Updated: Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe Dinners in O.C.

Not yet sure where to dine Valentine’s Day? Here are some O.C. restaurants preparing romantic multi-course meals for the occasion. 
Updated: Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe Dinners in O.C.
Valentine's Day dessert at The Loft; Photograph courtesy of Montage Laguna Beach

Note: We’ll continue to update this list as more restaurants share Valentine’s day offerings. Last updated Feb. 3.

The Loft at Montage Laguna Beach
What: Pair the resort’s stunning ocean view with a four-course meal. Selections include roasted baby beet aigre-doux, big eye tuna carpaccio, roasted rack lamb, and an ivory chocolate heart for dessert.
The Details: $95 per person, Reserve at montagehotels.com/lagunabeach/dining/loft/

Bello by Sandro Nardone in Newport Beach
What: Four courses with Italian-style dishes such as buckwheat tagliatelle and spigarello and rapini soup
The Details: $85 per person, Reserve at exploretock.com/bello-by-sandro-nardone/

Terrace by Mix Mix in Costa Mesa
What: A six-course tasting menu by chef Ross Pangilinan and chef James Hamamori features signature items such as sashimi, a heart-shaped soft egg raviolo, and ribeye steak.
The Details: $250 per couple, Reserve at exploretock.com/terracebymixmix/

The Ranch in Anaheim
What: A four-course meal with selections such as housemade sweet potato gnocchi, Dungeness crab and champagne bisque, Chilean sea bass, and passion fruit panna cotta for dessert
The Details: $95 per person, Reserve at theranch.com/restaurant/events/valentine-outdoor.aspx

Haven Craft Kitchen + Bar
What: A three-course prix fixe menu with options such as hamachi crudo, seared sea scallops, and chamomile creme brulee
The Details: $65 per person, Reserve at havencraftkitchen.com/

Marché Moderne in Newport Beach
What: Three luxurious courses not including an amuse bouche and chef Amelia Marneau’s heart-shaped Macaron La Saint Valentin. You can also add a featured champagne and cocktail for an additional cost.
The Details: $155 per person, Reserve by calling 714-434-7900

Knife Pleat in Costa Mesa
What: The special five-course menu, available Feb. 12 through 14, includes items such as cured kampachi, Maine lobster salad, Ora King salmon, and a dessert duo. Cocktail and wine pairings are available for an additional cost.
The Details: $175 per person, Reserve at opentable.com/r/knife-pleat-costa-mesa

Cafe Sevilla in Costa Mesa
What: The Lovers in Spain menu includes dishes such as chorizo Basque stew with crumbled Spanish chorizo, lobster paella, and an almond tart with fresh berry coulis and Licor 43. Valentine’s Day-themed cocktails such as the aptly named Love Potion #9 are also available.
The Details: $125 per couple, Reserve by calling 949-688-1555

Mayfield in San Juan Capistrano
What: Available Feb. 13 and 14, this dinner includes a welcome drink, dishes from the Supper Club menu, and a take-home treat.
The Details: $85 per person, Reserve at mayfieldoc.com/

AnQi Bistro in Costa Mesa
What: A five-course menu includes dishes such as artichoke-black truffle congee with lemon basil scallops, butternut squash ravioli with lemongrass brown butter sauce, and Zabuton steak with shiitake mushroom galette.
The Details: $75 per person, Reserve by calling 714-557-5679

Driftwood Kitchen in Laguna Beach
What: The meal starts with a champagne toast and fresh-baked Parker House rolls. Other menu items include an endive salad, hamachi tartare, white asparagus soup, Double R Ranch petite filet and braised Prime beef short ribs, Chilean sea bass with Maine lobster risotto, and a chocolate dessert for two.
The Details: $95 per person, Reserve at yelp.com/biz/driftwood-kitchen-laguna-beach-2

Hendrix in Laguna Niguel
What: The meal starts with a champagne toast and fresh-baked Parker House rolls. Then, indulge in a jumbo shrimp cocktail, a Belgian endive and grilled Castroville baby artichoke salad, your choice of Greater Omaha Black Angus beef filet mignon or Chilean sea bass, and Valrhona chocolate mousse cake with raspberries for dessert.
The Details: $79 per person, Reserve at hendrixoc.com/our-menus#menu=valentines-menu

Water Grill in Costa Mesa
What: A four-course menu with starters such as an A5 Japanese satsuma wagyu, entrees such as New Zealand King salmon and Wild California spiny lobster, and desserts such as chocolate espresso cake and caramel bread pudding; Wine pairings available
The Details: $120 per person, Reserve at watergrill.com/southcoast

Old Vine Kitchen & Bar in Costa Mesa
What: The menu includes wild lobster and shrimp bisque, fresh tagliatelle, 6-ounce Prime filet mignon, and housemade tiramisu
The Details: $100 per person (add $35 for wine pairings), Reserve at oldvinekitchenbar.com/valentines-day/

Khan Saab in Fullerton
What: The five-course meal features roasted red beet curry shots, goat cheese naan, a twist on a Caprese salad, Australian Wagyu New York strip, Chilean sea bass with apricot curry, and a strawberry, marshmallow, and chocolate kabob
The Details: $120 (serves two), Reserve by calling 714-853-1081

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