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Celebrate Valentine's Day 2024 in Manhattan Beach

Feb 10, 2024 11:24PM ● By Jeanne Fratello
Manhattan Beach restaurants are ready to roll out the red carpet for Valentine's Day, whether you're celebrating with a new flame, old love, your besties, or any combination thereof. 

These Manhattan Beach restaurants are offering special Valentine's Day menus:

BOA Steakhouse has a special Valentine's Day prix fixe dinner. Early dinner (4:00 to 5:30 p.m.) is $120 per person; regular dinner (5:45 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.) is $140 per person. Make reservations here.

Fishbar has a Valentine's Day special three-course dinner for $59.99 per person. The dinner includes a first course of Peruvian scallops or lobster bisque; then a choice Italian chopped salad or iceberg wedge salad; then a main course of blackened salmon, lobster pasta, or Fishbar cioppino. Make reservations here.

Fishing With Dynamite has a special prix fixe Valentine's Day lunch or dinner. The lunch is a three-course meal for $85 per person and dinner is a five-course meal for $125 per person, with additional optional wine pairings. Make reservations here.

The Hook & Plow will be offering a special prix fixe Valentine's Day menu alongside its regular menu. The four-course menu ($55 per person plus $25 optional wine pairing) includes a choice of amuse bouche, choice of soup or salad, main course of short rib ragu, and tiramisu tart for dessert. Make reservations here.

Il Fornaio is featuring Valentine's Day special menu items through February 18. Specials include crab and vegetable soup; fennel and farro salad, ravioli Maine lobster; braised short ribs; and a dessert array featuring two chocolate covered strawberries, puff-pastry topped with strawberry compote & a heart-shaped chocolate mousse cake filled with raspberries. Make reservations here.

Lido di Manhattan is featuring a special Valentine's Day menu. Seatings begin at 4:00 p.m. and there will be live music throughout the evening. Click here for reservations.
Love & Salt is hosting an “Eat Your Heart Out” Valentine’s Day dinner featuring their regular menu and additional a la carte specials. Specials include a Dungeness crab salad, mozzarella en Carrozza, Liberty Farms seared duck breast, petite filet of Wagyu beef, and chocolate date cake. Reservations can be made here.

MB Post has a special four-course Valentine's Day prix fixe menu for $98 per person with $30 optional wine pairing. The meal begins with a lump crab hush puppy; then a choice of chicory salad, steak tartare, or grilled octopus; then crispy black bass, mushroom risotto, or grilled beef tenderloin; then a choice of seared duck breast, grilled bigeye tuna, or roasted heirloom carrots; then a raspberry mousse cake or a chocolate-hazelnut cake. Make reservations here.

Mercado's Valentine's Day specials include Lobster Bacon Guacamole ($24); Tampiqueña ($64) – New York strip steak with two jumbo shrimp al ajillo served with a guajillo cheese enchilada and chiles toreados; and Surf and Turf ($84) – 16oz. Rib eye and two jumbo shrimp stuffed with lump crab meat topped with a serrano bearnaise sauce served with queso fresco mashed potatoes and market vegetables. Make reservations here.

Rice has a special six-course Valentine's Day prix fixe menu. Choose from the Ocean (seafood) menu for $88 or the Garden (Vegan) menu for $78. See reservation and menus here.

Rock'n Fish has a special a la carte Valentine's Day menu that runs from February 14 through 18. Specials include a persimmon and pomegranate salad, surf and turf, and red velvet cake and ice cream. Make your reservations here.

The Arthur J has a special four-course prix fixe Valentine's Day menu for $135 per person with $55 optional wine pairing. The courses include soup and salad, pasta, entree plus shareable sides, and dessert. We're sure it's delicious but the font is way too small for us to read. Make your reservations and see if you can read the menu here.

The Strand House has a special four-course prix fixe Valentine's Day menu for $95 per person (alongside its regular menu), with an optional $45 wine pairing. There will be live entertainment from violinist Jordan Caswell. Make your reservations here.

Tin Roof Bistro has multiple Valentine's Day specials including prime New York strip steak, harissa and citrus collossal prawns, or wood-fired Australian lobster tail. Make your reservations here.

Urban Plates has a three-course Valentine's Day meal for two for $55. Choose from two starters, two main courses, and two desserts (includes two sides and grilled bread. The special is available through February 19 and can be ordered for dine-in or takeout. See details here.

Zinc @ Shade  is hosting "A Magical Valentine's" with Magic Castle magician Joel Ward from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A special Valentine's Day menu will be served alongside the regular menu. Make your reservations here.

Where else can you dine for Valentine's Day? Don't miss these classic Manhattan Beach restaurants that will delight your loved ones:

Sloopy's Beach Café (offering a Valentine's Day coffee flight)

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