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Where to Celebrate Valentine's Day in Denver

With or without a sweetie, try a little tenderness over a delicious meal

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Calling all lovebirds who are getting ready to celebrate V Day in Denver. The Patriots may have won the Super Bowl but the biggest day of romance is right around the corner and we're here to make you a winner, shield you from bad deals, and point you in the direction of experiences that will not just hit the spot, but also impress with creativity and value. Take your pick from these 22–some of the options are classically romantic, while others are more laid back, humorous or unconventional; just don't forget to make reservations in advance.

Note: We have listed these spots in alphabetical order and they do not represent an exhaustive list of the offerings that you will find out there for February 14. If you believe we left out a highly deserving dinner or event, leave a comment below or send us a message via the tipline and we'll consider adding it.

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Brodo Italian Scratch Kitchen

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Belmar's neighborhood hangout, Brodo Kitchen will set the mood, serving up a special Valentine's Day dinner, Feb. 10 through the 14th. The menu includes shared entrees, a lover's cocktail and signature desserts.
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Centro Latin Kitchen & Refreshment Palace

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If you're feeling the rhythm of the night, perhaps you'll make your way to Centro in Boulder for a romantic "did de amore" dinner. Couples can choose from classic Mexican specialties, such as carne asada, butterfish and more.
Centro

Charcoal Restaurant

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For superb food in a sleek space, this meal is best when shared. The elegant, multi-course meal is $79 per person, and reservations are required. To start, try the seafood platter, charcuterie board, or Mediterranean mezze; followed by features ranging from scallops to duck confit. And The grand finale is sure to leave the evening on a high note.
Adam Larkey

Chowder Room

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The sign on the door says: “It’s like kissing the sea on the lips!” For this special occasion, the sea-themed destination has four fishy courses for $55.
Chowder Room

Coohills

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Though it may be too nippy to enjoy the creekside patio, Coohills' classic, cool and high-quality service make it a sure thing for this holiday. Chef Tom Coohills has prepared a six-course menu including veal cheeks with black truffle cavatelli, pate, dark chocolate creme and much more. Optional wine pairings are available as well. The experience starts at $85 per person.
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Dio Mio

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Dio Mio celebrates its first Valentine's Day in RiNo, kicking it up a notch with four full-service courses. To set the mood, '90s R&B will accompany the pre-fixe menu, coming in at a cool $60 per couple.
Dio Mio

Elway's

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Like a classic love affair, this sure-thing local steakhouse serves up a satisfying spread and optional wine pairing to share with your sweetie. From lobsters, to veal to foie gras and creme brûlée, you will not leave hungry.
Adam Larkey

Frasca Food and Wine

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To celebrate your special someone, Frasca Food and Wine will offer a four-course menu with two options per course. And for all you winos out there, there no doubt will be some luxurious beverages to complement the fare.
Camila Navarrette

Second Home Kitchen + Bar

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Hotel restaurants can be hit or miss. But not Second Home, which really does have the warmth and ease of your personal pad. V-Day dinner runs from Friday Feb. 10 through Tuesday Feb. 13 and includes a multi-course masterpiece.
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Lola Coastal Mexican

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Date night grows increasingly intimate table side with a glass of bubbles and chef's specials, such as whole Maine lobster, lover's parrillada and Mexican chocolate covered strawberries (which you must order in advance). Reservations start at 5 p.m. and are not required, but definitely suggested.
Andra Zeppelin

The Post Brewing Company

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Just because you aren't coupled up this year, doesn't mean you have to celebrate this holiday by your lonesome. The Post Brewing Co. hosts Single's Awareness Day (SAD) at the Elkhart Taproom. The 21(+) event features $3 house-made sweet tea vodka shots, house barrel-aged tequila shots and Lovey Dovey amber ale, fermented at precisely 69 degrees, if you know what we mean.
Alexandria Arroyo

