February 06, 2024

Your Ultimate Guide to Top Restaurants for a Sweet Valentine’s Day 2024

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  • Love is always in the air, but especially every February as Valentine’s Day approaches and the Love Month keeps on sweeping us off our feet with exciting promos and deals for you and your loved ones!

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    This February, Philippine Primer celebrates the Love Month by sharing with you exclusive offers and recommendations from some of the most beloved restaurants and shops the Metro has to offer. So, if you are looking for gift ideas or places to celebrate Valentine’s Day 2024 in, bookmark this page and let us guide you to your sweetest treat today!


    Hotel Okura Manila’s Koibumi: A Valentine’s Day Soiree 

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    A Japanese term which means “love letter”, Koibumi is often a written expression of love or affection towards another person. As the Valentine’s Day draws near, Hotel Okura Manila in Pasay City translates this love letter into a special dining experience for you and your loved ones to enjoy in the privacy of their Washitsu Tatami Room.

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    Indulge in a seven-course dinner date for Php 7,000++ per person, featuring Japanese premium ingredients such as Miyagi A5 Wagyu Tenderloin as well as five (5) kinds of sashimi (bluefin tuna belly, salmon, yellowtail tuna, red seabream, and sweet shrimp).

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    Female guests are also in for a treat as they will be gifted with one (1) box of macarons if dining at a minimum of two (2) persons. This special dinner is available from February 9 to 15, from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily at the 5th Floor Atrium Lobby of Hotel Okura Manila.

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    Reserve your seats now by calling them at 02-5318-2888 or 0917-818-9868. Like and follow their Facebook page to know more about their seasonal offerings!

    Also Read: Hotel Okura Manila in Pasay Offers Luxurious Five-star Hotel Experience to Guests


    Santis Deli-Cafe’s Special Valentines Menu

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    Your favorite delicatessen and cafe at Silang, Cavite is now ready to treat you and your loved ones to a special menu, exclusively from February 13 to 14 only! Bring your family or special someone to Santis Delicatessen in Silang and savor a sumptuous course meal featuring freshly-prepared appetizers, surf and turf dishes, and desserts.

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    For only Php 2,700+, savor their Gen San Tuna Carpaccio, Cappucino of Forest Mushrooms, and a choice between Surf and Turf of Striploin & Black Tiger Prawn and Steamed Halibut Fillet with saffron rice.

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    Don’t forget to save some room for dessert as this special Valentine’s Menu includes a White Chocolate and Almond Mousse Heart, a perfect sweet treat to end your lovely date.

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    Santis Deli-Cafe at Silang is located at Km. 52, Buho, Emilio Aguinaldo Highway, Silang, Cavite. Reserve your tables now by calling Santis Silang at 046-414-2337 or 0927-696-1825. Don’t forget to like and follow their Facebook page to get updated with their latest offerings!

    Also Read: Säntis Delicatessen in Makati: A Haven of Fresh Gourmet Products and Fine Wines


    Caruso Ristorante Italiano’s Enchanting Menu

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    Your favorite Italian restaurant in Makati yet again strikes the cupid’s arrow with their enchanting Valentine’s Day Menu, featuring Prosecco, heart-shaped pizzette, a sumptuous three-course meal, and fine wine!

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    Located at LRI Design Plaza in Makati, Caruso Ristorante Italiano is known to be the perfect place for intimate celebrations and gatherings with your friends and family. It can also be considered a cozy place for couples to have a romantic date, surrounded by great food, soothing music, and delicious wine!

    Who knows? You might also just spot Caruso’s winsome owner, Mr. Emilio Mina, singing to love songs in this special day.

    Caruso Ristorante Italiano’s Emilio Mina / IMAGE from Philippine Primer

    Indulge in an authentic Italian fine dining experience at Caruso and book an unforgettable experience by contacting them at 02-8895-2451 or messaging them through their Facebook page!


    Kobe Jones’ Special Japanese Menu 

    Kobe Jone’s subtle lighting sets the mood for the ideal dinner date / IMAGE from Kobe Jones Facebook page

    Special seafood, premium sashimi assortment, hearty USDA angus beef, and Japanese strawberry shortcake take center stage at Kobe Jones this Valentine’s Day! Enjoy sumptuous Hokkaido scallops, unagi Glaze, baked oysters, tiger prawn ebi, angus ribeye steak, and more for only Php 6,500 for two! Additional wine pairing is also available for just Php 1,200.

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    Located at Le Grand Condominium in Salcedo Village, Makati City, Kobe Jones is a contemporary, East-meets-West restaurant serving a whimsical repertoire of cuisine, wine, cocktails, and sake. Here, you will find a modern-looking, low lit interiors with black leather seats and complimenting fixtures, perfect for your next celebration.

    So, reserve your seats now by contacting Kobe Jones at 0915-098-5753 or 0915-006-9204.


    L’Opera Ristorante Italiano’s 30th Valentine’s Celebration

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    Known to be one of the most romantic Italian restaurants where you can propose to your special someone, L’Opera Ristorante Italiano in BGC celebrates its 30th Valentine’s Day this 2024 with a special six-course degustation menu (Php 4,000+ per person) featuring champagne, fresh seafood, sumptuous pork & beef, savory pasta, as well as Cupid’s Tiramisu to close the night.

