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Since Valentine’s Day falls on a Friday this year, why not make it a weekend celebration. It’s a great time to get away from home for a night or two and enjoy this historic old seaport. Our local merchants have sweetened the deal with some special lodging and dining offers for you and your valentine.
Love & Live Like a Local! Experience a local vibe and modern style in the heart of Portsmouth’s historic district. Our Navigator team will guide you and your loved one to discover the city’s finest chefs, engaging history, and iconic landmarks. This year, love less ordinary with an arrival experience providing more than champagne! This package includes:
Rates starting at $159 per couple. Ask for our special Valentine’s Day “Love Less Ordinary” package. Call (757) 673-3000 to reserve your stay. 425 Water Street in Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia.
The Mermaid’s Porch is a lovely Queen Anne Victorian home built in 1898 and situated within the historic neighborhood of Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia. It’s walking distance to the waterfront and the High Street entertainment and arts district. There’s a quiet outdoor patio with a hot tub spa for soaking away the stress of everyday life and spending quality time with your valentine. In addition to your room, the package includes:
The rate is $149 per night. Ask for the Romance package. Call (757) 673-3790 to reserve your Valentine’s Day Romance Package. 497 North Street in Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia.
The Bier Garden has been a Portsmouth institution for over twenty years, serving fresh, home-made German recipes that never fail to delight. While you may order from the main menu, you might want to consider the special Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe menu for $60 per couple. It includes:
The Bier Garden is located at 438 High Street in Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia. For reservations, call (757) 393-6022 or book online at Biergarden.com.
Roger Brown’s has been a part of the High Street community for nearly twenty years. It is a casual sports bar serving southern leaning food. Known for their big screen televisions and live music, Roger Brown’s has your whole evening planned. The Monster Band performs starting at 8 and you may choose from the main menu or a special Prix Fixe menu for $39.99 per couple. It includes:
Roger Brown’s Restaurant and Sports Bar is located at 316 High Street in Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia. Call (757) 399-5377 for reservations.
Stellar Wine Co. is known for its specially curated selection of fine wines and a variety of delicious small plates. For this Valentine’s Day, they are working with the Black Pot Company (Pop UP) and offering a Stellar Valentine’s Day Dinner Special at $100 per couple. It includes:
Stellar Wine Co. is located at 425 High Street in Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia. This is a small capacity restaurant, so be sure to reserve early. Call (757) 773-2672 to reserve your table.
Legend Brewing Company is well known for producing delicious beers and serving quality fresh food. Since not everyone has a Valentine and may want to spend the evening with friends, Legend is offering a special prix fixe for singles too! Selection includes:
Be sure to try their new release (2/13/2020) Raspberry Stout! The special menu is available from Thursday-Saturday. Come here the Fiddler’s on Sunday afternoon. Legend’s Brewing Depot is located at 1 High Street in Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia. Call (757) 998-6733 for reservations.
Puppies need love to on Valentine’s Day! Port Rover, a local kennel and grooming business is offering special deals on boarding (maybe while you stay at one of Portsmouth’s hotels) or while you travel. If your furry valentine needs a clip and a style, now is the time to show some love. The offer includes:
Port Rover is located in the midtown section of Portsmouth at 2880B Airline Boulevard. Call to reserve your spot at (757) 657-8060