The 22 Restaurants In Montreal She Actually Wants You To Take Her To For Valentine's Day
Food is always the way into their heart!
It might sound a little too early to start planning the PERFECT Valentine's Day Date but let's be honest, IT'S NEVER TOO EARLY! In fact, if you are planning to make restaurant reservations then you better start booking. To help you guys out, I have composed a list of all the places she REALLY wants you to take her to for Valentine's Day.
There is a place on this list for every date or girlfriend that I guarantee you will be able to find the perfect spot RIGHT AWAY! So, make sparks fly and fall more in love on Valentine's day this year with that extra special someone. Be sure to spoil them and dish out some cash!
1. Celebrate Valentine's Day At Jatoba
For some delicious white wine and some fabulous food as you eat under the lights, I recommend looking into Jatoba. Jatoba is a gorgeous garden terrasse where you can enjoy inspired classic Japanese and Chinese dishes made by their chef, Olivier Vigneault. This is an A1 Valentine's day dinner!
2. Celebrate Valentine's Day At Les 400 Coups
400 Notre-Dame E
For some really fresh and local ingredients, Les Coups 400 is definitely the place to be! They offer St-Pierre Lake catfish, rabbit from Besnier Farm, and duck magret from La Canardière Farm. You can order a five-course tasting menu for $75 (an extra $45 for wine pairings)! You and your date will be falling in love with.. THE FOOD!
3. Celebrate Valentine's Day At Lola Rosa
For a vegetarian or vegan Valentine date, I suggest treating them to Lola Rosa! Here they can enjoy delightful dishes of salsas and Mexican-inspired treats! Your special someone will absolutely love it.
4. Celebrate Valentine's Day At Queue de Cheval
This is the perfect restaurant for some delicious steaks! Queue de Cheval is fancy and serves upscale food that is perfect to impress that special someone of yours. The food is to die for and the service is superb! So get fancy and be prepared for an amazing Valentines day.
5. Celebrate Valentine's Day At Europea
Headed by chef Jérôme Ferrer, Europea offers a French dining experience that is truly like nosignature 12-course tasting menu is $120 of pure lovely food. This is a perfect location to pretend like you are in Paris on Valentine's day with that extra special someone.
6. Celebrate Valentine's Day At Toqué
900 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle
Ranked as one of the top 100 restaurants in the world, this is the place where you must take your date to make it official! You can even try their tasting menu that will let you sample the best dishes for $129. There’s even a wine-pairing option but this will cost you about $200.
7. Celebrate Valentine's Day At Milos
Milos is a superb restaurant for traditional Greek food. It is honestly gorgeous and the food is to die for! They offer a raw fish buffet and their specialised dish is fried zucchini and eggplant, IT’S SO GOOD and perfect for Valentine's day!
8. Celebrate Valentine's Day At Takumi
Takumi Fusion Asiatique Sushi is great for all you can eat sushi! This restaurant specialises, not only in sushi, but also in tropical sushi pizza, featuring mango and crab; grilled tilapia; and lamb yakitori. This is a great way to show “the one” your fun and fishy side on Valentine's day.
9. Celebrate Valentine's Day At Chambre À Part
For an ambience that is rustic, contemporary, romantic then this is the place for you! They also specialise in french cuisine but they add a vintage twist on it making your Valentine's day superb.
10. Celebrate Valentine's Day At Le Club Chasse et Pêche
For a truly fantastic date where you spend a couple of bills on the one, I recommend looking into Le Club Chasse et Pêche! They are most known for their superb braised piglet risotto with foie gras, an appetiser that will impress your special someone. They are also known for their roasted duck (served with sour cherries in a balsamic sauce) and the “The Bomb” desert, (a caramel chocolate tart with 80& chocolate sorbet).
11. Celebrate Valentine's Day At Maestro S.V.P.
For some delicious seafood options – such as platters, shrimp, oysters, lobsters, crabs, and scallop, I suggest checking out Maestro S.V.P. It is the perfect location where you and your special someone can dress up and enjoy some lovely seafood. It really is a great Valentine's day spot for you and your girlfriend or boyfriend!
12. Celebrate Valentine's Day At Le Mousso
For divine food as well as a divine time, I suggest heading to Mousso. Here, you and your date can enjoy the simple desserts in life along with the extravagant dinners on Valentine's day!
13. Celebrate Valentine's Day At HVOR
HVOR is one of Montreal’s best-rated restaurants! Not only is the food amazing, but it is stunning and it is the perfect location for you date to enjoy some gourmet food. The ambience is very modern and classy so it’s a great location to make the final move in your relationship.
14. Celebrate Valentine's Day At ChuChai
ChuChai is a great vegetarian restaurant that serves delicious foods that also promotes vegan delights. Not only is this restaurant charming AF, their dishes are great even if you aren’t a vegetarian. This is a great place for you both to try something new on Valentine's day.
15. Celebrate Valentine's Day At Joe Beef
2491 Notre-Dame W
Joe Beef is known to be one of Montreal’s culinary gems! This is perfect for a first date since the atmosphere is super chill while the dishes are out of this world! So, you don't have to eat fancy to dine as a king and queen! Everything is fresh and prepared by experts.
16. Celebrate Valentine's Day At Tandem
For a chic and classy time at an extraordinary wine and dine restaurant, I recommend taking your date to Tandem on Valentine's day. This lovely restaurant is perfect for a sweet and simple first date that you can both enjoy. I mean doesn’t the food look just amazing?
17. Celebrate Valentine's Day At Le Millen
This Ahuntsic restaurant is classy and honestly delicious! They offer upscale dishes that pair perfectly with your reds and white wines! This is honestly a perfect location for a first date and to really impress that special someone. You can stuff your faces and break the ice over some wine!
18. Celebrate Valentine's Day At O’Thym
For an upscale dinner date with divine French cuisine, I suggest going to this BYOW restaurant! Your date will be absolutely shocked and swept off her feet with the gourmet food and delightful wine. This is the place to be for true Valentine's day romance!
19. Celebrate Valentine's Day At Auberge Saint-Gabriel
426 Saint Gabriel
Auberge Saint-Gabriel is known for serving divine Québécois cuisine. Veal cheek braised in Porto ($34), squid ink ravioli ($29), suckling pig from straight from a farm in Quebec City ($49), and trout confit ($14) are some of their specialties that will have your wallet crying but your date falling in love.
20. Celebrate Valentine's Day At Maison Boulud
Maison Boulud has dishes for almost every time of day, but for the best experience, go for the $98 6-course tasting menu for supper. For dinner, you can get a razor clam salad, German butterball potato truffle gratin, a plethora of handmade pastas, and roasted rack of lamb with artichoke puree. These dishes are all enjoyed in a classy and tasteful environment.
21. Celebrate Valentine's Day At La Chronique
104 Laurier W
For a truly elegant dinner, I recommend checking out La Chronique’s! Their menu offers a variety of classic French dishes. You can expect to spend about $90 – $150 with wine pairings. You have many options to choose from but by the end of the night your date will be choosing you!
22. Celebrate Valentine's Day At M.Mme
240 Laurier W
This restaurant happens to one of the more affordable options on the list. You will be spending around $30 for the main dish. Or you could get a 4-course tasting menu for 75$. They specialise in marinated leeks, mozzarella di buffalo, roast duck with beetroot puree, and rôti de porc au lait.