About Valentine’s Day in Cambridge
Ahh—love is in the air. And if you have a special sweet someone, you’ll want to take him or her out on a Valentine’s Day date in Cambridge.
Thankfully, we’ve done the work for you. We’ve found the best Valentine’s Day restaurants, venues, and gifts in Cambridge, MA. We know how to make your Valentine’s Day spectacular!
The Generous: Valentine’s Day Gifts
Valentine’s Day celebrates Cupid, it celebrates love, and it celebrates affection. But it also celebrates gift giving. This Valentine’s season, give the gift that will make your loved one truly feel loved. Whether in a long distance relationship, living together, or no matter your situation, the following gifts can make any cold Valentine’s Day a little warmer.
Surprise your loved one this Valentine’s Day with a set of gourmet See’s Candies. These candies come decoratively wrapped and ready to eat; they can be in custom packaging and with custom selections. See’s Candies allows you to take ownership over your Valentine’s Day gift, and it is the perfect gift to give to your loved one in Cambridge, MA, before, after, or in replacement of a date. Best yet, when you shop Valentine’s Day gifts, you’ll receive free shipping on orders over $55 or $5 flat rate shipping. Click here to buy See’s Candies and SEE what they have for you!
Just as Cambridge.com has everything Cambridge, Chocolate.com has everything chocolate. And on Valentine’s Day, when chocolate reigns supreme, you can’t go wrong with a purchase of fine delicacies from Chocolate.com. This all-encompassing chocolate site has everything you are looking for in a Valentine’s Day gift for your loved one. Delight in cake pops, truffles, stuffed animals, and much more. Click here to see what Chocolate.com has to offer this Valentine’s Day!
Flowers, Balloons, and Baskets
Flowers are another classic way to say “I love you” this Valentine’s Day. With easy delivery to Cambridge and many other areas, Flowers.com offers a variety of Valentine’s Day options, including decadent floral arrangements, red and white balloons, chocolate assortments, roses, gift baskets, and so much more. It’s our No. 1 favorite place to shop for Valentine’s Day, but don’t take our word for it. Click here to browse many delivery options for flowers, arrangements, and more!
The Adventurous: Exciting Date
No two couples are alike. Therefore, no two Valentine’s Days are alike. If you are a couple that values fun, adventure, and excitement in a date, then take a look at the list here, and build your own Valentine’s Day date in Cambridge with your loved one.
Charles River and Locks Cruise
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On this enchanting, adventurous, and romantic tour, you and your loved one can experience the best that Cambridge has to offer. While sailing through the historic Charles River, you will see fireworks, dance together, and revel in the history of the metro-Boston area. Cocktails, other alcoholic beverages, and snacks are available for purchase aboard the ship. Make this Valentine’s Day one to remember. For more information on the Charles River and Locks Cruise, click here.
Harvard Square Wine Tour
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Wine, wine, and more wine. Perhaps this is the universal perfect Valentine’s Day date. On this exciting tour of Harvard Square in Cambridge, you will taste the fine delicacies of wine from Italy, France, Spain, and local brewers. You will also feast on delectable cuisines, merging the best of both worlds: adventure and class. For more information on the Harvard Square Wine Tour, click here.
The Sweet: Chocolate Date
Valentine’s Day and chocolate go hand in hand. Or rather, Valentine’s Day and chocolate go morsel in mouth. This Valentine’s Day, discover delectable and delicious chocolates and sweets in Cambridge, MA. It’s the perfect way to show your loved one how you care.
Zero Brattle Street
What can be sweeter than Sweet? Located in the sweetest part of Harvard Square, this Cambridge-based cupcake shop sells the best cupcakes in Boston, no contest. With a variety of changing cupcake flavors and sugary staples, such as Red Velvet, Chocolate, and Boston Creme, all couples should make Sweet a special stop on their Valentine’s Day plans. To go inside Sweet and discover the cupcake shop yourself, click here.
52 Brattle Street
Treat yourself and your loved one this Valentine’s Day at L.A. Burdick’s. At this world-famous chocolate shoppe in Harvard Square, you will indulge your senses with the taste of fine chocolates. Not only is the chocolate delicious, but the atmosphere is outstanding. While at L.A. Burdick’s, you will enjoy their fantastic chandelier and incredible service. And on this wintry Valentine’s Day, you can also sample some of their finest hot chocolates. For more information and to read our review of L.A. Burdick’s, click here.
The Classic: Dinner Date
Dinner dates are a classic way to show someone how much you care. Between a bottle of deep red wine, candles, and the starry Cambridge night sky, dinner dates are not only elegant, but a staple of Valentine’s Day. Here are some fantastic suggestions for dinner dates on Valentine’s Day 2014. We highly suggest you call ahead and make reservations.
118 Beacon Street
Somerville, MA 02143
Fine dining on Valentine’s Day – nay, every day – is a specialty of Bergamot’s. Dine at a table with a glass of wine or champagne or between you, and delight in the delicacies of beurre blanc, brioche, chantrelle, and foie gras. Bergamont has a semi-open kitchen, so you and your date can watch as the food is made fresh from the finest natural ingredients. Bring empty stomachs and be prepared for a wonderful, lovely time. For a restaurant review and more information about Bergamot, click here.
795 Main Street
For a Valentine’s Day dinner with glamour and style, you and your significant other should venture to Cuchi Cuchi. This delicious restaurant offers stunning entrees and desserts, pleasing both the eye and the stomach. Go around the world at Cuchi Cuchi with their Latin American soup and ceviche; amaze your taste buds with Japanese Tsukune; give your date a taste of Little Italy with a variety of handcrafted pastas. Cuchi Cuchi is your ultimate Valentine’s Day destination. For a review of Cuchi Cuchi and more information, click here.
We have the biggest selection of ideas for boyfriends, girlfriends, heart-throbs, fiances and fiancees, husbands, wives, friends, family, and significant others this Valentine’s Day season. We hope you have a happy Valentine’s Day, and we are confident that no matter what you do in Cambridge, you will do it with style. If you are looking for more things to do in Cambridge, MA, click here for more restaurant reviews, venues, shopping, music, and more.
– Erinn Pascal