Best Restaurants for a Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner in Chicago

Love is in the air and it’s time to show your Valentine how much they mean by booking a romantic meal for two – but with so many options in Chicago’s incredible foodie scene, how do you know which to choose? Check out our picks of the best spots for a romantic meal this Valentine’s Day that’ll be sure to have your date feeling the love.

  • Geja’s Café

Established back in 1965, Geja’s models itself as one of Chicago’s most romantic restaurants – and for good reason! The candlelit dining room has the feel of a cosy and inviting wine cellar, with classical guitar and Flamenco music creating the perfect amorous ambience. The restaurant exclusively serves fondue, encouraging guests to get involved in food preparation themselves and indulging in the art of communal dining – sure to keep the conversation lively between you and your date! Once you’ve finished with the delicious gruyere-based savoury fondue, it’s time for dessert. Why not truly indulge by roasting marshmallows over the open flame and dipping straight into warmed Belgian chocolate sauce. Divine!

  • Elske

Named after the Danish word for love, this hip, modern dining destination serves up delectable dishes in contemporary yet cosy surroundings, perfect for indulging on your special Valentine’s date night. The restaurant offers a tasting menu which features creative dishes such as profiteroles with chewy beets, milk-poached salsify with délice cream, black truffle, and burnt bread, and frozen fennel candy with mint. Alternatively, you can pick to please your own taste from the a la carte menu which features unique takes on classic flavour combinations such as confit hen of the woods with mushrooms, chestnut, pear cream, and thyme or lightly grilled lobster terrine with fennel, hazelnut, and grapefruit.

  • RM Champagne Salon

This highly-rated Chicago favorite is perfect for a romantic Valentine’s meal for two, featuring an attractive industrial-chic setting bedecked with festoon lighting in the outside dining area, and a lively French bistro feel inside. Moroccan lamps and antique mirrors adorn the candlelit dining room, and the focus here is firmly on the extensive selection of top-quality champagne – order a bottle and let the conversation sparkle! Classic bistro dishes such as steak frites, cheese plates, and a raw bar add to the classic bistro ambience whilst giving it a modern twist.

  • Everest

This world-renowned restaurant is a truly special treat for your Valentine, serving delectable French cuisine from the 40th floor of the Chicago Stock Exchange. Choose from Chef Joho’s seven course tasting menu or, alternatively, the three- or four-course prix fixe menu to sample the very best seasonal produce prepared with exquisite care and attention. Everest also offers a selection of over 1,600 different wines to suit every taste, so order a bottle to compliment your meal whilst you sit back and enjoy the breath-taking views of the Chicago skyline – this is one date night you’ll surely never forget.

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Posted on Feb 06 2018