Love is in the air, and so is the smell of delicious food in candlelit restaurants. Valentine’s Day is approaching, and we’ve got just the list to help you plan the perfect date night on the most romantic day of the year. Let us know if we missed any of your favorite places to dine with your loved one!
Looking for more Valentine’s Day inspiration? Check out our list of florists in Burnaby and our list of treats here.
Hart House Restaurant
When it comes to romantic restaurants in Burnaby, this beautiful establishment in Deer Lake Park is probably the first thing that comes to mind. Besides the beautiful Tudor-style architecture and stunning views, Hart House upped the ante with a special 4-course Valentine’s Day menu for $88 per person with vegan options available upon request.
Address: 6664 Deer Lake Avenue
Atlas Rib Steak + Fish
OpenTable named Atlas Steak + Fish one of Canada’s Most Romantic Restaurants, and for good reason. This modern take on the North American steakhouse offers an elevated dining experience by pairing delicious flavors with elegant decor and attentive service. Discover their special Valentine’s Day menu which will take place from February 11 to 14.
Address: 4331 Dominion Street
Little Billy’s Steak House
Little Billy’s is a family restaurant up in the hills, and it’s a steak house with a Greek twist. The warm and family atmosphere will allow you to enjoy your romantic evening with ease, and their hearty portions will delight you.
Address: 6785 E Hastings Street
Mount Burnaby Pavilion
Located on the Burnaby Mountain Golf Course, this restaurant is another must-visit spot for a great view. If you’re planning on going for Valentine’s Day, be sure to book ahead for their 4-course Valentine’s Day dinner, as they won’t be open walk-in and a la carte.
Address: 7600 Halifax St.
Riverway Pavilion Restaurant
Riverway is another restaurant located on a golf course, and the view and decor are equally stunning. The Riverway Clubhouse has been voted the A-list winner for Burnaby’s Favorite Wedding Venue two years in a row, and they’re amplifying the romance factor this Valentine’s Day. Like the Burnaby Mountain Clubhouse, they will also be offering a 4-course Valentine’s Day menu which is only available by advance reservation.
Address: 9001 Bill Fox Road
Aqua Restaurant + Bar
This restaurant at the Executive Suites Hotel near Lougheed Hwy offers indoor and patio dining, and is the perfect spot for those who prefer a quieter atmosphere. Their happy hour menu offers great deals and the food portions are deliciously generous.
Address: 4201 Lougheed Highway
Italian cuisine is a must when it comes to romance (think Lady and the Tramp), and Sopra Sotto in the Heights is a must for anyone looking for a cozy restaurant with great food. Their wood-oven Neapolitan pizzas and handmade pasta are paired with local ingredients, and they have an excellent selection of wines to enhance the dining experience.
Address: 4022 Hastings Street
Speaking of Italian food, we can’t leave this regular off our lists. From family dinners to romantic evenings, you can count on Trattoria. They will be offering Valentine’s Day specials from February 11-14, which include a platter to share for 2 with roast rack of lamb and brown butter poached lobster tails with sides, and a love platter for 2 with an assortment of delicious desserts.
Address: 102-4501 Kingway
Italian Restaurant The Artist
Be transported to Italy by the picturesque decor and authentic flavors of L’Artista. They offer a wide selection of pastas and main courses accompanied by an extensive wine list, and their service is friendly and welcoming. If you are looking for a restaurant with a more cozy and relaxed atmosphere while still feeling romantic, this may be the place for you!
Address: 3891 E Street Hastings
This North Burnaby Italian restaurant serves authentic dishes made from local ingredients. They also feature local musicians on the weekends, and there’s a $6 special for a glass of wine and a local beer Tuesday through Thursday. They’re usually closed on Mondays, but they’ll be open for Valentine’s Day, so be sure to check out their special 4-course menu!
Address: 3728 Hastings Street
Burnaby offers a vibrant selection of authentic Italian flavors, and La Forchetta is one of them. The restaurant looks modern and stylish, and its wide selection of appetizing dishes are served on beautiful crockery. Their pasta is handmade daily by Chef Manrico and they also offer gluten-free pasta for $3 more.
Address: 5601 Hastings Street