Celebrate Valentine’s Day with ‘To Go’ ordering


Emily Dvareckas / The Hawks' Herald

Aidan’s Pub is a well-known restaurant for RWU students and is located at 5 John St. in Bristol.

Emma Bartlett, Arts and Culture Editor

With COVID-19, it seems every holiday comes with precautions: limited social gatherings, mask wearing and physical distancing. While all these rules are put in place to keep us safe, it can be difficult to figure out what to do and how to do it safely. If you are trying to find ways to share a romantic meal with a significant other this Valentine’s Day, consider ordering and doing curbside pickup from a local eatery. You can bring the food you love straight to the comfort of your apartment or dorm. Check out some of our students’ favorite restaurants and make plans for your pickup today!

Aidan’s Pub

When students are not dining at Upper or Lower Commons, you can likely find them at Aidan’s Pub enjoying wings or nachos from their plentiful appetizer menu. This local pub has a variety of Irish classics along with 80 beers from around the world. Check them out this Valentine’s Day if you are looking for a savory meal that will not disappoint. Their dessert options are also too delicious to ignore, so be sure to order a molten lava cake or Bailey’s Irish Cream cheesecake. Aidan’s Pub is located at 5 John St., Bristol and can be reached at 401-254-1940. Guests can view Aidan’s menu at aidanspub.com.

Bristol House of Pizza

Another staple to the Bristol community, Bristol House of Pizza (BHOP) offers a variety of pizzas, grinders and sandwiches that will make your mouth water. If you are a pizza lover, Valentine’s Day may be the perfect time to have a pizza tasting night by ordering multiple small pizzas and experiencing all the different flavors. They have everything from steak bomb pizza to chicken alfredo pizza. BHOP’s food is perfect for any couple looking to spend a relaxing night watching a movie or playing games. Bristol House of Pizza is located at 55 State St., Bristol and can be reached at 401-253-2550. To see their menu, visit bhopri.com.

Casa Margaritas Mexican Restaurant

If you are ready to spice things up this Valentine’s Day, consider ordering out from Casa Margaritas Mexican Restaurant. This restaurant serves authentic Mexican food and drinks all made from family-owned recipes that are sure to make your taste buds go wild. Casa Margaritas has an extensive list of appetizers and entrées and will cover all your enchilada, burrito, taco and fajita needs. For dessert, get ready to try their fried ice cream and churros. If you’re 21+, you will want to take a look at their delicious cocktail choices. Casa Margaritas Mexican Restaurant is located at 200 Gooding Ave., Bristol and can be reached at 401-396-8933. To see their menu, visit casamargaritastogo.com.