15 Ways to Treat Your Valentine to Rhody Feasts and Fun

Enjoy the holiday of love in the Ocean State this weekend

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Valentine’s day is just around the corner, but it’s not too late to book a romantic evening of Rhody fun! From multi-course dinner dates to decadent sweets, art strolls to carriage rides – there’s something for every kind of couple to enjoy. Whether you’re grabbing your SO or a friend to enjoy the weekend of love, make it memorable with one of these ideas, or check with your fave neighborhood spots to book reservations in advance. 

A Dinner Date to Remember  

Known for their farm-to-table fare, Celestial Café will host a romantic Valentine’s dinner on February 14 – though if you’re looking to celebrate your love later in the week, their five-course Portuguese Local Farm Dinner is February 17-20. Make a reservation for either to save your spot. 567 South County Trail, Exeter 

Spend a night on the town complete with hotel stay at The Dean (with complimentary floral arrangements on February 14). Enjoy Mini Martini Night in the lobby on February 13 and a curated wine tasting by Fortnight on February 14. 122 Fountain Street, Providence

Along with an a la carte menu, Giusto levels up their already extravagant Italian cuisine with a special luxe version of their Freestyle Tasting Menu, available February 11-14, by reservation. 4 Commercial Wharf, Newport

Sip a Love Potion 101 cocktail over unique specials served up at Mill’s Tavern February 11-14, by reservation. From Yuzu Kosha Baja Scallop Ceviche to Chocolate Beet Cake, dig into some adventurous eating. 101 North Main Street, Providence

For a fancy evening out, Ocean House hosts a special Valentine’s dinner and wine pairing from February 11-13. Nothing says romance quite like a curated multi-course menu from the team at COAST, Ocean House’s premium waterfront restaurant. 1 Bluff Avenue, Watch Hill 

From the Fireside Decadence Experience to a Galentine’s Day Experience, Rooftop at the Providence G goes all out for Valentine’s Day, with drinks, entertainment, roses, and more. Make reservations for events happening February 11-14. 100 Dorrance Street, Providence

For the casual pizza lover in your life, Sicilia’s Pizzeria is slinging heart-shaped pizzas in the heart of Federal Hill. The dine-in special includes two signature cocktails, salads, two desserts, and, of course, the festive pie – available February 11-14. 181 Atwells Avenue, Providence

The Music of Love  

At Blithewold, Love Songs in the Living Room is happening February 13, featuring the Encore Opera Company performing romantic duets and a variety of other works with complimentary bubbly beverages and chocolates. 101 Ferry Road, Bristol

Give your sweetheart the gift of music with a trip to Grace Note Farm, hosting a program of beautiful voices and piano tunes for their Music at the Farm concert series on February 13. 969 Jackson Schoolhouse Road, Pascoag 

Romantic Adventures Await

Flowers are a must for Valentine’s Day and Fern and Flora has you covered with traveling bouquet pop-ups around the state at Bolt Coffee Co. February 13-14, Wild Flow Barre & Yoga February 12-13, and at Providence Flea February 13. Stop by any of these spots to pick up the perfect arrangement for your boo (or you!). 

For the SO who loves adventure and suspense, look no further than The Great Escape Room of Providence. Rethink your idea of a romantic evening and enjoy a double date (escape rooms are best with a group!) using their Valentine’s discount code. 146 Westminster Street, Floor 4, Providence 

Step back in time with a visit to Liberty Farm for their special Valentine’s Romantic Carriage Ride from February 12-14. Enjoy scenic views and fresh hot chocolate with warm blankets while being escorted by beautiful draft horses – what could be sweeter? 60 Iron Mine Road, Harrisville 

Looking for unique gifts for loved ones? From now through the 14th, Made in Warren is the place to go for an artsy token of your affection. Locally made gifts are 10-20 percent off for the month of February, and they’re taking donations for the East Bay Food Bank. 476 Main Street, Warren

Grab your friends and shop til you drop with a day spent on Thayer Street for their Galentine’s Day Stroll on February 12, featuring winter ice sculptures, special events and deals, sidewalk sales, and more family-friendly fun. Providence

I Will Never Dessert You  

Surprise your sweetie with treats from Feed the Cheeks, now offering festive pink Strawberry Crinkle Cookies throughout the month. Order a cookie cake with a custom message for that special someone – no one can resist a dessert with a good Valentine’s pun! 182 Wayland Avenue, Providence


Mariela’s Sweets is pulling out all the stops with decadent Valentine’s-themed macarons. These dainty desserts come in all different varieties, and from now through February 14, order their macaron gift box for pick up or local delivery. 691 Main Street, Warren

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