Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and there's no better way to show your love than by taking your significant other out for a romantic dinner. If you’re looking for some of the best restaurants in Vancouver to celebrate this special day, we’ve got you covered.
Here are 9 Vancouver restaurants that will wine and dine you this Valentine’s Day.
Location: 1054 Alberni Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1A3
This stunning restaurant is offering a special Valentine's Day tasting menu that is guaranteed to sweep you off your feet. Start off the night with some mouth-watering appetizers like caviar or burrata. For the main event, choose between the prime beef tenderloin or the chilean sea bass — both are guaranteed to satisfy. And don't even think about skipping dessert! End the night on a sweet note with the chocolate lava or red velvet cake — either would make the perfect finish to a perfect evening. This lust-worthy tasting menu is only available on February 14 and is priced at $110 per person, with an optional wine pairing for an additional $40. Reservations are filling up quickly, so reserve your table today, your taste buds will thank you!
Location: Solo District, 103-4402 Skyline Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia V5C 0M7
If you’re in the mood for some Italian cuisine, Claudio’s Ristorante is the perfect spot. Stefano and Daniele Magagnin first opened Claudio's Ristorante as a way to honor their dad and his vision of making dining feel cozy and like a home-away-from-home, while still having a touch of class. From the delicious food to the romantic atmosphere, this restaurant will make for a memorable Valentine’s Day experience.
At Claudio's Ristorante, guests are treated to a tantalizing array of authentic Italian dishes, each one crafted with the utmost care and attention to detail. The menu features a wide variety of popular options, including succulent appetizers like arancini, caesar salad, and focaccia. As well as mouth-watering pasta dishes like spaghetti carbonara and boscaiola bucatini. Pizza lovers can indulge in classic favorites like margherita, diavola, and capricciosa, while those seeking something hearty will enjoy the savory chicken parmigiana. For dessert, guests can indulge in the rich and satisfying flavors of tiramisu and panna cotta.
Whether you're in the mood for a light snack or a full-fledged feast, Claudio's Ristorante is the perfect place to indulge your cravings and enjoy the authentic taste of Italy.
Location: 999 Canada Place Suite 410, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3E1
At Five Sails, you'll be surrounded by Vancouver's stunning views from every angle. The floor-to-ceiling windows offer breathtaking vistas of Stanley Park, Coal Harbour, Vancouver's North Shore, the Lion's Gate Bridge, and world-class ski hills. Get ready to be wowed!
From February 9-14, they're offering a special 5-course menu that's sure to impress, with a price tag of $160 per person. We won't give away all the details, but some menu highlights include a creamy lobster bisque and the Fraser Valley duck breast with fig marmalade! And to end the night on a sweet note, you can indulge in their red velvet cake. Book your table now and treat your special someone to an unforgettable Valentine's Day celebration at Five Sails.
Location: 777 Thurlow Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 3V5
Joe Fortes provides guests with a selection of 50 different kinds of fresh fish, live music entertainment, and cozy booths — the perfect environment for you and your Valentine!
At Joe Fortes, dishes are focused on natural flavors and include the finest ingredients — all of which are collected from Pacific Northwest farmers, fishermen, and food artisans. The starters range from chilled dishes, like the jumbo prawn cocktail and beef carpaccio, to hot appetizers like Joe’s mussels and crispy calamari. The main course includes classics like fish & chips, salmon wellington, and seafood linguine. If you are feeling adventurous, you can order Joe’s fresh seafood cioppino — a mouth-watering medley of jumbo prawn, scallops, calamari, clams, mussels, and fresh fish. And don’t forget dessert! The options range from Tahitian vanilla crème brûlée to ice cream and sorbet. And if you have some extra room for dessert, you can order the dessert trio which comes with the crème brûlée, tiramisu, and cheesecake.
Don’t wait too long — reserve today and experience a memorable Valentine’s Day with your special one.
