These Local Chocolate Shops Have Just What You Need for Valentine’s Day

There’s no better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your significant other than with some amazing chocolates, but it isn’t always easy to find the perfect shop to buy them at when Hershey’s just simply won’t do.

If you’re looking for Valentine’s Day chocolates to give to that special someone on Feb. 14 alongside some roses and a romantic card, then check out these chocolate shops located near your Sagamore apartment. They’re sure to have just what you’re looking for!

Jacques Torres Chocolate, located at 285 Amsterdam Ave #1, New York, NY which is a 15 minute walk from your Sagamore apartment, is a European-style shop featuring its namesake chef’s chocolates, caramels, cookies and other sweets.

Featuring interior designs based on the great cafés of Europe, their shop will be a mini vacation from the hustle and bustle of your day while you stop in here to pick up chocolates from your special someone. Don’t forget to get a hot chocolate for yourself!

Mondel Chocolates, located at 2913 Broadway, New York, NY which is a 10 minute drive from your Sagamore apartment, is a compact, old-school candy store selling truffles, chocolate, cordials and gift boxes since 1943.

With tons of assorted gift box options that are expertly wrapped and full of delicious chocolates, your significant other will relish in a gift from Mondel Chocolates, which is a legend here in New York City. It’s a must-try for any New Yorker!

Jacques Torres Chocolate

285 Amsterdam Ave #1, New York, NY 10023

(212) 787-3256


Mondel Chocolates

2913 Broadway, New York, NY 10025

(212) 864-2111

Celebrate Valentine’s Day At One of These Local Romantic Eateries

This February 14, it’s time to celebrate that special someone in our lives with a bouquet of flowers, a beautiful box of chocolate and an amazing meal out that will make this Valentine’s Day one to remember. Of course, this makes the decision of where to eat an important one!

If you’re working on making Valentine’s Day dinner reservations, then check out some of these upscale eateries near your Sagamore apartment. Don’t wait too long, though – they’re sure to fill up quickly!

Boulud Sud, located at 20 W 64th St, New York, NY which is an eight minute drive from your Sagamore apartment, serves refined Mediterranean dining via chef Daniel Boulud, where he emphasizes regional flavors including fresh vegetables, seafood, citrus, grains and herbs.

Plus, complementing this breadth and depth of Mediterranean soul, the wine list ranges from French rosés and Italian reds to more unique expressions from Greece, Spain and other coastal regions.

Nice Matin, located at 201 W 79th St, New York, NY which is 11 blocks from your Sagamore apartment, is a bustling French-Mediterranean bistro with a Riviera vibe, outdoor seating and a bar up front.

Nice Matin was created by the chef and owner when he traveled to Nice, France and when he came back, he created an inventive menu full of items inspired by his trip – some classic in their presentation, and others with his very own interpretation.  Critics applauded his choices, and Nice Matin received two stars from The New York Times and two and a half stars from The Daily News and New York Post.


Boulud Sud

20 W 64th St, New York, NY 10023

(212) 595-1313


Nice Matin

201 W 79th St, New York, NY 10024

(212) 873-6423