If you’re looking for Albuquerque Valentine’s Day specials, date-night ideas and hotspots, you’ve come to the right place. We love our city and we’re so proud to call this place home. Our vibrant cultural, culinary, entertainment and nightlife sectors offer no shortage of Valentine’s Day fun.
This list has something for everyone so read one for all of our Albuquerque Valentine’s Day hotspots!
1. Vernon’s Speakeasy
Vernon’s Speakeasy in Los Ranchos is one of the most popular dinner spots in Albuquerque. Vernon’s has won numerous awards including “10 Best Secret Restaurants in America” by CoolMaterial.com, “Best Steakhouse in New Mexico” by MSN.com, “100 Most Romantic Restaurants in USA” by OpenTable.com, and “Most Romantic Restaurant” by Albuquerque the Magazine.
The beautiful restaurant is offering a special for Valentine’s Day this year. According to the restaurant:
“Vernon’s is recognized as one of the most romantic restaurants in the country. Bring your special someone to Vernon’s this Valentine’s Day and enjoy the finest food, drinks
andservice available in Albuquerque!”
Valentine’s day dinner is served all night long with the last seating happening around 9:15 P.M. That doesn’t mean you should wait, however. Dinner slots on Valentine’s Day at Vernon’s will definitely not last long.
2. Los Poblanos Historic Inn and Organic Farm
If you’ve spent any time in Albuquerque, you know that having a nice dinner at Los Poblanos Historic Inn and Organic Farm is sort of a right-of-passage. This place is a real treat. Set among 25 acres of lavender fields, enormous cottonwood trees and lush formal gardens, Los Poblanos is one of the most magnificent historic properties in the Southwest.
Their Valentine’s Day is something you will not want to miss. It is an all inclusive stay, play and dinner package — the absolute top Albuquerque Valentine’s Day special.
Los Poblanos says:
“Package includes accommodations for two at the Inn, arrival champagne and a fresh bouquet from a favorite local florist, four-course prix fixe dinner for two at Campo with wine pairings, exclusive after-dinner cocktail bar, turndown treats from the Campo bakery and a choice of couples yoga or a farm tour on Friday morning. Prix-Fixe Dinner Menu – each course will be expertly paired with wines by Campo’s in-house sommelier. First Course: Cardoon Risotto with Black Truffle and Sunchoke. Second Course: Pork and Clams served with potato and escabeche. Third Course: New Mexico Beef Tenderloin served with red crab, parsnip, radish and brown butter. Fourth Course: Boca Negra Cake for two – passion fruit, cacao nib and raspberry. For more information, and to reserve your package please call the inn.
3. Indigo Crow
Indigo Crow is a gorgeous, quaint restaurant in Corrales that offers upscale food in a comfortable environment. Valentine’s Day is sure to be cozy with their pre-fixe menu served in front of one of the restaurant’s fireplaces. This dinner destination is sure to make your Albuquerque Valentine’s Day extra romantic.
According to the restaurant:
“Executive Chef Tony Saccoccia brings his culinary influence to the Crow. His love of food and creative insight has brought amazing flare to the menu. Join us and enjoy this inspired menu with local produce, southwest touches, as well as international flavors. The Crow is an amazing place for friends and family to gather and enjoy great food and wine.”
4. Buca di Beppo
Buca di Beppo is a mid-price-range dinner spot that offers a fun, Italian dinner for you and your special someone at a price you can afford! According to the restaurant:
“Make this Valentine’s Day special with our Heart-Shaped Valentine’s Lasagna for Two! It comes with your choice of a Buca Small Mixed Green or Caesar Salad, Garlic Bread and Two Mini Cannoli. Reserve today!”
Check out this special for your Albuquerque Valentine’s.
5. Tablao Flamenco
Tablao Flamenco is not your traditional restaurant. In fact, in this Albuquerque Valentine’s Day hotspot, food comes second. Dance is the primary focus at Tablao Flamenco.
Tablao Flamenco hosts a dance group that performs nightly, traditional dances called Flamenco. Their Albuquerque Valentine’s Day special show is sure to be a blast for area couples. They say:
“Spend a special evening with your loved one and the power and passion of flamenco! Our Valentine’s Day package includes the following: for singles, one ticket, a tapas platter, and 2 glasses of house wine or sangria; for couples, two tickets, a tapas platter, and a bottle of house wine or pitcher of sangria (couples’ purchasers use code VDAY19). “
6. The Dirty Bourbon
The Dirty Bourbon is not a restaurant, but this place has a great Albuquerque Valentine’s Day special regardless! The Dirty Bourbon is one of Albuquerque’s hottest country bars. Branded as a dance hall and saloon, here, you can two-step the night way with your special someone. This Valentine’s Day, The Dirty Bourbon will have Brandon Saiz performing live. You can get tickets here.