Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and couples around Union County are searching for that perfect spot in town to celebrate the day of love. Fear not, lovebirds: there’s no need to drive to Columbus for a romantic night on the town! Here are four romantic spots near Marysville ideal for a night with your sweetheart.

  1. 16521922_1341667879222851_376605008_nDalton Union Winery: It’s no secret we love Dalton Union here at What’s Up, Marysville. With unique and delicious wines and an awesome atmosphere, the winery is a hit with couples all year long. This Saturday, the winery is celebrating V-day a little early with a special treat. Lovebirds can sample decadent chocolate covered strawberries courtesy of Sweet Life Kitchen, along with Dalton Union’s spectacular wine selection. Long stemmed roses will be available for purchase, and the talented Annie Hawe will perform, so it is sure to be a night to remember.
  2. Rose Kettle Cafe: Marysville’s newest uptown cafe is offering a formal four-course meal, for Valentine’s Day and other special date nights. The dinner is made fresh, from scratch at the cafe and includes either a chicken, beef, seafood or vegan entree. The meal also comes with side dishes and a delicious dessert. The best part? Diners can bring their own wine! Reservations can be made by phone.
  3. Hinkley’s: We are SO glad to see Hinkley’s back in 16422577_677683275737947_2809396924778666186_oaction on the Marysville food scene! This incredible steakhouse is offering dinner specials for Valentine’s Day from February 11th to the 18th. Their five-course meal includes a mouth-watering lobster ravioli and a tasty chocolate raspberry tart for dessert. If you’re looking to impress your date or spend a romantic candlelit dinner with a loved one, Hinkley’s is the place to go. Reservations can be made by phone or at
  4. White Castle: Okay, hear us out — Every year, White Castle restaurants transform into cozy, romantic diners, just for Valentine’s Day. They drape white tablecloths on the tables, decorate with pink and red hearts and send waiters out to take your order (from their regular menu). Although you’d have to be a fan of their regular menu options to enjoy this event, you and your loved one will definitely be talking about this unique experience for years to come. You can inquire about availability and make reservations (seriously) here or by calling (614)294-3753 x24.


The Ribbon Box: If a low-key night at home is more your style, you can still celebrate by sharing a sweet treat, courtesy of The Ribbon Box! Marysville’s favorite bakery is selling “bouquets” of 16422713_1243415305745416_8079072422569724446_ocupcake roses and heart-shaped cookie cakes, designed however you like! Grab a romantic comedy, a yummy treat from The Ribbon Box, and your favorite bottle of wine and you’ve got the makings of a perfect romantic night in!

In addition to these great date night spots, stock up on all your Valentine’s Day gift needs at great Marysville businesses like Lambert Jewelers and Gruett’s Flowers!

All photos courtesy of the businesses’ social media.