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Valentine’s Day Calgary 2021: Restaurants, Things to Do, Gift Ideas

Looking for a ideas on how to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart? Here is a list of restaurants that are offering special Valentine’s Day meals, features or takeout this year; things to do or see; and gift ideas for Valentine’s Day Calgary 2021.

Valentine's Day Calgary 2021: Restaurants, Things to Do, Gift Ideas

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Restaurants Offering Valentine’s Day Menus

Best Western Premier Calgary Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre

Barrington’s Restaurant at the Best Western Premier Calgary Plaza is offering a delicious 3 course Valentines Day dinner for dine-in or takeout.

Take-out orders must be placed by 5pm on Thursday, February 11th.
Pick up hours: February 13th -14th, 4pm – 7pm.

Make your reservation for dinner and stay the night at the hotel in a Premier King Room for $79.

Elite Brewing and Cidery

Elite Brewing and Cidery is offering Valentine’s Weekend feature ($23.95) which includes:

  • Elderflower Champagne Cider
  • AAA New York Striploin
  • Roasted Vegetables
  • Mash Potatoes
  • Chocolate Truffle

Sheraton Calgary

Flower & Wolf at Sheraton Calgary has a Valentine’s Day Dinner priced at $40 per person.

The Cookbook Co. Cooks

The Cookbook Co. Cooks has a Valentine’s Menu ($95) for pick-up on Sunday, February 14 (Saturday orders are Sold Out). Call 403-265-6066 to place your order.

Streetside Grill and Cafe

Streetside Grill and Cafe is offering Valentine’s weekend dine-in and takeout. Available February 12 – 13 from 11 am – 2 pm and 4 pm – 9 pm.

Gyu-kaku Japanese BBQ Calgary

Gyu-kaku Japanese BBQ Galgary has Valentine’s Day set menus for 2 people available February 12 – 15.

Modern Steak

Modern Steak has a dine-in Valentine’s Day 3-course dinner priced at $109 per person.

They also have a take-home dinner ($164) for pickup on February 14 between 2 pm – 6 pm.

Pampa Steakhouse

Valentine’s Day Weekend Takeout dinner packages for 2 available in Classic ($99.95) or Premium ($149.95). Preorder by Friday, February 12, 2021 11:59PM for Saturday pick-up or by Saturday, February 13, 2021 11:59PM for Sunday pick-up. Pickup times every half hour between 4 pm and 8 pm.

Valentine's Day Calgary 2021 Restaurants, Things to Do, Gift Ideas

ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen

Blue Flame Kitchen has partnered with the Lily String Quartet, Purdys Chocolatier, and Willow Park Wine & Spirits to bring you an evening you will never forget.

Their chefs have taken inspiration from the most romantic regions of France, Italy and Austria for each of the three courses in this meal for two.

In addition, Willow Park Wines & Spirits has paired wine to compliment your meal, and the Lily String Quartet will perform music from each region.

Lastly, enjoy a chocolate tasting from Purdys Chocolatier. Throughout the event, their chefs and partners will be your guides as you experience Europe through foodmusicwine, and chocolate.

Event Details

February 14, 2021
6:00pm – 8:00pm
$175 per couple

Purchase tickets by: February 7, 2021

Pickup dinner packages at ATCO Park on February 13, between 9am and 6pm.

Orchard Restaurant

Orchard Restaurant has a Valentine’s Day dine-in 5-course menu priced at $72.50 per person:

  1. Seafood Crudo (scallop, stripe prawn, salmon, aalbacore tuna, ikura, cucumber) DF, NF
  2. Melon Salad (serrano, burrata, cherry blossom balsamic glaze, baby kale) NF, GF
  3. Duck Galbi (foie gras, carrot puree, miso butter crust, rhubarb gochujang jam) NF
  4. 6oz Beef Tenderloin & Butter Poached Lobster (potato pomme puree, seasonal vegetables, demi glace) GF, NF
  5. Petit Four (macaron, cream puff, white chocolate dipped strawberry, pistachio raspberry cake)

They also have a Valentine’s Day takeout 5-course menu ($145):

  • Orchard’s signature cheese-stuffed garlic bread
  • Seafood crudo, scallop, side stripe prawn, salmon, albacore tuna, ikura, cucumber (df, nf)
  • Melon salad, serrano, burrata, cherry blossom balsamic glaze, baby kale (nf, gf)
  • Duck galbi, foie gras, carrot puree, miso butter crust, rhubarb gochujang jam (nf)
  • 6oz beef tenderloin, butter poached lobster, pomme puree, seasonal vegetables, demi glace (gf, nf)
  • petit four, macaron, cream puff, white chocolate dipped strawberry, pistachio
  • raspberry cake


Rouge has a Valentine’s Day Meal Kit to be picked up no later than 4:30pm on February 13th OR February 14th. Priced at $80 per person.

