Calgary’s culinary community is really showing us the love this Valentine’s Day with no shortage of restaurants offering great menus and deals on February 14th to suit every budget. Whether you’re in the mood for a five-star dinner, dinner from a box, simple comfort food, an evening of laughs, or a fabulous dessert, these restaurants have got you covered.


Impress your Valentine at Cucina while enjoying dim lights, bold red wines and a delicious dinner feature. Chef Shaun Halstead has created a Valentine’s Day feature menu for you and your dinner companion to enjoy in addition to their a la carte menu. 515 8th Avenue SW

Empire Provisions Date in a Box

This Valentine’s Day have a romantic meal in the comfort of your own home without spending hours in the kitchen. This fully prepped four-course meal for two comes with cooking and plating instructions to make it look like you are being served a chef-prepared plate. Must pre-order in advance. 8409 Elbow Dr SW | $129

4th Spot Kitchen & Bar

Enjoy Valentine’s dinner with your favourite person at 4th Spot Kitchen & Bar in Mount Pleasant. Choose a starter, entree, dessert and a bottle of wine. Reservations will be accepted for Valentine’s Day dinner. 2620 4 St NW | $89

Love is in the air at Hawthorn Dining Room & Bar

Hawthorn is celebrating the season of love by crafting romantic experiences for both couples and singles. February 13 to 15, Calgarians are invited to celebrate love with a three-course menu complete with an interactive chocolate-heart pinata dessert. On Friday, February 14 from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Hawthorn’s lounge will transform into the Ready To Mingle party where guests can explore hand-crafted cocktails curated by mixologist Nick Park while dancing the night away with live music by DJ J-Groove. This evening includes snacks like oysters, shrimp cocktail and pomme frites. 133 9 Avenue SW | $75

Wagyu Valentine at OMO Teppan & Kitchen

OMO is the place to go if you are looking for the most exclusive steaks in Calgary. Serving both authentic Japanese Miyazaki A5 Wagyu and Brant Lake Wagyu from Alberta, you are bound to find something that will fit your pallet. For Valentines day, OMO has 2 set dinners for guests to experience both of these amazing steaks at the same time. Choose from the Wagyu Valentine Meal for two or Ultimate Valentine Meal for two. 5222 Macleod Trail South | $178 and $248

Osteria Chef’s Table

Delight in an authentic Italian meal when you visit this rustic restaurant in Kensington. The four-course Valentine’s Day meal starts with a caprese salad, four-cheese ravioli, choice between Alberta striploin or salmon, and finishes with tiramisu and berry cheesecake. Reserve your spot today and plan for an unforgettable experience. 201B 10 St NW #5 | $60

Valentines Dinner & Live Jazz at Queens

Enjoy a relaxing evening of soft jazz/blues and a romantic six-course sharing dinner featuring wines from the Dal Cero Family of Italy at Queens Breakfast Cocktails on Valentine’s Day. Using quality surf and turf ingredients, this menu includes grilled spiny lobster, steak and frites. 3927 Edmonton Trail North. | $85


A vibrant and playful restaurant and bar located on the red mile, Royale serves up eclectic cuisine with a large selection of rosé. Executive chef Matthew Batey of Teatro Restaurant has created a special three-course drool-worthy Valentine’s Day menu with mains that include a choice of crispy chickpea panisse, grilled steelhead or AAA beef flat iron. Reserve your table in advance. 730 17 Ave SW | $55

Taiko Canteen

Taiko Canteen is a 3,00- square-foot food market and music hall with rotating brewery taps, and nine holes of Lucky Putt. Their Valentine’s Day special includes dinner for two and one round of golf. Reservations are recommended. 3851 Manchester Rd SE #107 | $55

The Tea House Galentine’s Day Comedy Show & Fundraiser

Celebrate Valentine’s Day early at the Tea House Comedy Show and Fundraiser. This Galentine’s Day event showcases local women comedians with all proceeds going to the Women’s Emergency Shelter. Comedians involved in the evenings show include Victoria Banner, Alaura Bibby, Tarah Buchanan, Brittany Lyseng, Mollie Risa, Leah Scheitel and Erin Wood. The Tea House is located downstairs from Two Penny. 1213 1 St SW | $11

Teatro Restaurant

Cozy up at Teatro Restaurant this Valentine’s Day for an a la carte menu created by executive chef Matthew Batey. This downtown destination features a five-course menu with truffle agnolotti, butter-poached crab, and strawberry shortcake. Ingredients are sourced locally and feature organic producers when possible. Make your reservations in advance. 200 8 Ave SE | $85

Yellow Door Bistro

A special five-course Valentine’s Day menu will be available from February 13 – 15 at Yellow Door Bistro in Hotel Arts. Chef de cuisine Scott Redekopp has created a menu to remember with optional wine pairings. Expect whimsical dishes that bring together fresh ingredients with classic techniques for the perfect match like smoked salmon potato croquette, lobster bouillabaisse and a strawberry and white chocolate champagne cake. 119 12 Ave. SW | $75