Best Prix Fixe Meals For Valentine’s Day In Sacramento

January 29, 2014 5:00 AM

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Valentine’s Day, just one more holiday to plan and one more extravagant meal to prepare… or is it? Why not take all of the fuss out of the celebration and leave it to the professionals? Let Sacramento chefs prepare you and your special someone a three- or four-course meal this February 14th. With these prix fixe meals, you don’t even have to read the menu. Just sit back and enjoy spending time together.

Cafeteria 15L
1116 15th St.
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 492-1960

Cafeteria 15L merges industry and comfort into a unique dining experience. Though self-labeled a cafeteria, the food at 15L is both unique and elegant. Dine inside on mismatched furniture or outside on the patio. On Valentine’s Day, a special prix fixe menu will be served from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. for only $60 per couple. The regular menu will still be available, but you could have that any day of the week.

Capitol Garage
1500 K St.
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 444-3633

Capitol Garage, perhaps best known for an unparalleled champagne brunch, offers numerous and extraordinary dishes. Committed to providing local and organic ingredients, the Garage is always willing to take special care preparing vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free items. New at Capitol Garage are bowls, like grilled chicken yala noodles, creamy mushroom risotto, BBQ brisket or bread salad. On Valentine’s Day, enjoy dinner for two for $34.95, including salads, choice of entrees and a special Valentine’s Day dessert for two.

Delta King-Pilothouse Restaurant
1000 Front St.
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 444-5464

Delta King’s Pilothouse Restaurant overlooks the water from the dining room and offers several award-winning wines. The dinner menu is comprised mostly of seafood, like mussels in a lemon white wine broth or the grilled Scottish salmon filet in a Dijon tarragon glaze. The Pilothouse is also a “proud participant in the Sacramento Farm to Fork initiative.” Come on Valentine’s Day to watch the moon glimmer on the water and enjoy a three-course dinner for $79+.

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Ella Dining Room and Bar
1131 K St.
Sacramento, CA 95814

Dining at Ella is an unforgettable experience. The restaurant ambiance is the stuff of kings and queens long since dead, and the menu creations are forkfuls of edible art. Imagine seared scallops on a bed of white chocolate potato puree or a pigeon, pea and tamarind soup. The chefs at Ella obviously have extravagant flavor palates; making their dishes imaginative and remarkable. For Valentine’s Day, Ella will be serving a four-course menu for $125 including a bottle of champagne (per couple). It will certainly be an unforgettable meal.

Mama Kim Eats
1616 Del Paso Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95815
(916) 515-9971

Mama Kim and her business partner Phillip Rayburn created their restaurant around Southern cuisine and jazz music. Strongly influenced by Creole cooking, Mama Kim offers dishes rife with bold and boisterous flavors. On Valentine’s Day, Mama Kim is offering a prix fix menu and live music with Phillip Rayburn. She will also offer a Valentine’s dinner on February 15.

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Laurel Hanson is a freelance writer uncovering Sacramento’s healthy food secrets in local restaurants, locavore havens, and even local foraging. Her work can be found on