You'll Love These Valentine's Food and Drink Specials

Afternoon tea at Babe's.
Afternoon tea at Babe's. Babe's Tea Room
Valentine's Day is coming up soon, and whether or not you've got a date to impress, you'll love the tasty food and drink specials around town. We've picked our favorites for a sweet mix of ideas, from heart-shaped pizza to pink bagels.

Babe's Tea Room
2401 15th Street

One of our favorite places to sip tea any day of the year, this Highland spot is offering a Valentine's-themed afternoon tea February 6 through 14. Priced at $45 per adult and $29 per child, it includes an assortment of unlimited savory teas along with miniature scones served with jam, homemade lemon curd and Devonshire cream, Scottish shortbread, petit fours and a French macaron. Note that Babe's is able to accommodate dietary restrictions with advanced notice.
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There are a variety of Valentine's options at Dairy Block.
Dairy Block
Dairy Block
1800 Wazee Street

The many businesses of Dairy Block are offering all sorts of romantic options this year, from decadent dinners to cocktails and candle-making classes. Start with a visit to the "Lovin on the Block HE[ART]" installation, with large-scale sculptures of favorite Valentine's candies like conversation hearts, lollipops and candy necklaces. On February 8, Deviation Distilling will host a Shake It Up Cocktail Class + Truffle Pairing at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $49 and include truffles from Denver's Toute Douceur and three seasonal cocktails. For $125 per person, head to MENO Home at Free Market for a candle-making class that includes brunch and mimosas on February 12. The block's food hall, Milk Market, is also offering a Valentine's dinner special: pizza or pasta for two plus a salad and bottle of wine for just $50.
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Matt's Mixology is hosting a special Valentine's class.
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Matt's Mixology
1415 Park Avenue

Longtime bartender Matt Allen created Matt's Mixology during the pandemic to teach people how to craft the perfect cocktail. Now he's hosting a special Valentine's-themed class from 7 to 9 p.m. on February 14. Learn how to make four different festive libations while enjoying included appetizers. Tickets, $139, are available online.

Mercantile Dining and Provision
1701 Wynkoop Street

For lovers seeking a night out on the town in downtown, Mercantile at Union Station is offering a special four-course menu for $55 per person, created by executive chef Alex Astrant. The salad includes fennel, apple, winter citrus and pistachio; the dinner entree includes your choice of Denver steak with polenta, mushroom and chimichurri, or Icelandic cod with kale, artichoke and coconut soubise; risotto with porcini is next; and dessert is macaron, chocolate, lemon bar and sorbet petit fours. Additional wine pairings will also be available. The Valentine’s menu is only available February 14, and reservations are available on OpenTable.

Mici Handcrafted Italian
Multiple locations
Forget chocolate. If your love language is bread and cheese, then celebrate with a festive pizza from this local, family-owned chain. Mici has once again brought back its popular special: On Valentine's Day, any 16-inch pie will be shaped into a heart for no additional charge. The pizza is available for pickup only.
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Noisette has the ideal romantic setting for Valentine's.
Courtesy Noisette
3254 Navajo Street

Oui, oui! French eatery Noisette, which opened last year and was one of our picks for the ten best new restaurants of 2022, will be serving a special three-course menu for Valentine's Day that includes an amuse bouche of oysters with champagne sabayon; langoustine with sea urchin cream; your choice of black bass with olives and fennel or filet mignon with bordelaise; and raspberry mousse with pistachios for dessert. You'll also get bonbon and macaron petit four treats, and there is the option to add 3 grams of caviar for $30, foie gras for $20 and a wine pairing for $50. Reservations are $125 per person and are available from 5 to 8:30 p.m. on Tock.
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Think pink at Rosenberg's.
Rosenberg's at Stanley Marketplace
2501 Dallas Street, Aurora

On February 14, Rosenberg's owner Joshua Pollack and his team at Rosenberg's Stanley Marketplace location will be cooking up pink-hued bagels so you can start your day with some bright and cheery carbs. Like a regular plain bagel, these will run you just $3 each.
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Viva Las Denver.
Talnua Distillery
Talnua Distillery
5405 West 56th Avenue, Arvada
What happens in Vegas can also happen in Denver this year. This whiskey-focused distillery in Arvada is throwing a Vegas Valentine's party on February 11 from 1 to 7:30 p.m., complete with an ordained Elvis on hand if you want to make a quick visit to the chapel. There will be Valentine's cocktails, eats from the Hippie Pie Yay food truck and A Kitchen Mouse Bakery pop-up.

2500 Lawrence Street

For a true Valentine's dinner splurge, book a table at Uchi in RiNo for its elevated twelve-course omakase menu. Highlights include grilled oysters, roasted beet salad, spaghetti squash tempura, grilled wagyu maki, stuffed quail and Ossetra caviar with carrot miso ice cream. The experience is $300, and there is also an eight course to-go option for two priced at $200. Reservations can be made online and are available from 4 to 11 p.m.

Woodie Fisher Kitchen & Bar
1999 Chestnut Place

If you want to paint the town red without spending a ton of green, consider Woodie Fisher's Valentine's menu. For $65 per person (food only) or $85 per person with wine pairings, guests will enjoy a 6-ounce Steak Oscar with king crab béarnaise, black truffle potato pave and a Silver Oak Cabernet Sauvignon. Dessert is an espresso panna cotta with blood orange granita and chocolate crumble, with a Belle Glos Pinot Noir. There will also be live music from 6 to 9 p.m., courtesy of Dave Tampkin. This special prix fixe menu is available February 14 only; reservations can be made online
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