Valentine's Day is fast approaching, and with it comes the pressure of the perfect date. None of us are mind readers, so trying to figure out what your S/O's dream night is can be stressful. If you're totally stuck on what to do for the big day, you should make a reservation at one of these places. These Toronto Valentine's Day restaurants are where your date is secretly hoping you'll take them.

Roses and chocolates are easy enough, but when it comes to restaurants, the choices can be overwhelming.

These spots are tucked away out of the usual bustle of the city so you two can have the intimate night you've been hoping for.

The Parlour opened this summer, and you can get drool-worthy pizzas with insanely fluffy crusts to share. The venue is hidden in an alley off King St. and comes with a secret powder room.

Take your date on an unforgettable night out at Proof's glowing igloos.

You can dine inside an illuminated igloo located on a winter patio. Plus, the experience comes with chocolate-covered strawberries for dessert - the perfect Valentine's Day treat!

You can also check out some other romantic venues across the city that are great for any special occasion.

The Parlour

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Pizza, modern

Address: 642 King St. W., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Tucked away in an alley off King St., this restaurant boasts delicious pizzas for two as well a secret Insta-worthy powder room.


Fifth Grill & Terrace

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Cuisine: French

Address: 225 Richmond St. W. Suite 501b, Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: The secret alleyway entrance leads up to a stunning enclosed patio that will bring you the best views while you dine.


Proof's Igloos

Price: 💸💸💸

Cuisine: International

Address: 220 Bloor St. W., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Located on a secluded patio, these glowing igloos are the most romantic place to share an evening together.


Osgoode Hall Restaurant

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Cuisine: Canadian

Address: 130 Queen St. W., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Enjoy a lunch date in this historic building, complete with stained glass windows.


Blue Blood Steakhouse

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Cuisine: Steak

Address: Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terr., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: You'll find this luxurious steakhouse inside Casa Loma's majestic walls. It's a great spot to enjoy a special evening with your loved one.


Maison Selby

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Cuisine: French

Address: 592 Sherbourne St., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Located inside the 136-year-old C.H. Gooderham House, Maison Selby is filled with chic decor and private dining spaces. 


Caffino

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Cuisine: Italian

Address: 1185 King St. W., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Once a factory, this building has been transformed into a cozy, romantic restaurant serving fresh Italian food.


Alo

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Cuisine: French

Address: 163 Spadina Ave., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: This upscale French bistro is tucked away inside a heritage building. Indulge in dishes made with fresh, seasonal ingredients.


Good Fortune Bar

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Cocktails, bar snacks

Address: 130 Eglinton Ave. E. Lower-Level, Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Known as Toronto's 'worst kept secret', this glamorous underground bar serves cocktails and food that you and your date can enjoy all evening long.


Sofia

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Cuisine: Italian

Address: 99 Yorkville Ave., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: This stylish spot is filled with Hollywood glam and romantic vibes. 


Mira Restaurant

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Cuisine: Peruvian 

Address: 420A Wellington St. W., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Indulge in contemporary Latin American food at this date spot, hidden away in King West.


Arthur's Restaurant

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Cuisine: American

Address: 12 St Clair Ave. E. Unit M02, Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Located in the Westin Centre, this multi-level, swanky eatery is perfect for special occasions.


Grey Gardens

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Seafood

Address: 199 Augusta Ave., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Based on its modest exterior, you'll be surprised by the airy, charming interior of this hidden gem, serving all sorts of delicious seafood and wine.


Adega Restaurante

Price: 💸💸💸

Cuisine: Seafood

Address: 33 Elm St., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: This intimate setting is ideal for romantic dates. They also offer an extensive Portuguese wine list to make the night even better.


Carisima

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Cuisine: Italian

Address: 15 Toronto St., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: You'll feel like you've been transported to one of Gatsby's parties in this 1920's-inspired Italian eatery.


La Vecchia Restaurante

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Cuisine: Italian

Address: 2405 Yonge St. A, Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: With glowing chandeliers and flickering candles, this authentic Italian spot will have you falling in love all over again.


Scaramouche Restaurant

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Cuisine: French

Address: 1 Benvenuto Pl., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Hidden away on a hillside, this spot boasts fantastic views of the Toronto skyline, although you may be too busy gazing into each other's eyes to notice.


Donetello

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Cuisine: Italian

Address: 37 Elm St., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Quietly situated among the glowing streetlights of Elm St., this elegant restaurant will let you and your date escape to Italy for the night.


Le Select

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Cuisine: French 

Address: 432 Wellington St. W., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: This spot will make you feel like you're in Paris. It features the city's largest wine cellar filled with over 1,000 bottles.


The Sultan's Tent

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Cuisine: Moroccan

Address: 49 Front St. E., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: This unique spot is filled with glowing candles and intimate fabric tents for the coziest date night.


Stratus

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Cuisine: Canadian

Address: TD South Tower, 79 Wellington St. W. 36th floor, Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Because of its elevated location, Stratus is one of the city's best-kept secrets. Located in a tower, this spot brings you sweeping city views.


SARA Restaurant

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Cuisine: Globally inspired

Address: 98 Portland St., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: This minimalist restaurant is perfect for sharing plates and sharing moments together.


Superpoint Pizza & Wine

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Cuisine: Italian

Address: 184 Ossington Ave., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Pizza is the way to anyone's heart, and this cozy spot will have you feeling the love.


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