86 Calgary / Southern Alberta Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

Whether your idea of a good time is a fancy, festive dinner out or cold sesame noodles and binge-watching on the couch, we're here to help you find it—since the greatest love of all is the love of food. Dig in.

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Restaurants:The Lake House, Chop Steakhouse & Bar - Barlow, Bridgette Bar
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Canadian, Steakhouse, American
Neighborhoods:Calgary, Downtown
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

The Lake House

$$$$·Canadian·
Calgary
2,686 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Great venue, wonderful scenery and great food would recommend to anyone.
Scenic View in Calgary / Southern Alberta
43 people mentioned the Wild Boar

Chop Steakhouse & Bar - Barlow

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Calgary
771 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Very nice meal fabulous food and service
Special Occasion in Calgary / Southern Alberta
28 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Bridgette Bar

$$$$·American·
Downtown
2,391 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Food and overall experience at Bridgette never disappoints!
Best Overall in Calgary / Southern Alberta
23 people mentioned the Eggplant Fries

The Guild

$$$$·Steak·
Calgary
1,250 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
Great food and drink, we found something for everyone!
21 people mentioned the Calamari

Starbelly OPEN KITCHEN + LOUNGE - Calgary

$$$$·Canadian·
Calgary
1,398 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
As usual, Starbelly doesn't disappoint. Love it there.
Canadian in Calgary
8 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Escoba Bistro and Wine Bar

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Downtown
491 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
  • Great for Lunch
Server was excellent, appreciate his humour and service.
Best Overall in Calgary / Southern Alberta
3 people mentioned the Seafood Paella

charbar

$$$$·Canadian·
Downtown
1,683 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
The menu seems to have been designed specifically to match the space! This congruence makes the experience stand alone. Also, having plenty of veggie and gluten free options clearlRead more
Scenic View in Calgary
24 people mentioned the Sourdough Bread

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Macleod Trail

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Calgary
1,996 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Romantic
The food and the service was as usual...very nice. We will go back for sure.
Steakhouse in Calgary / Southern Alberta
38 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Cardinale

$$$$·Italian·
Calgary
774 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
We went here to celebrate a few birthdays. We were greeted politely upon visit and seated. Service was great and the servers were always attentive. Would recommend the food as it wRead more
Italian in Calgary / Southern Alberta
6 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Cucina Market Bistro

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Calgary
500 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
We went on a Saturday evening, and the atmosphere was relaxed yet upbeat. All staff were friendly and easy going, helpful and attentive. We tried the lamb meatball appetizer and deRead more
Business Meals in Calgary / Southern Alberta
8 people mentioned the Calamari

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Calgary 4th Ave

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown
2,631 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Jason was an excellent server who also made a great choice for the wine.
Most Booked in Calgary / Southern Alberta
72 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Smuggler's Inn

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Calgary
3,226 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Romantic
Best Primrib dinner & great salad bar!
541 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Cibo Centre St

$$$$·Italian·
Calgary
1,024 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Casual
Always great food and atmosphere
Outdoor Dining in Calgary / Southern Alberta
23 people mentioned the Calamari

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Lethbridge

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Lethbridge
878 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
We had an awesome evening at the Keg. I booked online which was super easy. Our waitress was amazing and the food was awesome! It was my birthday and we received a complimentaryRead more
Special Occasion in Calgary / Southern Alberta
10 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Pampa Brazilian Steakhouse Calgary Downtown

$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Downtown
1,508 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
Meat was fantastic, as always. Found it tough to keep up with the sides not being accessible via the buffet (which makes sense given the times) but we ended up not even trying someRead more
36 people mentioned the Brazilian Bbq

Centini Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown
320 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
Great food. Unfortunately they have placed far too many tables in their dining room during current circumstances.
Pre/post theatre in Calgary / Southern Alberta
5 people mentioned the Caprese Salad
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The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Market Mall

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Calgary
1,991 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
Our server was amazing, friendly and professional. It was my son's birthday and he was presented with a piece of Billy Miner pie as well as a birthday card from the Keg. Very nicRead more
Most Booked in Calgary / Southern Alberta
36 people mentioned the Prime Rib

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Crowfoot

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Calgary
2,666 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Celebrations of a few family accomplishments. Great service by our waitress that keeps us coming back as all the servers have always treated us well.
Most Booked in Calgary / Southern Alberta
49 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Broken Plate Greek Restaurant YYC

$$$$·Greek·
Calgary
1,187 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
<3 Can't wait to eat here again. Thank you for the beautiful afternoon.
18 people mentioned the Calamari

Villa Firenze

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown
994 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
The portobello mushroom was amazing! Thank you Camilla for your your recommendation. Great service, great food and great ambiance. We will be back.
Best Value in Calgary / Southern Alberta
51 people mentioned the Mushrooms Appetizer

