Heads up! Valentine’s Day is Tuesday, February 14, 2023. That gives you 2 1/2 weeks to get your plans in order. Perhaps you are planning on staying home for Valentine’s Day in 2023? If so, here are some ideas for celebrating Valentine’s Day at home. If you prefer to go out for dinner, continue reading to learn about Valentine’s Day 2023 menus at Toronto restaurants:
Joni at Park Hyatt Toronto Valentine’s Day 2023 Menu
Enjoy Valentine’s Day 2023 dinner at Park Hyatt Toronto’s ultra-elegant restaurant, Joni. The restaurant will offer a three-course prix fixe dinner on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 that will include:
- King Crab Salad OR Aerated Foie Gras OR Heirloom Beets;
- Brown Butter Poached Halibut or Grilled Cauliflower OR Beef Tenderloin;
- Strawberry & Roses OR Box of Chocolates.
The cost is $120 per person. Add Black Truffle for an additional $25; add Caviar for an additional $30. Reserve online at OpenTable. Park Hyatt Toronto is located at 4 Avenue Road.
LOUIX LOUIS at The St. Regis Toronto Valentine’s Day 2023 Menu
Enjoy a deluxe Valentine’s Day 2023 dinner from the 31st floor of The St. Regis Toronto at the elegant LOUIX LOUIS restaurant. The Valentine’s Day three-course prix fixe dinner available on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 includes:
Amuse-bouche: Caviar Churro
Starters: Foie Gras OR Oysters & Beetroot OR Cream of Butternut Squash
Mains: Dover Sole Meuniere OR Steak & Lobster OR Braised Mushroom Pappardelle
Dessert: Fondant au Chocolat OR Raspberry Red Velvet
Valentine’s Day 2023 dinner can be booked via the OpenTable app for $265 CAD per person + tax.
The St. Regis Toronto’s Smashing Chocolate Heart is available from February 1-14, 2023 for $65. This decadent gift can be pre-ordered on the LOUIX LOUIS website and picked up at the hotel. The heart, which is gluten-free, is to be smashed open. Inside you’ll find dark chocolate bonbons with chambord ganache, and zephyr white chocolate with mimosa ganache inside. All Smashing Chocolate Hearts include mendiants made of white chocolate with bee pollen, caramelia milk chocolate with cashews, raspberries, and strawberry pate de fruit.
Enjoy a Valentine’s Day 2023 tasting menu at Richmond Station on Tuesday, February 14, 2023. The tasting menu includes:
- Chef’s selection of canapés
- East Coast Scallops Crudo
- Cookstown Greens Parsnip Velouté
- Charcoal Grilled Lake Huron Trout
- Confit Fenwood Farms Chicken Tortellini
- Tanjo Farms Duck Breast
- Palet d’Or white and dark chocolate mousse
The cost is $150 and includes gratuity. Beverage pairings are available for an additional $99. Richmond Station is located at 1 Richmond Street West.
If you are craving delicious Italian cuisine, consider making a reservation at Sofia Yorkville for Tuesday, February 14, 2023. They will be featuring a Valentine’s Day 2023 four-course set menu featuring the following dishes:
Carpaccio-Top Sirloin, Rigatoni Ala Vodka, Black Cod, Mushroom Risotto and a Torta Semolina for two for dessert.
Oysters, Caviar and a Seafood Tower will also be available as a supplementary add-on.
The cost is $125 per person plus tax and gratuity. Sofia Yorkville is located at 99 Yorkville Avenue. Reserve online.
Enjoy the best view of the Toronto skyline while indulging in a sumptuous Valentine’s Day 2023 dinner at 360 Restaurant at the CN Tower. The menu, which is offered on Tuesday, February 14, 2023, features:
- Amuse-bouche: Charcoal Smoked Fogo Island cod brandade with Acadian caviar
- Appetizer: Seared sea scallops with mushroom ravioli
- Main: Surf and Turf: 7 oz. PEI beef tenderloin, 5 oz. Canadian lobster tail, whipped red potato, baby vegetables
- Dessert: Chestnut Mont Blanc
The cost is $125 per person plus tax and gratuity. Reserve online. The CN Tower is located at 290 Bremner Boulevard…or just look up 🙂 Read my review of 360 Restaurant.
