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Downtown’s Historic East End This Valentine’s Day

February 13, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm UTC+0

Two of Tucson’s award-winning downtown restaurants are hosting special dinners Valentine’s Day Weekend as they are serving their special menus Saturday, February 13 and Sunday, February 14 from 5 to 10 p.m. The Cup Café and Maynards Kitchen spark excitement and continue to impress with their announcement of menus and whichever restaurant you make your special destination this Valentine’s Day, it’s going to be a treat. You’re guaranteed to charm your loved one with the menus, wine selections, and ambience at either restaurant.

Executive Chef Anthony Coluci of The Cup Café designed a romantic menu from appetizer to dessert. Wine lovers can also partake in suggested wine pairings, selected by The Cup Café’s in-house Sommelier Dale Riggins, which perfectly complement each menu item. The special features are in addition to their regular full menu. Secure yourself a seat and make reservations today.

Cup Café Features:
© Appetizer: Croquettes with speck, braised cabbage, imported fontina cheese, roasted tomato sauce
© Entrees: Seared Pacific striped sea bass, cauliflower risotto, roasted cauliflower, picked butternut squash, parsley sauce, pistachio pesto or Cabernet marinated pan roasted organic duck breast, whipped sweet potatoes, sautéed green beans, fines herbes, cabernet reduction
© Dessert: Cast iron cherry pie for two, house-made cherry chocolate ice cream

Across the street the street at Maynards Kitchen, enjoy an enchanting evening with a menu prepared by their Executive Chef Michael Byrer. Choose between Dayboat Scallops or Surf and Turf for your entrée, and then try the savory Sweetheart Cake for Two for dessert. Their in-house Sommelier Steve Berger has carefully selected wine pairings for each item. Don’t wait until the last minute to make reservations as they are usually out of seats a week in advance.

Maynards Kitchen Features:
© Appetizer: Oysters Rockefeller – five broiled oysters with spinach, fennel cream, and parmesan
© Entrees: Dayboat Scallops – prosciutto wrapped scallops with sage ricotta gnocchi, butternut squash, limoncello gastrique or Surf and Turf – vanilla poached lobster tail, cocoa and espresso rubbed tenderloin, sweet potato gratin, local greens
© Dessert: Sweetheart Cake for Two – strawberry filled chocolate cake, vanilla buttercream, fondant

Make your reservations soon as seating is limited and will sell out. Find full details and reserve your romantic dinner by contacting The Cup Café at 520-798-1618 or, and Maynards Market & Kitchen at 520-545-0577 or


February 13, 2016
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Maynards Market & Kitchen
400 N Toole Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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