Valentine’s Day approaches, and while this year the struggle may not be to lock in a coveted reservation, making the day special from home will be a new challenge. Here’s a sampling of businesses offering specials for the holiday, including wine pairings, sweet treats and fancy dinners to-go or to make at home.



565 Bryant St, Palo Alto; 650.521.0651

Zola offers wine pairings and Timothy Adams chocolates ready for pickup on Valentine’s Day.

Wine Cellar

50 University Avenue, Los Gatos; 408.354.4808

Featuring an extensive wine list, but also fondu, sandwiches, desserts, steaks and more.

Rootstock Wine Bar

217 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos; 408.354.7668

19389 Stevens Creek Boulevard, Cupertino; 408.642.5821

Both locations offer bottles, cocktails and small bites to-go on Valentine’s Day.


Timothy Adams Chocolates

539 Bryant St, Palo Alto; 415.755.8923

A rotating assortment of bonbons, caramels, wine and hot chocolate that come in gift boxes of varying sizes, but pickup isn’t available on Sundays. Customers can also get a group together and schedule a virtual chocolate tasting.

Lula’s Chocolates

2712 Augustine Dr STE 140, Santa Clara; 669.292.5353

Boxed chocolates ready for pickup featuring sea salt caramels, truffles, nut clusters and more.

Anton SV Patisserie

1969 O’Toole Way, San Jose; 650.273.7357

A fancy array of French desserts, including whole cakes or slices that can be ordered in advance.

Chuck’s Donuts

801 Woodside Road, Redwood City; 650.368.0161

An endless selection of cream-filled doughy pastries, from the traditional to the strange.

Cocola Bakery

333 Santana Row STE 1045, San Jose; 408.551.0018

2810 Bay Road, Redwood City; 650.257.3634

Breakfast pastries, cakes, tarts and more available daily for pickup or delivery.


Flight’s Restaurant

165 Los Gatos-Saratoga Rd, Los Gatos; 408.354.3434

An aviation-themed steakhouse offering a three-course menu with Filet Mignon and chocolate cake.

The Table

1110 Willow St, San Jose; 408.638.7911

The Table offers a hand-wrapped bouquet with its Valentine’s Day dinner, which includes champagne, caviar, steak and scallops.

LB Steak

334 Santana Row STE 1000, San Jose; 408.244.1180

A ritzy steakhouse serving a Valentine’s Day-inspired four course prix fixe menu for $250.

Fleming’s Steakhouse

180 El Camino Real, Palo Alto; 650.329.8457

Primed beef, lobster tail scampi and crab-stuffed shrimp are on the menu for Valentine’s Day.

Flea Street

3607 Alameda De Las Pulgas, Menlo Park; 650.854.1226

Flea Street’s Weekend of Love dinner specials include a five-course meal available Friday through Sunday.

Left Bank

377 Santana Row STE 1100, San Jose; 408.984.3500

635 Santa Cruz Avenue, Menlo Park; 650.473.6543

A $75 per person four-course prix fixe meal for brunch or dinner.


716 Laurel St, San Carlos; 650.595.3003

Town boasts a menu filled with wines, spirits, make-at-home meals and ready-to-eat entrees.

The Post

395 Main St, Los Altos; 650.935.2003

Meal and cocktail kits available to-go and wine is 25 percent off when ordered for takeout. Ready-to-eat meals are also available for pickup or delivery.

The Village Pub

2967 Woodside Road, Woodside; 650.851.9888

Michelin-starred The Village Pub’s cook-at-home Valentine’s Day kits include caviar, champagne, flowers and handmade chocolates.

Trattoria 360

360 E Campbell Avenue, Los Gatos; 408.429.8671

Elevated Italian cuisine for takeout, including a four-course prix fixe steak or sea bass dinner, desserts, wines and more.