CHI-lebrity has romance covered this Valentine’s Day. With date night suggestions for everyone, below is a full list of V-day happenings for couples and singles in Chicago you won’t want to miss.
Sunda (110 W. Illinois): Get your mojo back at Sunda’s Valentines Day event called Singles and Sushi! Join Sunda New Asian in their upstairs lounge for a fun night of mingling singles from 8-11PM. Guests will enjoy a live DJ, passed appetizers, a buffet, wine, sake, beer and themed cocktails. Tickets are $50 per person. For more info and to purchase tickets, visit sundachicago.com/events/singles-sushi/.
Lucky to have a date? Couples can indulge in oysters four ways with romantic treats from Chef Jess in the Sunda dining room.
La Madia (59 W. Grand): Celebrate St. Valentine’s Day with a date, or gather a group for a fun evening out at La Madia in River North. Chef Jonathan Fox’s four course prix fixe menu, served family-style, will be offered on Friday February 14th and Saturday February 15th. Chef Fox’s menu will feature the choice of appetizer, seasonal salad, and a Neapolitan-inspired pizza, as well as a flute of prosecco to start and housemade chocolate truffles to finish. The Valentine’s prix fixe is $39 per person. Reservations are recommended. Visit dinelamadia.com or call 312-329-0400.
Rosebud Restaurants (9 Locations): Rosebud will hold one 7PM reservation for two at all nine of their restaurants on Valentine’s Day in honor of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The customer who books “The Red Rose Table” can enjoy a beautiful meal and take pleasure in the fact that 50% of the proceeds from their dinner will go directly to the hospital. To find a Rosebud restaurant near you, visit rosebudrestaurants.com.
Rockit Burger Bar (3700 N. Clark): Grab your friends and leave the mixology to the experts. From 7-9PM, join Rockit Burger Bar for a Valentine’s Day themed party with Jim Beam and Skinny Girl Cocktails. Enjoy perfectly paired bites and cocktails for $15 per person. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit rockitburgerbar.com/events.
Cantina Laredo (508 N. State): Add a little spice to your Valentine’s Day dinner date this year. Cantina Laredo in River North will offer a three course, Valentine’s prix fixe menu ($35 per person) from February 13th to February 15th. Chef Kennon Reed’s selections include mango salad, roasted red pepper soup, sauteed shrimp with spicy mango mole, ancho chile-rubbed chicken, filet mignon, strawberry bunuelos and churros. Each course may be paired with a cocktail (Peach Berry Flaca Flip; Passion Fruit Margarita; and Heart Warmer) for an additional $15 per person. For table reservations, call 312-955-0014 or visit cantinalaredo.com
The Underground (56 W. Illinois): Join The Underground Chicago on Friday February 14th for an exclusive Valentine’s Day reception from 10-11PM. Enjoy paired champagne and sweetheart desserts. For more information, visit undergroundchicago.com.
Rockit Bar & Grill (22 W. Hubbard): Lovers can enjoy three courses of romance on Friday February 14th. Start with Lobster Avocado Cocktail with lobster knuckle and claw meat, avocado, tomato, chives, flour tortilla chips ($16), Filet Oscar with eight ounce filet topped with lump crabmeat, béarnaise sauce, grilled asparagus and whipped potatoes ($36) and Flourless Chocolate Cake with fresh raspberries, whipped cream ($9). Reservations are recommended. Visit rockitbarandgrill.com for more information.
Nacional 27 (325 W. Huron): Nacional 27 is the perfect place to dine, drink and dance with your Valentine. Chef Chico Vilchez has created a “Feliz dia de San Valentin” prix fixe menu available on Friday February 14th from 5-6:30PM ($40 per guest) and from 7-10PM ($75 per guest). The menu includes shared starting courses and tapas, choice of entree and dessert duo. The later seating includes a champagne toast. Following dinner service, DJ Konsept will spin lusty Latin beats ’til 2AM. Valentine’s Day celebrants may also choose to enjoy the special prix fixe menu on Thursday February 13th from 5:30-9:30PM ($75 per guest). Pre or post-meal, partake in complimentary salsa dance lessons at 7:30PM. Reservations may be made by calling Nacional 27 at 312-664-2727 or by visiting N27Chicago.com.
¡AY CHIWOWA! (311 W. Chicago): Calling all the single ladies…and gentlemen! Dance your single blues away with hits with a 90’s dance party and $35 Party Glass Margaritas (56 oz) and $5 heart shaped Flan.