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    As of writing, 50% of the seats are already booked! So, reserve your seats now by calling them at 02-8889-3963 or sending them an e-mail at info@loperagroup.com.


    Corner Tree Cafe’s Romantic Al Fresco Setting

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    Looking for a casual but equally romantic dinner date destination in the Metro, preferably with al fresco dining? Head on to Corner Tree Cafe, a cozy vegetarian cafe along Jupiter Street, Bel-Air, Makati City!

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    Corner Tree Cafe invites you to dine with them under the stars on February 14 and savor their delicious organic and healthy dishes including vegan and vegetarian burger and sandwich options, sumptuous rice bowls, desserts, and more!

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    You may reach Corner Tree Cafe at 0906-558-6177 or 02-8897-0295 to book your tables now for an intimate lunch or dinner date with your special someone this Valentine’s Day! You may also check their Facebook page for more details.


    Manduca Taberna’s Exclusive Degustation Menu 

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    Your favorite Spanish restaurant in BGC (and soon at Ayala One in Makati City) welcomes you this Love Month with an exclusive degustation menu featuring a symphony of flavors that will ultimately make your heart sing!

    Known to offer an extensive range of traditional Spanish dishes, from classic tapas and paellas to hearty meat and seafood dishes, there is something to satisfy every palate at Manduca Taberna.

    Manduca Taberna at Commerce Center Building, BGC / IMAGE from Manduca Taberna’s Facebook page

    What’s more, you may now visit their latest tapas bar in Poblacion, La Guaja, that offers exquisite drinks and delectable small bites in a chic and inviting space, making it the perfect spot for a fantastic night out in Poblacion.

    Also Read: La Guaja in Poblacion: The Newest Tapas Bar in Makati

    Amaretto Sour / IMAGE from La Guaja

    Watch out for Manduca Taberna’s exclusive tasting menu as well as the opening of their up and coming branch in Makati by following Manduca Taberna’s Facebook page!


    Patisserie Bebe Rouge’s Hearts Day Cakes

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    Want to add something sweeter to your special date night? Check out Patisserie Bebe Rouge, a cake and pastry shop in San Antonio Village, Makati City, known for their Strawberry Shortcakes, parfaits, and delectable meals!

    This Valentine’s Day, Bebe Rouge offers a perfect sweet treat through their assortment of Hearts Day Cakes for you to enjoy. It’s a perfect take-away gift or a complement to your special dinner!

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    Bebe Rouge is more than excited to assist you with your orders. Just contact them at 0917-851-9636 or visit them at 7602 Sacred Heart Street corner Metropolitan Avenue, San Antonio Village, Makati City. Like and follow their Facebook page to know more about their  sweet offerings!

    Also Read: Pâtisserie Bébé Rouge in Makati: Japanese-French Artistry in Pastry and Food


    La Cabrera Manila’s Amoroso: Latin Love Fiesta

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    Enjoy a truly Argentinian experience at Lakehall at Nena’s Sanctuary, located at Sta. Elena Golf and Country Estate in Sta. Rosa, Laguna, featuring authentic Argentinian cuisine from La Cabrera Manila!

    Known for their fork-tender steaks served the Argentinian way, La Cabrera Manila had found its home at EDSA Shangri-La, Manila and Ayala Avenue in Makati, serving smoky, savory grilled meats, bocadillos (including sandwiches and burgers), as well as empanadas.

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    This February 12, 2024, from 5:00 p.m. onwards, La Cabrera Manila invites you to sample their dishes and dance to Latin music to feel the essence of all things romance this Valentine’s Day! Don’t forget to like and follow their Facebook page or call them at 0905-290-0703 for inquiries.


    Minnano Supermarket’s Valentine’s Sweet Gifts

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    The perfect Valentine’s Day gifts are now available at Minnano Supermarket in Makati City, where seasonal and premium products from Japan can be spotted!

    Famous chocolate brands such as Morozov, GRAMMY NEW YORK, Akutagawa Confectionery, Ginza Akebono, and even Pokemon chocolate-filled sweet treats are now in stock as a perfect gift to your loved ones. What’s more, cosmetic boxes from Hana Saku Sakaku are also available!

    IMAGE from Minnano Supermarket – Japanese Grocery’s Facebook page 

    Minnano Supermarket is located at Salamin Building in Legazpi Village, Makati City, open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. daily. For inquiries, you may contact them at 0966-842-0491 or visit their website at www.minnanosuper.com.


    Glico’s Almond Koka x Auro Chocolate: Orinasu Cafe

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    Japanese brand, Glico’s Almond Koka collaborates with Auro Chocolate for a Valentine’s pop-up café at MITSUKOSHI BGC!

    This Valentine’s season, the two teamed up to create ORINASU CAFÉ, a special pop-up cafe that marries Japanese and Filipino cultures through lovingly handcrafted drinks and treats. Located at MITSUKOSHI FRESH, ORINASU CAFÉ will add more sweetness to the season from February 1 to February 19, 2024.

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    Visit ORINASU CAFE at MITSUKOSHI FRESH, located on the Basement 1 of MITSUKOSHI BGC along 8th Avenue corner 36th Street, open from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Try their Hojicha offerings!

    Also Read: When Love Blooms Between Two Cultures

    Ready for Valentine’s Day? More restaurants, shops, and promos will be added to this ultimate sweet guide this February! So, bookmark this page and get ready to surprise your loved ones with only the best this Love Month. 

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