Racca's Pizzeria

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Handmade Neapolitan pizzas in a rustic setting with authentic imported Italian ingredients sounds like a recipe for romance. From the 10th through the 14th the pizza will be fired by passion, as $49 covers four courses for two people and a glass of wine.
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Sushi Den

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Intimacy is the name of the game at Sushi Den's omakase dinner, presented exclusively by chef Toshi Kizaki. Using traditional techniques, family recipes and only the finest ingredients, this unforgettable meal is limited to eight guests.
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Departure

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Featuring Asian inspired dishes for couples and groups to enjoy at $85 per person, diners can choose one item from each of the five tasting courses, starting with sushi, followed by dim sum, entrées and decadent desserts.
Ryan Dearth

Mister Tuna

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This sexy, sensory space is a great fit for your high hopes associated with February 14. For the special occasion, Chef Troy Guard's team fixed up a four-course menu – $69 per person, or $99 with beverage pairings – complete with treats like the dry-aged beef carpaccio with compressed caviar, seared diver scallops, 12-hour smoked beef short rib and much, much more. Whether you're flying solo, with friends or a love interest, this ought to impress
Adam Larkey

Sugarmill

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On the edge of town between Ballpark and RiNo, SugarMill is a sweet to indulge with your sweetie. The three-course prix-fixe menu – for $45 per person – includes a cleverly concocted entrees and dessert options that may very well blow your mind.
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Beast + Bottle

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For those with hungry bellies and stars in their eyes, beast + bottle will be dishing up a "Beast My Valentine" five-course menu for two, Feb. 10 through the 14th. Dishes include including oysters on the half shell, an endive salad, cocoa fazzoletti, a 22 oz. New York strip, and for the pièce de résistance – a fudge brownie cake.
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The Squeaky Bean

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If you're in the mood for a thoughtful farm-to-table meal, a Valentines special will be available at this LoDo restaurant Feb. 10 through the 18th. Menu highlights include a foie gras terrine and a tasting flight.
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Guard and Grace

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Not a moment too soon, Guard and Grace will be serving up its full a la carte menu, plus Valentine's features from the 10th through the 14th. Don't miss the king crab cannelloni with torched blood orange, or the Culver Farms duck menage a trois with foie butter and lobster mushrooms. The indulgent ending, aptly titled Aphrodite's Sphere has milk chocolate mousse, passionfruit cream and chocolate five-spice ganache.

OAK at fourteenth

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Rustic-contemporary and always up to snuff with service, OAK at fourteenth is a prime location to impress your special someone. The three-course prix-fixe menu runs $75 per person, with optional wine pairing available. Entrees up for grabs include the roasted and stuffed quail with wild mushrooms, grits and pomegranate jus or the scallop and shrimp risotto.
Oak at Fourteenth

EDGE Restaurant And Bar At Four Seasons Hotel Denver

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There's something about the allure and cachet of the Four Seasons. Pulling out all the stops for this lover's holiday, the three-course fixed menu ($85/person) include jumbo scalloped with black truffles to start, a wood-grilled filet mignon with poached Maine lobster, and a chocolate heart for two with a golden leaf. Each of the courses are met with champagne specials from Veuve Clicquot and Dom Perignon.
Adam Larkey

matsuhisa

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Aside from the seemingly endless selection of sushi, bound to impress your plus-one, celebrity chef Nobuyuki “Nobu” Matsuhisa will be in Denver to greet and mingle with guests of the restaurant Jan. 13 and 14th.
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Elway’s Downtown at The Ritz-Carlton

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Like a classic love affair, this sure-thing local steakhouse serves up a satisfying spread and optional wine pairing to share with your sweetie. From lobsters, to veal to foie gras and creme brûlée, you will not leave hungry.
Camila Navarrette

Brodo Italian Scratch Kitchen

Belmar's neighborhood hangout, Brodo Kitchen will set the mood, serving up a special Valentine's Day dinner, Feb. 10 through the 14th. The menu includes shared entrees, a lover's cocktail and signature desserts.
Facebook

