For the Love of Football: Big Game Specials and Romantic Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day
The top two reasons to love February at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas: football and Valentine’s Day! The resort’s signature bars and restaurants are filled with Big Game specials and plenty of love to go around on the most romantic day of the year.
THE COCKTAIL COLLECTIVE
The trio of bars known as The Cocktail Collective offer three unique ways to watch football’s biggest battle. At Electra Cocktail Club, guests can watch every pass, tackle, and touchdown on the digital display that spans 40 feet and features 70 million pixels. The Dorsey is also providing guests with optimal viewing from every seat with the addition of eight TVs placed throughout the venue.
Both Electra and The Dorsey will offer special menus and packages for the ultimate Big Game viewing experience. The bars’ Big Game package includes one bottle of choice: Ketel One, Don Julio, or Crown Royal; a bucket of beer; and mixers. Special menu offerings include pizzas, burgers, wings, and more. For guests wanting a more intimate game day experience with classic cocktails, Rosina will also be showing the game.
Doors will open at 2 p.m. at all three bars. For more information on pricing and reservations, contact CocktailCollectiveVIP@venetianlasvegas.com
PRESTIGE CLUB LOUNGE
The city’s ultimate resort upgrade, Prestige Club Lounge, is inviting everyone to watch the Big Game high above the Las Vegas Strip in either The Venetian or The Palazzo tower. Guests can make it a super Sunday of football while enjoying a buffet of snacks and treats.
- Non-hotel guests: day passes for $100 + tax per person. This includes access to the lounge starting at 12 p.m. until the end of the game.
- Hotel guests: can upgrade to Prestige for the weekend and will have access to the lounge during the game at no additional cost. The upgrade rate is $175 + tax per night for two adults.
Doors open at 12 p.m. Day passes can be reserved through Prestige Concierge at 702.607.0608 (The Palazzo tower) or 702.414.0608 (The Venetian tower).
For suite reservations, visit www.venetianlasvegas.com
BUDDY V’S RISTORANTE
Buddy V’s Ristorante knows how to put on a big spread for the big game. Watch football’s colossal battle and eat and drink to your heart’s content with the All You Can Eat experience including Grandma’s meatballs, hot wings, sausage & peppers, ravioli fritti, Tuscan cheese fries, Italian hero sandwiches, assorted pizzas, chicken parm sliders, desserts, and a three-hour open bar featuring well cocktails, house wines, and bottled beers for $150 per person.
Looking for a place to eat, drink and watch the game? Yardbird is bringing out the big screens in the lounge and serving up favorites like end zone wings, deviled eggs, St. Louis-style pork ribs, burgers, beer and Bloody Marys. There are several comfortable seating options to choose from: sofas that seat six can be reserved for a minimum food and beverage spend of $800; seats in the lounge are also available for $150 per person; and barstools can be reserved for $100 per person.
For those staying home to watch the game, Yardbird is offering two family-style Game Day take-out packages that feed up to six people:
- Fried Chicken for the Whole Team – 24 pieces of brined chicken, mac & cheese and biscuits.
- Biscuit Snack Pack – 12 pack of crispy chicken biscuits, mac & cheese, fried okra, and housemade buttermilk ranch.
Chica is turning its lounge into a football fan zone offering exclusive game day packages that include classic comfort food and beverages and offer comfortable seating. Specials include Birria Nachos, CHICA wings, Mac sliders, and more.
They say the way to a person’s heart is through a great meal. WAKUDA, by two Michelin star chef Tetsuya Wakuda, has curated a special nine-course tasting menu for Valentine’s Day. Each course has been carefully created and placed in strategic order to capture the divine combination of flavors and prepare the palate for what’s to come.
Known as the food of love, oysters are first on the menu, complete with rice wine vinaigrette and smoked ocean trout roe. They are followed by Chūtoro, grilled Canadian black cod, live scallop crudo, Wagyu and the chef’s selection of sushi and rolls. For the ninth and final course, guests will delight in a special dessert called Matcha Love, made from ceremonial green tea with strawberry gelee, served with green tea sponge cake.
Reservations are recommended: WAKUDA at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas
You will certainly fall in love with Chef Angelo Auriana’s Valentine’s Day dishes at BRERA osteria. Available February 14 only, guests can enjoy a variety of tasty bites like squash blossoms, Hokkaido scallops crudo, lobster and spinach ravioli with truffle butter sauce, roasted North Sea cod, filet mignon and white chocolate truffle for dessert.
BUDDY V’s RISTORANTE
Buddy V’s Ristorante is ready for romance this Valentine’s Day with a three-course prix fixe menu. Start with a choice of roasted beet and warm goat cheese salad or lobster bisque, followed by lobster and truffle fettucine or surf and turf and a red velvet bar for dessert.
On February 14, experience the flavors of Latin America with a unique prix fixe, passion-filled menu by Chef Lorena Garcia. The Valentine’s Day tasting menu begins with a flute of Champagne and is followed by three courses with choices of steak tartare, crab posole, lobster ceviche, surf and turf, and grilled pacific halibut. The final course is a choice of strawberry Champagne cheesecake or trés leches cake.
MATTEO’S RISTORANTE ITALIANO
Matteo’s Ristorante Italiano is in the mood for love with dishes that will delight, including ravioli di granchio – Dungeness crab filled pasta; sogliola – roasted dover sole; ostriche – butter poached oyster, leeks and ossetra caviar; mare e terra – roasted bone marrow with sea scallops, mushroom and winter black truffles. For the final and sweetest dish of all: cuore al cioccolato dark chocolate mousse with raspberry coulis.
Famous for its American dishes and craft cocktails, Yardbird is putting a lot of love into their Valentine’s Day menu with à la carte specials like oysters Rockefeller, wild mushroom and ricotta gnocchi, Chilean seabass, surf and turf, and a chocolate éclair cake to finish with something sweet.
Share a CrazyShake® with your sweetie! Black Tap is bringing back the Red Velvet Cake Shake for Valentine’s Day. Made with special red velvet cake batter, a vanilla frosted rim covered in red and white sprinkles, topped with a slice of red velvet cake, whipped cream, and chocolate drizzle, this sweet treat is only available February 10 – 14.
Also, for the entire month of February, guests can enjoy the Red Velvet Cake Batter Classic Shake: red velvet cake batter, topped with whipped cream, chocolate drizzle, and a cherry.
ROMANTIC WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU
Love is in the air on the Grand Canal. Perfect for a first date or a unique place to pop the question, guests can choose a romantic gondola ride, floating under bridges and balconies while being serenaded by a gondolier.
LOVE – TAKE A SELFIE
Nothing says LOVE like taking a selfie in front of LOVE. An iconic photo spot in the Waterfall Atrium is perfect for Valentine’s Day. Laura Kimpton’s monumental sculpture spells out the word LOVE with ruby red letters, standing 12 feet tall and collectively spanning 36 feet across.
SAY I DO
One of the most popular dates to tie the knot is February 14, and The Venetian Resort Las Vegas has several beautiful locations to say, “I do.” From a traditional chapel to the serene outdoor Venezia Gardens, or even gliding down the Grand Canal in the white wedding gondola, each venue can be personalized with romantic touches for a picture-perfect wedding.