girl holding heartThe countdown to Valentine’s Day is on and the Wilmington, DE, area’s local restaurants and fine dining spots are readying special menus for an unforgettable meal. Where should you lock down reservations? Check out the best of the best in our local Valentine’s Day dinner guide below. 

Columbus Inn

Over its multi-century history, Columbus Inn has served as a bakery, tavern, and stage coach stop for weary travelers. Today, it continues its tradition of being a place for passersby to stay awhile and reenergize as a restaurant and tavern serving creatively reincarnated American classics.

The Inn’s extensive drink and spirits menu equates to a pairing for every type of palate and mirrors their offerings that traverse numerous cuisines, from their close-to-home Signature Crab Cakes to an otherworldly Greek Frite. 

Krazy Kat’s Restaurant

The first thing you’ll notice when you enter Krazy Kat’s Restaurant is the many portraits of discerning felines overseeing the dining area. Tiger-print upholstered chairs pull up to well-dressed tables, and with the gold accents create a funky-modern vibe. Whether planning a first date or a fiftieth, Krazy Kat’s makes a light-hearted, eclectic place to wine, dine, and enjoy each other’s company.

The Kat’s quirky dining décor is matched by crazy delicious food and top-notch service. Try their much-loved Crab Bisque, Cast Iron Seared Scallops, or Center Cut Grilled Filet Mignon.

Moro Restaurant

romantic dinnerTrying something new with your Valentine is a special way to celebrate memories old and new. With a menu that fluctuates based on the day’s seasonal offerings and chefs’ inspirations, dining at Moro Restaurant is always a one-of-a-kind dining experience.

Take your taste buds on an adventure with scrumptious small plates like the Wild Mushroom Tart or Gnocchi plumped with lamb bolognaise, and save room for an entrée to share with your sweetie like the Grilled Prosciutto Wrapped Pork Tenderloin.  

Pizza By Elizabeths

Wilmington pizza lovers will want to make reservations at Pizza By Elizabeths, a contemporary and elegant Elizabethan-inspired eatery in Greenville, DE, that’s serving up sophistication by the slice.

The likenesses of famous Elizabeths in history like Queen Elizabeth and Elizabeth Taylor dress the restaurant walls, while springtime prints and classy place settings prime diners for a gourmet take on a favorite comfort food. Pizza By Elizabeths’ casual-yet-upscale atmosphere makes it a great place to learn more about your date! 

Trolley Square Oyster House

From Mussel Steam Pots to Lobster & Crab Mac and Cheese, if excellent seafood is your go-to cuisine, Trolley Square Oyster House is the perfect place to cozy-up on February 14.

This Wilmington, DE, oyster house’s modern and fun feel complements its creative and flavorful dishes. Interested in doing a double date or celebrating with a group? Trolley Square’s contemporary interior design, long tables, and giant Jenga make it a neat place to do so. 

These fantastic eateries in the Wilmington area make treating your loved one (and yourself!) to a special Valentine’s Day dinner a cinch. Click on the link to the restaurant you’re interested in above to make your February 14th reservation today.