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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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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. 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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2. Centro Latin Kitchen & Refreshment Palace

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950 Pearl St
Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 442-7771
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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.
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3. Charcoal Restaurant

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43 W 9th Ave
Denver, CO 80204
(303) 454-0000
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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.
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4. Chowder Room

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560 S Broadway
Denver, CO 80209
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.
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5. Coohills

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1400 Wewatta St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 623-5700
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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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6. Dio Mio

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3264 Larimer St
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 562-1965
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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.
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7. Elway's

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2500 E 1st Ave
Denver, CO 80206
(303) 399-5353
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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

8. Frasca Food and Wine

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1738 Pearl St
Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 442-6966
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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.
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9. Second Home Kitchen + Bar

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150 Clayton Ln
Denver, CO 80206
(303) 253-3000
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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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10. Lola Coastal Mexican

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1575 Boulder St
Denver, CO 80211
(720) 570-8686
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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.
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11. The Post Brewing Company

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105 W Emma St
Lafayette, CO 80026
(303) 593-2066
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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.
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12. Racca's Pizzeria

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14500 W Colfax Ave
Lakewood, CO 80401
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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13. Sushi Den

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1487 S Pearl St
Denver, CO 80210
(303) 777-0826
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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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14. Departure

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249 Columbine St
Denver, CO 80206
(720) 772-5020
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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.
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15. Mister Tuna

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3033 Brighton Blvd
Denver, CO 80216
(303) 831-8862
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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

16. Sugarmill

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2461 Larimer Street
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 297-3540
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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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17. Beast + Bottle

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719 E 17th Ave
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 623-3223
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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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18. The Squeaky Bean

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1500 Wynkoop St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 623-2665
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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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19. Guard and Grace

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1801 California St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 293-8500
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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.

20. OAK at fourteenth

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1400 Pearl St
Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 444-3622
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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.
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21. EDGE Restaurant And Bar At Four Seasons Hotel Denver

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1111 14th St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 389-3343
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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.
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22. matsuhisa

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98 Steele St
Denver, CO 80206
(303) 329-6628
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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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23. Elway’s Downtown at The Ritz-Carlton

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1881 Curtis St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 312-3107
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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

1. Brodo Italian Scratch Kitchen

Lakewood, CO
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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.

2. Centro Latin Kitchen & Refreshment Palace

950 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
Centro
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.
950 Pearl St
Boulder, CO 80302

3. Charcoal Restaurant

43 W 9th Ave, Denver, CO 80204
Adam Larkey
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.
43 W 9th Ave
Denver, CO 80204

4. Chowder Room

560 S Broadway, Denver, CO 80209
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.
560 S Broadway
Denver, CO 80209

5. Coohills

1400 Wewatta St, Denver, CO 80202
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.
1400 Wewatta St
Denver, CO 80202

6. Dio Mio

3264 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80205
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.
3264 Larimer St
Denver, CO 80205

7. Elway's

2500 E 1st Ave, Denver, CO 80206
Adam Larkey
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.
2500 E 1st Ave
Denver, CO 80206

8. Frasca Food and Wine

1738 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
Camila Navarrette
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.
1738 Pearl St
Boulder, CO 80302

9. Second Home Kitchen + Bar

150 Clayton Ln, Denver, CO 80206
Second Home + Kitchen
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.
150 Clayton Ln
Denver, CO 80206

10. Lola Coastal Mexican

1575 Boulder St, Denver, CO 80211
Andra Zeppelin
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.
1575 Boulder St
Denver, CO 80211

11. The Post Brewing Company

105 W Emma St, Lafayette, CO 80026
Alexandria Arroyo
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.
105 W Emma St
Lafayette, CO 80026

12. Racca's Pizzeria

14500 W Colfax Ave, Lakewood, CO 80401
Racca's Facebook
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.
14500 W Colfax Ave
Lakewood, CO 80401

13. Sushi Den

1487 S Pearl St, Denver, CO 80210
Courtesy of 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.
1487 S Pearl St
Denver, CO 80210

14. Departure

249 Columbine St, Denver, CO 80206
Ryan Dearth
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.
249 Columbine St
Denver, CO 80206

15. Mister Tuna

3033 Brighton Blvd, Denver, CO 80216
Adam Larkey
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
3033 Brighton Blvd
Denver, CO 80216

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16. Sugarmill

2461 Larimer Street, Denver, CO 80205
Sugar Mill
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.
2461 Larimer Street
Denver, CO 80205

17. Beast + Bottle

719 E 17th Ave, Denver, CO 80203
Adam Larkey
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.
719 E 17th Ave
Denver, CO 80203

18. The Squeaky Bean

1500 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202
Eater Staff
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.
1500 Wynkoop St
Denver, CO 80202

19. Guard and Grace

1801 California St, Denver, CO 80202
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.
1801 California St
Denver, CO 80202

20. OAK at fourteenth

1400 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302