Valentine’s Day brunches: Our suggestions

Brunch de Saint-Valentin

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, love is in the air—and also on our plates. Couples might plan some quality one-on-one time, while singles may plan a cozy evening or outing by themselves or with friends. However you celebrate, we can’t deny that marking the day with some good food is always a good idea.

Sometimes the simple attention of a breakfast in bed is more appreciated than a shower of extravagant gifts. Love is beautiful, it’s sweet, and your Valentine’s Day morning deserves to be too.

Here are a few restaurants that are offering brunch menus either in-house or to-go, so you can stay comfortable under the covers, or enjoy a long-awaited meal out!

If you’re looking for more gourmet ideas, check out our list of special Valentine’s Day takeout menus. If you’re lacking in inspiration this year, here are a few Montreal-based lists that might help guide you: Our favourite chocolate shops, the best cookies, local florists that offer home delivery, the best pastry shops, and restaurants open for take-out.

With that, we hope you have a lovely Valentine’s Day!

Beau Temps

The Beau Temps wine bar is celebrating Valentine’s Day in the form of a beautiful brunch offering. Designed for two, this mouth-watering menu will be posted soon—stay tuned!

5439 Boulevard Saint-Laurent

Patrice Pâtissier

We admit to cheating a little… The Patrice Pâtissier breakfast box is not exactly a brunch, but if you’re like us and like sweets at the crack of dawn, then this is the menu for you. It is their tradition to offer a box containing three new gourmet creations. This year you’ll find two classic kouign amann, two blueberry scones, and two banana cakes. For $21, you’ll receive all three desserts plus a bag full of goodies!

2360 Rue Notre-Dame Ouest

Santa Barbara

You don’t need a special occasion to head to Santa Barbara for brunch. Their delicious brunches are offered Wednesday through Sunday, from 9am to 2pm. You always have the option to top it off with a nice bottle to celebrate with your partner!

6696 Rue de Saint-Vallier


Bloomfield—one of the most charming addresses in Montreal—prepares a Mediterranean brunch perfect for celebrating the day of love on Saturdays and Sundays.

1199 Avenue Van Horne

Pâtisserie Rhubarbe

Looking for some sweet delights to enjoy with your brunch? Pâtisserie Rhubarbe has just what you need. This year, they’re offering succulent cakes to celebrate the day of love. You’ll find a lemon-hazelnut marble cake with ganache, a cocoa puff pastry with ganache and passion fruit caramel, and a St-Honoré choux with maple whipped cream, apple compote and light cream. The patisserie will be open on Monday, February 14 to pick up your orders.

1479 Avenue Laurier Est

Photography by Alison Slattery

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