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These Romantic Local Restaurants Are Perfect Valentine’s Day Destinations


Near our Beacon apartments, we’re lucky enough to be surrounded by a bustling culinary scene with restaurants ranging from casual hangouts to the finest romantic destinations. The latter will certainly come in handy later this month when we’re all looking for a romantic spot to take our special someone!

This Valentine’s Day, check out these romantic restaurants near your Beacon apartment for an intimate meal that you’ll never forget, or order takeout for a restaurant-quality meal at home. These restaurants offer delicious dining, impeccable service and jaw-dropping décor to boot!

Laico’s, located at 67 Terhune Ave, Jersey City which is 10 minutes from your Beacon apartment, is a long-running, brick-lined nook offering an array of Italian cuisine, plus cocktails and wine.

Opened by the Laico family in 1972, Laico’s has been serving its tried-and-true dishes even as its menu evolves with the times. For almost 50 years, long-time loyal patrons and newfound friends and customers have not been disappointed in their choice of dining at Laico’s. The cozy, friendly atmosphere gives both a traditional feel and a present-day vibe, setting the stage to satisfy established as well as contemporary tastes.

Madame Claude Bis, located at 390 4th St, Jersey City which is five minutes from your Beacon apartment, is a cozy, dimly lit cafe serving up French bistro items which is owned by wife and husband Alice Troïetto and Mattias Gustafsson, who are both from France. 

Madame Claude Bis is a typical Parisian bistro serving oysters and specialties from all over France, using local produce as much as possible. It offers a charming, authentic and lively atmosphere as well as a French wine list and cocktail menu with a plethora of French cordials.


67 Terhune Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07305

(201) 434-4115

Madame Claude Bis

390 4th St, Jersey City, NJ 07302

(201) 876-8800

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