Showing that special someone just how much they mean to you is important. A great occasion to show this type of affection is on Valentine’s Day. This special holiday requires you to do a bit of planning in order to create the perfect evening for you and your partner. Going to fancy dinner at a 5-star restaurant makes for a fantastic date. Luckily, New Jersey features a number of great restaurants. The following are some of the 5-star restaurants you will want to take your significant other to this Valentine’s Day.

brick farm tavernThe Brick Farm Tavern in Hopewell, NJ


Looking for an authentic farm to table dining experience? The team at
Brick Farm Tavern will provide you with the freshest, most delectable food you have ever tasted. The owners of the Brick Farm Tavern also own the Double Brook Farm where nearly all of the vegetables and meats you dine on will be raised. The renovated farmhouse that this restaurant is in adds a rustic ambiance to the experience.

Pc: Brick Farm Tavern

IG: @brickfarmtavern


Chez Catherine in Westfield, NJ

chez catherineFine French cuisine is what you will be able to dine on when taking your love to Chez Catherine. Veteran Chef Didier Jouvenet has spent years cultivating the dishes available at this fine restaurant. The dining room at this restaurant is both very intimate and appointed with some of the finest décor in the world. The menu at Chez Catherine is always changing, which means you will be able to have a unique dining experience each time you go.

Pc: Chez Catherine


drews bayshore bistro

Drew’s Bayshore Bistro in Keyport, NJ

If you are and your partner are in the mood for great seafood, the first place you need to go is to Drew’s Bayside Bistro. This staple of the Keyport, NJ landscape cooks up some of the best gumbos, jambalaya and voodoo shrimp you will find anywhere. The atmosphere of this restaurant is more laid back than most fine eateries. The delicious food cooked by Chef Andrew Araneo and his team will have you coming back for more time and time again.

Pc: Drew’s Bayshore Bistro

IG: @drews_bayshorebistro

The team at American Wear is passionate about local businesses. Each of these restaurants are known for great food and for being locally owned businesses. Who knows? Maybe you will get hooked on one of these eateries and come back for anniversaries, holidays and other special celebrations!