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Valentine's Day at the Nittany Lion Inn

Sweethearts Wanted at the Nittany Lion Inn, Valentine's Day 2017
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Bring your significant other to The Nittany Lion Inn for Valentine’s Day! Our Dutch colonial style Inn is a warm and inviting locale for you to spend this romantic evening with your partner. 

In addition to a limited menu in The Dining Room, we will offer a Prix Fixe menu with sumptious delights. Each menu item has a suggested wine pairing, chosen by our Sommelier, with four 3 ounce pours available at additional charge. Our standard Wine Spectator Magazine’s 2016 “Best of” Award of Excellence menu will also be available. Dining reservations are suggested; please call us at 814-865-8590. The Prix Fixe menu is $60, tax and gratuity not included. 

Don’t forget we also offer our luxurious and relaxing Couple’s Package for your overnight stay; contact our Reservations Specialists at 814-863-5050 to being planning your evening.


Valentine’s Day Menu

Choice of Appetizer:

Fire and Ice Oysters

Two Fresh Raw Oysters with a Mignonette, finished with Grains of Paradise–and Two Chicken Fried Oysters with a Slightly Spicy Hollandaise


Crispy Confit Duck Bao (Steam Buns)

Served with Scallions, Cucumber, Hoisin and a Sweet Chili Sauce

Wine Pairing, Choice of One:

Pinot Gris by Ponzi, Willamette Valley, OR ’14    

Malbec by Francis Coppola, Diamond Collection, CA ‘13


Choice of Salad or Soup:

Baby Frisee, Green Apple, Toasted Walnut, and Broiled Buche de Chevre with Grilled Bread and White Wine Vinaigrette


Nittany Lion Inn Lobster Bisque

Wine Pairing, Choice of One:

Albarino by Fillaboa, Rias Baixas, Spain ‘12

Beaujolais-Villages, by Louis Jadot, France ‘13


Choice of Entree:

Grilled Petite Filet Mignon, House-Made Parmesan Frites, Shallot Pan Jus, Smoked Tomato Confit, and Arugula;

Pan Seared Skate, served with Cauliflower Grits, Roasted Haricots Verts, and Rouille;


Roasted Chicken Piccata with Buttermilk Smashed Redskin Potatoes and Grilled Asparagus

Wine Pairing, Choice of One:

Chardonnay by The Calling, Dutton Ranch, Russian River Valley, CA ‘13

Cabernet Sauvignon by Los Vascos, Grande Reserve, Colchagua, Chile ‘11



Death by Chocolate Cake

Wine Pairing:

Sparkling by Argyle, Vintage Brut, Willamette Valley, OR ‘11