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Boston's Best 12 Romantic Valentine's Day Dinners To-Go

By Abby Dupes | February 8, 2021 | Food & Drink

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Avocado salad from Waypoint

Light the candles and spread some rose petals—these local eateries are bringing romantic dinners to your home.

Rochambeau

At the classic Parisian bistro Rochambeau, you can expect a flavorful and hearty feast for two—think sea scallops, tuna nicoise and filet mignon, followed by creme brulee and chocolate bavarois. With three packages to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect fare for the occasion. rochambeauboston.com

The Dial

Chef Justin Urso is cooking up something special for the day of love. Start with the chili lime-glazed crispy Brussels sprouts and Singapore lobster curry. For the main course, share a 24-oz. ribeye before diving into a decadent gianduja chocolate cake, bubbly and chocolate-covered strawberries for dessert. thedialcentralsq.com

Alden & Harlow

While you set the ultimate romantic scene, Harvard Square’s Alden & Harlow will be handling dinner. The charred persimmon and beet plate opens the dreamy dinner, followed by lobster and black truffle pierogies and braised pork cheek cassoulet. For dessert, order the Sweet Box, filled with petit fours and sophisticated sweets. aldenharlow.com

Bambara Kitchen & Bar

Bring your taste buds on a vacation without packing a bag. Bambara is taking you to the Mediterranean with its V-Day takeout menu featuring beet and ricotta ravioli bathed in black truffle butter and orange blossom panna cotta. Don’t forget to add on the Taittinger Champagne! bambara-cambridge.com

Sarma

For a twist on the typical Valentine’s Day fare, try Sarma’s Turkish-inspired dinner. Choose between entrees like wild mushroom phyllo pie, shrimp fra diavolo linguine, Za’atar chicken cordon bleu and pomegranate-glazed lamb shanks. Turkish delights made with rosè and petals ends the dinner on a sweet note. sarmarestaurant.com

The Beehive

South End’s Beehive restaurant is looking to spread the love by offering a romantic three-course meal for two. You and your loved one can choose from an array of dishes like tuna tartare, fried oysters, beef tenderloin, truffled scallops, salted caramel chocolate tart and fresh berry cheesecake. beehiveboston.com

Waypoint

Bring Chef Michael Scelfo’s inspired creations to your dining table this Valentine’s Day. Drink and dessert lovers will be eager to try the buttermilk creme caramel and dark chocolate stout cake, which pair perfectly with their romance-themed cocktails. Waypointharvard.com

Sonsie

The Newbury Street bistro is known for its delicious and très romantique French cuisine year-round, making it the perfect choice for the day of love. Think braised short ribs, roasted native scallops, parmesan polenta and white chocolate cheesecake. sonsieboston.com

Scampo

There’s nothing more luxurious than letting a James Beard Award winner cook for you. Scampo’s Chef Lydia Shire has created a four-course feast to take home that includes Chilean sea bass, charcoaled beef tenderloin, spicy toffee cake and a bottle of wine. scampoboston.com

Osteria Nino

For a more hands-on experience, Osteria Nino is offering meal kits for two. All ingredients and instructions are included—all you have to do is cook. Choose between “The North End Night”—an indulgent Italian dinner—“The Vegetarian Love Affair” and “Seafood Lovers Feast.”osterianino.com

Woods Hill Pier 9

If you’re looking for decadence, Woods Hill has it. Straight from The Farm at Woods Hill, a pecan-crusted rack of lamb is prepared for you and your love. For sides, dive into their potato mille feuille and porcini mushroom and Madeira cream. The affair finishes off with a luscious vanilla semifreddo with raspberry consommé. woodshillpier4.com

Lulu Green

Lulu Green’s “Date Night” is back just in time for the 14th. The heat-and-eat meal comes with a cheese plate, beet and blood orange salad, spinach and almond ricotta ravioli and a chocolate fudge brownie topped with a raspberry-rose compote. For a special surprise, included in the meal are a dozen of roses and chocolate-dipped strawberries. lulugreen.com



Photography by: Courtesy of Waypoint