If you’re looking for a romantic restaurant in the St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood for Valentine’s Day, consider Amano Trattoria. Featuring fine Italian cuisine, Amano Trattoria is offering a five-course prix fixe Valentine’s Day 2023 menu for $79 per person plus tax and gratuity. The menu includes:
- (Add oysters to start for $18)
- Amuse: Albacore Tuna
- Antipasto: Beef Carpaccio OR Truffle Salad OR Steamed PEI Mussels
- Pasta (add lobster to your pasta for $18): Beet Tagliatelle
- Secondi (add langoustine to your secondi for $18): Grilled Hanger Steak OR Focaccia-Crusted Salmon OR Saffron Scented Risotto Milanese
- Dolce: Dessert Board
Amano Trattoria is located at 9 Church Street. Reserve by calling 647-349-7297 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
High-backed leather booths and dark wood surfaces make Hendriks a great choice for a romantic Toronto restaurant for Valentine’s Day. Located at the Eaton Centre, Hendriks Restaurant & Bar is offering a three course, prix fixe Valentine’s Day menu for $95 per person plus tax and gratuity. The menu features:
Appetizer: Cauliflower Soup OR Winter Salad OR Albacore Tuna Crudo
Main: Mushroom Cavatelli OR Pan-Seared Salmon OR 8 oz. Beef Tenderloin
Dessert: Orange Blossom Tiramisu OR Chocolate Tahini Ganache
The Valentine’s Day 2023 menu will be prepared by Top Chef Canada winner and finalist Chefs Erica and Josh Karbelnik. Reserve by calling 416-593-9667 or email hendriksrestaurant.com . Read my review of Hendriks Restaurant.
Enjoy a four-course prix fixe Valentine’s Day 2023 menu at the majestic REIGN Restaurant at Fairmont Royal York Hotel. The Valentine’s Day menu is available from February 10-14, 2023 and is $270 per couple with optional wine pairings for an additional $75 per person. The menu includes:
First course: Acadian Caviar
Second course: Poached Shrimp
Third course: 18 oz. Chateaubriand
Fourth course: Baked Alaska
Call 416-368-2511 or email RYH.RestaurantReservations@Fairmont.com to reserve. Fairmont Royal York Hotel is located at 100 Front Street West.
If you and your significant other are seafood lovers, you might want to consider Pink Sky for Valentine’s Day dinner. Their four-course menu includes:
For the table: Butter Rolls
Appetizers (choose one per person): Lobster Bisque OR Buratta OR Beef Tartare
Second Course (choose one per person): Shrimp Cocktail OR Fried Zucchini OR Wedge Salad
Mains (choose one per person): Truffle Lobster Mac and Cheese OR Charcoal Grilled Branzino Fillet PR Mushroom Risotto OR 18oz Striploin (for Two)
Dessert (choose one per person): Banoffee Pie OR Chocolate Olive Oil Cake (GF) OR Mixed Berry Cheesecake
The cost of Pink Sky’s Valentine’s Day dinner on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 is $125 per person plus tax and gratuity. Optional add-ons at market price include oysters, shellfish platter, seafood tower; caviar.
Pink Sky is located at 480 King Street West. Reserve online at OpenTable.
