Valentine’s Day In Philadelphia ~ Top Brunch, Dinners And Things To Do In Philly

 "AMOR" sculpture by Robert Indiana at Philadelphia Museum of Art

“AMOR” Sculpture By Robert Indiana At Philadelphia Museum of Art

‘Love is in the Air in Philadelphia!’ 

Philadelphia is filled with so much romance! From the iconic LOVE sculpture in LOVE Park, to the AMOR sculpture at the top of the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, to the people of this awesome city and so much more. With Philly’s restaurant scene exploding over the year’s, we could be here for days listing the romantic restaurants. We even reached out to a few for their opinions, which will be listed below with some of our choices. FYI – It’s advisable to call for reservations as some of the restaurants below might be booked now for Tuesday, February 14.


Creperie Beau Monde

Saturday and Sunday, this quaint and romantic French Bistro will be offering brunch starting at 10 am and a dinner menu that evening. On Valentine’s Day, February 14, they will have specials for both lunch and dinner.

Bella Vista ~ 624 S 6th St (6th & Brainbridge Streets)


Abe Fisher

Get cozy as Abe Fisher is offering a 4-course meal of 8 new dishes designed to share for $75 per person. ~ Menu ~

Rittenhouse – Center City West ~ 1623 Sansom St

XIX Nineteen

Located in the Hyatt at The Bellevue, starting at 5:30 pm, enjoy a 3-course Prix-Fixe dinner for $75 per person.

Rittenhouse ~ 200 S Broad St #19

Cuba Libre

Enjoy several special meals with Cuba Libre’s mimosas and sangrias. Cubre Libre will being having these specials from Saturday, February 11 through Tuesday, February 14. For details, click here.

Old City ~ 10 S 2nd St (near Market St)

Tri Cafe

For those you want a casual setting, but very tasty food, guests will enjoy Valentine’s Day specials to include enticing wines and an exquisite cheese and chocolate plate! ~ Valentine’s Day Menu ~

 3 locations, Rittenhouse Square, Washington Square West & Filter Square ~ Locations ~


This quaint romantic establishment makes you feel like you are in Italy! Chef Sandro Frusone will be creating Italian food from scratch with love on Valentine’s Day from 4 pm to 10 pm!

Queen Village ~ 613 E Passyunk Ave


Enjoy a beautiful skyline view of the city while taking pleasure in a special Valentine’s Day menu.

Rittenhouse ~ 50 S. 16th St 37th Floor

Creperie Beau Monde

On Valentine’s Day, February 14, they will have specials for both lunch and dinner.

Bella Vista ~ 624 S 6th St (6th & Brainbridge Streets)

Vernick Food & Drink

Opening at 5 pm, enjoy an intoxicating atmosphere with fabulous food. 

Rittenhouse ~ 2031 Walnut St

Bridget Foy’s

A Bi-level space that offers eclectic American fare will be offering a sweetheart of a deal all weekend long from February 10 – 14! The three-course prix fixe meal costs $35 per person and features selections such as oysters casino starter, a parmesan-crusted lamb entrée and spinach cannelloni dish and decadent desserts, including a coveted salted caramel budino offering! Menu, click here

South Street Headhouse District – Society Hill ~ 200 South St

Rose Tattoo Cafe

Lovely restaurant with floral arrangements all throughout the establishment. Appreciate a Valentine’s Day menu with appetizers ranging from $10 to $16 and entrees from $32 to $42

Fairmount ~ 1847 Callowhill St


Enjoy a 6-course dinner with a romantic view 50 stories up overlooking the streets of Philadelphia! You’ll also be able to enjoy sounds of the Louis Petenelli Duo. For details, click here.

Center City ~ 1717 Arch St, 50th Floor

Talula’s Daily & Talula’s Garden

Enjoy these casual and cozy Stephen Starr restaurants. Enjoy brunch or dinner at Talula’s Garden or a special chef’s tasting menu for dinner.

Washington Square ~ 208 Washington Square & 210 Washington Square

Bistro Romano

Listed as one of 100 romantic restaurants by Open Table, this intimate Italian eatery with a rustic vibe will celebrate Valentine’s Day all weekend long with a Prix-Fixe $78 special menu

Society Hill ~ 120 Lombard St

Fine Palate

Enjoy a four-course meal for $75 & indulge in their rare Mediterranean blue lobster while it’s still available.

