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11 Romantic Vancouver Restaurants With Special Valentine’s Day Menus In 2023

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Are you searching for the ultimate way to treat the special person in your life this Valentine’s Day? Vancouver has an array of incredible restaurants that provide delicious and unique meals, perfect for a romantic evening. From cozy Italian bistros to exquisite Japanese cuisine, these 11 restaurants are offering extraordinary Valentine’s Day menus that will make it an unforgettable evening.

Whether you’re looking for something intimate or grand, each of these places is sure to provide an atmosphere filled with love and romance. Take a look at what each restaurant has to offer and plan the best date ever!

PSA: Don’t let Valentine’s Day pass you by – make your reservations now! Avoid the disappointment and stress of being left without a reservation on Valentine’s Day and book yours today while spots are still available.

1. Water St. Cafe

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With the view of the historic Gastown Steam Clock, cobblestone paths, and rows of picture-esque street lamps lit up…Water St. Cafe is THE spot we always say that makes you feel like you’re the main character of an old school movie.

Well for Valentine’s Day, Chef Lyle invites you and your loved one for a special 4-course dinner! And for the first time, they are also offering the ‘Love Bird Menu’, which serves 2 people family-style. View all the items available below.

Cost: $79 per person (Happy Love Menu) or $179 per couple (Lovebird Menu)
Date: Feb 14

Address: 300 Water Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 1B6

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2. Land & Sea Restaurant

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If you’re seeking a highly-rated spot that is warm, cozy, and one of the best in neighbourhood (Kerrisdale), then look no further than Land & Sea. The restaurant blends West Coast cuisine with some Japanese flair and is a spot that goes above and beyond for special occasions. There’s no doubt you and your date will be wowed!

For Feb. 14th, Owners Kevin Lin and Stephanie Wan have prepared a Valentine’s Day menu that is inspired by their recent culinary trip around Japan.

Date: Feb 14th
Cost: $150 per person
Phone: (604) 263-0155

Address: 1864 W 57th Avenue, Vancouver, BC

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3. Baan Lao Thai Cusine

Award-winning Steveston Royal Thai restaurant (and one of our top meals in 2022), Baan Lao and Chef Nutcha Phanthoupheng is offering a special culinary journey this Valentine’s Day. The special dinner multi-course menu, “From The Fields of Thailand To The Shores of Canada!” celebrates Chef Nutcha’s life story from growing up in rural Thailand to living in Steveston.

It will combine traditional Thai ingredients and ingredients sourced from Chef’s own gardens. You’ll be experiencing items like hand-roasted insects and organic water buffalo with fresh lobster from Canada. Taste the flavors of Thailand in each bite and in an exquisite dining room with artwork painted by world-famous Suda the elephant.

Date: Feb 14th
Cost: $290 per person

Address: 4100 Bayview Street, Richmond, BC

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4. Provence Marinaside

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Experience the flavours of southern France right here at one of the best award-winning restaurants in Vancouver! Not just the mouth-watering dishes, but the aesthetic decor and water view make this place an ideal spot for a hearty V-Day date.

For the upcoming Valentine’s day, Chef Jean Francis and his team have created an elegant seafood-forward six-course set menu. And if your date enjoys some vino, they have an optional wine pairing that will give you a sip of Provence, a region in France known for their wine.

Date: Feb 14
Cost: $135 per person

Address: 1269 Hamilton Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 6K3

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5. Mott32

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Mott 32 is the spot if you want to impress or celebrate with a boujie Chinese culinary experience. Founded in Hong Kong and paying homage to New York’s Chinatown, this award-winning restaurant utilizes the latest in modern and innovative cooking techniques from around the world to create their time-honored recipes.

For Valentine’s Day, the renown restaurant is offering a sophisticated dining experience with a curated selection of 10 exquisite dishes, prepared by the talented chefs at Mott 32, perfect for you and your significant other.

