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Feb 09

We’re Always in Love with Allen

Posted on February 9, 2021 at 10:53 AM by Kristen Cruz

February 14, Valentine’s Day. That one day of the year where everything else going on in life comes a distant second to showing the special people in your life just how much you care. Whether it’s your long-time love, or your best gal pals, we have just the spots to plan that special day, night, or weekend celebrating your love in Allen.

your guide to celebrating Valentine’s Day 2021 in Allen, TX!

Visit Allen Texas - Guide to Valentines 2021

Hit the Town for a Night Out

Go ahead and pick out that special outfit because we’ve done the legwork for you with our night out guide to Valentine’s in Allen. Several of our restaurants are offering a prix fixe dinner menu, designed just for date night. Here are just a few! (Reservations Strongly Encouraged for Dine-In and Call Ahead for Carryout.)

CRU Food & Wine Bar (Watters Creek) (Dine In or Carryout Options)

Bring your Sweetheart for a romantic 4 course prix fixe dinner, $60 per person available Saturday and Sunday for dine-in or to go. Chef’s specials continue Sunday, Feb. 14th for their Sweetheart Sunday Brunch which includes 3 courses prix fixe for $30. CRU has sweetened the deal with $2 mimosas and bellinis. Call 972-908-2535 for reservations.

Bonefish Grill (The Village at Allen) (Dine In or Carryout Options)

With two distinct menus designed to make your Valentine’s night perfect whether dining in or taking out, Bonefish Grill has thought of everything. Dine-in for a perfect pairing of Filet and Lobster or make Bonefish Grill your own private chef by placing a carryout order. Either choice sounds amazing! Make reservations here.

Edith’s French Café (Watters Creek) (Dine In or To Go Options)

Treat your sweetheart to an intimate dinner with a decadent 3-course Valentine's meal starting at $25.00. View the menu here. Or Pre-order one of their special Valentine's Day desserts through February 12. Choose from Chocolate Stiletto: Fully edible chocolate stiletto filled with homemade macarons. Or Brownie Nutella Bomb: White chocolate shell with a layer of Nutella and fudge brownie inside. Comes in either red or white. Both treats are $29.99. Reserve Your Spot here

Brio Tuscan Grille (Watters Creek)

For you Italian-fare lovers out there, Brio Tuscan Grille has prepared a special Valentine’s Day menu that include entrees of Romano-crusted Chilean Sea Bass or Beef Medallions with shrimp. Both include caramel mascarpone cheesecake and are just $29.99. Make reservations here. 

Dodie’s Cajun Allen (The Village at Allen)

Featuring a special menu all weekend long (Friday, Saturday and Sunday!), Dodie’s Cajun is preparing a 4-course dinner menu this Valentine’s weekend. Steak, crawfish ravioli, double chicken breasts, or red fish pontchartrain plus salad and dessert to share for $69.95 ($89.99 with bottle of wine). OR head in Sunday from 10am – 2pm for their LOVE BRUNCH for two. Choice of brunch item, beignets, and two large mimosas with a rose for your date for $30! Make reservations here. 

(Or Stay In!)

If celebrating at home with your favorite go to places is more your style this year, check out some of these carryout specials at local favorites like Cru, The Blue Fish, and more! 

Cru Food & Wine Bar

In addition to their dine-in specials, CRU Food & Wine Bar is also offering a special take-home “Valentine's For Two” package deal that includes a roasted asparagus and burrata salad with a 16-ounce chateaubriand and family-style sides of au gratin potatoes and buttered broccolini, ending with Tiramisu. Available both Saturday and Sunday for $110. 

The Blue Fish

On Sunday, Feb. 14th, receive a half a bottle of wine for both dine-in and to-go at The Blue Fish. Also note that if you’re still considering dining in, dine-in guests receive a dessert for half off!


Menchie’s is offering a custom Valentine’s Day FroYo cake for layers and layers of YUMM! Drop in and grab this custom order before Valentine’s Day. 

Nothing Bundt Cakes

Their featured flavor for February is the New Salted Caramel Bundt Cake. A delightful caramel cake with a hint of salt. Open on Valentine’s Day from 11am to 3:00 pm, stop in and pick up that special cake for your special someone!

Grab the Gals

Yes, Galentine’s Day is technically February 13, but celebrating with your gal pals is never reserved for just one night only! Check out a few of our picks for the best place to celebrate with your girlfriends in Allen!

