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Valentine’s Day Dining In Philadelphia

Valentine’s Day is the perfect time for couples to go out and have a wonderful dining experience in celebration of the day. For those who live in the Philadelphia area, the options are countless and there are plenty of great cuisine choices to consider. As Valentine’s Day is a prime dining time, it is important to plan ahead in order to score that coveted reservation. No matter whether you want to dine outside of Philadelphia on the Main Line or head out in the city to quench your dining cravings, the following are some excellent spots to consider.

Paramour dining room (Photo Credit: Paramour website)

Paramour dining room (Photo Credit: Paramour website)

Paramour                                        

Located in the heart of Wayne, within the Wayne Hotel, is lovely Paramour. Not only does this dining establishment have a romantic feel to it but the food is exceptional as well. For Valentine’s Day, diners can indulge in various offerings from Executive Chef Drew Stark. With a three-course prix fixe menu at $65/person (wine pairing an additional $35/person), Valentine’s Day diners can enjoy specialties such as lobster bisque, roasted rack of lamb and a chocolate peanut butter bombe, to name a few of the choices. The three-course prix fixe menu is good for both February 14 and February 15.

WHERE:
Paramour
139 East Lancaster Avenue
Wayne, PA 19087
Ph. 610-977-0600

HOURS:
Lunch:
Monday – Friday: Noon – 3:00 p.m.
Dinner:
Monday – Thursday: 5:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday: 5:30 – 11:00 p.m.
Sunday: 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Brunch:
Saturday – Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Amada (Photo Credit: Amada website)

Amada (Photo Credit: Amada website)

Amada

Chef Jose Garces offers many excellent dining establishment options throughout the city. For Valentine’s Day dining, Amada is a wonderful choice. This Andalusian tapas restaurant has a romantic vibe and allows couples to try a wide array of tapas selections while sipping exquisite cocktails. Choose from various cheese plates, Spanish flatbreads, vegetarian tapas, house specialties and more. The vast menu makes Amada a wonderful Valentine’s Day dining experience. Add in the ambience of this Chestnut Street locale and you have a win-win situation all around.

 

WHERE:
Amada
217-219 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Ph. 215-625-2450

HOURS:
Lunch:
Monday – Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Dinner:
Sunday – Thursday: 5:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday: 5:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Brunch:
Saturday – Sunday: 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Zahav (Photo Credit: Zahav Twitter page)

Zahav (Photo Credit: Zahav Twitter page)

Zahav

If you are searching for a Valentine’s Day dining destination which features authentic Israeli cuisine, Zahav is the answer. Sure to impress your date, both the atmosphere of Zahav as well as the eclectic menu created by chef/owner Michael Solomonov will provide you with the best of both worlds. Start off with salatim and hummus with laffa and then enjoy various small plates and offerings such as the duck kebab, spiced eggplant and chicken liver mousse. For the true taste of Zahav, you and your companion can opt for the Tayim tasting menu. No matter what you choose, the experience at Zahav is sure to make a lasting impression on both you and your date.

WHERE:
Zahav
237 St. James Place
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Ph. 215-625-8800

HOURS:
Dinner:
Sunday – Thursday: 5:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday: 5:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Happy Hour:
Monday – Friday: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Vedge (Photo Credit: Vedge Facebook page)

Vedge (Photo Credit: Vedge Facebook page)

Vedge

Another excellent option for Valentine’s Day dining is Vedge on Locust Street. The innovative menu offered by chefs/owners Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby not only entices vegetarians and vegans to frequent this location but is a beloved dining locale for those craving a unique and delicious meal. Specialties such as the fresh hearts of palm, grilled seitan, tandoor spiced cauliflower and parsnip and onion soup are popular choices. Vedge offers exceptional service and a variety of sensational food choices for Valentine’s Day dining.

 

 

WHERE:
Vedge
1221 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Ph. 215-320-7500

HOURS:
Dinner:
Monday – Thursday: 5:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday: 5:00 – 11:00 p.m.
 

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