Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, & what better way to show your honey you love em’ than with perfectly curated packages and gifts, dining options, date ideas, and more, now being offered throughout Portland. And whether you’re a natural-born Casanova or need a little extra help, our list is here to help break it all down.
Let us know in the comment sections or by emailing [email protected] if there is a spot we missed. We will be updating this throughout the winter.
List Will be updated as time goes on. Last updated January 31st, 2022 at 8:00 PM
Food & Drink:
Allagash Brewing Company: Allagash has released a new wild fruited beer called My One & Only. To make this beer, they brew a red ale and let it age and sour in a foudre before adding fresh, local raspberries, plums, and a plum-cherry hybrid called a pluerry. You’ll find notes of fresh berry, cherry, apple, pear, and subtle hints of caramel. Currently shipping out to (nearly) all of their distribution footprint. Also available in their tasting room.
Chocolats Passion: This French chocolaterie is offering a selection of chocolate arrangements, including their big hearts (Your choice of dark or milk chocolate and filled with salted caramel and hazelnut toffee- gluten-free) and Love you to the Moon and Back gift box. Order online here. Deadline for shipping is February 5th.
Dobra Tea: Love Box offers six teas, teas of fruit, flowers, and chocolate! Six teas, 2-3 servings per tea, brewing notes, a love poem, plus a bamboo-handled strainer.
Maine Oyster Company: In a special partnership with Black River Caviar, Maine Oyster Company is pleased to offer some slurp-fully delightful Valentine’s Day oyster & caviar packages delivered w/ oysters from 2 incredible, industry-leading farms & genuine friends at Love Point Oysters & Eros Oyster. Order online here for pickup or for oysters to be shipped. Package will include a selected amount of oysters, a special Valentines Day mignonette, 1 piece of dark chocolate torte cake, oyster farm information profile cards.
Portland Cake Company: Now accepting Valentine’s Day cake pre-orders! Three cakes available are, Red Velvet, Chocolate Raspberry, and Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter. Each cake is 7” and double-layered. All pre-orders must be in by Friday, February 11th. Pick up available Sunday the 13th or Monday the 14th. Orders can be placed via Instagram message or email [email protected]
Prairie Baking Company: Valentine’s Day treats are up online and include Valentine’s Day Confection Box or Valentine’s Day Slice of Cake. Pre-order here for pick up at their pop-up at Maine and Loire on Saturday, February 12th from 12pm – 2 pm.
Revel Board + Beverage: Limited Valentine’s weekend orders are open on their website, with a mini box option available. Each board includes cheeses, meats + a variety of accompaniments including fresh fruit, specialty nuts, honey or jam, gourmet crackers, handmade truffles, and candy. Pick up in Portland or delivery available to Windham/Topsham/Brunswick areas. Order online here.
Rosemont Market & Bakery: Valentine’s Day preorder includes a delicious selection of Rosemont-made pastries (cookies, Swiss roll, chocolate torte, and cream pie), as well as a flower subscription for 6 weeks of hand-crafted bouquets. Order online here.
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Dine-in and Takeout
BlueFin: Stop by Valentine’s Day weekend to enjoy their featured Valentine’s Day cocktails, including their Liquid Love Martini!
Broken Arrow: A special experience designed for your Valentine’s Day Celebration featuring a four-course Chef’s tasting menu and pairings ($89). Price inclusive of wine, bubbles, cocktail or mocktail pairing. Chef’s menu to include courses highlighting seasonal ingredients and accompaniments. Available Saturday & Monday. Book online here.
Cellardoor Winery: Offering a special Valentine’s Day tasting on Monday, February 14th from 3:00 to 7:00 pm. Reservations are recommended and can be made here. Their Valentine’s Flight features six wines for $25 a person; every two flights purchased includes a sharable charcuterie board. Additional glasses of wine are available for $10 a glass.
Chaval: Taking reservations for Monday 2/14 with indoors, heated outdoor seating, and greenhouse availability. The bar seating will be open and they will have food specials, signature cocktails, and lots of pink bubbles! Reservations can be made here.
Cheese Louise: $30 per person special Valentine’s pre-fixed menu (as an addition to their regular menu) available Friday the 11th – Monday the 14th. Menu to come.
EVO KITCHEN + BAR: Join Evo this Valentine’s weekend for a 6-course special tasting menu celebrating the flavors of the season. Check out a sneak peek of their menu here (with gluten and vegan options!) You can join them for this special menu from Saturday the 12th to Monday the 14th. Menu will be available to go as preorder as well. Preorder or reserve here.
Lake & Co.: Valentines Day menu consists of A la carte items such as Pork Belly Appetizer, Filet Mignon, Salted Caramel Cheesecakes, and more! Plus 5% of sales from valentines orders will be donated to Maine Needs now through February 8th. Order here. Deadline is Tuesday 2.8 for pick up or delivery on Saturday 2.12.
Little Tap House: The bubbles will be flowing at Little Tap House’s Galentine’s Day! Get the crew together. It’s wine time. $12 flights of rosé from around the world. 4pm-9pm Feb. 8th -10th!
Maine Mead Works: Will be offering a “Valentine’s Weekend Cheese Pairing”, featuring their preselected Honeymaker Meads and Silvery Moon Creamery Cheeses for $20 pp or $35 for two. Will feature two wines and two cheese pairings. Available at 51 Washington Avenue Portland Saturday, Sunday, and Monday (or until sold out), February 12th – 14th. Saturday 11 PM – 7 PM, Sunday 12 PM – 6 PM, and Monday special hours 11 PM – 7 PM. No tickets are required, just show up and purchase from the tasting room!
The Maker’s Galley: Reserve your spot now for their delicious romantic dinner in their beautiful new space on Commercial St. The thoughtfully designed menu will include a bread board, pear salad, short rib and more. To see the menu and reserve a spot for Friday the 11th, Saturday the 12th, and/ or Monday the 14th from 5:30 PM -7:30 PM head here.
Mr. Tuna: Test out your hand roll skills with these make your own customized rolls at home. Their new Hand Roll Kit for 2 is available for pre-order on their Valentine’s Day takeout menu. The kit includes an assortment of top-quality fish, veggies & sauces + 50g of caviar with an option to add a small tray of Maine Uni! Reserve your kit here.
Ruby’s West End: Two tasting menus available for Valentine’s Weekend. Tasting menu #1 ($50) features Scallop Crudo and choice of Steak Halibut. The Vegan Tasting Menu ($40) offers Hakurai, vegan pasta, and trumpet mushroom entree. Selected wines to pair ($35) with each course available. Available Friday February 11th, Saturday February 12th, and Monday, February 14th. Reserve here.
SMALLS: Valentine’s Day will consist of off the menu treats, Tarot readings plus a free drink with Li Karol! Stay tuned, more info to come soon!
Top of the East: Offering a Date Night Box for two; a thoughtfully curated at-home 3-course cooking and dining experience featuring locally sourced ingredients and cooking instructions ($85). Ordering is now live and can be done here, for pick-up on February 11. Online ordering will close Monday, February 7 at 10:00 AM.
Verbena’s: Will be serving a Valentine’s weekend menu featuring Southeast Asian flavors inspired by “memories and love”.
Yardie Ting: Offering Valentine’s Date Night Menu for two for $68 – $80 for dine-in Monday, February 14th from 6 PM -8 PM. Menu includes jerk brisket or lollipop jerk chicken, grilled shrimp served w/ pumpkin rice, roasted sweet corn and watermelon salsa and a dessert option of Red velvet cake topped w/ chocolate coved strawberries & mocktails. Reserve here.