Valentine’s Day is tomorrow. Love it, or hate it, most folks tend to partake in the annual hearts/candy/flowers/love tradition. So, to help make Tuesday a bit easier, especially if you’re a last minute shopper, here are a few ideas for last-minute gifts and dinner options around Lemont.
, 12267 Walker Road, is serving up heart-shaped pizzas for $9.99 through Valentine's Day. To order, call 630-257-1712.
Looking for other V-Day pizza options?
A Vault Valentine
, 308 Canal St., is offering a special dinner menu for its first Valentine's Day in downtown Lemont. The restaurant will serve a three-course Surf 'n' Turf meal, complete with a Vault salad and a delicious dessert. To reserve a spot, call 630-312-8380.
Valentine's Day, Cantina Style
, 319 Front St., is offering a Prix Fixe menu for just $33.95 per couple. Guests will choose an appetizer (Guacamole or Queso Fundido), entree (Fajitas for Two or Shrimp Ranchero for Two) and a dessert (Two Red Velvet cupcakes or Brownisimo).
The restaurant will also offer $6 strawberry margaritas, $4 mojitos, $3 Pacifico/Victoria and live music from Lee and Angela starting at 6 p.m.
For more information, visit www.frontstreetcantina.com or call 630-312-8636.
Love in Bloom
What would Valentine's Day be without a beautiful bouquet of flowers for the special lady in your life? Thankfully Lemont has plenty of great florists to choose from:
- : 315 E. Illinois St. (630-243-9935)
- : 1138 State St. (630-257-0339)
- , 219 Main St. (630-257-5065)
- : 435 Talcott Ave. (630-243-9430)
- , 1202 State St. (630-243-1925)
- , 1100 State St. (630-257-5959)
Last-Minute Gift Ideas
Sure, you could probably find a last-minute gift at or , but Lemont's smaller, family-owned businesses also offer a variety of options for Valentine's Day.
Pick up a pretty piece of jewelry from , 314 Canal St. (closed Monday, but open at 11 a.m. Tuesday); a nice wine from , 439 Talcott Ave.; or even a delicious dessert from , 316 Canal St.
Keep it sweet and simple—remember, it's the thought that counts.
All the Single Ladies
, 435 Talcott Ave., is once again holding a Valentine's Day giveaway for single ladies. Owner Viviana Grasso invites single women (or their friends) to leave a comment on the store's Facebook page for a chance to win a beautiful bouquet of flowers. The post that inspires her most wins.
But wait—it gets better. The winner will also receive a free blowout from Salon 312, a $20 gift certificate from Shop11Eureka.com, a manicure from Valerie Giacobbe Salon, a micoderm with Vitamin C and a mask from Aqua de Vida Spa, and a deep-cleansing back scrub and massage from Elements of Healing.
Comment on the post by Valentine's Day for a chance to win!