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A Guide to the Perfect Valentine’s Day in San Diego’s Little Italy

San Diego CA— Valentine’s Day calls for fine dining at your favorite restaurant, a glass of wine in hand, decadent dessert and enjoying the company of your significant other in the perfect, romantic setting. Spend your Valentine’s Day in Little Italy where you’ll find everything you need for a seamless evening with your better half, including the best drink spots and unique shopping to where to stay!

Grab Some Drinks – While you wait for your dinner reservations make a stop at King & Queen CantinaKettner Exchange or Nolita Hall for a drink or two to kick off the romantic night. Reminisce about your first date over a few tasty appetizers and delicious cocktails.

Make Dinner Reservations – The pressure is on to find the best restaurant to take your significant other to on this special day but in Little Italy there are plenty of options that your partner will be sure to love! If you’re looking for a quaint, intimate restaurant make a reservation at Buon Appetito, where you can find generous plates of Italian cuisine and a spectacular wine selection. Other eateries to check out for a memorable evening include Born & RaisedJuniper & IvyBarbusaIronside and Little Italy’s newest dining experience, Farmer’s Table.

Go for Dessert – There’s nothing like ending the perfect night indulging in sweet treats with the one you love. Grab some chocolate tartes or crème brulee at Extraordinary Desserts, a scoop of flavorful ice cream at Salt & Straw or an exquisite pastry from Nonna + Café Zucchero. After dessert stroll through the lively neighborhood and stop at the recently opened Piazza della Famiglia to enjoy charming views of the San Diego bay under the twinkling overhead lights and photo ops in front of the Piazza della Famglia’s giant fountain lit in red for amore.

Find the Perfect Gift – Looking for a unique and thoughtful gift for your sweetheart? Look no further than one of the many boutiques in Little Italy. For him, check out Atacama Surf Shop and for her you’ll be able to find accessories and fashionable clothing at Vocabulary or Little Apple.

Plan a Staycation – Plan the ideal staycation at La Pensione, a modern, chic boutique hotel located in the neighborhood. Treat your significant other to a lovely day at the hotel spa with a couple’s spa treatment.

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