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Restaurants that serve heart for Valentine's Day

Want to devour a heart, literally, on the most romantic of holidays? These restaurants have heart on the menu

"Anticucho de Corazon"
Courtesy of Tanta Tanta's anticucho de corazon is served with chimichurri, corn and huacatay herbs.
By Esther Castillejo |

Get your blood pumping at one of these restaurants cooking up the most important of muscles. From grilled chicken heart with spicy twists to multi-course dinners with more than one type of heart, one thing is for sure—this Valentine's Day, heart is the star of the plate.

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Restaurants, Italian


Lincoln Park

Chef Chris Pandel's gnocchi features a beef heart bolognese so rich in flavor it could make your heart stop.

Restaurants, Latin American


Irving Park

Start your romantic dinner with succulent beef heart anticuchos, a traditional Peruvian appetizer made with marinated grilled meat on skewers.

Restaurants, Contemporary American


River West/West Town

The West Town restaurant is hosting a Valentine's Day four-course Hearts Dinner featuring bison, lamb, chicken, veal and duck hearts.

Restaurants, Japanese

Sumi Robata Bar

River North

Gene Kato's Japanese jidori chicken hearts are the best way to start your love-filled dinner at this River North joint.

Restaurants, Peruvian


River North

Eat your heart out at Peruvian celebrity chef Gaston Acurio's restaurant with the aphrodisiac anticucho de corazon served with chimichurri, corn and huacatay herbs.