There is nothing better than eating locally, especially on Valentine's Day! Check out what these six local restaurants have to offer. 

Make this Valentine's Day perfect by making a reservation at one of these unique local spots. Each of them has selected and created a special menu for the holiday of love.

Virginia Beach


415 Atlantic Ave., Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451

Diners will be served a three-course meal that will be priced per the dish of your choosing. Head on down to the Oceanfront with your love for a refreshing view -- don't forget the Orange Crush (it's what they're known for)! For more information and to make a reservation, check out Waterman's website here! (Reservations are strongly encouraged but not required.)

Courtesy of Waterman's

Chix on the Beach

701 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451

Chix on the Beach is offering a special Valentine's Day dinner from 4 p.m. to close, featuring a delicious three-course meal that includes a starter, main dish, and a dessert (meals are priced per dish). To make a reservation, check them out on Facebook and on their website. (Reservations are strongly encouraged but not required.)

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456 Fish

456 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23510

Diners can enjoy a delicious four-course meal which includes a soup, appetizer, main course of their choice, and a chocolate fondue dessert! Check them out on Facebook and on their website. (Note: Reservations are required, make them here!)

Courtesy of 456 Fish

219 Bistro

219 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23510

Located along the beautiful waterside in Norfolk, 219 Bistro is a unique experience that is sure to impress your Valentine. The Valentine's Day three-course meal menu is priced per dish. Check them out on their website and facebook page to make a reservation. (Note: Reservations are required, make them here!)  

Courtesy of 219 Bistro

Stripers Waterside

333 Waterside Drive, Norfolk, VA 23510

They will be serving a delicious three-course meal, which will run you $50 for a single person and $80 for a couple. I'd go for the classic Shrimp Chowder followed by the Surf & Turf and finish it off with the Lemon Meringue Pie. For the entire menu of options, check it out here! Get your tickets and make a reservation on Eventbrite here! (Note: Reservations are required.)

Courtesy of Stripers Waterside


Vintage Tavern

1900 Governors Pointe Dr., Suffolk, Virginia

Valentine's Day diners can experience a $75 Prix-Fix five-course meal -- a big bang for your buck. Reservations are required, so call to save your spot (757-238-8808). Check them out on Facebook and their website

Courtesy of Vintage Tavern

Newport News 

Gallina Grasso Italian Kitchen

11810 Fountain Way, Newport News, Virginia

Diners can enjoy a three-course meal, live music, and a bottle of wine for just $75 per couple! I'd go with the pan-roasted salmon. For the full menu of options, check it out here! Also, visit their Facebook page and website for more information! (Reservations are not required but encouraged. Make them by calling (757) 223-0492!) 

Courtesy of Gallina Grasso Italian Kitchen


The Butcher's Son

500 Battlefield Blvd. S., Chesapeake, Virginia 23322

The Butcher's Son will be serving a three-course Valentine's Day dinner from 5 to 10 p.m. Check out the full menu of options here! For more information, check out the event on Facebook and the restaurant's website! (Note: Reservations are required and being taken by phone only -- 757-410-5466.)   

Courtesy of The Butcher's Son

Did we miss your favorite place? Which one are you planning on dining at this Valentine's Day? Let us know in the comments below!

Want a more low-key Valentine's Day date? Check out our review of Bold Mariner Brewing Company!