Here’s what Utah restaurants are offering for Valentine’s Day, and other options for the big weekend

A full weekend of restaurant deals, as well as some ‘Galentine’s’ and Super Bowl Sunday events.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Ashley Litton and Raj Saini enjoy a meal together at Lake Effect cocktail bar and restaurant in downtown Salt Lake City, Monday, Jan. 31, 2022. Lake Effect is one of many Utah restaurants offering a special menu for Valentine's Day weekend.

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Because Valentine’s Day lands on a Monday, restaurants are offering reservations starting on Friday, Feb. 11, and running through Feb. 14.

In all cases, assume reservations are required, that tax and gratuity are extra, and that you should book now, if it’s not too late — for example, Log Haven is totally filled for Feb. 14, and so is Caffe Molise, though they may have a few walk-in tables available that day.

If you aren’t able to grab a reservation and aren’t stuck on celebrating on the 14th proper, note that Table X is offering its Valentine’s menu for a full two weeks, through Feb. 19.

For those who aren’t into traditional sit-down romantic dinners, we’ve included some other options — after all, the Valentine’s weekend also encompasses Super Bowl Sunday on the 13th.

Valentine’s dining

Atica Sicilia • 2020 E. 3300 South, Millcreek, 385-202-7236, siciliamiautah.com • A limited, special menu will be offered on Monday, Feb. 14. Details were still being finalized at press time.

Bambara • 202 S. Main St., Salt Lake City, 801-363-5454, bambara-slc.com • Bambara stays open on Monday, Feb. 14 to offer a Valentine’s Day menu created by Executive Chef Jerry Pacheco. $155 per person, plus tax and gratuity.

Buca di Beppo • 202 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City, 801-575-6262, bucadibeppo.com • On Sunday, Feb. 13, and Monday, Feb. 14, they’ll offer a “Valentine’s Lasagna Lovefeast,” with heart-shaped lasagnes, available in-house or to go, for $59.99.

Brio Italian Grille • 80 Regent Street, Salt Lake City, 801-359-4401, brioitalian.com • Friday, Feb. 11, through Monday, Feb. 14, choose from two Valentine’s prix fixe menus priced at $34 and $36 per person.

Caffe Molise • 404 S. West Temple St., Salt Lake City, 801-364-8833, caffemolise.com • They will offer a special Valentine’s menu (not prix fixe) Feb. 11-14, and will also offer the regular menu. Reservations are booked, but there will be some walk-in tables available that weekend.

The Current Fish & Oyster • 279 E. 300 South, Salt Lake City, 801-326-3474, currentfishandoyster.com • They will offer their regular menu along with a special Valentine’s Day menu; you may order from both.

Finca • 1513 S. 1500 East, Salt Lake City, 801-532-3372, fincaslc.com • On Monday, Feb. 14, they will offer a four-course tasting menu for $75, with wine pairings for an additional $30.

Fleming’s Steakhouse • 20 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City, 801-355-3704 flemingssteakhouse.com • Friday, Feb. 11 through Monday, Feb. 14, they are offering a three-course surf and turf menu for two at $230. Single prix fixe meals are available for $85. Meals are also available for takeout with an additional charge for a “celebration box,” featuring prosecco, a bottle of red wine, truffles and two wine glasses.

Franck’s • 6263 Holladay Blvd. E., Holladay, 801-274-6264, francksfood.com • This Holladay eatery dispenses with its regular menu on Sunday, Feb. 13, and Monday, Feb. 14, for a five-course holiday menu. $125 per person, $105 vegetarian.

Hearth on 25th • 195 Historic 25th Street, 2nd Floor (#6), Ogden, 801-399-0088, hearth25.com • A 12-course tasting menu will be served Feb. 11 through 14 from 4 to 9 pm. Vegetarian options are available. $80, plus $40 beverage pairings.

Ivy & Varley • 55 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City, 801-895-2846, ivyandvarley.com • They will serve a prix fixe Valentine’s menu from Feb. 11 through the 14, at cost of $55 per person, plus options for beer or wine pairing add-ons. The full dinner menu will also be available.

La Caille • 9565 Wasatch Blvd., Salt Lake City, 801-942-1751, lacaille.com • They will serve a six-course prix fixe menu on Monday, Feb. 14, at a cost of $15 per adult and $75 per child, plus $55 for wine pairings.

