Love Bites: Where To Dine On Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is almost here! Still undecided on a restaurant for a romantic dinner? Here are some nearby options to choose from!

Laurel & Sage (33 Walnut Street, Montclair) invites you to enjoy a 3 or 4-course special seasonal menu with options starting $70 per person between 5:30 PM and 11:00 PM. Space is limited and reservations with credit card are required.

Fascino (331 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair) will offer a 4-course prix fixe menu for $95 per person from 5:00 PM to 9:30 PM. Reservations can be made online or by calling 973.233.0350.

The Manor Restaurant (111 Prospect Avenue, West Orange) will offer several options through the weekend. On Thursday, enjoy a Prix Fixe Valentine’s Day Terrace Lounge Menu with an appetizer, illuminated intermezzo, a main course, and dessert. $95 per person plus tax and gratuity. Children ages 3 to 10 are $29. Nightly on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, a Lobster Buffet will be offered. Seatings are at 6:00 PM, 7:00 PM, 8:30 PM on Thursday and Friday; 6:00 PM, 7:30 PM, 8:30 PM and 9:30 PM on Saturday. The buffet is $89.95 per person plus tax and gratuity. Children ages 3 to 10 are $29.95. On Sunday, there will be a Brunch Buffet with seatings at 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM, and 2:00 PM. A Family Dinner Buffet will be offered as well with seatings at 3:30 and 4:30. Sunday’s buffets are $49.95 per person plus tax and gratuity. Children ages 3 to 10 are $22.95.  Reservations can be made at 973.731.2360.


Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas (70 Kingsland Road, Clifton) will offer a 5-Course Prix Fixe menu from February 7 through February 27. Enjoy a tasting menu with optional wine pairing. Tasting menu is $60 per person and the wine pairing is $25 per person. Reservations can be made online.

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

Viaggio (1055 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne) will offer the casual elegance of rustic Italian cooking with a 4-course menu for $79 per person. The restaurant will be open from 5:00 PM and 9:30 PM. Reservations can be made online or at 973.706.7277.

Sabor Peru (373 Bloomfield Avenue, Floor #2, Caldwell) will offer a 3-course prix fixe dinner for $55 per person. A free glass of champagne is included, and the regular menu will also be included. Reservations are recommended by calling 973-860-7378.

Highlawn Pavilion (1 Crest Drive, West Orange) will host a 4-course Valentine’s Day dinner for $109 per person plus tax and gratuity. Reservations can be made at 973-731-3463.

Bloomfield Steak and Seafood House (409 Franklin Street, Bloomfield) will offer a special Valentine’s Day menu. Enjoy a romantic dinner for two in the cozy fireplace room. Reservations can be made at 973-680-4500.


Spice Thai Cuisine (26 Belleville Avenue, Bloomfield) was recently named one of the 24 coziest restaurants in New Jersey, making it a lovely spot for a special Valentine’s Day meal. Call 973-748-0056 for reservations. Spice Thai is BYOB.

Samba Restaurant (7 Park Street, Montclair) serves homestyle Brazilian fare in a stylish, rustic space with antique pots and vintage tableware. A limited menu will be available, offering the best selections for a romantic evening. Reservations are booking up fast. Call 973-744-6764 to make yours.


Zeugma Grill (44 S. Park Street, Montclair) will host a 4-course prix fixe dinner celebration menu this Valentine’s Day. $65 per person. Enjoy the Mediterranean vibe and décor, sure to provide an escape from the hustle and bustle. Reserve your table online or by calling 973-744-0074.

Vanillamore (349 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair) offers an entire menu designed for sharing, a purple dining room and conversation cards on every table to break the ice! Enjoy a romantic evening here with your sweetheart. Vanillamore is BYOB. Reservations accepted by phone at 973-707-5373.

The Barrow House (1296 Van Houten Avenue, Clifton) will offer dinner and dessert specials this Valentine’s Day. Reservations can be made by calling 862-336-7070.

Mundo Vegan (20 Church St., Montclair) is offering a $75 pre-fixe Valentine’s menu. Reservations by phone at 973-744-5503.

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