Make your Valentine’s Day extraordinary with these specials, experiences, and deals

We want to make it a bit easier to make your Valentine’s Day plans, so we rounded up a few specials to keep in mind before the big day rolls around.


It’s beginning to look a lot like a delicious Valentine’s Day with Cookie Rich.

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Did you know Texans say “I love you” after an average of six months?

Speaking of love, Valentine’s Day is barreling around the corner. If you don’t already have plans lined up with your valentine, galentine, or palentine, allow us to suggest a few options that still have reservations available.


Cookie Rich, 2401 Winsted Lane | Times vary | Cost of purchase | Satisfy your sweetheart’s sweet tooth with some bite-sized treats in this bakery’s rotating seasonal flavors. Psst — Cookie Rich ships locally and nationwide.

An icy plate of Oyster's, caviar, and sauces from Garbo's

Treat yourself to a decadent meal, complete with oysters and caviar, from Garbo’s.

Photo courtesy Garbo’s

Garbo’s, 626 N. Lamar Blvd. | Wednesday, Feb. 14 | 5 p.m. + 7 p.m. | $75 | Get in on a special menu of caviar, shrimp cocktail, mini lobster, smoked mahi dip, chocolate torte, and bubbles.

L’Oca d’Oro, 1900 Simond Ave. | Wednesday, Feb. 14 | 5 p.m. | $120+ | Don your finest ‘80s wear and strap in for a glam-themed experience, complete with a special menu and playlist.

Sushi | Bar ATX, 2600 E. Cesar Chavez St. | Wednesday, Feb. 14 | 9:15 p.m. + 9:45 p.m. | $255+ | Wow your date with a 17-course omakase-style experience, including a champagne toast, caviar, truffle, a Valentine’s Day special sushi bite, and optional sake pairings.

A slice of chocolate cheesecake on a crystal plate, topped with chocolate shavings and dark cherries.

Nothing says “romance” like a hefty slice of chocolate cherry cheesecake from Truluck’s.

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Truluck’s, Multiple locations | Saturday, Feb. 10–Thursday, Feb. 15 | 4:30-9 p.m. | Cost of purchase | Enjoy some surf and turf in the form of filet mignon and cold-water lobster tail or prime ribeye + king crab, and finish it off with a slice of chocolate cherry cheesecake.


Extragrams | Order by Thursday, Feb. 8 | Times vary | $175-$250 | Send your loved one the gift of a drag telegram, complete with cupcakes and/or a song from your favorite local performer. Orders will be delivered on Tuesday, Feb. 13 or Wednesday, Feb. 14.

Two people play in the red and pink sprinkles pool.

Step into one of the pinkest places in Austin: the Museum of Ice Cream.

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Museum of Ice Cream, 11506 Century Oaks Terrace, Ste. #128, Austin | Now-Thursday, Feb. 29 | Times vary | $21-$68 | Say “I love you” with a date experience featuring ice cream and curated pink cocktails.

Cocktail Class: Taylor’s Version, 2700 W. Anderson Lane, Ste. #202 | Tuesday, Feb. 13 | 6 p.m. | $40 | Grab your best gals to enjoy an interactive cocktail making class — featuring drinks like the “Lavender Haze” and “Lemon Drop on my Guitar” — with a delicious charcuterie board, Taylor Swift trivia, and a raffle.

Spa and hotels

The Loren Hotel, 1211 W. Riverside Dr. | $390-$675 | Book a Valentine’s Day vacation (or staycation) that comes with sparkling wine, heart-shaped macarons, and $100 in dinner credit to Nido anytime between Friday, Feb. 9-Monday, Feb. 19

A woman laying down with her eyes closed as a green face mask is applied to her skin with a brush.

There’s nothing like getting pampered on the day of love.

Photo courtesy of Hiatus Spa + Retreat

Hiatus Spa + Retreat, 1611 W. 5th St., Ste. #155 | $289-$686 | Relax with Valentine’s Day packages including experiences like a crushed rose petal and organic sugar foot soak, hot stone massage, and med spa offerings from now until Sunday, Feb. 18.

Spa Sway, 11011 Domain Dr. Ste. #124 | $155-$500 | Get a facial with specialty packages including the signature facial, rose mask treatment, Sway massage with hot stones, raspberry-scented foot polish, oxygen infusion, and gift card specials.

No matter what you do, enjoy your Valentine’s Day with the ones you love.

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