Your Valentine’s Day Checklist

There is no shortage of places to enjoy Valentine’s Day in the District, but for this one special day you want to take advantage of the best that this area has to offer. Whether you seek a weekend staycation or the ultimate romantic dinner, we’ve rounded up the top packages and specials to say ‘I love you’ with flair.


How about spending the holiday in France without having to leave the city? For one-night only, Chef Tim Ma’s eatery will be transformed into a traditional French restaurant on Valentine’s Day. Enjoy a four-course dinner ($65) including mushroom consommé, black bass and chocolate soufflé, wine pairings ($35) and a la carte options.

Fogo de Chao Tysons

Book a dinner for V-day between February 10-14 and receive a complimentary dining card valued up to $48.95 to use towards one lunch, dinner or Sunday brunch. Dining cards can be redeemed between February 15 and April 30 on Sunday-Thursday only.

Ocean Prime

Enjoy your favorites at Ocean Prime or take advantage of a one-night only menu. Specials include the Raspberry Kiss cocktail, beef carpaccio, crab stuffed lemon sole and strawberry shortcake.

The Ritz-Carlton, Georgetown

Book the ultimate staycation with the Romantic Escape package complete with a half-bottle of Moet & Chandon, a dozen Chesapeake Bay oysters and six chocolate-covered strawberries for $100.

The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Galleria

On Valentine’s Day, enjoy a four-course meal at the hotel’s Entyse Wine Bar & Lounge with optional wine pairings. Dig in to blackened smoked duck, homemade herb gnocchi, poached lobster cous cous and more. Dinner is $98 per person with optional wine pairings by wine director Victor Feraud for $48.