With Valentine’s Day just a few short weeks away, time is running out to find the perfect place to wine and dine your date. Local Monmouth County restaurants are prepping menus to celebrate this holiday for lovers, but they are going to fill up quickly! This is why you need to avoid waiting until the last minute to book your reservation. Whether you’re shopping for the perfect bottle of wine for a romantic at-home meal, going the more traditional route with flowers, or looking for one of the best places to dine in Monmouth County, we have found options to help make your Valentine’s Day incredible.
Communicate with Flowers
Ask any florist and they will tell you that Valentine’s Day is one of their busiest times of year. There’s just something about a flower that sparks joy, romance and affection – all of the emotions to be felt on a holiday focused on love. For the flower lovers in your life, there are several local florists to choose from! Some of the top-rated flower shops in the county are:
- Especially For You Florist in Freehold
- Mayflowers of Red Bank
- Sunset Florist in Ocean Township
- F J Foggia Florist Inc in Oceanport
- Bloom Floral & Events in Freehold Township
Uncork the Perfect Wine
Buying wine for your Valentine can be tricky. It not only has to taste delicious with dinner, but it needs to be special in some way. If you’re shopping for the perfect bottle of wine for Valentine’s Day, Your Life in Monmouth recommends trying some of our favorite shops around town.
Bethany Wines and Liquors and Buy Rite Liquors both offer large selections of fine wines, and are consistently rated as two of the best liquor stores in the county. The Wine Cellar in Red Bank, Cream Ridge Winery, and Fox Hollow Vineyards are also popular year-round stops – but tend to get more business around Valentine’s Day!
With so many great places to dine in Monmouth County, choosing just one can be difficult. Your Life in Monmouth has gathered a few favorites, but this is definitely not the entire list of specials for Valentine’s Day.
- Sneak away to 618 Restaurant located in Freehold and trade bites of ravioli, roasted chicken, or steak as you create an unbreakable bond with your date.
- From eggplant rollatini and stuffed flounder to a big selection of steak dinners, try Yesterday’s Restaurant in Hazlet.
- For a romantic getaway with a cosmopolitan atmosphere, try Nicholas in Red Bank, NJ.
The options are plentiful with popular dining spots located across the county. Whether you’re looking for cute and casual or cozy and romantics, you’ll find it in Monmouth County.
From amazing wine options to incredible florists and restaurants with special menus, Valentine’s Day in Monmouth County is full of love! Using some of the suggestions in this article can help you plan an unforgettable day with your partner. Learn more about Your Life in Monmouth and contact us online for more information.