Valentine’s Day Dining and Takeout Deals


Head to Borough for a five-course tasting menu by chef William Karon and his culinary team. The tasting menu, $110 per person, begins with an amuse bouche of gougers and triple creme brie followed by venison tartare, scallops, pimenton pappardelle, Denver steak and a slice of red velvet cheesecake. 730 Washington Ave. N., Mpls., 612-354-3135, 

The Dakota 

Downtown Minneapolis’s favorite jazz club is offering a special Valentine’s Day soiree complete with live music and a five-course meal with options for both vegetarians and meat-eaters. For $125 per person, singer Sophia Shorai and pianist Tommy Barbarella will be playing a combination of pop and jazz as you fall into the culinary creations created by chef Remy Pettus. 1010 Nicollet Mall, Mpls., 612-332-1010,

Farmer’s Kitchen & Bar 

If you’re looking for a romantic meal ahead of actual Valentine’s Day, Farmer’s Kitchen & Bar has you covered from February 10-12. Enjoy a three-course dinner filled with farm-fresh ingredients like golden beets and pan-seared Red Lake Nation walleye for $50 per person. 750 S 2nd St. Ste. 100, Mpls., 612-200-9434,

France 44

Not surprisingly, this spot for gourmet wine and cheese is the perfect place to pick up Valentine’s Day goods to celebrate. They also have a take-out Valentine’s Day menu, where you can choose from an assortment of options, including a cheese plate for two (that includes a charming heart shaped triple cream brie), a caviar bundle, truffle fondue, flourless chocolate torte and more. 4351 France Avenue South, Mpls.,

Hell’s Kitchen 

If you’re in the mood for an emporium filled with sparkles, hearts, twinkle lights, candles, and live music this Valentine’s Day, Hell’s Kitchen is the place to be. For their nine-day long love-filled transformation, Feb. 10–Feb. 19 offers the perfect Valentine’s celebration. For those who are service industry workers who couldn’t snag a reservation of Feb. 14 because of a work shift, be sure to let your server know. They’ll have a special surprise in-store. 80 S. Ninth St., Mpls, 612-332- 4700,

Kendall’s Tavern & Chophouse 

Kendall’s Tavern & Chophouse does classic american cuisine, and for Valentines Day they’re offering a three course menu featuring surf and turf options as well and luxe desserts. Champagne and flowers can be pre-arranged for an additional cost. $49.95 per person. Bunker Hills Golf Club, 12800 Bunker Prairie Road NW, Coon Rapids,


Mara, Gavin Kaysen’s new-is mediterranean restaurant in downtown Minneapolis is offering a wide array of luxe Valentines Day eats. From February 10th -14th, a champagne and caviar cart will be rolling through the dining room. On the day itself, Mara is offering a five course meal, featuring oysters, handmade pasta, and chocolate truffles, $195 per person. Or, join executive pastry chef Eddy Dhenin for a truffle making demonstration and digestif, $100 per person. 245 Hennepin Ave, Mpls.,

Mason Jar Kitchen & Bar 

Mason Jar Kitchen & Bar has both dine in and carryout options available this V-Day, and the theme is Surf & Turf. Their $155 to go option features a four course menu, with filet mignon and stuffed lobster tail, and add-ons like the bloody mary kit and the lobster bisque. In house dining offers a wider selection of options, still on the surf & turf motif, for $85 per person. 1565 Cliff Road, Eagan,

Momento Restaurant & Bar 

St. Paul’s Momento has a four course Valentine’s Day menu available on February 10th, 11th, and 14th. For $150 per person, options include baked brie, apricot and pear salad, lobster tail or New York strip, and even NA beverage choices. 360 St. Peter Street, St. Paul., 651-223-7000,


Make your way to Monello for an eight-course tasting menu curated by Chef Kevin Coughenour and his culinary team. $140 per person, be sure to reserve ahead of time. 1115 2nd Ave. S., Mpls., 612-353-6207 

The Mudd Room 

For those looking for a more rare and mysterious Valentine’s Day experience, Mendota’s hidden speakeasy will open especially for their Feb. 14 special – they’re normally only open Thursday-Saturday. Chef Tyge Nelson has created a special 7-iten tasting menu for $50 per person for the event, and live music by Henry Bitzer will serenade guests throughout the evening. 1352 Sibley Memorial Hwy., Mendota, 651-452-1311

My Burger 

Minnesota’s locally owned grab-and-go burger joint, My Burger, is reining in the day of love with their annual My Burger and Chill event taking over all eight of their locations. After 4 p.m. on Feb. 14, visitors have the opportunity to buy two burgers and get a shake to share with the online discount code VDAY23. Multiple locations, 


