SimcoeDining’s Valentine’s Day Guide

Take into account that a lot of restaurants will be busy on Friday, so be sure to make reservations in advance!


Crazy Fox:
There is a $69.95 special at the Crazy Fox on Valentine’s Day. This price is a three tiered menu which includes a starter (Baked Goat Cheese, Crab Cake, Yam Soup), a main course (Vegetarian Ravioli, Filet Mignon, Lamb), as well as the Crazy Fox Dessert Sampler. These are only a few of the options available so be sure to visit Crazy Fox’s website for more information:

Casa Mia:
This year, Casa Mia has a pre-set menu that includes a large variety of appetizers, main dishes, and pastas. They have Pita Bread, Hummus, Bruschetta, Escargot, Mussels, Lamb, Steak, Salmon, as well as Linguini and Penne pasta’s. Looking at the prices on the website, a couple can dine for around $50 each – take into account that this is a classy restaurant with a Chef who is ensuring that the meals are well-prepared and the prices reflect that. For a more detailed explanation of the meal options and the prices, please take a look at Casa Mia’s website:

Blue Mountain Ski Resort:
Why not head up to Blue Mountain for the day? There are a bunch of family activities being held throughout the day that are sure to be a lot of fun for the kids, like swimming and a scavenger hunt! There will be live music held at a variety of the restaurants in The Village, as well as an entertaining nightlife at one of the many pubs. Visit Blue Mountain’s website for more information regarding activity times:

Kim Mitchell playing at Sound Empire:
For those of you who may or may not have a significant other, or for those of you who simply want to be taken back to the 80’s Rock era, come on out to the Sound Empire on Friday, February 14th to see Kim Mitchell. The doors open at 8pm to the first act, the Swaying Tuesdays, and Kim Mitchell will take the stage later on in the evening. This event is 19+ and tickets are $28.32 plus tax. Any other information you may need can be found at:

Market Buffet & Grill:
At The Market Buffet on Valentine’s Day there is a neat little Candy Heart hunt occurring. The head of the Bakery has hidden little Candy Message Hearts within random cupcakes. If you are one of the lucky customers to find the Candy Message then you win a prize! If you have your kids for the evening then this would be an excellent place to bring them. If you have any inquiries about reservations or prices, call 705-792-1888.

Snow Valley Barrie:
Whether you’re single or in a relationship, there’s nothing more exciting than skiing or snowboarding with your loved ones. Spend this Valentine’s Day on the slopes at Snow Valley. If it is a date, there is a restaurant where you can warm up from the cold for a while.

Here is a list of some restaurants that have Valentine’s Day menus out, as well as some activities that are occurring around Barrie for the evening.: The North’s menu for Valentine’s Day stays fairly similar to its every day menu. There are, however, a few special items that will be added to the menu, but they are keeping it a secret, so be sure to go discover what’s in store at The North! For more information, have a look at The North’s website:

Valerie Colangelo is a writer from Barrie.