Transport yourself and make it a night on the town with Mita’s Spanish-style Tapas for Two. The curated prix fixe menu and Champagne toast will heat up any Valentine’s celebration. $127 per couple, including tax and gratuity. Reserve by phone.
501 Race St., downtown, (513) 421-6482, mitas.co
Overlook Kitchen + Bar at the Summit Hotel
Haven’t yet checked out the luxurious Summit Hotel? Now’s your chance at the hotel’s restaurant, Overlook Kitchen + Bar. The You and Yours five-course meal consists of local cheeses, lamb, and dessert. Make it a staycation and book an overnight Valentine’s Day getaway. $50 per person for dinner. Reserve online or by phone.
5345 Medpace Way, Madisonville, (513) 527-9900, thesummithotel.com/dining
Known for their intimate underground atmosphere and Italian dishes, Sotto will do the romancing for you. Pick your own menu of Sotto favorites and seasonal wine specials, then watch chefs hand-make pasta before your eyes. $70 per person. Reserve by phone.
118 E. Sixth St., downtown, (513) 977-6886, sottocincinnati.com
Brown Dog Café
Cozy up at this Blue Ash favorite for a special four-course meal for two. Entrée options from the choose-your-own menu include châteaubriand, Chilean sea bass, haute chocolate wild boar, crab-stuffed lobster tail, rack of lamb, and butternut squash ravioli. $54.95 per person, plus tax and 20 percent gratis. Reserve online or by phone.
4335 Glendale-Milford Rd., Blue Ash, (513) 794-1610, browndogcafe.com
Coppin’s Restaurant & Bar
Make it a night to remember with the Hotel Covington restaurant’s saucy aphrodisiac-themed three-course, choose-your-own menu. Entrée options include seared salmon with curried lentils and crispy cauliflower, coffee-crusted Sakura Farms wagyu Denver steak, or saffron risotto with roasted asparagus, mushrooms, and tomato confit. $55 per person. Reserve online or by phone.
638 Madison Ave., Covington, (859) 905-6600, hotelcovington.com/dining/coppins
Morton’s The Steakhouse
From February 9–16, diners are in for a special treat: steak and lobster Oscar and a succulent 8-ounce filet topped with a whole Maine lobster and réarnaise sauce. $59 per person. Reserve online or by phone.
441 Vine St., downtown, (513) 621-3111, mortons.com/cincinnati