Treats for the sweet

Restaurants, bars, cafes offer especially tempting menus for Valentine’s Day.

Dallal 390 (photo credit: Courtesy)
Dallal 390
(photo credit: Courtesy)
Whether you plan to take your sweet heart to a fivestar restaurant or just a drink and dessert, here are a few options to choose from.
A sea of love is what chef Eyal Lavi is offering at his seafood restaurant Rokah 73. He believes that seafood is a real aphrodisiac, so the menu features many options such as lobster and oysters. 73 Rokah, Tel Aviv (03) 744-8844 If what you’re seeking is romantic scenery, try the new Kitchen Market in the Tel Aviv Port. Located on the second floor of the Farmer’s Market, the restaurant faces the port and the sea and serves modern cuisine. For Valentine’s Day it offers dinner for two, including two starters, two main dishes and dessert for NIS 290 and up. Hangar 12, Tel Aviv Port Seatara, located in the exclusive Sea & Sun compound just north of Tel Aviv, offers the best seat for watching the sun set. If you go there for Valentine’s Day dinner, you will be met by a red carpet event including a photographer who will give you a souvenir photo on a magnet that you can to place on your refrigerator. Then enjoy an evening of Moet & Chandon champagne and a candlelit dinner complete with special dishes for two and many desserts. There will also be a fashion show of jewelry for those who missed buying that special gift. (03) 699-6633 The spirit of Brazilian carnival will greet you at the Wineberg wine bar, with special dishes and lots of cachaca. 106 Ben-Yehuda Street, Tel Aviv (03) 522-3939 The E-Zugi kosher restaurant at the Leonardo Hotel offers a champagne dinner for two for NIS 380, which is well worth checking out. 17 Habarzel Street, Tel Aviv (03) 511-0075.
If you just want coffee and dessert, try the romantic collection of desserts offered at the new cafebakery Tal & Shani Corner of Arlozorov and Dizengoff in Tel Aviv (03) 523-0044 In Ra’anana, Liliot offers a kosher Valentine’s dinner and love songs, as well as special decorations. (09) 885-3508.
Dallal in Neveh Tzedek offers a romantic candlelit dinner with a wonderful surprise. The restaurant, in collaboration with H. Stern luxury jewelry, will give all the guests handmade pralines packed like expensive jewelry, and one lucky guest will actually get a genuine piece of jewelry that will be hidden in one of the boxes!10 Shabazi street, Neve Zedek, Tel Aviv (03)5109292.