10 restaurants to help you celebrate Valentine’s Day

The holiday that emphasizes love like no other is upon us and what better way to celebrate than with food and drink? Whether you’re looking for a dinner to share with a loved one, experience aphrodisiac foods, or celebrate Galentine’s day, check the list below for restaurants offering unique Valentine’s Day menus and events. 

Waldo Thai

Enjoy a unique Valentine’s Day dinner curated by the James Beard award nominee executive chef Pam Liberda. Priced at $100 per person, the menu begins with an amuse bouche and soup to start and is followed by a family-style, multi-course dinner. Craft drinks will be paired for each course. Make reservations online. 

The Stilwell in Loews Kansas City Hotel

The hotel-based restaurant is offering a special coursed menu at $75 per couple with a $45 optional wine pairing. The first course is the signature aphrodisiac item, oysters on the half shell, followed by a berry salad. The main course is a Creekstone Farms ribeye with bone marrow mashed potatoes, Brussels sprouts, and a shrimp and mushroom romesco. For dessert, the Sweetheart Brownie paired with a raspberry rose sorbet and toasted chocolate meringue. The coursed meal is available Feb. 10, 11, and 14. For those looking for a cocktail to celebrate, stop by the Bar Stilwell for the limited Blushing Bubbles cocktail.

Strang Reserve

Strang Reserve is a brand-new event space located next door to the chef collective, Strang Hall in downtown Overland Park. Introducing the space is Strang Hall chef, Dai’Quon Watts with his Valentine’s Day five course dining experience. The coursed menu, inspired by cinematic couples, includes unique dishes like beef tartare, purple potato crusted cod, and coffe-crusted steak with red wine onion jam. Reserve tickets for the Feb. 14 event here

Lula Southern Cookhouse

Situated in the heart of the Crossroads, Lula’s extensive prix-fixe Valentine’s Day menu is priced at $130 per couple. The menu is available on Feb. 10-11 along with their regular menu, and on Feb. 14 as the only menu. The dinner features Cajun deviled blue crab, oyster and bacon chowder, fried chicken with gumbo gravy and plenty more. Make reservations here.

Seasons 52

Seasons 52 boasts of a menu in which every item is under 595 calories, including the indulgent desserts of Belgian chocolate s’mores and raspberry chocolate chip cannolis. The full menu will be available for Valentine’s Day diners but if you’re looking for a romantic night in, the Season 52 Green Box dinner for two includes filet mignon, mashed potatoes, broccolini, salad, dessert, and a bottle of wine. Available for pickup on Feb. 11-14. Pre-orders must be made 24-hours in advance and reservations can be made at season52.com.


The Taiwanese street food restaurant was name our Best New Restaurant of 2022 and is hosting a unique Valentine’s Day dinner – Duck Three Ways. The dinner breaks down a whole duck, beginning with roasted duck in a Taiwanese crepe and followed by dishes of duck stir fry and noodles with duck bone broth. The coursed meal includes dessert and a welcoming cocktail. Dinner with be offered Feb. 9-11 and on Valentine’s Day. Reserve here.

Eddie Vs

The steakhouse offers live music and its full menu for the romantic holiday, with options like center-cut filet mignon, South African lobster tail, and Chilean sea bass steamed Hong Kong style. Find Eddie’s signature drink, Hope Diamond, amongst the Cocktails with Attitude menu which transforms from clear to purple as it’s poured. The banana foster butter cake is flambéed tableside and served with butter pecan ice cream. Reserve your table at eddiev.com.

Summit Grill

All three locations of Summit Grill (Waldo, Gladstone, and Lee’s Summit), will offer a special Valentine’s Day menu filled with items like a KC strip with grilled shrimp and potatoes, lobster and shrimp stuffed salmon, scallop carbonara, and a chocolate mousse. Top of a romantic meal with a chocolate raspberry martini. This special menu is available from Feb. 10-14.

Third Street Social

Located in Lee’s Summit and South plaza, Third Street Social is offering their full menu along with a limited V-day menu. Choose from options like the blue crab and corn chowder, steak and frites, or lobster carbonara. Menu is available from Feb. 10-14.

KC Wineworks

For the entire month of February, KC Wineworks in the Crossroads will be serving Valentine’s Day themed cocktails along with their regular wine tastings. No reservations needed. 

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