Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to splurge on your sweetie and try a new restaurant that you haven’t been to yet. We’ve rounded up the top hot spots in Calgary to try for Valentine’s Day. Just be sure to call ahead – these places will book up quick!

Bensonhurst Pizza

Who doesn’t love a great slice of pizza? Bensonhurst is offering a Valentine’s Day special of two five-ounce glasses of wine or two pints, a Napa salad, 14-inch pizza, and chocolate cheesecake for dessert! You are sure to leave Bensonhurst full and satisfied.

Bensonhurst Pizza: 100 933 17th Ave SW


If you are looking for a romantic place to take your sweetie, look no further than Cibo. This Italian eatery features scrumptious meals to share like scodellina and pizzas. Top of the night with a sweet treat, like gelato or sorbet. Cibo will be offering their full menu in addition to a special anti-pasta and main dish for Valentine’s Day.

Cibo: 1012 17th Ave SW

River Café

Valentine’s day is the perfect time to get cozy with your loved one. If you are looking for an intimate location for your Valentine’s Day dinner, try the River Café on Prince’s Island. Voted one of Canada’s 50 Best Restaurants, the River Café is set in an extraordinary location. River Café will be featuring a five-course menu on February 14th for $95 per person. We are sure that your night will be unforgettable at the River Café

River Café: 25 Prince’s Island Park

Ox and Angela

Ox and Angela is a romantic date spot in Calgary that serves Spanish tapas and entrees. You and your loved one can feast on Spanish tapas and wine for $65 per person this Valentine’s Day. Ox and Angela will also be featuring their full menu with features jamon, manchego cheese, crispy chorizo, and other authentic Spanish dishes that are sure to tantalize your taste buds.

Ox and Angela: 528 17th Ave SW

The Lake House

The Lake House is nestled directly above Lake Bonavista. You and your partner can enjoy a cozy, romantic Valentine’s Day as Chef Neukom and Chef Colville prepare a four course tasting menu with accompanying wines. Choose from seared pheasant, tenderloin & short ribs, or seared steelhead trout for the main entrees. A wine pairing is also available for each course for $50 per person.

The Lake House: 747 Lake Bonavista Dr.

Modern Steak

Modern steak is offering a four-course dinner for couples to enjoy. At Modern Steak, you’ll start with a raw oyster amuse broche, followed by a Cesar salad and shrimp cocktail. The main menu is sure to not disappoint: share a 24-ounce steak, twin lobster tails, mashed potatoes and a chocolate dessert trio.

Modern Steak: 107 10A St. N.W

80th and Ivy Modern Kitchen 80th and Ivy Modern Kitchen is located in the heart of Calgary’s 17th avenue. The restaurant offers Canadian comfort foods with an upscale twist. 80th and Ivy believes in a “Farm to Plate” concept, so you can feel good about the food that you are eating. Live music will be offered February 13th and 14th for Valentine’s Day celebrations.

80th and Ivy: 1127 - 17th Ave SW

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  Posted: Mon Feb 15th 2016 12:19am  4 years ago

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