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Treat your special someone to a delicious Valentine's dinner in downtown Evanston. Some restaurants are offering Valentine's specials on Friday, February 10 through Tuesday, February 14 to make sure you are able to sneak in an evening with your Valentine. 

Flowers, chocolates, jewelry, couples fitness class, books, wine, spa treatments? There is something for every Valentine in downtown Evanston. Better yet, you can put together a Valentine's Day gift basket with a combination of these festive items. If you really want to go all out, there are even a couple of Valentine's hotel packages perfect for that much needed staycation. 

Found Kitchen | 1631 Chicago Ave.

Found Kitchen | 1631 Chicago Ave.

Calling to mind timeless love featured in favorite films, Found’s Valentine’s Day menu is a star-studded affair. For $65 (excluding tax and tip), guests enjoy a five-course menu including:

Harry & Sally of "When Harry Met Sally"
Mini house-made pastrami sandwich

Caroline & Adam of "Untamed Heart"
Chopped pickled beef heart and steak tartar

Mary "Slim" Browning & Harry "Steve" Morgan of "To Have and Have Not"
Smoked fish fritters with eggplant choka

Loretta & Ronnie of "Moonstruck"
Grilled steak al forno with house-made pasta

Ron Burgundy & Veronica Corningstone of "Anchorman"
Scotch-soaked tres leches cakes
Carmelized apricots, chocolate-spice ganache filled phyllo cigars

Click here to view the full menu and make a reservation or call 847.868.8945.


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Chef's Station | 915 Davis St.

Chef's Station | 915 Davis St.

Chef's Station has a super special 7-course dinner planned for Valentine's Day. Reserve your place at the 5:00 or 7:30 pm seating on Tuesday, February 14. 
  • Yellowfin Tuna Crudo: Wasabi Avocado Mousse, Edible Flower Salad, Radish, Homemade Baby Potato Chips, Yuzu, Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Pan Seared Diver Scallop: Kabocha Squash Pannacotta, Alaskan King Crab, White Asparagus, Sturgeon Caviar, Passion Fruit Emulsion
  • Passion Fruit Sorbet
  • Seared Black Cod: Butter Poached Rock Shrimp, Zucchini Ribbons, Baby Carrots, Brussels Sprout Petals, Meyer Lemon Beurre Blanc
  • Oven Roasted Beef Tenderloin: Sunchoke Cream, Wild Mushrooms, Pearl Onions, Black Truffle Sauce
  • Roasted Baby Beets: Black Truffle Goat Cheese, Petite Lettuce, Beet Chips, Blood Orange Honey Dressing
  • Valrhona Dark Chocolate Mousse Cake: Grand Marnier Milk Chocolate Sauce
The Valentine's Day Menu is $105 per person. Call 847-570-9821 to reserve today! 

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Hearth Restaurant | 1625 Hinman Ave.

Hearth Restaurant | 1625 Hinman Ave.

Enjoy a 4 course pre fixe for $50 per person. The Valentine's Day menu will be available from 2/10-2/14. Additionally, ​an a la Carte option will be available on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Please note that cancellations will not be honored 48 hours prior to reservation start.
 
Valentine's Day Menu
Seared Scallop
bacon ∙ grapefruit ∙ fennel
 
Wild Mushroom
almond ∙ beet ∙ arugula
 
Beef Tenderloin
broccoli ∙ polenta ∙ parmesan
 
Chocolate 
pomegranate ∙ pear ∙ lemon

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Koi Fine Asian Cuisine & Lounge | 624 Davis St.

Koi Fine Asian Cuisine & Lounge | 624 Davis St.

Enjoy a Valentine's Day meal for two ($59.99 per couple) including a glass of champagne and these delicious items. 

  • Appetizer: Salmon Brulée Bundles
  • Entree: Dragon and Phoenix (represents a long relationship to marriage). Dragon - Crispy covered with tangy sweet spice sauce. Phoenix - Shrimp sautéed with vegetable in white wine sauce.
  • Dessert: Chocolate Lava Cake with ice cream

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Prairie Moon | 1502 Sherman Ave.

Prairie Moon | 1502 Sherman Ave.

