A St. Louis Valentine’s Day Guide

Monday January 24, 2022

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with someone special in St. Louis. A variety of dine in and to go options are available from some of St. Louis’ most popular restaurants. Make it a fun overnight experience and find great hotel deals from many of our area hotel partners.

Restaurants

612NorthThe catering and event space in downtown St. Louis with amazing views of the Gateway Arch is offering a four-course dinner with amuse bouche, 612 classic salad, either chicken Milanese or filet mignon served with grilled asparagus, au gratin potatoes, chocolate lava cake with vanilla ice cream, and a complimentary glass of champagne for dine-in guests. Advance reservations and menu selection is required. February 12 and 14 from 5–9 p.m. 314-899-0612.

The Boathouse at Forest Park: The Boathouse in Forest Park is offering a special menu for you and your loved ones featuring cranberry balsamic chicken; grilled salmon; vegetarian plate with portobello mushrooms over penne pasta; and a variety of appetizers, soups, and salads. A Rum Chata Creme brulee dessert. February 14 from 4–8 p.m. Reservations only.

Boom Boom Room: Join the Boom Boom Room with your special someone for a romantic date night complete with dinner and burlesque show. We are the perfect place to get the romance started. The three course dinner gets started and then sit back and enjoy the titillating tease of The Boom Boom Bombshells for a burlesque show like no other. It’s the most sizzling, seductive, sexy show in St. Louis.

The Caramel House: The artisan caramel company is offering a Valentine’s Day special-order of hand-dipped, dark chocolate strawberries along with our in-store specialty chocolates. Place your pre-orders by phone: 314-972-3777.

Cinder House: Cinder House at the Four Seasons is offering a special menu items crafty by Chefs Gerard Craft, Peter Slay and the Cinder House Team. Appetisers will include a half dozen oysters with a caviar add on, Peruvian crab ceviche, and hearts of palm salad.  The main course showcases Cinder House’s nod to South America with a bistec asado, better known as a 12 ounce New York strip with carne secca Rice and a pan roasted ora king salmon. Available February 12–14 from 5–10 p.m. Call 314-881-5759 to make a reservation.

Clark and Bourbon: Enjoy a romantic culinary experience at Clark and Bourbon with Executive Chef Matt Lange and our local Angel’s Envy Whiskey Guardian Clara Noble and Director of Outlets Robert Etter will be on hand to walk the guest through each Whiskey course. The menu highlights deviled fig, potato and smoked mussel soup, shoyu glazed pork belly, aged duck breast and brown butter & pecan ice cream. February 14 at 7pm

Grace Meat + Three: Enjoy Grace Meat + Three Fried Chicken Valentine’s Bouquets. The package includes 1/2 dozen fried chicken tenders, buttermilk lime dressing, burgundy mini carnations, queen Anne’s lace packaged in a 24″ Rose Box. Pre-order and pick up on Saturday, February 12. 314-520-8182.

Hamilton Hospitality: Hamilton Hospitality the owners of Hamilton’s Urban Steakhouse & Bourbon Bar, Vin de Set, and Eleven Eleven Mississippi will be open for dinner on Valentine’s Day along with each restaurant will be offering a special dinner plus their regular menus.

Juniper: Offering a 4 course tasting menu including Oysters w/Blood Orange Granita and Caviar, Fermented Carrot w/Miso and Togarashi, Roasted Hen of the Woods Mushroom on Red Grits with Popped and Creole Spiced Sorghum, choice of Beef Tenderloin w/Celery Root, Parsnip, Grilled Onion, Garlic and Fermented Soy Caramel or Skate Wing w/Sauteed Spinach and Trout Roe Vin Blanc, Red Velvet Cake for Dessert for $65 per guest. Beverage Pairing will be available for $35 per guest. Reservations Required.

Morton’s The Steakhouse: The popular steakhouse is serving a three-course Chateaubriand dinner for two. The package includes caesar salad, morton’s iceberg wedge and lobster bisque for starters, Chateaubriand sauced with bearnaise and red wine demi blase plus 2 sides to share, and Morton’s legendary hot chocolate cake, seasonal bread pudding, and New York Style Cheesecake. $169 for two. Reservations required 314-725-4008.

The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis: Treat your sweetheart to an unforgettable evening thanks to The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis’s special three-course dinner. The menu features Spinach and Arugula, Rosemary Lamb Loin, Lobster Ravioli, Halibut with Lobster Ravioli and Berry Pavlova and Mignardises for Dessert. Plates at $70 per person (plus tax and gratuity).  Reservations for dinner in The Lobby Lounge are available on Monday, February 14th and can be made by calling (314) 863-6300.

