If you haven’t made your V-Day plans yet, it is seriously time to get crackin’. Here’s a list of several options, statewide. Happy Valentine’s Day! (Know of another noteworthy option? Add it to the comments!)
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The Orange Squirrel, 973-337-6421
A special five-course prix-fixe menu will be available for $70 on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, February 12 to 14. The regular menu will also be offered Friday and Saturday.
Stop by Paragon to try Chef Eric LeVine’s award-winning cuisine paired with artisan craft beers, a wine selection or your favorite cocktail. Brunch buffet will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. ($32 for adults, $15 for children) from February 11 to 14 with the dinner menu starting at 3 p.m.
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The Shannon Rose Irish Pub, 973-284-0200
The pub will provide diners with an authentic Irish experience by combining the design and décor of the Emerald Isle with modern amenities and the high-quality food. They will offer a special prix-fixe menu – and cocktails for two! – from Thursday, February 11, to Sunday, February 14.
Spuntino Wine Bar and Tapas, 973-661-2435
As the most romantic night of the year creeps up on us, Spuntino invites guests to enjoy date-night dining from Thursday, February 11, to Sunday, February 14. With a five-course prix-fixe menu, guests can choose between two dishes per course, with the option to add a complimentary wine pairing.
Guests can enjoy a three-course prix-fixe menu ($98) on the Saturday and Sunday of Valentine’s Day weekend. The menu will be served from 5 to 10:30 p.m. and reservations are currently being accepted here.
Crystal Tavern, 855-977-6473
The tavern will be serving a five-course menu ($85) on February 13 and 14 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Villa Borghese III, 201-420-4823
Come in Friday, Saturday, or Sunday evening for a Valentine’s Day special, three-course prix fixe menu at $49 per person, with a bottle of Pasqua Passione e Sentimento for an extra $21. Reservations recommended.
Escape Montclair, 973-744-0712
Chef Bryan Gregg will offer a special three-course menu for Valentine’s Day weekend to help you celebrate from Friday through Sunday. The a la carte menu will also be available.
Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen, 973-644-3180
A brunch service and four-course prix-fixe dinner menu will be served on Valentine’s night only. Normal a la carte and prix-fixe service will be available the evenings of February 12 and 13.
Morris Tap and Grill, 973-891-1776
Buffet brunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. $32 for adults and $15 for kids (12 and under). Dinner starts after 3 p.m.
A special brunch will be served from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and a three-course dinner ($118) from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Reservations are required, by phone.
Enjoy small bites from their Bar menu (offered throughout the day) or choose from a la carte lunch menu in the dining room. Dinner options include the Valentine’s weekend four-course menu. You can reserve a table here.
Salt Creek Grille, 609-419-4200
In addition to the regular menu, Salt Creek Grille in Princeton will offer a couples menu for $100 per couple, which includes lobster ravioli, and stuffed red bell peppers. Gluten-free options include pan-seared open blue cobia and flourless chocolate cake. Valentine’s Day guests will also receive a gift card for $25 off their next visit, to be used before the end of March (conditions apply). And here’s a fun bonus: Executive Chef Luis Estrada offered up recipes for cocoa braised short ribs and flourless chocolate torte, while Bat Manager Pat McMenamin shared recipes for a fruity gin blossom and strawberry basil mojito.
In lieu of their regular dinner menu, Witherspoon Grill will be serving a special Valentine’s weekend menu on February 12 to 14. Entrees include asparagus stuffed gnocchi, jumbo lump crab cakes and a selection of steaks and chops.
Salt Creek Grille
Guests can enjoy a la carte menu and prix fixe menu on February 13 and 14 for $125 per couple, starting at 5 p.m. Salt Creek Grille will also be offering a champagne brunch from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Atlantic City, 800-548-3030
A “Yummy Love” package will be availble, which includes accommodations, a cake for two from Carlo’s Bakery Home of the Cake Boss Buddy Valastro, a $30 dining credit, in-room movie and complimentary bottle of wine. Reservations can be made here, at a starting price of $180.
Beach Haven, 609-492-3553
The Gables will be open Valentine’s Weekend, serving dinner February 11 to 14. An a la carte menu is available Thursday and Friday with the four-course prix-fixe menu only being served Saturday and Sunday. Dining reservations are accepted via the web, or by phone. (Photo by Jumping Rocks Photography.)
Cape May, 609-884-5700
The hotel is having a special “Aphrodisiac Dinner” on February 12 and 13 for $150 per couple, as well as a Valentine’s Day four-course dinner on February 14. Reservations are required.
A Valentine’s Day menu will be available ($65) on February 13 starting at 4:30 p.m. and February 14 starting at 2:30 p.m. Reservations can be made here or over the phone.
Haddon Heights, 856-546-8840
A Valentine’s Day five-course dinner-tasting menu will be served at $50 per person. From potato soup to lobster to a sweet sorbet for dessert, Elements offers a variety of tasting options. Click here to make reservations.
New Egypt, 609-752-0200
The winery will offer a prix-fixe four-course meal ($55), live music and overnight packages at the Laurita Inn on February 12 and 13.