The Valentine’s Day set menu includes:

Drink: Welcome Bubble
Starter: Barbecue Pluma Iberico Pork, Yellow Mountain Honey Marinated Jellyfish, Cucumber, Black Fungus, Aged Black Vinegar
Evening Dim Sum: Maine Lobster Har Gow
Soup: Bird’s Nest Soup, Pumpkin, Scallop, Prawn
Main: Chilled Alive Abalone with Seared Foie Gras Sticky Black Cod, Mustard Yuzu Sauce Japanese Wagyu A5+, Asparagus, Homemade Black Bean Paste, Garlic Chips
Rice & Noodles: Alaskan King Crab Meat Fried Rice, Black Truffle
Dessert: Rose & Valrhona White Chocolate Pannacotta, Lychee Sorbet, Raspberries Blueberry Chinese Rice Cake Price does not include tax and gratuities.

Date: Feb 14th
Cost: $260.00 per person

Address: 1161 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6E 0B3

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6. Five Sails

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Celebrate your special someone this Valentine’s Day with a luxurious and elegant night out at the awarding winning fine-dining restaurant, Five Sails. Admire the stunning downtown waterfront views while savoring a special 5-course gourmet European-inspired meal, prepared by Executive Chef Robbie Robinson.

Date: Feb 14th
Cost: $175 per person

Address: 401-999 Canada Place Vancouver, BC V6C 3E1

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7. Tetsu Sushi Bar

If you fancy high-end Japanese food, then this top Vancouver omakase spot will be your best bet for a glorious and intimate date. The West End restaurant is offering a special Table & Bar Valentine’s omakase menu this year. As you can expect from Tetsu, you’ll be getting the BEST and freshest ingredients for your meal.

Date: Feb 11th, 12th, 14th
Cost: $250 table or $270 bar

Address: 775 Denman Street, Vancouver, BC

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8. Coast Restaurant

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Just relaunched with a new refined and luxurious interior for its 20th Anniversary, downtown’s Coast is offering sharable platters and feature entrees for love birds this year.

Date: Feb 10th – 14th
Cost: $95 per person

Address: 1054 Alberni St, Vancouver, BC

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9. Nox Restaurant

NOX is a restaurant in Coal Harbour, inspired by the Goddess of the Night in Roman mythology. Their dishes are prepared with locally-sourced ingredients, serving up Italian classics and unique flavours. Treat your special someone to a romantic evening at NOX. Their modern and intimate space is perfect for creating lasting memories with the one you love.

On Feb 10th, 11th and 14th, couples can experience the a taste of NOX’s flavors with their specials and featured cocktails:

💘 Pan-seared steelhead trout – smoked garlic potato croquette, wilted greens, clam & nduja seafood broth⁠

💘 Dark chocolate & almond panna cotta – Italian macaron, almond tuille, strawberry sorbet⁠

Feature cocktails:
💘 The Club Clover – Ampersand Gin, lemon juice, simple syrup, Esquimalt dry Vermouth, berry foam, garnished with fruit leather⁠
💘 Bona Dea – Prosecco, Loving Dusk Raspberry Gin Foam, garnished with berry dust⁠
💘 Aphrodite – Ricotta washed lillet, hibiscus syrup, campari, soda, garnished with Italian mini macaron⁠

Date: Feb 10, 11th, & 14th

Address: 1575 West Georgia, Vancouver, BC

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10. Juke Fried Chicken

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A bouquet of roses may be nice and sweet to look at, but not very practical (we’re the only ones who just think with our stomach…). Well thankfully, the popular Chinatown fried chicken joint, Juke Fried Chicken, has a more practical bouquet for you to consider: their ‘Let’s Cluck’ Fried Chicken Bouquets!

Each year this special comforting gift is a major hit for Valentine’s Day and even gets sold out (clearly many think with their stomach).

So if you want to get your hands on this 8-piece wrapped bouquet of Juke’s gluten-free fried chicken for the special person in your life, you better preorder it NOW.

Cost: $31 + tax
Pick up Feb. 14

Address: 185 Keefer St. Vancouver BC

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11. Pizza Farina

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Valentine’s Day is about all things heart-shaped, right? But what about food that is also heart-shaped? The answer is hell yes.

Vancouver’s much-cherished Pizzeria Farina is bringing back its celebrated heart-shaped Margherita Pizza this Valentine’s Day.

Date: Feb 14th only

Address: 915 Main Street, Vancouver BC  V6A 2V8 &

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With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, this is your chance to make a lasting impression. Don’t wait – book now and guarantee that your special someone will experience a truly memorable night.