How to Spend Valentine’s Day When You Live in the Triangle

Valentine's Day in the Triangle
Are you searching for the perfect Valentine's Day surprise for that special someone? It is the time of year for romantic gestures, and you'll have no trouble finding the ideal Valentine's Day gift when you live in the Triangle. Whether you're looking for a romantic dinner, a dozen dazzling roses, or the right jewelry store to grab the perfect gift, you'll find it close to home in the Triangle. Our real estate agents have the inside scoop on the best local spots for gifts and romantic dinners in the Triangle for Valentine's Day.

Love Is in the Air: How to Celebrate Valentine's Day in the Triangle

Restaurants for a Romantic Dinner

  • Stanbury-Raleigh – 938 N Blount St., Raleigh – Dedicated to making the most of ingredients from local sources and sharing the unique flavors of every season, Stanbury is "the" spot for a romantic Valentine's Day dinner. Choose from a wide variety of small and large plates, inspired by cuisine from around the world.

  • Bida Manda – 222 S Blount St., Raleigh – Searching for a dining spot with a warm, welcoming atmosphere and truly unique flavors? Head to Bida Manda in Raleigh, where you'll find Laotian cuisine in a beautiful, laid-back atmosphere perfect for your Valentine's Day date.

  • Second Empire Restaurant and Tavern – 330 Hillsborough St., Raleigh – The award-winning Second Empire Restaurant and Tavern is one of Raleigh's most popular dining spots, and for a good reason. The menu is loaded with steak, seafood, and salads, all prepared with fresh ingredients, while the elegant but inviting atmosphere is sure to make this a favorite spot for date nights.

Florists for a Dozen Dazzling Roses

  • Fallon's Flowers of Raleigh – 700 St. Mary's St., Raleigh – Conveniently located in Raleigh, Fallon's Flowers is a great place to find a dozen dazzling roses, and so much more. Choose from a huge selection of fresh flowers to find something that's just right.

  • Angel Roses Florist – 1608 S Miami Blvd., Durham – Take a break from shopping Durham homes for sale to find the perfect Valentine's Day gift for your special someone at Angel Roses Florist, where you can find fabulous flowers for any occasion.

Chocolate Shops for the Perfect Heart-Shaped Box

  • Chocolate Smiles – 312 West Chatham St., Cary – Cary homes for sale make it easy to enjoy a wide range of delicious dining options, and find great gifts at shops like Chocolate Smiles, which has been creating sweet treats since 1984.

  • Escazu Chocolates – 936 N Blount St., Raleigh – Head to Escazu Chocolates to find gourmet gifts that are sure to impress, and shop for the perfect heart-shaped box of craft chocolate.

Jewelry Stores for Something that Sparkles

Searching for something sparkly that is sure to impress your sweetheart? Throughout the Triangle, you'll find a wide range of great jewelry stores, with gifts to fit every budget. Find the ideal Valentine's Day gift at Regent Jewelers or Malay Jewelers in Raleigh, or head to Durham to explore the wide selection available at Hamilton Hill Jewelry.

Still searching for Raleigh homes for sale, or homes in any Triangle community for Valentine's Day this year? Our local real estate team is here to help. Contact us at Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston to buy and sell homes throughout the Triangle.