What better time to throw caution to the winds than Valentine’s Day? In the sumptuous city of Indianapolis, however, you don’t have to throw, so much as toss. Indianapolis restaurants love you just as much as you love your honey, and they want to show you how much.
Take a look at these hand-picked Valentine’s specials at restaurants in and around Indianapolis. We’re betting you’ll fall hard for at least one of them this year.
Indianapolis Restaurants’ 2011 Valentine’s Specials
(Reservations are suggested for all of these fine Indianapolis restaurants)
|4-Course Valentine’s Day Dinner at 14 West Restaurant – This posh place is offering several different entrees on their special Valentine’s Day menu, from a Chateau Briand for two at $75 to a Lamb Papperdelle, slow braised and served with pasta. Try the White Chocolate Mousse with fresh raspberries for dessert. The restaurant is in Indianapolis’ downtown sector.|
|2011 Valentine’s Celebration at the Skyline Club – Here’s a top-shelf Valentine’s Celebration for 2011, from 5:00 p.m. till 9:00 p.m. for $55 per person or $110 per couple for members of the club and their guests. Dinner by candlelight enhances your romantic evening in Indianapolis and the Skyline Club presents live music for dining and dancing. The menu is comprised of such signature dishes as the Skyline’s own Libster Bisque, Filet Mignon with Asparagus and Blue Cheese Potato Gratin, and a beautiful White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake shaped like a heart.|
|“Love Is in the ‘Aire‘” at the Oceanaire Seafood Room – Oysters! fresh from the bounty. This excellent restaurant has a well-deserved golden reputation to go along with its prime location, just a block from the famous Indianapolis Monument Circle. Catch this special on V-Day only, from 5:00 p.m. till 10:00 p.m. It’ll be a fresher than fresh meal in a sleek yet relaxing atmosphere.|
|Two for Two Tuesdays at Oakley’s Bistro – Extend your Valentine’s Day to live and love a little more. Every Tuesday, this world-class restaurant in Indianapolis’ north-central sector offers a special three-course gourmet meal for only $29.95 each. Come between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to enjoy a complimentary wine tasting. You won’t forget Chef Oakley’s Contemporary American gourmet cuisine, such as Lobster Waffles and a mouth-watering Duck and Duck.|
|Valentine’s Day Dinner at the Rathskellar German Restaurant – Live music by Tad Robinson follows a special three-course Valentine’s Day dinner, starting at 5:00 p.m. in the venerable Athenaeum. The venue is one of the top attractions in Indianapolis, and the restaurant offers a sweeping list of delicious, authentic German fare and classic American favorites. The price tag for this special dinner-dance event in Indianapolis is $80 per couple. Details and reservations at 317.636.0396.|
|Valentine’s Weekend at Sullivan’s Steakhouse Restaurant – Sullivan’s Steakhouse invites you to a memorable three-course Valentine’s dinner for two for $89. Entree choices for this Valentine’s dinner special include such succulent dishes as Crab Stuffed Shrimp and Lamb Chops. Sullivan’s is in the popular Indianapolis shopping center known as the Fashion Mall at Keystone Crossing.|
|Valentine’s Weekend at the Ram Restaurant and Brewery – Calamari, Steak Strips, Hummus, Cheesy Mashed Potatoes set off your Grilled Sirloin & Sockey Salmon steaks or Grilled Sirloin & Beer Battered Shrimp entrees for only $17.99 apiece. Don’t forget the Chocolate Carmel Fudge Cake or Carrot Cake for dessert. Valentine’s Weekend at The Ram runs from February 11 through February 14, 2011.|
It’s never too late to start a love affair with one of the great Indianapolis restaurants. Make it last all month! You’ll find more special things to do in Indianapolis and nearby cities in Indiana for celebrating the Month of Love here: A Smattering of February 2011 Events for your Consideration, or check out the handy links below to tons of great articles and photos on the subject.
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