Planning a romantic day or night out in celebration of Valentine’s Day? Here are my top 10 picks for restaurants and more!
The Westin has what I would call the best beds in the world. If you’re looking for a romantic night out and a great night of sleep then this is the place for you. Plus they have a restaurant on site and you’re in walking distance to the nightlife of Downtown Saint Louis.
Right now Groupon has a deal where you can stay for as low as $99 per night (Retail $269) with dates through March.
What you get:
-Stay for two in a deluxe king one-bed or deluxe double-queen bed room
This would also be a fun Valentines Day getaway since they have availability the weekend before.
If your Valentine is a chocolate lover, try a free tour at the chocolate factory. Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate Company runs the 30,000 square foot facility. Free public tours are offered Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
*RESERVATIONS REQUIRED FOR SATURDAY TOURS, GROUPS 6 OR MORE (AND RECOMMENDED IN GENERAL)
All weekend long, the Saint Louis Art Museum eatery will be featuring Valentine’s specials, crafted by executive chef Ivy Magruder. On Friday, guests can enjoy an aphrodisiac-themed dinner for two ($65/person), featuring dishes such as roasted asparagus, rum- and coffee-marinated filet and artichoke risotto. Wine pairings can be included for an extra $35. The kitchen is also serving a brunch Saturday and Sunday of pear-dried fig blintz, Champagne benedict and more. If that isn’t enough, the museum offers great proving grounds to complete your romantic day.
1 Fine Arts Drive, Forest Park, St. Louis, Missouri. 314.655.5490
The annual Orchid Show offers visitors a once-a-year opportunity to see a rotating display of hundreds of orchids from the Garden’s expansive permanent living collection amid a tropical oasis inside the Orthwein Floral Display Hall. The Orchid Show theme changes annually. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily February 4th – 26th.
You could also celebrate early with the Orchid Nights on February 9th from 6pm – 9pm. Enjoy an exclusive lighted viewing of the orchid displays with live music, tastings from local wineries and breweries, and a full cash bar with small bites for purchase. Your ticket includes one complimentary vanilla-inspired cocktail.
Friday, February 10. 2017
Saturday, February 11, 2017
6:30 p.m.- 10 p.m.
Enjoy Valentine’s Day in a memorable way at the Saint Louis Zoo. Treat your valentine to an evening of mystery dinner theatre. While you and your sweetheart enjoy a three-course meal and wine, you’ll experience an exciting night of laughs and drama. Stay after dinner for live music and dancing.
Limited reservations. Call (314) 646-4897 by 12 noon Monday, February 6, 2017.
This lodge is an expression of our desire to create a warm and romantic place to relax and unwind from life’s daily grind. Once stemming from a bed and breakfast theme, the rustic log cabin motif combined with state of the art luxury, makes our lodge unique. Located at the head of Grant’s Trail, our lodge is open all year long.
Dominic’s has been serving gourmet Italian fare since 1971. It was even voted one of the two best Italian restaurants in the country by Conde Nast Traveler. Dominic’s features upscale cuisine like veal, beef tenderloin and lobster. It is one of the most elegant dining destinations in St. Louis and would be the perfect spot of a romantic dinner.
3. The Moonrise Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri, blends cool modern design and quirky sophistication to create a truly unique boutique hotel experience. Located in The Loop – one of St. Louis’ most vibrant shopping, dining and entertainment districts – the hotel offers guests a wide array of leisure activities.
Opened in April 2009 by Joe Edwards as part of his vision for adding vibrancy to the Delmar Loop neighborhood, the eight-story Moonrise Hotel serves as a destination hotel for St. Louis locals, Washington University visitors and out-of-state travelers alike. Its prime location next to The Pageant and Delmar Hall. Plus, nearby Blueberry Hill Restaurant & Music Club attracts musicians and concertgoers from across the nation.
The Moonrise Hotel also is home to the award-winning Eclipse Restaurant, a St. Louis leader in modern American cuisine. Eclipse Restaurant’s talented chefs serve up a menu of fresh, contemporary American dishes made from locally-sourced, seasonal and organic ingredients, and skilled bartenders mix up classic cocktails with a modern twist.
Looking for a fun night out in a romantic setting with delicious food? If so look no furthur than Baileys’ Chocolate Bar features a full bar with over two dozen Chocolate Martini’s, 90 beers, as well as spirits, wine, champagne and amazing Hot Chocolates.
1915 PARK AVE. LOUIS, MO 63104
Need a little relaxation? If so then you may want to book a Couples Massage at the Four Seasons Hotel Salon and Spa. You can view the Couples Celebration Packages HERE.
If you would like to dine after your visit soaring above the Four Seasons St. Louis, Cielo is offering a number of all-inclusive deals during Valentine’s weekend. In addition to a wine-and-chocolate pairing that Friday, the restaurant is offering guests the Amore package ($190 per couple), a four-course meal for two that including lamb shoulder, ravioli and more Saturday and Sunday — all prepared using Bissinger’s chocolate. Want more? You can upgrade to the Cupido package ($275 per couple), which adds flowers and champagne to your meal.
Do you have Valentine’s Day plans yet? Let us know what you’re doing!