The Sweetest Valentine’s Day Specials Across Canada

A heart-shaped pizza from Pizzeria Libretto
Pizzeria Libretto

Sure, flowers are nice, but if your valentine is anything like us, they’ll really appreciate something delicious when February 14 rolls around. From heart-shaped pizzas to romantic tasting menus, read on for some of the sweetest Valentine’s Day specials across Canada that foodies will adore.


Related: The 10 Most Romantic Restaurants in Toronto: A Local’s Guide

Jenna Rae Cakes Vintage Frills Heart Cake

Jenna Rae Cakes

Jenna Rae Cakes Vintage Frills Heart Cake

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Price: $47

This delightfully on-trend confection from Jenna Rae Cakes (if the name sounds familiar, it’s probably because chef founders Jenna Hutchinson and Ashley Kosowan appeared on Wall of Chefs) features dreamy shades of pink vintage piping and a gold-edges red heart stamped with the word ‘LOVE’ over a decadent chocolate cake filled with creamy vanilla bean buttercream. It serves 4-6 if you feel like sharing, but also makes for a wonderfully romantic dessert for two (plus, you’ll have more leftover for breakfast the next morning!).

IKEA Valentine’s Dinner

Location: Canada-wide

Price: $40 for two people

Hear us out: this three-course meal at IKEA is perfect for the DIY-lover in your life. Plus, it’s seriously affordable, because who says you need to spend big bucks to make your valentine feel special? You’ll enjoy soup and salad to start, followed by your choice of signature IKEA meatballs, plant balls or salmon, and your choice of berry cheesecake or chocolate caramel cake for dessert. To drink, you can enjoy Nordic Fruit water and non-alcoholic beverages. Plus, if you want to bring the kiddos along, a children’s meal ticket is just $5.

Related: IKEA’s New Downtown Toronto Store Has an Exclusive Meatball Menu

SOMA x Eataly cannolis

Eataly x SOMA Chocolatemaker Valentine’s Day Collaboration

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Price: $5-15 per confection

Step aside, sad grocery store chocolates. Eataly Toronto‘s first-ever collaboration is not one to miss: they’ve teamed up with beloved local chocolatemaker SOMA for the ultimate chocolate collaboration, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Eataly Toronto will be offering specialty cannoli, sweet focaccia, gelato, cookies and a very special mousse cake that all incorporate SOMA’s award-winning chocolates, including SOMA’s fan favourite Dream Machine dark chocolate, white chocolate and Majoun hazelnut chocolate spread. While you can’t go wrong with any of the confections, be sure not to miss the cannolis filled with SOMA chocolate hazelnut and cow’s milk ricotta. Delizioso!

Related: Our Top Picks from Eataly Canada

Laduree Mon Chou Valentine's Day macaron gift box


Ladurée Mon Chou Valentine’s Day Macaron Gift Boxes

Locations: Toronto, Ontario and Vancouver, British Columbia

Price: $57 for 12 macarons

If your valentine appreciates the finer things in life, they’ll be over the moon for this special-edition Mon Chou macaron gift box from iconic Parisian bakery Ladurée. With locations in Toronto’s Yorkdale Mall and Vancouver’s Robson street, you can customize your macaron selection to your valentine’s taste and pick it up in store or have it delivered directly to them. If you really want to go the extra mile, Ladurée is also offering exclusive Valentine’s Day menus at their salons, and special cakes at their Vancouver locations.

Bar George Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe Menu

Location: Montreal, Quebec

Price: $149 per person

This intimate, charming spot has date night written all over it. Set in the grand heritage mansion that once belonged to to Sir George Stephen and is now home to the luxurious Le Mount Stephen hotel, the menu is a blend of U.K. cooking and modern Québécois flavours. Their five-course Valentine’s Day menu features foie gras mousse to start, followed by scallop ceviche, black cod with gold caviar, glazed short ribs and beef tenderloin as the main, and a chocolate raspberry surprise for dessert. C’est magnifique!

Primal Valentine's Day dinner


Primal Valentine’s Day 5-Course Menu

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Price: $80 per person

Ranked as one of the most romantic restaurants across the country by OpenTable, this intimate Saskatoon restaurant is offering a seriously drool-worthy Valentine’s Day 5-course menu featuring seared albacore tuna, tagliatelle alla Norma, beef filet with truffled potatoes and more. At just $80 per person, you’re getting major bang for your buck with this menu.

