Experience a romantic one-night-only BYOB on-site event from owner/chef Meridith Coyle at ANEU. The three-course menu includes the signature salad and a choice of slow-roasted short ribs, pan-seared salmon, lemon-caper chicken or penne with roasted vegetables. Reserved seating is available at 6 and 8 p.m. for $65 per person.
1556 Lancaster Ave., Paoli, (610) 251-9600,
This intimate haven exudes romance thanks to the married chefs—Alex and Tara Hardy—behind the concept. The exquisitely crafted Valentine’s Day menu includes raspberry point oysters, asparagus vichyssoise soup, grilled octopus and elk tenderloin. Limited BYOB seating is available and reservations are required.
11 Louella Court, Wayne, (610) 964-9700.
Enjoy a special Valentine’s Day menu on Feb. 14 and 15 at Black Powder Tavern. Menu additions for the occasion include seared duck breast, lobster bisque and grilled filet mignon. Finish the night on a sweet note with a chocolate lava cake. Diners can also imbibe love-themed craft cocktails like a passion peach cosmo.
1164 Valley Forge Road, Wayne, (610) 293-9333.
Benefiting Camphill Village’s community of adults with special needs, this ticketed BYOB event takes place on Feb. 14 at the Camphill Cafe. Enjoy a gourmet five-course meal prepared using locally sourced organic fare from the on-site Sankanac CSA garden and dairy farm. Tickets are $100 per person. Rounding out the festivities will be live music by Chris Baron.
1601 Pughtown Road, Kimberton, (610) 935-0300.
A Radnor Hotel mainstay, find special Valentine’s Day additions on the menu at Glenmorgan. Think small plates, craft beer and classic cocktails, all served in a casual, relaxing environment.
593 E. Lancaster Ave., Wayne, (610) 341-3188.
Vegan lovers won’t want to miss Greyhound Café’s prix fixe menu this Valentine’s Day. It includes French onion gruyere boules, spicy Thai daikon and green mango salad, black ink seafood fra diavolo, blackened steak and a decadent truffle-themed dessert for $49.95 per person.
81 Lancaster Ave., Malvern, (610) 240-0222.
Prefer cozying up at home with someone special on Valentine’s Day? Indulge in a savory homecooked meal—minus the cooking—by ordering from John Serock Catering. The meal includes a charcuterie board, soup or salad, short rib or crab cakes and a decadent trio of desserts for two, all for $80 per couple. Just heat it up (directions are included) and pop your favorite bottle for a romantic evening. Orders must be placed by Feb. 11.
835 Lincoln Ave., West Chester, (610) 640-2836.
For a funkier celebration, head to Kennett Brewing Company on Feb. 14. Visitors can sip signature brews with a creative blend of dishes from chef Abi Famania like selections of Italian wedding soup, Kashmir ceviche shots, mini-caprese salad and pan-seared filet mignon. Sweets like rice pudding and mixed berry compote complete the meal. The menu is $60 per person.
109 S. Broad St., Kennett Square, (610) 444-0440.
Celebrate love with a decadent meal from Michele Haines, who will prepare a French-themed four-course Valentine’s Day menu that includes hearts of palm soup, oysters on the half shell, roasted poussins, and cheese tasting for $90 per person. Bring your favorite wine to this cozy historic farmhouse.
164 Barren Hill Road, Conshohocken, (610) 828-2550.
Both the Devon and Glen Mills Terrain locations are offering Valentine’s Day specials. Is there anywhere dreamier to spend the evening than a garden-themed restaurant? Enjoy a four-course seasonally sourced menu that includes beet-cured salmon, winter citrus salad, seared red snapper or braised beef short rib, plus a chef’s choice dessert to put you in a romantic mood.
138 Lancaster Ave., Devon, (610) 590-4675; 914 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, (610) 459-6030.