Romantic Restaurants for That Special Day

Posted on Thursday, February 9, 2023

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, have you made dinner reservations yet? If not, better hurry — tables fill up fast. Need something extra special? Check out these dining options near Lago Mar.

Blue Lagoon Bar & Grill

There’s nothing more romantic than waterside dining. Enjoy grilled Atlantic salmon, filet mignon, house-made chocolate chip cookies and more at our onsite restaurant. All meals come with a view of our gorgeous lagoon. You don’t even have to be a resident (but how lucky for Lago Mar residents to have this in the community)!

Aquarium Restaurant

Feb. 11-14
$115 per couple
Head out to Kemah for a delightful Romance Under the Sea dinner for two. Sit near the 50,000-gallon fish tank while enjoying shrimp kisses, grilled caper and dill salmon and passion fruit and raspberry trifle.

Tommy’s Restaurant & Oyster Bar

5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14
Impress that special someone with your choice of beef tenderloin or parmesan-crusted lobster tail. Splurge on a Valentine’s dessert for two such as chocolate-covered strawberries, chocolate layered mousse cake or crème brulee.


Let the good times roll at this elegant French Quarter-inspired restaurant. Start at one of the three bars then wind your way past handmade Bevolo gas lamps, crystal chandeliers and local art to the Terrace for dinner al fresco or The Plank a pirate-themed sports bar.

Opus Bistro and Steakhouse

Book a table with a waterfront view for a romantic evening you’ll never forget. The eclectic menu includes everything from scallops to ahi tuna and Cajun shrimp and grits. Start your meal with a “Spicy Mexican Margarita,” “Green Goddess Gimlet” or

“Double Espresso Martini.”

Café Petra

Take a trip to the Mediterranean. Enjoy eggplant moussaka, lamb shank, Petra chicken and more.

Stuttgarden Tavern

Casual couples will enjoy a down-home meal featuring tacos, burgers, sandwiches and more. Accompany your meal with specialty cocktails including “Key Lime Martinis,” “Galveston Island Tea” and” Stuttgarden Punch.”

Valentine’s Dinner South Shore Harbor

6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16
South Shore Harbor’s annual Valentine’s dinner is sure to be a hit with you and your sweetie. The four-course meal features four wine pairings, live music, door prizes and more. Leave the kids with grandma and book an overnight stay at the resort.

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