perfect for couples who love farm-to-table fare. Coltivare’s menu features local and seasonal ingredients. They also have a charming outdoor patio with a garden of fresh herbs and vegetables. How cool is that? They are best known for pizzas, seasonal salads, and homemade pastas.
Montrose | 2815 S. Shepherd Dr., Houston, TX 77098
I’ve raved about this one before – it is a household favorite. This upscale steakhouse is perfect for couples looking for a sophisticated dining experience. Doris is known for its high-quality cuts of meat and exceptional service. Personally, I LOVE their scratch baked bread and unique butter flavors.
East Downtown | 1201 St Emanuel St., Houston, TX 77003
Indianola is a great option for couples who want to experience a modern take on classic coastal cuisine. Their menu features a mix of seafood and meat dishes that are prepared with seasonal ingredients. They’re best known for their raw bar and fresh seafood.
Rice Village | 5212 Morningside Dr., Houston, TX 77005
This eclectic American bistro is perfect for couples who want to enjoy a casual, yet romantic dinner. Gratify’s menu features a mix of classic American dishes with a modern twist. They are best known for their burgers, sandwiches and small plates.
The Heights | 1344 Yale St., Houston, TX 77008
This upscale French restaurant is perfect for couples who want to experience classic French dishes in a romantic ambiance. Their menu features a mix of classic and contemporary French dishes. They are best known for their fresh food and cocktail options.
River Oaks | 4444 Westheimer Rd., Suite C180, Houston, TX 77027
This chic, upscale Spanish-inspired restaurant is perfect for couples looking for a whimsical dining experience. MAD’s menu features a mix of Mediterranean dishes with a modern twist. They are best known for their unique combination of flavors and their creative presentation.
Helen Greek Food and Wine
Rice Village | 2429 Rice Blvd., Houston, TX 77005
This Mediterranean restaurant is perfect for couples who love Greek cuisine. Helen’s menu features a mix of traditional Greek dishes and Mediterranean-inspired dishes. They are best known for their shareable plates and their extensive selection of Greek wines. If you love octopus, HIGHLY recommend it here.
Guard and Grace
Downtown | 500 Dallas St., Suite 100, Houston, TX 77002
Located at the One Allen Center in Downtown Houston, this upscale steakhouse is perfect for couples looking for a sophisticated dining experience. Guard and Grace’s menu features a mix of classic American dishes with a modern twist. They are best known for their steak dishes, seafood, and fresh gnocchi.
River Oaks | 2800 Kirby Dr., Suite A100, Houston, TX 77098
Eddie V’s is a Houston classic. Their menu features a mix of seafood and steak dishes, with a great selection of wine. If you enjoy lobster, please try the lobster tacos – they are so YUMMY!
And that’s a wrap on Houston’s best Valentine’s Day restaurants. From farm-to-table to whimsical experiences, I made to sure to include something for everyone. I am confident these restaurant picks will make your night special. Also, do not forget to make a reservation in advance. As you probably know, restaurants tend to fill up quickly for Valentine’s Day.
That said, I hope you have an amazing Valentine’s Day!
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