Affordable Valentine's Day Dinners

Affordable Valentine’s Day Dinners

Affordable Valentine’s Day Dinners in Vancouver

Isn’t love grand?  But for those of us on a budget, we’re looking for affordable Valentine’s Day dinners in Vancouver to not make our loved ones feel warm fuzzy but our pocketbooks too.  So here’s my list from chocolate buffets to three course dinners, some might not be available on Valentine’s Day so why not plan to celebrate earlier or later.  I’ll be adding to this list of Affordable Valentine’s Day Dinners in Vancouver when I find more affordable Valentine’s Day Dinners in Vancouver for 2019. 

LA CIGALE BISTRO: **Sunday-Thursday they offer a 3 course dinner for just $32 a person, not sure if they still have their no corkage Tuesdays (if you want to celebrate early)


ETERNAL ABUNDANCE: **Feb 14: $50 per person, Two seatings – 5:30 or 7:30. This may not be frugal but the 5 course dinner is completely vegan. Wine will be available to purchase.  Click on link to purchase tickets

GRAND VILLA CASINO BUFFET: **All you can eat for the following prices:
Sunday to Thursday 4pm – 9pm | Friday & Saturday 4pm – 10pm
$21 per person | Encore Rewards members 10% off, Seniors 55+ discount
A different theme every night

HAPA IZAKAYA: Six Share Plate Dinner for Two for $80.00. Add a small bottle of LaMarca Prosecco to your dinner for $92.00 or a large bottle for $119.00

JULES BISTRO: Table D’Hote menu is two courses $29 and three courses $35.  Call to find out what the time restriction is.

KAYA MALAY:  February 14 – 3 courses for $35

Smoke Salmon with Green Papaya and Mango Salad
Appetizer Sampler
(Featuring our most popular roti canai, chicken satay, vegetarian samosa, calamari & organic salad)

Court-Bouillon Braised Lamb Shank in Malaysian Style
(A lamb shank so tender it almost falls off the bone, braised with ginger, leek, carrot and spinach)
Jumbo Scallops & Prawns Sautéed in a Lamericaine
(Simmered in our house made sauce prepared with tomato, garlic, chili, wine, shallot & egg sauce)
Caramelized Ginger Black Cod with Asparagus
(Fresh Black Cod stir fried with caramelized sweet ginger soy sauce with asparagus)

Pisang Goreng
(Deep fried banana served warm with ice cream) OR
Pandan Coconut Crepes
(Handrolled crepes flavored with pandan juice, filled with grated coconut steeped in Malaysian palm sugar)



LOT185 Cafe + Wine Bar!  Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! Spend yours with that special someone (or your best bud) at LOT185 Cafe + Wine Bar! Enjoy a 4 course dinner designed for two, PLUS a complimentary glass of bubbles, for $65 per person. Now taking reservations for bookings from February 14 – 16. Limited seating available, call 604-647-7416 to book your table now!

MILESTONES: Wednesday night date night two can dine for $50. So why not celebrate early.

NOTCH8 AT HOTEL VANCOUVER:  Instead of having dinner why not indulge in the Chocolate Cave Buffet where you can indulge in over 20 different desserts and a glass of bubbly awaits as you enter. $65 per person (not including tax).  This may not be the most frugal event, but if you’re a chocoholic fan, how can you resist?

February 14, 5:30pm – close
February 15, 7:30pm – close
February 16 & 17, 2:30pm – close

For reservations or more information 604-662-1900 or

PEPINO’S SPAGHETTI HOUSE:  Celebrate Valentine at Pepino’s Spaghetti House, sister restaurant of Osteria Savio Volpe, with a 3 Course Dinner for just $45 per person

PIZZA FARINA:  For one night only, Vancouver’s beloved Pizzeria Farina will be offering its signature heart-shaped Margherita pizzas for all the lovers to share on Valentine’s Day. Topped with tomato sauce, fior di latte, olive oil and basil, the Insta-worthy 12-inch pies will be available for $16 starting at 5 p.m. while quantities last for dine-in guests only.

RIVER ROCK CASINO BUFFET: All you can eat for the following prices:

BREAKFAST:  Sunday to Saturday | 6:30AM – 10:30AM*
Adults $19.95 | Seniors $16.95 | Child $9.95

LUNCH:  Monday to Friday | 11:30AM to 2:30PM*
Adult $20.95 | Senior $17.95 | Child $11.95

Saturday | 11:30AM to 2:30PM*
Adult $23.95 | Senior $20.95 | Child $11.95

WEEKDAY DINNER:  Monday – Thursday | 5:00PM to 9:00PM*
Adult $33.95 | Senior $28.95 | Child $16.95

WEEKEND DINNER:  Friday & Saturday | 4:30PM to 10:00PM*
Adult $39.95 | Senior $33.95 | Child $19.95

ALL DAY SUNDAY:  Sunday | 11:30AM to 2:45 PM l 3:00PM to 9:00PM*
Adult $33.95 | Senior $28.95 | Child $16.95

Children ages 1 year to 5 year old
Pricing is $1.00 per year

*Standard Pricing and Operation Times may change for Holidays and Special Events.

ROCKY MOUNTAIN FLATBREAD: Rocky Mountain Flatbread Valentine Day Dinner paired with Koko Monk Chocolates, 3 courses for $30, special children dinner for $13.50

SALT TASTING ROOM: 3 courses for $29 per person

SOIL:  February 13 or 14 at 7pm or 9pm seating for $55.  Another vegan restaurant that isn’t so frugal, but for people with allergies, it’s perfect.  They will be offering a 4 courses, wine is available on site.  Purchase tickets.

SOIL:  February 15 9pm-11pm for $35 .  Come with a friend or solo and join us for our SOIL Valentines Party! An evening filled with games, appies, Blue Heron’s Family-style (Cheese)boards, and more! (Cheese)boards will be put out at 9:30pm.  Cheese is vegan

STARLIGHT CASINO BUFFET: All you can eat for the following prices:

Brunch (Weekends 9am – 2:30pm)
$14.50 per person

Brunch buffet includes the Omelette Bar!

Lunch (Monday to Friday 11am – 2:00pm)
$14.50 per person

Dinner (Sun – Thurs: 4pm – 9pm, Fri & Sat: 4pm – 10pm)
$21 per person

TRATTORIA : **Valentine’s Menu for two- $80.00 for Chef’s Platter to share (Ahi tuna, braised lamb, seafood carbonara), includes two glasses of prosecco and chocolate mousse cake with raspberry sorbetto

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