San Diego Restaurants Set the Mood for Romantic Valentine's Day Dining

These restaurants are perfect for a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner

Dessert options at Bleu Boheme include pain d'epice, warm gingerbread with strawberry confiture and caramel ice cream.

San Diego is prime with romantic and casual dining options this Valentine’s Day.

All menus are served on Valentine’s Day, unless indicated. All prices are per person, unless indicated. Reservations are required.

Avant at Rancho Bernardo Inn boasts a four-course menu featuring Veal Osso Buco, a classic New York strip and a savory Cauliflower and Walnut Ravioli. 17550 Bernardo Oaks Drive, San Diego. $85; $120 with wine pairings. (844) 226-2044.

Backyard Kitchen + Tap is serving couples a three-course menu. Highlights include the Mushroom Ravioli, Chipotle Rubbed Sirloin and the Brick Jerk Chicken. 832 Garnet Ave., San Diego. $49.95 for two. (858) 859-2593.

BiCE’s Valentine’s Day guests will select two dishes plus a dessert from its three-course menu. Items include Chef Cassineri’s Zucchini Soup with vegetable brunoise and truffle mascarpone mousse, Pan Seared Wild Salmon, and Whole Wheat Fettuccine with wild mushrooms, radicchio, Brussels sprouts, Parmesan, thyme and farm egg. 425 Island Ave., San Diego. $53. (619) 239-2423 or

Bistro 39 Restaurant & Lounge will offer a variety of options such as Roasted Golden Beets & Frisee Salad, Pepper Crusted Filet Mignon and a rich Chocolate Lava Cake. 3939 Ocean Bluff Ave., San Diego. $35. (858) 720-9500.

Bleu Boheme is treating guests to a French “Saint Valentin” menu. Entrée options include a choice between carré d’Agneau, rack of lamb roasted with linguiça and mushroom bread pudding; saumon “Oscar,” fresh King salmon pan roasted with crab; filet mignon “Rossini,” filet mignon on foie gras croutons with truffle butter and Madeira sauce; coquilles Saint Jacques, sea scallops with farro saffron risotto; or gnocchi à la parisienne, made with Parmesan dumplings, Brussels sprouts, smoked duck bacon and white wine sauce. 4090 Adams Ave., San Diego. $75; optional Saint Valentine Martini will be available for $14. (619) 255-4167.


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