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Love is in the Air: Your Guide to Valentine’s Day Reservations

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Love is in the Air: Your Guide to Valentine’s Day Reservations

Cupid’s arrow is coming! Whether you’re sharing chocolates with your sweetheart, laughing with your gal pals, or simply cherishing a night of good food, the annual reservation scramble is upon us. Don’t get left out in the cold—secure your table now!

Feeling overwhelmed by the abundance of amazing choices? We are happy to be your culinary Cupid. We’ve curated a list of some of the area’s best Valentine’s Day spots. From intimate fine dining to cozy neighborhood gems, each offers a unique experience to make your night truly unforgettable.

Remember, Valentine’s Day is the second busiest night for restaurants (just behind Mother’s Day). So, whether you’re planning a romantic rendezvous or a festive Galentine’s gathering, book your table today!

Perry's Steakhouse and Grille Franklin, TN, Valentine's Dinner.

Perry’s Steakhouse and Grill

Because Valentine’s Day falls on a Wednesday this year, Perry’s is giving you options to suit your schedule. The menu will be limited to these specials, but you definitely won’t be missing out.

From February 11th through February 14th, Perry’s is offering a special Candlelight Dinner for Two that includes individual salads and shared entrees of filet mignon roast. The meal also includes two steamed 4 oz. lobster tails with lobster beurre fondue butter. Two sides are included and, of course, a half-dozen chocolate-dipped strawberry kisses for dessert. 

On the big day, February 14th, diners can choose from a three-course prix fixe menu that includes your choice of soup, salad, and one of eight entrees, including Perry’s famous pork chop. Included are whipped potatoes, seasonal vegetables, and your choice of one of three desserts, including white chocolate cheesecake.

Can’t make it during the week?  No problem! Perry’s is offering a special “Second Chance” menu on Sunday, February 18th. In addition to the full dinner menu and the regular Sunday Supper Special, diners can choose from one of the above special meals. Get all the details and make your reservation here

5028 Aspen Grove Dr, Franklin, TN 37067, (615) 721-7781

Frothy Monkey in downtown Franklin, Valentine's Day dinner.

Frothy Monkey

This beloved downtown Franklin cafe may not immediately come to mind when considering where to dine for Valentine’s Day, but you just might be surprised! To help set the mood, they are cooking up a three-course Frothy Love Dinner for two just for the occasion. Beginning at 5 pm on Tuesday, February 13th through Friday, February 16th, they’ll turn the lights down low, adjust the soundtrack, and set the scene for a celebration of love.

The special meal begins with an artisan cheese board or salad to share. For your main entree, you have three options: lamb osso bucco, blackened mahi, or a vegetarian-friendly creamy sundried tomato pesto pasta. Dessert is a double chocolate flourless cake with raspberry sauce. Enjoy a bottle of wine with your meal or choose a beverage from the regular menu. Reserve your table for a unique experience at your favorite neighborhood cafe.

25 5th Ave S, Franklin, TN 37064, (615) 600-4756

Puckett's downtown Franklin, wine glasses for Valentine’s Day event.

Puckett’s Restaurant – Downtown Franklin

What’s better than dinner and a show? How about barbecue and Brother Maven on Valentine’s Day at Puckett’s?  Come as you are and enjoy great food and original music with a distinctive blend of rhythm & blues, southern soul, and rock ‘n’ roll.

The menu for Valentine’s Day is the same menu you’ve come to love: meat and three, mouthwatering barbecue, and Tennessee favorites like southern fried chicken and shrimp and grits. If you’ve never had it, maybe this is a good time to try the smoked bologna, thick cut and served on country white bread. Don’t forget dessert—you know you want some cobbler! 

Need another reason to celebrate at Puckett’s? From February 14th through February 18th, the staff will be handing out Valentine’s Day cards with special offers and prizes on every card—from buy-one, get-one deals up to $100 gift cards!

The Valentine’s Day show starts at 8 pm with a cover charge of $15. If you are planning to go, be sure to give them a call or reserve your table online. 

120 4th Ave S, Franklin, TN 37064, (615) 794-5527

Scout’s Pub Westhaven_A Pizza My Heart

Scout’s Pub – Franklin

From February 10th through February 18th, Scout’s Pub at Westhaven in Franklin will be featuring specialty Valentine’s Day cocktails, including the Chocolate Kiss, Head Over Heels, Don’t Go Bacon My Heart, Love Potion #9, and La Vie En Rosé. Pair that with A Pizza My Heart, a heart-shaped pepperoni pizza only available on February 14th, and you’ve got the perfect recipe for a romantic and unforgettable Valentine’s Day celebration.