Centro Latin Kitchen & Refreshment Palace

If you're feeling the rhythm of the night, perhaps you'll make your way to Centro in Boulder for a romantic "did de amore" dinner. Couples can choose from classic Mexican specialties, such as carne asada, butterfish and more.
Centro

Charcoal Restaurant

For superb food in a sleek space, this meal is best when shared. The elegant, multi-course meal is $79 per person, and reservations are required. To start, try the seafood platter, charcuterie board, or Mediterranean mezze; followed by features ranging from scallops to duck confit. And The grand finale is sure to leave the evening on a high note.
Adam Larkey

Chowder Room

The sign on the door says: “It’s like kissing the sea on the lips!” For this special occasion, the sea-themed destination has four fishy courses for $55.
Chowder Room

Coohills

Though it may be too nippy to enjoy the creekside patio, Coohills' classic, cool and high-quality service make it a sure thing for this holiday. Chef Tom Coohills has prepared a six-course menu including veal cheeks with black truffle cavatelli, pate, dark chocolate creme and much more. Optional wine pairings are available as well. The experience starts at $85 per person.
Coohills

Dio Mio

Dio Mio celebrates its first Valentine's Day in RiNo, kicking it up a notch with four full-service courses. To set the mood, '90s R&B will accompany the pre-fixe menu, coming in at a cool $60 per couple.
Dio Mio

Elway's

Like a classic love affair, this sure-thing local steakhouse serves up a satisfying spread and optional wine pairing to share with your sweetie. From lobsters, to veal to foie gras and creme brûlée, you will not leave hungry.
Adam Larkey

Frasca Food and Wine

To celebrate your special someone, Frasca Food and Wine will offer a four-course menu with two options per course. And for all you winos out there, there no doubt will be some luxurious beverages to complement the fare.
Camila Navarrette

Second Home Kitchen + Bar

Hotel restaurants can be hit or miss. But not Second Home, which really does have the warmth and ease of your personal pad. V-Day dinner runs from Friday Feb. 10 through Tuesday Feb. 13 and includes a multi-course masterpiece.
Second Home + Kitchen

Lola Coastal Mexican

Date night grows increasingly intimate table side with a glass of bubbles and chef's specials, such as whole Maine lobster, lover's parrillada and Mexican chocolate covered strawberries (which you must order in advance). Reservations start at 5 p.m. and are not required, but definitely suggested.
Andra Zeppelin

The Post Brewing Company

Just because you aren't coupled up this year, doesn't mean you have to celebrate this holiday by your lonesome. The Post Brewing Co. hosts Single's Awareness Day (SAD) at the Elkhart Taproom. The 21(+) event features $3 house-made sweet tea vodka shots, house barrel-aged tequila shots and Lovey Dovey amber ale, fermented at precisely 69 degrees, if you know what we mean.
Alexandria Arroyo

Racca's Pizzeria

Handmade Neapolitan pizzas in a rustic setting with authentic imported Italian ingredients sounds like a recipe for romance. From the 10th through the 14th the pizza will be fired by passion, as $49 covers four courses for two people and a glass of wine.
Racca's Facebook

Sushi Den

Intimacy is the name of the game at Sushi Den's omakase dinner, presented exclusively by chef Toshi Kizaki. Using traditional techniques, family recipes and only the finest ingredients, this unforgettable meal is limited to eight guests.
Courtesy of Sushi Den

Departure

Featuring Asian inspired dishes for couples and groups to enjoy at $85 per person, diners can choose one item from each of the five tasting courses, starting with sushi, followed by dim sum, entrées and decadent desserts.
Ryan Dearth

Mister Tuna

This sexy, sensory space is a great fit for your high hopes associated with February 14. For the special occasion, Chef Troy Guard's team fixed up a four-course menu – $69 per person, or $99 with beverage pairings – complete with treats like the dry-aged beef carpaccio with compressed caviar, seared diver scallops, 12-hour smoked beef short rib and much, much more. Whether you're flying solo, with friends or a love interest, this ought to impress
Adam Larkey

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