12 best Valentine's Day spots in Chicago - Business Insider

If you're searching for romantic spots in Chicago, you're in luck. The city has no shortage of places perfect for a Valentine's Day date. Here are a few of the best restaurants, bars, and more.



For a special Valentine's Day experience, Acadia can't be beat. This restaurant offers opulent food paired with sommelier-selected wines. Valentine's Day diners can choose between six or ten course tasting menus, and guests even have the option to purchase a bouquet of roses. If you choose Acadia for your romantic evening, you only need to sit back and enjoy the experience.



For simple sophistication, try Balena. This Lincoln Square restaurant has everything you need for the perfect date, from a varied wine list to delectable desserts. The décor is warm yet stylish, and the inviting atmosphere is sure to quell any date night nerves.


Magnolia Bakery

If Valentine's Day leaves you craving sweet treats, head over to Magnolia Bakery for a cupcake. These delectable confections come in many varieties, and you can even ask the bakers to inscribe a message on top of your date's favorite flavor.


Gene and Georgetti

This local favorite is a great place to celebrate the most romantic night of the year. Choose from a delectable menu complete with appetizers, steaks, and desserts.


Blind Faith Café

If you're a vegetarian, choose Blind Faith Café. This local restaurant has a three course Valentine's Celebration Menu that includes a starter, an entrée, a dessert, and a glass of Prosecco. Delectable treats like the pear almond tart or the chocolate mousse cake are sure to end the evening on a high note.


Fogo de Chao

For something a little different, try this Brazilian steakhouse. They prepare meat using the age old churrasco tradition, and the restaurant offers a unique culinary experience.



If you like your romance to be a little casual, try this great pizzeria. Its famous stuffed deep dish pizza is a great way to celebrate any holiday.


RM Champagne Salon

If you can't break out the bubbly for Valentine's Day, when can you? This atmospheric bar and restaurant boasts a French-inspired menu and a luxurious interior. Snag a seat by the fireplace and toast to romance.


Bistro Campagne

This Lincoln Square favorite is decked out with hanging lights and fragrant flowers. It provides the intimate atmosphere you want for Valentine's Day, and the champagne never stops flowing.



If you're looking to be transported back in time, try Celeste. Its 1920s-themed Deco Room is the perfect venue for an old fashioned Valentine's Day date.



For absolute seclusion, try to snag a table at Vivo. The tables are separated by curtains, which set the stage for a romantic evening.


Nacional 27

This charming local joint often hosts live jazz performances. It provides the perfect ambiance for a Valentine's Day to remember.

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Posted on Jan 31 2017