21 restaurants (and counting) serving special Valentine's Day menus in Toronto

Feb 6 2017, 6:18 pm

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and reservation books are filling up fast.

Here’s a running tally of Toronto restaurants offering special menus meant to woo with cocktails, aphrodisiacs, and luxe ingredients galore.

Here’s hoping you get lucky…with a reservation.

Auberge du Pommier

The St. Valentin Tasting Menu on offer at this modern French restaurant is overflowing with luxe ingredients. Priced at $155 per person (or $215 with wine pairings), the menu from Chef Malcolm Campbell features selections like foie gras terrine, crispy frog legs and   braised escargot, Provimi veal tenderloin, and more.

Address: 4150 Yonge Street, Toronto
Instagram: @adprestaurant

Cactus Club

Rob Feenie celebrates Valentine’s Day with a three-course prix fixe menu offered for $60 that opens with a glass of Cava before moving on to soup or salad starters, and selections prawn spaghettini or four mushroom sirloin mains, and dessert.

Address: 77 Adelaide Street West, Toronto
Instagram: @cactusclubcafe


Spend V-day with your head in the clouds at this 54th floor restaurant. For the occasion, Chef John Horne is offering a multi-course priz fixe for $155 per person. Dinner opens with oysters and then includes selections like lobster salad, bison tenderloin tartare, seared Québec foie gras, venison-rabbit pot pie, and more.

Address: TD Bank Tower, 66 Wellington Street West, 54th Floor, Toronto
Instagram: @canoerestaurant

Carbon Bar

This premium BBQ pit will be serving up a five-course menu for $75 per person on Valentines Day. Start with aphrodisiacs like oysters ($3 per piece) before on to snacks and starters including Korean fried cauliflower, shishito peppers, wild shrimp ceviche, and more. The main event is the Pit Master Platter, a feast for two featuring pork ribs, beef brisket, fried chicken, and all the fixin’s.

Address: 99 Queen Street East, Toronto
Instagram: @thecarbonbar

The Chase

Dine at The Chase this Valentine’s Day and treat your sweethart to special menus offers for $95 to $100 per person. Highlights include black cod, lobster salad, and heart of palm tartare.

Address: 10 Temperance Street, Toronto
Instagram: @thechaseto

The Chase Fish & Oyster

The seafood-centric restaurant in the Financial District will seduce with its $65 menu including highlights like snapper ceviche, lobster thermidor, and fried chicken.

Address: 10 Temperance Street, Toronto
Instagram: @thechasefo

Colette Grand Café

Channel the city of love at this Parisian where Valentine’s Day diners can enjoy a $65 menu featuring selections such as venison tartare, seabass, and sprouted lentil croquettes.

Address: 550 Wellington Street West, Toronto
Instagram: @colettetoronto


Reserve a table at this Momofuku restaurant to partake in prix fixe menu built for two. Priced at $97 per person, the menu offers selections like fluke or roasted beets to start, Rooster Crest Macaroni with duck sausage, grilled striploin with dungeness crab, sides for the table and molten lava cake for dessert.

Address: 190 University Avenue, Toronto
Instagram: @momolongplay

The Drake Hotel

The Queen West hotel is a hotbed of love this Valentine’s Day. On offer in the restaurant, a $55 prix fixe menu featuring three courses meant to be shared. Look forward to selections including fresh oysters, côte de boeuf, truffled risotto, and a special dessert to cap off the evening.

Address: 1150 Queen Street West, Toronto
Instagram: @thedrakehotel

Drake One Fifty

The Drake’s downtown restaurant celebrates V-Day with a six-course seafood menu for $85 per person. On the menu, frutti di mare with bay scallops, Argentinian shrimp, calamari, mussels and salmon tataki.

Address: 150 York Street, Toronto

Gladstone Hotel

Chocolate-lovers take note. The Gladstone Hotel is offering a six-course chocolate inspired menu for $95 per person (inclusive of tax, tip, and two drink pairings).

Address: 1214 Queen Street West, Toronto
Instagram: @gladstonehotel

Kasa Moto

The high end Japanese restaurants in Yorkville will be offering a special V-Day menu priced at $110 per person. Highlights include bincho-grilled beer striploin, lobster tempura, and cherry stone robata.

Address: 115 Yorkville Avenue, Toronto
Instagram: @kasa_moto


Take in the romantic rooftop setting at this King West restaurant where chef Roman Avril is offering a special five-course dinner for $75 per person. Add on a bottle of champagne and a dozen roses for $150 more.

Address: 627 King Street West, Toronto
Instagram: @chezlavelle


Channel your inner Latin lover at this Argentinian restaurant where special features including wild Atlantic cod with eggplant Milanese, endive and blood orange salad, and an indulgent flourless chocolate cake will join the regular à la carte menu.

Address: 176 Yonge Street, Toronto
Instagram: @lenarestaurante


Menus at Dave Mottershall’s Queen West restaurant feature five courses for $75. Opt for the meaty menu where courses include a pickled arctic char and braised beef ragu, or go vegetarian with dishes like squash parpadelle and roasted beets, ricotta, and hazelnut pralines.

Address: 620 Queen Street West, Toronto
Instagram: @chef_rouge


Premium sushi on the waterfront is sure to make your Valentine swoon. Offered from February 10 to 14, lovers can enjoy a five-course prix fixe menu for $98 featuring Miku’s signature Aburi Sushi plates, red shiso honey-glazed duck with foie gras, pan seared scallops and more.

Address: 10 Bay Street, Unit 105, Toronto
Instagram: @mikutoronto


This posh plant-based restaurant in Yorkville is serving up a romantic meal that’s entirely meatless. Priced at $55 per person, look forward to highlights including ceviche, cauliflower tots and beet pastrami.

Address: 1221 Bay Street, Toronto
Instagram: @plantatoronto


The Valentine’s Day menu at this Chinatown restaurant is priced at $100 per pair including feature drinks. On the menu, oyster shooters, dim sum tasting, beef tataki tostadas and more.

Address: 241 Spadina Avenue, Toronto


Momofuku’s top tier restaurant is serving up a ten-course tasting menu this Valentine’s Day for $180 per person. Splash out on beverage pairings for $100 more.

Address: 190 University Avenue, Toronto
Instagram: @momolongplay


Chef Francesco Venditti is offering four courses for $85 at this pescatarian restaurant on Dundas West. On the menu, selections of scallop crudo, whipped burrata, chestnut-ricotta ravioli, seared Icelantic Cod, grilled octopus, celery-white chocolate panna cotta, chocolate-raspberry mousse and more.

Address: 1214 Dundas Street West, Toronto

Urban Acorn

The catering company hosts a Vegan Supper Club on Valentine’s Day that’s decade to a love of greasy spoon classics. On the five-course menu priced at $50 per person, look forward to a banana split pancake trio, smoked reuben sandwich, loaded “BLT”,  a charred portobello mushroom burger, and vanilla bean cruller doughnuts for dessert.

Address: 1 Wiltshire Avenue, Toronto
Instagram: @urbanacornca