Rittenhouse Square ~ 231 S. 15th St ~ (267) 318-7971

Little Nonna’s

Guests will enjoy a lovely four-course meal for $55 per person. Your third course choices are veal chop parmigiana, roasted beet caramelle, seared tile fish picatta and marsala braised veal osso bucco. Reservations not needed, but they are strongly recommended.~ Special Menu ~

Washington Square West ~1234 Locust St ~ (215) 546-2100

Paradiso Restaurant

This romantic Italian fine dining establishment incorporates locally sourced ingredients with each house-made dish, plus your can savor their global wines list.

East Passyunk ~ 1627 E Passyunk Ave


Restaurant serving inventive vegan & vegetarian small plates in a charming old mansion will have a five-course tasting with optional wine pairing.

Midtown Village ~ 1221 Locust St


This quaint French-like restaurant will be offering a $50 4 course prix fixe, with the option of an available cheese course for $10! They also have 

Rittenhouse Square ~ 267 S. 19th St

Rex 1516 

Southern-inflected eatery offers creative dishes and drinks in a rustic space clad in reclaimed wood with a romantic bar. Opening at 5 pm, there will be their regular menu and an a la carte menu as well.

South Street West - 1516 South St

Twenty Manning

New American eatery set in a double brownstone with stylish setting will have a five-course tasting menu for $65 per person. ~ Menu ~

Rittenhouse ~ 261 S 20th St

Plough and the Stars

You don’t need a passport to this Irish establishment. Warm yourself by the fire or sit at the many different seating areas and savor a special Valentine’s Day menu.

Old City ~ 123 Chestnut Street (Enter On N 2nd St)

Paris Wine Bar at London Grill

Upscale New American fare with a special area in back for romance. There will be a special Valentine’s Day menu to enjoy.

Fairmount ~ 2301 Fairmount Ave

Kensington Quarters

Offering brunch and dinner prix-fixe meals where both vegetarian and meaty options are available set in a warehouse with wood tables and an industrial feel.

Fishtown/Northern Liberties ~ 1310 Frankford Ave


Sophisticated New American cuisine, delight in a Prix-Fixe four-course meal for $99 a person or their house menu for $78 per person. For details, click here.

Old City ~ 306 Market St

Lacroix Restaurant at The Rittenhouse

Enjoy a special version of Lacroix’s five-course tasting menu on Valentine’s Day, along with a wine pairing option that’s sure to please your Valentine. 

Rittenhouse Square ~ 210 West Rittenhouse Square

Caffe Valentino

2-story Italian BYOB that offers a taste of Puglia (a region in southern Italy) in a brightly colored space filled with natural light.

Pennsport ~ 1245 S 3rd St

Twisted Tail

This establishment brings southern charm and romance to your evening. Enjoy a special 4 course menu for $70 with music as well. For details, click here.

Society Hill ~ 509 South 2nd Street

Beck’s Cajun Cafe

Beck’s Famous Bread Pudding for Valentines Weekend! Sweets for the Sweet! Buy 1 & get the 2nd ½ off! From Sunday, February 12 to Tuesday, February 14 try Beck’s complimentary Raspberry Chambord Crème Anglaise sauce on top of their bread pudding! Click Here.

Reading Terminal Market & 30th Street Station

Romantic Date Ideas & Attractions

Blue Cross RiverRink & Winterfest

Skate hand in hand at the Blue Cross RiverRink and then afterwards, head over to the tent at Winterfest for some food and drinks.

Penn’s Landing at Delaware River Waterfront ~ 101 South Columbus Boulevard

Rothman Ice Rink at Dilworth Park

Skate to your favorite love songs and after skating, warm up with a beverage and a bite inside the Rothman Cabin. Special: Sweetheart Skate

Dilworth Park ~ 15th & Market Streets

Sweetheart Skate at Dilworth Park

February 12 ~ From 4 pm to 8 pm at Rothman Ice Rink at Dilworth Park. Buy one admission and get one admission free to skate with your sweetheart. Come and skate to love songs new and old, and remember this special evening with a rose and a keepsake photo. ~ Sweetheart Skate at Dilworth Park ~


Take a memorable photo with the LOVE sculpture in the background (At the corner of City Hall near the ice rink 2017).

15th & Arch Streets

Mueller Chocolate Company

Looking to buy your sweetheart some delectable chocolates, head on over to Mueller’s Chocolates inside the Reading Terminal Market!

Reading Terminal Market ~ 51 N 12th St

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