Prairie Moon is offering their special Valentine's Day menu from Saturday through Tuesday. Just want to enjoy the regular menu? No problem...it will be available, too! 


Click here to view the Valentine’s Day Menu and call 847-864-8328 to make a reservation. 

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Bistro Bordeaux | 618 Church St.

Bistro Bordeaux | 618 Church St.

A true candlelight dinner awaits you at Bistro Bordeaux! Celebrate Valentine's Day Friday, February 10 to Tuesday, February 14 under the lights. Bistro Bordeaux will serve their regular menu. Reservations recommended online or by calling 847-424-1483.
 

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Cupitol Coffee & Eatery | 812 Grove Street

Cupitol Coffee & Eatery | 812 Grove Street

Yum! On Valentine's Day, enjoy complimentary chocolate-dipped strawberries for you and your special someone with purchase of dinner entree. 

And, while you're feeling sweet, try out the special cheesecake "I Love You Cherry Much", only available in February.  

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NaKorn Urban Thai | 1622 Orrington Ave.

NaKorn Urban Thai | 1622 Orrington Ave.

NaKorn Urban Thai will offer its regular menu for Valentine's Day supplemented with two specialty drinks and a dessert. 

  • The Hum 'N Plum: Rhine Hall Plum Brandy, Hum Botanical Spirit, Lemon & Club Soda
  • The Gun 'N Rose: Ballotin Caramel Turtle Whiskey, Koval Rose Hip Liqueur, Lemon & Bitters
  • Black Forest Mousse, Blood Orange Sorbet, Champagne-Blood Orange Gelee, Coconut Flour and Brown Butter Streusel
Learn more about NaKorn here and call 847-733-8424 to reserve today! 

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The Stained Glass | 1735 Benson Ave.

The Stained Glass | 1735 Benson Ave.

Whether you’re celebrating before or on the actual day of love, The Stained Glass will offer a special Valentine’s Day menu available a la carte or as a three-course sensation. Chef A. Khammay will offer the specials as individual dishes from February 10-13 and on Valentine’s Day, February 14. The dishes will be served as a three-course dinner with the choice of one dish from each category. Click here to view the full menu and make your reservation today! 

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Patisserie Coralie | 600 Davis St.

Patisserie Coralie | 600 Davis St.

In celebration of Valentine's Day, Patisserie Coralie has created a special creation for two. Called "Love at First Bite," the pastry features raspberry macaron, fresh raspberry rose Lychee ganache, raspberry confit, dark chocolate decor and gold leaf. Available for $12. Pre-orders recommended by stopping by or calling 847-905-0491. 

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Boltwood | 804 Davis St.

Boltwood | 804 Davis St.

On Tuesday, February 14, 5-9pm, Chef Brian Huston will be serving a special 4-course Valentine's prix fixe menu for $65 per person. Optional wine pairings will be available for an additional $25. Make a reservation today.

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Creperie Saint Germain | 1512 Sherman Ave.

Creperie Saint Germain | 1512 Sherman Ave.

From February 11 to 14, the restaurant will be lit by candles only and will offer special combo crepes for two - tres romantique! 

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Eve J. Alfille | 623 Grove St.

Eve J. Alfille | 623 Grove St.

On Saturday, February 11, 1-5pm, attend a free Valentine-themed party "Removable Drops Party: Be a Romantic." Get ready for the most romantic day of the year by upgrading your earrings with a pair of Eve's special "removable drops." These dangling adornments can be hung from almost any Eve earring equipped with a secret earring hook (or let us modify earrings you already own!)

Come shop the new series, enter our raffle (no purchase necessary!) for a pair of Eve's special drops, and enjoy our sampling of love potions and sweets for sweethearts. 

RSVP online or by calling 847-869-7920 or email contact@evejewelry.com. 

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FlowersFlowers | 1110 Davis St.

FlowersFlowers | 1110 Davis St.

FlowersFlowers has something for everyone. Whether your special someone likes roses, a wild bouquet, tulips, hydrangeas or orchid plants she or he will be delighted! View the Valentine's specials here or call to place an order at 847-328-7110. 

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Ayla's Originals | 1511 Sherman Ave.

Ayla's Originals | 1511 Sherman Ave.

