WINE AND DINE YOUR VALENTINE- BEST PLACES IN SAN DIEGO TO TAKE THAT SPECIAL SOMEONE ON VALENTINE’S DAY

REBEKAH GREEN
STAFF WRITER

It’s Valentine’s Day, but it is still not too late to take out your valentine to a delicious dinner. Here are a few diverse restaurants from North County to San Diego County that might interest you and your significant other.

The Bernard’O Restaurant, located in Rancho Bernardo, specializes in French cuisine. The restaurant has private rooms for selected parties and a fireplace that creates a home-like atmosphere. Dinner entrées (such as the seafood and poultry) are generally more than $20 and include dishes like Atlantic Sea Bass and Center Cut Filet Mignon. Visit bernardorestaurant.com for details on reservations, directions and other information.

If you are up for a restaurant with a view, visit Tom Ham’s Lighthouse, located along Harbor Drive on Harbor Island. At this restaurant, you get a scenic view of the port and Coronado Island across the bay. For the month of February, Tom Ham’s Lighthouse has a couples menu available. At $39 per person, this includes a 3-course meal with diverse choices of appetizers, entrées and desserts. The Lovers Dessert Trio for Two consists of either a chocolate brownie with mousse, cheesecake or fresh strawberry shortcake. The normal dinner prices range from $19 to $34 depending on the entrée. Visit tomhamslighthouse.com for more information.

For a more casual place with a bit of an edge, visit the Hard Rock Café. The café is just one of the widespread chain of cafés branching all over the world. Located in downtown San Diego on 4th Avenue, the restaurant is decorated with rock n’ roll memorabilia from musicians of the past and present and is perfect for the not-so-traditional Valentine’s night out. Some entrées include various steaks, sandwiches and seafood. The burger menu consists of Hard Rock Café’s “Legendary Burgers.” Desserts include hot fudge sundaes, cakes, shakes and Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. For more on this popular themed restaurant, visit hardrock.com.

Other popular restaurant choices include:

The lovely Prado, located in Balboa Park. For more information, visit pradobalboa.com.

The fun ‘50s-themed Corvette’s Diner. For more information, visit cohnrestaurants.com.

The French-themed Mille Fleurs in Rancho Santa Fe. For more information, visit millefleurs.com.

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