Local Valentine’s Day Dinner Options
Writer / Pat Carlini . Photographer / Hannah Switzer
11650 Olio Road, Fishers
Murphy’s PubHouse is the perfect choice for couples looking for a casual and cozy choice for Valentine’s Day. The restaurant is making the night extra special by offering all the ladies a fresh rose as they come through the door. Guests can enjoy a steak or a pork tenderloin with onion rings followed by a glass of wine for a toast. If you and your date want to skip the wine, you can enjoy one of Murphy’s many craft beers.
11705 Fox Road, Geist Area
The Gathering may be known for its Bloody Mary bar on weekends, but they will offering up some fine dining for Valentine’s Day. Live music will greet guests at the door, and couples can choose from a specific selection of soups, salads, appetizers, entrees and desserts. Toast with a glass of wine or head to the bar to enjoy a nice selection of craft beers on tap.
13904 Town Center Blvd., Noblesville
In Hamilton Town Center is another great choice for a romantic dinner on Valentine’s Day. The bar area is a popular choice for the couples who just want to share cocktails and appetizers. You can also check out the fashionable dining area for salmon, bistro steak bites and campfire fettuccine. Stone Creek also offers some gluten free items which are great for the sensitive Valentines.
7690 E. 96th St., Fishers
Peterson’s will be celebrating Valentine’s Day in its usual elegant style with a menu created especially for the big night. Known for aged steaks, seafood, and beautiful grand finale desserts, this posh spot never seems to disappoint for special occasions. Be sure to ask the sommelier to pick a great Champagne or sparkling wine for that special Valentine’s Day toast at the end of your meal!
9778 East 116th St., Fishers
In the mood for sushi on Valentine’s Day? Stop by the recently opened Bento Café. “Bento” means boxed meal in Japanese, and it’s a great way to sample a variety of menu items in one sitting. They also offer a variety of sushi rolls with fun names; and Valentine’s day may be the perfect time to share the Sweetheart Roll, which is shaped like hearts on a plate. You will also find the Lover’s Boat, which is sushi and sashimi for two, the Sweetie Roll, the Sexy Girl Roll and the OMG Roll! Hip and comfortable, Bento café is a good choice for Valentine’s Day!
426 E. Broadway, Fortville
For a small town diner experience – with a menu that is sure to please – try the Broadway Diner for Valentine’s Day. The locals come for the fresh, made- daily French onion soup and the pork tenderloin with fried mushrooms. But this quaint little spot offers up a wide variety of steak dinners, pasta dishes and seafood. On Valentine’s Day expect some special pairings of menu items for two, followed by the featured dessert of the evening. Get their early for a good seat!
40 North 9th St., Noblesville
Just off the Noblesville square is a popular choice for those looking for a Valentine’s Day spot with good food and a romantic atmosphere. Servers in bow ties will be passing around some of Matteo’s most popular Italian pastas and seafood dishes. There is a special dessert pairing which will be available for the night: Fango chocolate cake with ice cream paired with sparking wine for two.
Now that’s amoré! (not shown)