Valentine’s Day weekend is approaching, and many local restaurants are planning special meals, with options for both sit-down or take-out celebratory fare. Advanced reservations are required for many, so we’ve prepared a dining guide to help you plan in advance.
Kingdom Table: Valentine’s Day specials will be on the menu all week long, from Thursday through Monday. The updated menu will launch Thursday, February 11. Call 802-424-1455 for dine-in reservations, or order takeout to celebrate at home. Menu link: www.toasttab.com/kingdom-taproom-table Open hours on Valentine’s Day weekend for dine-in or takeout: Saturday, February 13 from 11:30am – 8:00pm and Sunday, February 14 from 4:00pm – 8:00pm.
Kingdom Krêperie @ St. Johnsbury Distillery: Join Kingdom Krêperie for a romantic Valentine’s Eve dinner, or brunch on Valentine’s Day at St. Johnsbury Distillery, where they’ll be serving a special menu of sweet and savory crepes. The Distillery will have cocktails that’ll pair perfectly. Make a reservation to dine-in (call 802-424-1146) at the Distillery Speakeasy, or take your crepes and cocktails to-go! Dinner link: www.facebook.com/events/898424910928805 Brunch link: www.facebook.com/events/896914734485497. Open hours on Valentine’s Day weekend for dine-in or takeout: Saturday, February 13 from 4:00pm – 8:00pm and Sunday, February 14 from 10:00am – 1:00pm.
Nacho Mama @ Pica Pica: While Pica Pica is closed for their annual winter sabbatical, you’ll find Nacho Mama using their restaurant. Stay tuned for a special Valentine’s Day Eve dine-in menu from Nacho Mama at Pica Pica. Learn more: www.facebook.com/NachoMamas802. Dine-in on Saturday, Friday 13 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm.
Salt Bistro: Reservations are required for a special, all inclusive dinner for the perfect Valentine’s Day date night on Sunday. This truly special prix fixe menu will include four courses and one beer/wine selection for $90 per person. This event does REQUIRE a reservation (call: 802-424-1690) NO LATER than 8pm Saturday, February 13. Event link: www.facebook.com/events/856316965210944 Dine-in on Valentine’s Day, Sunday, February 14 from 5:00pm – 8:00pm.
Central Cafe: Valentine’s Weekend brunch and dinner specials are a celebratory way to step up your usual cafe routine. Follow on Facebook for updates: www.facebook.com/CentralCafestj Weekend Hours: Saturdays 9:00am – 2:00pm with dinner service 5:00pm – 8:00pm, and Sundays 9:00am – 2:00pm.
Cosmic Cup Cafe A menu of special takeout desserts will be available (pre-order encouraged), and they’ll be open for breakfast on the day of too! Learn more: www.facebook.com/CosmicCupCafe. Weekend Hours: Saturday 8:00am – 2:00pm and Sunday 8:00am – 2:00pm.
**UPDATE: SOLD OUT!** Haven, Hearth & Homestead @ Whirligig Brewing: Haven, Hearth & Homestead is preparing a takeout four-course, farm-to-table dinner for $45 per person on Valentine’s Day Eve for pickup at Whirligig Brewing, with special suggested beer pairing options purchased separately. For the menu and instructions to reserve your meal visit: www.facebook.com/events/467773197561908. Beer is purchased separately, and may be pre-ordered at: whirligigbrewing.square.site/shop or at the taproom. Takeout only on Saturday, February 13 from 4:00pm – 6:30pm.
… and don’t forget other delicious dining options around town:
The Kitchen Counter Cafe Weekend Hours: Saturdays 8:00am – 1:00pm and Sundays 8:00am – 3:00pm.
Anthony’s Diner Weekend Hours: Saturdays and Sundays from 7:00am – 8:00pm
Cantina Di Gerardo. Open for takeout only, call 802-748-0598.