San Diego's Most Romantic Restaurants

Enjoy a Night Out With Your Loved One This Valentine’s Day

San Diego's Most Romantic Restaurants

With Valentine’s Day knocking on our door, many are already feeling the pressure to execute a flawless night with our loved ones. Step one? Choose from one of San Diego’s myriad of beautiful restaurants guaranteed to exceed your partner’s expectations. From candlelit, ranch-style dining rooms in secluded Rancho Santa Fe to the relaxed, sea-salt speckled tables overlooking the La Jolla Cove, possibilities of romance are endless this Valentine’s Day with these restaurants.

Veladora San Diego Romantic Restaurant
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(5921 Valencia Circle)

Tucked away in the Mediterranean-influenced Rancho Valencia Resort, Veladora offers the perfect ambience for a romantic Valentine’s dinner. Enjoy the extraordinary menu assembled by Executive Chef Jarrod Moiles and his culinary team featuring the finest local produce and highest quality, pasture-raised beef, as well as an extensive wine list catering to everyone’s desires. Veladora’s dining room transitions from quaint and sun-filled in the mornings into a swanky, candle-lit hacienda in the evenings. The staff is devoted to providing nothing short of excellence for guests.

Eddie V's restaurant Romantic Restaurant

Eddie V’s

(1270 Prospect St.); (789 W Harbor Dr.)

Whether you’re looking for a relaxing evening sitting seaside in the Cove or a more adventurous night downtown, Eddie V’s offers two spectacular San Diego locations that are sure to leave your loved one speechless. “Excellence” is their key ingredient, and Eddie V’s offers the crème de la crème of seafood brought in daily, as well as prime steaks aged to guarantee the pinnacle of flavors for you and your partner. Highlights of the menu include Georges Bank Scallops and the Bananas Foster Cake.


(8990 University Center Lane)

Truluck’s of La Jolla offers a sensory escape for those looking to dine on the freshest crab or most tender steak in San Diego. The folks at Truluck’s pride themselves on serving the highest quality sustainable food with a menu that includes the most extravagant domestic caviar and a cioppino that will leave you craving more. Now featuring a gluten-free menu to cater to the needs of all diners, the romantic ambience of Truluck’s will surely set the mood on your Valentine’s Day.


(2975 Roosevelt St.)

Situated in Carlsbad Village, PAON is North County’s premier French restaurant with subtle Californian influences. With a dining room that boasts elegance, PAON offers French classics like Escargot Bourguignon as well as the highest quality, American-influenced Cervina Venison. PAON’s dinner menu features locally grown and organic produce to complement their selections of protein, as well as a wine and champagne menu that would leave even the best sommeliers speechless.

Urban Solace

(3823 30th St., San Diego, CA 1-619.295.6464)

Located in the heart of North Park, Urban Solace presents traditional American food with a modern twist. The comfortable yet upscale vibe of Urban Solace provides a unique and cozy environment for those looking to have a great night out on the town. The menu offers eye-catching plating, like house favorite “Not Your Momma’s Meatloaf,” available with a side skillet of “Duckaroni.” Chef and Owner Matt Gordon brings a commitment to use the finest hormone and antibiotic-free meat and seafood, paired with locally grown, organic veggies are sure to warm the heart. The aesthetics of Urban Solace are unrivaled and will provide you and your date with a splendid night.

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