With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, it’s time to start planning out your romantic evening! You don’t want to be left scrambling only to realize you missed out on the best events and booked restaurants. Luckily, downtown Las Vegas has you covered with world-class restaurants, memorable experiences, and the most romantic things to do that will make this Valentine’s Day an evening to remember.
Slow It Down With a Romantic Dinner
Although it may seem obvious, there’s a reason romantic dinners are the go-to choice on Valentine’s Day. Sharing a meal, a couple of drinks, and an intimate conversation have always been the foundation for a good time. Some places to eat in downtown Las Vegas are even stepping up their games by offering special Valentine’s Day menus.
You Can Never Go Wrong With Dinner at Triple George Grill
For a romantic steak or seafood dinner, look no further than Triple George Grill at Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino. This nostalgic restaurant captures the vibe of old-school Las Vegas with its classic wooden bar, plush booths, beautiful chandeliers, and stunning portraits. The Valentine’s Day specials feature the most delicious dishes, wine pairings, and chilled cocktails to get the night started out right. Don’t forget to make a reservation! You’ll most likely have a long wait without one.
Enjoy Casual Dining Any Time at Freedom Beat
Freedom Beat offers an expansive menu of comfort food from around the country but is best known for its exceptional breakfast dishes served all day. If you and your partner are fans of breakfast food, their amazing breakfast burger or chicken & waffles are sure to hit the spot. But if you’re in the mood for something else, Freedom Beat is offering a special Valentine’s Day menu, in addition to their full dinner menu.
Skip The Steakhouse and Grab a Slice of Pizza at Pizza Rock
Who said romantic had to be fancy? If elegant dinners aren’t your style, there are plenty of casual places to eat in downtown Las Vegas that will give you delicious food without all the fuss and frills. Pizza Rock is definitely one of those spots. Executive Chef Tony Gemignani is an 11-time world pizza champion, so you know this place will deliver on authenticity for sure. Swing by for a flavor-packed dinner this Valentine’s Day.
Take a Walk Down Memory Lane – Vegas Style
Downtown Las Vegas is full of nostalgia, historic landmarks, and that classic Vegas scene that put Sin City on the map in the first place. If you’ve never explored the downtown area before, it’s a fun way to experience a piece of vintage Las Vegas with your partner. Don’t miss these memorable highlights this Valentine’s Day:
Learn About The Mob’s History at the Mob Museum
This unique look at the long history of organized crime in Las Vegas is a perfect way to spend some time with your sweetheart while getting a glimpse of Sin City’s mobster past. The interactive exhibits and real mob artifacts make for an exciting date. Don’t forget to check out their speakeasy bar before heading out for your Valentine’s Day dinner.
Grab a Drink at Las Vegas’ Oldest Bar at Atomic Liquors
A few blocks away from Downtown Grand is the first Las Vegas bar to be issued a tavern license in Clark County. Atomic Liquors is the oldest amongst freestanding bars in Las Vegas and has been serving drinks for locals and visitors alike since 1952. Drop in for a drink to see where Las Vegas royalty like Frank Sinatra, Hunter S. Thompson, and Barbra Streisand used to wet their whistles.
Have a Cocktail at Furnace
If you’re trying to set a romantic mood for the rest of the evening, this chic bar in Downtown Las Vegas is decked out with crystal chandeliers, plush furniture, and modern mixologists ready to shake up your favorite cocktails. Furnace Bar is located in the casino in Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino is the perfect stop before your Valentine’s Day meal, or after dinner before you head up to your room at Downtown Grand. In any case, Furnace is open 24 hours even if you wanted to head back down for a quick nightcap.
Enjoy Live Music on Fremont Street
There’s nothing like taking a stroll outside and ending up at an exciting concert to dance the night away. Fremont Street offers free live music shows on three stages throughout the evening. There are rock, alternative, country, ’80s dance, hip-hop, and electronic artists performing throughout the year, and this Valentine’s Day calendar is stacked with the most popular bands downtown has to offer.
Take in a Show at the Dome at Downtown Container Park
For another show, visit the Dome at Downtown Container Park to experience a 4K visual display that’s inspired by its surroundings downtown. It uses 14 million pixels to create 360-degree, ultra-HD imagery with 36,000 lumens that light up the dome. There are recliner seats to sit back and enjoy the lights, or even a show, as well as listen to the recorded music from classic bands including U2, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, and more.
Reserve a Room at Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino
After a romantic and memorable evening downtown, you’ll be happy to wrap up your night at Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino. There are a variety of hotel rooms in Downtown Las Vegas to choose from, depending on what type of space you’d like. All of the rooms have stunning views and luxurious amenities.
Valentine’s Day in Las Vegas can be as exciting and full of adventure, or as soft and romantic, as you and your partner can dream up. Or why not do a little bit of both? No matter what, downtown Las Vegas and Downtown Grand have all the ingredients to make this Valentine’s Day a night to remember. And, definite brownie points to you for planning ahead!