VUE’s Top Picks for Valentine’s Day 2017
It’s officially February and that means the most romantic day of the year is just around the corner. Perhaps you don’t need only one day to show your loved one how special they are, but a candlelit dinner never hurts either. With restaurants everywhere throughout North Jersey filling up fast, make sure you plan ahead so you’re not left without any plans on the big day. Valentine’s Day is a night to impress, so make your reservations early, and rest assured you and your date will have a beautiful night to remember.
Haven Restaurant, Edgewater
Between the breathtaking city views and the beautiful modern decor, Haven is the place to go for any big night out. But to make it even better, they are offering a three-course prixe-fix menu for Valentine’s Day, at $85 per person. With three seating times at 5 p.m. – 6 p.m., 7 p.m. – 8 p.m., and 9 p.m. – 10 p.m., get your spot reserved for some mouthwatering food and even better company.
Saddle River Inn, Saddle River
As if delicious French food in a rustic and restored barn from the 1800s wasn’t enough, Saddle River Inn is making sure your Valentine’s Day is taken a step even further. While making your reservation, you can pick to surprise your significant other with a beautiful flower arrangement. One of two arrangements will be awaiting the two of you when you arrive at your table, setting the scene for an incredible night.
Locale Cafe & Bar, Closter
Locale is making sure they are your place this Valentine’s Day to “Wine, Dine, and Be Happy.” Offering their a la carte menu all day with options like Homemade Goat Cheese Gnocchi, Escargot, and Barolo Braised Short Ribs, it’s sure to be a dinner you and that special someone won’t forget.
Crystal Springs Resort, Hamburg
Crystal Springs is a romantic getaway all year around, even if just for one night. Each establishment at the resort is pulling out all the stops this Valentine’s Day, so much so that it will be hard to chose which one you and your loved one should dine at. At Restaurant Latour, chefs are offering up a five-course menu with the likes of kumamoto oyster and wagyu ribeye for $115 per person, $160 per person with wine pairing. At Crystal Tavern, from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m., guests will have a three-course menu with options like Black Risotto, Beef Filet, and Ginger Poached Pear for $70 per person, $95 per person with wine pairing. Springs Bistro is also offering a three-course menu (with dessert) from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m., with options the likes of Sweet Potato Soup, Tagliatelle, and Venison, for $79 per person or $105 per person with wine pairing. At Kites, chefs are offering a four-course dinner from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m., with stunning dishes like Beef Carpaccio, Lobster Tail, and even a Chocolate Truffle Box for $150 per person, $190 per person with wine pairing.
Two more places to celebrate a very special Valentine’s Day dinner include City Perch of Fort Lee, with a six-course aphrodisiac experience, including a glass of award-winning Piper Heidsieck champagne, and The River Palm Terrace of Edgewater, which is featuring their regular menu, plus delicious Valentine’s Day specials and desserts, who is also booking reservations for February 14th. Check both websites for more upcoming information.