Celebrate Valentine's Day in Scottsdale

By local contributor
Halie Sutton

From memorable gourmet dinners to romantic train rides, Scottsdale has taken the pressure off planning the perfect Valentine’s Day celebration! Here are some of the best ways to celebrate love in Scottsdale.

 


ANDAZ SCOTTSDALE RESORT & BUNGALOWS


Celebrate your love with a four-course dinner at Weft & Warp Art Bar + Kitchen at the Andaz Scottsdale Resort that includes creamy potato leek soup, choice of salad or prawns, seared filet mignon or house-made pasta, and a special dessert for two. Don’t forget to order a refreshing cocktail from their bar, such as the Diamondback Fizz made with reposado tequila, grapefruit, lime jalapeño agave, cucumber and soda.

When: Feb. 14, 2020 | 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Price: $65
Details: Click Here

 


boulders resort & spa


Romance and scenic views are on the menu at the Boulders Resort’s Palo Verde Restaurant, which is offering a five-course, prix fixe Valentine’s Day dinner that includes a bottle of sparkling house wine. Choose from a bounty of delicious options, including butter-poached lobster, grilled scallops and prime tenderloin.

When: Feb. 14, 2020 | 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Price: $160 per couple
Details: Click Here

 


FOUR SEASONS SCOTTSDALE RESORT & SPA


 

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a variety of indulgences at the Four Seasons Resort & Spa, tucked away in the high Sonoran Desert.

Relax with a Rose Quartz (also known as the heart stone) Knesko mask, complimentary with any 80-minute treatment. After your treatment, dine at Talavera, the resort’s Spanish steakhouse, and enjoy a multi-course menu celebrating the world’s most memorable lovers. Courses include spanakopita bites (Marc Antony & Cleopatra), tuna crudo (Odysseus & Penelope), beets with honey and crispy jamón (Gala & Dali), a queso fresco cheesecake with raspberry guava and candied rose (Romeo & Juliet), and more. And for the ultimate splurge, stay the night (or the weekend!) and enjoy the Bubbles and Bubbles Valentine’s Day Getaway, which includes casita accommodations, a romantic bath and a chilled bottle of sparkling rose champagne to enjoy under the starry desert sky.

Rose Quartz Knesko Mask:
When: Feb. 13-16, 2020 | Available during spa hours
Price: Mask is complimentary with any 80-minute treatment
Details: Click Here

Dinner:
When: Feb. 14, 2020 | 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Price: $125 per person
Details: Click Here

Package:
When: Feb. 14-17, 2020
Price: Call resort for details
Details: Click Here

 


HERMOSA INN


Toast to love this year at LON’s at The Hermosa Inn. Chef Jeremy Pacheco and the LON’s culinary team have prepared a spectacular three-course menu that pairs perfectly with one of the nearly 700 wines featured on the restaurant’s award-winning wine list. Menu highlights include Rovey Family Farms Wagyu Beef Duo, Hawaiian Snapper and Rose Water/Strawberry Panna Cotta.

For an over-the-top romantic experience, book the Love Lavishly Getaway, which includes everything from car service and welcome amenities to dinner in the Wine Cellar, massages and more. No detail is overlooked in this exclusive experience. Only one package available per night on Feb. 13, 14 and 15. 

Dinner:
When: Feb. 14, 2020 | 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Price: $95 per person
Details: Click Here

Package:
When: Feb. 13, 14 or 15, 2020
Price: $5,000
Details: Call 602-955-8614 

 

 


HOTEL VALLEY HO


The recently reimagined ZuZu restaurant at Hotel Valley Ho is mixing it up this Valentine’s Day with an early dinner followed by a Valentine’s Day After Dark Party featuring a DJ and dancing! Indulge in a delicious three-course dinner from Executive Chef Russel LaCasce that includes a half-bottle of Veuve Yellow Label. For dessert, opt for the Insta-worthy “Show Stopper” shake in a strawberry cheesecake theme for Valentine’s Day. Dinner reservations include access to the After Dark Party, or you can purchase party tickets separately.

Dinner
When: Feb. 14, 2020 | Dinner seatings from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Price: $99 per person (includes access to After Dark Party)
Details: Click Here

After Dark Party
When: Feb. 14, 2020 | 8 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Price: $50 per person
Details: Click Here

 

 

 


MARCELLINO RISTORANTE


Enjoy authentic Italian cuisine by Chef Marcellino Verzino, including a variety of exquisite, hand-crafted pastas made fresh daily. Pair Chef Verzino’s delightful Valentine’s Day menu with Italian wines and beers, and enjoy live music from Monte Procopio.

Prefer a romantic evening at home? Order the “Basket of Amore,” which is filled with Italian delicacies to share with your loved one.  

Dinner:
When: Feb. 14, 2020 | 4 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Price: A la carte
Details: Click Here

Basket of Amore
When: Feb. 14, 2020 | 4 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Price: $95
Details: Click Here

 

 


 

MASTRO’S RESTAURANTS


Mastro’s enviable menu is filled with delicacies like juicy bone-in ribeye steaks, Scottish salmon filets, lobster mashed potatoes and their signature Seafood Tower, all complemented by an award-winning wine list and live entertainment.  For a special Valentine’s dessert, don’t miss the decadent Chocolate Butter Cake. This rich devil’s food butter cake is baked with cocoa and cream cheese, then topped with chocolate ice cream and drizzles of white chocolate ganache and raspberry sauce. It’s the perfect dessert to end your night!

When: Feb. 1-29, 2020
Price: $18
Details: Click Here

 


 

MOUNTAIN SHADOWS RESORT SCOTTSDALE


Treat your sweetie to a perfectly prepared three-course dinner at Mountain Shadows Resort’s Hearth ’61 restaurant that includes Niman Ranch Prime New York Striploin and Mushroom Ravioli. You can even keep the romance going with a mini getaway! The resort is offering upgraded guestroom accommodations on Valentine’s Day with their Bath Butler Experience, which features a candlelit bubble bath, chocolate-dipped strawberries, and your choice of wine.  

During your stay, don’ miss Hearth ‘61’s Spirited Sipping Seminar “Bordeaux Pours You’ll Adore,” which includes samples of world-renowned wines and a brief history lesson that’s sure to impress.

Dinner:
When: Feb. 14, 2020 | 5 – 10 p.m. 
Price: $124 per person
Details: Click Here

Spirited Sipping Seminar
When: Feb. 15, 2020 | 3 p.m.
Price: $30 per person (complimentary for resort guests)
Details: Click Here


Bath Butler Experience
When: Ongoing
Price: $150 for experience
Details: Click Here

 

 

 


ROYAL PALMS RESORT & SPA


Celebrate love in the unmatched romantic setting of T. Cook's at Royal Palms Resort & Spa with a special multi-course menu crafted by Executive Chef Lee Hillson and the culinary team. With choices like caramelized onion buffalo ricotta agnolotti and glacier bay bass, this dinner is sure to delight.  Your dinner also includes one glass of Veuve Clicquot Rosé per person.  

When: Feb. 14-15, 2020 | 5 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Price: $135 per person
Details: Click Here

 

 


VERDE CANYON RAILROAD


Savor fine wine and decadent desserts while enjoying a scenic ride on the Verde Canyon Railroad. The Chocolate Lovers’ Special features flowing fountains of chocolate, irresistible pastries and desserts, as well as breathtaking views from your cozy seat in the first-class car. Pair your sweet treats with a flight of Verde Canyon Railroad’s private-label wines for an added blush of romance.

When: Feb. 13-15, 2020 | Train departs daily at 3 p.m.
Price: $139 per person
Details: Click Here