Location: 1608 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia V5L 3Y4
If you're looking for a unique and romantic dining experience this Valentine's Day, look no further than Loula's Taverna! This charming Greek restaurant may not have a specific Valentine's Day menu, but don't let that stop you from making a reservation — spots are filling up fast!
As soon as you step inside, you'll feel like you've been transported to Greece. The ambiance is warm, cozy, and oh-so-romantic, making it the perfect setting for a Valentine's Day date. We checked out the menu and, let us tell you, it all looks delicious! For starters, we'd recommend trying the saganaki or kalamari. For the main event, you can't go wrong with the short rib pappardelle, souvlaki, or paidakia.
To finish off the night on a sweet note, go for the orange cake served with mastiha ice cream or the cheesecake served with chocolate ganache. With so many delicious options, it's easy to see why Loula's Taverna is a popular choice for Valentine's Day. So, don't wait, make your reservation today!
Location: 1017 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 0C4
For a more upscale experience, Nightingale is a great option this Valentine's Day. With an extensive menu and exceptional service, you’re sure to have a memorable Valentine’s Day dinner.
Nightingale is where you can taste fresh, flavorful ingredients. This award-winning farm-to-table Vancouver restaurant sources locally and works with the best suppliers, farmers, foragers, growers and fisherman to bring you the tastiest and highest quality ingredients. With the title of "Canada's Best Farm to Table Restaurant," you know your taste buds are in for a treat!
So, what's on the menu? According to Yelp, the kale salad and roasted cauliflower are must-tries for starters. For the main course, you can't go wrong with the pork belly, king salmon, or rigatoni. And for dessert, the choice is yours. They have everything from tarts and cakes to sorbet and ice cream. With such a large selection, you may just want to try them all — we won't judge.
Make a reservation today and discover the culinary magic for yourself!
Location: 3388 Main Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V5V 3M7
Hawksworth Restaurant is a world-renowned eatery, recognized by local and international authorities for its exceptional cuisine, extensive wine list, creative cocktails, and welcoming hospitality. This year, they are once again offering a special Valentine's Day menu, but they have not yet released the menu. Check back soon, as we will update you the highlights once it is published.
Get ahead of the Valentine's Day rush by booking your reservation now for a night of incredible cuisine and unforgettable memories! Many timeslots are already taken, so get in while you still can.
Location: 3388 Main Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V5V 3M7
Anh and Chi is a Vancouver speciality not to be missed this Valentine's Day. Recognized by the Michelin Guide as a Bib Gourmand (high-quality food at a reasonable price), we had to include it on our list! From February 9 - 14, they will be offering a special 4-course Valentine's Day tasting menu for $65 per person — and if you are vegetarian, you're in luck, because each course offers a meat-free option.
This Valentine's Day, take your taste buds on a journey through Vietnam with Anh and Chi's authentic cuisine as you enjoy scallops, prawns, and oyster mushrooms. And a Valentine's dinner wouldn't be complete without dessert. This year they are featuring a vegetarian-friendly option of pandan mung bean tapioca with coconut milk and palm sugar.
Like every year, reservations are filling up quickly, so reserve your table now to guarantee a night of flavors to remember!
Location: 1079 Mainland Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5P9
Dovetail offers a sublime Californian experience with small plates and creative cocktails accompanied by groovy house music and modern boho decor.
The appetizers include a variety of options like shrimp with spicy aioli and butter beef tataki with shallots immersed in butter soy sauce. Indulge in guest favorites for the mains like the tantalizing carbonara and spicy vodka pasta. If you are in the mood for something more classic, try the double patty burger with comeback sauce and a side of fries. For dessert, you can choose the lemon tiramisu, mini donuts, or affogato.
Reserve today for an effortlessly chic Valentine’s date experience with your loved one!
No matter what type of cuisine you’re in the mood for, these 9 Vancouver restaurants are sure to woo you and your loved one. So, book your table now and get ready to wine and dine on Valentine's Day.
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