Valentine’s Day 2022: Campinas restaurants prepare special menus for the romantic weekend

As Valentine’s Day celebrated on a Sunday, this June 12, 2022, the Weekend will be all devoted to romance!

And the Campinas restaurants are already prepared to welcome couples with beautiful dinners with that cozy atmosphere in the air. After all, this will be the first year of service with normal hours on the commemorative date since the beginning of the pandemic.

So much so that the sector projects a growth of 30% over the year 2021, according to an assessment by the Brazilian Association of Bars and Restaurants (Abrasel) of the Metropolitan Region of Campinas, covering 20 municipalities.

And to help couples find that special place to celebrate, the gathered some tips from establishments in the city with special programming. Check it out below.

Bonelli Restaurant

Valentine’s Day weekend will be very special at Bonelli Restaurante. The house, which already has a cozy atmosphere and a charming decoration with the air of an Italian canteen, with panels that refer to the romanticism of Tuscany, prepares an exclusive and delicious menu, which will be available both on Saturday, the 11th, and on the commemorative Sunday. , June 12, at dinner.

The menu consists of a starter, two main dishes to choose from, and dessert. In Prohibited, a crunchy Parmesan cornettione will be served with delicious mozzarella cream, candied tomatoes and basil pesto, a portion to share and get into a relaxed mood. Perfect to be accompanied by a good wine, and it is possible to request a suggestion from the house.

For the main meal, the Nero di Sepia dish, a handmade pasta, produced with natural squid ink that harmonizes perfectly with seafood. Served with a bisque sauce, made from white wine and shrimp broth, with sautéed seafood, and paired with a good wine.

Another main course option will be the Mediterranean Scamone, a baby steak medallion slowly roasted in a wood-fired oven, served with a special Italian sauce, aromatic basmati rice and prepared with typical Mediterranean spices and grilled vegetables.

For dessert, a cake with an Italian touch: a delicate sponge cake flavored with cumaru, filled with a refreshing Sicilian lemon mousse and finished with artisanal icing and fresh strawberries.

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Bonelli Restaurant: Av. Barão de Itapura, 2662, Taquaral (next to Liceu) – Campinas
Reservations can be made by calling (19) 3243-1133 / (19) 9 9677-8058 (WhatsApp)
Dinner price: BRL 240 per couple

Marupiara Station

Located in the charming district of Joaquim Egídio, Estação Marupiara has also prepared a very special menu for the Valentine’s Day weekend, prepared by chef Ueliton Amaral. The menu will be available for dinner on Saturday, June 11th and Sunday, June 12th.

In addition to the environment all prepared for the celebration, the meal also includes a starter, two main course options to choose from, and a dessert.

For starters, the triozinho ‘Quem I wish it were a fish’, made up of Folha peixinho, jabuticaba bruschetta and soft polentinha with ragu.

As for the main course, the couple can choose between the options: Strawberry risotto and fillet with gorgonzola sauce over cocoa cloud; Shrimp with orange and ginger sauce, and fresh coconut rice; Sauteed banana gnocchi and filet mignon cubes in sauce and chestnut farofinha; Sicilian lemon risotto and Saint Peter in sage butter; and the vegan option: Spaghetti of pupunha with almonds, grilled pupunha and candied tomato.

And to complete the tasty dinner, the Chocolate Fondue in the mug with fruit, marshmallow and waffle for dessert.

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Marupiara Station: Rua Manuel Saturnino Amaral, 29, Joaquim Egídio – Campinas
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To celebrate the most romantic date of the year, the Abraccio restaurant, at Iguatemi Campinas, prepared suggestions for complete menus for the couple, at inviting prices. They are options with starter, main, dessert and drink, with values ​​of R$ 169.90 and R$ 249.90.

The first option includes Carbonara Bites, two pastes with Carbonara sauce, a Quadrato di Cioccolato, a newly launched dessert made with chocolate cake filled and covered in chocolate ganache and served with chocolate mousse, and two glasses of Abbraccio red wine, for BRL 169.90.

The second menu option features Arancini, sausage risotto dumplings with marinara sauce, as a starter; two Casarecce pasta, which can be with Carbonara di Mare sauce – with a touch of donkey al limone, pancetta and grilled prawns -, or Terra e Mare – with grilled prawns and steak tagliata with a creamy sauce based on prawns, basil and arugula ; plus the Quadrato di Cioccolato dessert and a bottle of Abbraccio wine to pair with. This menu costs R$ 249.90.

Suggestions will only be available in restaurants for lunch or dinner on Sunday, June 12, while supplies last.

Abraccio Restaurant – Iguatemi Campinas mall (1st floor)
Values: between BRL 169.90 and BRL 249.90

Barossa Brewery

In a relaxed atmosphere, the Valentine’s Day dinner at Cervejaria Barossa, in Campinas, will be a gift for couples.

