Every year, one special day, Valentine’s Day, is set aside to celebrate love. And Las Vegas — well-known for its celebrity chefs and dazzling neon lights — has plenty to offer those wishing to create an unforgettable, one-of-a-kind night out with their significant other.
For a Michelin experience, Restaurant Guy Savoy at Caesars Palace will have you seeing stars of gastronomic pleasure.
Start off with Dungeness crab, beet textures and golden Ossetra caviar and foie gras, sea urchin and blood orange gastrique to warm up your palates. Follow up with the poached lobster, ravioli and lobster jus, or grilled A5 Japanese wagyu beef, salsify variation and jus Périgueux for an entree with a lovely fini.
At Mandalay Bay, chefs Charlie Palmer and John Church will really set the mood at Aureole. A rich truffle fondue, foie gras and New Zealand lamb osso bucco with blistered carrots and orzo pasta surely will not disappoint. And, known for its extensive wine selection and attentive wine angels, dining at Aureole is sure to be a heavenly experience.
Another fantastic spot for wine aficionados can be found at Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas, where you can indulge in another Palmer favorite at the recently and elegantly renovated Charlie Palmer Steak. This high-end gem is featuring a tasting menu for two on Valentine’s Day, and it showcases a significant wine list that will impress any oenophile.
At The Palazzo | The Venetian, you can enjoy a luxury dining adventure with your sweetheart at chef Thomas Keller’s renowned Bouchon. Take a seat and enjoy a romantic three-course prix-fixe menu with the option of ordering oysters and shellfish from the zinc bar.
Begin your special evening with Bouchon’s Joyeuse Saint-Valentin special menu, featuring fingerling potato chips, chive dip, Regiis Ova caviar and Champagne.
Then delight in savoring the foie gras saute, a rich sauteed Hudson Valley foie gras with passion fruit puree, pistachio, dark chocolate and semolina génois plats principaux, or Genoa semolina main courses.
For meat-lovers, Bazaar Meat by José Andrés at SLS Las Vegas is where you want to be. Chef Jose Andres is preparing a 10-course Valentine’s Day tasting menu with dishes ranging from chicken béchamel and the classic chateaubriand, along with many other culinary delights.
Sitting high above the Strip is a Las Vegas tradition for romantic dining — the Eiffel Tower Restaurant at Paris Las Vegas, which will have you elated with its stunning Strip view and delicious tasting menu.
Speaking of being in the clouds with your loved one by your side, you can capture an amazing view from Rivea, located on the 64th floor of Delano Las Vegas. It’s a great place to go all out and enjoy a mouthwatering striped bass carpaccio, roasted duck breast, and “A Heart for Two” with chocolate and passion fruit.
“Love is not a matter of counting the years, but making the years count,” said author Michelle St. Amand.
So make this one count … spend this Valentine’s Day creating a treasured lifelong memory that begins at one of Las Vegas’ fine dining restaurants.