Under $50 places for a Valentine’s dinner date

Valentine’s day is just around the corner and if you are still wondering where to go for those romantic dinners, we have you covered. Here are some tasty and romantic options for under $50.


The Jason George
100 Front Street East
$$$ (cost for two)

Located across from St. Lawrence market, the Jason George offers an ideal place for college students to take their date on Valentine’s. The restaurant has wooden interiors and a pub to serve all purposes.

Jason George serves a variety of yogurt, eggs, salads and more for brunch. The main menu has a nice variety of entrees, burgers, pastas and sandwiches to choose from. Along with this, the soups and daily specials are the highlights of the restaurant. If you want to try some of the more popular dishes, check out Jason George’s steak-based plates.

To sooth your thirst, Jason George’s beverage items include warm winter drinks from classic coffee and tea to premium and imported quality bar beverages.

The restaurant caters not only to students but also college staff and professionals working in the neighbourhood. The variety of menu items makes it a good deal for students to explore the restaurant during brunch and dinner times. An average meal at the restaurant will cost approximately $20 plus taxes which will include a burger and a drink.

Jason George also has a great patio with romantic lighting but is open only during the summer season. The fireplaces and woodwork inside makes it a romantic getaway on Valentine’s. Its proximity to the college and ideal location in the downtown core makes it an even better hangout place for friends. The restaurant also has a special party area to host student parties and is otherwise used as a general dining area for customers.

Nuit Social
1168 Queen Street West
$$$$ (cost for two)

Nuit Social is popular for its cozy and romantic ambiance ideally located in the heart of Queen Street West. It also has a stained glass bar which adds charm to the place. The menu features two sections with one section having plates to share. The menu provides the flexibility to build your own plate by selecting from a list of imported cured meats, cheeses and olives. The second section is social plates which provides a selection of seasonal dishes. In addition to this Nuit Social also offers a list of classic cocktails, premium spirits and in-house creations but these are relatively expensive. An average meal price at Nuit social for two people is $40 plus taxes.


73 King Street East
$$$$$ (cost for two)

Carisma offers an extraordinary Italian fine-dining experience in downtown Toronto. It has an exquisite selection of salads, pastas and other menu items like grilled veal chops, porcini mushroom risotto and lobster ravioli to choose from. Along with the classic Italian décor that captivates your heart, the cuisine is served by professional and friendly staff.

Just a few steps away from King subway station, Carisma offers a great escape for a perfect evening date for students who want to plan a great evening for their significant other. An average price meal for two people would cost approximately $45 plus taxes.



Under $50 places for a Valentine’s dinner date