Cupid has fired his arrows once again, leaving many lovebirds in Morristown looking to celebrate with an intimate romantic meal. Restaurant owners throughout town have eagerly joined in the celebration, offering limited time holiday specials. Morristown’s food options are as delicious as they are varied, so a memorable date night is assured. Keep in mind: Valentine’s day, February 14th, falls on a Monday this year, so be sure to check opening hours before heading to your “usual” spot.
40 North restaurant group, operators of three Morristown restaurants: Nom Mexican Table + Tequila Bar, Town Bar + Kitchen and The Office Tavern & Grill, offer a stacked Valentine’s Day lineup. Town’s Valentine’s Dinner for Two is available for takeout or dine in February 11th-14th. The Dinner for Two will cost $175 plus tax and includes three courses, a salad, a choice of cocktail, and two splits of champagne. Diners can look forward to filet mignon and garlic shrimp, with a decadent chocolate brownie and salted caramel as the finale. Reservations are live now through resy.com.
David Burke’s 1776 plans to run specials February 11th-13th. On Valentine’s Day, a three course prix fixe menu is available for $125 per person. 1776 is even placing their decadent tin can cake in a heart tin as a signature move for the occasion! The restaurant has some beautifully themed decor for Valentine’s Day capable of elevating the evening beyond just the excellent meal. Reservations are available here.
The Grand Cafe on Washington Street is another prix fixe choice. Three gourmet courses as well as soup and salad await those choosing the Cafe for Valentine’s night dinner service. The $125 per person prix fixe menu has a tremendous selection of appetizers and entrees. Classic French delicacies such as foie grois, escargot, and wild mushroom crepes are among the enticing appetizers. Steak au poivre and pekin duck can be chosen for the main course. The meal is capped off by a tasting plate of dessert favorites.
Jockey Hollow Bar and Kitchen is a highly sought after venue for all types of celebrations. The ambiance and service truly differentiate it from the alternatives. Guests of the restaurant’s exquisite Washington Room will be served from a four course prix fixe menu this Valentine’s Day. Items of great interest include scallop crudo and Meyer lemon ricotta ravioli. Main courses like roasted trout or braised short ribs round out the menu. Satisfying your sweet tooth is made easy with either the basque cheesecake (featuring a kumquat marmalade) or red velvet cake. Reservations are extremely limited but some still remain for Friday, February 11th. Visit Jockey Hollow’s reservation site here.
Jockey Hollow isn’t the only beloved Morristown institution offering a red velvet cake treat. Beanie’s Ice Cream has lovingly crafted an immaculate red velvet cake ice cream special. It will only be available for a limited time and is among the best flavors EVER offered by Beenie’s, which is impressive since it faces some incredibly stiff competition. Go try a pint!