Top 5 Romantic Things to do for Valentine's Day in Covington and Slidell

February 08, 2017

top-5-romantic-things-to-do-for-valentines-day-in-covington-and-slidell.jpgPlanning a romantic day with your Valentine on February 14? If you’re headed out with a special someone, now is the time to book your table and set the plans. If you’re not sure where to start, consider these options in the area.

1. Dine at Pat Gallagher’s 527
527 N Causeway Blvd, Mandeville
7.7 miles from
Springs at River Chase

This elegant restaurant is the perfect pick if you’re looking for a sophisticated Valentine’s Day dinner. Start with a decadent plate of Oysters Pablo, enjoy a Petit Filet broiled to perfection as your main course, and satisfy your sweet tooth with a Flourless Chocolate Pyramid complete with berries and raspberry coulis. Not in the mood for steak? Don’t miss the outstanding seafood selection. Book your table well in advance to make sure you have a spot.

2. Sample Creole Cuisine at Arnaud’s
813 Rue Bienville, New Orleans
30 miles from
Springs at Fremaux Town Center

Arnaud’s is a top New Orleans choice for fine dining. You can dine a la carte or make your selection easy with the three-course prix fixe menu. The main dining room is a prime pick for a romantic evening out with its crystal chandeliers and Italian mosaic floor. If you’re looking for an excuse to dress up, you’ve found it! The dress code requires a collared shirt for men, with a jacket preferred.

3. Enjoy a Lazy Weekend Brunch at Café Amelie
912 Royal St, New Orleans
30 miles from Springs at Fremaux Town Center

If your idea of a romantic meal includes waffles, French toast, and frittata, shake up your Valentine’s Day plans by celebrating with a brunch instead of the more traditional dinner. Served on weekends from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Café Amelie’s brunch is one of its best-loved features. Enjoy a special meal with your sweetie the weekend before or after the holiday.

4. Take a Royal Carriage Tour
700 Decatur St, New Orleans
40 miles from
Springs at River Chase

Take a charming carriage tour to explore New Orleans in a new way. You can book an hour-long private rental to get personalized attention from your driver and a customized route. Whether you’re most interested in the French Quarter, Marigny, or other local highlights, you can make this experience all your own.

5. Toast to Bacchanal’s 15th Anniversary
600 Poland Ave, New Orleans
30 miles from Springs at Fremaux Town Center

Bacchanal Wine’s 15-year anniversary falls on Valentine’s Day. Starting at 2 p.m. you can celebrate the wine bar’s well-established history in the area while toasting to a special evening out with your loved one. You’ll find champagne, grilled oysters, sardines, and more at this special event.

Where are you planning to spend Valentine’s Day? Share your favorite romantic restaurants and local hot spots in the comments section below.

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