OK, this is finally the year that you make plans in advance for Valentine’s Day. You have many excellent options so I’ll help you come up with the perfect match for your perfect match.
Classic, romantic, expensive, reserve well in advance
When you want to say, “This is expensive but you’re worth it”
Address: 201. N Macon Street, off Bass Road
Marco Ristorante Italiano
Address: 4581 Forsyth Road near Wesleyan College
Address: 543 Cherry St. above the Rookery
Address: 562 Mulberry St. Lane behind the Rookery
The Back Burner Restaurant
Address: 2242 Ingleside Ave. behind Ocmulgee Arts
Tic Toc Room
Address: 408 Broadway
Outside of Macon, elegant, worth a drive
When you want to say, “Living in a small town doesn’t mean we can’t have nice things”
Address: 17 W. Johnson St., Forsyth
Address: 114 S. Wayne St., Milledgeville
Address: 3035 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins
Not as expensive, not as crowded, a little more casual than fancy
When you want to say, “ I knew you wanted something a little different”
Oliver’s Corner Bistro
Address: 496 Second St.
Address: 4420 Forsyth Road
Kudzu Seafood Co.
Address: 470 Third St.
If a romantic after-dinner stroll is more important than fanciness, downtown Macon is full of great spots, such as Bearfoot Tavern, Parish on Cherry, Piedmont Brewery and Kitchen, Sang’s, Ladda Thai, Ocmulgee Brewpub and Vintage, the restaurant at the Marriott. Bottom line: There’s no excuse not to do something special for this special-est of days. Make the call now so you don’t end up plan-less like last year.