We know Valentine’s Day can be stressful for everyone, whether you are seriously dating or seriously dateless. Yelp’s got your back with romantic restaurant recommendations, reservations, and a day-of deal from Eat24 if staying in is more your style.
For last minute reservations, search for restaurants on Yelp and filter by reservation availability. Looks like there are some great spots in San Francisco with tables still available!
Maybe you’ve got a date with your couch and Netflix on Valentine’s Day. If so, we’re going to make your dinner a little sweeter. What’s more romantic than $2.14 off your Valentine’s Day order? We know: nothing. Use coupon code “couch214” for $2.14 off any Eat24 order on February 14th. (Fine print: Code is for use on the Yelp Eat24 app only. Expires 2/21/17. Prepaid orders only. Subtotal must be over $10)
Our local expert on all things love and romance – San Francisco Community Manager and former Bachelor, Benjamin F. – has also created a bookmark collection of his favorite date-night spots in San Francisco. Open the link on your phone to follow the collection and read on for a peek at a few of his favorite spots.
Not in San Francisco? No problem. Yelp partnered with USA Today to find the most romantic restaurants in all 50 states.
No matter how you spend your Valentine’s Day, we hope it’s delicious!
San Francisco Community Manager Ben F.’s Favorite Date Spots
Ben picked his favorite date spots and we dug into their Yelp reviews to highlight the need-to-know deets. Find the rest of Ben’s recommendations, including The Walt Disney Family Museum and Onsen Bath, on his bookmark collection.
Wine & Cheese
The most dynamic duo of all time. Show your date that you recognize the power of a strong pair, and take them to Mission Cheese. Don’t know the difference between Camembert and Brie? No problem. The employees here will help you select the perfect cheeses for your taste buds. Plus, they’ll help you properly pair your selections with great local meats, wines and beers. This place is perfect for the couple who is just getting to know each other and wants to spend a romantic night in a casual setting.
So you’ve been on a couple of dates and you are digging each other, but you’re not ready to spend the night in a high-pressure environment? Coqueta is your place. The light ambiance and great service will set the right tone. Plus, tapas are meant for sharing, so you and your date can bond over a shared taste in food….and drinks – don’t miss out on the house special Barca G&T.
Want to wine and dine in a San Francisco favorite? Enter Nopa. From the atmosphere, to the cocktails, the food and the service, there’s a reason this restaurant is always ranked among the best in the city. If you’re trying to impress, Nopa’s vibe will help you do it.
Going All Out
If you’re serious about your date, then maybe you’re ready to make some serious dinner plans. Michelin-starred Coi provides a fine dining experience in a romantic, upscale environment. It’s tasting menu only, with an optional wine pairing, and it is known for being a truly incredible experience. If you’re looking to have a once in a lifetime type of night, Coi is your destination.