The exclusive courtesy will be a charcuterie board, with smoked foods to enjoy with the delicious craft beers of the house.

Dinner will be on Sunday, June 12th only, with limited reservations (see below under ‘service’).

Barossa Brewery. R. Antônio Paióli, 340, University Park – Campinas
Reservations must be made by direct from the profile of the house @cervejabarossa or WhatsApp: (19) 3296-2100

Leopold Restaurant

Located in Cambuí, Leopoldo Restaurant has prepared an exclusive menu for the night of the 12th, starting at 7:30 pm. The house, which on Sundays only welcomes its customers for lunch, will also open exceptionally for dinner.

The music and decoration of the restaurant, which are attractions on their own, complete the romantic atmosphere of the date.

The menu will feature a seven-time tasting for two people, including two glasses of prosecco. To start, the couple will taste shrimp bisque amuse bouche in croute. The starters will be the beetroot pasta with goat cheese and walnuts and a delicious tuna tartar with avocado and radish blades. Moving on to the main dishes, a sea bass impregnated with purple potato purée and sweet potato drops, almond foam and radicchio pickles will be served, as well as a flat iron with saffron risotto and asparagus drizzled with jambú bearnaise. Vegetarians will have shallot cream and stuffed portobelo.

To close the experience, a cut chocolate heart with chocolate mousse and strawberries, and red velvet sponge cake with a ruby ​​chocolate dome and warm white chocolate syrup, to share.

Leopold Restaurant. Rua Padre Almeida, 810, Cambuí – Campinas
Price: BRL 580.00 for the couple
Reservations must be made in advance by calling (19) 3255-6655 | (19) 98968-0372 (WhatsApp)


For those couples who enjoy Outback, the request for the date is to try the new version of the chain’s fondue, which has just entered the menu, with five cheeses (Ementhal, Blue Cheese, Cheddar, Gouda and Mozzarella) and five side dishes, for all tastes and styles: cubed filet mignon, barbecue grilled chicken pieces, breaded shrimp, in addition to the new Barbecue Ribs and Homemade Golden Potatoes. There is also the new sweet version, to finish off: creamy brigadeiro fondue, with a light touch of paprika and sprinkles, accompanied by pieces of Brownie Thunder, fresh strawberries and grapes, cookie bites and crunchy mini churros.

There are three Outback units in Campinas – in the Iguatemi, Galleria and Parque D. Pedro malls

Benedict Restaurant

The restaurant located in Cambuí, Benedito also prepared a special menu for Valentine’s Day, available on Saturday and Sunday, June 11th and 12th, when it will open exceptionally at night for the date.

The menu prepared by chef Mauro Mason is composed of three starters (Truffled oven polenta with gorgonzola, quail egg, raw ham powder; artichoke base with mushroom gratin; and Vol le Vant with cod salad), three options of dishes. (Filet Mignon, Beetroot Rosti Sauce, Carrot Purée with Ginger and Asparagus in Butter; Yellow Hake with Potatoes Sauteed in Butter, Broccoli and Bernaise Sauce and Moroccan Cous cous with Lentils and Confit Tomatoes), as well as a dessert (Basket of chocolate and strawberries with almonds to share). Ideally, couples make reservations in advance.

Benedict Restaurant. R. dos Bandeirantes, 333, Cambuí – Campinas. (19) 2513-1910
Opening hours for Valentine’s Day: from 18:30 to 23:00 (dinner Saturday and Sunday)


One of the main Japanese food restaurants in the city, installed at the Hotel Vitória Concept Campinas, Kindai will offer the “Festival Namorados”, with a menu consisting of 4 starters, 8 combos, two hot dishes, 2 desserts.

To avoid queues and waiting, the house is already making reservations.

Kindai: Hotel Vitória Concept Campinas. Av. José de Souza Campos (north-south), 425, Nova Campinas neighborhood – Campinas
Opening hours for Valentine’s Day: 7pm to midnight (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)
Reservations: (19) 99944-4065

Bellini Ristorante

Another restaurant at the Hotel Vitória Concept Campinas, the Mediterranean Bellini Ristorante, will welcome couples to celebrate Valentine’s Day on the nights of June 10 (Friday) and June 11 (Saturday).

Lovers will have to choose from two starters, four hot dishes and three desserts, in addition to one of the most complete wine lists in the region. Spaces are already being reserved.

Bellini Ristorante: Hotel Vitória Concept Campinas. Av. José de Souza Campos (north-south), 425, Nova Campinas – Campinas. (19) 3755-8027
Opening hours for Valentine’s Day: 7pm to midnight (Friday and Saturday)

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