Valentine’s Day is the holiday of romance and love. Nothing is quite as romantic as satisfying your taste buds with delectable foods next to the one you love. Make this February holiday a date to remember and savor, whether it’s topped off with chocolate or seasoned with dimly lit ambiance and fine cooking. Make the night last while enjoying a good conversation over a multi-course meal. Sit back and whisper sweet nothings over these top prix fixe meals for Valentine’s Day in St. Louis.


Café Provencal 
427 S. Kirkwood Road
St. Louis, MO 63122
(314) 822-5440

Experience the romance of France at this authentic French restaurant tucked away in an intimate and quaint setting in downtown historic Kirkwood. Order a multi-course meal with choices from escargot to traditional French onion soup. Whet your appetite with an assortment of breads and cheeses, and then sink your teeth into entrees like a rack of lamb in red wine sauce, called agneau a la Provencal, or poulet DeBergerac which is a chicken breast served in a puffed pastry. Highlight the romantic meal with your choice of crème brulee or an amazing French chocolate mousse that is extra dark and creamy, spiked with a hint of Gran Marnier orange.


Five Bistro 
5100 Daggett Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 773-5553

Treat your date to the freshest ingredients from local farmers on a menu that changes daily depending on what is available and in season. Settle down into the richness of a five-course chef’s tasting menu. You will leave completely satisfied, starting with an appetizer like mushroom risotto and farm-fresh salad and chowder and then moving into the main course of Benne’s farm-braised beef cheek. Finish it all off with a delectable dessert. Choose, instead, to celebrate Valentine’s Day early and enjoy a variety from the pick-three $25 prix fixe menu options served only on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.


410 Market St.
St. Louis, MO 63102
(314) 231-7007

Treat your special someone right, starting with fine linens and an exquisitely elegant dining environment. Sit down to the chef’s tasting menu for two, and begin your five-course meal. Relish in loving conversation while savoring beef tenderloin, lobster with shrimp penne and smoked salmon. As you gaze into each other’s eyes, your vegetables will even take on a new deliciousness, with a little help from the chef, of course. Enjoy the asparagus, Belgian endive accented with a side of fresh fruit and assorted cheeses. Leave with the taste of the dessert of the day topped off with your choice of coffee or espresso.

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Sidney Street Café 
2000 Sidney St.
St. Louis, MO 63104
(314) 771-5777

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Spanish flair and French elegance at this Benton Park neighborhood restaurant. Chef Kevin Nashan, along with his wife Mina and brother Chris, offers a unique mixture of his Spanish heritage along with fine French culinary training. Experience unique menu items like elk ribeye, Missouri lamb or even rabbit and waffles. Savor veal dumplings, shrimp and pumpkin or lobster turnovers. Pair your main course with other selections of your choice to create your own multi-course meal. Save room for desserts like red velvet cake, Snickers bar mousse or house-made ice creams and sorbets.


Cyrano’s Café 
603 E. Lockwood Ave.
Webster Groves, MO 63119
(314) 963-3232

Whisper sweet nothings in her ear and win her heart with a full-course a la carte meal complete with chocolate. Locals know that this hometown favorite hangout serves the most delicious desserts, served in big enough portions for two to enjoy. However, this Webster Grove restaurant also serves a full café menu that is perfect for a romantic night on the town. Start with an order of crab cakes, marinated olives or a cheese plate and then move onto enjoying tomato bisque or the soup of the day and a Cyrano’s salad filled with walnuts, blue cheese and raspberry vinaigrette dressing. Get ready for the main dish of coffee-rubbed pork tenderloin, cornmeal dusted tilapia or lemon chicken.

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