La Jolla Groves • 4801 N. University Ave., Provo, 801-224-5111, lajollagroves.com • There’s a $5 cover for Valentine’s Day dinners on Feb. 11, 12 and 14, which includes chocolate and a parting gift. The $25 sweethearts table package includes sparkling cider, a rose, and rose petals scattered on the table.

Lake Effect • 155 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City, 801-532-2068, lakeeffectslc.com • They are offering a four-course prix-fixe menu for Valentine’s Day priced at $70 per person.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Michael Lee prepares cocktails at Lake Effect cocktail bar and restaurant in downtown Salt Lake City, Monday, Jan. 31, 2022.

Log Haven • 6451 Mill Creek Canyon Road, 801-272-8255, log-haven.com • They are offering their regular menu plus some special dishes for Valentine’s Day. They are completely booked for Feb. 14, and have been for some time. There are reservations available on Thursday, Feb. 10, and a few open on Sunday, Feb. 13. Diners can also be added to a waitlist, in case of cancellations.

The Mariposa at Deer Valley • 7600 Royal St. #305, Park City, 435-645-6632, deervalley.com/things-to-do/dining/the-mariposa • The six-course tasting menu includes Petrossian caviar, shaved black truffle, and hand selected bison filet. Each course includes a wine pairing. $300, plus tax and gratuity.

Oquirrh • 368 E. 100 South, Salt Lake City, 801-359-0426, oquirrhslcdotcom.wpcomstaging.com • They are offering a four-course prix fixe menu for $100, plus $50 for wine pairings. Florist Chelsi Hunsaker has created flower arrangements for the evening, which range from $25 to $50.

Pago • 341 S. Main, 801-441-2955 // 878 S. 900 East, Salt Lake City, 801-532-0777, pagoslc.com • On Monday, Feb. 14, the Main Street location will offer a $65 tasting menu with wine pairings for an additional $35 from 4 to 10 pm; the 9th and 9th restaurant will have a $95 tasting menu with wine pairings for $35 from 5 to 9 pm.

Porch • 1274 Kestrel Rise Road, South Jordan, 801-679-1066, porchutah.com • They are offering their three-course Valentine’s Menu Feb. 12 through 14 for $50 per person, with wine pairings for an additional $30.

Prohibition • 151 E. 6100 South, Murray, 801-281-4852, prohibitionutah.com • On Monday, Feb. 14, they will offer a 4-course Valentine’s Dinner from 5 pm-11 pm at $86.76 per person.

Shades Taproom and Grill • 366 State Street, Salt Lake City, 385-341-8150, shadesbrewing.beer • Chef Xavier Davila’s three-course menu includes one appetizer, entree and dessert, and runs Saturday, Feb. 12, though Monday Feb. 14. $50 per couple or pair; tickets are required. Dinners are served between 6 and 10 pm, and the event includes live salsa performances.

Siragusas • 4115 S. Redwood Rd, Taylorsville, 801-268-1520, siragusas.com • Menu and pricing details are still being finalized as of press time, but reservations are recommended now.

SLC Eatery • 1017 S. Main, Salt Lake City, 801-355-7952, slceatery.com • They will offer a four-course menu on Monday, Feb. 14, priced at $85 per person.

Table X • 1457 E 3350 S, 385-528-3712, tablexrestaurant.com • They will be serving a seven-course Valentine’s Menu for two weeks, Feb. 9-19. Cost is $125 per person, which includes gratuity. Wine pairings are available at an extra cost.

Toscano’s • 11450 S. State St., Draper, 801-572-5507, toscano-restaurant.com • Reservations are available for Feb. 11, 12, 13 and 14. They will be offering their regular menu in addition to special Valentine’s Day dishes.

Veneto • 370 E 900 S, 801-359-0708, venetoslc.com • Veneto will offer a four-course Valentine’s Day menu on Monday, Feb. 14, from 5 to 8 pm. Cost is $125 per person, with wine pairings for an additional $75.

Weller’s Bistro • 197 N. Main St., Layton, 385-888-9531, facebook.com/wellersbistro • On Monday, Feb. 14, they will serve a four-course dinner for $44 per person, which is offered for both dine-in or take-out. The regular menu is not available that day.

Yuta • 27649 Old Lincoln Hwy., Wanship, 435-336-6420, aubergeresorts.com/bluesky/dine • On Monday, Feb. 14, Chef Galen Zamarra will offer a six-course tasting menu, priced at $195 per person.

