Oh Valentine’s Day! That time of year you either revel in when you’re part of an amorous, can’t-live-without-each-other kind of relationship, or despise if you’re single and alone. Whatever your situation, single or coupled-up, SanDiego.com
has got your back. From indulgent dinners and festive all-night parties to simple nights at home, there’s no shortage of V-Day possibilities in America’s Finest City.
Here’s a list of the top Valentine’s Day activities in San Diego for both couples and singles.
Have a romantic getaway right here in San Diego. From spa treatments, to fine dining and romantic accommodations, the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay is pulling out all the stops for this Valentine’s Day. For $247 per night, enjoy an Amour Getaway Package from February 13-19th which includes a full breakfast for two at Red Marlin Restaurant each day, champagne and chocolate covered strawberries, complimentary self-parking each day and 2pm late check out, by availability. Visit their Blue Marble Spa’s private couple’s suite and sign up for the Couple’s Water Massage Ritual which features essential oils of rose, sandalwood and chamomile for 90 minutes at $300. Enjoy beautiful views of the bayside while dining at Red Marlin Restaurant. A special prix-fixed $55 Valentine’s Menu will be offered during the weekend and will include tasty meal options like a “Flight of Ahi” appetizer, surf n’ turf and a decadent dessert offering of chocolate mousse, lemon cheesecake and warm carrot cake. For more information, or to make reservations, visit missionbay.hyatt.com 1441 Quivira Road, San Diego, CA 92109
For some real dining-out fun visit the House of Blues
in downtown San Diego on February 14. Enjoy a three-course menu with items like a salmon ceviche, grilled sirloin and a chocolate fudge brownie topped with butter pecan ice cream. Your meal also comes with your choice of a bottle of champagne or house wine. While you dine, enjoy a free, live musical performance by local San Diego musicians at 7:00pm. The prix-fixed menu is $70 per couple and reservations can be made by calling (619) 299-2583. For more information, visit houseofblues.com 1055 Fifth Ave. San Diego, CA 92101
For a truly luxurious getaway, visit the historic US Grant Hotel in downtown. Their Luxury Romance Package includes accommodations, breakfast in bed, flowers and champagne upon arrival for $424 per night for two guests. To kick the luxury up another notch, visit the hotel’s Grant Grill and get a taste of their four-course menu. For $95 guests will enjoy items like smoked lamb with baked root vegetables, pea tendrils, milk curd and dried tomatoes. And a decadent “chocolate donut” dessert presented with hazelnut caramel cream, chocolate cremeux, hazelnut crust, and frozen vanilla custard. To make reservations or for more information grantgrill.com 326 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101
Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza To-Go Kits
If you’re the couple that’s looking for something a bit more economical and less VDay chaotic, pick up a Valentine’s Day Pizza To-Go Kit at any Sammy’s location from February 7-14th. These kits will include fresh dough (traditional at $5.50, whole wheat at $6.50, or gluten-free at $8.00) homemade tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella and choice of fresh basil and/or pepperoni for an additional $1.00 each. This is also a great idea for families who wish to share their Valentine’s Day with the kids as well. To order your kit, visit sammyspizza.com
Anthology’s Night of Sinatra
At 7:00pm and 9:00pm enjoy a romantic serenade of classic Sinatra songs from singer John Vincent. Known for his incredible signature tribute, Anthology promises Vincent’s performance will make you feel like “Old Blue Eyes is there himself.” While you listen to some classic tunes, indulge in Chef Todd Allison’s three-course meal, which includes options like a braised tomato soup, grilled tenderloin of beef and a red velvet cake. Ticket and meal packages depend on sitting area, and range from $85-$100 per person. All other ticketed areas are tickets only with an a la carte menu. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit anthologysd.com 1337 India St. San Diego, CA 92101
My Vegan Valentine at Cups
On Saturday, February 11 at 2:30 p.m. Cups in La Jolla will be offering a vegan cooking class filled with decadent menu items. Guests will learn how to make a 4-course meal of arugula and spinach salad with shiraz vinaigrette, carrot, butternut and vanilla soup, roasted and stuffed chiles with walnut sauce and mulled wine poached pears with coconut whipped “cream”. This is a great way to learn something new while bonding with your Valentine! For $65 local chef and food blogger Jenn Felmley will lead the group on their culinary quest. Known for their completely organic and inventive cupcakes, Cups regularly offers cooking classes throughout the month; from Farm-to-Table classes to kid-friendly classes, the options are abundant. Visit cupslj.com 7857 Girard Ave. La Jolla, CA 92037