Valentine's Day Ideas in Portland

This Valentine's Day, bring the sexy back and soak up old-school romance at one of these five Portland hot spots. We've picked places that provide ambiance, food and drinks--all you have to worry about is keeping the flame burning. (Photo: Flickr user JustinLowery.com)

Updated: March 04, 2011

Valentine's Day: Old-School Romance in Portland


The Gilt Club

306 NW Broadway, Portland, OR 97209

This sexy club screams Vegas rendezvous. All old-world glamour and golden Art Deco chandeliers, the Gilt Club will woo both of you with a luxurious $45 4-course menu and optional cocktail pairings. Somewhere between the ?Bee's Knees? and the ?Widow's Kiss,? you'll have a fantastic life together.


The Secret Society

116 NE Russell, Portland, OR 97212

This lush second-story lounge overlooking Russell St. is the perfect place to hide out and whisper sweet nothings over absinthe for two.


Kir Wine Bar

22 NE 7th Ave, Portland, OR 97214

This cozy candlelight wine bar celebrates romance every day. Skip the Valentine's Day madness on Monday and treat your sweetheart with a bottle of Rose and flickering shadows the weekend before.


Sapphire Hotel

5008 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97215

Where better to spend a sordid, sultry evening than in an old sailor's hotel? Today, the grime may be gone, but the sexiness remains at this SE boudoir of a bar. Starting the night with a ?Nina Simone? or ?The Other Woman? ensures a good time for all.