Picture this: A moonlit stroll down historic Canyon Road, arm in arm with the love of your life. Valentine’s Day 2012 is upon us, but you have one final stop to make. Your favorite restaurant awaits, with a special menu just for the holiday. You and your beloved savor a romantic dinner for two as the night comes to a close.

This romantic evening need not be a fantasy. The restaurants along Canyon Road are eagerly planning their menus and preparing to make this Valentine’s Day a memorable occasion. All you need to do is choose the setting and make your reservations for romance.

The Compound Restaurant 505-982-4353 – The Compound is designing a menu that promises to be as stunning as it is delicious. Diners will have the option of either the A La Carte menu or the specialty menu just for Valentine’s Diners. Call The Compound for details.


El Farol 505-983-9912 – El Farol has created a stunning 3-course menu for Valentine’s Day. Your meal starts with a choice of shared appetizer, each option a play on an aphrodisiac theme with Oysters, Asparagus or Pears playing key roles. As you move onto your entrée course, you will be presented with four delicious options. From a mouth-watering Filet Mignon to a Salmon Al La Plancha, Southwestern Cornish Game Hen or Paella there is a menu option for any taste. Conclude your dining experience with a shared dessert, your choice of Chocolate Covered Strawberries with Torta Chocolate or Tres Angelitas. For diners who plan to stay a little later, the Tuesday night Blues Jam starts at 9 pm and runs until midnight; providing live entertainment to conclude your evening. The dinner starts at $95 per couple, plus drinks, tax and gratuity. Visit their website at http://elfarolsf.com/ for full menu details.

Geronimo 505-982-1500 – The Chefs at Geronimo have created a Valentine’s Day menu featuring a wide array of exquisite offerings. The options are varied enough for any palate, and vegetarian options are on the menu so that those with dietary restrictions can also enjoy this romantic evening. The first course includes your choice of one of twelve delectable dishes; from Duck Confiture to Fujisaki Asian Pear Salad, your only problem will be in deciding which to order. Your meal continues with one of ten superb entrées. The variety includes Maine Lobster, Lamb Shank or Shitake Mushrooms alongside an ample selection of other options. This price fix menu is $75 per person plus, plus drinks, tax and gratuity. For more information on the menu options please call.



For members of the Canyon Road Merchant Association please contact Social Media Pathways to inform us of special events at your establishment.