Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, & what better way to show your honey you love em’ than with perfectly curated packages, 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.
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Allagash Brewing Company: Just in time for the season of love, Allagash is releasing their Heart of Hearts (6.1%) a ruby-colored, foudre-aged sour beer that has been rested for four months on fresh-plucked raspberries. Now available to order online for curbside pickup in Portland.
Bao Bao: Offering a 6-course menu for two featuring fried tonkatsu oyster sandwich with yuzu koshu aioli. Preorder online for takeout.
Barista + Bites: Offering Vegan Chocolate-Dipped Heart Shaped Sugar Cookies!
Big Sky Bakery: Offering Valentine’s Whoopie Pies with Raspberry Filling, Valentine’s Sugar Cookies with Linzer Hearts, & Chocolate Drizzled Granola.
BlueFin North Atlantic Seafood: Offering a special Valentine’s Day menu with Lobster Bisque, Lobster Scargot, Seared Duck, Stuffed Haddock, Raspberry Panna Cotta & more. Available for dine-in.
Blue Spoon: This Munjoy Hill location will be open for indoor and outdoor dining on February 14th & will be serving up a few Valentine’s Day specials. Now accepting reservations.
Boone’s Fish House & Oyster Room: Open Valentine’s weekend with tables available to reserve online. Specialty cocktails include the Hate to See You Leave (Tito’s, Lychee Liquor, Pomegranate, Prosecco).
Botto’s Bakery: Washington Avenue bakery is taking orders for their Valentine’s Day truffles and cupcakes by calling or direct message via Instagram. Menu includes Chocolate Cookie Dough Truffle Heart, Lemon Raspberry Cake for Two, and Chocolate Hazelnut Cupcake. Deadline is Wednesday, February 10th by 2 pm for pick-up Saturday, February 13th at 2 pm.
Broken Arrow: Offering your choice of a 4 or 6-course tasting menu on 2/12 & a 6-course Valentine’s Tasting Menu on 2/13 with beer, wine, cocktail pairings available. Happy Hour features a dozen oysters for two with a cocktail or bubbles pairing. Will also be offering on both nights take-out or delivery option of a Chef’s Dinner for two with a cocktail or champagne pairing. Tables now available to book.
Chaval: Open for dinner Valentine’s Day from 4-9pm & offering a 4-course menu with cocktail & wine specials. Also available for takeout.
Dobra Tea: Love Box tea set includes a blooming tea, Memories of Prague, & plum, rose & Eastern Winds teas.
Evo: Offering a 5-course “delight” ($90 per person) or a 7-course “delight” ($130 per person). Tasting menu is available for dine-in indoors and outdoors in their reservable chalets or to-go.
Gross Confection Bar/ Gross Bakery: Taking preorders for a box of 6 homemade chocolates and confections, as well as, a chocolate and caramel French Entremet dessert for two.
Helm Oyster Bar & Bistro: Portland’s newest restaurant located on the ground floor of the WEX Building across from the Ocean Gateway Terminal, opens Thursday, February 11th for takeout only for the time being. For Valentine’s Day, they are offering pre-fixed items such as their Short Rib for one with a Chicory Salad & Chocolate Cake, as well as, a dozen Love Point Oysters, & Seafood Paddlefish Caviar.
Isa: Special Valentine’s Day menu includes Lobster Tostada, Herbed Cod Loin Stew, & Triple Chocolate Pie. Call (207)808-8533 to preorder for Sunday pick-up.
Izakaya Minato: Open for outdoor seating 2/14 (weather permitting)! Offering a very special Valentine’s Day Omakase for $50/person. Preorders are open & you can call to reserve a table outside.
Judy Gibson: Valentine’s Day 3-Course Dinner for Two for $140 features Bacon Fat Poached Onions, Braised Shortrib, Chocolate Cake, a bottle of wine & a flower arrangement from Bloomers. Call to reserve yours for pick up at (207)808-8649.
Katie Made Bakery: Sugar cookies, cupcakes, (chocolate, vanilla or red velvet), & chocolate cakes for two! Place your order ahead of time by calling or stopping in for the best selection. Open Thursday-Sunday 8am-1pm.
Knotted Apron: Pre-orders include a 4-course dinner with wine pairing all for $75 per person.
Lake & Co.: Online ordering for their Valentine’s A La Carte & more opens Sunday, February 7th. Menu also includes a Sea Salt Dark Chocolate Tart & a Cookie Decorating Kit.
Luke’s Lobster Portland: Lobster rolls and chocolate, the dynamic duo! You have your choice of two Valentine’s Day specials. The first, lobster rolls and chocolates from Bixby & Co. in Rockland ($100) & the latter, lobster rolls, chocolates, and fresh pasta from Terra Cotta Pasta Company ($105).
North43 Bistro: Open Valentine’s Weekend with Happy Hour 4-5pm, 3-course Dinner service starting at 5pm. Menu includes Coconut Crusted Shrimp, Ceasar Crusted Olive Oil Marinated Sirlion, Raspberry Fig Linzer Tart & more. Reservations can be made online.
