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5 Oakland County Restaurant Ideas for Valentine's Day

5 Oakland County Restaurant Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is around the corner. Make dinner at home or make reservations? That’s the question. If you are leaning towards the make reservations choice then have at it!! ūüôā Here are 5 Oakland County Restaurant Ideas for Valentine’s Day.

1.¬†¬†Cafe Cortina – From their website, ‘Located in an Italian countryside vineyard setting in Farmington Hills, Michigan. In its nearly four decade long history, Caf√© Cortina has consistently strived to be more than just a restaurant. Founded on the site of a former apple orchard in 1976 by the Tonon family, Caf√© Cortina started out as a ‚Äúbest-kept secret‚ÄĚ restaurant that has turned into a foodie destination. Passion for people, ‘true’ Italian flavors, genuine hospitality, and an inspired philosophy of making a positive difference in their local community and beyond is what drives all at Cafe Cortina each and every day.’

Location –¬†30715 W 10 Mile Rd,¬†Farmington Hills, MI 48336

Reservations – 278.474.3033


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2. Toasted Oak Grill & Market – From their website, ‘A MERGER OF CLASSICAL AND MODERN FRENCH CUISINE BORN AND BRED IN MICHIGAN –¬†Toasted Oak Grill & Market is well known among Novi restaurants and features an imaginative menu of American brasserie cuisine, created by Michigan native Chef Ken Miller, with an emphasis on all things local. Featuring an √©picerie market highlighting wine, cheese, and charcuterie that spills into a cozy dining room.

Location Р27790 Novi Rd., Novi, Michigan 48050

Reservations –¬†248.277.6000


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3. The Root Restaurant & Bar – From their website, ‘A chef-driven restaurant that showcases the best of every season Michigan offers. Expect efficient and friendly service in a professional and comfortable environment serving the highest quality food and beverage. Eat well. Dig The Root.

Location –¬†340 Town Center Blvd,¬†White Lake, MI 48386

Reservations –¬†248.698.2400



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4. Bella Piatti– From their website, ‘Venetian born Chef Francesco Apollonia created a¬†traditional Italian menu¬†with a contemporary presentation and flair. His take on foods and flavors from around the Italian boot have been receiving rave reviews. The menu is comprised of traditional meals such as pasta, risotto, seafood and mouthwatering steaks, veal, and lamb. Also offered are a variety of hot and cold antipasti, daily specials and delectable house-made desserts. Fresh seasonal produce, exceptional quality products, and artisanal ingredients make this dining experience authentic and simply Italian.

Location –¬†167 Townsend Street,¬†Birmingham, MI 48009

Reservations –¬†248.494.7110


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5. Valentino‚Äôs Italian Grill – From their website, ‘Chef Louie, brings over 17 years of experience in traditional and contemporary Northern Italian Cuisine. Chef Louie took over Valentino’s Italian Restaurant on July 12, 2012, in Lake Orion, Michigan to establish a high-quality Italian Kitchen representing possibly the only true family owned, and operated ¬†¬†Restaurant in and around Lake Orion.

Location –¬†185 S Broadway Street,¬†Lake Orion, MI 48362

Reservations –¬†248.814.1100


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