Valentine’s Day Eats In The Inland Empire


Valentine’s Day is literally around the corner and if you’re itching to go out with your partner, spouse or even with a bunch of your friends, we’ve got you covered.

Now that we are in the purple tier, more restaurants are now back to offering patio dining, which means you can actually go out and celebrate Valentine’s Day in the Inland Empire. The great thing about this year’s Valentine’s Day festivities is that it’s on a Sunday, allowing you to celebrate all weekend if you wanted to.

With that being said, we’ve compiled a few Valentine’s Day Ideas in the Inland Empire if your’e comfortable going out given the current pandemic circumstances. Please follow all regulations regarding COVID-19 to minimize the spread.

Valentine’s Day Eats In Temecula

All the wineries in Temecula’s Wine Country are back open for wine tasting, so spending a Sunday out there would be a great day date idea for Valentine’s Day. There are so many amazing wineries to try if you don’t already have your favorites. See a list of Temecula wineries here to find out more details about what each one will be offering for Valentine’s Day 2021.

The restaurants in Old Town Temecula are also open for patio dining! There’s several places to go out and eat for Valentine’s Day, but a few of our favorites include 1909, Baily’s Old Town and The Bank. Make sure to call ahead to see if they are taking reservations or not!

Valentine’s Day Eats In Corona

There are several great places to go out and celebrate Valentine’s Day 2021! You can visit the popular Dos Lagos Shopping Center and eat at Miguel’s, TAP’s Fish House & Brewery, or the newest restaurant in the center Baco Wine & Grill. Luna Modern Mexican Kitchen also has great vibes, food and drinks, making it great for date night for Valentine’s Day.

Valentine’s Day Eats In Rancho Cucamonga

There’s also a Luna Modern Mexican Kitchen in Rancho, which is perfect for a Valentine’s Day dinner. If you want something with tons of variety, Haven City Market is now open for patio seating! Felming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar is great for fine dining, as well as Paul Martin’s American Grill (both at Victoria Gardens). Mama Por Dios has great Mexican food and a vibrant atmosphere if you’re looking for something upbeat for Valentine’s Day.

Valentine’s Day Eats In Ontario

In Ontario, you can enjoy some delicious Italian food at Rossa’s Cucina Enoteca. Everyone loves tepan steak places like Benihana, too! The hippest restaurant with LA vibes is A Las Seis, so make sure to check it out!

Valentine’s Day Eats In Riverside

Riverside has tons of great restaurant options for Valentine’s Day! The Mission Inn is always a great choice for a romantic meal given its ambiance and food. There is Duane’s Prime Steaks & Seafood and other restaurants to choose from. The Salted Pig is a region favorite for its handcrafted dishes. Market Broiler is perfect if you are craving seafood.

Downtown Experiment is a restaurant and lounge that’s perfect for eating good food and chilling to good music. The Lobby Riverside is another extraordinary cocktail lounge + kitchen that’s perfect for Valentine’s Day vibes. ProAbition Whiskey Lounge & Kitchen also has those lounge vibes and a great place for some nightlife action.

Valentine’s Day Eats In Redlands

The Caprice Cafe offers fine dining, while the Citrone restaurant and bar provides a lounge and upscale dining feel with Mediterranean fare. Rok N Fondue is perfect if you love fondue and steaks, in addition to cocktails and craft beer.

Did we miss one of your favorite Valentine’s Day restaurants in the Inland Empire? Leave a comment below so that we can add it in!

If you’d rather stay home for Valentine’s Day this year, we’ve rounded up some romantic at-home Valentine’s Day date night ideas here!