Still looking for a dinner spot for Valentine's Day? Here are three Irvine restaurants you can look into booking a dinner reservation for you and your significant other. What's great is they all provide pre-fixe menus...enjoy!

Bistango: 19100 Von Karman Avenue, Irvine

Celebrate Valentine's Day with a romantic dinner for two at Bistango Restaurant in Irvine, Calif. Enjoy three-course prix-fixe menu featuring Executive Chef Javier Montoya's decadent creations such as Lobster and Shrimp Ravioli, Kurobuta Pork Chop and Oven Roasted Chilean Sea Bass. Live musicians will serenade the evening in the lounge, or opt for a quiet table tucked into a corner of the beautiful restaurant. Three-course menu is $78 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. Reservations can be made by calling 949-752-5222 or by emailing info@bistango.com

Three-Course Prix-Fixe Menu

$78/person (not including tax and gratuity)
First Course (Choice of One)

Lobster Bisque
Lobster Meat, Chives, Whipped Cream, Sprig of Parsley

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail
Spicy Cocktail Sauce, Garlic Crostini

Green Papaya Salad
Sweet Baby Shrimp, Cherry Tomatoes, Peanuts, Spicy Lime-Soy Cilantro Vinaigrette

Organic Baby Mixed Greens
Macadamias, Pecans, Almonds, Point Reyes Blue Cheese, House Vinaigrette

Tuna Tartare
Cucumber, Crushed Avocado, Scallions, Chili Vinaigrette

Lobster and Shrimp Ravioli
Wilted Spinach, Sauce alla Vodka, Parmigiano Reggiano

Main Course (Choice of One)

Oven Roasted Chilean Sea Bass
Exotic Mushroom Risotto, Truffle Essence, Concord Grape Reduction

Tamarind Chile Glazed Ora King Salmon
Thyme Garlic Crispy Potatoes, Sautéed Broccolini, Lemon Caper Butter Sauce

Grilled Prime Filet Mignon
Garlic Potatoes Purée, Sautéed Asparagus, Spinach, Blue Cheese, Wine Reduction

Port Wine Braised Short Rib of Beef
Horseradish Potato Purée, Baby Carrots, Candy Shallots, Red Wine Reduction

Roasted Kurobuta Pork Chop (pictured below)
Native American Hominy, Poblano Pepper Jelly, Diced Carrots, Merlot Wine Sauce

Pan Roasted Mary’s Chicken Breast
Sautéed Zucchini Colache, Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Smoked Tomato Sauce

Dessert

Heart of Strawberry Budino
Chocolate Sauce, Whipped Cream, Mint

Roasted Kurobuta Pork Chop at Bistango's in Irvine

Paul Martin's American Grill: 534 Spectrum Center Dr, Irvine

The restaurant is offering a special menu for your special someone featuring new dishes such as a Filet & Lobster Tail with cauliflower risotto and champagne butter and a decadent White Chocolate Bread Pudding for dessert. View the full Valentine's Day menu here: https://bit.ly/2nkLJ3j

Cocktail at Paul Martin's in Irvine

Heirloom Farmhouse Kitchen at the Marriott Irvine Spectrum: 7905 Irvine Center Drive, Irvine

Enjoy a romantic dinner with your Valentine. Chef Paolo Buffa has curated a delectable menu featuring pistachio crusted diver scallops, pan seared black cod, dijon crusted rack of lamb, and a special dessert for two. Toast your Valentine with excellent champagne choices. Make a reservation here. 

This special menu is available February 8th – 17th


APPETIZERS

Heirloom Tomato, Beet, and Burrata Salad $12
arugula, lemon basil vinaigrette, dark balsamic drizzle

Crab Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Shrimp $17
lobster cream sauce

 

ENTREES

Filet & Lobster Tail $49
8oz filet mignon, cauliflower risotto, 5oz North Atlantic split lobster tail, champagne butter

Ginger Lemon Seabass $36
soy glaze, sautéed spinach, shiitake mushrooms

22 oz Cowboy Ribeye $56
bone-in, certified Angus Beef, peppercorn sauce, Tabasco onion strings

 

DESSERT

White Chocolate Bread Pudding $9
bourbon crème anglaise, raspberry sauce

 

FEATURED DRINKS

French 75 $13
Botanist Gin, fresh lemon juice, muddled strawberries, Le Grand Courtâge Blanc de Blancs Brut

Cakebread Cellars g. $18 b. $72
Chardonnay, Napa, 2016

Silver Oak g. $22 b. $84
Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley, 2014

Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label g. $20 b. $110
Brut, France, NV

*Available for dine-in only. Prices do not include tax or gratuity. Regular menu will also be served.

Heirloom Farmhouse Kitchen

If you're not celebrating Valentine's day but looking to go big with a celebration with friends, check out these packages for the Marriott Irvine Spectrum's Hive & Honey Rooftop Bar, book any of the below packages here. Nothing beats good drinks, ambiance and view in Orange County!

Three packages are being offered for Valentine's Day:

Black package - $2500

(for ten people for 3 hours)

  • 2 bottles Dom Perignon
  • 3 courses of small plates to be shared between 2 people
  • Bottle service
    • 1 bottle of Ketel One Vodka, Nolet’s Gin, or Bulleit Bourbon or Rye Whiskey

 


 

Pink package - $2000

(for ten people for 3 hours)

  • 2 bottles Veuve Clicquot Vintage Rose
  • 3 courses of small plates to be shared between 2 people
  • Bottle service
    • 1 bottle of Ketel One Vodka, Nolet’s Gin, or Bulleit Bourbon or Rye Whiskey

 


Gold package - $1500

(for ten people for 3 hours)

  • 2 bottles Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label
  • 3 courses of small plates to be shared between 2 people
  • Bottle service
    • 1 bottle of Ketel One Vodka, Nolet’s Gin, or Bulleit Bourbon or Rye Whiskey

 

Wine glasses at Hive & Honey in Irvine