2021 Valentines Day List

Valentines Day is just a few weeks away, and local bars, restaurants and confectioners are just now starting to announce specials they’re offering this year. Check back often, we’ll be adding new entries as they get posted online.

  • Ada’s – “Pink Sorpresine (naturally dyed with beets) or a pink and white Lasagna with pink pasta, mushroom duxelle, and a white Ragu sauce”
  • Allagash Brewing – releasing Heart of Hearts, a “ruby-colored, foudre-aged sour beer rested for four months on fresh-plucked raspberries”
  • Bao Bao – “6-course Valentine’s menu includes a fried tonkatsu oyster sandwich with yuzu koshu aioli.” $68 for two people.
  • Baristas + Bites – heart shaped baked goods.
  • Basket Island Oysters – a dozen oysters, a bottle of Resurgam Spruced Up hot sauce, and a shucking knife.
  • Ben Lu Bakery – has a collection of Valentine’s Day treats available.
  • Big Sky Bakery – Valentine’s Day themed baked goods.
  • Blue Spoon – will be serving their regular menu plus some Valentine’s Day specials.
  • BlueFin – a special Valentine’s Day menu.
  • Botto’s Bakery – truffles and cupcakes.
  • Broken Arrow – serving a 6-course Valentines tasting menu on Saturday February 13th.
  • Chaval – 4-course dinner for takeout and also taking reservations for outdoor dining on their heated patio and in minigrenhouses.
  • Craft Curbside – has a set of Valentine’s Day meal kits.
  • Dean’s Sweets – has a set of Valentine’s Day options.
  • Empanada Club – is offering a traditional Argentinian holiday dulce de leche chocolate-covered cookie.
  • Evo – 5-course takeout dinner ($90/person), or a 7-course dinner at Evo ($130/person).
  • Fore Street – a takeout menu during Valentine’s Day weekend.
  • Gros Confection Bar – Triple Chocolate Entremet & Confections for two.
  • Helm – a 3-course prix fixe menu with optional caviar and oysters additions.
  • Izakaya Minato – a special Valentine’s Day menu.
  • Knotted Apron – 4-course dinner with wine pairings for $75 per person.
  • La Belle Patisserie – chocolates and macarons.
  • Lake & Co. – will have a dinner of Coquilles St.-Jacques plus sides and desserts. They’ll also be selling Valentine cookie decorating kits.
  • Luke’s Lobster – a takeout seafood tower for two with 2 splits of Prosecco, and a box of chocolates from Bixby & Co, $130.
  • Mainely Macarons – “Valentine’s boxes include 6 Chocolate and 6 Vanilla Bean with a strawberry jam center.”
  • Mr. Tuna – a Valentine’s Day party box.
  • North 43 Bistro – 3-course dinner.
  • Novare Res – in collaboration with Dean’s Sweets Novare has a set of beer and chocolate pairing which are also available for home delivery via CarHop.
  • Portland Beer Hub – a Valentine’s Day special beer bundle of a mixed 4-pack and two whoopie pies
  • Portland Cake Co. – 7″ red velvet and chocolate cakes, $25 each.
  • Prairie Baking – cakes and confection boxes.
  • Ragged Coast Chocolates – has a collection of Valentine’s Day offerings.
  • Ribollita – has a Valentine’s Day special of “Scallops w/Moscato Cream w/Fresh Fettuccine & Ricotta Ravioli Bolognese” and their regular menu is also available. They’re open Thursday through Saturday for takeout.
  • Sopo Seafood – has Valentin’s Day gift boxes.
  • Standard Baking Co. – has hazelnut, sugar and Linzer heart-shaped cookies, opera torte, and French macarons.
  • Sugar Giant – has a Valentine’s Day box with optional champagne and print add-ons.
  • Tao Yuan – 9-course chef’s tasting menu, $58 per person.
  • Top of the East – 3-course takeout dinner for 2, $85.
  • Union – 4-course takeout dinner for 2, $120.
  • Union Kitchen – has a special Valentine’s Day menu.
  • Vena’s Fizz House – a “Valentine’s Day beverage kit that includes ingredients & recipes for both cocktails and mocktails”.
  • Wine Wise – Périgord black truffle virtual wine dinner for 2 with Chaval, $250.
  • Yardie Ting – a stuffed salmon dinner for two with sides, dessert and two bottles of Ting for $90.

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