Galentine’s Day Guide

Lists of Restaurants in STL and activities to do with your best friends.

We have provided a guide throughout the day, focusing on activities and restaurants to go to with your friends. We begin with our top three favorite brunch places within 15 minutes of SLU. Next we dive into our top three on-the-go restaurants with Valentine’s Day specials. Not interested in finding somewhere to eat? No problem. We also suggest activities you can do with you and your friends. All activities can be done inside your home as well as in person. 

Breakfast & Lunch

Hanging out with the girls and wondering what to do? Listed below are restaurants great for breakfast and lunch. Under each restaurant, we provided the closest location near SLU and it’s address. Each restaurant has take-out, curbside pick-up and delivery if you wish to eat at home. If you wish to dine-in, all restaurants require masks upon arrival. 

SqWires Restaurant

Address: 1415 S. 18th St, St. Louis, MO 63104

Dine-in, Take-out and no-contact delivery

Bottomless Mimosas and Brunch

Are you 21+ and love bottomless mimosas and brunch? Enjoy $18 bottomless mimosas with your choice of four different flavors, berry, peach, orange and pineapple. You may also enjoy a filling brunch that includes eggs benedict, pancakes, french toast and more. Visit SqWires Restaurant for their full menu.


Address: 3150 South Grand Blvd, St. Louis MO 63118

Dine-in, Curbside Pick-up, no-contact delivery

Breakfast and lunch

Rooster offers a variety of options for breakfast and lunch. You can order french toast, pancakes, crepes, biscuits and gravy, sandwiches and more! 21+ can order a variety of cocktails from the menu, including mimosas, bloody marys, beer and boozy shakes! Enjoy this relaxed, cozy cafe with your friends for a nice breakfast!

City Coffeehouse and Creperie 

Address: 36 N Brentwood Blvd, Clayton, MO 63105

Dine-in, Curbside Pick-up, No-contact delivery

Breakfast and Lunch

City Coffeehouse and Creperie offer authentic French crepes located in Clayton. Customers can dine-in and experience the cozy cafe with indoor and outdoor dining. A variety of different crepes are available from savory to sweet that are filling for breakfast, lunch and desserts. Not only do they offer crepes, but you can also enjoy sandwiches, coffee and pastries!

Dinner Specials On A Budget

Being a college student on a budget can be stressful, especially on Valentine’s Day. Under each restaurant, we provided the closest location near SLU and it’s address. Each restaurant has take-out, curbside pick-up and delivery if you wish to eat at home. If you wish to dine-in, all restaurants require masks upon arrival. 


Photo courtesy of Chick-Fil-A

Closest location: 8590 Eager Rd, Brentwood, MO 63144 

Drive Thru and Delivery

Valentines Day Boxes:

Love Chick-Fil-A? They got you covered. Enjoy Valentine’s Day Box filled with your favorites; 30-count nuggets, 10 count Chickn Minis, 6 count chocolate chip cookies or 12 chocolate brownie halves. These boxes will be available at all participating locations and available for delivery, while supplies last. Hanging out with friends this weekend? This may be the perfect idea for you and your friends to share!

California Pizza Kitchen

Photo courtesy of California Pizza Kitchen

Closest location:1493 St Louis Galleria St, Richmond Heights, MO 63117

Dine-In, Curbside Pick-up and No-contact delivery

Valentine’s Heart Shaped Pizza

Enjoy a three-course meal for $35. You can choose an appetizer, spinach artichoke dip, Mexican sweet corn, white corn guacamole and chips. Choose two entrees, salad, pizza, and pasta! You will have 3-4 options per entree. Lastly, you can choose your dessert from red velvet cake, key lime pie and butter cake. Choose dine in or order to go, February 10th-14th. Perfect to pick-up and share with your friends!

Papa Johns

Closest Location: 3822 Laclede Ave, St. Louis, MO 63108

Take-out and no-contact delivery

Heart Shaped Pizza

Live near or on campus and don’t want to drive anywhere? On Valentine’s Day, Papa Johns has a special, enjoy a heart-shaped pizza. Order a one-topping pizza for $11, and Papa Johns will turn it heart-shaped just for you! Perfect for a night in!


Not sure what to do this weekend? Here is a list of movies on Netflix and Hulu for you to watch to get into the Valentine’s day groove. Movies not your thing? Don’t worry, we recommended some activities for you and your friends to do that will make for a perfect Galentine’s Day weekend!

Movie Night 

Here are some movie recommendations to watch with your girl friends


  • To All The Boys I’ve Ever Loved Before
  • The Kissing Booth
  • The Notebook
  • After
  • After We Collided
  • A Walk To Remember
  • Remember Me


  • 50 First Dates
  • The Wedding Planner
  • You’ve Got Mail
  • I Still Believe
  • I Feel Pretty
  • Romeo & Juliet

Painting With A Twist 

Closest location: 28 The Blvd Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO 63117

Love being crafty and sipping on wine? Painting with a twist in Brentwood is the place for you. No need to be 21 or older. You can still paint. Painting with a twist has several events tailored for date nights and girl’s night over this Valentine’s weekend. Classes are offered in-person and virtually see the event calendar for more details; seats are limited. 

DIY Paint Night

Don’t want to spend that much? Go to Walmart, Target or Michaels to get canvases, brushes, paint, etc. to have your very own painting night in your dorm or apartment. 


Location: 1232 Town and Country Crossing Dr, Town and Country, MO 63017

Love sweets and baking? How about taking a baking class or a take-home baking kit? Sweetology is the place to go, located near Town and Country. Kits are sent directly to you! You can bake cakes, cookies and cupcakes that are Valentine’s Day themed. Classes can be hosted virtually or can be done on your own. Email [email protected] for more information. 

Homemade Baking

Don’t want to go to a baking class or too much money? Try out cupcakes, cakes, cake pops, chocolate-covered strawberries and crepes! Here’s a list of 73 Valentine’s Desserts!

DIY Craft Night 

Need to make a gift for your Galentine, Valentine or Pal-entine? Arts Editor Sydney Compton has a step-by-step Valentine candy jar craft – check out her article for further a tutorial.