To help you think outside the (chocolate) box for Valentine’s Day gifts for your sweetie, here’s a list of places to go shopping, wine, dine, and be merry in Warminster.
Tony’s Place Bar and Grille
Where: 1297 Greeley Ave., Warminster
What: Special chef’s menu includes lobster ravioli, surf & turf and heart-shaped tomato pies (Feb. 14-17). On Valentine’s Day, women receive complimentary box of chocolate truffles. Reservations strongly suggested.
Where: 1414 Old York Rd., Warminster
What: Large variety of Valentine’s Day-themed pastries and goodies. Chocolate covered strawberries, large and small heart-shaped strawberry shortcake and petit fore (small poundcake topped with delicious decorations and wrapped in a gold box, $10).
Where: 518 York Rd., Warminster
What: A dozen roses with a variety of eight different colors ($80), plus numerous plush animals, balloons and chocolates.
Baby Be Hip
Where: 460 Caredean Dr., Horsham
What: Treat your little Valentine to a cute personalized bucket or a festive pair of heart bloomers, all at 20 percent off for Valentine’s Day. Use coupon code “LOCAL” in your order, and it will be ready for you the next day, with free gift packaging and a handwritten gift note.
Café La Fontana
Where: 60 S. York Rd., Hatboro
What: Special Valentine’s Day menu (.pdf attached), featuring Vongole (fresh clams sautéed with garlic and white wine), sautéed sea scallops in a lemon butter sauce, and fettucine with lobster. Happy hour specials also available between 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Where: 57 S. York Rd., Hatboro
What: Buy any Valentine’s Day themed goodie between Feb. 12 and 14 and post a photo to Lochel’s Facebook page of the goodie with the person you gave it to. All photos will be entered to win a $25 gift certificate plus two matching Lochel’s Bakery t-shirts.
Where: 2519 Huntingdon Pike, Huntingdon Valley
What: Special prix fixe Valentine’s Day menu ($50 per person, plus tax and gratuities). Reservations are strongly recommended, walk-in seating is unavailable.
Where: 634 York Rd., Willow Grove
What: Special Valentine’s Day menu features cupcake lasagna appetizers, a main course of Mahi Mahi and tiramisu for dessert.
Where: 55 Easton Rd., Willow Grove
What: Variety of pastries and sweets available for Valentine’s Day. Chocolate or vanilla heart-shaped cakes ($15.95), cupcakes with buttercream frosting and topped with red and pink jimmies ($.99 each) and heart-shaped cookies ($15 per pound).
Villa Capri Ristorante & Bar
Where: 51 W. Court St., Doylestown
What: Sweethearts dinner for $45 (add bottle of wine for $20), includes one shared appetizer, two entrees and one shared dessert. An art show featuring local artist Tina Antonucci, wine and food pairings and live music begins at 9:30 p.m.
Maryanne Pastry Shoppe
Where: 499 East St., Doylestown
What: Lots of sweets and pastries to choose from, including cupcakes ($.95 to $2.25), chocolate strawberries ($1.25 each) and heart-shaped strawberry shortcake ($14.95).
CraftRite Clock Shoppe
Where: 1484 Churchville Rd., Southampton
What: 20 percent off all merchandise through Valentine’s Day.
Where: Bustleton Pike & Bristol Road, Churchville
What: The chef is offering a five course tasting menu for $45, plus the regular menu fare. The restaurant has 24 craft beers on tap and more than 200 craft bottles. Specials are available all weekend.