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Five Very Last Minute Valentine's Day Reservations

Be still your beating hearts.

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With less than 48-hours between us and the most romantic day of the year, it's not too late for those romance-minded among you still hoping to wine and diner their sweethearts come Sunday. Forgot to make Valentine's Day reservations? Try one of these five spots for some last minute love on a table for two, which as of this writing, still have some slots left.

Bayside Beauty: Tidal


With early bird tables (around the 5:30 p.m. mark) and some post 7:30 p.m. slots still available, there's still time to celebrate the love on Sunday with a four-course prix-fixe feast at this sexy spot in Mission Bay. Costing $65 per person, menu highlights include oysters on the half shell with pomegranate granita to start, followed by coffee braised natural beef short rib with Okinawan yams, and chocolate banana tart to finish. 1404 Vacation Road (858) 490-6363 [Photo: Paradise Point]

Uptown Crush: Madison

Madison Courtesy photo

You can still snag tables around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday for the three-course Valentine's Day menu at this University Heights stunner. Appetizer options include pan roasted chicken bonbon with roasted beets, grilled calamari steak, plus spicy mac and cheese. Tale your pick from one of five entrees, such as the breaded pork tenderloin, or pan seared salmon with barley and quinoa. Dessert comes in the form of an indulgent Red Velvet cream cake. 4622 Park Blvd. (619) 269-6566 [Photo: Yelp]

Raw Bar Romance: Coastline

Start an evening devoted to the charms of Cupid with Coastline’s raw bar for romantic toasting and special shellfish selections. Enjoy a West Coast oyster tasting of Kushi, Kumomoto and Fanny Bay bivalves served with cocktail, Meyer lemon and red wine mignonette ($3 each). Clams on the half shell ($2 each); poached Tiger Shrimp for $6; jumbo lump crab mini martini ($5); and Bay Scallop with Satsuma agua chile, fennel and blood orange priced at $6. Available Friday, February 12 from 4 to 8 p.m.; then again on Saturday and Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m. 1540 Camino Del Mar (858) 259-1515 [Photo: L'Auberge Del Mar]

The Look Of Love : Jayne's Gastro Pub

Jayne's Gastropub

There are still some 8:30 p.m. tables left on Sunday at this cozy Normal Heights bistro. Jayne's lovingly crafted three-course Valentine's Day menu costs $75 per person, with an additional $25 corkage fee if you wish to BYOW. Start with an amuse bouche, followed by a choice of starters including beef carpaccio with arugula. For entrees there are Washington State sea scallops, a bacon wrapped filet, plus a celery root/potato gratin. Profiteroles with strawberry gelato and bittersweet chocolate sauce are one of three options for dessert. 4677 30th St. (619) 563-1011 [Photo: Jayne's Gastropub]

Sexy Surf & Turf: The Patio On Lamont

Patio On Lamont

You can still grab a table around 8:45 p.m. on Sunday at this buzzy spot in PB, who will be serving up a romantic three-course menu for $75 per couple. Enjoy a green-lipped mussel bisque before tucking into your 'Surf & Turf' feast of cold smoked filet mignon, rose mashed potatoes and grilled lobster tail. To finish, a decadent peanut butter mousse with chocolate ganache, roasted marshmallows and Kahlua syrup. 4445 Lamont St. (858) 412-4648 [Photo: Patio On Lamont]

Dinner & Dancing: Hope 46

Hope 46

There are still plenty of tables left for a night of live latin music, dancing and a three-course Valentine's Day dinner at this timeless North Park classic. Here's what to expect from the menu by executive chef Ryan Glibert: coctel des camarones to start, followed by a churrasco New York strip and chipotle polenta and grilled yellow squash. For dessert, a tres leches cake with toasted coconut, pineapple chutney and candied lime zest. 2223 El Cajon Blvd. (619) 296-2101 [Photo: Trip Advisor]

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