8 Romantic Restaurants for Valentines Day in Columbus, Ohio


Looking for somewhere to take your sweetheart for this special day?  Here are 8 Romantic Restaurants for Valentines Day in Columbus, Ohio…


  • At the Ohio Historical Society, next to the Ohio Historical Center
  • February 14, 2014 from 6:30pm – 9:30pm
  • $60 per person
  • Members of the Ohio Historical Society get a $10 discount per person and free parking
  • Phone: 800-686-1541 for reservations
  • Ohio Village will once again host candlelight dinners to celebrate Valentines DayGuests will enjoy a memorable dining experience in this 19th-century setting while they are being entertained with charming ditties and ballads from the past by the renowned Ohio Village Singers, one of the longest performing vocal ensembles specializing in period music in the country.
  • Couples can enjoy a romantic dinner for two at Valentines by Candlelight. Guests will be greeted at the American House Hotel by costumed interpreters, romantic melodies performed on the violin and hammered dulcimer and a cup of “Sweetheart Punch.” After an elegant meal, the Ohio Village Singers will croon period love ballads and comic songs interspersed with romantic verse, poetry and readings. Each guest will receive a handmade valentine created for the occasion.

Valentine’s Day Food & Wine Pairing Dinner

  • February 14, 2014, 7:30 – 10:00PM
  • At the Wyandotte Winery
  • Wine Club Member Discount: $7.50 each on a maximum of 2 persons
  • Pre-payment required for online tickets
  • Looking for a romantic yet unique experience for your special Valentine? Wyandotte Winery is well-known for their amazing food and wine pairing dinners. Join us for an intimate evening featuring live music, passionate foods, and wonderful wine. $150 per couple includes a six course wine dinner & gratuity. Seating is limited online reservations required at www.wyandottewinery.com

 Valentine’s Day

  • Franklin Park Conservatory
  • Friday, February 14, 5:30–10pm
  • Spend a romantic evening tasting exquisite wines and liquers paired with artistan chocolates handcrafted by Bexley Chocolatier. Enjoy live entertainment, a special Valentine’s menu in the Garden Cafe, and the Conservatory current exhibitions.
  • Additional tastings and bottles of wine and liquer are available for purchase.
  • $15, includes 3 wine/liquer and chocolate pairings.

  Valentine’s Day Dinner and Airplane Ride

  • JPS Boltonfield Airport, 200 Norton Road, Columbus, Ohio 43228
  • February 14, from 5-9pm.
  • Appetizer, Dinner and Dessert Buffet, music, dancing, games, prizes, Champagne Fountain, Cash Bar and romantic airplane ride around Downtown Columbus.
  • Tickets: $179 per couple for party and airplane ride; $89.50 tax per couple for party only.
  • For tickets call 614-878-7422 or stop by JPS.


  • Barcelona consistently wins the vote for “Best Patio in Columbus”
  • Named a Top 10 Restaurant by the Columbus Dispatch
  • An award winning wine list that has been recognized in The Wine Spectator
  • Our menu reflects the best products available, the changing of the seasons and the extensive creativity of Chef Jacob and authentic Spanish cuisine.


  • At the confluence of the Olentangy and Scioto rivers
  • Cverlooking the downtown Columbus skyline
  • The Boat House Restaurant offers the only waterfront view of downtown in the city.
    Features 4 beautiful special events facilities and an outdoor weddings area
  • Unparalleled views for private functions and special events
  • Can accommodate groups of 10 to 500 guests


  • Offers a relaxed and quiet pace for an evening of elegant dining
  • At the heart of the dining experience are the culinary creations directed by Chef Richard Blondin, a native of Lyon, France, who studied under chefs Pierre Orsi and Paul Bocuse
    The exceptional contemporary American cuisine and classic French cuisine is complemented by a world-class wine cellar encompassing over 700 selections.
  • An experienced and knowledgeable staff and the personal touch of owner Kamal Boulos, complete the gracious yet unpretentious service that enhances a memorable evening.
  • Our commitment to excellence in presenting each guest with the finest cuisine and service possible makes The Refectory the perfect setting for an important business dinner, a special celebration, or simply to treat yourself to an elegant dining experience!
  • Classic French technique converts beautiful ingredients into delicious art on plates in this magnificent eatery
  • But the serene and refined Refectory isn’t just about stunning food — its tome-sized and frequently lauded wine list and perspicacious servers have long set the standards in Columbus.
  • The Most Romantic Restaurant in Columbus
  • The menu’s deliciousness continues into dessert, and the whole experience is topped off with an intimate atmosphere and top-notch service that’s so smooth, you almost can’t believe you’ve been there for three hours by the time you leave.


  • Nestled in the heart of the Victorian Village neighborhood
  • Located in the heart of Victorian Village at 811 Highland Avenue, Basi is an easy walk from High Street in the Short North as well as the Columbus Convention Center.
  • A small casual feel-good restaurant featuring clean simple Italian fare with innovative twists Specialization in Italian and Mediterranean inspired entrees
  • Full service dining and carry out
  • The menu changes seasonally to reflect locally grown produce
  • Sit inside the cozy interior or outside on a warm, inviting terrace where they also feature Vino on the Veranda – a weekly wine tasting offering guest the opportunity taste and learn more about the wines served at Basi

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