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Enjoy a tasty Valentine’s Day

Chef Anthony Davis has several special dishes designed for Valentine’s Day at POUR.
Chef Anthony Davis has several special dishes designed for Valentine’s Day at POUR.
Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman

Valentine’s Day is just a few days away. As kids we all traded cards and heart shaped candies for Valentine’s Day. Over the years those candies changed into more romantic meals. Lancaster City offers ideas and deals for breakfast, lunch and dinner!

Paris is widely considered one of the most romantic cities in the world. Start your day with a little Paris at Rachel’s Creperie. The Café is located at 201 West Walnut Street. There is off street parking located behind the Café.

Enjoy a five course romantic meal at Citronnelle, Lancaster’s own fine French restaurant. Begin your meal with either a Cold Vegetable Terrine or a Lobster Crème Croquette. After a salad, choose from a Tomato & Beet Risotto or the Crispy Skate Wing. The delicious choices get even harder with the fourth course. Chef Rafael has planned Wild Mushroom Vol Au Vent or Prime Rib Medallions. The final dish of the evening consists of either Coconut Tapioca Pudding or Dark Chocolate Olive Oil Gateau. The restaurant is located at 111 West Orange Street. For reservations, call 717-208-6697.

Have you made your dinner plans and reservations? There are so many dining options in Lancaster. This listing is only meant as a guide but is in no way assumed to be complete. If you would like to suggest other options, please add a comment at he end of the article!

The Pennsylvania Fudge Company offers some tasty Valentine’s Day gifts. Stop by their stand at the Lancaster Central Market and check out the Fudgy Cocoa Mix! Their Fudge Heart also makes an unusual gift. While at Central Market, stop by Buona Tavola for some pink pasta! The fresh beet pasta is available through Valentine’s Day.

Commonwealth on Queen invites you to a Valentine’s Day Pop Up Dinner. The dinner begins serving at 5:30 p.m. and runs until 9:30 p.m.

Annie Bailey’s offers traditional Irish Faire and has a special menu for Valentine’s Day. The restaurant/bar is located at 28-30 East King Street.

Enjoy a three course Valentine’s Day special meal at The Cork & Cap Restaurant. Begin your meal with some Pan Seared Diver Sea Scallops or perhaps a Welsh Rarebit. Lobster Tail and a Rack of Lamb are just two of the scrumptious choices for your second course. You can also add a lobster tail to any entrée for an additional charge. Finish your romantic meal with Conversation Heart Cheesecakes or a Chocolate Torte, among other choices. Reserve your table by calling the restaurant at 717-735-2025. The restaurant is located at 480 New Holland Avenue.

Chef Anthony Davis has several special dishes designed for Valentine’s Day at POUR. There will be a choice of a four course meal or ala carte options. Dessert will include a selection of special chocolate dishes! POUR is located at 114 North Prince Street. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 717-290-8080.

Characters Pub is known for its pub-fare. This Valentine’s Day it will be served with a gourmet twist, such as Lobster Macaroni & Cheese. The pub is located at 38 North Christian Street. Why should Valentine’s be limited to a single day? Come back Saturday for the Vintage Valentine’s Day Tea. The Tea is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Reserve your place at the Tea by calling Donna at 717-424-1631.

The Iron Hill Brewery offers a special menu as well Friday evening. Entrée choices are a Pan Roasted New York Strip, a Pan Seared Duck Breast, or a Maine Lobster Risotto. Reserve your table now to secure a table. The restaurant is located at 781 Harrisburg Pike.

The 3rd Annual Sweet Relief: Benefit Bake Off will be held Friday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Sweet Relief is sponsored by Love 146 Lancaster. Love 146 is a non profit organization that is dedicated to fighting against child trafficking. The event will be held at the Trust Performing Arts Center, 37 North Market Street. Prices range from $20 for students/under 21 to $40 for a pair. Reserve your space before 9 February.

Reserve your space at Roaring Brook Market for the Valentine’s Day Couples Cooking Class. Learn to create a Kir Royale. Enjoy a selection of hors d’oeuvres. The Class will be held 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, 15 February. The cost is $50 but seating is limited. Interested readers can register by clicking here.

One hardly needs an excuse to make a trip out Fruitville Pike to the Ruby Tuesday. However, if you do then this week-long Valentine’s Day special will entice you in. From Monday, 10 February through next Sunday, 16 February, Ruby Tuesday is offering a lobster tail special. Add a broiled lobster tail to your meal for just $5.99. While supplies last, wine is offered for $20 a bottle. Ruby Tuesday os located at 2002 Fruitville Pike.

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