It’s a little lame when Valentine’s Day falls on a weekday. Work or school are the next day. Staying out late might be out of the question and worst of all – you could be stuck in any other place besides Bossier Parish. But if you are in Bossier, there are plenty of restaurants to create the perfect night to celebrate with someone you love.
To help navigate through some of the places you could dine, find the bolded listing that best describes how you want to spend Valentine’s Day.
FANCY YET FUN
For a romantic evening, 2 Johns Steak and Seafood is a restaurant that is all about providing an experience as well as a delicious meal. On any given day, regular performers such as Winston Hall, Drew Ley or Christina Langston entertain the dining crowds. Be sure to make your reservation early, because 2 Johns will be one of the busiest restaurants on Valentine’s Day in the city.
Tucked inside Horseshoe Casino is a special place to make any Valentine feel exclusive. Jack Binion’s Steak House is fine dining in a romantic setting. Though steaks are the specialty, Jack Binion’s has a tasty menu with other entrees like seafood and pork chops.
LOVE AND CANDLELIGHT
Nothing speaks more to Valentine’s Day than enjoying a meal by candlelight. Barksdale Life offers a special evening centered around romance. The menu includes a couple’s choice of salads and entrees, finished with a chocolate molten lava cake accompanied by vanilla ice cream. The meal is $60 per couple and members receive a $15 discount. Reservations are required by Feb. 9.
FULL OF LOVE OR PASTA
L’Italiano is a signature in Bossier City. For over 30 years, the restaurant has been well-known in the downtown area. If you’ve never been, Valentine’s Day is the best time to go and learn the language of love through food. Plus, after eating all that pasta, couples can take a romantic stroll through the East Bank District.
RAISING THE STEAKS
If romance isn’t in your vocabulary, but you are craving a good steak on a Wednesday night, try Saltgrass Steak House. Though it is a chain, Saltgrass keeps its connections to Bossier with its location at the Louisiana Boardwalk.
DEFINE THE RELATIONSHIP
Besides the signature meal of steak for Valentine’s Day. Try something a meal with unique flavor. There are so many places to broaden your taste in Bossier. Lucky Palace is a Bossier City gem and their wine selection is one of the largest in Northwest Louisiana.
For a quick but tasty meal, Taste China has some of the best Chinese food offered in South Bossier. The fried rice is so fresh and the egg drop soup feeds the soul. Dine in for a cozy and inviting atmosphere or order online and pick it up to bring the romance home.
Lemongrass Asian Fusion Cuisine is one-of-a-kind in Bossier City. Located next to Barksdale Air Base, this spot is key to unlocking a new love for Asian fusion. Lemongrass is a quiet place to enjoy a grand selection of dishes featuring Chinese, Thai and Vietnamese specialties.
PARTY OF ONE (OR TWO)
Cupid is hosting a dinner at Flying Heart Brewing. See if the patron saint of love can find you at this brewery. As a special Valentine’s offer, Flying Heart is taking reservations for a meal for two made up of two classic pizzas (cheese, margherita, pepperoni, or sausage), a bottle of Gerard Bertrand red, white or rosé or four beers and a dessert for $50. (Reserve early because at the door, the price is $65.).
Shane’s Seafood and Barbecue is calling the holiday how they see it. It’s “Singles Appreciation Night” at the Bossier City restaurant. Don’t drown your sorrows of a love lost in fried catfish and hushpuppies, unite in the fact that you haven’t settled. For a free meal, get in line with Kingstowne Family Life Center when they order at 7 p.m. Kingstowne will do a short bible study on being single while waiting for the food. Look at it as a benefit to be single and victorious over Valentine’s Day.
IN LOVE BUT STILL INCLUDING THE FAMILY
For including the family in your Valentine’s Day dinner, Ralph and Kacoo’s is best suited for the night. With Louisiana seafood specialties and large rooms for all the family to eat together, this location is great for hosting any size family. From catfish to etoufee, there’s a dish for everyone to love.