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Romantic Restaurants in Hampton Roads, VA

Posted by: Mira Roberts

Hottest Local Spots to Celebrate St. Valentine

Every February, Valentine's Day arrives on our calendars, and whether we're coupled or not, we may find ourselves wondering how to spice it up and make the day extra special. If you've gotten uninspired over the years, or are finding yourself in a rut, now is a good time to jazz up your plans by celebrating somewhere local, fresh and hot.

We've compiled a list of hot spots to hit up on this very special cupid's day, and they're sure to suit the singles ready to mingle, and the couples ready to, well, be coupled. Don't let that same old look of love bore you for another year in a row. Remember this holiday isn't about Hallmark, after all. It's about LOVE and CONNECTION, so get up, get out and get some!

For the couples...

  1. La Bella in Norfolk's Ghent is a supremo romantico (we made that up!) traditional Italian restaurant with exciting wine flights, decadent, warm dishes and indulgent, rich desserts. Make your reservation for you and your amor, asap. It usually fills up.

  2. Mizuno Sushi Restaurant in Virginia Beach at La Promenade provides a chic, modern and sophisticated space for celebrating your special man or lady. With a bevy of sexy cocktails and a range of eclectic, delicious types of fresh sushi and sushi rolls, this spot is sure to bring out the best in you and your sweetie.

  3. Six Little Bar Bistro in Hampton is a cozy, charming and stylish tapas restaurant tucked away in Phoebus. Enjoy small plates and an expansive spirits menu in this quaint, consistent hot spot.

  4. Blue Talon in Williamsburg is located in romantic, historic Merchant's Square. This French-themed restaurant features a variety of options, including seafood. It's sure to have your honey saying ooh-la-la.

For singles...

  1. Second Street in Williamsburg is a jamming American restaurant featuring an extensive microbrew and wine list. Grab your gang and head here for savory burgers and cool cocktails in a spacious, refined, but laid-back environment.

  2. Luna Maya in Norfolk's Ghent is the way to go if you want to see and be seen. Head up to their expansive bar and settle in with a pomegranate margarita and some truly incredible guacamole. Bring your friends along, or head out by yourself. There's sure to be a crowd and new friends to meet.

  3. Bar Louie in Hampton is a high energy restaurant and bar that features a traditional American food menu and a crew of sassy, fun bartenders and servers who will certainly keep your spirits up. Head out with a friend or two, and enjoy good people watching and company.

  4. Taphouse Grill in Hampton is also a great hangout for solid burgers and a dynamic beer menu. A great spot to head out to with your guy pals, it's also a nice spot to hit up with the girls. Meet new people and enjoy incredible beer!

However you choose to celebrate, we hope you know how much we cherish and appreciate you, our lovable residents! Happy Valentine's Day from all of us at Signature Management and Walker's Chase Apartments!

Filed Under: Life in Norfolk, VA

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Mira Roberts studied writing at New York University, graduating with a BA in English Literature before pursuing a career in media, marketing and management with PARADE Magazine, Portfolio Magazine, AltDaily, skirt! and lululemon athletica. A full time mother, writing instructor and part-time freelance writer, Mira lives and laughs with her family in Norfolk, VA. 


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