Most Romantic Restaurants for Valentine’s Day: Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver
With a vast selection of tasty restaurants existing in these major cities, it may sometimes be tedious to decide exactly where to go for your Valentine’s Day Dinner. After much scouring, we have found some truly interesting spots you don’t want to miss out on. Even if it’s already too late to book a reservation, one of these spots will surely give you the perfect Valentine’s Day experience – without needing the title. Here are the most romantic restaurants you can go to in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver this love-filled season.
Location: 33 Elm St.
Adega is the Portuguese translation of a cantina or wine cellar. The chefs here take old recipes and cooking techniques, mix it with modern flavours and deliver a truly diverse cuisine. Sourcing it from all around the world, Adega’s specialty is seafood. Since they order it fresh, this spot has captured the hearts of many fish lovers alike. Between refining authentic dishes to contemporary standards, and serving straight up authentic food, this place has just the flare to spark up any romance.
Jacob’s and Co. Steakhouse
Location: 12 Brant St.
Bright and modern, this place possesses a mix of ambiences, depending on where you sit. You can often find Toronto’s finest pro athletes gathering to enjoy a heartwarming meal here as well. Known for its steak, Jacob carefully chooses a cattle producer in Ontario where they can get the freshest meat. The 60-day aged -18-ounce bone-in prime Hereford strip loin is directly from Guelph. Jacob’s also allows guests to bring their own wine and provides entertainment on selected nights using the Piano Bar. Check out Thompson Egbo-Egbo who will be playing there today!
Location: 1504 Sherbrooke St. W
Located in downtown Montreal, this place offers Italian cuisine in an urban environment. These talented chefs combine their skills to focus on food made from love, dishes filled with heritage and flavours inspired by childhood favourites. It’s not just the chefs that make this place so romantic, but the setting too! Although located in the heart of downtown, they have a terrace containing an intimate and extravagant garden that truly makes your heart skip a beat.
Location: 394, Grande-Côte, Boisbriand
Although the Boisbriand location is closer to Laval, this place is definitely worth the 45-minute trip. Built in 1816, this restaurant is based outside of a monumental English style residence and is one of the few in the area. Known for their personalized service and quality food, Chez Milot’s team is on a mission to please your taste buds through their varied cuisine and authentic menu. With breakfast served on Sundays, it is the perfect place for a warm and relaxing experience – at anytime of the day! Book a reservation here, then get a hotel room in the countryside nearby and you have the perfect mixture for a romantic getaway.
Grape’s & Soda
Location: 1537 W 6th Ave
Originating from their sister restaurant, Farmer’s Apprentice, Grapes & Soda is one of Vancouver’s first 100% organic wine bar. Building their seasonal menu around wine, you’ll find the small plates options perfect with the pairings. Along with offering a small selection of beer and cocktails, this place also serves cheeses, meats, and the best olives in town. Choose from a variety of wines that you can even order by the glass! Being a part of the Farmer’s Apprentice, you can always rely on a daily changing menu when indulging here. Lastly, you have the ability to sip elegant wines all night long for a sincere, romantic evening.
Location: 6400 Nancy Greene Way
Make sure to book extra time when planning this exciting date. Located at the peak of Vancouver’s Grouse Mountain, this restaurant has a view unlike no other. Be prepared to take a ride through the mountains in a gondola, and arrive to a serene Valentine’s Day experience. To top it all off, the fine dining celebrates British Columbia’s bounty and a wine list that was awarded Wine Spectator’s “Best of Award of Excellence”. This is well worth the while if you are looking for both adventure, and flare!