Why not put on a nice shirt and pair of slacks and take your better half out for a night out on the town this Valentine’s Day? Below is a variety of the best restaurants in the Inland Empire, if one of these restaurants doesn’t do the trick, you’re better off making Mac and Cheese at home.
The Sycamore Inn
8318 Foothill BoulevardRancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Romance is in the air surrounding the Sycamore Inn. Nestled in a forest of ancient Sycamore trees is a restaurant that is warm, rich and rustic. The historic Sycamore Inn was created in the 1920’s as a place to comfortably and friendly place to gather. The modern Sycamore Inn holds its traditional roots and welcomes new traditions. Reservations are recommended.
Duane’s Prime Steak and Seafood
3649 Mission Inn AvenueRiverside, CA 92501
Duane’s is located within the historic and gorgeous Mission Inn Resort and Spa and is the Inland Southern California’s only AAA Four Diamond awarded restaurant. They serve mouthwatering prime steaks and seafood cooked to perfection. Reservations are recommended, business casual attire is required.
Citrone Restaurant & Bar
328 Orange StreetRedlands, CA 92374
Located in the historic district of downtown Redlands is the swanky and cozy Citrone restaurant and bar. With exposed brick, impressive wine list, a California bistro style menu and warm ambiance it’s no wonder Citrone is considered one of the Inland Empire’s best fine dining restaurants. Reservations are recommended.
7893 Monet AvenueRancho Cucamonga, CA 91739
Be your own gourmet chef for your Valentine at Gyu-Kaku Japanese Barbeque restaurant! Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ restaurant provides a fun and interactive dining experience where customers can enjoy fresh Yakiniku BBQ right off the grill. A Valentine’s special from February 8th until the 14th of $60 for two will make your Valentine heart melt. Reservations are recommended.
South Coast Winery-Vineyard Rose Restaurant
34843 Rancho California RoadTemecula, CA 92591
With a hint of Tuscany, the elegance of the Temecula wine country and fabulous fine dining, your Valentine will fall in love with you all over again. The Vineyard Rose Restaurant features an extensive wine list that showcases the best of the South Coast Winery and local regions. They will be featuring a special Valentine’s Day menu on February 14th with prices starting at $75 per person. Reservations are required.
28544 Old Town Front StreetTemecula, CA 92590
Take your date to The Edge, don’t push her over it. The Edge is a premier restaurant and entertainment lounge located in the heart of Old Town Temecula. The atmosphere and décor is cozy yet sophisticated and the food is fine dining American. You can wine and dine your Valentine and then take a stroll of Old Town Temecula. Reservations are recommended.
Desiree Eaglin makes sure that Mr. Eaglin makes Valentine’s Day dinner reservations by January 1st. She likes being wined and dined. Desiree blogs at Sarcastic, Funny and Brutally Honest. You can find her on Twitter too.