Nothing says love like sharing good food with your sweetheart, so show your adoration at some of the best Chicago restaurants with indulgent Valentine's Day dinner specials that range from Italian food to seafood. All specials are offered on February 14, unless otherwise noted.
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Valentine's Day dinners
This Valentine's Day weekend, Ada St. is celebrating with a When Harry Met Sally theme. The $55 four-course menu will follow the stages of Harry and Sally's relationship and feature dishes like grilled prawns, spaetzle with duck confit, little neck clams and more. On Sunday night, catch a screening of the movie at the restaurant. Vegetarian and gluten-free options are also available.Read more
Chefs Michael Sheerin and Sarah Jordan (formerly of Cicchetti) team up for a Valentine's Day dinner inspired by Chaucer, with dishes like smoked venison saddle, Champagne and oysters and more. Dinners are held on February 13 and 14, with seatings from 6:30-8:30pm and 8-10:30pm, and cost $75 or $100 with wine pairings.Read more
On Valentine's Day, Bistronomic will offer a three-course prix-fixe menu including options like lobster Thai soup, housemade smoked salmon tortellini, handcut Parmesan gnocchi and more. The dinner is $69 per person or $179 for two, which includes a bottle of wine.
If you're celebrating Valentine's Day on Friday or Sunday, Bistronomic will have a three-course prix-fixe menu for $45 as well as its a la carte menu.
For Valentine's Day, seafood restaurant Kinmont is offering a la carte speclals, including truffled oyster with caviar, a lobster dish for two, scallop crudo with foie gras and steak bearnaise. A special cocktail is made with Brugal white rum, Flor de Jamaica housemade tincture, Demerara simple syrup and sparkling wine.Read more
Grab your sweetheart (or just a friend) and head over to The Local Valentine's Day WEekend for their tasting menu featuring one starter, entree and dessert per person. Two drinks are also included per person to enjoy with a selection of oysters, bbq ribs, lobster tail and more. Dinner is $120 per couple.Read more
For the first time ever, mfk. Restaurant will offer a pre-fixe menu just for Valentine's Day. Their four-course menu will offer some of their menu favorites like suzuki ceviche (a poblano guacamole and squid ink tostada) and brand new dishes just for this romantic occasion. The pre-fixe menu is $55.Read more
Perennial Virant is offering specials for both brunch and dinner. On Friday and Saturday, order a tasting menu with courses like pork confit beignets and Skuna Bay Salmon. A prix-fixe brunch menu is also available on Valentine's Day and includes an item to share, one entree per person and your choice of a Bloody Mary, mimosa or mocktail. The dinner tasting menu is $75 and the brunch is $35.Read more
The Promontory is offering a four-course tasting menu, but the night doesn't stop there. Try one of its handcrafted cocktails for two and stick around after dinner to catch a special jazz show on The Promontory stage. The tasting menu is $65 and wine pairings are $35. Tickets to the jazz performance tickets range from $40-$60.Read more
While you're dining, watch a classic romantic film like Casablanca and Gone with the Wind. Slurping Turtle is also offering sweet treats to enjoy during the movies. The four-course menu is $45 with sake pairings for $30, and the seven-course menu is $75 with sake pairings for $50.Read more