NJ Cheap Romantic Restaurants - (Affordable)

NJ Affordable, Cheap Romantic Restaurants

New Jersey's best Cheap Romantic Restaurants with intimate,
romantic ambiance at a modest cost.

While we recognize that "romance" is very subjective and varies with personal tastes, we strive to offer restaurants have appeal to most seekers of a romantic dining experience.

Here you can find "value priced" romantic restaurants that are attractive to couples looking to enjoy a cozy dining experience in a romantic setting at an affordable, inexpensive price.

"Cheap" is a relative term and is not to be compared with your local neighborhood chain restaurant serving burgers, and fried foods.

Restaurants listed include moderately priced fine dining restaurants with a good variety of menu dinner entrées for under $30.

When considering the cost of celebrating a special romantic occasion, we assume that diners are willing to pay slightly more for this experience than they would normally pay for a regular Saturday night dinner.





Northern Jersey Affordable Romantic Restaurants

Archetypus Cafe

Archetypus Cafe
Edgewater
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Archetypus Cafe is a "funky" dining spot like no other! It's cave like ambiance offers a unique dining experience for a date-night, or a fun night out with a night out with a group of friends. For a romantic evening, Archetypus Cafe features seating arranged in private cozy caves that are softly lit with mood lighting. While most dinners come for dinner, some dinners come just for their amazing desserts. They are imaginative, tasty, and served in huge portions.
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Ivy Inn

Ivy Inn
Hasbrouck Heights
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The Ivy Inn is a local landmark restaurant converted from an old stagecoach inn. The renovated 1870's building is popular with diners looking for a romantic dining experience in cozy, rustic, setting that includes exposed brick walls, wood beams, two original fireplaces, and soft lighting.
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La Isla Restaurant - Upton< 
Hoboken, NJ
La Isla Restaurant - Uptown
Hoboken
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La Isla - Uptown is a popular dining spot for diners who enjoy boldly seasoned Cuban dishes served in a festive atmosphere. A good spot for an affordable, romantic, dining experience.
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Satis Bistro

Rebecca's
Edgewater

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Rebecca's, with charming Cuban/Caribbean flair is popular with diners who enjoy upscale Latin fusion cooking in a romantic, intimate setting The softly lit rooms have tables set with linens and walls adorned with Cuban accents to provide a cozy, intimate romantic setting. They also have an attractive enclosed garden patio/rock garden that backs up against "the cliff" and can be used year-round.
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Satis Bistro

Satis Bistro
Jersey City
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Satis Bistro is an unpretentious cafe-style restaurant popular with locals as the go to place for creative European food in an attractive setting. The ambiance of this bistro style place is romantic and intimate with a chic, rustic European feel to it. In the warmer months there is outside patio dining on the rustic wood and iron tables.
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Central Jersey Affordable Romantic Restaurants

Sirena Ristorante

The Metropolitan Cafe
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The Metropolitan Cafe is a casual, upscale, energetic restaurant with a New York feel. The Menu is New American with a Pacific Rim flair that comes alive with inspirational, creatively prepared dishes, using fresh ingredients.
A popular spot for a date night out.
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Sirena Ristorante

Sirena Ristorante
Long Branch
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Sirena Ristorante is a classical Italian restaurant with lots of ambiance and awesome, scenic oceanfront/beach views. It's popular with diners who come to enjoy an upscale Jersey Shore Experience. It's especially romantic when seated by the fireplace during the winter months.
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Taka Japanese Restaurant

Taka
Asbury Park
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An upscale Japanese fusion restaurant in a casual, chic setting, is noted for their excellent sushi and Japanese fusion dishes, and for a good mix of food & drinks. The decor and ambiance have a SOHO New York feel to it. The setting is romantic and a good place to take a date.
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Southern Jersey Affordable Romantic Restaurants

Li Beiru Restaurant, Collingswood, NJ
Li Beirut
Collingswood
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Under new owners, Li Beirut has opened with a new menu with authentic, healthy, nutritive Lebanese dishes. Li Beirut has since become a Collingswood favorite dining spot. Candle lit tables and attractive outdoor dining on the porch make it a good spot for an affordable, romantic dinner.
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River Winds

River Winds
West Deptford
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One of Gloucester County's most upscale restaurants, known as the go-to place in southwest Jersey for scenic waterfront views of the south Philadelphia skyline. With "Old World" upscale ambiance, and prices that will not break the bank, it's a good choice to celebrate an affordable romantic occasion.
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Sapori Trattoria

Sapori Trattoria
Collingswood
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Sapori Trattoria, set in a medieval castle atmosphere, is a charming, romantic spot for a dining experience featuring creative, non-traditional Italian - American dishes. Serves a well-executed, creative menu. Uses high quality imported ingredients, and locally sourced, seasonal farm to table produce and grass fed, natural meats. A good choice for an affordable romantic dining experience.
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Verona Ristorante

Verona Ristorante
Haddonfield, NJ
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Verona Ristorante is a classic Italian restaurant serving a well-executed southern Italian Menu in a romantic setting. They are open seven days/week and major dining holidays including Valentine's Day.
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