Yes, Valentine’s Day is one of the worst dining days of the year. The so-called romantic holiday just entails costly bills and forced amorous atmosphere. But, hey, a person still has to eat, and if you’re looking for casual dining options on Friday, February 14, without having to shell out a bunch of money for prix fixe menus, dreaded aphrodisiacs, and being inundated with red and pink everywhere, Eater has you covered.
Here are Austin’s best low-key picks for Valentine’s Day. Avoid the greeting card holiday with bowling and enchiladas at Dart Bowl, barbecue and tacos from Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ, noodle soup bowls from Ramen Tatsu-ya, and more.
(If dining out is absolutely necessary on Valentine’s day, scope out Eater’s picks and suggestions for dinners and the such, and keep an eye out for a crunch time guide tomorrow — it is just a week away.)
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