Valentine's Day is just around the corner. It may still be January but if you want epic plans then you have to start making moves ASAP. Dinner is the ultimate Valentine's Day activity and while you may be drawing a blank on where to go, we sure aren’t. To make sure you look like a superstar on this day of love, we came up with a list of 11 restaurants to hit up this Valentine's Day in Calgary.
Valentine's Day is wonderful. It’s one entire day filled with all things pink, flowers, and love.
But it's not all fun and games. It can be a little bit stressful to know what your partner wants, even if they say they don't have a preference.
We understand this so, in order to take the stress off, we've rounded up some amazing restaurants around Calgary that your significant other definitely wants to go to.
From adorable Italian and brunch spots to flavourful six-course meals, this list has everything if we do say so ourselves. Oh, and of course, dessert.
Don't you worry, we totally kept in mind that some people may be vegan and plant-based.
Calgary has a massive food scene that is expanding every day. While you can Google local restaurants all you want, this list is all you need.
Address: 631 Confluence Way, Calgary, AB
Why You Need To Go: As per the name, this restaurant only seats eight people. If you’re a foodie, you will love the unique and intimate experience you get with the talented chefs. New to Calgary, this place is sure to be a hit so call and make your reservation now.
D Spot Calgary
Address: 933 17 Ave. S.W., Calgary, AB
Why You Need To Go: Whether you are having dessert for dinner or dessert after dinner, D Spot has you covered. Their desserts are candy covered paradises. We suggest you and your loved one split a huge waffle covered in literally every sweet treat from your childhood.
Flores & Pine
Cuisine: Seasonal Dishes
Address: 254028 Bearspaw Rr. N.W., Calgary, AB
Why You Need To Go: Flores & Pines is an amazing upscale dining experience. It literally screams Valentine's day. From creative cocktails to one of a kind dishes, this place has it all and trust us when we say your lover has had their eye on it.
Address: 613 Confluence Way S.E., Calgary, AB
Why You Need To Go: This menu is great if your loved one is plant-based or vegan. By reservation only, they will serve you a 12-course sushi meal, piece by piece. It’s totally romantic and your significant other will adore the unique experience.
The Monki Fondue
Address: 1301 10 Ave. S.W., Calgary, AB & 4 1420 9 Ave. S.E., Calgary, AB
Why You Need To Go: Valentine's Day doesn’t mean you have to go out for dinner. Breakfast is just as important. This Calgary spot has a breakfast fondue that is to die for. Dipping strawberries in chocolate with your lover is totally romantic. If that's not your thing, their breakfast poutine is something to write home about.
Cuisine: Mediterranean and Italian
Address: 200 8 Ave. S.E., Calgary, AB
Why You Need To Go: This restaurant has been around for over 25 years so you know they have food down to a science. Trust us, you have never had Italian like this before. Pair your tasty creation with anything from their wine cellar and you are in for one wicked Valentine’s Day.
Cuisine: Fine dining
Address: 220 42 Ave. S.E., Calgary, AB
Why You Need To Go: Named as one for the best restaurants in Calgary, they do an awesome Valentine’s Day six-course menu for $85 a person. If you consider your significant other a foodie then they definitely want to go here. Just be sure to show up hungry.
Cuisine: Multiple cuisines
Address: 25 Prince’s Island Park, Calgary, AB
Why You Need To Go: This eco-friendly restaurant has lunch, brunch, and dinner options so they have you covered for whatever you’re looking for. With ingredients like duck, trout, boar, and bison, you know you're going to fall in love all over again.
Next Door Wine Bar
Cuisine: Mediterranean and Italian
Address: 1A 8330 Macleod Tr. S.E., Calgary, AB
Why You Need To Go: Sure, you’ve had Italian, but not like this. Their menu is extensive and it’s all reasonably priced. This means you won't have to break the bank for a great date on this love day.
Sugar Lips Shaved Ice
Address: 910 Centre St. N., Calgary, AB
Why You Need To Go: This crazy place is a must-visit after you exhaust your other Valentine’s Day plans. Filled to the brim with Asian desserts, their massive bowls of colourful shaved ice are calling your name. Just eat slowly so you don’t get a brain freeze.
Red Tails Cajun Seafood Bar Platter
Address: 4515 Macleod Tr., Calgary, AB
Why You Need To Go: Known for their signature plater, you can have clams, vegetables, shrimp, and lobster all on one plate. There is enough food for both of you to enjoy and it's pretty reasonably priced for the amount of food you'll get. Dive in and don’t be afraid to get a little messy.