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Valentine’s Day ideas in Los Angeles

Survive Valentine’s Day in Los Angeles with our guide, including the best date ideas, dinner specials and gifts to give

Michael Juliano
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Michael Juliano
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Calling all red-blooded Angelenos looking for Valentine’s Day ideas: Whether you plan to woo your beloved with sexy gifts or if you are looking for casual date ideas instead, we’re ready to help you plan the perfect February 14. In love with L.A.? So are we! So this Valentine’s Day in L.A., what’s better than being in love with your city, with someone you love? Nothing.

Valentine’s Day date ideas for 2022

Valentine’s Day gift ideas

Where to shop

The best gift shops

The best gift shops

Find thoughtful gifts ideas for every person and every occasion at these shops.

The best flower shops

The best flower shops

We scoured the city for the best shops where you can walk in and pick up a bouquet (you can even design it yourself!) in place of a gift.

The best chocolate shops

The best chocolate shops

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend? Please. Chocolate is the way to a lady’s (and, what the hell, a fella’s) heart.

The best jewelry stores

The best jewelry stores

We're here to help, whether you’re looking for a unique gift or planning to pop the question.

The best wine stores

The best wine stores

Pay a visit to some of the best wine stores in L.A., where you’ll find great selections and stellar customer service.

The best sex shops in L.A.

The best sex shops in L.A.

Whether you’re looking to indulge a fringe fetish or just want to buy some lube for lots of missionary, we’ve got you covered.

Valentine’s Day fun

Romantic lists

The 50 best love songs of all time

The 50 best love songs of all time

Writing a good love song is a challenge that the greatest songwriters have wrestled with since the first caveman grunted a serenade to his beloved.

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