10 Of The Best Valentine’s Day Restaurants In North Jersey


Fine dining is a Valentine’s Day staple. Whether you’re in a long-term committed relationship or newly seeing someone, a special meal is the best gift. On the second busiest restaurant day of the year, there’s no need to hunt for the perfect spot to celebrate Valentine’s Day. We’ve identified the best Valentine’s Day restaurants in North Jersey because nothing makes this special occasion quite as complete as a romantic dinner.

Battello – Jersey City, NJ

Battello offers a breathtaking view of the New York City skyline. Enjoy the delectable atmosphere of one of Northern Jersey’s finest establishments this Valentine’s Day with live music and Chef Ryan DePersio’s three-course prix fine menu, offered at $99 per person complemented by an optional wine pairing at $30 per person; $50 for reserve. Reservations on Valentine’s Day are highly recommended, starting at 5:00 PM with the last seating at 10:00 PM. 502 Washington Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ 07310

The Spirit of New Jersey – Hoboken/Weehawken, NJ

There’s nothing quite like spending your Valentine’s Day on the water. The Spirit of New Jersey is a 2 and a half hour dinner cruise from 7:30-10:00 PM on the Hudson and East Rivers. Starting at $145.90 per person, the dinner cruise consists of freshly prepared full entrees, salads, desserts, unlimited coffee, teas, and water, and the option to upgrade to one of their many drink packages. With great views of the city skyline from their fully glass-enclosed deck, and a live band all night, this is sure to be a Valentine’s Day you will never forget. The Spirit of New Jersey boards at 7:20 PM on Valentine’s Day, departing from Lincoln Harbor Marina 1500 Harbor Blvd, Weehawken, NJ 07086

Rod’s Steak and Seafood Grille – Morristown, NJ

Who wouldn’t want to spend Valentine’s Day at New Jersey Monthly’s Best Steak winner? Rod’s Steak and Seafood Grille is a local staple of Morristown. With the rich wood paneling and highly polished brass of the restaurant’s design, you will be lent a classic elegance to the sophisticated dining experience. For an intimate experience, dinner aboard the private Parlour Cars is another unique option. Reservations are highly recommended. 1 Convent Rd, Morristown, NJ 07960

Haven Riverfront Restaurant & Bar – Edgewater, NJ

Haven Riverfront Restaurant & Bar sits on the banks of the Hudson River in Edgewater, New Jersey. With spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline, spend your Valentine’s Day with Haven Riverfront’s 3-course prix fixe menu. Friday, February 11th is à la carte, Saturday, February 12th, and Sunday, February 13th is $85 per person all day with a brunch menu available on Saturday morning. On Monday, February 14th it is $95 per person. Reservations are highly recommended. 2 Main St, Edgewater, NJ 07020

The Capital Grille – Paramus, NJ

From the moment you step into The Capital Grille, you will be hit with an experience of comfortable elegance. Spend your Valentine’s Day with their nationally renowned dry-aged steaks or fresh seafood and top it off with a nice glass of one of their acclaimed world-class wines. Located in the Westfield Garden State Plaza, end your night with a shopping spree after dining at one of the best Valentine’s Day restaurants in North Jersey. Reservations are highly recommended. 1 Garden State Plaza Blvd, Paramus, NJ 07652

Felina – Ridgewood, NJ

If you’re looking for a Valentine’s day dinner filled with the rich tradition and culture of Italy, Felina is the place for you. Felina is offering a five-course pre-fixe Valentine’s Day meal for $95 that includes an amuse-bouche, an appetizer, a starter salad, pasta, a main course, and a dessert. Felina is set in a former iconic bank space with modern touches and unique architectural elements that make Felina the perfect spot for an intimate dining experience. On Valentine’s Day, Felina will be open from 5 pm-9 pm with live music throughout the night. Reservations are highly recommended. 18 Prospect St, Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Fiorino – Summit, NJ

If you’re near Summit this Valentine’s day and looking for a great Italian meal, Fiorino is the perfect place for you. A bowl of their homemade pasta in this relaxed, Tuscan, dining experience is the vibes everyone needs on Valentine’s Day. Treat your date to one of the top romantic Italian meals in North Jersey. Reservations are highly recommended. 38 Maple St, Summit, NJ 07901

River Palm Terrace – Fair Lawn, NJ

Spend your Valentine’s Day at one of the best Steakhouses in Bergen County, NJ. Their steaks are hand-selected and cut, every day, by their in-house butchers after dry-aging for 28 days and being sourced from specific ranches. Reservations are highly recommended. 41-11 Rte 4, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410 

GP’s Restaurant – Guttenberg, NJ

GP’s Restaurant offers the New York City vibe without having to deal with the busyness of the city on a holiday. Show your love to your significant other this Valentine’s Day with one of GP’s classics, which include traditional Italian and Seafood dishes such as Eggplant Parmigiana, Chicken Rollatini, or Veal Saltimbocca. Reservations are highly recommended. 24 69th Street Guttenberg, NJ 07093

Sweet Waters Steakhouse – Westfield, NJ

Sweet Waters is an upscale American steakhouse known for its high-quality steaks, seafood, and self-indulgent desserts. Spend your Valentine’s Day in this quaint, yet elegant dining experience, celebrating your love over a glass of one of Sweet Waters boutique wines and make it a night you’ll never forget. Reservations are highly recommended. 43 Elm Street Westfield, NJ 07090

By Lauren Singer



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