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8 Great Romantic Restaurants Perfect for Valentine’s Day!

N'Marie Crumbie, Team Leader

N'Marie has spent the last twenty-plus years learning everything there is to know about the real estate industry - from marketing to negotiation. ...

N'Marie has spent the last twenty-plus years learning everything there is to know about the real estate industry - from marketing to negotiation. ...

Feb 5 7 minutes read

Whether your idea of romance is elegant French or Italian fare, intimate and casual ambiance, or family-friendly fun, it's time to start making your reservations. You're sure to find exactly what you’re hoping for at any of these fine dining locations. 

Here's a list of our favorite romantic restaurant options for a Valentine's Day to remember in Fountain Hills and Scottsdale, organized by town/city for your convenience. 

Fountain Hills

1. Flourish at Copperwynd
Valentine's Dinner At Flourish - February 14th, 2017 6:00 PM

Photo and copy courtesy of the Flourish at Copperwynd Website

Flourish is the stunning restaurant & lounge located on the grounds of the CopperWynd Resort in the scenic mountains above Fountain Hills. Serving an ever-changing menu of locally-sourced, healthful yet craveable eats for breakfastlunch and dinner, Flourish pairs exceptional food and beverage with 180-degree vistas of Scottsdale, Fountain Hills and the distant Four Peaks wilderness. Flourish also tempts with a bar menu and weekday happy hour served in the stylish lounge and outdoor dining terrace, including an expansive selection of organic wines, craft beers and signature cocktails made with cold-pressed juices and artisan spirits. 

Diners' Choice Winner for “Best Ambience, Most Romantic” and “Best Scenic View”.
For reservations please call 480-333-1880 or visit 

2. Arrivederci
Valentine's Day meals from regular special menu

Photo and copy courtesy of the Arrivederci Website

Arrivederci Cucina Italiana Features Signature, Traditional Italian Dishes And Also A Variety Of New And Exciting Modern Italian Dishes.

3. Ahnala Mesquite Room Restaurant
Valentine's Day $99 Special - February 11th from 5pm - 9pm

Photo and copy courtesy of the We-ko-pa Resort Website

When you dine at Ahnala Mesquite Room, you’ll enjoy a meal that perfectly complements the restaurant’s Arizona location. Views of the Sonoran Desert and majestic Four Peaks Mountains, coupled with flavorful Southwestern dishes, result in a truly unique fine dining experience.

Guests can appreciate the warmly designed dining room at any mealtime; natural stone and wooden elements create an inviting restaurant space. Opt for an even more natural ambiance by dining on our spacious patio, with open-air ceiling fans, indigenous vegetation and stunning desert vistas.

Choose to refresh at our elegant resort restaurant, open from 6:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. daily. Reservations are recommended can be placed at (480) 789-5505.


4. Deseo at Westin at Kierland Resort 
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a Romantic Evening in deseo

Photo and copy courtesy of Kierland Resort Website

With it's name derived from the language of love, deseo invites couples to enjoy an evening of romance while indulging in a sumptuous four-course, prix fixe dinner specially created by Chef de Cuisine, Derek Biazo. With sweeping dining room and patio views of the McDowell Mountains, deseo offers a lively and passionate dining experience, perfect for an unforgettable Valentine's Day dinner.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling 480-624-1202.

Deseo Valentine's Menu. See more of our Valentine's Holiday Spa specials here

5. The Capital Grill
MENU PHILOSOPHY - Exceptional Ingredients, Artfully Prepared 

Photo and copy courtesy of The Capital Grille Website

From the moment you step into The Capital Grille, the experience is one of comfortable elegance. African mahogany paneling and Art Deco chandeliers provide a warm, stately setting for our nationally renowned dry-aged steaks, fresh seafood, and acclaimed world-class wines. With service as gracious as it is attentive, we look forward to impressing you. 

6. Evo 
Our Valentine's Menu will be available February 10th-13th along side our regular menu.  
February 14th we will be serving  our Valentine's menu only.

Photo and copy courtesy of EvoScottsdale Website

Comfy, cozy Italian restaurant in the hear of Old Town Scottsdale

EVO is a vibrant, modern restaurant and a throwback to a time when every meal was an occasion to come together and enjoy friends and family. And while you’re here, don’t be afraid to ask for something special: We also offer catering, private parties, special events in addition to vegetarian and gluten-free dishes. 

7. Sassi
Valentine's Day

Join us for a tantalizing 4-course meal created by, chef Nicosia, served in one of Arizona's most romantic Italian restaurants. Click for Menu | Click for Reservations

Photo and copy courtesy of Sassi Website

Drink in the breathtaking view from the base of Pinnacle Peak and experience SASSI's old-world architecture, inspired by the time-honored traditions and hospitality of Southern Italy. Reflecting the grace and charm of an Italian villa, SASSI is a distinctive restaurant in north Scottsdale. It's the perfect setting to appreciate our culinary team's mastery of southern Italian cuisine paired with the freshest local ingredients. From handmade pastas to artisanal cheeses and salume, the finest meats, freshest seafood and a list of more than two hundred Italian wines, to experience SASSI is to be swept off on a culinary journey a world away. Benvenuto!

8. Talavera
Steak, Seafood, and Wine

Photo and copy courtesy of Talavera Website

Whether you dine alfresco or indoors, take in dramatic vistas of the desert valley at Talavera, a modern take on the classic steakhouse.  With vibrant decor, dramatic views and the best patio dining in the Valley, the restaurant's lively ambiance is matched by an upscale casual approach to dining, with a range of menu choices fit for every occasion.

The menu focuses on the freshest seasonal ingredients, emphasizing prime cuts of meat, poultry and game from boutique purveyors as well as a wide variety of seafood and local produce from surrounding Arizona farms.  

Enjoy cocktails prior to dinner in Onyx Bar and Lounge, then indulge in steak, seafood and wine under the Sonoran stars.

Talavera is open for dinner from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Onyx Bar & Lounge is open at 4:00 p.m. daily.

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