Sugar, spice and everything nice… This Valentine’s Day, take your sweetheart to one of these local spots for a sweet treat that’s sure to spoil them, and put you both in the romantic mood of the night. Desserts at these Seattle eateries are sumptuous, rich, and decadent - the perfect Valentine’s Day treat.
Americana | 219 Broadway E | 206-328-4604
While Americana specializes in some truly delicious desserts that harken to the ‘Americana’ style, such as their Apple Cardamom Crisp and Americana Ding Dong, the Donut a la Mode is a must try this Valentine’s Day. This sugary ring of decadence is topped with vanilla ice cream, caramel and chocolate sauces, plus icing and pecans for some crunch.
Choukette Eclair'art | 1500 Westlake Avenue | 206-209-2243
Pick up some beautiful, artisan eclairs from Choukette this Valentine’s Day! These beautiful doughy glazed puffs of sugar are as tasty as they are elegant. Order ahead, to make sure you get the flavors your sweetheart desires!
Cure | 1641 Nagle Place | 206-568-5475
Charcuterie and tapas are the draw at Cure, and these fancy snacks are a fun way to spend Valentine’s Day if you’re looking for more of a casual experience. But if you’re dining out somewhere fancy on Capitol Hill this Valentine’s Day, visit Cure beforehand for a gently sweet cocktail… their list is full of fabulous drinks to choose from.
Indi Chocolate | 1901 Western Avenue D | 425-243-2089
The new Pike Place MarketFront is a bustling and delicious-smelling place to be, as it is home to Honest Biscuit and Indi Chocolate… yum! The chocolatiers make some fantastic truffles and more from small batch, single origin dark chocolate. While you’re there, sample a rich and sumptuous hot chocolate or chocolate coffee beverage for a liquid sweet treat.
Shug's Soda Fountain & Ice Cream | 1525 1st Avenue | 206-602-6420
With a modern take on your classic fountain shop, Shug’s has a full offering of ice creams and sorbets from Lopez Island Creamery, which you can enjoy on the cone or in a cup with your choice of toppings. They can make any ice cream into a shake, and offer refreshing sodas with a variety of house-made syrups and soda water. But the real treat is offered on their menu of floats and sundaes… the S’More looks amazing, with vanilla ice cream topped with a roasted housemade marshmallow of epic proportions, graham cracker and a hot fudge drizzle.