How Southern California Casinos Celebrate Valentine’s Day – Orange County Register
Love is in the air in Southern California’s casinos.
If you’re looking to get in the mood this Valentine’s Day weekend or to commemorate today, Tuesday February 14th, the casinos offer live entertainment, specialty dining and spa treatments.
Yaamava’ Resort & Casino also offers a Galantine’s Day Special if celebrating with your closest friends sounds a little more appealing.
All food specials listed below are for February 14th only unless otherwise noted. Reservations should be made in advance.
Agua Caliente Casino Palm Springs
401 E. Amado Road, Palm Springs. 888-999-1995. www.aguacalientecasinos.com.
360 Sports: The sports bar serves grilled salmon BLT ($22) and melted lava cake ($14). Available from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m
Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage
32-250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage. 888-999-1995. www.aguacalientecasinos.com.
Private Cigar Lounge: Enjoy a cigar, a cheeseboard and the drink of the month. Available from 5pm to 9pm for $45.
The Steakhouse: Multi-course meal with an appetizer choice of roasted cauliflower and truffle soup or baby arugula salad; Your choice of seared Chilean sea bass or 28-ounce dry-age cowboy steak for starters; Raspberry mousse dime cake for dessert. Available from 5pm to 10pm for $120 per person.
cafe water: A three-course meal with a choice of carrot and cumin soup or strawberry salad as a starter; for starters, choose between New York steak on the bone or oven-roasted halibut; Dessert is a red velvet cake. Available from 6am to 10pm for $48.
Fantasy Springs Resort Casino
84-245 Indio Springs Drive, Indio. 760-345-2450. www.fantasyspringsresort.com.
In addition to dining specialties at The Bistro, Fresh Grill Buffet and POM, the Indio-Area Casino will host singer-songwriter Hunter Hayes on Saturday February 11th at 8pm. Hayes has several love songs, such as “This Girl”, “Secret Love” and “Gesucht”. Tickets cost $39 to $59.
The bistro: Enjoy specialty dishes like a heart-shaped, flavorful tuna roll with soy-honey glaze and mango salsa ($20), Oscar-style double petite filet mignon, and a 7-ounce Maine lobster tail with aged cheddar potato soufflé and asparagus ($75) . Dessert options include chocolate mocha cake with raspberry coulis ($12). Available from 5pm to 10pm
Fresh grill buffet: The all-you-can-eat buffet features options like Alaskan snow crab legs, oysters on a half-shell, New Zealand mussels and smoked salmon, prime sear ribs and seared turkey breast with maple, baked salmon fillet with Boursin crust, and chicken cordon bleu, New York steak , leg of lamb roasted in herbs and other dishes. Available 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.: $44.99 for adults; $34.99 for children; Children three and younger are free.
POM: A three-course meal with an appetizer of hot shrimp with buttery spices, a garden salad and King’s Hawaiian rolls; Starters consist of steamed Alaskan crab legs with Old Bay spices and butter, crab cakes, butterfly shrimp, spicy french fries and Lowcountry coleslaw with Creole-style rice pilaf. Dessert is a chocolate mousse cake with fresh whipped cream and raspberry sauce. Available from 5pm to 11pm for $49 per person.
Harrah’s Resort Southern California
777 Harrah’s Rincon Way, Valley Center. 760-751-3100. harrahssocal.com.
The Valley Center property will host rock duo Air Supply on Friday, February 10th at 8pm and will be offering a Valentine’s Day add-on to their rooms. Tickets start at $39.50. The Funner’s For Lovers room pack includes a preset room with heart-shaped balloons, felt rose petals, Hershey’s chocolates, and a towel origami arrangement. A late check-out until 1 p.m. is also part of the offer.
Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa
49500 Seminole Drive, Cabazon. 951-849-3080. www.morongocasinoresort.com.
R&B and soul music group Tony! Tony! Volume! perform at Morongo on Saturday February 11th at 9pm. Tickets start at $150. The casino also offers elegant dining and spa specials to pamper you and your significant other.
Cielo: A three-course meal for two with an appetizer of buffalo mozzarella, lemon arugula arugula, dehydrated strawberries, and pesto; The appetizer includes a prime 42-ounce tomahawk steak served with giant black tiger prawns, ricotta cheese gnocchi and honey glazed carrots. For dessert, a chocolate truffle cake with raspberry coulis and chocolate and almond crumble. Available from 4pm to 11pm for $298.
Fiesta Taco: Two grilled shrimp tacos with guacamole, cabbage, pico de gallo, baja sauce, grilled jalapeño, Mexican rice and beans. Available from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. for $14.99.
