Arizona – a state of romance!  Did you know that Arizona became a state on Valentine’s Day?  Back in 1912…the same year that the Crowne Plaza Phoenix Chandler Golf Resort opened as the original San Marcos Resort.  

Fast forward to 2017 and WalletHub has evaluated the top 100 largest cities in the United States across 20 key evaluation factors including items like “florists per capita” to “weather” to the “cost of a three-course meal for two.”  Chandler, AZ keeps love alive and is recognized as a top 20 destination for Valentine’s Day

Blooming Beets Kitchen

7131 W. Ray Road, Ste., #45
Chandler, AZ 85226
Newly opened in Chandler, Arizona – Blooming Beets Kitchen is the perfect, upscale experience for 100% gluten-free dining this Valentine’s Day.  Located in west Chandler, the gluten-free and Paleo restaurant is a great option for healthy dining using locally sourced ingredients, and most dishes are dairy-free.  For Valentine’s Day, the restaurant will feature a tantalizing, three-course holiday menu accompanied by a glass of sparkling wine. Reservations are required.  

Cuisine & Wine Bistro-Chandler

4991 S. Alma School Road, Ste. 101
Chandler, AZ 85248
A local favorite for French cuisine in the East Valley, Cuisine & Wine Bistro will feature a special Valentine’s Day menu with wine pairings to accompany your decadent choices from Chef Fabrice’s holiday menu.  Starters include your option of the Lobster Risotto paired with a Willamette Valley 2013 Chardonnay or the Duck Breast & Foie Gras paired with an American sparkling wine, Gruet Blanc De Noirs.  Two entrées are available for selection, the Roasted Cod paired with a Cotes de Provence 2015 rosé, Whispering Angel or the Angus Beef Filet Mignon paired with Atlas Peak, a Napa Valley 2006 claret.  Desserts include your choice of a classic Chocolate Soufflé paired with Graham’s Reserve Ruby Port or an Apple Pie Minute paired with a 2013 Chateau Roumieu-Lacoste Sauternes.

DC Steak House

98 S. San Marcos Place
Chandler, AZ 85225
A top notch restaurant in Chandler for mouthwatering steaks, seafood, chops and more, DC Steak House will be serving their regular menu in their warm and cozy restaurant – perfect for a casual and romantic evening with your true love.  Following dinner, enjoy a stroll along the trellis-covered walkways of Downtown Chandler for a perfectly romantic evening. 

The Ivy Mediterranean Lounge

1890 W. German Road
Chandler, AZ 85286
One of the great advantages to being in Chandler in February is without a doubt - the wonderful weather!  If you are seeking a fabulous patio for the big romantic night on the town – you’ll want to pay a visit to The Ivy Mediterranean Lounge.  The restaurant features a wonderful ambiance inside the restaurant and on their large, lush and inviting patio.  The restaurant plans to feature their regular menu featuring a selection of Mediterranean eats from casual sandwiches to full on entrées. 

The Wild Vine Uncorked

4920 S. Gilbert Road, Ste, #3
Chandler, AZ 85249
A popular restaurant for a romantic night on the town, The Wild Vine Uncorked will feature a romantic meal for two with your choice of select appetizers, entrees and desserts to customize your Valentine’s dining experience with their Valentine Day specials. First course gives you the option of their velvety smooth Lobster Bisque or Duck Confit before you select one of their tasty second courses, the classic Surf & Turf, the Rack of New Zealand Lamb, the Scallop Carbonara or the succulent Prime Rib.  Finish your meal with the decadent, Two of Hearts – perfect for chocolate lovers and sharing – or opt for the tangy and refreshing Blood Orange Sorbet Mimosa.  Of course, if you have a favorite dish – The Wild Vine Uncorked will have your menu favorites available for selection and live music for your dining enjoyment.