Whether you’ve been married for years or dating for a few months, a Valentine’s Day date at home is never a bad idea. Whether you’re looking for a romantic dinner or a decadent breakfast in bed, we picked our favorite ideas you don’t have to leave your house for.
A romantic dinner
$152.22 at Omaha Steaks
With this decadent dinner, you’ll get filet mignon, lobster tails and sides of mini lobster grilled cheese and scalloped potatoes, along with darling apple tarts for desserts. The package comes with Omaha Steak’s special seasoning, so all you have to do is give the steaks a rub and a sear.
$135 at Fly By Jing
Build the hot pot situation of their dreams right at your kitchen table with Fly by Jing’s electric hot pot with a flexible temperature control dial for table top use. You’ll also get spoons, chopsticks and soup bases to get you started. Just add veggies and meats!
$99 at Goldbelly
Is your partner a pasta lover? Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Nonna Dora’s heart-shaped ravioli, an NYC classic from I Trulli. These ravioli are made by hand with special Italian flour, striped with beet puree and stuffed with Italian ricotta.
$99.99 at Omaha Steaks
If you’re looking for a simple yet luxurious steak dinner, these New York Strip steaks are aged at least 30 days for tenderness and flavor, then hand-trimmed by master butchers.
$129 at Goldbelly
Make some of Blue Ribbon’s most popular rolls at home with this roll-making kit with perfectly seasoned sushi rice, spicy tuna, hamachi and salmon — and you can decide how much housemade spicy sauce you want mixed in!
$89 at Sur La Table
Add a dash of romance on Valentine’s Day by booking a Date Night class through Sur La Table. The beloved cooking and kitchen store does offer in-person classes, but it’s also taken its library of instruction online to make it more accessible for all, including this Parisian cooking class where you’ll make steak au poivre, roast potatoes and a dark chocolate soufflé.
A movie night
$99.99 $89.99 at Amazon
Yes, you could watch a movie on your laptop or another screen, but point this highly rated mini-projector — that works with your phone! — at a screen or white wall and you’ll get the full theater experience without leaving the house.
$54.86 $48.50 at Walmart
Get the movie theater mood going with this retro popper. The electric popping system uses hot air instead of oil, producing a light and healthier snack.
$29.95 $14.99 at Sur La Table
This cute popper will make just the right amount of popcorn in the microwave, and it comes with cute movie theater-style serving boxes.
$37.99 at Amazon
If you’re going to do a movie date, you’re going to need to have plenty of candy on hand, and this bundle with M&Ms, Sour Patch Kids, Starbursts and more perfectly fits the bill.
A coffee date
$46.68 at Amazon
Create bistro vibes with Chemex’s classic, elegant glass coffee maker that turns out a delicious pour-over brew. Check out our guide to pour-over coffee here.
$143 $90.36 at Amazon
Buy fresh beans and grind them for an elevated coffee experience with this favorite grinder. The Bodum Burr model was our pick for the best budget grinder because of its preset timer, 12 adjustable grind settings, cling-free glass catcher, consistency and cool, modern aesthetic.
From $11 per shipment at Blue Bottle Coffee
Our top pick for coffee subscription boxes, Blue Bottle’s coffee subscription won us over with its balance of variety, customizability and, most importantly, taste. Sign up for this box and you two can have a coffee date every month of the year!
From $17.99 per box at Angels’ Cup
Want to try something more adventurous? Each Black Box from Angel’s Cup contains a mystery flight of four 2.75-ounce coffees, allowing tasters to blindly sample each flavor before comparing origin notes with the roastmaster.
$15.50 at Amazon
Don’t want to do a whole subscription box? Partners Coffee’s flagship brew is a crowd-pleaser, brimming with flavors of creamy cocoa, sweet toffee and rich dried fruits
$14 at Anthropologie
Keep your coffee date super cute and give them a memento that will always remind them of your sweet gesture. This monogram mug looks like it was plucked straight from a Parisian bistro.
Breakfast in bed
$49 at Goldbelly
What is better than warm cinnamon rolls on a cold February morning? These light and fluffy rolls are handmade using fresh cinnamon, and will keep you and your partner sweetly satisfied.
$89.95 at Goldbelly
Nothing is better for breakfast than bagels, and with this brunch kit, you don’t need to run out and pick up a spread. You’ll get six bagels, half a pound of lox and half a pound of cream cheese.
$129 at Goldbelly
Wanna get a little wild? Try this legendary kit that includes one quart of lemon ricotta hotcake batter, a quart of made-from-scratch Bloody Mary mix, four bison sausage patties, a huge 3-pound loaf of sausage bread, a 10-ounce jar of small-batch peanut butter and a 10-ounce jar of the restaurant’s popular housemade blackberry ginger jam.
Sweets with your sweetheart
$45 at Magnolia Bakery
The iconic NYC bakery is finally shipping nationally, and they’re offering treats like this indulgent bundle with classic cupcakes plus their new chocolate-covered strawberry pudding.
$49 at Goldbelly
This DIY baking kit will help you pull off 20 homemade French raspberry macarons. So fancy! A cookie cutter, piping bags and parchment paper are included for easy baking.
$46 at Uncommon Goods
Molten chocolate cakes are a Valentine’s Day dinner staple, and with this kit you can make some gooey goodness right at home. Don’t forget the chocolate syrup and whipped cream!