Enjoy a Valentine’s Day dinner with a spectacular view from the 54th floor of the TD Bank Tower at Canoe. The special Valentine’s Day menu features eight courses and is $225 plus tax and gratuity per person. The menu includes:
- Atlantic oyster
- Cured picanha
- Truffled onion
- Game cannelloni
- Roasted halibut
- Bison striploin
- Petit fours
Byblos features upscale Eastern Mediterranean cuisine at its restaurant in the Entertainment District. On Tuesday, February 14, 2023, they will offer a special Valentine’s Day 2023 four-course prix fixe menu that includes:
First Course: Roasted Red Beets OR Tuna Crudo OR Beef Tartare
Second Course: Hamachi Crudo OR Pear Salad OR Lamb Ribs
Main: Grilled Branzino Fillet OR Stuffed Eggplant OR 8 oz. Striploin OR Roasted Lamb Shoulder for 2
Side: Jeweled Rice OR Sauteed Greens OR Baharat Glazed Carrots OR Thrice Cooked Fries
Dessert: Baklava OR Layered Chocolate Cake (GF) OR Pavlova for 2
Add-ons: Valentine’s Day flower bouquet; Valentine’s Day wine pairings.
The cost is $125 per person plus tax and gratuity. Reserve online at OpenTable. Byblos is located at 11 Duncan Street.
Enjoy a prix-fixe Valentine’s Day 2023 menu overseen by Executive Chef Laura Maxwell at The Drake Hotel from February 10-14, 2023. The Valentine’s Day menu features:
- Wild & Tame Mushroom Soup OR Hay-Smoked Beef Tartare OR Baked Oysters OR Yellowtail Tiradito
- Ontario Lamb Rack Duo OR Steak Frites OR Lobster Agnolotti OR Sweet Potato & Chickpea Croquettes
- Triple Chocolate Lave Cake OR Saskatoon Berry & Apple Crumble OR Raspberry Macaron
The cost is $70 per person plus tax and gratuity from February 10-13, 2023. The cost is $100 per person plus tax and gratuity on February 14, 2023 and includes a piece of jewellery, which can be engraved, from Anice Jewellery.
Reserve online. The Drake Hotel is located at 1150 Queen Street West.
Enjoy a Valentine’s Day 2023 dinner at this uptown Italian restaurant. 12 Tables is offering a prix-fixe Valentine’s Day menu for $99 per person with complimentary rose. The menu includes:
First course: House Focaccia
Second course: Potato Leek Soup OR Heirloom Tomatoes and Buffalo Mozzarella OR Chilled Tiger Shrimp with Mixed Greens
Third course: House Raspberry Mint Sorbet
Fourth course: Sauteed Lobster Tail and Tiger Shrimp with pasta OR Red Wine and Herb Marinated Rack of Lamb OR Homemade Gnocchi
Fifth course: Pavlova for Two
12 Tables is located at 1552 Avenue Road, 416-590-7819.
If you’re looking for a luxurious Toronto restaurant with a diverse menu, you will want to visit Casa Madera. Featuring innovative Mexican-Mediterranean cuisine prepared from sustainable and organic ingredients, Casa Madera is offering a special a la carte Valentine’s Day menu for 2023. The feature dishes on the menu are:
- Bom Bom! (complimentary): Foie gras and strawberry Balsamic gelée covered with dark chocolate
- Ceviche de Amor ($28): Slightly cured white fish marinated in tomatillo and serrano pepper
- Sobre El Mar ($36): Scallops pan seared with saffron orange and carrot puré and jalapeno oil
- Pez Espada ($48): Grilled swordfish in Porcini mushroom broth with Tuscan kale sautés
- La Pasion ($18): Passion fruit with dark chocolate and caramelized banana
- Caviar & Champagne ($125): Oysters ½ , Osetra Caviar, Corn blinis, two glasses of Champagne
“Aliento” Margarita ($17): Tromba tequila, prickly pear, cucumber, lime, agave and tropical fog
Casa Madera is located at 1 Hotel Toronto, 550 Wellington Street West, 416-601-3593. Read my review of Casa Madera.
I will update this article as I receive more details about Valentine’s Day 2023 menus at Toronto restaurants.