Bridge Tender, Airlie Road in Wilmington - The Bridge Tender sits on the waterfront at the foot of the Wrightsville Beach Bridge It has wonderful views and a comfortable dining room, ideal for a romantic Valentine's dinner! Check out their special Valentine's menu.
Caprice Bistro, Market Street Downtown Wilmington - Caprice Bistro is an intimate and definitely romantic French bistro that would make a great Valentine's Day destination. They have a special Valentine's menu as well which you should check out before calling to make your reservation.
Aubriana's, Front Street Downtown Wilmington - Aubriana's is a fine dining restaurant downtown. I've never been in but it looks beautiful inside and the menu always looks delicious (if pricey). They are serving up a special Valentine's menu including oysters, lobster, and a beef tenderloin that you can view on their events calendar.
Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, Water Street Downtown Wilmington - Up for a fancy dinner? This is one place you can find it! Ruth's Chris is located inside the Wilmington Hilton Downtown and boasts delicious steak entrees. I haven't been here either, but my friends who have eaten here swear by it - for special occasions only ($$$$). You can see their special Valentine's menu here.
We can also recommend some other restaurants we save for special occasions that have just the right atmosphere for Valentine's Day. You'll have to call for reservations and to find out their Valentine's specials:
- Catch, Market Street
- Marc's on Market, Market Street
- Deluxe, Market Street Downtown
- Circa 1922, Front Street
- Port Land Grille, Eastwood Road