Best Dinner and Exotic Dancing on Valentine's Day

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Let's face it. Not everyone's Valentine's Day will be full of candlelight dinners, long-stemmed roses, and chocolate desserts. For some, a bite to eat, a few strobe lights, and some undulating flesh is all that's necessary to get in the mood to say, "I love you."

If you and your special someone would rather cut out the foreplay and cut right to the chase (while still going out for dinner in a dimly lit room), here are a few suggestions for an exotic night of dinner and dancing.

The Cheap

Bella's Cabaret

For you no-frills couples who still want to have a little taste of tradition, head to Bella's for some pizza and champagne. All night long, they'll give out glasses of champagne to couples, the perfect thing to wash down their variety of pizzas, which go for just $7.

The Classic

Tootsie's Cabaret

Though this Miami Gardens institution is better known for its roadhouse-themed interior, the full menu that features everything from mozzarella sticks and sliders to a ten-ounce filet mignon and fried chicken 'n' waffles is sure to satisfy even the most discerning of couples.

The Upper Eastside


If you'd rather get a light snack and a dance before heading out for a long Saturday night, look no further than this BICO standard. Wonderland's menu is limited to classic bar snacks like wings in three flavors, quesadillas, and even a chipotle-topped burger, but what more do you really need to kick off a night of love?

The Sampler Platter

Scarlett's Cabaret

You'll probably buy champagne anyway, so why not get something extra out of it? In addition to the menu of bar food classics like coconut shrimp, ranch chicken sliders, kebabs, and loaded nachos, Scarlett's will offer free admission February 13 and 14 to all couples who buy a bottle of champagne.

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