Valentine’s Day Deals and Doings in Downtown Elgin

cupidThis Valentine’s Day point Cupid’s arrow towards Downtown Elgin – the place to celebrate Valentine’s Day with someone you love! Take a stroll down our charming streets and stop in at your favorite shop or eatery. Or better yet, why not fall in love with an all new one?

Al’s Cafe
43 DuPage Court

Enjoy a cozy, candlelit dinner from 4-9 pm at Al’s Cafe, 43 DuPage Court, featuring a special Valentine’s inspired menu and Chef Tony’s hand-rolled chocolate truffles. Reservations are highly recommended! Call 847-742-1180.

Martini Room
161 E. Chicago Street

Celebrate romance at Martini Room with a chocolate fountain (7-9 pm), Valentine’s martini specials for $8 each, sparkling cocktail flights for $10 each and more!

Mr. Tequila de Elgin
51 S. Grove Avenue

For Valentines Day, Mr. Tequila de Elgin will be doing a meats parillada for $30 per couple. Soft drinks included as well as an open buffet of delicious desserts. Make sure to bring that special someone and enjoy a great romantic dinner!

Villa Verone Ristorante Italiano
13 Douglas Avenue

“All you need is love” (okay, maybe some delicioux Italian food and wine wouldn’t be bad either) at Villa Verone, 13 Douglas Ave. Just $75 per couple brings you an appetizer, two entrees, dessert and a bottle of wine. Make your reservations today at 847-742-0263.

Grand Victoria Casino
250 S. Grove Avenue

Feeling musical? Check out Maurice & Company at 7 pm at the Grand Victoria Showbar inside the Grand Victoria Casino, 250 S. Grove Avenue.

On Friday, February 15 at 7 pm, come to the Elgin Art Showcase, 164 Division Street, 8th Floor for a romantic concert filled with love songs from opera to big band classics performed by Jeorge Holmes, tenor, and Diva Montell, soprano. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased using PayPal at or Limited seating!

Let’s not forget the ultimate gift of jewelry for your loved ones. Shop Shockey Jewelers, 18 Douglas Ave., Elgin Jewelers, 11 N. State Street or Sophie’s Jewelry, 125 S. Grove Avenue for that special Valentine’s surprise!