Baristanet Valentine’s Day Dining Guide

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, so get busy and make plans for a special evening out. Many restaurants are offering special menus to celebrate this romantic night. Here are some of tasty options:

Laurel & Sage. Photo: Cathy Miller

Laurel & Sage (33 Walnut Street, Montclair) invites you to enjoy a 4-course special seasonal menu with options for $70 per person. Space is limited and reservations with credit card are required.

Anthony’s Cheesecake (71 Washington Street, Bloomfield) is hosting a special Valentine’s Day Benefit Dinner with partial proceeds going to Bloomfield/Bukowski Animal Shelter. This evening of romantic music will feature Lise Avery and Russ Kassoff. Cost is $49.95 per person; BYOB. Reservations are recommended. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.


Fascino (331 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair) will offer a 4-course prix fixe menu for $95 per person from 5-10 p.m. Reservations can be made online or by calling 973.233.0350.

The Manor

The Manor Restaurant (111 Prospect Avenue, West Orange) will offer a Prix Fixe Valentine’s Day Terrace Lounge Menu with an appetizer, illuminated champagne sorbet intermezzo, a main course, and dessert. $95 per person plus tax and gratuity. Children ages 3 to 10 are $29. Reservations can be made at 973.731.2360.

Highlawn Pavilion

Highlawn Pavilion (Eagle Rock Reservation, West Orange) will host a 4-Course Prix Fixe Valentine’s menu for $109 per person plus tax and gratuity. Reservations can be made at 973.731.3463.

Montclair Chill (310 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair) with Dari Event Planners will host their first Valentines Dinner. Cost is $100 per person and the menu includes chicken or fish, rice, pasta, steam vegetable, salad, and desert, as well as a choice of red or white wine, water, and soda. RSVP by registering and paying online by February 8th.

Fresco da Franco (15 Church Street, Montclair) will offer dinner with live jazz entertainment with a limited a la carte menu. Reservations can be made online or at 347.974.2420.

Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas (70 Kingsland Road, Clifton) will offer a 5-Course Prix Fixe menu from February 9 through February 17. Enjoy a tasting menu with optional wine pairing. Reservations can be made online or at 973.661.2435.

Palazzo Restaurant (11 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair) will offer a 4-course dinner for $79 per person plus tax and gratuity. Every lady receives a red rose. Make reservations online or at 973.746.6778.

Noce77 Ristorante (77 Walnut Street, Montclair) will offer a special Valentine’s Menu on February 14th and 15th. Enjoy a 3-course meal with a glass of bubbly. $55 per person plus tax and gratuity. Taking reservations from 4-9:30 p.m. online or at 973.233.1019.

Plum on Park (which reopens Friday, February 2 after a renovation) will offer a 3-course prix fixe menu (the week on Valentine’s Day for dinner) in addition to their regular menu.

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