2024 Best Valentine's Day Restaurants in Chicago Area

Where to dine in Chicago for Valentine's Day

Many restaurants will be offering special menus for Valentine's Day, but we've rounded up the best of the best for February 14, 2024. Celebrate with your sweetie with food from one of GAYOT's Best Valentine's Day Restaurants in Chicago .

Contact each establishment for details. These selections are presented in alphabetical order.

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Alinea

Modern American, Progressive, Molecular
Alinea
18/20
Chef Grant Achatz presents culinary wizardry with a playfulness that belies the exceptional quality and presentation of the dishes. See More
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avec

French, Small Plates, Wine Bar
avec
15/20
Foodies and scenesters continue to be on board with this Paul Kahan wine bar and small-plates hub. See More

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Bar Siena
14/20
Bustling Italian restaurant and bar shines on Restaurant Row. See More

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Bazaar Meat by José Andrés
No Rating
Chef José Andrés brings his upscale steakhouse to Chicago's Bank of America Tower. See More

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Beatrix Fulton Market
14/20
Outpost for healthy dining inside the fashionable Fulton Market District. See More

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Big Bowl
13/20
Authentic Chinese and Thai food. See More

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Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!
12/20
High-energy tapas bar serving killer pintxos and pitchers of strong sangría. See More

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Chicago Cut Steakhouse
13/20
Business suits, sweeping views and sizzling filets set the scene at this boisterous River North steakhouse. See More

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Contemporary, Irish, English
The Gage
No Rating
A pub-loving gastronomist’s dream with creative, contemporary, approachable cuisine. See More

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Geja's Cafe
12/20
Decades-old fondue restaurant that has seen its share of marriage proposals and anniversary celebrations. See More

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