10 Valentine’s Date Ideas for Indy Lovers

Don’t tarry! February 14 reservations are already filling up.

Sullivan’s Steakhouse
50 Shades of Sullivan’s

Dinner and a movie may be the classic date night for Valentine’s; this year, it might leave you feeling a bit friskier than usual if you plan on seeing the film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey. Start your night with a blind tasting of Sullivan’s Steakhouse’s “aphrodisiac menu.” The $69 tasting event includes a three-course meal plus a wine pairing. You’ll be lucky if you make it through dinner, let alone the movie. 3316 E. 86th St., 317-580-1280, sullivanssteakhouse.com


Patrick’s Kitchen and Drinks
Refined, but never fussy

Want to have a quality meal without the pretentious atmosphere some restaurants exude (especially on Valentine’s Day)? Patrick’s might be the place for you, serving up comfort food with a twist in a relaxed setting. The four-course fixed-price menu and optional wine and drink pairings starts at $50. 175 S. Main St., Zionsville, 317-733-8755, patrickskitchen.com


The Loft
Farm-to-table elegance

Treat your loved one with a three-course prix fixe Valentine’s dinner menu at The Loft. Choose from a delicious list of starters, main courses, and desserts, including a seafood trio, Wisconsin ivory char, and whiskey-pecan pound cake. This dinner is $58 per person, plus an additional $19 if you want to start with a cheese-and-charcuterie board. 9101 Moore Rd., 317-733-1700, tpforganics.com


Ristorante Roma
Classic Italian

Always dreamed of slurping noodles like Lady and the Tramp with your loved one? Now’s your chance at Roma Ristorante’s Valentine’s Day dinner. The four-course meal is $70. 620 S. Range Line Rd., Carmel, 317-848-4600, romarestaurant.org


The Warehouse
Decadent nightcap

The Warehouse invites you to Be My Valentine: An Evening of Champagne, Strawberries & Duets. The perfect nightcap for you and the beau, the event will feature live music by Blair Clark and Heather Ramsey Clark. Enjoy this intimate setting, which will offer a champagne bar, fresh roses, delectable petit fours, and decadent chocolate-dipped strawberries, included in each ticket priced at $45/person. 254 1st Ave. SW., Carmel, 317-661-1760, liveforthemusic.com


Dinner and a brew at Jazz Kitchen

The Jazz Kitchen
New Orleans meets Midwest

What makes a better coupling than you and your sweetheart? The savory flavors of NOLA cuisine with a Midwestern twist. Jazz guitarist Bill Lancton turns to his tender, romantic side as his group reinvents sultry jazz classics, bossas, and ballads. Ticket are $75/person and include a four-course prix fixe menu, gratuity, and tax. 5377 N. College Ave., 317-253-4900, thejazzkitchen.com


Maggiano’s Little Italy
Killer Italian

Enjoy the taste of Italy while you can, because it could be your last. Maggiano’s is having a murder-mystery-themed dinner, and you could be a prime suspect in a case that unfolds over dinner. Prizes will be awarded for best detectives. Tickets are $80 and include dinner, the show, and one glass of wine. 3550 E. 86th St., 317-814-0700, maggianos.com


Chateau Thomas Winery
A formal occasion

Enjoy an elegant evening in the formal Vineyard Room. This dinner is $130/couple. 6291 Cambridge Way, Plainfield, 317-837-9463, chateauthomas.com


Indianapolis Propylaeum
Dinner and a show

Reserve your romantic candlelight dinner for two at the Indianapolis Propylaeum with music provided by harpist Elizabeth O’Meara Ahlgrm. Choose from one of three packages starting at $100/couple. 1410 N. Delaware St., #2, 317-638-7881, thepropylaeum.org


Seitan gyro at Three Carrots
Seitan gyro at Three Carrots

Three Carrots

Worry not, vegan Valentines! Three Carrots offers a four-course prix fixe menu that will satiate even the most carnivorous eater’s appetite. While the 6 p.m. seating is already sold out, the 7:30 p.m. dinner reservation includes a wine pairing with each course and an additional course for $45/person. 222 E. Market St., 317-403-5867, threecarrotsindy.com