The Perfect Restaurant for Your Perfect Valentine’s Day (Statesboro Edition)

Noelle Walker

With Valentine’s Day coming up, it can be stressful finding the perfect place to take your date. Fortunately for you, Statesboro is filled with many wonderful restaurant options. From thai-food to seafood, this list will be sure to have an option fitting for whatever you have in mind.

Photo Courtesy of Coconut Thai Cuisine

Photo Courtesy of Coconut Thai Cuisine

Coconut Thai Cuisine

7 College Plaza, Statesboro, GA 30458

Specials For Valentine’s Day:

Three Course Meal
  • First Course: Crispy Coconut Shrimp Salad with a House Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette or Roasted Chicken Coconut Soup
  • Second Course: Pan Seared Lobster on a Bed of Thai Fried Rice, Glazed with a Sweet Thai Chili Reduction or Flank Steak on a Bed of Garlic Fried Rice, Marinated in a House Sauce, served with a Balsamic Glaze and Sautéed Asparagus or Grilled Salmon with an Avocado Red Curry, served with Bell Peppers, Green Beans, Carrots, Avocado, and a side of Jasmine White Rice
  • Third Course: Strawberries covered in House White and Dark Chocolate or Homemade Strawberry Cream Cheese Spring Rolls
Drink Menu
  • Lovely Champagne Cocktail, Raspberry Valentines Collins, Cupid’s Kiss Martini, & Her Martini

With its stunning interior as well as its authentic Thai food, Coconut Thai Cuisine is the perfect place to take your date. They offer a three course meal for Valentine’s Day and a assortment of original drinks you cannot find anywhere else.

Coconut Thai Cuisine’s owner and head chef, Kamolwan (Amy) Kawpunna, says, “Coconut Thai Cuisine is designed to entice the five taste senses. Its unique flavors depend on certain ingredients native to Southeast Asia and the hottest chillies in the world to make an adventure out of your dining experience. We have made a special effort to keep Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) out of our kitchen.”

It is strongly recommended that you make a reservation for Valentine’s Day!

Photo Courtesy of Noelle Walker

Photo Courtesy of Noelle Walker

40 East Grill

40 E Main St, Statesboro, GA 30458

40 East Grill is a delightful restaurant  nestled in Downtown Statesboro. With its dim lighting and delicious menu selection, it’s the perfect atmosphere to get intimate with your partner.They have a variety of options for brunch, lunch, or dinner, including bottomless mimosas (Brunch-$15), Cherry Tomato Basil Flatbread (Lunch-$10), and Garden Chicken Carbonara (Dinner-$19).

Photo Courtesy of Noelle Walker

Photo Courtesy of Noelle Walker

Emma’s Restaurant and Lounge

455 Commerce Drive, Statesboro, Georgia 30461

Emma’s Restaurant and Lounge has a beautiful patio and a very chic atmosphere. They have a variety of food selections such as Portobello Stack ($16), Gumbo ($15), and NY Strip Steak ($25).  

It is located in The Holiday Inn Statesboro.

Park in the back of the hotel and you’ll see the entrance to the restaurant.

Photo Courtesy of Noelle Walker

Photo Courtesy of Noelle Walker

Orchid Asian Restaurant

1525 Fair Rd #104, Statesboro, GA 30458

With a sushi menu fit for a king, as well as many other food selections, Orchid Asian Restaurant is a great place to take your date.

They have many affordable options such as their California Roll ($4) or Teriyaki Chicken ($8). Their incredible chandelier hangs in the middle of the restaurant, and their beautiful environment is perfect for any couple.

Photo Courtesy of Noelle Walker

Photo Courtesy of Noelle Walker

The Boiling Shrimp

12218 US-301, Statesboro, GA 30458

The Boiling Shrimp’s food selection is perfect for any seafood loving couple. With a variety of shrimp, crab, and more, it will make any guy or gal happy. Their most popular meal during Valentine’s Day is “The Whole Nine Yards” which includes Boiled Lobster, Blue Crab, Shrimp, Crawfish, Snow Crab Legs and all extras for $59.99.

For dine in customers, they will have a photo booth. (One ticket for a photo session per two guests.) Drew Ferguson, an employee at The Boiling Shrimp, says, “Valentine’s Day is one of our favorite days of the year…we have a #shrimplyinlove. If you use that on your Instagram, post a picture you took in the photo booth, you’ll be up for a fifty dollar gift card as well.” 

Photo Courtesy of Noelle Walker

Photo Courtesy of Noelle Walker

Gee-Da’s Table

455 Commerce Dr, Statesboro, GA 30461

30 W Main St, Statesboro, GA 30458

Gee-Da’s Table has many food options that will fill you up while making your taste buds dance. With their many options like Grilled Mahi Mahi ($22), Grilled Chicken Pasta Carbonara ($16) or Fried Goat Cheese Croquettes ($9), they have a little something for everyone.

All of these restaurants are great options, and you cannot go wrong with any of them! Each one has its own unique atmosphere and is sure to give you and your date the aura of romance.