Valentine’s Day is less than a week away … have you made your dinner reservations yet? White Rock restaurants are ready to take your reservations for this most amorous night of the year and many of them are offering special menus to make it a dining experience to remember. Follow up your meal with a romantic stroll along the promenade.

1. Barrique Kitchen & Wine Bar, White Rock’s newest eatery is offering a special four-course menu  featuring an amuse bouche of a Passard Egg, which is a soft poached egg with truffle cream and caviar, before offering diners an appetizer choice of a Lyonnaise salad or a creamy shellfish bisque. Entrees include grilled striploin, beet risotto or roasted cod. Finish this sumptuous feast with a perfectly sweet raspberry pavlova. $65 per person, February 14 – 16, #1-15223 Pacific Avenue,


Photo Credit: Barrique Kitchen + Wine Bar

2. Local favourite, and always a romantic choice, Jan’s on the Beach is inviting diners to enjoy their set Valentine’s menu. The three-course menu starts with a choice of grilled caesar salad or Jan’s clam chowder. Entrees include salmon and shrimp wellington with boursin cheese and spinach, cider-brined pork loin with roasted garlic mashed potatoes or a 6 oz bacon wrapped tenderloin served with a red wine demi and pepper-berry butter. For dessert your tastebuds will thank you as you savour the salted caramel and chocolate tart. $49.95 per person, February 14, 14989 Marine Drive, 604-531-5444,

3. Onyx Steak & Seafood Bar is hosting a three-course dinner with items like lobster carpaccio, tempura bacon, mac & cheese filet mignon and a maple bacon cheesecake. More than a traditional steakhouse, Onyx is a place for friends and family to gather and bond over great food and drinks! February 14. $85 per person,1225 Johnston Road, 604-542-0334,

4. A staple on the White Rock strip for over 30 years, Uli’s Restaurant will be offering their Valentine’s specials all weekend, or while supplies last. Toast your love while enjoying items like house made rabbit ravioli, Fraser Valley duck roasted in honey and thyme, an Alberta raised lamb shank with creamy polenta and ice box carrot cake with cream cheese ice cream, carrot sorbet, salted caramel sauce and candied walnuts. February 14 – 17, 15023 Marine Drive, 604-538-9373,

Ulis Restaurant Valentines

Photo Credit: Uli’s Restaurant

5. Take in the spectacular view of Semiahmoo Bay at long time favourite of locals, the Washington Avenue Grill. Enjoy all your favourites on their special Valentine’s limited menu, featuring items like smoked salmon on wonton crisps, beef carpaccio, lobster stuffed ravioli and maple dijon glazed rack of lamb. February 14, 11:30am – 10:00pm, 5-15782 Marine Drive, 604-541-4244,

6. All you need is love … and The Boathouse. Their special Valentine’s menu is one for the senses and features items like their delicious West Coast Chowder, lobster and crab ravioli, miso-crusted wild halibut and a choice of a seasonal crème brulee or New York cheesecake. Pair your meal with a glass of sparkling wine. $55 or $65 per person, February 14, 14935 Marine Drive, 604-536-7320,