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Are you and your S.O. Valentine's Day procrastinators? You'll be happy to hear that there are several spots in Chicago that don't require reservations for the lover's holiday. Read on for a low-key, last minute Valentine's Day outing.

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Crunchy Banana French Toast at Flagship

Valentine's Day Package at Compass Bar
Chicagoans who visit Compass Bar (433 W. Diversey) on Valentine's Day will enjoy a package for two including a pizza, a bottle of wine and skillet cookie dessert for $45 plus tax and gratuity.

Compass Bar offers a variety of brick oven pizzas like the Prosciutto with confit garlic, prosciutto, fresh mozzarella, provolone and truffle arugula, and the Pork Shoulder with braised pork shoulder, BBQ sauce, balsamic caramelized onions, fresh mozzarella, provolone and goat cheese.

Valentine's Day Specials at Flagship
Guests who visit Flagship (1622 W Belmont Ave) on Sunday, February 14 will enjoy a Valentine's Day brunch featuring $5 pink grapefruit mimosas and $30 mimosas ships. Brunch items include Sardou Eggs Benedict ($12) with poached egg, creamed spinach and artichoke, hollandaise sauce, parmesan, buttermilk biscuit, Crunchy Banana French Toast ($10) with thick cut egg battered brioche bread rolled in almonds and corn flakes and served with caramelized bananas and a rum butter sauce, and more.

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Kanela will offer Valentine's-inspired chef specials on Sunday.

Valentine's Day Specials at Kanela Breakfast Club
Guests who dine at Kanela Breakfast Club in Lakeview, Old Town and Streeterville on Valentine's Day will enjoy unique specials at each location.

  • Lakeview: Strawberry Pancakes, $10
  • Old Town: Strawberry Cheesecake Heart French Toast, $11
  • Streeterville: Chocolate Heart Pancakes, $11

Lottie's Dirty Valentine Nightcap Happy Hour
Lottie's (1925 W Cortland) will feature a special Nightcap Happy Hour this Valentine's Day for couples looking for a drink after their romantic dinners. Lottie's will be open until 2 a.m. with drink specials from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. featuring $5 Ketel One dirty martinis and $5 Ketel One cocktails.

Valentine's Day Specials at MAK
Guests who enjoy MAK (1924 W. Division) for lunch or dinner on Valentine's Day will receive half-price alcohol with any MAK bowl or wrap order. MAK offers a unique selection of Asian Beers like Sapporo, Kirin Light, Tiger, Tsing Tao, Lucky Buddha and Hitachino White Nest Ale as well as sake and wine.

Stretch Hosts Sunday Funday Valentine's Day
Chicagoans who visit Stretch Bar & Grill (3485 N. Clark Street) on Valentine's Day will enjoy a casual Sunday Funday party complete with old school hip hop music and specials including $5 32-ounce Mason Jar Bloody Marys, $5 Mimosas, half-price bombs, and 50-percent off for all industry employees.


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