Where to Eat in Seattle for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s is just around the corner. Emerald City is one of the perfect areas to let you have a romantic vibe. Even with the pandemic, here are a few places to take your significant other for a special night. A romantic dinner out, from steak house to the rooftop garden, to elegant candlelit experience, and performance while dining, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to “wow” your loved one in Seattle!

Metropolitan Grill

820 2nd Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98104 (In the heart of downtown on Second Avenue & Marion Street)

In 2018, Metropolitan Grill was the proud recipient of the Wine Spectator Grand Award. The moment you step inside Metropolitan Grill, you know you have entered a classic steakhouse. Every cut is hand-selected and custom dry-aged with our proprietary seasonings, ensuring the most tender and flavorful steak. Then, pair your steak with a glass of world-class wine.

They are open daily from 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM, and valet parking is available after 5 PM every evening for $16. Following King County’s health order, we ask that all guests above the age of 12 show proof of vaccination or a negative test within 72 hours of dining. Including a 20% service charge on each check. For more information, please read here. If you have any questions, please call them at 206.957.3216 or email met-pdr@e3restaurantgroup.com

Valentine's Day at Home

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with those you love with a Metropolitan Grill experience in the comfort of your own home. Pre-order their Valentine’s Dinner Package! It is a fully prepared oven-ready meal that serves 2 includes simple heating instructions. The package is limited and is to order by February 9th. It will be available for delivery or pick-up on February 12th – 14th.

The $185 dinner package includes Crab, and Artichoke Dip served with a Mini Baguette as the starter meal. Next, Filet Mignon and Roasted Prawn Scampi for the main dish with sides of Parmesan Duchess Potatoes and Honey Roasted Baby Carrots with Charred Lemon. Lastly, Dark Chocolate Bombe Duo with Strawberry and Passion Fruit for dessert! 

Terra Plata

1501 Melrose Ave, Seattle, WA 98122

Terra Plata is committed to sourcing ingredients from growers and artisan producers who practice organic, sustainable farming. The health and safety of our guests and team are our highest priority. Therefore, all guests must provide proof of vaccination or documentation of a negative PCR covid test within 72 hours and wear their masks when not seated at their table.

Celebrate love and the special moment of Valentine’s Day with Terra Plata, whether in the main dining room or up on the covered and heated rooftop garden. Check reservations for availability. If you have any questions, please call them at 206.325.1501 or email info@terraplata.com.


1400 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101

Japonessa is a sushi cocina located right off of 1st ave in the heart of Downtown Seattle. Chef and owner Billy Beach combines traditional Japanese style with a Latin twist. Chef Billy Beach creates traditional nigiri and sashimi to rolls decorated with jalapeño, cilantro, and mango. 

They are open from 12 NN to 9 PM for Sunday to Thursday while 12 NN to 11 PM for Fridays and Saturdays. The combination of Japanese and Latin flavors merges wonderfully. Japonessa gives sushi lovers be excited about something new. Reserve now for a fresh take on Japanese cuisine on Valentine’s Day. If you have any questions, please call them at 206.971.7979.


89 University Street, Seattle, WA 98101

The location of Harbor Steps building right off the first ave. With a casually elegant atmosphere of high ceilings, wood-trimmed banquettes, and an open kitchen, Lecōsho features European-influenced dishes using the best ingredients available from the Northwest: herbs, cheeses, wild mushrooms, seafood - and locally and sustainably farmed pork, lamb, chicken & beef. In addition, they make their pasta and are known around the city for their charcuterie and house-made sausage.

They also offer classic cocktails and a unique, well-chosen selection of wines & beers. Owner operated, their goal and desire are to always be on hand to serve you simple, well-prepared food – “food we like,” as they say. Lecōsho’s candlelit ambiance and attentive, knowledgable staff create an atmosphere you will enjoy.

The health and safety of their guests and the family of employees is the No. 1 priority for Lecosho. All guests must wear their masks when not seated at their table. Additionally, all employees will wear a mask at all times. They provide multiple hand sanitation stations throughout the restaurant and patio.

They open for patio and in-house dining from 3 PM to 9 PM from Tuesday to Saturday, and their Happy Hours happens from 3 PM to 6 PM. For reservations, please call them at 206.623.2101.


81a Pike Street, Seattle, WA, 98101

Located in the historic Pike Place Market, Maximilien is a romantic and charming French restaurant with Puget Sound, Elliott Bay, West Seattle, and the Olympic Mountains. The food is as spectacular as the view and has made Maximilien one of Seattle’s most intimate settings for over 30 years. The Chefs at Maximilien use local ingredients with French techniques.

Maximilien will be offering a five-course prix-fixe menu to celebrate the season of “Les Amours” with a tasty menu prepared by Chef Potvin. This lunch/dinner is on February 12, 13, and 14, only indoors. We will be offering four time slots per day: 11:30 AM, 2:30 PM, 5:30 PM, and 8:30 PM.

The $120 5-Course menu in part features Scallops, Lobster, and Tenderloin prepared the French way. In addition, love-inspired cocktails and a wine pairing will be available for those wanting to indulge on the event night.

Valentine's Special at Maximilien

This special dinner will also feature the talented Bonnie Birch performing on accordion from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Bonnie began accordion lessons at the age of 7. Her primary teacher was Thorild Swanson from Stancatto School of Accordion. With his guidance, Bonnie developed excellent technique, music reading skills, performing skills, and the appreciation of practice and patience.

  • Amuse Salted Cod and Mash Potatoes.
  • Frisée greens, crispy bacon, croutons, poached egg.
  • Parsnip creamy soup with roasted apples.
  • Sea scallop and lobster tail, almonds, brown butter. Potato blinis, leek and
  • Roasted beef tenderloin, Armagnac demi-glace, roasted Brussel sprouts.
  • Biscuit with pear and caramel mousse. Mignardises.

All guests must have proof of vaccination and matching ID for any visit to the restaurant. There are NO exceptions, and they do NOT accept negative tests as an alternative. We recommend using CLEAR’s digital vaccine card as proof of vaccination for faster verification. They also welcome your CDC card and WA State MyIR Certificate.

If you have any questions, please call them at 206.682.7270.

Place Pigalle Restaurant and Bar

Pikes Place, 81 Pike Street, Seattle, WA, 98101

A hidden gem and one of the most romantic spots in Emerald City! Enjoy stunning views of the Elliott Bay waterfront, ferries, and Olympic mountains in a private setting over a perfect cocktail. For almost 40 years, locals and savvy tourists have relied on Place Pigalle for tried and true favorites and creative seasonal dishes. So come and enjoy the freshest Northwest ingredients served with a smile.

They are open every day for lunch from 12 PM to 2:30 PM, and dinner starts at 5 PM, and they accept until 7:30 PM.

Call and make your reservation now at (206) 624-1756.

Café Campagne

Pike Place Market, 1600 Post Alley, Seattle, WA, 98101

The heart of France is the heart of Pike Place Market.

They are bringing traditional French cuisine to Seattle. The location of Cafe Campagne in the historic Post Alley of Pike Place Market. This comfortable and reputable classic French restaurant serves exceptional food and wine for every occasion. The Cafe offers thirty wines by the glass, which are affordable, delicious, and forward yet simple.

Providing exquisite dishes for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner, Cafe Campagne doesn’t miss a thing. They even offer private dining to complete the charming restaurant.
They are open on Valentine’s Day for Dinner from 4:30 PM to 8 PM.

Make reservations via OpenTable or give them a call during service hours Wednesday - Sunday to book at 206.728.2233.