Because not all of us can afford to get crazy on Valentine’s Day or maybe you just want to have a budget friendly Valentine’s Day meal. Whatever the case may be, we have a few options around town that won’t hurt your wallet but will satisfy your hunger for under $50 per couple.
True Food Kitchen – locations in Phoenix & N. Scottsdale
Watch out for one another’s health and heart at True Food Kitchen with a $25 per person, three-course prix fixe menu featuring flavor-forward, yet health-minded options like the Roasted Seasonal Vegetable Board, Edamame Dumplings and Moroccan Chicken. On Saturday, February 13 and Sunday, February 14 the prix fixe menu is offered during dinner only, alongside the regular dinner menu. The best part – the restaurant will be accepting reservations for Valentine’s Day weekend. To make a reservation, call True Food Kitchen at Biltmore Fashion Park at 602.774.3488 or True Food Kitchen at Scottsdale Quarter at 480.265.4500. For more information, visit www.truefoodkitchen.com.
In celebration of this day of love, Two Brothers Tap House & Brewery in Old Town Scottsdale will offer a special multi-course meal for just $40 per couple. To start, duos can indulge in a shared appetizer like the Beer Battered Cheese Curds or Baked Spinach Dip. Next, each guest can choose a hearty entree like the Chimi-Turkey or Tap House White Pizza. Couples can swoon over a food-friendly ale like the Domaine DuPage or flirt over a frothy Cane and Ebel. To round out the meal, dates are invited to share a delicious dessert. This beer-centric dinner will be offered during lunch and dinner from Thursday, Feb. 11 through Sunday, Feb. 14. To make a reservation, please call 480.378.3001.
Two Brothers Tap House & Brewery is located at 4321 N. Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale. For more information, please visit www.twobrothersbrewing.com/scottsdale.
Celebrate with two cups of cream of cauliflower soup, Shrimp and papaya salad, Roasted Pork loin with manchamanteles salsa, Salmon with mole verde, Chicken breast with huitlacoche, goat cheese and tomato chipotle sauce, One Bailey’s flan or one damiana flan for $39.95/couple ++
Los Sombreros is located at 2534 N. Scottsdale Road (South of Thomas). For more info call 480.994.1799 or visit LosSombreros.com
Celebrate cupid’s favorite holiday with a $20 date night at Sauce Pizza & Wine. From Friday, February 12 to Sunday, February 14, grab a date or bring a friend and savor one of Sauce’s many salads, a 12-inch pizza, and two glasses of wine for just $20.
Choose from a variety of salads under $10, like the Winter Roasted Vegetable Salad–made with dried cranberries, cauliflower, butternut squash, Brussels sprouts and candied walnuts–and indulge in any gourmet pizza $10 and under, such as the Spicy Chicken Sausage or thePepperoni and Crimini Mushrooms. Top off the experience by choosing two glasses of any $5 wine, including the Ruffino Chianti, or the Canyon Road Chardonnay. Not in the mood for pizza or wine? Not to worry. Substitute for any entrée $10 and under and any beverage $5 and under.
For more information, visit www.saucepizzaandwine.com.
The Hash Kitchen | Scottsdale
Scottsdale’s most creative breakfast and bar destination will be offering specialty themed entrees to put the fun in V-Day. Depending on what you order, this can be a budget friendly brunch for your loved one. Menu items include:
- Foreplay Doughnuts ($9)- Fried to order sugar doughnuts topped with the sweet seduction of salted caramel drizzle
- Cherub Pancakes ($10)- Heart-shaped red velvet pancakes covered in sweet cream and warm maple reduction
- French Kiss Toast ($13)- “The Boston Cream Pie” French toast. Two thick slices of bread griddled and stuffed with vanilla custard and topped with frosted chocolate
- Lovers Benedict ($15)- Blackened prawns, poached eggs and asparagus with a buttermilk biscuit and a side of creole hollandaise
- Aphrodisiac Oyster Hash ($14)- Buttermilk fried blue point oysters with sweet potato and corn hash topped with spicy chorizo hollandaise
The Hash Kitchen is also offering a “Toasting for Love” special with Rosa Regale Sweet Sparkling Wine and a chocolate covered strawberry for $15.
Live weekend entertainment will include a DJ and The Hash Kitchen will be open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. The restaurant and bar is located at 8777 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale at The Shops at Gainey Village and can be reached at (480) 947-3214 for reservations.