Bonterra Trattoria

$$$$·Italian·
Calgary
3,086 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
We had a great birthday dinner. Our server Pat made the night extra great. We had the mussels, chicken, Brussels sprouts and spinach salad. All the food was outstanding. Looking foRead more
Italian in Calgary
89 people mentioned the Calamari
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Hy's Steakhouse - Calgary

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Calgary
1,593 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Romantic
Great food, great service, beautiful restaurant. Not cheap.
Steakhouse in Calgary / Southern Alberta
63 people mentioned the Cheese Toast
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Moxies - Barlow

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Calgary
181 reviews
  • Business Meals
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Anniversaries
Staff was terrific.
Great for Brunch in Calgary / Southern Alberta
1 people mentioned the Free Dessert

Firestone Restaurant and Bar

$$$$·Canadian·
Lethbridge
1,402 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Lunch
We had the nicest evening. This is the first time we have been out for a special meal since the onset of COVID, so we came with much hopeful expectation. The service was par exceRead more
Most Booked in Southern Alberta
20 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Vin Room - West

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Aspen / Strathcona / West Springs
616 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Excellent service, food and wine pairing. Overall a very memorable experience.
Notable Wine List in Calgary / Southern Alberta
5 people mentioned the Calamari

MODERN STEAK - Kensington

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Kensington
1,573 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Ryan was an amazing server. Was personal and took the time to chat with us which added a special touch. His knowledge with the menu and exp in service industry definitely showed. TRead more
Steakhouse in Calgary / Southern Alberta
35 people mentioned the Wagyu Beef
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Pigeonhole

$$$$·Dining Bar·
Downtown
1,216 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
  • Good for Birthdays
Amazing food and excellent service! Highly recommend the oysters!!!!
Handcrafted Cocktails in Calgary / Southern Alberta
33 people mentioned the Dumplings

Earls Kitchen + Bar - Dalhousie - Calgary

$$$$·Canadian·
Aspen / Strathcona / West Springs
417 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
Enjoyed our dinner out with the kids. Food was delicious and well-presented. A little pricey though.
2 people mentioned the Sweet Potato Fries

Moti Mahal Restaurant - 17th Ave

$$$$·Indian·
Calgary
478 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
The food was very good, service was great initially but was slow at the end as we waited for our bill. The portions are generous for Indian food. Loved the lamb royal korma and theRead more
Good Vegetarian Options in Calgary / Southern Alberta
10 people mentioned the Butter Chicken

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Calgary

$$$$·Steak·
Calgary
2,043 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Ruth's Chris never disappoints. Excellent service and always the best Steak. The new Prime Time menu is a great idea. Wine at $10 a glass and meals at a discount too.
Best Service in Calgary
13 people mentioned the Banana Cream Pie

Maple Leaf Steak & Seafood

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Banff
1,450 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Good quality of food! Quiet and warmth dinning environment.
Hot Spot in Banff / Canmore
15 people mentioned the Beef Tenderloin
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The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Banff Caribou

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Banff
480 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Dinner was good as always. Waitress was not overly friendly or personable.
12 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Bolero

$$$$·Brazilian·
Calgary
3,495 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Fit for Foodies
Best service and staff. Food was superb! We even got a free cake for our anniversary that we got to share with our friends
Special Occasion in Calgary / Southern Alberta
103 people mentioned the Grilled Pineapple

Milestones Grill + Bar - Calgary - Stephen Avenue

$$$$·Global, International·
Downtown
452 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Brunch
  • Pre/post Theatre
Service and food were great. Not a single complaint.
Pre/post theatre in Calgary / Southern Alberta
6 people mentioned the Calamari

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown
2,166 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
We made a special visit for the wagyu carpaccio, my friend's special love. It was truly excellent. And in addition, the marvellous waitress made very fine drinks recommendations. IRead more
46 people mentioned the Calamari

Selkirk Grille - Heritage Park Historical Village

$$$$·Canadian·
Calgary
1,413 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
As usual, the food was terrific and our server was, in a word, amazing!! The Selkirk Grille is my "go to" restaurant in Calgary. Always a great experience!
Outdoor Dining in Calgary
19 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Italian Farmhouse Restaurant & Bar

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Bragg Creek
1,389 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
Everyone in our group enjoyed their meals, six different entrees all excellent
11 people mentioned the Calamari

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Banff Downtown

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Banff
467 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Everything we travel to Banff we eat dinner at the Keg with our 4 children . Always great food.
Most Booked in Banff / Canmore
9 people mentioned the Prime Rib

MR MIKES - Airdrie

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Airdrie
116 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Birthdays
It was a good experience, the food was wonderful and the attention was great.
1 people mentioned the Baked Potato

