Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Get ahead of the game by making dinner reservations as soon as possible, and know where to go to find the perfect gifts, cards, flowers, and more in Downtown Tacoma.
Whether you prefer to celebrate with a classic and romantic night out, or prefer a casual and unconventional Love Day celebration, there is something memorable for everyone to do downtown.
Valentines Day Dinner in Downtown Tacoma
Intimate & Romantic Restaurants
Grab a glass of bubbly or a great craft cocktail at Stanford’s Steakhouse to enjoy a Valentine Tomahawk Dinner for Two which features a delicious 30-oz Tomahawk ribeye steak big enough to share, along with great side dishes, a dark chocolate cake, and more!
Location: 1502 Pacific Avenue
Over the Moon Cafe
Declared as one of downtown’s most romantic restaurants for more than 20 years, fall in love with Over the Moon Cafe’s award-winning fine dining in an atmosphere that is both elegant and comfortable. This family-owned restaurant is well known for their impeccable ambiance and northwest-inspired cuisine that is sure to bring all your senses to life.
Location: 709 Opera Alley
Cuerno Bravo Prime Steakhouse
Get a full sensory dining experience at downtown’s very own Cuerno Bravo Prime Steakhouse & Cantina where you can enjoy delicious craft cocktails, an impressive variety of beautiful, sizzling steaks, and hospitality like you have never imagined. Dine beneath their blown-glass hearts as you enjoy a meal that you won’t soon forget.
Location: 616 St Helens Avenue
Nestled in downtown’s historic Courthouse Square, en Rama offers mouthwatering homestyle Italian-inspired dishes alongside great wines and craft cocktails in a warm and intimate environment. Lose yourself in their fresh housemade pastas, seafood, and creative twists on classic dishes that will be sure to impress your Valentine.
Location: 1102 A St Suite 220
Experience fine dining in a candlelit atmosphere complete with live sultry jazz, high-end steakhouse classics, and attentive service that is sure to transport you back in time when dining at El Gaucho in Downtown Tacoma. Enjoy their robust menu featuring fresh seafood selections, extraordinary steaks, countless side dishes, desserts, libations and more using only the highest quality ingredients.
Location: 2119 Pacific Avenue
Downtown Tacoma Staples
If fine dining isn’t your thing, check out some of Downtown Tacoma’s other favorite restaurants and lounges.
A beloved restaurant in Downtown Tacoma, Wooden City is an industrial-chic restaurant and bar which features a wide selection of menu options ranging from pasta and pizzas to sandwiches, shareable plates, great cocktails and more.
Location: 714 Pacific Avenue
Indochine Asian Dining Lounge
Enjoy great Asian fusion in the heart of Tacoma from Indochine’s Pac Ave restaurant located in a historic building in downtown’s Museum District, adorned with exposed brick walls and a tranquil pond.
Location: 1924 Pacific Avenue
Fujiya Japanese Restaurant
Grab a front row seat at the sushi bar or tuck yourself away in one of Fujiya’s booths that overlook Broadway as you and your valentine enjoy high quality and artfully-presented Japanese cuisine.
Location: 1130 Broadway Ste. 1
STINK Cheese-Meat and El Tufo Wine Bar
Enjoy a relaxed and intimate evening at Stink to sip on great wines as you enjoy Spanish tapas, charcuterie, and more in their cozy atmosphere.
Location: 628 St Helens Ave
The Melting Pot
Bring your friends and family to have a fun night filled with fondue at The Melting Pot. From broth and cheese to chocolate and more, The Melting Pot will feature special Valentine’s menu and even offers flower service at your table so you can skip the trip to the florist.
THEKOI Japanese Cuisine
The Koi is an upscale spot to enjoy traditional and modern Japanese fare in their contemporary dining room located in the heart of Downtown Tacoma.
Location: 1552 Commerce St #100
Cool & Casual Night Out
Enjoy a 21+ date night out at The Matador where you can enjoy fresh, gourmet Mexican cuisine along with hand-crafted speciality cocktails and more than 130 varieties of tequila.
Location: 721 Pacific Avenue
The Pub at McMenamin’s Elks Temple is known for offering classic Northwest fare from their historic dining room with stellar views of Downtown Tacoma. Gaze through their windows overlooking the Foss Waterway in their restaurant adorned with vibrant colors, vintage chandeliers, and a great menu for all ages.
Location: 565 Broadway
Spanish Bar at McMenamins
Just a floor below McMenamin’s Pub, visit The Spanish Bar for delicious tapas-style meals, and Spanish-inspired cocktails and bites in the Elks Temple’s elaborate hotel and music venue.
Location: 565 Broadway
Visit Your Favorite Pizza Joint
Downtown Tacoma is filled with amazing places to grab a great pizza like Camp Colvos, Zeek’s Pizza, Apizza Little Italy, The Rock Wood Fired Pizza, Puget Sound Pizza and Abella’s!
For Your Valentine’s Day Gifting Needs, Visit
Blitz & Co. Florist for roses, flowers, gifts and more.
Cocobolo for jewelry, cards, clothing and boutique gifts.
Channing Baby to treat your little ones to fun kids toys, clothing, and more.
Lauda for creative tools and beautiful products for the mind, body, and soul.
LeRoy Jewelers for fine jewelry that is sure to impress your valentine.
Stocklist Goods for cards, gifts, jewelry, and local goods.
Sunny’s for handpicked gifts, plants, and housewares.