Ruth Chris: Share the sizzle with your sweetheart with a Tenderloin for Two. The Tenderloin for two a Roasted Chateaubriand with cognac sauce and finished with melted butter, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, creamed spinach, steak house salad, shrimp cocktail and Chocolate sin cake for dessert. Available for dine in and carry out. Reservations Recommended. February 11 – 20. 314-259-3200

Sugarfire Smoke House: Enjoy dinner at Sugarfire on Washington Ave then after walk across the street for a movie, drinks, popcorn, and chocolate covered strawberries. Movie tickets are $15 for 2 and food and bar specials start at $20 per couple. Valid on February 12

SqWires: The popular restaurant in Lafayette square is offering a Valentine’s Dinner for Two To Go. The Valentine’s Dinner to go offers four courses: butternut squash bisque; Caesar salad; a choice of Tortellini, Salmon, Short Rib, and Chicken; and Roasted Pear or Raspberry Vanilla Bread Pudding for dessert. The price is dependent on entrée and ranges from $45-56. Order by 10am on February 10, and pick up from 3–6 p.m. on February 11, 12, 13 or 14. 314-865-3522.

Union 30: Union 30 at Hotel Saint Louis is offering a four-course meal includes your choice a selection of appetizers, three salad options; entrées of either steak and crab, Chilean Sea Bass, Pan Seared Petaluma Chicken Breast or Roasted Butternut Risotto; and a choice of three desserts including RC Cola Red Velvet, Chocolate Mousse Dome, and Fresh Berries. $150 for two. 314-241-4300.

Vicia: For $170, couples can enjoy an 8-course Valentine’s experience that features a creative mix of luxury and local, highlighting winter ingredients with 6 savory courses and 2 desserts. Exclusively available February 11, 12, and 14. Proof of Covid-19 vaccination required for all. Reservations required. 314-553-9239.

Hotels and B&Bs

Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis: Those interested in both a spa and culinary adventure should consider Spa After Dark Package, which includes a candle-lit dinner in the relaxation lounge overlooking the Mississippi River , 80-minute massages in the Couple’s Suite, access to the infrared sauna, whirlpools, steam rooms, and more. Call 314-881-5758 to make a reservation. 314-881-5800.

Holiday Inn St. Louis, Creve Coeur: Enjoy a special Valentine’s stay at the Holiday Inn St. Louis Creve Coeur where you can choose from three different packages that include champagne and breakfast. Packages range from 169 to 269.

Live By Loews: Romance abounds at Live by Loews in downtown St. Louis. Indulge in amenities and late check-out along with one bottle of sparkling wine, four-piece truffle set, $50 food and beverage credit, complimentary self-parking.

The Ritz-Carlton St. Louis: Retreat to romance at The Ritz-Carlton St. Louis, where the Special Occasions Package featuring Deluxe rooms are available at a rate of $499 plus tax per night. This package includes breakfast for two to be enjoyed at Casa Don Alfonso or via In-Room Dining, a bottle of Ritz-Carlton Champagne, decadent chocolate-covered strawberries, and complimentary parking. Guests can round out the relaxing getaway with a rejuvenating massage or simply enjoy the stunning accommodations and attentive service, The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis is here to take the stress out of Valentine’s Day planning.

Tuxedo Park STL Bed and Breakfast Inn: Ready for a safe, socially distanced Valentine’s Getaway? Look no further than Tuxedo Park STL Bed & Breakfast in Webster Groves. Occupancy limited to 4 couples.  Your 2-night package includes a room with a fireplace and luxury shower, Breakfasts both mornings, an enhanced happy hour or late night dessert for Thursday or Sunday and a 3 course meal on Friday or Saturday night, beverages included.  Queen size option at $430 +tax, King size room option available at $460 +tax. Extended dates for Valentine’s weekend will also include Sunday-Tuesday options. Available Thurs Jan 27 to Sun Jan 30; Thurs Feb 3-Sun Feb 6 and Thurs Feb 10-Tues Feb 15. Only available by phone.  Call 314-801-8818 to reserve today. 

Attractions

Amp Up: Make your Valentine’s heart race at Amp Up! This Cupid’s Combo package includes 1 Go Kart Race, 1 Hour of Axe Throwing and 1 Free Drink per person for only $84.99 plus tax (valued at over $106 for 2). Must book online for 20% discount. Suitable for ages 14 and older. Your free drink can be any single serving item including beer, wine, ICEE, fountain soda or bottled drink. Book times available on Sunday evening 2/13/22 and Monday mid-afternoon and evening 2/14/22.

