Love is in the air with Valentine’s Day coming up next week <3!

If you’re a hospitality professional looking for some special Valentine’s drink menu inspiration, we’ve got a few ideas for you. These might also be useful for anyone at home on the 14th in the mood for something festive to drink. We included a mixture of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

1. Strawberry Hot Chocolate

This take on a classic hot chocolate is a familiar one, but has a nice twist with the addition of the strawberry; mimicking the Valentine’s staple of chocolate-covered strawberries.


  • Hot milk of your choosing
  • Chocolate syrup or melted chocolate
  • Strawberry syrup (optional)
  • Sliced strawberries on the rim of the cup for garnish

2. Cranberry Daiquiri

This bright-colored drink is the perfect option for Valentines with a sweet tooth. It is a refreshing, romantic drink that will surely be a popular one. Inspired by this recipe.


  • 2oz spiced rum or white rum  
  • 2oz cranberry juice
  • 1oz lime juice
  • 1oz simple syrup
  • Add ice and cranberries to garnish

3. Starbucks Pink Drink Dupe

Around this time of year, the Pink Drink at Starbucks has renewed hype. However, you can make a similar drink! Inspired by this recipe.


  • 1 cup hot water
  • 3 bags of berry tea of your choosing (e.g. red raspberry tea, acai berry tea, cranberry tea, etc.)
  • 1.5 cups of coconut milk
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries (optional)
  • Add fresh sliced strawberries to garnish

4. Dark Chocolate Martini

Skip the box of chocolates with this sophisticated dark chocolate martini. Using dark chocolate makes this one a warm and sultry evening add-on. Inspired by this recipe.


  • 2oz chocolate liqueur
  • 2oz vodka of choice
  • 1oz espresso
  • 1 teaspoon of fruit juice of choice (optional)
  • Garnish with sugar and crumbled dark chocolate

Need more ideas? Check out our 5 Holiday Cocktail Ideas here.

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