Super Bowl viewing

Super Bowl Sunday • Sunday, Feb. 13, ‘Bout Time Pub and Grub, 169 S. Rio Grande St., Salt Lake City, 801-456-4252, bouttimepub.com • Seating is first-come, first-served. The menu will feature special appetizers and desserts.

Super Bowl Watch Party • Sunday, Feb. 13, Flanker Kitchen and Sporting Club, 6 N. Rio Grande St., Suite 35, Salt Lake City, 801-683-7070, flankerslc.com • Sunday brunch is served from 11 am to 3 pm, followed by a Super Bowl menu. See the game on giant LED TVs in the Sporting Club, lounges, parlor and karaoke rooms. DJ Bangarang will be on hand to spin records between commercials.

Super Bowl Takeout • Sunday, Feb. 13, The Crack Shack, 912 E. 900 S, Salt Lake City, 385-715-0250, crackshack.com • The Crack Shack is catering a special Super Bowl menu, including a bone-in fried chicken tray, mini sandwich platters and chicken oysters. The restaurant will deliver within a 10-mile radius of its 9th and 9th location.

Other weekend options

Galentine’s 2022 • Tuesday-Friday, Feb. 8-11, EDYNKEI, 527 W. State St., Ste. 102, Pleasant Grove, 801-899-2041, edynkei.com • This multi-day event starts with a kick-off party from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, followed by a three-day pop-up market that runs daily from 11 am to 7 pm through Friday, Feb. 11. Free.

Wine Tasting Class • Thursday, Feb. 10, 5 p.m., Kiln SLC, 26 S. Rio Grande Street, Suite 2072, kiln.co • A sommelier will walk attendees through a collection of “sweetheart wines.” $25 for Kiln members, $35 for nonmembers

Paint Night and Cocktails • Thursday, Feb. 10, 5:30 p.m., Cocktail Collective, 824 400 W B128, Salt Lake City, cocktailcollect.com • A ticket for two includes a cocktail demo by Cocktail Collective founder Alexi Fisher, a painting lesson with artist Sydney Porter Williams, three drinks per guest, canvases, and painting supplies. $101; you can add on a charcuterie board for $35 and a Lyft ticket for $8.

Scripts and Sips • Thursday, Feb. 10, 6:30-8 pm, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, 20 S. West Temple, Salt Lake City, saltlakecity.aiga.org • Designer Hayley Barry gives a workshop in making hand-lettered valentine cards. Wines will be available to try, and all art materials are included in the ticket price. $10.

Galentine’s Day Party • Thursday, Feb. 10, 7-9 pm, Modern+Chic, 9270 S. 500 W, Suite D, Sandy, 801-652-3802, modernandchicboutique.com • Ticket price includes a swag bag, bath salts, a custom bouquet and sweet and savory appetizers. $49.

Spill the Tea All-Ages Valentine’s Drag Show • Friday, Feb. 11, 7 p.m., Tea Zaanti, 1944 S 1100 E, Salt Lake City, teazaanti.com • Hosted by Tara Lipsyncki and featuring Lilia Maughn. Tea, wine and charcuterie will be served. $10.

Valentine’s Evening at UMFA • Saturday, Feb. 12, 6:30-9 p.m., Utah Museum of Fine Arts, 410 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City, 801-581-7332, umfa.utah.edu • Curator Luke Kelly hosts a night at the museum featuring art lectures, museum tours, drinks and appetizers. $79.

Arches of Main Launch Party • Saturday, Feb. 12, 5-10 p.m., NOIR Event Center, 602 E. 500 S., #Suite P-103, Salt Lake City • The gallery and lounge, which opens this summer, hosts a preview party featuring wine, champagne, appetizers, music, and a fashion show. Free.

Film Roast of “50 Shades of Grey” • Saturday, Feb. 12, 9:30-11:30 p.m., Brewvies Cinema Pub, 677 S 200 W, Salt Lake City, 801-355-5500, brewvies.com • Hosted by Front Row Film Roast and featuring comedians Craig Sorensen, Maddie Bell and Cassie White. Full kitchen and bar menu will be available, along with $3 pints from Bohemian Brewery. Tickets are $12 online, $15 at the door.

Valentine’s Night Ski / Speed Dating on the Lifts • Monday, Feb. 14, Nordic Valley Ski Resort, 3567 Nordic Valley Way, Eden, nordicvalley.ski • Speed dating, free, 3-7 pm; Valentines night ski, $60, $50 for 17 and under. Tickets include two night ski tickets, scones and hot cocoa.