Maine Oyster Company: Hosting “A Maine-ly Oyster Valentine’s” with limited indoor seating. Night will include a fixed menu of oysters (which you will learn to shuck) Caviar, House-cured salmon & creme fraiche blinis, bottles of bubbles, & an incredible dessert for a local baker, Benlu Bakery.
Mount Desserts Pie Company: Pies for preorder for that romantic evening! Homemade 9” pies baked fresh daily include Apple Salted Caramel, Sour Cherry, Mixed Berry, Apple Raspberry & more. Also, offering Chocolate Covered Strawberries 7 for $19.99 (Chocolate Covered Raspberries & Blackberries included in the order).
Old Port Sea Grill & Raw Bar: Two new bar specials for the month of February! “Cupid’s Wings” made with Luxardo Maraschino, Creme de Violette, raspberry puree, fresh lemon, & Ruffino Wines Sparkling Rose, as well as, the “Cupid’s Arrow” oyster shooter made with Ruffino sparkling rose & an Eros oyster, topped with lemon-lavender oil & raspberry droplets.
Po’ Boys & Pickles: For all you lonely hearts out there, this weekend special is for you. Offering a Lonely Po’ Boy (Fried Chicken tossed Jamaican Jerk Sauce, Fried Shoestring Onions, Cajun Cole Slaw, & Roasted Garlic Mayo), Bud Lite Seltzer, & roll of toilet paper for $10.00.
Portland Cake Co.: Preorder from a selection of 7’’ layer cakes (Velvet or Chocolate Raspberry) for $25. Email or direct message via Instagram to order. Pre-order for Valentine’s Day pick-up is Thursday, February 11th.
Prairie Baking Company: Offering a Chocolate Mini Cake with dark chocolate ganache, raspberry buttercream, drippy chocolate glaze & decorated with fresh flowers, as well as, a Gluten-Free Confections Box for Valentine’s Day preorder. Pick up is the 13th at Maine & Loire.
Standard Baking Co.: Valentine’s online pre-order includes treats such as their heart-shaped Linzer Butter Cookies, an Opera T0rt, Ruby Raspberry Ganache or Vanilla Bean Buttercream Macaroons, & heart-shaped Hazelnut Cookies.
Sugar Giant: Bakery is now accepting preorders until February 10th for pickup on February the 13th or 14th. For $30, get 2 cinnamon rolls, 1 heart-shaped galette, 2 eclairs, 1 snickers along with the option for a custom print add-on by Inciardi Prints (IG) & a bottle of champagne (21 years or older/ID required)🥂
Sur Lie: Offering a mix & match 3-course dinner for two. Preorders start this Sunday the 7th & are available until Wednesday the 10th at 8pm. Meals are to be cooked at home & list includes Local Carrots, Lamb Bolognese, Mushroom Toast, Slow Roasted Pork Shoulder & more. They have also teamed up with Chocolats Passion & Clo Floral to offer you the option to add on a bottle of wine, chocolates & flowers for that special someone.
Sweet Sea Cookies: Offering 3 different gift “love boxes”- the ‘Eat & Relax’ combo, the ‘Happy Housewife,’ & the “Man Combo.” Boxes vary, but included is their Love i$ Free shirt, hat, whiskey, & Variety Pack of Sweet Sea Cookies! Available for curbside pickup.
Tipo: Offering a romantic dinner for two to-go. Menu includes a Beets + Winter Citrus Salad, Osso Bucco, Tipo Tiramisu & more. The deadline for pick-up Saturday, February 13th is February 9th.
Tiqa: Offering a special Valentine’s 4-course menu at $55 per guest for indoor & outdoor seating Friday, Saturday, & Sunday. Regular menu available Friday & Saturday. Menu includes Grilled Monkfish, Baba Ghanoush, Lemon & Lentil Soup, Dessert Board, & more.
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).
Union: Special Valentine’s Day to-go dinner for two runs at $120. Menu items include Tenderloin Beef Wellington, Arugula Salad, Mere Point Oysters (shuck-at-home), and Molten Chocolate Cake. All items to be finished at home but will come with instructions. Pick up is on Saturday the 13th from 2 pm-5 pm.
Wine Wise: Offering their Valentine’s Day Périgord Black Winter Truffle Virtual Wine Dinner for Two on Sunday, February th 14th from 6pm-8pm ($250).
Woodford Food & Beverage: Valentine’s Day Specials to pre-order for curbside takeout include, Lobster Risotto, Black Truffle Ricotta Gougeres, Braised Short Rib, Butterscotch Pudding &
Yardie Ting: Offering Valentine’s Menu for two for $90. Includes Stuffed Salmon, Garlic Mash Potatoes, Island Mango Side Salad Carrot Pineapple Cake & Two Bottles of Ting.