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Dining Guide | Phoenix Bites 2019 Scottsdale Valentine’s Day Picks

Posted on: February 5th, 2019 by Taryn Jeffries No Comments

If you’re the sort to treat your sweetheart to a special night on the town for Valentine’s Day we can’t think of anywere better than these Scottsdale spots. Stellar meal? Check! Romantic ambiance? Check! All you need to do is grab aphone to make reservations and then grab your sweetie and show up!

**Important note – prices noted below do not include tax or gratuity.**

Phoenix Bites 2019 Scottsdale Valentine’s Day Picks

Citizen Public House pan seared scallops
Photo Credit | Joanie Simon

Citizen Public House
| 7111 E. 5th Avenue, Scottsdale 85251
When | February 14th
Details | Chef Ben is cooking up a special night of romance with a three-course tasting menu. Entrée options include pan seared scallops, amaro meatloaf, red rainbow trout and roasted smart chicken.
Cost | $55 per person
Reservations | 480.398.4208

Where | 7419 E. Indian Plaza, Scottsdale 85251
When | February 14th from 5pm until10pm
Details | Dorian, a restaurant lounge theme’d after the famed Dorian Gray located in the Entertainment District of Old Town Scottsdale will be serving a delicious 4-course meal on Valentines Day. Guests will enjoy an appetizer course, a salad course, an entree course, dessert offering. Dorian features a gorgeous circular marble top bar, plush blue velvet booths and a patio. The intimate, picturesque setting will leave your Valentine impressed.
Cost | $75 per person or $100 per person with wine pairings
Reservations | 480.907.5635

Kitchen West
| 7700 E. McCormick Pkwy., Scottsdale 85258
When | February 14th from 5pm until10pm
Details | Celebrate your love story with intentionality by toasting to the year ahead and let our culinary team take care of the rest. Executive Chef Rick Dupere will feature an exquisite three-course prix-fixe tasting menu. Start the memorable meal with a choice of oyster stew, potato leek soup with lime caviar or caramelized beet salad. Move onto the main course and enjoy your choice of hand-carved prime tenderloin roast with black garlic puree and truffle sauce, or Chilean sea bass with parmesan pea risotto or tarragon pea ravioli with vegetables and basil pomodoro sauce. A day dedicated to love must have a sweet conclusion. Dessert menu highlights include; Grand Marnier Crème Brûlée or a flourless chocolate cake with hazelnut ice cream.
Cost | $68 per person or $88 with wine pairings
Reservations | 480.596.7520

Heart Shaped Gnocchi at Marcellino Ristorante
Photo Credit | Marcellino Ristorante

Marcellino Ristorante
l 7114 E. Stetson Drive, Scottsdale 85251
When l February 14 from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Details l Chef Marcellino Verzino creates a special menu for this romantic night that features a diverse selection of unique dishes, including heart-shaped gnocchi, with a choice of Sorrentina with tomato sauce and melted mozzarella bits or with rich Gorgonzola cream and walnuts; Zuppa di Pesce Royale, which includes shrimp, clams, mussels, calamari, fish of the day and half of a fresh Maine lobster sautéed in tomato and white wine, or Carpaccio di Manzo, thinly sliced raw filet mignon blanketing arugula with sliced mushrooms, Parmigiano & Chef’s lemon dressing. The memorable evening will also feature the “Velvet Voice” of Monte Procopio crooning love tunes throughout the evening.
Cost l Varies based on selections
Reservations l 480.990.9500

Proof, an American Canteen
| 10600 E. Crescent Moon Dr., Scottsdale 85262
When | February 14th
Details | Proof will offer a more casual take on romance with its special seafood tower for two. Starting Thursday, Feb. 14 and continuing through Sunday, Feb. 17, Proof will offer a seafood tower to share featuring jumbo prawns, oysters, king crab legs, uni, and ahi poke accompanied by fresh horse radish, house-made hot sauces, house-malted mignonette, and bloody Mary cocktail sauce. The seafood tower will be offered at market price.
Cost | Varies based on selections
Reservations | 480.513.5085

SelfMade at Hotel Adeline
Photo Credit | Hotel Adeline

Self Made
Where | 5101 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale 85250
When | February 14th from 4pm until 10pm
Details | Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your special someone, at Selfmade, located at Scottsdale’s newest boutique hotel: Hotel Adeline. The special four-course menu will consist of a spinach and prosciutto salad, spaghetti & meatballs, a bone-in ribeye and shrimp scampi and finishing up with a chocolate covered strawberry and chocolate cake.
Cost | $65 per person
Reservations | 480.284.7700

Sumo Mayo
| 6560 N. Scottdale Road, Scottsdale 85253
When | February 14th
Details | The vibrant and trendy bar – Sumo Maya – is helping those without Valentines to enjoy the day just as much, heck, if not more, than those with significant others. At this singles jamboree on February 14th, there will be plenty of camaraderie to go around, plus a themed cocktail menu including specialty cocktails created especially for the event. Parties of six or more will receive a complimentary bottle of bubbly to help you all celebrate.
Cost | Varies based on selections
Reservations | 480.397.9520

Talavera Valentine's Day Dinner
Photo Credit | Talavera

Where | 10600 E. Crescent Moon Dr., Scottsdale 85262
When | February 14th
Details | Boasting spectacular views of Pinnacle Peak and the twinkling city lights of the valley, Talavera will present a sumptuous five-course, prix fixe Spanish tasting menu complemented by a flamenco guitarist and flamenco dancers performing throughout the evening. Guests will be greeted first in the Talavera Gin Bar with a pinxto and a hand-crafted Gin Tonic. The tasting menu will feature a variety of shared dishes as well as individually plated items including Fideuá de Amor to share, and a choice of Lobster al Mojo de Ajo or Pimenton-Rubbed Wagyu Flat Iron Steak for the entrée course.
Cost | $175 per person
Reservations | 480.513.5085

Voila French Bistro valentine's day dinner
Photo Credit | Voila French Bistro

Voila French Bistro
| 10135 E. Via Linda, Scottsdale 85258
When | February 10th from 5pm until 7pm and February 14th from 5pm until 8:45pm
Details | Both special dinners will feature a three course menu of champagne sabayon served over Bay scallops, salmon and mushrooms to start. Your entrée will be Le Duo de Canard; duck leg confit and roasted breast served with a foie gras sauce. For dessert, you’ll delight in a trio of desserts; a tutti fruit tart, chocolate mousse and a lime sorbet
Cost | $79 per person
Reservations | 480.614.5600

Make sure to check out specials going down at multiple locations in the Valley, Phoenix and the East Valley.

About the Author - Taryn Jeffries

Editor and Chief Eating Officer of PhoenixBites, 2017 Food Writer of the Year (Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame) Taryn grew up in a small town in Illinois with a doting Grandmother who taught her the way around a kitchen and that food is representative of love. Her current quest is to find the love in local dishes and the chefs behind them. In addition to running all things PhoenixBites, Taryn is also a freelance writer, sharing her insight on the best dishes and where to get them each and every month.

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