St. Paul’s Parlour is serving a Valentine’s Day tasting menu for just $55 per person. Prepared by chef Jon Hall, the three course meal offers a range of choices, mains include flat iron steak, arctic char and a vegetarian grain bowl. 267 7th St. W. St. Paul,


Both of Pajarito’s locations will be offering a special Valentine’s Day a la carte menu, but each location offers its own unique experience. At the Edina location, diners have the opportunity to eat in the restaurant’s intimate underground lounge with live music performed by Marcus Lere. In Saint Paul, the entire restaurant will be reservation-free and allow walk-ins all evening. Multiple locations,   

Potluck Food Hall 

The Roseville eight-vendor food hall offers a mix of different cuisines for your Valentines Day meal. Mix-and-match different delicacies with alcoholic beverages available at the Burger Dive Bar, and be sure to check out the $30 V-day dessert special at B&E featuring Sweets By Diane. 1595 Hwy. 36, Roseville, 651-330-3064, 

Red Cow & Red Rabbit 

Red Cow & Red Rabbit are switching things up with a Valentine’s Day menu available from the 9-19th. At Red Cow, they’re serving up a filet mignon burger and indoor s’mores. At Red Rabbit they’re doing Oyster Rockefeller, Steak TarTar, Gnocchi, and Lamb Chops. Head to one of their multiple locations to celebrate pre or oven post V-Day. Multiple metro locations,

Saint Paul Brewing 

For the lovers looking for a more casual celebration of love, Saint Paul Brewing has the perfect date-night special. A pizza, two beers of your choice, and two red velvet cupcakes for $35. 688 E. Minnehaha Ave., St. Paul, 651-698-1945,

Smack Shack 

In the mood for seafood this Valentine’s Day? Smack Shack is offering a V-day meal for two that includes lobster, snow crab and jumbo prawns, with the option to add sides. This meal is available from February 10-14 for $130. Multiple metro locations,

Stockyards Tavern & Chophouse 

Stockyards Tavern & Chophouse is serving a Valentine’s Day pre-fixe menu from February 10th – 14th, where any bottle of wine is $5 off when ordering off their V-day menu. $54.95 per person. 456 Concord Exchange S., South St. Paul,

Surdyk’s Cheese Shop 

Stay in with a fully-prepared meal by Surdyk’s. The four-course dinner offers options for a starter, main, and dessert, and comes with a salad for $65 per person. Add on a cheese course for two or a bottle of wine if you’re feeling fancy. Place your order by February 8 at 12 p.m. and pick it all up on February 14. 303 E. Hennepin Ave., Mpls., 612-379-9757,

The Lexington 

Enjoy an upscale dinner for two at The Lexington. Their exclusive Valentine’s specials include a 50 oz Tomahawk steak for $160, a side of grilled seafood ravioli with caviar cream sauce for $22 and Osetra caviar for $80. Be sure to reserve a table in advance.  1096 Grand Ave, St. Paul, 651-289-4990, 

The Saint Paul Hotel 

The Saint Paul Hotel’s lobby bar is a great romantic stop for the holiday. The lobby bar caviar experience offers multiple beverage choices paired with kaluga caviar. Prices range from $75-$95. 350 Market St., St. Paul, 651-349-4221,

TRIA Restaurant

This Valentine’s Day, Tria is offering a special prix fixe menu for the lovers looking to eat in style. For $75 per person, the three-course meal will be offered on Feb. 10, Feb. 11, and from Feb. 14–18 for those looking to celebrate all weekend long. 5959 Centerville Road, North Oaks, 651-615-0836,     

Tullibee at the Hewing 

The Hewing Hotel is hosting a four course meal by Chef Marque Collins. For $90 per person, the menu offers a selection of carefully crafted, unique dishes. Starting off with small bites of celery root arancini, brandade and potato croquette, the meal is sure to impress. Add the wine and cocktail pairing for a little something extra. 300 N Washington Ave., Mpls., 651-468-0400,

Un Dito 

Don’t miss Dito Date Night, a valentine-inspired aperitivo spread. The aphrodisi-snacks menu for two is $69 and includes a bottle of prosecco, a half dozen fresh oysters with pomegranate mignonette, bruschetta with truffle whipped ricotta, honeycomb, and orange essence with chocolate dipped strawberries to finish it all off. 4728 Cedar Ave S., Mpls., 612-223-8639, 

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