Valentines Day in La Jolla: 2024 Roundup

Love is in the air, and La Jolla will delight this Valentine’s Day. We’ll help you set the stage for your romantic celebration.

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Here’s a roundup of the Valentine’s Day offerings from some of La Jolla’s favorite spots.

1. Georges at the Cove

Elevate your romantic evening at George’s at the Cove, featuring a 3-course prix-fixe menu enjoyed indoors in their Ocean View Room. Your dinner comes complemented by a truffle box per couple and sparkling wine.  You can reserve your spot for $110 per person or enhance your meal with optional wine pairings for an additional $40 per person. Guests can also opt for the special dinner for two on the Ocean Terrace or Level 2 to enjoy menu items that include seared scallops, spice-crusted rare yellowtail, mushroom bolognese, dark chocolate mousse, and more.  Full menu and reservations here.

2. The LOT

THE LOT invites you to an unforgettable Valentine’s Day with a three-course dinner, live jazz music from Rat Pack Reborn, and complimentary Prosecco for $70 per guest.  Menu items include bone-in-pork prime Rib, Porcini Mushroom Vegan Risotto, Toasted S’more Lava Cake, and more. Celebrate love and friendship in a romantic setting from 4 pm to 9 pm. Secure your table for a night to remember. Full menu and reservations here.

3. La Valencia Hotel

Immerse yourself in a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner at the Mediterranean Room at La Valencia Hotel, offering a decadent three-course prix fixe menu crafted by Executive Chef Fabian Aceves. Enjoy ocean views and an elegant atmosphere for an unforgettable celebration at $130 per person. Menu items include Lobster Vol au vent, Aston gold seared big eye tuna, Cauliflower soup, Dark chocolate mousse cake and more.  Full menu and reservations here.

4. Cove House Dinner Series

Join the Cove House Dinner Series, in collaboration with The Prisoner Wine Co., and indulge in a five-course meal prepared by chefs Lance Repp and Manny Perez.  Menu items include vanilla poached prawns, lion’s mane mushroom steak, strawberry consomme and more. Hosted by Amanda Salmon, Southern California Luxury Wine Specialist, this promises to be an exquisite evening of fine dining and luxury wines. Full menu and reservations here.

5. Birdseye Rooftop Restaurant & Bar

Take your love to new heights and enjoy Valentine’s Day drink specials at Birdseye Rooftop Restaurant & Bar atop the Cormorant Boutique Hotel.  Drink specials include the Raspberry Bliss featuring Raspberry Mousse with borage flowers and mint and the Valentine’s Cosmo with Codigo blanco tequila, Creme de Cacao White, Dry Orange Curaçao, and Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice. Savor these delightful concoctions while enjoying panoramic views of La Jolla. Learn more here.

6. A.R. Valentien- The Lodge Torrey Pines

Chef Kelli Crosson presents a curated Valentine’s Day menu at The Lodge at Torrey Pines. Enjoy seasonal dishes and panoramic views of the Torrey Pines Golf Course from the covered terrace or indoor dining room. $175 per person or $250 with wine pairings.  Full menu and reservations here.

7. Barbarella

Barbarella loves a holiday theme, and Valentine’s Day is one of their best, giving guests the ultimate Valentine’s backdrop to celebrate love. Enjoy the fun all throughout February to experience one of the most festive restaurants in San Diego. Learn more here.

8. Himitsu

For a unique Japanese culinary experience, Himitsu Sushi Restaurant presents a special Valentine’s Omakase Dinner. The curated menu includes soup, 2 appetizers, 5-6 sashimi, one cooked dish, 7-8 sushi, and dessert.  For pricing and detailed menu specifics, contact Himitsu directly or secure your reservation here.

9. Candor by Guiseppe

Candor wants you to treat your special someone to a romantic dinner this Valentine’s Day, offering their regular a la carte menu plus Valentine’s Day specials. Enjoy menu items like Sunchoke Bisque, pan seared crispy Scottish salmon, brown butter basted filet minon, Valrhona dark chocolate mousse and more. Limited seating is available. Make reservations here.

10. Beaumont’s

Enjoy a 3-course meal from Beaumont’s Chef Mike this Valentine’s Day. For $120 , two people will enjoy a shared appetizer, two entrees, a shared dessert, and two cocktails or a bottle of wine. Menu items include barbacoa empanadas, lobster bisque, sous vide airline chicken breast, roasted squash risotto, strawberry tres leches and more. Space is limited! Make reservations here. *We will be updating with more events as they are announced.
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Valorie Hirsch

Valorie Hirsch is a Content Manager and writer at lajolla.ca, helping readers discover the best of La Jolla, from things to do, dining, events, and more, so visitors and locals can have the best experience and stay connected. A San Diego native, you can usually find her enjoying live music shows, hiking local trails, tackling the world's most difficult reads, or catching up with her favorite Instagram cat celebrities.
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Valorie Hirsch

Valorie Hirsch is a Content Manager and writer at lajolla.ca, helping readers discover the best of La Jolla, from things to do, dining, events, and more, so visitors and locals can have the best experience and stay connected. A San Diego native, you can usually find her enjoying live music shows, hiking local trails, tackling the world's most difficult reads, or catching up with her favorite Instagram cat celebrities.

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