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6 local eateries to celebrate Valentine's Day
Have a romantic dinner or a heart-themed drink or bagel
Valentine's Day
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Valentine's Day is approaching. Whether you want to go out for a romantic dinner or stop for a Valentine-themed drink, there's a way to celebrate.

Check out some of the choices on our list this week.


Romantic restaurants

Tam’s Backstage


Tams

Tam’s Backstage Restaurant is in its 16th year as one of Forsyth County’s most successful food and spirits gathering spots with dining in the basement of the town’s historic 1923 school building. Try the tilapia piccata, Brian’s chicken, mixed seafood grill, Broadway pasta, city pasta, shellfish linguine, roasted duck ravioli, Backstage burger or a salad. Tam’s has a variety of wines to choose from with weekly wine specials.

Where: 215 Ingram Ave, Cumming, GA 30040

Contact: 678-455-8310, tamsbackstage.com

Find them on Facebook here.



Ocean & Acre


Ocean


Ocean & Acre is a dining destination combining the majesty and freshness of the land and sea. The menu at Ocean & Acre celebrates both local farm communities and coastal cultures with signature smoked meats, seasonal produce, shareable seafood dishes and an emphasis on the raw bar.

For Valentine's Day, pop some bubbly, bring on the seafood towers, and join Ocean & Acre. The eatery will be featuring the classic menu in addition to chef specials just for the occasion. Make your reservation at oceanandacre.com. 

Where: 6290 Halcyon Way #620, Alpharetta, GA 30005

Contact: 678-823-8887www.oceanandacre.com

Find them on Facebook here.



Kona Grill - Alpharetta


Kona Grill


Kona Grill Alpharetta is ready to ring in the romance on Valentine’s Day with sweet + savory specials to enjoy all weekend long – and they haven’t forgotten about the big game, so it’s a win-win no matter how you choose to celebrate!

From Feb. 11-14, Kona Grill is serving a special menu featuring a selection of seafood – from Salmon Crudo and Lemongrass Crusted Swordfish – to a classic Surf & Turf featuring Kona’s specialty sushi rolls, NY strip, Kona Filet or Big Island Ribeye. New York Cheesecake rounds out the meal for a perfectly sweet finish!
Where: 5100 Avalon Blvd, Alpharetta, GA 30009

Contact: 470-226-1540konagrill.com

Find them on Facebook here



Try a fun drink or a bagel for Valentine's Day


Lake Pointe Nutrition


Lake Pointe Nutrition

Lake Pointe offers fast food for healthy people, offering meal replacement shakes and loaded teas. Lake Pointe Nutrition’s Valentine menu also has some healthy, yummy choices.

Valentine menu:

Loaded teas: Love Potion, Love Bug, and Sweet Tart.

Shakes: Heartbreaker, red velvet.

Beauty drink: Cupid’s arrow, passion kisses

Specialty drink: Bae, Pretty in Pink.

Where: 5285 Lake Pointe Center Dr, Suite D, Cumming, GA 30041

Contact: 678-456-8672, find them on Facebook here.



 Community Cup


Community Cup

Community Cup is a locally owned and operated coffeehouse selling locally sourced products and a portion of proceeds going to local nonprofits. The definition of Community.

The shop has drip coffee, cold brew coffee, lattes, cappuccinos and a variety of teas.

Try these Valentine's Day treats: Chocolate Covered Strawberry, Sugar Cookie Latte or Almond Cherry Latte.

Where:  125 Tribble Gap Rd suite 103, Cumming, GA 30040

Contact: 470-297-5569, communitycupga.com, Find them on Facebook here.



BB's Bagels


BBs Bagels

Try a Valentine bagel at BB's Bagels with beautiful red swirls.

Other bagel choices include: Plain, egg, sesame, blueberry, pumpernickel, poppy, everything, salt, onion, garlic, marble-rye, whole wheat, hard roll, cheddar, cranberry, French toast, chocolate chip, energy, cinnamon raisin, Flagel, (Bialy served weekends only).

Where: 770 McFarland Pkwy, Alpharetta, GA 30004

Contact: 770-475-1818bbs-bagels.net.

Find them on Facebook here.