Farm Boy Indulgence Dinner for 2

Farm Boy

Farm Boy Indulgence Dinner for Two

Location: Ontario-wide

Price: $120 for two people

If your valentine loves Farm Boy as much as we do, they’ll fall head over heels for this delightful four-course meal. All you need to do is heat it up at home! It features a creamy seafood chowder paired with in-house egg bread to start, then a luxurious mushroom tarte tatin alongside a bed of lemon garlic arugula greens as a second course. That’s followed by herb-crusted beef tenderloin atop green bean amandine and beet barley risotto with bearnaise sauce. Last but not least, dessert is a decadent double chocolate cake with white chocolate mousse.

Morris East Love Week menu

Morris East

Morris East Love Week Prix Fixe Menu

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Price: $40 per person

When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, head to Morris East. With three locations across Halifax, this upscale artisanal pizza shop is sure to satisfy your valentine. Their prix fixe three-course menu includes your choice of Caesar salad, kale salad or arancini, following by your choice of artisanal pizza, spicy Hawaiian pizza, or main du jour. For dessert, you’ll enjoy a pecan tart topped with whipped cream. Yes, please!

Atelier Tony salmon

Atelier Tony

Atelier Tony Valentine’s Day 7-Course Dinner

Location: Moncton, New Brunswick

Price: $125 per person

The 7-course Valentine’s Day dinner menu at Atelier Tony is not one to miss! This romantic restaurant is known for its intimate atmosphere, locally sourced ingredients and signature French dishes. While their Valentine’s Menu has yet to be announced, their signature dishes like New Brunswick oysters, foie gras and venison tartare indicate that you’re in for a seriously lavish evening.

Acquafarina Valentines Tasting Menu

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia

Price: $195 per person

Looking for the ultimate luxe Valentine’s Day meal? This sumptuous seven-course Valentines Day Tasting Menu meal from Acquafarina features oysters, caviar, burrata, scallops, lobster, duck, veal and truffles. Need we say more?

Pizzeria Libretto Valentine's Day heart-shaped pizza

Pizzeria Libretto

Pizzeria Libretto Heart-Shaped Pizzas

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Price: $18

Fancy a night in? Pizzeria Libretto is offering their most popular pie in heart-shaped form just for Valentine’s Day. You can order their classic Margherita for $18 in a very special Valentine’s Day heart-shaped pizza. If you feel like playing chef for the night, you can also order their Valentine’s Day Pizza Kits to make at home which includes two Margherita pizzas for $25.

Riverside Bistro Valentine’s Day 4-Course Dinner

Location: Edmonton, Alberta

Price: $125 per person, $50 dome fee

Have you always wanted to dine in a dome? Say hello to Riverside Bistro’s romantic Valentine’s Dinner special, which offers champagne upon arrival and live music. To start, you’ll enjoy ham hock croquettes and lobster bisque, followed by your choice of surf and turf or Arctic char, and for dessert a chocolate delice with rum crème fraîche. The Valentine’s Day special will be offered in the restaurant, but you can also take advantage of their intimate outdoor domes and book a dome to enjoy your meal in for an additional $50.

Fuwa Fuwa Raspberry Pancake

Fuwa Fuwa

Fuwa Fuwa Raspberry Pancake

Location: Locations across Ontario and Alberta

Price: $17

Well known for their signature fluffy soufflé pancakes, Fuwa Fuwa is offering a special new pancake just in time for Valentine’s Day. Their Raspberry Pancake features a delicious raspberry cream, fresh berries, raspberry sauce and white chocolate spread atop two of their signature soufflé pancakes. Whether your valentine enjoys it for brunch or a late-night dessert, this confection is seriously swoon-worthy.

The Culinary Institute of Canada Valentine’s Day Dinner

Location: Charlottetown, PEI

Price: $50 per person

Looking for a gourmet meal on a budget? Head to The Culinary Institute of Canada to try an upscale meal from Canada’s next generation of rising chefs. Prepared by talented culinary students, you’ll start with your choice of steamed mussels or a mixed green salad with goat cheese and candied pecans. Next, you’ll have a palate cleanser of grapefruit and prosecco sorbet. For your main, you can choose from pan roasted beef tenderloin, prosciutto-wrapped halibut or roasted vegetable and black bean strudel. Finish it all off with a raspberry vanilla mousse for dessert.


Read more: Black-Owned Canadian Restaurants You Need to Try ASAP