Central Florida restaurants are pulling out all the stops this year with Sweet deals for Valentine's Day! Here are some great dining options for you!
Black Hammock, 2356 Black Hammock Fish Camp Road, Oviedo; 407-365-1244; theblackhammock.com: three-course dinner for Valentine's Day in addition to the regular menu. Special includes choice of appetizer such as catfish medallions, choice of entree such as duck with cherry sauce and a chocolate mousse. Cost is $35 per person.
Cala Bella Italian Bistro, Rosen Shingle Creek, 9939 Universal Blvd., Orlando; 407-996-3663; rosenshinglecreek.com: Valentine's Day four-course wine pairing dinner. Cost is $65 plus tax per person.
California Pizza Kitchen, three locations including 4200 Conroy Road, Orlando; 407-248-7887; cpk.com: Feb. 12-16 Valentine's Day celebration for two includes an appetizer, two entrées and a dessert for $30.
Carmel Cafe & Wine Bar, 140 N. Orlando Ave., Winter Park; 407-513-4912; carmelcafe.com: Feb. 13-16, explore modern Mediterranean dishes paired with exceptional wines for $10 a glass or $37 a bottle.
Carrabba's Italian Grill, various locations including 931 N. State Road 434 in Altamonte Springs; carrabbas.com: Evenings Feb. 10-16, enjoy a special holiday dessert called The Kiss Good Night ($10), which includes a split of sparkling wine and two-heart shaped brownies topped with chocolate-dipped strawberries and whipped cream.
Cask & Larder, 565 W. Fairbanks Ave., Winter Park; 321-280-4200; caskandlarder.com: A prix fixe dinner Feb. 12, 13 and 16, includes choice of appetizer (crab toast, lamb ribs or bibb salad), entrée (veal brisket, rainbow trout, or shrimp and grits) and dessert to share ("milk & Cookies" with malted milkshake, red velvet and creme cheese macaron). The C&L regular menu will be available Feb. 14 and 15. Prix fixe dinner is $45 per person.
Christner's Prime Steak & Lobster, 729 Lee Road, Orlando; 407-645-4443; christnersprimesteakandlobster.com: Enjoy a four-course dinner for two, with a bottle of champagne or wine paired with classic cuisine ranging from salads to filet mignon for $200, tax and gratuity included. An upgrade to for surf and turf is available for an additional $50.
Crave, 4158 Conroy Road, Orlando; 407-345-8788; craveamerica.com: Four-course Valentine's menu for two includes a roasted tomato tart stuffed with three cheeses and served with a balsamic fig glaze; lobster bisque; seared New York Steak au poivre; and white chocolate cheesecake. Cost is $89 per couple.
Deep blu Seafood Grille, Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek, 14651 Chelonia Parkway, Orlando; 407-390-2420; deepbluorlando.com: Feb. 14-17 tasting menu includes papaya-cilantro spring roll, warm kale and cranberry salad, caramelized sea scallop, filet mignon with "lobster Oscar" and dark chocolate cheese cake. Cost is $115 per person. Wine pairing is $155 per person.
Emeril's Orlando at CityWalk, Universal Orlando Resort, 6000 Universal Blvd., Orlando; 407-224-2424; emerilsrestaurants.com: Chef de cuisine Bernard Carmouche has created a selection of special appetizers, entrees and desserts in addition to the restaurant's regular menu. Dinner specials include black and blue salmon ($18), grilled hearts of romaine ($14), grilled lobster ($38) and bone-in strip steak ($44). Chef's tasting menu is $60 per person, $105 with sommelier's wine pairing.
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 8030 Via Dellagio Way, Orlando, 407-352-5706; and 933 N. Orlando Ave., Winter Park, 407-699-9463 or flemingssteakhouse.com: Regular menu plus a two-course prix fixe menu Feb. 13-15 with a filet mignon paired with a choice of an 8-ounce lobster tail ($69.95) or pecan-crusted salmon ($59.95).
Fogo de Chão, 8282 International Drive, Orlando; 407-370-0711: Guests who dine Feb. 14-16 will receive a gift card for a free lunch or dinner on their next visit.Hope Everyone has a great Weekend!