Cauliflower & Truffle Velvet Soup

Poached Steelhead Trout, Lobster & Saffron Risotto

Foie Gras Cream | Pomme Purée | Bouquetière of Vegetables

Caramelized White Chocolate
Short Bread | Pistachio Praline

Kinjo Express

Kinjo Express has a special Valentine’s Day platter priced at $44.99. It includes:

  • 45 pieces of sushi 🍣🥢⁠
  • Add on a bottle of sake to the platter for a reduced price!⁠
  • Kinjo sake – $17 (reg $19.50)⁠
  • Strawberry nigori sake – $16 (reg $18)⁠
  • Chocolate nigori sake – $16 (reg $18)⁠
  • And don’t forget some beautiful flowers 💮 $16

Available to order through online takeout⁠

⁠Limited quantities available! Pre-order from now until Feb. 13th at 12:00pm.⁠

Shijo Sushi

Shijo Sushi has a special dine-in set menu on Valentines Day. This 7 course meal will be $100 + GST and include:

1. Assorted tempura OR deep fried oyster with salad
2. Bluefin tuna with buttermilk & pepper oil OR hamachi with tomato water
3. Scallops OR real crabmeat tartar
4. Shijo signature sushi (16 pieces)
5. Miso black cod OR BBQ squid 🦑
6. Miso soup with mushroom
7. Chocolate cake with chocolate mousse (GF) with macaroni

Big Fish & Open Range

Big Fish & Open Range has a Valentine’s Weekend (February 13 & 14) set menu. Priced at $72 per person. Available for both dine in and takeout.

Black Swan Pub

Black Swan Pub has a Valentine’s dinner for pickup February 13 & 14 from 4 pm – 7 pm. Priced at $100.

Garden of Itay

Garden of Italy is open on Valentine’s Day from 12 pm – 10 pm.

Cravings Market Restaurant

Cravings Market Restaurant has a Valentine’s Day Special available for dine-in or takeout from February 12 – 14.


TRIO has a Valentine’s Special from February 13 – 15. Priced at $99.99 for 2.


TU:GO has a Love Box which includes Love box 1 of Fried Chicken, 2 of Rice Bowls, dumplings, spring rolls and the salad!

La Casa Latina Restaurant

La Casa Latina Restaurant is open on Valentine’s Day from 3 pm – 8 pm.

Escoba Bistro and Wine Bar

Escoba Bistro and Wine Bar has a Valentine’s Day menu priced at $58 per person. Available February 13 & 14 for pickup.

Koji Katsu

Koji Katsu has a Valentine’s Menu for pickup on February 13.

Valentine’s Day Calgary 2021 Things to do

YYC Hot Chocolate Festival

The 10th Annual YYC Hot Chocolate Fest is happening February 1 – 28, 2021 featuring local cafes, restaurants and chocolatiers. All proceeds from each Hot Chocolate sold supports Calgary Meals on Wheels.

Valentine’s & Family Day at The Inn Market

The market will have unique items from local businesses.

Valentine's & Family Day at The Inn Market
  • Where: The Inn on Officers’ Garden, 150 Dieppe Dr SW.
  • Date: February 6, 2021 from 10 am – 3 pm

Valentine Comedy Extravaganza

Date: February 13 & February 14 @ 6 pm (Doors @ 4:45 pm)
Location: Ballroom, Clarion Hotel Calgary, 2120 16 Avenue NE, Calgary
Features: Outstanding comedy with 3 FunnyFest Comedy Performers

Valentine's Day Calgary 2021
  • $39 Show Only (Includes – Rose & Chocolates)
  • $69 Dinner & SHow (Includes – Buffet, Rose & Chocolates)
  • $179 for 2 persons with hotel & Comedy package ONLY
  • $239 for 2 persons with hotel & Comedy DINNER package

In the Heat of the Night @ Calgary Zoo

Date: February 12, February 13, or February 14, 2021

Location: ENMAX Conservatory, Calgary Zoo

Seating Area: Choose from 3 seating areas within the ENMAX Conservatory: the Garden of Life, Garden Gallery, or Atrium.

Time: This evening runs for 3.5 hours (first timed ticket entry is at 5:00 p.m., last timed ticket entry is at 7:00 p.m.)

Event: Attendees will enjoy a delicious four-course plated dinner while the Calgary Zoo team will be roaming the venue and bringing the talks to your area throughout your dining experience.

Table service for drinks will also be available all evening so all you need to do is sit down at your table and enjoy the amazing night we have in store for you.

Each table is set up for 2 people and will be a minimum of 2 meters apart due to AHS COVID-19 guidelines. In accordance with the Calgary City by-law, guests will be required to wear masks indoors except when seated at their table.

Ticket Price: All attendees must be 18 years or older.

  • Garden of Life or Garden Gallery seating – $120.00 plus GST/person
  • Atrium seating – $110.00 plus GST/per person

* Ticket includes: Admission to Calgary Zoo starting at 4:30 p.m., three-course plated dinner, ZOOLIGHTS admission before and/or after dinner
** Engage and Inspire Members receive 10% off discount. Members please see the additional booking information below.

Parking: $12.00. Engage and Inspire members receive free parking.

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