Valentines Day in Miami County

February 8, 2024

With plenty of entertainment options, Miami County is considered a place for everyone who
enjoys culture, art, great food, and fun adventures. While we share a lot about our down-home,
casual community, our fine-dining establishments are equally deserving of the spotlight.
With a variety of options to choose from, we’ve listed a few romantic spots to add to your bucket
list during your next visit. These restaurants and wineries are perfect for celebrating Valentine’s
Day, a honeymoon, or just a romantic getaway.

Upscale Wineries and Restaurants in Miami County

Old Mason Winery & Vineyard

Enjoy a romantic wine-tasting flight at Old Mason Winery & Vineyard with your sweetheart. Not only do they have an excellent selection of dry to sweet wines, but they also host musical events throughout the year. Family-owned and operated since 2013, the Clark family puts a lot of love and careful attention into each wine. When weather permits, the winery offers 1- and 2-ounce five-wine tasting flights on the back
patio. Old Mason Winery also has a comfy wine loft and cozy fireplace tasting area open daily. Bring your sweetheart, learn about wine, and expand your knowledge in a friendly and welcoming environment.

Indian Creek Distillery

Indian Creek Distillery is a small artisan farm distillery featuring handcrafted frontier whiskeys, made with local corn and rye. This is the perfect activity for those who love getting a glimpse of history, learning something new, and sharing the moment with someone special…and a little whiskey. Guests learn about the story of the property, take a distillery tour, and enjoy a flight tasting. Don’t forget to stop by the gift shop! With a variety of products from local small businesses in the area, including unique gift items, delicious StillHouse Maple Syrup, StillHouse Bourbon-Infused Honey, and more, you can find the perfect gift for your sweetheart.

The Caroline

The Caroline offers a unique dining experience in an upscale but comfortable setting, serving classic American fare in Troy, Ohio. As a fine-dining destination, the menu features a variety of dishes such as seared ahi tuna, crab cakes, and shrimp cocktail. In addition, the restaurant also offers more casual menu options such as pork chops, sandwiches, burgers, and salads.  Don’t forget to save room for dessert with a slice of triple chocolate cake or carrot cake to share.
Call (937) 552-7676 to make your reservation today.

Coldwater Cafe

Coldwater Cafe in Tipp City is a perfect romantic destination for a memorable meal. Enjoy a variety of signature dishes for lunch or dinner, like the tender Scottish salmon or the filet. The dinner menu features lobster crab cakes, classic wedge salad, lamb chops, scallops, pasta, and more. Coldwater Cafe offers gluten-free and vegetarian options as well. The signature dessert is a hefty slice of carrot cake that weighs in at over a pound… perfect size for sharing!

Smith’s Boathouse

If you’re looking for a great meal in a romantic destination, look no further than Smith’s Boathouse! Smith’s Boathouse is located in Troy’s Treasure Island Park, right on the banks of the Great Miami River. Smith’s Boathouse is well-known for its fresh seafood, superior steaks, and seasonal ingredients. Each dish is created with exceptional attention to detail, perfectly seasoned, and beautifully plated. Favorites include jumbo sea scallops served with sautéed greens, bacon marmalade and ginger-honey glaze, charbroiled Norwegian salmon filet, and a classic fish and chips dish served with fries and a unique caper-dill tartar sauce. The extensive menu also features a variety of options besides seafood, including pasta, steaks, chicken, and salads. Other popular choices are a pecorino crusted chicken parmesan, filet mignon, and a char broil flank steak served with Meyer lemon risotto.

3 Joe’s Pizzeria and Trattoria

For a classic romantic dinner, go Italian! 3 Joe’s Pizzeria is a long-time staple in Piqua. For more than 50 years, the Williamson family has been dishing out great pizza, pasta, and sandwiches to the Piqua community. Enjoy pasta classics like Spaghetti with Meatballs, Fettuccine Alfredo, or Cacio e Pepe for a vegetarian meal. If splitting a pie is more your style, try traditional or Neapolitan-style pizzas with a variety of different toppings. With more than 30 menu items, we are sure you and your sweetheart will find something delicious to enjoy together.
Make reservations for date night, or enjoy a night in with delivery!

Basil’s on Market

Basil’s on Market serves elevated comfort food in a casual atmosphere. The menu features casual classics like deviled eggs and baby back ribs, but also offers options perfect for special occasions like Basil’s Signature Fries, seasoned with Truffle oil or the Lobster
Mac and Cheese. The menu also includes items like tacos, short ribs, steak, and pasta dishes. Don’t forget to peruse their extensive bourbon, wine, beer, and cocktail list with plenty of options to choose from. End dinner on a sweet note by sharing a classic Creme Brulee, a slice of chocolate fudge cake, or cheesecake.

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