Additionally, from February 14th through February 18th, at all Scout’s Pub locations, the staff will be handing out Valentine’s Day cards with special offers and prizes. Offers vary from buy-one, get-one-free entrees, free sauces and spices, half-off brunch, free dessert, and gift cards for $25, $50, and $100! Make your reservations today.

158 Front St #120, Franklin, TN 37064, (615) 721-5993

Bestia Mare Franklin, Tennessee restaurant, Valentine's Dinner.

Culamar (Formely Bestia Mare)

Have you tried Culaccino’s new sister restaurant? Bestia Mare, located right on Main, brings the taste of coastal Italy to downtown Franklin with sustainably sourced seafood and delicious Italian cuisine. 

For Valentine’s Day, they are featuring your choice of three courses from a special Valentine’s Day menu. You’ll find lots of delicious seafood options as well as pork, chicken, and pasta—all prepared in authentic Italian style. Feeling a la carte?  You can order from the regular menu as well!

Elevate your experience with bespoke wine and cocktail pairings handpicked by their experts. Don’t miss out on this taste of la dolce vita! Reserve your table soon!

99 E Main St, Suite 190, Franklin, TN 37064, (615) 905-4966

Serrato's Steakhouse in downtown Franklin, Valentine's Day dinner.

Serrato’s Steakhouse

Love is in the air and steaks are on the grill at Serrato’s Steakhouse, where they are celebrating Valentine’s Day all week long.

From Monday, February 12th through Friday, February 16th, guests can enjoy a delicious lineup of changing chef’s creations. Each night will feature unique appetizer and entree selections, including juicy steaks and surf and turf with succulent lobster tails. Of course, the menu will include some decadent desserts guaranteed to sweeten your Valentine’s Day.

Choose a night, make your reservation, and celebrate at Serrato’s.

3046 Columbia Ave, Suite 102, Franklin, TN 37064, (615) 472-8222

Harpeth Hotel in downtown Franklin, cocktails for Valentine's Day!

The Harpeth Hotel

For those looking for a more hands-on experience, the Harpeth Hotel is offering a Valentine’s Day Pasta and Cocktail Making class. 

At 6:30 pm on February 14th, students will meet in McGavock’s Café where class begins with a celebratory glass of champagne. The first lesson is presented by the house mixologist, who will walk you through the history and preparation of the evening’s signature cocktail—The Franklin Valentine’s Day Fizz.

As you sip your cocktail, you’ll learn the art of pasta making from 1799 Kitchen and Cocktails’ Chef Thomas. Prepare and enjoy your very own creation of handmade agnolotti filled with smoked shrimp and ricotta. At the end of the evening, you’ll graduate with a keepsake recipe card and a complimentary dessert at 1799.

Get your tickets here and enjoy an interactive evening of romance and pasta.

130 2nd Ave N, Franklin, TN 37064, (615) 206-7510

GratiDude Ranch Franklin, TN Valentine's Day dinner event.

GratiDude Ranch

Escape the ordinary with a Valentine’s Day fireside feast at GratiDude Ranch in Leiper’s Fork. Chef Braydon Apple joins forces with co-owner and chef deMarco DeCiccio on February 14th and 17th for a five-course, farm-to-table experience like no other. 

Savor organic ingredients and local dairy in the warm glow of the fire, with a house red or white included. Bring your own bottle if desired—no charge for corkage.  Just remember, liquor is not allowed, so leave the hard stuff at home.

Reserve your place at the table on February 14th or February 17th.

7515 Pewitt Road Franklin, TN 37064, (615) 863-3664

Lou Nashville Valentine's Day Prom event.

lou Nashville

This Valentine’s Day, lou Nashville wants to take you back to high school with a prom-themed Valentine’s Day dinner. Chef Mailea and team are cooking up a country club-inspired, multi-course feast fit for the prom queen and king. The special menu includes passed appetizers, Caesar salad, a decadent Crab Louie, and your choice of filet mignon or trout almondine. And because you are all grown up now, you can enjoy the tableside pours!

Prom attire is encouraged, as are photos. Reserve your table and make it a night to remember.

1304 McGavock Pike Nashville, TN 37216, (615) 499-4495

Bad Idea Nashville restaurant, wine glasses Valentine's Day.

Bad Idea Nashville

This East Nashville spot has a good idea for Valentine’s Day: a three-course prix fixe meal featuring everyone’s favorite comfort food, fried chicken. 

