Ah, Valentine’s Day. You love it, or you hate it. No matter how you choose to celebrate (or un-celebrate), we have a list of treats, drinks, gifts, and events for Valentine’s Day in Bend. From Galentine’s Day to Singles-Only, check out these ways to commemorate February 14th.
Food: it’s the reason you’re here, right? We have rounded up some of the tastiest Valentine’s Day menus and specials in and around Bend. Take-out? We’ve got it. Wine and food pairings? Check! Valentine’s Day in Bend is delectable and memorable with these specialty menus.
Everyone loves tacos, and you’ll really love these heart-shaped taco boxes from El Taquero. Give your Valentine what they really want this year—eight tacos with all of the fixings. For $30, say “I love you” with the tacos of your choice. Taco-bout a great Valentine’s Day gift!
Taco options include:
To reserve your limited-availability heart-shaped taco box from El Taquero, contact them through Instagram. Pick-ups are available on Tuesday, February 14 from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m.
900 Wall is featuring a special Valentine’s Day menu in Downtown Bend. Their lovers-inspired menu includes specialties like braised beef short ribs with roasted cauliflower, potato gnocchi with Vaquero Valley beef bolognese, and passionfruit tart for dessert. And, of course, you’ll love sipping on their Valentini. This cupid-inspired cocktail is made with Tito’s vodka, St Germain, Cocchi Americano, lemon, and raspberry.
Reservations are strongly encouraged, so be sure to secure your table at 900 Wall for Valentine’s Day.
ROAM, located next door to the Oxford Hotel, is serving up some very lovely Valentine’s Day specials at their Downtown Bend eatery. Savor slow-braised short ribs in Ragú with burrata, and finish with Primavera cake—a strawberry and pistachio mousse over sponge cake with fresh berries.
Sip on a Strawberry French 75 or opt for a glass of R. Stuart & Co. bubbles. Come for dinner, or a nightcap with their late-night happy hour from 9-10 p.m. Reservations are encouraged, so secure your table at ROAM for Valentine’s Day in Downtown Bend.
Café Sintra Mediterranean Kitchen will stay open for a special Valentine’s Day four-course dinner. With an expansive wine selection and full bar, you’re in for a cozy dinner with your loved one.
Sintra’s four-course menu includes:
- Lobster and shrimp empanada with chipotle aioli and chimichurri
- Wild mushroom cappuccino and black truffle
- Choice of pork belly, Mahi Mahi, or rustic duck
- Deconstructed Rocky Road ice cream sandwich
For reservations, call Café Sintra 541-241-4335
Wine and Valentine’s Day go together like… champagne + caviar, you + your bestie, pb + j. Check out these wine specials happening on and around Valentine’s Day in Bend.
A Beauty and the Beast Dinner
Be their guest for Valentine’s Day at Flights Wine Bar! While Valentine’s Day is a tale as old as time, you still have to RSVP by February 11th for the Saturday evening event. Enjoy two glasses of bubbly paired with the French-inspired dinner menu you’ve been waiting for.
Flights Wine Bar Beauty and the Beast Valentine’s Day Menu preview:
- Selection of hors d’oeurvres
- French onion soup
- Your choice of bone-in rib eye bordelaise; braised lamb shank; cornish game hen coq-a-vin; cauliflower steak
- Family-style sides of pomme puree and haricot verts
- Red velvet cake
The four-course dinner and bubbles is $175 per couple and reservations are encouraged. Eat Drink Bend subscribers get an exclusive discount on this fanciful event! If you’re not a subscriber, you can sign-up now through Instagram. Get exclusive deals and discounts as a subscriber for $4.99 per month. Just click “subscribe” to get started—get $20 off your dinner when you show your subscriber badge at check out.
Rosé All Day
Skip the roses and go straight for the Rosé this Valentine’s Day in Bend. Viaggio Wine Merchant will be pouring still and sparkling Rosé all day from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. European bites will be available for snacking while you sip your way through Cupid’s birthday. And, they’re offering additional specials throughout the day! Stop by any time for a Galentine’s or Valentine’s wine experience.
If local craft beer is what your heart desires, then these Bend beer specials will be just what the love doctor ordered.
Cascade Lakes Brewing Dinner and Beer Pairing
Lovers, enjoy this five-course dinner complete with Cascade Lakes Brewing beer pairings. Start with a tasty small bite and finish with something as sweet as your valentine. Each course is paired with a 4-ounce select brew. Pairings are $70 per person and reservations are encouraged, but not required. And, if you can’t make it on Valentine’s Day, enjoy this special menu all week long at their Bend brewpub.
Cascade Lakes Brewing Valentine’s Tasting Menu
- Pacific baked oysters paired with Blonde Bombshell
- Braised duck agnolotti paired with Red Haze
- Pork belly confit paired with 20″ Brown Ale
- Seafood and Pacific Northwest mushroom risotto paired with Lotus Pilsner
- House-made chocolate truffles paired with Stygian Stout
Boss Rambler Beer Club Naughty Beer Boxes
Skip the champagne and go for what they want—beer *insert heart eyes emoji.* The Boss Rambler naughty beer box includes four 16-ounce brews, complete with suggestive sayings. Choose from West Coast IPA, Hazy IPA, or Lager, and start filling in the blanks of what you’d like to do—err, with—your Valentine.
Be sure to pre-order your naughty beer box for pick-ups on February 13-14. Beer boxes are $25 and will pair perfectly with El Taquero’s heart-shaped taco box. Here, you can pre-order your Boss Rambler Beer Club naughty beer box.
Beer + Cookies = Forever
Spider City Brewing and CHUNK Cookies have come together to form the perfect union. Enjoy five brews from Spider City Brewing, each paired with its cookie bestie. Pairings are $25 per person, and a limited number of tickets will be sold. Hosted at Spider City Brewing, this Valentine’s Day event takes place from 4-8 p.m. So, you can start the evening with beer and cookies, and follow up with Valentine’s dinner at a local Central Oregon eatery. Get your tickets before they sell out.
10 Barrel is hosting the ultimate Valentine’s Day in Bend. But, this is no average Valentine’s Day event—it’s Anti-Valentine’s Day. And the best part? No annoying couples allowed (sorry, lovers.)
Hosted at 10 Barrel’s Westside Pub, Anti-Valentine’s Day will feature:
- Special menus
- Speed dating games
- Mingle bingo
- Date night raffle
If you’re planning to skip the Hallmark holiday, RSVP for 10 Barrel’s Anti-Valentine’s Day Single’s Mingle and get $2 off each drink all night long!
Valentine’s Day in Bend, Oregon
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