February 9, 2017
If you’re looking to impress that special someone this Valentine’s Day, complete your perfect evening with a one-of-a-kind dining experience in Cabarrus County. Traditional and romantic or fun and casual, these local culinary gems are ideal for every kind of couple from high school sweethearts to decades-long soulmates.
For Great Chemistry
If you or your significant other work in the field of science, you have to visit Forty Six. Named for the number of chromosomes in the human body, the science theme carries through to the décor and the menu which focuses on healthful food choices. Take advantage of a special three-course Valentine’s menu on Friday, February 10th, Saturday, February 11th and Tuesday, February 14th and choose from three different appetizers, entrees and desserts for $45. restaurantfortysix.com
For a Night Filled with Amore
Gianni’s Trattoria serves authentic European-style Italian cuisine crafted by true New Yorkers. This family-owned establishment takes pride in using the finest and freshest seasonal ingredients available to honor their family’s heritage and recipes. It’s the perfect place to get a little taste of Italy right here in North Carolina. giannistrattoria.com
For a Quaint, Romantic Evening
Union Street Bistro offers just the right blend of unique, casual and comfortable. It’s quiet enough for a relaxed, romantic evening, without the stuffiness of formal dining, and the menu doesn’t disappoint! Choose from an expansive menu of entrees, specialties and pasta, including filet mignon, grilled salmon and pork calvados. unionstreetbistro.com
For the Carnivorous Couple
If you’ve ever considered buying your sweetheart bacon roses for Valentine’s Day, then this is the restaurant for you. The Smoke Pit is the number one restaurant in Concord on Yelp, and within one year their customer base exploded from 30 to 700 people a day. If you’re comfortable enough in your relationship to slap on a rib bib, then pull up a chair for this incredible Carolina BBQ. thesmokepitnc.com
For Vintage Flair
Is there anything cuter than cuddling up with your sweetie in a diner booth and ordering one milkshake with two straws? If you’re a “dessert first” kind of couple, still can’t let go of Mad Men or simply want to try something different this year, visit Park Road Soda Shoppe in Kannapolis. This nostalgic spot specializes in 1950s-style American foods and beverages with décor and atmosphere to match. parkroadsodashoppe.com
What’s your go-to restaurant for Valentine’s Day?