Valentine’s Day is only a few weeks away! Many local restaurants are offering dinner specials, so why not impress your valentine by making reservations to surprise her (or him). After all, a romantic dinner is the perfect way to say “I love you” (a nice bottle of wine or flowers, and a little chocolate for dessert wouldn’t be a bad idea either).

Here are a few suggestions. We will update this list as we learn more…

? Backstreet Italian Restaurant: Regular hours and regular menu.  Reservations

? Beso del Sol Steak House: Music by Roberto Curiel and a special Valentine’s Dinner including appetizer, soup or salad, main course (choice of rib eye steak, coconut prawns, barbecue ribs or stuffed chicken), plus dessert and a bottle of wine per couple. $350 pesos per person. SOLD OUT.  More Info

? El Gigio Italian Pizzeria: Valentine’s Day menu includes appetizer (choice of shrimp cocktail with stuffed mussels au gratin or sliced salami, cheese and grilled vegetables), main course (seafood fettuccine or baked spaghetti) and a special homemade cake for dessert. Includes a glass or wine, limoncello or coffee. $250 pesos per person. Might have music as well.  Reservations

? El Panorama Hotel: Saint Valentine’s Dinner starts with social hour 6-7pm with drinks and hors d’œuvres; dinner 7pm with house salad and dressing, main course coq au vin (chicken sauteed in red wine and Courvoisier cognac and mushroom sauce), pomme duchesse, french style green beans; and chocolate mousse and strawberry’s in butter short crust for dessert. Your choice of bottle red or white wine. $600 pesos per couple or $300 per person. Seating is limited so book early, last year sold out.  Reservations

? El Rincon del Arabe: Offering two dinner specials (filet of fish with shrimp wrapped in a banana leaf or Arabic breaded and fried chicken) served with rice and spinach, and carrot cake for dessert. Belly dancers and Charro player. Reservations are required. Open at 5pm. $300 pesos each.  Reservations

? Hinde y Jaime’s: Regular hours and regular menu.  Reservations

? Las Alejandras: Dance to the music of Manuel & Friends at Las Alejandras in downtown Guayabitos. Regular menu and specials will be available.  Reservations

? Las Brisas: Regular hours and regular menu.  Reservations

? Latitude 21: Dance to rhythm and blues music by the Rhythm Roosters and enjoy a special Valentine’s menu in addition to their all-you-can-eat-ribs.  Reservations

? Los Compadres: Regular hours and regular menu.  Reservations

? Mateja’s: Regular hours and regular menu.  Reservations

? Salvador’s: Salvador’s is holding a romantic Mexican dinner and dance at their highway location. Piano music 4-6pm; Folklore dance 6-7pm; Mariachi music 7-8pm; Fireworks and surprises… and music by Salvador’s band and his boys at 8pm. Dinner service a la cart (off the menu).  Reservations

? Soley Argentinean Steak House: Regular hours and regular menu.  Reservations

? Teriyaki Time: TBD  Reservations

? Tonita III: Julio is planning a special dinner and dance. Dinner includes caesar salad, choice of fish fillet with almond sauce or chicken stuffed with blueberry sauce, dessert and one drink per person. Romantic music. $350 pesos per couple. Prepaid reservations required.  Reservations

? Vista Guayabitos: Regular hours and regular menu. Reservations and deposit required.  Reservations

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