Love is in all four corners of Saipan this Valentine’s Day. Whether you are headed to the north, south, east, or west of the island to celebrate the day, a table for you and your special someone is waiting.
Want to skip the busy Valentine date night and have a couple’s lunch instead? Inas’ Kitchen serves a fusion of local, American, Mexican, and Japanese food and there is always something new to try from their wide array of plate lunches, tacos, asada, and more.
Chef and co-owner Francisco “Sonnie” Sablan said the dishes are a combination of all of the food he has tasted and ate in all of his travels but working on Saipan has also given him insight into what taste the community craves for. Inas’ Kitchen is open Monday to Saturday, 11am to 2pm. For more information call (670) 488-1627.
On Valentine’s Day, enjoy a BBQ Buffet Dinner “ala minute” from 6pm to 9pm at the Loria Restaurant of Kensington Hotel in San Roque. Aside from beef, chicken, and seafood BBQ, fill your tummy with the chef’s grilled half-lobster dish and enjoy unlimited beer, wine and mimosas. A special giveaway of a box of chocolates awaits couples. For more information, call (670) 237-4584
To equal the sweetness shared between couples, OHAS, also of Kensington Hotel, offers a “Couple Valentine’s Cake” for only $45. Enjoy one white chocolate glacage for her and one dark chocolate coating glacage for him. Reservation of one day in advance is required. For more information, call (670) 237-4515
Aqua Resort Saipan wants you to treat your sweetheart to a romantic dinner at Kevin’s-The Prime Rib & Seafood. Wine, dine, and relax as you feast on a delicious five-course dinner. Known as the most romantic restaurant on Saipan, allow Kevin’s to create the mood for you with their old Hollywood ambiance and romantic piano music playing in the background. For more information, call (670) 322-1234.
Love in the south
It takes two to tango. Join the “Partner Valentine Yoga” at the Surf Club Saipan beach led by yoga instructor Kerri Bauer on Feb. 11, from 5pm to 6pm. “Partner work allows for a fun and creative exploration of yoga poses. Working in pairs offers new and unique perspectives into the flow and function of yoga,” she said. Cost to join is $8 per person for Latte Built Gym members and $15 per person for non-members. For more information, call (670) 484-3848.
After yoga, transfer inside Surf Club Saipan and order their Valentine’s Day Special that will run from Feb. 10 to 17. For only $80, get a set of two Surf & Turf main course, two minestrone soup, two Caesar salads, and two strawberry cheesecake. With the pink and orange sunset in front of you, enjoy a budget-friendly meal that is light on the pocket. For more information, call (670) 235-1122
La Vista Pizza & Chicken Restaurant in Chalan Piao is unique compared to other pizza places on Saipan because of its sweet potato edge. “Instead of cheese, we chose sweet potato, which gives a slice of pizza another flavor,” said owner Eugene Hong.
Affordability is also one of La Vista Pizza & Chicken’s main attraction. One medium pizza (eight slices) goes for only $15 and sweet potato edge pizza is only $20. Toppings include Supreme, pepperoni, cheese-lover’s, meat- lover’s, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Delight, Chicken Pizza, La Vista Combo, Saipan Special, and Fisherman Supreme. La Vista Pizza & Chicken is open Monday-Saturday from 11am to 8pm. For more information, call (670) 235-9292.
The best in the west
For meat lover couples, Country House Restaurant Saipan in Garapan has an ongoing promo for Valentine’s week—20% off on their “Ribeye & Sirloin Steak.” Enjoy their mouthwatering cowboy steak (18 ounces of ribeye) for only $44.80. They are open from Monday to Sunday for lunch, 11am to 2pm, and for dinner, 5:30pm to 9pm. For more information, call (670) 233-1908 or go to their Facebook page: Country House Restaurant Saipan.
Head in any direction with your love at 360 Revolving Restaurant in Susupe. Enjoy their pre-Valentine and Valentine’s Day specials for only $65 per person. This includes loaded baked potato soup, Pacific Rim salad composed of crispy greens, seared tuna, almond nuts, and mandarin oranges tossed in a light soy sesame vinaigrette. For appetizer, enjoy their tossed baguette with Philly cheese steaks spread. Main entree is a choice between meat and fish: grilled 10-oz marinated steak and blackened, shrimp skewers with pineapple and bacon mushroom sauce served with herb-roasted potato wedges and vegetables or oven baked mahi-mahi and scallops with Swiss cheese and caramelized onion cream sauce served with pasta putanesca. Always save the best for last with their chocolate mousse topped with mixed berry compote. They also have one whole lobster for only $99 and 25% off on all bottled wines and champagnes, For more information, call (670) 234-3600
Find peace in the middle of the hustle and bustle of Garapan. Casa Urashima behind Kristo Rai Church is the place to go for couples and families because, even with the adult and romantic interior, children are also welcome. Enjoy their local and Japanese dish fusion and a variety of pasta and unique dishes only Casa Urashima can offer. They are open Monday-Saturday from 11am to 2pm. For more information and for take-our orders, call 233-3303 or reach them through Facebook.
Everything starts in the east
Whether you prefer breakfast, lunch, or dinner for two, Judy’s Restaurant in Dan Dan is the place for you. Known for its delicious local, American, Filipino, Japanese, and Korean dishes, people are also in awe of its cozy interiors—a mix of antique and modern furniture that just work. For more information, call (670) 288-2266
MiCafe’s Snack Corner in Dan Dan across Joeten Supermarket is a quaint place for couples of all ages. They offer specialty drinks that you can have over sweet conversations like iced tea, milk tea, milkshakes in Oreo, Milo, and mocha flavors and hot or cold coffee. Let their array of appetizers, sandwiches, fried rice, noodles, rice in a box, main dishes such as kare-kare, garlic shrimp, beef finger steak, sirloin steak, fried chicken, and barbecue on a stick amaze you. For more information, call (670) 235-6422.