Casinos offer special menus for Valentine’s Day
A four-course dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Grand Ballroom followed by dancing and a performance by Ruben Studdard of “American Idol.” The cost is $229 for two guests and includes the meal, cocktails and a rose.
The meal includes a chilled seafood medley appetizer; spinach salad with strawberries and goat cheese; filet mignon with blue cheese and truffle bordelaise sauce; and a heart-shaped Black Forest torte with brandied cherries.
The Atlantis Steakhouse serves a Valentine’s Day dinner for a prix fixe cost of $80. The meal includes a Parma prosciutto-wrapped prawn; tomato-basil soup with chive crème fraiche or grilled artichoke and couscous salad; a duet of petit filet mignon and Main lobster gratin; and heart-shaped Saint Honoré.
The Valentine’s meal in Bistro Napa includes a grilled prawn appetizer; roasted red pepper bisque or red chicory and fennel salad; porcini-rubbed beef filet and Australian lobster tail; and raspberry-white chocolate lava cake. Prix fixe cost: $75.
A Valentine’s Seafood Spectacular Champagne dinner will be served from 4:30-9 p.m. in Toucan Charlie’s Buffet and Grille. The menu includes spring lamb, bacon-wrapped filets, grilled rib-eye with wine-glazed mushrooms, bone-in pork roast, steamed crab legs, oysters Rockefeller and shrimp scampi with linguine. Cost: $39.99 and $17.99 ages 4-10.
A dinner with a petit filet mignon and scampi-style prawns will be served for $29.99 in Café Alfresco. A dinner with a rib-eye steak and two petit lobster tails will be served for $29.99 in Purple Parrot and the Manhattan Deli. The dinners include soup or salad.
BALDINI’S: A Valentine’s Day dinner for two will be served for $22.95 in the Empire Diner. The meal includes New York steak, crab-stuffed Tuscany chicken, a Valentine’s dessert and two glasses of champagne. Add soup or salad for 99-cents each.
BONANZA: A special dinner will be served from 4-9 p.m. in Cactus Creek Prime Steakhouse. The meal includes a tempura scallop and braised pork belly first course, an apple-fennel salad and thyme-basted Prime steak with citrus-rosemary demi-glace. Prix-fixe cost: $50.
A limited Valentine’s Day menu includes butternut squash bisque for $5, shrimp and grits for $12, butter lettuce or Caesar salad for $8, and Prime steak starting at $20.
Reservations are required for the Steakhouse.
The Branding Iron Café serves a Valentine’s Day special for $16.95 from 2-10 p.m. The meal includes soup or salad, beef tenderloin with red wine reduction, chocolate decadent cake and a glass of champagne.
BOOMTOWN: A three-course dinner for two costs $85 Friday through Sunday in the Steakhouse.
CARSON VALLEY INN: CV Steak offers two special Valentine’s Day meals that include tableside tossed salad. Entrées include a tournedos trio of bacon-wrapped filet mignon with a peppercorn sauce, blackened filet mignon with Southwest au jus and blue cheese-crusted filet mignon for $35 and grilled salmon Oscar with crab meat and Béarnaise sauce for $30.
Katie’s Country Kitchen serves two specials from 2-10 p.m. The specials include soup or salad and choice of 8-ounce prime rib with fried shrimp for $14.99 and shrimp scampi with penne pasta for $10.99.
CLUB CAL NEVA: Steak and lobster with champagne and red velvet cake will be served for $11.99 from Thursday to Valentine’s Day in the Top Dec Restaurant.
Steak and lobster with wine and red velvet cake will be served for $14.99 from Thursday to Sunday in the Steak and Pasta House.
ELDORADO: Roxy serves a three-course Valentine’s Day dinner. The meal includes an arugula salad with smoked lobster catalana and a white polenta crisp; a 7-ounce filet with barbecue béarnaise sauce and a lemon grass scallop skewer; and chiffon cake with tiramisu, vanilla bean whipped cream and berry coulis. Cost: $70 and $100 with wine pairings.
La Strada serves a dinner for two for $110. The meal includes an antipasto of smoked salmon, purple potatoes aioli and asparagus spears; king crab crepes and chicken cacciatora tortelli; black olive-crusted walleye filet and pan-roasted antelope loin; and a chocolate cannoli with chocolate mousse, raspberry gelée and pistachios.
GOLD DUST WEST: A filet mignon and Alaskan king crab legs dinner will be served for $20.99 from 4-10 p.m. in The Grill.
GRAND SIERRA: A special Valentine’s dinner will be served from 5-9 p.m. in Charlie Palmer Steak. The meal includes an oyster with champagne and lime jelly amuse; Maine lobster salad for $21 or potato and truffle ravioli for $18; garlic- and rosemary-crusted Prime rib Yorkshire pudding for $45 or shallow-poached dover sole with mustard vin blanc for $29; and chocolate-dipped strawberries for $10 or molten chocolate cake with vanilla ice cream and berry coulis for $12.
Briscola serves a special dinner from 5-9 p.m. The meal includes an arugula salad with strawberries and red baby beets for $10; ravioli hearts with truffle mascarpone and Parmigiana cream sauce for $14; petit filet with sautéed jumbo shrimp for $38; and a red raspberry fruit tart with berry coulis for $8.
Cantina serves special dishes from 5-10 p.m. The menu includes marinated seared goat with carrot-mezcal consume for $8; broiled grouper with charred onion-crema fresca for $12; seared skirt steak for $16; and plantain cake with citrus mole for $6.