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Numero 28 Allen Ristorante Pizzeria

One of Allen’s newest and popular restaurants at The Village is Allen is offering a Valentine's Day special -- strawberry risotto with swirl of balsamic vinegar. Top it off with a special Pink Lady Martini, on special February 11-14. Call to make your reservations. 972-678-0384

Bar Louie
Bar Louie

Did someone say cake? It may be one of the best ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day. A new decadent chocolate cake dessert hits the menu at Bar Louie this V-day and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate! Grab a seat by the fire pit and pair that cake with one of their specialty martinis like the Diva martini, featuring SKYY pineapple. Call to make your reservations. 469-393-7070

CRU Food & Wine Bar
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CRU will be hosting a special brunch on the Eve of Valentine's Day (Saturday, February 13th) also known as Galentine’s Day! So come Love Your Brunches at CRU with a special brunch menu and $10 glasses of Veuve Clicquot (or $50 by the bottle). Call 972-908-2532 for reservations.

Make it a Weekend

Delta Hotels by Marriott Dallas Allen
Delta Hotels by Marriott Dallas Allen Special Rates

If Watters Creek is in your plans this Valentine’s Day, surprise that special someone and make it a weekend with a stay at Delta Hotels by Marriott Dallas Allen, located directly across from Watters Creek. Park, stay, and play the whole weekend with everything in Watters Creek walking distance from the hotel.
Check out their weekend rates here!

Tru by Hilton – Guns N’ Roses Package
Tru Valentine's Package

We've got you covered on the perfect date weekend package at Tru by Hilton. Stay a minimum of 2 nights to enjoy 2 for 1 admission on a shard pistol lane at Texas Legends Gun Range and Training Center, and fresh roses in your room. 
Click here to book!

Holiday Inn Express Dallas Allen
Holiday Inn Express King Suite

Holiday Inn Express in Allen is helping make sure you take time out for one another this Valentine’s Day with a special package for two in their luxury king jacuzzi suite. Book your stay with them and also enjoy a supply of rose petals, candy kisses, bubble bath, and scented candles as well as complimentary breakfast and late check out. Must be reserved at least 24 hrs in advance.
Call the hotel directly to make your reservation. 972-727-2000

Bring the Kids Along

Grimaldi's Pizzeria

For some of you, Valentine’s is a family affair and we’re all for it! Head over to Watters Creek and enjoy some patio dining at family-favorite Grimaldi’s Pizzeria where kiddos and parents alike will have no trouble finding their favorite style pizza on the menu and at a great price! Their Valentine’s bundle is just $25 tax and includes dessert! 

Ellens Pancake Pot Pie - Visit Allen Texas

Or, for the kiddos that get excited for breakfast for dinner, take the family out to
Ellen’s where brunch is right, day or night. With an extensive menu, the only trouble you’ll have there is deciding what to try! HINT: The pancake pot pie is an Ellen’s fan favorite.

Bliss Cupcakes - Valentines 2021

Bliss Cupcakes & Confections
wants to know “Will You be My Valentine?” Why yes, yes we will Bliss. And we hope you will to! If you have not tried a cupcake from Bliss Cupcakes, this is the day to do it. Offering a mouth-watering selection of specialty cupcakes, this is a great family date spot to satisfy the sweetest of sweet tooths!

Reserve a Day of Self-Love

It’s arguably one of the best ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Pampering YOU. If a day of self-care is how you plan to spend your day, you’ve come to the right place. With more than 30 of the best spas and salons in DFW located right here in Allen, a day or weekend of pampering is just a reservation away.



Check out Destiny Day Spa by Donyea, currently rated the top spot on Yelp for day spas in Allen. Providing high end facials and customized skin treatments, including the popular hydrofacial, a day at this local favorite is great way to treat yourself. 

Or head over to Watters Creek at Montgomery Farm where salon and spa treatments go hand in hand with a little retail therapy. Check out the all new Merum Face Bar where you can experience a gentle exfoliation treatment for that healthy glow and save with their February BOGO deal. If your hair could use a touch of bounce, stop in to Blo Blow Dry Bar for a blo treatment, and be retail ready in no time. Specialty shops and boutiques like Anthropologie, White House Black Market, and Birds & Words {a home boutique} are waiting just outside those doors. 

Check out more of our top spots for some self-care R&R in Allen!