Hey, Chicago friends! If you’re anything like us, you’re probably looking for Valentine’s Day restaurants in Chicago. We are removing the guess work and research for you this year with our carefully curated list of Chicago Valentine’s Day ideas and dining options. You’ll find a mix of going out, outdoor options, at home and pick up options for every budget. So go ahead and get your scroll on and view some of Chicago best romantic restaurants and offerings.
Where to Eat & Drink
Wine Lover’s Valentine’s Day at Volo
Monday February 14th 2022 – Celebrate Valentine’s Day with exceptional food, boutique wines, and fine spirits in Volo’s romantic outdoor heated & tented “#1 Hidden City Patio”.
Enjoy Chef/Partner Stephen Dunne’s decadent Multi-Course Prix Fixe Menu with sublime desserts, and optional hand-picked wine pairings by Volo Wine Director Jon Young, or select from our curated list of over 40 boutique wines and full bar with craft beers and classic cocktails… all available a la carte!
Seating times at 5 pm, 7 pm, and 9 pm. Due to the special nature of the evening, tables are limited to 1 hour 45 minutes from the time of the reservation. Menu selections will be requested in advance after booking. Inside Dining and Patio reservations are available.
Valentine’s Day Menu (TBA) $85 per person
📍 2008 W Roscoe St Chicago, Illinois . Make reservations here
Virtual Valentine’s Date Night Cocktail Class
Gather together with the ones you love most and join Hub 51 along with your date for the evening, Mr. Black Brand Ambassador himself, Steve THE Bartender, for a night of cocktails inspired by everyone’s two best friends, coffee and a strong drink. The virtual class will take place on February 10, 2022 at 7 pm.
Each cocktail kit servers two people and will provide you with everything you and a friend need to make a total of 6 cocktails (3 per person). Reserve here
Valentine’s Burrata Lasagna Kit – Take Home
Love is in the air, this Valentine’s Day, with the Il Porcellino Burrata Lasagna Kit. Allow our team to take the guesswork (and almost all of the prep) out of your celebratory evening. Once your kit arrives, uncork the bottle of Chianti and enjoy fresh-baked Focaccia and Prime Beef Meatballs while you assemble and bake a pan of our signature Burrata Lasagna. Finish the meal with our homemade Tiramisu for dessert. The Valentine’s Day Burrata kit serves two – four for just $99.95 (plus tax). Order here
Valentine’s Day Kaiseki Tengoku Aburiya
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with our Omakase Kaiseki at TenGoku Aburiya! Enjoy a speciality aperitif and a 7-course menu specifically made to celebrate this lovely day.
$200 for two people. Seatings will be available at 4:15PM – 8:15PM, $100 per person. Reserve here
Beatrix Valentine’s Day Cookie Decorating Kit – Pick up or Delivery – Available in Suburbs too!
Who needs Valentine’s Day cards when you can show your love with a Valentine’s Day Cookie, decorated by YOU!
Fun for the whole family, order Beatrix’s Valentine’s Day Cookie Decorating Kit that includes:
- 6 Valentine’s Day themed sugar cookies
- 4 icing bags (red, pink, white and blue)
The kit costs $17.95, plus tax and is available for delivery on Tuesday, February 8 – Monday, February 14 from 10:00AM-7:00PM. Order by 12:00PM one day prior to your desired delivery date. Available at all 4 of their restaurant locations. Book here
February 11th -14th
A warm chalet for two under the stars on a premier rooftop in Chicago. Reserve your own romantic nook for two hours at Devereaux. We will feature an extended bubbles list for the night as well as a savory menu by Stephen Gillanders and special desserts for the night by the chocolate-whisperer herself, Tatum Sinclair.
Each chalet has blankets for you to cuddle under and a firepit to warm up by that keeps the chalet 20-30 degrees warmer than the temperature outside.
Prepaid reservations for parties 2-4. $200 per person
📍18th Floor of Viceroy Chicago. Reserve here
Beatrix Valentine’s Day Dinner For Two – Pick-Up or Delivery – Available in Suburbs too!
Enjoy a Valentine’s Day Dinner For Two that includes:
-Local Burrata w/ruby red beet, blood orange & pistachio
-Roasted Brussels Sprout & Honeycrisp Apple Salad
-Grilled Filet Medallions w/ lobster butter
-Brown Butter Spaghetti Squash
-Whipped Yukon Gold Potatoes
-Tall Dark & Berry Handsome Chocolate Cake
*Package serves two and is $110.95, plus tax
Don’t forget to add on a dozen chocolate strawberries, Valentine’s Day cocktails to-go and more! The Dinner For Two is served cold with reheat instructions and is available for pick-up or delivery on Friday, February 11 – Monday, February 14 from 11:00am-3:00pm. Order one day prior at Noon. Reserve here
Brindille Valentine’s Day Tea To Go
For ONE DAY ONLY, Chef Carrie Nahabedian’s French Afternoon Tea will be available for pickup on SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 13,2022 This special tea service will include a selection of exotic teas, scones, crumpets and jam, pastries, finger sandwiches, and much more. Please note, one order is $160 and serves two people. Perfect for STAY AT HOME VALENTINE’S DAY!
$160 per package. Reserve here
Joes Seafood – Valentine’s Dinner for Two – Take Home
Enjoy our Valentine’s Day Dinner for Two, Saturday, February 12 – Monday, February 14. The menu includes: Shrimp Cocktail, Caesar Salad, two 6 oz. Filets & two 10 oz. Lobster Tails, Jennie’s Mashed Potatoes, Creamed Spinach, Key Lime Pie and a bottle of Giuliana Prosecco.