Moxies - Shawnessy - Test Kitchen

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Calgary
146 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
My son loves the 1/4 lb burger and after he had a big win at his hockey game he wanted a date with me to celebrate. We had such a great time, our server was so friendly and the burRead more
Sunday Lunch in Calgary / Southern Alberta
2 people mentioned the White Chocolate

Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant

$$$$·Canadian·
Calgary
2,755 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Scenic View
I like that the meal is well paced out- no rushing. I enjoy the waiter describing different dishes, and his ability to serve but not interrupt the flow- a lost art in serving. BeauRead more
Canadian in Calgary / Southern Alberta
11 people mentioned the Osso Bucco
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The Living Room Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary French / American·
Downtown
633 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Great spot! Lovely ambiance, solid food, knowledgable wait staff, and comfy seating. ½ price wine on Mondays also a plus...
Late Night Find in Calgary
24 people mentioned the Cheese Fondue
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CHARCUT

$$$$·Contemporary Canadian·
Downtown
4,052 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
A very good evenig with friends, fine people and great food.
Contemporary Canadian in Calgary / Southern Alberta
249 people mentioned the Poutine

Bazille – Nordstrom Chinook Centre

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Calgary
832 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Casual
  • Quick Bite
Good was excellent and the service was good to begin with. Got a little tardy after the main meal.
11 people mentioned the Crab Bisque
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Minas Brazilian Steakhouse - Calgary

$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Downtown
398 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Casual
  • Fit for Foodies
We had a very pleasant evening. The staff were efficient and friendly. The food was excellent. The restaurant was very diligent in following covid protocols. I recommend this rRead more
Fit for Foodies in Calgary / Southern Alberta
17 people mentioned the Brazilian Bbq

Gyu-Kaku - Calgary, AB

$$$$·Japanese·
Calgary
920 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual
  • Fun
Great service, great food. Thank you very much!!
21 people mentioned the Gyu Kaku

The Evergreen Restaurant & Lounge

$$$$·Canadian·
Banff
82 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Romantic
food is amazing… from the onion soup entree all the way to the salmon and duck… awesome value for price. Stack them up against any restaurant in Banff any day!
Gluten Free Options in Calgary / Southern Alberta
5 people mentioned the Arctic Char

Pasquales on MacLeod

$$$$·Italian·
Calgary
470 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Second time and both times very pleased. Great food. Will be back again.
Italian in Calgary
5 people mentioned the Rack Lamb

Sauvage Restaurant

$$$$·Canadian·
Canmore
2,239 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
We had not been out to dine since prior to the start of the pandemic. Our experience at Sauvage was such a treat. Service was great, food was a taste sensation and the atmosphere fRead more
Notable Wine List in Calgary / Southern Alberta
106 people mentioned the Sangria
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Earls Kitchen + Bar - Barlow Trail - Calgary

$$$$·American·
Calgary
372 reviews
  • Kid-friendly
  • Special Occasion
  • Late-night Find
Service was good, food was good but the lack of fond food favourites such as pan bread, no cream bruleau or prawn cocktail was disappointing
2 people mentioned the Cajun Chicken

Sauce Italian Kitchen & Market

$$$$·Italian·
Calgary
1,026 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
Food was delicious, ordered the Seafood cannelloni, the filling really was a seafood medley. The lemon pepper sauce was a bit too heavy for me but totally came alive with a big dolRead more
Neighborhood Gem in Calgary / Southern Alberta
11 people mentioned the Truffle Popcorn
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Osteria Chef's Table

$$$$·Italian·
Calgary
138 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Outstanding service and food - best we have had for a long time!!
Best Value in Calgary / Southern Alberta
3 people mentioned the Tiramisu Dessert

La Terrazza

$$$$·Italian·
Banff
531 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Quiet Conversation
Service was excellent as was the food.
Special Occasion in Banff / Canmore
3 people mentioned the Calamari

Eden - Rimrock Resort Hotel

$$$$·Canadian·
Banff
940 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
The whole evening from start to finish was amazing. The staff is very passionate about making every ones experience perfect and the food/wine was exceptional. Highly recommend
Best Overall in Calgary / Southern Alberta
13 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche

The DERRICK Gin Mill & Bar

$$$$·Canadian·
Downtown
256 reviews
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
Group of 7, food was excellent, like the atmosphere
Handcrafted Cocktails in Calgary / Southern Alberta
6 people mentioned the Smoked Meats

Earls Kitchen + Bar - Medicine Hat

$$$$·American·
Medicine Hat
66 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fun
  • Great Beer
We had a birthday celebration. Food was amazing. Everyone was very happy with our waitress she was prompt and friendly. The bartender was great as well! Would definitely recommeRead more
Most Booked in Southern Alberta
1 people mentioned the Balsamic Vinegar