Best Valentine’s Day 2013 Restaurant Specials In South Florida

February 6, 2013 8:00 AM

The greater Miami area offers couples three of its most abundant amenities this Valentine’s Day — luxury, food and nature. Men and women can treat their partners to beautiful and romantic experiences at the best places in the area. Here are five locations that offer the best value.
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Miami Seaquarium

4400 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami, FL 33149
(305) 361-5705

Miami Seaquarium is featuring a Dine with the Dolphins event on the 14th from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. where you enjoy a dinner and bottle of wine on the terrace while overlooking the Dolphin Harbor. The package is $395, which includes a year pass and two certificates to the Sea Trek Reef Encounter and Dolphin Odyssey experiences, giving individuals almost a private audience with the sea life. The annual passes will be good through December 31, 2013 and space is limited. Make your reservations now!

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The Angler’s Resort

660 Washington Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 534-9600

The Angler’s Resort has stood at the same location since the 1930s. It was built by architect Henry Maloney in art deco-style architecture and has been restored by architects Ralph Choeff and Alan T. Shulman. The restaurant is offering a beautiful three-course Valentine’s Day menu for couples with a choice between restaurant seating ($150), poolside seating ($175) or cabana seating ($300). The menu has succulent grilled octopus ceviche to start, followed by an entree of pork filet, roasted chicken or Angus NY steak. Finally, dive into a dessert of chocolate tres leches or deconstructed key lime pie.

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Tuyo Restaurant

At the rooftop of Miami Culinary Institute
Miami Dade College
415 N.E. 2nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33132
(305) 237-3200

At the top of Miami Dade’s Miami Culinary Institute sits Tuyo. The restaurant will be offering a succulent Valentine’s Day menu at $85 per person (excluding tax and gratuity). It is a three-course meal highlighted by caviar from Canadian White Sturgeon as the appetizer, rum and pepper painted grouper on mango-habanero mojo as the entree and a dark chocolate “love bomb” with a liquid strawberry center for dessert. Couples can look out at the beautiful Miami skyline and Biscayne Bay while enjoying their Valentine’s night together.

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Wine By The Bay

888 Biscayne Blvd., Suite 112
Miami, FL 33132
(305) 445-9791

Wine By The Bay will be having a Valentine’s Day wine tasting party for couples and singles. Feel daring in Miami’s Brickell Financial District that has towering skyscrapers, beautiful lights and an active nightlife scene. Put this business on future event checklists after Valentine’s Day as it has a full calendar of wine tastings from France, Napa Valley and Italy, to name a few. An RSVP is required for a chance to sample a menu of romantic wines in a boutique setting.

Schnebly Redland’s Winery

30205 S.W. 217th Ave.
Homestead, FL 33030
(305) 242-1224

Away from the hustle and bustle of city streets and under a clear moonlight night in cozy Homestead, Schnebly Redland’s Winery — the southernmost winery in the U.S. — offers couples a romance package dinner by candlelight at $99. This includes a five-course meal, a candlelight dinner under the stars and a tour of the winery. This will make for one truly memorable Valentine’s Day with your honey.

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