All items will be cold-packed with reheat instructions provided.
$249.95 per package (serves 2). Book here
Lena Brava Valentine’s Day 2022 (Feb 12th) – Pickup
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your sweetie at home. Pickup this custom a la carte menu from Leña Brava to create your romantic dinner for two. Don’t forget to add a bottle of bubbles or a Baja wine! Each entrée serves two, orders must be received by Wednesday, February 9th at 9PM. Book here
Valentine’s Day Afternoon Tea – The Peninsula Chicago
Valentine’s Afternoon Tea is offered Friday, February 11th through Monday, February 14th with seatings at 2:30 pm and 4:30 pm and includes a glass of Rosé Champagne for $125 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. Live entertainment will be provided. Reserve here
Valentine’s Day: The Office Hour
Hour-long Valentine’s Day pre or post-dinner experience in The Office which includes cocktails and premium savory or sweet snacks. Located directly below The Aviary, The Office is an intimate speakeasy serving classically inspired cocktails and vintage spirits.
Prepaid reservation for parties of 2 to 5 | $95 per person. Reserve Here
Grapes and Grains Valentine’s Celebration
- 3 Course Dinner
- Champagne Toast
- Charcuterie Plate
- Chocolate Strawberry
- One glass of house wine (red or white)
Prepaid reservation for parties of 1 to 14 | $50 per person. Reserve here
Valentine’s Day at The Aviary
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at The Aviary with an exclusive 5-course cocktail experience, paired with bites and champagne!
$185 per person. Reserve here
Valentine’s Day Luxury Dinner Date for Two – Summer House Lincoln Park – Chicago (PICKUP)
The secret to making this year’s Valentine’s Day still feel special: A night of upscale dining provided by Summer House Santa Monica! From Friday, February 11 – Monday, February 14, order a Valentine’s Day Luxury Dinner Date for Two. This experience is available for $179.95 (plus tax, gratuity not included), and wine and champagne can be added on at an additional cost. All items will come cold with reheat instructions.
- Arugula and Chicories Salad
- Lobster bisque
- Seared Prime Beef Tenderloin with a truffle bordelaise
- George’s Bank Scallops
- Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
- Chocolate Passionfruit Tart
$179.95 for two. Book here
Forgefire – Valentine’s Day Globe Dining
For this special day we will be featuring a special Valentine’s Day Sweethearts menu,
February 11th, 12th, and 13th.
Join us for an unforgettable dining experience in one of our climate-controlled globes. Our cozy see-through globes offer seating for groups of 2 to 4 people and feature a candlelit view of the picturesque Forge Quarry with the iconic ropes course towers in the distance.
📍 The Forge: Lemont Quarries. 1001 Main Street Lemont, IL 60439. More info here
Valentines “Screw Cupid” Party of One – Heritage Chicago – Take Home
- Fried Chicken
- Mac and Cheese
- Pimento Cheese
- Tomato Salad
- Bottle of Domaine Saint Vincent Sparkling Rose
- 1 oz Tin of Bowfin Roe
$80 per package. Reserve here
Cité- Valentine’s Day Experience
Valentine’s Day ALL INCLUSIVE Roof Top View Experience
Our Valentine’s Day Package Includes:
Entry to our Exclusive Valentine’s Day Private Experience on the 70th Floor; Stunning 360 Panoramic Views of the City of Chicago, Lake Michigan; The Harbor and Navy Pier; Wonderful Service; A Delicious 5 Course Prix Fixe Menu; Live Entertainment $140 per person
- Chocolate Covered Strawberries- $45
- Couple’s Roses and Rose Petal Service- $20
- Single Rose and Rose Petal Service-$10
Aji Sushi Omakase
Aji is offering 14 courses of nigiri sushi, including an appetizer and dessert. Some allergies and dietary restrictions may be accommodated. $200 per person. Seatings at 5 pm, 7 pm and 9 pm on February 14. More info here
Pizzeria Portofino – To Go
Pizzeria Portofino is taking reservations for February 14 and offering a Valentine’s Day package to go. They also have an enclosed heated patio if you’re looking for patio/outdoor options. In past years they have offered their infamous heart shaped pizzas!
Pizza & Pasta for 2 – $75 or Pizza
Prosecco & Floral – $115 Reserve here
Valentine’s Winemaking Experience & Dinner – Wild Blossom Meadery
You can make your lover a wine for Valentine’s this year that can be cellared and enjoyed for years to come. We will have a gourmet dinner for lovers with food and wine/mead to get your love flowing. The Grape Stomping Contest will see which couple is the juiciest ! Each couple will make their very own vat of wine (25 to 30 bottles) that can range from Whites, Reds, Fruit wines and Dessert wines. Mead, the drink of love, and wine tastings are included with other drinks available at our tasting room bar. Wine games, music and maybe karaoke will finish the night. Doors open at 6:00 PM with wine & mead tasting and cheese bites. $235.00 per Couples price includes the winemaking experience, dinner and bottling session at a later date. Supplies and varietal juice are an additional cost. Varietal Juice Ranges from $84.95 to $199.00. Bottles can be purchased and new or clean used bottles can be brought in at bottling date. Each batch produces 25 to 30 bottles. Reserve here