Grand Café serves a Valentine’s dinner for two from 5-9 p.m. The meal includes individual choices of a watercress salad with hot mustard vinaigrette or lobster bisque; baked oyster with ahi tuna for $38 or Prime rib-eye for $45; and a chocolate truffle duet dessert to share.
A Seafood and Champagne Dinner will be served from 4:30-9 p.m. in the Grand Buffet. Selections include chilled shrimp, snow crab and oysters, prime rib, leg of lamb, smoked beef brisket, Cornish game hens with wild rice, blackened tilapia with shrimp sauce, shrimp scampi with buttered pasta, buttermilk-fried chicken, a pho soup station and a pizza and tandoori station. All women get a rose. Cost: $31.99 and $16.99 ages 5-10.
The room service menu for Valentine’s Day includes a 5-ounce petit filet mignon and 5-ounce lobster tail dinner for $25 and a prosciutto-wrapped chicken breast dinner for $18.
HARRAH’S RENO: The Steakhouse serves a special dinner from 5 p.m. to closing on Valentine’s Day. The meal includes fire-roasted tomato and sharp cheddar bisque for $10; filet mignon and seafood-crusted halibut with lemon-champagne beurre blanc for $60; and strawberry cheesecake with white chocolate and strawberry sauce for $9.50. Prix fixe cost: $70.
Ichiban Japanese Steak House and Sushi Bar serves the Emperor dinner for $49. The meal includes miso soup; sunomono salad; a sautéed shrimp or calamari appetizer; filet mignon, lobster and shrimp; and ice cream.
Hash House A Go Go offers Valentine’s specials for brunch and dinner. Specials include a red velvet flapjack with a cream cheese icing heart and whipped cream for $9.99, Caesar salad for $7.99, petit filet and grilled shrimp for $29.99 and white chocolate-raspberry cheesecake for $9.99. A glass of Trinity Oaks cabernet sauvignon costs $7.50, and a bottle costs $28. Guests after 5 p.m. get a glass of champagne with the purchase of a dinner entrée.
A special Valentine’s Day show of Decadence takes place at 10 p.m. in the Cabaret. Free champagne and a decadent treat will be served. The cost is $32.75.
MONTBLEU: Special Valentine’s Day dinners will be served from 5 p.m. to closing in the Sierra Steak + Chophouse.
NUGGET CASINO RESORT: The Steakhouse serves a special dinner menu that includes cream of porcini mushrooms or shrimp salad; trio of petit filet mignon, seared foie gras and seafood-stuffed lobster tail; and chocolate decadence with berries and whipped cream. Cost: $55 and $70 with wine pairings.
The Oyster Bar serves a special meal for $35 from 3 p.m. to closing. The meal includes a lump crab salad; orecchiette pasta with oysters, lobster, shrimp and tarragon cream; and a chocolate mousse heart with berry compote. The meal includes a glass of Jam Cellars Chardonnay.
PEPPERMILL: Cocoa for a cause takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Twelve-piece boxes of See’s chocolate truffles sell for $10 in the hotel lobby.
All of the fundraiser proceeds benefit the Washoe CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Foundation. Appointed by the court, CASA volunteers work to determine what is in the best interest of neglected, abused and dependent children involved in the judicial process.
Spa Toscana offers Valentine’s specials throughout February, including a Strawberry Crème Pedicure for $75, a Pinot Noir Body Scrub treatment for $115 and a Tangerine Chocolate Facial for $125.
SANDS REGENCY: The Copa Bar and Grill serves two special meals from 4 p.m. to closing. The meals include soup or salad; marinated tri-tip with garlic mushrooms and prawn scampi for $19.95 and chicken Angelo with basil-chardonnay cream sauce over fettuccine for $16.95; and chocolate mousse cake.
SILVER LEGACY: Sterling’s Seafood Steakhouse serves a five-course dinner for $110 per couple. The meal includes an Atlantic Blue Point oyster amuse; a mini steak appetizer with sautéed spinach and truffle oil mashed potatoes; tomato-basil bisque or romaine Caesar salad; an 18-ounce chateaubriand and two 4-ounce lobster tails; and a lover’s bar with raspberry mousse and mango champagne gelée and white chocolate sauce.
Café Central serves a three-course meal for $27.95 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The meal includes tomato bisque or spinach salad, filet mignon Oscar and chocolate mousse with vanilla cremeux and chocolate Chambord coulis.
A three-course meal is served for $22.95 in Pearl Oyster Bar and Grill. The dinner includes tomato bisque or spinach salad and lobster ravioli with white wine-garlic concasse. Dessert is mango-passion fruit crème aux and white chocolate coconut crunch and chiffon cake.
TAMARACK JUNCTION: The Dining Car serves special meals from 5-9 p.m., including seafood cioppino for $19.99, a Berkshire pork chop for $19.99 and a filet Choice steak with mushroom-cabernet sauce for $26.99. The meals include soup, garden salad or Caesar salad. The full children’s menu is available.
Sully’s Sports Bar and Grill serves special dinners from 5 p.m. to closing, including shrimp in champagne sauce for $16.99 and a filet steak with mushroom-cabernet sauce for $26.99. The full children’s menu is available.
The Steak House serves dinner from 4-9 p.m. Specials include appetizers, diver scallops, snapper en papillote, dry-aged rib-eye steak and a Valentine’s Day dessert.
WESTERN VILLAGE: The Steak House and Pancho and Willie’s will feature special three-course Valentine’s Day dinner menus.