The evening begins with a beet and rose laab salad and scallop crepe. The fried chicken is served with local lettuces and herbs, lovage and turmeric crepes, cabbage, a peanut and tamarin nam jim, and red currant am prik pao. For dessert, enjoy a luscious red velvet gateau. Diners may also order from the regular menu. 

Bad Idea is known for its extensive wine list, so choose a bottle and enjoy an adventurous meal in this warm and inviting space. Reserve your table here.

1021 Russell St, Nashville, TN 37206

White Limozeen Nashville Valentine's Day.

White Limozeen Nashville

Gather your gang and enjoy a Valentine’s Day dinner atop the Graduate Hotel’s roof at White Limozeen. On February 14th, this pink and white paradise will be the setting for a special 24-seat dinner party. Featuring a four-course tasting menu and wine pairings from Barnard Griffen Winery, it promises to be a truly unique experience. Reserve your table and secure your spot in the sky for an unforgettable Valentine’s Day.

101 20th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37203, (615) 551-2700

Frankies Nashville Valentine's Day.

Frankies Nashville

Don’t feel like getting all dressed up and committing to a prix fixe menu?  If so, Frankies may be the place for you on Valentine’s Day. Laid back is the point at Frankies, as they invite you to come in on February 14th from 4 pm to 10 pm for a deliciously hearty New York-style Italian meal, chosen by you, from the regular menu. How bold!  

The vibe may be casual, but Frankies is popular and you will need a reservation. Book your table now and enjoy some classic Brooklyn cuisine, right in the heart of Nashville.

925 Cherokee Ave, Nashville, TN 37207, (615) 964-7626

Joe Muer Seafood Dining Room Nashville

Joe Muer Seafood

If there is ever a time to do a seafood tower, it’s Valentine’s Day. With a commitment to serving sustainably sourced and exceptionally fresh seafood backed by exceptional culinary service, Valentine’s dinner at Joe Muer will uncork a romantic date night. Plus, the vibrant red décor easily sets the mood for Valentine’s Day. Book your table here.

500 11th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37203, (615) 433-6837

Miel Restaurant Nashville, TN

Miel

The farm-to-table bistro serving seasonal French-inspired dishes in Sylvan Park is the perfect escape for a romantic and cozy Valentine’s Day dinner. Since 2008, the West Nashville fixture has been a date-night staple delivering understated elegance, curated cocktails, and an adventurous wine list. Make your reservation now and don’t forget to save room for the honey cake with your honey come time for dessert. 

343 53rd Ave N, Nashville, TN 37209, (615) 298-3663

Goo Goo Candy Company Make Your Own Candy Class

Goo Goo Chocolate Co.

Book a class at the Goo Goo Chocolate Co. in downtown Nashville. Choose between make-your-own candy or boozy pairings classes, all while learning more about the rich history of this iconic brand. An experience at Goo Goo is perfect for your Galentine or Valentine. 

116 3rd Ave S, Nashville, TN 37201, (615) 490-6685

Carne Mare Food and Dining Table

Carne Mare

If you’re looking for a new experience on Valentine’s Day, Carne Mare in West Nashville has you covered. This year, you can celebrate the holiday in one of their luxurious Hollywood leather banquettes (the best seat in the house!) inclusive of a four-course prix-fixe menu for two, a bottle of Henriot Rose Brut Champagne, one dozen long-stem roses to take home, and a box of chocolate truffles. Book this intimate experience hereOr, book a standard table in the romantic dining room featuring a three-course pre-fixe menu. Amore mio!

300 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203, (615) 379-9000

Tailor Nashville Dining Room

Tailor

Join award-winning Chef Vivek Surti for his signature dinner party-style service. The Valentine’s dinner features Tailor’s Winter Menu plus a complimentary glass of bubbles. Reservations are now available for Wednesday, February 14th through Saturday, February 17th. Pick the night that works best for you and your special someone!

620 Taylor St, Nashville, TN 37208

Deacon's New South Nashville

Deacon’s New South 

Deacon’s is a modern culinary concept with a Southern slant, located on the first floor of the historic L&C Tower in downtown Nashville. With a premium selection of dry-aged meats and Gulf Coast-inspired seafood specialties, Deacon’s is the perfect place to celebrate with your valentine. Reserve your table here.