Good Times Cafe: A surf and turf special featuring Oscar-style filet mignon and lobster, asparagus, hollandaise, mashed potatoes and micro herbs. Dessert is a Red Velvet Cheesecake. Available from 11am to midnight for $47.99.
Pit Stop Dinner: Located next door in Casino Morongo, the restaurant offers a slice of filet mignon served with garlic herb shrimp on a skewer, baby squash, mashed potatoes, and bourbon demi-glace. Available from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. for $35.99.
Pink coffee: Strawberry Cheese Cake. Served all day for $7.
Sage Spa & Salon: Guests can enjoy the Color me Cupid special which includes a complimentary haircut with any color service, the Better Together treatment which includes a Swedish couples massage with your choice of aromatherapy and a warm stone upgrade followed by a glass of includes champagne for $265.
Limelight 29 Casino
46-200 Harrison Place, Coachella. 760-775-5566. spotlight29.com.
The Casino will host Venezuelan singer Jose Luis Rodriguez, also known as “El Puma”, on Saturday February 11th at 20:00, known for his romantic ballads. Tickets range from $35 to $90. The casino also offers a Valentine’s Day dinner at Taproom 29. The surf and turf entree includes a 6-ounce filet and lobster tail mashed potatoes, baby carrots and asparagus, chocolate lava cake with chocolate-covered strawberries, and a bottle of champagne. $86 for two with one player card.
Valley View Casino & Hotel
16300 Nyemii Pass, valley center. 760-291-5500. valleyviewcasino.com.
Black & Blue Steakhouse: Three-course meal with a choice of appetizers of Caesar salad, marinated watermelon Napoleon, or smoked seafood chowder; For starters, choose between Chilean sea bass en papillote with baby asparagus and carrot, Meyer lemon compound butter, seafood scampi pasta served with Mexican white shrimp, scallops and homemade pasta, or the Brandt filet mignon served with roasted corn. Choice of cherry soufflé or chocolate crème fraiche for dessert. Available from 4pm to 9pm for $59.
The buffet: For Valentine’s Day, The Buffet offers specialties such as poached red wine pear salad with herbed beef tenderloin, Mediterranean cod and paella, red velvet strawberry cake and chocolate dipped strawberries. Available from 4pm to 8:30pm for $49.
Yaamava’ Resort & Casino
777 San Manuel Blvd., Highlands. 800-359-2464. yaamava.com. Only from 21.
Yaamava’ Resort & Casino will offer Galantine’s and Valentine’s Day Dining and Spa Specials. R&B and funk group Tower of Power will also be bringing some grooves to the Casino on Saturday February 11th at 8pm. Tickets start at $30.
Serrano Spa: Galantine’s Day special add-ons include a heart-shaped hot salt stone upgrade when you book a 50-minute massage treatment for two or more, a collagen eye mask, or a rose quartz facial roller upgrade when you book a 50-minute facial book for two or more people and a free styling or nourishing mask enhancement when you book an appointment for two or more people. All dates should mention Galantine’s Day and must be booked on Monday 13th February, Wednesday 15th February or Thursday 16th February to qualify for the discount.
The Pines Modern Steakhouse: The restaurant serves specialty cocktails, including Cupid’s Shuffle with Caña Brava rum, Galliano, strawberry-orange syrup, lemon and rosewater ($18) and chocolate-hazelnut pot de crème with pear poached in red wine, vanilla Chantilly cream and Hazelnut Tuile ($14). ). 13th February. Available from 4pm to 10pm
Hong Bao cuisine: Enjoy different courses like the fried crispy calamari with sweet chilli sauce ($15); a choice of Szechuan-style Crispy Whole Striped Bass ($70) or Jumbo Shrimp Thai Pineapple Fried Rice ($40); and a choice of Valentine’s Dessert Hearts ($12) or Red Velvet and Raspberry White Chocolate Mousse ($12). Available from noon to 1am
Serrano Buffet: The buffet dinner special includes spicy shrimp ceviche, tequila lime shrimp, smoked prime rib, lobster tails, maple glazed salmon, balsamic roasted Brussels sprouts, wild mushroom rice pilaf and stuffed roast pork loin, among others. Available from 4pm to 10pm for $39.95.
Serrano Vista Cafe: Specials include jumbo shrimp and pasta a la vodka ($28) and lemon raspberry panna cotta ($10). Available from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m
Fixed price in-room valentines: If you and your significant other prefer to kick back in your hotel room, in-room dining is for you. Dinner includes shrimp ceviche, your choice of beef tenderloin with Alaskan king crab legs or ballerina and mushroom noodles for appetizers, and your choice of tiramisu or crème brule for dessert. Strawberries and a choice of champagne or wine. $120 per person.
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