Create your Own Jewelry: Love is in the air! Learn how to make custom 3D printed and laser cut jewelry in Creative Experience with the St. Louis Public Library. You will be shown how to design your jewelry based on this month’s theme: Valentine’s Day. Make heart shaped necklaces, “Be Mine” earrings, and more! All material to make jewelry will be supplied to all attendees at no cost. Registration required.

Dancing with the Stars – live Tour 2022: Your favorite dancers from this iconic television series hit the stage at Stifel Theatre with an ALL NEW SHOW. Starring Brandon Armstrong, Alan Bersten, Artem Chigvintsev, Sasha Farber, Daniella Karagach, Pasha Pashkov, Gleb Savchenko, Emma Slater, Britt Stewart and more to come! Fans will see time honored dances like the Cha Cha, Foxtrot, Salsa, Tango- and everything in between. Join us for a theatrical dance show, you can’t miss!

Love Gone Wrong: Start your Valentine’s Day celebration off with the Missouri History Museum and hear the historic stories of love gone wrong as told by Public Historian Andrew Wanko and Community Tours Manager Amanda Clark. We’ll kick off the night with a tribute to the special exhibit St. Louis Sound and share the story of the real-life jilted lovers who lived in St. Louis and inspired the ultimate love-gone-bad murder ballad “Frankie and Johnny,” which has been sung by everyone from Lead Belly to Lindsay Lohan. You’ll also hear the (in)famous love stories of the Lavender Lady Lemp and her scandalous divorce from William Lemp Jr., Annie Malone’s fight to keep her fortune away from her husband, and the ultimate St. Louis breakup: the 1876 “Great Divorce” between the St. Louis City and St. Louis County.

MX Movies & Bar: Enjoy dinner at Sugarfire on Washington Ave then after walk across the street for a movie, drinks, popcorn, and chocolate covered strawberries. Movie tickets are $15 for 2 and food and bar specials start at $20 per couple. Bring your receipt from Sugarfire to qualify for this package. Valid on February 12

Monday Storytime: Valentine’s Day: Come help St. Louis Public Library spread the love this Valentine’s Day with a special virtual Storytime! Books, songs, and fingerplays will all celebrate the love we share with each other. Chocolate optional, but recommended.

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis: Whatever kind of love you’re in the mood for, Opera Theatre Saint Louis has it all. Fiery and sensual love in Carmen, Fairytale love in The Magic Flute, Proud and out love in Harvey Milk and more. Invite someone special to a night at the opera with this Valentine’s Day offer buy one ticket and get a second at 50% off with the promo code LoveSongs.

St. Louis Love Stories: Join the Missouri History Museum to hear some of history’s most famous love stories, both of love gone right and love gone wrong. Community Tours Manager Amanda Clark will share the deeper histories behind famous couples like Frankie and Johnny and Grant and Julia, and she’ll uncover some of the city’s best lost-love stories too.

The St. Louis Wheel: Spend your Valentine’s Day at the St. Louis Wheel. The date night package includes two tickets to the St. Louis Wheel, 2 Souvenir Photos, and 2 Drinks from the Anheuser-Busch Beer Container located in the Wheel Park at St. Louis Union Station. The cost is $40.

Saint Louis Zoo: The snow leopard may be a cold-climate cat, but it is sure to warm hearts! Adopt a Saint Louis Zoo snow leopard for someone you love this Valentine’s Day and your gift will help support the care and feeding of the Zoo’s animals for a full year. For $60, which includes shipping and handling, the Zoo will deliver the adoption package to anyone in the contiguous United States.

Stages St. Louis: Give the gift of LIVE musical theatre for Valentine’s Day! Purchase the Cupid Special and join STAGES St. Louis for a Season of productions you and your Valentine are sure to love! Join us for the World Premiere of THE KARATE KID – The Musical (May 25 – June 26), IN THE HEIGHTS (July 22 – August 21), and A CHORUS LINE (September 9 – October 9), all at a special price for your loved one. Call 314.821.2407 or visit StagesStLouis.org and use promo code CUPID to get $12 off your two or three show subscription price! Offer expires 2/18. Offer good for adult subscriptions only, and cannot be used for previously purchased subscriptions.

Storytelling in the Museum: Love: I can heart-ly wait for Valentine’s Day! Storytelling programs at the Missouri History Museum engage our youngest visitors and their families with songs, movement, traditional and contemporary storybooks, and local history. Sponsored by PNC Grow Up Great.

Valentine’s Day Yarn Love Bugs: Create a love bug out of yarn for a friend or a loved one. Children and their caregivers can participate. For ages 5-10. Supplies needed: 5×5 piece of cardboard, red, pink or white yarn, googly eyes, chenille stems in red or pink, egg carton, glue and scissors. If you need these supplies pick up a craft supply kit at the Machacek Branch (6424 Scanlan Ave) a week before the program.

 

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