Every year, Ayla's offers a special "Heart to Heart" necklace for Valentine's Day. This heart shaped freshwater pearl is paired with either a ruby, sapphire or emerald and hung delicately from a sterling silver of 14K gold-filled chain. Stop by to pick out your favorite combination for your favorite Valentine!

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Spice & Tea Exchange | 1615 Sherman Ave.

Spice & Tea Exchange | 1615 Sherman Ave.

Inspire romance this Valentine's Day with an "Evening-In" sampler and warm up the evening with a "Heat Wave" sampler. Buy these 2 samplers and get a free 1 oz. blend of your choice. Offer is good February 1-14, 2017. 

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Bottle & Bottega | 1016 Davis St.

Bottle & Bottega | 1016 Davis St.

There are plenty of opportunities for a creative Valentine's celebration at Bottle & Bottega from February 10 to 14. Bring your family to an all ages painting party, enjoy a bottle of wine with your BFFs or treat your significant other to a "Night in Paris" complete with a glass of bubbly and french pastries. All classes include a take-home canvas, painting supplies and instruction and all are BYOB. Click on links to register.

Friday, February 10
4:30-6:30pm | Keep Calm, It's Happy Hour! Valentine's Edition
7:00-10:00pm | "50 Shades of Sexy" Nude Model Painting Party

Saturday, February 11
11:00am-1:00pm | All Ages Family Painting Party
2:00-5:00pm | Valentine's Weekend Afternoon Painting Party
6:00-9:00pm | Valentine's Weekend! Couples & BFFs (Singles Too!)

Sunday, February 12
1:00-4:00pm | Valentine's Themed Mixed Media (Ages 12 and older)
3:00-6:00pm | Valentine's Weekend Afternoon Art Party!
6:00-9:00pm | Weekend Wine Down Art Party!

Monday, February 13
6:30-9:30pm | Galentine's Painting Party
6:30-9:30pm | Guy-lentine's Painting Party

Tuesday, February 14
6:30-9:30pm | Valentine's Day Painting Party
6:30-9:30pm | A Night in Paris! (Bubbly included)

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Exhale Evanston | 1890 Maple Ave.

Exhale Evanston | 1890 Maple Ave.

Celebrate Valentine's Day with your significant other at exhale evanston's "Vino & Vinyasa" on Tuesday, February 14. Guests that sign up will be able to bring their significant other for free. There will be light bites and sips immediately following as well as an in-studio sale exclusive to guests attending class. 

Click here or call 847-440-0600 for more info.  

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Lumen Optical | 809 Church St.

Lumen Optical | 809 Church St.

Treat yourself and your better half with a new look you’ll love. Lumen Optical offers comprehensive eye exams, eyeglasses, sunglasses and contact lenses. The Valentine's Day offer includes any brand such as Prada, D&G, Etnia, and more. In total, you receive $100 off when you spend $118 or more on any two products. Valid from Feb. 1 – 14, 2017. 

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Evereve | 1608 Sherman Ave.

Evereve | 1608 Sherman Ave.

From February 10-12, shop for yourself or your significant other at Evereve's Valentine's Weekend Sale! New pieces and outfits that capture the heart of St. Valentine - pink, red, hearts, X's and O's. Perfect for your night out with your guy or girl! 

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Margarita European Inn | 1566 Oak Avenue

Margarita European Inn | 1566 Oak Avenue

Valentine's Day Staycation/Getaway Package

Spend a romantic evening at the charming Margarita European Inn for Valentine's Day! This special package is available from February 8 to 15, 2017 and includes the following:  
  • Overnight accommodations for two in King room.
  • One bottle of Champagne in your room.
  • Six chocolate covered strawberries.
  • Continental Breakfast in the Grand Parlor featuring pastries by in-house Chef Philippe
  • A $25 bounce back voucher for your next stay
  • $159 plus taxes per room 


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Holiday Inn Chicago North-Evanston | 1501 Sherman Ave.

Holiday Inn Chicago North-Evanston | 1501 Sherman Ave.

Take advantage of the Holiday Inn Chicago North-Evanston's Valentine's Day package! Book a Friday or Saturday in February and enjoy these complimentary items. Click here to reserve a room.
  • Sparkling Wine
  • Chocolate covered strawberries (delivered to the room) and 
  • Breakfast for two in Holiday Inn's restaurant University Plaza Café

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The Barre Code | 604 Davis St.

