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compiled by RVMS Marketing Committee Member Kelly Ransom and RVMS Staff.


Nothing says romance like a night out in Roslindale Village! Check out some of our local restaurants for a Valentine’s Day you won’t soon forget.

Redd’s in Rozzie promises a Sunday Suppah (5:00 pm to 10:00 pm) to warm you and your sweetheart’s souls! Dinner not your thing? Stop by for Valentine’s Brother’s Brunch instead. (10:00 am to 3:00 pm). 
A romantic cocktail on their menu: Purple Rain: tequila, pear liqueur, sherry, Creme de Violette

What’s more romantic than a night in an Italian restaurant? Sophia’s Grotto will be offering up some delicious dinner specials all weekend. They will be celebrating Valentine’s Day all weekend long (Friday, 5:00 pm to 10:30 pm), Saturday (12:00 pm to 10:30 pm), Sunday (12:00 pm to 9:30 pm)) and are taking reservations now.
A romantic appetizer on their menu: Sophia's Meatballs: hand made with pork, beef and veal in a plum tomato sauce, topped with mushrooms and onions.

Delfino’s is serving up delectable Italian fare and is taking reservations for Sunday, February 14th (5:00pm to 10:00 pm). Call now because spots are filling up fast! 
A romantic and decadent entree on their menu: 
Open-faced Lobster Ravioli: pasta sheets layered with lobster, shrimp, scallops, and zucchini in a lobster cream sauce

Is sushi what your heart desires? Share a delectable Village Sushi Boat from Village Sushi (5:00 pm to 10:00 pm). and don’t forget to try the most romantic sushi: Hearts on Fire: spicy salmon with avocado wrapped in seaweed and lightly fried.

If Indian food is what you fancy then head to Shanti, a Taste of India. They are taking reservations for the 14th  (5:00 pm to 10:00 pm) and is encouraging patrons to check their website for updates on any dinner specials for the special occasion. We do know they are offering a special Valentine's menu!
A romantic dish off the menu: Sikandari Raan: slow braised legs of lamb, served with okra

End your night on a sweet note at Delicious Yogurt (12:00 pm to 8:00 pm) with your own concoction of frozen yogurt and toppings.
Most romantic fro-yo? Italian Style Chocolate Gelato.

You can also check out Jimmies Ice Cream shop after dinner.
Most romantic ice cream? Pink peppermint ice cream never goes out of style. 

Staying in to cook for your sweetie? 

Tony's Market is having a 10% off sale for all of imported Italian chocolates, as well as panettone for use as breakfast in bed French Toast. Also, during Valentine's Day Week: February 7th to 14th, WHOLE SIRLOIN STRIP average 13-15 lbs, $9.99 per lb for the whole strip.

Fornax Bread Company is offering many special treats for Valentine's Day, including cupcakes with buttercream roses by the dozen or two dozen, Valentine cookies, heart-Shaped cakes and even heart -shaped bread.

And, finally, a bit of Hidden Roslindale for you: A bit outside of the Square, Seven Star Bistro is offering a special Shakshuka Pop-Up by the Chubby Chickpea on Sunday mornings throughout February -- including Valentine's Day. Check out the details here. And, once you're done eating, walk it off straight to the Village to shop with your loved one/s.