Romantic Valentine’s Day Restaurant Picks
The most romantic day of the year is just around the corner and restaurants are filling up fast with reservations. The last thing you want is for your date’s favorite place to be booked, leaving you to resort to last-minute plans. This year, we’re saving you the trouble by rounding up some of the most charming restaurants throughout Hudson County, as well as their Valentine’s Day dinner menus for two. Make reservations early and rest assured your night will be taken care of, so you can focus on that special someone.
Amanda’s Restaurant, Hoboken
Widely regarded throughout both Hudson County and the state, Amanda’s is an American eatery located in a circa-1895 brownstone. With warm, romantic vibes, they are offering a three-course prix-fixe Valentine’s Day menu from 5 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. For $75, you and your date can dine on specials like Braised Lamb Meatballs with Sweet and Spicy Tomato Glaze and Garbanzo Bean Purée, Maple Glazed Duck Confit with Silky Potato Purée, Wilted Spinach and Port Wine Figs, and Belgium Chocolate Panna Cotta with Sugar Cookie Tuile and Blackberries.
Battello, Jersey City
Dine at one of the most beautiful restaurants throughout all of Hudson County, while taking in the waterfront New York City views. Battello is offering a three-course prixe-fixe menu for $85 per person, with an optional wine pairing for $25 per person ($50 for reserve). From 5 p.m. – 10:45 p.m., enjoy dining options with the likes of Yellowfin Tuna Tartare, Long Island Duck Breast, and Dark chocolate and coconut flourless torte.
Anthony David’s, Hoboken
A favorite BYO among the locals, Anthony David’s is very well-known for Chef Anthony Pino’s creative takes on Italian dinner and desserts. This Valentine’s Day, they are offering a three-course candlelight dinner for $75 per person from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m, offering options like Charred Octopus, Wild Boar Ragu, and Espresso Budino.
Liberty House, Jersey City
With a breathtaking view of NYC, Liberty House wasn’t just built around the romantic waterfront, but also with award-winning farm-to-table cuisine, handcrafted decor, and lavish grounds. This Valentine’s Day, they are offering couples a three-course prixe-fixe menu for $85 per person, with some options being made especially for two, including the Liberty Sampler for Two (plus $20), the Porterhouse Steak for “Two” (plus $20) and the Semi-Sweet Valrhona Chocolate Souffle for “Two”.
Some more Valentine’s Day options include Waterside Restaurant in North Bergen, with a $75 prefix per person menu, and City Perch in Fort Lee, with a six-course aphrodisiac experience, including a glass of award-winning Piper Heidsieck champagne. Check both websites for more upcoming information.