Best restaurants for Valentine’s Day

Best restaurants for Valentines Day

As Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, finding a restaurant to go to for the big day can be stressful. 

While some will be spending the night alone in the comfort of their own homes, others may be lucky enough to truly celebrate the holiday. Here are some perfect restaurants for you and your special someone in our local area. 


Francesca’s Intimo

Francesca is definitely a hometown favorite for many locals. The fantastic food, romantic ambiance, and friendly hospitality make it the perfect place for a night out. Even if Italian isn’t your thing, Francesca’s extensive menu offers something unique for everyone. You can’t go wrong with this choice for your Valentine’s Day date. Undoubtedly, it will fill up quickly, so reserve a table soon.

Miramar Bistro

Located in Highwood, Miramar combines traditional French bistro and Cuban cuisine. It is moderately priced and has a casual dress code. Miramar has many options on the menu, such as salads, meats, fish, sandwiches, and more. With excellent service and great food, Miramar is an excellent choice for this holiday. 

Greenwood American Kitchen and Bar

There is no place with a more welcoming and friendly staff. Greenwood, also located in Highwood, is an excellent dining place with America, bar, and pub cuisines. They are vegetarian-friendly and have vegan options as well.  Worried about the weather? No problem. They have a heated patio and plenty of inside seating to fit your needs. Greenwood is casual dining with a moderately priced menu.

Deer Path Inn

When it comes to good restaurants in Lake Forest, The Deer Path Inn is a classic. The website states that the Bar is “sophisticated yet relaxed,” and they aren’t lying. With what feels like endless options of food categories, you can get burgers, sushi, salads, and much more. The Deer Path is available for walk in’s but will fill up quickly.