samantha celera, flickr

Valentine's Day will be here before you know it and if you're thinking about taking you someone special out for a special dinner, you better make plans now!  Reservations at East Texas restaurants are being booked now. Oh, when you're out for dinner don't forget about the Valentine's card and some flowers, too!


Julian's Asian Restaurant & Lounge

5201 S. Broadway (Times Square Shopping Center) – Tyler
Reservations 903.509.8833



Julian's serves the best in Asian cuisine — featuring Mongolian beef, honey seared chicken along with noodle bowls — in a romantic atmosphere.  Dine in the dining room or hang out with your special someone in the lounge sipping a martini.


Jake's Tyler

111 E. Erwin St. – Tyler
Reservations 903.526.0225



Jake's Tyler serves the best in steaks, seafood, chicken and pork along with a wide selection of martinis. You can even enjoy Valentine's dinner on the rooftop.


Bernard's Mediterranean Restaurant

212 Grande Blvd. – Tyler
Reservations 903.534.0265



Bernard's is the perfect place for veal, chicken, steak and pasta.


Dakota's Steak & Chop House

5377 S. Broadway – Tyler
Reservations 903.581.6700



Dakota's is known for savory prime beef along with fresh seafood dishes.


Kiepersol Estates

21508 Merlot Lane – Bullard
Reservations 903.894.3300



Nestled on the Kiepersol Estates Winery is Kiepersol Estates Restaurant. For your Valentine's dinner, you can dine on USDA Prime steaks or fresh seafood and complement your meal with a bottle of wine that was made right on the premises.


Johnny Cace's Seafood & Steak House

1501 E. Marshall Avenue – Longview
Reservations 903.753.7691



For more than 60 years, Johnny Cace's has been the destination for New Orleans style creole cuisine and seafood. You know what they say about oysters! As is says on their menu and online, their oysters slept in their shells last night! When you talk about fresh seafood, this is the place.