The Barre Code | 604 Davis St.

Grab your Valentine (or Galentine) for two chances to sweat it out at the barre followed by Valentine's treats. $20 per couple for autopay members; $25 per couple for non-autopay 

  • Thursday, February 9, 6:00pm
  • Wednesday, February 15, 6:30pm
Autopay members please email evanston@thebarrecode to register.
Non-autopay members please register here

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Bookends & Beginnings | 1712 Sherman Ave (alley entrance)

Bookends & Beginnings | 1712 Sherman Ave (alley entrance)

February is Hygge Month at Bookends & Beginnings
In case you haven’t yet encountered Hygge (pronounced Hoo-ga), it’s the sense of comfort, togetherness, and well-being perfected by the Danes—who dwell in a land of serious Februariness and yet manage somehow famously to be the happiest people in the world. You know hygge when you feel it. It is when you are cuddled up on a sofa with a loved one, or sharing comfort food with your closest friends. It is those crisp blue mornings when the light through your window is just right. It is about gratitude and savoring the simple pleasures in life. 

Luckily, there’s an adorable new book called The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living that’s full of suggestions for how to bring more hygge into your own life and relationships. We think it’s the perfect gift, for yourself, for your friends, and for all the loved ones you want to treat in some small, perfect way for Valentine’s Day. As a sign of our gratitude to you, our customers, for bringing so much hygge into our life at the store, we’re offering this little gift: for every copy you purchase, we’ll throw in a tea light in a candleholder. Because candlelight always reminds us that there is warmth, hope, and cheer in even the darkest times.

Tuesday, February 14 - All Day
Blind Date with a Book" Day at Bookends & Beginnings. What does that mean? We’re celebrating V-Day the way Book Lovers do it: Fixing you up with a new book! Anyone who spends $10 or more in the store today will get a wrapped present from us with a surprise book inside. No, we’re not giving you a hint. But whatever else you choose to do with the day today, you’ll know you have a new friend between the covers tonight! (And remember, if you purchase The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living, you’ll receive a complimentary candle as well.)

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Krueger Dental Associates | 1601 Sherman Ave., Ste. 400

Krueger Dental Associates | 1601 Sherman Ave., Ste. 400

Treat yourself and your favorite Valentine to a brighter, whiter smile! ZOOM chairside teeth whitening is being offered for only $297. The appointment must be scheduled in the month of February.
 
Also, during the month of February, take advantage of Krueger Dental's complimentary dental exam, oral cancer screening and x-rays (valued at $275). Appointments are limited so call today at 847-328-1180 to reserve a spot. Offer expires February 28, 2017. 

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Evanston Athletic Club | 1723 Benson Ave.

Evanston Athletic Club | 1723 Benson Ave.

Open Your Heart NIA JAM
On Sunday, February 12, 
Delight in a heart-opening, soul-stirring fitness party just in time for Valentine’s Day. Dance the afternoon away with a high-powered, energizing workout that blends several movement disciplines. Love yourself, love your body. The class is 2-3:15pm followed by socializing, refreshments, and raffle from 3:15-4pm (refreshments & raffle). Non-members: $10. Click here for more info and to register. 

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Uncle Dan's | 901 Church St.

Uncle Dan's | 901 Church St.

This Valentine's Day, Uncle Dan's is showing love to the Chicago River.

Now through February 14th, shop at Uncle Dan's and a portion of each purchase will support Friends of the Chicago River, a volunteer organization committed the revitalization of the Chicago River.


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Asha SalonSpa | 1604 Sherman Ave. - 2nd Floor

Asha SalonSpa | 1604 Sherman Ave. - 2nd Floor

Treat your Valentine to a gift that lasts long after February 14! With the SalonSpa Club Pre-Paid Sampler Packages, you only pay $59 for experiences that normally start at $85. Each monthly visit can be redeemed for a massage, facial, nail, body or hair service of their choice! 

  • 3-month package for $177
  • 6-month package for $354 
  • 12-month package for $708
Visit or call today! 

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