When it comes to celebrations, Valentine’s Day nears the top of the list. And Seattle has some great love-themed cocktails to sip and savor.
1535 14th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
In its short life in Seattle, Artusi has been given kudos from the likes of the Cooking Channel, Bon Apetit and Food and Wine magazine. This contemporary, Italian inspired hangout has also entertained celebrity visitors like Michelle Williams and Jason Segel. Try their Hearts on Fire cocktail with Ransom Old Tom Gin, Cynar, Maraschino and Lemon and toast the evening!
2576 Aurora Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109
For over 60 years, Canlis has been the ultimate in Seattle dining. Historic and iconic, Canlis is known for its outstanding service, and Northwest cuisine. Start off a special Valentine’s Day with the Celebration cocktail. A specialty of Canlis’, it’s made with Pyrat XO rum, grapefruit, Tanqueray 10 and Groseille syrup. Reservations are highly suggested.
BOKA Restaurant and Bar
1010 First Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104
BOKA serves up award winning cocktails, so if you’re looking to add a little spice to your Valentine’s Day this year, why not surprise your sweetheart and head to BOKA? Their Spontaneitini cocktails are a mix of Jean Marc XO and Tattinger Champagne. Want to make it a spontaneous evening? Book a room next door at the chic Hotel 1000 for an impromptu Valentine’s celebration.
2800 East Madison Street
Seattle, WA 98112
Luc is a warm and cozy French American café and bar in the heart of the Madison Valley. Owner Thierry Rautureau is a James Beard Award-winning chef, who can make everything at Luc, from burgers to bourguignon, soufflé to soup tantalizing. Bring in your main squeeze for a Kiss Me cocktail: tequila, chambord, muddled raspberry and lime.
1514 East Olive Way
Seattle, WA 98122
Dinette is a sweet, cozy neighborhood restaurant on Capitol Hill. The food is inspired by regional Italian, French and Spanish traditions featuring handmade pastas, braised meats and seasonal toppings. Down home, simple and soulful, you’ll often have live piano music to dine by. Bring your secret (or real) crush in to try the Rosemary Lemon Crush cocktail. A bright and tasty cocktail with fresh sweetened lemon juice and vodka, served on the rocks with a rosemary sugared rim. Perfect for your sweetheart.