Eat, drink and find love this Valentine’s Day in La Jolla
by EMILY BLACKWOOD
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Marc Chagall, Lovers in Grey (Jacques Lassaigne, M.194) 1957 Lithograph. / Courtesy photo
Marc Chagall, Lovers in Grey (Jacques Lassaigne, M.194) 1957 Lithograph. / Courtesy photo
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Sure, everyone enjoys a romantic excursion to some faraway land every now and then, but there’s a special kind of magic in the air when you take your date on a stroll through the neighborhood or to your favorite coffee shop around the corner. And when you live in the Jewel, which is La Jolla, there’s no need to travel far.

Whether you’re searching for a chocolate-filled treat or a candle-lit dinner that’s sure to impress, let’s keep your love local for Valentine’s Day this year.

DINNER SPECIALS

The Marine Room — Join them for a four-course dinner at San Diego's most romantic restaurant. Choose from entrees including Wild Honey Kalbi Glazed Cobia, Plugra Agrume Butter Basted Lobster Tail, and Coffee Wattleseed Roasted Mary's Farm Duck. Cost is $165 per person.

2000 Spindrift Drive

866-644-2351

marineroom.com

Truluck’s Seafood, Steak, and Crab House — On Valentine’s Day only, Truluck’s will feature a specialty cocktail aptly named TruLuv and made with a tantalizing blend of vodka, orgeat, strawberry rhubarb syrup and Aperol. Pair it with some of their Southern-inspired cuisines, like the Miso-Glazed Seabass or the Redfish Pontchartrain, and end the evening with decadent desserts such as Chocolate Malt Cake or Baked Alaska. 

8990 University Center Lane

858-453-2583

Brockton Villa — For $55 per person, get your romantic evening started with a decadent three-course meal and a beautiful ocean view.

1235 Coast Blvd.

858-454-7393

brocktonvilla.com

George’s At the Cove — Special prix-fixe menus featuring a variety of appetizers, entrees, and desserts along with a complimentary glass of bubbles and chocolate truffles. The three-course meal starts at $68 per person and is available Feb. 14-15.

1250 Prospect St.

858-454-4244

georgesatthecove.com

Galaxy Taco — A special three-course dinner for two for $50. Choose from shareable options like their made-to-order guacamole with wood-grilled salsas, fresh vegetable tamales, adobo grilled half chicken and silly delicious churros and flan.

2259 Avenida de La Playa

For reservations, go online.

galaxytaco.com

Roy’s Restaurant — A delectable, four-course menu that delivers a “sea-to-table” experience featuring a signature entrée that pairs butter-roasted Maine lobster tail, premium filet mignon and fresh jumbo lump crab cake for $99, which includes a choice of appetizer, soup or salad, and dessert. This menu, created by our chefs, is available Feb. 14-17 at either Roy’s locations.

8670 Genesee Ave.

858-455-1616

roysrestaurant.com

GIFTS

Teuscher — Pick up a Mini Heart Box filled with chocolate hearts or a rose bouquet on-top of an assorted box of truffles. Gifts starting at $7.

7863 Girard Ave., Suite 204

teuschersandiego.com

Bloomers Flowers — Since 1982, this La Jolla florist has offered beautiful home and garden décor, an array of thoughtful gift items and a variety of gorgeous grab-and-go arrangements that are sure to impress your Valentine this year.

7520 Eads Avenue, Suite 1

bloomersflowerslajolla.com

Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza & Grill — Bring home some love with a gourmet-to-go pizza kit. Cost starts at $7 of comes with your choice of fresh dough, mozzarella, house-made tomato sauce and basil. Available through Feb. 28. Take a photo of your homemade heart-shaped pizza and post your photo on Instagram with #iheartsammys and tag @sammyswpizza to enter to win a $100 Sammy’s Certificate; $1 from every kit sold will benefit the American Heart Association.

702 Pearl St.

Open 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Sunday.

sammyspizza.com

DATE IDEAS

Martin Lawrence Galleries — All nine of its fine art locations (including La Jolla) will be offering veteran and first-time collectors alike original and unique paintings, drawings, sculpture and limited-edition graphics from more than 40 of the world’s most renowned 20th and 21st-century artists. And just in time for Valentine’s Day, MLG unveils works by Marc Chagall, Robert Indiana and André Masson.

1111 Prospect St.

Martinlawrence.com

The Lot — Enjoy a romantic evening with a next-level dinner and movie experience. Three-course unique lovers-themed menu with wine pairings available.

7611 Fay Ave.

thelotent.com/la-jolla

Love, Bliss & Cannabis — Skip the same old restaurant prix fixe menus and give your sweetheart the Valentine’s Day meal they’ve been longing for. Enjoy gourmet CBD and THC infused hors-d'oeuvres, cocktails, and sweets.

565 Pearl St.

6-9 p.m., Feb. 14

thetastyhighchef.com.

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