401 Church St, Nashville, TN 37219, (615) 994-1994

Dining room of etc in Nashville

etc restaurant

Maybe you’re the last-minute type for gift shopping. Maybe you value spending time together when you are shopping. Whatever it is, make a Valentine’s Day reservation at etc and take advantage of their proximity to the Green Hills Mall for a shopping and dinner date. Award-winning Chef Deb Paquette brings her adventurous Southern-meets-global cuisine to etc. in the warm neighborhood setting of Green Hills. Chef Deb and her culinary team are serving a special four-course prix fixe dinner on the evening of February 14th so you can just sit back, relax, and let the team take care of you. 

3790 Bedford Ave, Nashville, TN 37215, (615) 988-0332

etch Nashville Valentine's Day dessert

etch

If you are going to the Nashville Symphony’s Valentine’s Day presentation of Romance at the Symphony, make it a full evening by starting with dinner at award-winning etch by Chef Deb Paquette. Allow the culinary team at etch to treat you and your special someone to a four-course prix fixe Valentine’s Day dinner with optional wine pairings. Reserve your table here.

303 Demonbreun St, Nashville, TN 37201, (615) 522-0685

Hattie Jane's Creamery ice cream and chocolate covered strawberries Nashville

Hattie Jane’s Creamery

Looking for a perfect sweet treat to treat your sweetie? Enjoy free waffle cones with the purchase of a double scoop on Valentine’s Day at one of Hattie Jane’s four scoop shops located in Downtown Nashville (Assembly Food Hall), Donelson, Columbia, and Murfreesboro. Leading up to the holiday, Hattie Jane’s Creamery will be running the Hattie Jane’s Loves You giveaway campaign for in-store customers and social media followers. 

Waldos Chicken and Beer with Onion Rings

Waldo’s Chicken and Beer

If you are in the early stages of a relationship, Valentine’s Day can be a tricky holiday to conquer. Keep it casual and head to one of Waldo’s Chicken & Beer locations around town. Nothing says true love like splitting a cup of banana pudding.

Del Frisco's Grille in Brentwood offers Valentine's Day specials.

Del Frisco’s Grille Brentwood

This Brentwood steakhouse will be celebrating Valentine’s Day all week with daily specials. From February 10th through February 17th, you can share your love of fine meats with a tomahawk steak for two or filet Oscar. Toast your love with a sparkling Flor De Amor cocktail, a Valentine’s Day-inspired blend of Don Julio Blanco, hibiscus syrup, fresh lemon juice, and Bisol ‘Jeio’ prosecco.  The featured wine for the week will be Leviatan, a California red blend.

Choose a day and reserve your spot for a romantic Valentine’s dinner.

Also, for those who celebrate, Del Frisco’s is offering a Galentine’s Day brunch on February 11th at 12 pm. Round up the girls and enjoy an extravagant three-course menu featuring family-style appetizers and entree choices like steak and eggs and avocado toast. Included is a specialty cocktail and memories to last a lifetime.

This is a ticketed event, so get yours here.

207 Franklin Rd, Brentwood, TN 37027, (615) 928-6159

Mere Bulles restaurant in Brentwood, Tennessee, Valentine's Day events.

Mere Bulles Brentwood

At Mere Bulles, you can celebrate Valentine’s Day the way Mother Bubbles, the restaurant’s muse would: with casual elegance and lots of champagne.  Located in Brentwood’s Maryland Farms district, the restaurant’s beautifully restored, historic farmhouse sets the perfect scene for experiencing the romance of Valentine’s Day dinner. 

Executive Chef Julius has planned a specially curated, four-course, prix fixe plated dinner from 4 pm to 8:30 pm, bursting with culinary artistry and bubbly magic. Prefer to celebrate before the sun sets? Mere Bulles is open from 11 am to 3:30 pm on February 14th, when guests can choose from the standard lunch menu and toast to love in daylight hours. 

Reserve your table online or give them a call. 

5201 Maryland Way, Brentwood, TN 37027, (615) 467-1945

Amerigo strawberry Tiramisu and wine glass

Amerigo

For a limited time, the crowd-pleasing Strawberry Tiramisu returns to Amerigo. Visit either the West End or Brentwood locations to grab a slice (or two!) of this holiday twist on their signature dessert from February 9th through 18th.  

Don’t Miss Out! Secure Your Perfect Valentine’s Day Celebration

Valentine’s Day is more than just a date on the calendar—it’s a celebration of love in all its forms. Whether you’re planning a romantic dinner for two, a lively gathering with friends, or a fun night enjoying great food and entertainment, the key to a memorable Valentine’s Day is preparation. 

With restaurants rolling out their red carpets and chefs crafting special menus, now is the time to secure your spot. So, reserve your table now and savor this season of love.