This year, Valentine’s Day lands on the day after BC’s Family Day long weekend. Skip the fine dining this year and opt to dine at one of Vancouver’s casual restaurants. But with a bustling dining scene in Vancouver, it can be hard to find a special spot that suits you and your date. To celebrate our favorite Hallmark holiday, here are some of our favorite casual restaurants offering Valentine’s Day specials:
Looking for a place with ample vegetarian and meat dishes? Maenam is the perfect spot for Valentine’s Day. Found along W. 4th Ave, and in the heart of Kitsilano, Maenam brings authentic Thai cuisine to Vancouver. Whether you’re with a partner, or a group of friends, Maenam’s 4-course meal, at $80 per person**, is the perfect spot for meat eaters and plant lovers alike.
Nothing says romance like French cuisine, and Au Comptoir serves exactly that. Reminiscent of a Parisian café, they offer an intimate and cozy atmosphere. On Valentine’s Day, Au Comptoir will service a set menu for $80 per person**, and their dining experience is guaranteed to make Valentine’s Day extra special.
Dinner and a stroll is the perfect recipe to a romantic evening, and Robson Street’s Forage is the perfect location. Housed on the corner of Robson and Bute, Forage is praised as one of Vancouver’s best sustainable dining restaurants. For your Valentine’s Day dining needs, Forage is offering a delicious prix fixe menu at $95 per person**.
Make your February 14th, Gal-entine’s Day! Spoil yourself and your girlfriends with a fun-filled date to La Mezcaleria. Skip the prix-fixe menus and plan for happy hour outing. Items like cheesy quesito fundido and ceviche are all under $10! Throw in a $5 house wine, and you and your friends are guaranteed to have a good time.
French is the language of love – it only makes sense to visit Tableau Bar Bistro on Valentine’s day. Extend your Valentine’s Day celebrations and take a stay-cation at the Loden Hotel andnjoy Tableau’s Valentine’s menu for $75 with an optional $45 for wine pairing!
** tax and gratuity not included.