Last Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas From The Staff

Are you looking for some last minute ideas for Valentine’s Day? Here’s some ideas from the staff.

Special Dinners

 Malone’s Bar and Grill
12635 Elm Creek Blvd N.
Maple Grove, MN 55369
(763) 447-6500
Malone’s will be feature 3 special items on their menu for Valentine’s Day! Casual dining with prices that range from $8.95 – $20.00 per person.

Buca Di Beppo
12650 Elm Creek Blvd
Maple Grove, MN 55369
(763) 494-3466
Buca offers a romantic Italian setting featuring traditional and updated fare with prices ranging from $12.99 to $26.99 per couple. They will also be featuring their famous Peach Bellini on Valentine’s Day.

Pittsburg Blue
11900 Main St N
Maple Grove, MN 55369
(763) 416-2663
Pittsburg Blue will be featuring 3 specials ranging from $11.95 – $28.96, as well as their famous Dinner For Two which includes a three or four course meal and a glass of wine for $89.95 – $94.95 per couple. If you make your reservations for before 4:00PM they will also include a free glass of champagne for you and your loved one.

Cooks of Crocus Hill
3925 W. 50th St., Edina, MN 55424. (952) 285-1903
877 Grand Ave., Saint Paul, MN 55105 (651) 228-1333
Cooks of Crocus Hill offers a lively Supper Club class where you and your Valentine will prepare a portion of a multicourse dinner. You make the meal and Cooks supplies the grown-up beverages! The menu includes lobster bisque, beef tenderloin medallions with blue cheese and herb crust, potatoes au gratin, warm spinach salad with pears and honey-bacon vinaigrette and molten chocolate cakes with whipped cream for dessert. Yum! The class is from 6:00PM to 9:00PM and is $75.00 per person.

Nicollet Island Inn
95 Merriam St.
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 331-1800
The most romantic Valentine’s Day dinner in Minneapolis! The famous Valentine adorned Inn will be pulling out all the stops as they lavish their guests with romance and wonder. Not only will Executive Chef Adam Droski be offering a five-course menu including some items such as beef tenderloin “confit”, butter poached lobster gnocchi or strawberry and basil “shortcake”, they also offer overnight stay packages, weekend getaways and even horse-drawn carriage ride. 


Shari’s Berries
For those traditional gifts we all love to give and receive try Shari’s Berries! They offer a wide variety of delicious covered berries as well as beautiful floral bouquets from great partners such as ProFlowers and Personal Creations as well as others. Call 1-877-Berries or visit them online at Prices range from $18.00 – $100.00+.

Simonson’s Salon and Spa
13950 Grove Drive Unit #300
Maple Grove, MN 55311
(763) 494-4863
How about a relaxing and romantic couples massage to start off your Valentine’s Day? With several styles to choose from Simonson’s is the place to be to start your celebration. Plus when you buy a gift card 10% of gift card profits between 2/1 – 2/14 benefit the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women movement, which raises awareness of heart disease as the #1 killer of women. All funds will be donated locally.   

Special Outings

The Hitching Company
(612) 338-7777
If you would like to take your sweetheart on a romantic ride around downtown Minneapolis or Nicollet Island, consider doing it in style in your very own horse-drawn carriage.

Minnesota Wild
Xcel Energy Center
St. Paul, MN
If old fashioned romance is not your thing, consider the excitement of our beloved Minnesota Wild for your Valentine’s celebration. The Wild are playing against the Anaheim Ducks on February 14 starting at 6:30 p.m. Tickets from $35 – $250 available at Ticket Master.

Valentine’s Carnival
Maple Grove Covenant Church, 9350 Upland Lane N, Maple Grove, MN
Saturday, February 11, 11:00 am – 2:00 p.m.  $1 for four tickets.
Food, Games , Face Painting by Rainbow Party Arts, Crazy Hair, Inflatables, carnival games, cotton candy, snow cones and lots of prizes. $0.25 per ticket, most activities 1-2 tickets for sale at the door.

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