Best Valentine’s Day 2013 Restaurant Specials In The Baltimore Area

February 6, 2013 6:00 AM

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Valentine’s Day: it’s coming. It’s time to start thinking about where you’ll take your significant other to make him or her swoon. Whether you have a date lined up or are planning dinner with friends, Baltimore offers excellent options for the day of love. Consider a dinner at a classic Charm City establishment like Charleston or shake things up with dancing and a potluck with the Baltimore Folk Music Society. Whatever you do, make sure you’re with the one you love!
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Spirit Cruises
561 Light Street
Baltimore, Md. 21202
(866) 312-2469

Hours: Feb. 14 to Feb. 16 – times vary

Toast to your love in classic style with a cruise. Baltimoreans and tourists can enjoy an evening on the sea with the city’s fine-dining ships. Patrons can partake in Spirit Cruises’ Valentine’s Day dinner cruise, which includes a grand buffet, dancing, a complimentary champagne toast and a rose. Can’t make it on Valentine’s Day itself? The package is also available on Feb. 15 and 16, so there’s no excuse for skipping a nice evening with your sweetheart.

Related: Best Night Cruises In Maryland

hilton hotelThe Reserve At Diamond Tavern
Baltimore Hilton
401 W Pratt Street
Baltimore, Md. 21201
(443) 573-8777

The Reserve at Diamond Tavern is located in the Hilton Baltimore and known for it’s new American cuisine. Diamond Tavern is offering a three-course Valentine’s Day dinner on Feb. 14. The dinner includes a complimentary glass of champagne and a chocolate covered strawberry. Patrons rave about the restaurant’s delicious food, great service and convenient location. Plus, since it’s inside the Baltimore Hilton, consider surprising your significant other with a hotel reservation, as well!

Sam’s On The Waterfront
2020 Chesapeake Harbour Drive E
Annapolis, Md. 21403
(410) 263-3600

When you want to set the scene for romance, nothing beats a beautiful view. If you’re willing to drive to Annapolis for Valentine’s Day dinner, consider dining at Sam’s on the Waterfront. Named one of Annapolis’ most romantic restaurants, Sam’s is perched on the Chesapeake Water Marina, providing a spectacular harbor panorama. Sam’s is offering a four-course pre-fixed Valentine dinner and an evening that includes live music for patrons’ enjoyment.



1000 Lancaster Street
Baltimore, Md. 21202
(410) 332-7373

For the winningest relationship, choose the restaurant with the most awards. Charleston is a solid front runner. Named Baltimore Magazine’s best restaurant from 2009-2012, Charleston offers an upscale dining experience along the Baltimore waterfront in Harbor East. Customers praise the restaurant’s glamorous atmosphere, friendly staff and food. On Valentine’s Day, enjoy a prix fixe menu with or without wine pairings. Gentlemen, don’t forget your jackets and ties!

Related: Best Tasting Menus In Baltimore

Baltimore Folk Music Society
St. Mark’s on the Hill Episcopal Church
1620 Reisterstown Road
Pikesville, Md. 21209
(888) 646-2367

Hours: Feb 9. – 2 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Put a little swing in your step for Valentine’s Day and consider something a little less traditional. The Baltimore Folk Music Society will host a Valentine’s Day Dance Extravaganza on Feb. 9 from 2 to 9 p.m. Dance lessons include waltz, couples and contra dancing to live music. At 6:30 p.m., guests will enjoy a potluck dinner. Reduced admission is available for portions of the event. The event is $25 for members and $29 for non-members.

Renee Libby Beck spends her days as a public relations and social media manager for Medifast, Inc. and any spare time that she can find as a freelance writer. Her work has been published in local and national publications. Renee also serves as the Baltimore Food Examiner for

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