Who says romance is dead? From February 10 – 14 at Ri Ra Irish Pub, your date eats for free! How’s that for true love? Valid 4 p.m. – close Valid for entrees of equal or lesser value.
Celebrate the season of love with Serpas True Food restaurant for the Valentine’s Day and S’mores weekend. From February 14 to 17 enjoy a three-course prix fixe dinner ($80 per couple, $50 per individual) including dishes such as pan-roasted redfish; slow-roasted boneless beef short ribs; seasonal sides and dessert. Heat up the evening and snuggle by the patio fires by purchasing a gourmet s’mores kit which includes a gift blanket ($10 for prix fixe couples, $15 a la carte.) The regular menu is also available. serpasrestaurant.com or call 404-688-0040 .
4th & Swift — Creative seasonal comfort food in a casual fine-dining setting. Five-course prix-fixe menu, $75 or $110 with wine pairings.
621 North Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 678-904-0160, www.4thandswift.com.
Aria — Cozy and romantic Buckhead fine-dining gem specializing in modern American cuisine. Four-course prix-fixe menu, $90. 490 East Paces Ferry Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-233-7673, www.aria-atl.com
Atkins Park — Pub grub-meets-bistro at the Smyrna outpost of the iconic Atlanta tavern. Three-course prix-fixe menu with wine pairings, $45. 2840 Atlanta Road, Smyrna. 770-435-1887, www.atkinspark.com
Cibo e Beve — Recently open contemporary Italian bar and restaurant in Sandy Springs. Special al a carte menu featuring romantic ingredients Feb. 10-14. 969 Roswell Road, Atlanta. 404-250-8988, www.ciboatlanta.com
Double Zero Napoletana — Pizza, pasta, entrees and a lively bar scene in Sandy Springs. Prix-fixe menu, $59, with prosecco special, plus regular menu. 5825 Roswell Road, Atlanta. 404-991-3666, www.doublezeroatl.com
Elevation Chophouse and Sky Bar — High-flying restaurant/bar overlooking Kennesaw’s McCollum Field. Three-course prix-fixe menu, $55. 1723 McCollum Parkway N.W., Kennesaw. 770-485-7469, www.elevationchophouse.com
JCT Kitchen & Bar — Westside Atlanta favorite with Southern farmstead cooking and seasonal ingredients. Four-course prix-fixe menu, $55. 1198 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta, 404-355-2252, www.jctkitchen.com
Kurt’s Bistro — Family-owned German and Euro bistro continues in a new Duluth location. Four-course prix-fixe menu, $65. 3305 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Duluth, www.kurtsrestaurant.com, 770-623-4128.
La Tavola Trattoria — Comfy and elegant Virginia-Highland fixture serving classic Italian. Three-course prix-fixe menu, $49. 992 Virginia Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404-873-5430, www.latavolatrattoria.com
Leon’s Full Service — Decatur bar and restaurant for cocktails, beer and bistro fare. Four-course menu with beer, wine and cocktail pairings, $75. 131 East Ponce de Leon Avenue, Decatur, 404-687-0500, www.leonsfullservice.com
Livingston Restaurant & Bar — Casually sophisticated vintage Atlanta setting across from the Fox. Three-course prix-fixe menu, $45 including a glass of champagne, plus limited a la carte menu. 659 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-897-5000, www.livingstonatlanta.com
No. 246 — New Italian-inspired seasonal wood-fired cuisine joins the happening Decatur bar/restaurant scene. Four-course prix-fixe menu, $55. 129 East Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur. 678-399-8246. $55, www.no246.com
Pura Vida — Inventive Latin with passion in Poncey-Highland. Six tapas highlighting aphrodisiacs, dessert and bottle of wine, $85 per couple. 656 North Highland Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404-870-9797, www.puravidatapas.com
Seed Kitchen and Bar — New modern American neighborhood restaurant in East Cobb that’s already a hit. Four-course prix-fixe menu, $49. 1311 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta. 678-214-6888, www.eatatseed.com
The Shed at Glenwood — Chef-driven seasonal fare with an easygoing attitude in Glenwood Park. 475 Bill Kennedy Way S.E., Atlanta. 404-835-4363. Three-course prix-fixe menu with a glass of champagne, $45, www.theshedatglenwood.com
The Sundial Restaurant — Landmark romantic spot spinning high above the Atlanta skyline. Four-course prix-fixe menu, $70 (credit card for reservations). 210 Peachtree St., Atlanta. 404-589-7506, www.sundialrestaurant.com
Woodfire Grill — Top Chef star power on Cheshire Bridge. Five-course vegetarian and pescatarian menus available in addition to regular five-course menu, $105-$115, plus wine-pairing specials. 1782 Cheshire Bridge Road, Atlanta. 404-347-9055, www.woodfiregrill.com
Many thanks to Bob Townsend, For the AJC for the list of dining spots around Atlanta.