Planning the perfect romantic Valentine’s Day? It won’t be complete without a special meal. These seven local restaurants are among the perfect places to reserve a table.
Following the celebration of its first anniversary, At the Table will offer a Valentine’s Day menu from Feb. 14-17. Choose the four-course chef’s tasting menu for $75 or the six-course chef’s table tasting menu for $95, and satisfy your appetite with Acadian pearl oysters, escargot and European stone bass. Complete the meal with flourless chocolate cake. In addition, the chef’s table menu will start with an amuse bouche and champagne, followed by featured items such as four types of traditional caviar service, duck confit gnocchi and a two-cheese assortment. Reservations are required.
11 Louella Court, Wayne, (610) 964-9700.
Looking for a more interactive evening? Then Make Your Own Dough Night at Cerdo is the place to go. On Feb. 12, from 6:30-9:30 p.m., spend a fun night eating, drinking and learning from chef Will Langlois. You’ll master the art of making two types of dough—pasta and pizza—plus heart-shaped ravioli. The best part? You can take your newly acquired skills home and surprise your loved one with homemade pasta on another special day. Tickets are $70 and can be purchased online.
382 E. Elm St., Conshohocken, (610) 234-0561.
The General Warren has been serving historic hospitality since 1745. Wow your sweetheart with classic elegance and a pull-out-all-the-stops menu from 4:30-10 p.m. Choose from starters like snapper turtle soup, sesame-crusted tuna or white bean cassoulet, then move on to decadent entrees including lover’s surf and turf for two, beef Wellington or a vegan Bolognese. Pro tip: Ask about the lover’s desserts for two.
9 Old Lancaster Road, Malvern, (610) 296-3637.
Valentine’s Day at Phoenixville BYOB Majolica will be a delight thanks to award-winning chef Andrew Deery’s four-course, seasonally inspired menu (to be revealed that day). Seatings are at 5:30, 6, 8 and 8:30 p.m. and are $75 per person. This dinner is sure to be a sellout, so a credit card is required when making a reservation.
258 Bridge St., Phoenixville, (610) 917-0962.
If movies and trivia are your thing, then you’ll want to get in the Valentine’s Day spirit at Red Star Craft House’s ‘80s and ‘90s Romantic Comedy Trivia night. Invite your friends to form a team and show off your rom-com knowledge on Feb. 10, at 9 p.m. Sip on a variety of brews, including I’ll Have What She’s Having, Modern Savage and Winter Warmer.
146 Exton Square Mall, Exton, (610) 524-5893.
On Feb. 9, from 6-9 p.m., join Terrain in Glen Mills for a five-course valentine’s dinner crafted by chef Ryan Bloome. For $85 per person, you’ll indulge in a decadent dinner inspired by Éclat Chocolate and artisan cheeses from The Farm at Doe Run, plus a complimentary welcome cocktail. Enjoy the likes of roasted baby carrots and fried parsnips smothered in mole, cilantro lime and Neufchâtel cheese; cocoa-rubbed porchetta served over cheesy polenta and wilted bitter greens; and chocolate napoleon, cheese mousse and jelly doughnuts. BYOB available.
914 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, (610) 459-2400.
Choose Feb. 10 or 14 to treat your favorite person to a romantic dinner at Vickers in Exton. At $65 per person, the menu includes plenty of delectable options, including escargots de Bourgogne, pan-seared duck breast and beef Wellington, plus hand-whipped chocolate mousse and crème brûlée for dessert. Keep in mind that reservations are limited.
192 E. Welsh Pool Road, Exton, (610) 363-7998.